Ophthalmology at Audubon Surgery Center
Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy, physiology and diseases of the eye. An ophthalmologist is a specialist in medical and surgical eye care.
Ophthalmology is a very diverse specialty which includes the management of conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.
It also includes the management of ocular motility disorders, ocular oncology and ocular trauma. Ophthalmologists use a variety of diagnostic techniques including visual acuity testing, slit lamp examination, ocular ultrasound and optical coherence tomography. They also perform surgeries such as cataract surgery, glaucoma surgery and refractive surgery.
Some common ophthalmology procedures include:
- Cataract surgery, with or without an intraocular lens implant.
- After-cataract laser surgery.
- Complex cataract surgery.
- Eye muscle revision.
- Eyelid defect repair.
- Eye lesion removal.
- Iris removal.
- Nasolacrimal duct probing.
- And more
Contact one of our skilled Ophthalmologists today to learn more about your options at Audubon Surgery Center.