Your vision expert
Thanks to his scientific and technical skills, your optician will know how to make your equipments, eyeglasses, sunglasses and contact lenses.
Using high technology equipment for eye examinations, measurements and eyeglass assembly, your optician has a duty to deliver results for your vision and your comfort.
Pursuant to Decree No. 2016-1381 of October 12th 2016, your optician may renew an order and carry out eye examinations with reimbursement of the costs incurred on the visual equipment according to the agreements in force with the social security and complementary organizations.
For a renewal of a medical prescription, the period of validity of the latter is set at:
- 1 year for patients under 16 years old
- 5 years for patients aged 16 to 42 years old
- 3 years for patients over 42 years old
Your optician always will remind you of the importance of regular checkups by the ophthalmologist.
The four steps of your optician's work :
From the prescription to the choice of frames:
Analysis of the corrective strengths on the prescription
- Visual disorder explanation
- Eyesight control
Help to choose a frame
Pre-adjustment for measurement taking.
From the taking of measurements to the choice of lenses:
Measures taken using high-tech equipment
From the order to the assembly of the lenses and the frames:
- Ordering made-to-measure lenses, in order to optimize the thicknesses and give them comfort and aesthetics
- Receipt of lenses
- Confirmation of correction strength according to prescription
Centering of lenses
Probe of the frame
Lens shaping with a diamond-headed digital tool
Verification of assembly
Dressing and cleaning of ready-to-deliver equipment