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Dr. K Kanthamani

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist, Bangalore

33 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
Dr. K Kanthamani MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology Ophthalmologist, Bangalore
33 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
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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. K Kanthamani is a trusted Ophthalmologist in Attiguppe, Bangalore. He has been a successful Ophthalmologist for the last 32 years. He has done MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology. You can meet Dr. K Kanthamani personally at Sri Lakshmi Eye Clinic in Attiguppe, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. K Kanthamani on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - BMC BANGALORE, - 1984
MS - Ophthalmology - BMC BANGALORE, - 1990
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Association of Otolaryngologists of India (AOI)
Karnataka Ophthalmic Society
Bangalore Ophthalmic Society

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Hello. I am having vision problem 0.5 in both eyes. But I am not feeling comfortable with glass. Can you suggest me. I am having headache but it will come once in a month.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hello. I am having vision problem 0.5 in both eyes. But I am not feeling comfortable with glass. Can you suggest me. ...
For headache take tablet paracetamol and Take a flow of steam (of plain water only ) over the forehead through a crescent steam inhaler, eight hourly and once a month headache can't be because of vision problems
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Why do I can't see clearly as no. Plate of vehicles from hardly 10 to 15 feet distance even if having 6/6 vision?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Why do I can't see clearly as no. Plate of vehicles from hardly 10 to 15 feet distance even if having 6/6 vision?
Hello, Visit an Opthalmogist for better advice. Meantime, you can use homoeopathic eye drops by Schwabe - Cinereria Maritima which is very effective in age-related eye ailments .
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I have red eyes. I am having a lot of headache daily after college I have a lot of pain please suggest me some methods to decrease this headache and live happily.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have red eyes. I am having a lot of headache daily after college I have a lot of pain please suggest me some method...
Check your eye sight for refractive error and we also have to rule out sinusitis or migrane as the cause of headache after clinical examination
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I have problem with my left eye. someday I can see clearly with it but someday it looks somewhat blur. I had eye allergy problem (redness of eye) from many years. Even one year back I was having this for both eyes. Is this blueness due to any allergy?

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
I have problem with my left eye. someday I can see clearly with it but someday it looks somewhat blur. I had eye alle...
Dear :- you r suffering from refractive error. U urgently need complete correction of refractive error. If you r suffering from itching eye problem then e/d zoline plus 4 times a day× 7 days E/o chlorocol - H at night ×7 days.
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My wife have pain around eye lid and itching sensation in eye lid. Can you please suggest medicine for this?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My wife have pain around eye lid and itching sensation in eye lid. Can you please suggest medicine for this?
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and I will suggest you to upload the image of the lesion for diagnosis and further guidance.
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I have a weak eyesight bt I use my specks only for reading I dnt like to wear spectacles I lost my vision during pregnancy 10 years back.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have a weak eyesight bt I use my specks only for reading I dnt like to wear spectacles I lost my vision during preg...
Hello You have not clearly explained your problem use glasses as recommended by doctor for clear vision
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Baby kashvi is 2+ years. Unki eye k upar ek daana hua rakha hai pichle 1 saal se pehle doctor ko dikhaya tha unhone kaha k ye koi oil glands hai apne aap nikal jayega but abhi kuch dino se wo bahut red ho gaya hai iske liye kya karna chahiye konse doctor ko dikhana chahiye skin specialist ya eye specialist.

MS - General Surgery
Ophthalmologist, Thane
Baby kashvi is 2+ years. Unki eye k upar ek daana hua rakha hai pichle 1 saal se pehle doctor ko dikhaya tha unhone k...
She child will need treatment for the boil like swelling which is now inflammed. Please show a eye specialist first who will confirm that the boil is or is not affecting the eye and nearby structures, later you can show to skin specialist in case required. Thnks.
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What to do when water is coming from eyes?

MD - Pathology
General Physician,
Take tablet allegra 120. Get an eye examination done. Avoid going out in sun and dust and pollution. Do not rub your eyes.
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I am suffering from back and neck pain and strain in eyes due to long sitting on computer software.

BHMS
Homeopath,
I am suffering from back and neck pain and strain in eyes due to long sitting on computer software.
You follow the sitting rules do some exercise and yoga you may take homeopathic drug ruta 30 and rhus tox 30 bd for 7 day.
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Dr. please see my routine now and say me what wrong things I am doing I get up till 9 I bath n have glass of lemon n honey then after 15 min I do breakfast with 1roti and patli chai and then nthg between lunch only lunch at 1 in lunch I ate 2 chapati with any of vegetables n a while I drink green tea and den I sleep till 5 and nthg till dinner at dinner I ate 1 chapati with vegetable and then after a while I drink green tea and sleep till 1 is this I am going on right way pllz suggest me for my weight loss thank you.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dr. please see my routine now and say me what wrong things I am doing I get up till 9 I bath n have glass of lemon n ...
I will suggest you to sleep at 10 pm and get up at 6 AM and do exercise regularly and few tips on diet say no to maida items like toast, khaari ,naan ,white bread. Can drink green tea, say no to Buffalo milk and can drink cows milk can eat brown bread can eat sprout's can eat green vegetables, can eat chappati ,bajra ka rotla can eat one katori of rice twice a day with dal to avoid farsan food items can eat fruits say no to coconut water.
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I have red eyes over one month? What should I like to do. I am seeing blur views also.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eyes over one month? What should I like to do. I am seeing blur views also.
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 was applying for an exam. The criteria for vision is 6/6. What does it mean? How much minus- point is that?

