Optometry Definition

The practice or profession of an optometrist.
American Heritage Medicine
Measurement of the range and power of vision.
Webster's New World
The profession of examining the eyes and measuring errors in refraction and of prescribing glasses to correct these defects.
Webster's New World
The art and science of vision and eye care.

Origin of Optometry

  • Greek optos visible okw- in Indo-European roots –metry

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • opto- +"Ž -metry

    From Wiktionary

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