SPECIALTY

OPTOMETRIST

THE PRACTICE OF PERFECTING VISION

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It’s crucial to ensure our Airmen are able to achieve ideal vision. Providing primary eye care, Optometrists examine and test people’s eyes for visual acuity and eye diseases. An integral part of the healthcare system, these practitioners do everything from prescribing correctional lenses to diagnosing conditions related to the ocular system.

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY

  • MINIMUM EDUCATION

    Doctor of Optometry from an accredited four-year college of optometry
  • QUALIFICATIONS

    • An unrestricted state license to practice optometry utilizing therapeutic pharmacologic agents
    • Completion of 5.5-week Commissioned Officer training course
    • Must be between the ages of 18 and 41

TRAINING & EDUCATION

How do we transform you from the civilian sector to a leader and an Officer in the Air Force? From education to continued training, your Air Force path is here.

  • COMMISSIONED OFFICER TRAINING

    5.5 weeks

  • MILITARY TRAINING LOCATION

    Maxwell AFB AL

TAKE A BREAK

Flights and 30-days vacation with pay each year.

YOUR FUTURE IS WAITING.

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