DEPARTMENT OF OPTOMETRY

FACULTY OF MEDICINE & ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES

VISION

Our aim is to comply with vision 2020 goals set by WHO create exemplary practitioners and promote intensive research culture in vast and ever growing field of optometry. Our graduates will be equipped with all latest knowledge and practical techniques that will enable them to work as world class vision specialists

MISSION

The mission of the Department of Optometry is to enable our graduates to become specialized health professionals with deep knowledge and understanding of technical aspects of optometry such as orthoptics, low vision assessment and prosthesis and to inculcate magnetism to pursue excellence in Education & Research with a futuristic approach, qualities of leadership and Innovation guided by the teachings of Islam

OBJECTIVE

To provide opportunities in acquiring advanced knowledge and develop expertise in vision science and enable the students to conduct research in the ophthalmic and pharmaceutical industries. Our graduates will be capable of performing duties in the hospital eye service meant for registered optometrists and in optometrist setups.

They may work in eye hospitals as:

  • Contact lens practitioners
  • Paediatric optometrists
  • Orthoptists
  • Low vision practitioners
  • Serve as consultant optometrists and dispensing advisors in corporate optical outlets
  • Work with multinational companies as technical experts

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Our graduates may find jobs in both public and private sector organizations inside or outside the country as indicated below:

PUBLIC SECTOR

  • Public Health Departments/Hospitals
  • Teaching and Research Institutions
  • International Organizations
  • NGOs

PRIVATE SECTOR

  • Hospitals/ Health Care Centers
  • Teaching and Research Institutions
  • Independent clinics

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Department of Optometry

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Department of Optometry

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Department of Optometry

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ADMISSIONS

OPEN 2024