What Kind of Schooling Does an Ophthalmologist Need?

If you’re interested in the medical field and want to become an eye doctor, consider ophthalmology. At this point, you might be wondering “What kind of schooling does an ophthalmologist need?” The levels of training required to become an ophthalmologist can be broken into three levels: college studies, medical school, and further specialized training. Keep … Continue reading What Kind of Schooling Does an Ophthalmologist Need?

A Look Into How a Non-Contact Tonometer Works

There are many different methods at an ophthalmologist’s disposal for testing eye pressure. Non-contact tonometry is one method for testing the eye’s intraocular pressure. Keep reading for a look into how a non-contact tonometer works and the various benefits of using this method. Tonometry Process The tonometry process involves a test that measures the pressure … Continue reading A Look Into How a Non-Contact Tonometer Works

A Guide To Ophthalmic Instrument Cleaning and Sterilization

When it comes to ophthalmic equipment, proper cleaning and sterilization are very important to prevent infections. Cleaning, sterilizing, and storage are all part of keeping your tools in good condition and ready for your next patient. If you need a refresher on this process, follow this guide to ophthalmic instrument cleaning and sterilization for the … Continue reading A Guide To Ophthalmic Instrument Cleaning and Sterilization

How To Measure Intraocular Pressure Applanation Tonometry

When studying tonometry, you’ll find that there are many different methods for measuring eye pressure. Each of these methods has different equipment and tool requirements as well as steps to the procedure. For a refresher course on how to measure intraocular pressure with applanation tonometry, keep reading this article. Applanation tonometry is one of the … Continue reading How To Measure Intraocular Pressure Applanation Tonometry