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Dr. Arun Gulani

Ophthalmology
Jacksonville, FL
32 years experience male

Locations

GULANI VISION INSTITUTE

Jacksonville, FL

Address

Gate Parkway West, Suite 102, Jacksonville, FL, US
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My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

(904) 296-0393

Insurances accepted

Medicare

United HealthCare Insurance Company

AvMed Health Plan

Aetna

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Florida

About

Bio

Dr. Gulani is a world-renowned Opthamologist and Founding Surgeon at the Internationally famous, Gulani Vision Institute in Jacksonville, Florida. He performs an entire spectrum of Advanced vision surgeries like LASIK and CATARACT surgery to reduce your dependence on glasses and contacts. He is known as the Doctor's Doctor. By having such comprehensive experience in a wide variety of eye surgery techniques and technology, he can provide you the most personalized care to ensure your vision correction surgery is right for you. His unique style of “high tech and high touch” care makes all the difference for his patients and has truly raised vision correction surgery to an ART.

Specialties
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Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery

Languages spoken

Hindi

Doctor Q&A

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arun Gulani
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Not necessarily: First find out if it is a stye (painful, infective) or a chalazion (no pain, less visible and more chronic). Stye requires local warm compresses, loca... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arun Gulani
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Diagnosing Astigmati: Astigmatism is caused by a football shaped cornea so technologies can that can measure corneal shape (topographers) can diagnose astigmatism.Glasses r... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arun Gulani
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Possible: It depends on whether you are asking about the lazy "vision" or lazy "position" of the eye. Lazy position can be addressed based on extent of squint a... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arun Gulani
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Yes: As i mentioned before there are over 20 ways of performing laser vision corrective techniques among close to 40 vision corrective procedures to help p... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arun Gulani
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Specific Lasik Surge: Once you are determined to be an ideal candidate for laser vision surgery, it is indeed a predictable surgery with a high level of safety index. So th... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arun Gulani
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Ref error: Let your eye doctor measure you with an auto-refractor followed by manual refraction (dry and wet).
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arun Gulani
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Binocular vision: Think of the brain as a computer (cpu) that receives input from both eyes to simultaneously see in 3d and in focus. Both eyes need to move in rhythm f... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arun Gulani
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Cycloplegic Ref: Young patients will benefit more.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arun Gulani
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Cornea vs Lens: Refractive surgery by sculpting the cornea to a perfect shape is achieved by the excimer laser (lasik) while correction of refractive error by adding ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arun Gulani
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Ref error: Total rrfractive error of the eye includes corneal refraction (glasses prescription based on corneal shape ) and lens refractive error.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arun Gulani
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Possible connection: Yes, infact it may be the other way around. A nasolacrimal duct infection can cause pink eye especially in the medial angle(towards the nose).
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arun Gulani
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
No.: As per my previous teachings on this site. All laser vision techniques are just a small fraction amontg the entire vision corrective surgery spectrum ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arun Gulani
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Astigmatism & Motion: Astigmatism can cause refractive double vision or streaks and that in some cases can cause vision disturbances which can lower the threshold in a susc... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arun Gulani
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Ref surgery risks: Risks for refractive surgery range from inadequate to over correction of error to visually debilitating consequences. I believe the best way to avo... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arun Gulani
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Ref error: Ref error limits your vision hence its correction makes you see without glasses or contact lenses.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arun Gulani
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Multifocal : Current and latest refraction is always the best.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arun Gulani
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Wet refraction: Especially in young patients, cylcopleging the internal accommodative muscles allows exposure of refractive error without patient contractions.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arun Gulani
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Both: Depends on your goals prior to lasik surgery as your presbyopia can be accounted for with planned blend vision/monovision/presbylasik preoperative ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arun Gulani
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Yes you must: There could be capsular changes that can be easily managed to improve your vision. Retinal health and pressures should be reviewed too
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arun Gulani
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
In Most cases: In most cases of pcos, lasik is possible. What you should look at is the rest of the picture for example being a female if you are over 40, you have a... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arun Gulani
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Good : My philosophy always is to design the surgery to the patient not the patient to the surgery. There are over 28 ways of performing laser vision surgery... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arun Gulani
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Causes fo Myopia: No. Shortsightedness (myopia) can be genetic , surgically induced or associated with corneal pathology.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arun Gulani
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Astigmatism & Kidney: Usually no direct correlation with kidney as astigmatism is due to a football shaped cornea. Kidney disease could be incidentally associated. Theoreti... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arun Gulani
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Astigmatism: Astigmatism can be corneal (football shaped cornea)in origin or lenticular (crystalline lens). The first test to give it away is vision testing. Refra... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arun Gulani
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Floaters: A symptom like that with vision loss could indicate a vitreo-retinal pathology. You need to see a retinal specialist as soon as possible for them to r... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arun Gulani
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Dry Eyes is a Scien: Dry eye actually is a symptom complex that needs to be adequately investigated to determine the cause and associated conditions (eg. Hypothyroid, ar... Read More

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Aug 21, 2013
Knowledgable, caring and helpful answers
Aug 26, 2013
Knowledgeable, caring answers, Thank you
Sep 5, 2013
Very Knowledgeable and caring answers
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!And doctor my corneal thickness is 490 microns with higher refractive index.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Bombay, Seth G. S. Medical College, India
Graduated 1994MD

Residency

BROOKLYN HOSPITAL CENTER AT DOWNTOWN CAMPUS
Completed 2001

Awards

America's Top Ophthalmologists

Affiliations

American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
International Society of Refractive Surgery
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