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Dr. Shubha Venkatesh

MBBS, Doctor of Medicine

Ophthalmologist, Bangalore

29 Years Experience  ·  150 at clinic
Dr. Shubha Venkatesh MBBS, Doctor of Medicine Ophthalmologist, Bangalore
29 Years Experience  ·  150 at clinic
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Dr. Shubha Venkatesh is an experienced Ophthalmologist in Banashankari, Bangalore. She has been a successful Ophthalmologist for the last 29 years. She is a qualified MBBS, Doctor of Medicine . You can meet Dr. Shubha Venkatesh personally at Anjan Eye Clinic in Banashankari, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shubha Venkatesh on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, - 1988
Doctor of Medicine - Mysore Medical College, - 1992
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Hypermetropia - Causes And Symptoms!

MD Ophthalmology, Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS)
Ophthalmologist, Bangalore
Hypermetropia - Causes And Symptoms!

Hypermetropia, commonly known as long-sightedness, is a common vision condition in which distant objects appear clear, but nearby objects seem blurry or foggy. A person's ability to focus is greatly dependent on the degree of farsightedness. This condition of the eye is usually observed at birth and is also hereditary to some extent. Although, contact lenses and eye glasses are common methods of treatment, surgeries are also an option.

Before getting to understand the causes one should be aware of the structure of the eye.

The eye has two parts that focus on images:

- The clear surface at the front of the eye known as the cornea

- The second part is the lens, which is a clear structure

In a normal eye, these clear surfaces have a smooth curvature. The cornea and the lens bend or refract the incoming light to direct a sharply focused image on the retina, situated at the back of your eye.

Hypermetropia is caused when:

- The cornea or lens in the eye is not even or smoothly curved. In such cases, light rays are focussed behind retina which gives a blurry vision.

- The condition can also occur when the cornea of the eye is not curved enough. A shorter than the normal eye can also lead to such a condition. Convergent squint with eyes turning in is common in hypermetropes.

Due to these factors, the image is not precisely focused on the retina, causing blurry vision for nearby objects.

Some of the symptoms of farsightedness include:

- Objects that are close may appear blurry or cloudy

- Squinting the eyes might be necessary for viewing clearly

- A person may experience strain in the eye, aching and even inflammation in and around the eye

- Prolonged periods of close task like reading, writing or drawing may cause discomfort in the eye or minor headaches

Chronic eye strain and cross eyes are some of the commonly observed complications. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ophthalmologist.

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My 7 year old son started blinking eye frequently and getting hie eye wet while watching TV and reading.What to do?

MBBS, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
Is it associated with itching and eye rubbing as well ? If so, it could be a condition called VKC. A detailed examination of the backside of eyelids under a slit lamp microscope will clinch the diagnosis and help in its treatment. Refractive error, correctable by using spectacles or contact lenses could be another common reason. If you wish, you may first try Zyopta eye drops, two times daily and Nefacool eye drops, two times daily, and see if it relieves in few days. Otherwise, It is best to get evaluated by an ophthalmologist.
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What are the symptoms of glaucoma. How often I should consult eye doctor. Is eye transplantation possible for glaucoma infected eye?

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Patna
What are the symptoms of glaucoma. How often I should consult eye doctor. Is eye transplantation possible for glaucom...
Dear Lybrate user commonly there are two type of glaucoma. OPEN ANGLE AND CLOSED ANGLE. In open angle type patient age group 40 years or above, they can complain frequent changes of near vision glasses, sometimes heaviness or browache, sometimes symptomless. In closed type patient may have various symptoms according to severety glare, rainbow color halos, eyeache, headaches, blurring of vision. In severe cases patients may complain sudden onset of pain with loss of vision. If you have family history of glaucoma or on long term use of steroidal drug or history of trauma in your eyes or you are above 40 years and have above symptom then you should contact to your eye specialist. Eye transplantation is not for glaucoma treatment.
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Cornea

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
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My eyes sight is very week. Nd I am nt able to see long distance things properly. Can walking on grass help me to improve eye sight?

