Department of Optometry and Vision Science

Head: Prof. Gunta Krūmiņa

Email: gunta.krumina@lu.lv

Address: LU Akadēmiskā centra Dabas māja, Jelgavas iela 1, Rīga LV-1004

The Department of Optometry and Vision Science in cooperation with the faculties of Biology, Medicine and Chemistry provides academic study programmes at the bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels.

The scientific work in the department is mainly carried out in the subfield of medical physics. Research and studies are carried out in psychophysical research of visual perception, binocular vision and stereo vision, properties of optical ophthalmic materials, research of visual system – kinetics of physiological processes, accommodation and vergence mechanisms.

The research is carried out by the research group of the Department of Optometry and Vision Science.