refractionist

refractionist

 [re-frak´shun-ist]
one skilled in determining the refracting power of the eyes and correcting refracting defects.

re·frac·tion·ist

(rē-frak'shŭn-ist),
A person trained to measure the refraction of the eye and to determine the proper corrective lenses.

refractionist

/re·frac·tion·ist/ (-ist) one skilled in determining the refracting power of the eyes and correcting refracting defects.

re·frac·tion·ist

(rē-frak'shŭn-ist)
A person trained to measure the refraction of the eye and to determine the proper corrective lenses.

refractionist 

One who measures and corrects the refractive state of the eye. See optometrist.
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Dr Narendra Kumar served as a refractionist at Sir Ganga Ram hospital for 30 years and now works at an ophthalmological clinic where he looks after refraction and contact lens cases.
Refractionist and Ophthalmic Operating Theater (OT) technician courses have also been approved for accreditation by the Sindh medical faculty.
Four NAVTEC courses for youth will be conducted at Al-Shifa Trust Hospital, here, including Ophthalmic Technician, Ophthalmic Nurses, Equipment Technician and Refractionist.
Under this project Al-Shifa had trained over 300 paramedics in various disciplines including Optometry, Nursing, eye technician, refractionist and orthotics etc.
Any improvement with pin hole for distant vision was documented and refraction was performed by a trained refractionist and later on confirmed by a senior ophthalmologist.
However other eye care professionals such as refractionist, optician and ophthalmic technician with a relevant knowledge and adequate training can be used not only to diagnose refractive error but also to address issues of psychosocial impact of refractive error.
While the argument for the delegated functions to receive refractionist status is stronger; an optometrist is the best-qualified person to perform a comprehensive sight test including the refraction.
In addition Refractionist and Ophthalmic Operation Theatre Technicians are also being imparted training.
Having served as Refractionist at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital for 30 years, he now looks after contact lens cases at his ophthalmologist son's clinic OphthaCare Eye Centre.