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Dr. Deeksha Vijaykumar

MBBS

Ophthalmologist, Bangalore

200 at clinic
Dr. Deeksha Vijaykumar MBBS Ophthalmologist, Bangalore
200 at clinic
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Dr. Deeksha Vijaykumar is a popular Ophthalmologist in Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore. She is a qualified MBBS . You can consult Dr. Deeksha Vijaykumar at Vasan Eye Care Hospital - Rrnagar in Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Deeksha Vijaykumar on Lybrate.com.

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My eye number is 10 and my age is 16 I want to ask that can I wear lens or not and if yes I should buy lens of which brand.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eye number is 10 and my age is 16 I want to ask that can I wear lens or not and if yes I should buy lens of which ...
Hello 1. You can wear contact lens without fear or problem but take some general precautions like do not swim or sleep while wearing them 2. Bausch n lomb is good.
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Hi doctor I am from Bangalore. I am 21 year old boy. My problem is at night time not seeing any items why? please consult me?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Hi doctor I am  from Bangalore. I am 21 year old boy. My problem is at  night time not seeing any  items why? please ...
Hey lybrate-user, not seeing at night time could be because of various reasons. First you have to rule out any spectacle number and if that is fine, you might also need to undergo retina checkup.
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I am suffering by head pain from last 3 weeks and my eyes not open when pain is started.

Ophthalmologist
Ophthalmologist, Thane
I am suffering by head pain from last 3 weeks and my eyes not open when pain is started.
It is highly likely that you are having symptoms of acute eyelid inflammation/ scleral inflammation beacuse you which you are suffering from pain and other symptoms. Kindly to visit an opthalmologist as you will require to be started on topical medications. Thanks.
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I have red eyes for more than a day. And I even use contact lenses. What should I do?

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Jaipur
I have red eyes for more than a day. And I even use contact lenses. What should I do?
Redeyes with contact lenses. There is fear of infection. Avoid them till your eyes are alright. Use moxicip drops three times a day and genteal drops three times. You csan use genteal drops over the contact lenses. It ios better to wear semisoft breathing contact lenses which you need not remove at night and no chances of infection.
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I have specs from almost 2003 .my no is -2.5 .I am thinking to do laser operation. For my eyes. Is doing laser operation safe for eyes and dose it have any later side effects for future. I need advice before proceeding further please help me out.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have specs from almost 2003 .my no is -2.5 .I am thinking to do laser operation. For my eyes. Is doing laser operat...
Hello lasik is very good option to get rid of glasses doctor will perform few tests (schirmer test, pentacam and fundus examination) and if all tests are normal then you can go for lasik surgery without fear. Success rate of lasik is over 96%. Side effects may vary from minimal like mild dryness, dalk, haloes, glare to severe like infection (very rare). Precaution include: a. Avoid face/head wash for 1 week b. Avoid swimming /water sports for 6 weeks c. Avoid eye make up for 6 weeks cost: depends on type of lasik which varies from 25000 for standard lasik to 1.10 lacs for smile lasik.
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I have asked a question regarding my vision. Actually, I forgot to mention that I am wearing glass for the past 15 years. I have made a eye checkup 4 months ago. Still, I feel that I am losing the vision abruptly and feel strain in the eyes. So, my question is that can you prescribe any exercise or any natural tips apart from glass or medicines.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have asked a question regarding my vision. Actually, I forgot to mention that I am wearing glass for the past 15 ye...
Hello. There is no medication or food for improving eye sight or to get rid of glasses. Get your vision tested and wear glasses. At this age you will require additional glasses for near work and that number is physiological having said that I advise you to eat balanced diet including green vegetables and seasonal fruits for keeping eyes and body healthy.
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From past few days I am repeatedly facing a problem of headache amd burning of eyes. I am in delhi, is there pollution is the cause for that.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
From past few days I am repeatedly facing a problem of headache amd burning of eyes. I am in delhi, is there pollutio...
Dear Lybrate user :- Dust particles, pollens r major cause of allergic sinusitis & allergic conjunctivitis. Avoid all the possible allergens. Put on mask & complete covering glasses for eyes to prevent allergic reaction with allergens.
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I use cellphone lot day and late night too and from last 1 and half month m facing problem of not seeing small thing clear from far and before I see clearly but now it is problem to see clearly from far and my also paining a lot so please suggest me.

