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Dr. Rajesh Khanna

Ophthalmology
Beverly hills, CA
32 years experience male

Locations

Khanna Vision Institute

Beverly hills, CA

Address

240 s la cienega blvd# 250, Beverly hills, CA
Directions

Insurances accepted

Blue cross blue shield

Cigna

Healthnet

Humana

United healthcare

Health Net CA Large Group PPO

Khanna Vision Institute

Westlake Village, CA

About

Bio

1. Thousands of LASIK procedures and variations like Epilasik, LASEK, PRK. Experienced on VISX, Allegretto,LADAR, NIDEK, Intralase. 2. Thousands of Prelex, Cataract Surgeries including great results with premium IOL’s like Restor Ashperic, Tecnis and Crystalens HD. 3. Skilled in management of Keratoconus - Intacs and CXL 4. Skilled in suture-less Pterygium with grafts.

Specialties
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Ophthalmology

Languages spoken

Hindi

Doctor Q&A

118 Answers
7 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Observe: Stop or decrease blood thinners avoid further trauma.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Decrease caffeine: Drink water gift away your starbucks card.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Most Advanced: Lasik is the best way to get rid of your glasses or contacts. With the newest technology far-sightedness and astigmatism can be reduced.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Yes: You are awake during the procedure. What i like to do is keep my patients awake so that i can guide and ease there way through the procedure.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Treatment: Using oral vitamins, warm compresses, lid scrubs, artificial tears, eye ointment, wearing sunglasses, etc will help reduce dry eyes.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Depends: Necessary diagnostic testing is necessary to decide which would be the safest procedure to undergo. Prk would be safer, but at the same time other fac... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Thin Cornea: Keratoconus is a progressive disease that can change the shape of your cornea in one or both of your eyes. Keratoconus causes the corneal tissue to de... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Pros and Cons: The lasik surgery carries no more risk than many other common or routine surgeries. Lasik has helped millions of people with their sight. Surgery is n... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Why wait?: If you want to continue to be wearing glasses, then that is your choice. I recommend having the procedure done and see the benefits of being glasses f... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
No Pain: What you may feel is some discomfort right after the procedure. The next day vision will start getting better.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Visit a Doctor: When you are experiencing symptoms like the ones you are describing, the best recommendation is to visit an ophthalmologist they will conduct a dila... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Hard Contacts: Although hard contact lenses may help you see better, it is not helping you treat keratoconus. I highly recommend you go and visit a corneal specialis... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Current Treatments: Current treatments for keratoconus include: intacs and cross-linking. These help lift up and strengthen the cornea and there is no need for hard conta... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Wait: Viral infection which causes pink eye run their course over 7 days. There is no specific cure. Only adjunctive supportive therapy is advocated. These ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Symptoms Are...: Persistent redness sensation of a foreign body in the eye dry, itchy eyes.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
No: They are controlled by different muscles.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Of Course: Surgical removal is the only way to permanently treat pterygium. Drops or gel are used to numb the eye, allowing for painless removal of your pterygiu... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Synthetic silicone : Synthetic silicone or acrylic peices shaped to alter the refraction of the eye. They may be implanted in phakic eyes (natural lens still present) or a... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Irritation: The eye is sensitive after the procedure, and irritation is common. As the days go by that will decrease.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Lasik and PRK: Various diagnostic test should be done in order to see if a person is the right candidate for either lasik or prk. Depending on a person's corneal th... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
UV radiation: The yellow part is called pingecula. It can develop into a pterygium.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Yes: They can be used to trace ancestory.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Options: The part about the contact lens, it will not heal your keratoconus. So any of the procedures(intacs or cxl) would be needed. Your doctor can teach you... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Wait: Viral infection which causes pink eye run their course over 7 days. There is no specific cure. Only adjunctive supportive therapy is advocated.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Thin Cornea: Keratoconus is a progressive disease that can change the shape of your cornea in one or both of your eyes. Keratoconus causes the corneal tissue to de... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Yes , above 40yrs: The flap of lasik cuts nerves in the cornea. This takes 6 months to heal. These cut nerves cause dry eyes. Punctal occluders, drops and medications ar... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Risk: Even though every surgical procedure involves some degree of risk, cataract surgery is considered one of the most predictable, effective, and safest p... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Wait: Viral infection which causes pink eye run their course over 7 days. There is no specific cure. Only adjunctive supportive therapy is advocated. These ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Yes: Intacs and cxl are great treatments for patients with keratoconus.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
No: Although you will be able to see, it is highly recommended that someone else drives you to the procedure and back home. You will be light sensitive a... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Current Treatment: Current treatment for keratoconus are intacs and cxl.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Response: I recommend you go and see an ophthalmologists that way they can do a full exam and make sure everything is ok.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
No it is Not: Lasik eye surgery only takes around 15 minutes per eye. Your procedure will begin with topical anesthetic drops used to numb your eyes. You will be aw... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Determine cause : 1. Dry eye 2 blocked nasolacrimal duct treatment varies.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Recommended: Left untreated, it is possible for a pterygium to grow completely over the pupillary zone and cause blindness.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Expectations: Lasik eye surgery is a powerful procedure that is capable of dramatically improving your vision, allowing you to enjoy activities that were once limit... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
In moderation: A patient drank so much ( it was her anniversary) she felt woozy and thought there was an earthquake.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
No: At the moment there are current treatments available like intacs and cxl. They treat the disease, but not cure it.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Not recommended: It is recommended that you be out of contact lenses for a minimum of one weak to obtain the best results in diagnosing.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Follow up: It is common to see the patient the day after surgery, then 1 week, then 1 month after. Some ophthalmologist can do follow up visits for 1 year.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Improvements : Intacs helps improve vision. People with keratoconus, because of their weak and falling cornea are not seeing to the appropriate window. Meaning that ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Symptoms: Blurred and distorted vision light sensitivity double vision in one eye poor night vision colors are less vivid glare and halos around bright lig... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Prepare Yourself: The day of your procedure make sure you are relaxed and that someone drives to and from the surgery center. Have a very light meal. If a woman: no m... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Depends: It is very unlikely that a person who undergoes lasik will have to redo the procedure.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Yes: It clears up the vision.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
No: You will notice them in the first couple of days of having the procedure, but after they diminish and go away.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Yes: Severe nearsightedness, farsightedness, cataracts, thin cornea and abnormal corneal shape.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Give it some time: It is recommended that you wait at least a week before you can fly.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
PRELEX PROCEDURE: Prelex is the latest procedure to correct presbyopia. http://www.Prelexbook.Com/reviews-of-the-book/ older methods 1)glasse.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Yes: If you are constantly looking at a fixed near distance - like a computer your eye muscles may undergo spasm and you may develop induced nearsightedne... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Khanna is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Khanna is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Pondicherry University, Jawaharlal Institute, India
Graduated 1990MD

Awards

Top Ophthalmologist , First Place, Los Angeles, CA - Winter
2013

Affiliations

Ronald reagan ucla hospital
Ucla medical center orthopedic hospital
Los Robles Medical Center
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