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29-1041 Optometrists

Diagnose, manage, and treat conditions and diseases of the human eye and visual system. Examine eyes and visual system, diagnose problems or impairments, prescribe corrective lenses, and provide treatment. May prescribe therapeutic drugs to treat specific eye conditions. Ophthalmologists are included in "Physicians and Surgeons, All Other" (29-1069).

Illustrative example: Doctor of Optometry

Broad Occupation: 29-1040 Optometrists
Minor Group: 29-1000 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
Major Group: 29-0000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010