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Dr. Dhivya Pratheepa .S

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

500 at clinic
Dr. Dhivya Pratheepa .S Ophthalmologist, Chennai
500 at clinic
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Dr. Dhivya Pratheepa .S is one of the best Ophthalmologists in Gopala Puram, Chennai. She is currently practising at Dr. Agarwals Eye Hospital in Gopala Puram, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Dhivya Pratheepa .S on Lybrate.com.

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From the last three days my head and my eyes are paining like anything. Is it migraine.

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Aurangabad
From the last three days my head and my eyes are paining like anything. Is it migraine.
Yes migraine headache can be cured by homeopathy take natrum mur 30 30 ml liquid sbl 1 drop daily on tongue for x 7 days and revert me back you may contact me on this site. And check my package and get customized medicines.
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My mother is 57 yrs old. she is feeling head spinning for a very long time. when she sees down and moves up she has spin feling. checked eyes and ent doc also. they said vertigo. now it's been 2 months having medication. but no improvement. is there anything else we need to check.please advice.

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
My mother is 57 yrs old. she is feeling head spinning for a very long time. when she sees down and moves up she has s...
sounds like vertigo only...but since it is associated with movement of head...also rule out cervical spine issues by an Orthopedic consultant.
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I have -7.5 power on my right eye and -6 power on my left eye since year 2000. Now I want to know whether contact lenses is suitable for me or not. Is there any negative point for the use of contact lenses. Thanking you.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have -7.5 power on my right eye and -6 power on my left eye since year 2000. Now I want to know whether contact len...
Hello 1. Contact lens are good 2. But you have to take few precautions like never swim or sleep while wearing contact lens, keep lenses in proper solution when not in use.
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Which type of Laser machine will be best suited for vision correction at 44 yrs of age for dist. Vision of +3+1.25 ?

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gurgaon
Dear deepak, more than knowing laser machine what you ought to know more is that at 44 yrs apart from distance vision you would be needing near vision glasses too. So LASIK for distance will only eliminate need for distance vision but need for near vision might remain.
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What are the precautions to be taken after completion of retinal surgery and how long?

