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Dr. Kanthamani K

MS - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist, Bangalore

27 Years Experience
Dr. Kanthamani K MS - Ophthalmology Ophthalmologist, Bangalore
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Dr. Kanthamani K is a popular Ophthalmologist in Vijayanagar, Bangalore. She has over 27 years of experience as a Ophthalmologist. She is a qualified MS - Ophthalmology . You can meet Dr. Kanthamani K personally at DR Kanthamani K Clinic in Vijayanagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Kanthamani K and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Why India Has POOREST Eyesight? + 4 Tips for Improving Your Eyesight

Vitreo Retina, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Why India Has POOREST Eyesight? + 4 Tips for Improving Your Eyesight

4 effective tips for improving your eyesight

You'd be shocked to know that 1/3rd of the blind people of the world are Indians, which amounts to about 15 million people in India alone. Moreover, the risk of cataract is also high in India, with about 3 million people developing this condition, annually. Even the number of people with power in their eyes in India has gone up considerably. Thus, proper eye care is the need of the hour.

Here are some useful tips to maintain your eyesight, while improving your overall eye health.

1. Ensure that your eyes remain hydrated
You can do so by drinking the standard 8-10 glasses of water a day. Moreover, opting for a pair of sunglasses having a UV filter also proves to be useful in this regard. The reason behind is that sunglasses prevent the wind from robbing the moisture away from your eyes. Alternatively, you can ask an optometrist to prescribe a simple saline solution to hydrate your eyes and give them a soothing feel.

2. Don't keep looking at the computer screen continuously
Staring at the computer screen for a long time at a stretch can affect your eyes negatively. So, implement the 20/20/20 rule into your daily routine. According to this rule, you should remove your gaze from the computer screen every 20 minutes and then direct your vision towards an object kept at a distance of 20 feet for 20 seconds. This break helps your eyes to relax and refocus, consequently avoiding the occurrence of blurry vision.

3. Give your body a balanced diet and correct amount of sleep
Ensure that your daily diet contains green, leafy vegetables and fruits and food rich in antioxidants. These food products help in improving your vision to a large extent. Moreover, sleep for around eight hours every night to prevent eyestrain.

4. Make it a daily habit to perform eye exercises
The most effective technique to naturally improve your eyesight is performing eye exercises. Regular eye exercises not only enhance your vision but also give strength to your eyes.

Here's a simple exercise you can try. This works by applying heat to your eyes in order to relax them. For this, you can rub your palms together till they become warm and then place them on your eyes. Let your palms remain there for 10 seconds and then open your eyes.

It is also very important that you take care of your existing health problems like diabetes, hypertension, neurological problems or allergies and be regular with exercising such that it keeps your body fit and does not bear any impact on other organs like eyes.

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Related Tip: 7 Easy Ways to Get Relief from EveryDay Computer Eye Strain

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My mother is diabetic from the past three years Currently she is on treatment Recent tests revealed the sugar level 141 How can it drop please suggest.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
My mother is diabetic from the past three years Currently she is on treatment
Recent tests revealed the sugar level 1...
1.Do regular aerobic exercise for 1 hour daily like brisk walking 2.Reduce weight if overweight 3Control diet a)Avoid sweets, sugar/honey, milk, milk product excess calorie and carbohydrate rich diet like white bread, cereal,rice, pasta b)avoid all refined food like maida, pasta, starchy food like rice, potato, bakery item, processed food,. c)include more fiber like pulse,green leafy vegetable,cucumber, carrot, tomato,h legume. d)Avoid sweetened fruit like banana,mango,litchi, chickoo,sapota, seethaphal jack fruit,grape etc. can have fruits like guava, pineapple,papaya, orange, mousambi, strawberry, watermelon, pomegranate, jack fruit, sweet potato e)Avoid white/polished rice, take unpolished rice like brown rice/wheat/Jowar/Ragi,moong and chana Dal. f)Avoid ghee/ butter./coconut oil/excess salt intake like papad/pickle. g)Avoid red meat.take fish/chicken. h)Avoid carbonated drinks like soft drink 4.Adhere to a strict diabetic diet by consulting Dietitian 5.Monitor your fasting, PP blood sugar 3 monthly and HbA1c six monthly 6.Consult diabetologist for advice and treatment
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I am 19 year old My eye is itching from last 6 day and now from last 3 days eye color is red what to do?

Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Panipat
I am 19 year old 
My eye is itching from last 6 day and now from last 3 days eye color is red what to do?
Use genteal eye drop 3 times a day and naphazoline eye drop 3 times a day for a week and let me know.
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I have negative power in my eyes and for this reason I m not able to participate in any defence academy, suggest me what to do so that my power of my eyes can be moved.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have negative power in my eyes and for this reason I m not able to participate in any defence academy, suggest me w...
Hello, 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, onions and capers. Blueberries, grapes, and goji berries have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that can help improve your vision. DHA is a fatty acid found in coldwater fish like wild salmon, sardines, mackerel, and cod. Exercises for eyes: Warm your eyes. Rub your palms together to create heat, and then place them against your eyes for five seconds. Repeat this three times. Roll your eyes. Start by looking up and then slowly circle 10 times clockwise and 10 times counterclockwise. Focus. Hold a pen at arm's length, focus your eyes on it, and slowly bring the pen closer until it's about 6 inches away from your nose. Then slowly move it back, keeping your eyes focused on the pen, 10 times in all. Massage your temples. Using your thumb knuckles, massage your temples in small circles, 20 times in one direction and 20 in the other. Repeat the same actions above the mid-point of the eyebrows at the forehead, then below the eyes on both sides of the bridge of the nose. Take a mini-nap. Put your head back, close your eyes, and relax for 3 minutes. 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 rather reducing the power of your eyes. Take Physostigma 6/ thrice daily for 1 month. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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Hello sir, I have fever for 2 days with little eye pain, headache. What can I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hello sir, I have fever for 2 days with little eye pain, headache. What can I do?
For fever take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and Eat nutritious food and have adequate fluid intake and take physical rest and if necessary Get your blood checked for cbc, mp , widal , sgpt and urine r/m and revert back to us with reports
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My mother who is 73 has been suffering from herpes for 4 years now she got from her forehead which turned to neuralgia n has effected her eye which doctors say might lead to glaucoma. That area is very sensitive a slight breeze is intolerable and shes always in pain. We have tried going to different doctors tried homeo too but all in vain please advice is Botox a good therapy and if it's not why so? Thanks you.

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My mother who is 73 has been suffering from herpes for 4 years now she got from her forehead which turned to neuralgi...
Botox is a drug made from a neurotoxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum called botulinum toxin. It is used medically to treat certain muscular conditions and cosmetically remove wrinkles by temporarily paralyzing muscles. An antiviral cream or ointment can relieve the burning, itching, or tingling. An antiviral medicine that is oral (pills) or intravenous (shot) can shorten an outbreak of herpes. Prescription antiviral medicines approved for the treatment of both types of herpes simplex include: Acyclovir.
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I have a red eye from five days what should I do? Please tell me its very irritating what should I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have a red eye from five days what should I do?
Please tell me its very irritating what should I do?
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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Some days my eyes got red and I feel that air surrounding me striking my eyes and its very pain full but as I close my eyes I feel more comfortable what is the reason for that. I don't do any type of intoxication.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Some days my eyes got red and I feel that air surrounding me striking my eyes and its very pain full but as I close m...
This must be due to dryness. Measures to reduce this include 1. Work under proper light. 2. Blink a lot. 3. Cold compresses 4. Use good lubricating eyedrop. 5. Use goggles when in sunlight.
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My mom have red eyes from 2 days and she is saying that she looks foggy what should she do.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery), MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Delhi
My mom have red eyes from 2 days and she is saying that she looks foggy what should she do.
Most probably it should be a. Conjunctivitis which is viral mostly & has no remedy in other systems of medicine. Start taking bell. 200 four times s day for three days & euph. Eye drops - 2 drops every 2 hours in both the eyes. Prevent eyes from sun-light.
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What is the symptoms of dengue and I have fever for over last 4 days and I have red eye and what should I do.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
What is the symptoms of dengue and I have fever for over last 4 days and I have red eye and what should I do.
Fever with body pain are few symptoms of dengue and to be confirmed by a blood test and For fever take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and Eat nutritious food and have adequate fluid intake and take physical rest and Get your blood checked for cbc, mp , widal , sgpt and urine r/m and revert back to us with reports
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I am 25 yrs. Old. My father is 52 yrs. Old and has redness in his right eye from 2 yrs, shown to various doctors locally, given eye drops and capsules, and when the medicines are not given it leads to swelling and pain which often sometimes lead to headache. Right now indocap sr (75 mg), gate p, delco and timol p eye drops are in continuation.

