ophthalmic optician

noun

Definition of ophthalmic optician

British
:a person whose job is to examine people's eyes to find out if they need eyeglasses or medical treatment

Word by Word Definitions

ophthalmic play
  1. : of, relating to, or situated near the eye

  2. : supplying or draining the eye or structures in the region of the eye

optician play
  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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ophthalmic optician

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medical Definition of ophthalmic optician

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