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Dr. Vijay is one of the best Ophthalmologists in Basavanagudi, Bangalore. You can visit him at Vijay Eye Clinic in Basavanagudi, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Vijay on Lybrate.com.

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I have high power glasses, I want to laser eye surgery but I worried about surgery. Is it good to do lesser surgery?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have high power glasses, I want to laser eye surgery but I worried about surgery. Is it good to do lesser surgery?
Lasik is a simple laser procedure which changes the shape of the cornea so that the light rays fall on the retina properly. It is a painless procedure. It is a day care procedure does not require any injections, does not require admission, you can simply resume your duties in 2 days. Cost varies from centre to centre. Side effects are usually limited to dryness of eyes for few months. We can do lasik anytime after age of 18 years. You need to undergo proper prelasik checkup to decide whether lasik is safe for you or not
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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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Whenever I gets out my head start to ache and my eye power get low I want know why it is happening and when the winter starts my leg cracks.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Whenever I gets out my head start to ache and my eye power get low I want know why it is happening and when the winte...
Hello kindly consult local eye specilist and get your eye sight checked use goggles when in sunlight.
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My grandson is 5 years old. His eye power is 5 and 4.5 both eyes. He viewed long distance objects .please suggest.

BHMS
Homeopath, Hooghly
My grandson is 5 years old. His eye power is 5 and 4.5 both eyes. He viewed long distance objects .please suggest.
Well for now he has to wear specs, maintain healthy food, give him sea fish, maintain a healthy lifestyle, regular visit your eye specialist, with this you need to do proper homoeopathic treatment.
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I am 18 years old boy and having a continuous water flow from eye while driving what can I do for it?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 18 years old boy and having a continuous water flow from eye while driving what can I do for it?
Hello,Instill 2 drops of Euphrasia 10% , in each eye, twice daily. Take Euphrasia 30, 2drops , twice daily. Use sun glasses when ever you step out in the sun. Revert after 7 days.
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Hi If brain MRI plain was normal but some symptom like eye twitching seen patient may suffer from brain tumor.

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
Hi If brain MRI plain was normal but some symptom like eye twitching seen patient may suffer from brain tumor.
It may be simple case of dryness ,so first try some lubricating eye drops (Refresh liquigel) 4-5 times for a week if don't get relief ,consult local Opthalmologist or neurologist, with regards
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From 10 years I m using optical my optical no Is R-3.50, L-3.00. What should I do to remove optical. I don't want to use it.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
From 10 years I m using optical my optical no Is R-3.50, L-3.00. What should I do to remove optical.
I don't want to ...
Hello lybrate-user. 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. Hope my suggestions help you, take care, regards.
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I have red eyes for more than 5 days and water comes out from it continuously. What should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Amritsar
I have red eyes for more than 5 days and water comes out from it continuously. What should I do?
Use eupharasia eye drops. Twice daily and a suppliment. Take world best supplement lasa spiruline 1-1 tablet twice daily
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My mother is 40 year old she have sugar problem and. Recently in ultrasonic she. Have tumor.in uterus doctor said we have to do uterus removal operation for that but in normal sugar . So my question is can. Operation be done using insulin or we have go through laser treatment where d treatment is good for this in varanasi.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
General Physician, Ghaziabad
My mother is 40 year old she have sugar problem and. Recently in ultrasonic she. Have tumor.in uterus doctor said we ...
Uterus can be removed with sugar control with insulin. Laser is new technic, nin invasive, no surgery is done, less complication, sugar need to be controlled in this procedure, you can try laser as she is only 40 yrs.
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