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Dr. Vinay R Murthy

MBBS, DNB - Ophthalmology, Fellowship in Cornea

Ophthalmologist, Bangalore

18 Years Experience  ·  300 at clinic
Dr. Vinay R Murthy MBBS, DNB - Ophthalmology, Fellowship in Cornea Ophthalmologist, Bangalore
18 Years Experience  ·  300 at clinic
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Dr. Vinay R Murthy is an experienced Ophthalmologist in Jayanagar, Bangalore. He has been a successful Ophthalmologist for the last 18 years. He has completed MBBS, DNB - Ophthalmology, Fellowship in Cornea . You can meet Dr. Vinay R Murthy personally at Prabha Eye Clinic and Research Center in Jayanagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Vinay R Murthy and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Katurba Medical College, Manipal - 1999
DNB - Ophthalmology - National Board Of Examination - 2003
Fellowship in Cornea - Aravind Eye Hospital - 2004
Professional Memberships
Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences (MNAMS)
Member of All India Ophthalmic Society (AIOS)
Karnataka Opthalmic Society (KOS)

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I am suffering from constant eyestrain from last few years. Which type of diet in my food would help me from getting out of my this eye problem. I don't want to use goggles as they look dirty on my face.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I will suggest you to check your eye sight for refractive error and few diet tips - not to eat fried food items and can eat all green vegetables, moong, chana, dal, rice etc and to apply ghee over chappati and don't apply oil over chappati and to drink milk mixed with turmeric powder twice a day and if possible eat eggs on alternate days and if possible in breakfast eat atleast one bajra ka rotla and eat seasonal fruit.
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Hello doctor How can I increase my height to 5.9, weight to 65 kg and eyesight and tell me doctor how can I keep me fresh and active and relax.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello doctor How can I increase my height to 5.9, weight to 65 kg and eyesight and tell me doctor how can I keep me f...
Hi. Start taking homoeopathic medicines which are safe to take without any side-effects - Bakson's Hite-Aid and Five Phos. - both thrice daily and Thuja 1M/ one dose once a week - take them for 1 month only. Management: Take milk and milk products which contains more calcium. More of protein (for cell multiplication) like pulses, legumes, sprouts, nuts, flaxseeds, non-veg, eggs, etc. Also, don't forget to take green vegetables, yellow veggies and fruits, seasonal fruits, salads, etc. Do skip rope daily, initially 10-20 times later gradually and slowly increase the frequency as per your capacity. Do get indulge in stretch exercises, and sports like basketball, volleyball. Last but not least, do take enough of rest and sleep (which helps in repairing of cells and cell rejuvenation). Get back to me after a month for further guidance. For eyesight: Get your eyes tested from an Opthalmologist. Include the following for getting better vision: Vitamins A, C, E, and minerals like copper and zinc are essential to eyesight. Get the antioxidants from dark leafy greens, egg yolks, yellow peppers, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, and carrots. Include garlic and onions. Blueberries, grapes as they have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that can help improve your vision. DHA is a fatty acid found in coldwater fish like salmon, sardines and mackerel. Exercises for eyes: Warm your eyes. Rub your palms together to create heat, and then place them against your eyes for five seconds. Repeat this three times. Roll your eyes. Start by looking up and then slowly circle 10 times clockwise and 10 times counterclockwise. Focus. Hold a pen at arm's length, focus your eyes on it, and slowly bring the pen closer until it's about 6 inches away from your nose. Then slowly move it back, keeping your eyes focused on the pen, 10 times in all. Massage your temples. Using your thumb knuckles, massage your temples in small circles, 20 times in one direction and 20 in the other. Repeat the same actions above the mid-point of the eyebrows at the forehead, then below the eyes on both sides of the bridge of the nose. Take a mini-nap. Put your head back, close your eyes, and relax for 3 minutes. Insufficient sleep may weaken your vision, so shoot for 8 hours of sound sleep a night. Rest your eyes 10 minutes for every 50 minutes spent reading or in front of the computer. If your eyes feel overly tired, lie down and place cooling cucumber slices over your eyelids. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicine which will help you in preventing first and reducing the power of your eyes. Take Physostigma 6/ thrice daily for 1 month. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance. For staying active and fit: We need to make few changes in our life to stay fit and healthy (if there is no medical condition): - Just walking alone is a very beneficial exercise which can help you stay in shape, feel more energetic, and get healthy. Always take stairs rather than taking an elevator. -Standing while you work can help your body get more activity than if you were just sitting down. Spend at least some of your work day standing instead of sitting in order to help your blood flow and maintain your muscles. -Do more chores. Lots of household chores actually involve a lot of exercise and being better about doing chores can be a great way for you to fit activity and exercise into your day. -Aim to exercise for a total of 30 minutes per day and you’ll easily be able to maintain your fitness level. -Some exercises will be more efficient than others, and choosing these more efficient exercises means that the small amount of time that you do spend exercising will really count. Try to choose exercises that focus on your core muscles, since your legs and arms can get activity through daily activities like lifting bags of groceries and walking a longer distance from your car. Try squats, planks, burpees. -Get indulge into some activity at home like riding a bicycle, swimming, playing active games with your kids. -Eating right. Cut out unhealthy fats and take in healthy fats. The easiest way to identify unhealthy fats is to look for “solid” fats, or fats that are solid at room temperature. Get plenty of protein. Protein will help you maintain your muscles and also give you the energetic feeling that you may be missing now that you’re getting less exercise. Good protein sources include skinless chicken, turkey, salmon, anchovies, sardines, oysters, almonds, walnuts, peanuts and peas. Eat properly portioned, balanced meals. Generally, about ⅓ of your plate should be fruits and vegetables and ⅓ of your plate should be grains. The final third should be a mix of protein and low-fat dairy (cottage cheese, eggs, non-fat milk, etc). -Drinking enough water also has the added bonus of keeping your hunger level down, helping you to maintain the lower calorie count that you’ll be getting now that you’re not exercising as much.
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My younger sister who's age is 12 is suffering from red eye please give any solutions t.

