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What Is An Optometrist?

These are healthcare professionals trained to diagnose problems related to vision, perform vision testing and eye examinations, suggest and dispense corrective eye lenses and detect simple visual abnormalities. Doctors of Optometry are different from ophthalmologists in that the latter is licensed to practice medicine and surgery. Optometrists also have expertise in examining the eye for ocular diseases, signs of injury or general conditions affecting the conjunctiva and sclera. Thorough an examination of the eyes optometrists can also help diagnose conditions like glaucoma and diabetes. All optometrists in our directory are board certified or board eligible in optometry. Each doctor has completed advanced training in clinical optometry, and an optometry residency after medical school education.

Optometrists In The Houston Area


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