World Optometry Week Celebration March 19-25 Expanding Optometry’s Role… The Time is Now! World Optometry day is observed every 23rd of March to celebrate and advocate the growing optometry profession. It was first celebrated in 1986 by the then-International Optical League (IOL). The World Optometry Day, March 23, highlights not only optometry as a […]
The introduction of vocational training in this country by TVETA/CDAC is a kin to the introduction of witchcraft to the eye care system. The graduates from this course who have no examiners, entry points, trainers of trainers, curriculum with the need to know, and work beyond their scope are killing eye care. How can one […]
Eye problems can start very early in childhood, and if not detected and managed well it can have impact to kids development and performance in school. This makes it very important for parents, guardians and everyone involved being aware of some behavior changes and habits that could be a sign of a serious eye problem. […]
The risks posed by unregulated practice may seem mild on the surface compared to the havoc brought by inefficient health systems. However, the delicacy of consequences illustrates proper regulation can avert avoidable risks in the dispensation of health services. Since the start of optometry practice in the country in the early 1980s, the profession has […]
Optometry is positioned as a primary health care profession involved in the critical, preventive and rehabilitative aspects of eye care. Optometrists, therefore, form an integral part of the primary healthcare team. The Department of Optometry and Vision Science acknowledges its international recognition hence, seeks to provide high standard training for undergraduate and postgraduate Optometry programs […]
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