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Dr. Gaurav Kakkar  - Ophthalmologist, New Delhi

Dr. Gaurav Kakkar

MBBS, M.S., Fellowship

Ophthalmologist, New Delhi

26 Years Experience  ·  600 - 700 at clinic
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Dr. Gaurav Kakkar MBBS, M.S., Fellowship Ophthalmologist, New Delhi
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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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MBBS - Kasturba Medical College - Mangalore - 1992
M.S. - KMC, Manipal - 1998
Fellowship - Aravind Eye hospital, Madhurai - 2002
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Delhi Ophthalmological Society (DOS)

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Types and Treatment for Astigmatism

FACS, FRCOphth, Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS), MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Kolkata
Types and Treatment for Astigmatism

Astigmatism is a typical vision problem that occurs when the shape of the cornea is distorted due to injuries or other causes. With astigmatism, the lenses of the eye or the cornea curves. This irregular curve can change the way light refracts or passes through your retina. This causes hazy, fluffy, or twisted vision. Farsightedness and partial blindness are two different sorts of issues with the way light goes to your retina. Farsightedness is called hyperopia. Partial blindness is called astigmatism.

Types: There are two types of Astigmatisms. These are:

  1. Corneal astigmatism: It happens when your cornea itself is distorted.
  2. Lenticular astigmatism: Lenticular astigmatism happens when your lens is distorted.

Risks: Astigmatism can happen in youngsters and grown-ups. Your danger of creating astigmatism might be higher if you have any of the following:

  1. A family history of astigmatism or other eye issues like dislocation of the cornea.
  2. Scarring or diminishing of your cornea
  3. Excessive partial blindness, which makes foggy vision at a separation
  4. Excessive farsightedness, which makes hazy close-up vision
  5. A past of eye surgeries, for example, cataract surgery (surgical expulsion of a blurred focal point)

Symptoms: The side effects of astigmatism include:

  1. Hazy, Bended, Or Fluffy Vision At All Separations (Close-Up And Far Away)
  2. Trouble seeing during evening
  3. Lazy eye
  4. Squinting
  5. Irritation in the eye
  6. Cerebral Pains

Diagnosis:

  • Visual Acuity Assessment Test: Patients are required to read letters from a graph at a particular distance to decide how well they can see the letters.
  • Refraction Test: A refraction test uses a machine called an optical refractor. The machine has various remedial glass lenses that are used to read an outline while looking through lenses on the optical refractor.

Treatment:

  • Keratometry: Keratometry is a route for your specialist to measure the bend of your cornea. They will do this by taking a look at your eye through a keratometer.
  • Corrective Lenses: Remedial eyeglasses and contact lenses prescribed by a specialist are the most well-known and least obtrusive solution for astigmatism.
  • Orthokeratology: Orthokeratology is a treatment that uses contact lenses to correct the deformation and flow of your cornea. You will wear inflexible contact lenses for certain time-periods. It is easier to wear them while you are sleeping and remove them during the day.

Surgery: Your specialist may suggest refractive surgery if your case is a serious one. This kind of surgery includes use of lasers or little blades to reshape your cornea. This will correct astigmatism permanently. The three basic surgeries for astigmatism are:

  1. Laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK)
  2. Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK)
  3. Spiral keratotomy (RK).

All these surgeries might carry some risks depending upon the symptoms of your problem. As innovation advances, it is very important for the patient to explore more options before choosing which refractive surgery is a good fit for him or her. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a ophthalmologist.

I have yellow eyes since my childhood. I'm not habitual of any bad habit. I have healthy habit and normal blood properties and always used RO water. What may be the reason?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have yellow eyes since my childhood. I'm not habitual of any bad habit.
I have healthy habit and normal blood prope...
Could be due to allergy. Allergy can be controlled easily using eye drops. But there are many eye drops and specific eye drops can only be prescribed after seeing the eye clinically as treatment depends on severity. Also dip a handkerchief in little cold water and keep over closed eyes. You will feel better.
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I'm suffering from heavy water releasing from my eyes so please guide me what should I do.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I'm suffering from heavy water releasing from my eyes so please guide me what should I do.
watering of eyes can be due to many reasons and the main reasons are 1.Eye Allergy due to dust,Pollution,infection 2.Weak Eyesight 3.Continuous watching TV,Mobile,computor in dim light 4.Any eye injury 5.Lack of sleep 6.Continuous headache 7.Hypertension. So,my suggestion for you is either you give details of your eye watering reasons or visit a local doctor for an eye check up as a final examination can only be made after physical examination.
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Eye protection I have been working in an office Continuous seeing at system and again I am watching TV daily 16 hours. Is this effect.

