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Dr. Gurumurthy

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

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Dr. Gurumurthy is a popular Ophthalmologist in Nandanam, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Vijai Nursing Home in Nandanam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Gurumurthy on Lybrate.com.

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How to recognise mood disorder , My parents and peers criticize me by saying that if you have any disorder than you won't be able to eat food, you won't be able to laugh or enjoy comedy show, so what basically is the mood disorder. I eat food ,laugh at jokes but I get irritating thoughts while working or doing any work, am I lazy but I don't have any desire to achieve something in life ,I read self help books but still there is no burning desire in me to achieve something ,I tried many things but still I don't feel the fire in me and my self esteem and confidence is poor as I have not achieved anything ,please help me.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
How to recognise mood disorder ,
My parents and peers criticize me by saying that if you have any disorder than you w...
I think your parents and peers are wrong if they do not have this information about what is going on internally. This is exactly what happens when you are depressed, mildly. If it becomes severe you may not be able to enjoy life like you are doing now. In the meantime please do the following sincerely because you could resolve the problem better with good cooperation and you could stave off the severe depression later on: Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber, nuts, avocado, exercise regularly, eat dark chocolate, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. I suggest you do the opposite of what this depression makes you feel like doing (actually, not doing): you will need to fight this condition. You must become active; stay upright during the daylight time; meet people; never sleep during the day, wake up by 6 am every day, play some active games, especially contact games, do physical exercises, talk to people and join some social clubs, attend Yoga classes etc. Watch sitcoms on TV or comedies and cheer yourself up. Go for excursions in groups, for outings, camps, conferences, and religious conventions. Get a pet dog and spend time training it, exercising it and relating to it. Expose yourself to some sunlight every day, at least, 30 minutes but not in the scorching heat. Whatever happens, please incorporate these three important adaptations in your life: always be responsible, be respectful, and be functional. If you did these three, lots of things will go well in life. Please pray and have faith in God to alleviate your sufferings. Don’t wait for others to help. Use your own motivation, which might be at its lowest, but persevere and win this battle. Above all to be really happy, you need to live in love and for love. Learn all about emotions and how to handle them and that will get you out of the depression rather easily and quickly. A counselor is there only to facilitate you, all the hard word must come from you, and your cooperation with that person is very critical for your success. Be positive every day and learn to be contented with what you have. Do some left brain exercises: it is the happy brain. Here are a few suggestions: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do callisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly. Whatever happens please cooperate with the therapy and do not discontinue until the condition is completely resolved.
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Tears come out of my eyes very often. I have sinus and I smoke. Sometimes people say why are you crying. It becomes very embarrassing as I'm not crying. Please help.

DORL, MBBS
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Faridabad
Tears come out of my eyes very often. I have sinus and I smoke. Sometimes people say why are you crying. It becomes v...
For running purpose your nose should be patent to raise vital capacity if a person suffering from nasal obstruction with mild to moderate nasal allergies it means most probably he is suffering from dns (deviated nasal septum. Nasal obstruction is because of the deviated portion of the nasal septum (this is the bony partition of the nose cavity. Allergies are because of the hampered muco-ciliary mechanism (normally mucus is produced in the nose to moisten our nose cavity, oral cavity, and help food bolus to move downward, this mucus is basically moves on the cilia of the nasal mucosa) this mechanism gets hampered and mucus start accumulating in the nose and sinus cavity which is why thick mucus comes from nose in patients of nose obstruction and person develops sinusiits. When a surgeon removes the nasal septum deviation has not been removed properly the symptoms persists, and patient thinks that the nose bone has again regrown. It is not because of regrowth but because of half surgery done or due to the non removal of the deviation (reason can be many) nowadays nasal septal deviation can be removed endoscopically.
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I am having pain in my right eye for last few days. I wear glasses my no. Is for both near and far eyesight. I have been using eye kul to get relief. My work involves lots of activity involving looking at computer and mobile screen.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am having pain in my right eye for last few days. I wear glasses my no. Is for both near and far eyesight. I have b...
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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Hi I am 23 year old my eye vision low can I use LASIK my eye no. Is -18 please give me solution.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hi I am 23 year old my eye vision low can I use LASIK my eye no. Is -18 please give me solution.
Hello dear. With this high number (-18d) lasik is not possible but do not get disheartened you can go for phakic lenses which is also permanent procedure but little costly.
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Sir my dear friend is brain problems in every time and he also eyes problem please some solution.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Sir my dear friend is brain problems in every time and he also eyes problem please some solution.
Few things related to headache so that we can plan the treatment accordingly - if pain is associated with blurred or decreased vision than check your eye sight for refractive error - if the pain is associated with cold and fever than we have to rule out sinusitis as the cause and if the pain is pulsatile in nature and with a throbbing pain usually with an aura than we have to rule out migrane as the cause - if the pain is associated with neck problems than we have to rule out cervical spondylosis as the cause - if the pain is associated with either low or high bp or due to hyperacidity than we have to treat the cause after examination.
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I am 18 years old and I eant to ask that my eyesight is to weak what should I do to increase my eyesight.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 18 years old and I eant to ask that my eyesight is to weak what should I do to increase my eyesight.
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 eyes are so sensitive, that are become wet in cold and when I see in any other person eyes, what should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My eyes are so sensitive, that are become wet in cold and when I see in any other person eyes, what should I do?
Hi, wash your eyes twice daily with clean water. Use CMd2 eye drop , 2 drop in each eye twice daily. If you don't get relief then please inform.
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My left eye is not synchronized by right eye that is left eye is palm is fully not open with out due to force.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My left eye is not synchronized by right eye that is left eye is palm is fully not open with out due to force.
Hello dear 1. I think you have ptosis means there is drooping of eyelid means eye lid does not open. Consult your oculoplasty specilist.
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I have eyesight which is -2 power. I using specs. Can my eye can back to normal power without using specs.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have eyesight which is -2 power. I using specs. Can my eye can back to normal power without using specs.
unfortunately there are no natural medications to remove spectacles permanently. you can either try contact lenses or plan for refractive lasik laser surgery
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My eye is looks red and after working for long nights my vision gets blur what should I have to do is there any medicine or natural thing that doesn't harm ful to body.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My eye is looks red and after working for long nights my vision gets blur what should I have to do is there any medic...
If you r using computers a lot then you have something called as computer vision syndrome. So 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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My sons age about 4 months old his ratina goes red when take any photo with flash camera.

