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B.Sc. Ophthalmic Technology

Duration

3 Years

Eligibility

10 + 2

Department

Paramedical Sciences

Duration

3 Years

Eligibility

10 + 2

Department

Paramedical
Sciences

Overview

Duration: The B.Sc. Ophthalmic Technology program is a 3-year undergraduate course, structured into six semesters. This program aims to develop proficient professionals in the field of eye care and vision technology.

About the Course: The B.Sc. Ophthalmic Technology course is designed to provide comprehensive education and training in the field of ophthalmology. Students will learn about various aspects of eye care, including the diagnosis, treatment, and management of eye disorders. The curriculum covers a wide range of subjects such as ocular anatomy, physiology, optics, ocular diseases, clinical refraction, and contact lens fitting.

Key components of the course include:

  • Ocular Anatomy and Physiology: Understanding the structure and function of the eye.
  • Optics and Refraction: Studying the principles of light and vision correction techniques.
  • Ocular Diseases and Treatment: Learning about common eye diseases and their management.
  • Clinical Skills and Procedures: Gaining hands-on experience in clinical refraction, contact lens fitting, and other ophthalmic procedures.
  • Ophthalmic Instruments and Techniques: Training in the use of advanced ophthalmic equipment and diagnostic techniques.
  • Community Eye Health: Understanding the importance of eye health in the community and participating in eye health awareness programs.

Students will also participate in practical training and internships in hospitals, eye clinics, and vision care centers to gain real-world experience and enhance their clinical skills.

Career Scope:

Graduates of the B.Sc. Ophthalmic Technology program have a wide range of career opportunities in the field of eye care and vision technology. Some of the prominent career paths include:
  1. Ophthalmic Technologist: Work in hospitals, eye clinics, and vision care centers, assisting ophthalmologists in diagnosing and treating eye diseases.
  2. Optometrist Assistant: Support optometrists in conducting eye exams, prescribing corrective lenses, and providing patient care.
  3. Clinical Refractionist: Specialize in measuring and correcting vision issues through the use of lenses and other optical aids.
  4. Contact Lens Specialist: Fit and manage contact lenses for patients with various vision needs.
  5. Ophthalmic Photographer: Capture detailed images of the eye for diagnostic and treatment purposes.
  6. Ophthalmic Instrument Technician: Maintain and operate advanced ophthalmic diagnostic equipment.
  7. Public Health and Community Eye Care Specialist: Work with community health organizations to promote eye health and prevent vision-related diseases.
  8. Research and Development: Engage in research activities to develop new technologies and treatments for eye care.
Graduates can also pursue higher education and specialized certifications in ophthalmology and vision sciences, which can lead to advanced roles in clinical practice, research, and academia. The B.Sc. Ophthalmic Technology program offers a solid foundation for a rewarding career dedicated to improving vision and eye health.

The Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification: Candidates must have completed 10+2 (or equivalent) with Science stream, including subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, and Biology from a recognized board.

Minimum Marks: A minimum aggregate score of 50% in the qualifying examination.

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