Optometrist

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Length of Education: 
8 years
Average Salary: 
$95,000

Optometrists are a specially trained health care professional who receives a four-year Doctor of Optometry degree.

They are responsible for the main vision correction, and screen for advanced medical conditions of the eye, like glaucoma or complications of diabetes.

Furthermore, optometrists may treat patients who have limited sight and provide pre-and post-operative care after patients’ undergo eye surgery.

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