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Dr. Balakrishnan

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

Dr. Balakrishnan Ophthalmologist, Chennai
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Dr. Balakrishnan is an experienced Ophthalmologist in Saidapet, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Balakrishnan personally at Balakrishna Eye Hospital & Research Centre in Saidapet, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Balakrishnan on Lybrate.com.

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Old No.6,New No.11, Sastri 1st Cross Street (off. Subway Road,South Usman Road) Kaveri Nagar Saidapet. Landmark: Near To Aranganathan Subway and PMK Office, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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Actually he had been an accident before which is due to blasting of a 24 volt recharging battery. He got some liquid acid on his right side eye. After that he had getting pain and consult the nearest hospital and get the prescribed medicine and after few day he got a white layer in his pupil. And now that eye is not clearly visible. So what will be solution of this problem?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Actually he had been an accident before which is due to blasting of a 24 volt recharging battery. He got some liquid ...
he has chemical injury on his eyes which is very grave and needs personalised attention with cornea surgeon.. rush to surgeon to avoid permanent damage and blindness
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I have a sleeping problem, and eyes pain what should I do for it, please suggest me?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have a sleeping problem, and eyes pain what should I do for it, please suggest me?
Homoeopathic medicine ALPHA TS (Wilmar Schwabe India) Drink 20 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily PASSIFLORA 1X ( BAKSON) Chew 2 tabs daily night Report after 15 days
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Tips to Manage Cataracts

MD in Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
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I am having pain over eyes today and also feeling headache. Kindly suggest something.

MD(EH)/AM/Accupressure
Acupressurist, Chandigarh
I am having pain over eyes today and also feeling headache. Kindly suggest something.
You may apply ginger paste on the forehead for one hour and be relaxed . If not call back for more details about headache as it may be due to gastric, stress neck stiffness, lack of sleep sinus BP etc. so that homeo medicine can be prescribed.
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I am a student and I use pho ne a lot. My eye sight has become very weak. Please help me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am a student and I use pho ne a lot. My eye sight has become very weak. Please help me.
Mobile screen is made up of hundreds of tiny pixels that are constantly moving. Our eyes in turn are not naturally able to set focus on these constantly moving pixels, and hence we try to focus on an area behind the actual screen. Therefore, in order to work on a mobile, our eyes need to keep on fluctuating focus between their natural point of focus and the pixels on the screen. And this tires the eyes and causes a lot of wear and tear.As a result, we suffer from irritation, which may range from a number of things like headaches, dry eyes, blurred vision, problems in focusing and faulty color perception, to something as severe as glaucoma. The electromagnetic waves that are emitted by a mobile phone can be extremely damaging to the eyes. It has been studied and well documented that these cell phone waves can have a damaging effect on the various parts of the eye, including the retina and the cornea. Moreover, they can cause cataract too.Moreover it is more distressing for our eyes to view contents on a tiny screen which requires even more concentration and extenive usage of eyes without blinking thus causing Eye dryness making them vulnerable to frequent Eye problemss. . The solution for this problem I its reduced usage and while uing mobiles use them inproper light. There is nothing more effective than controlling usage to reduce and negate the effects. You can also reduce the intensity of the mobile’s screen by attaching a filter or by getting an eye-friendly screen. Above all, one must try to reduce the amount of mobile usage or take frequent breaks.
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I just wants to get rid of my specs I use lots of techniques but my specs number is keep on increasing.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I just wants to get rid of my specs I use lots of techniques but my specs number is keep on increasing.
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 and thus removing your spects.consult me
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Eye problem pain in eye this is very serious problems please make solution in medicine and solve my problem this is very critical problems please make solution only massage.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Eye problem pain in eye this is very serious problems please make solution in medicine and solve my problem this is v...
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
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I have severe headache from 5 years. When headache occurs my eye vision will blurred.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I have severe headache from 5 years. When headache occurs my eye vision will blurred.
Get your refraction done and importantly orthoptics examination done. Also get your fundus examined. If these fall within normal limits. Then see a physician who wd find out the cause for headache.
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I have faced the continuous problem of left eyebrow pain when I am continuously hearing of daily classes but it will be stop after 30 min please provide a better solution.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have faced the continuous problem of left eyebrow pain when I am continuously hearing of daily classes but it will ...
Hello there could be many causes for this including sinusitis, uncorrected refractive error kindly consult local opthalmologist.
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Is there any treatment for short sight except using glasses and contact lens.

