- Provide ophthalmic consultation to other medical professionals.
- Refer patients for more specialized treatments when conditions exceed the experience, expertise, or scope of practice of practitioner.
- Instruct interns, residents, or others in ophthalmologic procedures and techniques.
- Develop or implement plans and procedures for ophthalmologic services.
- Educate patients about maintenance and promotion of healthy vision.
- Conduct clinical or laboratory-based research in ophthalmology.
- Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams of health professionals to provide optimal patient care.
- Provide or direct the provision of postoperative care.
- Document or evaluate patients' medical histories.
- Prescribe corrective lenses such as glasses or contact lenses.
- Prescribe or administer topical or systemic medications to treat ophthalmic conditions and to manage pain.
- Perform, order, or interpret the results of diagnostic or clinical tests.
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Five: Extensive Preparation Needed
Highest ($50,000 and up)