Certificate Diploma Program in Optometry

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Certificate Diploma Program in Optometry


Duration: 1 Year(s)

Care Institute of Medical Sciences (CIMS), Ahmedabad


Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India


Course TypeCertificate

Course Specialty



Ganpat University


    This course is designed to train the candidate in basics of ophthalmology including history-taking and clinical examination. The candidate will be taught how to prescribe spectacle number and do refraction. They will be trained in operating various ophthalmic equipments. At the end of the course, the candidate will be confident in working in ophthalmology.

    On successful completion of the course, the student will be competent to: 

    • Demonstrate the scientific and statistical principles underlying the practice of optometry. 
    • Examine, diagnose and advise treatment for various ocular disorders 
    • Design, manufacture and prescribe diverse optical aids including spectacles, sunglasses, ophthalmic lenses, contact lenses etc. 
    • Lead actively a team of in various inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary health care communities. 
    • Assist Ophthalmologist or efficiently manage and run any ophthalmic or optical clinic industry & trade. 
    • Undertake Public Health Optometry projects and vision screening eye camps for educating on ocular hygiene and related nutritional and environmental counseling. 
    • Recognize epidemiological, environmental and etiological factors that require intervention to prevent visual deterioration or ocular disease. 
    • Demonstrate knowledge of vision care principles that govern ethical decision making and respect for the dignity of the patient. 
    • Obtain the pertinent information about a patient using communication, observation and diagnostic testing. 
    • Use modern techniques and technologies for providing vision care solutions to diverse patient population. 
    • Recognize the need to engage in lifelong learning through continuing education and research.

Fee (INR):

20000 (Total)

Stipend (INR):



At Your Own




    Applicant should have passed 12th std. with any of the stream.

Minimum Education

12th Arts/ Commerce
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