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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 sore eyes. Watching TV leads to irritation. Can not read or work on computers. please advice.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have sore eyes. Watching TV leads to irritation. Can not read or work on computers. please advice.
First of all visit an Eyespecialist to confirm Weak eyesight so that you can put required glasses,thereafter consult me.Myself being a homoeopath, will advise you to undergo homoeopathic treatment as homoeopathic medicine along with exercises and a diet plan are very effective combination for improving eyesight and slowly removing your glasses permanently.consult me
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How Should You Exercise Your Eyes Everyday?

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology, Diploma in Ophthalmology , Fellowship in Cornea and Anterior Segment
Ophthalmologist, Ahmedabad
How Should You Exercise Your Eyes Everyday?

Eyes need as much regular exercise to keep them healthy as any other organ of the body. Eye exercises are usually designed to provide strength to eye muscles, while improving focus, allowing flexible eye movements and helping stimulate the vision centre of the brain. Eye exercises might not necessarily improve eyesight but they help in preventing eye problems and maintaining the correct eyesight level.

Here are 4 eye exercises that can help strengthen the eye muscles and improve your vision:

1. Blinking - Your eyes get strained due to long hours of sitting at the computer or television and you tend to blink less. Whenever you blink, your eyes stay in darkness for a few microseconds that help to keep the eyes fresh, while reducing eye strain.

2. Palming - This exercise involves three steps:

- Taking a few deep breaths before beginning the exercise
- Make yourself comfortable by resting your elbows on your knees and slowly closing your eyes
- Cover your eyes with the cup of your palm, place your fingers on the forehead and the heel of your hand on your cheekbone

This exercise helps in achieving inner peace and calm and also helps in resting your mind.

3. Figure of eight - This exercise helps in strengthening the eye muscles and provides flexibility. In this exercise, you need to imagine a huge eight in front of your eyes. Slowly turn the 8 on its side. With the help of your eyes slowly trace the figure of 8. Repeat it the other way after a few minutes.

4. Near and far focusing - This exercise helps in strengthening the eye muscles and improves the vision of your eyes. It involves the following steps:

- Either sit or stand in a comfortable position for 2-3 minutes
- Bring your thumb about 10 inches in front of your eyes and try to focus on it
- Now try focusing on an object that is about 10-20 feet in front of your eyes
- Try switching between focusing on the other object and your thumb on each deep breath

Related Tip: Improve your eyesight - 5 Top foods to eat?

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Hi sir I am sanjeev kumar. I am student. And my problem is my eye is very week. I am not seeing in word. please solve my problem.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Hi sir I am sanjeev kumar. I am student. And my problem is my eye is very week. I am not seeing in word. please solve...
Weak eye sight is commonly due to spectacle power. You just need to get it checked in an eye clinic and eat healthy.
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My niece is having specs of power -1.5. She is 9 years only. Please suggest any eye drop so that power do not increase further. Thanks in advance doctor.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My niece is having specs of power -1.5. She is 9 years only. Please suggest any eye drop so that power do not increas...
Homoeopathic medicine CINERARIA MARITIMA EYE DROPS ( Alcoshol free ) ( Dr Reckeweg) Pour into eyes 2 drops 3 time daily
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I had sight long which should take care to decrease my sight what should I eat pls suggest me.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I had sight long which should take care to decrease my sight what should I eat pls suggest me.
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 as your age is now 20 years so your number will not increase 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. No there is only three ways. Glasses, contact lens, lasik.
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Sir I got a problem in my eyes when I use laptop or mobile my eyes get water I can't understand what is the issue actually I am facing this problem from last 2-3 years and doctor suggested me to wear eye glasses but now days am again getting this problem kindly help me out doctor.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Sir I got a problem in my eyes when I use laptop or mobile my eyes get water I can't understand what is the issue act...
Hello, Use CMD2 eye drop , 2 drop in each eye twice daily. Take Ruta 30 , 3 drops twice daily. Also get your eyes tested again by an eye specialist. Thanks.
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My mothers left eyes upper eyelid is not opening for the last one month, her age is 66 years and she is also a patient of diabetes. Her ct scan and mri of brain does not show any abnormality what should we do.

Diploma in Diabetology, CCT (Rheumatology & Internal Medicine), MD - Internal Medicine
General Physician, Noida
One month is a precious time lost, it may be a bells palsy only when nerve supplying the upper eyelid gets compressed in the canal. It travels mostly due to a viral infection it causes this condition. Dont waste time, visit a neurologist immediately as time lost may make it permanent.
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I have squint since birth in both eyes. Which has operated recently. I just want to know that which are the problems thar I can face after operation and also the chances of getting back the squint later.

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Homeopath, Faridabad
I have squint since birth in both eyes. Which has operated recently. I just want to know that which are the problems ...
Helllo, for post surgical complications you take Arnica 200 , 5 drops in the morning daily and staphysagria 200, 5 drops once in a week. Revert me after 15 days.
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I am suffering from low eyesight and headache I take power glasses but at now my eye is hearting and got red and sometime headache can any relation between headache and eye please say what to do.

