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Dr. Afshin James Khodabakhsh, MD

Ophthalmologist

Dr. Afshin Khodabakhsh is an ophthalmologist practicing in Beverly Hills, CA. Dr. Khodabakhsh specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Khodabakhsh 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. Khodabakhsh 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.
23 years Experience
Dr. Afshin James Khodabakhsh, MD
  • Beverly Hills, CA
  • Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll of Med, Brooklyn Ny
  • Accepting new patients

Can a cataract recur in a person?

No. A cataract cannot recur. There may be other issues that are making him blurry.

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Is lasik surgery a good option for those with an astigmatism?

It depends on the type of astigmatism but usually it’s an excellent option

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Bilateral cataract surgery

Although cataract surgery is one of the safest surgeries performed in the world, I wouldn’t recommend it simultaneously in case of rare side effects. We usually wait one week in READ MORE
Although cataract surgery is one of the safest surgeries performed in the world, I wouldn’t recommend it simultaneously in case of rare side effects. We usually wait one week in between eyes.

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Ophthamologist surgeon VS retina surgeons

Most general Ophthalmologists do not do retinal surgery. I would see a retinal specialist for retina problems and surgery.

My dad is suffering from hypertension. Of late he has been complaining of double vision. Are the two related?

They can absolutely be related. He should see an ophthalmologist right away.

Is there a way to treat cataract without surgery?

Unfortunately, there is no other good treatment.

What is the safe age for wearing sunglasses?

It's never early enough to wear sunglasses. Get her a nice pair and start her early.

Can i be affected with two types of cataract in the same eye?

It's very common for different types of cataracts to grow in the same eye. It happens all the time. Good news is that it doesn't change the surgery and is very treatable.

My eyes feel very dry after LASIK. What could be the cause for this?

One of the biggest side effects of lasik surgery is dry eyes. You need to come to continue lubricating your eyes for now. I would ask your doctor to think about placing punctual READ MORE
One of the biggest side effects of lasik surgery is dry eyes. You need to come to continue lubricating your eyes for now. I would ask your doctor to think about placing punctual plugs also. This will help your eyes keep moisture better. Lastly there are medications to help improve tear production. Good news is you should get better with time.

What is the reason for double vision following an accident?

Head trauma following an accident is a major cause of double vision. Also direct Trauma to the eye in an accident can cause double vision

Anything to watch out for when using glaucoma eye drops?

You don't need to avoid any foods but I would certainly watch for redness, irritation and potential change in eye color if you have light or hazel eyes. Thst bro g said, it's very READ MORE
You don't need to avoid any foods but I would certainly watch for redness, irritation and potential change in eye color if you have light or hazel eyes. Thst bro g said, it's very well tolerated by most patients

Why are my eyes sore after contacts?

You could be overwearing the contacts and your eyes are becoming oxygen deprived. It could also be allergies or more likely, dryness. Try and lubricate your eyes throughout the READ MORE
You could be overwearing the contacts and your eyes are becoming oxygen deprived. It could also be allergies or more likely, dryness. Try and lubricate your eyes throughout the day and take the contacts out earlier.

Why are my eyes so sensitive to light?

What you are describing is usually an allergy, although it could be other things. You should be seen...

Constant eye floaters--what's wrong?

You must be seen to make sure you don't have any retinal issues.