Providing eyecare "makes optician feel better"

Providing eyecare "makes optician feel better"

An optician has revealed how providing members of the public with eyecare not only breeds job satisfaction, but helps her to feel like she is making a real difference to people"s lives.

Talking to Surrey Now, Lindsay Terry, who graduated from Douglas College as valedictorian with a Diploma in Advanced Opticianry, Contact Lenses, and Refraction Technologies, said her work makes a difference to the community.

She explained that identifying eye conditions and prescribing people with contact lenses and glasses to boost their quality of life will always feels good.

"I knew I wanted a career where every day I would go home feeling like I made a positive impact on someone else"s life. Helping people gain better vision is very rewarding," she told the source.

One optician who recently made a difference to someone"s life was Sam Watts from Catcliffe, who came to the rescue of fencing prodigy Elinor Robinson when he provided her with contact lenses at the very last minute after she forgot to pack them in her equipment pack for the Girls Under-18s British Youth Fencing Championships.

by Emily Tait

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