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Dr. Hemalatha

MBBS, Post Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

18 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
Dr. Hemalatha MBBS, Post Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmology Ophthalmologist, Chennai
18 Years Experience  ·  100 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. Hemalatha is a renowned Ophthalmologist in Valasaravakkam, Chennai. Doctor has been a practicing Ophthalmologist for 18 years. Doctor has done MBBS, Post Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmology . You can visit him/her at Vasan Eye Care Hospital - Valasaravakkam in Valasaravakkam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Hemalatha on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Dr.MGR Medical University - 1999
Post Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmology - Dr.MGR Medical University - 2004
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All India Ophthalmological Society

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What is cataract, how it affects human and does it affects only humans or also animals?

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What is cataract, how it affects human and does it affects only humans or also animals?
A cataract is a clouding of the eye's natural lens, which lies behind the iris and the pupil. Cataracts are the most common cause of vision loss in people over age 40 and is the principal cause of blindness in the world. it also effect animals. thanks
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After squint surgery to both eyes in adults how many days does it take to recover and if recover is their chance to come eyes into original position?

Senior Consultant Surgeon, Specialist In Refractive Lasik Surgery, MS Ophthalmology, Phacoemulsification & Multifocal Implantation, Occuloplasty Surgeon
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After squint surgery to both eyes in adults how many days does it take to recover and if recover is their chance to c...
Within 2 weeks of surgery you will get the desired result. Yes there are chances of eye going back to squint position after the surgery.
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Sir, I have a power of -2.50 (spherical glass) but now i want to know my contact lens power moreover which i would prefer like toric,hdplus which one

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Please visit an eye surgeon for contact lens advise. Dont play with your eyes. There are so many people repending after self diagnosis and self treatment, esp with eyecare!
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Dear sir, I am wearing glasses from last two years, my left side glasses have 1.50 cylindrical and 1.25 spherical and similarly right side eye have 1.50 spherical and 1.25 cylindrical. My question is are there any chances for bringing back my eye sight in future again or is there any natural remedies, should I opt for laser eye surgery in future and wat are the expenses, merits and demerits. Thank you.

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Ophthalmologist, Srinagar
You can undergo laser surgery if your age is above 18 yrs and your number is stable for 1 yr. Complications rate is less than 1%, even lesser with the femtosecond lasik. In private hospital they will charge in range of 35000 to 50000rs for microkeratome assisted surgery and 50000 to 75000 for fem to second lasik in govt set up like aiims delhi they charge around 20000 for femto lasik.
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My eyesight is decreasing from one year now my power is -2 in both the eyes I am wearing glasses since one year but I want to remove them one year before my eyesight ws 6/6.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My eyesight is decreasing from one year now my power is -2 in both the eyes I am wearing glasses since one year but I...
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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I am using glass from last two months my eye glass no -3 & -2 is it possible to remove glass permanently.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am using glass from last two months my eye glass no -3 & -2 is it possible to remove glass permanently.
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 29 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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I am 61 years old and today is the third day of conjunctivitis. My vision is slightly affected due to swelling and pain in the eyes. It is not sticky like the last time about thirty years ago?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
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I am 61 years old and today is the third day of conjunctivitis. My vision is slightly affected due to swelling and pa...
Homoeopathic medicine EUPHRASIA 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 2 drops direct on tongue every 2-3 hrly CINERARIA EUPHRASIA EYEDROPS ( SBL ) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily Wear Zero power eye glasses while on computer work
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Sir I have very week eyes my eyes power are -8.5 diopter is there are any kind of eyes surgery Available so I can reduce my eye power and turn my weak vision to normal? If yes then how much it cost?

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Sir I have very week eyes my eyes power are -8.5 diopter is there are any kind of eyes surgery
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Hello, for spectacle removal you can go for lasik surgery but to ascertain whether you are a suitable candidate for this you have to get some tests done in an eye clinic to calculate your corneal thickness and see its contour. Your eye power should also be stable for atleast 6 months before you opt for surgery. To prevent retinal degenerative changes due to high number take balanced diet with more green vegetables and fruits. Take some multivitamin supplements and fish or fish oil. Take care.
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I am basically a Web/App developer and a student too. I spend about 3-5 hours daily for my part time job but recently I have been sticked with some problem in my eyes. I start having tears in my eye while working on laptop, smartphone or during studies. I recently approached an ophthalmologist and he offered me a Anti-Reflective coating lens with -0.25 D and told me that the problem will be solved. He gave me advice that wear these glasses while working on devices and during studies. But still I am encountering the same problem. Please tell me what could I do as irritation, tears start pouring from my eyes. While writing this issue also I get the same problem. Please tell me the solution to the problem. Any medicine or a home treatment or any precaution or any advice. Please suggest as quickly as possible.

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I am basically a Web/App developer and a student too. I spend about 3-5 hours daily for my part time job but recently...
Hello 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 dear doctors, My son's eyes and face looks swell. He is 16 month old .his temperature is normal. Why does it happen?

