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  • Joseph D Giardina, MD

    365 BROADWAY
    AMITYVILLE, NY 11701
  • Edward J Mohr, MD

    365 BROADWAY
    AMITYVILLE, NY 11701
  • Milton Welt, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 2 mi
    401 Park Blvd
    Massapequa Park, NY 11762
  • Jeffrey Nudelman, MD 140 Points

    Lindenhurst Eye Physicians
    Distance: 2.35 mi
    150 E Sunrise Hwy
    Lindenhurst, NY 11757
  • Dennis Kesden, MD 160 Points

    Kesden & Kesden
    Distance: 3 mi
    649 Broadway
    Massapequa, NY 11758
  • Sherry Kesden, MD 150 Points

    Kesden & Kesden
    Distance: 3 mi
    649 Broadway
    Massapequa, NY 11758
  • Sherry Kesden 10 Points

    Distance: 3 mi
    649 Broadway
    Massapequa, NY 11758
  • Dennis Kesden

    Distance: 3 mi
    649 Broadway
    Massapequa, NY 11758
  • Michael Lieberman, MD 110 Points

    Distance: 3.99 mi
    850 Fulton St
    Farmingdale, NY 11735
  • Michael J Lieberman, MD

    Distance: 3.99 mi
    850 FULTON ST
    FARMINGDALE, NY 11735
  • Jonathan Benjamin, MD 320 Points

    South Shore Eye Care
    Distance: 4.89 mi
    2185 Wantagh Ave
    Wantagh, NY 11793
  • Jason Flicker, MD 130 Points

    South Shore Eye Care
    Distance: 4.89 mi
    2185 Wantagh Ave
    Wantagh, NY 11793
  • Mark Stein, MD 130 Points

    South Shore Eye Care
    Distance: 4.89 mi
    2185 Wantagh Ave
    Wantagh, NY 11793
  • Robert Gross, MD 120 Points

    Distance: 4.89 mi
    1400 Wantagh Ave Ste 207
    Wantagh, NY 11793
  • Howard Lane, MD 110 Points

    Distance: 4.89 mi
    2185 wantagh avenue
    wantagh, NY 11793
  • Jodi Luchs, MD 110 Points

    South Shore Eye Care
    Distance: 4.89 mi
    2185 Wantagh Ave
    Wantagh, NY 11793
  • Richard Nattis, MD 200 Points

    Lindenhurst Eye Physicians
    Distance: 4.92 mi
    500 West main Street Suite 210
    Babylon, NY 11702
  • Ted Karl, MD 130 Points

    Mid Island Eye Physicians
    Distance: 5.65 mi
    4277 Hempstead Tpke
    Bethpage, NY 11714
  • Laurence Rubin, MD 130 Points

    Mid Island Eye Physicians
    Distance: 5.65 mi
    4277 HEMPSTEAD TPKE STE 109
    BETHPAGE, NY 11714
  • Joseph Weinstein, MD 110 Points

    Distance: 5.65 mi
    4212 Hempstead Tpke
    Bethpage, NY 11714
  • Bruce Dunlap, MD 100 Points

    Eye Care Assoc
    Distance: 5.65 mi
    4212 Hempstead Tpke
    Bethpage, NY 11714
  • Arnold Prywes, MD 100 Points

    Eye Care Assoc
    Distance: 5.65 mi
    4212 Hempstead Tpke
    Bethpage, NY 11714
  • Robert Rothman, MD 100 Points

    Eye Care Assoc
    Distance: 5.65 mi
    4212 Hempstead Tpke
    Bethpage, NY 11714
  • Richard Siegel, MD 100 Points

    Mid Island Ophthalmology Group
    Distance: 5.65 mi
    4277 Hempstead Tpke
    Bethpage, NY 11714
  • Craig Marcus, MD 50 Points

    Eye Care Associates
    Distance: 5.65 mi
    4212 Hempstead Tpke
    Bethpage, NY 11714
  • Gregory L Cowan, MD 40 Points

