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Dr. Vijay Parbatani

Dr. Vijay Parbatani

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MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon

17 Years Experience Overall  (13 years as specialist)

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Dr. Vijay Parbatani is a Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon in Viman Nagar, Pune and has an experience of 17 years in this field. Dr. Vijay Parbatani practices at Dr. Parbatani's Eye Laser Centre in Viman Nagar, Pune and Center For Eye in Kharadi, Pune. He completed MBBS from B.J. Medical College in 2000 and MS - Ophthalmology from Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College & Sasson General Hospital in 2007. He is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Scleral Contact Lens,Retinal Diseases,Lazy Eye Exercises,Mini Scleral Contact Lens and Eye Exercises for Double Vision etc.

Viman Nagar, Pune

Dr. Parbatani's Eye Laser Centre

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4th & 3rd Floor, Siddharth Mansion, Shree Hospital, Sharstri Nagar Chock, Landmark: Opposite Aga Khan Palace, Pune

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Kharadi, Pune

Center For Eye

22, 2A, Columbia Asia Hospital, Mundhwa - Kharadi Road, Landmark: Columbia Asia Hospital &. Near Nyati Empire, Pune

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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

Education

MBBS - B.J. Medical College, 2000
MS - Ophthalmology - Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College & Sasson General Hospital, 2007

Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)

Experience

2005 - 2016 Owner at Dr.Parbatani Eye laser centre

Registrations

2379 Maharashtra Council of Indian Medicine, 2013
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