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Do eye doctors only do eye exams? Do they treat infections?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
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In brief: No, yes

Eye doctors focus on diagnostic and therapeutics for the eyes, but eyes are manifestations of systemic disease so they can treat infections and other things.
Based on a physician's comfort level and access or lack thereof to specialists, they will do other things.

In brief: No, yes

Eye doctors focus on diagnostic and therapeutics for the eyes, but eyes are manifestations of systemic disease so they can treat infections and other things.
Based on a physician's comfort level and access or lack thereof to specialists, they will do other things.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology

In brief: Of course!

An ophthalmologist is a medical doctor (md or od) and a surgeon.
We treat everything from glasses to injury, infection, cataracts, retinal detachments etc. Much more than just infections.

In brief: Of course!

An ophthalmologist is a medical doctor (md or od) and a surgeon.
We treat everything from glasses to injury, infection, cataracts, retinal detachments etc. Much more than just infections.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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