Definition of Eye doctor

1. Noun. A medical doctor specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the eye.

Exact synonyms: Oculist, Ophthalmologist
Generic synonyms: Medical Specialist, Specialist
Specialized synonyms: Hermann Snellen, Snellen
Derivative terms: Ophthalmology

Definition of Eye doctor

1. Noun. (Chiefly American English) An ophthalmologist. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eye Doctor

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eye haemorrhage
eye infection
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eye injuries

Literary usage of Eye doctor

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Sunday Magazine by Thomas Guthrie, William Garden Blaikie, Benjamin Waugh (1869)
"Ho said he wasn't much used to such cases, but would give mother a note to a clever eye-doctor in Finsbury Square. We went to this gentleman's half-a-dozen ..."

2. Cats in a Chowder by Fred J. Schneider (2006)
"The eye doctor's office needed redecorating the way Castro screamed for a shave. Squeaky vinyl chairs circled a listing, rusting magazine rack. ..."

3. Communicating With Parents: Training Guides For The Head Start Learning by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"She called David's mother, Rita Caras, with a referral to an eye doctor. ... She planned to call an eye doctor as soon as she had enough money saved up. ..."

4. The Ductless Glandular Diseases by Wilhelm Falta (1916)
"Already at that time an eye doctor had forbidden her to read. Lately the headaches have gradually become worse, especially at nights, the patient readily ..."

5. A Light in the Midst of Darkness by Erik Loebl (2007)
"I went to the eye doctor only to get a new eye glass prescription. My old glasses became broken (wearing glasses and playing with small children don't mix ..."

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