A Snapshot of Optometry Around The World

Padilla, Melissa A.; Di Stefano, Anthony F.
June 2009
Review of Optometry;6/15/2009, Vol. 146 Issue 6, p55
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The article focuses on the scope of practice of optometry around the world. In Japan, the Ministry of Health and Welfare are not recognizing the practice of optometry and it is also limited to refraction. In Africa, the delivery of vision and eye care is innovative on which 57 optometrists underwent training for competency level. In Israel, almost 700 registered practitioners are serving the country and optometry has been converted to an academic profession.


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