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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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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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Indian Medical Association (IMA)
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Hello Dr. I have eyesight problem and my doctor has suggested eyemist drops but using that is of no use sometimes my right eye gets blur pl do suggest me some remedy Dr. thks.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello Dr. I have eyesight problem and my doctor has suggested eyemist drops but using that is of no use sometimes my ...
Hello, get your eyes tested from an opthalmologist. Include the following for getting better vision: vitamins a, c, e, and minerals like copper and zinc are essential to eyesight. Get the antioxidants from dark leafy greens, egg yolks, yellow peppers, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, and carrots. Include garlic and onions. Blueberries, grapes as they have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that can help improve your vision. Dha is a fatty acid found in coldwater fish like salmon, sardines and mackerel. Exercises for strengthening eye muscles: -begin by partially closing your eyes; the lids should only be halfway shut. After holding for 10-15 seconds, close your eyes very slowly. Take a few deep breaths to increase oxygen in the blood. -warm your eyes. Rub your palms together to create heat, and then place them against your eyes for five seconds. Repeat this three times. -hold a pen at arm's length. Focus your gaze on the tip of the pen. Bring the pen closer to your nose at a slow and steady pace. Repeat this exercise 5-10 times. -concentrate your vision on the tip of your nose. Then shift your gaze to an object further away, either at arm's length or 20 feet away. Then shift your eyes back to the tip of your nose. Repeat this exercise 10 times. -sit in a relaxed but upright position. Begin by look to the left-most position (without moving your head) and hold to stretch your eye muscles. Hold for 5 counts. Blink and return your gaze back to look straight in front of you. Then look to the right-most position with your gaze and hold for 5 counts. Repeat 3 times, blinking between each hold. Then, repeat this exercise looking up and then down. Do not forget about blinking. -sit in a relaxed but upright position. Look up and to your right for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look up to and to your left for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look down and to your right for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look down and to your left for 5 seconds. Insufficient sleep may weaken your vision, so shoot for 8 hours of sound sleep a night. Rest your eyes 10 minutes for every 50 minutes spent reading or in front of the computer. If your eyes feel overly tired, lie down and place cooling cucumber slices over your eyelids. Medication: instill euphrasia eye drops twice a day. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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H2O2 Was dropped on my eye. My eye was got red but eye was clearly seeing everyone's. How can I overcome red of my eye.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
H2O2 Was dropped on my eye. My eye was got red but eye was clearly seeing everyone's. How can I overcome red of my eye.
Hello wash eyes with fresh water consult local ophthalmologist and he will examine the eye and depending on condition, may give you antibiotic-steroid combination along with lubricating eyedrops.
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I have a red eyes for 3days. What should I do for its cureness. I m facing a big problem. Please help me. I will be yhankfil to you.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have a red eyes for 3days. What should I do for its cureness. I m facing a big problem. Please help me. I will be y...
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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My cheeks are big. My eyes are a bit inside n I have darkcircles. What should I dotoreduce cheeks and darkcircles.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
My cheeks are big. My eyes are a bit inside n I have darkcircles. What should I dotoreduce cheeks and darkcircles.
Chew gum daily, do the" x-o" exercise, jaw opener exercise, do the cheek lift, make" fish lips. Make puffy cheeks, smile a lot and massage your face daily for five minutes.
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Ayurvedic Treatment For Myopia!

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Ayurvedic Treatment For Myopia!

Also known as short-sightedness, myopia is an eye disorder, which disables a person from seeing things clearly from a distance. Myopia impedes one's capability to see distant objects vividly and induces a general sense of blurriness. One of the most common cure for myopic conditions is the constant exposure to concave lenses, which stabilizes the curvature of the refracting surface of the eye, thus improving one's sight. Hence spectacles or contact lenses become the constant companion to a myopic individual. Myopia is often accompanied by sustained headaches and chronic colds. 

In fact, under certain circumstances, myopia gets aggravated progressively, which often jeopardizes the health of the eye immensely. In the contemporary situation, where we are persistently exposed to gadgets of all sorts, maintaining the health of our eye becomes a cumbersome task. Periodic monitoring by ophthalmologists is a recommended method. 

