World Optometry Day
World Optometry Day

Happy World Optometry Day 2019
23 March 2019

The 23rd of March is marked as World Optometry Day and the following week as World Optometry Week. World Optometry Day is generally celebrated to create awareness about optometry as a profession.

The WORLD COUNCIL OF OPTOMETRY (WCO) believes that an optometrist should possess the skills and competences to perform eye examination, prescribe spectacles, diagnose and treat common eye problems with suffice knowledge of serious conditions and this is one of the objective for the celebration of the WORLD OPTOMETRY DAY.

Lets celebrate world optometry day

Dear Optometrist, Let’s celebrate world optometry day and inspire the world to prevent blindness.

Share your success story, proud moment during
your optometry practice.

Be a part of Drishti Connect to ensure each and every eye get treatment of time. What all you can do by joining Drishti Connect

As a user/member of Drishti Connect you can engage in several different ways to learn, inform, educate and advocate issues related to eye care, eye donation and empowerment of visually impaired.

  • Join a group
  • Discuss issues in a forum
  • Create support topic to get expert advice
  • Update status as an individual or in a group
  • Share links / information
  • Write articles
  • Read/share documents
  • Join simple awareness course
  • Create / join events
  • Find eye bank, hospitals, institutes
  • Create opportunities for volunteers
  • Be a volunteers / instructor
  • Watch films

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Antardrishti – an Agra based social development organization committed to the cause of the visually impaired people in our society. It is registered as a Charitable Trust under the Indian Trust Act, 1882.