BHMS
Homeopath, Thane
My younger sister who's age is 12 is suffering from red eye please give any solutions t.
Hi, take belladona 200 4pills to be sucked thrice a day put 1 drop rose water in each eye for 5days.
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Hi, I am 27 years old and have a severe problem with my vision especially when I am watching television or while I am working on my laptop / tablet. I work for a S/W MNC for last 2 years. please reply.

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Optometrist, Noida
Hi, I am 27 years old and have a severe problem with my vision especially when I am watching television or while I am...
Get your eyes examined by an eye doctor. Follow the tips mentioned below take frequent breaks during computer work to relax your eyes. Blink your eyes 20-25 time every one hour rotate your eyes clock wise and anti clock wise 10 times each.
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I have red eyes problems since last three months I can not sit long in front of computer for work my eyes start paining and the color become reddish in color it cause headache sometimes and pain too much in eyes the water come from the eyes constantly.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eyes problems since last three months I can not sit long in front of computer for work my eyes start paini...
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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Hi doctor I m 25 years old guy. For last 6 months my eyes are so weak and I can not see above 10 feet. Please guide me what can I do.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hi doctor I m 25 years old guy. For last 6 months my eyes are so weak and I can not see above 10 feet. Please guide m...
Hello. There is no medication or food for improving eye sight or to get rid of glasses. Get your vision tested and wear glasses. If not interested in glasses then you can try a. Contact lens b. Lasik laser as your age is now 25 years so your number will not increase much 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. Lasik is a very easy and painless procedure. If you want to get rid of glasses then go for lasik.
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My eyesight no. Changes very frequently in 2 months approx. I have tries all the exercises required. But the problem is still there. What should I do.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
My eyesight no. Changes very frequently in 2 months approx. I have tries all the exercises required. But the problem ...
you can use contact lenses, wear glasses regularlyafter completion of 18 years, you may go for laser surgery permanently. thanks
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I feel pain in head just after 20 minutes study. I used a lots of tablets like ponstan, panadol etc but the pain appears again so please tell me that it is my eye sight problem or other problem. Sir I am waiting for your reply.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I feel pain in head just after 20 minutes study. I used a lots of tablets like ponstan, panadol etc but the pain appe...
It might be related to your eyesight. People with altered eyesight do come across headache, pain in eyes etc. You should go for eye sight testing. If its normal, then you can consult me.
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MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Amritsar
Get to know about BLADE FREE LASIK , STANDARD LASIK , ADVANCED SURFACE PRK and PHAKIC ICLS . These are the techniques that can help you gain freedom form your glasses.

