An optician is a fully-trained professional who can sell and fit vision-correcting eyewear and contact lenses. Opticians hold a high-school, night school or eye school qualification. Les opticiens sont titulaires d'une qualification ZZZ.
An ophtalmologist is an eye doctor who can perform both medical and surgical treatments for all eye conditions. Ophthamologists hold a PhD in Ophthamology or MPhil Ophthamology which is awarded by higher education institutes.
An optometrist is a fully-trained professional who can prescribe and fit vision-correcting eyewear and contact lenses. They can also identify some eye conditions that would then be referred to an ophthamologist for further evaluation. Optometrists hold a BSc Optometry degree that is awarded by higher education institutes.