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Dr. Nisha Raman Patel, M.D.

Ophthalmologist

Dr. Nisha Patel is an ophthalmologist practicing in Reston, VA. Dr. Patel specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Patel can practice medicine as well as surgery. Opthalmologists can perform surgeries because they have their medical degrees along with at least eight years of additional training. Dr. Patel can diagnose and treat diseases, perform eye operations and prescribe eye glasses and contacts. Ophthalmologists can also specialize even further in a specific area of eye care.
Dr. Nisha Raman Patel, M.D.
  • Reston, VA
  • Accepting new patients

What is used to keep your eyes open during LASIK eye surgery?

Typically, we use an eyelid speculum which holds the lids open. It doesn't hurt and prevents you from blinking during the procedure. Good luck and I hope this was helpful! Nisha READ MORE
Typically, we use an eyelid speculum which holds the lids open. It doesn't hurt and prevents you from blinking during the procedure.
Good luck and I hope this was helpful!

Nisha Patel, MD