optician


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Synonyms for optician

a worker who makes glasses for remedying defects of vision

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Nine practices will participate in the pilot and optical staff have completed specialist training to become accredited as Healthy Living Opticians.
It found that 20% of parents surveyed in Wales had never taken their child for an eye test, while nearly half (48%) with children under the age of five had never visited the optician in comparison with the UK average of 43%.
Mobile opticians take an eye-testing kit and a range of 180 glasses to the housebound, whether living in their own home or in a care home.
You must be registered with the General Optical Council (GOC) before you can work as a dispensing optician.
ITN Productions and the Association of British Dispensing Opticians joined forces to create a dedicated news programme called EYE TV News that premiered at this year's ABDO Conference and Exhibition.
PATIENTS in Northum berland can now take glaucoma tests at their local opticians instead of travelling to hospital.
DAVID Wales produced a great round of golf to win the penultimate competition of the Bahrain Optician Ramadan PowerPlay Series at the Royal Golf Club.
Barakat Optical, Grand Optics, Magrabi Optical and Yateem Optician are the companies that have been approved to renew driver's permits.
The director of Querido & Davidson, optometrist John Davidson, had worked with Ian in Newcastle city centre years ago and recalled him as an exceptional optician and contact lens practitioner.
CIARA Divine is originally from Northern Ireland but moved to Wales four years ago to begin her career as an optician for Specsavers in Maesteg.
opticians, like those in Alberta, have been performing computerized sight tests for several years, the new rules require optician to consider the client's eye health history before a sight test is performed and that the consumer is made aware of the limitation of sight testing.
Andy Harman, of the Eye Studio, an independent optician in London's Chiswick High Road, says: "Independents don't have 'Two for One' offers.
Tesco has announced plans to double its number of in-store optician practices during 2008, and Black & Lizars, a Scotland-based optician company, aims to almost treble the number of stores it operates following its acquisition in April 2008 by a consortium of European investors.
Many eye diseases and other conditions can only be detected by a qualified optician through a comprehensive eye examination, carrying out vital tests that simply cannot be replicated by a machine.