The aim of the program is to train health personnel in the field of opticianry. Opticians supply and apply the optical materials for the patients that are visually impaired. They also design and fit prescription eyeglasses, contact lens and other specialized optical devices. The graduates from the program will be specialized and named as opticians. The main duty of an optician is to review the prescription that is given by the oculist and determine the best way to fill that prescription based on the individual’s specific needs. With the given title, graduates will be able to open their optical stores and work in the businesses that make and sell glasses.
The medium of instruction is Turkish.