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Dr. B. Premkumar

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

Dr. B. Premkumar Ophthalmologist, Chennai
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. B. Premkumar is a renowned Ophthalmologist in Kilpauk, Chennai. He is currently associated with Aditya Acute Care Hospital in Kilpauk, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. B. Premkumar on Lybrate.com.

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I am a 22 female, my problem is that I have running nose, cold, cough. I sneeze so much and after sneezing my eyes becomes red and watery and my nose starts running, so much cough. My nose remains blocked due to which I don't get proper sleep. Please suggest me.

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I am a 22 female, my problem is that I have running nose, cold, cough. I sneeze so much and after sneezing my eyes be...
Nasal Allergy: It is very common now a days…it is of two types –Seasonal and perineal. Seasonal allergic rhinitis occurs according to changes in atmosphere . Antihistaminics and decongestants can help you.

I work with computer for 8 hours so when I go to home my eye's are looking red and start headache so please you give me some treatment.

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I work with computer for 8 hours so when I go to home my eye's are looking red and start headache so please you give ...
Computer eye strain is known as computer vision syndrome follow the advice given below. 1. Take a break-use 20-20 rule, take a break for 20 second after working in computer for 20 minutes and look at some thing 20 feet away. 2. Blink frequently to prevent dryness of eyes 3. Use of computer glass- it optimises your eye sight when you are looking at digital screen and helps to decrease glare 4. Keep your monitor bright- this decreases flicker 5. Use proper lighting like incandescent light 6. Check position of monitor- monitor should be placed 4-5 inches below eye level and 20-28 inches from eyes 7. Adjust, screen resolution 8. Minimise glare- clean monitor regularly to remove dust and place an anti glare screen 9. Try massage or eye cupping- massaging the area around the eye will relax eye muscle. Rub your hands together to create friction and warmth, then gently cup your palm over the closed eye and rest them 10. Take multivitamin tablet containing vitamin a, c, e, b complex, zinc and antioxidant (one capsule of revital daily after breakfast) 11. Go for yearly eye examination.

My eyes get reddish after taking bath,what may be the reason of it,whether it may happen due to infection by soap or anything else? Please suggest.

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It is probably a reaction to the water/ soap/ shampoo etc. Please make sure that your eyes are completely closed while taking a bath.

I have suffered with eye long sight problem and my eye is red colour give me a solution.

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I have suffered with eye long sight problem and my eye is red colour give me a solution.
Hello. Redness of the eye is one of the most prevalent problems observed. 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. It occurs with symptoms of pricking, itching, irritation, watering, foreign body sensation and discomfort. 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. Thus, eye hygiene remains the principal modality of treatment along with eye drops as a supplement. (2) infectious conjunctivitis: this is usually associated with white-yellowish discharge. There may occur associated pain and sensation of itching, pricking, watering and discomfort. 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 because it would require immediate removal from the eye and appropriate therapy. (4) raised eye 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 covering layers 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. (6) increased blood pressure. This has known to cause redness which is also known as sub-conjunctival hemorrhage. The redness in this case tends to be deep dark and usually occurs only in one portion of the eye. In this regard, a complete ophthalmic evaluation and a systemic evaluation is warranted. (7) injury/ trauma to the eye in any form may cause redness of the eyes. This should be taken seriously and assessed in detail by an 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. You could also use a lubricant eye drop along with an anti-histamine eye drop. (3-4 times daily) also, you might require a complete eye evaluation in order to rule out other causes. This would be possible only by examining your eyes in person.
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How to watch my eye straight because my eye is squint.

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Squint has to be corrected by surgery. This is the only option you have plus the use of the glasses if required.

I am 49 years and suffering from glaucoma. Suggested to apply iotim drops twice a day. Also have peripheral damage. Kindly suggest how the eyesight can be brought back to normal.

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I am 49 years and suffering from glaucoma. Suggested to apply iotim drops twice a day. Also have peripheral damage. K...
Damages due to glaucoma can only be controlled and cannot be cured. So have regular eye check up and keep applying glaucoma drugs as suggested by eye specialist.

I am 14 year old. I am sick with a temperature of 100 degrees she can not keep anything down including liquids. What should I do?

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I am 14 year old. I am sick with a temperature of 100 degrees she can not keep anything down including liquids. What ...
Hello, First of all you should take rest for 1-2 days so that your body can fight with underlying infection wth its full immunity and start the below medication:- Take gelesemium 200, twice daily . Take Eupatrium perf 200, 5 drops thrice daily.Take Antifebrinum 3x, 2 tabs , thrice daily. Take Alfavena malt, 1 tsf, thrice daily.Drink lots of water and take light homemade food like dalia and khichdi, avoid oily, spicy, fried, junk and cold drinks.i In case of high uncontrollable fever, don't panic you should do cold sponging to lower down the temperature.If fever does not goes then go for a set of blood tests. Revert me with feedback. Take care of your health.GOOD DAY.

Recently I have noticed a tiny grain like formation on my right testicle, it can b felt under skin of the scrotum. and is fixed on the right testicle, but is not visible to eyes. I am terrified, please help.

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Recently I have noticed a tiny grain like formation on my right testicle, it can b felt under skin of the scrotum. an...
If it is disturbing you then get it examined from a good physician and get treated and if it doesn't give any problems then wait for a few days and observe the changes in it don't touch it frequently.

My eye gets red from 1 week, if gets it splash out with water, it gets more red. Pls tell me about it.

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My eye gets red from 1 week, if gets it splash out with water, it gets more red. Pls tell me about it.
Red eye has many causes. You have to see if it is associated with blurring of vision, pain, discharge and other complaints. But commonly its allergic or infective in origin ie allergic or infective conjunctivitis. Which has simple treatment protocol. But still its wise to see an ophthalmologist for a thorough slit lamp examination to rule out other differentials for red eye.

