Dispensing opticians design, fit and dispense optical lenses based on a prescription from an ophthalmologist or optometrist for the correction of reduced visual acuity. They service corrective eyeglasses, contact lenses, low-vision aids and other optical devices.
Examining and taking facial and eye measurements of clients for fitting of eyeglasses and other optical devices
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325401 - Dispensing Optician
Description : Interprets optical prescriptions, and fits and services optical appliances such as spectacle frames and lenses.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Optical Dispenser, Spectacles Dispenser
Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa