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Dr. Vijay

Ophthalmologist, Bangalore

Dr. Vijay Ophthalmologist, Bangalore
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how to reduce diabetic eye pressure

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
how to reduce diabetic eye pressure
Diabetes causes vascular damage throughout the body. Because the blood vessels within the eye are so tiny, any damage at all can have a tremendous impact on eye health.

One of the most prevalent of the diabetes-related eye diseases is glaucoma. In fact, people with diabetes are between 40% and 50% more likely to develop glaucoma than non-diabetics.

Glaucoma causes the pressure within the eye to increase gradually, damaging the optic nerve and leading to partial or complete vision loss. The exact mechanisms for this are unknown. While there are several types of glaucoma, the most common form is open-angle glaucoma.
Open-angle glaucoma

The eye is full of fluid which continually refreshes. Normally, fluid drains at a point in the eye where the iris and the cornea meet. If this opening becomes even partially blocked the fluid drains out of the eye too slowly, even as new fluid is added. This backup of fluid causes an increase in pressure within the eye, damaging the optic nerve.

Open-angle glaucoma does not cause any symptoms until the disease is well-advanced. By that time, vision is impacted, with loss of peripheral vision first, advancing to tunnel vision and then total vision loss as the disease progresses.
Treatment

The goal of treatment is to lower intraocular pressure. This can be approached one of three ways: lower eye pressure, improve drainage of fluid from the eye or decrease the volume of fluid produced within the eye.

There are a variety of eye drops that may be prescribed.

Prostaglandins (xalatan, lumigan) and cholingeric agents (isopto carbine and isopto carbachol) act to increase outflow of fluid from within the eye.

Beta blockers (betimol, timoptic, betoptic) and carbonic anhydrase inhibitors (trusopt, azopt) reduce the production of fluid within the eye.

Alpha-adrenergic agonists (iopidine, alphagan) both lessen fluid production and increase fluid outflow.

Physicians may prescribe a combination of the above.

Oral medications may also be prescribed, if eye drops alone are not sufficient. These are usually in the form of a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor.

If medications are not sufficient to halt progression of the disease, then surgery might be necessary.

Drainage implants might be inserted within the eyes to facilitate drainage.

Laser surgery, known as laser trabeculoplasty, can be done to open clogged drainage canals.

Filtering surgery, known as trabeculectomy, removes a small piece of tissue from the location of the drainage canals, widening the opening and improving drainage.

The best possible treatment for glaucoma is prevention. Everyone above 40 years of age should have an eye exam at least every three years. Diabetics should have a dilated examination of their eyes annually.

Well-controlled blood sugar level are another preventive measure that will lessen the odds of developing glaucoma.
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I have little pain in my right eye nd over 2 days ago. specially watching tv nd using mobile. I doesnt have any other eye problems nd doesnt wear specks too. What should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have little pain in my right eye nd over 2 days ago. specially watching tv nd using mobile. I doesnt have any other...
Mobile screen is made up of hundreds of tiny pixels that are constantly moving. Our eyes in turn are not naturally able to set focus on these constantly moving pixels, and hence we try to focus on an area behind the actual screen. Therefore, in order to work on a mobile, our eyes need to keep on fluctuating focus between their natural point of focus and the pixels on the screen. And this tires the eyes and causes a lot of wear and tear.As a result, we suffer from irritation, which may range from a number of things like headaches, dry eyes, blurred vision, problems in focusing and faulty color perception, to something as severe as glaucoma. The electromagnetic waves that are emitted by a mobile phone can be extremely damaging to the eyes. It has been studied and well documented that these cell phone waves can have a damaging effect on the various parts of the eye, including the retina and the cornea. Moreover, they can cause cataract too.Moreover it is more distressing for our eyes to view contents on a tiny screen which requires even more concentration and extenive usage of eyes without blinking thus causing Eye dryness making them vulnerable to frequent Eye problemss. . The solution for this problem I its reduced usage and while uing mobiles use them inproper light. There is nothing more effective than controlling usage to reduce and negate the effects. You can also reduce the intensity of the mobile’s screen by attaching a filter or by getting an eye-friendly screen. Above all, one must try to reduce the amount of mobile usage or take frequent breaks.
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When I try to concentrate on studies then after minutes my eyes become silly that why I cannot cncntrte so give me solution to solve.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
When I try to concentrate on studies then after minutes my eyes become silly that why I cannot cncntrte so give me so...
You cannot concentrate because studies is not your taste and you are just pulling on with your studies-----------accept this and try to work hard-homoeopathic medicine will guide you in this direction--------- bacoppa monneri (wilmar schwabe india) chew 2 tab twice daily------- bren-up (allen) drink 2 spoon 3 times daily------------- bramhari pranayam daily for 15 minutes ------- report after 30 days-----------------
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I am 23 year old man. I am continuously loosing my eyesight. How to regain my lost eyesight. My eyes looks pale and reddish.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I am 23 year old man. I am continuously loosing my eyesight. How to regain my lost eyesight. My eyes looks pale and r...
, 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 m facing a little problem. I have red eyes for 2days. I used Olopat Od twice a day but nothing happened. What should I do?

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I m facing a little problem. I have red eyes for 2days. I used Olopat Od twice a day but nothing happened. What shoul...
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. 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. (2)Infectious conjunctivitis : this is usually associated with white-yellowish discharge. 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. (4)Raised intraocular 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 coats 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. 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. Hope my suggestions helped you. Take care, regards-Dr. Chaitanya.
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I have a major problem related to my eyes I can not see anything in night when a straight light come to my eyes. And after that it start paining. And it cause many problems when i, m riding bike. Help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have a major problem related to my eyes I can not see anything in night when a straight light come to my eyes. And ...
Hello, You should get checked your eyes by a good Ophthalmologist. you may be suffering from weak eyes.
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My age is 20. But my eye power is very less. What can I do to improve my eye sight?

DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Trichy
My age is 20. But my eye power is very less. What can I do to improve my eye sight?
I presume that you have a refractive error, the only possible ways are glasses, contact lenses and laser.
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Dr. My eyes are paining very much from past 5 days they very itchy and red what should I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Dr. My eyes are paining very much from past 5 days they very itchy and red what should I do?
Dear lybrate user, red eyes and itching 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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Sir my eyes are always in light red color (like when drunk alcohol person eyes) but I do not drink any type of alcohol please suggest what I do now?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Sir my eyes are always in light red color (like when drunk alcohol person eyes) but I do not drink any type of alcoho...
could be due to allergy allergy can be controlled easily using eye drops. But there are many eye drops and specific eye drops can only be prescribed after seeing the eye clinically as treatment depends on severity. also dip a handkerchief in little cold water and keep over closed eyes.. you will feel better
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Hi doctor I am from Bangalore. I am 21 year old boy. My problem is at night time not seeing any items why? please consult me?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Hi doctor I am  from Bangalore. I am 21 year old boy. My problem is at  night time not seeing any  items why? please ...
Hey lybrate-user, not seeing at night time could be because of various reasons. First you have to rule out any spectacle number and if that is fine, you might also need to undergo retina checkup.
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I have red eyes and feelings jealousy in my eyes because of this I can't sleep properly its very bad for my eyes.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have red eyes and feelings jealousy in my eyes because of this I can't sleep properly its very bad for my eyes.
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 3-4times 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 have headache in my left side of head and heaviness in my eyes. please tell me to get rid from this problem.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have headache in my left side of head and heaviness in my eyes. please tell me to get rid from this problem.
1.Take paracetamol 500mg,1 tablet sos after food up to a maximum of 3 tablets daily, 2.Drink plenty of water 3.Take rest If you have recurrent attack of headache 1.It could be a tension headache due to stress, strain or migraine. 2.Avoid stress, physical and mental exertion, take adequate sleep for 7-8 hours daily 3.Go for regular exercise 4.Practice yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 5.Check for refractive error, sinusitis Hemoglobin, BP 6. Consult Neurologist to rule out other causes of headache 7. consult for further advice
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Doctor G, my eyes were red from the last three or four days and is very jealous eyes. Please tell resolved soon.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Doctor G, my eyes were red from the last three or four days and is very jealous eyes. Please tell resolved soon.
Take Belladonna 30, 3 drops, thrice daily. Use Schwabe's cmd2, eye drop. instill 2 drops in each eye twice daily. Wash your eyes with cold water twice daily. Revert me after 1 week.
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Wearing and Caring for Your Contact Lenses

