Meaning of ophthalmology in English:


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mass noun
  • The branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the eye.

    ‘He entered St Mary's Hospital Medical School in 1933 and while there won prize exams in surgery, ophthalmology, and obstetrics and gynaecology.’
    • ‘Carmeda is conducting research in key sectors such as ophthalmology, orthopedics, and neurology.’
    • ‘Most of the work will be in orthopaedics and ophthalmology - specialties with the longest waiting lists.’
    • ‘As a trainee general practitioner in ophthalmology, I spent every Monday morning in the diabetes clinic.’
    • ‘After training in neurology and ophthalmology he settled on a career in neurophysiology.’
    • ‘I regularly hold joint clinics with colleagues from overlapping specialties, such as genetics, neurology, ophthalmology, etc.’
    • ‘The policy aims to use overseas doctors to tackle long waiting times, focusing particularly on ophthalmology and orthopaedics.’
    • ‘He received his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine and completed a residency in ophthalmology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.’
    • ‘Magic dominated Morris Young's life from childhood, even influencing his choice of ophthalmology as a medical specialty.’
    • ‘He received many awards and prizes and was president of five medical societies of pathology and ophthalmology.’
    • ‘Thyroid eye disease should be managed under the supervision of a specialist with particular expertise and experience of thyroid eye disease, preferably in a combined clinic for thyroidology and ophthalmology.’
    • ‘Bristol Eye Hospital has consistently been at the forefront of innovation in ophthalmology and cataract surgery in particular.’
    • ‘After further study, he also took a clinical assistant post in ophthalmology at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.’
    • ‘Between 1960 and 1966, he was first an instructor, then assistant professor of ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School.’
    • ‘When he first went to Hull in 1936, he did general surgery in all the specialties except ophthalmology.’
    • ‘After school at Westminster and medical training at Guy's Hospital, Peter specialised in ophthalmology, proceeding to an MD in London with research into myopia in 1960.’
    • ‘He is one of 10 in the world with a dual expertise in ophthalmology and paediatrics.’
    • ‘The trust is also touting for more business in areas such as orthopaedics and ophthalmology.’
    • ‘Having qualified with a postgraduate degree in ophthalmology and after a spell as senior registrar in northern India, I moved back home to Bangalore in southern India.’
    • ‘So he started over, this time studying ophthalmology.’



/ˌɒfθalˈmɒlədʒi/ /ˌɒpθalˈmɒlədʒi/