Elite School of Optometry

39 years of excellence in optometry education

The Elite School of Optometry, popularly known as ESO in the optometry field, is the first and leading college of optometry in India offering undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral degree in Optometry.

A unit of Medical Research Foundation
In collaboration with SASTRA University, Thanjavur, India

Optometry is a unique primary eye care profession. Elite School of Optometry is a college in St. Thomas Mount, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India offering a four year professional undergraduate degree in Optometry, (Bachelor of Optometry) two year post graduate degree, (Master of Optometry: M Optom- Optometry and Vision Science Research) and Doctorate in Optometry. The college is run by Medical Research Foundation in collaboration with SASTRA University, Thanjavur, India. Students would undergo academic training at Elite School of Optometry, Sankara Nethralaya and SASTRA University. Elite School of Optometry is a pioneer in the field of optometry education and is the first college in India to offer a four year professional degree in Optometry.



Bachelor of Optometry

Bachelor of Optometry programme is a four-year programme with three years of academic teaching and clinical postings in the final year in all the branches of Sankara Nethralaya.

Master of Optometry

Course Duration: A two-year intensive research program with specialization in Optometry & Vision Science research

Doctorate in Optometry

Doctorate programmes are offered in collaboration with prestigious universities like Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, Sastra University, Tanjore and Angla Ruskin University, Cambridge