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Dr. Ankitha

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

500 at clinic
Dr. Ankitha Ophthalmologist, Chennai
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Dr. Ankitha is an experienced Ophthalmologist in Chintadripet, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Ankitha personally at Sankara Nethralaya in Chintadripet, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ankitha on Lybrate.com.

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I have eye sight problem is there any treatment that it will be cured permanently?

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I have eye sight problem is there any treatment that it will be cured permanently?
Get your refraction done and wear spectacles eat green veggies. Carrots.papayas, mangoes yellow fruits nuts butter . Strain less your eyes. Relax your eyes in between work. Blink regularily if working for long time on computer. Lower the brightness of your screen. Work under adequately illuminated conditions. Also try to blink your eyes properly while work. Use good tear substitutes. And anti glare screen for your system. you can go for lasik surgery depending upon the type severity and stability of refractive error, till then you must noit undergo lasik. visit an ophthalmologist and get complete eye examination done for the same
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I am 18 year old male and been suffering poor eyesight for the last 5 years, I probably think this is because of me staying too long on the computer. What should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 18 year old male and been suffering poor eyesight for the last 5 years, I probably think this is because of me s...
Hello, use cmd2 eye drop, 2 drop in each eye twice daily. Take ruta 30, 3 drops twice daily. Also get your eyes tested by an eye specialist.
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I am wearing spectacles for last 2 years. Should I use contact lens in place of spectacles?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am wearing spectacles for last 2 years. Should I use contact lens in place of spectacles?
Contact lens requires a lot of care and are expensive stuff.Moreover you must have to be very careful in placing and taking out contact lens from eyes.For those person who are into field jobs or drive 2 wheelers,contact lens are not recommended as dust particles can damage lens thus damaging eyes.But now a days contact lens is a common practise and if you can handle it with care then you can opt for lenses but always wear good quality daily wear disposable contact lenss of a good company like PURE VISION.
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My mother having layer in her eyes so, what is process? Please tell me.

DNB Ophthalmology, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist,
My mother having layer in her eyes so, what is process? Please tell me.
Dear sir, you will have to be a little more specific. What are her problems. Does she have weak vision or does she have burning and watering. Please describe her symptoms. Thanks regards
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What are side effects by using eye lens? And how many hours we are wear it in a day?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
What are side effects by using eye lens? And how many hours we are wear it in a day?
Hello a. If we use them properly then there are no side effects of using lenses b. We can wear them for 8-10 hrs daily without problem.
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I am 31 years old, I will have cold, running nose and eyes almost through out the year. Please suggest the remedy for the same.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 31 years old, I will have cold, running nose and eyes almost through out the year. Please suggest the remedy for...
1.Do steam inhalation by steam inhaler 2-3 times daily with Karvol plus inhalant capsule. 2.Put otrivin nasal drop 1 drop thrice daily. 3.Take one tablet of Levocetrizine(5mg) at bed time. h4. If you have recurrent attack of cold you may be having sinusitis/allergic rhinitis 5. consult ENT specialist
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Chalazion in lower eyelid of left eye from last 4 months.Please do help.

