Entry from British & World English dictionary
An optician qualified to prescribe and dispense glasses and contact lenses and to detect eye diseases.
- Subject to the following provisions of this section, a person who is not a registered medical practitioner or registered ophthalmic optician shall not test the sight of another person.
- Initially qualifying as an ophthalmic optician, he returned to his first love, medicine.
- Helen qualified as an ophthalmic optician two years ago.
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