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Dr. Venkatasubramaniam

Ophthalmologist, Bangalore

150 at clinic
Dr. Venkatasubramaniam Ophthalmologist, Bangalore
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Dr. Venkatasubramaniam is an experienced Ophthalmologist in Yelahanka, Bangalore. He is currently practising at Rangalakshmi Netralaya in Yelahanka, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Venkatasubramaniam and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Hi I am 29 years old male. I read books with out Speckles. But have to use glasses in public or in my office. Because I can't recognize my colleagues now. In the evening I can't move outside because it seems darkness every where even though there are street lights. I was normal 3 years ago. And had never used Spackle before. I shall be very thankful please suggest me any possible solutions. (I often use laptop even for preparing my lectures Have consulted all the famous Dr. ) Regards.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hi I am 29 years old male. I read books with out Speckles. But have to use glasses in public or in my office. Because...
Actually you are suffering from viion problem MYOPIA or Short sightednes and this i the reason of developing Night blindness in your case because you are unable to recognie distant objectss. 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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Dear sir. I have a uncle whose age of almost 50 he has problem his eyesight is getting blank in this stage he is unable to see object clearly and is almost black they have this problem too in their mother as well as sister he went to all doctors but nothing happen. So please suggest us any best thing and what is this problem can it b cured.

FELLOW PAEDIATRIC OPTOMETRY&ORTHOPTICS , MS(OPTOMETRY)
Ophthalmologist, Kolkata
Dear sir. I have a uncle whose age of almost 50 he has problem his eyesight is getting blank in this stage he is unab...
Did he wear specs. Regularly? please consult me / examine his eyes physically. He may have optical error or cataract for that reason he can't see objects.
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I'm 17 years olboy boy. I'm colour blind and I wanna be a doctor what skould I do?

FICO, Specialist in Cataract,Cornea and refractive surgeries , MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Srinagar
Colour blindness is of various types, mostly commonly red green. Complete colour blindness is rare, mostly its partial loss only. It depends on colour vision qualitative tests like hue test etc to know the exact loss. Based on these tests different medical board have different criteria according to different speciality. You must undergo these tests and then your eligilibity will be determined.
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I am 20 years old I have lite dizziness and sleepy eyes for two days I am so fear.

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I am 20 years old I have lite dizziness and sleepy eyes for two days I am so fear.
ur symptoms are mild...may be related to lack of sleep, inadequate fluid or food intake.. worry n consult a doctor if they persist after a night of good sleep.
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I have eye sight problem but I dnt like using specs. Then what are the other ways overcoming this. please help me.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have eye sight problem but I dnt like using specs. Then what are the other ways overcoming this. please help me.
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 wear spectacles because of them my eyes now look very small and dark. any help that can help them to look normal?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I wear spectacles because of them my eyes now look very small and dark.
any help that can help them to look normal?
Homoeopathic treatment- Under eye cream (Bakson's) apply at night under the eye in circular motion. Glowcare drops (Lord's) 20 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily. Take a good iron rich diet like apple, pomegranate, spinach and all other green vegetables. 2 glass milk daily. 6-8 glass extra water daily. Try to have a sound sleep.
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I am 15 years old girl . water comes from my eyes when I reads and using computer please Dr. Can you say any suggestion.

Phaco Development Program, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology, DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Mysore
Get your eyes checkd. You may have some refractive error and hence you may need glasses. Also read about" computer vision syndrome" do the 20-20-20 exercise.
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Hi I have problem in my eyes can you help to leave my sun glasses bcoz I can not see close up things.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Hi I have problem in my eyes can you help to leave my sun glasses bcoz I can not see close up things.
Hello lybrate-user. From the symptoms described by you, it seems you have problems mainly for near vision. In that case, you are likely to be having a presbyopic refractive error. This means that you need glasses for near. Usually, at the age of 40 (or somewhere near 40 years of age), a person begins to have discomfort/ problems for near vision. This is because of gradual loss of elasticity of the fibers holding the eye lens in place. This is a normal phenomenon. Nothing to get worried about. All the same, it would be better to get a complete eye assessment done so that appropriate glasses may be prescribed. Let me know if you require further assistance. Take care-regards.
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Germs via contact lens
Using contact lens may alter the bacteria in eyes which may explain why contact lens users are more prone to certain eye infections.
The human eye has a normal community of bacteria that helps fight infections but a study found that contact lens usage altered the bacterial population and it more closely resembled those found on eyelid skin rather than typically found in the eyes of non - wearers.
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Hi I'm 23 years old. Some time I just feel a pain in my right eye. Is it big problem? Now where treatment my problem.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hi I'm 23 years old. Some time I just feel a pain in my right eye. Is it big problem? Now where treatment my problem.
There are many reasons of pain in eyes and few important ones are 1.Lack of sleep 2.Hypertension or Hypotension 3.Frequent upper resp.Tract infections like Sneezing,Sinusitis 4.Weak eye sight,conjunctivitis,Allergy 5.Overuse of eyes while studying,watching TV,Computers,Mobiles. So visit an ophthalmologist to identify the cause of your Eye pain and treatment and management can be given accordingly. You can use following Homoeopathic eyedrops for general Eye pain CINERARIA EUPHRASIA EYE DROPS
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I am 75 years old having a problem of insomnia for the last one year. I get hardly 4-5 hrs disturbed sleep at night. Next day through outfeel headache, burning of eyes and feel lousy. It becomes difficult for me to do routine work due to sleepless. I am a diabetic patient under control and also having a prostate problem under treatment. Please advise me the remedy for treatment of insomnia. Thanks.

