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Dr. Swati Agarwal Gupta

Dr. Swati Agarwal Gupta

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MBBS, DO

Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon

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17 Years Experience Overall  (11 years as specialist)

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Dr. Swati Agarwal Gupta is a Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon in Kankurgachi, Kolkata and has an experience of 17 years in this field. Dr. Swati Agarwal Gupta practices at The Eye Clinic in Kankurgachi, Kolkata. She completed MBBS from Burdwan Medical College in 2003 and DO from Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Medical College Calcutta in 2009. She is a member of West Bengal Ophthalmic Society and All India Ophthalmological Society. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Reduced Vision,Eye Pain Treatment,Anterior Segment Surgery,Eye Surgery and Glaucoma Evaluation / Treatment etc.

Kankurgachi, Kolkata

The Eye Clinic

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2A, Motilal Basak Lane, Landmark: Near Charring Cross Nursing Home, Kolkata

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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

Specialist In Cataract - 2009
Specialist In Glaucoma - 2010
Specialist In Lasik - 2011
Gold Medalist - 2009

Education

MBBS - Burdwan Medical College, 2003
DO - Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Medical College Calcutta, 2009

Memberships

West Bengal Ophthalmic Society
All India Ophthalmological Society

Experience

1998 - 2003 MBBS at Bardhamann Medical University
2009 - 2010 Ex-Senior Registrar at Medical College Kolkata
2011 - 2015 Ex-Consultant at Vasan Eye Care

Registrations

60250 West Bengal Medical Council, 2004
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