optician


op·ti·cian

noun \äp-ˈti-shən\

: a person whose job is to sell eyeglasses and contact lenses, to make sure that they fit correctly, and sometimes to make eyeglasses

Full Definition of OPTICIAN

1
:  a maker of or dealer in optical items and instruments
2
:  a person who reads prescriptions for visual correction, orders lenses, and dispenses eyeglasses and contact lenses — compare ophthalmologist, optometrist

First Known Use of OPTICIAN

1737

op·ti·cian

noun \äp-ˈtish-ən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OPTICIAN

1
: a maker of or dealer in optical items and instruments
2
: a person who reads prescriptions for visual correction, orders lenses, and dispenses eyeglasses and contact lenses—compare ophthalmologist, optometrist

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