However, Ayurveda offers some easy and home-based formulae to alleviate the symptoms of myopia:

  1. Yashti Madhu:  A teaspoonful of Yashti Madhu mixed with ghee and honey can prove beneficial to healing myopic conditions.
  2. Saptamrita Lauha: This medicine comprises of constituents endowed with medicinal properties like triphala, yashtimadhu, lauha bhasma, ghee and honey. It benefits the nervous activities, thereby soothing myopic troubles. It reaps better results when consumed with milk.
  3. Diet: Myopia is often worsened by a deficiency of vitamins in the body. Therefore increasing the supply of vitamin rich food, enhances the immunity of the body and reduces the strain on the eye caused by myopia. Some of the food items that are replete with vitamins are carrots, green leafy vegetables, citrus fruits, nuts and berries. Fish is also a very effective source of vitamins and is proven to be helpful to the eye. 
  4. Netra Tarpan: Eye drops have often been effective cure to myopia. Netra Tarpan is an ayurvedic eye drop imbued with healing properties which not only tranquilizes the irritation in the eye, but also improves the vision.
  5. Lifestyle changes: Executing certain lifestyle changes can result in significant improvement in one's eyesight. Yoga and meditation are known to usher explicit health benefits. Regular sleep is also a prerequisite for curing myopia. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Ayurveda.
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I become angry quickly. I am short tempered. I don't know why I feel bored all the time. I feel that God should destroy this world as adharma is spreading. I am a fan of a celeb and I don't know I really love him or not. This thought disturbs me very much. Whenever I wake up in morning, I can see his face when my eyes are closed. I pray to god that may he be happy. Why this happens to me? I really feel very disturbed due to this feeling. What should I do? Please help me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I become angry quickly. I am short tempered. I don't know why I feel bored all the time. I feel that God should destr...
This celeb following is common at this age. Be strict with your time and mind to avoid disturbance from your thoughts. From wherever and whenever the mind flickers due to it's unsteady nature one should surely bring the mind back under one's control. So read nice books when mind is idle which can prevent disturbing thoughts. Remember that human life is given to us by Our Supreme for self realization , and every moment is precious. Your feeling that adharma is spreading is very true , this is the age of quarrel and hypocrisy when the pillars of religion like mercy , truthfulness is replaced by lust,anger,,greed and envy. And you are correct , God comes in Kalki avtaar to destroy the demons. But you do your work by spending your precious time in self realization by reading nice books about how to realize the self and do your studies and routine well. Do not waste your time in sense gratification. To know about sources of nice books kindly contact me
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I am suffering from flaming like my eyes when I watch tv approx two or three hours then my eyes feel like burning.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am suffering from flaming like my eyes when I watch tv approx two or three hours then my eyes feel like burning.
Prolonged working on laptop 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 headaches, blurred vision, neck pain, redness in the eyes, fatigue, eye strain, dry eyes, irritated eyes. These symptoms can be further aggravated by improper lighting conditions. Measure sto reduce this include the computer screen should be 15 to 20 degrees below eye level, work under proper light. Use antiglare glasses while working on computer. Blink a lot. Cold compresses and use good lubricating eyedrop
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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 problem in my eyes when I look my books still 30 minute I found that my eyes going to not well. Just below side of my eyes there is so darkness. What can I do anybody tell me.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have problem in my eyes when I look my books still 30 minute I found that my eyes going to not well. Just below sid...
Take frequent breaks while studying and dip a handkerchief in cold water and keep it over closed eyes for 2 minutes during breaks, you will feel better. Also get your eyes checked for any spectacle number.
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I'm an Engineering student. I have severe headache when reading books for more than two hours and also pain to my eyes. I had shortsighted .whats the solution for my problem ?

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I'm an Engineering student. I have severe headache when reading books for more than two hours and also pain to my eye...
You should wear glasses for your short sightedness. Get your eyes examined and the doctor will prescribe you your eye power.
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Underwent cataract surgery 2 years ago. Now unable to read news paper from left eye. My doctor says laser will correct the thickening of eye muscle. Shall I undergo the laser beam procedure? Is it safe?

