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Dr. Punitha Kumar.a is an experienced Ophthalmologist in Maruthi Nagar, Bangalore. She is currently practising at Dr. Punitha Kumar.A Clinic in Maruthi Nagar, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Punitha Kumar.a on Lybrate.com.

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Three Stages Of Age Related Macular Degeneration!

FACS, FRCOphth, Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS), MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Kolkata
Three Stages Of Age Related Macular Degeneration!

Even something as small as an eyeball, has multiple parts within it. The retina at the back of the eye ball is responsible for the clarity of vision. The central area of the retina is known as the macula. Macular degeneration is the deterioration of this part of the retina. Macular degeneration is not incurable, if detected early, the wet form of macular gegeneration can be treated very effectively by the use of drugs which are given as an injection into the eye. People suffering from macular degeneration experience blurred vision, black spots and may eventually lose central vision while retaining peripheral vision.

There are two types of macular degeneration; wet and dry. The dry form of this disease is more common than its wet form. Of these, the latter causes more serious vision loss. Dry macular degeneration leads to white or yellow deposits on the retina leading to further degeneration. In the wet form of this disease, blood vessels beneath the retina start growing towards the macula and may pull it away from the base when they break or leak fluid.

There are three stages of age related macular degeneration (AMD).

- Early AMD

This is diagnosed by the presence of deposits on the retina. In most cases, ether is no vision loss at this stage but regular check-ups are essential.

- Intermediate AMD

A comprehensive eye exam will show the presence of larger deposits or pigment changes in the retina. At this stage, slight vision loss may be experienced.

- Late AMD

People suffering from late AMD have noticeable vision loss.
Though this disease is linked to aging, the exact triggers for macular degeneration are unknown. It is understood to be a combination of hereditary and environmental factors. The presence of certain genes and their variants has been associated with a number of cases of this disease. Studies also show that caucasions are at the highest risk of suffering from this disease. Depriving cells in the retina of oxygen can also increase a person's risk of contacting this disease. Other risk factors for this disease are obesity, smoking, high blood pressure and a light eye colour. The side effects of certain drugs can also induce this condition.

Macular degeneration is considered to be incurable but certain forms of treatment can improve vision and slow down the rate of deterioration.  Treatment prescribed by a doctor depends on stage of the disease and whether it is wet or dry. Studies suggest that a diet rich in omega 3 fatty acids can prevent AMD and lower the risk of its progression. Consult an Expert & get answers to your questions!

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I'm a 16 year old male and I think that my eyes are shrinking. I don't know how to express it but what I mean to say is I feel that my eyes have gone deeper inside the socket. I can feel the edge of my eye socket of if touch the lower part of it. My skin near my eyes are also becoming lose. My vision doesn't have any problem yet, still I went for a checkup and Doc said results will be in tomorrow. Is there a natural cure or I need to seek professional help. Thank you.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
This is a great question, and one that is commonly asked and sought out in consultation. That hollow area beneath your eye, near your nose, is called a nasojugal groove or a" tear trough. They can often extend laterally, toward your temples and the outside of your eye, as an orbitomalar groove. This can become more prominent with age, but often do exist in younger patients with a genetic predisposition. The underlying cause is often both soft tissue and bone related. Fortunately, there are good options for correction. In the past, implants in this area had been very popular, but the current trend in cosmetics is that implants are being replaced with fillers that have significantly longer durations and better outcomes. Fillers have the main benefits of very little risk when compared with the surgical procedure of an implant and the long-term complications that all too often force those implants to get removed. Fillers also cost a fraction as much. You may hear a debate from some surgeons about fat transfer versus fillers, but the reality is that fat transfer is unpredictable, even in the best hands. Hyaluronic acid fillers provide a very consistent volume and result. Newer fillers last significantly longer, with very high patient satisfaction when used in this area.
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I am 20 years old my eyesight is very weak ,can I get my eyes operated to remove specs.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I am 20 years old my eyesight is very weak ,can I get my eyes operated to remove specs.
Surgery is recommended only in certain cases and some cases needs specs itself. There is lot of pros an cons for it. You need to mention your power of both the eyes so as to suggest something.
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Agr bina lasik ke spex remove krne ho to kya ye possible h mera no -1.75 h or colour blindness bhi theek ho sakta h.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Agr bina lasik ke spex remove krne ho to kya ye possible h mera no -1.75 h or colour blindness bhi theek ho sakta h.
Hello A. There is no natural method to get rid of glasses B. I am sorry but there is no treatment for colour blindness
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I have myopia. I checked last year I had -2.5 in left eye and -3.0 in right eye. The problem is that for the last 3-4 years these numbers are increasing (and rarely decreasing). And, currently I think these numbers are increased as I am having problems in reading distant objects even after wearing glasses. I am studying software engineering so I have to work on laptop for 6-7 hours everyday and I also watch TV occasionally. Doctor, what should I do? Thanks.

