Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to the eye; ocular.

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the eyes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the eye; ocular.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the eye, eyeball, or visual apparatus; optic; ocular.
  • Pertaining to, of the nature of, or afflicted with ophthalmia.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to the eye
  • adj. of or relating to ophthalmology

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Examples

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  • With national unemployment rates still on the rise amid an unstable economy, industries such as ophthalmic assisting provide steady, secure employment opportunities for job-seekers.

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  • As US unemployment figures continue to rise, opportunities in allied health care fields such as ophthalmic assisting are among the fastest-growing US occupations.

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  • "If employees want to remain competitive in the job market, they need to move toward industries with opportunities such as ophthalmic assisting.

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  • He also ordered Robey to pay $600,000 restitution to the opticians' association, which certifies about 38,000 ophthalmic dispensers nationally.

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  • The fellow is part of a pediatric ophthalmology team that includes University of Pennsylvania ophthalmology residents and medical students, elective trainees from the pediatric residency program at Children's Hospital, orthoptists, ophthalmic technicians, and professional administrative staff.

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  • The fellow will be prepared to enter the comprehensive subspecialty practice of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, including primary and tertiary diagnosis and management of the full spectrum of medical and surgical pediatric ophthalmic disorders and pediatric and adult strabismus.

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  • The company said that Alcon "will explore novel pharmaceutical treatments for glaucoma and macular degeneration in an effort to expand its leadership in the ophthalmic pharmaceutical market."

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  • Danielle Thuen is an ophthalmic assistant by day, and everything else by night!

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