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Dr. Ravindra Battu

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist, Bangalore

34 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
Dr. Ravindra Battu MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology Ophthalmologist, Bangalore
34 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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Dr. Ravindra Battu is an experienced Ophthalmologist in Poornima Hospital, Bangalore. He has been a successful Ophthalmologist for the last 34 years. He has completed MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology . You can meet Dr. Ravindra Battu personally at Battu Eye Centre in Poornima Hospital, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ravindra Battu on Lybrate.com.

Lybrate.com has a number of highly qualified Ophthalmologists in India. You will find Ophthalmologists with more than 34 years of experience on Lybrate.com. You can find Ophthalmologists online in Bangalore and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.

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MBBS - Bangalore University - 1983
MS - Ophthalmology - Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) - 1988

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I have short sight. I want a permanent solution from it. It is possible? Please help me.

MBBS, Diploma in Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Ghaziabad
I have short sight. I want a permanent solution from it. It is possible? Please help me.
If your power of glasses is fixed for 1years then suitable age for refractive surgery is 21 yr. Although operating surgeon n your budget will decide about choices.
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I get alot of puffiness under my eyes especially in morning what is the reason and cure for it?

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I get alot of puffiness under my eyes especially in morning what is the reason and cure for it?
Puffiness beneath the eyelids has various causes associated with it. (1) age related distribution of fat. With progressive time and age there occurs a re-distribution of a lot of body fat. This may lead to puffiness/ sagging/ bagginess of the lower eyelids. (2) excessive alcohol consumption has at times seen to be associated with puffiness of eyelids. (3) hypersensitivity/ allergy of the eyes may cause puffiness. It may be caused due to dust, pollen, insect bite, etc. (4) thyroid level fluctuation has at times been seen to be associated with puffiness of eyelids. (5) excessive obesity has been shown to be associated with puffiness of eyelids. Thus, it would be a good idea to identify in the category that you come into and then tackle the situation. The reason for this being that each cause would have a different pattern of treatment. Take care-regards.
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Here's What CRYING Does to Your Body

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Here's What CRYING Does to Your Body

What crying does to your body

Do you know that every little activity that you perform on a daily basis impacts your body? what you eat, how long you sleep and even every tear you shed affects your body. Most people are aware of how their body reacts to major activities, like exercising, but few are aware of how the body reacts when they cry.

While you are generally concerned with the mental cause and effect of crying, have you thought about what crying does to you physically? tears are not always shed when a person is upset. Tears are a body's way of expressing itself as well as protecting itself. Everything from a happy ending in a movie to a dust particle in the eye can make you tear up.

There are essentially three kinds of tears. Basal tears and reflective tears help keep the eyes lubricated and irritant free respectively. It is the psych tears, which we commonly refer to as crying, that come as emotional responses.

Crying might be a sign of emotional stress and pain but if you are wondering how it harms your body, the answer is that it does not. Crying does not harm one's body physically. In fact it does better than harm to your body, purely physically speaking. Here's how-

- when you cry, your tears help your eyes remain clear.

- it also has anti-bacterial properties that keep your eyes clean.

- your eyes remain properly hydrated thus reducing any kind of irritation. You might feel dehydrated after a while due to the loss of water and salt.

- even the excess manganese in your body gets washed out through tears.

But for some, the act of crying can cause medical complications. It can lead to fits or can cause an acute shortness of breath. For those with severe heart conditions, there can be a cardiac pain. Crying can take a toll on your body if you have certain medical conditions. For most people crying does more good for their body than harm.

