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Dr. A S Shetty

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist, Bangalore

48 Years Experience  ·  175 at clinic
Dr. A S Shetty MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology Ophthalmologist, Bangalore
48 Years Experience  ·  175 at clinic
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Dr. A S Shetty is one of the best Ophthalmologists in Malleshwaram, Bangalore. He has been a successful Ophthalmologist for the last 48 years. He has done MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology . You can consult Dr. A S Shetty at Ranganatha Eye Clinic in Malleshwaram, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. A S Shetty on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - BMC BANGALORE, - 1969
MS - Ophthalmology - BMC BANGALORE, - 1976
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Indian Medical Association (IMA)

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I am a social worker 65 years old half retired. I have migrated to a remote village. I am browsing three hours rest 4 hours again 3 hours. Spending time by Writing free lance on social issues in the internet websites. There is no proper eye doctor in this village. My eye balls come out time to time. At Kolkata a 14 hours by train from here Dr. Used to press it with an instrument to set it right. Is there any natural way I can perform at home? Dr. says there is no fear of loosing eye sight.

MD - Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Lucknow
I am a social worker 65 years old half retired. I have migrated to a remote village. I am browsing three hours rest 4...
You should try eye exercise, at every 1 hrs intervals of browsing close your eye for one minutes and move your eye ball up dn left rt anticlock and cloch wise, after one minute excercise rub you palm together and apply to the closed eye ball. Getting some relax. You can also use triphala for eye wash, take triphala churn 10gm soaked overnight in soil made vessels in early morning filter well with cotton mesh use as eye wash.
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Meri aankho se pani aata hai or khujli bhi hoti hai aankho main sir dard bhi hota migrain ki problem

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
Meri aankho se pani aata hai or khujli bhi hoti hai aankho main sir dard bhi hota migrain ki problem
Hello These conditions are very easy to treat, but you need a professional to tell you exactly what you need to do.
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Tell me about curing the eye as it is 7 (right) n 4 (left). I am very much disturbed about my eye pls give some remedy for this as I am 20 years old.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Tell me about curing the eye as it is 7 (right) n 4 (left). I am very much disturbed about my eye pls give some remed...
Hello lybrate-user. You could consider the option of refractive surgery (lasik. Operations done to remove the refractive error (power) of the eyes are known as refractive surgery (lasik). There are certain basic criteria that most patients need to fulfill before they can safely undergo refractive surgery. To enumerate, they are: (1) stability of refraction: the power of the eyes should have become stable for a period of 1.5 years minimum without any change. (2) curvature of the cornea should be tested by a technique which is known as topography. (3) thickness of the cornea should be measured by a test known as pachymetry. The minimum thickness required is 550 microns. (4) dilated retina evaluation: this is one of the most important tests that should be performed by a trained retina specialist. This test helps in detection of any offensive lesion on the central or peripheral retina. In case of any retinal abnormality, these should be treated before undergoing the surgery for number reduction. (5) there should be no pre-existent corneal abnormality. (example: corneal scar, opacity, defect, etc.) another important suggestion is that whenever you go for the assessment (the above mentioned tests), you should discontinue the use of contact lenses at least 4 weeks prior to the assessment. The reason for this being that use of contact lens temporarily alters the contour of the cornea. It takes around 3-4 weeks for the restoration of the original corneal contour after removal of the contact lens. Another important point is that you, as a patient, should be compliant to put post operative medication in your eyes for at least 2 months. There is bound to be some discomfort, watering, foreign body sensation, pain after the surgery in most cases-you should be ready to tolerate that. A leave from work for 7-10 days after the surgery should be generally sufficient. Last but not the least, you should set realistic expectations from this surgery. Though extremely rare, there is a remote possibility that the surgery may need to be repeated. Also, the need for subsequent treatment for the eye may be required. Thus, you should be compliant enough to trust and follow your eye specialist. In case you have any other queries, feel free to contact me. Hope my suggestions help you, take care, regards.
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I am felling very tired and having sleepy eyes. How can I basically get rid of sleepiness and sleepy eyes.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am felling very tired and having sleepy eyes. How can I basically get rid of sleepiness and sleepy eyes.
1. Check your hemoglobin, bp. 2. Avoid stress, anxiety, severe physical and mental exertion 3. Take adequate rest and sleep for 7-8 hours daily to remain healthy 4. Have good nourishing diet, plenty of green leafy vegetables, fruits etc 5. Drink plenty of water (8-10 glass daily) 6. Take one capsule of revital daily after breakfast 7. Consult physician for further advice.
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After cataract surgery I feel that black spots moving in my eyes. What should I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
After cataract surgery I feel that black spots moving in my eyes. What should I do?
if they have come recently,, you need to visit eye specialist to check your retina.. in most cases it is not trouble some
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What is the solution of the eye infection from dust and welding works and what is the solution frpm others solution effects.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
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The only solution is to wear a black colored glass to minimise the effect of strong sparkling lights of weilding and immediately after that pour these homoeopathic eyedrops into both eyes-------------- cinelube eyedrops (hapdco)
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I have problem in my eyes. Whenever I watch TV or stdy my eyes become red and pain started.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have problem in my eyes. Whenever I watch TV or stdy my eyes become red and pain started.
Homoeopathic medicine EUPHRASIA 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) drink 2 drops direct on tongue every 2-3 hrly till symptoms lats CINERARIA EUPHRASIA EYE DROPS ( SBL ) pour 2 drops in both eyes 3 times daily
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I am Hema and I want to know that some times my eyes were itching I am working on computers always is it the reason?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am Hema and I want to know that some times my eyes were itching I am working on computers always is it the reason?
Yes ,it is due to computer.The solution for this problem is its reduced usage and while using computor use in proper light. There is nothing more effective than controlling usage to reduce and negate the effects. You can also reduce the intensity of the computor screen by attaching a filter or by getting an eye-friendly screen. Above all, one must try to reduce the amount of computor usage or take frequent breaks. Homoeopathic medicine CINELUBE EYE DROPS ( HAPDCO) Pour 2 drops 3 times daily.
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Dear sir My eye prob. Last 10 year I have problem I can't seen near word what weel be answer. Please replay me or call.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Dear sir My eye prob. Last 10 year I have problem I can't seen near word what weel be answer. Please replay me or call.
Hello, you might be having myopia, get your eyes tested from an Opthalmologist and share that report with me for further guidance.
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I have red eyes for over three days what should I do not to clear it and stay fit.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes for over three days what should I do not to clear it and stay fit.
Eyes appear red because the vessels at the surface of the white portion of the eye (sclera) become swollen. Vessels may swell due to: • Eye dryness • Too much sun exposure • Dust or other particles in the eye • Allergies • Infection • Injury Homoeopathic medicine EUPHRASIA 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 2 drops direct on tongue every 2-3 hrly CINERARIA /EUPHRASIA EYEDROPS ( SBL ) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily
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I have using color contact lenses (blue color) by my long sight problem. I have wearing last 6 months. What should I prefer, lenses or spectacles for after? But feel uncomfortable with my lenses. After few years, Is any problem with wear contact lenses?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have using color contact lenses (blue color) by my long sight problem. I have wearing last 6 months. What should I ...
after you take out lenses, wear glasses follow instructions given by your contact lens dispenser if following instructions then no problem even if you use for many years
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My eyes starting watering and full of pain whenever I read anything continuously 30 minutes. Is this normal.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My eyes starting watering and full of pain whenever I read anything continuously 30 minutes. Is this normal.
Hello, this is not normal so please get your eyes checked by an eye specialist.For the mean time Use CMD2, eye drops, 2 drops in each eye , twice daily.
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I am 24 and am facing this problem since 7-8 years. It has completely ruined my life. Few days back I found this link and got some relief as I come to know that there are many people like me. Please go through this link https://www. Mentalhelp. Net/advice/unable-to-keep-eye-contact/, so that you can understand my problem and can help me out in overcoming it. I need a good Dr. with experience in such issues in Bangalore.

