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Dr. Srikanth

Ophthalmologist18 Years Exp.
MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
₹ 600 at clinic
Leela Eye Clinic , Chennai
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 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM,05:00 PM - 07:00 PM, MON
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Dr. Vishnu Suryaprakash

Ophthalmologist17 Years Exp.
FVRS, DNB Ophthalmology, MS Ophthalmology, MBBS, FICO
₹ 500 at clinic
Vishnu Eye Clinic and Laser Foundation , Chennai
Recently consulted for:Squint, Blindness, Color Blindness
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 09:00 AM - 07:00 PM, MON
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Dr. Atheeshwardas Das

Ophthalmologist22 Years Exp.
Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS), DNB Ophtalmology, DO, MBBS, FMRF
₹ 300 at clinic
Medicare Eye Clinic & Laser Vision Centre , Chennai
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 10:00 AM - 08:00 PM, MON
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Dr. Manoj Khatri

Ophthalmologist23 Years Exp.
MBBS, Post Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmology, DNB - Ophthalmology
₹ 500 at clinic
Rajan Eye Care Hospital Pvt Ltd , T.Nagar , Chennai
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 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM, TUE, THU
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Dr. Malathi N

Ophthalmologist14 Years Exp.
MS - Ophthalmology
₹ 400 at clinic
Pranav Eye Care Hospital , Ambattur , Chennai
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 05:00 PM - 07:30 PM, MON
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Dr. Uma Ramesh

Ophthalmologist38 Years Exp.
MBBS, Post Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmology, FRCS (Ophthal Edinburgh), FRCS - Ophthalmolo...read more
₹ 300 at clinic
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Sri Kanchi Maha Swamy Eye Clinic (On Call) , Aminjikarai , Chennai
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 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM, MON
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Dr. N R Rangaraj

Ophthalmologist42 Years Exp.
MBBS, DO, MS - Ophthalmology
₹ 650 at clinic
Premier Eye Care And Surgical Center , Mylapore , Chennai
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 02:30 PM - 04:30 PM,10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, MON
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Dr. Naveen Narendranath

Ophthalmologist23 Years Exp.
DNB - Ophthalmology, FRCS, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
₹ 700 at clinic
R K Eye Centre , T.Nagar , Chennai
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 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM, MON, WED, FRI
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Dr. S K Krishnaraj Bhat

Ophthalmologist28 Years Exp.
MS - Ophthalmology
₹ 500 at clinic
Dr Bhats Eye Hospital (on call) , Chennai
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 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM, MON
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Dr. G Ramesh Babu

Ophthalmologist30 Years Exp.
MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
₹ 250 at clinic
Shivas Eye Care , Chennai
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 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM,09:30 AM - 12:30 PM, MON
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Best Ophthalmologist in Chennai

Doctor's NameClinic FeesLybrate Ratings
Srikanth₹ 600NA
Vishnu Suryaprakash₹ 50085
Atheeshwardas Das₹ 300NA
Manoj Khatri₹ 500NA
Malathi N₹ 400NA
Uma Ramesh₹ 300NA
N R Rangaraj₹ 650NA
Naveen Narendranath₹ 70092
S K Krishnaraj Bhat₹ 500NA
G Ramesh Babu₹ 250NA

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is an Ophthalmologist?

Medical doctors who specialise with the treatment of eyes are known as ophthalmologists. They are properly trained to treat eye diseases with care. They perform eye tests, prescribe medication and do eye surgeries too. They also check the eyes and prescribe the glasses and lens too. Nowadays more and more people are getting affected in their eyes because of the blue light that comes out from the screens of laptop and mobile phones. And since uses of these gadgets are just increasing day by day, the number of patients also increases. So ophthalmologists are a very demanding field of doctors these days because of the reasons mentioned above.

What are the qualifications of an ophthalmologist?

After high school students should pursue their further studies with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology, and then they must study for a MBBS degree. This degree is known by several names across the globe, some of the names are MB ChB, BMBS, MB BCh etc. After all this, the student should go for a PG degree Or specialty training in Ophthalmology. The students who go with this course are given a very high training program to perform eye surgeries. This course covers all the advanced topics which are needed to be known by an ophthalmologist in detail. The duration of this course is around three years and after completing it you are known as an ophthalmologist.