M S
Ophthalmologist,
Is there any treatment for short sight except using glasses and contact lens.
No. You must choose either glasses or contact lenses. Now we get extended wear contact lenses which you can. They are excellent for 15 days continously.
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I have red eyes from over 3 days and its paining a lot I had consult a doctor but of no use what should I do.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I have red eyes from over 3 days and its paining a lot I had consult a doctor but of no use what should I do.
wash your eyes 2-3 times a day, put ciplox-heye drops twice a day, take tab dolo 1 tab bd for 3 day, it will help you. thanks
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I am 20 years old. My eye sight is constantly getting weak. I do use spectacles all the time still the power is increasing. Pls suggest something!

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 20 years old. My eye sight is constantly getting weak. I do use spectacles all the time still the power is incre...
Hello, you should these exercises for eyes. 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 rather reducing the power of your eyes. Take Physostigma 6/ thrice daily for 1 month. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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I have 3.0 long eye sightedness. I want to remove my longsightedness and want to maintain 0 sight. How can I clear this problem.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
I have 3.0 long eye sightedness. I want to remove my longsightedness and want to maintain 0 sight. How can I clear th...
Dear lybrate user:- you r suffering from refractive error, there r 3 options to correct refractive error, specks, contact lens, lasic laser corneal surgery. You may choose above option according to your profession.
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Managing the Acute Red Eye

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Managing the Acute Red Eye

A red eye is one of the first and most common symptoms of conjunctivitis. Conjunctivitis is the inflammation of the tissue that lies over the white part of the eye and lines the inner side of the eyelid. It is usually the result of a viral infection and can easily spread from one person to another. Conjunctivitis can also be a symptom of STDs like Gonorrhea or Chlamydia. In newborns, conjunctivitis can be vision threatening, while in grownups it is not considered a serious health risk. The symptoms of conjunctivitis differ according to the cause of the infection. 

Some common symptoms of conjunctivitis are:

  1. Green or white discharge from the eye
  2. Redness of the white part of the eye
  3. Inflammation of the eyelid
  4. Waking up to crusted yellow discharge
  5. Itchiness and burning in the eyes
  6. Increased sensitivity to light
  7. Blurred vision

An eye examination and testing a sample of the fluid secreted by the eye can be used to diagnose conjunctivitis.  It can easily be treated at home and does not require hospitalization. Antibiotics are often given in the form of eye drops and ointments to treat conjunctivitis. These usually need to be applied 3 to 4 times a day for a period of 5 to 6 days. Wash your eyes before putting the eye drops. Once applied, close your eyes and roll the eyeball around to distribute the medicine and keep it from overflowing out of the eye. Wash your hands immediately after applying the eye drops.

Viral conjunctivitis is highly contagious. If you are suffering from it, you should take a few days off work and restrict your social interactions. Wash your hands frequently as you may unconsciously rub your eyes. This is especially important with regards to meals and finger foods. Also, avoid sharing towels, pillowcases, etc. to minimize the transmission of the disease from one person to another.  

Avoid using makeup while being treated for conjunctivitis. With conjunctivitis, the eye is more sensitive to irritants and thus, a speck of makeup can worsen the situation. Also avoid contacts. If you wear contacts regularly, dispose the current set and start using a fresh set after your doctor gives you a clean chit. 
Artificial tears or non prescription eye drops can also be used to relieve the itchiness and burning in the infected eye. If only one eye had been affected by conjunctivitis, do not use the same eye drop bottle for both eyes.

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Respected sir. From the last 2 days when I get up from my sleep in morning my eyes become sticky and yellow coloured particles are stuck in the eyes. Pls address the issue.

FICO-1, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Respected sir. From the last 2 days when I get up from my sleep in morning my eyes become sticky and yellow coloured ...
Looks like you have got conjunctivitis so please consult in the mean time follow hygienic patterns like don't rub your eyes, wash them with drinking cold water, wash your hands frequently, use hand sanitizer etc.
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How to protect eyes from lcd and led monitors.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist,
How to protect eyes from lcd and led monitors.
Use good quality antiglare screen. Wear refractive glasses if any during work. Take rest in between prolonged work. Blink your eyes frequently.
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Whenever I go out in sunlight on bright sunny days, my left eye starts hurting and sometimes causes me to vomit so that I can't eat and drink anything. The pain starts on the upper portion of the eyeball of my left eye. Can you please tell me why this happens? Is there any cure for it? Pleasehelp.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
Whenever I go out in sunlight on bright sunny days, my left eye starts hurting and sometimes causes me to vomit so th...
Dear :- you are suffering from Allergic conjuntivitis due to strong sunlight. E/d zoline plus 4 times a day × 7 days use photochromatic glasses (or anti uv speck) to cut down uv rays .
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I always have baggy eyes and dark circles around my eyes. I had allergy. But it's fine now. But to I have those dark circles. I applied honey and lemon, I have no bad habits. What to do?

