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  • Cecille Taylor, MD
    1430 Points

    Cecille Taylor, MD

    1615 Creekside Dr
    Suite 110
    Folsom, CA 95630
  • Ronald Tamaru, MD 100 Points

    Ronald Tamaru, MD

    2155 Iron Point Rd
    Folsom, CA 95630
  • Karlette Winters, MD 100 Points

    Karlette Winters, MD

    1561 Creekside Dr Ste 160
    Folsom, CA 95630
  • Shawn L Palmer, MD 30 Points

    Shawn L Palmer, MD

    2160 E BIDWELL ST
    FOLSOM, CA 95630
  • Jeffery W Adkins, MD

    Jeffery W Adkins, MD

    1366 PRAIRIE CITY RD
    FOLSOM, CA 95630
  • Richard Meister

    Richard Meister

    Distance: 6.01 mi
    5959 Greenback Ln Ste 310 The Eye Surgery Center
    Citrus Heights, CA 95621
  • Brian W Rothlisberger, MD
    730 Points

    Brian W Rothlisberger, MD

    Royo Eye and Laser
    Distance: 7.92 mi
    1524 Eureka Road
    ROSEVILLE, CA 95661
  • Levi D Kuhn, MD 290 Points

    Levi D Kuhn, MD

    Distance: 7.92 mi
    1830 SIERRA GARDENS DR STE 100
    ROSEVILLE, CA 95661
  • James Kagan, MD 100 Points

    James Kagan, MD

    Distance: 7.92 mi
    1001 Riverside Ave, Permanente Med Group
    Roseville, CA 95678
  • Bruce Winters, MD 100 Points

    Bruce Winters, MD

    Distance: 7.92 mi
    1830 Sierra Gardens Dr Ste 100
    Roseville, CA 95661
  • Jeffrey J Caspar, MD 10 Points

    Jeffrey J Caspar, MD

    Distance: 7.92 mi
    2261 DOUGLAS BLVD
    ROSEVILLE, CA 95661
  • Stephen S Wilmarth, MD

    Stephen S Wilmarth, MD

    Distance: 7.92 mi
    1830 SIERRA GARDENS DR STE 100
    ROSEVILLE, CA 95661
  • Bruce A Winters, MD

    Bruce A Winters, MD

    Distance: 7.92 mi
    1830 SIERRA GARDENS DR STE 100
    ROSEVILLE, CA 95661
  • Joseph Martel, MD 450 Points

    Joseph Martel, MD

    Martel Eye Medical Group
    Distance: 9.19 mi
    11216 Trinity River Dr
    Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
  • James Aguayo Martel, MD 110 Points

    James Aguayo Martel, MD

    Martel Eye Medical Group
    Distance: 9.19 mi
    11216 Trinity River Dr, #H
    Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
  • Thomas Kidwell, MD 100 Points

    Thomas Kidwell, MD

    Rancho Cordova
    Distance: 9.19 mi
    10725 International Dr
    Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
  • Michael Jedrzynski, MD 130 Points

    Michael Jedrzynski, MD

    Distance: 9.23 mi
    6660 Coyle Ave Ste 300
    Carmichael, CA 95608
  • David Ottman, DO, MD 110 Points

    David Ottman, DO, MD

    Distance: 9.23 mi
    6660 Coyle Ave Ste 270
    Carmichael, CA 95608
  • Michael Moore 100 Points

    Michael Moore

    Michael Moore, MD
    Distance: 9.23 mi
    6555 Coyle Ave
    Carmichael, CA 95608
  • Michael Moore 100 Points

    Michael Moore

    Michael Moore, MD
    Distance: 9.23 mi
    6555 Coyle Ave
    Ste 200
    Carmichael, CA 95608
  • H Patchett, MD 130 Points

    H Patchett, MD

    Distance: 16.02 mi
    3237 Professional Dr Ste A
    Auburn, CA 95602
  • Levi Kuhn, MD 100 Points

    Levi Kuhn, MD

    Medical Vision Technology
    Distance: 16.02 mi
    3288 Bell Rd
    Auburn, CA 95603
  • Robert Foster, MD 50 Points

    Robert Foster, MD

    Distance: 16.02 mi
    3123 Professional Drive
    Auburn, CA 95603
  • Lewis Bliss, MD 370 Points

    Lewis Bliss, MD

    Bliss Eye Associates
    Distance: 18.42 mi
    5773 Greenback Lane
    Sacramento, CA 95841
  • Denise Satterfield, MD 320 Points

