An optometrist, as a healthcare professional, is your primary eye care provider. He performs eye exams and vision tests, detects eye abnormalities and prescribes corrective lenses.
An ophthalmologist is a medical doctor specializing in eye health. In addition to performing eye exams and diagnosing vision problems, he is trained to treat eye diseases and permanently correct your vision through corrective surgery.
An optician is a technician who analyzes your prescription and designs, fits and dispenses eyeglass lenses and frames that perfectly fit your vision requirements.
An orthoptist is uniquely trained to evaluate and manage childhood and adult eye movement abnormalities such as lazy eye.
An ocularist is a trained technician skilled to fit, shape and paint ocular prosthesis. The ocularist also shows patients how to handle and care for their prosthesis, and provides long-term care through periodic eye exams.
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