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Wearing and Caring for Your Contact Lenses

There are a number of eye conditions that make the use of glasses and eye lenses mandatory for a more comfortable life where your vision is as normal as is medically possible. Poor eyesight and conditions like inward eyelids and others can lead to the prescription of contact lenses and glasses. Contact lenses are delicate optical tools that glide easily over your eyes and need a lot of care. One should also know how to wear them properly. If one does not wear and care for the contact lenses properly, it may lead to a variety of complications.

Read on to know how you can take better care of your contact lenses:

  • Cleanliness: To begin with, keeping the lenses clean is of utmost importance. Since these lenses will go on to the eye and remain there for most part of the day, it is imperative that they should be clean so that no dirt comes to settle on the eye to cause complications and even possible infections in the long run. While the disposable soft contact lenses do not need a whole lot of care as they can be disposed as and when the wearer needs a new pair, the soft lenses are the ones that need regular care so as to avoid vision affecting problems in the long run.
  • Clean Hands: Before you handle the contact lenses, you must wash and clean your hands thoroughly with a non cosmetic soap that is free of additives like fragrances and artificial perfumes, oils and other lotions. These may get transferred to the lens which will leave you with blurry vision. Dry your hands properly using a lint free towel.
  • Makeup: If you have to wear makeup, we would suggest doing so after you have safely installed the contact lenses in your eyes. Also, you must remember to remove your lenses before you begin the makeup removal procedure. This is to be done so that you do not get any makeup on to the delicate surface of the lens.
  • Disinfecting Solution: When you buy your contact lenses, you will also get a disinfecting solution as well as a set of instructions for taking care of your lenses. So ensure that you use the correct disinfecting solution, eye drops as well as the prescribed enzymatic cleaners to keep your lenses clean and free of germs with a light rubbing action. Let the lenses stand in this solution at night too so that the germs cannot travel to the surface.

Never use tap water or your mouth to clean these lenses as the microorganisms found even in distilled water can latch on to the surface.

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I am Tausif Ahmed. I am 17 years old. I am suffering from a eye problem. The problem is eye floaters. I have too much floaters. So how can I reduce eye floaters. please Suggest me.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am Tausif Ahmed. I am 17 years old. I am suffering from a eye problem. The problem is eye floaters. I have too much...
This might be floater which is due to vitreous (gel in eye) liquifaction it will not cause any visual damage to eye there is no treatment for floater. Only treatment is to just avoid them in case there are multiple floaters then consult retina specilist.
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I have red eyes form one week what should I do?

Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist,
what are the other symptoms u r having like itching, pain, sticky discharge. this redness could be because of infection or allergy and treatment is different in both the cases.
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I have some issue on my eyes. When I look at sometime at an object or something then tears will be filled in my eye. Why?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have some issue on my eyes. When I look at sometime at an object or something then tears will be filled in my eye. ...
Hello this happens due to dryness and it is very common. On dryness, corneal nerves send signal to brain and brain send signal to lacrimal gland to produce water to wet the cornea this is natural phenomenon.
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I use spectacles of no.-1.75. I want to join Indian air force as a officer. Please suggest me if there is any other option other than laser. I am from bhiwani, haryana so which is best hospital nearby where I go.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I use spectacles of no.-1.75. I want to join Indian air force as a officer. Please suggest me if there is any other o...
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 but before consulting keep in mind that you will have to take homoeopathic medicines from 9-12 months for achieving spects less eyes naturally.
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I use my mobile from a short distance for 6-7 hours in a day. I also use it in the night for watching movie with a lesser brightness. Can this cause any vision problem for me in future?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I use my mobile from a short distance for 6-7 hours in a day. I also use it in the night for watching movie with a le...
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. Computer use cannot blind you or decrease your vision. So do not worry.
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