Adelaide Ophthalmologists

Find Ophthalmologists offerers a variety of locations around Australia for you to find Opticians, Ophthalmologists Adelaide and Optometrists Adelaide. If you are looking for a Adelaide, then you have come to the right place. Ophthalmologists provide eye care services in the Adelaide Region. Optometrists have the ability to deal with diseases and injuries common to the eye such as cataract, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. Common procedures include eye laser treatments, eyelid surgery, and other complex microsurgical procedures.The best Ophthalmologists in the Sunshine Coast are picked out, best suited for you.  But what is an Ophthalmologist?

Adelaide Ophthalmologists

So, what really is an Ophthalmologist? An Ophthalmologist is someone who specialises in eye surgery and visual system and their responsibilities include preventing disease and injury to the eye. Adelaide Ophthalmologists provide the full package of eye care, from the prescription of glasses and contact lenses to medical treatment and complex microsurgery. They can also perform eye treatment, eye surgery, eye tests and deal with eye conditions.

Adelaide Ophthalmologists have involvement in scientific research based around finding cures for diseases and other issues.
Adelaide Ophthalmologist

What is the difference between an ophthalmologist, optometrist and orthoptist?

An Adelaide Ophthalmologist is a medically trained specialist and Optometrists and Orthoptists are eye care professionals.

Optometrists Adelaide

Optometrists Adelaide examine eyes, give advice on visual problems, and prescribe and fit glasses or contact lenses. An optometrist will refer patients to an ophthalmologist for further management if they detect eye didsease. In certain situations, ophthalmologists Adelaide and optometrists work together in the care of patients, especially those with eye diseases.

The typical training for an optometrist in Australia includes:

  • 5 years at university leading to a degree in optometry.
  • 1 year of pre-registration experience.

Orthoptists Adelaide

Orthoptists are trained to diagnose and manage disorders of eye movements and associated vision problems and also examine and test for eye diseases. They work in a multiple ranges of settings, including hospitals, private practices, low vision and rehabilitation settings and research centres.