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.
Education and Training
Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll of Med, Brooklyn Ny 1996
SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine 1996
OphthalmologyAmerican Board of OphthalmologyABO
Dr. Afshin James Khodabakhsh MD's Expert Contributions
Yes. A. James Khodabakhsh, MD READ MORE
No. A cataract cannot recur. There may be other issues that are making him blurry. A. James Khodabakhsh, MD READ MORE
It depends on the type of astigmatism but usually it’s an excellent option A. James Khodabakhsh MD 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. A. James Khodabakhsh, MD READ MORE
Most general Ophthalmologists do not do retinal surgery. I would see a retinal specialist for retina problems and surgery. READ MORE
No READ MORE
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. READ MORE
Yes. Extensive computer use causes dry eyes READ MORE
Unfortunately, there is no other good treatment. READ MORE
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It's never early enough to wear sunglasses. Get her a nice pair and start her early. READ MORE
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. 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. READ MORE
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 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 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. READ MORE
What you are describing is usually an allergy, although it could be other things. You should be seen... READ MORE
You must be seen to make sure you don't have any retinal issues. READ MORE
- Ny Medical College, Ophthalmology; Mt Sinai Sch Of Med, General Surgery
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- What is Dry Eye?
Dry eyes are a condition in which the eyes do not get enough moisture and lubrication from tears. It is the tears that provides constant moisture to the eyes, which is very important for comfort of viewing. It is a very common condition in the population, particularly in people above 40-years-old....
- How to Get Rid of a Stye: 17 Home Remedies and Treatments
What is a stye?A stye occurs when a particular strain of bacteria affects the oil gland of the eyelid. It becomes infected and causes inflammation, redness, as well as pain on the eyelid and its surrounding tissues. A stye is an inflamed swelling or circumscribed abscess. It can be treated with...
- Are Colored Contact Lenses Safe?
Contact lenses are popular for its two most important characteristics: flexibility and convenience. Based on their usage, contact lenses are categorized into two types: vision correcting lenses, and decorative lenses. Decorative lenses are used to improve the look of the eyes. Generally, these...
- Should I Opt for Cataracts Surgery?
Cataracts is a cloudy area in the lens of the eye that blocks the light entering the eye, thus affecting vision. Surgery is one of the most common options to treat cataracts and improve vision. It is performed by an ophthalmologist and in most cases, is an outpatient procedure. Cataracts is an eye...
- Signs and Symptoms of Conjunctivitis
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