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Dr. Devi Radhakrishnan

MBBS, Post Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmology, Diplomate National Board Ophtha...

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

26 Years Experience  ·  300 at clinic
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Dr. Devi Radhakrishnan is one of the best Ophthalmologists in Anna Nagar, Chennai. Doctor has been a practicing Ophthalmologist for 26 years. Doctor has completed MBBS, Post Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmology, Diplomate National Board Ophthalmology . You can consult Dr. Devi Radhakrishnan at Sundar Eye Hospital in Anna Nagar, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Devi Radhakrishnan and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - STANLEY MEDICAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL, CHENNAI. - 1991
Post Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmology - Madras Medical College, Chennai - 1997
Diplomate National Board Ophthalmology - Madras Medical College, Chennai - 2000
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Tamil Nadu Ophthalmic Association
All India Ophthalmological Society
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

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I have red eyes and feeling jealousy in my eyes because of this I can't sleep properly its very bad for my eyes.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes and feeling jealousy in my eyes because of this I can't sleep properly its very bad for my eyes.
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 red eyes over 3 days including body pain and what should I do to avoid farts unnecessary because I have a healthy diet I don't understand why does it happens?

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
I have red eyes over 3 days including body pain and what should I do to avoid farts unnecessary because I have a heal...
Hi lybrate-user take ciplox eye drops 3 times per day take metrogyl tab 400 mg 3 times per day for 2 weeks.
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Namaste dear doc, I need some advice about the recent ailment attacked to my mamma i.e. Glaucoma to the right eye. Doc has prescribed eye drops for the same, saying the eye pressure is high. I would like to know how to cure this ailment besides drops. Kindly suggest the best cure and tips to overcome. Am very much distressed since I have heard about it. Thank you.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Namaste dear doc,
I need some advice about the recent ailment attacked to my mamma i.e. Glaucoma to the right eye. Do...
Hello Glaucoma is a chronic progressive disease. There is no cure but yes, treatment is available first line of treatment is eyedrops. surgery is last resort...surgery will not cure glaucoma but it only decreases dependency on eyedrops. Please fell free to ask more queries and more clarification
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I am 56 years old male and have been diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma in right eye recently. Doctor removed it by operation. I just want to know are there any chances of its reoccurance and what will be its effect on my eye. What precautions should I take?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am 56 years old male and have been diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma in right eye recently. Doctor removed it by ...
Hello Mr. Lybrate-user. There are still 5% chances of recurrence. Just be in touch with your treating surgeon and get routine check up done every 3 months initially and then every 6 months.
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Hello sir/madam Myself Abhishek, 23 years old From last 3 days I am experiencing a itch in my eye, so I used to rub Everytime, and also tears generating only the infected right eye. Today I discovered that a small puss building up on one side of my right eye corner. Why is it caused .any immediate care should be taken? Please advise with a medicine immediately. Many Thanks.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hello sir/madam Myself Abhishek, 23 years old From last 3 days I am experiencing a itch in my eye, so I used to rub E...
Hello this could be due to external hordeolum treatment: a. warm compresses b. apply antibiotic ointment locally over lid margins c. take systemic antibiotic
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I am 20. I love white eyes. Is there any tips for making my eyes the purest white.

