American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A person who is skilled in the design, fabrication, and fitting of artificial eyes and in the making of prostheses associated with the appearance or function of the eyes.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A manufacturer of artificial eyes.
“And then a month later, she will be sent to an ocularist who out of acrylic will make a shield that will look like the other side.”
“It takes 10,000 hours of apprentice work to become a certified ocularist”
“Christie Erickson became an ocularist after her son lost his eye in an accident”
“Scruggs' mother Cheryl wrote Thursday of the experience seeing an ocularist.”
“The ocularist carefully painted and shaped the new eye.”
“An ocularist makes, and fits patients who have lost eyes, with ocular prostheses or artificial”
“Alternatively, if the natural orbit can be preserved, the ocularist can fit a scleral shell over the orbit”
“With the help of an ocularist and an engineering professor (Steve Mann, so dedicated to pushing the edges of gadgetry he has earned the nickname "cyberman"), Mr. Spence has targeted February to have a stage-one prototype complete.”
“For example, an ocularist works with people who have lost an eye due to injury or illness.”
“I've added the dimensions, information about the material, and information about my ocularist - look above.”
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