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Dr. Mallikarjun Puranik

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist, Bangalore

32 Years Experience  ·  250 at clinic
Dr. Mallikarjun Puranik MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology Ophthalmologist, Bangalore
32 Years Experience  ·  250 at clinic
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
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Dr. Mallikarjun Puranik is a renowned Ophthalmologist in Outer Ring Road, Bangalore. He has been a practicing Ophthalmologist for 32 years. He is a MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology . You can meet Dr. Mallikarjun Puranik personally at Vasan Eye Care Hospital - Marathahalli in Outer Ring Road, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Mallikarjun Puranik on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore - 1985
MS - Ophthalmology - Bangalore Institute of Dental Sciences Hospital - 1988
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Karnataka Medical Council

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Vasan Eye Care Hospital - Marathahalli

No- 25/5 D, Near Malgudi Dhabha, Doddanekundi, Outer Ring Road, Marathahalli. Landmark:-Opposite To Lotus Park HotelBangalore Get Directions
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I have a pain in right eye and also sleeping disorder during reading books, playing mobile for over time. What should I do? Suggest me a best answer.

DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Bangalore
Please stop over exposure to mobile and laptop, reduce the brightness of the screen and use tear substitutes.
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I am ravi yadav 20 year old. I am felling that I am loosing eye vision Still my eyes are 6/6 I dont want any goggle on my eyes how to keep my eyes fit.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Being a homoeopath,i will advise you to undergo homoeopathic treatment as homoeopathic medicine along with exercises aand a diet plan are very effective combination for improving eyesight.consult me
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My eye power is weak and I use eye glasses and their power is increasing. please suggest some exercise for eyes to improve vision. Can it be done. Also suggest diet.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Like any other muscles, the eye muscles also need exercise to be healthy and strong. Most of the time, we only shift our gaze minimally from left to right, when reading, and turn our heads if we want to look elsewhere. By moving the eyes in every direction, without turning your head at all, these Yoga Eye Exercises will strengthen the eye muscles, help prevent eyestrain and improve eyesight. Breathe normally while you practice. Rolling the Eyes -strengthens eye muscles 1. Look up; look down (x5). Blink quickly a few times to relax the eye muscles. 2. Look far right; look far left at eye level (x5). Keep your raised fingers or two pencils on each side as guides and adjust them so that you can see them clearly when moving the eyes to the right and to the left, but without straining. Blink several times, close your eyes and rest. 3. Look to top right; look to bottom left (x5); look top left; look bottom right (x5). Blink several times. Close the eyes and rest. 4. This exercise should not be done until three or four days after you have begun eye exercises above Look up, circle around clockwise (x5); anticlockwise (x5) then blink the eyes for at least five seconds. When rolling the eyes, make as large a circle as possible, so that you feel a little strain as you do the exercise. This stretches the eye muscles to the maximum extent, giving better results. ----------------------- Diet for EYESIGHT Lutein and zeaxanthin are both important nutrients for eye health, 6 as both of them are found in high concentrations in your macula—the small central part of your retina responsible for detailed central vision. More specifically, lutein is also found in your macular pigment – known for helping to protect your central vision and aid in blue light absorption—and zeaxanthin is found in your retina. Estimated daily dose of lutein is 10 mg per day, and at 2 mg/day for zeaxanthin. Both lutein and zeaxanthin are primarily found in green leafy vegetables, although zeaxanthin is far scarcer than lutein. Kale and spinach are two of the most lutein-rich foods, but you'll also find it in carrots, squash, and other orange and yellow fruits and vegetables. Both lutein and zeaxanthin are carotenoids called xanthophylls, which give plants and vegetables their yellow-orange color, and the name" lutein" comes from the Latin word" luteus, which means" yellow. If you remember this, it may help you pick out vegetables that are likely to contain higher amounts of these two nutrients. Egg yolk is another source of both lutein and zeaxanthin that is well absorbed by your body Most of the dark green leafy vegetables, previously recommended for a higher intake of lutein and zeaxanthin, have 15-47 percent of lutein, but a very low content (0-3 percent) of zeaxanthin. Study shows that fruits and vegetables of various colors can be consumed to increase dietary intake of lutein and zeaxanthi It is also important to note that lutein is an oil-soluble nutrient, so if you eat the vegetables without some oil or butter your body can't absorb the lutein. Adding a little bit of healthy fat, such as olive oil, coconut oil, or raw organic butter, will maximize your lutein absorption. Lutein content in food Food Mg / serving Orange (Raw) 0.2/1 large Egg 0.2/1 large Spinach (cooked) 20.4 / 1 cup Papaya (Raw) 0.3/1 large Turnip greens (cooked) 12.2 / 1 cup Green peas (cooked) 4.1 / 1 cup Spinach (raw) 3.7 / 1 cup Corn (cooked) 1.5 / 1 cup Broccoli (raw) 1.3 / 1 cup Broccoli (cooked) 0.8 / 1/2 cup Green beans (cooked) 0.9 / 1 cup.
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Dear sir my corner of left eyes becomes red and it is paining it always falling water from it please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
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. Consult an opthalmologist if the problem persists.
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Dr. My eyes are paining very much from past 5 days they very itchy and red what should I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Dear lybrate user, red eyes and itching 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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My father is 61 years old and have a problem of eye floatters from 1 year. Please help me to solve this problem without any surgerry.

