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 What is the difference between an optometrist and an ophthalmologist?

Answer An ophthalmologist is an MD who specializes in eye care. An optometrist is not an MD, and therefore cannot treat diseases of the eye.
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What is the difference between ophthalmologist and optometrist?

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Should I See an Optometrist or Ophthalmologist?

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What's the difference between an optometrist and an opthamologist?

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What's the difference between an opthamalogist and an optometrist?

An ophthalmologist goes to medical school and is an MD. An optometrist goes to optometry school. An optometrist is good if you just need glasses.ADDI thumbed up JB. Was that bad?
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