Opthalmology is a branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders and diseases related to the eyes and the optic nerve. An ophthalmologist is the doctor who specializes in medical and surgical treatment of the problems related to the eyes
An opthalmologist can also conduct refractive surgery for different vision disorders such as myopia, hypermetropia and astigmatism. In addition, surgery for misalignment of the eyes, retinal problems and ocular oncology are also conducted. Cataract surgery is a common procedure performed on millions of patients around the world each year. Conjunctivitis treatment is also given by the same doctors with the help of antibiotic, eye drops or an ointment.