Diploma in Optometry
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Diploma in Optometry is a three-year Diploma grade Optometric course. It is created to educate students about the various concepts related to eye health conditions, diagnosis, and treatment for human eyes. The course covers topics like the psychology of patients, management of patients, and optometric management of retail.
The primary eligibility requirement to pursue the Diploma in Optometry program is a 10+2 or equivalent exam in the Science stream, including Physics, Chemistry, Biology, or Mathematics, from an accredited board.
Diploma in Optometry covers the eye and related structures, the visual system, vision, and the processing of information about images in humans. Optometrists serve as the leading health professionals for diagnosing, managing, and treating eye diseases and Refractive conditions.
Candidates for the Optometry course are skilled in examining and analyzing various refractive conditions. They also supervise visual guides, such as Optical Glasses, Contact lenses, and other Remedial guides.
Students can also specialize in the field of contact lenses, Orthotics, Low Vision aid Sports Vision, Pediatric Optometry, Behavioral Optometry, and more. Diploma in Optometry is a professional offering with a nature that offers numerous possibilities for applicants from both the private and public sectors.
The program will develop highly competent optometrists that are in high demand. When they complete this course, students will possess the skills and knowledge that will allow them to make a difference in the medical or optical trade.
Diploma of Optometry course teaches the fundamentals of medical, behavioral, and clinical science, explicitly concerning the eye and vision. Vision hospitals can then employ the candidates as part of the team that includes fellow ophthalmologists and optometrists that contributes to preventing blindness.
This course lets students discover opportunities in areas other than health services, and experts teach students in the field through off-campus classes and internships. At Future Group of Institutions, students are admitted to Diploma in Optometry programs directly without entrance examinations.
The average starting package of a diploma holder in X-ray Technology is 4-5 LPA. After completing the Diploma in X-ray Technology, one can apply for jobs like Optometrist Assistant, Private Practitioner, Professor, Trainee Optometrist, Vision Consultant, etc. Leading recruiters of diploma holders in X-ray Technology are the Indian Red Cross Society, Indian Nursing Council, State Nursing Councils, AIIMS, Shroff Eye Hospital, Fortis Hospital, Orphanage, etc. One can also go for higher studies like B.Sc Optometry.
Requires 50% (45% for SC/ST) Marks in 12th with PCM/PCB