Skip to main content

Show filters

Hide filters

See all filters

orthoptist

Description

Code

2267.2

Description

Orthoptists diagnose and treat anomalies of binocular vision. They examine, assess and treat vision impairments, squint, amblyopia and eye motility disorders. Orthoptists apply these methods in particular in the fields of paediatrics, neurology, neuro-ophthalmology, ophthalmology, orthoptics, optometry, pleoptics and strabology assessing functional diseases of the eye for improving functional disorders of the visual system. They also provide counselling, preventive measures and training activities and may refract and prescribe glasses, such as prism corrective glasses.
 

Alternative Labels

specialist in orthoptics

orthoptist

specialist orthoptist

orthoptics expert

orthoptics practitioner

expert orthoptist

practitioner of orthoptics

qualified orthoptist

orthoptics specialist

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:

Skills & Competences