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Dr. D Vijaya Shankari

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

100 at clinic
Dr. D Vijaya Shankari Ophthalmologist, Chennai
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Dr. D Vijaya Shankari is a popular Ophthalmologist in Pammal, Chennai. You can visit him at Sankara Eye Hospital in Pammal, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. D Vijaya Shankari on Lybrate.com.

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

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
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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My eye sight is good but always a have tears. I do not kown why pls help tell me what should I do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My eye sight is good but always a have tears. I do not kown why pls help tell me what should I do.
Hello, Take Euphrasia 30, 3 drops once daily. Euphrasia 10 %, eye drop , 2 drop in each eye twice daily. Revert after 7 days. Take care.
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Hlo sir. My qustn to you is that my mother has thyroid problem n surgical problem also. She feels very lazy n sleepy. She is a teacher n has to travel long distance 50 km per days. So please suggest some ways that she can recover from her ill ness.

DRCH, BHMS
Homeopath, Bareilly
Hlo sir. My qustn to you is that my mother has thyroid problem n surgical problem also. She feels very lazy n sleepy....
Her thyroid level should be under control to feel well being and active. She might be taking medicine for thyroid, so get check her tsh level in every 6 month. She should take nutritious diet and a glass of milk daily. Give her homeopathic medicine to cure her trouble permanently. Give her homeopathic five phos tablet, 4 tab four times daily to provide some strength.
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My eyes have power -1.25 if I did't use glass what will happen will my power increase?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My eyes have power -1.25 if I did't use glass what will happen will my power increase?
Surely your eyesight will be weakened further, so in order to have a stable eyesight always wear glasses.
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I have red eyes from many months, maybe coz of playing alot on computer. They aren't going. What should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes from many months, maybe coz of playing alot on computer. They aren't going. What should I do?
Homoeopathic medicine EUPHRASIA 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 2 drops direct on tongue every 2-3 hrly EUPHRASIA EYEDROPS ( SBL ) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily
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I have pain in my eyes and head in few days. What should I do?

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I have pain in my eyes and head in few days. What should I do?
check your BP. Take rest and sleep. take crocin pain relief one sos.check your eye sight. consult again.
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Sir I wanna use contact lens, please tell me some points to remember before using it and which is best for me daily, monthly disposable lenses and what does it means.

Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Panipat
Sir I wanna use contact lens, please tell me some points to remember before using it and which is best for me daily, ...
If you want to use contact lens, never sleep with your contact lens on and never reuse your contact lens if you got infection in your eyes and your contact lens is on. Daily monthly all are gud depends upon your budget.
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My eyesight power is decreases very frequently from last 5 years, before this I had no specs, presently m 28 yrs. M suffering this eye problem of eye sight since 22 years n its contineusily decrease and reached at -3 at both d eyes approx. Very much worried regarding my eyes issues, please help me if you people can. Thanks so much.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My eyesight power is decreases very frequently from last 5 years, before this I had no specs, presently m 28 yrs. M s...
Hello 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. 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.
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I have red eyes from six days. I am the accountant of a company. I worked on pc about 8 hours daily. Please help me. What should I do.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eyes from six days. I am the accountant of a company. I worked on pc about 8 hours daily. Please help me. ...
You might be having computer vision syndrome instructions for computer use: take frequent breaks while you are working every 20-25 mins take break to look away from screen blink more frequently' level of screen should be below the level of eyes ac should not blow directly on your face. Also get your eyes checked for any spectacle power.
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I have an eyesight wit point of 9.00&6.5.wearing glasses from past 6 years. But the sight doesn't remain constant. Now am thinking to get laser treatment. So is it a good option for me. And I had an injury in the eye at the age of 4 years. So what's your advice.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have an eyesight wit point of 9.00&6.5.wearing glasses from past 6 years. But the sight doesn't remain constant. No...
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%.
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Hello doctor I m 22year female I have sight problem I want to take a laser treatment whr I have to take nd how much cost will be plzzz help me.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hello doctor I m 22year female I have sight problem I want to take a laser treatment whr I have to take nd how much c...
hello....lasik is simple and safe surgery..consult refractive surgeon around and doctor will don few tests and based on those tests lasik will be done...cost of surgery depens on type of lasik (like microkeratome lasik..c lasik or bladefree lasik) and hospital and city
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I have red, irritative and tears in the eyes at the evening Please suggest what to do?

