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Dr. Anand

MS - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

14 Years Experience
Dr. Anand MS - Ophthalmology Ophthalmologist, Chennai
14 Years Experience
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Dr. Anand is one of the best Ophthalmologists in Poonamallee High Road, Chennai. He has helped numerous patients in his 14 years of experience as a Ophthalmologist. He is a MS - Ophthalmology . You can consult Dr. Anand at Vasan Eye Care Hospital in Poonamallee High Road, Chennai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Anand on Lybrate.com.

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MS - Ophthalmology - Arvind Hospital Tamil Nadu - 2003
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My eye sight was too good but from some days ive noticed that my eyesight is getting weaker. I also wanna tell you something that in daylight I can see clearly even it is 50m of distance but in artificial light like in night I can not see that much clear plzz suggest me some vegetables n fruits which can help me and also, I only use tablet only or less than a hr so that may not a problem for my case. Hope I'll get my ans soon, thank you:)

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My eye sight was too good but from some days ive noticed that my eyesight is getting weaker. I also wanna tell you so...
Hello, 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 strengthening eye muscles: -begin by partially closing your eyes; the lids should only be halfway shut. After holding for 10-15 seconds, close your eyes very slowly. Take a few deep breaths to increase oxygen in the blood. -warm your eyes. Rub your palms together to create heat, and then place them against your eyes for five seconds. Repeat this three times. -hold a pen at arm's length. Focus your gaze on the tip of the pen. Bring the pen closer to your nose at a slow and steady pace. Repeat this exercise 5-10 times. -concentrate your vision on the tip of your nose. Then shift your gaze to an object further away, either at arm's length or 20 feet away. Then shift your eyes back to the tip of your nose. Repeat this exercise 10 times. -sit in a relaxed but upright position. Begin by look to the left-most position (without moving your head) and hold to stretch your eye muscles. Hold for 5 counts. Blink and return your gaze back to look straight in front of you. Then look to the right-most position with your gaze and hold for 5 counts. Repeat 3 times, blinking between each hold. Then, repeat this exercise looking up and then down. Do not forget about blinking. -sit in a relaxed but upright position. Look up and to your right for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look up to and to your left for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look down and to your right for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look down and to your left for 5 seconds. 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 then reducing the power of your eyes (if the eye power is less). Take physostigma 6/ thrice daily for 1 month and instill euphrasia eye drops twice a day. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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My sister is 16 years old n suffering from myopia and have her specs power -1.5 What should she do to improve her eyesight. Is there any chance of getting her healthy eyesight back. Please help.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My sister is 16 years old n suffering from myopia and have her specs power -1.5
What should she do to improve her eye...
unfortunately there are no natural medications to remove spectacles permanently. . once she is 18 years old and number is stable she can plan for refractive lasik laser surgery
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lasik surgery for eye is good? How they will do? How many days I have to be in hospital?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
lasik surgery for eye is good? How they will do? How many days I have to be in hospital?
Hello lasik is very good option to get rid of glasses doctor will perform few tests (schirmer test, pentacam and fundus examination) and if all tests are normal then you can go for lasik surgery without fear. Success rate of lasik is over 96%. Side effects may vary from minimal like mild dryness, dalk, haloes, glare to severe like infection (very rare). Precaution include: a. Avoid face/head wash for 1 week b. Avoid swimming /water sports for 6 weeks c. Avoid eye make up for 6 weeks cost: depends on type of lasik which varies from 25000 for standard lasik to 1.10 lacs for smile lasik for more details, you can read my health tip on lasik.
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Sir I am a student at the age of 20 but I can not see the things fare away from me what is the cause please tell me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Sir I am a student at the age of 20 but I can not see the things fare away from me what is the cause please tell me.
Your problem is weak eyesight termed as myopia---------------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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Sir I have an myopia. What can I do for this to recover the myopia? And also my eye is so week and I have headik problem what can do.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Sir I have an myopia. What can I do for this to recover the myopia? And also my eye is so week and I have headik prob...
Hello lybrate-user. Myopia means short sightedness. A person having myopia has poor vision for distance. There are various options that could be used for myopia: (1) glasses. You could choose to wear glasses. (2) contact lens: they form an alternative to glasses. They are suitable only for certain degrees of myopia and astigmatism. (3) refractive surgery: 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. Take care, regards.
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I have problem in my eye it start watering after every 10 minutes please suggest me any good medicine please help.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have problem in my eye it start watering after every 10 minutes please suggest me any good medicine please help.
Hi, First, get your eyes tested. Take homoeopathic medicine - Euphrasia 30/ thrice daily for 1 week.
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What is the difference between myopia and hypermettopia? Is there was any method to remove spectacles. I have -4 power: pls reply fast.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
What is the difference between myopia and hypermettopia? Is there was any method to remove spectacles. I have -4 powe...
hypermetropia means + power and myopia means having - power. unfortunately there are no natural medications to remove spectacles permanently. you can either try contact lenses or plan for refractive lasik laser 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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Hi Doctor, I feel tired almost all day, at the same time my eye's feel pain is this reason of sitting in front of laptop around 10 or 11 hour? Please suggest what should I do?

Hi Doctor, I feel tired almost all day, at the same time my eye's feel pain is this reason of sitting in front of lap...
hi kanchan as per question, you might consume your whole energy seatting front of laptop... seating such hours together front of laptop can harm your eyes... so plz avoid if it Is not possible you may poured gulab jala in eyes daily use anjana... use glass front of eye to avoid direct contac from rays...
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I use to wear specs every day, how can I improve my I sight, is it possible to improve? If it is possible by yoga or something else, can I wear specs during that treatment?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I use to wear specs every day, how can I improve my I sight, is it possible to improve? If it is possible by yoga or ...
Hello. There is no natural way to get rid of glasses. You have two options. One is contact lenses and other is lasik. Lasik is simple and safe surgery. Consult refractive surgeon around and doctor will don few tests and based on those tests lasik will be done.
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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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I am 20 years old male. I have very frequent headache near my eyes. Also I have eye problem. I can't see distance things clearly. So what can be the reason and the cure for it.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
I am 20 years old male. I have very frequent  headache near my eyes. Also I have eye problem. I can't see distance th...
Hello, you may be having headache because of stress/ refractory problems/ any ENT problem or may be Migraine Headache kindly follow advises given below: you can take(If No drug allergy) : 1. Tablet Crocin (Paracetamol 500 mg) one tablet after food when required for headache after food for 2-3 days (maximum 2 tablets with gap of 12 hour can be taken in a day) 2. Adequate sleep 6-8 hr in a day 3. Get check eyes for refractive error 4. We need to go for ENT evaluation to rule out sinusitis 5. Get BP checked 6. Regular physical exercise and meditation and yoga complete history of your headache for further management like duration, severity, aggravating factors/relieving/ triggering/ associated factor to reach diagnosis consult physician for further management.
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I am basically a Web/App developer and a student too. I spend about 3-5 hours daily for my part time job but recently I have been sticked with some problem in my eyes. I start having tears in my eye while working on laptop, smartphone or during studies. I recently approached an ophthalmologist and he offered me a Anti-Reflective coating lens with -0.25 D and told me that the problem will be solved. He gave me advice that wear these glasses while working on devices and during studies. But still I am encountering the same problem. Please tell me what could I do as irritation, tears start pouring from my eyes. While writing this issue also I get the same problem. Please tell me the solution to the problem. Any medicine or a home treatment or any precaution or any advice. Please suggest as quickly as possible.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am basically a Web/App developer and a student too. I spend about 3-5 hours daily for my part time job but recently...
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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I have head ache due to eye sight. My eye sight had been increased from -1 to -2, but i'm still having my old -1 skeptical. Is the head ache due to the old skeptical.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
I have head ache due to eye sight. My eye sight had been increased from -1 to -2, but i'm still having my old -1 skep...
Dear lybrate user:- you r suffering from myopia, power of myopic eye may change due to disease nature. It may vary up to age of 25 years. You should recheck your eye & use new glasses instead of old. New glasses will help u.
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How can I protect my eyes clean and healthy?

