MESSAGE OF HOS

Assalam o Alaikum, Optometry is a diverse and engaging health care profession, which encompasses not only the detection of refractive errors, but also detection and management of eye diseases, fitting and prescription of contact lens, care of patients with low vision, offering advice on problems with color vision, it is a very vast field that goes side by side with all other medical sciences. I welcome you all to the School of Optometry, TUF and invite you to join us in this wonderful experience to increase your insight and knowledge in vision sciences. Being the pioneers of the degree of Optometry in Pakistan, we offer you the best and most complete degree programs in this field. We cater for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Optometry, with a very well trained faculty, a team of extremely competent doctors at our sister hospital MTH and a vast array of activities to optimize your learning experience, we also have the best research opportunities available with a well-equipped postgraduate lab to boost your research and academic skills alongside excellence in clinical training. Prof.Dr. Aamir Ali Chaudhary, Head School of Optometry, The University of Faisalabad.

Message of Senior Coordinator

Assalam o Alaikum, Me and my faculty welcome you all to School of Optometry at The University of Faisalabad. We are hopeful that we will be able to cater to all your academic and extracurricular needs for making you the best possible Eye Physicians of this nation. Optometry is one of the most blessed professions as it deals with enhancing and aiding people with the gift of sight, perhaps one of the most important and most fascinating senses of the body. Here at TUF, we will offer you a comfortable, conducive environment for both M.Phil and OD students in clinical , academic and research aspects, we will also guide you through the whole process of career counselling and job applications with the assistance of my competent faculty and wonderful alumni. We are hopeful you embark on this journey with us and we ensure you it will be a memorable one. if you have any queries , i am ever present to answer them. Dr.Komal Atta Assistant Professor /Senior Coordinator, School of Optometry, The University of Faisalabad.

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 School 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

Objectives

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

Courses

School of Optometry

UNDER GRADUATE

POST GRADUATE

Braille is a system of raised dots that can be read with the fingers by people who are blind or

Workshop for Ocular Adnexa Evaluation was by Dr Irfa Nasir. Optometrist in LRBT lahore. Students

Research is an integral part of all applied sciences. School of Optometry conducted a two day wo

Day 1: Workshop on Cutting & Edging of Lenses Day 2: Workshop on the Use of Auto Edger & Lens M

Optometry students of 7th semester organized one day awareness booth on “handling of contact l

Final dissertation Viva of Mphil optometry is in process.

World Sight Week

04-Oct-2019

School of Optometry, TUF in collaboration with IAPB (International Agency for Prevention of Blin

School of Optometry, TUF organized a screening and cognitive assessment camp for visually impair

Foundation meeting for Pakistan Optometry Council Movement was held on May 10, 2018 in Health Sc

The key to success in optometry practice today is balancing medical eye care and optical dispens

CONFERENCES

Name of Conference Dates National/ International Venue Conference/Workshop Chairman

First international conference on myopia in Pakistan, Myopia Time Bomb

19-20 April ,2019

InterNational

The University of Faisalabad, Main Campus.

ORIC Department of Ophthalmology & Optometry

Corneal Topography and interpretations

19 April ,2019

InterNational

The University of Faisalabad, Main Campus.

Resource Person Faisal Rasheed

Undergradatee Medical research conference, Peshawar

March 2019

National

Peshawar medical college, Peshawar

Workshop on Communication and Presentation skills

05 October, 2019

National

The University of Faisalabad, Main Campus.

Dr. Mubashar Nadeam

Workshop on Mastering Retinal OCT

19 April ,2019

InterNational

The University of Faisalabad, Main Campus.

Dr. Hashim Ali Khan

Series of Workshopshops for faculty development program

July 5-31, 2019

National

The University of Faisalabad, Main Campus.

Prof Dr. Najeeb Haider Director ORIC

Workshop on Dealing Keratoconus With contact Lens

19 April ,2019

InterNational

The University of Faisalabad, Main Campus.

Resource Person Imran Ali

WorkShop on Research Methadology

November,2019

National

The University of Faisalabad, Main Campus.

Resource Person Dr. Hashim Ali Khan

Examination of Adenexas

November, 2019

National

The University of Faisalabad, Main Campus.

The University of Faisalabad, Main Campus.

Workshop on Hand on Training on spectacles eye wears

December, 2019

National

The University of Faisalabad, Main Campus.

The University of Faisalabad, Main Campus.

Workshop on Contact lens

December, 2019

National

The University of Faisalabad, Main Campus.

The University of Faisalabad, Main Campus.

Manuscript writing and SPSS

December, 2019

National

The University of Faisalabad, Main Campus.

The University of Faisalabad, Main Campus.

