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Dr. D. S Mitta

Dr. D. S Mitta

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Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon


42 Years Experience Overall  (34 years as specialist)

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Dr. D. S Mitta is a Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon in Ecil, Hyderabad and has an experience of 42 years in this field. Dr. D. S Mitta practices at Prema Eye Care Center in Ecil, Hyderabad. He completed MBBS from Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, Gulbarga in 1978 and DOMS from Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore in 1986. He is a member of Member Of OPthomic Association,Member Of ALOS and Member OF GSOI. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Eyelid Surgery,Canaloplasty,Laser Refractive & Cataract Surgery,Eye Surgery and Eye Muscle Surgery etc.

Ecil, Hyderabad

Prema Eye Care Center

Flat No 21, Prema Nivas, G Block Colony, A S Rao Nagar, Ecil, Landmark: Beside Ushodaya Super Market., Hyderabad

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Mon - Sat

10:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 09:00


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


MBBS - Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, Gulbarga, 1978
DOMS - Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore, 1986


Member Of OPthomic Association
Member Of ALOS
Member OF GSOI


1988 - 1998 Doctor at Christian Eye Hospital
1998 - Present Owner at Prema Eye Care Centre


37733 Andhra Pradesh Medical Council, 1988
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