The Career of Optometrist<br />By: Reema Dogra<br />
Job overview <br />Diagnose and fix vision problems <br />Improve vision<br />Evaluate patient's vision by testing them<br />Prescribe medication <br />Can prescribe surgery <br />
Job Overview (continued)<br />Prescribe corrective eye wear such as eyeglasses or contacts <br />Diagnose eye disorders and other health conditions that effect vision <br />May provide other treatments such as vision therapy or low vision rehabilitation <br />
Education<br />Must be good in math and science<br />Must complete 4 years of bachelor degree in science <br />Collage courses in English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology <br />Completion of a 4 – year program at an accredited school of optometry<br />
Success Quote!<br />The whole world steps aside for a person who knows where they are going ~anonymous<br />
What the Pro Say<br />“ How many other professions enable you to work with people who are happy and healthy; help improve their lives by improving their vision, arguably our most important sense; be a doctor; be respected; have few emergencies; have regular work hours; be able to combine work with family and hobbies; be well compensated; be recession- proof; and have your patients leave very happy?” <br />
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