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Dr. Kanchana

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

100 at clinic
Dr. Kanchana Ophthalmologist, Chennai
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Dr. Kanchana is a trusted Ophthalmologist in Tambaram, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Kanchana at Vasan Eye Care hospital - Tambaram in Tambaram, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Kanchana on Lybrate.com.

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I felt some heavyness in my right eye regularly even after wearing spect. In morning i feel pain also in both the eyes. Can you help me for this.

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Is your spec no accurate? Do you have any other disease? Use refresh tears eye drops@3-4 times a day for a month
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I have tried all ways for improving my eyesight but nothing is helping me. I want to get rid of spectacles. How can I do so? Please suggest me the surest ways to get rid of weak eyesight and remove specs.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have tried all ways for improving my eyesight but nothing is helping me. I want to get rid of spectacles. How can I...
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 a. Contact lens b. Lasik laser as your age is now 17 years so your number might increase a little 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. Lasik is a very easy and painless procedure. If you want to get rid of glasses then go for lasik after age of 18 yrs.
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I am a 25 years old male and have my eye pain last 2 month please solution this pain?

FELLOW PAEDIATRIC OPTOMETRY&ORTHOPTICS , MS(OPTOMETRY)
Ophthalmologist, Kolkata
I am a 25 years old male and have my eye pain last 2 month please solution this pain?
U must check your eyes nw you r 25, frm 3-4 yrs people should xamine his /her eyes, so go to an eye spl. Urgently.
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I have red eyes for the last 2 days? what should I do? should I consult a doctor?

M.D. (Homoeopathy), B.H.M.S.
Homeopath, Surat
Yes, you should consult for eye check up. It could be conjunctivitis. Wear goggles for dust protection and keep eyes clean and warm.
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I am having an infection on my eye the part below eyebrow and it is like extra skin what should I do?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am having an infection on my eye the part below eyebrow and it is like extra skin what should I do?
Hello infection needs to be treated with antibiotics. Extra skin below eye brow is normal as skin get lax at this age if you want to get rid of this, cosmetic surgery can be done. Consult oculoplasty specilist.
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My right eye is affected by full speed cricket ball and then my eye is red after one day my eye is fell like little blindness.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My right eye is affected by full speed cricket ball and then my eye is red after one day my eye is fell like little b...
Hello, take Symphytum 200, 5 drops twice daily. Belladonna 30 , 2 drops twice daily. Revert me after 7days.
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Sir I am prasad, age 25 years i have eye sight for last 2 years! power is 1.75 for right, 2.0 for left. My question is if I take laser treatment for my eyes is it really reduces to zero or not. If I go for medical fitness test for RRB recruitment will I pass or not for my eye test ?

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Yes it will reduce the power almost to zero. But every exam has different criteria for eye checkup. Some allow Lasik to be done, some do not. Kindly go through the brochure of RRB to confirm.
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My son is 10years old,tears in his eyes any time why?please help

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist,
Is it tears alone or is it associated with itching and eye rubbing as well ? If so, it could be a condition called VKC. A detailed examination of the backside of eyelids under a slit lamp microscope will clinch the diagnosis and help in its treatment. If only watering is the problem, refractive error, correctable by using spectacles or contact lenses could be the reason.
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I had red eyes for. 3 days so what could I do, I think that I had flu can you please tell me what should I do.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I had red eyes for. 3 days so what could I do, I think that I had flu can you please tell me what should I do.
Hello dear there are many causes for redness of eyes mainly allergy, infection, inflammation and dry eyes etc. 1. Redness + itching: allergy 2. Redness + pain+ watering + decreased vision: infection 3. Redness + pain: inflammation 4. Redness+ foreign body sensation: dryness if there is only redness then it is normal as slight exposure to dust, temperature or air or eyes may be red in morning. Stress may also cause redness. I usually do not treat when there is only redness, you can 1. Blink a lot 2. Wash eyes with fresh water 3. Cold compresses 4. Use lubricating eyedrop like flogel these measures will help to keep your eyes healthy but it will not have any effect on redness (treating generalredness alone is not necessary also) having said that you should consult local ophthalmologist for proper examination and treatment.
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When study continuous like 5 - 7 hour falling tear from our eyes and its etching our eyes.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
When study continuous like 5 - 7 hour falling tear from our eyes and its etching our eyes.
Dear lybrate-user:- As per your complaints, you r suffering from Refractive error. Following treatment is recommended for you E/d Olapatadine 3 times a day ×7days Take 5-10 minutes relaxation /hour of continuous study. It will relax your eye muscles & avoid discomfort also.
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I have under eyes problems? What are the remedies to reduce under eye completely.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have under eyes problems? What are the remedies to reduce under eye completely.
Hello dear please explain what do you mean by under eyes. Complete description of eye problem will help me in treating you better.
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My eye sight is -5, how I can improve in get normal in home remedies please gave a answer.

Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Panipat
My eye sight is -5, how I can improve in get normal in home remedies please gave a answer.
Number of -5 doesn`t go away. You can reduce the further increase in number by eating green vegetables, carrot, carrot juice, green amla. The number stabilises by the age of 20 years so you have to wait till then.
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Warning about LASIK Lasers For Eyeglass removal

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
Warning about LASIK Lasers For Eyeglass removal

Those who are considering lasik lasers (for eye glass removal) for their eyes must read this as it has some serious implications/complications if done in haste.

There are lot of benefits by being myopic (eye power less than -3 d) and disadvantages in going for lasik laser in young age with low eye power.

You may never need glasses after 40 years (presbyopia) of age for reading if you use glasses or contact lens now instead of getting your glasses removed by lasik lasers but after lasers you may need the same so going for laser may keep you free from glass for roughly 15 to 20 years only.

There are variety of complications with lasik lasers like glare, halo and problem in colour contrast, dry eyes, problem in night vision, serious complications like corneal ectasia (may need corneal transplant) although advancement in lasers has minimized these issues still one should refrain from it since the percentage of side effects are highly underplayed

 The disadvantages according to my experience outweighs the benefits in young age for those with low myopia (-3d) and considering the risks involved and amount of side effects associated with it which are highly under reported by the doctor.

Lasik operated emmetropic (having normal eye power) are not allowed in airforce, railways and army.

If you are young and advised for lasik in haste without giving due consideration about thickness of cornea, it may result in complications after 5 years and can affect rest of your life.

If you are having high eye power (more than -3d) then there are various issue which should be taken in consideration.

 First and foremost, the corneal (outer membrane for eye) thickness must be measured by pachymetry. Indians have a thinner cornea around 400 to 450 micron as compared to western population (around 600 micron). 

The critical thickness of cornea must be above 300 micron even after lasik lasers to avoid/minimize future complications. 

Since laser burns the cornea, for removing every 1d of eye power, there is a reduction in 35 micron thickness in cornea.

 Indians with average thickness of 400 to 450 micron thickness can only go upto 35*5= 175 micron reduction to ensure that their corneal thickness remains above crucial thickness of 300 micron.

 So patients are advised to take a independent opinion from a experienced ophthalmologist preferably before going for lasik laser since procedure done on wrongly selected patient can lead to life long complication for the patient.

One can use contact lenses which have become quite advanced with time, if one does not want glasses. All that glitters is not gold and not every side effect can be predicted.

Ref- http:/www.lasikcomplications.com.
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I m having continuous headache and facing difficulties while watching something. I think it is due to my eye problem but I m not sure because when I expose to cold only then problem occur so plzz suggest me is it due to my eyes or cold.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I m having continuous headache and facing difficulties while watching something. I think it is due to my eye problem ...
Check your eye sight for refractive error and we also have to rule out sinusitis or migrane as the cause of headache after clinical examination
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How to improve our philosophical and mental ability? What is mean by short seeing eyes?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
How to improve our philosophical and mental ability?
What is mean by short seeing eyes?
short sightedness means blurred vision which can be corrected by wearing glasses..that means myopia .. and corrective glasses are called minus numbered glasses
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Sir my exams round the corner I need more study. When I was going to study I only read only 1 hour after that I can't concentrate on my study What I can do I have always pain or stress in my body what the problem when I was studying more than one hour then my head eye pain Mostly chest pain not properly breath dum sa lagta h How can I always fit and fine mentally or physical I wanted more growth in my life but these problems is break down me Please give me best solutions hope you will provide me many ans.

PGD Maternal Child Health, MBBS
General Physician, Akola
Sir my exams round the corner I need more study. When I was going to study I only read only 1 hour after that I can't...
You are anxious, mainly because of your round the corner exam and apprehensive about your performence. Everyone has such problems lije headaches, weakness, occasional inability to concentrate etc. It is because of your anxiety that your thought process is not allowing you to concentrate and distracts you towards insecure feelings. First of all assure yourself about your capabilities on the basis of your past performances and tell yourself that you haVe done it in the past and so you can do it now too. With that resolve move ahead. You should eat normally at proper time and have a peaceful sleep of at least 6 hours. This will make you feel better towards your bodyaches and headaches. Avoid excess of tea or coffee, that initially stimultes your system but may cause lack of concentration.
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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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Sir I have red eyes for 3 days. What is the problem in eyes sir what can I do for him.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Sir I have red eyes for 3 days. What is the problem in eyes sir what can I do for him.
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 • Injury 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 If no relief within 2 days,please cosult an Eye specialist for physical examination.
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I AM HAVING SWELLING AROUND MY EYE , CHANGING FROM LEFT EYE TO RIGHT EYE FREQUENTLY FROM LAST FEW WEEKS, KINDLY SUGGEST ANY THEREPY.

Phaco Development Program, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology, DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Mysore
I think you have recurrent style. Get your eye checked as this could be an indication of change in power, allergy etc. Also get your blood sugar levels checked once.
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