Orthoptists are university-trained, allied health care practitioners who specialize in disorders of eye movements and diagnostic procedures related to disorders of the eye and visual system. Orthoptists will often perform technical tests to aid the Ophthalmologist in the diagnosis and best treatment of your eye condition. They can provide patient education regarding eye treatment as discussed with the eye doctor. They work in various settings including with an Ophthalmologist, in eye clinics, at vision support agencies and within a hospital or health care setting.

Source: retina.com.au/what-orthoptist

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