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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
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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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
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International Member , ASCRS (American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons)
Administrator, International Ophthalmologists Academy
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Karnataka Ophthalmic Society
All India Ophthalmological Society
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)

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Do certain types of food, like high in starch, trigger, fits? In my case, I have seen a heavy meal, rich in starch makes me uncomfortable, and I start to get double vision.

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General Physician,
Do certain types of food, like high in starch, trigger, fits? In my case, I have seen a heavy meal, rich in starch ma...
Foods may trigger fits if you are specifically allergic to it and in your cse you need a full neurological workup.
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My eyes are week and doc. Recommend to wear power glasses but. I am not using it regularly but. I can see little bit better then glasses. So what should I do to get off my glasses permanently And what to eat to get my eyes at normal vision.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My eyes are week and doc. Recommend to wear power glasses but. I am not using it regularly but. I can see little bit ...
Unfortunately there are no natural medications to remove spectacles permanently. You can either try contact lenses or plan for refractive lasik laser surgery.
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I am 24 year old .My one(left) side eye not clear vision. What can i do for get clear vision without operation ?

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gurgaon
Pl get it checked to see if it is just refractive error which can be corrected by glasses /contact lens etc or any other cause of decreased vision
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Hello doctor, I wanna use lens for my eyes, yet I don't have any eye problems I just want to use it cos I feel very interesting and totally cool. Will it be okay if I use it?

Diploma in Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Kolkata
Hello doctor, I wanna use lens for my eyes, yet I don't have any eye problems I just want to use it cos I feel very i...
Contact lenses are not very healthy in this polluted environment and with dry eyes try to avoid it if possible.
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I'm Rudraksh n I'm suffer from a red eyes so please doctor suggest me what should I do for this? Answer me fast please doctor.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I'm Rudraksh n I'm suffer from a red eyes so please doctor suggest me what should I do for this? Answer me fast pleas...
Eye redness is most often due to swollen or dilated blood vessels. This makes the surface of the eye look red .There are many causes of a red eye or eyes like infection, allergy. foreign body in eyes. Some are medical emergencies and some are a cause for concern, but not an emergency. Others are nothing to worry about.Consult ur local eye specilist to see what is the cause
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I have eye problem I have taken medicine for that also but there is no use of that so plzz tell me wat should I do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have eye problem I have taken medicine for that also but there is no use of that so plzz tell me wat should I do.
Hello, please explain the symptoms of your eye problem so that medicine can be suggested. Take care.
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Can my eye sight get back to 6/6 for far vision? I have my eye sight as 6/9 and 6/12 now!

