Ophthalmologist(s) in India

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Who are the 5 best Ophthalmologist in India?
  • Dr. Prashaanth Chaudhry: Senior Consultant &HOD- Ophthalmology at Aakash Super speciality Hospital, Delhi. He is a reputed opthalmologist with over 13 years of experience. He has performed over  10,000 cataract surgeries and 2,000 retinal laser procedures.
  • Dr. Anuradha Gorpadhe: Consultant- Ophthalmology at Fortis Hiranandani  Hospital, Mumbai. He is a popular opthalmologist with over 15 years of experience. She did her Fellowships in Medical Retina and Lasers, Phaco Cataract surgery.
  • Dr. Mukesh Vats: Consultant- Opthalmology at Fortis Hospital, Mohali. He is a skilled surgeon with over  18 years of experience. Dr. Vats finished his Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery from the prestigious Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai.
  • Dr. Ashwin Santosh Shetty: Chief Consultant- Ophthalmologist at Aster CMI healthcare, Bengaluru. He is a highly skilled surgeon with over 10 years of experience. He completed his fellowship in Advanced Cataract and Refractive Surgery at Narayana Nethralaya, Bangalore.
  • Dr. Hemant Todkar: Consultant- Opthalmology at Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune. He is a reputed surgeon with over 15 years of experience as an opthalmologist. He finished his DOMS from the University of Pune.
Which are the best clinics for eye-related procedures in India?
  • Aakash Healthcare Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi: Aakash Healthcare Super Speciality Hospital is a 230 bedded tertiary care facility. The facility is an amalgamation of state of the art technology, world-class infrastructure and competent clinicians that provide unprecedented healthcare services, ensuring speedy recovery The Hospital has been accredited by NABL.
  • Fortis Hospital, Mohali: Fortis Healthcare Limited is a leading integrated healthcare delivery service provider in India. Its excellent marketing, branding and image building has earned it the FICCI HEAL award in 2014. For quality standard maintenance, it has received NABH accreditation. Equipped with state of the art technologies, their systems for patients and also their family care is also very well managed and attended getting them a great reputation. 
  • Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune: Established in 1959 the hospital has pioneered medical frontiers and boasts of a 600-bedded multi-speciality centre. The hospital is amongst the handful of centres in India to be accredited with 9 NABH and NABL certifications and a green OT certification for its operation theatres
  • Aster CMI healthcare, Bangalore: Aster CMI hospital, is one of the top hospitals in Bangalore, with serene ambience, spacious interiors, advanced medical facilities, and best doctors has always strived to achieve the best clinical outcomes. In our constant endeavour to create a world-class patient-centric hospital, we have secured our position as one of the best multispecialty hospitals in Bangalore as per the Times of India (TOI) All India Multispecialty Ranking Survey.
  • Fortis Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai: Established in 2007, Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi – A Fortis network Hospital is advanced tertiary care, multi-speciality hospital equipped with 149 beds and spread over an area of 1, 20,000 sq. ft. Hiranandani Hospital is the first hospital in Navi Mumbai to be accredited by the National Accreditation Board of Hospitals (NABH). 

The hospital consists of a  team of highly dedicated professionals who work in an environment that enables them to deliver the highest quality of healthcare.

Why should I opt for eye surgery in India?

India is one of the most popular destinations for medical tourism. Its state of the art technology, highly skilled Medical doctors, affordability, and Hospitality has enabled it to be a popular destination. The affordability does not compromise the quality of healthcare provided. Even if the patient spends on travel, accommodation, and food in addition to the surgery and hospital bills, on average the person can save 40%-50% compared to the US. Having highly trained and skilled doctors who also visit other countries to share their expertise and perform critical surgeries is another reason for India’s popularity as a medical tourism destination.

Are the Ophthalmologist in India familiar with the latest available procedures?

The Ophthalmologists in India are frequently trained in the cutting edge technology available. They are trained extensively in the field of sutureless cataract surgery, Medical retina, lasers, diabetic retinopathy,  Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL) implantation.

What are the qualifications and expertise of ophthalmologist in India?

An Ophthalmologist  in India has the following qualifications

  • MS in Opthalmology 
  • Fellowships, such as DNB/FICO /DOMS  research fellowship from reputed and internationally renowned institutions and medical facilities
  • Rich clinical experience in Opthalmology
  • Training and proficiency in advanced techniques like sutureless surgery, Lasik procedures
  • Multiple publications and paper presentations in indexed national and international medical journals

The best ophthalmologists  in India undergo rigorous training under skilled specialists having years of extensive experience of clinical experience in ophthalmology  

Their areas of expertise include SMILE, LASIK, PRK, ICL, INTACS, Neuro-Ophthalmology, TORIC, and multifocal IOL implants, eyelid surgery.

Which cities in India have the best eye specialist?

The cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Mohali, Pune are believed to have the best ophthalmologists in the country. The connectivity to these cities and the high tech facilities present in the hospitals make them a favorable destination for medical tourism.

How do I schedule for online consultation with the best ophthalmologist in India?