If you are using glasses, are 18 years or older , have to wear glasses and wish to seek treatment for your glasses , you need to read on.


Brief information about LASIK Laser Vision Correction

What does Laser vision correction do ?

Laser vision correction is a technique used for the correction of spectacle number being worn by the patient . This treatment enables the patient to see clearly without glasses.

Who are the likely candidates for laser vision correction ?

Patients of Myopia ( wearing minus glasses ) , Hypermetropia ( wearing plus glasses ) with or without astigmatism are suitable candidates for laser vision correction. In addition , the patient must have achieved 18+ age and his/her spectacle number must have remained stable for 6-12 months .

What types of eye glass numbers can be treated ?

We can treat :

(-) Minus numbers

(+) Plus numbers

& Cylindrical numbers

What are the different techniques for correcting eye glasses ?

Beyond using glasses and contact lenses , there are basically two different ways of correcting the number of glasses.

1. Laser Vision Correction popularly known as LASIK

2. ICL or Phakic Lenses

Are there more than one techniques of Laser vision correction ?

Yes , there are different techniques to correct glasses with Laser

1. PRK / LASEK / ASA

2. Microkeratome based LASIK

3. Bladefree LASIK

The choice of technique for a particular patient depends upon the suitability determined after assessing the various parameters of the eyes with Pentacam topography which tells us about the thickness of the cornea amongst many other details. Depending upon the number of your eye glasses and calculating it against the corneal thickness helps us deriving the technique(s) available for your eyes specifically .

Bladefree LASIK utilizes two different lasers for doing laser vision correction .

Bladefree Lasik workstation with the Femtosecond Laser on the left , the Excimer laser on the right and a swinging patient bed which shifts the patient between these two lasers.

What is ICL ?

If after detailed checking ,corneal thickness is inadequate to carry out Laser vision correction , then ICL phasic intraocular lens implantation is considered as the final frontier.

With the ICL , very high numbers can be corrected quite accurately. Here also we have to test the patient suitability for ICL implantation.


How long do I need to stay in the Hospital for Laser vision correction ?

For PRK you may need to stay for approximately 6 days

For Normal LASIK , approximately 3 days

For Bladefree LASIK , approximately 3 days.

Local patients can reside at home.
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Hi, My wife met an accident 10 years back and had injuries in her eye. Doctors said it wouldn't cure much and in 10 15 years it might only get worse. She has some retinal problem and has eyesight of 6/18 and 6/36 eyesight in left and right eye respectively. Please let me know what sustainable cure can be advised or is retinal problem incurable. Thanks!

