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Hey dear. I am 24 years male and I have red eyes for 4 days and also hyper acidity. After any 2 days I have to take pantop dsr otherwise I start to bloating.
I have red eyes and feeling jealousy in my eyes because of this I can't sleep properly its very bad for my eyes.
Hi I hv severe left shoulder and neck side pain from long time what should I do taken tablet nucoxia Mr. and gel but temporary relif agan same due to glasses will it effect.
Right eye 0.50 cylindrical 1.25 left eye 1.75 cylindrical 2.25 how to cure left eye because its very weak I am using glasses but still I can't see distance objects with left eye.
My father has an eye operation on Tuesday 1 September. What should be the sugar level and blood pressure level? Please advise.
I'm 22 years old male. I'm having eyesight problem (-4.00) in both eyes. I want to rectify it naturally or by any ayurvedic medicines but not by operations. Please help me to rectify my eyes.
I have a problem in my eye. I am suffering from short sightedness. When I ride bikes water comes out of my eye. What can I do to stop it.
Eyes are the most important part of our lives. There are various branches of medicine, which treat different aspects of the eye. Chief among them are:
Ophthalmology deals with the structure, physiology and diseases of the eye. On the other hand, optometry is a vision care science, which involves the treatment and rectification of the visual system. Specialists emerging from these two schools of medicines are called Ophthalmologists and optometrists respectively. Though, they both deal with the corrective measures and examination of healthy eyes, there are crucial differences between them.
Some of those differences are listed below:
- Meaning: A specialist in surgical and medical eye problems, who performs operations in the eye is called an Ophthalmologist. On the other hand, an Optometrist is a specialist who has a degree in Doctor of Optometry (OD). He is not a doctor but a trained individual.
- Area of Specialization: Both these specialists have different areas of specialization. An Ophthalmologist specializes in only vision and eye care. He/she has the necessary training to perform operations on the eye. On the other hand, an Optometrist is not a doctor, but a specialist who is involved in diagnosis, management and treatment of vision changes. He/she has the license to perform eye exams and tests and can prescribe corrective lenses.
- Training: Both the specialists differ vastly in their training. An Ophthalmologist is trained to treat all eye problems and is equipped to perform operations. He/she undergoes four years of medical school and one year of internship in any hospital. Optometrists on the other hand, after three or more years in college have to undergo four years of training before receiving a doctor of Optometrist. (OD).