Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. An ophthalmologist is a specialist in ophthalmology.

Blocked Tear Ducts: Should My Baby Have a Probing Procedure?

Guides through decision to have a probing procedure done for your baby’s blocked tear ducts. Discusses why a doctor may recommend a probing procedure for your baby. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.

Cataracts: Should I Have Surgery?

Guides through decision to have cataract surgery. Describes the surgery and how well it works. Includes when cataract surgery is normally recommended. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.

Nearsightedness: Should I Have Laser Surgery?

Guides through decision to have laser surgery to correct nearsightedness. Covers LASIK, PRK, epi-LASIK, and LASEK. Covers benefits and risks. Discusses who is a good candidate for surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.