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Dr. Aruna

MS - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist, Bangalore

38 Years Experience
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Dr. Aruna is a popular Ophthalmologist in Basaveshwara Nagar, Bangalore. She has had many happy patients in her 38 years of journey as a Ophthalmologist. She has done MS - Ophthalmology . You can visit her at Aruna Nethralya in Basaveshwara Nagar, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Aruna on Lybrate.com.

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MS - Ophthalmology - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore - 1979
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I'm 18 years old boy and my eye sight goes reduce very fast now it is on -5.25 please advice me to how to control it does yoga Useful?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I'm 18 years old boy and my eye sight goes reduce very fast now it is on -5.25 please advice me to how to control it ...
Yes your eye number changes as your body grows but usually stabilizes by the age of 20-22. So do not worry.
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My eyes is very pain I try very medicine but not effect you Dr. suggest me what can I do for my eyes?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My eyes is very pain I try very medicine but not effect you Dr. suggest me what can I do for my eyes?
There are many reasons of pain in eyes and few important ones are 1.Lack of sleep 2.Hypertension or Hypotension 3.Frequent upper resp.Tract infections like Sneezing,Sinusitis 4.Weak eye sight,conjunctivitis,Allergy 5.Overuse of eyes while studying,watching TV,Computers,Mobiles. So identify the cause of your Eye pain and treatment and management can be given accordingly. You can use following Homoeopathic eyedrops for general Eye pain CINERARIA EUPHRASIA EYE DROPS
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I have red eye since four to five days period what to do to over come it tell me some tips.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eye since four to five days period what to do to over come it tell me some tips.
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 EUPHRASIA EYEDROPS ( SBL ) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily If no relief within 2 days,please cosult an Eye specialist for physical examination.
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My child is suffering from fever. On the first day, he is having 102 Fahrenheit and now i. E. After three days - 101 Fahrenheit. He is 15 years old. His eyes are red. When he eats spicy food, he is having motions too. Would you consult me tablets.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), F.I.A.M.S. (Pediatrics)
Pediatrician, Muzaffarnagar
My child is suffering from fever. On the first day, he is having 102 Fahrenheit and now i. E. After three days - 101 ...
He may be suffering from viral fever which may cause red eye too. you may use eye soothing drops like andre eye drops and precautionary antibiotic eye drop. Paracetamol tab and anti allergic levo citrezine can be helpful. If no relief, consult either ophthalmologist or pediatrician.
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I have eye sight of power -2.0, and when I wear my glasses I have to face a head pain. What should I do?

