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Dr. Shashikala P

Ophthalmologist, Bangalore

Dr. Shashikala P Ophthalmologist, Bangalore
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Dr. Shashikala P is a renowned Ophthalmologist in Vijayanagar, Bangalore. She is currently associated with Dr. Shashikala P Clinic in Vijayanagar, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shashikala P on Lybrate.com.

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My distinct eye sight is week so I use spectacles. But. When I remove my specs. Nd stretch my both eyes muscles with hand I regain my vision power while stretching my eye muscle. I am confused. What is this. Can I regain my eye vision. Completely aftr proper care.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My distinct eye sight is week so I use spectacles. But. When I remove my specs. Nd stretch my both eyes muscles with ...
Hello, you should exercises for eye to strengthen the ocular muscles. These are as follows :- Warm your eyes. Rub your palms together to create heat, and then place them against your eyes for five seconds. Repeat this three times. Roll your eyes. Start by looking up and then slowly circle 10 times clockwise and 10 times counterclockwise. Focus. Hold a pen at arm's length, focus your eyes on it, and slowly bring the pen closer until it's about 6 inches away from your nose. Then slowly move it back, keeping your eyes focused on the pen, 10 times in all. 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 mid-point 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 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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Hello Dr. Since 5 years I have been suffering from eye allergy (red, watery and itchy eyes) it discharges white content. I consulted many Dr. and used many medications including eye drops and tablets but no use. It comes often and trouble me for 1 or 2 months and disappear.. Am feeling really frustrated. please help me.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hello Dr. Since 5 years I have been suffering from eye allergy (red, watery and itchy eyes) it discharges white conte...
Hello. I think you have allergic conjunctivitis. 1. Eye allergies, called allergic conjunctivitis, are a common condition that occurs when the eyes react to something that irritates them (called an allergen). 2. The eyes produce a substance called histamine to fight off the allergen. As a result, the eyelids and conjunctiva (the thin, filmy membrane that covers the inside of your eyelids) become red, swollen and itchy, with tearing and burning. The key to treating eye allergies is a. Avoid or limit contact with the substance causing the problem. B. Avoid rubbing eyes instead do cold compresses. Use antiallergic eyedrop along with lubricating eyedrop. This will help you I am very sorry dear to say that there is no medicine that can cure allergy. Only way is to stay away from all those things that you are allergic to.
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Are You Suffering From Eye Allergy?

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Are You Suffering From Eye Allergy?

An eye allergy or allergic conjunctivitis is a condition that strikes when certain substances irritate the eyes, which can cause a reaction. This reaction has varied symptoms starting from inflammation to watering and even redness and an itching sensation.

So how can you tell if you have an eye allergy? This article will tell you all you need to know!

  • Causes: To begin with, this is an immune response that happens when the eye comes in contact with substances like dirt, grime, pollutants, pollen, nettle, pet hair, smoke, mold and more, which may cause irritation. These are typically known as allergens. The immune system takes these allergens to be invaders and begins attacking the same by releasing chemicals that cause these allergic reactions. Also, an eye allergy may be a symptom or outcome of other conditions like asthma, hay fever, or even eczema.
  • Symptoms: The eye usually bears a pink or red appearance when the patient is suffering from an eye allergy. Also, watery eyes are a common sight during this condition while scaling around the eyes may also take place. Further, itching and burning sensation may be felt by the patient and swelling or puffiness can be seen. The symptoms may afflict one or both eyes. The patient may also have a runny nose or stuffy nose as well as nasal congestion.
  • Difference between Eye Allergy and Pink Eye: Conjunctivitis or pink eye is usually caused due to bacteria or a virus that spreads infection in the eye. But eye allergy is caused due to a response of the immune system that leads to an allergic reaction. While the pink eye may be a contagious condition, an eye allergy is not.
  • Diagnosis: The diagnosis of an eye allergy will be done with the help of various tests conducted by an ophthalmologist. The skin prick test will help in introducing allergens to find out if the spot gets raised or suffers from inflammation. Also, the doctor will check for other ailments like asthma and eczema.
  • Treatment: There are varied methods of treating this condition. To begin with, the doctor may prescribe medication like decongestants and antihistamines as well as steroids for more severe and persistent cases. Also, injections may be prescribed in order to do away with the allergic reaction and eye drops containing olopatadine hydrochloride may also be used.
  • Home Remedies: Staying away from allergens and using a warm and clean washcloth over the eyes, for a few minutes every day, may help in relieving the painful symptoms of the condition.

