When you're sick and need medication, you have it prescribed by your doctor and filled by your pharmacist, right? But can an optometrist prescribe medication? Optometrists are licensed doctors after all. The short answer is yes, optometrists can prescribe medication. However, optometrists have a very defined scope of practice that - surprise, surprise - revolves … Continue reading Can An Optometrist Prescribe Medication?
Should You See an Optometrist or Ophthalmologist?
Experiencing eye problems is worrisome enough without the added problem of not knowing what type of doctor to see. "Should I see an optometrist or ophthalmologist" - This can often be the very first question that comes to mind. In this article, I will explain when to see an optometrist and when to see an … Continue reading Should You See an Optometrist or Ophthalmologist?
A Guide to OHIP Eye Exam Coverage
OHIP (Ontario Health Insurance Plan) is the provincial health care plan funded by the Government of Ontario which covers many health expenses including eye exams. OHIP eye exam coverage is not universal, nor is it particularly straightforward. This article will be your guide to OHIP eye exam coverage. Who Should Know About OHIP Eye Exam … Continue reading A Guide to OHIP Eye Exam Coverage