Corneal and Contact Lens Management (WI) - The professional activities performed by an Optometrist related to the fitting of contact lenses to an eye, ongoing evaluation of the cornea?s ability to sustain successful contact lens wear, and treatment of any external eye or corneal condition which can affect contact lens wear.
Optician - An optician is a specialized eye care practitioner who designs, fits and dispenses lenses to correct a person's vision. Opticians determine the specifications of various ophthalmic devices that will give correct a person's eyesight. Some registered or licensed Opticians design and fit specialized appliances to correct cosmetic, traumatic or physical defects. Other registered or licensed Opticians may also design and manufacture lenses as well as spectacle frames and other devices.
Optometric Assistant - A trained Optometric Assistant is a key member of the eye care team and helps to provide vision care to patients in eye care facilities. Optometric Assistants will assist with vision measurements for glasses, administering eye exercise, taking medical histories from patients, conducting diagnostic tests and providing contact-lens instruction.
Optometrist (Eye Doctor) (WI) - Doctors of optometry (ODs) are the primary health care professionals for the eye. Optometrists examine, diagnose, treat, and manage diseases, injuries, and disorders of the visual system, the eye, and associated structures as well as identify related systemic conditions affecting the eye. An optometrist has completed pre-professional undergraduate education in a college or university and four years of professional education at a college of optometry, leading to the doctor of optometry (O.D.) degree. Some optometrists complete an optional residency in a specific area of practice.Optometrists are eye health care professionals state-licensed to diagnose and treat diseases and disorders of the eye and visual system.