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  • Daniel Bregman, MD
    950 Points

    Daniel Bregman, MD

    Eye Health Partners
    342 22nd Ave N.
    Nashville, TN 37203
  • Stewart Shofner, MD
    640 Points

    Stewart Shofner, MD

    Shofner Vision Center
    2021 Church Street
    Nashville, TN 37203
  • John Bond III, MD
    550 Points

    John Bond III, MD

    John B Bond III M.D.
    2201 Murphy Avenue Suite 210
    Nashville, TN 37203
  • John Bond Sr., MD
    400 Points

    John Bond Sr., MD

    John B Bond M.D.
    2201 Murphy Ave Ste 210
    Nashville, TN 37203
  • Bernard Chang, M.D.
    300 Points

    Bernard Chang, M.D.

    Cornea Consultants-Nashville
    2400 Patterson Street Suite 201
    Nashville, TN 37203
  • Deborah Sherman, MD
    240 Points

    Deborah Sherman, MD

    4306 Harding Pike
    Suite 106
    Nashville, TN 37205
  • Howard Rosenblum, MD 220 Points

    Howard Rosenblum, MD

    Nashville Eye Center - Howard H. Rosenblum, MD
    4306 Harding Rd -- Ste 204
    Nashville, TN 37205
  • Inez Bounds, MD 200 Points

    Inez Bounds, MD

    2011 Murphy Ave Ste 303
    Nashville, TN 37203
  • Marcel Estopinal, MD 180 Points

    Marcel Estopinal, MD

    Nashville Eye Associates
    397 Wallace Rd Ste C310
    Nashville, TN 37211
  • Ira Shivitz, MD 160 Points

    Ira Shivitz, MD

    Cornea Consultants-Nashville
    2400 Patterson St, Suite 201
    Nashville, TN 37203
  • William Goodman, MD 160 Points

    William Goodman, MD

    Goodman Eye Care
    3443 Dickerson Pike Ste 2
    Nashville, TN 37207
  • Gates Wayburn Jr, MD 140 Points

    Gates Wayburn Jr, MD

    Guardian Eye Assoc
    4306 Harding Rd Ste 302
    Nashville, TN 37205
  • Karla Johns, MD 140 Points

    Karla Johns, MD

    Vanderbilt Eye Ctr
    2011 Murphy Ave
    Nashville, TN 37203
  • Ralph Wesley, MD 140 Points

    Ralph Wesley, MD

    Wesley Ophthalmic Plastic Surg
    250 25th Ave N Ste 216
    Nashville, TN 37203
  • Rowland Hawkins, MD 130 Points

    Rowland Hawkins, MD

    Eye Associates Of Middle TN
    2010 Church St Ste 408
    Nashville, TN 37203
  • Peter Arrowsmith, MD 130 Points

    Peter Arrowsmith, MD

    Eye Surgery Ctr Of Middle TN
    210 25th Ave N Ste 900
    Nashville, TN 37203
  • Abraham Cheij, MD 130 Points

    Abraham Cheij, MD

    Nashville Eye Ctr
    4306 Harding Rd Ste 304
    Nashville, TN 37205
  • Peter Sonkin, MD 130 Points

    Peter Sonkin, MD

    Retina-Vitreous Assoc
    2011 Murphy Ave Ste 603
    Nashville, TN 37203
  • Kimberly Klippenstein, MD 130 Points

    Kimberly Klippenstein, MD

    Wesley Ophthalmic Plastic Surg
    250 25th Ave N Ste 216
    Nashville, TN 37203
  • Joseph Scobey, MD 120 Points

    Joseph Scobey, MD

    Cumberland Eye Clinic
    3443 Dickerson Pike Ste 1
    Nashville, TN 37207
  • Robert Henderson, MD 120 Points