PG Diploma in Clinical Research, Diploma in Acupuncture, MBBS, College Of Physicians & Surgeons
General Physician, Mumbai
I have eye sight of power -2.0, and when I wear my glasses I have to face a head pain. What should I do?
I reccomend eye check up with ophtgalmologist, go with your old glasses to confirm the number & axis. Because you get headache after wearing the glass.
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I had eye allergy from lot of months can you give me some solution for my problem.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Hello, let me brief you about eye allergy first. There are various EYE ALLERGIES TRIGGERS: You can be allergic to: •Pollen from grasses, weeds, and trees. These are the most common kinds of eye allergies and are called SEASONAL ALLERGIC CONJUNCTIVITIS. •Dust, pet dander, and other indoor allergens. These eye allergies last year-round and are called CHRONIC (PERENNIAL) CONJUNCTIVITIS. •Makeup, perfume, or other chemicals can trigger eye allergies called CONTACT CONJUNCTIVITIS. •An allergy to contact lenses, called GIANT PAPILLARY CONJUNCTIVITIS, makes eyes sensitive and red. Just like any other allergic reaction, they are caused by a MISFIRING OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM, the body's natural defense mechanism. It releases HISTAMINE, a chemical that causes swelling and inflammation. Symptoms to Watch For •Red, irritated eyes •Itchiness •Tearing or runny eyes •Swollen eyelids •Soreness, burning, or pain •Sensitivity to light Usually you’ll also have other allergy symptoms, such as a stuffy, runny nose and sneezing. DON'T TAKE YOUR EYES FOR GRANTED! Protect your sight with these six tips: 1. Eat for Good Vision 2. Quit Smoking 3. Wear Sunglasses 4. Wash your eyes 3-4 times a day 5. Look Away From the Computer Screen 6. Avoid rubbing your eyes with fingers/ cloth/ shirt/ dupatta, etc. Everyone, even young children, should get their eyes examined regularly. It helps you protect your sight and see your best. Hope my suggestions help you
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Respected sir I just getting pain on belly one side actually I just working in software line I have to do my computer work more than 9 hours its make me eye problems and back problem. I get pain one side belly. Why I just get that type pain. Is this any symptoms. Kindly help me.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Mumbai
Respected sir I just getting pain on belly one side actually I just working in software line I have to do my computer...
cough does give abdomen pain pls mention which side. on computers back pain is compulsory take care, do exercises regularly and also asanas
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My husband has pain in his eyes and they are red too. He is suffering from viral. Is there any connection.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My husband has pain in his eyes and they are red too. He is suffering from viral. Is there any connection.
In his case, 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.
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I have red eyes for over 3 days. What should I do? I think it might be due to the fact that I sleep less these days or it might be that it's the time that my eyes need spectacles.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have red eyes for over 3 days. What should I do?
I think it might be due to the fact that I sleep less these days o...
Take belladonna 30, 3 drops, thrice daily. Use schwabe's cmd2, eye drop. Instill 2 drops in each eye twice daily. Wash your eyes with cold water twice daily. Revert me after 1 week.
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Is there any way to remove eye no. Without any treatment. Can it be removed with eating some vegetable or fruits? And also what to eat to make eye strong.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Is there any way to remove eye no. Without any treatment. Can it be removed with eating some vegetable or fruits? And...
Lutein and zeaxanthin are both important nutrients for eye health, 6 as both of them are found in high concentrations in your macula—the small central part of your retina responsible for detailed central vision. More specifically, lutein is also found in your macular pigment – known for helping to protect your central vision and aid in blue light absorption—and zeaxanthin is found in your retina. Estimated daily dose of lutein is 10 mg per day, and at 2 mg/day for zeaxanthin. Both lutein and zeaxanthin are primarily found in green leafy vegetables, although zeaxanthin is far scarcer than lutein. Kale and spinach are two of the most lutein-rich foods, but you'll also find it in carrots, squash, and other orange and yellow fruits and vegetables. Both lutein and zeaxanthin are carotenoids called xanthophylls, which give plants and vegetables their yellow-orange color, and the name" lutein" comes from the Latin word" luteus, which means" yellow. If you remember this, it may help you pick out vegetables that are likely to contain higher amounts of these two nutrients. Egg yolk is another source of both lutein and zeaxanthin that is well absorbed by your body Most of the dark green leafy vegetables, previously recommended for a higher intake of lutein and zeaxanthin, have 15-47 percent of lutein, but a very low content (0-3 percent) of zeaxanthin. Study shows that fruits and vegetables of various colors can be consumed to increase dietary intake of lutein and zeaxanthi It is also important to note that lutein is an oil-soluble nutrient, so if you eat the vegetables without some oil or butter your body can't absorb the lutein. Adding a little bit of healthy fat, such as olive oil, coconut oil, or raw organic butter, will maximize your lutein absorption. Lutein content in food FoodMg / serving Orange (Raw)0.2/1 large Egg0.2/1 large Spinach (cooked)20.4 / 1 cup Papaya (Raw)0.3/1 large Turnip greens (cooked)12.2 / 1 cup Green peas (cooked)4.1 / 1 cup Spinach (raw)3.7 / 1 cup Corn (cooked)1.5 / 1 cup Broccoli (raw)1.3 / 1 cup Broccoli (cooked)0.8 / 1/2 cup Green beans (cooked)0.9 / 1 cup.
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I have colour blindness problem. What is the causes of this? But I noticed that I got this problem less than two years before. As well as lasik operation works for it and contact lenses good for eyes. Thanks.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I have colour blindness problem. What is the causes of this? But I noticed that I got this problem less than two year...
Hi lybrate-user. It has many reasons. Like genetics, vitamin A deficiencies. And others. Lasik may not help in it. You may take homoeopathic treatment. Consult through Lybrate for proper treatment.
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What can I do if I got more headache and tears that rolls automatically from my eyes during Summer season. What's the problem and what should I do.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
What can I do if I got more headache and tears that rolls automatically from my eyes during Summer season. What's the...
in summers common problem is allergy allergy can be controlled easily using eye drops. But there are many eye drops and specific eye drops can only be prescribed after seeing the eye clinically as treatment depends on severity. also dip a handkerchief in little cold water and keep over closed eyes.. you will feel better
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Types and Causes of Cataract

Super-Speciality Trained Ophthalmologists
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Types and Causes of Cataract

One of the most common ailments that affect elders the most is cataract. Cataract develops gradually and can occur in one or both eyes and if not treated in time can cause blindness. Most cataracts are not visible to the naked eye, but in some cases, a dense cataract can make the pupil appear white. A cataract can be defined as a dense, cloudy build up of protein masses on the eye lens. This obstructs the light falling on the retina and does not allow the retina to form a clear image.

Advancing in age is one of the most common causes of cataracts. Along with this, there are several other factors that play a role in the development of cataracts as well. These include smoking,exposure to ultraviolet radiation, long term use of steroids, trauma, radiation therapy and diabetes. Anything that triggers an overproduction of chemically altered oxygen molecules in the body can increase your risk of suffering from this condition. Hypertension and a family history of cataracts can also put you at a higher risk of developing cataracts. Poor nutrition or a diet that is deficient in antioxidants can also put you at a high risk of suffering from this condition.

