An Ophthalmologist is a physician specialised in the treatment of infections, disorders, accidents, and conditions involving the eye. The doctor carries out vision tests and prescribes corrective lenses, but most importantly, conducts eye operations and treats eye diseases.
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Career prospects & criteria
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MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)
MS (Master of Surgery)
What you need to get started
+2 years of hands-on experience is required
An eye for detail
High levels of concentration
Working knowledge of the diseases, functions, and anatomy of the eye.
Strong physics skills
Excellent medical knowledge
Colleges in India
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC)
Christian Medical College, Vellore
D.Y.Patil Medical College, Navi Mumbai
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