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Dr. Priya Timothy

MBBS, Post Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmology, DNB - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist, Bangalore

26 Years Experience  ·  220 - 500 at clinic
Dr. Priya Timothy MBBS, Post Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmology, DNB - Ophth... Ophthalmologist, Bangalore
26 Years Experience  ·  220 - 500 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
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; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Priya Timothy is a renowned Ophthalmologist in Kalyan Nagar, Bangalore. She has had many happy patients in her 26 years of journey as a Ophthalmologist. She is a qualified MBBS, Post Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmology, DNB - Ophthalmology . You can meet Dr. Priya Timothy personally at Zamindar's Microsurgical Eye Centre in Kalyan Nagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Priya Timothy and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Christian Medical College, Vellore - 1991
Post Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmology - Christian Medical College, Vellore - 1998
DNB - Ophthalmology - Prabha Eye Clinic and Research Centre - 2001

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I am 22 year young man. I have problem of eye site increase because of working in laser cutting. Please give me proper solution.

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I am 22 year young man. I have problem of eye site increase because of working in laser cutting. Please give me prope...
Hello lybrate-user. While working with laser/ welding, etc. It would be a good idea to wear proper protection glasses. These glasses tend to shield from the harmful rays emitted. Lasers of any type should not be allowed to enter eyes unless for therapeutic purpose. Also, it would be a good idea to protect your body from the harmful effects of laser radiation. Do not allow laser exposure to any body parts. Get your eyes screened regularly. This will enable the doctor to diagnose and treat any problem in the early stages. Hope my suggestions helped you.
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Hi, I have wearing specs last 6year I can remove my specs if yes so please suggest the way.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hi, I have wearing specs last 6year I can remove my specs if yes so please suggest the way.
Hello lybrate-user. You can either use contact lens or undergo lasik laser surgery. I hope this will help you.
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My eyes get red after my office hours wat may be the reason behind it. I don't have numbers on my eyes but I wear computer eyeware spax. Can you please consult wat may be the main reason behind it?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
My eyes get red after my office hours wat may be the reason behind it. I don't have numbers on my eyes but I wear com...
it might be allergy to dust or pollutants in air... or just due to dryness... drink plenty of fluids and wash them often .. use refresh eye drops
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For Healthy Eyes

DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Surat
For Healthy Eyes
Eat a well balanced diet including green leafy vegetables for healthy eyes.
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What I doo red chillies chutney when in my eyes jst now wht should I doo I am worried that my eyes would have effects.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
What I doo red chillies chutney when in my eyes jst now wht should I doo I am worried that my eyes would have effects.
Hello, repeatedly wash your eyes with cold water.Your eye s will become normal after some time so do not worry.
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I am 23 year old girl .My eyes are itching from last three days. What should I do?

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Homeopath, Raebareli
I am 23 year old girl .My eyes are itching from last three days. What should I do?
Dear user sprinkle cold water over eyes and wife off with soft towel. Then slice two cucumber and place over eyes for 30 minutes you will be fine. And if not addressed then use the medicine eupharasia 30 twice daily till it resolves.
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I'm avinash. While driving bike some dust gone in my eyes. I washed my eyes with water but something there in eyes, so pleasetell me what I have to do.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I'm avinash. While driving bike some dust gone in my eyes. I washed my eyes with water but something there in eyes, s...
Homoeopathic medicine EUPHRASIA 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 2 drops direct on tongue every 2-3 hrly EUPHRASIA EYEDROPS ( SBL ) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily
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I am suffering from head pain and it puts effects on my eyes as well. What I can do to solve my problem. Please help.

BHMS
Homeopath, Thane
I am suffering from head pain and it puts effects on my eyes as well. What I can do to solve my problem. Please help.
Hi headaches are caused due to sinusitis which may not be noticed as you must not be knowing its symptoms. Take following medicines nat suph 30 4pills to be sucked thrice a day for 15 days kali bich 200 4pills to be sucked thrice a day for 15 days take plain water steam once a day avoid eating curd, icecreams, pickles, papad, citrus fruits, watermelon, green skin bananas, pineapple, strawberries, custard apple, guavas. Stop using mosquito repellants.
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I am using eye lens but yesterday I got eye infection while removing it. What should I do?

MD in Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I am using eye lens but yesterday I got eye infection while removing it. What should I do?
Stop using the lens. Kindly see an ophthalmologist as post cl infections can be serious. Do not try self medication.
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My husband always complains about indigestion and heart burn. What diet should he follow and which doctor I should see.

