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Dr. Devi

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

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Dr. Devi is a renowned Ophthalmologist in K H M Hospital, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with Sundar Eye Hospitals in K H M Hospital, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Devi on Lybrate.com.

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I had a blunt trauma. On left side of head. So blood clotted around the eye. Results in a black eye. I am into modeling so need to get rid of this asap. Anyone please help me with this issue. Which medicines I should take to remove it fast. Is there any permanent mark? And how much time it takes to heal?

BHMS
Homeopath,
I had a blunt trauma. On left side of head. So blood clotted around the eye. Results in a black eye. I am into modeli...
Apply ice on the affected side. Take arnica 1m thrice *2 days then twice for 2 days. Once for two days. After this you need further treatment for the mark and also for the injury. Soo contract me in private conversation.
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How to increase weight? And how to increase eye sight? How to reduce stress? How to increase concentration?

PGDD, RD, Bachelor of Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
How to increase weight? And how to increase eye sight? How to reduce stress? How to increase concentration?
Hye, Thanks for the query. If you want to gain some weight, you need to eat more calories than you burn. 1.  Eat 5 to 6 meals a day In order to gain weight, you need to start eating 5-6 meals a day. However, it is important that you break these meals into parts, as eating a lot at once may result in indigestion. Also, be sure to include healthy foods in your diet for a healthy weight gain. 2.  Weight train at least 3 times a week When you train with weights, your muscles grow. 3.  Consume more calories than you burn. Eating calories more than your normal intake may not be easy, but you must do it if you want to stop being skinny. Make sure you don’t do it just by overeating at once, but instead do it gradually over the whole day.  4.  Work out your entire body A lot of gym goers usually train only the muscles on their arms, chest and shoulders and this is a grave error. Make sure you workout your entire body for a wholesome weight gain. 5.  Load up on protein As informed earlier, you have to consume more calories than your normal intake every day. You can do this by eating foods rich in protein like dairy, meat, eggs, nuts, dry fruits, pulses, sprouts, smoothies, milk shakes etc.  6.  Drink your calories It may be tough to meet your calorie requirements by just eating. Drinking milk, lassi, milkshakes or fruit smoothies with little or no sugar can be a great way to load up on the required calories. 7.  Try and eat fast (but don’t choke on it) Your body takes some time to give signals of satiety which is why eating fast can help you eat more. 8.  Focus on recovery after each workout Stretching exercises, foods rich in carbohydrates can help recover your body significantly. Also, you should aim for 8 hours of sleep as inadequate sleep can cause several problems. 9.  Be patient with yourself Hoping to gain weight quickly in a healthy manner is unrealistic. Even if you follow all the advice that is there, you may end up gaining just 1-2 kilos in a month. Every body is different, and just because you are not seeing results in terms of weight gain, you shouldn’t feel discouraged. Living healthy by eating the right diet will make you feel better and more positive about life and increase your strength. 10.  Believe in yourself Following your regimen may seem incredibly difficult if you don’t believe that you will one day be able to transform your body.  Once your nutrition improves you will improve in all other aspects like eyesight, concentration etc.
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There is some eye problem occur with me in these running days when I am traveling then some time later I see a blur which make me blind, give few beneficial point about how to raise power of eyes sight.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
There is some eye problem occur with me in these running days when I am traveling then some time later I see a blur w...
Hello, get your eyes tested from an opthalmologist. 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 strengthening eye muscles: -begin by partially closing your eyes; the lids should only be halfway shut. After holding for 10-15 seconds, close your eyes very slowly. Take a few deep breaths to increase oxygen in the blood. -warm your eyes. Rub your palms together to create heat, and then place them against your eyes for five seconds. Repeat this three times. -hold a pen at arm's length. Focus your gaze on the tip of the pen. Bring the pen closer to your nose at a slow and steady pace. Repeat this exercise 5-10 times. -concentrate your vision on the tip of your nose. Then shift your gaze to an object further away, either at arm's length or 20 feet away. Then shift your eyes back to the tip of your nose. Repeat this exercise 10 times. -sit in a relaxed but upright position. Begin by look to the left-most position (without moving your head) and hold to stretch your eye muscles. Hold for 5 counts. Blink and return your gaze back to look straight in front of you. Then look to the right-most position with your gaze and hold for 5 counts. Repeat 3 times, blinking between each hold. Then, repeat this exercise looking up and then down. Do not forget about blinking. 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. Wear a branded goggles with uv-protection whenever you are out in the sun, also wear a hat helmet over it (which is mandatory for your head's protection as well as it covers eyes). Keep blinking your eyes frequently. Drink at least 10-12 glasses of water or even more than that in a day if you do have to travel in the sunlight for long hours. Medication: use homoeopathic medicine - euphrasia eye drops twice a day. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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My eyes have turned red watery and itchy. I went to the doctor although my eye site is gud. Bt I dnt no y this is happening. Kindly help.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My eyes have turned red watery and itchy. I went to the doctor although my eye site is gud. Bt I dnt no y this is hap...