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General Physician, Faridabad
I am 24 and am facing this problem since 7-8 years. It has completely ruined my life. Few days back I found this link...
this is social phobia...Social phobia essentially involves painful symptoms of anxiety that occur in relation to particular social events. Common forms of social phobia have to do with anxiety around dating, or anxiety around public speaking, but there are many people who qualify for the diagnosis with a more general report of anxiety in diverse social interactions. I can’t know that this is your specific problem, but I can say that it’s something you might want to ask a psychologist or psychiatrist to consider when evaluating you for this difficulty. Your choice of visiting a psychologist or psychiatrist is significant in regard to the treatment for this problem. Social Phobia is very treatable in general, but a psychiatrist will most likely treat with anti-anxiety medications and a psychologist with Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Anxiety. In choosing between the two, I’d say the average person is better off with CBT as it has no side-effects, uses no drugs you could get addicted to, and tends to have a longer lasting effect when the therapy ends. Good luck.
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I have -2 vision. Can it be cured permanently? What will be the cost. Any natural solutions?

FVRS, DNB Ophthalmology, MS Ophthalmology, MBBS, FICO
Ophthalmologist, Chennai
A permanent cure is by laser procedure called LASIK. It usually costs about 20-30 thousand per eye depending on the technology and machine used.
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Have a problem with my nose .irritation in my eyes and also continuous sneezing. what should i do?

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Have a problem with my nose .irritation in my eyes and also continuous sneezing. what should i do?
It seems you have some allergic reaction. Take some antihistamines drugs, avoid the allergens (like dust, pollens, change in environment) and if no improvement is there Kindly visit your local physician.
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I am 18 years of age and I have a lot of sever headache wich leads to a burning sensation in my eyes.