    Denise Satterfield, MD

    Distance: 18.42 mi
    83 Scripps Drive
    Suite 220
    Sacramento, CA 95825
  • Lewis Bliss, MD 250 Points

    Lewis Bliss, MD

    Bliss Eye Associates
    Distance: 18.42 mi
    5773 Greenback Ln
    Sacramento, CA 95841
  • Christian Serdahl, MD 180 Points

    Christian Serdahl, MD

    Priivate
    Distance: 18.42 mi
    4925 J St
    Sacramento, CA 95819
  • Robert Peabody, MD 150 Points

    Robert Peabody, MD

    Medical Vision Technology
    Distance: 18.42 mi
    1700 Alhambra Blvd Ste 202
    Sacramento, CA 95816
  • Christian L Serdahl, MD
    150 Points

    Christian L Serdahl, MD

    Distance: 18.42 mi
    4925 J ST
    SACRAMENTO, CA 95819
  • Keith Liang, MD 140 Points

    Keith Liang, MD

    Center For Sight
    Distance: 18.42 mi
    3160 J ST
    SACRAMENTO, CA 95816
  • Colin Arnold, MD 130 Points

    Colin Arnold, MD

    Distance: 18.42 mi
    7501 Hospital Dr Ste 105
    Sacramento, CA 95823
  • Hillis Warren, MD 130 Points

    Hillis Warren, MD

    Traditional Practice Alliance
    Distance: 18.42 mi
    77 Scripps Dr Ste 205
    Sacramento, CA 95825
  • Richard Jones, MD 120 Points

    Richard Jones, MD

    Distance: 18.42 mi
    4925 J St
    Sacramento, CA 95819
  • Neil Kelly, MD 120 Points

    Neil Kelly, MD

    Retinal Consultants Medical
    Distance: 18.42 mi
    3939 J St Ste 104
    Sacramento, CA 95819
  • Richard Lewis, MD 110 Points

    Richard Lewis, MD

    Grutzmacher A& Lewis
    Distance: 18.42 mi
    3939 J St Ste 102
    Sacramento, CA 95819
  • Charles Bradbrook, MD 110 Points

    Charles Bradbrook, MD

    Martel Eye Medical Group
    Distance: 18.42 mi
    3701 J St Ste 104
    Sacramento, CA 95816
  • Michael Sakamoto, MD 110 Points

    Michael Sakamoto, MD

    Martel Eye Medical Group
    Distance: 18.42 mi
    3701 J St Ste 104
    Sacramento, CA 95816
  • Robert Bellinoff, MD 110 Points

    Robert Bellinoff, MD

    Med Clinic Medical Group
    Distance: 18.42 mi
    3160 Folsom Blvd, Eye Dept
    Sacramento, CA 95816
  • Michael Schermer, MD 110 Points

    Michael Schermer, MD

    Michael Schermer Inc
    Distance: 18.42 mi
    2620 Hurley Way
    Sacramento, CA 95864
  • Arun Patel, MD 110 Points

    Arun Patel, MD

    Retinal Consultants Med Group
    Distance: 18.42 mi
    3939 J St Ste 106
    Sacramento, CA 95819
  • Robert Wendel, MD 110 Points

    Robert Wendel, MD

    Distance: 18.42 mi
    3939 J St Ste 106
    Sacramento, CA 95819
  • Barbara Jean Arnold, MD 100 Points

    Barbara Jean Arnold, MD

    Barbara J Arnold Inc
    Distance: 18.42 mi
    7275 E Southgate Dr Ste 201
    Sacramento, CA 95823
  • Nicholas Dushku, MD 100 Points

    Nicholas Dushku, MD

    Distance: 18.42 mi
    1650 Response Rd, Kaiser Perm Med Grp
    Sacramento, CA 95815
  • John Edmiston, MD 100 Points

    John Edmiston, MD

    Distance: 18.42 mi
    601 University Ave Ste 108
    Sacramento, CA 95825
  • Richard Grutzmacher, MD 100 Points

    Richard Grutzmacher, MD

    Focal Point Vision Ctr
    Distance: 18.42 mi
    3939 J St Ste 102
    Sacramento, CA 95819
  • Francisco Garcia Ferrer, MD 100 Points

    Francisco Garcia Ferrer, MD

    Garcia Lee & Concepcion Med
    Distance: 18.42 mi
    4860 Y St Ste 2400
    Sacramento, CA 95817

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