Eye Specialist, Eye Surgeon
MBBS, FCPS (Ophtahlmology)
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Eye surgeons (ماہرامراض چشم) are specialist doctors who cater to the ailments of the eyes. They are able to treat a wide range of conditions and are qualified to perform surgeries.
They are often associated with vision care. Eye surgeons (آئی سرجن) also help patients with the fitting of vision correction paraphernalia such as lenses or glasses. Surgeries for vision correction are also their domain.
A visit to the eye surgeon is due when you experience any problems with your eyesight, such as the blurring of images, seeing double, not recognizing colors properly and even complete loss of vision, as is the case with wet macular degeneration.
Moreover, an injury to the eye is a cause for concern and should be addressed by an eye doctor. Similarly, some diseases also negatively impact eyes, like hypertension and diabetes. These patients then also need guidance from an eye specialist for treatment.
People in need of an eye surgery should visit an ophthalmologist. Some eye conditions that require surgical intervention include:
Some people also want to have their vision fixed and thus eye surgeons use techniques like LASIK and Femto LASIK to operate on the lens so that sighted problems can be resolved.
Older people are more vulnerable to vision problems like AMD, glaucoma (گلوکوما ), cataracts. Progressive diseases like these can result in permanent loss of vision, and timely surgical intervention can greatly improve a patient's vision.
Many people confuse ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians. Only ophthalmologists or eye surgeons are qualified doctors that treat problems ailing the eye, through medicine and surgery.
Optometrists are healthcare individuals trained in vision problems like refractive errors. They can also perform eye exams and treat only certain diseases.
Opticians are technicians who aid people with vision correction problems like fitting of the eyeglasses, or lenses etc. They cannot diagnose or treat eye problems. It is important to ascertain the type of problem you are experiencing so you schedule a visit with the appropriate expert.
An eye surgeon (آنکھوں کا ماہر) offers medical and surgical care for issues plaguing eyes and its associated structures like optic nerve. They also offer treatment for problems with eyesight.
The top 5 eye problems that accounted for visits to the emergency room include the following:
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In order to qualify as an eye surgeon (ماہرامراض چشم), the person first has to complete their MBBS and house job. They then have to give the part I exam conducted by the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan. Once that is passed, the doctors then have to complete their training program alongside the subsequent exams.
Once both are complete, CPSP accredits the person with respective qualification, thereby making them a certified eye surgeon.
There are many sub-specialties that exist within the broader field of ophthalmology. These are:
Eye surgeons are also referred to as:
An eye surgeon (آئی سرجن) diagnoses and treats ailments of the eyes. They thus carry out eye exams, prescribe medication and perform surgeries, if need be. Eye specialists are also associated with the wellbeing of the vision; from the banal refractive errors to the more serious problems like AMD, all are treated by them.