Hello, Bloodshot eyes appear red because the vessels at the surface of the white portion of the eye become swollen. Vessels may swell due to: Eye dryness Too much sun exposure Dust or other particles in the eye Allergies Infection Injury Eye infections or inflammation can cause redness as well as possible itching, discharge, pain, or vision problems. Other causes of eye redness include Colds or allergies, Acute glaucoma, Corneal scratches: Injuries caused by sand, dust, or overuse of contact lenses. Sometimes, a bright red spot, called a subconjunctival hemorrhage, will appear on the white of the eye. This often happens after straining or coughing, which causes a broken blood vessel on the surface of the eye. Most often, there is no pain and your vision is normal. It is almost never a serious problem. Because the blood leaks into the conjunctiva, which is clear, you cannot wipe or rinse the blood away. Like a bruise, the red spot will go away within a week or two. Management: - Try to rest your eyes if redness is due to fatigue or eye strain. No other treatment is needed. - Wash your hands, hold clean water in your hand, keep your eyes closer to the water and dip the eyes by blinking the eyelids frequently in the held water in hand. Repeat it for 3-4 times again. - Avoid watching T. V. Working on computer or mobile, reading or frequently keep blinking your eyes to avoid dryness. Take frequent breaks in between. - In case there is itching, use a clean napkin or a tissue to wipe the tears and cleaning the eyelids gently. -Wear an UV-rays protected sunglasses while you are out in sun. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicines - Schwabe’s Belladonna 30 and Euphrasia 30 - both thrice daily for 4 days. Use Euphrasia Eye drops twice daily. Revert back thereafter.
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I did LASIK operation 1 month ago but now I am working on computer daily so please suggest some precaution.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I did LASIK operation 1 month ago but now I am working on computer daily so please suggest some precaution.
Yes dryness occurs after lasik surgery more in patients using computers for longer time. Apart from using lubricating eye drops which must have have been given to you by your lasik surgeon, follow these instructions: 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.
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How do we take care of our eyes when our routine includes a work of 10-12 hrs in front of laptop screens.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
How do we take care of our eyes when our routine includes a work of 10-12 hrs in front of laptop screens.
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 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 eyedrop.
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I am 28, male, no medical history. My eyes number is attached here. Is there any medication or tips /exercise/home remedy by which I can have normal eye numbers. I have problem in reading small fonts. For eg. I can read headlines of newspaper but to read full article I have to bring paper near to eyes. Same working with computer, reading is very clear when I wear specs. Is there any permanent solutions in any of the pathy. Please suggest! R -1.0× 170- 6/6 L-1.0× 170- 6/6.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 28, male, no medical history. My eyes number is attached here. Is there any medication or tips /exercise/home re...
Hello, 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, onions and capers. Blueberries, grapes, and goji berries have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that can help improve your vision. DHA is a fatty acid found in coldwater fish like wild salmon, sardines, mackerel, and cod. 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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Am suffering from headache since 2 years, I consulted a eye specialist also. He suggested me to use specks, right now am using specks but also headache is not controlling, please suggest me what should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
Am suffering from headache since 2 years, I consulted a eye specialist also. He suggested me to use specks, right now...
Improve on your diet eat more regularly simple homemade food regular use your daily routine with some interesting hobbies activities and exercise if you are advised specks you will have to use them otherwise it will put strain on your eyes and give you headaches and eye problems once in a while you can take tab combiflam to get relief from it.
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What care should take person who has viral infection in eye? How much time it takes to recover? Person should keep eye open or closed?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
What care should take person who has viral infection in eye? How much time it takes to recover? Person should keep ey...
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 You may keep your eyes open...there is no problem kindly consult local opthalmologist and get yourself examined I hope this will help you Regards
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I have problem with my left eye. It became red after this night please suggest me eyes drops.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have problem with my left eye. It became red after this night please suggest me eyes drops.
Eye redness is most often due to swollen or dilated blood vessels. This makes the surface of the eye look red. There are many causes of a red eye or eyes like infection, allergy. Foreign body in eyes. Some are medical emergencies and some are a cause for concern, but not an emergency. Others are nothing to worry about. Consult your local eye specilist to see what is the cause
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Hi, My father has glaucoma problem. 1 month back surgery was done. But still his eye pressure is not controlled (24). What is the solution for this? Please help me. Thanks

