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Optometry

There are several different types of eye care professionals. These include ophthalmologists, optometrists, low vision specialists, orthoptists, and opticians. One of the most popular career fields within the eye care profession is optometry. Optometrists, also known as Doctors of Optometry (ODs), are licensed primary vision care doctors. They specializes in diagnosing and treating impairment disorders and diseases of the eye.

Optometrists conduct eye exams to detect visual defects and impairment, they prescribe corrective lenses, and they provide a variety of treatment to correct eye problems. In some states, optometrists may perform corrective surgical procedures, such as treatment for macular degeneration, laser treatment, and injections. However, major eye surgeries are typically performed by an ophthamologist.

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