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The Department of Optometry aims at both theoretical and practical education to assure the quality, safety and efficiency of Optometrist. Qualified faculty and state-of-the-art instrumentation room make this department suitable for modern day teaching and results.

Mission of the department is to raise the standard of education, bring about overall development of the students, encourage them to undertake research in their respective fields and train students in comprehensive eye care that will bring foster holistic development of the community.

The department has well maintained laboratories with central instrumentation and advanced versions of analytical equipment.

Vision of the department is to contribute to the health and welfare of the general population, by providing high-quality education through institutions that have dedicated faculty and state-of-the-art infrastructure, also to develop expert professionals with the highest level of ethics.

Optometry Departments are:-

Clinical Refraction, Clinical Optometry, Contact Lens Clinic, Low Vision Clinic, Community Ophthalmology, Cornea and Refractive Surgery, Cataract Clinic, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Squint and Orthoptics Clinic, Retina Clinic, Glaucoma Clinic, Oculoplasty Clinic

Sl. NoLaboratoriesMajor equipments
1Optics Lab1. Spectrometer
2. Newton's Ring Apparatus
3. Sodium Vapour Lamp
4. Mercury Vapour Lamp
5. Lenses (concave & convex)
6. Mirrors (concave & convex)
2Mechanical Lab
Students are trained to make lens blanks skillfully and the fitting of these blanks in the frame
1. Spherical & Cylindrical Machines
2. Blocks and buttons
3. Lensometer
4. Grinding powders
5. Polishing cloth
6. Centre Nipples
7. Rough blank lenses
3Dispensing Lab
Students practice to evaluating, prescribing contact lenses, spectacles and low vision devices skillfully from the 3rd year of their academics
1. Contact lenses & solutions
2. Spectacles
3. Lens blanks and tools
4. Low vision devices – optical & non optical
5. Lensometry
6. PD ruler
4Visual Lab
Students practice the various clinical testing procedures from the 2nd year of their academics
Trial set, Snellen’s Chart, Contrast Sensitivity Chart, Colour Vision Chart, JCC, Armsler Grid, Schirmer Strip, Fluorescein Strip, Stereopsis Chart, Flippers, Retinoscope
5Clinical Optometry
Students practice the various clinical testing procedures from the 2nd year of their academics.
Slit Lamp Biomicroscope, Keratometer, Plasido, Lensometer, Ophthalmoscope, Blank Lenses, Bagolini Striated Glass, Exophthalmometer, RAF Ruler, Maddox Wing, Tonometer, Bjerrum’s Screen.
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