Phaco Development Program, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology, DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist,
Get a incision and curettage done. A small incision will be given in the inner side of the eye lid and the secretions that have collected will be cleared. It is an outpatient procedure.
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My eyes were paining in evenings. I will use my laptop and mobile everyday for 5-6 hrs. What is the remedy.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My eyes were paining in evenings. I will use my laptop and mobile everyday for 5-6 hrs. What is the remedy.
hello , Use CMD2 eye drop , 2 drop in each eye twice daily. Take Ruta 30 , 3 drops twice daily. Also get your eyes tested by an eye specialist.
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I have black heads and darkcirle on over the eyes so tell me what I do and in winter days my skin is so dry and dark.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have black heads and darkcirle on over the eyes so tell me what I do and in winter days my skin is so dry and dark.
Hi, Blackheads are initial stage of acne. Wash your face with Schwabe's Akne Sor soap, use cleanser, toner and moisturizer on your skin. Apply Bakson's Sunscreen before going out. Use Bakson's Apricot scrub on the areas, followed by Papaya or Apple pack on it. Medication: You can take homoeopathic medicines – Berberis Aquefolium Q/ 10 drops in 1/2 cup of water/ thrice a day (and for local application as well) and Kali Brom. 200/ thrice a day – for 30 days. For dark circles: Always take a balanced diet rich in green leafy vegetable, dairy products and all types of fruits to keep your body healthy. It is advisable to have at least 10-12 glasses of water and include fresh fruit daily. It is also advisable to restrict the intake of caffeinated drinks such as tea, coffee, alcohol and other caffeinated drinks as it aggravates dehydration. Take enough of 6-8hrs. Of sleep. Avoid taking stress/ tension. Do daily exercising regularly as it increases oxygen carrying capacity of the cells and tissues. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicines – Schwabe's Cina 1M/ one dose at night for 10 days; Alfaalfa Tonic and Five Phos. - both twice daily for 20 days. Revert me back there after. For dry skin: You can improve your dry skin by good and healthy intake of food which should includes vitamin A, C, E and protein, lots of water, application of good sunscreen before going out. Choose mild soaps that have added oils and fats. Avoid deodorant and antibacterial soaps, which are especially harsh on dry skin. After washing or bathing, gently pat or blot your skin dry with a towel so that some moisture remains on the skin (never ever rub the area). Apply the moisturizer or lubricating cream while your skin is still wet or moist from bathing. Petroleum jelly is a good choice. Cover the treated areas with plastic wrap to keep the petroleum jelly from staining clothes and furniture. Use a portable home humidifier or one attached to your furnace to add moisture to the air inside your home. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicines – Schwabe's Alfaalfa Tonic and Petroleum 200/ twice daily, take them for 1 month. Use Schwabe's Skin care bathing bar, Calendula & Aloe Vera all purpose cream, Bakson's Body oil to be applied.
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My sister suffering headache. She used migraine tablet and not got relief. We consult eye specialist. Doctor said that she have eyesight. We are shocked. She is reading newspaper and textbooks which have small letters. Need your kind assistance. Am really disappointed on that moment. She suggested to wear glasses.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My sister suffering headache. She used migraine tablet and not got relief. We consult eye specialist. Doctor said tha...
Your doctor perhaps found her to be having myopia where there in no difficulty in reading books. But can't see objects or writings on a boards in a classroom. This is a common ailment. And can be corrected by glasses or laser surgery. Please ask the doctor to confirm the diagnosis. Longstanding high degree of myopia may cause complications in the long run.
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I have a red eyes or pain in left leg or right hand or cold over two days? What should I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have a red eyes or pain in left leg or right hand or cold over two days? What should I do?
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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What should I do to retain my eye power constant, means what should I eat and what precaution to be taken?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
What should I do to retain my eye power constant, means what should I eat and what precaution to be taken?
Hello. Kindly tell me whether you have near or far sightedness? As there are medicines for near-sightedness or myopia which can reduce the power, so let me know your power as well.
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High eye power. How to reduce it. Also wthr I can wear lens or not because I really do not want to wear spectacles. Eye power is -6.5.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
High eye power. How to reduce it.
Also wthr I can wear lens or not because I really do not want to wear spectacles. E...
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------------------------------contact lens requires a lot of care and are expensive stuff. Moreover you must have to be very careful in placing and taking out contact lens from eyes. For those person who are into field jobs or drive 2 wheelers, contact lens are not recommended as dust particles can damage lens thus damaging eyes. But now a days contact lens is a common practise and if you can handle it with care then you can opt for lenses but always wear good quality daily wear disposable contact lenss of a good company like pure vision.
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Importance of Eye Examination

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Importance of Eye Examination

Sight is one of our most important senses. To ensure that your vision is not compromised, regular eye examinations are essential. This is regardless of age and overall health because the only way to diagnose conditions in the eye in the early stages is with a comprehensive eye exam. By arresting them in the early stages, many eye disorders can be easily controlled and treated.

During a routine eye examination, the doctor will look into a number of aspects of your eye's health. An eye examination can also indicate serious health issues like diabetes, macular degeneration and glaucoma. Some of the conditions an eye doctor looks for during an eye exam are:

