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How Americans call the store where we can buy only glasses?

Optician's as a guess is British name

Feb 27, 2015 6:29 AM
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I know two opticians who accidentally fell into their lens grinders, and made spectacles of themselves.

March 1, 2015

In my area (central Illinois), we say "optometrist" more than "optician".  (I actually can't remember hearing anyone say "optician" here.)

March 1, 2015

An optician.

 

Sometimes, "the optical shop," in one specific case: a combined business or practice with several eye doctors and an optician on the same premises. "I need to go to the optical shop" as distinct from the medical office.

February 27, 2015

In England we go to the optician's. I think it is the same in the USA but it's so long since I lived there (1970s!) I don't remember!

February 27, 2015

It's the same in the US.

February 27, 2015
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