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Dr. Ajay Aurora

Dr. Ajay Aurora

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MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology, DO

Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon

33 Years Experience Overall  (33 years as specialist)

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Dr. Ajay Aurora is an Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon and Vitreoretina Specialist in Sector-51, Noida and has an experience of 29 years in these fields. Dr. Ajay Aurora practices at Vision Plus Eye Centre in Sector-51, Noida and Eye7 Chaudhary Eye Centre in Darya Ganj, Delhi. He completed MBBS from Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) in 1983, MS - Ophthalmology from Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) in 1986 and Post Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmology from JIPMER in 1985.

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Sector 51, Noida

Vision Plus Eye Centre


Kisan Tower FF, Hoshiarpur, Landmark: OPPOSITE METRO PILLAR NO 215, Noida

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10:00 - 02:00
03:00 - 05:00

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10:00 - 02:00
04:00 - 06:30

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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

Awards and Recognitions

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Santoshwati Memorial Medal - 1983
C K Kumaraswamy 51Birthday Commemoration Gold Medal for being the Most outstanding Postgraduate of Univ . of Madras - 1986
JIPMER Merit Scholarship - 1983
SAARC Ophthalmology Congress Best Paper - 1998
Joseph M. and Eula C. Lawrence Retina Research Foundation award by the ARVO (Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology), USA. - 2001


MBBS - Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, 1983
MS - Ophthalmology - Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, 1986
DO - Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, 1985


15122 Delhi Medical Council, 1998

Trainings and Certifications

Fellowship in Retina - retina foundation ahemdabad, 1997
fellowship in retina vetreous and uvea - University of California San Diego, EUA, 2001
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