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    Should Opticians Refract (Votes: 263)

    1. Yes (unequivocally, with no supervision or restrictions)- with formal training (Votes: 116)

    2. Yes (with no supervision, but with restrictions as to whom can be seen) (Votes: 64)

    3. Yes (with supervision) (Votes: 61)

    4. No (because there is no need for Opticians to refract) (Votes: 58)

    5. No (Opticians are not capable of refracting) (Votes: 14)

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