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I use cellphone lot day and late night too and from last 1 and half month m facing problem of not seeing small thing ...
It seems that your number has changed causing you difficulty in seeing things far away (also called myopia). Get it examined and use the corrected number to alleviate the symptoms.
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I have red eyes after a ball came and hit me on my face it is red for 3 days and no sine of recovery. What should I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eyes after a ball came and hit me on my face it is red for 3 days and no sine of recovery. What should I do?
you need to visit eye surgeon: 1. to rule out any effect on vision 2. to rule out internal injuries.
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I have eyes problem from past 1year. When I look in light my eyes are not able to see in the dark.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
You will have to meet personally an ophthalmologist for a thorough eye check up and further guidance
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How to treat long sight? What are the reasons of long sight? How to prevent long sight?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
How to treat long sight? What are the reasons of long sight? How to prevent long sight?
reasons are usually hereditary.. you cant prevent it.. you just need wear your glasses and get annual checkup. unfortunately there are no natural medications to remove spectacles permanently. you can either try contact lenses or plan for refractive lasik laser surgery
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How to remove spectacles. I have 1.25 number. How to remove myopia? Plzz help me.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
How to remove spectacles.
I have 1.25 number. How to remove myopia?
Plzz help me.
Hello. There is no medication or food for improving eye sight or to get rid of glasses. Get your vision tested and wear glasses. If not interested in glasses then you can try a. Contact lens b. Lasik laser as your age is now 18 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. Lasik is a very easy and painless procedure. If you want to get rid of glasses then go for lasik after age of 18 yrs.
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I have my eyes reddish always when I rub my eyes. I have taken so many precautions but there is no effect .What should I do?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have my eyes reddish always when I rub my eyes. I have taken so many precautions but there is no effect .What shoul...
Hello. I think you have allergic conjunctivitis. 1. Eye allergies, called allergic conjunctivitis, are a common condition that occurs when the eyes react to something that irritates them (called an allergen). 2. The eyes produce a substance called histamine to fight off the allergen. As a result, the eyelids and conjunctiva (the thin, filmy membrane that covers the inside of your eyelids) become red, swollen and itchy, with tearing and burning. The key to treating eye allergies is a. Avoid or limit contact with the substance causing the problem. B. Avoid rubbing eyes instead do cold compresses. C. Use antiallergic eyedrop like olopat eyedrop twice daily d. Lubricating eyedrop like flogel thrice daily e. Use mild steroid like flurisone in pulse dose in severe allergy this will help you I am very sorry dear to say that there is no medicine that can cure allergy. Only way is to stay away from all those things that you are allergic to. This is a provisional diagnosis. Consult your ophthalmologist for detailed examination.
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Sir I have a problem I can't seen and I can't reed book my eyes will not proper work what's should I do please suggest me.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Sir I have a problem I can't seen and I can't reed book my eyes will not proper work what's should I do please sugges...
Hello lybrate-user. There are multiple causes responsible for diminution/ blurring of vision. Let me enumerate them in brief for you: (1) refractive error. This is one of the commonest reasons responsible. Minus or plus number in one eye or both eyes may be responsible for weak/ blurred vision. The solution for this is glasses/ contact lens/ refractive surgery (if applicable). It should be checked by a trained optometrist/ ophthalmologist and proper glasses should be prescribed. (2) cornea related problem: injury, degeneration, infections or inflammation occurring on the cornea tend to causes loss of transparency and lead to weakening of vision. These should be assessed preferably by a cornea specialist and treated appropriately. (3) cataract in the lens of the eye: this usually occurs with increasing age but in some cases may occur at a younger age. There are multiple systemic factors responsible (eg. Diabetes, increased cholesterol levels, etc) injury to the eye may also cause cataract. This should be assessed and treated appropriately by a cataract specialist. (4) retina/ vitreous problems: these occur due to a variety of reasons such as high minus numbers, diabetes, trauma, etc. These issues are best assessed and treated by a retina specialist. There are good quality surgical options available for the same. (5) optic nerve related problems: these may occur due to raised eye pressure (glaucoma), or occur in association with certain conditions related to the brain and the blood vessels. These are best assessed by a retina/ glaucoma specialist (whichever applicable). (6) neurological problems: certain problems in the brain and the central nervous system tend to cause weakening/ blurring of vision. These are best assessed by an eye specialist in concordance with a neurologist and a neurosurgeon if required. Thus, based on the category you fall under, it would be necessary to take appropriate help and treatment. Hope my suggestions helped you.
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I am loosing my eyesight continuously even I care very much. I have myopia. Previously I have lens of -0.75 after 2 weeks it has come to - 1 and now it is again increasing. Even I don't have any bad habits. please suggest me something.

