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Dr. M. B Shanmugam

Ophthalmologist, Bangalore

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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
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Dr. M. B Shanmugam is a renowned Ophthalmologist in Rajaji Nagar, Bangalore. You can consult Dr. M. B Shanmugam at Pavitra Eye Clinic in Rajaji Nagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. M. B Shanmugam on Lybrate.com.

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I have my eyes has slightly tilt. There is any operations that my eyes comes there original position.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I have my eyes has slightly tilt. There is any operations that my eyes comes there original position.
Hello lybrate-user. Tilting of the eyes is known as squint. There are multiple causes associated with tilting (squinting) of the eyes. Let me enumerate them in brief: (1) refractive error (specially in children): one of the common causes. (2) abnormal action (over action or under action of certain muscles that hold the eye in place. (3) neurological issues. (4) lazy eye. (5) after eye surgery. (6) trauma/ injury to the eyes. Thus, the cause for your squint should be identified first. Coming to your ain query, it would be possible to correct the squint surgically. This would be or cosmetic purpose chiefly. It would not be possible to restore vision in your eyes. Also, there would be a possibility that the squint would recur. This recurrence could happen in a few years time. Thus, I would suggest you to get assessment in person by an eye specialist and then gauge the risk benefit ration in order to decide the treatment plan.
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Is there any way to reduce power of specs I am wearing or get rid of it. I.E natural method.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Is there any way to reduce power of specs I am wearing or get rid of it. I.E natural method.
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 as your age is now 18 years so your number will increase little 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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Since last 7 days my left eye is flickering. I am staying in delhi. Someone told me its due to winters but it is not stopping. Pls suggest something.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Since last 7 days my left eye is flickering. I am staying in delhi. Someone told me its due to winters but it is not ...
Hello Your symptoms are suggestive of myokymia most common cause being tension kindly observe it may resolve on its own without treatment if it persists, kindly consult local ophthalmologist This is a provisional diagnosis. Consult your ophthalmologist for detailed examination.
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I have red eyes over 2 weeks. What should I do now And it come every time after some months.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eyes over 2 weeks.
What should I do now
And it come every time after some months.
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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Doctor, My son is infection of eye. Son'age is two months. What do my son to remove from infection of his eye?

MD - Paediatrics, Diploma in Child Health (DCH)
Pediatrician, Mumbai
Doctor, My son is infection of eye. Son'age is two months. What do my son to remove from infection of his eye?
You need to clean the eyes, and simplest remedy and safest remedy is to put breast milk in the eyes. Breast milk contains antibodies and can cure many eye infections. If he is still not okay, please show him to a doctor and get him evaluated for eye infection.
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Hi there. Its been 3 days My left eye is frequently fasciculating. It's feels like my eye is gonna pop out. Please help.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Hi there. Its been 3 days My left eye is frequently fasciculating. It's feels like my eye is gonna pop out. Please help.
you will need to visit eye surgeon,, make sure your vision is not affected.. very difficult to comment without seeing
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Sometimes my eyes are red why? And I always felling sleepy even after sleeping for 7-8 hours?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Sometimes my eyes are red why? And I always felling sleepy even after sleeping for 7-8 hours?
With a weight of 105 Kg at your teenage, your body requires a lot of energy and so gets exhausted early as well a eaily. Thaswhy you feel sleepy due to exhaustion not mentally but physically. One thing you must always keep in your mind that NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE and just see where are you aiming to go from here if you do not think seriously right now 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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Types and Benefits of Lasik Surgery

MS - General Surgery
Ophthalmologist, Thane
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I have red eyes over five day. What should I do? Please help very urgent doctor. I am waiting for your reply please help.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have red eyes over five day. What should I do? Please help very urgent doctor. I am waiting for your reply please h...
Hello 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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When I was bathing, some shampoo had fell in my one of my eyes and it had turn to red. What should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
When I was bathing, some shampoo had fell in my one of my eyes and it had turn to red. What should I do?
Hi. Wash your eyes 2-3 times a day with plain water. Use homoeopathic medicine - Euphrasia eye drops 3 times a day.
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I scratched my eye while taking out a contact lens. My thumbnail was longer than I expected, and somehow I scratched the white part of my eyeball. Whom should I consult?

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I expect that your injury might have been resolved by the time you read this. If not, you should definitely visit eye doc to rule out any deep injuries. Just in case of any irritation use some lubricating drops till you visit.
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Ways To Prevent Common Eye Injuries!

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Ahmedabad
Ways To Prevent Common Eye Injuries!

While it's assumed that numerous eye injuries are inflicted at work, just about the same number of them may happen while at home. Luckily, most eye wounds are preventable. Find ways to prevent eye injuries, as the eyes are very sensitive and delicate.

