What is Ophthalmology?
Ophthalmology is the study of medical conditions related to the eye. Ophthalmologists are doctors who care for patients with eye conditions.
They diagnose, treat and prevent disorders of the eyes and visual system, using medical and surgical skills. They treat conditions such as
- Dry eyes
- Macular degeneration (AMD)
- Vision problems such as short sight/long sight
- Retinal detachment