Maitry Dedhiya

How is the typical day of an Opthalmologists?

a day in a life of an Ophthalmologist


by Maitry Dedhiya
1 answer
| Share :

1 answer

RE: How is the typical day of an Opthalmologists?

Preeti Taneja
Preeti Taneja
Verified Career Expert
Dy. Manager Education & Counselling, Welspun India Limited
  • Chandigarh
An ophthalmologist is a medically trained doctor who commonly acts as both physician and surgeon. S/he examines, diagnoses and treats diseases and injuries in and around the eye. The majority of ophthalmologists are surgical ophthalmologists. Most of their day is spend seeing patients in outpatient clinics with many requiring follow up of an ongoing condition. Although patients often have conditions relating to ageing such as cataract, glaucoma and macular degeneration, diseases of the eye and its surrounding structures may be part of an underlying systematic disease e.g. diabetes. Therefore they work in collaboration with many other specialist including re hematologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, ENT and maxillofacial surgeons, plastic surgeons, pediatricians and geneticists. They perform surgical procedures such as cataract extraction, squint and glaucoma surgery, oculoplastic and nasolacrimal surgery. Ophthalmologist see patients of all ages and a wide range of conditions, however people usually specialize in one or several areas that allow them to work in certain environment. Pediatric ophthalmologists are trained in pediatrics and focus on children and infant vision
. Lasik surgeons are ophthalmologist who have specialized training in neurology, optic pathways and trauma. There are plenty of subspeciality areas such as the ones mentioned, which allow ophthalmologists to refine their skills and even their everyday work regrading the patients they handle.

In order to post replies to the question: "How is the typical day of an Opthalmologists?"

Post Reply

Latest Answers

Hi sneha, can u recommend some professional related to career counselling

Allow me to introduce myself, my name is Riya Singh, and I am a 23-year-old independent call girl who is fluent in English too. I'm the perfect compan .. READ MORE

What are the things if a Psychologist learns, will be helpful in long run?

Sir me physiotherapist Bana chahata hu tu class 10th ke bad konsa subject choose kare .. READ MORE

Which stream to go after 10

You can opt for these four streams Medical, Non-Medical, Commerce & Arts. If you can also join ITI Diploma courses after 10th. To know more about .. READ MORE

Please let me know good event management companies to start working in this field after BCom

There are so many companies, And after my graduation i started working with / It was best experience. .. READ MORE
Most Popular

Hi sneha, can u recommend some professional related to career counselling

Allow me to introduce myself, my name is Riya Singh, and I am a 23-year-old independent call girl who is fluent in English too. I'm the perfect compan .. READ MORE
Caching Date: 5/20/2022 4:20:12 AM