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Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Hello dear doctors, My son's eyes and face looks swell. He is 16 month old .his temperature is normal. Why does it ha...
The Face and eyes look swollen after awakening. But if the puffiness is more and lasts longer, please see a pediatrician.
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I am using specs from last 1 one year but now I want to remove specs so what should I do to remove specs.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I am using specs from last 1 one year but now I want to remove specs so what should I do to remove specs.
Get your refraction. You can go for contact lens or refractory surgeries if you satisfy d eligibility criterions eat green veggies. Carrots. Strain less your eyes. Relax your eyes in between work. Blink regularily if working for long time on computer. Lower the brightness of your screen. Work under adequately illuminated conditions. These r few things you can take care of. Otherwise as such no options available which wd increases your eyesight.
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What is the best way to get my eyesight get right again. I use spectacles of power -1. What should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
What is the best way to get my eyesight get right again. I use spectacles of power -1. What should I do?
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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Sir my specs power are -9 and -10 I want to select contact lens what cost it would take?

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Sir my specs power are -9 and -10 I want to select contact lens what cost it would take?
Depends on company to company and whether you want monthly disposable or daily disposable or yearly disposable. Average monthly disposable would be around 300 per lens per eye. But again highly variable.
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What is the permanent solution for chalazion? I had gone through surgery also but it didn't get cured completely.

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What is the permanent solution for chalazion? I had gone through surgery also but it didn't get cured completely.
Following surgery...It takes a couple of days for the chalazion to resolve. continue with hot foment action followed by lid massage. Understating the correct technique for lid massage is important for it to be effective. Recurrences are common at same or different sites and eventually stop. maintaining hand and eye hygiene is imp.
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I have red eyes for over 3 days. What should I do? I think it might be due to the fact that I sleep less these days or it might be that it's the time that my eyes need spectacles.

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I have red eyes for over 3 days. What should I do?
I think it might be due to the fact that I sleep less these days o...
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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Carpal nerve syndrome in my right hand. Kindly suggest remedy and specialist contact details. Thanks.

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Carpal nerve syndrome in my right hand. Kindly suggest remedy and specialist contact details. Thanks.
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My eyes always turn into red colour some time. And also pains a lot. It happens once a week. I having this problem from past 2 months. I can read & see clearly. Please help me with this problem.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My eyes always turn into red colour some time. And also pains a lot. It happens once a week. I having this problem fr...
Eyes appear red because the vessels at the surface of the white portion of the eye (sclera) become swollen. Vessels may swell due to:---------------- •Eye dryness------------- •Too much sun exposure----------- •Dust or other particles in the eye----------- •Allergies--------- •Infection------------ •WEAK EYESIGHT----------- Homoeopathic medicine------------------- EUPHRASIA 30 (Dr Reckeweg) Drink 2 drops direct on tongue every 2-3 hrly---------------- CINERARIA /EUPHRASIA EYEDROPS (SBL) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily------------------- Report after 5 days but if no relief then immediately consult an Eye specialist.
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My eyes get a burning sensation when I sit on my computer what might be the cause and what should I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My eyes get a burning sensation when I sit on my computer what might be the cause and what should I do?
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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I feel pain in my eyes and head my eyesight is much weak its 3.5.I am in class 12 and unable to study due to eye and I urge to sleep much during daytime I sleep for 3-4 hrs inspite of 7-8 hours sleep at night.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I feel pain in my eyes and head my eyesight is much weak its 3.5.I am in class 12 and unable to study due to eye and ...
Hello lybrate-user. Pain in the eyes and headache may have multiple causes associated with it. Let me enumerate the various causes in brief: (1) change in the power of glasses (in case you are using glasses). If you are not using glasses, you may need to use them. (2) allergy/infection/ foreign body in the eye. This requires prompt assessment and treatment. (3) raised eye pressure. This is usually a hereditary problem. It may also be precipitated by certain medications and drugs. (4) migraine: it may cause eye pain along with headache and associated signs and symptoms. (5) raised blood pressure: fluctuations in the blood pressure may cause pain in the eyes along with headache. (6) sinusitis / fever/ infection: it is an inflammation/ infection in the sinus spaces around the eyes. It is frequently associated with allergy. (7) other neurological issues. They would require assessment by a neurosurgeon/ physician. There are a few points you need to look at before jumping to any conclusions. Have you undergone an eye check up previously? is there any history of raised pressure in your eyes? do you have anybody in your family having raised eye pressure? do you suffer from recurrent cold, fever, cough, etc? do you have a lot of work/ study related stress? do you use glasses? do you have any history of migraine? do you have any history of brain problem? have you consulted a neurologist before? is there any history of eye injury or head injury? the reason for asking all these questions is that headache and eye pain may occur due to various reasons ranging from change in glasses, sinusitis, migraine, glaucoma, tension, blood pressure and so on. The list is long. It would be a good idea to have a look at your eyes. This would help in coming to a decision whether your eye pain and headache is due to an eye problem hope my suggestions help you. Take care.
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I have short sightedness. I want to remove spectacles. Is there any way to do it?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have short sightedness. I want to remove spectacles. Is there any way to do it?
Hello, DO the below given exercises to strengthen your eye muscles;- 1. Palm your eyes:-Sit comfortably in a chair. Rub your hands together until they feel warm. Close your eyes and cover them lightly with your cupped palms. Avoid applying pressure to your eyeballs. Make sure no light can enter your eyes though gaps between your fingers Take deep breaths slowly and evenly while thinking of a calming scene, like an empty beach, a clear lake, or a still mountain. Once you see nothing but blackness, remove your palms from your eyes. Repeat the palming for 3 minutes or more. 2. Massage your eyes. This will help to improve blood circulation around your eyes and face. ***Add salmon, eggs , dark choclates, apricots, spinach, carrots, soy to your diet.***
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