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Dr. H Janhavi

Dr. H Janhavi

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Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon


8 Years Experience Overall  (8 years as specialist)

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Dr. H Janhavi is a Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon in Kalyan Nagar, Bangalore and has an experience of 8 years in this field. Dr. H Janhavi practices at Bangalore Nethralaya Super Speciality Eye Hospital in Kalyan Nagar, Bangalore. She completed MBBS from Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore in 2008,DOMS from Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore in 2011 and FGO from BW Lions Super Speciality Hospital in 2012. She is a member of Karnataka Medical Council. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Canaloplasty,Orbital Trauma,Eyelid Surgery,Orbital Decompression Surgery for Thyroid Eye Disease and Vitreoretinal Surgery etc.

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Kalyan Nagar, Bangalore

Bangalore Nethralaya Super Speciality Eye Hospital


5DC - 714, Samruddhi Plaza, 2nd Block, Landmark: Near Hennur Police Station & Adjacent fo Garbhagudi I. V. F Centre, Bangalore

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Tue - Wed, Fri - Sat

09:00 - 06:00


11:30 - 08:00


09:00 - 01:00


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


MBBS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, 2008
DOMS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, 2011


Karnataka Medical Council


81122 Karnataka Medical Council, 2008

Trainings and Certifications

FGO - BW Lions Super Speciality Hospital, 2012
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