  • Refractive error: If you already have a prescription this will be checked. In other cases, the strength of the eye muscles is checked for near sightedness, far sightedness and astigmatism which can be corrected with lasik surgery, spectacles or lenses. The earlier a refractive error is corrected, the lower are its chances of increasing. When it comes to children, they often do not realize signs of vision deterioration and hence, an eye examination becomes essential.
  • Amblyopia: This is a condition where one eye has a much higher refractive error than the other or where the eyes are misaligned. If this is not treated in time, amblyopia can stunt vision in the affected eye and result in blindness.
  • Strabismus: Crossed or turned eyes are termed as cases of strabismus. This is caused by the misalignment of the eyes and can cause problems with depth perception. This can lead to amblyopia and eventual blindness if not treated in time.
  • Focusing and communicative problems between the eyes: An eye examination can also determine problems with focusing on objects. With children this can be a sign of underdeveloped focusing skills while in adults it can be a symptom of presbyopia or age related diminished focusing ability. Your doctor will also check how well your eyes work together. If they do not work in tandem, it can cause headaches, eye strains and problems with reading.
  • Diseases: By looking at the blood vessels and retina of the eyes, doctors can detect signs of high blood pressure, cholesterol etc. Leaks in the blood vessels or bleeding in the eyes can also be a sign of diabetes or swelling of the macula.
  • Age related conditions: As with the rest of the body, the eye tissues and muscles also degenerate with time. Cataract is one of the most common age related issues that affect the eyes.
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Sir. My eye is burn when I on mobile what problem and my head is hitting please tke me reply.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Sir. My eye is burn when I on mobile what problem and my head is hitting please tke me reply.
Here are seven super quick and easy ways to give your eyes a break during your all those smartphone marathon sessions. 1. Blink, blink and blink again. Blinking often (and for more than a second) keeps your eyes moist and reduces dryness and irritation. We tend blink about a third less than we normally would when we stare at our smartphone screens, which starves our poor peepers of protective tears. Keep your eyes wet by blinking about 10 times every 20 minutes or so and you should be good to go. 2. Minimize glare. Unless you have a smartphone equipped with anti-glare Corning Gorilla Glass or use a matte screen protector film, you’re probably coping with a fair amount of annoying reflective glare. 3. Take breaks. Follow 20-20-20 rule. The concept is to take a break from looking at your screen every 20 minutes for 20 seconds while looking at something 20 feet away. Doing so relaxes your eye muscles 4. Adjust your brightness. Having your screen too bright or too dark stresses your eyes out and can cause problems maintaining focus. To eliminate either issue in about a matter of seconds, simply go into your smartphone settings and adjust your screen brightness so it’s about the same as the light level in the environment around you 5. Tweak your text size and contrast. Adjusting your smartphone text contrast and size also provides a little much-needed relief. 6. Keep a clean screen. Routinely wipe down your smartphone screen with a dry (not wet!) cleaning cloth to remove distracting dust, grime, smudges and fingerprints. 7. Hold your smartphone farther away. Try holding yours at least 16 to 18 inches away from your eyes to give your eyes a break.
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When the Rp Retinitis Pigmentosa complete treatment will come to india? Some doctors are saying they can improve vision of patient . Some doctors are saying he will bring 50% vision back by his medicine called isotane . HOW MUCH ITS TRUE ? Is any researches going on this incurable disease. And when will treatment come ?

MD - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
When the Rp Retinitis Pigmentosa  complete treatment will come to india?
Some doctors are saying they can improve vis...
There are no unequivocal studies to support any claim. May be stem cell treatment will offer some hope. Trials are on and you can join one. It is expensive as each cycle may cost over a lac of rupees depending upon the centre.
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My mothers age is 75 and she is having eye caterer problem and she cant walk. How can I take her?like firstly for tests and again for opration.

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
You can yourself help her upto the car, by which she can reach the hospital. She will first be evaluated for cataract and number is calculated for lens to inserted. Then directly visit on the day of operation.
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I had short-sighted Ness from 6th class. I used to go for check up for every 6 months and for every 6 it is increasing though I am using my specs continuously. And now my sight is 4.75 and I want to take laser treatment. Is it correct decision or I should wait until it reaches to maximum.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I had short-sighted Ness from 6th class. I used to go for check up for every 6 months and for every 6 it is increasin...
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%.
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I am melon. I am 23 years old. I have a problem in my eyes. So, what should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am melon. I am 23 years old. I have a problem in my eyes. So, what should I do?
Hello, Use Schwabe's cmd2, eye drop. instill 2 drops in each eye twice daily. Wash your eyes with cold water twice daily.
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My eyesight is weakening year by year. I am not able to see far distant objects or boards very clear and it appears blurry. Can this be corrected without glasses?

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
My eyesight is weakening year by year. I am not able to see far distant objects or boards very clear and it appears b...
Weak eyesight has multiple factors associated with it. To enumerate a few: (1) refractive error- change of the power of glasses is the commonest cause of weak eyesight. In fact, if you have not used glasses previously, it might be possible that you might need to use them now. (2) age related changes in the lens of the eye-this is generally known as cataract. This is present in varying proportions in a majority of population above 55 years. This means that some degree of cataract is usually found in the age group over 55 years. (3) retina problem-different degenerations of the retina usually lead to weakening of the eyesight. The degeneration may be caused due to progressive age. It may also occur due to a high minus number of the eye (myopia). (4) cornea related problem- cornea is the anterior (front) part of the eye. Certain issues with the cornea may cause weakening of the eyesight. Thus, it would be a good idea to consult an eye specialist in person and get your eyes evaluated for the cause of weakening eyesight. Regarding your main query, alternatives to glasses are: (1) contact lenses. (2) refractive surgery (lasik, prk, etc) (3) intra ocular surgery (fitting an intra ocular lens) again, I would suggest you to undergo an eye checkup in person and then decide regarding the treatment that is suitable for you. Hope my suggestions help.
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