With so many contact lens materials, parameters and modalities available today, it is important that eye care practitioners must take a systematic approach to patient training during the initial contact lens evaluation.
Optical industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the present scenario. When Optometrist have opportunities to get specialized in this particular field they will have increased opportunities to work in leading optical outlets, branded lens companies , work in hospital based optical outlets and will be qualified to run an optical shop.
Strabismus is diagnosed during an eye examination and a variety of tests can help to detect strabismus. This certificate program is characterized by a broad exposure to clinical material and problem situations and can be tailored somewhat to fit special needs or interests of the optometrist.
Low vision rehabilitation should be considered part of the continuum of eye care. The main objective of this program is to give the optometrist a basic understanding of low vision and to assess and examine the low vision patients. Prescribing low vision devices for better visual function. It is important to assist in counseling and rehabilitating the low vision patient.
If optometrists are to provide care to the elderly as they must, it is imperative that every optometrist receive formal training in geriatric optometry. As eye care specialists,we have the choice to keep our elderly empowered, independent and healthy. Indian Academy of Optometry introducing certificate program in Geriatric Optometry which include high quality training and professional certifications
Healthy eyes and vision are especially important for infants and children. The visual skills developed during early life set the foundation for future learning. Early detection of vision problems is critical for helping young people to achieve their full potential. Pediatric optometry deals with eye issues related to children. Examination of children for vision and its related may be impossible for an ordinary optometrist in a single visit to complete all the tests. An optometrist specialized in Pediatric Optometry can perform well there