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Optometry Office Design
Can Primary Acquirec Melanosis with atypia be discovered during a routine eye exam? Mine was in 2/2015, 7 months postpartum, 19 months after prior eye check at optometry office.
Difficult diagnosis: You should be examined by an Eye specialist (ophthalmologist) than an optometrist. Only the former can do a detailed good examination to make such a rare diagnosis. I would not trust this diagnosis coming from an optometry office. Do not sit on it too long as there is some risk of melanoma in a situation like you are faced with. ...Read more
Full Service Ob/Gyn: The office is a full service ob/gyn practice and provides care for high risk pregnancy, family planning, gyn cancer screening and urogynecology service that include corrective surgery for pelvic organs prolapse and urine incontinenc and problems of the mature women and consultation. ...Read more
MD's vs. OD's: Ophthalmologists are eye MD's, or physicians, trained to diagnose and treat eye diseases, and perform eye surgeries if necessary. Optometrists are OD's, where they attend an optometry school to prescribe glasses, contact lens, and also diagnose and treat eye diseases. OD's are not allowed to perform surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Outpatient procedure: It is commonly done in outpatient surgery area where there is monitoring equipment available as there is sue of sedation during the procedure, so patients need to be monitored for a couple of hours...Something not typically available in a doctors office. ...Read more