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    • The Career of Optometrist
      By: Reema Dogra
    • Job overview
      Diagnose and fix vision problems
      Improve vision
      Evaluate patient's vision by testing them
      Prescribe medication
      Can prescribe surgery
    • Job Overview (continued)
      Prescribe corrective eye wear such as eyeglasses or contacts
      Diagnose eye disorders and other health conditions that effect vision
      May provide other treatments such as vision therapy or low vision rehabilitation
    • Education
      Must be good in math and science
      Must complete 4 years of bachelor degree in science
      Collage courses in English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology
      Completion of a 4 – year program at an accredited school of optometry
    • Salary
      Annual salary $96,290
      Median salary $96,320 - $105,000
      Average annual $175,329
      Hourly wages $46.29
    • Growth Potential and Outlook
      Stable
      Growth potential is 17.6% from 2004 to 2014 ( expected growth rate)
      Increase 7 to 13 percent
    • Additional Training
      Science background
      Business skills
      Leadership
      Public speaking
    • Related careers
      Chiropractors
      Dentists
      Podiatrists
      Veterinarians
      Physicians
      Surgeons
    • Success Quote!
      The whole world steps aside for a person who knows where they are going ~anonymous
    • What the Pro Say
      “ 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?”