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Dr. Ravi Patel

Ophthalmology
Jacksonville, FL
20 years experience male

Locations

Eagle Eyecare

Jacksonville, FL

Address

1550 riverside avenue, Jacksonville, FL
Directions

Fax

904-355-2123

About

Specialties
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Ophthalmology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

7 Answers
4 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravi Patel
Ophthalmology 20 years experience
Floaters: This may represent a condition known as vitreous floaters. This is due to condensation and liquefication of 'jelly' (vitreous) in the back of the eye.... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravi Patel
Ophthalmology 20 years experience
Itchy eyes : This condition is most likely allergic in nature and will repond well to cold compresses and anti allegy drops (such as zatidor over the counter). Do ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Patel
Ophthalmology 20 years experience
Deep set orbit: Nothing is medically wrong. Some people have anatomically deep set eyes. Also as we age, we can have fat atrophy around the eyes that causes the eyes ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravi Patel
Ophthalmology 20 years experience
Horrible idea: Not recommended at all. Solution is not sterile and can cause multiple types of infections.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Patel
Ophthalmology 20 years experience
Red puffy eyes: Best treatment is conservative. Use of cold compresses and chilled artificial tears to start.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Patel
Ophthalmology 20 years experience
Fever: A fever can be caused by an open wound, especially if it is infected. May sure woun is not warm to touch; tender; or oozing. If it is, seek medical he... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Patel
Ophthalmology 20 years experience
Tearing: Could possibly represent allergies (if they itch) or it could be a tear duct problem. Would follow up with an eyemd (ophthalmologist).

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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Patel is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Patel is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Is it safe to use contact lens even idon't need them?
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Thanks for your quick reply!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Florida College of Medicine, FL
Graduated 2002MD
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