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
I am 20. I love white eyes. Is there any tips for making my eyes the purest white.
Avoid from dust ,move in AC car otherwise it is not possible in this pollutted country , you may use lubricating eye drops like Refresh liquigel 3-4 times.
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Sir, I have a specs from 5 years, specs number increases rapidly after few months, first it was 0.25 before 5 years and now it has 2.00 then what should I do for the decrease in specs number. Because it irritating me. Please suggest any home made process for it?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
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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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My eye sight is very poor left -4.5 and right -2.5 with glass also I can not see clearly how canni increase my eyesight.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eye sight is very poor left -4.5 and right -2.5 with glass also I can not see clearly how canni increase my eyesight.
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 36 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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Sir I am feeling a deep pain on my eyes left side from last two days. I am working a accountant last seven years my age is 36 years. There is no swelling on this spot and never feeling such pain in past.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Sir I am feeling a deep pain on my eyes left side from last two days. I am working a accountant last seven years my a...
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and get your eyes checked from an ophthalmologist and also we need to rule out sinusitis as the cause of pain
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I am thinking for lasik surgery and I want to know does having an oral cavity affects lasik surgery or not? Please help with this at the earliest.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am thinking for lasik surgery and I want to know does having an oral cavity affects lasik surgery or not? Please he...
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%. It has no relation with oral cavity.
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I am 18 years old and have been suffering from myopia and I want to get away from the disease please give your advice.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 18 years old and have been suffering from myopia and I want to get away from the disease please give your advice.
Hello, use spectacles according to your sightnumber and do the below exercises:- 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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I have red eyes for 3 days and I am feeling tired for the most of the time still is their a medication required for me or should I consult a doctor.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
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Dear lybrate user, 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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How to sharp my mind and mere my eyes are very weak how can I make them maintain to then see things properly? And another question is that how can I sharp my mind?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
How to sharp my mind and mere my eyes are very weak how can I make them maintain to then see things properly?
And ano...
Hello, there are few food items which helps you in boosting up your memory power, increases focus & concentration, so try to take more of these: 1. Choline: good sources of choline include liver, milk, eggs and peanuts. 2. Vitamin b: b vitamins are not synthesized in the body, and thus need to be obtained from food. B-complex vitamins are water-soluble vitamins, which means that they are not stored within the body. In consequence, the b vitamins need ongoing replenishment. Vitamin b1 (thiamine) rich sources include unrefined grain products, ready-to-eat cereals, meat (especially pork), dairy products, peanuts, legumes, fruits and eggs. Foods that contain high concentrations of vitamin b3 (niacin) in the free form include beans and organ meat, as well as enriched grain and cereal products. While niacin is present in corn and other grains, the bioavailability of the nutrient is much less than it is in protein-rich sources. The role of vitamin b9 (folic acid) during pregnancy is vital to normal development of the nervous system in the fetus. Good sources of folate include liver, ready-to-eat breakfast cereals, beans, asparagus, spinach, broccoli, and orange juice. Animal protein products are a good source of vitamin b12 (cobalamine), particularly organ meats such as kidney or liver. Other good sources are fish, eggs, and dairy products. 3. Vitamin a: the foods highest in vitamin a are any pigmented fruits and vegetables and leafy green vegetables. 4. Zinc: zinc is a very important part of the brain as well; many regions of the brain, such as the cerebellum, and hippocampus have neurons that contain this nutrient. Zinc is needed to maintain normal vitamin a levels in blood plasma. Sources of zinc are meats, certain seafood, whole grains, baked beans, oatmeal, milk (low-fat), cashewnut, almonds, kidney-beans, cheese, peas, spinach, sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, flaxseeds. Medication: take homoeopathic medicine for increasing memory - anacardium 200/ once daily. For eyesight: 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. -sit in a relaxed but upright position. Look up and to your right for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look up to and to your left for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look down and to your right for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look down and to your left for 5 seconds. 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 and instill euphrasia eye drops twice a day. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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Watching TV and Using Laptop: How it Affects Your Health?

M.B.B.S,C.C.A,D.C.A,AASECT,FPA,AAD,M.I.M.S
General Physician, Gorakhpur
Watching TV and Using Laptop: How it Affects Your Health?

With technology at your fingertips, it is hard to think of times when the existence of laptops and television sets was unimaginable. Technology is common enough to be taken for granted in present times. TV and laptops are especially in widespread use. The primary reason could be entertainment, an urge to connect to the larger world, or the need to kill time. Such dependability leads to severe health hazards. Read on to find out more:

Effects of TV and laptops on your health:

  1. Sleep deprivation: Long hours of exposure to artificial light can lead to sleep deprivation.
  2. It can also lead to serious vision problems: Watching TV or using laptops for long hours can make your eyes vulnerable to constant glare. You fail to realize, but changing lights of a computer screen or of a television set in a dark room can be extremely strenuous for your eyes to adjust. Constantly changing lights can lead to glaucoma. However, dry and itchy eyes, headaches and poor vision are the commonly noticed effects.
  3. It causes obesity in children and adults: Since all your work can be done on the internet, you tend to become lethargic. You are too lazy to go to the market or to the bank. Even if you are not watching you use the television for background music. Adults therefore do not make qualitative use of their free time. Children are addicted to playing games and browsing sites on the laptop. They hardly indulge in outdoor games. This leads to obesity in adults and children all the same.
  4. Propels your desire to eat fast food or packaged food: Binge eating is a very common practice while watching TV or using laptops. Chips, pizzas, burgers, ice- creams, cold drinks and absolutely anything junk devoid of nutritional value are more liked by us. Junk food not only leads to weight gain but is also detrimental to our digestive system.
  5. Can increase the risk of infertility in men: Laptops heat up when used for a long span of time. This heat can increase scrotum temperature which results in reduced sperm production, leading to infertility.   

