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Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders with the eye. The medical doctor that specializes in ophthalmology is an ophthalmologist.
Some common conditions that they treat are cataracts, blurred vision, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy(eye damage from diabetes), to name a few.
Some tests and procedures used by an ophthalmologist are visual field tests, ophthalmoscopy, and OCT(optical coherence tomography), to name a few. An Ophthalmologist is specially trained to perform surgery on the eye as well as diagnose and treat. Some common surgical procedures provided by an ophthalmologist are cataract correction, refractory surgery (improve vision), and eye orbit surgery to name a few. Most ophthalmologists work in private practice, clinics, and hospitals.