    Distance: 5.65 mi
    4277 HEMPSTEAD TPKE STE 109
    BETHPAGE, NY 11714
  • Joseph Weinstein, MD 30 Points

    Distance: 5.65 mi
    4212 HEMPSTEAD TPKE
    BETHPAGE, NY 11714
  • Michael J Borodkin, MD 10 Points

    Distance: 5.65 mi
    4277 HEMPSTEAD TPKE STE 109
    BETHPAGE, NY 11714
  • Craig H Marcus, MD 10 Points

    Distance: 5.65 mi
    4212 HEMPSTEAD TPKE
    BETHPAGE, NY 11714
  • Arnold Prywes, MD 10 Points

    Distance: 5.65 mi
    4212 Hempstead Tpke
    Bethpage, NY 11714
  • Jordan M Garelick, MD

    Distance: 5.65 mi
    4277 HEMPSTEAD TPKE STE 109
    BETHPAGE, NY 11714
  • Richard E Koty, MD

    Distance: 5.65 mi
    4277 HEMPSTEAD TPKE STE 109
    BETHPAGE, NY 11714
  • Stephen A Lewen, MD

    Distance: 5.65 mi
    4212 HEMPSTEAD TPKE
    BETHPAGE, NY 11714
  • Lisa D Paolini, MD

    Distance: 5.65 mi
    4277 HEMPSTEAD TPKE STE 109
    BETHPAGE, NY 11714
  • Arnold S Prywes, MD

    Distance: 5.65 mi
    4212 HEMPSTEAD TPKE
    BETHPAGE, NY 11714
  • Robert F Rothman, MD

    Distance: 5.65 mi
    4212 HEMPSTEAD TPKE
    BETHPAGE, NY 11714
  • Laurence Rubin, MD

    Distance: 5.65 mi
    4277 Hempstead Tpke Ste 1
    Bethpage, NY 11714
  • Richard C Siegel, MD

    Distance: 5.65 mi
    4277 HEMPSTEAD TPKE
    BETHPAGE, NY 11714
  • George Tung, MD 140 Points

    Distance: 5.81 mi
    2450 MERRICK RD
    BELLMORE, NY 11710
  • Mark R Fleckner, MD

    Distance: 5.81 mi
    2450 MERRICK RD
    BELLMORE, NY 11710
  • Terry L Kaiura, MD

    Distance: 5.81 mi
    2450 MERRICK RD
    BELLMORE, NY 11710
  • Perry Mollick, MD 140 Points

    Mollick Professional Ctr
    Distance: 6.04 mi
    1 Center Ln
    Levittown, NY 11756
  • Gregory Persak, MD 90 Points

    Medical-Surgical Eye Care Svc
    Distance: 6.1 mi
    360 Montauk Hwy
    West Islip, NY 11795
  • Richard Nauheim, MD 190 Points

    Nauheim & Nauheim
    Distance: 7.13 mi
    2025 Merrick Ave
    Merrick, NY 11566
  • Richard C Nauheim, MD 30 Points

    Distance: 7.13 mi
    2025 MERRICK AVE N
    MERRICK, NY 11566
  • Larry P Berstein, MD 340 Points

    Distance: 7.23 mi
    100 MANETTO HILL RD STE 202
    PLAINVIEW, NY 11803
  • Mario Fracassa, MD 160 Points

    Distance: 7.23 mi
    732 Old Country Rd
    Plainview, NY 11803
  • Ronald Lo Pinto, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 7.23 mi
    732 Old Country Rd
    Plainview, NY 11803
  • Adam T Nomberg, MD 40 Points

    Distance: 7.23 mi
    100 MANETTO HILL RD STE 105
    PLAINVIEW, NY 11803
  • Richard E Koty, MD 30 Points

    Distance: 7.23 mi
    146 MANETTO HILL RD
    PLAINVIEW, NY 11803

Ophthalmologist Info

Ophthalmologist Summary:
Ophthalmologists are eye doctors who specialize in diagnosing, preventing, and treating diseases and injuries of the eyes. Ophthalmologists are medical doctors or doctors of osteopathy who have chosen the field of vision and the eyes for helping patients. These doctors deal with all issues regarding the anatomy, physiology, function, and diseases that affect the eyes. In addition, ophthalmologists can perform routine eye examinations, dispense advice to patients, and write prescriptions for glasses or contact lenses. Ophthalmologists are also able to prescribe eye drops or drugs to help treat eye infections and diseases.

