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Dr. Kirtisudha. S.K. Dharmadhikari

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

36 Years Experience  ·  100 - 500 at clinic
Dr. Kirtisudha. S.K. Dharmadhikari MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology Ophthalmologist, Chennai
36 Years Experience  ·  100 - 500 at clinic
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Dr. Kirtisudha. S.K. Dharmadhikari is a trusted Ophthalmologist in Gopala Puram, Chennai. He has over 36 years of experience as a Ophthalmologist. He has done MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology . He is currently associated with Dr. Agarwals Eye Hospital in Gopala Puram, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Kirtisudha. S.K. Dharmadhikari on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Stanley Medical College & Hospital , Chennai - 1981
MS - Ophthalmology - Stanley Medical College & Hospital , Chennai - 1987
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Attended State, National and International Ophthalmic Conferences
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Indian Medical Association (IMA)
All India Ophthalmological Society

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I am 20 and I have pretty much eyesight, what should I do to make my vision normal without spectacle or lens.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am 20 and I have pretty much eyesight, what should I do to make my vision normal without spectacle or lens.
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 19 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. 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. My promblem is my right optic nerver is damaged. I had seveer headache, vommiting and right neck pain and giddiness. I have taken lot of treatment from nero surgeron. Main promblem is imbalance standing and walking'

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
Please mention h/o diabetes,blood pressure,any heart disease or kidney disease and high cholesterol.Now all the difficulties started at a time?Best advice to go for MRI brain with screening of cervical vertibra.What is the cause of optic nerve damage?Till now you may take Tab Suggerone 25 mg two times a day for giddiness and imbalance.
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Its about my mother of age around 40, my mother had operation of motiyabind in one eyes and then after one year (in April 2016) in other eye. What is the life of these artificial lenses? Is the operation possible again due to any reason if arises?

FICO-1, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Its about my mother of age around 40, my mother had operation of motiyabind in one eyes and then after one year (in A...
These lenses are lifelong no, you don't require same surgery again but in case of trauma or some other eye problem then your mother might require some treatment or surgery.
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Hello sir/madam, I am from Bangalore. I recently entered into modelling field(FYI). I used to wear specs for more than 15 years and because of that my eyes has gone inside. It's like if I wear by specs my face looks nice and if I remove my specs my faces looks something different and that affects my modelling career I believe. Is there any solutions you can assist me with? Should I go for the lasic operation so It might be a good option for me to get the Vision and eyes back to normal? Thanks,

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Lasik is best option for you to get rid of glasses. As you have used glasses for allong time, it will look little bit different to you for a while, but to those who haven't seen you before, will not feel like this. It will take time for you to adapt to the face without specs.
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Sir or mam I have a certain unwanted fat on face and if I goes on defatting it through cosmetic surgery then for some time or some months it will be ok and when again due to some time face again got fatty then fattnes would again come over there is this right of right then how to rid of it please advice me sir mam my weight is 58 right now I am worried when I will got 70 then sir fatness would come and again condition would be same as earlier.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Mumbai
Sir or mam I have a certain unwanted fat on face and if I goes on defatting it through cosmetic surgery then for some...
Do not burn the goods in your godown restrict in manufacturing. That is possible with ayurvedic medicine. You can start with khadirarstha 10 ml + mahamanjisthadi 10 ml + water 20 ml after lunch & dinner.
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Hi, Hope you doing great. Ii need consultation for my eyes. My eye become red and also I feel ichy eyes. I have to work on computer for around 7-8 hr. Due to this eyes became red severely. Also moist very much. Used drop like tear drop but no use of it. Please suggest best eye drop to relief from redness, itchy and watery eyes. Your advice would be appreciated. Jinesh.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
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Hope you doing great.
Ii need consultation for my eyes. My eye become red and also I feel ichy eyes. I have to wo...
Hello, *ensure that your eyes remain hydrated. Make a habit of 8-10 glasses of water daily. *don't keep looking at the computer screen continuously. *take balanced diet. *take a sound sleep. *do eye exercises. Euphrasia's 10% eye drop (sbl) instill 1-2 drops two times in a day.
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I get head pain while reading and I doubt that I have some eye problem. Is head ache related to eye.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I get head pain while reading and I doubt that I have some eye problem. Is head ache related to eye.
Headache due to eye strain is not so common as its talked about in general. It is the constant fixed head position using comp/laptop are the triggers for neck muscle affection and the pain may radiate to head. Anyway. Nothing wrong to check your eyesight both near and distant visions. Also take paused in between using comp may try tab folk 650 as and when you need to get pain relief. Look for other causes of headache. If you get no relief.
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I am suffering from cold, do you have any permanent solution which won't come back again, and I have eye pain but I have problem with wearing glasses, do you have any other solution, please inform me

