List Of Optical Dispensory Schools In South Africa

By | April 12, 2020

List Of Optical Dispensory Schools In South Africa

Optical dispensers interpret optical prescriptions and fit and service optical appliances such as spectacle frames and lenses. An optical dispenser works as part of an eye care team alongside optometrists

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University of the Free State Optical Dispensary

University of Johannesburg Bachelor of Optometry

University of KwaZulu-Natal Optical Dispensary

University of Limpopo Optical Dispensary

What is an optical dispenser?

Optical dispensers interpret optical prescriptions and fit and service optical appliances such as spectacle frames and lenses. An optical dispenser works as part of an eye care team alongside optometrists (who issue the optical prescription).

How much do optical dispensers get paid?

Average additional compensation:The average pay for an Optical Dispenser is AU$23.31 per hour. The average pay for an Optical Dispenser is AU$50,773 per year. Is Optical Dispenser your job title? Get a personalized salary report!

What is the difference between an optometrist and a dispensing optician?

When an optometrist detects eye disease, the patient may be referred instead to an Ophthalmologist, a physician who specialises in evaluating and treating diseases of the eye. A Dispensing Optician is person trained to make and fit spectacles. They do not perform eye exams or fit contact lenses.

How do you become a dispensing optician?

You’ll need to complete a course approved by the General Optical Council, and pass the Professional Qualifying Examinations from the Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO). You can qualify by taking: a two-year, full-time diploma course, followed by one year working under supervision.

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