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Dr. Rakesh Joshi

MBBS, Diploma in Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist, Delhi

30 Years Experience
Dr. Rakesh Joshi MBBS, Diploma in Ophthalmology Ophthalmologist, Delhi
30 Years Experience
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Dr. Rakesh Joshi is one of the best Ophthalmologists in Geeta Colony, Delhi. He has had many happy patients in his 30 years of journey as a Ophthalmologist. He is a MBBS, Diploma in Ophthalmology . You can meet Dr. Rakesh Joshi personally at Surya Eye Care Centre in Geeta Colony, Delhi. 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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I use specks my left eye pains frequently doctor said that eye is little week & gave me (Teardrops) eye drop to use .to prevent this is there any thing to do.

Graduate of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (GAMS)
Ayurveda, Delhi
I use specks my left eye pains frequently doctor said that eye is little week & gave me (Teardrops) eye drop to use ....
We remove glasses with ayurvedic therapy. I removed my glasses at the age of 51. After that we removed glasses of thousands. Near and Distant both.
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My eyes will turn red oftenly, and feel like rubbing. I think when I see more mobile phone or laptop it happens like that. But when I consulted a opthalmology doctor they told it was due to infection. Please suggest your opinion and remedy for this.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eyes will turn red oftenly, and feel like rubbing. I think when I see more mobile phone or laptop it happens like ...
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. C. Use antiallergic eyedrop like olopat eyedrop twice daily d. Lubricating eyedrop like flogel thrice daily e. Use mild steroid like flurisone in pulse dose in severe allergy 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. This is a provisional diagnosis. Consult your ophthalmologist for detailed examination.
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I have sagging eyes. I wanna b it big nd in gud shape. Vich remedy shld I hv to b used?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have sagging eyes. I wanna b it big nd in gud shape. Vich remedy shld I hv to b used?
There iss a reason to everything and o does your eyes.So please tell me regarding your Menstrual history,your stress levels,your sleep history or any other condition that you have suffered in the past so that I could diagnose your problem and give you anappropriate advise.
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I feeling difficult for my eyes while using mobile phone. So should I do to avoid Strain?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I feeling difficult for my eyes while using mobile phone. So should I do to avoid Strain?
Hello. Any activity that requires intense use of the eyes -- such as extended amounts of driving or reading -- can cause eye fatigue. These include extended periods of: reading writing driving exposure to bright light or straining to see in dim light can also cause eye fatigue. One of the most common causes of eye fatigue is staring for long periods at digital devices such as: computer screens smartphones video games during sleep, the eyes are replenished with essential nutrients. Lack of sleep may result in persistent eye irritation. Prevention of eye fatigue usually eye fatigue can be prevented or reduced by making simple changes in your work habits or environment. Make changes to your computer screen, such as: place the screen 20-26 inches away from your eyes and a little below eye level. Regularly clean off dust and fingerprints from the screen. Smudges on the screen can reduce contrast and increase problems with glare and reflections. Choose screens that tilt and swivel. Consider using a glare filter over your screen. Make changes to your work environment, such as: change lighting to reduce glare and harsh reflections. Use an adjustable chair. Place a document holder next to your computer screen. Make changes to your work habits, such as: try the 20-20-20 rule. Every 20 minutes, look away about 20 feet in front of you for 20 seconds. Post a note that says" blink" on the computer as a reminder. Take regular breaks from computer work. Take care of your eyes with these steps: apply a washcloth soaked in warm water to tired, dry eyes (with eyes closed). Use artificial tears to refresh your eyes when they feel dry. To help prevent dry eyes while working indoors, use an air cleaner to filter dust and a humidifier to add moisture to the air. Management: give sufficient rest to your eyes with proper sleep. Keep yourself hydrated with intake of 10-12 glasses of water in a day. Eat healthy especially vitamin a rich food (green vegetables, carrots, yellow fruits and vegetables) and avoid junk food. Hold tap water in your flexed palm, dip your one eye closer to the water level, shut and open your eyelids often. Do the same with your other eye. Repeat this whole process 1-2 times more in a day. Give your eyes proper rest. Can keep slices of cucumber or potato or used tea bags over the closed eyes for sometime. Medication: instill 2 drops of euphrasia eye drops in each eye twice daily.
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I have allergies and my eyes are affected the most. They r red nd itchy. What can I do.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have allergies and my eyes are affected the most. They r red nd itchy. What can 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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Namaste dear doc, I need some advice about the recent ailment attacked to my mamma i.e. Glaucoma to the right eye. Doc has prescribed eye drops for the same, saying the eye pressure is high. I would like to know how to cure this ailment besides drops. Kindly suggest the best cure and tips to overcome. Am very much distressed since I have heard about it. Thank you.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Namaste dear doc,
I need some advice about the recent ailment attacked to my mamma i.e. Glaucoma to the right eye. Do...
Hello Glaucoma is a chronic progressive disease. There is no cure but yes, treatment is available first line of treatment is eyedrops. surgery is last resort...surgery will not cure glaucoma but it only decreases dependency on eyedrops. Please fell free to ask more queries and more clarification
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I have eye sight and give me the tips to reduce my eye sight and I am not comfortable by wearing glasses. Since I am suffering from ten year's.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
I have eye sight and give me the tips to reduce my eye sight and I am not comfortable by wearing glasses. Since I am ...
Continuously reading small print without proper light should be avoided. Smart phone may cause strain. Don't expose your eyes to extreme sunny weather of cold windy weather. Don't be closer to people with eye infections as you may contact the infection. Get your eyes tested for any vision problem. Homoeopathy has effective treatment for your problem without adverse effects. Take belldonna 200 ---once daily in the morning for 5 days.
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All About Astigmatism

