Definition of optometry in English:

optometry

Line breaks: op¦tom|etry
Pronunciation: /ɒpˈtɒmɪtri
 
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noun

[mass noun]
The occupation of measuring eyesight, prescribing corrective lenses, and detecting eye disease.
More example sentences
  • Deriving from his specialised knowledge of optometry, this cylindrical lens imitates what happens in astigmatism.
  • These fees affect students in a range of professional programs, including business, law, veterinary medicine, optometry, pharmacy and nursing.
  • He also described the principles and method that created the basis for optometry and retinoscopy.

Derivatives

optometric

Pronunciation: /ɒptəˈmɛtrɪk/
adjective
More example sentences
  • The siting of digital cameras in community optometric practices provides accessibility and flexibility of appointment times for patients, rapid communication of screening results, and an opportunity for patient education.
  • They'll also receive medical, dental and optometric assessment and treatment.
  • Putting optometric clinics in schools might generate bigger academic gains than many educational reforms we spend so much energy disputing.

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