What is an ophthalmologist?
An ophthalmologist is an eye M.D. They specialize in eye and vision care, and provide a wide spectrum of care. They are trained and licensed to practice medicine and surgery. This includes everything from prescribing corrective lenses to treatments for common or rare eye conditions as well as delicate eye surgeries.
What is an optometrist?
An optometrist specifically focuses on eye examinations and screenings for the purpose of prescribing and dispensing corrective lenses, whether they are for eyeglasses, contacts, etc. They may also prescribe medication for common eye diseases.
What is the advantage of going to Dr. Moayery?
Atlantic Ophthalmology's Dr. Moayery is a licensed ophthalmologist and a licensed optometrist. This gives him the training, knowledge, and experience to offer a very diverse and comprehensive list of services pertaining to the eye.