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Can my eye sight get back to 6/6 for far vision?
I have my eye sight as 6/9 and 6/12 now!
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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When eye power constant? I have myopia. My eye power is not coonstant. I feel that it is increasing per month a little bit.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), modern diagnostics
Ayurveda,
When eye power constant? I have myopia. My eye power is not coonstant. I feel that it is increasing per month a littl...
Myopia needs course of treatments in ayurveda which will help improve your vision without glasses. Eye exercises looking near & far also seems to help.
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I have very poor eye sight. But I hate lens n specs. Any way to get gud eyesight. Pls suggest.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have very poor eye sight. But I hate lens n specs. Any way to get gud eyesight. Pls suggest.
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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From morning I have my eyes like full of blood redness in the eye and their is pain in my lower back head and the sides of the head when ever I speak it pains. And I feel dizziness and some type of feeling then I will fell down Can you tell me what happens to me and how to overcome the problem.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
From morning I have my eyes like full of blood redness in the eye and their is pain in my lower back head and the sid...
Hi lybrate-user. You should immediately get your blood pressure assessed. Redness of the eye is one of the most prevalent problems observed. Redness of the eyes has multiple causes associated with it. To enumerate a few common causes: (1) allergy of the eye. It is usually caused by improper eye hygiene. It occurs with symptoms of pricking, itching, irritation, watering, foreign body sensation and discomfort. There is a tendency to rub the eyes with fingers, handkerchief, cloth, etc. This is not a good habit because it tends to transmit lots of virus, bacteria and dust into the eye. Allergy usually presents with symptoms of watering (clear water), redness and itching of the eye. Thus, eye hygiene remains the principal modality of treatment along with eye drops as a supplement. (2) infectious conjunctivitis: this is usually associated with white-yellowish discharge. There may occur associated pain and sensation of itching, pricking, watering and discomfort. If so, it would be a good idea to go and show to an eye specialist in person. (3) foreign body lodged in the eye. This is more commonly associated with people who drive 2 wheeler vehicles without protection. It occurs more commonly in one eye. Foreign bodies that commonly get lodged are eyelashes, insect wings, small insects, dust particles, iron particles (more common with people working in the iron industry) the solution for a foreign body lodged in the eye would be better provided by an eye specialist at the clinic because it would require immediate removal from the eye and appropriate therapy. (4) raised eye pressure: this is a condition known as glaucoma. It is not so common as the previous mentioned conditions. There is usually associated pain in the eyes. It is commonly bilateral (occurs in both eyes). There is usually a positive family history of glaucoma associated in a majority of the cases. (5) inflammation of the covering layers of the eyeball. This is known as" uveitis" it is also a relatively less common condition. There is associated pain. It would require a thorough eye checkup including the retina-thus a good idea would be to visit the eye specialist in person. (6) increased blood pressure. This has known to cause redness which is also known as sub-conjunctival hemorrhage. The redness in this case tends to be deep dark and usually occurs only in one portion of the eye. In this regard, a complete ophthalmic evaluation and a systemic evaluation is warranted. (7) injury/ trauma to the eye in any form may cause redness of the eyes. This should be taken seriously and assessed in detail by an eye specialist in person. From the symptoms described by you, it seems more likely to be a fluctuation of blood pressure. Get it assessed along with your blood sugar levels and then we can follow up from there. Also, you might require a complete eye evaluation in order to rule out other causes. This would be possible only by examining your eyes in person. Hope my suggestions helped you. Take care.
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I have myopia and it amounts to -2.25 in both eyes. I want to reduce it as much as possible. Please suggest some tips.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have myopia and it amounts to -2.25 in both eyes.
I want to reduce it as much as possible.
Please suggest some tips.
Homoeopathic medicine PHYSOSTIGMA Q ( SBL) Drink 20 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily NATRUM MUR 6X ( Dr Reckeweg) Chew 4 tab twice daily Preferably Early morning EYE BALL ROTATION EXERCISE 20 times clockwise nd 20 times Anticlockwise completes one cycle.Repeat cycles at least 5 times in start reaching upto 20 in 3 months.You can do this eye exercise any time during the day but morning time while seeing towards the red light of Sun when it is not completely risen,is the best time,dont see directly towards Sun. 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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Is there any way to regain lost eye power? I am not able to see long distance objects. I am wearing glasses for the past 10 months. Is turmeric milk beneficial in regaining the lost eye power? Or is there any other way? Ex- any food or medicines? Thank you.

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
Is there any way to regain lost eye power? I am not able to see long distance objects. I am wearing glasses for the p...
I think you are myopic (short slighted), it is very common & not considered as disease, there is no medicine to reduce power except LASIK surgery but by taking balanced diet & lots green vegetables you can check your myopic power
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I have red eyes for over 4 days. Whatshould I do. please tell me quick ly. And thanks.

MBBS, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
I have red eyes for over 4 days. Whatshould I do. please tell me quick ly. And thanks.
Simple red eyes usually clear by remedies such as washing with plain cold water, applying cold packs to closed eyes, taking a short period of rest, etc. Commonest cause is conjunctivitis, either due to allergy, or due to infection. Allergies can cause itchy, red eyes that appear swollen. Infection, on the other hand, can cause stickiness of the eye lids or eye lashes with some discharge in addition. While the very mild may clear by themselves, others will need specialist treatment.
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I suffered from jaundice 1 month ago. It is cured now but I still lack the glow on my face and my eyes have little yellow colour please suggest some remedy for this.

M. sc Psychology, BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
I suffered from jaundice 1 month ago. It is cured now but I still lack the glow on my face and my eyes have little ye...
Hi lybrate-user, if your all blood&urine reports show normal range of bile pigments&salts, then you need not worry. But take care in diet, avoid oily, spicy food, take more fruits, nuts, dates, water (plenty of, diary products like milk, curd etc take lycopodium 200 potency pills weekly 2 doses like every sunday morning one dose (6-8pills)&night one dose. For 2-3 wks. If any queries, you can ask further.
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I have eye problem I got 2.00 power in glasses So suggest me exercise and food supplement for increase my eye original power.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have eye problem
I got 2.00 power in glasses
So suggest me exercise and food supplement for increase my eye origina...
Hello. There is no medication or food for improving eye sight 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 19 years so your number will not increase 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. If you want to get rid of glasses then go for lasik.
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Dealing With a Cataract

MS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Dealing With a Cataract

A cataract is a clouding of the normally clear lens of your eye. For people who have cataract, seeing through cloudy lenses is a bit like looking through a frosty or fogged-up window. Clouded vision caused by cataract can make it more difficult to read, drive a car (especially at night) or see the expression on a friend's face. Cataract often develops slowly and doesn't disturb your eyesight early on. But with time, cataract will eventually interfere with your vision.

