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Dr. Nagendra Prasad

Dr. Nagendra Prasad

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MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon

29 Years Experience Overall  (25 years as specialist)

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Dr. Nagendra Prasad is a Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon,Cataract and Refractive Surgeon and General Surgeon in Kankarbagh, Patna and has an experience of 29 years in these fields. Dr. Nagendra Prasad practices at Buddha Eye Care & Lasik Laser Centre in Kankarbagh, Patna. He completed MBBS from A N Magadh Medical College, Gaya in 1989 and MS - Ophthalmology from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna in 1995.

Kankarbagh, Patna

Buddha Eye Care & Lasik Laser Centre

Jagdevan Plaza, Lohia Nagar, Landmark: Near Petrol Pump, Patna

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Mon - Sat

10:00 - 07:00


Common questions & answers

Q: When should I see an ophthalmologist?

A: You should ideally visit an ophthalmologist once a year to get your eyes checked. Apart from this, you should see an ophthalmologist when you have: 1. Decreased/blurred vision 2. High blood pressure 3. Diabetes mellitus 4. AIDS 5. Thyroid problems 6. Excess tearing 7. Eyelid abnormalities 8. Double vision 9. Loss of peripheral vision 10. Redness or itching of eyes 11. Abnormal eye discharge

Q: Does an ophthalmologist perform only surgeries?

A: An ophthalmologist is trained at both performing tests to check if you have any eye issues as well as at performing surgeries.

Q: What is the education qualification of an ophthalmologist?

A: To become an opthalmologist, you first need to get an MBBS degree (5.5. yrs course) after which you need to pursue specialisation in opthalmology via an MD or DNB for 3 years.

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

A: Yes. An opthalmologist can check your eyes if you have any vision-related issues and suggest you to get contact lenses to wear.

Q: Are there any specialists in ophthalmology?

A: There are several specialties in opthamology such as cataract surgery, neuro opthalmology, retina specialst, pediatric opthalmology among others.

Awards and Recognitions

DK Bose Gold Medal for Best Scientific Paper Bihar - 2005
Dr SC Das Medal for Best Surgical Video - 2006
IIRSI Gold Medal - 2008
International Award - Outstanding Achievement Award for prevention of blindness in India, Asia Pacific, Taiwan - 2010


MBBS - A N Magadh Medical College, Gaya, 1989
MS - Ophthalmology - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna, 1995


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1990 - 1991 Junior Resident at AIIMS
1991 - 1992 Medical Officer at AIIMS
1992 - 1995 MD at AIIMS
1995 - 1998 Senior Resident at AIIMS
1998 - 2001 Assistant Professor at AIIMS


24901 Bihar Medical Council, 1990
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