Optometrists are autonomous , taught and regulated profession belonging to the health care system. The person performing the profession practicing in the field of the study of vision defects (such as myopia, hyperopia , astigmatism , presbyopia).
Shall measure the parameters of the visual system using specialized instruments such as autorefraktometr , oftalmometr , phoropter or arrays to test eyesight. It also deals with the supply of visual aids - selects and may prescribe the use of contact lenses and , designs sunglasses, spectacle frames . Also conducts and supervises , commissioned by an ophthalmologist , training and rehabilitation of the visual system , which is intended to restore the proper performance of view.
Optometry (gr . Optos - Seen and metreo - measuring ) - field of applied knowledge , dealing with the process of seeing , especially security, sprawnieniem , maintenance and development of this process.