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Dr. C Madhavan

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

150 at clinic
Dr. C Madhavan Ophthalmologist, Chennai
150 at clinic
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Dr. C Madhavan is an experienced Ophthalmologist in Tambaram West, Chennai. You can meet Dr. C Madhavan personally at Hindu Mission Hospital - Tambaram in Tambaram West, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. C Madhavan on Lybrate.com.

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I had a long sight. I want to decrease my sight without using spectacles kindly please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I had a long sight. I want to decrease my sight without using spectacles kindly please help me.
Hello DO the below given exercises to strengthen your eye muscles;- 1. Palm your eyes:-Sit comfortably in a chair. Rub your hands together until they feel warm. Close your eyes and cover them lightly with your cupped palms. Avoid applying pressure to your eyeballs. Make sure no light can enter your eyes though gaps between your fingers Take deep breaths slowly and evenly while thinking of a calming scene, like an empty beach, a clear lake, or a still mountain. Once you see nothing but blackness, remove your palms from your eyes. Repeat the palming for 3 minutes or more. 2. Massage your eyes. This will help to improve blood circulation around your eyes and face.
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Eye infection: My left eye infection mainly at night please suggest me good eye drops.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Eye infection:
My left eye infection mainly at night please suggest me good eye drops.
infection could be because of many reasons.. one needs to clinically check.. pls send your eye image so that we can suggest you further
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Red itching eyes after smoking cigarettes. Is that a allergies problem. My tongue irritation after smoking cigarettes as well.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Red itching eyes after smoking cigarettes. Is that a allergies problem. My tongue irritation after smoking cigarettes...
Hello. I think you have allergic conjunctivitis. 1. Eye allergies, called allergic conjunctivitis, are a common condition that occurs when the eyes react to something that irritates them (called an allergen). 2. The eyes produce a substance called histamine to fight off the allergen. As a result, the eyelids and conjunctiva (the thin, filmy membrane that covers the inside of your eyelids) become red, swollen and itchy, with tearing and burning. The key to treating eye allergies is a. Avoid or limit contact with the substance causing the problem. B. Avoid rubbing eyes instead do cold compresses. C. Use antiallergic eyedrop like olopat eyedrop twice daily d. Lubricating eyedrop like flogel thrice daily e. Use mild steroid like flurisone in pulse dose in severe allergy this will help you I am very sorry dear to say that there is no medicine that can cure allergy. Only way is to stay away from all those things that you are allergic to. This is a provisional diagnosis. Consult your ophthalmologist for detailed examination.
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I am of 20 years girl and I am suffering from myopia since last year. My right eye has -0.5 distance and left eye has -1.0 distance. Please suggest any type of eye drop which can easily available in mp.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am of 20 years girl and I am suffering from myopia since last year. My right eye has -0.5 distance and left eye has...
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 21 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 feeling low headache and eyes paining and bodyache too. pls tell what to do?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
I am feeling low headache and eyes paining and bodyache too. pls tell what to do?
Hello, you may be having headache because of stress/ refractory problems/ any ENT problem kindly follow advises given below: you can take: 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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My dad age 53, suffering from varicose veins gr 3. Doctor advised laser surgery. Is there any other way to avoid surgery. His legs have become black colour n can't able to walk much r stand long hours. He does work standing continuously l.we are postponing surgery since one year. Does it lead to any complications further? please suggest.

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Internal Medicine Specialist, Chennai
My dad age 53, suffering from varicose veins gr 3. Doctor advised laser surgery. Is there any other way to avoid surg...
Stockings won't help now as itvis already grade 3 and blackening had already started. You have 2 choices either to go for Sclerotherapy or laser ablation. Sclerotherapy has much recurrence in future, so laser therapy is the ultimate option remains now. Even you need to have grafting also. For further assistance contact me.
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My eye sight is weak I have problem to see at some far I disabled to see words on black bord in my college what should I do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My eye sight is weak I have problem to see at some far I disabled to see words on black bord in my college what shoul...
Hello, These are the symptoms of Myopia (or near-sightedness). 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 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 first and 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 am 19 years old male and have eye flakes on my eye lashes. Something like yellow dandruff. What should I do to get rid of it?

DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Bangalore
I am 19 years old male and have eye flakes on my eye lashes. Something like yellow dandruff.
What should I do to get ...
U may be suffering from blepharitis.. Lid hygiene is of utmost importance.. First make sure u take care of dandruff on ur head. Then u can clean the eyelashes/eyelids with baby shampoo when u take bath in the morning.. And apply an antibiotic eye ointment to eye lids at night..
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What Is Amblyopia? Are You or Your Child Suffering From It?

