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Dr. Rakesh Joshi

MBBS, Diploma in Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist, Delhi

30 Years Experience  ·  600 at clinic
Dr. Rakesh Joshi MBBS, Diploma in Ophthalmology Ophthalmologist, Delhi
30 Years Experience  ·  600 at clinic
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I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage....more
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Dr. Rakesh Joshi is one of the best Ophthalmologists in Geeta Colony, Delhi. He has helped numerous patients in his 30 years of experience as a Ophthalmologist. He is a qualified MBBS, Diploma in Ophthalmology . You can consult Dr. Rakesh Joshi at Surya Eye Care Center in Geeta Colony, Delhi. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Rakesh Joshi on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - - 1987
Diploma in Ophthalmology - Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, - 1990
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English
Hindi
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Indian Medical Association (IMA)
All India Ophthalmological Society
Delhi Medical Association (DMA)
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Delhi Ophthalmological Society (DOS)

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Sir when I read the books water is flow from my eyes. So please tel me what I should do?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Sir when I read the books water is flow from my eyes. So please tel me what I should do?
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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Hello Doctor recently I done eye operation of glaucoma past 2 months back present I'm normal now can I drink alcohol.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Hello Doctor recently I done eye operation of glaucoma past 2 months back present I'm normal now can I drink alcohol.
Hello lybrate-user. Alcohol has shown to increase the eye pressure. You already have been diagnosed with glaucoma. I would suggest you to refrain (avoid) from drinking alcohol for at least 6 months. Also avoid tobacco chewing or cigarette smoking. Take care.
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The area above my eyes below eyebrows is looking as if it is swelling. I sleep around 8-9 hrs per day. What is the reason and can I know the way to reduce it.

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
The area above my eyes below eyebrows is looking as if it is swelling. I sleep around 8-9 hrs per day. What is the re...
It may be due to inflammation called blepharochaliasis. Can be sure only after seeing n examining. And it is not very common esp in young males. You may try hot fomentation and anti inflammatory drugs.
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I have allergies. My eyes are itching and watery. They are always red and feels sneezing every morning. please help?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have allergies. My eyes are itching and watery. They are always red and feels sneezing every morning. please help?
Hello. I think you have allergic conjunctivitis and allergic rhinitis. Eye allergies, called allergic conjunctivitis, are a common condition that occurs when the eyes react to something that irritates them (called an allergen). The eyes produce a substance called histamine to fight off the allergen. As a result, the eyelids and conjunctiva (the thin, filmy membrane that covers the inside of your eyelids) become red, swollen and itchy, with tearing and burning. The key to treating eye allergies is to avoid or limit contact with the substance causing the problem. Avoid rubbing eyes instead do cold compresses. Use antiallergic eyedrop along with lubricating eyedrop. This will help you I am very sorry dear to say that there is no drug that can cure allergy. Only way is to stay away from all those things that you are allergic to. For allergic rhinitis. Consult ent specilist.
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How Should You Exercise Your Eyes Everyday?

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology, Diploma in Ophthalmology , Fellowship in Cornea and Anterior Segment
Ophthalmologist, Ahmedabad
How Should You Exercise Your Eyes Everyday?

Eyes need as much regular exercise to keep them healthy as any other organ of the body. Eye exercises are usually designed to provide strength to eye muscles, while improving focus, allowing flexible eye movements and helping stimulate the vision centre of the brain. Eye exercises might not necessarily improve eyesight but they help in preventing eye problems and maintaining the correct eyesight level.

Here are 4 eye exercises that can help strengthen the eye muscles and improve your vision:

1. Blinking - Your eyes get strained due to long hours of sitting at the computer or television and you tend to blink less. Whenever you blink, your eyes stay in darkness for a few microseconds that help to keep the eyes fresh, while reducing eye strain.