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I have an eye problem. When I close it then It's falling tears continuously. Please help me how can I get rid from this?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have an eye problem. When I close it then It's falling tears continuously. Please help me how can I get rid from this?
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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Hello doc. My eye sight is weak specially at low light I cant see anything what medicine should I take and what should I avoid.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Hello doc. My eye sight is weak specially at low light I cant see anything what medicine should I take and what shoul...
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 r few things you can take care of. Otherwise as such no options available which wd increases your eyesight.
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My stomach was painful and five days also come fever and I have red eyes for over five days. What should I do.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My stomach was painful and five days also come fever and I have red eyes for over five days.
What should I do.
Apart from taking symptomatic treatment like for pain take tablet paracetamol and also get your blood checked for cbc mp widal.
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Hello doctor I am daily uses my mobile phone slowly I face problem my eyes does not look far things clearly I don't want to use glasses prefer me medicine and tablets my problem just started.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Hello doctor I am daily uses my mobile phone slowly I face problem my eyes does not look far things clearly I don't w...
Here are the instructions for mobile phone use: 1. Blink, blink and blink again. Blinking often (and for more than a second) keeps your eyes moist and reduces dryness and irritation. We tend blink about a third less than we normally would when we stare at our smartphone screens, which starves our poor peepers of protective tears. Keep your eyes wet by blinking about 10 times every 20 minutes or so and you should be good to go. 2. Minimize glare. Unless you have a smartphone equipped with anti-glare Corning Gorilla Glass or use a matte screen protector film, you’re probably coping with a fair amount of annoying reflective glare. 3. Take breaks. Follow 20-20-20 rule. The concept is to take a break from looking at your screen every 20 minutes for 20 seconds while looking at something 20 feet away. Doing so relaxes your eye muscles 4. Adjust your brightness. Having your screen too bright or too dark stresses your eyes out and can cause problems maintaining focus. To eliminate either issue in about a matter of seconds, simply go into your smartphone settings and adjust your screen brightness so it’s about the same as the light level in the environment around you 5. Tweak your text size and contrast. Adjusting your smartphone text contrast and size also provides a little much-needed relief. 6. Keep a clean screen. Routinely wipe down your smartphone screen with a dry (not wet!) cleaning cloth to remove distracting dust, grime, smudges and fingerprints. 7. Hold your smartphone farther away. Try holding yours at least 16 to 18 inches away from your eyes to give your eyes a break.
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What can I do to compensate excess usage of mobile and computer. Any supplement or food to strengthen my eyes.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
What can I do to compensate excess usage of mobile and computer. Any supplement or food to strengthen my eyes.
Hello Prolonged working on laptop/TV/mobile can cause computer vision syndrome. Computer vision syndrome is a condition resulting from focusing the eyes on a computer or other display device for, uninterrupted periods of time. Some symptoms of cvs include a. Headaches b blurred vision c. Neck pain d redness in the eyes e. Eye strain f dry eyes sometimes watery eyes these symptoms can be further aggravated by improper lighting conditions. Measures to reduce this include 1. Work under proper light. 2. Blink a lot. 3. Cold compresses 4. Use good lubricating eyedrop
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Hello Dr. I'm adarsh my eyes becoming week I'm putting my glasses but it's not improving wt I should do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello Dr. I'm adarsh my eyes becoming week I'm putting my glasses but it's not improving wt I should do?
Hello, Wash your eyes with clean water twice daily and instill 2 drops of CmD2 eye drop in each eye twice daily. DO the below given exercises to strengthen your eye muscles;- 1. Palm your eyes:-Sit comfortably in a chair. Rub your hands together until they feel warm. Close your eyes and cover them lightly with your cupped palms. Avoid applying pressure to your eyeballs. Make sure no light can enter your eyes though gaps between your fingers Take deep breaths slowly and evenly while thinking of a calming scene, like an empty beach, a clear lake, or a still mountain. Once you see nothing but blackness, remove your palms from your eyes. Repeat the palming for 3 minutes or more. 2. Massage your eyes. This will help to improve blood circulation around your eyes and face. 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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My eyes pain before 3days continuously and my back also pain I am driver transport company So what can I do please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My eyes pain before 3days continuously and my back also pain I am driver transport company So what can I do please he...
Hello, The causes of pain are - allergies, inflammation of eyelids, contact lens problem, corneal abrasion, blocked tear duct, dry eyes, foreign object in eye, pink eye, stye, chalazion, ectropion, entropion, cluster headache, injury, iritis, etc. So, will have to rule out any of these possibilities and as per that can give you treatment. For that share more details pertaining to your problem. Get your eyesight tested. Medication: Meantime, use Euphrasia eye drops twice daily. For backache: Maintain a right standing and sitting posture, keep your back always straight (even while sitting or standing), avoid carrying weight on back. Hold or carry weight divided equally in both the hands or shoulders (to avoid over straining on one particular hand or shoulder). Always select a chair with proper back support and hand-rest. (Excessive sitting or standing is to be avoided as well don’t carry much weight on shoulders). Apart from these, stress could be the major cause of pains! Exercise: Practice Shavasana or Corpse Pose as it looks like a dead body. If practiced correctly and with full efforts, can relax every body part, relaxing not only the body but also the mind: Spread the legs one to two feet apart, the toes are turned outwards, the heels facing each other, a comfortable distance apart. Bring the arms a little away from the body, palms turned upward. Relax the neck and allow it to turn to the side if it is more comfortable. Close the eyes and focus the attention on the body, breathing normally. Begin focusing each body part and relaxing it, then moving on. Keep the mind focused on relaxation, the breath should be normal. Relax the whole body. Management: -Sit straight with a back-rest or back-support. -Stretching or activities that place additional strain on the back are discouraged. -Sleeping with a pillow between the knees while lying on one side may increase comfort. -Lying on your back with a pillow under your knees would also relieves pain and no pillow under your head. -Some people seem to benefit from the use of ice or heat. Take care, do not use a heating pad on ‘high’ or place ice directly on the skin. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicines - Arnica 200 and Rhus Tox. 200 - take both of them thrice daily for 1 week. Also, apply Schwabe's Topi-Arnica and Topi MP Gel on the affected area in circular motions gently thrice a day. Get back to me thereafter.
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Today I did my sugar test and it reads 96 FBS. It it risky? And I have a bp of 150/99. Please suggest me what to do.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Today I did my sugar test and it reads 96 FBS. It it risky? And I have a bp of 150/99. Please suggest me what to do.
HI, Your FBS reading is OK. But your BP reading is high. Monitor your BP reading for 1 week both in the morning and and in the evening. If there are variations, then consult a physician for further management.
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I am having cataract in both of my eyes. I am planning do laser treatment is it a permanent solution? When I can do laser for my another eye?