MBBS, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
I am 25 yrs. Old. My father is 52 yrs. Old and has redness in his right eye from 2 yrs, shown to various doctors loca...
From the medicines mentioned, your father seems to be suffering from a combination of eye conditions in which the eye pressure is increased. So, without the advice of the treating eye surgeon, you should not stop any medicines. The condition may recur if medicines are stopped. These conditions are called chronic, meaning that they need long term maintenance medications, without which there could be serious consequences like permanent loss of vision, and so on.
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I have week eye sight and due to which I have to wear specs all day so please suggest me how to remove specs.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have week eye sight and due to which I have to wear specs all day so please suggest me how to remove specs.
Hello, 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 eyes: Warm your eyes. Rub your palms together to create heat, and then place them against your eyes for five seconds. Repeat this three times. Roll your eyes. Start by looking up and then slowly circle 10 times clockwise and 10 times counterclockwise. Focus. Hold a pen at arm's length, focus your eyes on it, and slowly bring the pen closer until it's about 6 inches away from your nose. Then slowly move it back, keeping your eyes focused on the pen, 10 times in all. Massage your temples. Using your thumb knuckles, massage your temples in small circles, 20 times in one direction and 20 in the other. Repeat the same actions above the mid-point of the eyebrows at the forehead, then below the eyes on both sides of the bridge of the nose. Take a mini-nap. Put your head back, close your eyes, and relax for 3 minutes. 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 reducing the power of your eyes. Take Physostigma 6/ thrice daily for 1 month. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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She has running nose Running eyes Mild cold always present Blockage of nose Allergy all time Continued from 2013 to up to date Consult number of doctors.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
She has running nose
Running eyes 
Mild cold always present
Blockage of nose
Allergy all time 
Continued from 2013 to...
Hello, if symptoms are sneezing, running nose, blocked nose 1. Take proper rest/ lot of fluids 2. Take proper home made diet. 3. Steam inhalation carefully by steam inhaler twice a day for 2-3 days frequent cold may be because of many reasons like: 1. Any ent problem like dns polyp sinusitis 2. Low immunity 3. Allergic condition like allergic bronchitis so you need to consult ent doctor for proper examination and further management.
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Dear Dr. Kindly let me know the treatment for Chalazion a small lump in my left eyelid. This is 3 month old.

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Dehradun
Dear Dr. Kindly let me know the treatment for Chalazion a small lump in my left eyelid. This is 3 month old.
Apply hot fomentation for 10 min 3 times a day for at least one month. If small don't bother, if big a small operation will cure it.
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I am a 24 year old female and I have shortsightness since childhood and sight is increasing in each check up.

MS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Zirakpur
1. Myopia increases till the age of 19. Rarely after that. 2. Most common reason for increase is miscalculation in prevoius check up now there r 2 question 1. Have you gone of vision check up after dilated the pupil by eye specialist? 2. If yes and still number is increasing than it can b a pathological myopia which need fundus ex and rarely intraocular pressur measurement.
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Is it safe to use contact lenses? or any problems will occur if I use contact lenses? then, please tell me what are the possibilities of side effects of contact lenses.

Phaco Development Program, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology, DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Mysore
If you use contact lenses from a good brand there will be lesser chances of problems. The following points have to be followed while using contact lenses: 1. Dust must not fall in your eyes when you are using lenses. 2. You must not wear them 24 hrs no matter what anyone claims. It is advisable to use them for maximum 10 hours continuously 3. Better to use monthly disposable lenses 4. Cleaning the lenses daily with a good solution is a must.
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I am having sight 6.75 (right eye) & 6.50 (left eye), presently can I go for a leaser treatment for my problem?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am having sight 6.75 (right eye) & 6.50 (left eye), presently can I go for a leaser treatment for my problem?
Hello yes lasik is good option for you doctor will perform some tests and i'd those are ok then you can go for lasik.
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Having a head ache in the left portion starting from left eye to the extreme end. What may the probable reason for this kind of head ache? I use spectacles regularly having a power of -2.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist,
Having a head ache in the left portion starting from left eye to the extreme end. What may the probable reason for th...
One sided headache usually occurs in migraine. If the headache aggravates while traveling or on exposure to sunlight & is associated with nausea then you're most probably suffering from migraine.
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For 2 days I have not slept properly and I'm not even felling hungry as well as tired but my eyes are watering so please tell me what to do.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
For 2 days I have not slept properly and I'm not even felling hungry as well as tired but my eyes are watering so ple...
Its a sign of fever and can take tablet paracetamol and Eat nutritious food and have adequate fluid intake and take physical rest
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For past few days, I am finding tears dropping from left eye. I also found that there was small boil on eyelid? what is the reason behind it ? what is the cure ?

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Small boil in your case seems to be infective caused by rubbing eyes with dirty hands.If its mild can managed by topical eye drops and if its not beneficial, then it has to be excised. For medicines you can have private consultation.
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