    Robert Henderson, MD

    1800 State St
    Nashville, TN 37203
  • Henry Kistler Jr, MD 120 Points

    Henry Kistler Jr, MD

    Kistler Jr, Henry B, Phd
    214 25th Ave N
    Nashville, TN 37203
  • George Cheij, MD 120 Points

    George Cheij, MD

    Nashville Eye Ctr
    4306 Harding Rd Ste 304
    Nashville, TN 37205
  • Frank Scott, MD 120 Points

    Frank Scott, MD

    Nashville Vision Assoc
    4306 Harding Pike Ste 202
    Nashville, TN 37205
  • Stephen Grinde, MD 120 Points

    Stephen Grinde, MD

    Retina Consultants-Nashville
    3443 Dickerson Pike Ste 200
    Nashville, TN 37207
  • Kenneth Moffat, MD 120 Points

    Kenneth Moffat, MD

    Retina Consultants-Nashville
    3443 Dickerson Pike Ste 200
    Nashville, TN 37207
  • Erich Groos Jr, MD 110 Points

    Erich Groos Jr, MD

    Cornea Consultants-Nashville
    2400 Patterson Street Suite 201
    Nashville, TN 37203
  • James Conrad, MD 110 Points

    James Conrad, MD

    Guardian Eye Assoc
    4306 Harding Pike Ste 300
    Nashville, TN 37205
  • Deborah Sherman, MD 110 Points

    Deborah Sherman, MD

    Nashville Eye Ctr
    4306 Harding Rd Ste 106
    Nashville, TN 37205
  • Anita Agarwal, MD 110 Points

    Anita Agarwal, MD

    Vanderbilt Eye Ctr
    2115 21st Ave S
    Nashville, TN 37212
  • Robert Estes, MD 100 Points

    Robert Estes, MD

    2011 Murphy Ave Ste 308
    Nashville, TN 37203
  • Walter Frey, MD 100 Points

    Walter Frey, MD

    Guardian Eye Assoc
    4306 Harding Rd Ste 300
    Nashville, TN 37205
  • Mary Kerr, MD 100 Points

    Mary Kerr, MD

    Hawkins Felch & Walker
    2010 Church St Ste 608
    Nashville, TN 37203
  • Jeffrey Horn, MD 100 Points

    Jeffrey Horn, MD

    Horn Jeffrey D
    Vanderbilt Eye Ctr, 8000 Medical Ctr E
    Nashville, TN 37232
  • Ronald Mc Farland, MD 100 Points

    Ronald Mc Farland, MD

    Mc Farland & Arrindell
    2021 Church St Ste 606
    Nashville, TN 37203
  • John Mc Mahan, MD 100 Points

    John Mc Mahan, MD

    218 20th Ave N
    Nashville, TN 37203
  • Juli Dean, MD 100 Points

    Juli Dean, MD

    Metropolitan Hospital
    1005 Dr Db Todd Jr Blvd, Dept Of Oph
    Nashville, TN 37208
  • Rebecca Taylor, MD 100 Points

    Rebecca Taylor, MD

    Metropolitan Hospital
    4306 Harding Rd Ste 202
    Nashville, TN 37205
  • Darrell Williams, MD 100 Points

    Darrell Williams, MD

    Nashville Eye Assoc
    397 Wallace Rd Ste C310
    Nashville, TN 37211
  • Jimmi Logan, MD 100 Points

    Jimmi Logan, MD

    Parkwest Ophthalmology
    117 28th Ave N
    Nashville, TN 37203
  • Carolyn Parrish, MD 100 Points

    Carolyn Parrish, MD

    2011 Murphy Ave Ste 303
    Nashville, TN 37203
  • Robert Pilkinton Jr, MD 100 Points

    Robert Pilkinton Jr, MD

    Pilkinton Eye Ctr
    300 20th Ave N Ste 504
    Nashville, TN 37203
  • Gary Gutow, MD 100 Points

    Gary Gutow, MD

    Retina-Vitreous Assoc
    345 23rd Avenue North Suite 350
    Nashville, TN 37203

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


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