Definition of dispensing optician in English:

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dispensing optician

noun

British
A person qualified to prescribe and dispense as well as to make glasses and contact lenses.
Example sentences
  • Tracey, 36, moved to the city from Wales to study to be a dispensing optician and contact lens practitioner at Bradford and Ilkley College.
  • He was offered a coveted place and following a correspondence course in the evening, qualified as a dispensing optician and began working at the branch in Hamilton.
  • In Britain, there are two types of opticians - optometrists and dispensing opticians.
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