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ophthalmologist

 [of″thal-mol´ŏ-jist]
a physician who specializes in diagnosing and prescribing treatment for defects, injuries, and diseases of the eye, and is skilled at delicate eye surgery, such as that required to remove cataracts; called also oculist.

oph·thal·mol·o·gist

(of'thal-mol'ŏ-jist), Do not confuse this word with optician or optometrist.
A specialist in ophthalmology.
Synonym(s): oculist

oculist

/oc·u·list/ (ok´u-list) ophthalmologist.

oculist

(ŏk′yə-lĭst)
n.
1. A physician who treats diseases of the eyes; an ophthalmologist.
2. An optometrist.

oph·thal·mol·o·gist

(of'thăl-mol'ŏ-jist)
A medical specialist in ophthalmology who treats diseases of the eye medically and surgically.
Synonym(s): oculist.

oculist

2. An ophthalmic OPTICIAN (optometrist).

ophthalmologist 

A medical specialist who practises ophthalmology. Syn. oculist (this term is rarely used nowadays); ophthalmic surgeon.
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Unidentified oculist, quoted in Associated Press report, 10 April 1923.
At her last appointment the oculist said she was doing really well, both physically and psychologically," says the mum.
This violent event, in which hashish was thrown on fires, taverns were smashed, brothels torn down, and offenders severely punished, [1] shocked Ibn Daniyal (1248-1311), a Mosul-born Cairene oculist and sometime entertainer known for his shadow plays and witty poetry.
While they threw up clouds of dust, quickly settled since the doctor's recent demise, piling up stools, oculist eye testers, lenses, old books, in surroundings of mounting sobriety, he felt the oddest sense of homecoming, the scene flooding his mind with memories of his uncle Len whose house he remembered being emptied in just this style.
Eckleburg stare persistently over the ashheaps, their progenitor, "some wild wag of an oculist [who] set them there to fatten his practice in the borough of Queens .
The theme of blindness has many varied expressions in the novel whose only overseer is a blind billboard deity in the form of the oculist Dr.
As Brown notes, parodists frequently derided modernism as an "astigmatism," its artists needing to visit "an oculist," because it broke with the tradition of verisimilitude (138).
Nine central elements of the Large Glass were subsequently isolated: Glider, Waterwheel, Waterfall, Coffee Grinder, Sieves, Scissors, Oculist Witness, Juggler, and Female.
These include requirements on dieticians and nutritionists, auctioneers, community planners, oculists, school solicitors, immigration clerical assistants, and interior designers.
Modifying this dichotomy somewhat, Giladi notes that premodern biographical works occasionally mention female physicians in specialties other than midwifery, such as oculists.