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist,
Eat yellow leafy vegetables, tomato, apple, oranges. Avoid continuous watching of screens (tv or computer). Wash your eyes frequently
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My right eye has suddenly having a high number of 4.5 What should I do for have my eye normal.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My right eye has suddenly having a high number of 4.5
What should I do for have my eye normal.
There is no medication or food for improving eyesight or to get rid of glasses. If not interested in glasses then you can try a. Contact lens b. Lasik laser as your age is now 17 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 after age of 17 yrs. Number does not increase suddenly from zero to 4.5d, it must have happened in many years time.
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Hi I'm nithin, 21 Imy eyes is very tired and radish. I spend more time with computer and tv what to do help me. And in night eyes are irritating when Ian riding vehicle. Help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi I'm nithin, 21 Imy eyes is very tired and radish. I spend more time with computer and tv what to do help me. And i...
Hi, exposure to bright light or straining to see in dim light can also cause eye fatigue. One of the most common causes of eye fatigue is staring for long periods at digital devices such as: computer screens smartphones video games during sleep, the eyes are replenished with essential nutrients. Lack of sleep may result in persistent eye irritation. Prevention of eye fatigue usually eye fatigue can be prevented or reduced by making simple changes in your work habits or environment. Make changes to your computer screen, such as: place the screen 20-26 inches away from your eyes and a little below eye level. Regularly clean off dust and fingerprints from the screen. Smudges on the screen can reduce contrast and increase problems with glare and reflections. Choose screens that tilt and swivel. Consider using a glare filter over your screen. Make changes to your work environment, such as: change lighting to reduce glare and harsh reflections. Use an adjustable chair. Place a document holder next to your computer screen. Make changes to your work habits, such as: try the 20-20-20 rule. Every 20 minutes, look away about 20 feet in front of you for 20 seconds. Post a note that says" blink" on the computer as a reminder. Take regular breaks from computer work. Take care of your eyes with these steps: apply a washcloth soaked in warm water to tired, dry eyes (with eyes closed). Use artificial tears to refresh your eyes when they feel dry. To help prevent dry eyes while working indoors, use an air cleaner to filter dust and a humidifier to add moisture to the air. Management: give sufficient rest to your eyes with proper sleep. Keep yourself hydrated with intake of 10-12 glasses of water in a day. Eat healthy especially vitamin a rich food (green vegetables, carrots, yellow fruits and vegetables) and avoid junk food. Hold tap water in your flexed palm, dip your one eye closer to the water level, shut and open your eyelids often. Do the same with your other eye. Repeat this whole process 1-2 times more in a day. Give your eyes proper rest. Can keep slices of cucumber or potato or used tea bags over the closed eyes for sometime. Medication: instill 2 drops of euphrasia eye drops in each eye twice daily.
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I have headache continuously for two days and even my eyes are paining. What should I do?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I have headache continuously for two days and even my eyes are paining. What should I do?
Avoid straining eyes for reading fine print or seeing small or distant things. And please have proper rest and a good night sleep.
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I am 25 years old, and suffering with the Eye floater problem. AM too much frustrate please give me solution .I can not tolerate this and the whole day I want to cry whats happen with me so please give me solution please.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am 25 years old, and suffering with the Eye floater problem. AM too much frustrate please give me solution .I can n...
Hello floaters are due to vitreous (gel in eye) liquifaction there is no treatment for this just avoid seeing them these are entirely normal consult ophthalmologist if these suddenly increase in number.
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LASIK, Laser - No Need for Spectacles or Contact Lenses !LASI

MBBS, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
LASIK, Laser - No Need for Spectacles or Contact Lenses !LASI
LASIK or Laser Vision Correction is a proven, highly successful procedure to give up spectacles or contact lenses.

Most types of eye sight problems, such as short sight (minus power) or long sight (plus power) can be corrected by these procedures.

The benefits are clear:

• First of all, It works! It corrects vision. Around 96% of patients will have their desired vision after LASIK. An enhancement, if at all needed, can further increase this number.
• LASIK is associated with very little pain due to the numbing drops that are used. The discomfort experienced hardly lasts few seconds.
• Vision is corrected nearly immediately or by the next day after LASIK.
• No bandages or stitches are required after LASIK.
• Adjustments can be made years after LASIK to further correct vision if vision changes while you age.
• After having LASIK, most patients have a dramatic reduction in eyeglass or contact lens dependence and many patients no longer need them at all.

The actual procedure:

Basically, Lasik or Laser Vision Correction can be done in different ways. The most commonly done procedure needs a thin flap to be taken from the cornea ( the curved glass like structure which makes the front of our eyes ). This flap making can be done by an automated, very thin, rotating blade (microkeratome) or by a very advanced Laser, called Femtosecond. The femtosecond laser option is the best, but also the most expensive, may not be suitable for all eyes. After creating the flap, the next most important part is the application of excimer laser, which is a must for all Laser Vision Correction procedures.

There are few side effects or complications, but most of them can be prevented by careful preoperative planning or can be overcome by treatment or eye drops after the procedure.
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My eyesight is decreasing from one year now my power is -2 in both the eyes I am wearing glasses since one year but I want to remove them one year before my eyesight ws 6/6.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My eyesight is decreasing from one year now my power is -2 in both the eyes I am wearing glasses since one year but I...
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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