Workshop on Orthoptics

November, 2019

National

The University of Faisalabad, Main Campus.

The University of Faisalabad, Main Campus.

Awards

Title Full Description Date

Best Optometrist Achievement Award

5th National Pakistan Optometry Society Conference

N/A

Global Ambassador for TFOS

Tear Film and Ocular Service Society, USA

N/A

Assessment of visual acuity by using blue and yellow filters in amblyopic eyes.

Undergraduate Medical Research Conference,Peshawar Medical College. March 2019. Our students won 3rd prize amidst 35 colleges presenting 70 projects

2019 March

Mirror Mirror on the wall , am I a refractionist is that all establishing the professional identity of Optometry students

International conference on medical education , 2019 to be held from Oct 19-22 at Riphah University Islamabad. Awarded 1st prize in one of the largest international conferences of medical education amongst 500+ entries for this competition and 10 countries

October, 2019

Alumni

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Dr Fatima Iqbal

Lecturer School of Optometry, TUF Associa...

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Dr Amna Waseem

Optometrist at Madina Teaching Hospital ...

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Dr Rabia Munir

Optometrist at Madina Teaching Hospital ...

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Dr Zara Alamgir

Optometrist at DHQ Chiniot (BPS-17)
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Dr Maida Khurram

Silver Medalist Comfort zones have killed...

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Dr Kiran Shakeel

Lecturer University of Lahore, Lahore <...

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Dr Arooba Ehsan

Optometrist at Rabia Trust Hospital, Fais...

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Dr Irfa Nasir

Optometrist at LRBT Lahore, Lahore
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Dr Almas Inayat

Dr of Optometry
Bronze Medalist So...

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Ayesha Shafqat

BS, Mphil Optometry Optometry My Pride <...

Research

Title Author Journal/Supervisor Impact Factor/Status

Pathophysiological effects of cotton dust pollution on blood pressure in factory workers”

Dr.Komal Atta
(3rd author)

Pakistan Journal of Medical and Health Sciences, Vol.12 Oct-Dec 2018.

Category Y HEC

How good is the obesity associated with blood groups in a cohort of female university going students?

Dr.Komal Atta
(2nd author)

Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences , 2018

0.87

Comparison of Invasive & Non-Invasive Tear Break up Time Measurement Techniques in Contact Lens Users

Dr.Fatima Iqbal

Trends in ophthalmology , June 2018

International

Comparative analysis of axial length measurement using partial coherence interferometry and clinical ultrasound

Dr.Fatima Iqbal

Journal of Advances in Ophthalmology & Visual System, Vol 9, issue 1, Jan 31, 2019.

International

Diminution of blue color vision in Type II Diabetes

Dr.Fatima Iqbal

J Ophthalmol Res 2019; 2(1):010-019

International

Effect of Inter-pupillary Distance on Stereo-acuity

Dr.Fatima Iqbal
Dr.Komal Atta

Journal of Aziz Fatimah Medical & Dental College

“The Skeleton in my closet: Exploring Empathy in health sciences students in relation to the hidden curriculum and burnout.”

Dr.Komal Atta

Association of Medical Education in Europe , AMEE Conference 2018,Basel Switzerland.

2.54 , Abstract published in AMEE 2018 Official Abstract book , AMEE conference Switzerland.

Effect of Smoking on intraocular Pressure.

Qayyum M
Farooq S
Afzal T
Sarwar A

Undergraduate Medical research Conference, Peshawar. March 2019

Abstract book of 12th Undergraduate Medical research Conference, Peshawar. March 2019

Assessment of Stereopsis and Contrast Sensitivity in Myopic and hyperopic anisometropia.

Qurat-ul-Ain
Khalid A
Riaz Z
Nawaz RF

Undergraduate Medical research Conference, Peshawar. March 2019

Published in Abstract book of 12th Undergraduate Medical research Conference, Peshawar. March 2019

Comparison between pre and post cycloplegic measurements of anterior chamber depth and lens thickness in myopes and hyperopes.

Ahmad S
Safdar
Sharafat M
Sattar S

Undergraduate Medical research Conference, Peshawar. March 2019

Published in Abstract book of 12th Undergraduate Medical research Conference, Peshawar. March 2019

Prevalence and Risk Factors of Myopia in Children of Madrassah Dar-ul-Quran.