Diploma in Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
What Is Amblyopia? Are You or Your Child Suffering From It?

Amblyopia is decreased vision in one or both eyes due to abnormal development of vision in infancy or childhood. It is commonly known as lazy eye, in which a child's vision does not develop properly, usually in one eye. If it is left untreated, a child's vision will never develop correctly in the affected eye.

What are the types of Amblyopia are there?
There are several different types and causes of Amblyopia, such as Strabismic Amblyopia, Deprivation Amblyopia and Refractive Amblyopia. The end result of all forms of Amblyopia is reduced vision in the affected eye(eyes).

How does Lazy Eye occurs?
Lazy eye occurs when your brain favors one eye, often due to poor vision in your other eye. Eventually, your brain might ignore signals from your weak or lazy eye. The condition can result in vision impairment and loss of depth perception.

What are the Symptoms of Lazy Eye?
Lazy eye may be hard to detect until it becomes severe. Early warning signs include:

  1. Tendency to bump into objects on one side
  2. An eye that wanders inward or outward
  3. Eyes that appear not to work together
  4. Poor depth perception
  5. Double vision
  6. Squinting

What Causes Lazy Eye?
A number of conditions and factors can lead you to rely on one eye more than the other. These include:

  1. Constant strabismus or turning of one eye
  2. Genetics or a family history of lazy eye
  3. Different levels of vision in each of your eyes
  4. Damage to one of your eyes from trauma
  5. Drooping eyelids
  6. Vitamin A deficiency
  7. Corneal ulcer or scar
  8. Eye surgery
  9. Vision impairment, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism
  10. Glaucoma, which is high pressure in your eye that can lead to vision problems and blindness

How is Amblyopia diagnosed?
When it first occurs, parents and children often don't notice the condition. It's important to get routine eye exams as an infant and child, even if you show no outward symptoms of eye problems.
Family history of amblyopia is a risk factor for the condition.

How Is Lazy Eye Treated?

  • Glasses/Contact Lenses
  • Eye Patch
  • Eye Drops
  • Surgery
  • Other treatments include:
  • Atropine penalization therapy (also used for maintenance)
  • Optical blurring through contact lenses or elevated bifocal segments

If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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Let I take the medicine for leg pain or eye pain and further I am suffering from an ear problem?

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Let I take the medicine for leg pain or eye pain and further I am suffering from an ear problem?
Keep your leg raised while sitting or lying quadriceps strengthening exercises- quad clenches: lie flat on your back or sit upright on a chair with leg kept horizontally on another surface. Now, tighten the muscle on the front of the thigh by pushing your knee down. You should feel your thigh muscles clench, hold for 3 secs. Repeat 10 times twice a day. Short arcs: lie flat on your back or sit upright with your leg placed horizontally on a flat surface like a chair or bed. Place a rolled up towel under the knee. Pull your toes towards you and clench you thigh muscles. Slowly lift your foot up off the bed until your knee is straight (keep your knee resting on the towel). Hold for 3 secs and slowly lower them on the chair. Repeat 10 times twice a day. Straight leg raise: lie flat on your back. One leg and knee will be straight and other leg should be bent. Pull your toes towards you and tighten/clench the muscle on the front of the thigh, locking your knee straight. Lift your foot up in the air, about 6 inches off the bed. Hold for 3 secs and slowly lower the leg. The knee must remain straight the whole time you are doing this exercise.
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I have red eyes and a soar throat for over five days. What can this be? What should I do?