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
I have myopia. I checked last year I had -2.5 in left eye and -3.0 in right eye.
The problem is that for the last 3-4...
Myopic power is inherited from either mother or father side & is basically hereditary in nature ,maximum increase in myopic power takes place between 13 to 21 yrs in male & between 13 yrs to 19 yrs in female because maximum body growth takes place between these periods. There is no direct medicine to check the increase in myopic power but with the help of balanced diet ,green vegetables & seasonal fruits  one can slow the speed in the increase of myopic  power,one can take the help of yoga pranayam, swimming, gym &these things definitely slow the speed of increase in myopic power.
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Dear Dr. I am 70 years old healthy male suffering from eye irritation and swelling of eye lid fro the past 5 days. For relief I have been using Refresh eye drops, Ciplox and Ketomar but 100 pc. Relief has not come. Kindly suggest some eye drops which I can use for complete relief. The medicines I am using have been suggested friends who are not opthalmogist. Will be grateful for quick response. I am told that it is allergic problem and pink eye. Thanks

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Dear Dr. I am 70 years old healthy male suffering from eye irritation and swelling of eye lid fro the past 5 days. Fo...
Swelling of lids could be due to multiple problems' infection, allergy, meibomian gland disorders and many more. One needs to personally examine before prescribing any drops. Meanwhile do hot fomentation (dip clean handkerchief in lukewarm water and keep over closed eyelids. Visit eye specialist who would find out exact cause and treat the cause itself.
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My Blood pressure will increase while I running time causing problem as my both eyes are rounded. I not able to see picture clearly. Picture looking same like cloudy. My running stamina suddenly slow. My breath is going to high that not in control. My leg not move more 1-2 step after its happen. I fall down suddenly. Kindly how I control it?

BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
My Blood pressure will increase while I running time causing problem as my both eyes are rounded. I not able to see p...
Dear lybrate-user do exercise under supervision or professional trainer. Don't do hard exercises. Go step by step in selection of exercise. Do meditation & yoga. I can help you whenever you need medicinal support.
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How can I remove dark circles under eye and how can save my hair which are white and falling so much homeopathic is not good I use it 5 month.

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Ayurveda, Ambala
How can I remove dark circles under eye and how can save my hair which are white and falling so much homeopathic is n...
Follow these best tips for treatment of hair fall • Add protein containing items in your foods for healthy hair growth such as take a bowl of cereal daily and a glass of milk or 100 gm cheese or 1-2 eggs. . • To reduce hairfall , Practice Yogasana like SHIRSHASANA and SARWANGASANA only under the guidance of Expert. • you can use MAHABHRINGRAJ TEL of BAIDYANATH COMPANY and apply it 3 times in a week massage your scalp for 10 to 15 minutes daily .It increases blood circulation in your scalp and enhances hair growth. • Avoid the excess use of products such as hair colours or shampoo . * Apply the egg yolk to the scalp atleast once a week. It gives nourishment to hair root and enhances hair growth. Follow these methods & instructions for dark circles : • Take 6 to 8 hrs sleep regularly . • Drink 8 glass of water daily. • Apply piece of cucumber on your both eyes . That has bleaching property. • Apply almond oil or you can apply capsule of vitamin E mix it in mosturiser or cream you have daily around the eye in night and massage it lightly daily . • Take a piece of potato and make it's juice by crush it apply its juice for 15 min daily . • Apply rose water daily for 10 min daily . • Take 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric (haldi ) with one teaspoon of besan mix it with water and make paste apply it around eyes for 10 minutes and make it dry remove it . • Eat green leafy vegetables daily and fruits daily . Drink a glass of milk daily .
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My face has become dull due blackheads I used many cosmetic but it still appear. I do not know why I feel tired up every day my eyes get tired my teeth. I know what to do please tell what to do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My face has become dull due blackheads I used many cosmetic but it still appear. I do not know why I feel tired up ev...
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply snowdent paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min. Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.
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My 2 years old son have red eye corner in his right eye since 8 days. No discharge or swelling. Is it common and cured by itself or any other condition.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My 2 years old son have red eye corner in his right eye since 8 days. No discharge or swelling.
Is it common and cure...
Hello, Bloodshot eyes appear red because the vessels at the surface of the white portion of the eye 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. Other causes of eye redness include Colds or allergies, Acute glaucoma, 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. Management: - Try to rest your eyes if redness is due to fatigue or eye strain. No other treatment is needed. - Wash your hands, hold clean water in your hand, keep your eyes closer to the water and dip the eyes by blinking the eyelids frequently in the held water in hand. Repeat it for 3-4 times again. - Avoid watching T. V. Working on computer or mobile, reading or frequently keep blinking your eyes to avoid dryness. Take frequent breaks in between. - In case there is itching, use a clean napkin or a tissue to wipe the tears and cleaning the eyelids gently. -Wear an UV-rays protected sunglasses while you are out in sun. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicines - Schwabe’s Belladonna 30 and Euphrasia 30 - both thrice daily for 4 days. Use Euphrasia Eye drops twice daily. Revert back thereafter.
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My father has to undergo cataract surgery and he is diabetic. What should be his before and after food blood sugar level to undergo this eye operation.

