Apply for Internship & Volunteer in Nepal || Optometry 

 

Introduction

Nepal has a remarkable impact on eye health services in South Asia. Annually thousands of patients come from India, Bangladesh and other countries for the treatment. Numbers of hospitals are promoting excellent clinical practice and academic activities. We are helping you to be its Nobel part.

 

M.E.R.O. Eye Foundation is a registered organization in Nepal. We are promoting and helping to grow education for Eye health professionals. We are promoting eye health education to increase the human resources to prevent visual impairment, blindness, ocular diseases and also to increase eye health awareness in Nepal. 

 

What you learn on this program?

By this program, we are helping students by providing

·       Complete guidance

  • Academic preparation 
  • Viva
  • Developing a network 
  • Information regarding the hospital in Nepal and 
  • Procedure to how you can apply

 

Who can apply? 

Students can apply, who had completed three-year optometry academic courses from recognized optometry schools. 

 

What do we cover for Internship preparation? 

Training during the Internship would cover the following;

  • Visual acuity, contrast sensitivity and Color vision testing procedures 
  • General Out Patient Department(OPD), General Ocular Examinations
  • Pediatric and Geriatric Optometry (Out Patient Department)
  • Refraction and ophthalmic dispensing
  • Orthoptics and vision therapy 
  • Low vision aids and Rehabilitation
  • Contact lens ( special Contact lens;  RGP, Rose-K ,Sclerocorneal, Scleral, Ortho-K)
  • Biometry and Ophthalmic USG
  • OCT Imaging and interpretation
  • Visual Field Analysis (AVF and GVF)
  • Electrophysiological tests (ERG, VEP
  • Outreach program
  • Soft Skills & Patients counselling

 

Internship

As an optometry intern, you participate in a training or research program as a student. In this role, you may shadow an optometrist to learn more about their daily duty.

 

For application: 

 

  • The candidate should have to choose an internship hospital themselves
  • They should apply with an optometry school letter for the internship
  • Required to submit the No objection Letter either from Nepal Health Ministry or NMEC. 

Volunteering 

As an optometrist, you participate in a training or research program as an Optometrist with NHPC licenses to volunteering the organization. 

 

  • Vision Therapy 
  • Contact lenses  
  • Low vision aids and Rehabilitation 
  • Investigations in Optometry  
  • Outreach program
  • Myopia management
  • Pediatric Optometry
  • Geriatric Optometry

For application: 

  • NHPC licenses
  • Recommendation letter with a reference person

 

For any further queries: Email to: meroeyeofficial@gmail.com 

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Simrin Pradhan
Optometrist
Kapil Gautam
Optometrist

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