Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine which deals with the diseases and surgery of the visual pathways, including the eye, brain, and areas surrounding the eye, such as the lacrimal system and eyelids. The word ophthalmology comes from the Greek roots ophthalmos meaning eye and logos meaning word, thought or discourse; ophthalmology literally means “The science of eyes.”┬áSince ophthalmologists perform operations on eyes, they are generally categorized as surgeons.

Here’s a partial list of surgeries generally performed by Ophthalmologists although the more complex procedures are normally done by those that are Fellowship trained:

  • Laser eye surgery
  • Cataract surgery
  • Glaucoma surgery
  • Refractive surgery
  • Corneal surgery
  • Vitreo – retinal surgery
  • Oculoplastic surgery

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