Optometrists Courses And Education

Optometry is the practice or profession of examinig the eyes and applicable visual systems for defects or abnormalities and the administering of vision tests to evaluate visual acuity and visual perception, in humans. In addition to diagnosis, optometrists (also known as doctors of optometry) are trained and authorize to correct, treat and or manage vision changes through the prescription and dispensement of corrective lenses and or medication when necessary. Opthamologists, optometrists and opticians are not professional equals and posses varying levels of authority and training. An opthamologist is a medical doctor (M.D.) or osteopathic doctor (D.O.); specializes in eye and vision care, has completed 4 years of college and 8 additional years of medical training, is licensed to practice medicine and perform surgeries. Optometrists are healthcare professionals not medical doctors; are not authorize to conduct surgeries, are required to complete a minimum of 3 years of college and 4 years of optometry school. Optician are technician trained in the designing, verifying and fitting of eyewear and other vision correcting devices; they use prescriptions supplied by ophthalmologists or optometrists, are not permitted to diagnosis or treat eye disease and may not test vision or write prescriptions for vision correction.

  • Optics
  • Introduction to vision science and ocular anatomy
  • Advanced human physiology
  • Community health
  • Ophthalmic optics lab and medical lab procedures
  • Developmental and primary optometry

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11th Global Ophthalmologists Annual Meeting

JW Marriott Dubai, UAE
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10 Plenary Forums - 1Event

World Congress and Expo on Optometry and Vision Science
(10 Plenary Forums - 1Event)

Chicago, USA
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International Conference on Eye and Vision

Toronto,Canada
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16th International Conference on Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

Hilton Zurich Airport, Zurich, Switzerland
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2nd International Conference on Ophthalmology

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18th European Ophthalmology Congress

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2nd International Conference on Eye and Vision

Dubai, UAE
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3rd Global Pediatric Ophthalmology Congress

London, UK
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19th Global Ophthalmology Summit

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