- measurement of the range and power of vision
- the profession of examining the eyes and measuring errors in refraction and of prescribing glasses to correct these defects
Origin of optometryopto- + -metry
The practice or profession of an optometrist.
Origin of optometryGreek optos visible ; see okw- in Indo-European roots. -metry
- op′to·met′ric op′to·met′ri·cal
- the art and science of vision and eye care
opto- +"Ž -metry