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Dr. Saravana Kodandapani

MBBS, MD - Ophthalmology, Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery

Ophthalmologist, Bangalore

20 Years Experience  ·  600 at clinic
Dr. Saravana Kodandapani MBBS, MD - Ophthalmology, Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Sur... Ophthalmologist, Bangalore
20 Years Experience  ·  600 at clinic
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Dr. Saravana Kodandapani is a popular Ophthalmologist in Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore. He has been a practicing Ophthalmologist for 20 years. He has done MBBS, MD - Ophthalmology, Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery . He is currently practising at Sri Venkateshwara Nethralaya Hospital in Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Saravana Kodandapani on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore - 1997
MD - Ophthalmology - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 2000
Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 2003
Awards and Recognitions
Administrator, International Ophthalmologists Academy
International Member , ASCRS (American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons)
Professional Memberships
Karnataka Ophthalmic Society
All India Ophthalmological Society
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)

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No 120 ,9th Main Road 1st Phase Ideal homes township,Rajarajeswari Nagar.Landmark: Opposite Nimishamba Temple &Near SS ComplexBangalore Get Directions
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I was suffering from eye diseases like irritation, itching, eyes becomes red, from last 5 years.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I was suffering from eye diseases like irritation, itching, eyes becomes red, from last 5 years.
Hello lybrate-user, these are allergic symptoms, as you might be knowing. Keep a track as in which season they get worse so that you can start with an antihistamine eye drop or oral tablets. See allergic reactions are chronic, they tend to recur. You can avoid responsible allergens if you know them but mostly its natural conditions which we cannot avoid. Like the dust, pollution, pollens and in your case hot humid air of sea might be worsening it. Wash your eyes with clean cold water everytime you get home from outside. Take care.
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Hello my name is imli I have a question for you I am suffering from a problem of eyes. I am unable to see clear vision. Please help me out from it. Also having problem to understand dark colored my age is 23 years. Please help me out from it and answer me. What should I eat.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Hello my name is imli I have a question for you I am suffering from a problem of eyes. I am unable to see clear visio...
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I am suffering from eye infection since 15 days which type of eye drop I should use.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Mangalore
I am suffering from eye infection since 15 days which type of eye drop I should use.
One should not use eyedrops without consultaion, as many eyedrops could cause side effects when used for the wrong condition.
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Helo sir or Mam, my name is Suraj and 25 years old and I wear spectacles my no. Is -1.5 of both eyes and I decide to go for Lasik laser operation to correct my eye sight so please tell me the positive and negative points of this Lasik laser operation and tell me I should go for it or not please help me.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Helo sir or Mam, my name is Suraj and 25 years old and I wear spectacles my no. Is -1.5 of both eyes and I decide to ...
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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I'm a software professional, my eyes strain a lot I work. Any remedy/suggestion in lifestyle to prevent this ?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I'm a software professional, my eyes strain a lot I work. Any remedy/suggestion in lifestyle to prevent this ?
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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I asked with a doctor he said that an small chalazion is impossible to cure with medicine. Please advice what should i do to cure?

MBBS, DNB (Ophthalmology), Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS)
Ophthalmologist, Thane
I asked with a doctor he said that an small chalazion  is impossible to cure with medicine. Please advice what should...
Yes It is true that Chalazion doesn't go away with medical treatment as it a pus encapsulated in deeper layers of lid unlike stye Which is superficial infection with a pus point on skin. Chalazion is usually due to chronic eye strain mostly from Refractive error (glasses no.) And usually patient is not wearing glasses or wearing wrong prescription glasses. So the cause must be treated so that there is no recurring Chalazion. I prefer to give hot fomentation trial for every case of Chalazion too. If it is a recent onset one then with correct glasses & hot fomentation somethimes the Chalazion may reduce. You can try it.
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I have red eye over an year its irritating me alot please provide me best solution.

