About this course
-For admission to First Year B. Optometry course the candidate should successfully completed H.S.C./10+2 or equivalent with min 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Mathematics & Pass in English. -The candidate seeking admission to these courses should be an Indian national and should have completed 17 years of age at the time of admission.
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The Bachelor in Clinical Optometry course at BVUMC School of Optometry follows all the recommendations of Indian Optometric Association and World Council of Optometry.
The syllabus for the Bachelor of Clinical Optometry (B.Optom.) course aims at preparing a primary health care professional, an “Optometrist” who can independently undertake
1. Estimate refractive errors of the eye and prescribe corrective measures including Spectacles, Contact Lenses, Low Vision Aids and Vision Therapy.
2. Detect pathological conditions of the Visual system, which are deviations from normal. Diagnose ocular and related systemic and neurological diseases and refer the cases to other medical professionals for detailed medical and surgical management.
3. Design, manufacture, prescribe and fit all kinds of Optical aids including Spectacles, Sunglasses, Ophthalmic lenses, Contact Lenses, Low Vision aids.
4. Examine, diagnose and prescribe treatment for Oculo-motility malfunctions like phorias, tropias and other types of strabismus (squint) and Neuro-muscular anomalies.