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Cardiologist

A cardiologist is a doctor specializing and treating heart diseases.
Posted on 20 September, 2016

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Chalazion or lumps in eye lids

Chalazion occurs when meibomian glands on the eyelid margin are blocked. These glands produce a fluid that helps lubricate the eye. People with a habit of touching eyelids with unclean hands are more vulnerable to the condition.

Posted on 17 August, 2016

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Chiropractor

A chiropractor is a doctor who specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular disorders, emphasising on the manual adjustment and manipulation of the spine.

Posted on 1 July, 2017

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Dentist

A dentist is a doctor specializing in the treatment of oral cavity.
Posted on 20 September, 2016

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Dermatology

A dermatologist is a doctor specializing in the treatment of skin-related diseases.
Posted on 20 September, 2016

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Endoscopy

Endoscopy is a process that helps surgeons operate on the internal organs and vessels of a body with specialised instruments. Endoscope is a flexible tube fitted with a camera that is inserted through a small incision.

Posted on 17 August, 2016

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ENT

An ENT doctor specializes in the treatment of ear, nose and throat diseases.
Posted on 2 May, 2016

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Gastroenterologist

A gastroenterologist is a doctor trained to manage diseases related to gastrointestinal tract and liver.
Posted on 20 September, 2016

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General Physician

A general physician is a medical doctor who treats chronic and acute illness along with providing health education to patients.
Posted on 20 September, 2016

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General Surgeon

A general surgeon is a physician who has the knowledge and experience related to the diagnosis, preoperative, operative and postoperative management of patient care.
Posted on 20 September, 2016

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Glaucoma

Glaucoma damages the eye's optic nerve that results in permanent blindness. Called silent thief of vision, early detection is important to prevent the progression of the disease.

Posted on 17 August, 2016

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Gynecologist

A gynaecologist deals with the health of female reproductive system.
Posted on 20 September, 2016

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Haematology

A haematologist is a physician specializing in the treatment of diseases related to blood.
Posted on 20 September, 2016

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IVF & Fertility

IVF & Fertility doctors are specialized in stimulating and monitoring the ovulatory process of a woman.
Posted on 20 September, 2016

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Laser Treatment of Glaucoma

There are various types of laser surgery used for the treatment of glaucoma. The type of surgery depends on the severity of the disease and it is performed on an outpatient basis.

Posted on 17 August, 2016

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Macular Holes

A macular hole is a small opening in the macula that is responsible for central vision. Blurred central vision and appearance of wavy lines are some of the symptoms of the condition.

Posted on 17 August, 2016

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Nephrologist

A nephrologist treats kidney diseases such as tubular necrosis, renal cell carcinoma, ureteroceole and retroperitoneal fibrosis among others.

Posted on 19 September, 2016

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Neurology

Neurology deals with the treatment of the body's nervous system and is divided into peripheral nervous system and central nervous system.

Posted on 20 September, 2016

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Optometrist

An optometrist is a doctor who specialises in the examination of the eye to detect defects in vision or other disorders and rectify them through corrective lenses.
Posted on 1 July, 2017

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Orthopaedics

Orthopaedics deals with the treatment of ailments related to the body's skeletal system, muscles and joints. Orthopaedic doctors use surgical and nonsurgical ways for the treatment of the diseases.

Posted on 20 September, 2016

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Paediatrician

Paediatricians specialise in the treatment of children diseases. They manage mental, physical and behavioural health of children from birth till the age of 18.

Posted on 20 September, 2016

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Physiotherapist

A physiotherapist is a healthcare professional who specialises in treating disease, injury or deformity with the help of physical methods such as massage, heat treatment and exercise.
Posted on 1 July, 2017

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Psychiatrist

Psychiatrists treat mental and nervous ailments. With understanding of basic psychology, they treat disorders such as dementia, schizophrenia, and clinical depression among others.

Posted on 19 September, 2016

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Psychotherapist

A psychotherapist is a mental health professional who specialises in treating emotional problems and mental health conditions.

Posted on 1 July, 2017

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Recovering from Cataract Surgery

Patients undergoing cataract surgery can recover faster with little changes in their lifestyle along with a balanced diet and exercise. Cataract surgery is a highly safe procedure with very little complications.

Posted on 13 October, 2016

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Retinal Diseases

Diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and retinal detachment are some of the retinal diseases affecting the retina. Proper diagnosis and treatment is essential to treat these diseases failing which may result in vision impairment.

Posted on 17 August, 2016

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Urologist

An urologist is a doctor specialising in the treatment of diseases of the male and female urinary tract and the male reproductive organs. They treat diseases such as renal cancer, bladder cancer and erectile dysfunction.

Posted on 20 September, 2016

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Vitrectomy Surgery

Vitrectomy surgery is an operation used to treat conditions such as retinal detachment, macular holes and diabetic vitreous haemorrhage among others.

Posted on 22 August, 2016

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