MD in Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
All About Astigmatism

Astigmatism is an eye condition where there is an imperfection in the curvature of the cornea. The cornea and lens are smooth and equally curved in all directions, which helps to focus the light rays to the retina. But if there is an imperfection in the curvature, then you will suffer from a refractive error. Astigmatism is not an eye disease. It is simply a condition where the eye is not able to focus the light. 

Causes
Irregular shape of the cornea is the main cause for astigmatism. It might also be caused because of the imperfect shape of the lens. Suffering from astigmatism is very common. You are either born with the condition or you might have developed it after an eye surgery. It is an incorrect concept that watching too much of television or reading without enough light causes astigmatism.

Types
There are three different types of astigmatism:

  1. Myopic astigmatism: When the principal meridians of the cornea are nearsighted.
  2. Hyperopic astigmatism: When the principal meridians of the cornea are farsighted.
  3. Mixed astigmatism: When one of the principal meridians is nearsighted and the other is farsighted.

It can also be classified in two other types:

  1. Regular astigmatism: When the principal meridians are perpendicular to each other.
  2. Irregular astigmatism: When the principal meridians are not perpendicular to each other.

Symptoms
Blurry or distorted vision, strain in the eye, eye discomfort, squinting and headaches are a few symptoms of astigmatism

Diagnosis:
If you notice the symptoms stated above, make sure you pay a visit to your ophthalmologist. If you are suffering from astigmatism, your doctor will do an eye test to check how much your eye is able to focus on light. After conducting his tests, he will determine how much power you have and you will have to wear glasses of that power. Apart from the option of wearing glasses or artificial lenses, you can also go for a surgery to correct the condition. LASIK is an option among the many other options of surgeries available.

Diet
Eat foods rich in sulphur. Foods like fish, green vegetables, pineapple, garlic, onion, olive oil, etc are rich in sulphur. Hence, eating these will help you battle astigmatism.

