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Dr. Chandra Joseph

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

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Dr. Chandra Joseph is one of the best Ophthalmologists in Vepery, Chennai. He is currently associated with Shalom Medical Center in Vepery, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Chandra Joseph on Lybrate.com.

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I have a ball like swelling in my eyes. How I get rid of it and what is the reason behind it.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
I have a ball like swelling in my eyes. How I get rid of it and what is the reason behind it.
Dear Samapika swelling under eyes can be due to various reason majors include protein loss, cardiac cause ,renal diseases and so. Along it can be due to sodium loss as well due to worry weeping loss of sleep tension.
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I am 35 years old and have a dry eyes issue. It becomes worst by the end of the day in the office probably due to the AC, but can't avoid it. On holidays I do not feel so much of an issue. Please suggest solution which would cure this issue and does not recur in long term. Thanks,

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 35 years old and have a dry eyes issue. It becomes worst by the end of the day in the office probably due to the...
Homoeopathic medicine CINELUBE EYEDROPS ( HAPDCO) Pour 2 drops 3 times daily. Use a humidifier in your office.
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I am 24 years old male, nowadays my eyes start paining what will be the reason I think that my speck number is increased is it like that?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
I am 24 years old male, nowadays my eyes start paining what will be the reason I think that my speck number is increa...
Hi, Firstly, eye pain may be due to increased eye power as a result of severe eye strain. It is always better to check your eyes once in a year while using specks.
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I have puffiness under the eyes, supposed to be fat deposit Any remedies available in Ayurveda.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I have puffiness under the eyes, supposed to be fat deposit Any remedies available in Ayurveda.
Take Apis Mel 30C 1 dose followed-by cosmos 30 3 doses daily for 2 weeks. And drink more water. In between if you have any queries, please let me know. Take care. :)
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How to cure myopia? -5.5 left eye-6.0 right eye. Dis pwr s nt suitable at such an young age. I might end up becmng blnd and wl b rejctd for mny job intrvws. Is dere any cure?.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
How to cure myopia? -5.5 left eye-6.0 right eye. Dis pwr s nt suitable at such an young age. I might end up becmng bl...
Dont worry ,myself is a homoeopath and there are medicines in homoeopathy which can reduce the eyesight problem although it is a long process but first of all we will try to make the power stable so that there is no further increase of your eyesight.Consult men for Proper management,exercises and homoeopathic treatment.
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Hi I have eye site since 2014 I want to cure it without using the spectacles. So what I should do to cure it quickly. Please give a suggestion about it.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Hi I have eye site since 2014 I want to cure it without using the spectacles. So what I should do to cure it quickly....
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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My eyes getting dry and am getting burning sensation. Kindly suggest some drops. I. Don't have any infection in eyes. But getting dry often and burn sensation.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
My eyes getting dry and am getting burning sensation. Kindly suggest some drops. I. Don't have any infection in eyes....
You may use homoeopathic eye drops Euphrasia... But the things you should consider is... Wearing a good glasses when going on two wheeler... or helmet is best. Don't star at the mobile or computer sceen for too long... Keep a habit of blinking eyes often... etc..
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More tears when I was watching tv with more brightness. What's the solution for this?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
More tears when I was watching tv with more brightness. What's the solution for this?
Take frequent breaks while watching tv and dip a handkerchief in cold water and keep it over closed eyes for 2 minutes during breaks, you will feel better. Also get your eyes checked for any spectacle number.
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From 7 years I have a problem of redness of eye. 1st it used to effect my right eye. One doctor prescribed me refreshing gel and acupat and told to continue it for 2 months. After that for almost a year I was free from it. From past 6 months my left eye is effected with the. Same problem. I consulted many doctors and according to them it is an allergy. They told me to use acupat eye drops. I am just fed up with this eye redness. Can anybody suggest me a permanent cure?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
From 7 years I have a problem of redness of eye. 1st it used to effect my right eye. One doctor prescribed me refresh...
Allergy can be due to dust or pollution exposure...u can't escape from it if ur surroundings are not clean...but u can minimise it by taking lot of fluids and washing eyes often....using ciplox antibiotics eye drops when redness is severe....
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My friend was having a headache since 1month. Can uh please help me out what to do he is working for 9hours in the computer and after that in evening his headache pain started can uh sort out this problem?

