Glossary

Patients who play an active role in their own health care sometimes need a clear understanding of medical terminology used by their doctors. This on-line glossary helps patients become familiar with terms and definitions that may be part of their care and treatment at Wheaton Eye Clinic.


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Ophthalmologists are medical doctors (M.D.) or doctors of osteopathic medicine (D.O.) who have completed four years of college, four years of medical school, one year of internship, three or four years of an ophthalmology residency and perhaps have further training in a subspecialty fellowship.