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I have heard of a field that studies the human eye with

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I have heard of a field that studies the human eye with great detail. So great it can gives indications of the persons health. If they have hemorrhoids
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Dan B. replied 5 years ago.
Doctor DanB : Hello and thanks for your question. Are you available to chat?
Doctor DanB : As an ophthalmologist I am able to diagnose many diseases that are primarily located in other organ systems such as diabetes, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, cancer, tumors, and systemic infections. However, I am unaware of any study or discipline about the eyes which can foretell the diagnosis of hemorrhoids. Does that make sense?
Customer: Yes it makes sense, probably an unreliable source. Are there any books you know of that would teach about your field, that can be read by somebody not in the medical field?
Doctor DanB :

This is an online book that does the best job I've seen at explaining ophthalmology to a non-ophthalmologist--it's written to a medical student. Give it a try and see what you think:

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