Optometrists examine the eyes and other parts of the visual system. They also diagnose and treat visual problems and manage diseases, injuries, and other disorders of the eyes. They prescribe eyeglasses or contact lenses as needed for vision correction. Optometrists must complete a Doctor of Optometry (OD) degree program, which typically takes 4 years beyond undergraduate study. (Health Professions Admissions Guide, NAAHP, 2017)

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