Dispensing Opticians – Todays' Need of Indian Optical Industry

MSVE.jpg.pagespeed.ce.kRJtSAQj4gindex_14A certificate course on Dispensing Optician, Accredited by Maharashtra State Board for Vocational Education Exam. Lotus College of Optometry, a pioneer in optometric education in Mumbai brings you a one year program on dispensing optics.

For the first time in India, a course accredited by the government.

Who is a dispensing optician?

A Dispensing optician dispenses spectacles as prescribed by the optometrist or ophthalmologist. He is competent to take the required frame and facial measurements, identify the suitable spectacle lens material and design cuts and fits the lenses and makes them ready to be used by the wearer. A Dispensing optician also counsels the wearer on user guidelines.


SSC pass/ experience in optical stores for 10 years.

Duration of Course

1 year

Medium of Instruction


Where he/she can work?

– Retail Optical Stores

– Eye Hospitals

– Ophthalmic Lens fitting laboratories.

– Self Employed.

Optical Industry in India is estimated to be INR 3000 crores, and is growing at a rate of 20-30% per year, hence need for qualified and well trained dispensing opticians is tremendous.


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