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Dr. Nikhil Gokhale  - Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

Dr. Nikhil Gokhale

MBBS, MD - Ophthalmology, DNB - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

28 Years Experience  ·  600 at clinic
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Dr. Nikhil Gokhale MBBS, MD - Ophthalmology, DNB - Ophthalmology Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
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Dr. Nikhil Gokhale is a trusted Ophthalmologist in Dadar West, Mumbai. He has been a successful Ophthalmologist for the last 28 years. He is a qualified MBBS, MD - Ophthalmology, DNB - Ophthalmology . You can consult Dr. Nikhil Gokhale at Ghokhale Eye Hospital in Dadar West, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Nikhil Gokhale on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - University of Delhi - 1989
MD - Ophthalmology - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 1992
DNB - Ophthalmology - Diploma National Board - 1993
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Hindi
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Medical Council of India (MCI)

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I am using acuve lenses.I am diabetic since 13 years and often experience itching and puffiness in eyes.Can you pls help?

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology, Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS), Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Irs not uncommon to have dryness in diabetes. Are u using any ocular lubricants? More importantly, have u had a retinal check ?
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I am facing a problem of eye twitching for more than 1 week. Its uncomfortable and irritating. please suggest something to stop this. I am 25 years old.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am facing a problem of eye twitching for more than 1 week. Its uncomfortable and irritating. please suggest somethi...
Hello Your symptoms are suggestive of myokymia most common cause being tension kindly observe it may resolve on its own without treatment if it persists, kindly consult local ophthalmologist This is a provisional diagnosis. Consult your ophthalmologist for detailed examination.
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I have red eyes after studying for long time and it starts paining please sujjest me any treatment for this. Thankyou.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eyes after studying for long time and it starts paining please sujjest me any treatment for this.
Thankyou.
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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My eyes are swollen when I wake up and there is a pain in my eyelid. When I wake up the right eye gets sticked and small particles come out automatically and then near the end its kinda swollen and there is a pain which I am experiencing from last week. Please advise.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eyes are swollen when I wake up and there is a pain in my eyelid. When I wake up the right eye gets sticked and sm...
Hello this may be due to dryness you can 1. Blink a lot 2. Wash eyes with fresh water 3. Cold compresses 4. Use lubricating eye drop like flogel This is a provisional diagnosis. Consult your ophthalmologist for detailed examination.
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I have problems in my eye. Iam not see clearly, when I study come out my tears. What is the solution of it?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have problems in my eye. Iam not see clearly, when I study come out my tears. What is the solution of it?
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. -one helpful way to do this is to imagine that you are looking at the number 12 on a clock. Then, follow the numbers around the clock with your eyes. Repeat going the other way around the clock. 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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I am 30 years old male. I have Pars planitis (peripheral uveitis) from last 3 months.

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Jaipur
I am 30 years old male. I have Pars planitis (peripheral uveitis) from last 3 months.
You must visit expert ophthalmologist and take proper treatment. It may need long and judicious therapy.
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Aknkh se pani aata rhta h sir please medicine bta do sir kafi dino se aata h sir please help sir.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Aknkh se pani aata rhta h sir please medicine bta do sir kafi dino se aata h sir please help sir.
Hi, Instill 2 drops of Opthocare eye drops to the eyes for 3-4 times per day. Wear sunglasses while going out or driving. Take good sleep.
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I have red eyes for three days and I have cold also since two days. what should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have red eyes for three days and I have cold also since two days. what should I do?
Do steam inhalation2-3 times daily,put otrivin nasal drop one drop thrice daily,take one tablet of cetrizine at bed time. If no relief consult doctor
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I have red eyea for 15days. What should I do pls help eyes are paining and watering.

MBBS, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
I have red eyea for 15days. What should I do pls help eyes are paining and watering.
Wash with plain cold water, apply cold packs to closed eyes, take a short period of rest, get adequate sleep, - these measures usually relieve most types of simple red eyes. If pain and watering is severe or unbearable, then it probably indicates a serious condition which needs an ophthalmologist consultation immediately. You also need urgent consultation if vision is also disturbed.
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My semester exams are going start on July 5 onwards. At what timing should I study? I reading but I am loosing concentration and memory loss. Means on seeing the book, I think I know everything, Its so easy to remember, but After closing the book, I can't recall even a single sentence of that answer! I know the theme of the answer , but i'm unable to present it on the paper . Please guide me ? Give me tips for how to remember the answers .

