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Dr. K.Sivakumar

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

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Dr. K.Sivakumar is a popular Ophthalmologist in Ambikapuram, Chennai. You can meet Dr. K.Sivakumar personally at Vasan Eye Care Hospital - Old Washermenpet in Ambikapuram, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. K.Sivakumar on Lybrate.com.

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I have allergies and my eyes are affected the most. They're puffy, red and itchy. What can I do?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have allergies and my eyes are affected the most. They're puffy, red and itchy. What can I do?
Hello. I think you have allergic conjunctivitis. 1. Eye allergies, called allergic conjunctivitis, are a common condition that occurs when the eyes react to something that irritates them (called an allergen). 2. The eyes produce a substance called histamine to fight off the allergen. As a result, the eyelids and conjunctiva (the thin, filmy membrane that covers the inside of your eyelids) become red, swollen and itchy, with tearing and burning. The key to treating eye allergies is a. Avoid or limit contact with the substance causing the problem. B. Avoid rubbing eyes instead do cold compresses. Use antiallergic eyedrop along with lubricating eyedrop. This will help you I am very sorry dear to say that there is no medicine that can cure allergy. Only way is to stay away from all those things that you are allergic to.
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My eyes gets pained when I walk through sunlight, while reading at classroom, while sitting in car etc.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eyes gets pained when I walk through sunlight, while reading at classroom, while sitting in car etc.
Hello all these are due to dryness of eyes 1. Blink a lot 2. Cold compresses 3. Use goggles when in sunlight 4. Use lubricating eyedrop like flogel 6 times daily 5. Eat balanced diet including pulses, fruits and vegetables.
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I am having power in my eyes it is increasing higher now it is -2.25. please tell me any home remedy. If I do laser does it affects? please ans it.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am having power in my eyes it is increasing higher now it is -2.25. please tell me any home remedy. If I do laser d...
hello, for lasik Surgery your age is less so now you should do these 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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Hello. I have problems in my eyes. I have - 5D. Please give information about operation.

DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Trichy
Hello.
I have problems in my eyes. 
I have - 5D.
Please give information about operation.
Dear , wait until 19 years of age, your power should be stable for one year, then you can undergo lasik.
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My right eye has got swollen and frequent itching, im 24 years female married women.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My right eye has got swollen and frequent itching, im 24 years female married women.
Homoeopathic medicine EUPHRASIA 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) drink 2 drops direct on tongue every 2-3 hrly till symptoms lats EUPHRASIA EYE DROPS ( SBL ) pour 2 drops in both eyes 3 times daily
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What is left eye conjunctivitis and left eye iridocyclitis (traumatic? How can it affect the right eye?

Mbbs, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
What is left eye conjunctivitis and left eye iridocyclitis (traumatic? How can it affect the right eye?
Hello lybrate user, conjunctivitis and iridocyclitis are two different pathological entities. Infective conjunctivitis can spread to the other eye under improper hygienic conditions and due to fomites. Whereas iridocyclitis is inflammation of the anterior uveal tissues that is the iris and ciliary body. This can be unilateral or bilateral depending upon the cause. But it is not contagious like an infective condition.
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I have pain in my eyes and head due to cold. Please tell me what should be done by me.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have pain in my eyes and head due to  cold. Please tell me what should be done by me.
1.Do steam inhalation by steam inhaler 2-3 times daily with Karvol plus inhalant capsule. 2.Put otrivin nasal drop 1 drop thrice daily 3. Take one tablet of sinarest 2-3 times daily after food 4. Take rest
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5 Most Common Corneal Problems!

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology, DNB - Ophthalmology , Fellowship in Cornea and Anterior Segment, Fellowship in Phacoemulsification
Ophthalmologist, Vadodara
5 Most Common Corneal Problems!

The cornea is the transparent layer of the eye that acts as a protective shield. The cornea, in combination with the sclera, protects the eyes from various harmful microorganisms and particulate matter, including the harmful UV radiations (to some extent). The cornea is made up of three important layers, the Endothelium, Stroma, and the Epithelium.

  1. Endothelium: The inner layer of the cornea, the endothelium helps to maintain a clear vision by removing the excess fluid absorbed by the stroma. The mitochondria-rich single celled layer functions more like a pump.
  2. Stroma: The middle corneal layer is extremely thick (~90% of the total corneal thickness) and composed mainly of proteins and fluids. Like the endothelium, the stroma, too, plays a pivotal role in the normal eye vision.
  3. Epithelium: Being the outermost layer, the epithelium functions as a defensive shield, protecting the eyes from harmful germs, bacteria and any matter that can harm the eye. Most importantly, the epithelium absorbs the essential nutrients and oxygen (present in the tears). The cornea, thus, plays a pivotal role in the normal vision of the eye. However, an injury or an infection can interfere with the corneal functioning, affecting a person's vision as well as giving rise to other complications (the eyes may appear itchy, watery and red. There may also be light sensitivity).

