Ophthalmology is the practice of vision and eye related medicine, including the diagnosis, treatment, and surgical procedures utilized within the field.
A strong background in education and training is required to become a state licensed and certified ophthalmologist.
Attorneys and insurance professionals need to retain ophthalmologists to support various cases, including:
- Medical malpractice
- Disability claims
- Personal injury
- Other cases involving eye injury
There are numerous diseases that can occur within the eye, including issues with the following:
- Dry eyes
- Macular degeneration
- Corneal diseases and infections
- Keratoconus, astigmatism
- Other health concerns that cause vision loss
Unlike optometrists, ophthalmologists are licensed to practice surgery related to the eye.
Ophthalmologic surgery includes:
- Laser and LASIK surgery
- Cornea transplants
- Cornea topography
- Refractive surgery
- Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery
- Intraocular lens implants
- Cataract surgery
- Astigmatism surgery
- Pterygium surgery
- Intacs surgery
- Other related procedures
Ophthalmology covers any type of medical issue related to the eye, so finding the right ophthalmology expert is key.
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