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Introduction
Introduction 
   
Optometry is a healthcare profession concerning the eyes and related structures, as well as visual system, visual perceptual and processing mechanisms, and multisensoty coordinations. This profession is officially recognized in many countries and has been ranked the 2nd best profession in the United States in 2006. Since the Law of Optometrists be legislated in 2015, Optometry education and practice in Taiwan have begun to thrive, and Taiwanese people have recognized Optometrists as highly professional primary eyecare providers and appreciated Optometry as a valuable career field.
 
The founder of Asia University, Dr. Chang-Hai Tsai who have been insisting on doing the meaningful things for this land, witnessed the shortage in primary eye care and recognized the importance of having professional Optometric education in Taiwan. Therefore, he established the department of Optometry in Asia University and has been fully supporting the department. Since then, Asia Optometry has been recruiting highly respected academic and clinical staffs, developing international outlooks, and facilitating resource integration locally and globaly - with the aim to set a role model for Optometry education in Taiwan.