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Dr. Sowmya

Ophthalmologist, Bangalore

Dr. Sowmya Ophthalmologist, Bangalore
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Sowmya is a renowned Ophthalmologist in Varthur, Bangalore. She is currently practising at Sankara Eye Hospital in Varthur, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Sowmya on Lybrate.com.

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Sir, I am feeling headaches continuously I have checked my eyes I have got spikes I use to wear spikes. Till now I am getting headaches what should I do.

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Sir, I am feeling headaches continuously I have checked my eyes I have got spikes I use to wear spikes. Till now I am...
Refractive error is just one cause of many thousands. Common cause so headache are inadequate food and water intake, exposure to bright light n sunlight, stress, sinusitis etc.
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I have eye problem, my eye sight is excellent its 6/6 both. But problem is that when I am in sunlight more then 5 min my eye started pain and its transferred from eye to head. I used black specs 😎 in the sunlight. And I face same problem in the heat.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
I have eye problem, my eye sight is excellent its 6/6 both. But problem is that when I am in sunlight more then 5 min...
Dear :- you r suffering from Allergic conjuntivitis . E/d zoline -plus 4 times a day × 7 days use photochromatic glasses for relief of conjuntivitis .
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I have pain in my eyes for more than a week. I consulted a doctor. He gave me eye drops but it not work. Please tell me what to do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have pain in my eyes for more than a week. I consulted a doctor. He gave me eye drops but it not work. Please tell ...
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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I have a red eyes or pain in left leg or right hand or cold over two days? What should I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have a red eyes or pain in left leg or right hand or cold over two days? What should I do?
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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I have a web developer and mostly on computer so that my eyes are so red than what can I do? I have consult doctor what as much affect my eyes please provide me best answer for it.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have a web developer and mostly on computer so that my eyes are so red than what can I do? I have consult doctor wh...
You have something called as computer vision syndrome. So 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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My eyes are very weak and myopic. My left eye power of lens is -3.5 And right eye is-3.75. Please tell me how to cure it?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My eyes are very weak and myopic. My left eye power of lens is -3.5 And right eye is-3.75. Please tell me how to cure...
Unfortunately there are no natural medications to remove spectacles permanently. You can either try contact lenses or plan for refractive lasik laser surgery (after 18 years of age)
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I am having headache, as well as eye pain. When I reading, tears come out. I am using glasses, power is minor and glasses are new. I changed them one month ago. Pain started from last night. Which medicine shall I take?

MS - General Surgery
Ophthalmologist, Thane
I am having headache, as well as eye pain. When I reading, tears come out. I am using glasses, power is minor and gla...
Please get the power, centration and pupillary distance checked for the newly made glasses.Also note that these might be initial symptoms of acute inflammation like Viral conjunctivitis as the symptoms have occurred suddenly .Please consult an opthalmologist for further treatment .Thanks
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I have red eye and not see nearby and nat see at the night and my eye is weekly so help you.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eye and not see nearby and nat see at the night and my eye is weekly so help you.
Most common cause is having a spectacles power. Just get it checked with nearest eye care specialist.
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Retinal Detachment: Symptoms and Treatment

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Retinal Detachment: Symptoms and Treatment

Retinal detachment is an emergency eye condition in which the retina at the back of the eye gets separated from the surrounding tissue and pulls away from its normal position. The retina acts as a light-sensitive wallpaper in the eye, providing a lining for the inside of the eye wall and sending visual signals to the brain. As the retina can't work properly under these conditions, one can permanently lose vision if the detached retina is not repaired immediately.

During the retinal detachment, the retinal cells gets separated from the layer of blood vessels which provides oxygen and nourishment. Usually, it begins in form of small torn area of retina known as retinal tears or retinal breaks. This condition, if not treated, leads to retinal detachment and finally permanent vision loss.
Retinal detachment has tell-tale warning signs like an increase in sudden appearance of floaters resembling cobwebs floating in field of vision. It can be coupled with flashes of light or curtain from any direction causing a loss of vision.

Retinal detachment is of three types. The most common form is Rhegmatogenous retinal detachment where a tear allows fluid to get under retina and prevents nourishment to reach retina from retinal pigment epithelium by separating them. In Fractional form, scar tissue on the retina's surface shrinks causing it to separate from the retinal pigment epithelium. This form is most prevalent with diabetes patients. Lastly, in case of Exudative retinal detachment, the fluid leaks into the area under retina without a tear or breaks in the retina. Retinal diseases or trauma to the eye are main causes for Exudative retinal detachment.

