The Sankara Nethralaya Academy The Sankara Nethralaya Academy
The Sankara Nethralaya Academy
The Sankara Nethralaya Academy
Certificate Course in Low Vision Care
The vast majority of patients with low vision can be helped to function at a higher level with the use of low vision devices. Management of a Low-vision patient does not end with prescribing Low vision device alone. It involves a coordinated effort on the part of the practitioner, patient and his / her family members to recognize the patient’s limitations, and help him / her choose devices that will satisfy the patient’s visual needs.
To give the Optometrist a thorough understanding of the Basics of Low vision
To assess the visual demands of Low vision
To examine the Low vision patient and prescribe appropriate Low Vision device for Distance and Near
To assist in counseling and rehabilitating the Low Vision patient.
Course Details
Eligibility Diploma / Degree / Post-graduation in Optometry
No of seats 2
Duration 3 months (12 weeks)
Course Fee Indian students: INR 30,000/-
International students: USD 600
Frequency 4 times a year (Jan, April, July, Oct)
Hostel facilitiy provided for outstation / international candidates
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Contact Us:
Anuja R Singh,
Program Co-ordinator,
The Sankara Nethralaya Academy (TSNA)
(Unit of Medical Research Foundation)
Dr. V.G. Appukutty Campus
No.8, GST Road, St. Thomas Mount,
Chennai – 600 016.
Ph No: 044 - 4908 6000 / Fax: 044 28254180
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