Diploma in Optometry Technicians

As Optometric technicians, the main duty will involve assisting with patient eye care and examination, helping with the maintenance of patient records and handling some technical duties involving equipment and eyeglass preparation. When working with patients, the technician will help prepare patients before an examination by gathering medical history information, explaining the exam process and administering tests to determine the visual capabilities of a patient. They will also perform some therapy exercises or procedures with the patient.

Duration of Courses

The Duration of this Diploma course is normally 2 years followed by 6 months of compulsory Post examination Practical assessment and training after he/she has passed the Final Examination of the Para Medical course.