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English definition of “ophthalmologist”

ophthalmologist

noun [C]     /ˌɒf.θælˈmɒl.ə.dʒɪst/ US  /ˌɑːf.θælˈmɑː.lə-/
a doctor who treats eye diseases → Compare optician, optometristEyesight, glasses and lensesUsing the eyesThe eye and surrounding areaOptics, microscopy and lasersMedical studies and the people who study them
(Definition of ophthalmologist noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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