There are different eye care specialists, the most common are the following:
Optometrists take care of primary health care for the eye. The perform eye exams and vision tests, prescribe, and fit eyeglasses and monitor and treat eye conditions.
Ophthalmologists specialized in eyesight health, treatment, and prevention of vision diseases. They perform complete eye examinations, prescribe eyeglasses, diagnose, and treat eye diseases and perform surgical eye care.