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
What are the precautions to be taken after completion of retinal surgery and how long?
You should adopt the following precautions after retinal surgery: (1) positioning of the face: if oil/ gas has been implanted into the eye, you would require strict head down/ face down positioning (prone positioning) for as many hours a day as possible. (2) putting drops regularly as advised by the retina specialist. (3) avoid over head bath/ soap application on the face and head for at least 15 days after the surgery. (4) wear protective glasses to protect eyes from sunlight, dust, pollutants, injury, etc. (5) avoid lifting heavy objects (more than 8-10 kgs) (6) avoid any jerky movement of the eyes. (7) if gas has been implanted in the eye, avoid air travel (traveling by airplane) or traveling to high altitudes. (8) avoid smoking/ tobacco chewing life long. Regarding the face down/ head down positioning that I mentioned, it should be done for as many hours as possible in the initial 2 weeks after surgery (if advised by your retina surgeon). After the first 2 weeks, it can be reduced to 4 hours a day for another 2 weeks. Subsequently it may be stopped. Hope my suggestions help you.
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Whenever I try to sleep in the afternoon I fail but I sleep immediately at night but In the morning my eyes fell swelled what should I do.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Whenever I try to sleep in the afternoon I fail but I sleep immediately at night but In the morning my eyes fell swel...
Hello this is due to dryness 1. Blink a lot 2. Cold compresses 3. Use lubricating eyedrop like flogel.
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I have head ache. I dunno y. Is it related to eyes? I need an expert opinion. Thanks.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have head ache. I dunno y. Is it related to eyes? I need an expert opinion. Thanks.
Check your eye sight for refractive error and also rule out sinusitis or migrane as the cause of headache
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My eyesight is becoming weaker day by day what should I do to reduce my lens power.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My eyesight is becoming weaker day by day what should I do to reduce my lens power.
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. -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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My eyesight is npt weak but I am Not able to focus properly or look straight my eyes feel pressured.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My eyesight is npt weak but I am
Not able to focus properly or look straight my eyes feel pressured.
Hi, Any activity that requires intense use of the eyes -- such as extended amounts of driving or reading -- can cause eye fatigue. These include extended periods of: Reading Writing Driving Exposure to bright light or straining to see in dim light can also cause eye fatigue. One of the most common causes of eye fatigue is staring for long periods at digital devices such as: Computer screens Smartphones Video games During sleep, the eyes are replenished with essential nutrients. Lack of sleep may result in persistent eye irritation. Exercises for relaxing the Eyes: -Begin by massaging (apply light pressure) your upper eyelids for 10 seconds. Massage your lower eyelids next. Make gentle, circular movements. -Make an effort to blink more frequently can help ameliorate eye strain. Blinking can thus help ameliorate eye dryness. Try to blink once every four seconds to keep your eyes from drying out. -Giving your eyes more breaks during periods of intense focus or concentration, particularly at a computer screen, will help alleviate eye strain. Try the 20-20-20 method: Every 20 minutes, look away from your screen at any object 20 feet away for 20 seconds. -Rub your palms together beforehand to produce some heat before you begin palming - this heightens the relaxation component of this technique. Cup each hand and close your eyes. Place each cupped hand over each eye. Breathe normally and rest in this position for 5-10 minutes. You may want to set an alarm to keep the time. Medication: Instill 2 drops of Euphrasia eye drops twice daily.
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I have a little problem. I am facing red eyes for 2days, I used pataday drop twice a day but nothing happened. What should I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have a little problem. I am facing red eyes for 2days, I used pataday drop twice a day but nothing happened. What s...
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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Hiii I wanna ask abt my dad he is 48 years old weight 62. Having sugar problem with 220 sugar level bcz of sugar eye sight ? So it will be a problem.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hiii I wanna ask abt my dad he is 48 years old weight 62. Having sugar problem with 220 sugar level bcz of sugar eye ...
Hello high sugar level may damage eye. Diabetes cause diabetic retinopathy. It damages retina which is very important part of eye. Kindly consult local ophthalmologist and get retina examined.
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My eyes are soo weak (approximately power = -4.5) What should I have to do to decrease my power?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My eyes are soo weak (approximately power = -4.5)
What should I have to do to decrease my power?
unfortunately there are no natural medications to remove spectacles permanently. you can either try contact lenses or plan for refractive lasik laser surgery after the age of 18
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I have red eyes for three days. It feels that something is there in eyes. What should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes for three days. It feels that something is there in eyes. 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 Dip your eyes in a wide mouth bowl of water and blink your eyes 15-20 times in water.repeat thi 2-3 time a day.
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I have irritation in my eyes for more than 15 days I am suffering from hypermetropia.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have irritation in my eyes for more than 15 days I am suffering from hypermetropia.
Homoeopathic medicine R-78 Drops ( Dr reckeweg) Drink 10 drops 3 times daily in 20 ml fresh water CINERIA MARITINA EYE DROPS( Dr Reckeweg) without alcohol.Pour 2-3 drops in both eyes 3 times daily. Dont splash water on eyes. Wear glassses 24 hours.
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Sir mujhe apne aankho me pain hone lgta hain jb v main kisi ek hi jgah dekhte rhta hoon. To main iske liye kya precautions Kr skta hoon.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Sir mujhe apne aankho me pain hone lgta hain jb v main kisi ek hi jgah dekhte rhta hoon. To main iske liye kya precau...
Most common cause is having a spectacles power. Just get it checked with nearest eye care specialist.
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Eyes here care in father in problem in computer to carry on in work in my ind is to distord.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Eyes here care in father in problem in computer to carry on in work in my ind is to distord.
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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Dear doctor, Some time I feel my eye burning and restless eyes, can you please suggest me any regular eye drops.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Dear doctor,
Some time I feel my eye burning and restless eyes, can you please suggest me any regular eye drops.
Hello this may be due to dryness you can 1. Blink a lot 2. Wash eyes with fresh water 3. Cold compresses 4. Use lubricating eye drop like flogel This is a provisional diagnosis. Consult your ophthalmologist for detailed examination.
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During meditation should I close my eyes, on what picture should I concentrate my mind. Or Should I concentrate on a point on wall or chart?

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
During meditation should I close my eyes, on what picture should I concentrate my mind. Or Should I concentrate on a ...
Dear lybrate-user. Welcome to lybrate. During meditation you should close your eyes. You should concentrate within your body like heart beats, ups and downs of stomach or lungs etc. Learn meditation from a master. Take care.
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I am not sleeping upto 2 oclock night and playing games in my mobile. My eyes are red and not interested to sleep. please give me any diet, any food suggestions.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am not sleeping upto 2 oclock night and playing games in my mobile. My eyes are red and not interested to sleep. pl...
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 sometimes watery 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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Hello sir, I have heaviness on my left eye and pain in my left side of head. What should i do?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Hello sir, I have heaviness on my left eye and pain in my left side of head. What should i do?
Kindly get checked your eyes for refractory errors and review with report Adequate sleep 6-8 hr in a day Regular physical exercise and meditation and yoga consult me/ Physician for further management
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