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Dr. Sameer Kaushal

Dr. Sameer Kaushal

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MD - Ophthalmology, DNB - Ophthalmology, MBBS

Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon

17 Years Experience Overall  (16 years as specialist)

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Dr. Sameer Kaushal is a qualified eye surgeon from the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.After completion of his graduation as well as post graduation from the prestigious institute, he spent a few years in the Cornea, Cataract, and Refractive Surgery Unit of the institute gaining expertise in the treatment of eye disease especially corneal disorders. He also gained valuable experience in performing various eye surgeries especially anterior segment surgeries including phaco surgery for cataract, LASIK and corneal transplantation. His expertise extends to the latest treatment modalities including sutureless corneal transplants and artificial corneas.He has also been involved in various teaching and research activities with multiple research papers published in various international journals. He has pioneered new techniques including new surgical procedures and minimally invasive treatments. He has also co-authored books concerning corneal transplantation, corneal disorders, and LASIK surgery.

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Gurgaon Sector 40, Gurgaon

Pl Memorial Eye Clinic

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House No 777, Secto 40, Landmark: Near Sector 40 Market, Gurgaon

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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

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Article "Complication of LASIK surgery" - 2006
Article "Role of Intracameral antibiotics in cataract surgery " - 2005
Project " To study of prevalence of depression in village Sotai" - 1998
A survey " To study of prevalence of active cases of adult tuberculosis in an urban slum " - 1997
Poster Presented in 2007 annual meeting of American Academy of Ophthalmology - 2010

Education

MD - Ophthalmology - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 2004
DNB - Ophthalmology - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 2005
MBBS - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 2000

Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)
All India Ophthalmological Society
Delhi Ophthalmological Society (DOS)
AAO - American Academy of Ophthalmology

Experience

2013 - 2017 Consultant , Owner at PL Memorial Eye Clinic
2008 - 2017 Senior Consultant & Head at Artemis Hospital
2001 - 2004 Junior Resident at AIIMS
2004 - 2005 Medical Officer at AIIMS
2005 - 2010 Senior Resident at AIIMS

Registrations

HMC 3503 Haryana State Medical Council, 2008
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