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Psychologist, Bangalore
My semester exams are going start on July 5 onwards. At what timing should I study? I reading but I am loosing concen...
Daily exercise of at least half an hour is a must. Even if you go to a gym, ask for aerobic and/or callisthenic exercises with whatever else you are doing. A healthy body harbors a healthy mind. With regard to memory, it is very important that your brain and body is ideally rested to be able to recall whatever is required, rather comfortably. Puzzles pose problems to the brain that help it to use new pathways and neurons, which give the brain considerable exercise. It taxes the left brain to use logic to solve the myriad possibilities which other activities do not stimulate. Crosswords are excellent for vocabulary learning and use. Jigsaws and Rubik cube stimulate different permutations to finally settle on the most likely one. Picture completion and anagrams help approach problem-solving from several angles. Do Sudoku, and memory co-relation activities and skills. Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber (whole grains, fruits and vegetables), nuts, avocado, eat dark chocolate, consume less of fat and use olive oil instead, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. You need to check out if you are stronger visual or auditory. The visual is a better mode than the auditory. However, if you combine the two modes, you will get the best concentration. Have a special place of learning, which should be well lit, with soft painted walls, well-ventilated, with no distractions. When you get bored, study by writing. If you repeat learning, at least, five to seven times, you will apparently remember for a longer time. Sit comfortably but do not slouch. The reading material should be of a fairly large print. Study at small intervals of about 40 minutes and then take a break or change the subject. Short-term memory is a faculty of the left brain, and long-term memory is a feature of the right brain. When people are stressed, they tend to favor the right brain and abandon the left brain, where short-term memory resides. So, it is really very simple: deal with the stress and activate left brain functions. Here are a few suggestions to activate left brain function: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do callisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly. There is a new exercise called Super Brain Yoga, which is done by holding the right earlobe with your left thumb and index finger, and the left earlobe with your right hand’s thumb and index finger. In this position, you must squat down and rise up and do this for five minutes every day. There is some memory enhancing techniques and study methods that your teacher will be able to guide you with. If your home life is full of distractions and stress, it is likely to affect your memory, adversely. In that case, I suggest that the family goes for counseling too. The following foods do help too: Blueberries, walnuts, turmeric, Spinach, tomatoes, broccoli, acorn squash, green tea, oily fish, boiled egg, turkey, apples, oatmeal, leafy greens, lentils, pumpkin seeds, avocado, cinnamon, thyme, sunflower seeds, and red wine. Avoid sugar and junk food. You may also include these noted foods that are good for your brain health: Brain-Friendly Foods MIND stands for Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay. But the MIND approach “specifically includes foods and nutrients that medical literature and data show to be good for the brain, such as berries,” says Martha Clare Morris, ScD, director of nutrition and nutritional epidemiology at Rush University Medical Center. You eat things from these 10 food groups: •Green leafy vegetables (like spinach and salad greens): At least six servings a week •Other vegetables: At least one a day •Nuts: Five servings a week •Berries: Two or more servings a week •Beans: At least three servings a week •Whole grains: Three or more servings a day •Fish: Once a week •Poultry (like chicken or turkey): Two times a week •Olive oil: Use it as your main cooking oil. •Wine: One glass a day You avoid: •Red meat: Less than four servings a week •Butter and margarine: Less than a tablespoon daily •Cheese: Less than one serving a week •Pastries and sweets: Less than five servings a week •Fried or fast food: Less than one serving a week.
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Hi, my age is 24. My eye sight is weak, but I am not sure how much it is. So need to check it.

Phaco Development Program, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology, DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Mysore
Weak eye sight can be because of a various number of reasons. A thorough examination is required. You may have a refractive error which can be corrected by glasses or you may have some nerve problem which may need further evaluation. Please consult an ophthalmologist.
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Lazy Eye or Amblyopia - Symptoms and Cure

M.S., MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Lazy Eye or Amblyopia - Symptoms and Cure

Amblyopia or Lazy eye is the eye condition in which vision is reduced and cannot be corrected with glasses or contact lenses. All the images seen by the amblyopic eye are not fully acknowledged by the brain. It always affects only one eye, but may be accompanied with reduction of vision in both eyes. It can cause loss of vision, including loss of depth perception and two-eyed 3D vision. It's treatment can yield improvements at any age, but early detection can offer the best chances for a cure. Recent research has proven that lazy eye treatment can be successful in older children and adults. Comprehensive vision examinations are required for infants, toddlers, and pre-school children for the detection of lazy eye or amblyopia.

