Paramedical Vigyan Mahavidyalaya

Saifai, Etawah, (UP) India-206130

Optometry Department

The department was established in the year 2012 with the start of the College of Paramedical Sciences. Diploma in Optometry was started from 2012-13 session while Bachelor in Optometry was commenced from 2013-14 session.

Details of the Courses Offered:

S.No. Name of the Course Duration No. of Seats
1. Bachelor of Optometry (4 Yrs(incl.1 yr intnship) fr. 2016-17) 4 years 60
2. Diploma in Optometry (D.Opt) 2 years 20

Various Specialised Labs of the Department:

1. Refraction:

Fully equipped with latest refraction unit, Manual Keratometer & Lensometer, Ishihara Colour Vision Plates, Retinoscope, Ophthalmoscope and model eyes for the practice of retinoscopy and other refractive techniques by the students.

2. Contact lens & Ocular Prosthesis Lab:

The Lab has been established with the purpose of teaching clinical pearls of the contact lens fitting and assessment as well as fabrication of ocular prosthesis and its dispensing. Equipped with Refraction unit. Rest equipment are in the pipe line of purchase.

3. Vision- Therapy Lab:

Vision therapy lab is going to be a boon for the children and patients requiring therapies to gain vision in conditions like Amblyopia, suppression, Pre & Post squint surgeries.

4. Low Vision Therapy Lab:

Low vision has become a problem of concern. The lab has been set-up to clinically assess and manage and even rehabilitate patients with low vision with the help of Low Vision Devices. This will give optometry students a great opportunity to gain expertise in the speciality of low vision with proper hands-on.

5. Optical Lens Manufacturing Lab:

This lab has a purpose of teaching the basics of lens manufacturing which includes lens grinding, smoothing & polishing.

6. Optometry Lab:

The lab has a motive of giving exposure and training students in the art of lens edging & fitting as well as dispensing optics essentials.

7. Research Lab:

Planned for the Masters in Optometry course to be started in near future.

Faculty Details:

Kamal Pant

Kamal Pant
Associate Professor & HOD
Ph.D., M.Optom. (BVPDU, Pune)
FIACLE (Sydney)
B.Optom (AIIMS, New Delhi)

S.No. Faculty Name Qualifiaction
2. Aditya Tripathi
D. R. Opto,
FCLI, Member of IACLE (Sydney),
FCOptom (LVPEI, Hyd)
B.Optom (D Y P University, Pune)
M.Optom. (V M University, Tamilnadu)
3. Priti Yadav
Demonstrator/ Resident
M.Optom. (V M University, Tamilnadu)
B.Optom. (V M University, Tamilnadu)
D.R.O. (Kairabad Eye Hospital, Kanpur)
M.Sc. & B.Sc. (Kanpur University)
4. Gaurav Dubey
Demonstrator/ Resident
M.Optom.Fopto MOH License(Oman)
LV fellowship New Delhi
Membership WCO,OCI,IOA