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
My eyes sight is very week. Nd I am nt able to see long distance things properly. Can walking on grass help me to imp...
Hello. Good question! coming to the point, walking on grass may benefit the body on the whole but there is no proven benefit for the eyesight, per say! I would not discourage you from walking on grass; simultaneously, I wold not give you false hope regarding the benefits of walking on grass. Weak eyesight has multiple factors associated with it. To enumerate a few: (1) refractive error- change of the power of glasses is the commonest cause of weak eyesight. In fact, if you have not used glasses previously, it might be possible that you might need to use them now. (2) age related changes in the lens of the eye-this is generally known as cataract. This is present in varying proportions in a majority of population above 55 years. This means that some degree of cataract is usually found in the age group over 55 years. (3) retina problem-different degenerations of the retina usually lead to weakening of the eyesight. The degeneration may be caused due to progressive age. It may also occur due to a high minus number of the eye (myopia). (4) cornea related problem- cornea is the anterior (front) part of the eye. Certain issues with the cornea may cause weakening of the eyesight. Thus, it would be a good idea to consult an eye specialist in person and get your eyes evaluated for the cause of weakening eyesight. Hope my suggestions help.
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Meri mam ke eye mai problem kafi din se hain maine kaphi doctor se dikhaya hain doctors karate hain ki yeh thik mani hoga our unko thora thora dikhai bhi de raha hain.

DNB (ENT), MBBS
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Bangalore
Can you please provide more details about the condition such as diagnosis made by other doctors in order to make appropriate advice?
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I am 24 year old male, and I use MacBook Pro for 10 hours a day. Can it affect my eye sight? I have been using computers 8 hours since 6 years. And no eye problems. I do not even have spectacles. Every day naked eye sees 10 hours of laptop screen.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I am 24 year old male, and I use MacBook Pro for 10 hours a day. Can it affect my eye sight? I have been using comput...
Instructions for computer use: take frequent breaks while you are working every 20-25 mins take break to look away from screen blink more frequently' level of screen should be below the level of eyes ac should not blow directly on your face. Also get your eyes checked for any spectacle power.
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I have very mild pain right behind may right eye from past 2 days. What is it please tell me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have very mild pain right behind may right eye from past 2 days. What is it please tell me.
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 and take homoeopathic preparation - Physotigma 6/ thrice daily.
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Hi sir, I am getting headache pain, eyes also pain full looking eyes red.Please suggest

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Hi sir, I am getting headache pain, eyes also pain full looking eyes red.Please suggest
Hello, you may be having headache because of stress/ refractory problems/ any ent problem kindly follow advises given below: you can take: 1. Tablet crocin (paracetamol 500 mg) one tablet after food when required for headache after food for 2-3 days (maximum 2 tablets with gap of 12 hour can be taken in a day) 2. Adequate sleep 6-8 hr in a day 3. Get check eyes for refractive error for any change in no. 4. We need to go for ent evaluation to rule out sinusitis 5. Get bp checked 6. Regular physical exercise and meditation and yoga complete history of your headache for further management like duration, severity, aggravating factors/relieving/ triggering/ associated factor to reach diagnosis/relieving/ triggering/ associated factor to reach diagnosis consult physician for further management.
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My right eye has been itching from many days, its been concerning me very much because it happens a lot and lasts very long. Is there any way to get relief of it?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My right eye has been itching from many days, its been concerning me very much because it happens a lot and lasts ver...
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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I have eye number. Some times I shows flying lines or rings. When I move eyes the rings or lines also moves with eyes. It distract me for focusing some where. How I reduce this effect and how I reduce my eye number.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
I have eye number. Some times I shows flying lines or rings. When I move eyes the rings or lines also moves with eyes...
Dear lybrate user, flying lines and things you see are shadows of small bubbles in the tear fluid within your eyes. Nothing to worry about that. Can reduce eye number by eye exercises and nutrition. Take care.
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From the past few days my eyes are paining. What are the possible symptoms for it?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
From the past few days my eyes are paining. What are the possible symptoms for it?
Hi. One of the most common causes of eye fatigue is staring for long periods at digital devices such as: Computer screens Smartphones Video games During sleep, the eyes are replenished with essential nutrients. Lack of sleep may result in persistent eye irritation. Prevention of Eye Fatigue Usually eye fatigue can be prevented or reduced by making simple changes in your work habits or environment. Make changes to your computer screen, such as: Place the screen 20-26 inches away from your eyes and a little below eye level. Regularly clean off dust and fingerprints from the screen. Smudges on the screen can reduce contrast and increase problems with glare and reflections. Choose screens that tilt and swivel. Consider using a glare filter over your screen. Make changes to your work environment, such as: Change lighting to reduce glare and harsh reflections. Use an adjustable chair. Place a document holder next to your computer screen. Make changes to your work habits, such as: Try the 20-20-20 rule. Every 20 minutes, look away about 20 feet in front of you for 20 seconds. Post a note that says "Blink" on the computer as a reminder. Take regular breaks from computer work. Take care of your eyes with these steps: Apply a washcloth soaked in warm water to tired, dry eyes (with eyes closed). Use artificial tears to refresh your eyes when they feel dry. To help prevent dry eyes while working indoors, use an air cleaner to filter dust and a humidifier to add moisture to the air. Management: Hold tap water in your flexed palm, dip your one eye closer to the water level, shut and open your eyelids often. Do the same with your other eye. Repeat this whole process 1-2 times more in a day. Give your eyes proper rest. Can keep slices of cucumber or potato or used tea bags over the closed eyes for sometime. Medication: Instill 2 drops of Euphrasia eye drops in each eye twice daily.
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My job demands 12 hrs of computer usage on day to day basis. I have computer syndrome. My eyes pain a lot someone. I don't feel like watching anything then. Hence, I have decided to go for good AR coated glasses. Also coating which can filter blue rays. I check with crizal lenses. It has crizal prevention. But this is very costly. Hence, I want to check is it worth spending so much or there is alternative in local brands? Some facts: Also in year 2011 I have gone through lasik for correction.

