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  • David Hardy, MD 110 Points

    Cleveland Clinic Florida
    2950 Cleveland Clinic Blvd, Cleveland Clinic Florida
    Weston, FL 33331
  • Srinivas Mutyala, MD 100 Points

    Advanced Laser Vision Inst
    2625 Executive Park Dr Ste 4
    Weston, FL 33331
  • Leon Cohn, MD 310 Points

    Eye Associates Of Plantation
    Distance: 10.51 mi
    499 NW 70th Ave Ste 100
    Plantation, FL 33317
  • Gil Epstein, MD 200 Points

    Ft Lauderdale Eye Institute
    Distance: 10.51 mi
    850 S. Pine Island Road
    Suite A100
    Plantation, FL 33324
  • Lee Klein, MD 150 Points

    Plantation Eye Assoc
    Distance: 10.51 mi
    1776 N Pine Island Rd Ste 124
    Plantation, FL 33322
  • J Stanley, MD 110 Points

    Plantation Eye Assoc
    Distance: 10.51 mi
    1776 N Pine Island Rd # Rd-124
    Plantation, FL 33322
  • 100 Points

    Distance: 10.51 mi
    8100 SW 10th St
    3rd Floor
    Plantation, FL 33324
  • Marc Bosem, MD 100 Points

    Lasik Ctr
    Distance: 10.51 mi
    8320 W Sunrise Blvd Ste 107
    Plantation, FL 33322
  • Matthew Lim, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 10.51 mi
    150 NW 70th Ave Ste 10
    Plantation, FL 33317
  • Cassandra Onofrey, MD 100 Points

    Distance: 10.51 mi
    1776 N Pine Island Rd Ste 214
    Plantation, FL 33322
  • Hassan Tavakkoli, DO 100 Points

    South Florida Eye Ctr
    Distance: 10.51 mi
    8051 W Sunrise Blvd
    Plantation, FL 33322
  • Kathleen Phillips, MD 100 Points

    Visual Health & Surgical Ctr
    Distance: 10.51 mi
    8551 W Sunrise Blvd Ste 105
    Plantation, FL 33322
  • Brian Tse

    Brian Tse, MD
    Distance: 10.51 mi
    8100 Southwest 10th Street
    Building 3
    Plantation, FL 33324
  • Elena Roth

    Elena Roth, MD
    Distance: 10.51 mi
    8100 Southwest 10th Street
    Building 3
    Plantation, FL 33324
  • Guillermo Amescua

    Guillermo Amescua, MD
    Distance: 10.51 mi
    8100 Southwest 10th Street
    Building 3
    Plantation, FL 33324
  • Joshua Pasol

    Joshua Pasol, MD
    Distance: 10.51 mi
    8100 Southwest 10th Street
    Building 3
    Plantation, FL 33324
  • Justin Townsend

    Justin Townsend, MD
    Distance: 10.51 mi
    8100 Southwest 10th Street
    Building 3
    Plantation, FL 33324
  • Mohamed Sayed

    Mohamed Sayed, MD
    Distance: 10.51 mi
    8100 Southwest 10th Street
    Building 3
    Plantation, FL 33324
  • Rahul Tonk

    Rahul Tonk, MD
    Distance: 10.51 mi
    8100 Southwest 10th Street
    Building 3
    Plantation, FL 33324
  • Sarah Wellik

    Sarah Wellik, MD
    Distance: 10.51 mi
    8100 Southwest 10th Street
    Building 3
    Plantation, FL 33324
  • William Smiddy

    William Smiddy, MD
    Distance: 10.51 mi
    8100 Southwest 10th Street
    Building 3
    Plantation, FL 33324
  • Zohar Yehoshua

    Zohar Yehoshua, MD
    Distance: 10.51 mi
    8100 Southwest 10th Street
    Building 3
    Plantation, FL 33324
  • Marvin Greenberg, MD 460 Points

    Distance: 12.13 mi
    7421 N University Dr Ste 109
    Tamarac, FL 33321
  • Andrew Logan, MD 110 Points

    Distance: 12.13 mi
    7401 N University Dr Ste 206
    Tamarac, FL 33321
  • Jorge Camacho, MD 100 Points

    Onsight Optical
    Distance: 12.13 mi
    6233 N University Dr
    Tamarac, FL 33321
  • Sheldon Feldman, MD 100 Points

    Tamarac Eye Ctr
    Distance: 12.13 mi
    4959 N State Road 7
    Tamarac, FL 33319
  • Marc Goldberg, MD 60 Points

    Ophthalmology Associates
    Distance: 12.73 mi
    4900 W Oakland Park Blvd Ste 205
    Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33313
  • Mark Dorfman, MD 100 Points

    Eye Care Of Florida
    Distance: 12.82 mi
    603 N Flamingo Rd Ste 250
    Pembroke Pines, FL 33028
  • Norman Kline, MD 410 Points

    Distance: 14.27 mi
    1801 N University Dr Ste 42
    Coral Springs, FL 33071
  • Lisa Mao, MD 110 Points

    Omega Eye Ctr
    Distance: 14.27 mi
    1801 N University Dr Ste 102
    Coral Springs, FL 33071
  • Kenneth Galician, MD

    Distance: 14.27 mi
    1702 Vestal Dr Ste A
    Coral Springs, FL 33071
  • Jose Poliak, MD 150 Points

    Distance: 15.59 mi
    5800 Colonial Dr Ste 306
    Margate, FL 33063
  • Donald Woods, MD 130 Points

    Distance: 15.59 mi
    7886 W Sample Rd
    Margate, FL 33065
  • Raymond Gailitis, MD 120 Points

    Distance: 15.59 mi
    5800 Colonial Dr Ste 100, Ophth Consultants
    Margate, FL 33063
  • William Burks, MD 110 Points

    Distance: 15.59 mi
    5800 Colonial Dr Ste 100
    Margate, FL 33063
  • Mandeep Dhalla, MD
    2610 Points

    Distance: 15.99 mi
    6333 N. Federal Hwy
    #300
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
  • Noel Elgut, MD 380 Points

    Las Olas Eye Ctr
    Distance: 15.99 mi
    1800 E Las Olas Blvd
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
  • James Lang, MD
    370 Points

    Distance: 15.99 mi
    4800 NE 20th Ter Ste 115
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
  • George Fournier, MD 220 Points

    Fort Lauderdale Eye Associates
    Distance: 15.99 mi
    2466 E Commercial Blvd
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
  • David Felder, MD 140 Points

    Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery
    Distance: 15.99 mi
    6405 N Federal Hwy Ste 200
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
  • Clayton Berger, MD 130 Points

    Broward Eye Ctr
    Distance: 15.99 mi
    201 SE 14th St
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

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