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Dr. Swati Pandey

Dr. Swati Pandey

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MBBS, DO, DNB - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon

12 Years Experience Overall  (12 years as specialist)

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Dr. Swati Pandey is a Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon in Gurgaon Sector 56, Gurgaon and has an experience of 12 years in this field. Dr. Swati Pandey practices at W Pratiksha Hospital in Gurgaon Sector 56, Gurgaon,Krishna Netralaya in Sohna Road, Gurgaon and Krishna Netralaya in DLF Phase V, Gurgaon. She completed MBBS from Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College, AMU, Aligarh in 2004,DO from AMU Institute Of Ophthalmology, Aligarh in 2008 and DNB - Ophthalmology from Aravind Eye Care System, Coimbatore in 2012. She is a member of Delhi Ophthalmological Society (DOS) and All India Ophthalmological Society. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Treatment for Keratoconus,Vision Therapy,Lens for Keratoconus,Mini Scleral Contact Lens and Vision Therapy Exercises etc.

Gurgaon Sector 56, Gurgaon

W Pratiksha Hospital

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Golf Course Extension Road, Sushant Lok Phase 2, Landmark: Near Florence Club, Gurgaon

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Sohna Road, Gurgaon

Krishna Netralaya

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304, Vipul Trade Center, Sector 48, Landmark: Opposite to Vatika Business Park, 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

Education

MBBS - Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College, AMU, Aligarh, 2004
DO - AMU Institute Of Ophthalmology, Aligarh, 2008
DNB - Ophthalmology - Aravind Eye Care System, Coimbatore, 2012

Memberships

Delhi Ophthalmological Society (DOS)
All India Ophthalmological Society

Experience

2012 - 2013 Consultant at Aravind Eye Hospital
2013 - 2014 Consultant at Agarwal Eye Hospital

Registrations

26432 Delhi Medical Council, 2005
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