Optometrists perform eyesight tests and prescribe corrective lenses.
Five GCSE passes in certain subjects, with at least two science subjects at GCE A level or equivalent.
Three years full-time leading to a university degree. Further year’s clinical experience during which time the professional qualifying examination is taken before registration.
General Optical Council, 41 Harley Street, London W1N 2DJ.
British College of Optometrists, 10 Knaresborough Place, London SW5 0TG.