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Dr. Sreepathi

Dr. Sreepathi

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MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon

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10 Years Experience Overall  (10 years as specialist)

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Dr. Sreepathi is a Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon in Yelahanka New Town, Bangalore and has an experience of 10 years in this field. Dr. Sreepathi practices at Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital in Yelahanka New Town, Bangalore. He completed MBBS from Kuvempu Univerisity in 2000 and MS - Ophthalmology from Jagadguru Jayadeva Murugarajendra Medical College (JJMMC) in 2006. He is a member of All India Ophthalmological Society. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction,Eyelid Surgery,Vitreoretinal Surgery,Orbital Surgery and Oculoplastic Surgery etc.

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Yelahanka New Town, Bangalore

Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital

No. 2557, HIG,16th B Cross Road, 3rd Stage., Landmark: Yelahanka New Town Bustand, Bangalore

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Mon - Tue, Thu - Fri

09:00 - 08:00

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Common questions & answers

Q: Who is an Ophthalmologist?

A: An ophthalmologist is a medical doctor specialised in vision and eye care. Unlike other specialisations in eye care, ophthalmologists attend to almost all kinds of eye disorders and related issues. Since they are doctors, they can refer patients to other specialists even if the disease is not eye related.

Q: Is an Ophthalmologist different from an Optometrist?

A: Yes. Both of them are very much different. Although ophthalmologists and optometrists both provide vision and eye care, an optometrist attends to common eye disorders and certain chronic diseases like glaucoma, while an ophthalmologist, along with the common disorders, can take up more complex eye disorders that even require surgery.

Q: Can an Ophthalmologist perform surgery?

A: Yes, ophthalmologists can perform surgery as they tend to have years of training and experience. Many ophthalmologists obtain subspecialty training in areas like eyelid surgery, retinal surgery or pediatric surgery. Others perform surgery based on requirements of the local hospitals or surgical centres.

Q: How can an Ophthalmologist help for Cataract?

A: Ophthalmologists initially perform eye exams like slit-lamp exam, retinal exam, and visual acuity test. Once cataract is diagnosed, there are certain steps that the patient should follow. Cataract can be removed only with surgery. During surgery, the eye’s natural cloudy lens is replaced by an artificial lens by the surgeon, thus resolving the issue.

Q: Should one visit an Ophthalmologist for contact lenses?

A: An ophthalmologist can indeed prescribe contact lenses. Even optometrists can prescribe contact lenses and hence it is not necessary that one should visit an ophthalmologist only. Both of them can perform eye exams for the same and the patient can visit either of them

Education

MBBS - Kuvempu Univerisity, 2000
MS - Ophthalmology - Jagadguru Jayadeva Murugarajendra Medical College (JJMMC), 2006

Memberships

All India Ophthalmological Society

Experience

Doctor at Dr Agarwal Eye Hospital

Registrations

59682 Karnataka Medical Council, 2001
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