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
Underwent cataract surgery 2 years ago. Now unable to read news paper from left eye. My doctor says laser will correc...
It is posterior capsule opacity which is not uncommon leading to diminition of vision ,yag laser capsulotomy hardly takes one minute to restore vision at post operative level if you have no other ocular disease.
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I am suffering from some eyes problem like tears in some time when I am looking any books or t. V. Shows. So can you help me.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I am suffering from some eyes problem like tears in some time when I am looking any books or t. V. Shows. So can you ...
Hi lybrate-user. I have a few suggestions for you regarding the usage of television, computers, books and mobile phones. Follow the rule of" 20" this means that every 20 minutes, take a gap of 20 seconds, blink your eyes actively 20 times and focus at an object which is minimum 20 feet away. This will help in relieving your eyes from the continuous strain that is caused due to staring. Staring at the computer continuously causes us to subconsciously blink less than normal. This causes the tear film on the surface of the eye to dry up. The result of this is pain, discomfort, etc. Another suggestions regarding the usage of computers is to maintain a proper posture. The computer must be positioned at the same height as your eye level. The neck should not be inadvertently flexed or extended. Roughly, an angle of 90 degrees should be maintained between your upper body and thighs. Likewise, a similar angle (90 degrees) should be maintained between your lower legs and thighs. Also the angle between your hands and arms should be roughly 90 degrees. This is the healthy ergonomic way of sitting while using a computer. Maintenance of proper posture would help in further relieving the symptoms of eye discomfort and pain. All these suggestions may take a while to sink in and imbibe in your routine. Once followed, they are sure to work wonders for you.
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My eye sight is weak and my eye number is also increased at every check up in 6 months. How can improve my eye sight?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My eye sight is weak and my eye number is also increased at every check up in 6 months. How can improve my eye sight?
Hello, Include the following for getting better vision: Vitamins A, C, E, and minerals like copper and zinc are essential to eyesight. Get the antioxidants from dark leafy greens, egg yolks, yellow peppers, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, and carrots. Include garlic and onions. Blueberries, grapes as they have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that can help improve your vision. DHA is a fatty acid found in coldwater fish like wild salmon, sardines and mackerel. Exercises for eyes: Warm your eyes. Rub your palms together to create heat, and then place them against your eyes for five seconds. Repeat this three times. Roll your eyes. Start by looking up and then slowly circle 10 times clockwise and 10 times counterclockwise. Focus. Hold a pen at arm's length, focus your eyes on it, and slowly bring the pen closer until it's about 6 inches away from your nose. Then slowly move it back, keeping your eyes focused on the pen, 10 times in all. Massage your temples. Using your thumb knuckles, massage your temples in small circles, 20 times in one direction and 20 in the other. Repeat the same actions above the mid-point of the eyebrows at the forehead, then below the eyes on both sides of the bridge of the nose. Take a mini-nap. Put your head back, close your eyes, and relax for 3 minutes. Insufficient sleep may weaken your vision, so shoot for 8 hours of sound sleep a night. Rest your eyes 10 minutes for every 50 minutes spent reading or in front of the computer. If your eyes feel overly tired, lie down and place cooling cucumber slices over your eyelids. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicine which will help you in preventing rather reducing the power of your eyes. Take Physostigma 6/ thrice daily for 1 month. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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I am 19 years. I wear spectacles and want to remove it because I want to be an army personnel. Is laser machine safe? What are its side effect.

