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Ophthalmologists

Diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases of the eye.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Median wages for the broader occupation, Physicians and Surgeons, All Other, are $999.00 / hour.

Education:

Graduate degree (any type) is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Diagnose medical conditions.
  • Administer non-intravenous medications.
  • Operate on patients to treat conditions.
  • Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources.
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Job Title Examples:

General Ophthalmologist
Neuro-Ophthalmologist
Retinal Surgeon

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