When searching for a new eye doctor in the Round Rock area, you may have noticed practices with doctors who are categorized as optometrists and others as ophthalmologists. You may have also seen the category of optician. With all of this in mind, who is the best eye care professional for you?
Today, on the Round Rock Eye Consultants blog, we are going to help you understand the distinctions between eye doctors for your treatment and care in central Texas. If you ever have questions about this or any topic we discuss on the blog, feel free to contact us! Dr. Joseph Meyer and the entire Round Rock Eye Consultants team are here to help.
How to Choose an Eye Doctor?
Just like other doctors you see for your healthcare, the titles of doctors tell you not only what they can treat but also their level of training. The term eye doctor is an umbrella term for two primary categories of eye care professionals: an optometrist and ophthalmologist.