This unique training program in contact lens practice is designed to:

Program structure:

Programme Name Residency in Contact Lens Residency in Contact Lens
Duration One year Two years
Number of positions available One seat One seat
Eligibility criteria 1. Bachelor of Clinical Optometry(B.Optom) with minimum one year clinical experience in dispensing soft and RGP contact lenses
2. Post Graduate Diploma in Optometry and Vision Science (Anterior segment module)
Bachelor of Clinical Optometry (B.Optom) with minimum one year clinical experience in comprehensive optometry
Admission exam Online written test + practical exam (Candidates who qualify in the on-line written test will be informed) Online written test
Selection Merit in the practical exam Merit in the written test
Fee structure National: INR 100,000/-
International: USD 5600
National: INR 200,000/-
International: USD 8400
Stipend INR 5000/- INR 5000/-
Requirement Trainee should bring along one's own Retinoscope, trial frame and two aprons (white coats)

Admission examination:

Program start date 09 March 2020
Application processing fee Application fee of INR 1000/- paid through demand draft in favor of "Hyderabad Eye Institute" payable at Hyderabad
Last date for application submission 15 February 2020
Online written test 22 February 2020
Practical examination 29 February 2020
Practical examination venue Contact Lens Clinic, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Banjara Hills Road No. 2, Hyderabad - 500034
Reporting for training Contact Lens Clinic, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Banjara Hills Road No. 2, Hyderabad - 500034
Accommodation fee On-campus accommodation is available at a nominal fee of INR 1500/month. For on campus accommodation, please bring personal bed linen including a mattress and pillow.
Mess fee If a trainee chooses to stay in the hostel, INR 24000/- (USD 335) for 6 months to be paid in advance along with tuition fee
Reporting address Brien Holden Institute of Optometry and Vision Sciences L V Prasad Eye Institute, GPR Campus, Kismathpur Don Bosco Nagar PO, Hyderabad. 500 086, India

Applications OPEN

  • Download the application form from www.lvpei.org
  • Please refer to application instructions for making the application
    fee payment by demand draft or online transfer
  • Attach self-attested copies of all the certificates
    {(10,10+2 & B.Optom certificate) and work experience letter
    as per the details in the application form)}
  • Incomplete applications (for example, failing to attach the required documents to the form) will be disqualified

For more information, contact

Vijay Kumar Yelagondula
Education Department, Brien Holden Institute of Optometry
and Vision Sciences,
L V Prasad Eye Institute, Kallam Anji Reddy Campus, L V Prasad Marg
Banjara Hills, Road No: 2, Hyderabad, Telangana State, India 500 034.
Tel: 91-40-30615802/05/07
Email: vijaykumar@lvpei.org
Website: www.lvpei.org