Optometrist Job Description
Optometrist job includes examination, diagnosis and treatment of the eyes of human beings. It also includes determining one's refractive error and prescribing appropriate corrective measures to be taken beside vision screening, diagnosis of visual problems, optometric counseling of patients with partial sight, colour blindness and hereditary vision defects etc.
Optometrist Career Prospects:
With increasing healthcare awareness among the masses and general development of the medical services, the area of scope for these professionals in this field is widening at a fast rate. So we can foresee a wider scope for these professionals both in terms of money as well as other remunerations. After completing the course on Optometry, an Optometrist has various career opportunities.
They can establish an independent practice by starting their own eye clinic, optical shop, lens manufacturing unit etc. or can work with optician showrooms, eye doctors, contact lens industry, hospital eye departments etc. Optometrists can also seek employment with some multinational organization dealing with eye care products as professional services executives or take up teaching as a career. Optometrists could also take up the work of occupational health specialists in the vision care of industrial workers.
It is a dynamic and challenging career that offer Self Awareness Work, Flexibility, Community Respect, Money Related Achievements