ophthalmologist ophthalmologist  /ˌɑp θə ˈmɑ lə dʒɪst/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a medical doctor specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the eye

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Geoffrey Tabin, an accomplished American ophthalmologist, sent me an e-mail recently reporting on the week he spent in a poor village in Ghana, in West Africa.
  2. In Florida a man bills his ophthalmologist $90 for keeping him waiting an hour.
  3. The President's body language was more ophthalmologist than dictator.

News

  • Can liquids flush out eye dryness?

    Dear Dr. Roach: I have had pain from dry eyes for three years. My ophthalmologist had me using artificial tears several times daily. At a recent annual visit with my internist, he pronounced me in excellent health but stressed I needed to drink eight glasses of water or liquid a day. Within two weeks of following his instructions, my eye dryness cleared up completely, and I seldom need to use ...
    on June 5, 2013     Source: Detroit News

Quotes

  1. "Last night our doctors who were at the game thought he was fine, but we just wanted him to get checked out by an actual ophthalmologist," said Holmgren. "Assuming there are no issues there, we'll just wait for the swelling to go down. I...
    on May 12, 2008 By: Paul Holmgren Source: Sports Network

  2. "I think he is a highly qualified individual. I think he is an ophthalmologist. I think he's a doctor. I think he has worked with the World Bank," Mr Costello told reporters in Canberra.
    on Mar 6, 2007 By: Peter Costello Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "He's out for a while, at least a week," Toronto coach Ron Wilson told the web site. "Our doctors haven't seen him; a general ophthalmologist has seen him, not a sports-related person. They gave us a guess. We'll wait until we get back and...
    on Dec 28, 2008 By: Ron Wilson Source: National Post

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