Aditya Goyal graduated from Elite school of optometry in 1989. He completed M.S. In clinical
optometry from Pennsylvania college of optometry, Salus University and has been practicing the
Science and art of optometry since 1991. He is also a fellow of COVD and is pursuing PhD and
fellowship of NORA at present.
Along with the clinical practice, he followed his interest in academics and was instrumental in
establishing colleges of optometry in Chennai, Bangalore and Ludhiana along with Sankara eye care
group of hospitals. These colleges are running optometry programs at bachelors and masters levels.
They also offer lateral entry programs to upgrade education of diploma holders to degree levels.
Presently, he is the principal of Sankaracollege of optometry, Bangalore and is also the mentor for
optometrists in the Sankara eye care group. AdityaGoyal is also an adjunct faculty at Pennsylvania
college of optometry, Salus University, USA. Being interested in optometric education, he is on the
board of the association of schools and colleges of optometry, India and serves as President on the
board of ASCO, India.
Aditya was a member of the team which wrote the common minimum optometry curriculum
(CMOC) and Indian entry level optometry competencies (IELOCS). He is one of the authors of the
curriculum followed for masters program in optometry. He is also a member of the task force
created by Government of India to work on standardizing the curriculum and practice of optometry
in India. This aims at legislating the profession and creating a board to govern the practice of
optometry in India.
Aditya is a faculty for a number of colleges across India and lectures widely on topics related to
vision therapy, neuro vision, perception, behavioral and developmental optometry, pediatric
optometry and low vision rehabilitation. He has a number of presentations both in India and abroad
to his credit.