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Dr. Gaurav Kakkar  - Ophthalmologist, Delhi

Dr. Gaurav Kakkar

MBBS, M.S., Fellowship

Ophthalmologist, Delhi

26 Years Experience  ·  700 at clinic
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Dr. Gaurav Kakkar MBBS, M.S., Fellowship Ophthalmologist, Delhi
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Gaurav Kakkar is one of the best Ophthalmologists in New Delhi, Delhi. He has been a successful Ophthalmologist for the last 26 years. He is a qualified MBBS, M.S., Fellowship . You can visit him at Venu Eye Institutional & Research Centre in New Delhi, Delhi. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Gaurav Kakkar on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Kasturba Medical College - Mangalore - 1992
M.S. - KMC, Manipal - 1998
Fellowship - Aravind Eye hospital, Madhurai - 2002
Professional Memberships
Delhi Ophthalmological Society (DOS)

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My 3 yr daughter blinks the eyes very often, once in 3-4 sec and sometimes she will be rubbing the eyes. What can be the reason? any cure.

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Change in number can be one of the reasons for that. Get her vision checked and get treated accordingly.
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I have eye problem and doctors give me glasses to use. I want to remove permanently and see without that. So what can I do?

BHMS, PGDPC
Homeopath, Nashik
I have eye problem and doctors give me glasses to use. I want to remove permanently and see without that. So what can...
Take Homeopathic medicine for best results 1) Cineraria matricaria Eye drop. .3 times daily 2) Euphrasia 30.4 pills 3 times a day for 6 months.
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hello sir/madam I am nitu. My eyes are weak nd I want to cure it please suggest me how I cure it or improve it. Is cod liver oil is beneficial in curing my eyes? please answer.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
hello sir/madam I am nitu. My eyes are weak nd I want to cure it please suggest me how I cure it or improve it. Is co...
we need to find out the cause of week eyes first. cod liver oil is good in omega 3 fatty acids which is good to keep eyes moist and healthy but they will not cure week eyes.. you need to under go eye checkup to find out further
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I have red eyes from last three days and I can not see clearly so what should I do now?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have red eyes from last three days and I can not see clearly so what should I do now?
Hello, Bloodshot eyes appear red because the vessels at the surface of the white portion of the eye become swollen. Vessels may swell due to: Eye dryness Too much sun exposure Dust or other particles in the eye Allergies Infection Injury Eye infections or inflammation can cause redness as well as possible itching, discharge, pain, or vision problems. Other causes of eye redness include Colds or allergies, Acute glaucoma, Corneal scratches: Injuries caused by sand, dust, or overuse of contact lenses. Sometimes, a bright red spot, called a subconjunctival hemorrhage, will appear on the white of the eye. This often happens after straining or coughing, which causes a broken blood vessel on the surface of the eye. Most often, there is no pain and your vision is normal. It is almost never a serious problem. Because the blood leaks into the conjunctiva, which is clear, you cannot wipe or rinse the blood away. Like a bruise, the red spot will go away within a week or two. Management: - Try to rest your eyes if redness is due to fatigue or eye strain. No other treatment is needed. - Wash your hands, hold clean water in your hand, keep your eyes closer to the water and dip the eyes by blinking the eyelids frequently in the held water in hand. Repeat it for 3-4 times again. - Avoid watching T. V. Working on computer or mobile, reading or frequently keep blinking your eyes to avoid dryness. Take frequent breaks in between. - In case there is itching, use a clean napkin or a tissue to wipe the tears and cleaning the eyelids gently. -Wear an UV-rays protected sunglasses while you are out in sun. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicines - Schwabe’s Belladonna 30 and Euphrasia 30 - both thrice daily for 4 days. Use Euphrasia Eye drops twice daily. Revert back thereafter.
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I am working in IT sector, so have to look to the PC for way too long and i use my mobile every time. What should i do to keep my eyes safe?

MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Amritsar
Actually you need to do nothing. But you may use lubricant eye drops just to keep your eyes comfortable.
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I am 49 years suffering from bleeding while going for latrine/toilet. Some inner part also comes out which I have to press by my fingers every time. Feeling very tired giddiness eyesight problem and very weakness. Kindly help me.

PG Hom, London, BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Hello , what you are suffering from is known as rectal prolapse. The bleeding might be because of it. Surgery would be the best option for your condition.
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I am having short sightedness and I was wondering, if I get an operation to get it fixed ,at my age would it be safe for me? FYI I get fluid in eyes a lot but I didn't know what that condition is called so I didn't mark it in the question below. Hope this helps.

