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Optometrist

Company: AEG
Location: Houston
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

About the JobThe optometrist will conduct eye exams for Acuity Eyecare group and strive to practice to the full capacity of their license.The optometrist will support practice growth by establishing patient relationships and education to the patient on eyecareDuties ResponsibilitiesConducting Eye examsEstablishing long term patient relationships through proper patient care and educationPerforms verbal interview with patient prior to examination to determine health and ocular history, medical issues, reasons for their visit as well their visual wants and needsInstructs, recommends and advises patients as to their options for remediation of ametropias, systemic and ocular disease as well as visual wants and needs. Hands-off patient to support staff with recap discussionAbility to generate patient loyalty and promote the profession of Optometry and Acuity Eyecare Group values.Perform vision tests and analyze resultsDiagnose sight problems, such as nearsightedness or farsightedness and eye diseasesPrescribe eyeglasses, contact lenses, and medicationsRecommend or provide treatments such as vision therapy or low-vision rehabilitation (brand specific)Provide pre- and postoperative care to patients undergoing eye surgeryfor example, examining a patient's eyes the day after cataract or refractive surgeryEvaluate patients for the presence of diseases such as diabetes and refer patients to other healthcare providers within the proper time framePromote eye health by counseling patients, including explaining how to clean and wear contact lenses how often to have their eyes examinedclearly communicating to the opticians and other sales people appropriate recommendations for the best possible lenses with the latest highest technology coatings and designs.QualificationsDoctorate of Optometry from a credentialed institution,Must have passed all optometric state boards.

Keywords: AEG, Houston , Optometrist, Healthcare , Houston, Texas

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