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Dr. Devi Meenakchi

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

250 at clinic
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
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Dr. Devi Meenakchi is a renowned Ophthalmologist in Porur, Chennai. She is currently associated with Dr.Agarwal's Eye Hospital - Porur in Porur, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Devi Meenakchi on Lybrate.com.

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No. 49, Arcot Road, Porur. Landmark: Near To Reliance, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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I have a eye problem which I can not see long distance I also do not like specs so I did not wear it give mee some suggestion to improve my eyes.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have a eye problem which I can not see long distance I also do not like specs so I did not wear it give mee some su...
Hello. There is no medication or food for improving eye sight or to get rid of glasses. Get your vision tested and wear 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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Retinitis Pigmentosa: What You Should Know About It?

Diploma in Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
Retinitis Pigmentosa: What You Should Know About It?

Are you losing your sight day by day? Does it make difficult to see you at night? Is this the onset of Blindness? Get to know about Retinitis Pigmentosa with these tips.

What actually is Retinitis Pigmentosa?
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) refers to a group of diseases, which causes a slow, but progressive vision loss. It is a genetic disorder that affects the ability to respond to light.This inherited disease causes a slow loss of vision, beginning with decreased night vision and loss of peripheral (side) vision and eventually results in blindness.

Causes: Retinitis pigmentosa is often hereditary (runs in families). If you or your partner has retinitis pigmentosa, there may be up to a 50 percent chance that you will pass it on to your children. Ask an ophthalmologist about genetic counseling if you are planning to have children.

Symptoms

  1. Slow loss of vision
  2. Beginning of decreased night vision
  3. Loss of peripheral vision
  4. Difficulty in identifying colours

Diagnosis: If you have poor night vision or a loss of side vision or if there is a history of retinitis pigmentosa in your family, your ophthalmologist will conduct a comprehensive eye exam to determine if you have retinitis pigmentosa. Your ophthalmologist will dilate your eyes to look at the back of them for signs of disease.

Treatment: Currently there is no known cure for retinitis pigmentosa. However, research has shown that vitamin A palmitate may slow the progression of certain forms of RP. Your ophthalmologist can advise you about the risks and benefits of vitamin A palmitate and how much you can safely take. Taking too much vitamin A palmitate can be toxic, and evidence of vitamin A palmitate effect on RP progression is not substantial.
Another recommendation for slowing vision loss from RP is to wear sunglasses to protect your retina from harmful ultraviolet (UV) light.

Retinal prosthesis is also an important area of exploration because the prosthesis, a man-made device intended to replace a damaged body part, can be designed to take over the function of the lost photoreceptors by electrically stimulating the remaining healthy cells of the retina.

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When I see computer screen my eyes start to strain. I have consulted eye doctor he gave me. 0.5 both eyes with 180 axis cylindrical. I am using 0.75 left and 0.5 right with 180 could. Why my eyes strain and I feel my head aching very often like when I'm walking or running it starts to shake with slight pain as if of some wound. Do help please.

MDP, MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Koraput
When I see computer screen my eyes start to strain. I have consulted eye doctor he gave me. 0.5 both eyes with 180 ax...
Lybrate-user you are suffering computer vision sundrome. Make relax your eyes with some eye exercise and practice open eye spot meditation and eat green vegetable and salads to improve naturally.
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I WORK ON PC FOR LONG TIME (16+ HOURS), WHAT IS THE PROBABILITY OF BEING ATTACKED BY EYESIGHT PROBLEM & HOW TO FIX IT?

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology, registrarship, FRCS ( Glasgow ), senior residency
Ophthalmologist, Faridabad
I WORK ON PC FOR LONG TIME (16+ HOURS), WHAT IS THE PROBABILITY OF BEING ATTACKED BY EYESIGHT PROBLEM & HOW TO FI...
Working long hours on pc can cause symptoms of computer vision syndrome. Use anti glares while working on pc, lubricants like refresh tears and always rest for 5 mins after every hour.
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I am suffering from spectacle. My left, right eye power - 2. I want any medicine for this reason.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am suffering from spectacle. My left, right eye power - 2. I want any medicine for this reason.
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.consult me
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Hi doctor I have a one pimple on inner corner of eye and it's so paining so what should I doing?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Hi doctor I have a one pimple on inner corner of eye and it's so paining so what should I doing?
just do hot fomentation.. dip a clean handkerchief in lukewarm water. and keep it over closed eye lids over the sweling for 2 minutes ..do this twice A day.. also continue the eye drop you have mentioned 4 times a day
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Frequently my eyes fills up with tears as if I am crying. My Sugar (PP) is 107 .Then what is the reason and solutions?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Frequently my eyes fills up with tears as if I am crying. My Sugar (PP) is 107 .Then what is the reason and solutions?
Hi lybrate-user. Sugar is not the cause. Allergic, or infection, other many causes like refractory errors can cause such symptoms. The only way to diagnose is to take proper eye check up. So better contact a good eye specialist.
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I started getting cracks at the bottom my feet. I could say its in a mediocre stage. Could you please suggest me some remedies so that I can see a drastic change in say about a month or two??

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I started getting cracks at the bottom my feet. I could say its in a mediocre stage. Could you please suggest me some...
Hello, Lybrate user, Tk homoeo medicine/ @ petroleum 200-6 pills, thrice a wk. Tk plenty of water to moisten your skin and to regulate metabolism. Go for meditation to nourish your skin to glow. Your diet be easily digestible on small intervals. Avoid, junk food, alcoholic intake, dust,smoke. Clean your feet in Luke warm saline water at bed time Report fortnightly, please. Your feedback matters. Tk care.
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How to check eye infection causing water contact and making problem of irritation and red eyes.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
How to check eye infection causing water contact and making problem of irritation and red eyes.
Infection is treated with antibiotics, however 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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I am aged 23 years old and have issues of increasing specs number and weight is not increasing.

Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Panipat
I am aged 23 years old and have issues of increasing specs number and weight is not increasing.
Eye number generally stabilises by the age of around 20 years. And for your weight to increase, please consult a physician.
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