Optician – oh p t ih sh ax n
A person qualified to prescribe glasses.
I need to visit the optician next week?
a person who makes or sells eyeglasses and, usually, contact lenses, for remedying defects of vision in accordance with the prescriptions of ophthalmologists and optometrists.
a maker or seller of optical glass and instruments.
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Synonyms for optician
Eye doctor, ophthalmologist
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First known use
1670–80; from French opticien, from Medieval Latin optic(a)