Careers In Vision Care

Learn more about specific careers in Vision Care

Below is a list of more specific careers in the Vision Care field. Click the links below for our detailed career guides in each specific area, complete with real-life job profiles (informational interviews) and all the details you'd want to know to learn if that career is right for you. 

About Vision Care Careers

The vision care sector is a division of the healthcare industry that focuses explicitly on all things to do with the eyes and seeing. Typical vision health care careers include as an optician, ophthalmologist or optometrist.

Although humans have had eyes for years and years, the recent advancement of technology means that the industry has progressed hugely in the recent years. As many people are living longer and wanting to keep seeing well till much later in their life, there is set to be an increasing demand for all types of vision healthcare professionals over the coming years.

Our vision plays a huge part in how we live our life and interpret the world. Vision healthcare professionals work to diagnose and manage eye problems and help improve the qualities of our lives by fitting classes, performing surgery or sorting contact lenses.

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