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I have red, irritative and tears in the eyes at the evening Please suggest what to do?
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. 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. Hope my suggestions helped you. Take care,
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you have been feeling sleeplessness for last two days and also experiencing pain near the eyes. Please suggest remedy.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
you have been feeling sleeplessness for last two days and also experiencing pain near the eyes. Please suggest remedy.
Hi, Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being throughout your life. Getting enough quality sleep at the right times can help protect your mental health, physical health, quality of life, and safety. In children and teens, sleep also helps support growth and development. Management: Here are five tips everyone can use to help improve the quality of their sleep: Keep your bedroom cool and dark Put away/turn off all electronic devices while preparing for bedtime Stick to a regular bedtime and wake time every day, even on weekends Stop drinking caffeine by the early afternoon and avoid large late-night meals Skip the late-afternoon nap, as it can make it harder to sleep at bedtime Avoid taking unnecessary stress/ tension. Do regular exercise. Go for a brisk walk in the morning. Medication: Take Schwabe's Bacopa Monierri 1x/ thrice daily and Kali Phos./ once daily at night for 1month.
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Hi ,I am suffering with red eyes from last 3 to 4 years. From the time I wake up my eyes look not normal. I don't have any habits of smoke or drinking. My profession is software engineer. I consulted few eye doctors but no cure. Please let me know if any body have solution and suggest best doctor to cure this in Hyderabad. Thank you.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hi ,I am suffering with red eyes from last 3 to 4 years. From the time I wake up my eyes look not normal. I don't hav...
Hello there are many causes for redness of eyes mainly allergy, infection, inflammation and dry eyes etc. 1. Redness + itching: allergy 2. Redness + pain + watering + decreased vision: infection 3. Redness + pain: inflammation 4. Redness foreign body sensation: dryness if there is only redness then it is normal as slight exposure to dust, temperature or air or eyes may be red in morning. Stress may also cause redness. I usually do not treat when there is only redness, you can 1. Blink a lot 2. Wash eyes with fresh water 3. Cold compresses 4. Use lubricating eye drop like flogel these measures will help to keep your eyes healthy but it will not have any effect on redness (treating general redness alone is not necessary also) having said that you should consult local ophthalmologist for proper examination and treatment.
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Hello I m a software engineer and I spend maximum time with my laptop, so how care my eyes?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hello
I m a software engineer and I spend maximum time with my laptop, so how care my eyes?
Prolonged working on laptop 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 headaches, blurred vision, neck pain, redness in the eyes, fatigue, eye strain, dry eyes, irritated eyes. These symptoms can be further aggravated by improper lighting conditions. Measure sto reduce this include the computer screen should be 15 to 20 degrees below eye level, work under proper light. Use antiglare glasses while working on computer. Blink a lot. Cold compresses and use good lubricating eyedrop.
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I am 28 year old and working in s/w engineer. I am looking as laptop per day 10 hours. Somedays I can feel my eye's are irritating and got head ache also in severely. What should I do ?

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
This is a very coomon problem now adays. Yes laptops do effect your eyes please I advice you dont work under poor lighting conditions. Keep a minimum distance of about 25-30 cms from screen and get your eyes checked up.
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I have eye problem frm childhood I used many ailments n eye drops consulted many doctors too but my eye prob was still the same while traveling I can't open my eyes wat shld I do to get my eye normal?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have eye problem frm childhood I used many ailments n eye drops consulted many doctors too but my eye prob was stil...
first you need to get your eyes tested for any glass power wear protective glasses while you r travelling to avoid dust and dirt entering the eyes.. more importantly put on helmet with wisor ( front glass covering) while driving two wheeler
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I have red eyes from three days. What can I do please help and give me a satisfy solutions thanks.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eyes from three days. What can I do please help and give me a satisfy solutions thanks.
red eyes could be because of many reasons but commonly it is due to allergy or infection. You need to visit eye specialist to differentiate between the two as the treatment is different. Also get your eyes checked for any glass power
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Whenever I get up in the morning, my eyes dont open easily, it pains. Every night I see dreams and get lost in them, due to which I am not able to get up on time. What should I do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Whenever I get up in the morning, my eyes dont open easily, it pains. Every night I see dreams and get lost in them, ...
Hi, Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being throughout your life. Getting enough quality sleep at the right times can help protect your mental health, physical health, quality of life, and safety. In children and teens, sleep also helps support growth and development. The damage from sleep deficiency can occur in an instant (such as a car crash), or it can harm you over time. For example, ongoing sleep deficiency can raise your risk for some chronic health problems. It also can affect how well you think, react, work, learn, and get along with others. Management: Here are five tips everyone can use to help improve the quality of their sleep: Keep your bedroom cool and dark Put away/turn off all electronic devices while preparing for bedtime Stick to a regular bedtime and wake time every day, even on weekends Stop drinking caffeine by the early afternoon and avoid large late-night meals Skip the late-afternoon nap, as it can make it harder to sleep at bedtime Avoid taking unnecessary stress/ tension. Do regular exercise. Go for a brisk walk in the morning. Medication: Take Schwabe's Bacopa Monierri 1x/ thrice daily and Kali Phos./ once daily at night for 1month.
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I have red eyes. What can do to complete red eyes. Please reply me any doctor also I have direa.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I have red eyes. What can do to complete red eyes. Please reply me any doctor also I have direa.
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. 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. Hope my suggestions helped you.
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