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Dr. Rakesh Kumar

Dr. Rakesh Kumar

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MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon

19 Years Experience Overall  (19 years as specialist)

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Dr. Rakesh Kumar is a Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon in Kankad Bagh, Patna and has an experience of 19 years in this field. Dr. Rakesh Kumar practices at Netra Nidan in Kankad Bagh, Patna. He completed MBBS from Patna Medical College, Patna in 1997 and MS - Ophthalmology from Patna Medical College, Patna in 2001. He is a member of All India Ophthalmological Society,Delhi Ophthalmological Society (DOS) and Bihar Opthalmological Society. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Fundus Fluorescein Angiography,Glaucoma Evaluation / Treatment,Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction,Eyelid Surgery and Yag Iridotomy etc.

Kankad Bagh, Patna

Netra Nidan

A/37, Sachivalay Colony, In front of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Gate no.-2, Patna

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Mon - Fri

10:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 09:00


06:00 - 09:00


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.


MBBS - Patna Medical College, Patna, 1997
MS - Ophthalmology - Patna Medical College, Patna, 2001


All India Ophthalmological Society
Delhi Ophthalmological Society (DOS)
Bihar Opthalmological Society


2001 - 2015 Consultant Doctor at Netra Nidan Eye Hospital


29959 Bihar Medical Council, 1997
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