Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist at HMC in Sugar Land

Dr. Linda Yang - Ophthalmologist

Linda Yang M.D.
(713) 781-4600

What is Ophthalmology?

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. An ophthalmologist is a specialist in ophthalmology. The credentials include a degree in medicine, followed by additional four to five years of ophthalmology residency training.

What an Ophthalmologist Does

An ophthalmologist is a medical doctor (MD) or a doctor of osteopathic medicine (DO) who specializes in eye and vision care. Ophthalmologists are trained to perform eye exams, diagnose and treat disease, prescribe medications and perform eye surgery. They also write prescriptions for eyeglasses and contact lenses.

 
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