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Finding the Right Medical Specialist

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We have been getting enquiries on how and where to find recommended medical specialists. Although this might sound simple but it’s clear that many are confused and overwhelmed with the information out there on the internet. We hope to address the issue with this post.

Before you decide which specialist to see, you need to understand that for each medical specialty, you’ll find that it will have various sub-specialties within the specialty itself.
For example, ophthalmology (eye specialist) includes subspecialties which deal either with certain diseases or diseases of certain parts of the eye. Some of them are:

Anterior segment surgery Cataracts – not usually considered a subspecialty per se, since most general ophthalmologists perform cataract surgery Cornea, ocular surface, and external disease Pediatric ophthalmology/strabismus (misalignment of the eyes) Refractive surgery Vitreo-retinal surgery, deals with surgical management of retinal and posterior segment d…

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