M.Sc. Optometry or Master of Science in Optometry is two year postgraduate Optometry course. Optometry includes eye and related structures, as well as vision, visual systems & vision information processing in humans. Optometrists are primary health care providers for the Diagnosis, management and treatment of the Eye Diseases & Refractive disorders. During the course candidates are introduced to examine and diagnose many refractive conditions and manage by prescribing Optical aids such as Optical Glasses, Contact Lenses & other Remedial aids.
They can also specialize in the field of Contact Lens, Orthotics, Low Vision Aids, Sports Vision, Pediatric Optometry, Behavioral Optometry etc. The course is a career offering in nature that opens many scopes for the applicants both in private and government sectors.
M.Sc. Optometry Eligibility
The basic eligibility criterion for pursuing M.Sc. (Optometry) degree is B.Sc. optometry/MBBS.
Some reputed colleges and institutes do conduct entrance examination to get admission to their M.Sc. (Optometry) degree course.