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Homeopath, Faridabad
I have red eye over an year its irritating me alot please provide me best solution.
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. Take belladonna 30, 3 drops, thrice daily. Use schwabe's cmd2, eye drop. Instill 2 drops in each eye twice daily. Also get your eyes tested by an eye specialist. Revert me after 1 week. Revert me after 1 week.
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My name is Faiz and I got aspects also and I have to understand that what we have to for proper eyesight.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My name is Faiz and I got aspects also and I have to understand that what we have to for proper eyesight.
Few tips- I will suggest you to wash your eyes eight hourly and don't over exert your eyes by using mobile at night and keep the brightness of mobile and tv at low concentration and do eye exercise every alternate days.
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I am 48 years old male. I have autoimmune retinopathy from last 3 months. What should i do?

FICO, Specialist in Cataract,Cornea and refractive surgeries , MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Srinagar
Autoimmune retinopathy is a rare autoimmune diseases that primarily affect retinal photoreceptor function. Autoimmune retinopathy typically presents in the fifth and sixth decades with rapidly progressive, bilateral, painless visual deterioration but an unremarkable fundus examination. Various treatments have been attempted, including systemic immunosuppression with steroid and steroid-sparing agents, intravenous immunoglobulin, and plasmapheresis but have no consistent results. Start immunosuppresive therapy after discussing with your ophthalmologist.
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I'm a student and whenever I read book or watch for long time television then water use to come out of my eye.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I'm a student and whenever I read book or watch for long time television then water use to come out of my eye.
This condition is called Eye strain, or asthenopia, in which the eyes get tired from excessive or intense use. It can be annoying, but it tends to disappear with rest. Although it’s not often a serious condition, eye strain could be a symptom of an underlying problem. Eye strain is known to cause fatigue, difficulty concentrating, and headaches Eye strain may lead to other problems, such as: •Headaches •Difficulty Concentrating •Irritability •Burning Sensation •Watery Eyes •Dry Eyes •Photophobia •Eye Pain. While watching TV/Mobile and studying make sure that the lightening in room is proper and you are at least at a distance of 10 Feet from TV to reduce and negate the effects. You can also reduce the intensity of the TV/Mobile screen by attaching a filter or by getting an eye-friendly screen. Above all, one must try to reduce the amount of TV/Mobile usage or take frequent breaks. You can also use zero number prescription glasses to reduce straining your eyes----- Homoeopathic medicine CINELUBE EYE DROPS (HAPDCO) Pour 2 drops 3 times daily.
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This is syed sajjad of 17 years old my eyes becomes red and also itches what type of diet should I consume to control it.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
This is syed sajjad of 17 years old my eyes becomes red and also itches what type of diet should I consume to control...
Hi, first, you, should get your eyes examined, properly. You might be suffering from iritis, causing your problem. Clean, your eyes with sterilised water, twice. Tk, vit'a' rich diet, apples, mangoes, carrots, cheese, almonds, walnuts, spinach with digestible diet. Tk, homoeo medicines: @ merc cor 30-6 pills, thrice a day. @ arsanic alb 30-6 pills, dly morng. Report, after 7 days. Avoid, dust, smoke, caffiene, nicotine, junk food, cold intake, exposure to cold climate, stay fit.
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I have red eye for last two weeks please tell me what shd I do. please help me thank you.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eye for last two weeks please tell me what shd I do. please help me thank you.
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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I am a student, I have to study a lot. So how can I care my eyes without any problems.

DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Jaipur
I am a student, I have to study a lot. So how can I care my eyes without any problems.
You can study as much as you want, problem is when you have irritation, headache, loss of concentration while reading. Still the time you can give a gap of 3-5 min after every 30 min of continuous reading to break the fusion of the eye muscles.
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I was suffering from eye flu. Now I m fine but my right eye can't see properly. Sometimes it show blur so I don't know what to do.?

