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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.
She is amazing doctor, My appointment Was for my eye check up, treatment remedies and medicines received
Doctor was very friendly and cooperative. Listened to problem very calmly and adviced precautionary measures and medicines.
Doctor is friendly and environment is also nice...when they give a eye drop i cant see properly so they help me to book a cab and the clinic is not like other they are giving you proper treatment and give right suggestions for the issue regarding your eye..
I went to this clinic with my mom and dad for a complete Eye Care treatment after visiting a few other clinics and being left dissatisfied.
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)