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
I am loosing my eyesight continuously even I care very much. I have myopia. Previously I have lens of -0.75 after 2 w...
There ins no difference between -0.75D &-1 D ,your power has not increased,there might be error in prescribing glass ,with regards
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How to Take Care of Your Eyes

Super-Speciality Trained Ophthalmologists
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
How to Take Care of Your Eyes

Your eyes are your windows to the world, so it's important to take good care of them. Things like seeing an eye doctor regularly, getting enough sleep, and giving your eyes regular breaks while you are using a computer can help keep your eyes in good health. If you are having problems with your vision, you should schedule an appointment with an optometrist as soon as possible. Keep reading to learn about some of the things you can do to help keep your eyes in good shape.

1. Visit an eye care practitioner regularly. These are trained professionals who specialize in looking after the health of your eyes. They can be ophthalmologists (eye doctors), opticians or optometrists. To keep your eyes in good health, have your eyes checked regularly or when you are having problems with your vision. Learn more about your eyes and ask your eye doctor questions when you have them. Learning more about your eyes and how to prevent eye diseases will help you to feel more in control of your health.

  • If you don't have any vision problems, you should visit an eye care practitioner every 5-10 years during your 20s and 30s.
  • If you don't have any vision problems, you should visit an eye care practitioner every 2-4 years between the ages of 40 and 65.
  • If you don't have any vision problems, you should visit an eye care practitioner every 1-2 years after the age of 65.

2. Take your contacts out at the end of the day. Avoid wearing contact lenses for more than 19 hours. Wearing contact lenses for too long can cause permanent vision damage as well as extreme discomfort to your eyes.

  • Never sleep with your contact lenses in unless your doctor specifically instructs you to do so. Your eyes need regular supplies of oxygen, and lenses block the flow of oxygen to the eyes, especially during sleep, so doctors recommend a normal break from wearing contact lenses for your eyes during the night.
  • Do not swim in contact lenses unless you are wearing tight fitting swimming goggles. It's better to use prescription goggles if needed. It is fine to wear them in the shower providing you keep your eyes closed and avoid getting soap or shampoo in them.
  • Always follow the instructions about using the contact lenses and the solutions from the manufacturer and your eye care practitioner. Also always wash your hands before handling them.


3. Remove your eye makeup at the end of the day. Always take time to remove your eye makeup before you go to bed. Never go to bed with your eye makeup still on. If you go to bed with mascara or eyeliner on, it can get into your eyes and cause irritation.

  • Sleeping in your eye makeup can also cause the pores around your eyes to become clogged, which can lead to styes or (hordeolum). A severe sty can require antibiotics or even need to be removed by a doctor.
  • Keep makeup remover pads near your bed for times when you are too tired to go through your nighttime cleansing routine.

4. Use allergen-reducing eye drops sparingly. Using an allergen-reducing eye drop during allergy season may help 'get the red out' and sooth itchiness, but daily use can actually make the problem worse. It can cause something called rebound redness, which results in excessive eye redness because eyes no longer respond to eye drops

  • Allergen-reducing eye drops work by constricting the blood flow to the cornea, which deprives it of oxygen. So while your eyes don't feel inflamed and itchy anymore, they're actually not getting enough oxygen from the blood. That's not ideal because the eye muscles and tissues need oxygen to function. The lack of oxygen can even result in swelling and scarring.
  • Read the labels of eye drops carefully, especially if you wear contacts. Many eye drops cannot be used while wearing contacts. Ask your eye care practitioner what kind of eye drops are okay to use with contacts.

