optician

[ UK /ɒptˈɪʃən/ ]
[ US /ɑpˈtɪʃən/ ]
NOUN
  1. a worker who makes glasses for remedying defects of vision
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How To Use optician In A Sentence

  • I am at present engaged on the theory of the achromatic object-glass, with regard to spherical chromatism -- a subject upon which, I believe, nearly all our text-books are silent, but one nevertheless of vital importance to the optician. Men of Invention and Industry
  • If necessary an optician can also provide a prescription for glasses.
  • My last two pairs of lenses, both Varilux Comfort, one polarized, one clear, both in unbreakable polycarbonate, with non-reflective coatings, cost US$860 from a small private optician in New England. eye glasses
  • Donated glasses are sorted, cleaned and graded in the UK then delivered to ophthalmic clinics all over the world where opticians match the spectacles to their patients.
  • The future of anatomy and physiology, as an enthusiastic micrologist of the time said, was in the hands of Messrs. Schieck and Pistor, famous opticians of Berlin. Medical Essays, 1842-1882
  • “What was likely happening was that our optician was guiding you to the best eyeglasses for you,” he said, noting that there can be added charges for such upgrades as nonglare treatment. On the Lookout for Inexpensive Eyeglasses
  • In some cases, accommodation is also provided to dentists, chemists, opticians and social workers to create one-stop primary care centres.
  • An ophthalmic optician or optometrist tests for and prescribes glasses and can diagnose eye conditions, but doesn't treat eye diseases.
  • He was asked by a woman in a hurry if he'd stay with her car to explain to a traffic warden while she collected glasses from a nearby optician.
  • No mathematical instrument maker was to be found in Glasgow, but Watt entered the service of a kind of jack-of-all-trades, who called himself an "optician" and sold and mended spectacles, repaired fiddles, tuned spinets, made fishing-rods and tackle, etc. James Watt
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