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Dr. Ashok Raina

Dr. Ashok Raina

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MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon

42 Years Experience Overall  (42 years as specialist)

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Dr. Ashok Raina is a Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon in Gurgaon Sector 14, Gurgaon and has an experience of 42 years in this field. Dr. Ashok Raina practices at Kalyani Hospital in Gurgaon Sector 14, Gurgaon and Ashok Raina Clinic in Arjun Nagar, Gurgaon. He completed MBBS from Rabindranath Tagore Medical College, Udaipur in 1972 and MS - Ophthalmology from POSTGRADUATE INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH, CHANDIGARH in 1978. He is a member of Delhi Ophthalmological Society (DOS),Medical Council of India (MCI),American Medical Society of Vienna,American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS),Indian Medical Association (IMA) and IMA academy of Medical Specialities. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Medical Retina,Diabetic Eye Checkup,LASIK Eye Surgery,Macular and Corneal Ulcer Treatment etc.

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Gurgaon Sector 14, Gurgaon

Kalyani Hospital

3.5

Mehrauli-Gurgaon Road, Anamika Enclave, Landmark: Opposite Government Girls College, Gurgaon

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Tue, Thu

11:00 - 01:00

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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

Awards and Recognitions

Appointed as the honoured Eye Surgeon to the Hon. Vice President of India in 2007 till date
Ex President of Gurgaon Ophthal Society
Ex Vice President IMA, Gurgaon

Education

MBBS - Rabindranath Tagore Medical College, Udaipur, 1972
MS - Ophthalmology - POSTGRADUATE INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH, CHANDIGARH, 1978

Memberships

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Delhi Ophthalmological Society (DOS)
Medical Council of India (MCI)
American Medical Society of Vienna
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)
Indian Medical Association (IMA)

Experience

Consultant at Saket City Hospital,
35 Years of Experience as Specialist & Consultant at Major Hospitals in India & Abroad

Registrations

3160 Haryana State Medical Council, 2007
11741 Delhi Medical Council, 2001
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