• WordNet 3.6
    • adj ophthalmic of or relating to ophthalmology "ophthalmic surgery"
    • adj ophthalmic of or relating to the eye "ophthalmic defect"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Ophthalmic ŏf*thăl"mĭk (Anat) Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the eye; ocular; as the ophthalmic, or orbitonasal, nerve, a division of the trigeminal, which gives branches to the lachrymal gland, eyelids, nose, and forehead.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • ophthalmic Of or pertaining to the eye, eyeball, or visual apparatus; optic; ocular.
    • ophthalmic Pertaining to, of the nature of, or afflicted with ophthalmia.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Ophthalmic pertaining to the eye
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. 'ofqalmiko`s: cf. F. ophthalmique,. See Ophthalmia
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr.,—ophthalmos, eye.


In literature:

I make a point of running through the infirmary and ophthalmic ward on Sundays.
"Essays in Rebellion" by Henry W. Nevinson
Vote of thanks to him from resident staff of Ophthalmic Hospital.
"Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 100, April 18, 1891" by Various
Every ophthalmic surgeon will tell you that he has had a number of such cases.
"Scientific American Supplement No. 822" by Various
His eyes had an expression of fatigue, or he might have been ophthalmic.
"Clayhanger" by Arnold Bennett
Ophthalmic: relating to the eye.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
Ophthalmic Surgeon Ill. Char.
"Glaucoma" by Various
Zenos atheetoio kai es nomon eie koure, ophthalmous tromeousa polyglenoio nomeos.
"Prometheus Bound and Seven Against Thebes" by Aeschylus
The Western Ophthalmic Hospital, a gloomy-looking stuccoed building, is near at hand.
"Hampstead and Marylebone" by Geraldine Edith Mitton
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
Eng., Surgeon to the Royal London Ophthalmic Hospital, Moorfields, etc.
"Twentieth Century Inventions" by George Sutherland
E. The two ophthalmic ganglia.
"A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 1 of 2)" by Charles Darwin
The four ophthalmic tentacles are also present.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 6" by Various
Ophthalmic vein, from 15, the eyeball.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 4" by Various
Possibly the ophthalmic artery also belongs to this arch.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6" by Various
Two cases were reported by Mr. Hutchinson, in Ophthalmic Hospital Reports IV.
"Neuralgia and the Diseases that Resemble it" by Francis E. Anstie
"The Catholic World. Volume II; Numbers 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12." by E. Rameur
These were probably handles for these two ophthalmic scalpels, but unfortunately only a trace of the steel remains.
"Surgical Instruments in Greek and Roman Times" by John Stewart Milne
Or for ophthalmic distemper?-No.
"Plato and the Other Companions of Sokrates, 3rd ed. Volume I (of 4)" by George Grote
The children, babies with ophthalmic eyes, girls dirty beyond belief play in the gutters.
"'I Believe' and other essays" by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
The front branch of the two is the ophthalmic branch of the adult, and the hind branch the inferior maxillary branch.
"The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1" by Francis Maitland Balfour

In news:

Eye Centers of Florida is pleased to announce that ophthalmic plastic surgeon Allison Bertram Yee, M.D.
Neal joins TLC with more than 25 years of experience in the ophthalmic industry.
Dita launches a sunglasses and ophthalmic line under the Thom Browne brand.
Global Ophthalmic Drugs Market Continues to Grow, Reaching $18.7 Billion This Year.
Ophthalmic Centers of Texas.
AZTV7/Cable 13, Me-TV 7.2, RTV 7.3, Phoenix-Prescott, AZSensoMotoric Instruments (SMI) sells Ophthalmic Division to Alcon.
Ophthalmic Drug Delivery Through Contact Lenses.
Hi-Tech Pharmacal, levofloxacin ophthalmic solution 0.5%, Vistakon, Quixin, ophthalmic solution, generic ophthalmic solution, Food and Drug Administration.
The New Class of Ophthalmic Agents Here's how to choose the right prostaglandin for the each patient.
Rudy Project introduces an ophthalmic line, consisting of the Slicer and Helium collections.
Sutro Vision's first ophthalmic collection, featuring the newest version of the company's patented Ratchet Hinge, debuts.
Optimate adds 22 styles to its Everlast Collection—14 ophthalmics and eight Rxable sunglasses targeted to men and women ages 25 to 35.
Optimate launches Everlast, an ophthalmic and sunwear line targeted to both the urban market and sports enthusiasts.
Ophthalmics are offered in zyl and aluminum in a variety of colors.
The new line contains 18 ophthalmic frames—six women's, five men's and seven unisex styles—in casual, modern variations on rectangles and ovals.