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
My friend was having a headache since 1month. Can uh please help me out what to do he is working for 9hours in the co...
Hi. I have a few suggestions for you regarding the usage of computers. Follow the rule of" 20" this means that every 20 minutes, take a gap of 20 seconds, blink your eyes actively 20 times and focus at an object which is minimum 20 feet away. This will help in relieving your eyes from the continuous strain that is caused due to staring. Staring at the computer continuously causes us to subconsciously blink less than normal. This causes the tear film on the surface of the eye to dry up. The result of this is pain, discomfort, etc. Another suggestions regarding the usage of computers is to maintain a proper posture. The computer must be positioned at the same height as your eye level. The neck should not be inadvertently flexed or extended. Roughly, an angle of 90 degrees should be maintained between your upper body and thighs. Likewise, a similar angle (90 degrees) should be maintained between your lower legs and thighs. Also the angle between your hands and arms should be roughly 90 degrees. This is the healthy ergonomic way of sitting while using a computer. Maintenance of proper posture would help in further relieving the symptoms of eye discomfort and pain. All these suggestions may take a while to sink in and imbibe in your routine. Once followed, they are sure to work wonders for you. Hope my suggestions help you. Take care. Cheers.
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Sir I am a student and my age is 23 years. And I have a eye problem. Whenever I travel my eyes are going to red and I feeling pain.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Sir I am a student and my age is 23 years.
And I have a eye problem.
Whenever I travel my eyes are going to red and I...
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. 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. (2) infectious conjunctivitis: this is usually associated with white-yellowish discharge. 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. (4) raised intraocular 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 coats 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. In this regard, a complete ophthalmic evaluation and a systemic evaluation is warranted. 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) hope my suggestions helped you.
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How to improve my eye power Some of d doctors said me I should were the glass till my life ends But I don't like to were my glass is there any way to cure my problem.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
How to improve my eye power Some of d doctors said me I should were the glass till my life ends But I don't like to w...
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 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. As you are not comfortable with contact lens then go for lasik. 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 22 years old. I have eye sight problem and my teeth are also have cavity. I am can please suggest me some medicine for my teeth as well as eyes. I am average looking. I want to gain some weight also. Please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I am   22 years old. I have eye sight problem and my teeth are also have cavity. I am can please suggest me some medi...
Once your teeth r damaged by cavities they cannot b treated with medicines but require definitive treatment by dentist such as filling or rct n capping if the cavities r extensive. Donot ignore them n visit a dentist at the earliest.
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I have eye sight. I have sight of 4 minus for both eyes. I want a suggestion regarding nutritional diet and about laser treatment.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I have eye sight. I have sight of 4 minus for both eyes. I want a suggestion regarding nutritional diet and about las...
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 like genteal 4 times a day. And anti glare screen for your system. You can go for lasik surgery depending upon the type severity and stability of refractive error, and condition of the cornea. Till then you must not undergo lasik. Use eyedrops genteal 3 times a nd zoneph 4 times a day.
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Glaucoma - Are You at Risk?

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology, Diploma in Ophthalmology , Fellowship in Cornea and Anterior Segment
Ophthalmologist, Ahmedabad
Glaucoma - Are You at Risk?

Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness in people across the globe. It damages the optic nerve that carries sensory images from the retina to the brain. A faulty eye pressure is responsible for damaging the very delicate optic nerve fiber causing small blind spots in the retina. Unfortunately, for most patients this disease only gets diagnosed when the number of blind spots is on the higher side.

Types of Glaucoma

  1. Open angle: This is a type of Glaucoma which results from the blockage of the drainage angle of the eye resulting into an increased eye pressure.
  2. Angle closure: This is the kind of Glaucoma which results from the narrowing down of the drainage angle leading to complete blockage.

