Just like the way you think twice before finalizing a dentist for your teeth, an optician should be selected with due care. After all he will be responsibly for your eyes and vision from here on. You cant even imagine what all wrong can go in wearing incorrect powered spectacles or contact lenses; constant headache, irritation in the eye, blurred vision and not to forget watery eyes and this is just the beginning, so now do you get it, how vital it is to choose a fully qualified optician.
So before you make this choice of selecting an optician for you, ask around your friends or relatives for their specialist, check about his popularity quotient and more importantly ask everyone how comfortable they are with their specs as per the suggestions given by him. Next one when you finally take the plunge to go on and see for yourself make sure you read and crosscheck his medical degrees and for how long he has been practicing. And always communicate with your optician if you are not comfortable and at peace with his suggestions and choices powered spectacles because it is your second pair of eyes and will make a very great difference if it doesn’t suit you.