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I have red eyes over three days and it is increasing day by day and it is paining also please help.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I have red eyes over three days and it is increasing day by day and it is paining also please help.
it will be better to consult eye doctor to find out the cause. it will help, use ciplox-h eye drops twice a day. thanks
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I have alot of unwanted facial hair under my eyes. How can I reduce hair growth there? Laser is very expensive for me. Kindly tell me some home remedies for thinning or reduction of unwanted facial hair. Secondly I have a very dull face. I want a glowing skin without any dark circles and flawless complexion. Kindly tell how can I achieve the same?

B.H.M.S, M.D in Homoeopathy
Homeopath, Anand
I have alot of unwanted facial hair under my eyes. How can I reduce hair growth there? Laser is very expensive for me...
U can use homoeopathic ointment boroclear. You can take medicine like oleum jac. Moreover the hair growth can be restricted by application of scrub made up from coarse wheat flour ++milk++turmeric powder. Apply on face twice a week. Let the pack dry. Remove by rubbing it over the face. Wash with cold. Water.
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I have problem with my eyes, some times I feel pain in upper parts of the eyes, then started the headache, while reading some times, there is some white in front of eyes.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
I have problem with my eyes, some times I feel pain in upper parts of the eyes, then started the headache, while read...
Dear Lybrate user:- U r suffering from Refractive error. U need to complete correction of Refractive error. E/d zoline -plus 4 times a day × 7 days
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Using mobile in a dark room for 30 mins continuously will cause harm to the eyes? If my eyes are perfect.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Using mobile in a dark room for 30 mins continuously will cause harm to the eyes? If my eyes are perfect.
Prolonged working on laptop/tv/mobile can cause computer vision syndrome. Computer vision syndrome is a condition resulting from focusing the eyes on a computer or other display device for, uninterrupted periods of time. Some symptoms of cvs include a. Headaches b blurred vision c. Neck pain d redness in the eyes e. Eye strain f dry eyes sometimes watery eyes these symptoms can be further aggravated by improper lighting conditions. Measures to reduce this include 1. Work under proper light. 2. Blink a lot. 3. Cold compresses 4. Use good lubricating eyedrop. It cannot decrease your eye sight.
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Sir, I have black color at bottom of my eyes. I have like that from past 3 years. For that problem what should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Sir, I have black color at bottom of my eyes. I have like that from past 3 years. For that problem what should I do?
All the natural ingredients (Tretinoin, Hydroquinone and Cortisone) inlcuded in Melamet have only one goal: to improve your skin tone. Tretinoin helps prevent and treat acne and wrinkles by peeling off dead skin cells. Hydroquinone is the skin lightener agent in this equation that improves the overall tone of your skin. Cortisone is an anti-allergy ingredient that reduces inflammation and/or itching.' How to Use: Use the Melamet Cream just before bedtime. Wash it off in the morning, and apply some sunscreen if you intend to go outdoors. Failure to do so will cause significant damage and even result in your skin turning black.
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Hi I am a 26 year old female. I am experiencing redness in my right eye with no irritation, itching but a little heaviness since yesterday. I tried using the Tear drops eye drop yesterday and the redness reduced considerably by night, but after I woke up this morning again the redness was there like it never reduced. Please advise medication for the same.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hi I am a 26 year old female. I am experiencing redness in my right eye with no irritation, itching but a little heav...
Hello there are many causes for redness of eyes mainly allergy, infection, inflammation and dry eyes etc. 1. Redness + itching: allergy 2. Redness + pain + watering + decreased vision: infection 3. Redness + pain: inflammation 4. Redness foreign body sensation: dryness if there is only redness then it is normal as slight exposure to dust, temperature or air or eyes may be red in morning. Stress may also cause redness. I usually do not treat when there is only redness, you can 1. Blink a lot 2. Wash eyes with fresh water 3. Cold compresses 4. Use lubricating eye drop like flogel these measures will help to keep your eyes healthy but it will not have any effect on redness (treating general redness alone is not necessary also) having said that you should consult local ophthalmologist for proper examination and treatment.
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I have sight issue with my eyes. Getting headache pain. Current sight is left eye -2.75 and -2.5.

Fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery (FCRS), DNB (Ophthalmology), MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
I have sight issue with my eyes. Getting headache pain. Current sight is left eye -2.75 and -2.5.
First of all pls visit an eye doctor to check if your number has changed - that could be the first reason for the headache. Secondly, are you using glasses constantly? if not, that's the other reason for headache. Lastly, if you have long hours in front of the pc this maybe another cause of headache. For this you can start lubricating eye drops. Pls visit an eye surgeon for ruling out all of the above.
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I am suffering from red eyes when I wake in morning on winter. So, what can I do to prevent my red eyes due to cold.

