This is a highly specialized field taking care of patients who have compromised kidney function.
These professionals are not only trained to operate sophisticated machines which act as
kidneys in removing waste & excess fluids from body but also in maintaining , repairing of these
machines. They are also trained in patient education, counseling of patient & relatives about
dietary habits, adherence to prescribed dialysis.
These professionals are trained in providing comprehensive eye & vision care which includes
refraction & dispensing, detection / dispensing detection, diagnosing & managing ocular
problems and rehabilitation of conditions of the visual system. They are trained to determine
the refractive errors and suggest appropriate correction. They deal with eye testing, diagnose
visual problems, optometric counseling, colour blindness & hereditary vision defects,
prescribing spectacles, and suggest eye exercises.