A 36-year-old member asked:

Can i go to optometry for vision check?

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Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Ermananswered
Family Medicine 37 years experience
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 neighborhood.
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 54 years experience
Yes but why: If you have a choice, you can select an ophthalmologist who has full training in eye disease and surgery. Optoms have limited training although they call themselves doctor. They also charge more than ophthalmologists as most studies have shown, for far less knowledge in the examination of the patient.
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