Jyothi Thomas

Assistant Professor- Selection grade

Department of Optometry


Subject Subject code Semester
Paediatric Optometry First year Moptom (annual scheme)
Binocular Vision II BOP 304 Sixth semester
Contact Lens II BOP 302 Sixth semester


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Optometry - SOAHS, Manipal Assistant Professor-Selection Grade 2013
Department of Optometry - SOAHS, Manipal Assistant Professor-Senior Grade 2009
Department of Optometry - SOAHS, Manipal Assistant Professor 2006


Area of Interest

Paediatric optometry, Public Health Optometry, Contact Lenses

Area of Expertise

Paediatric Optometry, Contact Lenses

Area of Research

Paediatric and Public Health Optometry

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Member of Indian Optometric Association, 2010
  • Fellow of Australian Awards Fellowship 2013
  • Board of Studies Member, Allied Health Sciences, Goa University, Goa for 2013-2015 for the stabilization of the newly launched Boptom program 
  • Invited for inspection in Little Flower Hospital,Angamaly to comment on starting of the Bachelor and Masters program in Optometry under Kerala University of Health Sciences, Kerala on March 2013
  • Member of the Curriculum Task Force Committee for Optometry from July 2014 constituted by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi
  • Member and Fellow of International Association of Contact Lens Educators (FIACLE), 2006.

The effect of smoking on the ocular surface and the pre corneal tear film

2012-01-01 Thomas J Jacob GP Abraham L Noushad B

Awareness, knowledge and barriers to provision of low vision services among eye care practitioners in India

2014-01-01 Judy Jose

We constructed and validated a questionnaire to find out the awareness, knowledge and barriers to the provision of low vision care among eye care practitioners in India .The study results showed that the awareness and knowledge about low vision services among practitioners is low which warrants the need for more educative programs to spread awareness on low vision care.