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Master in Optometry

in collaboration with Dr. Om Parkash Eye Institute, Amritsar

Optometry is a healthcare profession that is autonomous, educated, and regulated (licensed/registered), and optometrists are the primary healthcare practitioners of the eye and visual system who provide comprehensive eye and vision care, which includes refraction and dispensing, detection/diagnosis and management of disease in the eye, and the rehabilitation of conditions of the visual system.

About the Programme

RIMT School of Para-Medical & allied Health Sciences in collaboration with Dr. Om Parkash Eye Institute, Amritsar has initiated Master in Optometry course which deals with advanced level of theoretical & practical orientation towards

  • Applied Optometric Optics
  • Low Vision
  • Paediatric & Binocular Optometry
  • Clinical Optometry
  • Neurological Optometry
  • Advanced Contact Lens Practice Management
  • Advanced Glaucoma
  • Epidemiology & Community Optometry
  • Business Aspects in Optometry
  • Recent Advancements in Optometry
  • Research Methodology & Project Work

This synergetic association between academia & industry provides integrated inputs which will help to develop a high degree of professional skills of optometry practice management & research.

Duration

The Masters in Optometry is of 2 years (4 semester) post graduate (PG) course.

Eligibility and admission

It is recommended that the students entering the Master in Optometry programme should have completed B.Sc (Optometry) or Bachelor in Optometry (BOPTOM) along with compulsory year long internship from the UGC recognized University or equivalent with minimum 50% as passing marks.

About Dr. Om Parkash Eye Institute as Industry Partner

Dr. Om Parkash Eye Institute, Amritsar (NABH Accredited) has been in at fore front of delivering eye care with truth, trust & transparency for past 50 years and providing a depth of expertise in complete spectrum of advanced surgical, medical & diagnostic procedures through comprehensive mix of inpatient & outpatient services.

They are providing the services of over 30 broad & sub-clinical specialties through our geographical presence at Amritsar, Tarntaran, Batala, Gurdaspur & Pathankot through our 2 specialty care eye hospitals & 6 vision screening OPD centres.

Programme Highlights

  • Course planning and delivery through RIMT University & Dr. Om Parkash Eye institute through well qualified and trained faculty members.
  • Special emphasis on evidence based optometry management with inputs from eye care industry.
  • State-of-art infrastructure & academic facilities.
  • Opportunity to work in research department & academics.
  • Academic training & hands on experience at NABH accredited hospital by competent faculty members
  • Seminars and Continuous Medical Education (CME)
  • Access to journal club for knowledge sharing
  • Participation in eye screening camps & other activities for clinical up gradation.
  • Guest lectures by eminent industry experts & training by internal and external trainers for specialized subjects and topics.
Program Fee (Per Semester) Amount
First Semester 45000
Second Semester 45000
Third Semester 45000
Fourth Semester 45000
 

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