MD - Dermatology, MBBS
Dermatologist, Mumbai
I always have baggy eyes and dark circles around my eyes. I had allergy. But it's fine now. But to I have those dark ...
Hello. Please apply faireye under eye cream twice a day on dark circles for 3 months. Have fruits, proper sleep and adequate amount of water daily. Avoid stress and sun exposure.
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Hi doctor, I've resigned my job before 1 year. In this one year gap, my sleeping time has changed dramatically. Due to no job, I'll spend all night playing clash of clans (android mobile game) or I'll watch English tv serials. Usually I'll sleep at around 5 to 6 am. And I'll wake up around 2 pm. I know this is strange but tried to change this habit but I failed several times. Now I got a job in Kuwait. I've to join there within 2 months. So in this gap I need to change my sleeping time. Doctor please help me out. Thanks.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Hi doctor, I've resigned my job before 1 year. In this one year gap, my sleeping time has changed dramatically. Due t...
hi you should keep your self busy all the day physically and mentally also .......then you will tired and if you sleep at 5-6 am hen get u[p at 9.00am for some day ...after some day you will automatically sleep at 3-4 am then get up at 8.00 am afetr some day you will automatically sllep at 1-2 am that time get up at 6.00 am after that you can sleep well also you should try following thing in ayurveda there is mention panchakarma treatment ..... panchakarma means five procedure for detoxification of body in this five procedure for sleep you should do SHIRODHARA treatment .....you will get good result so consult good ayurvedic doctors
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Measures You Can Take To Treat Those Wrinkles Under Your Eyes

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Dietitian/Nutritionist, Gurgaon
Measures You Can Take To Treat Those Wrinkles Under Your Eyes

The first thing that catches our attention when we strike a conversation with a person is their eyes. And aren't they the key feature of our body? Sadly, they take away the charm and youth from our face when they start aging. But as the fact lies, it isn't like we cannot do anything about it! Here are some of the simplest ways that help you keep your eyes gleaming!

Things you should avoid:

  • The Sun: Sun exposure is a major cause of wrinkles. Thus avoiding the sun or taking precautions as you get out in the sun can make you look younger.
  • Smoking: Smoking does ages skin, as it responsible for releasing an enzyme which is known to break down elastin and collagen.
  • Sleepless nights: In the case of an incessant lack of sleep, the body starts producing excess cortisol, a hormone that leads to the breakdown of skin cells and thus resulting in making the skin appear aged.
  • Over washing the face: Tap water usually delayers the skin of its natural oils and moisture that is meant to guard the skin against aging. Either use soaps that contain moisturizers or use cleansers instead of soaps.

Some noteworthy precautions:

  • Use moisturizer and sunscreen: Completely avoiding the sun or the cold is inevitable. Hence, it is wise to consult a dermatologist and wear a sunscreen and moisturizer that is the most suitable for your skin type. It creates a protective shield for your face and keeps your skin protected from the consequences of the weather harshness.
  • Use Reading Glasses: Any recurring action of the skin strains facial muscles and thus leaves a minor trench beneath the skin which is visible as a wrinkle. Hence, it's precautionary to get the eyes checked in case of any strain and use power glasses instead.
  • Eat a lot of Fruits and Vegetables: Fruits and vegetables contain antioxidant compounds which aid in fighting back the harm that is created by free radicals. This helps the skin look younger and beaming.

Few home remedies:

  • Cucumbers: Cucumbers are one of the easiest remedies to help you get away with your eye wrinkles. Chop thin slices of fresh cucumber and keep them over your eyelids. They help in reducing the buildup on the eyes and re-energize the skin.
  • Coconut oil: This oil works miracles for wrinkles. Massage this oil into your wrinkled skin. You will see results in less than a month.
  • Orange Juice: You can dip a cotton swab in fresh orange juice and lay it over your eyelid. Use this method twice daily.
  • Castor oil: One of the most primitive remedies, apply and massage few drops of this oil to your face after cleansing. Repeating the treatment once or twice every week. This reduces the chances of re-development of wrinkles.
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