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Cosmetic Physician, Hyderabad
I am suffering from low eyesight and headache I take power glasses but at now my eye is hearting and got red and some...
Hi, yes, there is a strong relation with eye-sight having refractive errors causing headache. The eyes during accommodation for normal vision sends signals to the brain, when there is mismatch like what happens in refractive errors then vision center in brain has to face extra load identifying and correcting the signals. Hence in situations like this will experience in the form of headache. Try to consult your eye doctor and get appropriate glasses for your refractive error accordingly. Take care.
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I am 28 years old from last one week, I am feeling burning in stomach and my eyes paining with headache. Kindly help me overcome this problem.

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Jaipur
I am 28 years old from last one week, I am feeling burning in stomach and my eyes paining with headache. Kindly help ...
You might need to be tested after pupil dilatation meanwhile, use maxmoist eye drops four times and bifilac cap 1 bd for 4 days
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I have a red eyes when I am using mobile fluently so what can I do to relief from please solve my problem.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have a red eyes when I am using mobile fluently so what can I do to relief from please solve my problem.
Here are the instructions for mobile phone use: 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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My left eye was irritating from last week from last two days it was continuously vibrating.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My left eye was irritating from last week from last two days it was continuously vibrating.
Homoeopthic medicine------- gelsemium 30 (dr reckeweg) drink 1 drop direct on tongue evert 1-3 hrly depending upon frequency of blinking eyes.--------- if problem persists even after usage of this medicine for 5 days, consult a neurologist-------------
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I have red eyes for over 3days. I washed in every 3hour'but it is very painful. What should we have. Please help.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eyes for over 3days. I washed in every 3hour'but it is very painful. What should we have. Please help.
Washing may worsen it. You need to show it to a nearby eye surgeon to rule of vision threatening problems.
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I have eye sight prblm from last 6 months and this problem increases continuously, I can't see far objects. What is the reason of this problem?

MS
Ophthalmologist,
I have eye sight prblm from last 6 months and this problem increases continuously, I can't see far objects. What is t...
You are having a condition called refractive error. Please consult an ophthalmologist and get your glasses.
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I have eye sight & power is 6 what I have to do not to increase my eye power further?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have eye sight & power is 6 what I have to do not to increase my eye power further?
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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I have a problem in my eyes I am unable to see things which are a bit far please suggest some eye drops or pills for this.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Delhi
I have a problem in my eyes I am unable to see things which are a bit far please suggest some eye drops or pills for ...
Take homeopathic medicine physostigma 30 four pills thrice a day for many months. Instill euphrasia eye drops in both eyes thrice a day.
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I got my eyes checked up yesterday. And result are: right eye = Sph. -1.5, Cyl. -3.0 Axis 15 degree, And left eye= Sph. -1.5, Cyl. -2.0 Axis 180 degree. Is it serous matter or not. And how should I care?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I got my eyes checked up yesterday. And result are: right eye = Sph. -1.5, Cyl. -3.0 Axis 15 degree, And left eye= Sp...
Hello this is not a serious matter 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 22 years so your number will not increase 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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I am 12 years old girl and my problem is that sometimes I can't see for like 20 seconds and after it I see well like before have this problem for like months (sorry for poor english)

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, 24 Parganas
I am 12 years old girl and my problem is that sometimes I can't see for like 20 seconds and after it I see well like ...
Use homeo medicine calc phosh. 6x 5tabs 4times / &physostigma. Mother /1oz15 drops 3times with water.
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I have red eyes from 3 days what should I do. Its paining and I am getting problem to see any thing. Continues water is coming from my eyes.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes from 3 days what should I do. Its paining and I am getting problem to see any thing. Continues water ...
Pain and watering of eyes can be due to many reasons and the main reasons are 1.Eye Allergy due to dust,Pollution,infection 2.Weak Eyesight 3.Continuous watching TV,Mobile,computor in dim light 4.Any eye injury 5.Lack of sleep 6.Continuous headache 7.Hypertension. So,my suggestion for you is either you give details of your eye watering reasons or visit a local doctor for an eye check up as a final examination can only be made after physical examination. For tht time start using following homoeopathic eyedrops CINERARIA /EUPHRASIA EYEDROPS ( SBL ) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily
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HiI have yellowness in my eyewhites, also have acnes and dark spots on my face. Please suggest solutions for this.

Fellowship in Cornea and Anterior Segment, Cornea Fellowship, DNB Ophtalmology, DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
HiI have yellowness in my eyewhites, also have acnes and dark spots on my face. Please suggest solutions for this.
Your eye situation appears to be a normal variation based on the facts that you have provided. The skin condition and the yellowish tinge of your eyes are most likely unrelated. However you must show a skin specialist (dermatologist) for acne and dark spots. Eat well. Sleep well.
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