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She is studying optometry.
  the practice of testing eyesight and providing glasses or contact lenses to improve vision
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  • She is studying optometry.
  • The optometrist prescribed glasses.
  • That’s why I avoid Dr. Huntley, the optometrist down the street from my office.
    Robert Cormier  --  I Am the Cheese
  • Her father owns the optometry school where Billy was going.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five

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  • 7TH JUROR: Listen, will you come on already with the optometrist bit.
    Reginald Rose  --  Twelve Angry Men
  • The optometrist, in fact, calls Cedric every couple of weeks and, on the fifteenth of every month, like clockwork, sends Cedric a check for $200.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • "Time to visit the optometrist," I muttered.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Twilight
  • He takes off his thick-rimmed glasses, fitted by a Calcutta optometrist, polishes the lenses with the cotton handkerchief he always keeps in his pocket, A for Ashoke embroidered by his mother in light blue thread.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • When the glasses were ready, we all went down to the optometrist.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • Just as he avoids calling a fast train the /limited/, the /flier/ or the /cannon-ball/, so he never calls an /undertaker/ a /funeral director/ or /mortician/,[28] or a /dentist/ a /dental surgeon/ or /ontologist/, or an /optician/ an /optometrist/, or a /barber shop/ (he always makes it /barber’s shop/) a /tonsorial parlor/, or a common public-house a /café/, a /restaurant/, an /exchange/, a /buffet/ or a /hotel/, or a tradesman a /storekeeper/ or /merchant/, or a fresh-water college a…
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language

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  • In time, his daughter Barbara married another optometrist., and Billy set him up in business.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • The owl was Billy’s optometer in his office in Ilium.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • It was New Year’s Eve, and Billy was disgracefully drunk at a party where everybody was in optometry or married to an optometrist.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • An optometer is an instrument for measuring refractive errors in eyes-in order that corrective lenses may be prescribed.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • After his honorable discharge from the Army in 1945, Billy again enrolled in the Ilium School of Optometry.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • It had been the night school of the Ilium School of Optometry.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • It was New Year’s Eve, and Billy was disgracefully drunk at a party where everybody was in optometry or married to an optometrist.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • His father-in-law, who owned the Ilium School of Optometry, who had set Billy up in practice, was a genius in his field.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • There was an open copy of The Review of Optometry there.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • With this warning, Jean Thiriart, Secretary of the National Union of Belgium Opticians, is pressing for formation of a ’European Optometry Society.’
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • He graduated from Ilium High School in the upper third of his class, and attended night sessions at the Ilium School of Optometry for one semester before being drafted for military service in the Second World War.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • And then Billy was a middle-aged optometrist again, playing hacker’s golf this time- on a blazing summer Sunday morning.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • Billy had committed himself in the middle of his final year at the Ilium School of Optometry.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • Valencia was the daughter of the owner of the Ilium School of Optometry.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • He had graduated from the Ilium School of Optometry-third in his class of forty-seven.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • He was talking with a mouthful of Philadelphia cream cheese and salmon roe to an optometrist’s wife.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • Trout was talking to a Maggie White, who had given up being a dental assistant to become a homemaker for an optometrist.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • Now an optometrist called for attention.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • Later on, as a middle-aged optometrist, he would weep quietly and privately sometimes, but never make loud boo-hoo-ing noises.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • Everybody at the party was associated with optometry in some way, except Trout.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • She said that everybody at the Optometry School was sorry he was sick and hoped he would be well soon, and Billy said, ’When you see ’em, tell ’em, "Hello.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • I told him once that my closest friend is an optometrist in New York Gity—and that’s where I got my glasses," his father explained.
    Robert Cormier  --  I Am the Cheese
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