Eye Technician


Minimum 12th class pass in Science Certified training for Vision Technician (programme aligned to HSS/Q 3001 released by Healthcare Sector Skill Council)

No prior work experience is required

The tasks a Vision Technician is expected to perform include:

Scheduling appointments

Performing administrative and clinical duties

Maintaining medical records

Recording vital signs and medical histories

Preparing patients for examination

Dispensing ophthalmic prescriptions

Proficiency in identifying ophthalmic emergencies

Knowledge about the anxieties or concerns which patients or their attendants may experience and how to alleviate them

Knowledge of patient history to ocular and systemic disease

Well versed with the symptoms of common diseases affecting the visual system and the relationship between ocular/visual and non-ocular symptoms and diseases of the visual system and systemic disease

Knowledge about ocular/visual manifestations of systemic disease

Knowledge about the basic use of computers

Relevant professional qualifications

Sharp vision

Calm and composed Manual dexterity Good analytical skills


Dedication and persistence

Good communication skills

It is a desk job

Work from home option is not available

Part-time jobs are available

Need not handle a team

Travelling is not a part of this job Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9hourseveryday

Shift system maybe available Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

This job is not considered to be hazardous or dangerous

For fresher?s -INR 10,000 to INR 12,000 per monthFor candidates with 1-2 years of experience - INR 20,000 to INR 22,000 per month(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Medical Tourism and Certification/Accreditation of Medical Institutions

As covered earlier, medical tourism is being widely promoted by the Indian government. Certification/Accreditation of medical institutions definitely play a large role in attracting foreign nationals to Indian hospitals for treatment. With healthcare delivery players in the private sector vying for a share of international medical tourists, there is bound to be an increase in the number of medical institutions being certified/accredited.

Developments and Newer Areas of Medicine

Combined with the required increase in the density of medical professionals per 1,000 persons, as well as the projected increase in population, significant capacity and skill development is required in the following areas:



Technicians and paramedics

Among the areas outlined above, the requirement of nurses, technicians and paramedics account for over 75% of the incremental human resource requirement.

Vision is an important sense to everybody, and people are taking good care of their eyes with the help of Vision Technicians.

Eye care centres

Eye care clinics Large hospitals across India


Doctors offices

Ophthalmologists offices

Eye clinics

Healthcare centers in towns and cities across India

Will be updated

All India Institute of Medical Sciences

CL Gupta Eye Institute

New Civil Hospital Campus Majura Gate

Government Medical College

Will be updated