Of or relating to the eye and its diseases.
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- For 50 years Dr Magauran worked as an ophthalmic medical practitioner for a firm of opticians in Sutton and Epsom and also saw private patients in her home.
- This text will be of interest primarily to veterinary ophthalmologists, ophthalmic pathologists, and ocular oncologists.
- Now, there are only 5,000 optometrists, 15,000 ophthalmic surgeons and 25,000 opticians.
early 17th century: via Latin from Greek ophthalmikos, from ophthalmos 'eye'.
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