Introduction

ABOUT NAGAR SCHOOL OF OPTOMETRY

A UNIT OF NAGRI EYE RESEARCH FOUNDATION TRUST
AFFILIATED BY GUJARAT UNIVERSITY

 

The Nagar School of Optometry, popularly known as NSO in the optometry field, is the first and leading college of optometry in  GUJARAT offering a four year professional degree of  BACHELOR IN OPTOMETRY since 2004
 
Nso set the Standards for Optometric Education and Research in Gujarat. From the year 2009, Full-time Master of Optometry has been Introduced by Gujarat University. College is Managed by Nagri eye Research Foundation trust of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation and is Attached to nagri Municipal eye Hospital, a Tertiary eye care center for Gujarat.
The College Provides Excellent Education Facilities Equipped with Laboratories, Audio-visuals in Every Lecture hall, Clinical and Optical Exposures. Team of six full-time Optometry Faculties, one full-time Physics Faculty, five visiting Optometry Faculties, Twelve Ophthalmic Faculties and Faculties from Medical College Form an Rigid Backbone for the Institute.
 
Optometry is a health care profession, and optometrists are primary health care practitioners of the eye, who provide comprehensive eye and vision care, which includes:
    Measuring refractive errors
    Prescribing glasses,
    contact lenses and low vision aids
    Early detection/diagnosis,
    management and rehabilitation of conditions of the visual system Providing non-surgical intervention for specific binocular vision problems like squint
Optometrists offer counselling services on preventive eye and vision care and collaborate with other health disciplines including ophthalmology, neurology, internal medicine and other health sciences.