- a doctor of medicine specializing in ophthalmology.
Origin of ophthalmologist
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Examples from the Web for ophthalmologist
Contemporary Examples of ophthalmologist
Like his father Ron, Sen. Paul is a doctor—the older Paul is an OB/GYN, the younger an ophthalmologist.Rand Paul and the Certification Racket
August 11, 2014
Turns out the ophthalmologist was a member of a secret society in college, the Noze Brotherhood.The Daily Beast 2010 Political Awards
Samuel P. Jacobs
December 21, 2010
Katie, an ophthalmologist who prefers that we not use her last name, dreads asking patients about any problem involving tearing.The New Pseudo-Shrinks
March 27, 2009
Historical Examples of ophthalmologist
There are patients who go to the ophthalmologist for failing vision.
Frequently the ophthalmologist is the first to recognize early arteriosclerosis.
The earliest diagnoses are not infrequently made by the ophthalmologist.
- a medical practitioner specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases
Word Origin and History for ophthalmologist
ophthalmologist(ŏf′thəl-mŏl′ə-jĭst, -thăl-, ŏp′-)
- A physician who specializes in ophthalmology.