Syllabus | Paper-4 Optometric Instruments | Bachelor of Optometry | Second Year

Paper-4 Optometric Instruments

60 hours

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Topic

Domain

Hours

Module 1

Refractive Instruments

 

 

Must Know

  • Direct Ophthalmoscope
  • Indirect Ophthalmoscope
  • Retinoscope
  • Auto-refractometer
  • Lensometer
  • Projection charts

Desirable to know

  • Genewa lens measure
  • Nerve fibre analyzer

Nice to Know

  • Pupillometer
22 Hours

Module 2

Cornea Examination

 

Must Know

  • Keratometer

Desirable to know

  • Specular Microscope
  • Aesthesiometer

Nice to know

  • Placido Disc
10 Hours

Module 3

Dark adaptometer, Exophthalmometer Must Know

  • Exophthalmometer

Desirable to Know

  • Dark adaptometer
2 Hours

Module 4

Slit Lamp Examination

How to use, Advantages, disadvantages, how to sterilize
Schiotz, applanation, non-contact tonometers

Must Know

  • How to use
  •  

Desirable to Know

  • Techniques of examination

Nice to Know

  • Slit Lamp Photography
6 Hours

Module 5

Tonometers Must know

  • Schiotz tonometer
  • Applanation tonometer
  • NCT

Desirable to know

  • Perkins tonometer
2 Hours

Module 6

Perimeters Must know

  • How to use automated perimeter
  • Amsler grid

Desirable to know

  • Confrontation method
  • Lister perimeter
4 Hours

Module 7

Pachymeters, Contrast sensitivity tests, Glare acuity tests, Colour vision tests Must Know

  • How to use
  • How to interpret

Desirable to Know

  • Limitations
12 Hours

Module 8

OCT, A and B Scan, Fundus Camera Must Know

  • Principle
  • How to use
  • How to interpret

Desirable to Know

  • Indications
  • Contra-indications
2 hours
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