What is Ophthalmologist ?

Ophthalmologists are medical doctors who have undergone specialist training to diagnose and treat conditions involving the eyes and vision. They perform a wide range of medical and vision tests, minor office procedures, and some surgeries.

Some ophthalmologists specialize in a specific branch of ophthalmology that deals with particular procedures, parts of the eye, or groups of people.

When it’s time to get your eyes checked, make sure you are seeing the right eye care professional for your needs.

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    When to see an Ophthalmologist ?

    Most people see an ophthalmologist because they are experiencing chronic or severe vision symptoms or signs of eye conditions, such as:

    • bulging eyes
    • reduced, distorted, blocked, or double vision
    • excessive tearing
    • eyelid abnormalities or problems
    • seeing colored circles or halos around lights
    • misaligned eyes
    • black specks or strings called floaters in the field of view
    • seeing flashes of light
    • unexplained eye redness
    • loss of peripheral vision

    A person may need emergency care from an ophthalmologist if their symptoms include:

    • sudden vision loss or changes
    • sudden or severe eye pain
    • eye injury

    A person may also receive a referral to an ophthalmologist if they have conditions or factors that can increase the risk of eye conditions, such as:

    • high blood pressure
    • diabetes
    • a family history of eye conditions
    • HIV
    • thyroid conditions, for example, Graves’ disease

    A family doctor, pediatrician, emergency room doctor, or optometrist usually refers a person to an ophthalmologist.

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    Ophthalmologist Fees

    • First Consultation
    • Follow-up Consultation
    • Video Consultation

    Booking info:
    A prepayment of £70 will be asked at the moment you book the appointment, the remaining will need to be settled on the day of your consultation

    Cancellation Policy:
    More than 72h before the consultation: Fully refunded
    In between 72h & 48h: £70 prepayment will be kept
    Less than 48h: Consultation fully charged