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ocular

 [ok´u-lar]
1. pertaining to the eye; called also ophthalmic and optic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

oc·u·lar

(ok'yū-lăr),
1. Synonym(s): ophthalmic
2. The eyepiece of a microscope, the lens or lenses at the observer end of a microscope, by means of which the image focused by the objective is viewed.
[L. oculus, eye]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ocular

(ŏk′yə-lər)
adj.
1.
a. Of or relating to the eye: ocular exercises; ocular muscles.
b. Resembling the eye in form or function: ocular spots; an ocular organ.
2. Of or relating to the sense of sight: an ocular aberration.
3. Seen by the eye; visual: ocular proof.
n.
The eyepiece of an optical instrument.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

ocular

adjective
(1) Pertaining to the eyeball.
(2) Ophthalmic.
 
noun Either of the two eyepieces on a binocular light microscope.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

ocular

adjective
1. Pertaining to the eyeball.
2. Ophthalmic noun Either of the 2 eyepieces on a binocular LM. Cf Objective.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

oc·u·lar

(ok'yū-lăr)
1. Synonym(s): ophthalmic.
2. The eyepiece of a microscope, the lens or lenses at the observer end of a microscope, by means of which the image focused by the objective is viewed.
[L. oculus, eye]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ocular

1. Pertaining to the eye.
2. The eyepiece of an optical device such as a microscope.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

ocular 

1. See eyepiece.
2. Appertains to eye.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann

Patient discussion about ocular

Q. I have been having chronic pain in sinus area and behind my eyes, been to ENT who states it is not infection? I wake up with the pain and go to sleep in severe pain. Its all day and all night. Dr insists that its migraine related and allergy related. I have chronic postnasal drainage. It started 4 months ago when I moved into our new house. The pain makes me extremely fatigue and dizzy at times. I have been referred to the eye doctor, a headache specialist and an allergy specialist. Just recently I have had a CT scan and an MRI, as well as xrays of my sinus. Nothing other than a deviated septum and possible allergies from an ENT has been diagnosed. In the mean time I am waiting for the days to come when I can get into see these specialist. Anyone out there have any of the same symptoms?? Need help here. Soooooo sick of the pain.

A. i have chronic sinusitis and can really relate to what you describe. learned to live with the pain...but still, i use various ways to reduce inflammation in my sinuses, i heat the place up before going to sleep, try to avoid eating or drinking cold stuff.
another thing i do is i heat water (80c) then add a special oil i bought in a chinese medicine store , about 5 drops, and inhale the fumes. nettle tea can do wonders too.

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