the branch of medicine concerned with the eye and its diseases
The anatomy, functions, pathology, and treatment of the eye.
Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy, physiology and diseases of the eye. An ophthalmologist is a specialist in medical and surgical eye problems. Since ophthalmologists perform operations on eyes, they are both surgical and medical specialists.
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A surgical specialty concerned with the structure and function of the eye and the medical and surgical treatment of its defects and diseases.
The numerical value of ophthalmology in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of ophthalmology in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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- طب العيونArabic
- oftalmologiaCatalan, Valencian
- Ophthalmologie, AugenheilkundeGerman
- silmätautioppi, oftalmologiaFinnish
- 眼科学, 眼科Japanese
- 眼科學, 안과학, 眼科, 안과Korean
- oftalmologija, офталмологијаSerbo-Croatian
- gözbilim, göz bilimiTurkish
- khoa mắt, nhãn khoaVietnamese
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