Optometry is a health care profession which involves examining the eyes and applicable visual systems for defects or abnormalities as well as the medical diagnosis and management of eye disease. Optometrists also known as Doctors of Optometry in the US and Canada for those holding the O.D. degree or Ophthalmic Opticians in the UK are medical professionals provide primary eye care through comprehensive eye examinations to detect and treat various visual abnormalities and eye diseases. 

Jobs directly related to this degree include:

  • Family Practice Optometry
  • Primary Eye Care
  • Cornea and Contact Lenses
  • Geriatric Optometry
  • Pediatric Optometry
  • Low Vision Rehabilitation
  • Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Ocular Disease