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Dr. Saurabh Shah

Dr. Saurabh Shah

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MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS

Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon

5 Years Experience Overall  (5 years as specialist)

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As an Ophthalmologist, my professional aim is to provide Best and Latest vision care with concern and compassion to needy irrespective of his/her being rich or poor with a prime priority on safety and well-being of the individual....YOUR VISION IS OUR MISSION

Majura Gate, Surat

Prizma Eyecare Hospitals

Pyramid Point, Beside Krushi Mangal Hall, Majura Gate, Ring Road, Surat, Landmark: Besides Krushi Mangal Hall, Surat

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Mon - Sat

10:00 - 01:00
02:00 - 06:30

250

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)

Awards and Recognitions

Best ePoster Presentation in MOSCON - 2014

Education

MS - Ophthalmology - MVP Medical College, 2015
MBBS - University Of Veer Narmad South, 2011

Memberships

All India Ophthalmological Society
AAO - American Academy of Ophthalmology
Maharashtra Ophthalmological Society
All Gujarat Ophthalmology Society
South Gujarat Ophthalmology Association

Experience

2012 - 2015 Resident Doctor at MVP Medical College
2015 - 2015 Cataract Trainee at Rotary Eye Hospital
2015 - 2017 Fellow at Drashti Netralaya, Dahod
2017 - 2017 Advance Phaco Trainee at PMBA's H V Desai Eye Institute
2017 - 2018 Consultant Eye Surgeon at Sewa Rural Hospital , Jhagadia

Registrations

G-46676 Gujarat Medical Council, 2012

Trainings and Certifications

IOL Fellowship - Drashti Netralaya, 2017
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