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am suffering from cold, do you have any permanent solution which won't come back again, and I have eye pain but I  ...
Take tab. sinarest it contains ( Acetaminophen+ Pseudoephedrine+ chlorpheniramine). Acetaminophen, chlorpheniramine, and pseudoephedrine is a combination medicine used to throat infection and treat headache, fever, body aches, runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and sinus congestion caused by allergies, the common cold, or the flu. Do gargle with warm water thrice a day. Drink warm water also. Take plenty of water, liquid diet, dalia, green veg., orange. avoid cold things, cold drinks. Oily foods. If symptoms are from more days or again persist then do few tests for confirm causes of it.. i.e. CBC. welcome in lybrate.
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I am Amar Holeppagol my age is 22 and I am having eye problem. Knee problem leg pain headaches and I am studying be engg in t John college. Please send me solution to the problem.

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Physiotherapist, Noida
I am Amar Holeppagol my age is 22 and I am having eye problem. Knee problem leg pain headaches and I am studying be e...
Advice. Knee 1 avoid sitting cross legged. Avoid squatting- quadriceps exercises- lie straight, make a towel role and put it under the knee, press the keen against the role, hold it for 20 secs. Repeat 20 times twice a day. This will.
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Really can eye sight will be decreases. If really decreases what are the steps to reduce eye sight?

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General Physician,
Really can eye sight will be decreases. If really decreases what are the steps to reduce eye sight?
Eye sight will reduce if there are refractive errors and need an eye test and may have to wear glasses.
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I suffer in headache and I am not able to read long time and fall the water from eyes. So what should l do?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
I suffer in headache and I am not able to read long time and fall the water from eyes. So what should l do?
you may be having headache because of stress/ refractory problems/ any ENT problem or may be Migraine Headache follow advises given below: Adequate sleep 6-8 hr in a day Get check eyes for refractive error complete history of your headache for further management like duration, severity, aggravating factors/relieving/ triggering/ associated factor to reach diagnosis It may be due to stress This problem can be solved by Meditation you can go for regular Physical exercise consult privately
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I got swelling under my eyes when I woke in the morning. Can you tell me the reason.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I got swelling under my eyes when I woke in the morning. Can you tell me the reason.
Puffiness beneath the eyelids has various causes associated with it. (1) age related distribution of fat. With progressive time and age there occurs a re-distribution of a lot of body fat. This may lead to puffiness/ sagging/ bagginess of the lower eyelids. (2) excessive alcohol consumption has at times seen to be associated with puffiness of eyelids. (3) hypersensitivity/ allergy of the eyes may cause puffiness. It may be caused due to dust, pollen, insect bite, etc. (4) thyroid level fluctuation has at times been seen to be associated with puffiness of eyelids. (5) excessive obesity has been shown to be associated with puffiness of eyelids. (6) extreme condition such as orbital cellulitis: very rare. Also, it is usually associated with eye injury, surgery, systemic infection, etc. It is very less likely to be so in your case. (7) grave's disease: this has a tendency to be associated with thyroid disease (or other autoimmune conditions). It s also rare. It is associated with fatigue and weakness that progresses throughout the day. Thus, it would be a good idea to identify in the category that you come into and then tackle the situation. The reason for this being that each cause would have a different pattern of treatment. Let me know if I can be of further help. Hope my suggestions helped you.
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I am 48 years old male. I have autoimmune retinopathy from last 3 months. What should i do?

