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Department of Optometry



The Department of Optometry at TUMS School of Rehibilitation is most advanced among Iranian eye medical/clinical centers, and it is considered as one of the best optometry teaching centers in the region, boasting a friendly and educational environment benefitting from the expertise of knowledgeable faculty members. This department is equipped with the latest technology and reliable facilities in different clinics such as strabismus, orthoptics, amblyopic, echograpy and contact lenses.


Our department offers a variety of programs through research, education, and clinical practice at TUMS School of Rehabilitation and Farabi Hospital.


Long-term courses include:

  • Master of Science in Optometry (Two years)


Faculty members:


Dr. Mahmoud Jabarvand, Professor

Dr. Alireza Keshtkar Jafari, Professor

Dr. Sedigheh Hejazi, Associate professor

Dr. Mohammad Reza Akbari, Associate professor

Dr. Sasan Moghimi, Assistant professor

Masoud Khoraaminejad, Lecturer

Dr. Ali Nouraeinejad, Assistant Professor




Short-term courses include:

  • Strabismus and Binocular Vision Anomalies


Purpose: Introduction to new different methods of non-surgical treatment of paretic and non-paretic strabismus (This course is presented in practical format.)

Course Instructors:

Masoud Khorraminejad

Mohammad Reza Akbari, M.D.

Course Duration: At least 3 months

Course Location: Farabi Eye Hospital's Strabismus Clinic

Course Description:

  • Evaluation and prescirption of monofocal, bifocal, progressive and prismatic glasses in strabismic patients;
  • Introduction to methods of active vision therapy in strabismuspatients;
  • Evaluation and rectifying of sensory and motor anomalies in strabismus;
  • Application of new orthoptic methods in non-surgical treatment of strabismus;
  • Non-surgical treatment of strabismus in clinic, follow-up activities, and reporting the results.

Strabismus Clinic Responsibilities:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of strabismus in children and adults;
  • Diagnosis and treatment of amblyopia in children and adults


Contact Information:


Tel.: (+98 21) 7753 6586

Fax: (+98 21) 7753 4133



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