PAs in Ophthalmology function as specialty physician assistants under the direction of a licensed Ophthalmologist to manage all aspects of pre-, intra- and post-operative care.
Highly technical and demanding skills are mastered through years of physician assistant practice, master degree and post-graduate critical care residency.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Collects and assesses medical histories
- Performs physical examinations and diagnostic tests
- Surgically assists surgeons in the OR in minor procedures and outpatient surgical procedures
- Enables continuity of care by managing patient care in pre-, intra- and post-operative settings