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Dr. Vishal M.Y

Dr. Vishal M.Y

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MBBS, DNB - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon

9 Years Experience Overall  (8 years as specialist)

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Dr. Vishal M.Y is a Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon in Dilsukhnagar, Hyderabad and has an experience of 9 years in this field. Dr. Vishal M.Y practices at Siva Eye Hospital in Dilsukhnagar, Hyderabad. He completed MBBS from SVS Medical College - Mahaboob Nagar in 2008,DNB - Ophthalmology from Pushpagiri Vitreo Retina Institute, Hyderabad in 2012 and Fellowship in Vitreo-Retina from Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai in 2015. He is a member of All India Ophthalmological Society,Delhi Ophthalmological Society (DOS),TELANGANA OPHTHALMOLOGICAL SOCIETY and Andhra Pradesh Ophthalmological Society (APOS). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Avastin Injections,Glaucoma Evaluation / Treatment,Diabetic Retinopathy Screening/ Treatment,Laser Procedures for Retinal Diseases and Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking etc.

Dilsukhnagar, Hyderabad

Siva Eye Hospital

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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 - SVS Medical College - Mahaboob Nagar, 2008
DNB - Ophthalmology - Pushpagiri Vitreo Retina Institute, Hyderabad, 2012

Memberships

All India Ophthalmological Society
Delhi Ophthalmological Society (DOS)
TELANGANA OPHTHALMOLOGICAL SOCIETY
Andhra Pradesh Ophthalmological Society (APOS)

Experience

2015 - 2018 Opthalmologist at Siva Eye Hospital

Registrations

64837 Andhra Pradesh Medical Council, 2009

Trainings and Certifications

Fellowship in Vitreo-Retina - Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai, 2015
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