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Optometry

Dispensing Opticians

Dispensing Optician

A dispensing optician(DO) advises on, fits and supplies the most appropriate spectacles after taking account of each patient's visual, lifestyle and vocational needs. dispensing opticians also play an important role in advising and dispensing low vision aids to those who are partially sighted and in advising on and dispensing to children where appropriate. They are also able to fit and provide aftercare for contact lenses after undergoing further specialist training.

NES are committed to providing training for DOs please visit Portal to search for courses:

https://portal.scot.nhs.uk