Taxonomy Code 207W00000X

The directory of Ophthalmologists in Pago Pago, American Samoa was last updated 6/30/2024

Ophthalmologists
Taxonomy Code 207W00000X

Classification: Ophthalmology

Description

An ophthalmologist has the knowledge and professional skills needed to provide comprehensive eye and vision care. Ophthalmologists are medically trained to diagnose, monitor and medically or surgically treat all ocular and visual disorders. This includes problems affecting the eye and its component structures, the eyelids, the orbit and the visual pathways. In so doing, an ophthalmologist prescribes vision services, including glasses and contact lenses.

Notes

Source: American Board of Medical Specialties, 2007.
www.abms.org [7/1/2007: definiton added, source added; 7/1/2011: modified source]

Additional Resources: American Board of Ophthalmology, 2007.
http://www.abop.org/.
American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, 2007.
http://www.osteopathic.org/certification

Board certification for Medical Doctors (MDs) is provided by the American Board of Ophthalmology.
Board certification for Doctors of Osteopathy (DOs) is provided by the American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology.