optometrist


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optometrist

a person who is qualified to examine the eyes and prescribe and supply spectacles and contact lenses

optometrist

[äp′täm·ə‚trist]
(medicine)
One who measures the degrees of visual powers, without the aid of cycloplegic or mydriatic agents.
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OKLAHOMA CITY A bill allowing optometrists to set up practices in retail stores was signed into law Tuesday.
An Association of Optometrists survey of 1, 200 people indicated a quarter of school-age children had not been taken for a sight test by their parents, BBC news reported.
The Association Of Optometrists Ireland said crisis-level delays in care are compromising health and change is required immediately.
THE Association of Optometrists has issued advice on good contact lens care as Halloween approaches - a time when people often experiment with different types of zeropowered cosmetic lenses.
Run by the Association of Optometrists (AOP), the awards recognise the highest levels of achievement in UK optics.
"If your daughter needs her eyesight correcting, an optometrist can discuss different options with her, including contact lenses.
During term time (Oct-March) students conduct free thorough sight tests supervised by our qualified optometrists. Our students gain the necessary experience of working with real patients, and you will receive a 20% discount off all complete spectacles prescribed.
The optometrist flips different lenses in front of your eyes that change how clearly you can see.
After much searching, the optometrist finally found the stylish, comfortable, and functional frames I needed.
To join the register you need a BSc (Hons) degree in optometry; to complete a one-year pre-registration, salaried and supervised work placement with a registered optometrist; and to pass the GOC final assessment.