Board Certification and Recertification

Randall V. Wong, M.D., is a board certified ophthalmologist requiring recertification every 10 years.Though a retina specialist, I’m in the midst of re-certifying to remain a board certified ophthalmologist.  Every 10 years, I’m required to re-certify, that is, I must pass a test to demonstrate competence based upon my knowledge, skill and experience.  Board certification means I practice a high standard of patient care.

Up until about 20 years ago, an ophthalmologist had to pass the exam once for life.  My generation of  Ophthalmolo (Read more...)

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