OptometristsBack to Occupations
Optometrists detect, manage, and treat illnesses of the human eye and visual system. They survey eyes and visual systems, identify complications or deficiencies, prescribe glasses or contacts, and offer treatment. They can prescribe beneficial medication to overcome patients specific eye conditions.
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