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Dr. A. V Raviprakash

Ophthalmologist, Bangalore

Dr. A. V Raviprakash Ophthalmologist, Bangalore
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. A. V Raviprakash is a renowned Ophthalmologist in Jayanagar, Bangalore. You can meet Dr. A. V Raviprakash personally at Dr. A. V Raviprakash in Jayanagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. A. V Raviprakash and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Good evening! I am having headache from about 10 days and I am not feeling well. The headache instead of reducing. Is increasing day by day. Should I consult an eye specialist or any medicine would be enough?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Good evening! I am having headache from about 10 days and I am not feeling well. The headache instead of reducing. Is...
First of all you should follow some basic thing 1. Avoid=hot and cold at time 2. Less the sugar as much as possible if you want to eat sweet take juggery which is black 3. Do not drink water after meal drink at the time of meal sip by sip up to 150 ml 4. Avoid late night sleep 5. Panchamrut parpati 1 tab before lunch and dinner 6. Audumbaravleha 2 tsp before lunch and dinner.
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I have eye problem while I want to read some thing it's not to read. I am not able to read. What may be the problem?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have eye problem while I want to read some thing it's not to read. I am not able to read. What may be the problem?
most common cause is presbyopia.. this is age related. Just get it checked with nearest eye care specialist
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I have cataract one year age now I am blind my one eyes what I do please give me some suggestions.

MBBS, Diploma in Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Ghaziabad
I have cataract one year age now I am blind my one eyes what I do please give me some suggestions.
Your question is not clear. Was cataract present in both eyes. N r you can not perceive even light fronm the mentioned eye. You need immediate ocular examination. Please. Connsult near by ophthalmologist.
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I am 18 year old male. I had a very sedentary lifestyle for 2 years till now due to my education and I am overweight. Maybe this will help you explain the following symptoms. I have a pain sensation in my leg extending to the feet. Sometimes it is mostly a little pain sensation or weakness near the knee. Sometimes I have a burning pain in my fingers (not sure if it is finger joints) which grows and suddenly drops and is gone. I have been having a twitching left eye for nearly a week. And also I have problem of acidity mostly after junk and spicy food or if I have an empty stomach. Please tell what possibly could be the problem or is it just because of lifestyle?

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
I am 18 year old male. I had a very sedentary lifestyle for 2 years till now due to my education and I am overweight....
This is just because of your lifestyle you are very much overweight first and foremost require the is to cut down on your weight by consuming lesser calories than you burn by the way of exercises etc second thing is empty stomach and junk food both causes acidity so nothing unusual about it you will have yo change all these things eat more fresh vegetables and fruits salads soups and avoid fried spicy and junk food also cut down on consumption of excessive tea coffee and cold drinks di vigorous exercises for atleast one hour every day drink plenty of water and eat smaller meals don't keep your stomach empty for more than three hours make a daily timetable and follow it strictly.
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Today morning I had symptoms of conjunctivitis. I consulted a doctor today .i think I am having viral conjunctivitis because I am having cold for the last one week. How many days it will take to cure.

