Types of Optometrists
A health care practitioner trained to diagnose signs of ocular, neurological and systemic health problems and treat vision disorders.
An optometrist who may also treat eye diseases and injuries, prescribe medicine and perform other procedures such as eye foreign body removal.
Optometric Glaucoma Specialist:
A therapeutic optometrist who is also licensed to treat glaucoma as authorized by the Texas Optometry Act and prescribe oral prescription drugs listed in the Optometry Act.
From: Texas Board of Optometry