Department of Medical Services and Techniques

Genel Görünüm


1.   Program Information

 Under the title of optician, 3958 numbered about Opticians has won the legal profession identity with the law at 1940 in Turkey. In 1992, the Higher Education Council (YÖK) of pre-license training programs in universities in the decision of Opticianry program that has decided to be opened. This process, which started as a scientific optician, enabled the graduates of the Opticianry program to open an optician with the title of "Optician" with the Law No.5193 on Opticians enacted in 2004.

Student transfer without examination until 2013, with the decision taken at the Higher Education General Assembly meeting dated 10.04.2012, it has been decided to accept students to the Optician programs by exam starting from the 2013-2014 academic year. After this date, with the serious increase in the number of students who have been placed in the Opticianry program, there has been a rapid increase in the number of Opticianry programs and the number of programs in universities continue to increase.

Mersin University Opticianry Program was opened in 2015 and started its activities with the admission of students in the 2018- 2019 academic year. Our department carries out its education activities with 4 teaching staff, 1 Professor Doctor and 3 Doctor Faculty Members.


2. Program Training Profile

It is a normal education, a four-semester associate degree higher education program.


3. Purpose of the Program

The Opticianry Program aims to bring qualified medical technicians, who are trained to provide the patient with the optics designed for correction and removal of visual impairments, and qualified technicians.


4. Mission, Vision, Values and Goals of the Program

Our program aims to train the main elements to work in the field of opticians, have basic optician knowledge, know and apply the operation of optician-related systems, use the optician's package programs, know eye and human anatomy, plan the operation and management of an enterprise, recognize and use optical instruments, with frame and glass selection, can make the assembly in accordance with the data, the cost calculations and work programs of the enterprise the mission is to train health technicians who can market the product and have general public health knowledge.

The vision and goal of our program is to train qualified Opticians who are entrepreneurs and can renew themselves, adopt the total quality philosophy and support the related institutional processes, know ethical problems and their responsibilities, and observe the occupational health and safety measures.

5. Program Opportunities

There is an optician practice laboratory. Theoretical lessons are carried out in our laboratory and in the classrooms of our school using the current projection.


6. Program Employment Opportunities

As the number of Optician establishments increased, the need for Optician also increased. Opticians are the person who prepares optical devices (glasses, contact lenses, etc.) used for the elimination or reduction of visual impairments according to their prescription for patients whose visual defects are determined by the ophthalmologist. Eye conditions directly related to human health and their solutions make eyeglasses valid and mandatory.

The inadequacy of technological innovations that can replace glasses and the lack of better health and use of glasses as an alternative to glasses (such as contact lenses) show that the profession will also be an important field of employment in the future.

When our students graduate;

- They can open an optician institution and establish their own businesses.

- They can work as a responsible manager in existing opticianry establishments.

- If they wish, after completing this program, they can go to 4-year undergraduate Physics and Health Education departments thanks to vertical transfer exam (Dikey Geçiş Sınavı, DGS).


Publications in International Scientific Journals(last two years)

16. Aksen, U.; Göker, .; Timoçin, E.; Akçay, .; Akçay, M. . ADVANCES IN SPACE RESEARCH, 2024, 73, 807-830.
15. özsöz, .; Pamukçu, O.; Timoçin, E. . JOURNAL OF ATMOSPHERIC AND SOLAR-TERRESTRIAL PHYSICS, 2024, 258, -.
14. Aycibin, M.; Erzen, M.; Akkuş, H. . NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SERBIA, 2023, 17, 1-8.
13. Yıldırımcan, S. . INDIAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICS, 2023, 97, 1707-1716.
12. Kaynar, H.; çömelekoğlu, .; Kibar, D.; Yıldırım, M.; Yıldırımcan, S.; Yılmaz, .; Erat, S. . BIOCHEMICAL AND BIOPHYSICAL RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS, 2023, 674, 53-61.
11. Bulut yıldız, L.; Timoçin, E. . GEOMAGNETISM AND AERONOMY, 2023, 63, 642-651.
10. Kaynar, A.; çömelekoğlu, .; Kibar, D.; Yıldırım, M.; Yıldırımcan, S.; Yılmaz, .; Erat, S. . ELSEVIER BV, 2023, 674, -.
9. Timoçin, E. . ADVANCES IN SPACE RESEARCH, 2022, 69, 1335-1343.
8. Erat, S.; Braun, A.; Yıldırımcan, S.; Kasapoğlu, A.; Gür, E.; Harputlu, E.; Ocakoğlu, K. . CRYSTALS, 2022, 12, 21-.
7. Erzen, M.; Aycibin, M.; Akkuş, H. . CANADIAN SCIENCE PUBLISHING, 2022, 100, 519-525.
6. Erat, S.; Braun, A.; çetinkaya, S.; Yıldırımcan, S.; Kasapoğlu, A.; Gür, E.; Harputlu, E.; Ocakoğlu, K. . CRYSTALS, 2022, 12, -.
5. Majeed, M.; Aycibin, M.; Gençer imer, A. . OPTIK, 2022, 258, -.
4. Majeed, M.; Aycibin, M.; Gençer imer, A.; Muhammad, A.; Kareem, M. . MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING: B, 2022, 282, -.
3. Emen, F.; Kutlu, E.; Karaçolak, A.; Ali, M.; Demirdöğen, R.; Yeşilkaynak, T.; Erat, S.; Ayaz, F. . ELSEVIER BV, 2022, 37, -.
2. Timoçin, E.; Temuçin, H.; Inyurt, S. . GEOMAGNETISM AND AERONOMY, 2022, 62, -.
1. Erat, S.; Braun, A.; çetinkaya, S.; Yıldırımcan, S.; Kasapoğlu, A.; Gür, E.; Harputlu, E.; Ocakoğlu, K. . CRYSTALS, 2022, , -.

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