Meredith and Alex using ophthalmology equipment to test her eyesight.

Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy, physiology and diseases of the eye. An ophthalmologist is a specialist in medical and surgical eye problems. Since ophthalmologists perform operations on eyes, they are both surgical and medical specialists.


  • Vitreo-retinal surgery deals with surgical management of retinal and posterior segment diseases and disorders.

Notable OphthalmologistsEdit

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