Phaco Development Program, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology, DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Mysore
It is known as red eye in photography. It is normal. Use the red eye reduction mode of the flash in your camera.
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I feeling difficult for my eyes while using mobile phone. So should I do to avoid Strain?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I feeling difficult for my eyes while using mobile phone. So should I do to avoid Strain?
Hello. 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. Prevention of eye fatigue usually eye fatigue can be prevented or reduced by making simple changes in your work habits or environment. Make changes to your computer screen, such as: place the screen 20-26 inches away from your eyes and a little below eye level. Regularly clean off dust and fingerprints from the screen. Smudges on the screen can reduce contrast and increase problems with glare and reflections. Choose screens that tilt and swivel. Consider using a glare filter over your screen. Make changes to your work environment, such as: change lighting to reduce glare and harsh reflections. Use an adjustable chair. Place a document holder next to your computer screen. Make changes to your work habits, such as: try the 20-20-20 rule. Every 20 minutes, look away about 20 feet in front of you for 20 seconds. Post a note that says" blink" on the computer as a reminder. Take regular breaks from computer work. Take care of your eyes with these steps: apply a washcloth soaked in warm water to tired, dry eyes (with eyes closed). Use artificial tears to refresh your eyes when they feel dry. To help prevent dry eyes while working indoors, use an air cleaner to filter dust and a humidifier to add moisture to the air. Management: give sufficient rest to your eyes with proper sleep. Keep yourself hydrated with intake of 10-12 glasses of water in a day. Eat healthy especially vitamin a rich food (green vegetables, carrots, yellow fruits and vegetables) and avoid junk food. Hold tap water in your flexed palm, dip your one eye closer to the water level, shut and open your eyelids often. Do the same with your other eye. Repeat this whole process 1-2 times more in a day. Give your eyes proper rest. Can keep slices of cucumber or potato or used tea bags over the closed eyes for sometime. Medication: instill 2 drops of euphrasia eye drops in each eye twice daily.
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I have an issue with my left eye, having patch inside my left eye and it is increasing, just want to know what should I do for that.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have an issue with my left eye, having patch inside my left eye and it is increasing, just want to know what should...
According to mee you really requires a physical examination of your eyes and for that you should visit a good eye surgeon.He will guide you properly.
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Hiii. I'm omprakash. Mujhe eyes me problem rehta h. Pain rahta h.dryness feel hota h bcoj me online smart phone pe business karta hu. So please advice me how I be free from this problem.

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
Hiii. I'm omprakash. Mujhe eyes me problem rehta h.
Pain rahta h.dryness feel hota h bcoj me online smart phone pe bu...
Due to dryness you are having these types of problems, use antiglare glass while working on computer & use lubricating eye drops 5-6 times regularly( Systane ultra)
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Smartphone and Kids- It's not so smart effect on eyes.

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
Smartphone and Kids-  It's not so smart effect on eyes.

