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Ophthalmologist, Chennai

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Dr. K.Eraiyannal is a renowned Ophthalmologist in Pavithra Hospital, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at K.V.T.Speciality Hospital in Pavithra Hospital, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. K.Eraiyannal on Lybrate.com.

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Things You Must Know About Your Eye Doctor!

M.S. Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Vadodara
Things You Must Know About Your Eye Doctor!

It is very essential in the present times to understand the training, ability and skills of the doctors whom you select for your needs.

An Eye Doctor is called an Ophthalmologist. He/she can possess following qualifications

  1. M.S (Ophth) : This is called Master Of Surgery in Ophthalmology. It takes Three years of training in a Medical Council recognized Medical College after passing M.B;B.S and includes undertaking and submission of a thesis or research Paper during the training. It can be done by obtaining seat based on Merit, Based on reservation or Based on Donation

  2. D.O (Ophth) : This is called Diploma in Ophthalmology. It is similar to M.S. except that training period is TWO years and does NOT include doing research paper

  3. DNB (Ophth): This is called Diplomat of National Board in ophthalmology. The training is done after M.B;B.S in some private institutes or hospitals recognized by National board of examinations and not in MCI recognized Medical college

Long Term Fellowships:  As the knowledge base is increasing, there is further training undertaken for super specializing in some specific field of eye surgery through a process called FELLOWSHIP. This includes training for about two years after M.S., D.O or D.N.B in some Institues of repute like Shankar Nethralaya Chennai, Aravind Eye Care Systems ( Madurai/ Coimbatore), L.V.Prasad Eye Institute ( Hyderabad) to name a few. The training involves doing actual work in specialized techniques under supervision and guidance of experts in respective fields like Retina, Cornea, Glaucoma, Oculoplasty, Phaco and Refractive Surgery, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Neurophthalmology etc.

Short Term Fellowships: They are similar to long term fellowships but training period is very short , like 2-3 months . The training helps a general ophthalmologist to acquire some skills in a speciality but not sufficient to be able to be a super specialist. However, some doctors with such training may claim to be superspecialists!

ACEDEMIC FELLOWSHIPS: Such fellowships test the knowledge of Doctor through two or three steps of examinations/ Viva. There is no practical training given Examples are,

FRCS: Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons

FICO: Fellow of International Council of Ophthalmologists

FAICO: Fellow of All India Collegium of Ophthalmologists

Some senior Ophthalmologists who were trained in multiple eye diseases and worked for a long time in handling them may be as good as superspecialists in some areas.

Besides Ophthalmologists, some trained personnel can undertake some eye care tasks like

Optometrists: They can assess and prescribe Spectacle power(numbers), prescribe and dispense contact lenses, run some eye tests on machines.

Opticians: They can make/ sell glasses or contact lenses as prescribed by Ophthalmologists/ optometrists. They can not prescribe. Yet, many shops do so without Optometrists.

Ophthalmic Technicians: They can operate machines like Perimetry, OCT, A scan ultrasonography, Topography etc.

Hope that now the readers are better informed about their eye care providers. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Ophthalmologist.

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I want to get lasik smile surgery on my both eyes. What are the charges for the same. Is there anybside effects. Is medicine must after treatment if yes then many days. Pleasebspecify best place to get it done.

