ophthalmologist

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ophthalmologist

[‚äf‚thal′mäl·ə·jəst]
(medicine)
A physician who specializes in ophthalmology. Also known as oculist.
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Don't wear lenses longer than the time frame recommended by your eye doctor.
The Minnesota Optometric Association (MOA) recommends you see your family eye doctor right way if you have any of the following problems:
One of the safest things consumers can do is visit an eye doctor for a consultation," said Dr.
Experts recommend that children see their eye doctor at six months, between the ages of 2 and 3, before entering kindergarten, and annually thereafter to ensure their eye health and learning progression.
The American Optometric Association recommends that all children have a complete eye exam by an eye doctor at age 6 months, 3 years and 5 years.
If eye drops cause burning, itching or any other side effects, contact your eye doctor as soon as possible, the St.
Nearly one-third (29 percent) of all children have never been to an eye doctor.
It only takes one minute to conduct the Z-View exam, an exam that is more accurate than any device on the market, is half the price of other aberrometers and allows eye doctors to effectively address common patient vision challenges by prescribing of the iZon Eyeglasses from the wavefront measurements," emphasized Dreher.
Anyone who suspects they may have chronic dry eye should visit an eye doctor, who can make a diagnosis and determine the proper treatment regimen.
Michael Colvard performs cataract surgery, left, at the Valley clinic in which he practices when he is not lending his ophthalmology skills to indigent patients in Africa and Mexico, where sometimes there may be only one eye doctor for every 1 million people.