2. Palming - This exercise involves three steps:

- Taking a few deep breaths before beginning the exercise
- Make yourself comfortable by resting your elbows on your knees and slowly closing your eyes
- Cover your eyes with the cup of your palm, place your fingers on the forehead and the heel of your hand on your cheekbone

This exercise helps in achieving inner peace and calm and also helps in resting your mind.

3. Figure of eight - This exercise helps in strengthening the eye muscles and provides flexibility. In this exercise, you need to imagine a huge eight in front of your eyes. Slowly turn the 8 on its side. With the help of your eyes slowly trace the figure of 8. Repeat it the other way after a few minutes.

4. Near and far focusing - This exercise helps in strengthening the eye muscles and improves the vision of your eyes. It involves the following steps:

- Either sit or stand in a comfortable position for 2-3 minutes
- Bring your thumb about 10 inches in front of your eyes and try to focus on it
- Now try focusing on an object that is about 10-20 feet in front of your eyes
- Try switching between focusing on the other object and your thumb on each deep breath

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Sir, what are the pathological test required for cataract surgery, I am 54 yrs old and planning for the same. Kindly let me know before I go for check up. Thanks and regards.

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Jaipur
Sir, what are the pathological test required for cataract surgery, I am 54 yrs old and planning for the same. Kindly ...
Get your b. P and blood sugar. Rest, at this age no other tests are essential since we are doing sutureless surgery with injectable iol.
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My right eye has some problem. It seems fine when we look at it but when I close my eyes it feels like heaviness in my eyes. I m using eye drops like Himalaya and also one Cipro eye drops but of no avail. Please help me.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My right eye has some problem. It seems fine when we look at it but when I close my eyes it feels like heaviness in m...
Most common cause is having a spectacles power. Just get it checked with nearest eye care specialist
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I am suffering from heel pain, Glaucoma, ànd fungal infection near penis and having diabetes fasting 127 and post lunch 164 pls suggest.