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Dehradun
Today morning I had symptoms of conjunctivitis. I consulted a doctor today .i think I am having viral conjunctivitis ...
Viral conjunctivitis usually cures in 5-6 days, if you do not keep touching eyes with hand/handkerchief/tissue.
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Can you ppl please which hospital is good for basic treatment for eye and I have a question that it covers insurance or nor and cost of the treatment?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Can you ppl please which hospital is good for basic treatment for eye and I have a question that it covers insurance ...
Hello dear. Lasik laser is a safe procedure. I know many good hospital in hyderabad but as per guidelines of lybrate I can not recommend any hospital on public platform regarding insurence cover. Lasik is a cosmetic surgery so it is not covered by any insurance company.
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I have a problem regarding to my eyes are not see clearly? What would you suggest that.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have a problem regarding to my eyes are not see clearly? What would you suggest that.
First of all visit an Eyespecialist to confirm Weak eyesight so that you can put required glasses,thereafter consult me.Myself being a homoeopath, will advise you to undergo homoeopathic treatment as homoeopathic medicine along with exercises and a diet plan are very effective combination for improving eyesight and slowly removing your glasses permanently.consult me
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I have red eyes for over 3 days? What should I do? What is the reason for red eye? Is it a communicable disease or what should be the precautions needed to avoid it?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eyes for over 3 days? What should I do? What is the reason for red eye? Is it a communicable disease or wh...
Red eyes could be because of many reasons but commonly it is due to allergy or infection. You need to visit eye specialist to differentiate between the two as the treatment is different. Also get your eyes checked for any glass power. Yes if its infection it can be transmitted to other people.
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Who will cure my eye redness problem sir. Redness since many years 6/6 no visual problem only optic nerve pain.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
Who will cure my eye redness problem sir. Redness since many years  6/6 no visual problem only optic nerve pain.
Could you be more specific in the sense the exact duration in days months or years. Constant red eye could be due to a number of reasons. Most common being allergic.
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Vision problem. I am 22 years old. and a doctor suggest me to wear power 1 eye glass. .will I have to regularly wear the eyeglass? Because I do not want to eyeglasses. Please suggest me any medicine or healthy food plan, and exercise for eyes. Thank you so much in advance.?

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Vision problem.
I am 22 years old. and a doctor suggest me to wear power 1 eye glass. .will I have to regularly wear ...
The choice is yours. To see clearly, you either need to wear glasses or contact lenses or undergo a very safe refractive surgery- commonly LASIK. Or you live with blurred vision. Healthy diet and exercise helps maintain healthy body and eyes. Will improve efficiency of eye muscles but not correct the entire refractive error. Else none of us would be wearing glasses.
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Whenever I see laptop for long time. My eyes and neck will pain so much. I consulted doc and he gave specs but of no use. Even I get water from my eyes. What should be done to overcome this.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Whenever I see laptop for long time. My eyes and neck will pain so much. I consulted doc and he gave specs but of no ...
use refresh eye drops twice to thrice daily.. drink plenty of water ... have breaks in between of 10 minutes evry hour
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I get headaches so often since 2 years. Doctors said its migraine. I still had some doubt cos my headache gets severe only when i spend more time on laptops and mobile. Is it related to eye strain or is it migraine ?

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General Physician, Mumbai
Is there associated nausea and vomiting? do you feel like staying away from light n sound during headace? Please send your answers in private chat. [Automatically added by Lybrate] Click "Consult Dr. Hardik Thakker" below to consult privately with the doctor.
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I am not able to see some close objects this seems I have got some eye sight loss. please suggest?

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I am not able to see some close objects this seems I have got some eye sight loss. please suggest?
Get your refraction done and wear spectacles eat green veggies. Carrots. Strain less your eyes. Relax your eyes in between work. Blink regularily if working for long time on computer. Lower the brightness of your screen. Work under adequately illuminated conditions. If needed wear corrective spectacles. These r few things you can take care of. Otherwise as such no options available which wd increases your eyesight.
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I have some allergy in my eyes when I walk up in the morning I always found some dandruff at the top of my eye.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Take ras manikya rasa. Gandhak rasayan. And shukti bhasm with honey three times a day. Arogya vardhini tab after lunch and dinner. Any other symptoms along with this tell me in private.
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I have red eyes in after 15 days but when I wash the face, so my eyes is normal I means not an red its is a true situation. please provide any tips.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I have red eyes in after 15 days but when I wash the face, so my eyes is normal I means not an red its is a true situ...
Dear red eye has many causes. You have to see if it is associated with blurring of vision, pain, discharge and other complaints. But commonly its allergic or infective in origin ie allergic or infective conjunctivitis. Which has simple treatment protocol. But still its wise to see an ophthalmologist for a thorough slit lamp examination to rule out other differentials for red eye.
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Fighting Baggy Eyes? We've Got 4 Ways to Bring Your Peepers Back to Life

M.B.B.S, Post Graduate Diploma In Maternal & Child Health
Gynaecologist, Bokaro
Fighting Baggy Eyes? We've Got 4 Ways to Bring Your Peepers Back to Life

The problem of baggy eyes are characterized by puffiness or swelling under your eyelids. Common factors like aging and genetics are often responsible for the development of under eye bags. It makes your eyes appear swollen due to fluid buildup in the blood vessels that are present around your eyes. Since the skin around your eyes is extremely delicate, which makes it prone to the development of puffiness.

