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Dr. Amit Solanki  - Ophthalmologist, Indore

Dr. Amit Solanki

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FAECS, DNB Ophtalmology, DO Ophthalmology, Fellowship In Phacoemulsification ...

Ophthalmologist, Indore

14 Years Experience  ·  300 at clinic  ·  ₹300 online
Dr. Amit Solanki 89% (17 ratings) FAECS, DNB Ophtalmology, DO Ophthalmology, Fellowship In ... Ophthalmologist, Indore
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To provide my patients with the highest quality healthcare, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies....more
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Dr. Amit Solanki is a popular Ophthalmologist in New Palasia, Indore. He has been a successful Ophthalmologist for the last 13 years. He is a qualified FAECS, DNB Ophtalmology, DO Ophthalmology, Fellowship In Phacoemulsification & Refractive Surgery. You can meet Dr. Amit Solanki personally at Vinayak Netralaya in New Palasia, Indore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Amit Solanki on Lybrate.com.

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Education
FAECS - B J Medical College Ahmedabad - 2007
DNB Ophtalmology - Aravind Eye Hospital, Tirunelveli - 2006
DO Ophthalmology - Ahmedabad Civil Hospital - 2004
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Fellowship In Phacoemulsification & Refractive Surgery - Aravind Eye Care System Coimbatore - 2007
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Life Member All India Ophthalmic Society
Life Member Glaucoma Society of India
Life Member Indian Medical Association
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Life Member Ocular Trauma Society of India

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No-203, Lakshya Badgara Crest Tower, Above Zari Saree Showroom, Near Curewell Hospital, Janjirwala SquareIndore Get Directions
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Astigmatism - Ways They Can Be Diagnosed!

FAECS, DNB Ophtalmology, DO Ophthalmology, Fellowship In Phacoemulsification & Refractive Surgery
Ophthalmologist, Indore
Astigmatism - Ways They Can Be Diagnosed!

People may have weak eyes due to a variety of reasons. Astigmatism happens to be one of those reasons. When one is affected by astigmatism, it results in blurry vision. The eye has a part called the cornea, which is the outermost layer of the eye and is responsible for allowing light to enter. When the cornea is not shaped as it should be, it leads to astigmatism.

However, this is not the only condition under which it can occur. In fact, there are two different types of astigmatism. One is corneal astigmatism which is the result of an odd-shaped cornea. The other is lenticular astigmatism, which occurs when the lens has an incorrect shape. More often than not, people are born with astigmatism. However, there are chances of developing this eye disorder after an eye injury or after an eye disease.

How to diagnose?
There are a few ways in which astigmatism can be diagnosed.

  • One of the most popular methods is the visual acuity test. This measures the distance at which a letter is read clearly, as compared to what it should be.
  • Another way is by refraction. By placing lenses in front of the eyes, the way they focus light is measured.
  • The third way by which astigmatism can be detected is by keratometry, also known as topography. Light is focused on the cornea and the reflection is measured to find the curvature of that area.

Treatment options
The easiest way to go about treating astigmatism is by using corrective lenses. This is usually the method of treatment for people whose astigmatism is not that bad. The lenses could either be a part of spectacles or used as contact lenses. The good part about contact lenses is that the field of view is wider.

Orthokeratology (Ortho-k) works to improve astigmatism by using lenses as well. However, the lenses are of the hard variety. These lenses are useful for corneal astigmatism patients as they reshape the eye. Usually, they are worn while sleeping and most people can have normal vision the next day. However, if one stops using them, the eye goes back to its original state. So, they are not a permanent solution.

Surgery, however, can be a permanent solution to astigmatism. LASIK and PRK are two of the most popular types. RK is also popular, but to a lesser extent. It is good to remember that the risks of surgery should be discussed with a doctor prior to undergoing one. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Corneal Surgery - What Is It?

FAECS, DNB Ophtalmology, DO Ophthalmology, Fellowship In Phacoemulsification & Refractive Surgery
Ophthalmologist, Indore
Corneal Surgery - What Is It?

The cornea refers to the dome-like structure visible at the front of the eye. This is the outermost layer of the eye. The cornea protects the eye against germs, dirt and other harmful particles and helps focus light coming into the eye onto the retina to create an image. It also acts as a filter against UV radiation produced by the sun. In the case of injuries to the cornea due to scarring or eye diseases a corneal transplant may be advised. This is also known as keratoplasty.

The first step for a corneal transplant is to add the patient’s name to the transplant list at the local eye bank. A transplant can only be performed after a donor's eye is made available. The surgery is usually performed as an outpatient procedure and takes a maximum of 2 hours.

Local or general anaesthesia may be used for this procedure depending on the patient’s age, overall health and personal preference. A lid speculum is then used to keep the eyelids open through the surgery. A circular section of the injured cornea is then removed using a surgical tool or a laser beam. A matching section from the donor cornea is then used to replace the removed section and stitched into place. These stitches usually stay in place for a year after the surgery.

The healing of the cornea is a slow process and hence to prevent any injuries to the eye, a protective shield is usually worn over the eye for a few months. Patients may experience mild discomfort and blurred vision for the first few months after surgery. Steroid eye drops may also be prescribed to help the body accept the transplant and control infections. These eye drops will need to be used for up to a year after the surgery. As the cornea heals, the patient’s vision will improve. The results of a corneal transplant are said to have a life of about 10 years. However, this depends on the root cause of the problem.

Corneal transplants have a very high success rate but in rare cases, the eye may reject the transplant. Glaucoma and corneal swelling caused by an earlier cataract surgery can increase this risk. However, if this rejection is detected early enough, the process can be reversed. Some signs to look out for that may indicate that your body is rejecting the transplant are increased sensitivity to light, redness, pain and decreased vision.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Sir, I have a problem of itching in my eyes and skin every time .its type of allergy lead to asthma later. I feel itching while eating black chana, brinjal dish, karela. What should I do to cure this problem. And in morning lot of sneezing caused to me.

FAECS, DNB Ophtalmology, DO Ophthalmology, Fellowship In Phacoemulsification & Refractive Surgery
Ophthalmologist, Indore
Sir, I have a problem of itching in my eyes and skin every time .its type of allergy lead to asthma later. I feel itc...
It's an allergy. Go for allergen test to find out the allergen and you will get a list of things you should avoid. At present you can start some antiallergic with lubricating drops after consulting an eye specialist.
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Hi. My son is 2 years old. He has squint in both eyes. We started the patch treatment. Is it curable? How long it will take to cure? Does operation needed?

FAECS, DNB Ophtalmology, DO Ophthalmology, Fellowship In Phacoemulsification & Refractive Surgery
Ophthalmologist, Indore
Hi. My son is 2 years old. He has squint in both eyes. We started the patch treatment. Is it curable? How long it wil...
Squint has to be treated as early as possible in early age. Three steps of treatments are there. 1. Glasses if refractive error is there 2. Eye patching 3. Operation. Nothing to worry if it is a simple squint. Need detailed examination.
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