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Diagnose and treat visual system disorders.

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Median wages for the broader occupation, Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other, are / hour.


On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Assist healthcare practitioners during examinations or treatments.
  • Prepare reports summarizing patient diagnostic or care activities.
  • Present medical research reports.
  • Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources.
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