Optician Say: op-TIH-shun An optician is the person you see when you go to buy your glasses that were prescribed by an ophthalmologist or optometrist. The optician makes sure you get the right lenses to help you see and glasses that fit your face. Back to Articles Related Articles Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor. © 1995-2021 KidsHealth®. All rights reserved. Images provided by The Nemours Foundation, iStock, Getty Images, Veer, Shutterstock, and Clipart.com.