Target segment of Glaucoma

  1. Family history: Inheritance surely plays a role in case of Glaucoma too. If Glaucoma runs through families of an individual, there are higher chances of getting this disease. Although there is no hard and fast rule about it, the risks of inheriting this disease are on the higher side.
  2. Eye injury: If there is any history of previous eye injuries, the probability of the onset of Glaucoma cannot be turned down. Specially, if the injury is related to optic nerve, there are very high risks involved.
  3. Bilateral Oophorectomy: Dual Ovary removal before the age of 40 results in deficiency of estrogen resulting in Glaucoma. Although most surgeons warn their patients of the possible risk of these procedures, many surgeries such as these have resulted in patients losing eyesight in the form of Glaucoma.
  4. Patient with Diabetes: In case of acute diabetes, retina gets damaged and the eye starts producing new blood vessels on the iris resulting into an increased eye pressure. This condition often leads to Glaucoma due to blockage of fluid flow in the eye.
  5. Eye Conditions: Myopia, multiple surgeries to the eye, blunt trauma etc. can lead to Glaucoma. A patient who has undergone any kind of eye surgeries suffers from inflammation. However, major inflammation is often found twisting blood flow in the eye resulting into Glaucoma.
  6. If a patient is 40 or above: After a person reaches 40 years of age, a lot of diseases start cropping in to the body. Studies show that Glaucoma has a higher frequency in people who is more than the age of 40 or above.
  7. High eye pressure: A patient with an eye pressure of above 21 mm HG is also at a very high risk of getting glaucoma. For a normal person the IOP lies between 10 to 21 mm HG.
  8. Blood flow related disease: Diseases such as acute migraine, hypertension and low blood pressure which involves blood flow related problem often aggravate to glaucoma.
  9. Ethnic Background: Statistics show that people from Afro American, Hispanics, Asian and Caribbean background have greater chances of being affected by Glaucoma.

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Hi. My right eye has become red and tears are flowing I doubt it is conjunctivitis. Can you prescribe some medicine for me.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hi. My right eye has become red and tears are flowing I doubt it is conjunctivitis. Can you prescribe some medicine f...
hello it is conjunctivitis Prevention a. maintain eye hygiene b. use two handkerchief (one for each eye) c. keep hands clean Treatment a. antibiotic eyedrop b. lubricating eyedrop c. antibiotic ointment at night kindly consult local opthalmologist and get yourself examined
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I have yellow eye from last few days and lightly fever or body feel weakness. What is the solution of this problem?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I have yellow eye from last few days and lightly fever or body feel weakness. What is the solution of this problem?
NOW a day of viral fever. Never take asprin medicines in fever and cold now a days. Tests lft,cbc,mp,ns1,urine r/m, you can take tab. Dolo-650 mg twice a day. Tab. Lcz-10 mg once a day. After tests you may consult doctor. feel cold then cover body with warm cloths, avoid dust area, clean body, change cloths daily, change bed sheet daily, avoid stress.avoid non-veg.,avoid alcohol intake if smokes avoid also that. Cold sponging if get high fever. drink warm water, juice,green veg. Soups,lquid diets, dalia, take protein diets, tulsi leaf in tea or warm water, geloy juice, avoid cold area,cold things .i.e. ice creams, fast/junk foods, chinese foods,spicy foods, fat meal, take bed rest ,
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My age is 18 I always have an headache and I wear spectacles also. For last five year I wear spectacles. please give me suggestion how to handle this. and should I do. please tell me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
My age is 18 I  always have an  headache and I wear spectacles also. For last five year I wear spectacles. please giv...
Your number might have increased. Homoeopathic ruta 30 4 pills 3 times for 8 days homoeopathic treatment involves detail history taking by concentrating on general physical make up of person, diet, life style, sedentary habits, physical build up, food eating habits, appetite, stool, perspiration, body weight, present signs & symptoms, any treatment history or drug history, bowel habits, disordered from particular foods, sleep and temperament. Also his miasmatic background taken into consideration so need detailed history to give you complete treatment.
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Right eye 0.50 cylindrical 1.25 left eye 1.75 cylindrical 2.25 how to cure left eye because its very weak I am using glasses but still I can't see distance objects with left eye.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Right eye 0.50 cylindrical 1.25 left eye 1.75 cylindrical 2.25 how to cure left eye because its very weak I am using ...
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 18 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. If you are not comfortable with contact lens then go for lasik. Lasik is a very easy and painless procedure. If you want to get rid of glasses then go for lasik.
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