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Descriptor in English: Optometrists
Descriptor in Spanish: Optometristas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Optometristas
Descriptor in French: Optométristes
Entry term(s): Optometrist
Tree number(s): M01.526.485.725
N02.360.725
Scope note: Qualified professionals trained in primary eye and vision care, including measurement of visual abilities, diagnosing disorders of the visual system and provision of treatment such as prescriptions for correction of visual defects with lenses or glasses and vision therapy.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
PX psychology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 2017
DeCS UI: 56832
Descriptor UI: D000072162
Date Established: 2017/01/01
Date of Entry: 2016/07/08
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Optometrists - Preferred
Concept UI M000616439
Scope note Qualified professionals trained in primary eye and vision care, including measurement of visual abilities, diagnosing disorders of the visual system and provision of treatment such as prescriptions for correction of visual defects with lenses or glasses and vision therapy.
Preferred term Optometrists
Entry term(s) Optometrist



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