Bachelor of Optometry is a four-year Undergraduate Programme offered by the School of Healthcare at Rishihood University. Optometry deals with the examination, diagnosis, treatment and management of diseases and disorders of the visual system. It is a vision care science.
One can also define it as the science of eye equipment (including lenses and spectacles) which is imbued with the idea of improving the vision of the human eye and remove all kinds of obstacles of sight which an individual may experience. This is a dynamic and challenging career, which allows one to help people achieve personal growth, community respect, job flexibility, financial success and offers virtually unlimited opportunities for career enhancement.
The programme is designed to develop multipurpose ophthalmic manpower at a paramedical level. The training will enable a student to become a competent person in providing service as an Optician, Optometrist, Refractionist and Ophthalmic Associate to the community in urban, semi-urban and rural settings in private, semi-Governmental and Governmental sectors.