Promote ocular health


Participate in activities that contribute to promoting ocular health and preventing ocular problems.

Alternative labels

endorse ocular health
advocate ocular health
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undertake promotion of ocular health
conduct ocular health promotion activities
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perform ocular health promotion
promote vision health
participate in ocular health promotion events
participate in ocular health promotion activities
promote eye health

Skill type


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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Promote ocular health is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Orthoptist: Orthoptists diagnose and treat anomalies of binocular vision. They examine, assess and treat vision impairments, squint, amblyopia and eye motility disorders. Orthoptists apply these methods in particular in the fields of paediatrics, neurology, neuro-ophthalmology, ophthalmology, orthoptics, optometry, pleoptics and strabology assessing functional diseases of the eye for improving functional disorders of the visual system. They also provide counselling, preventive measures and training activities and may refract and prescribe glasses, such as prism corrective glasses.
Optometrist: Optometrists examine and test eyes to identify abnormalities, visual problems, or disease. They prescribe and fit lenses such as spectacles and contacts, and offer advice on visual problems. They may also refer patients to a medical practitioner. Their scope of practice and title varies according to national regulations.

Optional skill

Promote ocular health is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




  1. Promote ocular health – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022