5. Wear UV protective sunglasses. Always wear sunglasses when you are outside and the sun is shining. Look for sunglasses that have a sticker that specifies that the lenses block 99% or 100% of UVB and UVA rays.

  • Prolonged exposure to UV rays can harm your eyesight, protection in youth can help prevent loss of eyesight in later years. Exposure to UV rays has been linked to cataracts, macular degeneration, pinguecula and pterygium, harmful conditions for the eyes.[10]
  • Since the damage to eyes from UV rays builds up over a lifetime, it's important to shield children from harmful rays. Make sure your children wear hats and protective glasses when they are out in the sunlight for prolonged periods.
  • Be sure to wear sunglasses even if you're in the shade. Even though shade lessens UV and HEV exposure significantly, you're still exposing your eyes to UV rays reflected off of buildings and other structures.
  • Never stare directly into the sun even if you are wearing UV sunglasses. The sun's rays are very powerful and can damage the sensitive parts of the retina if exposed to full sunlight.

6. Wear goggles when appropriate. Be sure to wear goggles or another eye protective wear when working with chemicals, power tools, or any place with harmful airborne particulates. Wearing goggles will help protect your eyes from any large or small objects that might hit you in the eye and cause damage.

7. Get plenty of sleep. Inadequate sleep may contribute to eye fatigue. Symptoms of eye fatigue include eye irritation, difficulty focusing, dryness or excessive tears, blurred or double vision, light sensitivity, or pain in the neck, shoulders, or back. Make sure that you get enough sleep every night to help prevent eye fatigue. Adults require about 7-8 hours of sleep per night.

8. Exercise regularly. Regular exercise can help prevent other diseases such as diabetes. By getting at least 30 minutes of exercise three times per week, you can reduce your chances of developing serious eye diseases like glaucoma and macular degeneration.

9. Place cucumber slices on your eyelids to reduce puffiness. Press cold cucumber slices gently against eyelids for 10-15 minutes before going to sleep at night to help treat and prevent eyelid and under eye puffiness.

  • Green tea bags may also help prevent puffiness if applied to the eyes. Soak the tea bag in cold water for a few minutes and place over eyes for 15-20 minutes. The tannins in the tea should help reduce inflammation.
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I am 44 yr old female having Glaucoma in both the eyes having pressure 22-24 despite regularly administering Timolol eye drop suggested by Eye specialist.What should I do.My perimetry test is normal and optic nerve is not affected but all the time heaviness in eyes and headeche sometimes create lot of problem

MBBS, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
Hi, Glaucoma needs continuous long term followup. You may need one or more eye drops added to timolol, or be prescribed a replacement for it. Any eye drop prescribed, needs to be reviewed for the required efficacy (desired result achieved in you or not) and for any unwanted side effects.
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I have puffy eyes. Please help to get rid of this problem. I am 32 years old. Thanks.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have puffy eyes. Please help to get rid of this problem. I am 32 years old. Thanks.
Homoeopathic medicine pulsatilla nig 30 (dr reckeweg) drink 1 drop direct uo tongue daily night apis mel 30 (dr reckeweg) drink 2 drops direct on tongue 3 times daily precautions 1. Visit an eye specialist to rule out possibility of weak eyesight 2. Make sure your working area has ample lightening 3. Take precautions while using computers, mobile and watching tv 4. Have a sound and refreshing 8 hour sleep daily 5. Quit smoking if you do so 6. Drink 6-8 glass water daily 7. Daily bramari pranayam for 10-15 minutes. 8. Go for following tests blood-cbc, esr, thyroid profile, rft and urine examination routine.
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I have red since so many I go through doctor they said your eyes is very sensitive please I need your help.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red since so many I go through doctor they said your eyes is very sensitive please I need your help.
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--------------------- Report after 5 days----------------------
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