|Branch:||Air Force, Navy|
|Class:||Commissioned Officer, , Warrant Officer|
|Description:||Examines eyes and prescribes corrective treatment. Determines vision abnormalities which may be corrected by ophthalmic devices. Directs eye protection programs. Supervises optician technicians in fabricating and dispensing spectacles.|
|Branch:||Army, Navy Commissioned Officer Subspecialty|
|Description:||Serves as primary health care provider, independently conducts examinations to prevent, diagnose, treat and manage diseases and disorders of the visual system, the eye and associated structures as well as diagnose related systemic conditions. Prescribes spectacles, contact lenses low vision aids, medicines and other therapy to treat eye injuries and disease. May use medical/surgical instruments in providing treatment. Duties include direct patient care, consultation, research, instructor, vision conservation and readiness, staff assignments and laboratory management. The deployment mission includes triage of patients for ocular manifestations of eye injuries or trauma. Duties are performe in MTOE/TOE organizations, both CONUS and OCONUS.|
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