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A 34-year-old member asked:

Is it possible for an optometrist to fit prescription lenses on glasses i bought elsewhere?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. STEPHEN GIROUX
Pharmacology 41 years experience
Yes: Yes as long as you have the prescription - you could have it filled by any optometrist. Are you asking about frames?
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Dr. Ilan Cohen
Dr. Ilan Cohen commented
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
I think you mean optician
Nov 29, 2012

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