Fellowship In Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Eye protection
I have been working in an office
Continuous seeing at system and again I am watching TV daily 16 hours...
Hello Prolonged working on laptop/TV/mobile can cause computer vision syndrome. Computer vision syndrome is a condition resulting from focusing the eyes on a computer or other display device for, uninterrupted periods of time. Some symptoms of cvs include a. Headaches b blurred vision c. Neck pain d redness in the eyes e. Eye strain f dry eyes sometimes watery eyes these symptoms can be further aggravated by improper lighting conditions. Measures to reduce this include 1. Work under proper light. 2. Blink a lot. 3. Cold compresses 4. Use good lubricating eyedrop
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My father is 82yrs, he doesn't have any sign of diabetes but with blood test it's showing 236 without eating and 370 after food. He has to go for eye surgery. What to do?

MBBS, Diploma in Diabetology, DDM, CCACCD
Diabetologist, Mumbai
My father is 82yrs, he doesn't have any sign of diabetes but with blood test it's showing 236 without eating and 370 ...
He is having diabetes. Most of diabetes patients dont have symptoms initially but they get detected while going for routine blood tests. Controlling sugar levels are very important before any surgery.
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Sir last time I had asked about eye flashes with shaky vision. My all eye test were normal and also mri was normal. I want to ask you weather cough can cause vision problems in mind? Because I have cough problem from childhood. Perhaps cough gathered in mind and causing vision problems.

BHMS
Homeopath, Secunderabad
Sir last time I had asked about eye flashes with shaky vision. My all eye test were normal and also mri was normal. I...
No, it has not relationship to the complaint. If you still have any cough or allergy, then get it treated. You can try Homeopathy as it is a holistic science and addresses all the complaints in totality. A detailed case history can help us to select a remedy which can help you to overcome all your health problems. You can contact me or take online consultation with me for the same.
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I have an eye problem. When I close it then It's falling tears continuously. Please help me how can I get rid from this?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have an eye problem. When I close it then It's falling tears continuously. Please help me how can I get rid from this?
can be commonly due to allergy or infection or dryness, you need to visit nearby eye surgeon to check that. Also get your glass power checked
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What is meant by eye night blindnessal and treatment is night blindness and is side effect.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
What is meant by eye night blindnessal and treatment is night blindness and is side effect.
Night blindness is due to a disorder of the cells in the retina that are responsible for vision in dim light. It has many causes, including: • Short-sightedness • Glaucoma medications that work by constricting the pupil • Cataracts • Retinitis pigmentosa • Vitamin A deficiency Treatment for night blindness will depend upon its cause. Treatment may be as simple as a new prescription for your glasses or switching glaucoma medications, or it may require surgery in cases of cataracts Dietary Management For Night Blindness Vitamins A, C and E are potent antioxidants which slow down age related macular degeneration and help maintain healthy tissues and cells in the eyes. Vitamins C and E may also inhibit the development or progression of cataracts. Lutein and zeaxanthin are two antioxidants called carotenoids, which help in neutralizing free radicals and maintaining eye health. Sources of Vitamin A: Yellow-orange fruits and vegetables such as carrots, mango, papaya, pumpkin, dark green leafy vegetables, broccoli, eggs, milk and milk products. Vitamin A can be stored in your body, so you can opt for your favorite seasonal foods! Sources of Vitamin C: Citrus fruits such as oranges, tangerines and grapefruit, peppers, tomatoes, kiwis, gooseberries, strawberries and Brussels sprouts. Sources of Vitamin E: Nuts like almonds, cashews, hazelnuts, fortified oils, seeds, eggs, milk and dairy. Sources of Lutein: Green leafy vegetables such as spinach, kale, broccoli and chard, yellow peppers, mango and bilberries. Sources of Zeaxanthin: Oranges, tangerines, eggs, spinach, dark green lettuce, corn, broccoli and orange sweet peppers. For maximizing the benefits of the above vegetables, it is best to have then lightly cooked rather than raw. Cooking or steaming breaks down the cells, making it simpler for the body to absorb these nutrients from the foods. Aim to eat at least 2 to 4 servings or more of these foods every day to ensure that you are getting enough of these 5 powerful nutrients.
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My eye prescription in 2016 Right eye- SPH: -5.00, CYL: -0.25, AXIS: 170, V/A 6/6 Left eye- SPH -4.50, CYL: -0.25, AXIS: 20, V/A 6/6 So, can I apply for NDA Exam.

Fellowship In Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eye prescription in 2016
Right eye- SPH: -5.00, CYL: -0.25, AXIS: 170, V/A 6/6
Left eye- SPH -4.50, CYL: -0.25, AX...
Hello Your best corrected visual acuity is 6/6 and that is 100% You may check the prospectus regarding visual requirement...If they allow Glasses then you may appear
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My eyes are straining due to work on computer. Need help? But don't want to use eye glass.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My eyes are straining due to work on computer. Need help?
But don't want to use eye glass.
The solution for this problem is its reduced usage and while using computor use in proper light. There is nothing more effective than controlling usage to reduce and negate the effects. You can also reduce the intensity of the computor screen by attaching a filter or by getting an eye-friendly screen. Above all, one must try to reduce the amount of computor usage or take frequent breaks. Homoeopathic medicine CINELUBE EYE DROPS ( HAPDCO) Pour 2 drops 3 times daily.
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