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Dr. Gaurav Kakkar  - Ophthalmologist, New Delhi

Dr. Gaurav Kakkar

MBBS, M.S., Fellowship

Ophthalmologist, New Delhi

25 Years Experience  ·  600 - 700 at clinic
Dr. Gaurav Kakkar MBBS, M.S., Fellowship Ophthalmologist, New Delhi
25 Years Experience  ·  600 - 700 at clinic
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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 25 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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I have a problem with my eye. There is always a water like fluid always floating on my top of eye ball?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have a problem with my eye. There is always a water like fluid always floating on my top of eye ball?
Hello you can 1. Blink a lot 2. Clean eyes with fresh water thrice daily 3. Use flogel eyedrop thrice daily.
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Hello. I am almost 19 years old. I have specs from last 8-9 years and currently the number of my specs is 6.5 and 7. I wanted to know if I can and is it really safe to remove my specs through laser, what precautions should I take and what measures should I take in order to keep my eyes safe after laser. Any help will be appreciated.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), modern diagnostics
Ayurveda,
Hello. I am almost 19 years old. I have specs from last 8-9 years and currently the number of my specs is 6.5 and 7. ...
LASIK may be performed once to cosmetically remove your specs.. Ayurveda therapies and medications could help improve your quality of vision and strengthen your eyes gradually later..
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I have a severe headache and my eyes are paining from a long ago can you give me a suggestion for the decrease of my eyesight and headache.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have a severe headache and my eyes are paining from a long ago can you give me a suggestion for the decrease of my ...
If you have recurrent attack of headache1. It could be a tension headache due to anxiety/stress, depression inadequate sleep, low bp/high bp, migraine, prolonged use of cell phone/computer, chronic anaemia, refractive error, chronic sinusitis, organic brain lesion 2. Avoid stress, physical and mental exertion, have adequate sound sleep for 7-8 hours daily in the night 3. Go for regular exercise 4. Practice yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 5. Check for refractive error, sinusitis hemoglobin, bp 6. Avoid prolonged use of cell phone/computer 7. Consult neurologist to rule out other causes of headache, if required take a ct scan of head to exclude any brain lesion 8. If it is migraine you have to take migraine prophylactic drug after consulting neurologist.
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I have 5 and 5.5 power of eye. I can't able to see long sight as well as short sight. It's there any solution for this?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have 5 and 5.5 power of eye. I can't able to see long sight as well as short sight. It's there any solution for this?
There is no medication or food or acupressure 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 22 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. Having said that, results for hyperopic lasik are not very good. My advice is that you continue using glasses.
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I havr a keratoconus. My age 32 years. What should I do?

Phaco Development Program, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology, DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist,
There are many options for keratoconus these days depending upon the stage of the disease. If it is very early you do not have to do anything. If it is progressing, then the progression can be halted by collagen corneal cross-linking. For visual rehabilitation you can go for contact lenses or INTACS. If diease is very advanced then you may need to undergo a partial/full thickness corneal transplantation. Get your eyes checked by a good corneal specialist.
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I have red eyes for over three days what should I do not to clear it and stay fit.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes for over three days what should I do not to clear it and stay fit.
Eyes appear red because the vessels at the surface of the white portion of the eye (sclera) become swollen. Vessels may swell due to: • Eye dryness • Too much sun exposure • Dust or other particles in the eye • Allergies • Infection • Injury Homoeopathic medicine EUPHRASIA 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 2 drops direct on tongue every 2-3 hrly CINERARIA /EUPHRASIA EYEDROPS ( SBL ) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily
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I want to recover my eyesight as was before. My number is -2.75. Can you help me?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I want to recover my eyesight as was before. My number is -2.75. Can you help me?
Hello lybrate-user. Your refractive error is -2.75d. As your age is 15 yrs, so your refractive error/number will increase further till age of 18 yrs. After that age, you can get rid of glasses by lasik laser surgery. This is a minor surgery.
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I have red eyes for three days and very pain in my eyes and also when I wash my eyes.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
I have red eyes for three days and very pain in my eyes and also when I wash my eyes.
use oflox eye drop one drop 3 times daily, for 5 days. wash your eyes 2 times morning and evening. daily.
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My eyesight is weak since 4 years. My weak point is 2.0 in both eyes. I am wearing glasses. Please give me suggestions to improve it.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
My eyesight is weak since 4 years. My weak point is 2.0 in both eyes. I am wearing glasses. Please give me suggestion...
Hello lybrate-user protect your sight with these six tips: 1. Eat for good vision 2. Quit smoking 3. Wear sunglasses 4. Wash your eyes 3-4 times a day 5. Look away from the computer screen 6. Avoid rubbing your eyes with fingers/ cloth/ shirt/ dupatta, etc. Let me enumerate the diet necessary for healthy eyes. (1) green leafy vegetables including spinach, sprouts, cabbage, beetroot. (2) fruits-blue-berries, black-berries, strawberries, raspberries, kiwi fruit, grapes, pineapple, pomegranate, grapes, guava. (3) dry-fruits: almonds, walnuts, apricots, dates. (4) cereals: oats, barley, millets. In case you need information regarding elimination of your refractive power, the 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. In case you have any other queries, feel free to contact me. Hope my suggestions help you, take care,
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I am urinating almost 10-12 times a day. I google it to see if this is normal for a human being or not. It said a normal human being urinates around 7 times a day. So what is the problem with it? Can you help with that? It's not a major issue.

MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
I am urinating almost 10-12 times a day. I google it to see if this is normal for a human being or not. It said a nor...
Hi lybrate-user, from the information I have got from your question it's hard to guess what the real reason could be, the information regarding frequency of urination is right to an extent, however if you are urinating about 12 times/day and if you have associated fever too then it could mean you may be having a urinary tract infection. My advice to you is to investigate the problem. Step 1 - get a cue (complete urine exam) 2- get fbs, ppbs (blood sugars) bun, and sr. Creatinine (renal function tests) and consult a physician of your choice. I hope this helped. Thanks.
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Is it possible to cure the eyes, so that there is no need for Eye Glasses without operation.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Is it possible to cure the eyes, so that there is no need for Eye Glasses without operation.
There is no medication or food or acupressure 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 26 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. Having said that it would have been better if you would have send your glasses number.
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I am 22 year female. I have wart on my nose. It's 6th time that it came on the same place. I have removed that before by laser operation. Please give me permanent solution for this.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 22 year female. I have wart on my nose. It's 6th time that it came on the same place. I have removed that before...
Homoeopathic medicine--------------------------- dulcamara 1m (adel) drink5 drops every month once a day at night before sleep for 3 months------------------- adel-40 drops (adel) drink 10 drops in 20ml fresh water 3 times daily------------- adel-86 cream (adel)) apply locally on wartss and massage twice a day------------- report after 3 months------------
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Eye gets irritated due to continuously working on computer. Other than putting specs is there any natural solution?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Eye gets irritated due to continuously working on computer. Other than putting specs is there any natural solution?
Unfortunately there are no natural medications to remove spectacles permanently. You can either try contact lenses or plan for refractive lasik laser surgery instructions for computer use: take frequent breaks while you are working every 20-25 mins take break to look away from screen blink more frequently' level of screen should be below the level of eyes ac should not blow directly on your face.
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I am suffering from green colour eyes since 6days and iam so weak too what should I do?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I am suffering from green colour eyes since 6days and iam so weak too what should I do?
Get examined by eye surgeon first ..it might be serious pseudomonas infection...u may require strong antibiotics orally....till then use oflox eye drops
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What causes watery eyes? Is it necessary to have the eyes operated to get over the problem resolved or can one put eye drops to over come the same. In case yes, then which eye drops?

FVRS, DNB Ophthalmology, MS Ophthalmology, MBBS, FICO
Ophthalmologist, Chennai
Watery eyes with discharge might be due to two reasons. The first might be a blockage of the nasolacrimal duct ( the tube that connects the eye with the nose) . In such a case , if antibiotic drops do not resolve the blockage a surgery might be required to overcome the block. The second cause of watery itchy eyes might be dryness of the eyes which cause reflex secretion of tears. This can be treated by lubricant eye drops
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Treating Conjunctivitis With Homeopathy

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Treating Conjunctivitis With Homeopathy

Conjunctivitis is a medical condition that is marked by redness in the eyes owing to the inflammation of the conjunctiva, which is the membrane covering the white part of the eye. The condition is further characterized by the discharge of yellowish pus fluid from the corner of the eye. This condition, which is essentially an infection, can occur to people of all age brackets. 

Causes and Symptoms:

Conjunctivitis can be caused due to several reasons namely allergies, irritants, bacterial and viral infections, among others. Apart from the redness in the eye, some other apparent symptoms of conjunctivitis are: 

  1. Thin and watery discharge in viral conjunctivitis 
  2. Thick, mucous like discharge ranging from yellow to green in case of bacterial conjunctivitis
  3. Sticky eyelids
  4. Increased reactivity to light 
  5. Blurred or foggy vision
  6. Nasal discharges 

It is difficult to distinguish between viral, allergic and bacterial conjunctivitis. Different fields of medicine prescribe treatments according to the cause of the condition. Although subtle differences, such as thick and thin discharges can be observed, in Homeopathy the cause is not that important. 

Homeopathic medicines are natural and highly effective. The medications, which are prescribed in Homeopathy can more than manage the discharges, swelling, the sandy sensation and redness in the eyes. Homeopathic medicines are effective when the condition causes the eye to get dry, red, congested and swollen. Bathing the eyes with sterilized salt water is also a popular method of treating the infection. In addition to these, Homeopathic doctors also provide tips to curb the likelihood of further complications. Removing your contact lenses while treatment and cleaning your spectacles on a regular basis, if you wear any, are duly recommended.

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I am having chazalion on my left upper eye lid first then I was told to take voveran, lotepard T eye drops and charcoals for 6 days but the chazalion decrease in size but didn' t go. Then also there arose another chazalion on right lower eye lid then again I visited dr he asked to take doxypal drl 100 for 8 days, voveran and moxible eye drops I have been 15 days the chazalion didn' t cured it is becoming less but very slow. Please advise

Phaco Development Program, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology, DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Mysore
If chalazion has not responded to all the treatments you have taken then you will need to undergo incision and curettage. A small nick will be made on the swelling from the inner side of eye lid and all the collected secretions will be cleared.
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Ophthalmologist, Lucknow
Putting kajal on inner surface of eye lid blocks meibomian glands opening and causes infections
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Can you ppl please which hospital is good for basic treatment for eye and I have a question that it covers insurance or nor and cost of the treatment?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Can you ppl please which hospital is good for basic treatment for eye and I have a question that it covers insurance ...
Hello dear. Lasik laser is a safe procedure. I know many good hospital in hyderabad but as per guidelines of lybrate I can not recommend any hospital on public platform regarding insurence cover. Lasik is a cosmetic surgery so it is not covered by any insurance company.
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I have an eye problem and my eyes flow a lot and everyday when I wake up my eyes become wet so what should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have an eye problem and my eyes flow a lot and everyday when I wake up my eyes become wet so 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 provide me the symptoms you are facing due to watering of your eyes 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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