American Board of Ophthalmology

PO Box 1887
Doylestown, PA 18901
Phone: (610) 664-1175 www.abop.org

Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology is a specialty focused on the medical and surgical care of the eyes. Ophthalmologists are the only physicians medically trained to manage the complete range of the eye and vision care. They can prescribe glasses and contact lenses, dispense medications, diagnose and treat eye conditions and diseases and perform surgeries.

Specialty training required prior to board certification: Four years