The main types of diagnostics, which holds an ophthalmologist:
- ophthalmoscopy – using a magnifying lens to a visual examination of the fundus and the inner surface of the eyeball
- tonometry – the measurement of intraocular pressure
- biomicroscopy – a visual study of the optical media and tissues of the eye, using a sharp contrast between light and dark spots
- visometry – allows you to explore the visual acuity and other visual characteristics
- skiascopy – is used to determine the type of refractive error, the degree of astigmatism, nearsightedness, etc.
- iridology – an unconventional method of diagnosis of pathological and genetic changes in the body. It is based on research of change in color and structure of the iris.
Ophthalmologist is often referred to as an eye doctor. This is not entirely correct, as unlike an eye doctor an ophthalmologist is also a surgeon, who, through surgical intervention corrects the deficiencies of and treat eye diseases.
Research shows that today more and more people should be consulted an ophthalmologist. Poor environmental conditions, constant tension, poor lighting, long stay at the computer and more conducive to the development of visual impairment and eye diseases.
To vision problems do not bother you, do not forget to regularly record and come to accept an ophthalmologist.