optometrist

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Synonyms for optometrist

a person skilled in testing for defects of vision in order to prescribe corrective glasses

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Dr Yasmin Cortes, spouse of Consul General Cortes and a licensed Optometrists, is the P.
In our humble opinion, either all optometrists need to be medicalised, or none of us will ever be seen by the public as being a viable option for their healthcare needs.
The Association Of Optometrists Ireland said crisis-level delays in care are compromising health and change is required immediately.
There are many hundreds of optometrists throughout Wales who, by dint of further study and clinical examinations, can provide the extended eye examinations which are funded by the Welsh Assembly Government to ascertain more severe eye conditions if they arise, to reduce the number of patients who are referred to ophthalmic clinics in the hospital eye service.
Make sure you buy your lenses from an optometrist, optician or other properly supervised supplier.
Dr Narayan, who has been in the profession for more than 20 years, has been shortlisted along with two other optometrists by a selection committee.
It''''s important that your daughter visits an optometrist for a sight test, especially if she hasn''''t had one recently, as an undiagnosed sight condition could hinder her school work.
The problem is that optometrists are just getting eaten up by insurance companies," said Dr.
During term time (Oct-March) students conduct free thorough sight tests supervised by our qualified optometrists.
You can get your eyes examined free of charge by any optometrist in Scotland who provides NHS services.
Ophthalmologists across the state receive referrals from optometrists every day.
Guideline only) Trainees earn around pounds 17,000 to pounds 21,000, qualified and experienced optometrists between pounds 25,000 and pounds 44,500.
OPTOMETRISTS, also known as ophthalmic opticians, carry out detailed eye examinations for clients to test vision and identify problems, defects, injuries and ill health.
Optometrists, who undergo more extensive training than dispensing opticians, are being given greater prescribing powers for conditions like dry eye syndrome, conjunctivitis and blepharitis, which causes inflammation.
Ophthalmologists retain 80 percent of the government-approved fee, and optometrists receive 20 percent.