At first, stronger lighting and eyeglasses can help you deal with cataracts. But if impaired vision interferes with your usual activities, you might need cataract surgery. Fortunately, cataract surgery is generally a safe, effective procedure.

Causes of Cataracts: Cataracts happens when protein builds up on the lens of your eye, making it cloudy. This prevents light from passing clearly through the lens, causing some loss of vision. New lens cells form on the outside of the lens, and the older cells are compacted into the center of the lens, forming the cataract.

Types of cataract include:

  1. Age-related cataract: These cataracts form because of of aging.
  2. Congenital Cataract: Babies are sometimes born with cataracts as a result of an infection, injury, or poor development before they were born, or they may develop during childhood.
  3. Secondary Cataract: These develop as a result of other medical conditions, like diabetes, or exposure to toxic substances, certain drugs (such as corticosteroids or diuretics), ultraviolet light, or radiation.
  4. Traumatic cataract: These form after an injury to the eye.

Other thing that can raise your risk of getting cataract includes cigarette smoke, air pollution and heavy drinking.

Symptoms of Cataracts:

  1. Clouded, blurred or dim vision
  2. Increasing difficulty with vision at night
  3. Sensitivity to light and glare
  4. Seeing 'halos' around lights
  5. Frequent changes in eyeglass or contact lens prescription
  6. Fading or yellowing of colors
  7. Double vision in a single eye

Treatment:

  1. Surgery: Surgical removal of a cataract is the first and foremost way of dealing with it. The clouded lens is usually removed and is then replaced with a new, artificial lens that will give you improved vision.
  2. Visual Aids: These aids include lens and eye glasses that will help you see better after the surgery. Cataract glasses usually come in thick and heavy structure. Also, intraocular lens and contact lens can be used by adults who have undergone the surgery. The constant need to remove, clean and re apply makes it inappropriate for young children. Low vision aids can be used before surgery as well, to ensure that best use of the remaining vision is made with the help of video enlargement software and other adaptive means.
  3. Medication: The use of eye drops and other medication can also help in improving vision without the actual surgery for cataract removal. This is a short term solution that can be prescribed by the ophthalmologist whom you visit. The doctor will usually study the extent of the damage and prescribe this kind of medication for cases that are mild. But finally, surgery will have to be carried out as the progression of the cataract is guaranteed in all cases.
  4. Soft Lighting: At home and at work, you can make use of soft lighting so that there is less pressure on the eye lens. Also, soft lighting will help you see better without the glare blocking your vision in case of the presence of a cataract.
  5. Avoiding Intricate Work: One must avoid hobbies and work that require unblinking attention or many hours as this can put a strain on the eyes and even lead to severe headaches. This includes painting, embroidery and carving related activities.

Dealing with a cataract is a matter of going in for surgery and making certain lifestyle changes to avoid injuries due to impaired vision.

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Hi sir im 33 year, due to some problems in family I always want to sleep, I think serious depression, I want to close eyes, always, high pulse and heartbeat, please help.

M.A. Counseling Psychology
Psychologist, Mumbai
Hi sir im 33 year, due to some problems in family I always want to sleep, I think serious depression, I want to close...
Hello, often when we are undergoing mental & emotional stress, our body tends to respond to it by disturbing our sleep & appetite. There are also times when we recognise our resources which help us survive the stress. Wanting to sleep is a way of your body to survive. It would be helpful if you are able to work around the stress by consulting a psychologist who can guide you to develop functional resources.
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Eyes usually ache due to working on computer for long hours. Anti glare glasses will help?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Eyes usually ache due to working on computer for long hours. Anti glare glasses will help?
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 Yes you should use antiglare glasses
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For 1 month my eyes lost her vision my eyes pupil shifted left while looking to right.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
For 1 month my eyes lost her vision my eyes pupil shifted left while looking to right.
Hello this is due to sensory strabismus. Consult squint specilist and eyes can ne made to look straight by simple surgery.
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My eye sight is week after getting hit by cricket ball on left eye, what should I do now for increase eye sight?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My eye sight is week after getting hit by cricket ball on left eye, what should I do now for increase eye sight?
Homoeopathic medicine PHYSOSTIGMA Q ( SBL) Drink 20 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily NATRUM MUR 6X ( Dr Reckeweg) Chew 4 tab twice daily Preferably Early morning EYE BALL ROTATION EXERCISE 20 times clockwise nd 20 times Anticlockwise completes one cycle.Repeat cycles at least 5 times in start reaching upto 20 in 3 months.You can do this eye exercise any time during the day but morning time while seeing towards the red light of Sun when it is not completely risen,is the best time,dont see directly towards Sun.
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