Fellowship In Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am having short sightedness and I was wondering, if I get an operation to get it fixed ,at my age would it be safe ...
There is no medication or food for improving eyesight or to get rid of glasses. If not interested in glasses then you can try a. Contact lens b. Lasik laser as your age is now 21 years so your number will not increase now whether you wear glasses or not as number becomes stable at age of 18-20 yrs. Having said that I advise you to eat balanced diet including green vegetables and seasonal fruits for keeping eyes and body healthy. As you are not comfortable with contact lens then go for lasik. Lasik is a very easy and painless procedure. If you want to get rid of glasses then go for lasik. Your query regarding watering (fluis in eye) is not clear. Kindly elaborate your symptoms so that you may guide you better.
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What is the packages available for cataract surgery and the doctor available for surgery?

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Jaipur
What is the packages available for cataract surgery and the doctor available for surgery?
In modern time we perform phaco surgery with injectable iol. Incidion is just 2mm. Package cost rs 14000 to rs 60000 depending upon your demand affordability.
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Eye Health - Natural Ways To Maintain It!

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MBA (Healthcare)
Ayurveda, Dehradun
Eye Health - Natural Ways To Maintain It!

Did you know that your vision is responsible for around 80% of you sensory input? your eyes are among the most delicate organs in your body. Long work hours in front of the computer and long study hours results in tired and sometimes irritating eye conditions. But help isn't too far. Before you head to the doctor, you can head to your kitchen to look for solutions. There are several home remedies that you can try to not only improve your eyesight but also get rid of glasses and rebuild your vision!

Here's how you can do it:

1. Exercise: Just like any other body part, your eyes need exercise too. Blinking your eyes rapidly for 5 seconds helps moisturize it. Similarly, cupping your eyes with you palms for 4-5 minutes triggers acupuncture points that helps the eye to relax. There are specific exercises to reduce eye strain, improve blurred vision and enhance reading. Do these as per the specific problem you are facing.

2. Take a break: Follow the 10-10-10 rule when you are on the computer for extended hours. For every half hour of work, take a 10 min break to look at something n a distance at least 10 feet away for 10 seconds. These becomes tricky if you are studying or working in a fast paced environment and easily forget to take breaks. Set alarms that help you know the time so that you can actively plan your breaks. To enhance break time, try to look at greenery during your 10 sec break which helps the eyes relax better. Splash your eyes with cold water to give them a fresh feel.

3. Yoga: Yoga and meditation relaxes your body and mind. It is also a great way to relax your eyes as you get to close them and give them rest. When you close your eyes, you shut out a big chunk of sensory inputs helping your body go from an active reaction mode to a passive action mode.

4. Eat for your eyes: Make sure you add your weekly quota of vision enhancing food in you diet. Carrots which are rich in beta-carotene and vitamin a are great for the eyes. Similarly grapes and blueberries work great to improve your night vision. Green leafy veggies, garlic, shallots, eggs and onion all contribute in keeping your eyes healthy and strong. Cold water fish rich in DHA is an another great food that helps reduce dry eyes and muscular degeneration.

5. Change your lifestyle: Other than exercise and proper nutrients, you need to ensure you get a shut eye for six to eight hours every day to let your eyes fully rest and rejuvenate. As always drink 6 - 8 glasses of water. And don't forget to get regular eye check-ups especially if you are a diabetic or have other health conditions that adversely affect your eyes.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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I am 20 year old I want to remove my spectacle please suggest me with good views my points in high values I want to remove this?

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I am 20 year old I want to remove my spectacle please suggest me with good views my points in high values I want to r...
Operations done to remove the refractive error (power) of the eyes are known as refractive surgery. There are certain basic criteria that most patients need to fulfill before they can safely undergo refractive surgery. To enumerate, they are: (1) stability of refraction: the power of the eyes should have become stable for a period of 1.5 years minimum without any change. (2) curvature of the cornea should be tested by a technique which is known as topography. (3) thickness of the cornea should be measured by a test known as pachymetry. The minimum thickness required is 550 microns. (4) dilated retina evaluation: this is one of the most important tests that should be performed by a trained retina specialist. This test helps in detection of any offensive lesion on the central or peripheral retina. In case of any retinal abnormality, these should be treated before undergoing the surgery for number reduction. (5) there should be no pre-existent corneal abnormality. (example: corneal scar, opacity, defect, etc.) another important suggestion is that whenever you go for the assessment (the above mentioned tests), you should discontinue the use of contact lenses at least 4 weeks prior to the assessment. The reason for this being that use of contact lens temporarily alters the contour of the cornea. It takes around 3-4 weeks for the restoration of the original corneal contour after removal of the contact lens. Another important point is that you, as a patient, should be compliant to put post operative medication in your eyes for at least 2 months. There is bound to be some discomfort, watering, foreign body sensation, pain after the surgery in most cases-you should be ready to tolerate that. A leave from work for 7-10 days after the surgery should be generally sufficient. Last but not the least, you should set realistic expectations from this surgery. Though extremely rare, there is a remote possibility that the surgery may need to be repeated. Also, the need for subsequent treatment for the eye may be required. Thus, you should be compliant enough to trust and follow your eye specialist.
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