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hi,
My father has glaucoma problem. 1 month back surgery was done. But still his eye pressure is not controlled (24)....
Hello A. It usually takes 1 month for surgery to start working B. Let's wait till all post operative medicines are stopped including steroids. Then only we will get more clear picture C. If pressure is still high. We may inject 5FU in subconjunctival space D. Last option would be to restart antiglaucoma medicines.
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My question isWhen I drink alcohol, my skin and eyes turn red and starts itching, can you please suggest any medicine.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
My question isWhen I drink alcohol, my skin and eyes turn red and starts itching, can you please suggest any medicine.
Dear Lybrate user:- pls stop drinking alcohol urgently. Alcohol is vasodilator, it will cause flushing out of face & redness of the eyes. No medication is needed for stopping side effects of the alcohol, except it's prohibition.
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Hello! I am 21 years old female, I have a spot or maybe a mole in the white part of my right eye. I haven't had it from the beginning but a couple of months! U would like to know possible reasons and hazards! Thank you.

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Ahmedabad
Hello! I am 21 years old female, I have a spot or maybe a mole in the white part of my right eye. I haven't had it fr...
New moles do develop on our body. You must keep a watch on. Any increase in size. Itching. Redness. Color change. Associated with it. Do not worry about your mole other wise. If any of above things are noted we need a biopsy to confirm the diagnosis.
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I feel my eyes heavy after work. Is that something that I need to lower my work stress or else is there any another thing?

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I feel my eyes heavy after work. Is that something that I need to lower my work stress or else is there any another t...
Get your refraction done and wear spectacles eat green veggies. Carrots. Strain less your eyes. Relax your eyes in between work. Blink regularly if working for long time on computer. Lower the brightness of your screen. Work under adequately illuminated conditions. If needed wear corrective spectacles. These r few things you can take care of. Otherwise as such no options available which wd increases your eyesight.
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Improve your eyesight - 5 Top foods to eat

MS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Improve your eyesight -  5 Top foods to eat

Good eyesight can be an outcome of a diet rich in Omega 3 fatty acids and vitamin C. Including certain foods in your diet can be directly beneficial for your eye health and can improve your vision. Here is a list of 5 foods which will help you combat age-related vision problems and will supplement your overall eye health.

1. Eggs - Eggs are rich in vitamin A and lutein, which help you combat age-related vision problems and night blindness. Eggs are also beneficial for dry eyes and improving your eye health. Egg yolks are considered to be one of the best foods for your eyes and should be included in your regular diet. It also helps prevent age-related macular degeneration (AMD), which is one of the primary causes of blindness in the 60+ age group.

