Christopher Spankovich

Christopher Spankovich

Christopher Spankovich, AuD, PhD, is an associate professor, director of clinical research and clinical audiologist at the University of Mississippi in Jackson, Mississippi.

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Eyes and Ears

Optometry and audiology are somewhat analogous professions in the scope of vision and hearing care. They have similar roles in the hierarchy of ophthalmologist-otolaryngologist and opticians-hearing instrument specialists. Optometrists, however, have recognition as limited license physicians (LLP), limited prescription rights, and some surgical authority. Let’s dig in deeper and learn more about optometry.

Topic(s): Optometry, audiology