Optometrists are the primary healthcare practitioners of the eye and visual system who provide comprehensive eye and vision care, which includes refraction and dispensing, detection/diagnosis and management of disease in the eye, and the rehabilitation of conditions of the visual system. (World Council of Optometry)
Entry level for the four year Bachelors in Optometry is 12th Science with Biology and Physics.
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There are many career options available to graduates as a result of their academic and clinical experience. An Optometrist can:
Admissions open in June for Bachelors in Optometry. Kindly approach individual college for admission details. Currently there is no common entrance exam for Optometry.
Fees vary between institutions - on an average it varies from Rs. 60,000 to 80,000 per year. Consult individual College for the current figure.
Optometry is an independent vision care science which includes the examination of the human eyes and visual system required for the estimation of errors of refraction, and the fitting, manufacturing and supply of optical aids.