Optometrist Job in Kenya

Job in Kenya: Optometrist

The Role: To examine, diagnose, treat, and manage disorders of the visual system, eye diseases, and injuries and to prescribe eyeglasses or contact lenses as needed.


  • Perform vision tests and analyze results
  • Diagnose sight problems, such as nearsightedness or farsightedness and eye diseases, such as glaucoma
  • Prescribe eyeglasses, contact lenses, and medications
  • Provide treatments such as vision therapy or low-vision rehabilitation
  • Provide pre- and postoperative care to patients undergoing eye surgery—for example, examining a patient’s eyes the day after surgery
  • Evaluate patients for the presence of diseases such as diabetes and refer patients to other healthcare providers as needed
  • Promote eye health by counseling patients, including explaining how to clean and wear contact lenses


  • Must have a Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree
  • A background from KMTC or any other credible college will be preferred
  • Must have a license to practice
  • Must have at least 2 years working experience and above

Qualified persons to apply at recruitment@cdl.co.ke

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

Health and Medical
Updated: April 28, 2017 — 12:42 am