Best Gifts for Ophthalmologists and Optometrists

Gifts for ophthalmologists and optometrists
Glasses and eye chart on white background – typical tools for ophthalmologists and optometrists.

If You are searching gifts for Ophthalmologists or Optometrists You have come to the right place. Our Medical Gift Guide team is here to help You to choose best gifts for ophthalmologists and optometrists and give you ideas on gift selection.

Actually ophthalmologists and Optometrists are one of the most important specialties in medicine. Why? Simply because eyesight is one of the most important things in medicine (especially in radiology).

If You don’t have time to read our introduction on how to choose gifts for ophthalmologists, here are our TOP picks.

Human Eye ModelAtlas Of Clinical OphthalmologyVintage Anatomical Eye Glass Cuff Links
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Great option for learning, office and to improve communication with patients.Picturesque atlas of human eye - pathology and most common diseases!Spice up Your style with Ophthalmology related accessory!

But before we proceed to gift selection let’s learn little bit more about them! So if You won’t find suitable gift ideas for opthalmologists or optometrists here, thanks to provided information You will have plenty of gift ideas by yourself!

Who are Ophthalmologists and who are Optometrists?

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Opthalmologist and patient testing eyesight in clinic

While there are some differences in aforementioned specializations in both cases they love eyes! Probably that’s the most important thing to keep in mind when searching gifts for Ophthalmologists.

Ophthalmologists are doctors who have finished 6 years of medical school, after that they went to residency. In residency they spent 4-5 years more to study everything which is connected with eyes, eyesight and diseases which affect eyes (the most common are age-related macular degeneration (AMD), cataract, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy). As a result Ophthalmologist is main person to treat Your eyes.

So If You are searching gifts for Ophthalmologist to be – keep in mind that doctors learn all their lives! Also if opthalmologst is in residency You can think about some useful gifts for medical residents – please proceed to other section of our web page!

On the other hand, there are Optometrists too. Optometrists haven’t finished medical school, but that doesn’t mean they are less important. They have finished bachelor’s program in Optometry (usually 4 years). Other way around is to finish bachelors degree in medicine-related education program (for example biology, chemistry, physiology) and then continue to studies in Optometry educational program. Even though Optometrists are not medical residents – probably You could find useful gifts for them by searching gifts for medical residents.

How to find gifts for Ophthalmologists and Optometrists?

Now as we know little bit more about Ophthalmologists and optometrists let’s move on and talk about gifts how to facilitate their education.

If there is something that can ease their learning then it’s anatomical model of eye.

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Anatomical model of the eye – great gift for ophthalmologist or optometrist.

Not only this anatomical model will help in education, in future it would be great addition to Ophthalmologists office. Don’t forget that communication with patient is very important. So it could be great way to explain to the patient their condition.

Gifts for Ophthalmologists
Nice hand-made ornament for Christmas tree!

As we mentioned before, Ophthalmologists will have their office where they meet the patients. So gift ideas could be for ophthalmologists office.

Some good gift suggestions for Ophthalmologists office You can find in our article 8 Simple, but Memorable Thank You Gifts for Doctors!

Let’s don’t forget that Opthalmologists need to study and know a lot. If sometimes soemthing is forgotten then Oxofrd handbook of Ophthalmology will be a huge helper.

Gifts for Ophthalmologists
Book which every Ophthalmologist and Optometrist should have in their pockets!

While Oxford handbook provides necessary information on clinical signs, treatment, symptoms etc. Ophthalmologists have to know how eye diseases look in real life and in ophthalmoscope. To clear know these things better there is Color atlas of Clinical Ophthalmology.

Gifts for Optometrists
In atlas there are plenty of images to know exactly how pathology looks!

As we started to go into technical details of Optometry and Ophthalmology let’s keep it that way. Opththalmologists will use very specific instruments to perform best treatment for Your eyes. It is good to practice how those instruments feel and operate. Some examples:

Gifts for optometrists
Eye retractor for better visualization of eye!
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3-set of microsurgical instruments for Ophthalmology!

As Ophthalmologists and Optometrists are connected with eyes, they will definitely enjoy items which are connected with eyes.

Gifts For Ophthalmologists and Optometrists
With these earring everyone will know in which field You are specialized!

Gifts For Ophthalmologists and Optometrists
While this necklace could frighten someone – it is not the case with Optometrists!

Gifts For Ophthalmologists and Optometrists
Perfect combination of Style and Work! You will be able to examine everyone’s eyesight immediately!

These are just some of gift suggestions which are specifically picked for Ophthalmologists. We hope we helped You in gift selection. If not then You can browse our other posts which are dedicated for finding gifts:


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