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Descriptor English: Optometry
Descriptor Spanish: Optometría
Descriptor Portuguese: Optometria
Descriptor French: Optométrie
Entry term(s): Optometries
Tree number(s): H02.553
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009907
Scope note: The professional practice of primary eye and vision care that includes the measurement of visual refractive power and the correction of visual defects with lenses or glasses.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
DeCS ID: 10087
Unique ID: D009907
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Optometry - Preferred
Concept UI M0015366
Scope note The professional practice of primary eye and vision care that includes the measurement of visual refractive power and the correction of visual defects with lenses or glasses.
Preferred term Optometry
Entry term(s) Optometries



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