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Think you know the difference between an Optician, Optometrist, and Ophthalmologist? Test your knowledge about the 3 Os of the eye care team and their unique roles in keeping your vision healthy.
If you have concerns about your eyes or your vision, this ‘O’ is often the first eye care provider you’ll encounter.
This ‘O’ of the eye care team is a medical doctor (and may also be called an eye MD). 32%
You might visit this ‘O’ if you have a prescription for eyewear and are looking for eyeglasses, contact lenses, low vision aids, or prosthetic ocular devices.
This ‘O’ of the eye care team can diagnose, treat, and help prevent vision loss from all of the Big Five serious eye conditions: AMD, cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and eye injury. 64%
This ‘O’ can perform eye exams, prescribe corrective lenses and some medications, and diagnose and treat certain eye diseases. 80%
If you needed surgery to treat a serious eye disease, you would see this ‘O’ who is highly trained to perform a range of laser and surgical procedures. 100%
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