Here is a list of some of the most common eye injuries and tips on how to prevent them:

  1. A lot of eye injuries happen from dust particles entering the eyes, causing itching and burning sensation. Protective glasses should be worn when doing any kind of activity in a dusty area with flying particles.
  2. Pencils, scissors, forks, knives and all similar sharp objects can cause a serious eye injury. Day to day household items like bungee cords, wire coat hangers, rubber bands and fishhooks are capable of causing eye injuries. You must always remain aware and super conscious while using such objects.
  3. While performing activities such as dusting, sweeping or lawn mowing, make sure to protect your eyes well as dust is involved.
  4. Children are very curious by nature. Thus, all hazardous stuff like fertilizers, acids should be kept away from their reach. These contain harmful chemicals, which may inflict fatal damage to the eyes.
  5. Cooking powder and spices like chili powder can cause injury to the eye. Always wash your hands after using these items, so that you don't harm the eyes if you by chance rub them with your hands.
  6. Precautions should be taken while dealing with heat or boiling water or oil. They may spill and cause damage to the eyes.
  7. Secure floor coverings and railings. On the off chance that a kid or elderly man lives in your home, use a safety gate at the top and base of stairs, and consider covering sharp furniture edges and corners with a padding material.
  8. While travelling in a car, abrupt jerking or breaks may cause the head to bump and cause injury to the eye. Always put on your seat belt and do not allow children to sit in the front of a car.
  9. Many modern toys, which are very attractive have got sharp edges because of their fancy design. Abstain children from playing with these kinds of toys.
  10. Laser pointers, a common fun gadget for children is very harmful and causes permanent damage to the retina. Stay away from laser pointers.
  11. Wear eye gear to protect your eyes during sports activities. Also wear goggles during swimming as chlorine in swimming pool water damages the eyes.

Eye injuries may happen out of nowhere. You must always remain alert to avoid eye injuries. If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult an ophthalmologist.

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I have head ach and my eyes are red from last 3 days due to this am not able sleep properly. Can you prescribe me some medicines.

PG Diploma in Clinical Research, Diploma in Acupuncture, MBBS, College Of Physicians & Surgeons
General Physician, Mumbai
I have head ach and my eyes are red from last 3 days due to this am not able sleep properly. Can you prescribe me som...
Overuse of laptops, or pc, can present with what symtoms you have. Get your eye checkef by ophthalmologist.
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I have red eyes for 30 days. What should I do. And for black head removal what should I do.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes for 30 days. What should I do. And for black head removal what should I do.
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 Eye infections or inflammation can cause redness as well as possible itching, discharge, pain, or vision problems. These may be due to: • Blepharitis: Swelling along the edge of the eyelid. • Conjunctivitis: Swelling or infection of the clear tissue that lines the eyelids and covers the surface of the eye (the conjunctiva). This is often referred to as "pink eye." • Corneal ulcers: Sores on the cornea most often caused by a serious bacterial or viral infection. • Uveitis: Inflammation of the uvea, which includes the iris, ciliary body, and choroid. The cause is most often not known. It may be related to an autoimmune disorder, infection, or exposure to toxins. The type of uveitis that causes the worst red eye is called iritis, in which only the iris is inflamed. 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 Baking soda is an effective treatment for blackheads as well as acne. It helps clear the skin of impurities such as debris and dirt. 1. Mix two teaspoons of baking soda with mineral water to make a paste. 2. Apply the paste generously on the affected skin area and massage gently. Allow it to dry for a few minutes before rinsing it off with warm water. 3. Repeat this remedy once or twice a week.
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Give me the complete details about lasik laser treatment. I am suffering from short sight. Thank you.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Give me the complete details about lasik laser treatment. I am suffering from short sight. Thank you.
Lasik is a simple laser procedure which changes the shape of the cornea so that the light rays fall on the retina properly. Basically a flap is made on the cornea, the laser is then given to cornea and flap is reposited. It is a painless procedure. It is a day care procedure does not require any injections, does not require admission, you can simply resume your duties in 2 days. Cost varies from centre to centre. Side effects are usually limited to dryness of eyes for few months. We can do lasik anytime after age of 18 years. You need to undergo proper prelasik checkup to decide whether lasik is safe for you or not
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There is a little bit redness in my eyes. Is it normal or should I go to an eye specialist for checkup.

MBBS, Diploma in Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Ghaziabad
There is a little bit redness in my eyes. Is it normal or should I go to an eye specialist for checkup.
If redness persist more than 12 hrs. N pain, watering n foreign body sensation develop. See an ophthalmologist. Try clean n cold water wash till then.
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When I m going on the bike my eyes and nose gets watering all time Can you help me out.

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
When I m going on the bike my eyes and nose gets watering all time
Can you help me out.
You have to take Dr. Reckeweg's Cineraria martima Eyedrops / Two drops in each eye three times a day for one week. Revert back after one week with feedback.
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I have red eyes for over 3 days and sometimes my nose also bleeds. What should I do?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hello if there is bleeding from multiple places. I would advise you to get your platelet count checked along with bt and ct.
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