What to expect from a visit to an Orthoptist


Orthoptists are trained specialists in diagnosing and providing non-surgical management of disorders of eye movements and associated vision defects. BIOS, the British and Irish Orthoptic Society, has produced a series of guides to talk you through a typical visit to an Orthoptist. Please click the links below to see your chosen guide. For children For … Continue reading What to expect from a visit to an Orthoptist

Orthoptist, Optometrist or Ophthalmologist?


With all those job titles beginning with ‘O’ it can be a bit confusing trying to work out who does what at the eye clinic. Here’s a handy guide from the British and Irish Orthoptic Society, BIOS: Orthoptist, Optometrist or Ophthalmologist? Aside from Orthoptists, there are a number of other professions working in eye health. … Continue reading Orthoptist, Optometrist or Ophthalmologist?