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skills necessary to become an ophthalmologist
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To become a good Ophthalmologist you need to have following
Sound technical knowledge : This is most important competency for ophthalmologists.
Clinical judgement and treatment (diagnosis, prognosis and treatment skills): This is yet another essential skills for practitioners.
Good stereoscopic vision.
Practical hand skills and good hand-eye coordination.
The ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.
The ability to work under pressure.
Case management skills: Case record, confidentiality of the data, maintaining case files etc are important part of professional practice as well as professional ethics.
Communication skills, including empathy and sensitivity;: Ability to communicate with patient in a language they understand is very important.
Patient management skills: Ophthalmologist work closely with patients of all ages, from young children to senior citizens. Therefore, good people skills are important, especially the ability to make customers feel at ease.
Patience and an eye for detail: Customizing and adjusting eyeglasses requires patience and attention to detail.
Problem-solving skills and high-level decision making.
You may work on above mentioned skills. You may interact with your professor and seniors to learn more about necessary skills to be a successful practitioner.
Hope this is useful for you.
Best Wishes,Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD
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