Do not forget to consult your doctor before you try any natural or home based remedies.

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I have red eyes over 5 days and some time I feel blurred in front of my eyes. What I should do.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes over 5 days and some time I feel blurred in front of my eyes. What I should do.
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
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I have itching problem in my eyes since I am using lens. How many hours shall I use lens?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have itching problem in my eyes since I am using lens. How many hours shall I use lens?
You must use lenses only while you are awake.Remove themwhile sleeping and always use PURE VISION SUPER SOFT DISPOSABLE LENS
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Daily when I open my eyes and then suddenly some irritation feel on that time and this is from many times before 5-6 years. I consulted many doctors no one suggest properly.

MD - Pathology
General Physician, Amritsar
Try using refresh gel eye drops twice daily for one week and concern me privately if irritation continues.
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My mother has been diagnosed as having mild glaucoma, but all the doctor has done is give her some eye drops. How is glaucoma treated?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My mother has been diagnosed as having mild glaucoma, but all the doctor has done is give her some eye drops. How is ...
Hello first line of glaucoma is medical therapy which includes eyedrops. laser is required in some selected cases surgery is the last option
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I am getting water from eyes. Also it is getting red frequently. How to get rid of it.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I am getting water from eyes. Also it is getting red frequently. How to get rid of it.
Hello lybrate-user. 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. From the symptoms described by you, it seems more likely to be a case of allergy. Maintaining the precautions and hygiene that I mentioned should probably work well for you. You could also use a lubricant eye drop along with an anti-histamine eye drop. (3-4 times daily) also, you might require a complete eye evaluation in order to rule out other causes. Hope my suggestions helped you. Take care.
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Sir I have an myopia. What can I do for this to recover the myopia? And also my eye is so week and I have headik problem what can do.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Sir I have an myopia. What can I do for this to recover the myopia? And also my eye is so week and I have headik prob...
Hello lybrate-user. Myopia means short sightedness. A person having myopia has poor vision for distance. There are various options that could be used for myopia: (1) glasses. You could choose to wear glasses. (2) contact lens: they form an alternative to glasses. They are suitable only for certain degrees of myopia and astigmatism. (3) refractive surgery: operations done to remove the refractive error (power) of the eyes are known as refractive surgery. There are certain basic criteria that most patients need to fulfill before they can safely undergo refractive surgery. To enumerate, they are: (1) stability of refraction: the power of the eyes should have become stable for a period of 1.5 years minimum without any change. (2) curvature of the cornea should be tested by a technique which is known as topography. (3) thickness of the cornea should be measured by a test known as pachymetry. The minimum thickness required is 550 microns. (4) dilated retina evaluation: this is one of the most important tests that should be performed by a trained retina specialist. This test helps in detection of any offensive lesion on the central or peripheral retina. In case of any retinal abnormality, these should be treated before undergoing the surgery for number reduction. (5) there should be no pre-existent corneal abnormality. (example: corneal scar, opacity, defect, etc.) another important suggestion is that whenever you go for the assessment (the above mentioned tests), you should discontinue the use of contact lenses at least 4 weeks prior to the assessment. The reason for this being that use of contact lens temporarily alters the contour of the cornea. It takes around 3-4 weeks for the restoration of the original corneal contour after removal of the contact lens. Another important point is that you, as a patient, should be compliant to put post operative medication in your eyes for at least 2 months. There is bound to be some discomfort, watering, foreign body sensation, pain after the surgery in most cases-you should be ready to tolerate that. A leave from work for 7-10 days after the surgery should be generally sufficient. Last but not the least, you should set realistic expectations from this surgery. Though extremely rare, there is a remote possibility that the surgery may need to be repeated. Also, the need for subsequent treatment for the eye may be required. Thus, you should be compliant enough to trust and follow your eye specialist. Take care, regards.
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I have squint eye from my childhood at age of 22 I made surgery but 20%of squint is to recover is there chance to cover with spectacles.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), modern diagnostics
Ayurveda,
I have squint eye from my childhood at age of 22 I made surgery but 20%of squint is to recover is there chance to cov...
Ayurveda therapies and medications could help improve your quality of vision and strengthen your eyes gradually. Needs consultation and hospitalisation.
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I have some problem with my eyes I have colour blindness so kindly help me to solve the problem.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have some problem with my eyes I have colour blindness so kindly help me to solve the problem.
There is no known treatment. However, there are special contact lenses and glasses that may help people with color blindness tell the difference between similar colors.---------------------------- color blindness is a lifelong condition. Most people are able to adjust to it without difficulty or disability.----------------- homoeopathic medicine----------------------- santonine 3x (dr reckeweg) chew 2 tab twice daily for 3 months.------------------- if the color blindness is partial ie. If one pigment is missing then the above homoeopathic medicine is very useful in that case as seen in my general practise. I will advise you, that what ever is your condition, you should start taking this medicine. Purely homoeopathic, noside effects.
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I have eye problem evening when i return from home.Eye irritation so plese help and suggest something

