The branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy, physiology and diseases of the eye is known as ophthalmology. Ophthalmologists
are doctors who specialize in ophthalmology. The eye and its surrounding structures can be affected by a variety of conditions and ophthalmology involves the right diagnosis and treatment of such conditions. Ophthalmology also includes certain sub-specialties that deal with certain diseases or specific parts of the eyes. These can be conditions like glaucoma, uveitis, cataract, corneal and retinal diseases. Cataract is the main cause of visual impairment worldwide. Older population suffer from age-related eye disorders like macular degeneration. Ophthalmologists specialize in medical and surgical eye problems. They are trained to prescribe medications to treat eye diseases, implement laser therapy or perform surgery when needed.They can also conduct eye examinations, prescribe glasses and contact lenses. Many diseases if caught early can be successfully treated and managed effectively. The ophthalmology department at Narayana health provides state of art care for all facets and stages of eye diseases. NH houses some of the best ophthalmologists in Bangalore. They are highly skilled and trained to handle many simple and complex eye diseases. Consult our team of experts for your eye-related issues by scheduling an appointment.