What does an optometrist do?

Answer Doctors of optometry (ODs) are the primary health care professionals for the eye. They are not medical doctors, Optometrists examine, diagnose, treat and manage diseases, injuries, and disorders of... Read More »

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How much does an optometrist earn in the UK?

In the United Kingdom, an optometrist typically earns a salary of 22,000 to 26,000 British Pounds per year in a private practice. In a hospital setting the salary averages 23,458 to 31,779 British ... Read More »

How much schooling does it take to be an optometrist?

Optometrists must complete a bachelor's degree and four years of professional optometry education. Many also complete a year of residency in a specialized area. No medical school attendance is requ... Read More »

What is an optometrist?

As you grow older, your vision typically becomes less accurate. You may also suffer from nearsightedness or colorblindness from birth. In any of these cases, you can get your vision corrected with ... Read More »

What is the annual salary of an optometrist?

The annual salary for an optometrist depends on experience, location, and the type of employer. As of April 2010, according to, the salary for an optometrist ranges from $61,514 to $12... Read More »