Origin of ophthalmia
Related formsoph·thal·mi·ac [of-thal-mee-ak, op-] /ɒfˈθæl miˌæk, ɒp-/, noun
Examples from the Web for ophthalmia
The prevalent disease of the time we live in is ophthalmia of intellect, affecting the higher classes.Newton Forster|Captain Frederick Marryat
The Admiral, however, was obviously in precarious health; his ophthalmia became worse, and the stability of his mind suffered.Christopher Columbus, Complete|Filson Young
In ophthalmia, as soon as active inflammation ceases; also as the last.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
His ophthalmia, however, was quite cured; and when he shut his eyes again he could see nothing.
The liability to ophthalmia and affections of the middle ear is not to be forgotten.