Career in Optometry

Optometry is the only profession that offers many career options. An optometrist can choose to work in the following areas:-

  1. Practice independently
  2. Work in Eye Hospitals as a consultant Optometrist with Ophthalmologists
  3. Consultant Optometrist in Optical Outlets
  4. Professional Services in Multinational Companies that make contact lenses, ophthalmic lenses, eye medications. This is particularly for people with an aptitude for Corporate work.
  5. Public Health and Community Eye Care
  6. Teaching in schools and College of Optometry
  7. Research and Development, as eye care is a rapidly developing field.

Besides working in India, multiple opportunities are available for those who are interested in working overseas. 

Lotus College of Optometry, organizes Campus interviews in the month of June every year and invites leading organizations like Essilor India, Hoya India, Bausch & Lomb, Ciba Vision, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Etc. Leading Optical Chains like Lawrence and Mayo, Titan Eye Plus, Reliance Vision Express, and Gangar Eye Nation also participate in placements. 

The College holds a 100% placement record till this date, and Lotus graduates are among the most well paid in Industry.


  •       About the College
  • The Optometric Education Society (O E S) Lotus College of Optometry was established in the year 2000, by Late Shree Naval P.Baliwalla, as Mumbai’s first four year degree program in Optometry. It is a unit of the Optometric Education Society, a government registere ...

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  • Lotus College aims at preparing a cadre of well-qualified optometrists trained to provide primary eye care services to the society as well as to the optical industry opening vistas of opportunity for each student, to pursue a career of choice like academics, research and development in optical ...
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  • The Lotus College of Optometry 

    Lotus Eye Hospital, 13th NS Road, (Opp. Juhu Bus Terminus),

    JVPD, Mumbai 400049.

    Telephone : (022) 3255 6835 /  26207655 / 08879 83 86 81.

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