What is Ophthalmic Techniques
An ophthalmologic Technician is someone who assists an ophthalmologist (eye doctor) in providing patient treatment. He performs a variety of clinical responsibilities relating to the eyes. Ophthalmic technicians assist ophthalmologists in patient care by taking histories, administering procedures and testing, and preparing patients for appointments. Their job gives crucial information to the opthalmologist in order to diagnose and treat patients. The diploma in Ophthalmic Technician prepares the students to perform these activities.
12th standard pass with 60% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Well-designed programme curriculum; qualified and experienced members of the faculty supported by rigorous hands; on training in areas such as examining patients, basic treatment of vision problems; work on eye testing and other ophthalmic equipment; monitoring patients, prescribing and dispensing spectacles.
Some of the major areas that will be covered are basic human sciences, basic physics of light, communication skills, computer science, basic pharmacology, basic orthoptics, basic ocular sciences, ophthalmic instrumentation visual optics, ocular diseases and conditions, dispensing optics, etc.