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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The guidelines include a section on what tests should be carried out by primary eye care professionals to determine if referral is necessary.
develops, licenses, manufactures, distributes and markets contact lenses primarily under the C-Vue brand directly to Independent Eye Care Professionals.
Also, Alcon Laboratories released a statement saying, "Alcon's limited unilateral pricing policy was put into place to encourage eye care professionals to discuss new technology contact lenses with their patients.
Quick diagnosis and referral to an eye care professional (optometrist or ophthalmologist) has major implications for school readiness and child development, the authors said.
Through both the online and in-store components of SightSense, consumers will be encouraged to get regular eye exams from their local eye care professionals, a key step to maintaining healthy eyes and preventing other health-related issues.
See an eye care professional right away if you suddenly cannot see or everything looks dim or if you see flashes of light.
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.
Its biggest competitor at the time was baby shampoo, which eye care professionals recommended in a diluted form as a eyelid wash to be applied with Q-tips.
See an eye care professional at once if you have any loss or dimness of eyesight, eye pain, fluid coming from the eye, double vision, redness, or swelling of your eye or eyelid.
Drops widen the pupils of your eyes, and the eye care professional uses a magnifying lens to examine your retina and optic nerve for problems.
Alcon creates a market for consumer eye care products through a demand-creation model that starts with the eye care professional.
But because there are no symptoms of glaucoma, only your eye care professional can diagnose it.