What are the common names for Glaucoma?
eye - glaucoma - early diagnosis
eye - glaucoma - medical treatment
glaucoma evaluation treatment
laser treatment of glaucoma secondary cataract
pediatric cataracts glaucoma
What is the definition of Glaucoma?
What type of doctors treat Glaucoma?
An ophthalmologist has the knowledge and professional skills needed to provide comprehensive eye and vision care. Ophthalmologists are medically trained to diagnose, monitor and medically or surgically treat all ocular and visual disorders. This includes problems affecting the eye and its component structures, the eyelids, the orbit and the visual pathways. In so doing, an ophthalmologist prescribes vision services, including glasses and contact lenses.
A pediatrician is concerned with the physical, emotional and social health of children from birth to young adulthood. Care encompasses a broad spectrum of health services ranging from preventive healthcare to the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases. A pediatrician deals with biological, social and environmental influences on the developing child, and with the impact of disease and dysfunction on development.