About Us

FOUNDATION OF OPHTHALMIC & OPTOMETRY RESEARCH EDUCATION CENTRE

 

Since 1992 is running a Diploma course---DIPLOMA IN OPHTHALMIC TECHNIQUES.The purpose of the course is to develop human resourses which could be utilized for the implementation of National programme of visual impairment and control of blindness. This training will enable the trainee to become a competent person in providing services in ophthalmic techniques to the community in urban ,semi urban & rural settings. It is a Full time course of 3 years duration. The course commences in 1st July every year and divided into 4 semistar of 6 monts each. The 3rd year apprenticeship is devoted to clinical and practical work .


OBJECTIVE

The Foundation of Ophthalmic & Optometry Research Education Centre is an or­ganization which has been created to promote ophthalmic services, education and research and establish group practices.

THE OBJECTS OF THE FOUNDATION ARE :

  1. Arranging and formulation of courses for Ophthalmic Education and implement the same through the Foundation of Colleges of Ophthalmologists, Colleges, Institute, Research Centres or Directly.
  2. To take up common problems that are being faced by the individual Research, Training and Service Organizations.
  3. Arranging and conducting Seminars, Symposia and Workshops.
  4. Exchange of Personnel for Training.
  5. Development of Sub-Specialties and Basic Ophthalmic Sciences.
  6. Arranging for sponsored Study Tours, etc.
  7. Publish Newspapers, Periodicals, Atlasses, Proceedings and Books in Oph­thalmology and allied disciplines.
  8. Advise on construction and equipping of new units or expansion of existing units.
  9. Create Foundation of College of Ophthalmologists.
  10. Creating new Hospital/ Institutions or Cooperative enterprises.
  11. Any other problem of common interest that may be decided by the Federating units.