MBBS, Diploma in Diabetology, Certificate Course in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (CCGDM), Post Graduate Course in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
I am suffering from heel pain, Glaucoma, ànd fungal infection near penis and having diabetes fasting 127 and post lun...
Your current fbs and plbs are fine however they could be better. Fungal infection tells us that probably your sugar level is not consistently under control and it could be going higher at times. You will need to do a test called hba1c and will maybe require a change in the treatment based on the same. Heel pain could have multiple causes and glaucoma needs to be treated as per an ophthalmologist.
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I have red eyes for last 3 month. And I have eaten medicine. So what should I do that. Please give answer.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eyes for last 3 month. And I have eaten medicine. So what should I do that. Please give answer.
Dear lybrate user, red eyes could be because of many reasons but commonly it is due to allergy or infection. You need to visit eye specialist to differentiate between the two as the treatment is different. Also get your eyes checked for any glass power
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From past 2 months, as soon I woke up, my eyes are swelled not that much but they are and whole day face looks like, I just woke up, I go to office after bath daily and still, skin looks dull and my friends says- are you just woke up or haven't slept? even though I am taking much sleep as well, please recommend.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
From past 2 months, as soon I woke up, my eyes are swelled not that much but they are and whole day face looks like, ...
Kindly get your following test done and review with reports 1. CBC 2. Thyroid function test (empty stomach) consult again with reports
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How to treat long sight? What are the reasons of long sight? How to prevent long sight?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
How to treat long sight? What are the reasons of long sight? How to prevent long sight?
reasons are usually hereditary.. you cant prevent it.. you just need wear your glasses and get annual checkup. unfortunately there are no natural medications to remove spectacles permanently. you can either try contact lenses or plan for refractive lasik laser surgery
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I m having a headache from last 3 days And not being able to focus on anything my eyes also pains what should I do.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I m having a headache from last 3 days And not being able to focus on anything my eyes also pains what should I do.
Most common cause is having a spectacles power. Just get it checked with nearest eye care specialist
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I have eyes problem. My eyes are become radish. Itches also coming and drops of water coming out what I do?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have eyes problem. My eyes are become radish. Itches also coming and drops of water coming out what I do?
Hello. I think you have allergic conjunctivitis. 1. Eye allergies, called allergic conjunctivitis, are a common condition that occurs when the eyes react to something that irritates them (called an allergen). 2. The eyes produce a substance called histamine to fight off the allergen. As a result, the eyelids and conjunctiva (the thin, filmy membrane that covers the inside of your eyelids) become red, swollen and itchy, with tearing and burning. The key to treating eye allergies is a. Avoid or limit contact with the substance causing the problem. B. Avoid rubbing eyes instead do cold compresses. Use antiallergic eyedrop along with lubricating eyedrop. This will help you I am very sorry dear to say that there is no medicine that can cure allergy. Only way is to stay away from all those things that you are allergic to.
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From 2 days my eyes are red and water is coming from my eyes and there are some pimple on my nose.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
From 2 days my eyes are red and water is coming from my eyes and there are some pimple on my nose.
This is mainly stress which is affecting your eyes. Take any good refreshing eye drops, splash with cold water thrice a day and sleep a lot for some days. If problem persist I would advice you to see an ophtha.
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Can a new born get eye flu? Today morning he was not able to open his left eye. White liquid type thing was there whiçh you had to cleanup using a cloth.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Can a new born get eye flu? Today morning he was not able to open his left eye. White liquid type thing was there whi...
Hello There are different types of conjunctivitis Kindly specify age of child This could be due to blockage of lacrimal passage.kindly consult local opthalmologist.he may need sac massage
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I want to get lasik operation for my eyes. I wear thick spectacles. Is there any risk in going for lasik eye surgery treatment? And what is its procedure?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I want to get lasik operation for my eyes. I wear thick spectacles. Is there any risk in going for lasik eye surgery ...
Lasik is a simple laser procedure which changes the shape of the cornea so that the light rays fall on the retina properly. It is a painless procedure. It is a day care procedure does not require any injections, does not require admission, you can simply resume your duties in 2 days. Cost varies from centre to centre. Side effects are usually limited to dryness of eyes for few months. We can do lasik anytime after age of 18 years. You need to undergo proper prelasik checkup to decide whether lasik is safe for you or not
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My brother is 20 years old. From childhood his eyesight is low. Nd no is increasing. Now his specs no is 5-6 Please suggest some natural way or some food, fruits which can help to remove his specs as soon as possible.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My brother is 20 years old. From childhood his eyesight is low. Nd no is increasing. Now his specs no is 5-6
Please s...
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 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. I hope this will help you regards.
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My right eye has been itching from many days, its been concerning me very much because it happens a lot and lasts very long. Is there any way to get relief of it?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My right eye has been itching from many days, its been concerning me very much because it happens a lot and lasts ver...
Hello. I think you have allergic conjunctivitis. 1. Eye allergies, called allergic conjunctivitis, are a common condition that occurs when the eyes react to something that irritates them (called an allergen). 2. The eyes produce a substance called histamine to fight off the allergen. As a result, the eyelids and conjunctiva (the thin, filmy membrane that covers the inside of your eyelids) become red, swollen and itchy, with tearing and burning. The key to treating eye allergies is a. Avoid or limit contact with the substance causing the problem. B. Avoid rubbing eyes instead do cold compresses. Use antiallergic eyedrop along with lubricating eyedrop. This will help you I am very sorry dear to say that there is no medicine that can cure allergy. Only way is to stay away from all those things that you are allergic to.
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I have the problem in my vision. My both eyes have -0.75 power. I am wearing glass right now. I am suffering this problem last one year. I want to completely cure this problem. Give me a tips.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I have the problem in my vision. My both eyes have -0.75 power. I am wearing glass right now. I am suffering this pro...
Hi this can be easily corrected with daily eye exercises pls consult an ophthalmologist who can guide you to the exercises which can correct myopia.
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There is itching in eyes and pain while reading or working on laptop please suggest.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
There is itching in eyes and pain while reading or working on laptop please suggest.
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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