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Word: optometrist

Definition: one who fits glasses to remedy visual defects


Sentences Containing 'optometrist'

All cases require a careful follow-up with an eye doctor (ophthalmologist or optometrist) for a number of years.
If keratoconus is suspected, the ophthalmologist or optometrist will search for other characteristic findings of the disease by means of slit lamp examination of the cornea.
Prior to any physical examination, the diagnosis of keratoconus frequently begins with an ophthalmologist's or optometrist's assessment of the patient's medical history, particularly the chief complaint and other visual symptoms, the presence of any history of ocular disease or injury which might affect vision, and the presence of any family history of ocular disease.
Streff Syndrome was first described in 1962 by an optometrist, Dr. John Streff as Non-malingering syndrome.
The letters "FAAO" (Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry) after an optometrist, scientist or other qualified person’s name signify to colleagues and patients that rigorous qualifications for Fellowship have been met.

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