department of optometry & vision sciences

  BS OPTOMETRY & VISION SCIENCES (BS-VS)  – 4 Years

     Total Semesters:  08                                            Total Credit Hours:   136

At the end of BVS 4 year’s program, student should have basic knowledge and skills required to work as an Optometrist and are supposed to have the following performance capabilities:

  1. Able to differentiate / detect normal and abnormal eyes
  2. Able to take history of the patient with refractive errors
  3. Able to examine the anterior segment of the eye
  4. Able to perform objective / subjective refraction and prescribe eye glasses
  5. Able to perform screening for refractive errors
  6. Able to carry out basic optometrist procedures
  7. Able to have basic knowledge about various diagnostic optometrist procedures
  8. Able to Educate patients regarding eye care
  9. Able to carry out basic contact lens fitting, low vision & orthoptics assessment
  10. Able to initiate research in the area of optometry
SEMESTER – I
Sr. #CourseCredit Hrs
1Human Anatomy & Histology4
2General Physiology4
3Mathematics for Optometry 4
4Biochemistry and Genetics2
5Functional English3
6Primary Eye Care1
TOTAL18

 

SEMESTER – II
Sr. #CourseCredit Hrs
1General Pathology3
2Public Health Optometry2
3Introduction to Computers 3
4Behavioral Sciences2
5Clinical Medicine3
6English B (Communication , Technical Writing & Presentation Skills)3
TOTAL16
SEMESTER – III
Sr. #CourseCredit Hrs
1Communication Skills3
2Pakistan Studies3
3Medical Ethics 2
4Islamic Studies3
5Applied Statistics for Optometry2
6Introduction to Microbiology2
TOTAL17
SEMESTER – IV
Sr. #CourseCredit Hrs
1Ocular Anatomy3
2Screening Observations2
3Ocular Physiology 3
4Ocular Disease – I3
5Ophthalmic Nursing1
6Geometrical and Physical Optics3
          7              Ocular Pharmacology3
TOTAL 18
  

 

SEMESTER – V
Sr. #CourseCredit Hrs
1Physiology and Visual Optics3
2Vision Sciences3
3Optometric Procedures – I 3
4Ocular Disease – II3
5Refraction3
6Ophthalmic Dispensing3
TOTAL18
SEMESTER – VI
Sr. #CourseCredit Hrs
1Low Vision Rehabilitation and Geriatrics 3
2Strabismus3
3Neuro Ophthalmology 3 (3-0)
4Optometric Procedure – II3 (2-1)
5Advance Refraction and Visual Function3 (2-1)
6Clinical Practice3 (0-3)
TOTAL18
SEMESTER – VII
Sr. #CourseCredit Hrs
1BSV and Orthoptic Techniques3 (3-0)
2Contact Lenses3 (2-1)
3Pediatric Optometry 3 (3-0)
4Research Methodology3 (3-0)
5Clinical Problem Solving3 (2-0)
6Clinical Practice3 (0-3)
TOTAL17
SEMESTER – VIII
Sr. #CourseCredit Hrs
1Clinical Reasoning and Diagnostic Procedure2 (2-0)
2Clinical Rotation4 (0-4)
3Research Project 6
 TOTAL12
   
   
  
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