MBBS
Speech Therapist, Nadiad
I am 18 years of age and I have a lot of sever headache wich leads to a burning sensation in my eyes.
It seems you must have high grade fever. Its highly recommended to go for blood count in blood test including parasite test for malaria and test for typhoid as soon as possible revert back with the reports this is Dr. Satyam happy to help you. Have a nice day:-)
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Hello! I m 16 years. I have a problem that I m not able to see the far objects. Also I m not able to see the written board in the classroom. Dr. Has prescribed me spectacles. please tell me what should I do rather then using spectacles.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello! I m 16 years.
I have a problem that I m not able to see the far objects.
Also I m not able to see the written ...
Hello, If you are having power spectacles then do wear those as continue use of spectacles which will help in preventing further growing of your power. So, keep on using them as well as start following as per the instructions as below: Include the following for getting better vision: Vitamins A, C, E, and minerals like copper and zinc are essential to eyesight. Get the antioxidants from dark leafy greens, egg yolks, yellow peppers, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, and carrots. Include garlic and onions. Blueberries, grapes as they have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that can help improve your vision. DHA is a fatty acid found in coldwater fish like salmon, sardines and mackerel. Exercises for eyes: Warm your eyes. Rub your palms together to create heat, and then place them against your eyes for five seconds. Repeat this three times. Roll your eyes. Start by looking up and then slowly circle 10 times clockwise and 10 times counterclockwise. Focus. Hold a pen at arm's length, focus your eyes on it, and slowly bring the pen closer until it's about 6 inches away from your nose. Then slowly move it back, keeping your eyes focused on the pen, 10 times in all. Massage your temples. Using your thumb knuckles, massage your temples in small circles, 20 times in one direction and 20 in the other. Repeat the same actions above the mid-point of the eyebrows at the forehead, then below the eyes on both sides of the bridge of the nose. Take a mini-nap. Put your head back, close your eyes, and relax for 3 minutes. Insufficient sleep may weaken your vision, so shoot for 8 hours of sound sleep a night. Rest your eyes 10 minutes for every 50 minutes spent reading or in front of the computer. If your eyes feel overly tired, lie down and place cooling cucumber slices over your eyelids. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicine which will help you in preventing rather reducing the power of your eyes. Take Physostigma 6/ thrice daily for 1 month. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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My eyesight for far object are weak. Can you just tell me some home remedies for this?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My eyesight for far object are weak. Can you just tell me some home remedies for this?
Most common cause is having a spectacles power. Just get it checked with nearest eye care specialist
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Hii sir / madam My hands got tanned due to heat While riding bike 3/4th of my hands are black And shoulders part is normal I started wearing gloves now But how to remove the tan which already occurred.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Mandya
Hii sir / madam My hands got tanned due to heat
While riding bike
3/4th of my hands are black And shoulders part is n...
De tan cream or use tomato cucumber lemon juice gram flour mix well and apply leave for 15 mins and wash it with cold water.
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Understanding Colour Blindness

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Understanding Colour Blindness

Colour blindness is not a type of blindness at all; it is an insufficiency in the way some people see colour. Once afflicted by this vision problem, people face difficulty in distinguishing specific colours like red, green, blue or yellow. So to call it colour vision deficiency would be much appropriate, and it hits men more often than women. In a report by Prevent Blindness America, it is revealed that about 8% of males and less than 1% of females are affected with colour vision problems. Generally, red and green colour deficiency is the most commonly found. In very rare instances, a person may carry a trait which lessens his ability to distinguish between blue and yellow colours. This blue-yellow hue insufficiency normally is found in men and women equally.

Understanding signs and symptoms: Do you have any difficulty in seeing yellow, green or red colours? Do people often tell you that you are seeing the wrong colour? If so, then these are key signs that you are affected with a colour perception deficiency. Quite opposite to popular belief, hardly a colour blind person is able to see only the shades of gray. Most people who are deemed as colour blind are able to see shades but cannot distinguish between one colour and another and get easily confused with other shades, depending on the kind of colour blindness they are affected with. If you have suddenly developed a colour vision deficiency when you were able to view and distinguish all the shades previously, then you should visit an ophthalmologist without further delay.

Causes behind colour blindness: Colour blindness takes place when the light-sensitive cells within the retina stop responding accurately to variations in wavelengths of light.

Photoreceptors present in the retina are termed as rods and cones. Rods are present abundantly, and about 100 million rod cells are present in human retina and these cells are very sensitive to light, but rods are impervious to sunlight and therefore, are incapable of perceiving colours. The cones, on the other hand, are responsible for our understanding of different colours. There are three types of cones, each of which is responsible for perceiving red, green and blue light. The three cones work together to help us see the whole range of colours. People who are colour blind usually have faults in a particular cone cell, which makes them unable to distinguish that particular shade.

Combatting colour blindness: Gene therapies are reported to cure colour blindness in monkeys, as per the reports of a study conducted by researchers of the University of Washington and Florida in September 2009. While early methods appear promising, gene therapy is not considered effective for human beings unless the treatments are verified to be safe.

Hence there is no effective means of curing colour blindness, but there are some strategies that may aid you to function better. However, if you are into graphic designing or anything that requires handling of different colours, then you will need professional help. The sooner you become aware of your insufficiency, the better you can compensate for it.

Some people also use contact lenses or eyeglasses that act as filters to enhance colour perception. If you are affected by this problem, make sure you visit an eye-care practitioner for detailed advice.

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