The following are 4 ways that can restore the life of your eyes:

  1. To reduce the fluid retention: Drink at least 8 to 10 glasses of water on a regular basis, as water aids in flushing out the excessive salt from your system that is responsible for the development of puffy eyes. In order to reduce the risk of fluid retention, keep your head elevated while you sleep with the help of pillows.
  2. To treat dark circle and baggy eyes: One of the simplest homemade remedies to lessen the appearance of dark circles and baggy eyes is through the utilization of fresh cucumber or potato slices. Place the slices of either potato or cucumber on your eyes and keep it on for 5 to 10 minutes; follow the regime on a regular basis. It is proven to provide satisfactory results in lessening the severity of puffiness and dark circles.
  3. To reduce the swelling: Place frozen tea bags on your closed eyes for 10-15 minutes. It will reduce the persistent swelling in the eye region. Ice compresses or chamomile tea, sage broth and green tea can also be utilized to treat the swelling effectively.
  4. Long term prevention: A balanced diet and proper rest can help to prevent the appearance of baggy eyes and dark circles in the long run. Incorporate a lot of fresh green and leafy vegetables and seasonal fruits in your diet. Follow a diet that is low in carbohydrate content and comprises of nuts and whole grains, which are rich in vitamin C, vitamin A and vitamin E. Avoid excessive intake of sodium, especially the ones that contain different types of added preservatives. Carbonated and caffeinated drinks tend to increase the risk of developing baggy eyes therefore; it is advisable to keep its consumption to minimum. Get at least 8 hours of sound sleep to ensure proper rest for your eyes as lack of adequate rest tends to aggravate the problem of baggy eyes.
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I've got my c3r done in both my eyes. But there is always an urge to rub my eyes. Can you tell me what are the ways by which I can take some precautions. And is there any thing to worry about.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I've got my c3r done in both my eyes. But there is always an urge to rub my eyes. Can you tell me what are the ways b...
CLEANING YOUR EYE:- For the first week following surgery you should protect the eye from injury. Do not rub or put pressure on the eye. Take small pieces of cotton wool and place them in a bowl containing water. Boil for 15 minutes and keep the bowl covered. Wash your hands with soap. Take a small piece of the sterilized cotton wool from the bowl. Squeeze out the excess water. Clean the discharge around the upper and lower lids without applying pressure on the eye. This is generally needed in the morning as long as the ointment is being used at bed time. Fresh cotton is to be boiled twice a day if needed. PUTTING EYE DROPS:- Never use a pin/needle to open the eye drop bottle. Screw on the cap tight to open it. Retract the lower lid and instill one drop of the prescribed eye drop into the eye. Eye drops should be used as per the prescription. Only 1 drop at a time is enough. Keep both eyes closed for atleast 10 minutes after each eye drop. PROTECTING YOUR EYES:- Put on dark glasses throughout the day for one week. Wipe tears below the margin of the dark glasses. Do not touch the eye. Do not place cotton wool between the glasses and the eye. Do not sleep on the operated side for 2 days. For the first 5 days from the time of operation, take a bath below the neck. Face and hair can be washed after 5 days. But avoid getting water inside the eye. ACTIVITIES:- Avoid strenuous activities. Do not lift any objects heavier than 10 kg for about 5 days after the surgery You may start reading and watching TV after 2 days. Take rest frequently with both eyes closed. Many people return to light work immediately after surgery, but please discuss your needs with your doctor during your post operative visit (next day). Ask your doctor about any specific activities you may have in mind as in leaving town, driving, yoga, walks, gym etc. FOLLOW UP VISITS: Please come for a post operative check up as advised upon discharge. Generally the next day, one week and one month post-op. As a routine all operated eyes should be checked once every six months even if you have no problem. If you have any further questions regarding your surgery or post operative treatment kindly speak to the Nurse who will coordinate with your doctor to answer your queries. Collagen Crosslinking treatment in one of the latest advancements in ophthalmology. Internationally launched at the ESCRS conference in London in September 2006. This treatment provides a ray of hope for lacs of Indian keratoconus patients. C3R is a non-surgical procedure. Only known procedure that is proven to halt the progression of the dreaded Keratoconus. This treatment now offers an end to a lifetime of waiting and uncertainty for Keratoconus patients. This is a simple one-time treatment that offers a permanent solution to Keratoconus. It does not require heavy precautions or regular follow-up visits, does not need an eye donor as required in ‘Corneal Transplant’, does not require any stitches or incisions in the eye, takes around one hour and the recovery is quick. This procedure is a boon for patients with keratoconus. Keratoconus is amongst the most dreaded of eye diseases, as in most of the cases, the disease progresses relentlessly during the young age, does not have any acute symptoms initially and thus is often not detected in the early stage.
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LASIK, Laser - No Need for Spectacles or Contact Lenses !LASI

