The difference between ophthalmologists and optometrists: https://t.co/8xQovxacdu – Cleveland Clinic (@ClevelandClinic) April 9, 2018 Which doctor is best for your eye care? The answer depends on your needs and preferences. Exams and prescriptions. Either optometrists or Ophthalmologists may perform eye exams. And either can prescribe glasses or contact lenses. SpecialContinue Reading