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
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My wife met an accident 10 years back and had injuries in her eye. Doctors said it wouldn't cure much and in 10 1...
Hello damage to retina sometimes cause permanent decrease in vision. I am sorry but now the vision will not improve.
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Hi I am having black under eyes and hyper pigmentation in some parts of my hands, can sme body help me in getting back my original color around my eyes.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi I am having black under eyes and hyper pigmentation in some parts of my hands, can sme body help me in getting bac...
Hello, Take healthy balanced diet including whole grains, green leafy vegetables, fruits and nuts. Drink 10 to 12 glasses of water daily. Take a sound sleep of 8 hours minimum. Apply bakson's under eye cream on the dark circles. Apply Ramdev's aloe vera gel on the whole face at night. Home remedy:-1.Cucumbers have skin-lightening and mild astringent properties that help fix those raccoon eyes naturally. Plus, they have a soothing and refreshing effect. Cut a fresh cucumber into thick slices and chill them in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Put the slices onto the affected skin area for about 10 minutes. Wash the area with water. Repeat twice daily for about a week or more. Another option is to mix cucumber juice with lemon juice in equal amounts. Use a cotton ball to apply the mixture on the affected skin. Leave it on for 15 minutes and then wash it off with water. Follow this remedy daily for at least one week. 2.Raw Potato:-There are natural bleaching agents present in potato that can help lighten dark circles and get rid of puffiness around the eyes. Grate one or two raw potatoes to extract the juice. Soak a cotton ball in the juice and place it over your closed eyes. Make sure the juice covers the dark circles under your eyes as well as the eyelids. Allow the juice to sit for 10 to 15 minutes. Rinse your eyelids well with cool water. Repeat once or twice daily for a few weeks. Instead of potato juice, you can also use thick potato slices to remove dark circles. 3.Tomato:-Tomatoes have bleaching properties that can lighten skin to a great extent.Mix one teaspoon of tomato juice with one-half teaspoon of lemon juice. Gently apply this mixture on the dark circles and allow it to sit for 10 minutes. Rinse it off with water. Follow this remedy twice a day for a few weeks. Simply using tomato juice will also work. You can also drink a glass of tomato juice with some mint leaves, lemon juice and salt. For maximum results, be sure to drink this juice immediately after making it. Drink it once or twice a day for about a week.
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Hello. Sir I am. Getting repeatedly headache Feeling nausea Ness Vision is not clear Skipping my meals.

MD(EH)/AM/Accupressure
Acupressurist, Chandigarh
Hello. Sir I am. Getting repeatedly headache Feeling nausea Ness
Vision is not clear Skipping my meals.
Dear lybrste user, You may take Belladona 30 thrice a day for two days and cd all back. Take three drops in wTer at a time.
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My one eye gonna move another angle and my visibility also gonna low what should I do?

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
My one eye gonna move another angle and my visibility also gonna low what should I do?
Do not wry. You hav squint which is curable surgically. See a doctor for best corrected visison and cosmetic correction of d squint.
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I have a problem in my eyes it get pain whenever I came for sun it feel like a blindness and became red.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have a problem in my eyes it get pain whenever I came for sun it feel like a blindness and became red.
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 been wearing spectacles for the past 7-8 years. My power is -4 and it's increasing gradually. My question is is there any possibilities of reducing it and if so by what means?

BHMS
Homeopath, Ahmedabad
I have been wearing spectacles for the past 7-8 years. My power is -4 and it's increasing gradually. My question is i...
U should take homeopathic treatment your eye number stop increasing by that, along with it you should take natureopathy treatment in which combination of eye exercises and yoga and diet is given by that your number decreasing gradually.
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Hi, I am 27 years old. My eyes went deeper inside and under the eye area like they are getting in a hole.in family no one having. I sleep 8 hours daily. Shall I get my eye back normal ?kindly help me.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
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I am 27 years old. My eyes went deeper inside and under the eye area like they are getting in a hole.in family no...
As per your complain dark circles can occur due to causes like -Excessive stress. -Malnutrition. -Overuse of mobiles and laptops. -Sleep deprivation. -Allergies etc. I would suggest you to first of all reduce stress by doing meditation and breathing exercises. Take sufficient sleep. Avoid excess use of gadgets. You can start applying creams containing Kojic acid and Vitamin E. Grapeseed extract containing creams are helpful. You can also put pieces of cucumber over the closed eyes as it has soothing effects. You can also place grated potato over the eyes. Take multivitamin supplements. Drink plenty of water and take a nutritious diet. In case of no improvement consult a Dermatologist and get evaluated and he can also advised lazer treatment for removing the dark circles.
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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 eyes itching and burning some times n even mild headache pain some times what could be the reason is that becz of STDs and even aches pain on top of shoulder.

F.LVPEI (Retina), DNB, MS, FICO, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
I have eyes itching and burning some times n even mild headache pain some times what could be the reason is that becz...
Itching, burning, mild headaches and sometimes shoulder pain could be due to working for long hours on computer. Does your profession involve working for long hours on a computer? if so, you could be having computer vision syndrome. One of the causes of stds is unsafe sex. Stds have a variety of symptoms, it may not necessarily be related to the eye. Warm regards.
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