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optometrist

noun [C] uk   /ɒpˈtɒm.ə.trɪst/ us    /ɑːpˈtɑː.mə-/ US (UK optician)
someone whose job is examining people's eyes and selling glasses or contact lenses to correct sight problems Eyesight, glasses and lensesUsing the eyesThe eye and surrounding areaOptics, microscopy and lasersMedical studies and the people who study them
optometry
noun [U] uk   /-tri/ mainly US us  
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