eye doctor

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(ˌɒf θəlˈmɒl ə dʒɪst, -θə-, -θæl-, ˌɒp-)

a physician specializing in ophthalmology.
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Noun1.eye doctor - a medical doctor specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the eyeeye doctor - a medical doctor specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the eye
medical specialist, specialist - practices one branch of medicine
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During these activities students are offered all the support and reassurance they need from the Eye Care Professionals available at these activities.
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If you spend most of your time in dry environments--airplanes, office buildings, cars, trucks or certain climates--ask your eye care professional about which contact lens products might work best for you, if you wear them.
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When you see your eye care professional, let her know you're a runner and need lenses that will be comfortable while running.
The proportion of children seeking care from an ophthalmologist and from an optometrist following school referral was calculated using the total number of children with eye care professional records following school referral as the denominator.
Yet most people with diabetes do not see an eye care professional regularly.