Story: Health practitioners

Optometrist (1st of 2)


Dunedin optometrist Mark Bridgmount's firm Beaumont and Bridgmount sent old eyeglasses to Pacific countries in the early 2000s. They also visited these countries to do eye tests and surgery, and to fit glasses.

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Allison Kirkman, 'Health practitioners - Allied health practitioners', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 9 June 2023)

Story by Allison Kirkman, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 23 Apr 2018