History

University of Lahore

DOVS is very fast growing department under the umbrella of Faculty of Allied Health Sciences (FAHS). Optometry is an independent primary eye care profession that encompasses the prevention and remediation of disorders of the eye and visual-system. Optometrist can perform comprehensive examinations of both the internal and external structures of the eye and subjective and objective tests to evaluate patient vision, analyze test findings, and diagnose and manage visual efficiency and eye health. Optometrists also work with other health professionals in co-managing the care of patients.

All optometrists provide general eye and vision care—some through general practice and others through more specialized practice such as contact lenses, geriatrics, low vision services (for visually impaired patients), occupational vision (to protect and preserve workers’ vision and minimize eye strain), pediatrics, sports vision, and vision therapy.


Dean Message

Welcome to the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences which was established in March 2012 comprises of Lahore School of Nursing, Institute of Radiological Sciences & Medical Imaging Technology, Institute of Medical Lab Technology, Institute of Diet & Nutritional Sciences, Institute of Physical Therapy, Department of Sports Sciences, Department of Optometry & Vision Sciences and Department of Health Professional Technologies (BSSLP, BS Audio, OT & PGDNIO).


HOD Message

We are driven by the belief that every child deserves a high-quality education and that educational opportunity is a basic human right. We are witnessing an intersection of great challenge and great opportunity.The 5-year optometry program is not only providing knowledge about eye structures or diseases, but would also equipped you as competent eye care service providers.