Dr.Fatima Iqbal
Dr.Komal Atta

1st internal conference of Myopia in Pakistan, Faisalabad, April, 2019

Published in Abstract book of 1st internal conference of Myopia in Pakistan, Faisalabad, April, 2019

Association of Melatonin and Dopamine Among Myopes and Non-Myopes,

Dr.Aamir Ali Choudhry
Dr.Zahid Siddique
Dr.Komal Atta
Dr.Fatima Iqbal

1st internal conference of Myopia in Pakistan, Faisalabad, April, 2019

Published in Abstract book of 1st internal conference of Myopia in Pakistan, Faisalabad, April, 2019

I’m no superman: exploring burnout in students of optometry and initiating a mentorship programme at TUF

Dr.Komal Atta

International conference on medical education , 2019 to be held from Oct 19-22 at Riphah University Islamabad.

To be published in abstract book and Health Professional Educations Journal

ROSPE : an experience of reversing the OSPE with BDS students

Dr.Komal Atta

International conference on medical education , 2019 to be held from Oct 19-22 at Riphah University Islamabad.

To be published in abstract book and Health Professional Educations Journal

Assisiation of dry eye disease in patient using antidepressent

Syeda Seerat Zahra

Dr. Basim
Dr Ayesha Kiran
Dr Koaml Atta

Synopsis in Process

0.01 %Atropine effect on different grades of myopia

Hina Manzoor

Dr Zahid Siddiq
Dr Fatima Iqbal
Dr SadiaFalak

Synopsis in Process

Effect Of Hemodialysis On Tear Film Instability

Shehla Shabir

Dr. Basim
Dr. Ayesha Kiran
Dr Komal Atta

Synopsis in Process

Role of Anterior chamber depth in biometry

Muntha Irshad

Dr Aamir Ali Chaudhary
Dr Fatima Iqbal
Dr Syed Jawad Hussain

Synopsis in Process

Effect Of Deferroxamine And Deferrsirox Contrast Sensitivity In Thalassemia Patient

Zahra Alamgir

Dr Zahid Siddiq
Dr Ayesha Kiran
Dr Sadia Falak

Synopsis in Process

Comparison between lucentis and Avastin on diabetic macula edema

Smaha Jahangir

Dr Zahid Siddiq
Dr Ayesha Kiran
Dr Syed Jawad Hussain

Synopsis in Process

Comparison Of Corneal Neuralgia Post Lasik And Prk

Sumaira Shakoor Qaisrani

Dr. Amir Ali
Dr .Fatima Iqbal
Dr Komal Atta

Synopsis in Process

Aveage Axial length in hypermetropic school going children presented to secondary eye care center in shahpur(Sargodha)

Farah Latif

Dr Mehmood
Dr Fatima Iqbal
Dr Syed Jawad Hussain

Synopsis in Process

To Investigate The Association Between Sun Exposure And Myopia Prevalence

Ammara Affi

Dr. Basim
Dr. Ayesha Kiran
Dr Sadia Falak

Synopsis in Process

Vision therapy in myopic patients to reduce myopia, comparison of two methods (Hart chart and Focus change).

Anila Manzoor

Dr. Mehmood
Dr. Fatima Iqbal
Dr Syed Jawad Hussain

Synopsis in Process

Effect of blue light blocking filters on curvature myopia and axial myopia

Maria Aslam

Dr Aamir Ali Chaudhary
Dr Fatima Iqbal
Dr Komal Atta

Synopsis in Process

Relationship of Surfactant Protein-D With Random Blood Glucose and Extra Pulmonary Infections In Type- 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Dr.Komal Atta

Submitted to Journal of Pakistam Medical Association (JPMA) is in process of publication

0.66

Emotional Intelligence, A predictor of undergraduate student’s academic achievement in altered living conditions

Dr.Komal Atta
(3rd author)

Submitted to Pakistan Journal of medical sciences (PJMS), in process of publication

0.87

Exploring links between Obstructive sleep Apnea and Obesity

Dr.Komal Atta

Submitted to Pakistan Journal of medical sciences (PJMS), in process of publication

0.87

Experience of flipped classroom on facebook with 1st year BDS physiology

Dr.Komal Atta

Submitted to medical teacher

2.54

Frequency of low vision patient and their causes presenting in madinah teaching hospital

Dr.Fatima Iqbal

Submitted to journal of Optometry

0.83

Prevalence of refractive errors in school going children in district faisalabad

Dr.Fatima Iqbal

Submitted to Journal of School Heath

1.4

Textural alterations in choreo cappilaris among uveitis patients

Dr.Fatima Iqbal

Submitted to OCLI retina

1.5

Effect of proparacine in TBUT

Ms Sania Zahra
Dr Basim Mubarak
Dr Zahid Siddique
Dr. Komal Atta

Accepted for publication in inside optometry

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Early loss of blue sensitivity in type II diabetes