MBBS, Diploma in Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Ghaziabad
I am 19 years. I wear spectacles and want to remove it because I want to be an army personnel. Is laser machine safe?...
They r pretty safe but first your refractive status need to be stabilzed. For almost 1 years n your preferably more than 21. Go for a reputed centre. They have better machines.
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I am using specs from last 1 one year but now I want to remove specs so what should I do to remove specs.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I am using specs from last 1 one year but now I want to remove specs so what should I do to remove specs.
Get your refraction. You can go for contact lens or refractory surgeries if you satisfy d eligibility criterions eat green veggies. Carrots. Strain less your eyes. Relax your eyes in between work. Blink regularily if working for long time on computer. Lower the brightness of your screen. Work under adequately illuminated conditions. These r few things you can take care of. Otherwise as such no options available which wd increases your eyesight.
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I am 14 years old male. I am suffering from chickenpox. Please tell me what can I drink? I am having so many pox on my phase and they are so small but they are filled they are hurting to much. Please tell me can I use coconut oil on them and it is safe for me and can I drink mango shake.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Ahmedabad
I am 14 years old male. I am suffering from chickenpox. Please tell me what can I drink? I am having so many pox on m...
dear lybrate user drink fruit juice containing citric acid. orange juice once daily. you can have mango juice. try to drink natural drinks in this condition. use phenol ,menthol, camphor or calamine lotions for soothing and reducing irritation and marks. don't eat non vegetarian food ,dairy products and bread too much.
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Headache and eye problem. When I read there is water in my both eyes. Is this a weakness or I need some power glasses?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Headache and eye problem. When I read there is water in my both eyes. Is this a weakness or I need some power glasses?
Hello, get your eyes tested from an opthalmologist. Include the following for getting better vision: vitamins a, c, e, and minerals like copper and zinc are essential to eyesight. Get the antioxidants from dark leafy greens, egg yolks, yellow peppers, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, and carrots. Include garlic and onions. Blueberries, grapes as they have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that can help improve your vision. Dha is a fatty acid found in coldwater fish like salmon, sardines and mackerel. Exercises for strengthening eye muscles: -begin by partially closing your eyes; the lids should only be halfway shut. After holding for 10-15 seconds, close your eyes very slowly. Take a few deep breaths to increase oxygen in the blood. -warm your eyes. Rub your palms together to create heat, and then place them against your eyes for five seconds. Repeat this three times. -hold a pen at arm's length. Focus your gaze on the tip of the pen. Bring the pen closer to your nose at a slow and steady pace. Repeat this exercise 5-10 times. -concentrate your vision on the tip of your nose. Then shift your gaze to an object further away, either at arm's length or 20 feet away. Then shift your eyes back to the tip of your nose. Repeat this exercise 10 times. -sit in a relaxed but upright position. Begin by look to the left-most position (without moving your head) and hold to stretch your eye muscles. Hold for 5 counts. Blink and return your gaze back to look straight in front of you. Then look to the right-most position with your gaze and hold for 5 counts. Repeat 3 times, blinking between each hold. Then, repeat this exercise looking up and then down. Do not forget about blinking. -sit in a relaxed but upright position. Look up and to your right for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look up to and to your left for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look down and to your right for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look down and to your left for 5 seconds. Insufficient sleep may weaken your vision, so shoot for 8 hours of sound sleep a night. Rest your eyes 10 minutes for every 50 minutes spent reading or in front of the computer. If your eyes feel overly tired, lie down and place cooling cucumber slices over your eyelids. Medication: take homoeopathic medicine which will help you in preventing first and then reducing the power of your eyes (if the eye power is less). Take physostigma 6/ thrice daily for 1 month and instill euphrasia eye drops twice a day. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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Is myopia heredity problem. If my parents have got myopia then will I being a myopic is compulsory.

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
Is myopia heredity problem. If my parents have got myopia then will I being a myopic is compulsory.
It is not necessary that you will be myopic if your parents are myopic but chance of myopic is much more, sometimes it escapes next generation & manifest in third generation. Myopic power is inherited from either mother or father side & is basically hereditary in nature ,maximum increase in myopic power takes place between 13 to 21 yrs in male & between 13 yrs to 19 yrs in female because maximum body growth takes place between these periods. There is no direct medicine to check the increase in myopic power but with the help of balanced diet ,green vegetables & seasonal fruits  one can slow the speed in the increase of myopic  power,one can take the help of yoga pranayam, swimming, gym &these things definitely slow the speed of increase in myopic power.
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I am suffering from macula edema which is caused by uveitis. Now I am using nepafenac for cure but still no change. please help me what to do now?

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I am suffering from macula edema which is caused by uveitis. Now I am using nepafenac for cure but still no change. p...
To correct macular edema you first need to correct it's causative factor. In your case, it's uveitis. You should first get it examined to know the type of uveitis and then get treatment accordingly.
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I am having red eyes for past 4 days its like something there in the eyes and I am forced to rub which makes the eyes more reddish. What should I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I am having red eyes for past 4 days its like something there in the eyes and I am forced to rub which makes the eyes...
.Dear lybrate user, pls avoid rubbing your eyes, 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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