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
My job demands 12 hrs of computer usage on day to day basis. I have computer syndrome. My eyes pain a lot someone. I ...
U have 2 choices to go for blue filteration- one is in your glasses, the other in your screen or PC- The computer apps/software should be free. High computer usage causes eye strain and back (spine) related issues. Proper care and attention can completely avoid them. This information is readily available online as Computer vision syndrome. Digital eye strain or computer ergonomics. For eyes, follow 20-20-20 rule and Palming. It means that after every 20 minutes of screen time, for 20 seconds look beyond a distance of 20 feet. Palming is part of yoga- rub your clean hands to warm them and gently cup your eyes. With a history of LASIK. It will be wise to use a good lubricating eye drop 3-4 times daily.
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What is the symptoms of malaria and I have red eye for over 3 days and I have red sport in my body.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
What is the symptoms of malaria and I have red eye for over 3 days and I have red sport in my body.
hello...malaria may affect retina of eye that is back portion of eyeball....kindly consult your eye specilist and get comprehensive eye check up done including retinal examination
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Sir I have floaters (spots) in my both eyes. My eyesight is -6. I am sometimes get disturbed by these spots in the light or sun light, can this thing be cured?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Sir I have floaters (spots) in my both eyes. My eyesight is -6. I am sometimes get disturbed by these spots in the li...
Hi, dear lybrate user, floaters are actually hemorrhagic spots on retina with myopia you are required to go for lazier surgery. * take, carrots, apples, cheese, mango, papaya, spinach, milk * homoeo-medicine* @ physostigma 30-6 pills, @ sepia 30-6 pills, thrice a day. Tk, care.
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My eyes are going weak and I am suffering from myopia n my spectacle no. Is -4.5 and I am really worried that it goes on increasing rapidly so what I do to control it and reduce it.

FICO, Specialist in Cataract,Cornea and refractive surgeries , MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Srinagar
Normally the number gets stabilised by the age of 18 yrs. If its progressing then it could be progressive myopia or keratoconus. Nothing much can be done to halt the increase in number in progressive myopia. However there are procedures which help on keratoconus. Kindly consult ophthalmologist.
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I have red eyes over 12 days paining continuously and becoming tired very soon what should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have red eyes over 12 days paining continuously and becoming tired very soon what should I do?
Hello, Bloodshot 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. 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 wash 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. - In case there is itching, use a clean napkin or a tissue to wipe the tears and cleaning the eyelids gently. 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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I want to improve my eyesight. Can you suggest some way. Is is possible to get rid of specs.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I want to improve my eyesight. Can you suggest some way. Is is possible to get rid of specs.
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 26 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. 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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I have a vision problem. I can see far away things but not ones near. This is the symptom of what disease?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have a vision problem. I can see far away things but not ones near. This is the symptom of what disease?
This is a symptom that you might be having glasses power. Visit any optical shop or ophthalmologist to check that.
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