DR. S.V. SINGH, OMBUDSPERSON - E-mail ID: ombudsperson@santosh.ac.in

Master in Optometry is a two years post-graduate course that offers specialist advice on eye care. Adequate training in Optometry also enables professionals to specialize in the fields of low vision rehabilitation, advanced contact lenses, binocular vision, vision therapy, neuro-optometric rehabilitation etc. The program is aimed at providing the students with excellent hands-on training and rigorous theoretical knowledge. In a nutshell, a career after master in Optometry offers personal growth, unlimited opportunity, respect in society, contribution to the community for improving healthcare, and as a result good quality of life, job flexibility, and financial success.


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Eligibility Criteria:

Bachelor of Optometry or equivalent from a recognised university with minimum 5.5CGPA


Course Outline: 


Master in Optometry program is recommended to the graduates in Optometry to uplift their knowledge in Vision Science, Clinical diagnosis & Optometric Management Practices. The course is aimed to train the participants for professional specialization in various areas of Optometry: contact lenses, pediatrics optometry, low vision, etc. Apart from this, they will be able to conduct eye tests to examine the patient’s vision, prescribe eyeglasses &contact lenses, plan for vision therapy & low vision rehabilitation. The course trains students for both specialized professional practice and research.


Career Prospectives: 


  • Academics - Working in a university or college as a teaching faculty to optometry students
  • Reseach - Conducting research on optometric technology and treatment
  • Independent practice - Owning indivisuals practice to provide direct patient care
  • Speciality practice - Low vision , vision therapy , contact lenses, sports vision clinic, neuro optometry,myopia control clinics 
  • Retail/Optical - Practicing as consultant in a retail settings such as lenskart ,vision express & other optical outlets              
  • Optical/ Contact lens industry - Performing clinical research , developing eye related products, or providing patient care with in a network of clinics
  • Corporates/MNCs - Supporting vision care through marketing optical lens ,contact lens and IOL
  • Government jobs - In the armed forces central government hospitals , public health center , UPHC, and  deferent government hospitals         
  • Professional services  - Providing professional services to the government , speciality sports fecilities