n ophthalmologist is a doctor that specializes in disorders of the eye and vision correction such as near sightedness, farsightedness. They treat eye problems caused by high blood pressure and diabetes, glaucoma, lens problems, uveitis and iritis, disorders of the retina, retinopathy, cataracts, conjunctivitis, and pink eye. They also prescribe glasses and contact lenses. Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that deals with the structure, function and diseases of the eye and do surgery.
The Ophthalmology department offers a wide range of outpatient services for disease of the eye and surrounding structures with full-fledged ophthalmic facilities.