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Health Care Careers

This guide explores various common healthcare career options for students.

Vision Care

American Optometric Association - Studying Optometry

Information for students who are interested in studying optometry. Doctors of optometry (O.D.) are the primary health care professionals for the eye.  Optometrists examine, diagnose, treat, and manage diseases, injuries, and disorders of the visual system, the eye, and associated structures as well as identify related systemic conditions affecting the eye.

OptionEDU.org - How to Become an Optician in California

Find out about the optician education requirements in California, optician schools and certification requirements, licensed optician requirements in California, salary and other optician resources.

American Academy of Ophthalmology - Training and Certification for Ophthalmologists

Ophthalmologists are eye physicians with advanced medical and surgical training.  Find out the education and training, board certification, subspecialties in ophthalmology.  


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