Optometrist

Optometrist

State
Colorado Division of Registrations
Board of Optometric Examiners
1560 Broadway #1310
DENVER , CO   80202
(303)894-7751
OPTOMETRISTS can examine and prescribe corrective eyewear.
Requirements: Degree of Optometry from an approved school of Optometry. Pass written examination of the National Board of Examiners in Optometry.

Link:  http://www.optometry.org/

Applicant must also meet Diagnostic Pharmaceutical Agent and Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agent requirements. Candidates must have passed the TMOD (Therapeutic Management Ocular Disease) test or have completed an approved course.

To treat glaucoma and anterior uveitis, must have fulfilled AOT (Advanced Ocular Therapy) requirements.

2-year license. Fee varies.
State law prohibits optometrists from working for opticians, stores, corporations or other individuals, with the exceptions that optometrists may work for other optometrists and optometric professional corporations.

NOTE:  OPTHAMOLOGISTS are medical doctors and can do all that an Optometrist can do and also perform surgery and diagnose other related health conditions. Ophthalmologists are licensed through the Medical Board. See PHYSICIAN
NOTE:  OPTICIANS can make and adjust glasses. They are not licensed by the state. They may be certified by the National Academy of Opticianry.
http://www.nao.org/
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