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General Physician, Gurgaon
I am 75 years old having a problem of insomnia for the last one year. I get hardly 4-5 hrs disturbed sleep at night. ...
I thing i want to tell you that if you can relax your mind by Rajyoga meditation than you can reduce your sleep upto 5-6 hour and you will feel fresh and active I am giving you some tips for sound sleep and early awaking in morning kindly follow advises given below: 1. Strict to sleep time schedule 2. Do regular physical activity 3. Regular meditation/ yoga 4. Avoid tea coffee after 7 pm 5. Avoid daytime sleep consult me for further management
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Mere aakhe dukti he bhut Jayda please ilaz bathe bhut dino se dukti he last ek Sal se.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Mere aakhe dukti he bhut Jayda please ilaz bathe bhut dino se dukti he last ek Sal se.
There are many reasons of pain in eyes and few important ones are 1.Lack of sleep 2.Hypertension or Hypotension 3.Frequent upper resp.Tract infections like Sneezing,Sinusitis 4.Weak eye sight,conjunctivitis,Allergy 5.Overuse of eyes while studying,watching TV,Computers,Mobiles. So identify the cause of your Eye pain and treatment and management can be given accordingly. You can use following Homoeopathic eyedrops for general Eye pain CINERARIA EUPHRASIA EYE DROPS
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Dengue Vaxia

M.B.B.S,C.C.A,D.C.A,AASECT,FPA,AAD,M.I.M.S
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Dengue Vaxia

Dengvaxia - first vaccine against dengue

Dengvaxia is a vaccine used to help protect adult or children against dengue disease caused by dengue virus serotypes 1, 2, 3 and 4. Dengvaxia is given to adults, adolescents and children 9 through 45 years of age living in endemic areas.

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Full prescribing info - dengvaxia

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Dengue tetravalent vaccine (live, attenuated).

Indications / uses

Dengvaxia is a vaccine used to help protect adult or children against dengue disease caused by dengue virus serotypes 1, 2, 3 and 4. Dengvaxia is given to adults, adolescents and children 9 through 45 years of age living in endemic areas.

Dosage / direction for use

The patient will receive 3 injections of 0.5 ml each at 6-month intervals.

The first injection will occur at the chosen or scheduled date; the second injection, 6 months after the first injection; and the third injection, 6 months after the second injection. Dengvaxia should be used according to the local vaccination schedule.

If the patient forgot an injection of dengvaxia: if the patient missed a scheduled injection, the physician will decide when to give the missed injection.

It is important that the patient follows the instructions of the physician, pharmacist or nurse regarding return visits for the follow-up injection. If the patient forgets or is not able to go back to the physician, pharmacist or nurse at the scheduled time, ask the physician, pharmacist or nurse for advice.

Administration: dengvaxia is given by the physician or nurse as an injection underneath the skin (subcutaneous route) in the upper arm.

Contraindications

Do not use dengvaxia if the patient is allergic (hypertensive) to the active substances or any of the other ingredients of dengvaxia listed in description (see description); has developed an allergic reaction after prior administration of dengvaxia. Signs of an allergic reaction may include an itchy rash, shortness of breath and swelling of the face and tongue; is suffering from a disease with mild to high fever or acute disease. In this case, the physician will postpone the administration of dengvaxia until the patient has recovered; has a weakened immune system, for example due to a genetic defect, hiv infection or therapies that affect the immune system (for example, high-dose corticosteroids or chemotherapy); is pregnant; is breastfeeding.

Use in pregnancy lactation: dengvaxia must not be given to pregnant or breastfeeding women.

If the patient is of child-bearing stage, the patient should take the necessary precautions to avoid pregnancy for 1 month following administration of dengvaxia; is pregnant or breastfeeding, the patient thinks may be pregnant or is planning to have a baby, ask the physician, pharmacist or nurse for advice before receiving dengvaxia.

