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  • Wesley Herman, MD
    440 Points

    Vison Quest
    5421 La Sierra Dr
    Dallas, TX 75231
  • Richard May, MD 430 Points

    9323 Garland Rd Ste 204
    Dallas, TX 75218
  • Dennis Kay, MD 380 Points

    8345 Walnut Hill Ln Ste 140
    Dallas, TX 75231
  • Linda Burk, MD 370 Points

    8230 Walnut Hill Ln Ste 308
    Dallas, TX 75231
  • Michael Harris, MD 300 Points

    1330 N Beckley Ave Ste 104
    Dallas, TX 75203
  • Larry Taub, MD 280 Points

    Newman & Taub
    5744 Lbj Fwy Ste 150
    Dallas, TX 75240
  • William Phelps, MD 270 Points

    Texas Eye Care
    10611 Garland Rd
    Dallas, TX 75218
  • Bob Pansick, MD 250 Points

    12200 Park Central Dr Ste 180
    Dallas, TX 75251
  • David Stager, MD 250 Points

    Pediatric Ophthalmology Pa
    8201 Preston Rd Ste 140ALB23
    Dallas, TX 75225
  • William Berry, MD 250 Points

    Texas Eye Care Assoc
    3600 Gaston Ave Ste 609
    Dallas, TX 75246
  • David Meltzer, MD 240 Points

    Lenspro Optical
    8210 Walnut Hill Ln Ste 109
    Dallas, TX 75231
  • Matthew Lippas, MD 230 Points

    8144 Walnut Hill Ln # Lb25
    Dallas, TX 75231
  • Thomas Russell, MD 230 Points

    Pinnacle Anesthesia Consultant
    2801 Lemmon Ave Ste 310
    Dallas, TX 75204
  • Norman Slusher, MD 230 Points

    3600 Gaston Ave Ste 964
    Dallas, TX 75246
  • Bertell Bryan, MD 230 Points

    Walnut Hill Optical
    8210 Walnut Hill Ln Ste 100
    Dallas, TX 75231
  • Kamel Itani, MD 220 Points

    Department of Ophthalmology, UT Southwestern Medical Center
    53033 Harry Hines Blvd
    Dallas, TX 75390
  • James Mc Culley, MD 220 Points

    Dept of Ophthalmology, UT Southwestern Medical Center
    5303 Harry Hines Blvd
    Dallas, TX 75390
  • Mohammad Ezzati, M.D. 220 Points

    5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
    Dallas, TX 75390
  • James Gray, MD 220 Points

    3600 Gaston Ave Ste 760
    Dallas, TX 75246
  • James Bentley Jr, MD 220 Points

    Laser & Rk Institute Of Texas
    4633 N Central Expy Ste 305
    Dallas, TX 75205
  • Harvey Carter III, MD 210 Points

    Carter Eye Laser Surgery Ctr
    7502 Greenville Ave Ste 700
    Dallas, TX 75231
  • Craig Bolton, MD 200 Points

    Bolton Eye Surgery
    10670 N Central Expy Ste 170
    Dallas, TX 75231
  • Bradley Jost, MD 190 Points

    Bradley F. Jost, MD, PA
    10740 N. Central Expwy, #100
    Dallas, TX 75231
  • George Moninger, MD 190 Points

    10 Medical Pkwy Ste 102
    Dallas, TX 75234
  • Donald Brotherman, MD 190 Points

    Texas Eyecare Assoc
    10 Medical Pkwy Ste 102
    Dallas, TX 75234
  • Robert Bowman Jr, MD 180 Points

    Ut SW Dept Of Ophthal, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd
    Dallas, TX 75390
  • Elizabeth Vaughan, MD 180 Points

    Laser Eye Surgery
    2811 Lemmon Ave E Ste 202
    Dallas, TX 75204
  • George Beauchamp, MD 180 Points

    Pediatric Ophthalmology & Ctr
    8201 Preston Rd Ste 140ALB23
    Dallas, TX 75225
  • Priscilla Burch Berry, MD 180 Points

    Pediatric Ophthalmology & Ctr
    8201 Preston Rd Ste 140A
    Dallas, TX 75225
  • Rhufus Allen, MD 170 Points

    7777 Forest Ln Ste A101, Medical City Dallas
    Dallas, TX 75230
  • James Copps, MD 170 Points

    8440 Walnut Hill Ln Ste 400
    Dallas, TX 75231
  • John Cather, MD 170 Points

    Cornea Associates Of Texas
    7150 Greenville Ave Ste 600
    Dallas, TX 75231
  • Ralphana Ehrhardt, MD 170 Points

    Dallas Eye Care Assoc
    8220 Walnut Hill Ln Ste 300
    Dallas, TX 75231
  • Karanjit Kooner, MD 170 Points

    Dept of Ophthalmology UT Southwestern Medical Center
    5303 Harry Hines Blvd
    Dallas, TX 75390
  • Jerald Feldman, MD 170 Points

    8220 Walnut Hill Ln Ste 400
    Dallas, TX 75231
  • George Matthews, MD 170 Points

    5421 La Sierra Dr
    Dallas, TX 75231
  • Carol Reinert, MD 170 Points

    4500 S Lancaster Rd
    Dallas, TX 75216
  • Richard Rubin, MD 170 Points

    U Of Tx Southwestern Mc, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd
    Dallas, TX 75390
  • Eunice Stanfield, MD 170 Points

    3600 Gaston Ave Ste 858
    Dallas, TX 75246
  • Aubry Abramson, MD 140 Points

    8220 Walnut Hill Ln Ste 416
    Dallas, TX 75231
  • Walter Beebe, MD 140 Points

    7150 Greenville Ave Ste 600
    Dallas, TX 75231
  • Hien Nguyen Ngo, MD 140 Points

    9 Medical Pkwy Ste 305
    Dallas, TX 75234
  • David Weakley, Jr., MD 130 Points

    Dept of Ophthalmology, UT Southwestern Medical Center
    5303 Harry Hines Blvd
    Dallas, TX 75390
  • Barry Uhr, MD 130 Points

    3600 Gaston Ave Ste 609, Lb 120
    Dallas, TX 75246
  • Weldon Wright, MD 130 Points

    8201 Preston Rd Ste 140A
    Dallas, TX 75225
  • Warren Fagadau, MD 120 Points

    Fagadau & Hawk
    6131 Luther Ln Ste 216
    Dallas, TX 75225
  • Marion Harrington, MD 120 Points

    2811 Lemmon Ave E
    Dallas, TX 75204
  • Garnett Payseur, MD 120 Points

    5559 Harry Hines Blvd Ste 312
    Dallas, TX 75235
  • Gregory Kozielec, MD 120 Points

    Retina Institute of Tx
    3414 Oak Grove Ave
    Dallas, TX 75204

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