An ophthalmologist has the knowledge and professional skills needed to provide comprehensive eye and vision care. Ophthalmologists are medically trained to diagnose, monitor and medically or surgically treat all ocular and visual disorders. This includes problems affecting the eye and its component structures, the eyelids, the orbit and the visual pathways. In so doing, an ophthalmologist prescribes vision services, including glasses and contact lenses.
|Total number of Ophthalmologists on Doctor.com:||25412|
|Percentage of Ophthalmologists who are listed as "Board Certified" on Doctor.com:||100%|
|Ophthalmologists listed on Doctor.com have been practicing for an average of:||29.3 year(s)|
|Average ProfilePoints™ score for Ophthalmologists:||40/80|
|Average Overall User Rating for Ophthalmologists:||4 (out of 5)|