Fellowship In Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I want to get lasik smile surgery on my both eyes. What are the charges for the same. Is there anybside effects. Is m...
Hello Smile Lasik may cost you around 1 lac Medicine may be required for 1 week Side effects are less common which include dryness glare
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Myself crstina m from from Sikkim I want just ask one question that I'm having. My eyes are red in evening time what I do.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Myself crstina m from from Sikkim I want just ask one question that I'm having. My eyes are red in evening time what ...
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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Suffering from cough cold since 2 days. Watering eyes, running nose. What should I do?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Suffering from cough cold since 2 days. Watering eyes, running nose. What should I do?
There are several things you can do to prevent a cold—they are all easy and inexpensive and worth the effort. Wash your hands often-with soap and warm water.The germs stick to the soap and get washed down the drain. Always wash your hands after coughing or sneezing into your hands, blowing your nose, after touching someone who is sick, or when using public restrooms or telephones. Cover Your Mouth and Nose When You Sneeze or Cough- Clean your hands every time you cough or sneeze. Avoid Touching Your Eyes, Nose, or Mouth-Germs are often spread when a person touches a contaminated surface and then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. Stay Home When You’re Sick-Get plenty of sleep, be physically active, don’t smoke, manage stress, drink plenty of fluids, and eat nutritious food so you can fend off viruses. Take healthy balanced diet...like boiled eggs.daily in breakfast .. Avoid people who have a cold or cold symptoms. Routinely clean and disinfect common areas of your home. Treatment:There is a gradual 1-3 day onset of symptoms. It often starts out as a sore throat, then a fever and coughing. As the cold progresses, the nasal mucus may thicken which is the last stage before the cold dries up. A cold usually lasts for a week or two. But, taking good care of yourself at home can relieve symptoms and help prevent complications if you are otherwise healthy. Unless you develop complications, you shouldn’t need medical treatment. Complications include bacterial infections of the ears, throat, sinuses or lungs which must be treated with antibiotics. In general you should: • get plenty of rest so your body can use its energy to fight the cold • staying at home will keep you from spreading germs • drink plenty of liquids like herbal tea or hot broth/vegetable/tomato soups. Avoid foods or drinks with caffeine which can keep you from getting enough sleep Runny Nose and Sneezing- if you have post nasal drip, gargle to keep from getting a sore throat. Drink extra fluids. (avoid sugary and high calorie drinks) Use saline nasal sprays or nasal irrigation • Tablet Nasorest-P once/twice daily may reduce the amount of mucous. • Humidify the rooms you are in most or your whole house if possible. • Do steam inhalation once or twice daily Cough-Coughing is how your body gets rid of debris and mucus from the airways during a viral infection. Unless your cough is severe or is keeping you from resting at night, it is better not to treat it. A severe cough can be treated with a cough syp, but don’t try to completely stop the cough. There are two types of coughs. Productive and non-productive or dry cough. Non-productive, dry cough. A dry, hacking cough may develop near the end of a cold. Dry coughs that follow viral colds are often worse at night and can last up to several weeks. Take syrup Alex-D for a dry cough. Cough drops can sooth an irritated throat, but most don’t affect the cough. Productive cough. A productive cough is one that brings up mucus from the back of the throat or the lungs. Productive coughs should not be suppressed to the point they no longer bring up mucus. Use syrup Alex. Drink lots of water if you have a productive cough. Head and Body Aches- Take tablet dolo-650 mg for fever once or twice daily
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Sir I'm 20 years old and I want know how to I make my eye sight good and healthy? I mean what I take.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Sir I'm 20 years old and I want know how to I make my eye sight good and healthy? I mean what I take.
Weak eye sight is commonly due to spectacle power. You just need to get it checked in an eye clinic and eat healthy.
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I have red eyes from 5 days and many pimple and black skin and rashes. Please advice.

BHMS
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes from 5 days and many pimple and black skin and rashes. Please advice.
For redness of eyes firstly wash your eyes 3 times with normal water. Do not touch your eyes with dirty hands. For pimples and rashes take medicine. Skin problem need medicine. To reduce pimples and rashes you can take sulphur 30 two drops bd only for one day. Repeat it after 5 days.
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I have distant vision problem. Left = -1.75 and Right = -1.25. Want to correct my eyes to 6/6 without undergoing any operation, what to do?

Fellowship In Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have distant vision problem. Left = -1.75 and Right = -1.25. Want to correct my eyes to 6/6 without undergoing any ...
Hello. There is no medication or food for improving eye sight or to get rid of glasses. Get your vision tested and wear glasses. If not interested in glasses then you can try contact lens as your age is now 17 years so your number will not increase much 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. Without operation there is no way taht you can get rid of glasses.
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Dear Sir/Madam I have alternate Exotropia In my Eyes. Doctor has advice me for a surgery. I studied somewhere that surgery can be done in both or only in one eye to cure squint. My question is that is it true that surgery in one eye can cosmetically cure my appearance of squint? As if one eye remained as it is then the the eyes on which surgery is not performed will look abnormal.

MBBS, MNAMS - Ophthalmology, DNB - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Noida
Dear Sir/Madam I have alternate Exotropia In my Eyes. Doctor has advice me for a surgery. I studied somewhere that su...
Yes surgery can give you a better cosmetic appearance, amount of squint and technique used are some factors on which your surgeon decide to correct the squint touching one or both eyes .After recovery period both eye look similar.
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