MD in Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I have red eyes and a soar throat for over five days. What can this be? What should I do?
Viral infections causing sore throat can cause redness of the eyes as well. It is a self limiting condition and will be fine in a week or so.
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I have lot joint pain in wrist. I feel sound into bone say" kat" frequently. I work on computer continuously 6-7 hours a day. I also do gym. I am unable to understand tje cause of this pain. What is the remedy.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I have lot joint pain in wrist. I feel sound into bone say" kat" frequently. I work on computer continuously 6-7 hour...
Advice hot fomentation. Gentle stretching of hand muscles. Ball exercises. Wrist exerciser. Grip exercises.
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What are bad effect of mobile screen on human eyes ? I have problem with mobile screen ? What to do now?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
What are bad effect of mobile screen on human eyes ? I have problem with mobile screen ? What to do now?
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 eye drop.
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What is reason for myopia. Is it possible to cure naturally with out laser surgery? What is the cost of lasers surgery? Is it effective?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
What is reason for myopia.
Is it possible to cure naturally with out laser surgery?
What is the cost of lasers surger...
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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I have red eyes always? They are always red? I have pain some time and some water form eyes? What should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes always? They are always red? I have pain some time and some water form eyes? What should I do?
Eyes appear red because the vessels at the surface of the white portion of the eye (sclera) become swollen. Vessels may swell due to:---------------- •Eye dryness------------- •Too much sun exposure----------- •Dust or other particles in the eye----------- •Allergies--------- •Infection------------ •Injury----------- Homoeopathic medicine------------------- CINERAMYCIN EYEDROPS (HAPDCO) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily--------------------- Report after 5 days---------------------- If redness persists for even 2 days after usage of above Eyedrops, then start using below given homoeopathic medicine along with Eyedrops----------- EUPHRASIA 30 (Dr Reckeweg) Drink 2 drops direct on tongue every 2-3 hrly---------------- Report after 5 days------------------------
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I have palpitation quiet often in my right eye. Will you please tell me how to stop it. It's quiet anonymous.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have palpitation quiet often in my right eye. Will you please tell me how to stop it. It's quiet anonymous.
commonly due to spectacle power and dryness of eyes. You just need to get it checked in an eye clinic
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I have red eyes problem since lasr two months I can not sit constant in front of computer for my work more than two hours ss if I do the eyes start paining and the color gets red csn I know the reason for this.

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Vellore
I have red eyes problem since lasr two months I can not sit constant in front of computer for my work more than two h...
Dear lybrate-user! greetings the red eye can be treated by homoepathy without any side effects. 1. Do not strain much 2. Use adequate light while reading 3. Check your vision from eye specialist 4. Take more of green leaves, carrot and liver 5. Wash your face frequently 6. Do eye exercise which help to relax the muscles of orbit and you will get relief 7. Often take rest form seeing the computer thank you
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My eyes cannot detecting one light colour from mixer of colours My haveñg itching sensation while reading more than 4 to 5 hours.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My eyes cannot detecting one light colour from mixer of colours
My haveñg itching sensation while reading more than 4...
Your Eye problem can be mot probably COLOR BLINDNESS.Color blindness occurs when there is a problem with the color-sensing granules (pigments) in certain nerve cells of the eye. These cells are called cones. They are found in the retina, the light-sensitive layer of tissue that lines the back of the eye. If just one pigment is missing, you may have trouble telling the difference between red and green. This is the most common type of color blindness. If a different pigment is missing, you may have trouble seeing blue-yellow colors. People with blue-yellow color blindness usually have problems identifying reds and greens, too. The most severe form of color blindness is achromatopsia. A person with this rare condition cannot see any color, so they see everything in shades of gray. Achromatopsia is often associated with lazy eye,nystagmus (small, jerky eye movements), severe light sensitivity, and extremely poor vision. Most color blindness is due to a genetic problem. About 1 in 10 men have some form of color blindness. Very few women are color blind. Outlook (Prognosis) Color blindness is a lifelong condition. Most people are able to adjust to it without difficulty or disability. Homoeopathic medicine SANTONINE 3X ( Dr Reckeweg) Chew 2 tab twice daily for 3 months. If the color blindness is partial ie. If one pigment is missing then the above homoeopathic medicine is very useful in that case as seen in my general practise.I will advise you ,that what ever is your condition,you should start taking this medicine.Purely homoeopathic,noside effects.
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I use i-kul eye drops whenever my eyes turns red. I am using it daily since more than 2, years. But now my eyes are getting addicted to that eye drop. Whenever I do not apply those eye drops my, eyes turn red. Is there any harm if i, continue to use it. Is there anyy other alternative eye solution to overcome eye redness. Pls suggest.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I use i-kul eye drops whenever my eyes turns red. I am using it daily since more than 2, years. But now my eyes are g...
Hello dear. I-kul has naphazoline which is vasoconstrictor which means it constricts the blood vessels and redness decreases. Please do not use it for such long time. Use lubricating eyedrop.
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Hello sir, Please tell me how to cure eye stye problem? This is giving enormous pain.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hello sir, Please tell me how to cure eye stye problem? This is giving enormous pain.
Hello 1. Hot fomentation 2. Apply antibiotic ointment locally over lid margins 3. Take systemic antibiotic.
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