Although a person of any age can suffer from retinal detachment, but it is more prevalent in people over the age of 40. People suffering from degenerative myopia or lattice degeneration are more prone to this medical condition. People with family history of retinal detachment are also likely to suffer from the same.

Retinal detachment can be treated in many ways. The most common form is the Laser surgery in which small tears and hole are joined back to the retina. Another method is Cryopexy in which the area around the hole in frozen and helps reattach the retina. Both the above procedure are performed at ophthalmologist's clinic.

Sometimes, one may have to opt for Scleral buckle in which a tiny synthetic band is attached to the outside of the eyeball which gently pushes the wall of the eye in toward the centre of the eye placing the eye wall very close to the detached retina. Another option is vitrectomy surgery to replace the vitreous that fills the centre of the eye and helps the eye maintain a round shape.

A retinal detachment is an emergency medical condition and must be treated immediately to save one's vision. Most people have been successfully treated for retinal detachment, but ophthalmologists cannot always predict how vision will turn out. The visual outcome will not be known for up to several months after surgery. However the results are best when the retinal detachment is treated as soon as possible.

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I have red eyes for the past 2 days and it's getting itchy and watery. What should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes for the past 2 days and it's getting itchy and watery.
What should I 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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How to cure glaucoma? Is there any sure medical technology that completely cures glaucoma? Please suggest if their any natural remedies for glaucoma?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
How to cure glaucoma? Is there any sure medical technology that completely cures glaucoma? Please suggest if their an...
hello There is NO cure for glaucoma...no medicine, no natural method no surgery but yes, treatment is possible which can halt or delay its progression
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I have red eyes over 3days. What should I do now? Is there any serious symptoms of diseases? When should I call the doctor? Tell me some precautions and treatment for that.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eyes over 3days. What should I do now? Is there any serious symptoms of diseases? When should I call the d...
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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I have to always sit in front of computer, what can I take prevent to take care of my eyes? I am an engineering student but I do part time job in a private company.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have to always sit in front of computer, what can I take prevent to take care of my eyes?
I am an engineering stude...
You have something called as computer vision syndrome. So 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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hello Sir Am Rutul my question is which food Give a More Sperm and Energy. I loose my energy every day. Looking like blindness in my eyes.

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General Physician, Faridabad
hello Sir Am Rutul my question is which food Give a More Sperm and Energy.
I loose my energy every day. Looking like ...
eat five food to increase sperm count,Red peppers, carrots, oatmeal, dried apricots The vitamin A in these foods help grow healthy sperm and improve male fertility. “Deficiencies in vitamin A in men have been linked to lowered fertility due to sluggish sperm, To increase sperm count and motility, eat dark green lettuce, broccoli, spinach, sweet potatoes, and dairy fortified with vitamin A.
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My friend facing a problem of eye sight even if he consult eye specialist and have a little headache problem, how to overcome this.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
My friend facing a problem of eye sight even if he consult eye specialist and have a little headache problem, how to ...
Continuously reading small print without proper light should be avoided. Smart phone may cause strain. Don't expose your eyes to extreme sunny weather of cold windy weather. Don't be closer to people with eye infections as you may contact the infection. Get your eyes tested for any vision problem. Homoeopathy has effective treatment for your problem without adverse effects. Take belldonna 200 ---once daily in the morning for 5 days.
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What makes you Long-sighted? Causes You Need to Know About

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
What makes you Long-sighted? Causes You Need to Know About

Causes and Symptoms of Hypermetropia You Need to Know About

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.

'Consult'.

Related Tip: 4 Tips for a Great Eyesight

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Something problems in my eyes. Both are looking very red at some time. What is the solution.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Something problems in my eyes. Both are looking very red at some time. What is the solution.
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 18 year old male and been suffering poor eyesight for the last 5 years, I probably think this is because of me staying too long on the computer. What should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 18 year old male and been suffering poor eyesight for the last 5 years, I probably think this is because of me s...
Hello, use cmd2 eye drop, 2 drop in each eye twice daily. Take ruta 30, 3 drops twice daily. Also get your eyes tested by an eye specialist.
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Hi After typing on computer when I look at some one or something they look more than one or cannot seen clearly. What is the reason of it.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hi After typing on computer when I look at some one or something they look more than one or cannot seen clearly. What...
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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