OPHTHALMOLOGY By N., Sam M.S. - 1 noun. the medical specialty regarding the study of the eye and the identification and remediation of eye illness. A doctor who specializes in is referred to as an ophthalmologist. OPHTHALMOLOGY: "I want to attend college and study ophthalmology." Related Psychology Terms Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TESTS Evaluation of a Qualitative Study The Anatomy of Research and the Scientific Method MENTAL RETARDATION (PREVENTION, CARE, AND TREATMENT) RUSH, BENJAMIN (1746-1813) Service Team Roles AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "OPHTHALMOLOGY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ophthalmology/ (accessed August 10, 2022).