2. Leafy Greens - Leafy green vegetables like spinach and kale are rich in lutein and zeaxanthin which reduce the chance of cataracts. It is best to consume them raw as they have more antioxidants when uncooked. Other green vegetables like broccoli, collard greens, and zucchini are rich in lutein and play an important part in preventing age-related vision problems.

3. Carrots - Carrots improve your overall eye health as it contains vitamin A, the lack of which is one of the leading causes of loss of vision. The orange hue in carrots is due to Beta-carotene which helps the retina function better. Other foods rich in beta carotene are apricots, mangoes, pumpkin and cantaloupe which also contribute to healthy eyes. So make sure you include them in your diet.

4. Almonds - Almonds are rich in vitamin E, which prevents macular degeneration. Include a handful in your daily diet as it not only improves your eyesight but also effectively lowers cholesterol and prevents heart diseases. Nuts like pistachios and walnuts contain omega 3 fatty acids which contribute to the maintenance of your vision.

5. Citrus Fruits and Berries - Citrus fruits like oranges, grapefruits and lemons are rich vitamin C which reduces the risk macular degeneration and cataracts. Blueberries also aid in the protection of the retina from damage caused due to sunlight and oxygen.

Related Tip: 8 Tips to Keep Your Eyes Cool and Protected During the Summer

 

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I am using laptops and mobile frequently will it be affect my eyes. Because I am wearing spectacles of minus 3.5both the eyes. But am using good brand spectacle with uv ray protection.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am using laptops and mobile frequently will it be affect my eyes. Because I am wearing spectacles of minus 3.5both ...
Hello 1. Computer use has no connection with your eye sight or glass number. Computer use can cause dryness which can cause heaviness. Redness. Headache etc. It cannot decrease your vision so relax.
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I am chethan and I am 22 years old. I am having eye sight problem. I can not see far objects clearly. I got the glasses. But I dint get any result.

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Homeopath, Faridabad
I am chethan and I am 22 years old. I am having eye sight problem. I can not see far objects clearly.
I got the glass...
Hello, 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 then reducing the power of your eyes (if the eye power is less). Take Physostigma 6/ thrice daily for 1 month. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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I am 36 year old female having ear pain and sore throat from last week. I took home medicine but no effect. From yesterday my left eye turned red and water started coming out of it. I used ITone drops and slept. In morning when I woke up it was hard to open the eye, it was pasted with to green mucous. I am also have sore throat till ear. Please suggest whom shall I see. ENT specialist or Eye specialist.

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I am 36 year old female having ear pain and sore throat from last week. I took home medicine but no effect. From yest...
U probably have an infection likely viral which has involved your throat, ear and eyes. You can start with warm water gargle or butadiene gargles for your throat. And an antibiotic 4-6 times daily for your eyes. It is always better to be evaluated by a doctor. You will need to see both ent n eye specialists.
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I had my exams last week and due to which I was not able to get good sleep I could hardly manage to sleep 3-4 hours and now my eyes are irritated and pains what to do?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I had my exams last week and due to which I was not able to get good sleep I could hardly manage to sleep 3-4 hours a...
Hello all these are due to dryness of eyes 1. Blink a lot 2. Cold compresses 3. Use goggles when in sunlight 4. Use lubricating eyedrop like flogel 6 times daily 5. Eat balanced diet including pulses, fruits and vegetables.
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Sir my eyes are always in light red color (like when drunk alcohol person eyes) but I do not drink any type of alcohol please suggest what I do now?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Sir my eyes are always in light red color (like when drunk alcohol person eyes) but I do not drink any type of alcoho...
Can be due to allergy: allergy can be controlled easily using eye drops. But there are many eye drops and specific eye drops can only be prescribed after seeing the eye clinically as treatment depends on severity. Also dip a handkerchief in little cold water and keep over closed eyes. You will feel better.
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