MBBS, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
LASIK, Laser - No Need for Spectacles or Contact Lenses !LASI
LASIK or Laser Vision Correction is a proven, highly successful procedure to give up spectacles or contact lenses.

Most types of eye sight problems, such as short sight (minus power) or long sight (plus power) can be corrected by these procedures.

The benefits are clear:

• First of all, It works! It corrects vision. Around 96% of patients will have their desired vision after LASIK. An enhancement, if at all needed, can further increase this number.
• LASIK is associated with very little pain due to the numbing drops that are used. The discomfort experienced hardly lasts few seconds.
• Vision is corrected nearly immediately or by the next day after LASIK.
• No bandages or stitches are required after LASIK.
• Adjustments can be made years after LASIK to further correct vision if vision changes while you age.
• After having LASIK, most patients have a dramatic reduction in eyeglass or contact lens dependence and many patients no longer need them at all.

The actual procedure:

Basically, Lasik or Laser Vision Correction can be done in different ways. The most commonly done procedure needs a thin flap to be taken from the cornea ( the curved glass like structure which makes the front of our eyes ). This flap making can be done by an automated, very thin, rotating blade (microkeratome) or by a very advanced Laser, called Femtosecond. The femtosecond laser option is the best, but also the most expensive, may not be suitable for all eyes. After creating the flap, the next most important part is the application of excimer laser, which is a must for all Laser Vision Correction procedures.

There are few side effects or complications, but most of them can be prevented by careful preoperative planning or can be overcome by treatment or eye drops after the procedure.
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My 5-year-old daughter has asthma. What is the effect of using an asthma preventer long-term? I heard that using it for years might cause bone shrinkage. Is it true? Are there any vitamins or supplements to help vision?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
My 5-year-old daughter has asthma. What is the effect of using an asthma preventer long-term? I heard that using it f...
You have to mention which asthma preventer you refer to. Usually used ones if used correctly has no side effect and this was answered vit a helps vision.
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I am 34 year old male from India. I'm married and have a 4 year old daughter. I have been under treatment for depression, social phobia, and anxiety disorder for about 6 years. I always feel tired and sleepy while my colleagues are always active. I am taking Prothiaden 75 mg once in a day for two weeks now, as my doctor suggested me. Can you tell me why I always feel tired and sleepy? Is this due to the depression? What can I do to feel energetic every day. Also i'm very less talkative. Is this any kind of mental problem? My father is also less talkative. When he talks he does not talk clearly. Only murmurs. I think he too suffers from depression as he always like to sleep and do not want to do anything. He has partial blindness also.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I am 34 year old male from India. I'm married and have a 4 year old daughter. I have been under treatment for depress...
You should report these symptoms to your doctor. Depression does cause this feeling of sleepiness and less energy. However, it is more appropriate to call it lethargy, which is a feeling of inertia and fatigue. Depending as to when you are feeling depressed, you may consider advancing the evening dosage to an earlier time. Also, if the dosage is too strong, the doctor may revise the medication. I am also certain that you are not going for therapy in tandem with the medication. This is very important for better results. So meet with a counselor and work out some time in intense therapy. It also looks like that this is a possible genetic condition. Exercise is very good for you to help produce natural antidepressants.
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