Ophthalmologists can be considered specialists in both medicine and surgery, as they perform a variety of surgical and nonsurgical interventions to help those who suffer with eye problems.

Ophthalmologist Education and Training:


An ophthalmologist must first obtain a 4 year bachelor's degree, then complete 4 years of medical school in an ophthalmologist program, a 1 year internship, and at least 3 years of residency in the field. Those wishing to pursue a sub-specialty must complete an additional 1 to 2 years of training. After all education has been completed, an Ophthalmology Certification Exam must be passed in order to become a certified ophthalmologist.

Ophthalmologist Conditions Treated:


A few of the concerns and eye disorders that Ophthalmologists deal with include:


Ophthalmologist Sub-specialties:


While ophthalmology is a specialty within the medical field, there are many sub-specialties with ophthalmology. These sub-specialties may focus on certain parts of the eye, certain conditions, specific procedures, or specific populations. Some sub-specialties may include Cornea and External Disease, Glaucoma, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Ocular Oncology, Ophthalmic Pathology, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery, or one of many others.

Ophthalmologist Procedures and Treatments:


Just a few of the interventions used by Ophthalmologists include:

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract surgery
  • Corrective surgery
  • Eye exams
  • Eye ultrasound
  • Eylea injections
  • Fluorescein angiography
  • Fundus photography
  • Laser surgery
  • LASIK eye surgery
  • Lucentis injections
  • Optical coherence tomography
  • Prescribe corrective eyewear
  • Refractive surgery
  • Scleral buckle
  • Vision exams
  • Vitrectomy

Ophthalmologist Associations:


The American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Board of Ophthalmology are just two of the associations that Ophthalmologist may be linked with. There are many other associations, including those specific to each state and those devoted to sub-specialties within the field.


Ophthalmologist FAQs:
What is an

Ophthalmologist

?
An Ophthalmologist is a physician who performs eye surgery, as well as provides vision care by diagnosing and treating the eye.

Why might I see an Ophthalmologist?
You should see an Ophthalmologist if you experience a change in vision, such as eye pain or redness. You should also see an Ophthalmologist if you experience blurred vision, double vision or eyestrain.

What are some areas that an ophthalmologist can specialize in?
Some of the specialized areas are glaucoma, plastic surgery, cornea diseases, retinal diseases and pediatrics.

What is the difference between an ophthalmologist, optometrist and optician?
These titles are often used interchangeably, but they are quite different and involve different qualifications and practice criteria. An optician mainly works with corrective eye wear and cannot diagnose or treat any condition. An optometrist is a doctor of optometry. While an optometrist may diagnose eye and vision problems, treatment is limited to prescription of corrective eye wear and medications for certain diseases that affect the eye. An optometrist is not a medical doctor. An ophthalmologist is a medical doctor or doctor of osteopathy with a specialization in care of the eyes and vision. An ophthalmologist can perform all of the duties of the other eye professionals, as well as diagnosing and treating conditions and performing surgical interventions when necessary. The ophthalmologist has the most complete training and qualifications for all aspects of eye and vision health.

What is a holistic ophthalmologist?
This is an ophthalmologist who takes a more natural approach to treating eye diseases and injuries. He or she recommends dietary supplements to maintain eye health as well as alternative medicines and procedures such as acupuncture.

How many ophthalmologists are there in the United States?
The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) states that there are 25,152 ophthalmologists in the United States as of March 6, 2014.


Ophthalmologist Related Terms:
eyes, retina, cornea, glasses, contact lenses laser eye surgery, glaucoma, ocular surgery, near sighted, far sighted, astigmatism, blindness, pink eye, discharge, cataracts, tumors, eye examinations, ophthalmology, vision