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Floaters can be due to vitreous degeneration or retinal pathology. It first to be examined and then managed accordingly.
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I have red eyes for over 5 days. I am tensed. Kindly help. Please. Eyes have swollen.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
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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I got eye infection due to dirty hands. My eyes got red due to eye infection. Every year in summer I got the same issue. I have used vigamox and moisal. Kindly recommend some tips.

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
You have yourself stated the solution to ur problem - dirty hands... has equally simple solution - keep ur hands clean by frequest hand washing using correct technique and not touching your eyes at all.
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Sir my lens power is -3 and I m wearing glasses sometimes my glass having little bit more thickness. So can't I get the the glasses of same power with minimum thickness.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hello lybrate-user. You can use glasses of high refractive index. These glasses will b little costly but thin.
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Sir I am 21 year old student When I come in the contact with sunlight I could not able see properly in front and tears are also start coming from the eyes sir please help me.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
photophobia is not a morbid fear or phobia, but an experience of discomfort or pain to the eyes due to light exposure or by presence of actual physical sensitivity of the eyes, or consult eye doctor
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I have problems in my eyes when I was study and doing another work my eyes was like burning its gon red.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Hi, getting red eyes from eyestrain or overstudy or excess usage of mobile phones is a common problem. You can take homeopathic treatment for this problem, 1. Use euphrasia eye drops, this will provide extreme relief.
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What is the treatment of retina so that I can see clearly without preferring the lenses and glasses.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
its not called treatment of retina..its called LASIK laser treatment Lasik is a simple laser procedure which changes the shape of the cornea so that the light rays fall on the retina properly. 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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I have problem in my eyes I can not see in night I have 11 no. Chasma ans more I have 2 gaadi I have ek dukan and more moew.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
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 17 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. But as your number is huge lasik is not good option for you you can go for phakic iol to get rid of glasses after age of 18 yrs.
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I have red eyes I will be suffering this kind reason and very painful thats only asking.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
can be commonly due to allergy or infection or dryness, you need to visit nearby eye surgeon to check that. Also get your glass power checked
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I am 23 years old and have eye sight of -4 and -5.5 including cylindrical. I want to appear for exam which needs a distant of 6/6. Has my eyesight satisfied the criteria or not?

BHMS
Homeopath, Bangalore
Homoeopathic medicine physostigma 1 m 4 pills 4 times 4 days 1 week gap again repeat 1 more course n take it half an hour before or after food n don't take it with water n don't chew it too. N please take more of vit a products which will help your vision.
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I am facing heavy headache at losing and eyes turn in red colour plz give a solution.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1. Take one tablet of crocin advance as and when required after food up to a maximum of 3 tablets daily, 2. Drink plenty of water 3. Take adequate rest 4. Have adequate sound sleep in the night for 7-8 hours if you have recurrent attack of headache1. It could be a tension headache due to anxiety/stress, depression inadequate sleep, low bp/high bp, migraine, prolonged use of cell phone/computer, chronic anaemia, refractive error, chronic sinusitis, organic brain lesion 2. Avoid stress, physical and mental exertion, have adequate sound sleep for 7-8 hours daily in the night 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. Avoid prolonged use of cell phone/computer 7. Consult neurologist to rule out other causes of headache, if required take a ct scan of head to exclude any brain lesion 8. If it is migraine you have to take migraine prophylactic drug after consulting neurologist.
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While having an eye test for reading glass, I have been told that cataract problem has been started in one of my eye (right). What is the further course of treatment for this, will eye drop suffice for curing this or surgery needs to be done. Please advice.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hello there is only one treatment for cataract and that is surgery. If you are comfortable with glasses then you can wait for surgery else surgery is required.
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I am facing eye sight issues for last couple of months. What could be the possible symptoms.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, get your eyes tested from an opthalmologist. 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 1 month and instill euphrasia eye drops twice a day. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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My eyes are not fine. I have some problem like pain in my eyes when I watch tv and using mobile pls help me.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hello lybrate-user. This is computer vision syndrome. Take breaks while watching tv. Blink a lot. Do cold compresses and use lubricating eye drop.
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I have red eyes, felt week and felt pain in whole body and have little more fever. Is this viral fever?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Fever is not considered medically significant until body temperature is above 100.4 F (38 C). Fever serves as one of the body's natural defenses against bacteria and viruses which cannot live at a higher temperatures..Also, the body's defense mechanisms seem to work more efficiently at a higher temperature -Fevers of 104 F (40 C) or more may be dangerous and demand immediate treatment The following medications may be used at home for mild fever : -Acetaminophen (dolo-650 mg) twice or thrice can be used to lower a fever . Aspirin should not be used in children during a viral illness. -Wear comfortable loose fitting clothes and donot overdress. Overdressing can cause the temperature to rise further. -Tepid water (85 F [30 C]) baths may help bring down a fever -The body should be cooled with a wet sponge. -Fever can cause dehydration.Drink plenty of fluids.Have citrus fruits, particularly Vitamin C rich ones like mausami,Amla juice etc. -Take light and easily digestible home cooked meals .avoid outside food -Wash your hands frequently with soap and warm water especially before meals, or after returning from a public places or using public transport. -Further therapy depends on the cause of fever like urinary infection/typhoid or malaria/dengue infection and the accompanying symptoms that need to be investigated and treated accordingly
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