When the brain parts related with visual processing do not function properly, problems arise with such visual functions as the perception of movement, depth perception and fine detail (acuity, clear eyesight and sharp vision). Amblyopia is the most prevalent neurological defect of vision in children and adults resulting from developmental problems in the brain. Any interference with clear vision in either eye during the first six years or 'critical' period of visual and brain development can cause a lazy eye.

Constant strabismus or the constant turn of one eye in any direction, be it inward turn or crossed eye is one of common causes of amblyopia. The differences in vision or it's prescription between the two eyes leads to refractive amblyopia. Sometimes congenital disorders or a physical blockage of an eye due to trauma, drooping lids, cataract or a blocked tear duct can also lead to amblyopia. Many parents and children are not aware of any symptoms, as amblyopia usually occurs in one eye only and a lazy eye condition can exist without a noticeable eye turn. The visual acuity tests in addition to the 20/20 eye test charts and eye examination with cycloplegic drops by ophthalmologists are necessary to detect lazy eye.

Vision therapy for the eyes and brain is a highly effective non-surgical treatment for lazy eye. It is a progressive program of vision exercises customized to fit the visual needs of each patient. It is conducted at the clinic and occasionally supplemented with exercises to be done at home or workplace. It improve visual comfort, ease, and efficiency and change how a patient processes or interprets visual information. When considering treatment options, it is important to understand that lazy eye results from neurological deficit or problems in the brain and surgery for lazy eye is performed on the muscles on the outside of the eye. Most of the cases, lazy eye surgery provides cosmetic benefits and does not improve the patient's vision, hence options for vision improvement should be exhausted before eye muscle surgery is considered.

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How to improve eye vision by taking normal food? Recently I found that my eye vision getting disturbed and I want to cure my vision without wearing lens. Please suggest me a better way to normalize my vision?

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
How to improve eye vision by taking normal food? Recently I found that my eye vision getting disturbed and I want to ...
Hello lybrate-user. 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. (5) drink a cup of green tea daily. (6) drink a glass of milk daily. All said and done, get a complete eye evaluation done in person by an eye specialist. It will help in identification of any other eye problem and possible treatment options.
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I know that diabetes can take your vision. But my vision goes up and down. Can that be a sign that I'm on the verge of a stroke due to the mitral valve prolapse?

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS, Fellowship in Medical Retina, Fellowship in IOL & Cataract Microsurgery
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I know that diabetes can take your vision. But my vision goes up and down. Can that be a sign that I'm on the verge o...
Your vision will fluctuate in diabetes if your sugar levels are fluctuating. In cases of mvp. The treating doctors evaluates you for risk of stroke and starts prophylactic treatment as and when required. Signs of eminent stroke are technically called tias or transient ischaemia attacks. This means small blood clots that form around your diseased heart valve enters your blood circulation and brain and temporarily blocks a small blood vessel. Depending on area of brain affected you will have symptoms as long as the circulation is compromised. Usually a few seconds to minutes. It could be transient blurring of vision, difficulties in speech or movement of a particular part of body. These blood clots can be readily detected on echo of your heart. I if you r a apprehensive about it. Please discuss with your treating doctor. Reading online about diseases can be scarier than actual reality.
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Hello, I am 19 years old n I hve an squint in my both eyes. A month before I had an squint surgery but my eyes are not straight still. Is this possible to restore binocular vision. Any treatment on restore binocular vision?

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
Hello, I am 19 years old n I hve an squint in my both eyes. A month before I had an squint surgery but my eyes are no...
At age 19 yrs , there is no possibility of restoring binocular vision , you may try for orthoptics exercise where this department is available .
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I am 54 years old and suffering from cataract in both the eyes from april 2015. Is it necessary to operate at once? Can we operate one eye after another? Is there any medicine to cure without operation? shall we start routine office work after the operation?

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Jaipur
I am 54 years old and suffering from cataract in both the eyes from april 2015. Is it necessary to operate at once?
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You one eye must be operated first and than second eye. Cataract surgery is very safe and eewarding.
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My eyes are always red. What is the reason behind this. Please suggest me proper medication for treatment.

Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Panipat
My eyes are always red. What is the reason behind this. Please suggest me proper medication for treatment.
Its a sigh of allergy. Use a good lubricating eye drop 3 times a day. If no relief consult a doctor locally as according to site rules I can`t prescribe you any medicine here.
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Eyes usually ache due to working on computer for long hours. Anti glare glasses will help?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Eyes usually ache due to working on computer for long hours. Anti glare glasses will help?
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 Yes you should use antiglare glasses
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