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Program for Allied Ophthalmic Personnel

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DOT (Diploma in ophthalmic Techniques)

Extensive hands on training to assist practicing ophthalmologists in routine clinical eye examination including refraction in Outpatient Department and not for independent practice.

Requirement: SSC & HSC Science

Duration: 2 years

Starting Date: January

MLOP Assistant

Extensive hands on training to perform common ophthalmic diagnostic procedures for assistance in managing ophthalmic patients-A Govt. course run by IIEI&H.

Requirement: SSC Science/Arts/Commerce

Duration: 1 year

Starting Date: January

Refraction Training Program

Hands on training for learning refraction for candidates from eye care service provider

Requirement: Optometrists who has passed SSC & HSC (science) with mathematics, biology, Physics and completed minimum one year certificate/ diploma course in optometry Skill in refraction.

Duration: 6 Months

Starting Date: Depends on the Availability of Slot

Low Vision Training Program

Orientation program to learn how to dispense low visual aids

Requirement: (1) Optometrist: who has passed HSC (Science) with Mathematics, Biology and Physics and completed minimum one-year certificate/Diploma course in Optometry and skilled in refraction.
(2) Ophthalmologist: Should be skilled in refraction.

Duration: 1 & 3 Months

Starting Date: Depends on the Availability of Slot