Ophthalmologists attend at least eight years of medical school after receiving their bachelor's degree, and become educated in surgery and medicine of eye care. Ophthalmologists can also provide total eye care, including prescriptions for corrective lenses, and periodic monitoring of eye health. They may work closely with optometrists to provide a range of treatment options for patients.
Common eye care procedures performed at McLaren Central Michigan include:
- Glaucoma treatment
- Cataract treatment
- Laser surgery to improve vision
- Diabetic retinopathy
- Other procedures to treat a variety of vision problems