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YP AnswersOphthalmology is medical science concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders, conditions, and diseases of the eye....Read More
YP AnswersWhile all concentrate on the eye, an ophthalmologist is the only one of these three professions that is licensed to perform surgical procedures. Optometrists fit in between ophthalmologists and opticians as they are able to diagnose eye conditions and prescribe corrective lenses. Opticians, on the other hand, design and fit eyeglasses, frames, and contact lenses based on prescriptions from optometrists and ophthalmologists....Read More
YP AnswersTo become an ophthalmologist, students must complete undergraduate coursework, complete medical school, and participate in a three-year residency program. Once these requirements have been fulfilled, ophthalmologists must sit for and pass the board examination to earn their license to practice....Read More
YP AnswersThe type of coverage in your healthcare plan may or may not include ophthalmologic services and procedures. Be sure to check which type of eye care is included and what must be paid for out of pocket....Read More