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
I am suffering from red eyes when I wake in morning on winter. So, what can I do to prevent my red eyes due to cold.
You are probably having bleparitis and you should clean your eyelids regularly and in case of morning stickiness use moxicip eye ointment twice daily for 5 days.
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Sir, my eye is reddish from tomorrow but no any problem with my eye sight. There is no any problem earlier in my eye so please tell me what should I do.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Sir, my eye is reddish from tomorrow but no any problem with my eye sight. There is no any problem earlier in my eye ...
Redness can be commonly due to allergy or infection, you need to visit nearby eye surgeon to check that. Also get your glass power checked.
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My eyes for red due to over usage of mobile phone and feeling uncomfortable how to cure fast.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eyes for red due to over usage of mobile phone and feeling uncomfortable how to cure fast.
Hello Prolonged working on laptop/TV/mobile can cause computer vision syndrome. Computer vision syndrome is a condition resulting from focusing the eyes on a computer or other display device for, uninterrupted periods of time. Some symptoms of cvs include a. Headaches b blurred vision c. Neck pain d redness in the eyes e. Eye strain f dry eyes sometimes watery eyes these symptoms can be further aggravated by improper lighting conditions. Measures to reduce this include 1. Work under proper light. 2. Blink a lot. 3. Cold compresses 4. Use good lubricating eyedrop
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Hi doctor I was having pressure in eyes and head due wo which doctor said me that I have number in both the eye -50 and eyestrain i'm wearing glass but I feel strange and every thing change but when I remove glass I feel pressure so I want to know that if I use contact lenses is it ok for for my number and eye strain please help me I fell very uncomfortable wearing glasses.Please tell sir .

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi doctor I was having pressure in eyes and head due wo which doctor said me that I have number in both the eye -50 a...
Hi, wearing contact lenses is a good idea! there is no side-effects as such. 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 strengthening eye muscles: -begin by partially closing your eyes; the lids should only be halfway shut. After holding for 10-15 seconds, close your eyes very slowly. Take a few deep breaths to increase oxygen in the blood. -warm your eyes. Rub your palms together to create heat, and then place them against your eyes for five seconds. Repeat this three times. -hold a pen at arm's length. Focus your gaze on the tip of the pen. Bring the pen closer to your nose at a slow and steady pace. Repeat this exercise 5-10 times. -concentrate your vision on the tip of your nose. Then shift your gaze to an object further away, either at arm's length or 20 feet away. Then shift your eyes back to the tip of your nose. Repeat this exercise 10 times. -sit in a relaxed but upright position. Begin by look to the left-most position (without moving your head) and hold to stretch your eye muscles. Hold for 5 counts. Blink and return your gaze back to look straight in front of you. Then look to the right-most position with your gaze and hold for 5 counts. Repeat 3 times, blinking between each hold. Then, repeat this exercise looking up and then down. Do not forget about blinking. -sit in a relaxed but upright position. Look up and to your right for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look up to and to your left for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look down and to your right for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look down and to your left for 5 seconds. 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 first and then reducing the power of your eyes (if the eye power is less). Take physostigma 6/ thrice daily for 4-6 months and instill euphrasia eye drops twice a day. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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Sir I am 16 years old. I am suffering myopia. Can I get rid of it without any operation normally by physical process.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Sir I am 16 years old. I am suffering myopia. Can I get rid of it without any operation normally by physical process.
u can use glasses or contact lens now....u can undergo lasik to get rid of glasses after age of 18 yrs...as u r 16yrs..ur number will increase till age of 18yrs..
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Tips to Prevent Vision Loss in Elderly People

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Tips to Prevent Vision Loss in Elderly People

A person is said to have great vision more in the metaphorical way than in the literal sense. However, having both is just so important, especially as the ability to see reduces as a person gets older. Old age comes with its own set of problems, and vision loss is one of them. If kept in check from an early age, however, vision loss can be deferred indefinitely.

While a person's eyesight is likely to deteriorate over the course of his life, there is a lot which can be done in an effort to make sure that this is not the case. To start with, it makes good sense to be regular with eye check-ups. After a person attains the age of sixty, he or she should have a doctor take a look at his or her eyes on a yearly basis. There is no point trying to conserve eye sight if a person is too late in taking corrective action. By paying a visit to the ophthalmologist, a person will get to know the exact problem that he is suffering from.

A good diet which is rich in the nutrients which improve a person's eye sight does go a very long way in the long run. A person should make sure that is diverse enough to take care of the needs of a person and should include grapefruit, strawberries as well as berries and nuts.

One of the main things which can be done in order to preserve the health of a person's eyes until he or she reaches an advanced age is to stop smoking in all forms. As a matter of fact, tobacco leads to cyanide entering the blood stream and this does a lot of damage to the eyes. In fact, quite a few irreversible conditions of the eye are caused due to this.

Exercise is said to be good for a person at any age for a variety of reasons and it is really good for even the eyes, though the link may not be immediately so clear. It reduces the risk of age related degeneration by up to 70 per cent!