Some of the common cornea problems include

  1. Keratitis: Injury or microbial (bacteria, virus or fungi) infiltration of the cornea can trigger this condition resulting in corneal infection and inflammation. Some of the symptoms characteristic of keratitis include extreme light sensitivity, blurred vision. The inflammation can also result in redness, pain (moderate to severe) and watery eyes. Antifungal, antiviral or steroidal eye drops may provide relief from the associated symptoms.
  2. Shingles (Herpes Zoster): This condition mainly affects people who have suffered from chickenpox. In some cases, the virus though inactive may still be present in the body (in the nerves). However, at a later period, certain factors may trigger its activation. Once active, the virus can affect different parts of the body, including the cornea. Shingles can cause corneal soreness and inflammation. Old people and those with a weak immunity are more likely to suffer from shingles. People with shingles may benefit from the administration of steroidal (tropical) and antiviral eye drops.
  3. Ocular Herpes: This is a viral infection triggered by Herpes Simplex Virus I (HSV I) or Herpes Simplex Virus II (HSV II) resulting in herpes of the cornea. The condition gives rise to corneal inflammation and sores. Here too, the patient can get some relief by using antiviral or steroidal eye drops.
  4. Keratoconus: This is a degenerative disorder of the cornea that results in thinning of the cornea. The condition can also alter the corneal shape, resulting in swelling, pain, and loss of vision (partial to complete, particularly the night vision).
  5. Fuchs' Dystrophy: This is a corneal dystrophy whereby the corneal endothelial cells break down at a slower rate than usual. As a result, the stroma may be waterlogged resulting in swelling and blurred vision. If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult an ophthalmologist.
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Dear doctor I have an eye problem, that is at night I can' t see maximum number of items, but it was not from childhood this is happening from 6 years, I have consulted two eye specalist but no use can you help for my problem, its a grand request to you

Phaco Development Program, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology, DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Mysore
You could have vitamin a deficiency. Vitamin a supplementation should be taken under a physician' s care as overdose can also be dangerous. Please consult a physician and take a course of vitamin a supplementation.
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I have eye flow problem my eyes flow alot and I wear glasses so what can I do to prevent flowing eyes?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I have eye flow problem my eyes flow alot and I wear glasses so what can I do to prevent flowing eyes?
Hello, go for re-checking of your eyes. * avoid, dust, smoke, cold, sun smoking and alcohol. * take, plenty of water. Go for meditation. *homoeo-medicine** @ physostigma 30-6 pills x 3. @ arsanic alb 30-6 pills once a day. Stay fit,
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I am facing a little problem. I have red eyes for 2days. I used ciplox twice a day but nothing happened. What should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am facing a little problem. I have red eyes for 2days. I used ciplox twice a day but nothing happened. What should ...
Hello, Bloodshot eyes appear red because the vessels at the surface of the white portion of the eye become swollen. Vessels may swell due to: Eye dryness Too much sun exposure Dust or other particles in the eye Allergies Infection Injury Eye infections or inflammation can cause redness as well as possible itching, discharge, pain, or vision problems. Other causes of eye redness include Colds or allergies, Acute glaucoma, Corneal scratches: Injuries caused by sand, dust, or overuse of contact lenses. Sometimes, a bright red spot, called a subconjunctival hemorrhage, will appear on the white of the eye. This often happens after straining or coughing, which causes a broken blood vessel on the surface of the eye. Most often, there is no pain and your vision is normal. It is almost never a serious problem. Because the blood leaks into the conjunctiva, which is clear, you cannot wipe or rinse the blood away. Like a bruise, the red spot will go away within a week or two. Management: - Try to rest your eyes if redness is due to fatigue or eye strain. No other treatment is needed. - Wash your hands, hold clean water in your hand, keep your eyes closer to the water and dip the eyes by blinking the eyelids frequently in the held water in hand. Repeat it for 3-4 times again. - Avoid watching T. V. Working on computer or mobile, reading or frequently keep blinking your eyes to avoid dryness. Take frequent breaks in between. - In case there is itching, use a clean napkin or a tissue to wipe the tears and cleaning the eyelids gently. -Wear an UV-rays protected sunglasses while you are out in sun. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicines - Schwabe’s Belladonna 30 and Euphrasia 30 - both thrice daily for 4 days. Use Euphrasia Eye drops twice daily. Revert back thereafter.
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I want to get eye lazer. So I want to know is it ok to get operate in summers or is lazer helpful