MBBS, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
Eye irritation could be due to dust allergy or dry eyes. Try simple soothing eye drops such as nefacool or opticool and see if you get relief. If not, better go for a complete eye evaluation.
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MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Excessive exposure to ultraviolet light can damage the eyes.
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I have itching sensation in my eyes what should I do?

MD
General Physician,
Use eye drop ciplox, 2 drops for two times a day for 2 days refresh tear drops 3 times a day for 7 days. Don't rub your eyes with unclean hands wear glass when you go out.
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respected sir, mam. For face I am using skintight cream. But my face got little bit fair than before. But my eyes side become dark. Any cream for getting fair for whole face and neck.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
respected sir, mam. For face I am using skintight cream. But my face got little bit fair than before. But my eyes sid...
Dear lybrate-user:- you r suffering from wrinkles on face. Take regullar aerobic exercises, coloured fruits & vegetables, plenty of water. Avoid previous facecream. You may try patanjali anti wrinkle face cream.
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I am 21 year old. My eyes are not working properly. I use spectacles which no. Is increasing day by day. How can I stop it?

Diploma in Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Kolkata
I am 21 year old. My eyes are not working properly. I use spectacles which no. Is increasing day by day. How can I st...
I think you have myopia and it ill keep on increasing for sometime and once its stable you can go for refractive surgery for correction of your myopia.
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He had a red eyes for 3 days. He also have itching in his left eye. Sometimes both eyes burnt. Suggest what to do?

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
He had a red eyes for 3 days. He also have itching in his left eye. Sometimes both eyes burnt. Suggest what to 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 it's allergic or infective in origin ie allergic or infective conjunctivitis. Which has simple treatment protocol. But still its wise to get a check up done with an ophthalmologist for a thorough slit lamp examination to rule out other differentials for acute red eye.
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For a last few days my eyes are in red colour. What should I do now? Is symptoms of any disease?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
For a last few days my eyes are in red colour. What should I do now? Is symptoms of any disease?
it may be conjunctivitis. Dont worry about it. Just apply Rosewater in it for 3 times in a day for 3 days. It will be alright.
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I am 20 years old I can' t able to read the board which is at some distance. Tears are immediately coming when I see board.Please suggest.

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Get your vision tested by ophthalmologist. Watering can be due to eyestrain (due to some change in number).
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