Fellowship Clinical Optometry   Bis Degree

Optometry Internship

The Bausch & Lomb School of Optometry at LVPEI offers a limited number of internship seats to students who have completed the first three years of their under graduate Optometry course from other colleges. External interns are posted in all three tertiary centres, Hyderabad, Bhubaneswar and Visakhapatnam.

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Post Graduate Diploma in Optometry and Vision Science(PGDOVS)

The L V Prasad Eye Institute offers Post Graduate Diploma in Optometry and Vision Science(PGDOVS) to candidates with a BSc Optometry. During the the program, course work and comprehensive training are each provided for 3 months of duration. Next, the trainee receives sub-speciality training over 12 months, with rotation in the three different areas of the subspecialty for 4 months each.

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Residency in Contact Lens

Vision Technician Course

Ophthalmic Assistant Program Secures IJCAHPO Accreditation

LVPEI's Ophthalmic Assistant Program, the vision technician training program conducted by the institute's Bausch & Lomb School of Optometry, has been accredited by the International Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (IJCAHPO). The IJCAHPO accreditation is valid from June 2013 through May 2018.

Vision Technicians are eye care professionals who assist ophthalmologists in the clinic, participate in population screening programs and work independently at Vision Centers.

In the Vision Technician Course, students are trained in taking the history of patients, doing refraction and eye examinations (including slit lamp and applanation tonometry), and in the use of A-scan and the keratometer to calculate IOL power. They are also trained in community-based activities like doing surveys and screenings, and in informing local people on eye care.

The duration of the course is 12 months. For the first five months, students have classes and practical training at the Bausch & Lomb School of Optometry. They can make free use of the library and the computer center at the school.

After passing the theory exam, students are sent for their clinical training to L V Prasad Eye Institute’s rural centers in Andhra Pradesh and to the tertiary institute in Hyderabad. The duration of the hands-on training is six months.

In the last month, students need to back at the school for final classes and exams.

Students are accommodated in four-seater rooms at LVPEI’s Kismatpur Campus in Hyderabad, where the school is located. Vegetarian food is provided in the campus canteen.

Admissions to the course happen twice a year in the months of February and August and each batch accommodates around 25 students.

To be eligible, candidates must have successfully completed their 10 + 2 examinations.

For further details contact
Mark Nathaniel Thadikonda and Vijayamma
Nannepaga Centre for Eye Care Education,
L V Prasad Eye Institute,
L V Prasad Marg, Banjara Hills,
Hyderabad - 500 034
Telephone: +91-40-3061 2567/2568

Fax: +91-40-2354 8271

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