What do optometrists do?

Optometrists manage many patients and are occupied with many tasks. Optometric patient management may include prescribing optic aids, rehabilitation, medications, and therapy; even performing surgical procedures (Optometry/AOA). Doctors of optometry mainly examine, diagnose, treat, and manage the visual system, the eye, and associated structures as well as identify conditions affecting. By identifying eye situations, they are able to treat the eye condition. Optometrists provide a wide range of care for patients. One of the main tasks of an optometrist is treating eye conditions. Ocular and systemic history, assessment of eye and vision control, visual acuity and refraction, and ocular health examination are used in the typical optometric eye examination. Systemic, neural, or other disease complications can be associated with ocular diseases. Optometrists may treat most ocular disorders. Optometrists cannot manage major surgical procedures, so they are referred to ophthalmologists (Optometry). Optometrists also provide care for different types of eye conditions.