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
My father has to undergo cataract surgery and he is diabetic. What should be his before and after food blood sugar le...
Hi lybrate-user the suger level before breakdast should be less then 150 and after food should be less then 200.
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I have red eye and ear infection and my stomach is paining not so bad. What should I do?

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I have red eye and ear infection and my stomach is paining not so bad. What should I do?
Red eye has many causes. You have to see if it is associated with blurring of vision, pain, discharge and other complaints. But commonly its allergic or infective in origin ie allergic or infective conjunctivitis. Which has simple treatment protocol. But still its wise to see an ophthalmologist for a thorough slit lamp examination to rule out other differentials for acute red eye.
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I am suffering from cataracts cornea .is this a major problem. And my inner point of rights eyes which is attached to nose part that point is going deeper.

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
I am suffering from cataracts cornea .is this a major problem. And my inner point of rights eyes which is attached to...
If there is Cataract , you should consult ophthmologist for Surgery or for refraction whether vision may further be improved with glass or not.
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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
I have problems in my eyes when I was study and doing another work my eyes was like burning its gon red.
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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Sir I have the problem of weak eye sight and my eye sight is getting weak now also so what to do for that Tell me diet for that.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Sir I have the problem of weak eye sight and my eye sight is getting weak now also so what to do for that
Tell me die...
Take vitamin a rich fruits like papaya.. ..mango...Pineapple... Pomegranate... Green leafy vegetablesvegetables...........plenty of milk ..cheese in diet and avoid stress
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I'm 20 old boy having left squint eye. Is there any method of correcting it without any surgery?

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I'm 20 old boy having left squint eye. Is there any method of correcting it without any surgery?
Go for a complete examination and diagnosis. In initial stages and in mild squints of a perticular type can b corrected by orthoptic exercises and prisms and spectacles. However the final treatment modality depends upon the type and amount of squint you hav.
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My mother (age 65) is diabetic and is on medicine, her sugar level is controlled but recently she have problem in vision, on consulting optho. She was diagnosed initial phase of glaucoma and cateract. What should I do to save her vision? please suggest.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
My mother (age 65) is diabetic and is on medicine, her sugar level is controlled but recently she have problem in vis...
She has to strictly control diabetes and glaucoma. Cataract will ultimately need surgery I can help in sugar control if you ask me privately with list of medicines already taking and reports of fbs. 2hr ppbs and hba1c and her tsh results. Regards.
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Hi I am saudi and my problem regarding squint eye my son 15 years his eye is squint and that eye sight is weak a little bit. But he is using computer too much thats why I am worried. So please tell me what should I do.

DOMS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Kota
Hi I am saudi and my problem regarding squint eye my son 15 years his eye is squint and that eye sight is weak a litt...
First of all Mr. lybrate-user don't worry, do your son wear speacts as most of the squint if it's small get corrected with glasses and nothing else need to be done for the computer ask him to take a break after 20 min (20-20-20) rule and focus on something else 20 feet away for 20 seconds put some eye drops like carboxy methyl cellulose .5% 3-4 times in a day please feel free to consult.
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I have a poor eyesight and all the things are appeared to me vaguely .please help me to recover from this problem.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have a poor eyesight and all the things are appeared to me vaguely .please help me to recover from this problem.
hello there are many causes for this most common being refractive error kindly consult local ophthalmologsit and get eyes examined
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