As is said, nothing in excess is good for your health. It is therefore, best to make controlled use of TV and laptops to avoid its harmful effects.

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My daughter is 6 years old she is having a eye problem from the two days she always eyes sighting for all time that means kankalai yennaramum simmitti konduirukiral its a big problem want to use specs at all pls give a solution am very confused and am waiting for your answer also thank you.

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All You Need to Know about CATARACT Surgery

MD in Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
All You Need to Know about CATARACT Surgery

All You Need to Know about Cataract Surgery

A cataract is defined as a clouding of lens in the eye where your vision gets blurred. A cataract affects the eyes, when light that passes through the lens prevents a clearly formed image from reaching your retina. The disease is very common and usually develops as your eyes age or due to any injury caused to the tissues that cover your eye's lens.

Types of cataracts:

Senile Cataract: This is the commonest of all. It is age-related clouding of the lens. It can affect the near or distance vision and can also cause glare and change in glasses power.

Secondary Cataract: It can be developed after surgery for other eye problems like glaucoma and other health conditions such as diabetes.

Traumatic Cataract: It can develop many years later after an injury caused to your eye.

Congenital Cataract: As the term explains, the disease may be inborn or some children might develop it at a later stage which often affects both eyes. 

Radiation Cataract: It can form after you are exposed to some form of radiation.

A cataract surgery involves the extraction or cleaning of the cloudy lens, which is then replaced by a clear artificial lens.

Why does it happen? 

There are lens that lies behind our iris and pupil which act much like a camera lens. It helps concentrate light onto the retina at the back of our eye to form a sharply defined image. Besides, the lens also helps our eyes to adjust focus and allows us to see things clearly both far away and up close. The lens is composed of protein and water where the protein is arranged in a manner to keep the lens clear thereby letting light pass through it. 

However, as we grow old, some of the protein starts to become thick and cloud a small lens area. This is known as a cataract. With the passage of time, it may inflate and cover more of the lens, making it difficult for us to see.

Besides, there are other causes of cataract such as smoking, addiction of alcohol, prolonged sunlight exposure, to name a few. 

When should you opt for a cataract surgery?

Believe it or not, but till date no eye drop or medication has proven to reverse or prevent the formation of a cataract. If a cataract is affecting your nearsightedness or alteration in your prescription, then new prescription eyeglasses may help to better your blurred vision. However, the only treatment for a cataract is the surgical removal of your natural lens. And, most eye doctors recommend this surgery only when the problem becomes severe and starts hampering your day-to-day activities, such as studying or driving at night.

If you would like to consult with me privately, please click 'Consult'.
 

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I am working in bpo have rotational shift and my eyes are red from last couple of months and facing some hearing problem. I also have pain near my toe. Please suggest what should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am working in bpo have rotational shift and my eyes are red from last couple of months and facing some hearing prob...
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and take Tablet folvite 5mg once a day for six months and tablet vitamin D3 60000iu once a week for six months to increase your immunity and check your eye sight for refractive error
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I have myopia and I can't see far off objects, doctors advised me to wear spectacles or lenses, I wore lenses, instead of helping me out it created wounds in my eye. What should I do?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have myopia and I can't see far off objects, doctors advised me to wear spectacles or lenses, I wore lenses, instea...
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. 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 after age of 18 yrs.
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Sir my eyesight is very week. I am use spectacles of number -4.5.How can I improve my eyesight. Suggest me how can I get leave from spectacles. Is that lasik operation is safe.

International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath,
Sir my eyesight is very week. I am use spectacles of number -4.5.How can I improve my eyesight. Suggest me how can I ...
Hi Eye sight weak Take CARBONEUM SULPHURATUM 6c, one dose every morning for 1 week Week2: Take ARGENTINUM NIT 6c, one dose, every morning for 1 week Week3 to 6: Take Natrum Mur 30c, once a week for 1 month (not daily, only once a week, say only on Sundays) All these three medicines will help to increase the general health as well. 1. Take one Raw Carrot, grated and eaten fresh every morning (eating by slowly chewing is important for complete digestion. Grating externaly helps to chew) 2. Doing some simple eye excercise helps to maximize the benefit of eye nutrition medicines given above.
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