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Dr. Vrushali Inamke

Dr. Vrushali Inamke

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Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon

12 Years Experience Overall  (12 years as specialist)

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Dr. Vrushali Inamke is an Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon in Wakad, Pune and has an experience of 8 years in this field. Dr. Vrushali Inamke practices at I Clinic Eye Care in Wakad, Pune. She completed MBBS from DY Patil College Pune in 2003.

Wakad, Pune

I Clinic Eye Care


16 Number Bus Stop, Aundh Ravet Road, Landmark: Near Police Line Corner, Pune

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10:00 - 12:00
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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


MBBS - Maharashtra Universtity of Health Sciences, Nashik, 2003
DOMS - College of Physicians and Surgeons,Parel, 2008


Maharashtra Ophthalmological Society
Poona Ophthalmogical Society
Bombay Ophthalmologists' Association (BOA)
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Maharastra Medical Council


2008 - 2012 Consultant at Talera Hospital, Chinchwad
2012 - 2013 Consultant at Sahyadri Hospital, Bopodi
2012 - 2015 Consultant at Apollo Clinics, Aundh
2013 - 2015 Consultant at I Clinic Eye Care


2004/08/2918 Maharashtra Medical Council, 2004

Trainings and Certifications

Fellowship in Phacoemulsification - PBMA's H. V. Desai Eye Hospital, Pune, 2015
Fellowship in Medical Retina, Glaucoma - PBMA's H. V. Desai Eye Hospital, Pune, 2013
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