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Dr. Vishal Arora

Dr. Vishal Arora

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MBBS, MD - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon

11 Years Experience Overall  (8 years as specialist)

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Dr. Vishal Arora is a consultant Ophthalmologist (Eye Specialist) who is a postgraduate from the Apex Medical Institute of India, AIIMS (New Delhi) and comes to Aro Health with years of experience in Ophthalmology. Having completed his specialization, he has excelled in the field of Sutureless Cataract Surgery and Refractive Surgery (LASIK Surgery) during his fellowship at Narayana Nethralaya ,Bangalore, a premier Eye Institute and Research Centre. Dr. Arora has been invited to several National and International conferences as a faculty to deliver talks in his area of interest and has numerous published papers in journals of global significance. He is a lifetime member of both national and international bodies of Ophthalmology including the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS) and All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS)

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Gurgaon Sector 49, Gurgaon

Aro Health Eye Care and Laser Centre

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147, First Floor Sapphire Mall, Sector 49, Sohna Road, Landmark: Near Orchid Petals , Gurgaon

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10:00 - 02:00
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Gurgaon Sector 38, Gurgaon

Aro Health

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House No. 556, Sector 38, Landmark: Near Community Centre, Gurgaon

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Gurgaon Sector 44, Gurgaon

Fortis Memorial Research Institute

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Sector 44, Gurugram, Landmark: Opposite HUDA City Centre Metro Station, 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

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Comprehensive Eye Examination
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Spectacle Removal Surgery (LASIK)
Keratoconus Managment
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Awards and Recognitions

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Invited Speaker AIOS - 2015
Invited Faculty DOS - 2015
Invited Faculty : Instruction course (Keratoconus) ESCRS, London - 2014
Invited Speaker : Instruction course (Intacs in Keratoconus) ESCRS, Copenhagen - 2016
Invited Faculty: Instruction course (Normogram in keratoconus), Jaipur - 2017

Education

MBBS - Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma University of Health Sciences Rohtak, 2009
MD - Ophthalmology - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 2012

Memberships

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All India Ophthalmological Society
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS)
Karnataka Ophthalmic Society
Haryana Ophthalmological Society

Experience

2009 - 2012 JR at AIIMS
2012 - 2013 J. Consultant at Eye Q
2013 - 2014 Fellow at Narayana Nethralaya
2014 - Present Consultant at Aro Health
2014 - Present Consultant at Fortis Memorial Research Institute

Registrations

58122 Delhi Medical Council, 2013

Trainings and Certifications

Fellowship In Cataract And Refractive Surgery - Narayana Nethralaya, Bangalore, 2014
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