Definition of ophthalmic optician in English:

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ophthalmic optician

Pronunciation: /ɒfˌθalmɪk ɒpˈtɪʃ(ə)n/

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An optician qualified to prescribe and dispense glasses and contact lenses and to detect eye diseases.
Example sentences
  • 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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