Comply with optical prescriptions


Interpret and coordinate frames and eye measurements in accordance with the customer’s optical prescriptions.

Alternative labels

interpret optical prescriptions
coordinate optical prescriptions
complying with optical prescriptions
comply with an optical prescription
process optical prescriptions
optical prescriptions compliance

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Comply with optical prescriptions is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Optical technician: Optical technicians assemble, repair and design various parts of eyewear such as lenses, frames, patterns and eyewear. They cut, inspect, mount and polish all parts using various machinery and hand tools. Optical technicians shape, grind and coat lenses for prescription eyewear. They fit completed lenses into eyeglass frames. Optical technicians ensure that lenses conform to the dispensing optician’s, specialised doctor in ophtalmology’s or optometrist’s prescriptions. They may also work with other associated optical instrumentation and its maintenance.
Eyewear and optical equipment specialised seller: Eyewear and optical equipment specialised sellers sell glasses in specialised shops.
Optician: Opticians help to improve and correct an individual’s vision according to prescriptions provided by a specialised doctor in ophthalmology or an optometrist. They fit spectacle lenses and frames, contact lenses, and other devices to the specifications of both the individual and the prescription. Opticians do not test patients vision nor write prescriptions for visual correction. Their scope of practice varies according to national regulations.
Eyewear and optical equipment shop manager: Eyewear and optical equipment shop managers assume responsibility for activities and staff in specialised shops.

Optional skill

Comply with optical prescriptions is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Specialised seller: Specialised sellers sell goods in specialised shops.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022