General Physician, Hyderabad
My husband always complains about indigestion and heart burn. What diet should he follow and which doctor I should see.
It may be gastritis. You need to consult any general physician or gastroenterologist you need to 1. Avoid spicy and fried food 2. Avoid junk food 3. Do not eat heavy fatty food in the night 4. Avoid smoking 5. Reduce alcohol intake 6. Include yogurt /curd in every meal 7. Drink milk in the night. Doing all these can reduce your problem a bit. Take care.
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Defective Vision - Can it be a Cause of Your Headache?

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Jaipur
Defective Vision - Can it be a Cause of Your Headache?

A common headache can have a number of reasons behind it, such as defective vision, hetrophoria or convergence deficiency, etc. Now, the question arises as to how they can cause headache. Read on to know more...

Q. Why should defective vision cause headache?

To attain a perfect vision, eyes with defective vision have to make sustained extra efforts, which results in headache. Even if the refractive error is very small, it can be the cause of headache. More prolonged the working and smaller the print, higher the incidence of headache.

Q. Can this occur at all ages?

Yes, it can occur at all ages. However, with age, the resistance decreases and hence elderly people are more prone to get headache. More the use of computer, mobiles, TV or prolonged studies precipitates headache

Q What is Hetrophoria?

Normally, both eyes always remain parallel, but in some cases, eyes have slight tendency to develop minor squint, may be convergent or divergent. This is called Hetrophoria or Latent squint. Such patients have to take extra strain to keep the eyes straight

Q. What is convergence deficiency?

For reading, both eyes have to converge and if there is weakness of convergence, extra strain has to be put on the eyes, which cause headache.

Q. What is the ideal method of refraction in young patients, I,e below 40 years?

Ideal method is to dilate the pupil with Tropicasyl plus drops. This has the advantage that the doctor can see the retina and Optic Disc. This is important to exclude any involvement of brain as the cause of headache. It also relaxes accommodation and hence provides correct refraction. In cases of Hypermetropia, it is extremely essential to dilate the pupil.

Q. What is the role of Autorefractmeter (a computer) in refraction?

It is a very important instrument to provide correct refraction, but it cannot be totally relied upon. Some opticians rely on it and give wrong numbers.

Q. What is acceptance Test?

You have refracted the eyes with Autorefractmeter or Streak Retinoscope but exact power is what a patient accepts. This is very important.

Q. What is astigmatism?

There is a difference in refraction in different meridians and it is important that a cylinder number is prescribed in correct axis. This is a difficult task and needs lot of experience.

Q. Is it important to correct astigmatism?

To relieve headache and strain on the eyes, it is very important that exact cylinder is prescribed.

Q. What is the role of exact centring of Optical Lenses?

.You may give correct number, but if the centre of the Optical lenses and cornea do not coincide, satisfactory results are not obtained. To dispense correct lenses is a big art and the Optician must be qualified and well experienced.

Q. Does the quality of lens affect the visual comfort?

Yes, it is important that quality of lenses should be good, preferable fibre lenses which are Ant reflect coated. Crizal coating with capability to block the UV rays are very popular.

Conclusion: Refractive errors are important cause of headache and needs proper examination of the eyes, preferably after dilating the pupil. Astigmatic error even if too small may be the cause of headache. Spectacle dispensing is an art and a patient must select proper optician. Spectacles if advised for constant use must be used constantly to get full relief.

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I Am Facing Red Eye Problem For 2 Days. I Don't Go To Any Doctor And Don't Use Any medicine Yet. Is Anything Serious? Should I Check It Up?

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I Am Facing Red Eye Problem For 2 Days. I Don't Go To Any Doctor And Don't Use Any medicine Yet. Is Anything Serious?...
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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Sir my eyes went much inner than the normal eye position So what can I do sir to correct my eye position in normal condition Please give me a good advice.

