Scope of Bachelor of Optometry


Haldia Institute of Management (HIM) is the best bachelor of Optometry college in West Bengal. Optometry is the study of the functions of the human eye. In optometry, correct treatment and diagnosis cure eye-related problems. It helps to cure optical-related symptoms, refractive errors, using lenses, etc.
An optometrist is a doctor who treats all the abnormalities and vision problems. They are not a medical doctor. If any surgery is necessary then an ophthalmologist (M.D) is needed.
The scope for a bachelor of Optometry is vast in India and also abroad. In Haldia Institute of Management Bachelor of Optometry is studied to achieve job offers and unlimited opportunities for the students.

Salary structure:-

The average pay scale of experienced optometrists is around Rs. 2.5- 6lakhs per annum in India. To earn more they can also open their own chambers.


Skills required in Optometry career:-

Optometrists must have knowledge and confidence about their works. They must have a high spirit of accuracy because they are working with lenses. They have to be familiar with teamwork.


Career Path:-

After completing a degree one can do M. Opt, M. Phil, M.S and Ph. D in India or abroad.An optometrist is an experienced person who worked over visual defects with lots of therapies. They provide eyeglasses and contact lenses if required after doing eye tests. They also conduct treatment for vision therapy.


An Optometrist has various career opportunities.

They are:-

• An Optometrists can run its own chamber of the eye clinic, optical shops, etc.
• They serve treatment for optician showrooms, eye doctors, contact lens and ophthalmic lens industry, hospital eye departments, etc. Optometrists can go-ahead for a job at any multinational organization to handle eye care products as professional services executives.
• They can study higher education to earn a better degree. They can be an occupational health specialist for industrial workers.

Haldia Institute of Management is affiliated to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (formerly known as West Bengal University of Technology) and is situated at ICARE Knowledge Campus, Hatiberia, Haldia.The institute was established in 2004 keeping in mind the growing need of health care managers and administrators.


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