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Optometry (eye services)

 
 

Optometrists diagnose vision problems and eye diseases, prescribe eyeglasses and contact lenses, and treat eye disorders and injuries. Although they do not perform eye surgery, they can care for patients before and after surgery.


 

 

 

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Source: Allina Health clinics

First published: 05/18/2006
Last updated: 06/04/2012

Reviewed by: Steven Bergeson, MD, medical director of quality, Allina Health clinics; J Richard Sheely, MD, medical director, Allina Health clinics