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Dr. Hetalkumar Yagnik

Dr. Hetalkumar Yagnik

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MBBS, DO, DNB - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon

13 Years Experience Overall  (13 years as specialist)

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Dr. Hetalkumar Yagnik is a Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon and Reconstruction in Bhatar, Surat and has an experience of 13 years in these fields. Dr. Hetalkumar Yagnik practices at Rishabh Eyecare Hospital in Bhatar, Surat and Rishabh Eye Care Hospital in Katargam, Surat. He completed MBBS from Government Medical College, Surat in 2002,DO from Government Medical College, Surat in 2005 and DNB - Ophthalmology from National Board Of Examination in 2008. He is a member of All India Ophthalmological Society,Delhi Ophthalmological Society (DOS),Gujarat Ophthalmological Society and South Gujarat Academy of Ophthalmology. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: 24 hours Emergency,Bladeless Lasik Surgery,Specialist in Corneal Disorder,Contact Lens Clinic and DCR Surgery with intubation etc.

Bhatar, Surat

Rishabh Eyecare Hospital

U 42, 44, Silver Point Complex, Landmark: Near Vidhya Bharati School and Near Bhatar Char Rasta, Surat

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Mon - Sat

11:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 08:00


Common questions & answers

Q: When should I see an ophthalmologist?

A: You may see an ophthalmologist in the following conditions ·Blurred vision ·Eye pain ·Eye injury ·Diabetes-related eye problems ·Family history of eye problems ·Dark spots in vision ·Dry and itchy eye ·Decreased vision ·Discharge from the eye and redness ·Cataract surgery ·Corneal transplant

Q: Does an ophthalmologist perform only surgeries?

A: Yes, an ophthalmologist also performs eye surgeries. If you need cataract surgery or a corneal transplant, your ophthalmologist will treat you accordingly. An ophthalmologist also specializes in laser surgery.

Q: What is the education qualification of an ophthalmologist?

A: To become an ophthalmologist, you first need to complete MBBS degree, which is a five and half years course. After this course, you need to give an entrance exam for a postgraduate course. You will have to complete a three years course in MD (Doctor of Medicine) or MS (Master of Surgery) Ophthalmology or DNB. Some medical colleges also offer diploma courses in Ophthalmology after MBBS degree.

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

A: An optometrist or an ophthalmologist can perform your eye examination and find out the error in your vision. However, an ophthalmologist specializes in dealing with complex problems of the eye. So an ophthalmologist can easily suggest you which contact lenses to wear.

Q: Are there any specialists in ophthalmology?

A: An ophthalmologist can specialize in a particular branch and specialize in treating that particular eye problem The specializations are as follows: ·Paediatric ophthalmology (specialize in children eye problems) ·Neuro ophthalmology (eye problems originating from the nervous system) ·Ocular oncology (cancer of the eye) ·Ophthalmic pathology (diagnosis of eye problems via the pathology)


24 hours Emergency
Bladeless Lasik Surgery
Specialist in Corneal Disorder
Contact Lens Clinic
DCR Surgery with intubation
Expert in Toric
Squint Surgery
Topical Phacoemulsification
Sutureless Pterygium Excision Surgery


MBBS - Government Medical College, Surat, 2002
DO - Government Medical College, Surat, 2005
DNB - Ophthalmology - National Board Of Examination, 2008


All India Ophthalmological Society
Delhi Ophthalmological Society (DOS)
Gujarat Ophthalmological Society
South Gujarat Academy of Ophthalmology


2003 - 2016 Owner at Rishabh Eye Care Hospital


G - 14096 Gujarat Medical Council, 2006
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