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.

Job Qualifications

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