ophthalmic ophthalmic  /ɑf ˈθæl mɪk/


  1. (adj) of or relating to the eye
  2. (adj) of or relating to ophthalmology


  1. An ophthalmic surgeon who flies in from Denver periodically agreed to operate on all three, but they kept missing their appointments.
  2. If blood flow through the internal ophthalmic artery is cut off, the eye on that side loses its vision.
  3. Bausch Lomb is betting on the likelihood that soft contact lenses, because they are usually non-irritating, will win a large share of the $400-million-a-year ophthalmic market.


  1. Dr. Paul M. Karpecki Joins Freedom Meditech Scientific Advisory Board

    SAN DIEGO , June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Freedom Meditech, Inc., a medical device company commercializing non-invasive ophthalmic technologies for the detection of disease and management of patient health, ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. ThromboGenics' JETREA® Receives Positive Initial NICE Recommendation for Vitreomacular Traction and Macular Hole

    LEUVEN, Belgium, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ThromboGenics NV (Euronext Brussels: THR) a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative ophthalmic medicines, announces ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Synergetics Reports Third Quarter of Fiscal 2013 Results

    Synergetics USA, Inc. , a medical device company that designs, manufactures, and markets innovative surgical devices for ophthalmic and neurosurgical applications, today announced results for the third ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance


  1. Kathy Griffin, President of Tree Top, stated, "We are partnering with WWB to market new ophthalmic technology internationally, and our business plan will target developing countries, where there is a disproportionately high incidence of blindness....
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Kathy Griffin Source: MarketWatch (press release)

  2. "I'm very excited about being a partner with Sunridge and Ophthalmic International in this medical relief program for Cuba. I know that glaucoma is an incredibly serious problem not only in Cuba but everywhere, and it is always good to be able to...
    on Feb 2, 2010 By: Luis Tiant Source: CNNMoney.com (press release)

  3. "With the completion of the enrollment in this first multi-country study, the company has entered into the era of late-stage pharmaceutical clinical development and has demonstrated its ability to manage full development programs for ophthalmic...
    on Oct 4, 2006 By: St Jerome Source: PR Newswire (press release)

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