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Dr. R.P Singh

Dr. R.P Singh

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MBBS, MD - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon

25 Years Experience Overall  (23 years as specialist)

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Dr. R.P Singh is a Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon in Jasola, Delhi and has an experience of 25 years in this field. Dr. R.P Singh practices at Visitech Eye Centre, Jasola in Jasola, Delhi. He completed MBBS from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in 1994 and MD - Ophthalmology from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in 1997. He is a member of • Life member of Delhi Ophthalmological Society,• Life member of All India Ophthalmological Society and • Life member of Vitreo-Retina Society-India. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Eye Checkup - General,Eye Surgery,Retina Examination,Laser Refractive & Cataract Surgery and LASIK Eye Surgery etc.

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Jasola, Delhi

Visitech Eye Centre, Jasola


Plot 2, Pocket 1, Landmark: Behind Apollo Jasola, Delhi

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Mon - Sat

10:30 - 06:00


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

Awards and Recognitions

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Early Versus Defferd Vitrectomy in Eales’ Disease. ACTA Ophthalmologica - 1999
Diode Laser Cyclophotocoagulation in Silicon Oil Induced Glaucoma. ACTA Ophthalmologica - 2001
Transpupillary Thermotherapy in Idiopathic Subfoveal Choroidal Neovascular Membrane. Delhi Journal of Ophthalmology - 2002
Indocyanine Green Enhanced Maculorhexis in Macular Hole Surgery. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology - 2002
The Indocyanine Green Findings in Idiopathic Uveal Effusion Syndrome. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology - 2002


MBBS - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1994
MD - Ophthalmology - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1997


• Life member of Delhi Ophthalmological Society
• Life member of All India Ophthalmological Society
• Life member of Vitreo-Retina Society-India


Senior Resident at Vitreo Retina and Medical Ophthalmology Unit
National Eye Bank Officer at Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences
Senior Consultant at Visitech Eye Center


7604 Delhi Medical Council, 1994
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