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Dr. Shweta Jain

Dr. Shweta Jain

MBBS, DNB - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon

9 Years Experience Overall  (6 years as specialist)

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Dr. Shweta Jain is a veteran eye surgeon with 10+ years of experience and specializes in Cataract, Lasik (Specs Removal), Glaucoma, Cornea, Squint, and Retina treatment."

Paschim Vihar, Delhi

Eye Mantra

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A-1/10, Paschim Vihar, Metro Pillar 262, Rohtak Road, Landmark: Near Peeragarhi Chowk, Delhi

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09:00 - 01:00
05:00 - 07:00

Tue

10:00 - 05:00

Wed, Sat

11:00 - 01:00
05:00 - 07:00

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09:00 - 05:00

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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

DOS Conference Participation - 2017

Education

MBBS - Kasturba Medical College, 2011
DNB - Ophthalmology - Natboard New Delhi, 2014

Memberships

Delhi Medical Council
Delhi Ophthalmological Society (DOS)

Experience

2018 - 2018 Senior Consultant at Eye Mantra
2010 - 2018 Consultant at Mohan Eye Institute

Registrations

7473 Delhi Medical Council, 2011
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