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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He said that opticians were not eye doctors but use prescriptions written by ophthalmologists to fit and sell eyeglasses to eye patients.
Approximately 120 ophthalmologists attended these sessions.
Event was largely attended by the ophthalmologists and allied healthcare professionals.
I have been very involved with training at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and I am a founder member of a surgical simulation training group, improving the safety of eye surgery training nationally."
Dr Sastre has held several posts as a Consultant Ophthalmologist and as an Intensive Care Specialist in private and public hospitals in Madrid, Spain, before relocating to Dubai.
The indicator "average ophthalmologist quality" is based on survey information.
Earlier this year, Mr Williams' path crossed with ophthalmologist and president of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, Mike Burdon.
Consultant ophthalmologist Dr Mukesh Joshi, of Nairobi's Laser Eye Centre, explains that there is a fluid in the front part of the eye known as the aqueous humor.
The presence of a significant professional overlap between the ophthalmologist and optometrist creates public misconceptions regarding the specific roles and duties for which each has in the vision health system.
Both optometrists and ophthalmologists stressed the importance of having regular check-ups with professionals.
It cannot be over emphasized that the new generation of the ophthalmologist must excel in the subspecialty, Dr.
Ophthalmologist number one had the best performance in calculating HCDR, achieving 79.6% accuracy for the 108 total tested images.