Cataracts can be categorized on the basis of where and how they develop in the eye. This categorization is based on location:

  1. Nuclear Cataract: These develop in the middle of the lens and turn the center of the eye yellow. Nuclear cataracts are typically associated with aging.
  2. Cortical cataract: These develop around the edges of the nucleus and are wedge shaped. Gradually, spokes emitted from these wedges work themselves towards the center of the eye.
  3. Posterior capsular cataract: These are among the faster growing cataracts and develop at the back of the lens.They are also known as subcapsular cataracts. Cataracts triggered by diabetes or the prolonged use of steroids usually fall in this category.

Categorization based on how they develop:

  • Congenital cataract: These are present at birth or develop within the first year of a baby's life. Congenital cataracts are rare.
  • Secondary cataract: These are triggered as a side effect of medications or diseases like glaucoma and diabetes. Prolonged use of steroids like prednisone can also lead to the development of such cataracts.
  • Traumatic cataract: Cataract  that is developed as a result of an injury to the eye is known as traumatic cataracts. They have a very slow rate of development.
  • Radiation cataract: It develops as a side effect of radiation therapy used to treat cancer.
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Is lemon juice good for our eyes if we put in our eyes, can lemon juice cure any eye diseases or it will harm our eyes.

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
Is lemon juice good for our eyes if we put in our eyes, can lemon juice cure any eye diseases or it will harm our eyes.
You should not use lemon juice as eye drops but you take orally as a drink because it has got plenty of vit c.
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I had pimple marks and some inflammation on nose. Apart from some medicine, my doctor advised me to apply elocon cream to apply on nose. After reading a little about this, I am little suspicious. Please suggest.

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Aurangabad
I had pimple marks and some inflammation on nose. Apart from some medicine, my doctor advised me to apply elocon crea...
Pimples/ acne vulgaris is a chronic inflammatory skin disease which develops due to blocking of the hair follicles in skin. For pimples and to remove scars take following med. Berberis aquifolium q. X 14 days 20 drops twice in water. Use berberis aquifolium oin any company also drink plenty water. Have green vegetables. Stop oily food. Avoid night watching. Wash face with medimix soap 2/3 times per day. Contact me after 2 weeks.
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I am 14 year old male and I am having high fever and headache for the third time one month.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 14 year old male and I am having high fever and headache for the third time one month.
Hello, first of all you should take rest for 1-2 days so that your body can fight with underlying infection wth its full immunity and start the below medication:- take gelesemium 200, twice daily. Take eupatrium perf 200, 5 drops thrice daily. Take antifebrinum 3x, 2 tabs, thrice daily. Take alfavena malt, 1 tsf, thrice daily. Drink lots of water and take light homemade food like dalia and khichdi, avoid oily, spicy, fried, junk and cold drinks. In case of high uncontrollable fever, don't panic you should do cold sponging to lower down the temperature. If fever does not goes then go for a set of blood tests. Revert me with feedback. Take care of your health. Good day.
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Sir/Mam Jab drive karta hu to kabi kabi ankh main dust chale jatte hai jis ke wajah se pura din ankh main kantte se chubte rahte hai please koi medicine suggest kare.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Sir/Mam
Jab drive karta hu to kabi kabi ankh main dust chale jatte hai jis ke wajah se pura din ankh main kantte se c...
During thattime, just apply rose water in eyes and keep eyes closed for few minutes. You will feel relaxed. And take Sulphur 0/2 one dose, if eyes become so much reddish. Take care. :)
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I suffering from eye pain when I operate laptop my eyes became red so what should I do.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
I suffering from eye pain when I operate laptop my eyes became red so what should I do.
Care of eyes- continuously reading small print without proper light should be avoided. Smart phone may cause strain. Don't expose your eyes to extreme sunny weather of cold windy weather. Don't be closer to people with eye infections as you may contact the infection. Get your eyes tested for any vision problem. Homoeopathy has effective treatment for your problem without adverse effects. Take belldonna 200 ---once daily in the morning for 5 days.
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Sir I have an myopia. What can I do for this to recover the myopia? And also my eye is so week and I have headik problem what can do.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Sir I have an myopia. What can I do for this to recover the myopia? And also my eye is so week and I have headik prob...
Hello lybrate-user. Myopia means short sightedness. A person having myopia has poor vision for distance. There are various options that could be used for myopia: (1) glasses. You could choose to wear glasses. (2) contact lens: they form an alternative to glasses. They are suitable only for certain degrees of myopia and astigmatism. (3) refractive surgery: operations done to remove the refractive error (power) of the eyes are known as refractive surgery. 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. Take care, regards.
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How can I improve my eye sight? I am 21 years old nd since my eye power constantly changing. So what is suitable for me?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
How can I improve my eye sight? I am 21 years old nd since my eye power constantly changing. So what is suitable for me?
There is no medication or food for improving eyesight or to get rid of glasses. If not interested in glasses then you can try a. Contact lens b. Lasik laser as your age is now 21 years so your number will not increase much now whether you wear glasses or not as number becomes stable at age of 18-20 yrs. Having said that I advise you to eat balanced diet including green vegetables and seasonal fruits for keeping eyes and body healthy. As you are not comfortable with contact lens then go for lasik. Lasik is a very easy and painless procedure. If you want to get rid of glasses then go for lasik.
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