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Dr. Vishal Grover

Dr. Vishal Grover

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MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology

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Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon

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25 Years Experience Overall  (25 years as specialist)

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Dr. Vishal Grover after doing his graduation and post graduation from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, did his fellowship from Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, one of the premier eye institutes of the world. Later he did his fellowship in advanced eye surgery and laser surgery from University of Vienna and London.With a clean surgical hand, Dr. Grover has performed thousands of cataract and laser surgeries and has been awarded “Excellence in Medical Services” by the Indian Medical Association. He has also been awarded the prestigious IMACGP Award for his contribution in the field of medicine by the Indian Medical Association. He has also been presented with the coveted "Distinguished Services Award" by the Delhi Medical Association.Dr. Grover specializes in Cataract Surgery by the latest MICS technique, Lasik Surgery and latest Femto second laser surgery for permanent removal of glasses, Glaucoma and Contact lenses. He has also organized hundreds of eye camps and free eye surgeries for the underprivileged and weaker sections of the society.Dr. Vishal Grover has given talks in live health shows on BBC World, Star News, DD National Network, Zee News and a lot of his articles of public Interest have been published in various leading newspapers of our country.

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Greater Kailash Part 2, Delhi

Netrayatan Eye & Ivf Hospital

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S-371, Landmark: Near Chandan Market & M Block Market, Delhi

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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

IMACGP Award For His Contribution In The Field Of Medicine By The Indian Medical Association
Excellence in Medical Services” by the Indian Medical Association
Distinguished Services Award

Education

MBBS - G B Pant Hospital / Moulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, 1990
MS - Ophthalmology - G B Pant Hospital / Moulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, 1992

Memberships

Delhi Medical Council
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Delhi Ophthalmological Society (DOS)

Experience

1995 - 2017 Sr Consultant & Director at Netrayatan Hospital

Registrations

4784 Delhi Medical Council, 2000

Trainings and Certifications

Fellowship in Ophthomology - Shankara Nethralaya, Chennai, 1993
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