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I want to improve my eyesight. Can you suggest some way. Is is possible to get rid of specs.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I want to improve my eyesight. Can you suggest some way. Is is possible to get rid of specs.
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 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.
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What's the possibility of weak eyesight if I use my smartphone most of the time I use my phone on regular basis for games and surfing social networking sites that's why I just wanna know and what's the best way to improve my eyesight since my sight are weak Thank you.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
What's the possibility of weak eyesight if I use my smartphone most of the time I use my phone on regular basis for g...
Here are seven super quick and easy ways to give your eyes a break during your all those smartphone marathon sessions. 1. Blink, blink and blink again. Blinking often (and for more than a second) keeps your eyes moist and reduces dryness and irritation. We tend blink about a third less than we normally would when we stare at our smartphone screens, which starves our poor peepers of protective tears. Keep your eyes wet by blinking about 10 times every 20 minutes or so and you should be good to go. 2. Minimize glare. Unless you have a smartphone equipped with anti-glare Corning Gorilla Glass or use a matte screen protector film, you’re probably coping with a fair amount of annoying reflective glare. 3. Take breaks. Follow 20-20-20 rule. The concept is to take a break from looking at your screen every 20 minutes for 20 seconds while looking at something 20 feet away. Doing so relaxes your eye muscles 4. Adjust your brightness. Having your screen too bright or too dark stresses your eyes out and can cause problems maintaining focus. To eliminate either issue in about a matter of seconds, simply go into your smartphone settings and adjust your screen brightness so it’s about the same as the light level in the environment around you 5. Tweak your text size and contrast. Adjusting your smartphone text contrast and size also provides a little much-needed relief. 6. Keep a clean screen. Routinely wipe down your smartphone screen with a dry (not wet!) cleaning cloth to remove distracting dust, grime, smudges and fingerprints. 7. Hold your smartphone farther away. Try holding yours at least 16 to 18 inches away from your eyes to give your eyes a break.
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I have pain in my eyes when I am seen in right direction what should I do? Is this a serious problem?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have pain in my eyes when I am seen in right direction what should I do? Is this a serious problem?
Hello there are many causes for pain. Most common being dryness 1. Blink a lot 2. Cold compresses 3. Use lubricating eyedrop if pain persists kindly consult local ophthalmologist.
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I am getting red eyes at night after I surf my phone about any hour. I cannot stay away from phone so guide me in this matter.

DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Trichy
I am getting red eyes at night after I surf my phone about any hour. I cannot stay away from phone so guide me in thi...
Sir, Anybody using computers / phones need a 5min break for every half hour to prevent dryness / you may wash your face frequently / cold water fermentation / will help / if symptoms are not relieved add eye drops hourly ? titrate according to comfort levels
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I am feeling some eye problem like from long days my eye irritating 2-3 times in a day on corner side and getting red only corner. What I should do.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I am feeling some eye problem like from long days my eye irritating 2-3 times in a day on corner side and getting red...
Do hot fomentation twice a day. Dip handkerchief in lukewarm water and keep it over closed eye lid margins for 2 minutes 2 times a day.
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I have black skin in eyes side and face only. Why? But I have yellow skin in the body. What will I will I do for my face get my body skin.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
I have black skin in eyes side and face only. Why?
But I have yellow skin in the body.
What will I will I do for my f...
Dear l u:- you r suffering from dark circle arround eye. Take regullar aerobic exercises, eat coloured fruits & vegetables, plenty of water antiwrinke patanjali face cream 2 times a day.
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Hi I am 20 years old boy and my eye sight is really weak I. Do not know what to do. I can not see far can you suggest me what Should eat thanks.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hi I am 20 years old boy and my eye sight is really weak I. Do not know what to do. I can not see far can you suggest...
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 20 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.
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How can I reduce my eye number which is -4.50 & is laser treatment a good option for me?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
How can I reduce my eye number which is -4.50 & is laser treatment a good option for me?
Yes it is possible. 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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I am unable to see computer monitor continuously getting irritation in the eye and headache. Please help.

MD(EH)/AM/Accupressure
Acupressurist, Chandigarh
I am unable to see computer monitor continuously getting irritation in the eye and headache. Please help.
Dear lybrate user, do not sit before computer for a long period after every hour you must give rest to your eyes by doing exercise or press with your hand for five minutes. Wash your eyes three four times a day. Go for vision test.
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I am 14 years old, I will get white sperm when I make my pennis skin up and down. Is it normal that 14 years boy can produce white sperm?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), modern diagnostics
Ayurveda,
I am 14 years old, I will get white sperm when I make my pennis skin up and down. Is it normal that 14 years boy can ...
That is only fungus . Wash your penis by reverting the top skin.. While taking bath and after urination.
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My eys are getting red after reading books for 1-2hrs should I go for eye checkup.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My eys are getting red after reading books for 1-2hrs should I go for eye checkup.
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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