The ophtalmological specialist is the expert of the eyes. They know the composition and precise functioning of the diverse structures within and around the eye. They are responsible for all lesions and diseases of the eyes, eyelids and muscles, controlling eye movements. The most famous ocular diseases include cataracts, glaucoma, in addition to strabismus (to have a squint).

For the examination of the eyes, the oculist employs special apparatuses, which enable them to determine the patient’s visual acuity or the interior pressure of the eye.

The results of these examinations enable the ophthalmologist to establish a diagnosis and select methods of treatment. They will show the patient how these must be applied.

If they have followed an additional formation in ophthalmosurgery, the oculist can also practice certain eye operations, such cornea transplantation and crystalline replacements. Nowadays, in the domain of ocular surgery, ultramodern methods of operation are used, such as laser techniques and microsurgery, enabling a precise and gentle intervention.

In collaboration with the ENT specialist, the oculist can proceed to conduct, among others, complex interventions within the tear ducts.


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