ophthalmic optician

ophthalmic optician n Brit OPTOMETRIST

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • ophthalmic optician — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ an optician qualified to prescribe and dispense glasses and contact lenses and to detect eye diseases …   English terms dictionary

  • ophthalmic optician — noun Britain : optometrist * * * ophthalmic optician UK US noun [countable] [singular ophthalmic optician plural ophthalmic opticians …   Useful english dictionary

  • ophthalmic optician — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms ophthalmic optician : singular ophthalmic optician plural ophthalmic opticians an optician 1) …   English dictionary

  • ophthalmic optician — noun Brit. an optician qualified to prescribe and dispense glasses and contact lenses and to detect eye diseases …   English new terms dictionary

  • optician — ► NOUN ▪ a person qualified to prescribe and dispense glasses and contact lenses, and to detect eye diseases (ophthalmic optician), or to make and supply glasses and contact lenses (dispensing optician) …   English terms dictionary

  • ophthalmic — adj. of or relating to the eye and its diseases. Phrases and idioms: ophthalmic optician an optician qualified to prescribe as well as dispense spectacles and contact lenses. Etymology: L ophthalmicus f. Gk ophthalmikos (as OPHTHALMIA) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Optician — A specialist in fitting eyeglasses and making lenses to correct vision problems. An optometrist performs eye examinations and writes prescriptions for corrective lenses; an optician fills that prescription. * * * One who practices opticianry. * * …   Medical dictionary

  • optician — noun Brit. a person qualified to prescribe and dispense glasses and contact lenses, and to detect eye diseases (ophthalmic optician), or to make and supply glasses and contact lenses (dispensing optician). ↘US a dispensing optician. Origin C17:… …   English new terms dictionary

  • optician — n. a person who either makes and fits glasses (dispensing optician) or who can both test people for glasses and dispense glasses (ophthalmic optician or optometrist) …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Optician — An optician uses a lensometer to check eye glasses. An optician is a person who is trained to fill prescriptions for eye correction in the field of medicine …   Wikipedia

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