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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. SG Erman
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34 years experience Family Medicine
Simple: Simple. You call and make an appointment, arrive, and get examined. Some optometrists will even see you on a walk-in basis. Google in your neighborh ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Study: Sources to answer this: internet, your textbook, drug lists. You could also stop in at an optical shop and chat up the optometrist and see if they ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology: Look to ophthalmology for advances in vision and eye care. Optometry is entirely derivative, focused on selling eyeglasses and contact lenses. They ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Te difference is: The mount of training, : ophthalmologist are medical doctors, having been to medical school and the residency to specialize- this is the main differe ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: An ophthalmologist is an md who does his residency in eye disease and surgery. An optometrist is not an md but an od who does 4 years of optometry sc ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tod Haller
15 years experience Ophthalmology
Nycom: New York college of optometry
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience Family Medicine
Eye diseases: Optometrists measure your eyes and can give prescription for both near vision and distant vision with glasses, contact lenses etc... Othalmologists ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
18 years experience Podiatry
Is....: Optometry is the practice or profession of examining the eyes for visual defects and prescribing corrective lenses. Ophthalmology is the branch of m ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
A job and a process: Optometery is the name for the profession that examines eyes and prescribes glasses, contacts and identifies diseases to refer them to ophthalmologist ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Bonsall
26 years experience Pediatric Ophthalmology
Not same: Ophthalmologists are medical doctors who graduated from medical school. They can perform surgery on eye. Optometrists are not medical doctors. They g ... Read More
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