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Diploma in Ophthalmic Technical Assistant (DOTA)

 
Duration 2 years
Medium English
Eligibility criteria 10th pass from any recognized government board
Examination pattern Annual
 
 

Objectives of the course

  • To prepare the student to assist the ophthalmologists in eye institutes, hospitals, primary eye care clinics.

  • To enable students to estimate refractive errors and dispense glasses.

  • To enable students to use common ophthalmic instruments in OPDs, hospitals and perform basic ophthalmic procedures under supervision.

  • To enable students to conduct school screening and community screening programmes to assist vision 2020- Right to Sight, India. and other eye health promotion campaigns.

 
 
Syllabus

No 1st Year 2nd Year
1 Basic Sciences Community eye care, operation theater management, equipment care and surgery assistance
2 Common eye diseases Clinical techniques and dispensing optics
3 Optics and refraction Secretarial skills