Definition of Optometrist

1. Noun. A person skilled in testing for defects of vision in order to prescribe corrective glasses.

Exact synonyms: Oculist
Generic synonyms: Specialiser, Specialist, Specializer
Derivative terms: Oculus, Optometry

Definition of Optometrist

1. n. One who is skilled in or practices optometry.

Definition of Optometrist

1. Noun. a person trained and skilled in examining and testing the eyes for defects, in order to prescribe corrective lenses or treatment ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Optometrist

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Medical Definition of Optometrist

1. Professional trained to provide primary eye and vision care and improve vision with glasses, contact lenses, etc. An optometrist is an o.d. (doctor of optometry), not an m.d. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Optometrist

optography
optoisolator
optoisolators
optokinetic
optokinetic nystagmus
optology
optomechanical
optomechanically
optomechanics
optomeninx
optometer
optometers
optometric
optometrically
optometries
optometrist (current term)
optometrists
optometry
optomotor
optomyometer
optophobia
optophone
optotype
optotypes
optrode
optrodes
optronic
optronics
opts
opts in

Literary usage of Optometrist

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Careers for Women by Catherine Filene (1920)
"THE optometrist M. DORIS SWEETLAND Description of occupation ACCORDING to the laws of Massachusetts, Chapter 700, Acts of 1912, "The practice of optometry ..."

2. Laws by Illinois (1919)
"The fee to be paid by an applicant for a certificate of registration as a registered optometrist, who applies therefor, pursuant to the provisions of ..."

3. Criminal Law and Statutory Penalties of Illinois: A Compilation of the by Illinois (1920)
"Whenever a registered optometrist practices optometry outside of or away from his principal office, place of business or employment, he shall deliver to ..."

4. Opportunity Monograph: Vocational Rehabilitation Series, No. 1-40. November by United States Division of Vocational Education (1918)
"┬░use of all these instruments the optometrist can determine the nature of the lences required to correct any refractive errors found. ..."

5. Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1921)
""An oculist and ophthalmologist are practically synonymous terms . . . the distinction between the optometrist and ophthalmologist or oculist is that the ..."

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