TRAINING @ LAXMI

TRAINING @ LAXMI

DEGREE IN OPTOMETRY


Optometry is an independent primary healthcare profession, concerned with examination, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the visual system.

Laxmi College of Optometry runs a degree course in Optometry of 3 years + 1 year paid internship. This course is affiliated to Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University.

As per WHO criteria, our nation requires 1,16,000 optometrists for eye care, whereas at present total number of optometrists in the country is not more than 40,000, in which only 2500 optometrists are qualified degree holders. There is, thus, a huge demand as presently, only 4500 optometrists graduate annually throughout the country. This is the fourth highest paid profession in India.

Eligibility Criteria for degree course:

  • 12th Science pass with minimum 50% marks
  • There is no CET for this course.


Scope for Optometrists

  • Work with eye hospitals
  • Own specialised practice
  • Be a part of the education sector
  • Retail sector


For more details, visit our website

Email: lco@laxmieye.org