I am an engineering student. I feel my eyes dry and rough, I feel my head blocked, I forget things very easily, my nose don't smell anything quickly and I always feel head ache at the top of my head. Please suggest some remedy to me regarding this problem.

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I am an engineering student. I feel my eyes dry and rough, I feel my head blocked, I forget things very easily, my no...
Hello this all could be due to sinusitis. Kindly consult local ent specialist regarding dry eyes a. Blink a lot b. Cold compresses c. Use lubricating eyedrop frequently.
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Sir, my eyes have power of -5.5 and I don't wish to wear spectacles. please tell the options available to me. Also kindly tell me about the LASIK laser operation for eyes and how safe is it. Also is contact lens a good option for my eyes? What are its drawbacks? Thanking you. Aman Deep.

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Sir, my eyes have power of -5.5 and I don't wish to wear spectacles. please tell the options available to me.
Also ki...
You could opt for LASIK once and later ayurveda therapies and medications could help improve your quality of vision and strengthen your eyes gradually.. To max prevent the progression in myopia.
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I have a eye sight of (-5) nearly for both the eyes. Recently I heard name called lasik surgery. Is this beneficial to remove the total eye sight. please give me the suggestion.

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I have a eye sight of (-5) nearly for both the eyes. Recently I heard name called lasik surgery. Is this beneficial t...
Lasik does not guarantee complete correction, you might still require glasses to attain normal vision.
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I'm too skinny to obese What should urge. And pain in my Eye. And pain my left hand.

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I'm too skinny to obese What should urge. And pain in my Eye. And pain my left hand.
Pain is unusual in eyes..you need to make sure that vision is not affected.. you need to visit eye surgeon to rule out any vision threatening problem

I am 20 yrs old as i am a engineer needs to spend lot of time infront of system feeling severe headache all the time suggest me the medicine. i am a girl of -3 as sight.

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I am 20 yrs old as i am a engineer needs to spend lot of time infront of system feeling severe headache all the time ...
1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep. Take shirshooladi vajra ras 1-1 tab twice a day. Take pranacharya no tens capsule 1-1 twice a day.

I have an eye defect such that my black part of eye is not staying in the centre of eyes. But my vision is 6/6. This defect effects showcase of my face. Pls advise me a cure.

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I have an eye defect such that my black part of eye is not staying in the centre of eyes. But my vision is 6/6. This ...
very difficult to comment without checking clinically.. also pls share your eye picture so that we can help better

I have problem to see in the darkness. As this is hereditary problem and my father is also suffering from it, is there any solution to it?

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I have problem to see in the darkness. As this is hereditary problem and my father is also suffering from it, is ther...
Night blindness is due to a disorder of the cells in the retina that are responsible for vision in dim light. It has many causes, including: • Short-sightedness • Glaucoma medications that work by constricting the pupil • Cataracts • Retinitis pigmentosa • Vitamin A deficiency How is night blindness treated? Treatment for night blindness will depend upon its cause. Treatment may be as simple as a new prescription for your glasses or switching glaucoma medications, or it may require surgery in cases of cataracts Dietary Management For Night Blindness Vitamins A, C and E are potent antioxidants which slow down age related macular degeneration and help maintain healthy tissues and cells in the eyes. Vitamins C and E may also inhibit the development or progression of cataracts. Lutein and zeaxanthin are two antioxidants called carotenoids, which help in neutralizing free radicals and maintaining eye health. Sources of Vitamin A: Yellow-orange fruits and vegetables such as carrots, mango, papaya, pumpkin, dark green leafy vegetables, broccoli, eggs, milk and milk products. Vitamin A can be stored in your body, so you can opt for your favorite seasonal foods! Sources of Vitamin C: Citrus fruits such as oranges, tangerines and grapefruit, peppers, tomatoes, kiwis, gooseberries, strawberries and Brussels sprouts. Sources of Vitamin E: Nuts like almonds, cashews, hazelnuts, fortified oils, seeds, eggs, milk and dairy. Sources of Lutein: Green leafy vegetables such as spinach, kale, broccoli and chard, yellow peppers, mango and bilberries. Sources of Zeaxanthin: Oranges, tangerines, eggs, spinach, dark green lettuce, corn, broccoli and orange sweet peppers. For maximizing the benefits of the above vegetables, it is best to have then lightly cooked rather than raw. Cooking or steaming breaks down the cells, making it simpler for the body to absorb these nutrients from the foods. Aim to eat at least 2 to 4 servings or more of these foods every day to ensure that you are getting enough of these 5 powerful nutrients.

I am suffering from eye pain since 1 week. I have tried all eye drops and remedies. still I have not get relief from it, what is the remedy for these.

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I am suffering from eye pain since 1 week. I have tried all eye drops and remedies. still I have not get relief from ...
Use euphrasia eye drop. Two times a day. Will relief definitely. Apply over eyes handkerchief or cloth soaked with cold milk very useful home remedy for reduce eyestrain. And pain related with it will make you fresh and relaxing.

Iam having sight in my eyes so I want to do laser treatment. It causes any side effects. Please tell me doctor.

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Iam having sight in my eyes so I want to do laser treatment. It causes any side effects. Please tell me doctor.
Helllo. Lasik is safe and effective procedure to get rid of glasses. There are no major side effects. Minor side effects are dry eyes, glare.

What is meant by lasik surgeon for eye what they will do in the lasik surgery. Will you plstell me.

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What is meant by lasik surgeon for eye what they will do in the lasik surgery. Will you plstell me.
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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