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What would be the most common innovations/inventions that may happen in the future for optometry?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Ophthalmology: Look to ophthalmology for advances in vision and eye care. Optometry is entirely derivative, focused on selling eyeglasses and contact lenses. They have gotten legal permission to function like real doctors, but they are not. Ophthalmology is discovering new things in genetics, treatment and surgery. And it has been the beneficiary of many advances in recent years.

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