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Dr. Vidya R Pawar

Dr. Vidya R Pawar


Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon

23 Years Experience Overall  (23 years as specialist)

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DR. (MRS.) Vidya R. Pawar has obtained MBBS degree from B.J Medical College, Pune and in that examination obtained distinction in Ophthalmology. She has done her DOMS (Ophthalmology) & in this examination has stood first in the Pune University. Dr. Vidya has got a Gold Medal of Pune University for the same exam.Dr. Vidya Pawar have done their fellowships & advanced training in cataract surgeries from ROTHSCHILD EYE INSTITUTE, PARIS (FRANCE), ZURICH UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL (SWITZERLAND) & H SAN RAFIEL HOSPITAL, MILAN (ITALY)They have done a great number of successful cataract, glaucoma, squint, & laser surgeries.

Camp, Pune

Aditya Eye Clinic & Laser Centre

1A, Kumar Plaza, 1st Floor, MG Road, Camp, Landmark : Next to Wonderland, Pune, Landmark: Next to Wonderland, Pune

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+ 14

Mon - Sat

11:30 - 01:30


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

Gold Medalist in Pune University - 1996


MBBS - BJMC Pune, 1994
DOMS - BJMC Pune, 1996


075775 Maharashtra Medical Council, 1995
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