Ms. Ayesha Shafqat
Dr. Aamir Ali Chaudhary
Dr .Mehmood
Dr. Sadia falak

Accepted for publication in inside optometry

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Contrast sensitivity assessment in different types of IOLs

Ms.Seher Ijaz
Dr. Aamir Ali Chaudhary
Dr. Mehmood
Dr. Faqir Hussain

Accepted for publication in inside optometry

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Tearfilm abnormality in trans-PRK

Syeda Iqra Iqbal
Dr Zahid Siddique
Dr Basim
Dr. Sadia Falak

Accepted for publication in inside optometry

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Tear film abnormality in keratoconus

Ms Hifza Imtiaz
Dr Basim Mubarak
Dr Amir
Dr.Sadia Rafique

Accepted for publication in inside optometry

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Comparing IOL master and ultrasound biometry in eyes longer than 24mm

Ms Fatima Iqbal
Dr Zahid Siddique
Dr Aamir
Dr.Komal Atta

Accepted for publication in inside optometry

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Tear film assessment in pterygium patient

Ms Ayesha Kiran Shahzad
Dr Basim Mubarak
Dr Aamir
Dr.Komal Atta

Accepted for publication in inside optometry

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Effect of CXL on color, contrast and vision

Ms Aneeqa Nasir
Dr Mehmood Hussain
Dr Zahid Dr.Faqir

Accepted for publication in inside optometry

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Tear film assessment in pterygium patient

Ms Ayesha Kiran Shahzad Dr Basim Mubarak
Dr Aamir
Dr.Komal Atta

Accepted for publication in inside optometry

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Effect of CXL on color, contrast and vision

Ms Aneeqa Nasir
Dr Mehmood Hussain
Dr Zahid
Dr.Faqir

Accepted for publication in inside optometry

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Effect of chemotherapy on visual functions

Iqra iqbal
Dr Mehmood Hussain
Dr Basim
Dr. Jawad

Accepted for publication in inside optometry

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Tear film assessment in pterygium patient

Ms Ayesha Kiran Shahzad
Dr Basim Mubarak
Dr Aamir
Dr.Komal Atta

Accepted for publication in inside optometry

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Comparison Of Laser And Anti VEGF In Diabetic Macular Edema.

Hira anwer

Accepted for publication in inside optometry

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MTH

Sadaf qayyum

Accepted for publication in inside optometry

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Comparison of contrast sensitivity in myopic patients using spectacles & contact lens correction.

Iqra iqbal

Accepted for publication in inside optometry

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MTH

Hafiza humera

Accepted for publication in inside optometry

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Status of stereopsis in infantile &accommodative esotropia.

Shakila abbas

Accepted for publication in inside optometry

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MTH

Rabia saeed

Accepted for publication in inside optometry

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Comparison Of Astigmatism After Extra Capsular Cataract Extraction And Phacoemulsification.

Nimra gull

Accepted for publication in inside optometry

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Harronabad.

Aysha mansoor

Accepted for publication in inside optometry

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Assessment of stereopsis in asymmetric keratoconus patients .

Iqra khalil

Accepted for publication in inside optometry

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MTH

Nimra fatima

Accepted for publication in inside optometry

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Assessment of color vision and contrast sensitivity in diabetic patients without diabetic retinopathy .

Nida amin

Accepted for publication in inside optometry

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Student Societies

Student Societies are considered as one of the cardinal features of learning, The University of Faisalabad promotes the participation in variety of physical, intellectual, athletic and recreational activities, and provides students with opportunities to engage in the activities of their choice at various skill levels, providing virtual real-life environments that directly contribute to the development of student leadership amid increased collaboration between the individual club.

  • Religious Society
  • Literary Society
  • Cultural Society
  • Community Services Society
  • Dramatic Society
  • Musical Society
  • Art Society
  • Publication Society
  • Sports Society
  • Blood Donors Society
  • Model United Nation Society
  • Photography Society
  • Adventure Society
  • Student Welfare Society
  • Character Building Society
  • Rehabilitation Society

Hostels


Amna Hall, Khadija Hall, Ayesha Hall, Fatima Hall, Zainab Hall, Ruqaiya Hall, and TUFIANS are hostels having furnished rooms to accommodate more than 1200 students. These halls provide a number of facilities including TV lounges, common rooms, study rooms, Wi-Fi, prayer rooms and kitchens. All students residing in the hostel are expected to conform to rules and regulations framed from time to time.


Cafeteria


Food catering service having a wide range of quality snacks and meals at modest prices is available throughout the day.


Bank


Branches of Habib Metropolitan Bank are opened for facilitating the students and employees of the university in making financial transactions. ATM machines are also installed in the University.


Transport


The university has out-sourced transport to facilitate students in their pick and drop from and to the University.