Is this a common sight at your home?

Parents using smartphone may not experience much harm but your little ones are prone to serious consequences which rarely anyone tells you. Read on. (early myopia, crossed eye, dry eyes, attention deficit, aggressive behavior, poor concentration and of course obesity leading to diabetes and hypertension later are the consequences)

 

Many pediatric eye doctors believe that heavy computer (smartphone is even worse) use among children puts them at risk for early myopia.

 

Haven't you seen today's generation wearing more specs than ever before? remember lasik lasers for eyeglass removal is not as safe as it is made out to be.

 

Symptoms of dry eye disease were more common in children who spent more time on smartphones and less time outdoors than other young people.

 

Staring at smartphones, computers and other screens has been linked to reduced blinking, which can lead to faster evaporation of the tear film and increase the risk of dry-eye disease, it's a most common problem among it professionals and now it's affecting children who are just 10 years old.

 

Smartphones also have a short watching distance due to their small screens that can tire the eyes.

 

 

Can you afford burning eyes in your child where the tear glands have stopped tear production and needs lifelong lubricating eye drops?

Excessive smartphone use may lead to a rare form of strabismus, or" crossed eyes" known as acute acquired comitant esotropia (aace). Strabismus most often appears in infancy, but sometimes kids develop it suddenly.

 

Computer use demands fine motor skills from young eyes that are not well developed. Only when the visual system matures is a child better able to handle the stress of a computer on that system. Remember brain and eyes are linked, a poor reception by eyes leads to poor mental development.

 

What to do now?

1) push your child to play outdoor sports (must).

 

2) before starting school eyes must be checked by an experienced doctor, serious eye problem if found early can save your child vision.

 

3) please limit the smartphone exposure of your child. Their eyes are not same as yours. Their brain development is also incomplete and eyes play a major role in development of brain.

 

4) encourage kids to take 20-second breaks from the computer every 20 minutes to minimize the development of eye focusing problems and eye irritation. (some eye doctors call this the" 20-20 rule")

 

5) check the ergonomics of the workstation. For young and small children, make sure the computer workstation is adjusted to their body size. The recommended distance between the monitor and the eye for children is 18 to 28 inches.

 

Viewing the computer screen closer than 18 inches can strain the eyes. For smartphone, the answer is complete avoidance for kids less than 10 years. Smartphone is causing much more harm than desktop due to its small screen size and convergent

 

Regards

Dr Arjun Kumar Singh,

Avadh Eye Hospital, Patna

 

Doctor has an experience of 34 yrs, 50000 eye surgeries and 10000 phaco surgeries.

 

Doctor has pioneered phaco surgery for cataract in undivided bihar and was second person to do so in east india in 1995

 

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Hi Doctor, 6 months back I got hit by a drumstick tip in my left eye and got severe pain. I went to a near by ophthalmologist and got it treated and now its fine. But at times I get sudden reflex like pain especially when I wake up from sleep. It lasts only for few seconds and it happens only occasionally .also the vision in the affected eye is a little bit blurry when compared to the other eye. Could you tell me why I get that pain and suggest me some remedies for that pain and blueness please.

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Hi Doctor, 6 months back I got hit by a drumstick tip in my left eye and got severe pain. I went to a near by ophthal...
Use lubricating gel or ointment like Lacrimal or iflomax just before sleeping at night and if required also in morning..It should be OK in7-10 days..But continue with ointment for at least 1 month. If no significant relief, please consult an eye doctor again
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My mom is 65 and recently had cataract surgery performed with a tonic IOL lens implanted. Her vision was blurry after and had to have the posterior capsulotomy surgery done 6 weeks after. Her vision is still blurry and she is now being sent to Will's Eye in Philadelphia. Do you have any suggestions on what the problem could be?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My mom is 65 and recently had cataract surgery performed with a tonic IOL lens implanted. Her vision was blurry after...
Hello the reasons could be 1. After cataract surgery, vision becomes fully clear after using glasses 2. Cystoid macular edema. Usually develops after 6 week of surgery. Needs retina evaluation for this 3. Sometimes toric lens rotate leading to poor vision after surgery.
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I have red eye from last three days so give me some medicine name and so give me some tips.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have red eye from last three days so give me some medicine name and so give me some tips.
Hello, Take Belladonna 30, 3 drops, thrice daily. Use Schwabe's cmd2, eye drop. instill 2 drops in each eye twice daily. Wash your eyes with cold water twice daily. Revert me after 1 week.
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I am facing a little problem I have red eyes for 2 days. I used pataday eye drop twice a day but nothing happened. What should I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I am facing a little problem I have red eyes for 2 days. I used pataday eye drop twice a day but nothing happened. Wh...
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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