Diploma in Optometry Technician Program

Learning Mode:

Full Time

Course Level:

Diploma / Certification

Course Duration:

2 years


10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, and Maths / Biology with minimum 50% marks.

Course Syllabus:

Major topics covered during the two years training program are clinical optometry, ocular pharmacology, contact lens fitting, ocular pathology, assessment and management of binocular vison, contact lens care and complications and clinical methodology.

Students are introduced to general anatomy, physiology (cytology), histology and osteology in the first year of their studies. Further they also learn about the relevant pathology, pharmacology, microbiology and ocular pharmacology. Detailed ocular anatomy and physiology is also a part of the syllabus along with basic physics related to light and physiological optics.Hand hygiene and prevention of cross infection, basic life support (BLS) & cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is also a part of the diploma training.

The second year of studies comprises of the study of diseases related to the eye, mechanical optics and lenses, lenses prescription, instruments & equipment used in the eye and community ophthalmology and drugs used in optometry. Nursing procedures such as recording the vitals, oxygen therapy, nebulization and IV infusion are also taught. It is because of the discussed herewith sincere academic efforts of our expert faculty that today EU has earned for itself the reputaion of being among the best colleges for optometry in Lucknow, U.P. India.

Course Details:

Optometry is a healthcare profession which is concerned with the health of the eyes especially related to refractory errors and their corrections, using lenses and other optical aids. The course is designed to educate students about the different concepts of eye-health, diseases, diagnosis and treatment. The objective of the course is to produce trained ophthalmic professionals who can render eye care to more and more people who need it.

During the optometry technician course the students are trained to inspect, detect and advise treatments for various ocular ailments. They also learn the skills of designing and manufacturing of spectacle lenses, contact lenses and low vision devices.

Career Opportunities

After the course completion the diploma holder can work as Lens Consultant with vision care hospitals and clinics as part of the team with ophthalmologists and optometrists or work as an Eye Examination Officer in government hospitals. Other employment sectors open to them are academic institutes, optical manufacturing industry and defense services.


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