What is the study of Ophthalmology?
Ophthalmology is a medical specialty that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases, visual disorders, and their complications. Ophthalmology as a subspecialty in MBBS includes topics such as the cornea, ocular oncology, pediatric ophthalmology, glaucoma, neuro-ophthalmology, and ocular pathology. The study of Ophthalmology covers the physiology, anatomy, and treatment of all eye-related health conditions. It also includes surgical procedures to treat eyes, for example, in case of glaucoma, cataract, neoplasm removal, refractive surgery, etc.