Dr. Shantwana Kalita has done MBBS from Gauhati Medical College, Gauhati University and Diploma in Ophthalmology from Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Gauhati University in 2000 & 2006 respectively. Dr. Shantwana has completed DNB (Ophthalmology) from Deen dayal Upadhyay Hospital, New Delhi in 2010. Dr. Shantwana is a life member of All Assam Ophthalmological Society, Delhi Ophthalmological Society (36308), Indian Ophthalmological Society and Indian Medical Council. Dr. Shantwana has rich experience of over 11 years with reputed Institutes such as Aruna Asaf Ali Government Hospital Delhi, Eye Care Centre Gauhati, Venu eye Institute New Delhi, etc. Dr. Shantwana has keen interest in Ophthalmology with special expertise in Yag laser capsulotomy, Yag laser PI, Pan retinal photocoagulation (PRP), Fundus photography, FFA, Oct, Minor surgical procedures, surgeries like ECCE with PCIOL, SICS with PCIOL, Phacoemulsification with foldable IOL.
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Delhi Medical Council. Delhi Medical Association (DMA). Indian Medical Association (IMA).
MBBS - Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal, 2001. Post Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmology - Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal, 2006. DNB - Ophthalmology - DNB board, New Delhi, 2010.
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An ophthalmologist is a doctor who commonly acts as both a physician and a surgeon. He or she examines and treats diseases and injuries in and around the eye.
An ophthalmologist is an MD who specializes in eye and vision care. Ophthalmologists perform eye exams, diagnose and treat disease. They prescribe medications and perform eye surgery and also write prescriptions for eyeglasses and contact lenses.
An optometrist specializes in prescribing glasses and contact lenses, low vision, and the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases. They are not medical doctors. An ophthalmologist is an MD that specializes in prescribing glasses and contact lenses and the diagnosis and medical and surgical treatment of eye disease.
They perform surgeries for:
It is important to treat one's eyes with care. Ignoring changes in your vision or skipping eye examinations can your eyes at risk.
It has been recommended that the adults see an ophthalmologist as soon as possible if they experience any of the following symptoms: