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An Ophthalmologist is a eye doctor that specializes in eye vision and care. They are trained to provide the best possible care of the eye, from perscribing new glasses and contact lenses to providing surgery. They diagnose and treat the diseases around and in the eye.

What Is An Ophthalmologist?

When Should You See One?

From the ages of 19 to 40, it is recommended that you go see an ophthalmologist at least every 10 years, but you should go see one right away if you experience any of the following:Vision lossChanges in the vision(flashes of light, double vision)Black spots, blurinessColour change Physical changes(crossed eye)And many more.

Education' Training

Since ophthalmologists are a type of physician, they need a medical degree.You need a 4 year bachelors degree, 4 years of medical school, and at least 3 years of internship.Common undergraduate programs include pre-med, biology, and chemistry; coursework that will help prepare you for a career as an ophthalmologist include biochemistry, anatomy, physiology, organic chemistry, physics, and medical ethics.

How is it Related to Optics?

How Is it not! Optics is all about the eye, while Ophthalmologist is about being able to treat eye problems,complications and being able to perscribe new glasses.


Types of Equipment

Video Describing the difference between Ophthalmologist, Optometrist and Optician


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