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Could you be an optometrist?

  • Are you fascinated by eyes and vision?
  • Do you wish to work in healthcare and help people?
  • Are maths and science are your favourite subjects at school?
  • Are you precise and well-organised?
  • Are you a ‘people person’ – a good communicator, who enjoys meeting people of all ages from all backgrounds?

If this is you, then you could have a rewarding career in optometry. Optometrists work a range of settings from high street practices and hospital clinics to visiting people in their homes or at day centres, or volunteering for charities in the UK and overseas. They may also be researchers and lecturers. Find out more at