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The Degree in Optics and Optometry’s main objective is to train highly-qualified specialists to cure eye health through the development of activities oriented to prevention, detection, evaluation and treatment of visual alterations. With these objective knowledge, abilities and skills are acquired by carrying out visual and ocular tests, by verifying and adapting optical systems, by designing and developing visual training programmes and by designing ergonomic improvement proposals.

The student has to take 18 credits of compulsory work placements Added to the existing agreements with clinics and hospitals, the UV owns an Optometry Clinic where the student trains treating external patients. Work placements can also be carried out in enterprises linked to the optics and optometry field, as for example optical establishments and industries dedicated to the design and manufacture of lenses and other devices.