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Contact information

Email

customer.service@shropshire.gov.uk

Telephone

0345 678 9000

Postal Address

Shropshire Council
Shirehall
Abbey Foregate
Shrewsbury
Shropshire
SY2 6ND

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Employment

Opticians

Description:

Opticians fit and sell glasses, they can give you advice on types of lens, such as single vision or bifocal and help you to choose frames.

Optometrists

  • carry out eye tests to check the quality of your sight
  • look for signs of eye disease which may need treatment from a doctor or eye surgeon
  • prescribe and fit glasses and contact lenses
  • give advice on visual problems.

Dispensing Opticians

  • give advice
  • supply and fit spectacles relating to the patients visual, lifestyle and vocational needs
  • play a key role in advising and dispensing low vision aids to people who are partially sighted.

For more information, please follow the links to visit the various associated websites.

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Page last reviewed:
28/08/2019
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