Special precautions

Inform the physician, pharmacist or nurse before receiving dengvaxia if the patient is taking an immunosuppressive treatment (prednisone or equivalent to 20 mg or 2 mg/kg for 2 weeks or more). The physician will postpone administration of dengvaxia until 4 weeks after the treatment is discontinued; has experienced any health problems after prior administration of any vaccines. The physician will carefully consider the risks and benefits of vaccination.

As with all vaccines, dengvaxia may not protect 100% of persons who have been vaccinated. Vaccination with dengvaxia is not a substitute for protection against mosquito bites. The patient should take appropriate precautions to prevent mosquito bites, including the use of repellents, adequate clothing, and mosquito nets.

Fainting, sometimes accompanied by falling, can occur (mostly in adolescents) following, or even before, any injection with a needle. Therefore inform the physician, pharmacist or nurse if the patient fainted with a prior injection.

Adults above 45 years of age: adults above 45 years of age should not receive the vaccine.

Driving and using machines: no data are available on the effects of dengvaxia on the ability to drive or use machines.

Use in children: children less than 9 years of age should not receive the vaccine.

Side effects

Like all medicines, dengvaxia can cause side effects, although not all patients get them.

Serious allergic reactions: if any of these symptoms occur after leaving the place where the patient received an injection, consult a physician immediately: difficulty in breathing, blueness of the tongue or lips, a rash, swelling of the face or throat, low blood pressure causing dizziness or collapse.

When these signs and symptoms occur they usually develop quickly after the injection is given and while the patient is still in clinic or physician's surgery.

Serious allergic reactions are very rare (may affect up to 1 in 10, 000 people), after receiving any vaccine.

Other side effects: the following side effects were reported during clinical studies in children, adolescents and adults (from 9 to and including 60 years of age). Most of the reported side effects occurred within 3 days after the injection of the vaccine: very common (may affect more than 1 user in 10): headache, muscle pain (myalgia), generally feeling unwell (malaise), feeling of weakness (asthenia), injection site pain, fever.

Common (may affect up to 1 user in 10): injection site reactions: redness (erythema), bruising (hematoma), swelling, and itching (pruritus).

Uncommon (may affect up to 1 user in 100): infections of the upper respiratory tract, dizziness, sore throat (oropharyngeal pain), cough, runny nose (rhinorrhea), nausea, skin eruption (rash), neck pain, hardening of skin at the injection site (injection site induration).

Additional side effects in adults (from 18 to and including 60 years of age): uncommon (may affect up to 1 user in 100): swollen glands (lymphadenopathy), migraine, joint pain (arthralgia), flu-like symptoms (influenza-like illness).

Additional side effects in children and adolescents (from 9 to and including 17 years of age: uncommon (may affect up to 1 user in 100): itchy rash (urticaria).

Reporting of side effects or any suspected adverse event: if the patient experiences any side effects after vaccination, advised to seek immediate medical attention.

By reporting side effects, it can help provide more information on the safety of the vaccine.

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Interactions

Using other medicines and dengvaxia: dengvaxia may not have an optimal effect if it used at the same time as medicines that suppress the immune system such as corticosteroids or chemotherapy.

Inform the physician, pharmacist or nurse if the patient is taking or has recently taken any other vaccines or any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.

Caution for usage

Before administering any biological, the person responsible for administration must take all precautions to prevent allergic or other reactions. As with all injectable vaccines, appropriate medical treatment and supervision must always be readily available in the event of an anaphylactic reaction following the administration of dengvaxia.

Epinephrine (1: 1000) and other appropriate agents used to control immediate allergic reactions must be available to treat unexpected events such as anaphylaxis.

Dengvaxia must not be mixed with other medicinal products in the same syringe.

Dengvaxia must not be administered by intravascular injection under any circumstances.

Syncope (fainting) can occur following, or even before, any vaccination as a psychogenic response to injection with a needle. Procedures should be in place to prevent injury from falling and to manage syncopal reactions.

Separate syringes and needles, separate injection sites and preferably separate limbs must be used if any other vaccine (s) or medicinal product (s) is/are concomitantly administered.

Dengvaxia is reconstituted by transferring all the solvent (0.4% sodium chloride solution) provided in the blue-labeled pre-filled syringe into the vial of freeze dried powder with a yellowish green flip off cap. The pre-filled syringe is fitted with a sterile needle for this transfer. The vial is then gently swirled. After complete dissolution, a 0.5 ml dose of reconstituted suspension is withdrawn into the same syringe. For injection, the syringe should be fitted with the new sterile needle.

The suspension should be visually inspected prior to administration. After reconstitution, dengvaxia is clear, colorless liquid with the possible presence of white to translucent particles (of endogenous nature).

