Welcome to Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Optometry and Visual Sciences.
Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Optometry and Visual Sciences is established with its state-of-the-art facilities in terms of
classrooms and spacious laboratories, dedicated to creating a pool of theoretically sound and
professionally skilled manpower with human values.
Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Optometry and Visual Sciences is a leading institute of optometry education. Started in 2005, it
is one of the first colleges of Optometry to offer a UGC - recognized degree in the Optometric Science in
India. It was the vision of Dr. P. D. Patil, President, DPU, actively supported by Dr. (Col)V. K. Madan, former
Professor and HOD, Ophthalmology, who gave birth to the program.
Scope for Optometry is enormous in India and the world over. As per research, most of the alumni are clinical
practitioners in a hospital set up or in private practice also many have entered into academia or fulltime
research after completing their Masters in Optometry.
Programmes offered by Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Optometry and Visual Sciences aim at creating able
optometrists who can complement the roles of ophthalmologists and help them diagnose and treat visual
problems. Subsequently, the institute caters to the goal of eradicating curable blindness by participating in
I hope your experience in this institute wellbore warding in terms of Academic Learning & advancement with
pleasant lifetime memories to cherish in Optometry.