MBBS, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
I was applying for an exam. The criteria for vision is 6/6. What does it mean? How much minus- point is that?
6/6 means fully normal vision. Some people don't need glasses, minus or plus, and some do need correction. The implication for job purpose, especially for police or military service, is 6/6 (full vision) without the need for any correction by spectacles or any means.
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My Ha1bc is 6.4 for the last few years. Will I have eye and kidney problems. What should I do to avoid organ failure complications ?

FVRS, DNB Ophthalmology, MS Ophthalmology, MBBS, FICO
Ophthalmologist, Chennai
Congratulations. A HbA1c less than 7 indicates good glycaemic control.Have you retina checked yearly.
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I have red eyes from last 4 days and urine colour is pale yellow and also have weakness and vomiting what was the problem.

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Unani Specialist, Moga
I have red eyes from last 4 days and urine colour is pale yellow and also have weakness and vomiting what was the pro...
Hi dear - you r suffering red eye disease called viral conjuctivitis - you may take homeo med ;- ipecauc-30 - belladonna 200 3 times each-- alternately-- 1 day and report me.
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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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Common Vision Disorders in Children

M.S
Ophthalmologist, Ahmedabad
Common Vision Disorders in Children

Visual disorders are seen to develop in school going children and should be taken care of with utmost care as neglecting such disorders may affect their learning ability. They might find it hard to adjust and cope in school. Some of the common visual disorders which children are affected with are mentioned below. Read more to find out about them:


Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)
Amblyopia is a medical condition in which an eye has developed poor vision. It is also known as 'Lazy Eye'. It occurs when the vision in one eye is significantly better than the other. Amblyopia occurs due to strabismus or misaligned eyes. 


Conjunctivitis
Conjunctivitis or 'Pink Eye' occurs in children due to allergic reaction which is not contagious or due to bacterial or viral infections which are very contagious. If infected with conjunctivitis, it is advisable to stay at home to avoid spreading the infection. 


Myopia
Myopia is also known as nearsightedness. In this condition, the cornea is steep and the rays of light fall in front of the retina. This leads closer objects to look clear but far off objects to look blurred.


Hyperopia
Hyperopia implies farsightedness. In this condition, the eye is shorter than normal hence the rays of light cannot focus clearly on the retina. This results in objects close at hand appear blurred. Reading a book or threading a needle becomes difficult.


Astigmatism
Astigmatism is a condition in which both near and far off images appear blurred. In this condition, the cornea which is naturally circular is stretched in either horizontal or vertical direction. Astigmatism can occur along with myopia or hyperopia.


Blocked tear duct
When the tear ducts are partially or completely obstructed, it hampers the drainage of tears and results in a chronically, watery infected eye. You are advised to consult an ophthalmologist if such a condition occurs.


Orbital Cellulitis
Cellulitis generally occurs due to an eyelid infection or an upper respiratory infection. Cellulitis includes swelling of the eyelids and fever. It is a serious medical condition and it is recommended to visit a doctor for consultation.
 

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Something problems in my eyes. Both are looking very red at some time. What is the solution.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Something problems in my eyes. Both are looking very red at some time. What is the solution.
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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I am 45 years old. I have eyelid drooping since last 5 years. This problem is increasing continuously. Can you suggest the best treatment for this problem permanently?

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I am 45 years old. I have eyelid drooping since last 5 years. This problem is increasing continuously. Can you sugges...
Hello. Sorry about your eye trouble. Drooping of eyelid is technically known as ptosis. There are surgical options that can be used to rectify the drooping of eyelid. The newer options involve fixating the eyelid with the help of a graft material or silicon bands. This helps in preventing recurrence of the drooping. These surgeries are best done in the hands of oculoplastic surgeons. Hope my suggestions helped you. Take care.
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I can't see by my left eye please tell me any rescue ?

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist,
It looks like you glaucoma (By the medicine you are taking). If it's true, then it depends on what stage and upto how much your retina is affected. For this you need to visit glaucoma specialist.
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Is it good to do laser operation in eye? My power is -4.5? Wht r the difficulties.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Is it good to do laser operation in eye? My power is -4.5? Wht r the difficulties.
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). Cost depends on type of lasik which varies from 25000 for standard lasik to 1.10 lacs for smile lasik as your age is less than 18 yrs. You have to wait for lasik till your age is more than 18 years and your refraction is stable.
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