What does an ophthalmologist do?

An ophthalmologist is a medical doctor who is a specialist in eye care. Ophthalmologists are specifically trained to perform eye tests, give information on the medicines for the betterment of the eyes and perform eye surgeries. They also say to use glasses and lenses if needed. They usually treat people who have eye health problems, that is dry eye problem, bad eyelid conditions, diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration etc. If somebody starts to see things blur or feel their vision in one or both eyes are decreased, they should visit an ophthalmologist as soon as possible. Some more symptoms for you to go and visit an ophthalmologist is change in vision, that is sudden spots, flashes of light, lightning streaks or jagged lines of light, watery vision, blurry faces or far away things, distortions lines, halos around lights etc.

What diseases do ophthalmologists treat?

An ophthalmologist treats all types of eye diseases, does eye surgeries and provides medicines and prescribes glasses and lenses to cure vision problems.

Various ophthalmologists are also concerned with the scientific research based on the causes and

  • Cures for the eye ailments and vision disorders.
  • They treat people who have myopia and hypermetropia
  • They also treat people who could not see things far and things near them.
  • They treat people who have night blindness.
  • Alongside as they are medical doctors they also treat patients who have problems in different parts and not just in the eyes, and tell those patients to the right medical doctors as required for their treatment.

Ophthalmologists complete 12 to 14 years of education & training including medical school and are licensed to practise medicine and surgery, thereby .This very high end training makes ophthalmologists well trained so that they can treat a wider range of conditions of eyes.

Common problems you should see the ophthalmologist for?

The common problems an Ophthalmologist specialises in treating are dry eye problem, bad eyelid conditions, glaucoma degeneration etc. But there are many reasons you may refer to an ophthalmologist for treatment. Regular Eye redness, pain, light sensitivity and vision changes can be signs of a more concerning acute eye disease and need a formal assessment/eye exam.

For which symptoms should one consult an Ophthalmologist?

When you are witnessing changes in your vision, your eyes have become extremely dry and have turned bloodshot red, you are experiencing extreme pain in your eyes and you are suffering from severe headaches & pressure in your eyes, these are the indicated symptoms for which one should consult an Ophthalmologist .

When should I go to the Ophthalmologist?

If you are having issues with your eyes or vision then you have to go to the Ophthalmologist. An ophthalmologist is a medical doctor who evaluates for and treats medical and surgical diseases of the eye. But there are many reasons you may be referred to an ophthalmologist for treatment. If somebody starts to see things blur or feel their vision in one or both eyes are decreased, they should visit an ophthalmologist as soon as possible.

Do ophthalmologists provide home consultations?

Yes, Ophthalmologists do provide home consultations in Chennai. They usually make you do some activities to understand your problem nicely and then they prescribe you the medicines or glasses and lenses accordingly. They provide online sessions at a little more than what an in person session is charged for. Now people who are not in the city of Chennai can still connect to the best ophthalmologists present here.

How much does it cost to see an ophthalmologist in Chennai?

The average price that ophthalmologists/eye surgeons charge in Chennai is between INR 300/- to INR 1000/-. The price is based on the amount of treatment that the patient needs and it varies accordingly.

Can ophthalmologists perform surgeries?

Yes, Ophthalmologists can perform surgeries. They usually perform surgeries of aged people who find it difficult to see in night time and few of them in day time too. The other type of surgery that they do is myopia and hypermetropia surgery. Here the people who cannot see things very far away and people who cannot see things nearby respectively are given treatment/surgeries. The ophthalmologists on an average sees 100 patients in a week and do around 4-5 surgeries.

How do I find an ophthalmologist in Chennai?

There are several ways you can find an ophthalmologist in Chennai. You can search about them on www.lybrate.com. At this website you can get to know about various doctors in Chennai along with the one you are searching for. Many ophthalmologists are also available on this site who are situated in Chennai near you. And you can search for doctors on a few more websites but www.lybrate.com is by far the best website and best way to find doctors of your choice.

How to choose an ophthalmologist in Chennai?

Chennai is a vast place and there are many eye specialists/ophthalmologists available in that city. For a more clear view you can visit www.lybrate.com to get better results in terms of searching the best ophthalmologists in Chennai. This website has helped many people to find the best doctor for them in every city in India.