After reconstitution with the solvent provided, dengvaxia must be used immediately.

Any unused dengvaxia or waste material should be disposed of, preferably by heat inactivation or incineration, in accordance with local regulations.

Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask a pharmacist on how to throw away medicines that no longer use. These measures will help to protect the environment.

Storage

Store in a refrigerator. Do not freeze. Keep the vaccine in the outer carton in order to protect it from light.

Description

After reconstitution, one dose (0.5 ml) contains 4.5-6.0 log10 ccid50* of each serotype of the cyd dengue virus** (1, 2, 3 and 4).

* ccid50: 50% cell culture infectious dose.

** produced in serum-free vero cells by recombinant dna technology.

The powder is a white, homogenous, freeze-dried powder with possible retraction at the base, and may form a ring-shaped cake.

The solvent (0.4% sodium chloride solution) is a clear, colorless liquid.

After reconstitution with the solvent provided, dengvaxia is a clear, colorless liquid with the possible presence of white to translucent particles.

Excipients/inactive ingredients: essential amino acids including l-phenylalanine, non-essential amino acids, l-arginine hydrochloride, sucrose, d-trehalose dihydrate, d-sorbitol, trometamol, urea, sodium chloride, water for injections.

Mechanism of action

Dengvaxia contains dengue virus serotypes 1, 2, 3 and 4 that have been weakened. Dengvaxia works by stimulating the body's natural defenses (immune system), which produces its own protection (antibodies) against the viruses that cause dengue disease.

Dengue is a viral infection transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected aedes mosquito. Dengue is not transmitted directly from person-to-person. Nevertheless the virus which replicates in an infected individual can be transmitted to other humans through mosquito bites for 4-5 days (maximum 12 days) after the first symptoms appear.

Dengue disease results in a wide range of symptoms including fever, headache, pain behind the eyes, muscle and joint pain, nausea, vomiting, swollen glands or skin rash. Symptoms usually last for 2-7 days. Dengue disease can also be asymptomatic.

However, occasionally dengue can be severe and potentially lead to hospitalization and in rare cases to death. Severe dengue is characterized by high fever and any of the following symptoms: severe abdominal pain, persistent vomiting, rapid breathing, severe bleeding, bleeding in stomach, bleeding gums, fatigue, restlessness, coma, seizure and organ failure.

Source:- http://www.mims.com/philippines/drug/info/dengvaxia

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Some times my eyes lashes fall ie: red eyes still it continues past 2 years on wards I used to take medicine called fish oil capsule.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Some times my eyes lashes fall ie: red eyes still it continues past 2 years on wards I used to take medicine called f...
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. M not sure whether fish oil capsule will help (no such reports in allopathy)
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I have a little problem. I am facing red eyes for 2days, I used pataday drop twice a day but nothing happened. What should I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have a little problem. I am facing red eyes for 2days, I used pataday drop twice a day but nothing happened. What s...
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 am 20 year old man. I have weak eyesight. I have irritation during the day. I checked to many doctors but not found any relief. Please tell me permanent cure.

MBBS, Diploma in Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Ghaziabad
I am 20 year old man. I have weak eyesight. I have irritation during the day. I checked to many doctors but not found...
Go for dilated refraction. N then use correct glasses with anti reflective coating. As advided by ophthalmologist. In addition you might be suffering fro mild allergy or dry eye. But advising any drug without examination is not possible. So go for it.
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My three years old daughter have eye problem which may be squint or false squint........ I want to know about this issue , can you help me out of this?

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Squint is misalignment of visual axis of 2 eyes( means that the 2 eyes are looking in different directions). The different types can detected by few simple tests conducted by ophthalmologist. It is recommended that you should get it examined and treated at this stage as later vision loss progresses which is very difficult to be restored. At this stage it will require aggressive exercises and medications only if it diagnosed with true squint.
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Dear sir, I am wearing glasses from last two years, my left side glasses have 1.50 cylindrical and 1.25 spherical and similarly right side eye have 1.50 spherical and 1.25 cylindrical. My question is are there any chances for bringing back my eye sight in future again or is there any natural remedies, should I opt for laser eye surgery in future and wat are the expenses, merits and demerits. Thank you.

FICO, Specialist in Cataract,Cornea and refractive surgeries , MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Srinagar
You can undergo laser surgery if your age is above 18 yrs and your number is stable for 1 yr. Complications rate is less than 1%, even lesser with the femtosecond lasik. In private hospital they will charge in range of 35000 to 50000rs for microkeratome assisted surgery and 50000 to 75000 for fem to second lasik in govt set up like aiims delhi they charge around 20000 for femto lasik.
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