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rajkot
I am having cataract in both of my eyes. I am planning do laser treatment is it a permanent solution? When I can do l...
Go for a cataract surgery & ask you ophthamologist to select a lens which can bring permanent solution from spectacles.
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I am 25 years old and my height is 5.6 feet. My eyes became dark red colour from 2, 3 years through this I can not able to sleep from 2, 3 month. So what should I have to do.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I am 25 years old and my height is 5.6 feet. My eyes became dark red colour from 2, 3 years through this I can not ab...
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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Redness in eyes, itching and ropy discharge sometimes. Taking loteprednol eye drop from 1 month. What to do now? Problem is still present.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
Redness in eyes, itching and ropy discharge sometimes. Taking loteprednol eye drop from 1 month.
What to do now? Prob...
dear Lybrate user take homoeopathic medicines as follows 1.Pulsatilla 30 single dose now 2.Nux Vom 30 single dose half an hour after dinner revert tomorrow
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I am 22 year male and I undergo head pain thrice a week I have taken a ct scan and checked my eyes bt both the reports were normal what to do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
I am 22 year male and I undergo head pain thrice a week I have taken a ct scan and checked my eyes bt both the report...
Dear lybrate user certainly you might be suffering from migraine abd this needs regular medication for sometime well selected homeopathically for sure and permanent correction. For now use belladonna 200 c thrice a day during acute pain and consult back.
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I have red eyes. Every for days. Please solve my problem. Quick fast my problem Solve.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have red eyes. Every for days. Please solve my problem. Quick fast my problem
Solve.
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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Healthy eyes for kids

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Healthy eyes for kids
Healthy eyes for kids
Children who were addicted to gadgets get children to play outdoors for an hour. Research studies in Singapore and in China found that children who played outdoors for an hour a day had fewer incidence of myopia compared to children who spent their time indoors with gadgets
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I have red eyes for about 7 weeks. What should I do? How can I recover from it? My eyes are totally red. What is the treatment?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes for about 7 weeks. What should I do? How can I recover from it? My eyes are totally red. What is the ...
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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I am suffering pain in my eye, something happened to it, no pain but eye turning to red and water is coming out. What can I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am suffering pain in my eye, something happened to it, no pain but eye turning to red and water is coming out. What...
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. Thanks.
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I am taking treatment for acne. Now the doctor is saying for laser treatment for scars, as I am having lot of them. Should I go for laser treatment? What type of side effects does it have? Should I immediately go for it after my acne medicinal treatment is over or should I wait for sometime to see whether acne returns or not?

Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine, MBBS
Cosmetic Physician, Delhi
I am taking treatment for acne. Now the doctor is saying for laser treatment for scars, as I am having lot of them. S...
Hi lybrate-user, lasers are one mode of treatment for scares. However, there are many other treatments available for scars. These are, peels, dermaroller treatment, mesotherapy etc. These are less expensive and have lower down time. These used in combination with skin lightening creams lead to collagen re- modelling and improve appearance of scars. Laser treatment may have side effects like hyper pigmentation, hypo pigmentation, rebound acne etc. But these may not necessarily happen with every patient. Laser if used judicially benefit acne and scares both.
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