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Affiliated to Kerala University of Health Sciences

Susruta School of Optometry & Visual Sciences

Promoted by Giridhar Eye Institute

Welcome to Susruta

Susruta School of Optometry & Visual Sciences (SSO)

SSO is an educational venture promoted by Giridhar Eye Institute. SSO is a unit of Kerala Vision Research Foundation and is affiliated to the Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS) for conducting B.Sc. Optometry Course of four year duration. SSO commenced academic activities in October 2015.The college has excellent educational facilities, well trained and experienced faculty, well-equipped laboratory, clinical and optical exposures and vast collection of books in the field of optometry, ophthalmology and vision science. With latest development in eye care, excellent team of doctors & optometrists students in SSO shall attain both practical and theoretical knowledge. The standard education pattern and training help the students to achieve quality education in SSO.

Cutting Edge Lab & Research Facilities

Clinical Exposure at Giridhar Eye Institute

Hands on Training at Speciality Clinics

Regular Conference & Seminars


B.SC. Optometry

Optometry is a health care profession that is autonomous and optometrists are primary health care practitioners of the eye and visual system who provide comprehensive eye and vision care, which includes refraction and dispensing, detection/diagnosis and co-management of disease in the eye and the rehabilitation of conditions of the visual system


General Anatomy & Physiology, Ocular anatomy & Physiology, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and English.


Optometric Optics, Clinical Examination, Visual Optics, Nutrition, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pathology, and Pharmacology.


Systemic Diseases, Eye Diseases, Dispensing Optics, Mechanical Optics, Contact Lens, Low Vision, Binocular Vision and Squint, and Community Ophthalmology.


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