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Dr. Vinayak Kumar

Dr. Vinayak Kumar

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MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon


13 Years Experience Overall  (9 years as specialist)

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Dr. Vinayak Kumar is an Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon in Vikas Puri, Delhi and has an experience of 16 years in this field. Dr. Vinayak Kumar practices at Centre for Sight - Vikaspuri and - Rohini in Rohini, Delhi. He completed MBBS from V.S.S , MC in 2007, and MS - Ophthalmology from Sawai Mansingh Medical College, Jaipur (SMS College) in 2011.He is a member of Delhi Ophthalmological Society (DOS). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Glaucoma Evaluation / Treatment, Cataract Surgery and Eye Muscle Surgery etc.You can get the phone number of Dr. Vinayak Kumar on Practo.com.

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Rohini, Delhi

Centre For Sight


304-309, Ring Road Mall, Sector 3, Landmark: Opposite of Kali Mandir, Delhi

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Mon - Tue, Thu - Fri

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

Gold Medalist Opthamology - 2011


MBBS - Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Sambalpur, Odisha, 2007
MS - Ophthalmology - Sawai Mansingh Medical College, Jaipur (SMS College), 2011


Delhi Ophthalmological Society (DOS)
All India Ophthalmological Society


2013 - 2014 Consultant at Arvind Eye Consultant
2014 - 2015 Consultant at Centre For Sight


MCI/08-32511 Medical Council of India (MCI), 2008
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