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Why and when should I consult an Ophthalmologist?
An Ophthalmologist specializes in eye and vision care. They diagnose and treat all eye diseases, perform eye surgery, and prescribe, and fit eyeglasses and contact lenses to correct vision problems. Some of the signs and symptoms for which an eye specialist online should be consulted are:
Migraine: Ocular migraine causes aura or eye disturbances. Medications are usually prescribed for chronic pa ... in and to reduce symptoms.
Headache: If you are unable to manage your headaches the specialist will perform an eye exam and find the cause for it and provide a detailed treatment plan for the same.
Shingles: Sometimes shingles rash appears around or inside the eye. and need to be treated with antiviral medications.
Blurred vision: Sudden changes in vision or blurred visions is a symptom that should be checked if you have halos or blurred or dimmed vision.
Itchy Eyes: Eyes can get irritated and itchy due to allergies or foreign objects. See the doctor when you have excess goop in the eye, eyes turn red, have a sty of the eye, have light sensitivity.
Grittiness: It is a type of eye irritation where you have a feeling of sand in the eye.
Photophobia: Though it is common as you age if you develop this condition rapidly consult your doctor as it may be a sign of some other eye disorder.
What are the conditions that our Ophthalmologists can treat?
An ophthalmologist treats and manages eye and its disorders. Apart from treating the common symptoms mentioned above, our eye specialists treat:
Cataract: Cataract or the clouding of the lens of the eye can affect normal life. It can be treated by clearing the lens and is a safe outpatient procedure.
Onchocerciasis: It is a parasitic disease that affects the eyes as well as the skin. It is cau ... sed due to the bite of flies. Severe cases can lead to blindness. Treated with Antibiotics.
Conjunctivitis: It is an infection of the eyelid and the eyeball. It is caused due to bacteria, viruses or allergies and treated with antihistamines.
Myopia: It is a vision problem where far objects are not seen clearly or are blurry, get your eyesight corrected with Prescription glasses or contact lenses.
Cornea: It can be damaged due to an infection or an injury and can affect your vision. Treatments can be eye drops, ointment, or an eye patch.
Ectropion: This is a condition where the lower eyelid turns outward exposing the inner eyelid. It is common in older adults and causes dryness and itching. Doctors may recommend surgery if medications do not cure the problem.
Red eyes: It is caused due to inflammation of the blood vessels in the eyes. Doctors use antihistamines as a treatment option based on their severity.
How it Works
What can I expect in an Online Video Consultation with the Ophthalmologist?
Once you have made the wise decision of consulting with one of our top specialists, you no longer have to go searching for Ophthalmologist near me. Instead, you can
-Book an appointment with the doctor of your choice from our app or website
-Share your medical reports or records with your doctor to help them understand your case beforehand.
-Before the day of consultation, note down all your ... symptoms and any questions that you may have to make the best use of the time given.
-During the consultation, the doctor will do a thorough investigation. and recommend the best way forward
What are the benefits of doing an Online Ophthalmologist Consultation?
Best Doctors: Connect with the Best Ophthalmologist in the country to get accurate diagnosis and the best possible treatment options for your condition
No wait time: You do not have to worry about waiting in line at a doctors clinic as the consultation starts exactly at the time chosen by you.
Digital records: All your prescriptions from the doctor and medical records are digitized which gives ... you the convenience of accessing it from just about anywhere and at any time.
Free follow up session: Get a free follow-up within 8 days of your consultation.
Convenience: Our objective at carefit is to facilitate best services in a hassle-free manner. You can pick the time slot as per your convenience and get the consultation from doctors at the comfort of your home.
After successful payment, a confirmation email will be sent to the registered email id with a link for Online Ophthalmologist consultation.
We have Female Ophthalmologists too for women who prefer to be seen by a lady doctor.
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