Texas Ophthalmologist/Optometrist Finder

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What is an Ophthalmologist/Optometrist?

A medical doctor specializing in diseases of the eye. People often get confused between opticians, optometrists, and ophthalmologists.

An Ophthalmologist is specialist with additional specialized training in all aspects of eye care, medical, surgical and optical.

 

Q. How is an Ophthalmologist  different from an Optometrist and an Optician?

A. Ophthalmologists are different from optometrists and opticians in their training and in what they can diagnose and treat.An optician can fill prescriptions for corrective lenses but does not examine the eyes.As a medical doctor, an ophthalmologist is licensed to practice medicine and surgery. An ophthalmologist diagnoses and treats all eye

As a medical doctor, an ophthalmologist is licensed to practice medicine and surgery. An ophthalmologist diagnoses and treats all eye diseases, performs eye surgery and prescribes and fits eyeglasses and contact lenses. Ophthalmologists complete four years of college, four years of medical school, one year of internship and three, at least of residency (hospital based training) in diagnosis and medical surgical treatment of eye disorders and glaucoma.

An optometrist is a doctor of optometry, licensed to practice optometry. Optometrists determine the need for eyeglasses and contact lenses, prescribes optical correction and screens for abnormalities of the eye. In many states, optometrists can prescribe a limited number of drugs to help diagnose and treat certain eye conditions. Optometrists do not perform surgery. Optometrists attend two to four years of optometric college.

Eye doctors licensed by a state to make optical aids, fits, adjusts and dispenses eyeglasses, contact lenses and other optical devices on written prescriptions of a licensed ophthalmologist or optometrist. Training for an optician varies from a preceptor- ship to two years of Opticianary School.

An ophthalmologist is licensed to practice medicine and surgery. An ophthalmologist diagnoses and treats all eye diseases, performs eye surgery and prescribes and fits eyeglasses and contact lenses. Ophthalmologists complete four years of college, four years of medical school, one year of internship and three, at least of residency (hospital based training) in diagnosis and medical surgical treatment of eye disorders

Optometrist is a doctor of optometry, licensed to practice optometry. Optometrists determine the need for eyeglasses and contact lenses, prescribes optical correction and screens for abnormalities of the eye. In many states, optometrists can prescribe a limited number of drugs to help diagnose and treat certain eye conditions. Optometrists do not perform surgery. Optometrists attend two to four years of optometric college.

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