Certificate Course In Ophthalmic Assistant

Maharastra University of Health science
In Nashik

Price on request
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  • Certificate
  • Nashik
  • Duration:
    2 Years

To prepare the students to provide primary eye care in vision centers,. eye hospitals. Eye care health units, etc. as Ophthalmic Assistant. Optometrists, Orthoptists and Refractionists. To enable the students to get themselves self employed as Ophthalmic. Assistant, Optometrists and Refractionists or vision care professionals. To enable the students to estimate errors of refraction and be able to. prescribe glasses. To enable the students to perform common ophthalmic diagnostic. procedures and common eye procedures.

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Vani Road, Mhasrul, 422004, Maharashtra, India
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Course programme

The purpose of the course is to develop an ophthalmic manpower at primary eye care level. This training will enable a student to become a competent person in providing service as an optometrist, Refractionist and Ophthalmic Assistant to the community in urban, semi-urban & rural setting in private, semi - Governmental
and Governmental sectors. The trainee on the completion of the course would besides functioning primarily as an (vision care professionals) Ophthalmic Assistant, Optometrist and Refractionist would also perform various tasks at all levels.
Blindness is a major public health problem in India accourding to WHO
there are 10 million blind and visually disabled nearly 80% of blindness is avoidable if there is adequate eye care professionals at primary, secondary, tertiary level.

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