An eye specialist, also called an optometrist, is a doctor specialized in providing the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of eye diseases, disorders and ailments such as low vision, refractive error correction etc.
An optometrist examines the vision of both the eyes and also the health problems. Thereafter they guide on other refractive error correction procedures based on the diagnosis. Eye specialists provide a full spectrum of eye care starting from prescribing eyeglasses and contact lenses to complex and delicate eye surgery.
Eye specialists are not necessarily eye surgeons; they are experienced and trained to conduct eye surgeries as needed by patients as a part of their treatment. The medical doctor who performs surgical and medical interventions for eye conditions is called an ophthalmologist.
Below are some of the eye procedures:
Eye Specialist(s) in Hungary