Online consultation with the best ophthalmologists in India can be done via MediGence-Enabling better healthcare decisions. MediGence is a global platform to find and leverage the best-in-class overseas medical treatment options with over 4500 International Doctors across 16+ countries.

To confirm the appointment the payment has to be done online via PayPal. After the payment confirmation, experts at MediGence will schedule the consultation with the best transplant surgeon according to the individual’s choice. The Online Teleconsultation will connect the expert and the patient through a live F2F session.

How do I schedule an Online Consultation with the best Ophthalmologist in India?
MediGence brings some of the most experienced and awarded Ophthalmologist from all over India. To avail the online consultation with the doctor:
  • Simply search the doctor by name or the speciality by clicking here
  • Select the doctor of your choice.
  • Chose the day for the consultation.
  • Quick registration in one single step.
  • Pay online using PayPal to book an appointment for the video consultation with the top Ophthalmologist.
Which are the countries from where I can avail Ophthalmologist for telemedicine?
You can avail the doctors from over 10+ countries. Ophthalmologist are available from India, Thailand, Turkey, Spain, Dubai and many more destinations. You can pick and choose the specialist from the country of your choice based on your preferences and requirements.
How much does it cost for the online consultation with the Ophthalmologist?
You have the option to choose the doctor from the pool of our handpicked top Ophthalmologist from worldwide. The video consultation charges differ from country to the country starting from 25 USD and it goes up to 750 USD. You may find all the information about the top Ophthalmologist, consultation charges on our website. Please follow the link medigence.com/telemedicine to start your journey with us.
How does MediGence ensure that online consultation is safe on their platform?
We strictly follow HIPAA and GDPR compliance level data safety and security standards. We do not store any data with respect to your online consultation with the doctor and moreover your medical records are stored in the HIPAA compliant cloud in the encrypted format. Once you finish your video consultation with the doctor, you receive a link on your email and the dashboard to download the recording that is valid only for 72 hours. On expiry, the video is permanently deleted.
What is the health care infrastructure of India / Why should opt for India as a destination for your medical treatment?
India is recognized for its strict rules and regulations which has kept the country in strict discipline. As an upside, the country has well-maintained regulations for every process and impressive medical healthcare facilities which has garnered thousands of visitors from across the world. The reasons for opting hospitals in India is the astounding treatment options available at a very cost effective price range, which is undoubtedly affordable than most of the developed countries across the world. Besides the well-planned infrastructure, the treatment options and alternatives offered are tempting enough. Apart from that, the country also flaunts high success rates and has thus been able to cure some of the most complex diseases in the world.
What are the conditions of the hospitals in India? Are they JCI certified. What is the quality of the support staff in the hospitals?
Contrary to a few decades back, the hospitals in India have upgraded manifolds. The conditions of the multispecialty clinics have been modified to include the modern amenities and devices at large. This makes it ideally competent to the healthcare infrastructure in other developed countries making it capable of providing uncompromised treatment options to the medical tourists. A few of the hospitals and multispecialty clinics have earned due JCI certification and are thus, counted among the most trusted hospitals in the country. One of the most important aspects of availing healthcare benefits from any hospital is the quality of the support staff. Besides owning proficient doctors and surgeons, the efficiency of the support staff plays a major role on the health of the candidate. Keeping in mind the necessity, the staffs are well-trained to deal with every kind of situation thereby ensuring complete safety to the patients.
Are the doctors/surgeons in India of the best quality?
One of the many reasons for the success of medical and health department of India, is the supreme quality of the medical professionals. The doctors and surgeons providing treatments in India are globally recognized for their service towards the medical field. Furnished with degrees from reputed universities and decades of training and experience, the doctors have earned high success rates throughout their professional career.
What is the process for obtaining medical visa in India?
The Korean embassy follows a strict protocol for obtaining visa for travelling to the country. The necessary documents (photocopies and original) have been listed on their official website and should be strictly adhered to. However, one must definitely keep the documents at hand while applying for the same:
  • Two recent passport size photographs of the candidate not older than six months
  • Visa application fee which needs to be paid
  • Photocopy of the visa application fee paid
  • Confirmation of the duly filled visa application form
  • Civil status of the candidate
  • Copy of the entire travel itinerary
  • Proof of round ticket of flight as well as the accommodation reserved for staying
  • Other documents like birth certificate, residential proof, etc., which may also be required.
What support services does MediGence provide in India?
Keeping in mind every travelling protocol listed by the government, MediGence ensures a hassle-free medical travelling experience in India. Right from the beginning of the journey to the end, MediGence assists the candidates and the family with utmost care thereby making the stay as comfortable as it can be. Hence, here is a list of services provided for candidate satisfaction:
  • Medical travel and insurance query related support
  • Medical travel guidance
  • Visa Assistance
  • Free airport to hospital transfer
  • On-Ground Support
  • Teleconsultations
  • Visa Assistance
  • Accommodations Assistance
  • Free Airport to Hospital Transfer
  • Rehabilitation and recovery services
Which are the best cities in India for medical treatment?
There are several cities which provide impressive medical benefits and are open for both national and international tourists. However, the best cities in India for medical treatment are:
  • New Delhi
  • Mumbai
  • Bengaluru
  • Chennai
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