An eye care professional is an individual who provides a service related to the eyes, vision, eye care and eye exams. Eye exams are completed healthcare worker involved in eye care, from one with a small amount of post-secondary training to practitioners with a doctoral level of education.
Eye exams is the provision of appropriate, accessible, and affordable care that meets patients’ eye care needs in a comprehensive and competent manner. Eye exams provides the patient with the first contact for eye care as well as a lifetime of continuing care.
Eye exams services are integrated to meet the needs of patients from a single source so patients receive quality, efficient eye care that is coordinated with general health care services. Competent and expert management and decision-making are critical in promoting the quality and efficiency of eye exams.
Eye exams include: