Definitions for optometryɒpˈtɒm ɪ tri
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
op•tom•e•tryɒpˈtɒm ɪ tri(n.)
the practice or profession of examining the eyes for defects of vision and eye disorders in order to prescribe corrective lenses or other appropriate treatment.
Origin of optometry:
op•to•met•ri•calˌɒp təˈmɛ trɪ kəl(adj.)
the practice of an optometrist
the art and science of vision and eye care
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The professional practice of primary eye and vision care that includes the measurement of visual refractive power and the correction of visual defects with lenses or glasses.