About us

ASCO-India is Association of schools and colleges of Optometry in India


Optometry is an independent primary health care profession which encompasses prevention and remediation of disorders of visual system through examination, diagnosis and treatment of visual disorders.


Optometrist is an Institutionally educated and clinically trained and regulated professional Independent primary health care professional involved in examination, diagnosis and treatment. Prescribes Spectacles, Contact Lenses, Low Vision devices and Vision Therapy eye exercises.


ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOLS & COLLEGES OF OPTOMETRY is a member of WORLD COUNCIL OF OPTOMETRY
The name of our organisation is listed in their website:
http://www.worldoptometry.org/en/List_members/index.cfm
and http://www.worldoptometry.org/en/Membership/our-members/list-of-affiliate-members.cfm


Our Aim :

To create awareness of Optometry as an independent Eye and Vision Care Profession amongst the Indian Society.


To assist educational institutions and or individuals for improving the standard of the education of Optometry in India.


To conduct and organize Conferences, Seminars and Update courses on Optometry and related topics.


To co-operate and affiliate with allied Associations in India and abroad to achieve common goals in betterment of Optometry in India.


We define and help to implement the minimum syllabus for Diploma & Degree programs of Optometry in India.

To work in close association with Ophthalmologist & Ophthalmic profession, eye care centers, eye hospitals, Optical industry so that Optometry education and profession is benefited.


To execute or undertake all acts, projects and schemes that may be deemed necessary or expedient for all or any of the above said Aims.


Optometry Oath

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