These professionals are trained in providing comprehensive eye & vision care which includes
refraction & dispensing, detection / dispensing detection, diagnosing & managing ocular
problems and rehabilitation of conditions of the visual system. They are trained to determine
the refractive errors and suggest appropriate correction. They deal with eye testing, diagnose
visual problems, optometric counseling, colour blindness & hereditary vision defects,
prescribing spectacles, and suggest eye exercises.