Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine specializing in the anatomy, function and diseases of the eye. Medical doctors who specialize in diagnosing and treating eye problems, diseases and injuries are known as ophthalmologists.
Common Eye Problems
Some of the many reasons why you may need to see an ophthalmologist include the following:
- Blood in the white of the eye
- Color blindness
- Diabetic retinopathy
- Diseases of the retina
- Drainage from the eyes
- Eyelid problems
- Eyestrain or vision changes
- Inflammation of the middle layer of the eye
- Macular degeneration
- Misaligned eyes or strabismus
- Night blindness
- Red eyes that may be caused by infection, inflammation, or tumors
At UHS, our ophthalmologists are board-certified surgeons who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of eye disorders. They blend expert clinical care with the latest medical technologies for the benefit of our patients.
UHS Chenango Memorial's Melissa Stagnaro honored by Commerce ChenangoSeptember 23, 2022
UHS Chenango Memorial Hospital's Melissa Stagnaro, Executive Director of the Chenango Memorial Hospital Foundation, was honored by Commerce Chenango at their September 15 Annual Membership Recognition Ceremony with the Organizational Leadership Award!
UHS Delaware Valley Hospital Board Member HonoredSeptember 23, 2022
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Dr. Yuan and Dr. Bajwa honored with Presidential Award from SUNY UpstateSeptember 20, 2022
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