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
I was suffering from eye flu. Now I m fine but my right eye can't see properly. Sometimes it show blur so  I don't kn...
Euphrasia eye drops, for internal medicine & for further assistance and treatment for complete cure you can concern me privately.
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How we can gain muscles without gaining a fat. And. How we can reduce yellowish from our eyes.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
How we can gain muscles without gaining a fat. And. How we can reduce yellowish from our eyes.
The yellowish you r talking is normal pigmentation of conjunctiva (a thin membrane covering eye ball). There is no way to get rid of this and its perfectly normal like our skin colour. Do not think about it.
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I use power glasses of power 8, and I want to get rid of that. Is there any operations for it. So I get a normal vision. please help as it is needed.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I use power glasses of power 8, and I want to get rid of that. Is there any operations for it. So I get a normal visi...
There is no medication or food for improving eyesight or to get rid of glasses. If not interested in glasses then you can try a. Contact lens b. Lasik laser as your age is now 17 years so your number will not increase much 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. As you are not comfortable with contact lens then go for lasik. Lasik is a very easy and painless procedure. If you want to get rid of glasses then go for lasik.
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1. Myself Gyanendra Verma, from Bareilly UP. I am suffering from backbone pain from last 3-4 months, please tell me the treatment of this disease. 2. My younger brother is suffering from fifiorytis in eyes last 3 months, please suggest the best treatment for this disease.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
1. Myself Gyanendra Verma, from Bareilly UP. I am suffering from backbone pain from last 3-4 months, please tell me t...
Apply Hot Fomentation twice daily .Avoid bending in front. Postural Correction- Sit Tall, Walk Tall. .Extension Exercises x 15 times x twice daily – lying on tummy, take left arm up for 3 seconds, then bring it down, right arm up for 3 seconds, bring down. Bring right leg up, hold for 3 seconds, bring it down. Then right leg up and hold for 3 seconds and bring it down. Repeat twice a day- 10 times. Bhujang Asana ? Lie flat on your stomach, keeping the palms out, bend the neck backward, take a deep breath and while holding it for 6 seconds, raise the chest up. Release breath and relax your body. Repeat the exercise 15 times twice daily. Core Strengthening Exercises- Straight Leg Raised With Toes Turned Outward, repeat 10 times, twice a day.
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Here is cataract in both eyes of my frns, is there any solution excepting laser treatment?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Here is cataract in both eyes of my frns, is there any solution excepting laser treatment?
Hello there is only one treatment option for cataract and that is cataract surgery with lens implantation. It is very safe and painless surgery do not worry and go for it.
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Computer Vision Syndrome - 6 Signs You Are Suffering From It!

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS, FRCS
Ophthalmologist, Gurgaon
Computer Vision Syndrome - 6 Signs You Are Suffering From It!

With everything requiring a computer to execute, more and more people end up looking at the computer screen for hours on end. This could range anywhere from a couple of hours to really long hours like 16 to 18. The effect of is a group of symptoms, which are collectively known as computer vision syndrome or CVS (syndrome means a collection of symptoms). The cause of this is the strain and pain resulting from constant staring at the monitor.

It is a type of repetitive stress injury, where a particular organ, the eye here, is subjected to repeated action (staring at a monitor) resulting in a group of symptoms. This is also compounded by age, where the flexibility to adjust to near and far vision is gradually reduced.

Symptoms of CVS:

There is no damage per se, but a constant strain on the eyes leads to:

  1. Blurred vision
  2. Double vision
  3. Dryness of the eyes
  4. Redness of the eyes
  5. Irritation of the eyes
  6. Headaches and neck/back aches

This could be a progressive condition, where the symptoms get worse with time. Treatment is definitely an option once the problem sets in, but this is a condition which can be definitely prevented with some simple, effective steps.

  1. Desk arrangement: Make sure the desk or monitor is slightly below eye level, about 30 inches away from the face. If you are straining the neck or the back to look at the monitor, it requires a change. The chair also can be changed in height to suit the seating. Also, prints can be pinned to the workstation when something is being typed, so constantly looking up and down while typing is avoided.
  2. Screen type: Move away from the older tube-style monitor with an LCD screen, which is easier on the eye. Check the computer settings so that brightness, contrast, and font size and shape and contrast are altered to suit your convenience. Ensure you are not requiring to strain to read.
  3. Alter the lighting: Look around you, and ensure there is adequate lighting with no glares on the monitor from surrounding windows or bright lights. A glare filter on the monitor is an effective way to manage this.
  4. Rest your eyes: Follow the 20-20-20 rule, with a 20-second break every 20 minutes where you look at something 20 feet away.
  5. Keep them moist: Blink your eyes constantly to ensure there is enough moisture. Eye drops can be used if required additionally.
  6. Frequent breaks: Not just your eyes, this also reduces strain on the neck and the back.
  7. Regular eye checkups: An annual visit, especially after 40, is a must for optimal eye health. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ophthalmologist.
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