What is really interesting about a person's eyes is that they can be signs of trouble in other parts of the body. For example, if a person has blurry vision, they should get checked for diabetes. Also, eyes which do not produce enough natural lubrication can show a risk of rheumatoid arthritis and perhaps even thyroid disease.

All in all, a person's eyesight is so crucial to his or her overall health and wellbeing. We have only one pair of eyes, so we might as well take care of them!

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25years male. One side (right side) head pain. Having this problem from last 1month. Keep paining between eye to ear only right side and same pain in eye also. Only one side eye thts right side. What should I do and what shouldn't. When I watch movie in laptop while I sleeping I feel thts happen with this.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
25years male. One side (right side) head pain. Having this problem from last 1month. Keep paining between eye to ear ...
If you have recurrent attack of headache 1.It could be a tension headache due to stress and strain or migraine. 2.Avoid stress, physical and mental exertion 3.Go for regular exercise 4.Practice yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 5.Check for refractive error, sinusitis Hemoglobin, BP 6. Consult Neurologist to rule out other causes of headache 7. consult me for further advice
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Sir, I am having sugar pp 250+ some times I am not taking tablets. Is there any problem. Now I am 52 years old. My eyes are little bit eyesight. When I met eye doctors they say better to do operation. In this age itself operation for eyes ok. Please Suggest.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Please don't miss your tablets. As frequent sugar fluctuations are worse than high sugar itself. Kindly consult privately for personalised assessment and advice. Dr. Surbhi agrawal consultant physician and diabetologist
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Mother is 83, Diabetic, diagnosed with Hyper Mature Cataract condition. Seek a surgical solution to restore her eyesight asap. Please advise.

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Hypermarkets cataract are slightly notorious to treat as it is difficult for surgeons to handle it. But not for experts. Mics or Phaco with foldable iol is treatment option. In and out of Operation theatre in 15 minutes. Cheap cost. For the type of iol you must first get it checked .
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I have very less vision on my left eye by birth and the eyes point in different directions but my right eye is fine .I have consulted to many specialists they said I can't be back to normal now. Is it possible to get my vision back? Or else is squint operation is possible to get good direction points of eyes.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have very less vision on my left eye by birth and the eyes point in different directions but my right eye is fine ....
Hello a. Vision in left eye: it is difficult to comment without examining your eye b. Squint: this can be easily corrected by surgery.
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I have red eyes from 3 days. What should I do? Please give me suggestions to get avoid from it.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eyes from 3 days. What should I do? Please give me suggestions to get avoid from it.
Dear lybrate user, 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 over 3days. What should I do now? Is there any serious symptoms of diseases? When should I call the doctor? Tell me some precautions and treatment for that.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eyes over 3days. What should I do now? Is there any serious symptoms of diseases? When should I call the d...
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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5 Myths About Eye Health!

MD Ophthalmology, Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS)
Ophthalmologist, Bangalore
5 Myths About Eye Health!

Your eyes are an important part of your health. There are many things you can do to keep them healthy and make sure you are seeing your best. However, there are a number of myths regarding what you should do and what you shouldn't do when it comes to maintaining good eye health.

Here are 5 of those myths busted:

Myth #1: reading in dim light and sitting too close to the tv hurts your eyes

Fact: sitting too close to the tv, you may feel eye strain or get a headache from reading in the dark, but it will not weaken your eyes. It fatigues your eyes but does not harm your eye health in any way.

Myth #2: eating carrots will improve your vision

Fact: carrots are rich in vitamin a, a nutrient essential for good vision. But eating carrots will only provide a small amount of vitamin a. To get the optimum amount, you need to include other sources of vitamin a in your diet as well, some of which are milk, cheese, egg yolk and liver. Spinach is best for eye health. It has lutein and zeaxanthin, both of which can help prevent cataracts.

Myth #3: if you wear glasses or contacts for a continuous period, your eyes will weaken

Fact: your eyes will not grow weaker by using corrective lenses. The prescription may change over time due to aging or absence of disease but it has nothing to do with your current prescription. Some children have correctable eye problems that do require glasses to improve the condition.

Myth #4: when you get something in your eye, rub it out

Fact: this is not true for everything that gets in your eyes. If any particle falls in your eyes dust it off. But if it is sand and small debris that gets in your eye, don't touch it. Use an eye wash for flushing it out. If an object gets stuck in your eye, don't remove it or rub your eye constantly. Visit a doctor at the earliest because some serious injuries may seem minor at first.

Myth #5: dark sunglasses can protect your eyes from the sun

Fact: the color of sunglass does not ensure eye protection. Look for sunglasses that block both uva and UVB rays. Exposure to the UV-rays of sunlight can have cumulative effects on your eyes. It increases your risk for cataracts, solar retinitis, and age-related vision loss. Even if your contacts have UV protection, wear sunglasses that block 100% of uva and UVB rays for full protection.
 

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