MBBS, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
It is perfectly ok to get it done in summer, or any season for that matter. You will need suitability tests before the procedure of laser is advised. Laser is very helpful for many people who wanted to enjoy freedom from spectacles or contact lenses.
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My eyes has been suffering from the allergy of sun light when I go in sun light than my eyes get red.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eyes has been suffering from the allergy of sun light when I go in sun light than my eyes get red.
Hello. I think you have allergic conjunctivitis. Eye allergies, called allergic conjunctivitis, are a common condition that occurs when the eyes react to something that irritates them (called an allergen). The eyes produce a substance called histamine to fight off the allergen. As a result, the eyelids and conjunctiva (the thin, filmy membrane that covers the inside of your eyelids) become red, swollen and itchy, with tearing and burning. The key to treating eye allergies is to avoid or limit contact with the substance causing the problem. Avoid rubbing eyes instead do cold compresses. Use antiallergic eyedrop along with lubricating eyedrop. This will help you I am very sorry dear to say that there is no drud that can cure allergy. Only way is to stay away from all those things that you are allergic to.
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Hello, In summer rather hot weather I mostly face problem with my eyes. There will be frequent itching and irritation. Suggest me something please, on how to handle it. Cleaning with water helps but that can't be done all the time.

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS, Fellowship in Medical Retina, Fellowship in IOL & Cataract Microsurgery
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Hello,
In summer rather hot weather I mostly face problem with my eyes. There will be frequent itching and irritation...
this is most likely due to dry eye or seasonal eye allergies. cold compresses and splashes of cold drinking water do provide some comfort. using lubricating eye drops with or without anti-allergic treatment will provide long term relief. An eye examination will help identify severity of condition and treatment with eye drops accordingly.
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What are the common problems and symptoms of eye problems and what are their natural cure?

International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath,
What are the common problems and symptoms of eye problems and what are their natural cure?
hi take euprasia 12c once wk wash ur eye every 3 hrkly if u work infront of pc avoid dust avoid sun strok sleep for 7 hrs of night
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I am 49 years old female .I am thyroid eltroxin 125 mg daily and sotalol betacardone 40 mg twice daily for many years now. I have recently developed under eye bags which look very bad .Please help.

Diploma in Diabetology, Pregnancy & Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Prevention in Diabetes ,Thyroid
Sexologist, Sri Ganganagar
I am 49 years old female .I am thyroid eltroxin 125 mg daily and sotalol betacardone 40 mg twice daily for many years...
Dip cotton pads in this mixture and place on the eyes for 20 minutes, this well help in reducing the swelling around the eyes. 4. Cucumber relief: Cucumbers are a fantastic natural remedy to get rid of under eye puffiness. Take 2 slices of fresh refrigerated cucumber and place it on your eyes for 25 minutes.
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I am 22 years old male person. I have pain in my one eye from 1 week. What should I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I am 22 years old male person. I have pain in my one eye from 1 week. What should I do?
Pain is unusual in eyes..you need to make sure that vision is not affected.. you need to visit eye surgeon to rule out any vision threatening problem
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My eyes are always red I am using eye cool sometime before going to some meeting. Everybody thinks I am feeling sleepy. And m feeling no itching or pain.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My eyes are always red I am using eye cool sometime before going to some meeting. Everybody thinks I am feeling sleep...
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----------- 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----------------------
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I am suffering from Asthma and lower back pain. I am working as an Accountant. So mostly seating in front of computer. I am also suffering from constipation and weak digestion. In past, I had kidney stone problem, which is clear now. Also there is problem of weak eyesight (3.75 and -1.50). I am 51 years old.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I am suffering from Asthma and lower back pain. I am working as an Accountant. So mostly seating in front of computer...
Hello, you can take homoeopathic medicines 1. Ruta 30 (4 drops in little water) thrice a day for a week. 2. Nux vom 30 (4 drops in little water) thrice a day for a week and update. Keep a gap of 15 - 20 minutes in both the medicines. *take rest or move about once in 1-2 hours in case of working in a constant position. *maintain a good posture while reading or working with computers. *take a high fibre content diet like vegetables, fruits, etc. *avoid fried and spicy food. *tea/coffee should not be taken in excess.
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