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Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Sir my eyes went much inner than the normal eye position So what can I do sir to correct my eye position in normal co...
Hello this is suggestive of squint it can be easily corrected by squint surgery consult local squint specialist.
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Does eye power of 0.5 qualify for eye sight 6/6? What is the meaning of A1 criteria medical in govt. Jobs?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Does eye power of 0.5 qualify for eye sight 6/6? What is the meaning of A1 criteria medical in govt. Jobs?
http://www.indianrailways.gov.in/railwayboard/uploads/codesmanual/MMVol-I/Chapter5.pdf this might help you
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My sister's eyes are weak. Her power is approx -2.5 , lasik operation is save for her or any other suggestion you can give. Thanks.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My sister's eyes are weak. Her power is approx -2.5 , lasik operation is save for her or any other suggestion you can...
Hi, before going for lasik surgery, you can give her homoeopathic medicines which will although would take some time to reduce the power, but also prevents further increase in future. 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. -one helpful way to do this is to imagine that you are looking at the number 12 on a clock. Then, follow the numbers around the clock with your eyes. Repeat going the other way around the clock. -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 midpoint 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 then reducing the power of your eyes (if the eye power is less). Take physostigma 6/ thrice daily for 4-6 months and instill euphrasia eye drops twice a day. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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Need some urgent help and advice 're my wife suspected to have myasthenia gravis and have just got her blood tests done today incl the antibodies one. Yesterday I was in panic when one of her eyeballs squinted up for a few seconds. We are based in South Mumbai. Please help as am Damn tense. Thanx.

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Homeopath, Pune
Need some urgent help and advice 're my wife suspected to have myasthenia gravis and have just got her blood tests do...
Hello lybrate-user. Myasthenia Gravis is a neuromusular disorder. If she has problem in eyes thn she has to use eye patch during watching, reading, writing. Avoid foods that requir more chewing. Take proper rest. Avoid stress. To cure all complains she can use homeopathic medicines because they have no side effects and give effective results.
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I have red eyes from over 9 days. What should I do to get my eyes in normal condition?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes from over 9 days. What should I do to get my eyes in normal condition?
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. Other potential causes of eye redness include: • Colds or allergies . • Acute glaucoma: A sudden increase in eye pressure that is extremely painful and causes serious visual problems. This is a medical emergency. The more common form of glaucoma is chronic and gradual. • Corneal scratches: Injuries caused by sand, dust, or overuse of contact lenses. Sometimes, a bright red spot, called a subconjunctival hemorrhage, will appear on the white of the eye. This often happens after straining or coughing, which causes a broken blood vessel on the surface of the eye. Most often, there is no pain and your vision is normal. It is almost never a serious problem. Because the blood leaks into the conjunctiva, which is clear, you cannot wipe or rinse the blood away. Like a bruise, the red spot will go away within a week or two. So,visit a local eyespecialist.The diagnosis of your problem in eyes can only be made by local examination of eyes
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Hello! I am 21 years old female, I have a spot or maybe a mole in the white part of my right eye. I haven't had it from the beginning but a couple of months! U would like to know possible reasons and hazards! Thank you.

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Ahmedabad
Hello! I am 21 years old female, I have a spot or maybe a mole in the white part of my right eye. I haven't had it fr...
New moles do develop on our body. You must keep a watch on. Any increase in size. Itching. Redness. Color change. Associated with it. Do not worry about your mole other wise. If any of above things are noted we need a biopsy to confirm the diagnosis.
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I have been having head ache since last 4 days and slight blur type in the vision I see. Can you tell any measures to stop this ?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I have been having head ache since last 4 days and slight blur type in the vision I see. Can you tell any measures to...
Hello, you may be having headache because of stress/ refractory problems/ any ENT problem kindly follow advises given below: you can take: 1. Tablet Crocin (Paracetamol 500 mg) one tablet after food when required for headache after food for 2-3 days (maximum 2 tablets with gap of 12 hour can be taken in a day) 2. Adequate sleep 6-8 hr in a day 3. Get check eyes for refractive error 4. We need to go for ent evaluation to rule out sinusitis 5. Get BP checked 6. Regular physical exercise and meditation and yoga complete history of your headache for further management like duration, severity, aggravating factors/relieving/ triggering/ associated factor to reach diagnosis/relieving/ triggering/ associated factor to reach diagnosis consult physician for further management
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My eye problem because vitamin is low in my body. So what can I do my eye is good position.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
My eye problem because vitamin is low in my body. So what can I do my eye is good position.
Get your refraction done and wear spectacles Eat green veggies. Carrots. Strain less your eyes. Relax your eyes in between work. Blink regularily if working for long time on computer. Lower the brightness of your screen. Work under adequately illuminated conditions. If needed wear corrective spectacles. These are few things you can take care of. Otherwise as such no options available which can increase your eyesight. You can also go for contact lens or refractive surgeries.
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