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Dr. Asit Ranjan Banerjee

Dr. Asit Ranjan Banerjee

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MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon

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42 Years Experience Overall  (42 years as specialist)

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With a vast experience in Microsurgery and Surgical Retina, Dr. Banerjee has been successfully treating patients for more than 4 decades. He is regarded amongst one of the best consultants in Paediatric Ophthalmology, in East India. He is also associated with many prestigious institutions across the country in different capacities for academic excellence.

Sarat Bose Road, Kolkata

Fortis Medical Centre

4.0

2/7, Sarat Bose Road, Landmark: Beside Central Plaza Building, Kolkata

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Tue, Thu, Sat

04:00 - 06:00

800

Common questions & answers

Q: When should I see an ophthalmologist?

A: You may see an ophthalmologist in the following conditions ·Blurred vision ·Eye pain ·Eye injury ·Diabetes-related eye problems ·Family history of eye problems ·Dark spots in vision ·Dry and itchy eye ·Decreased vision ·Discharge from the eye and redness ·Cataract surgery ·Corneal transplant

Q: Does an ophthalmologist perform only surgeries?

A: Yes, an ophthalmologist also performs eye surgeries. If you need cataract surgery or a corneal transplant, your ophthalmologist will treat you accordingly. An ophthalmologist also specializes in laser surgery.

Q: What is the education qualification of an ophthalmologist?

A: To become an ophthalmologist, you first need to complete MBBS degree, which is a five and half years course. After this course, you need to give an entrance exam for a postgraduate course. You will have to complete a three years course in MD (Doctor of Medicine) or MS (Master of Surgery) Ophthalmology or DNB. Some medical colleges also offer diploma courses in Ophthalmology after MBBS degree.

Q: Can an ophthalmologist suggest me which contact lenses to wear?

A: An optometrist or an ophthalmologist can perform your eye examination and find out the error in your vision. However, an ophthalmologist specializes in dealing with complex problems of the eye. So an ophthalmologist can easily suggest you which contact lenses to wear.

Q: Are there any specialists in ophthalmology?

A: An ophthalmologist can specialize in a particular branch and specialize in treating that particular eye problem The specializations are as follows: ·Paediatric ophthalmology (specialize in children eye problems) ·Neuro ophthalmology (eye problems originating from the nervous system) ·Ocular oncology (cancer of the eye) ·Ophthalmic pathology (diagnosis of eye problems via the pathology)

Awards and Recognitions

Many prestigious institutions across the country in different capacities for academic excellence

Education

MBBS - Calcutta University, 1967
MS - Ophthalmology - Aiims, 1972

Memberships

Medical Council of India (MCI)

Experience

Consultant - Eye/ Ophthalmology at Fortis medical center

Registrations

30564 West Bengal Medical Council, 2015
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