FICO, Specialist in Cataract,Cornea and refractive surgeries , MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Srinagar
Autoimmune retinopathy is a rare autoimmune diseases that primarily affect retinal photoreceptor function. Autoimmune retinopathy typically presents in the fifth and sixth decades with rapidly progressive, bilateral, painless visual deterioration but an unremarkable fundus examination. Various treatments have been attempted, including systemic immunosuppression with steroid and steroid-sparing agents, intravenous immunoglobulin, and plasmapheresis but have no consistent results. Start immunosuppresive therapy after discussing with your ophthalmologist.
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My power in both eyes was - 1.75 D for the past 8 years now it became - 2.00. Should I do Lasik? I heard it's not safe. How can I fix this. Wearing specs have only worsened my situation. I am a pure vegan I haven't eaten any meat or fish or eggs in my life. I do drink milk. Also I feel like getting old. My hair is starting to get Grey. I am only 22. Is there any alternative for Lasik.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My power in both eyes was - 1.75 D for the past 8 years now it became - 2.00.
Should I do Lasik? I heard it's not saf...
for your glasses power . lasik laser is recommended treatment if your prelasik checkup is normal Lasik is a simple laser procedure which changes the shape of the cornea so that the light rays fall on the retina properly. It is a painless procedure. It is a day care procedure does not require any injections, does not require admission, you can simply resume your duties in 2 days. Cost varies from centre to centre. Side effects are usually limited to dryness of eyes for few months. We can do lasik anytime after age of 18 years. You need to undergo proper prelasik checkup to decide whether lasik is safe for you or not
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I am a 47 year old woman and physically very active. However, I have recently developed eye pockets and want to know whether they can be removed?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am a 47 year old woman and physically very active.
However, I have recently developed eye pockets and want to know ...
Hello, Bags under eyes — mild swelling or puffiness under the eyes — are common as you age. Bags under eyes are usually a cosmetic concern and rarely a sign of a serious underlying medical condition. At-home remedies, such as cool compresses, can help improve the appearance of bags under eyes. For persistent or bothersome under-eye puffiness, cosmetic treatments are available. Bags under eyes can include - mild swelling, saggy or loose skin, dark circles. Causes: You may not like the way they look, but bags under eyes are usually harmless and don't require medical care. See your doctor if the swelling: Is severe and persistent Is accompanied by redness, itching or pain Affects other parts of your body, such as your legs As you age, the tissue structures and muscles supporting your eyelids weaken. The skin may start to sag, and fat that is normally confined to the area around the eye (orbit) can move into the area below your eyes. Also, the space below your eyes can accumulate fluid, making the under-eye area appear puffy or swollen. Several factors can lead to this, including: Fluid retention due to changes in weather (for example, hot, humid days), hormone levels or eating salty foods Not getting enough sleep Allergies or dermatitis, especially if puffiness is accompanied by redness and itching Heredity — under-eye bags can run in families Lifestyle and Home Remedies: The following tips can help you reduce or eliminate bags under eyes: Use a cool compress. Wet a clean washcloth with cool water. While sitting up, apply the damp washcloth to the skin under and around your eyes for a few minutes using mild pressure. Get enough sleep at night. For most adults, seven to eight hours a night is a good amount of sleep. Sleep with your head slightly raised. Add an extra pillow or prop up the head of your mattress. Or elevate the entire head of the bed a few inches. This helps prevent fluids from accumulating around your eyes as you sleep. Reduce allergy symptoms. Avoid allergens when possible. Try over-the-counter allergy medications. Talk to your doctor about prevention strategies if you develop under-eye reactions due to hair dyes, soaps, cosmetics or other allergens. Medication: Take Apis Mellifica 200/ twice daily for 3 weeks. But the result varies depending on conditions like whether the swelling is oedematous in nature, or there is collection of fat, or there is lax tissue, or if this is a hereditary feature or has some underlying medical condition.
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I don't get sleep right after I go to bed and at times I get pain in my eyes. What should I do?

MD - Pathology
General Physician, Amritsar
I don't get sleep right after I go to bed and at times I get pain in my eyes. What should I do?
Don't take caffeinated drinks after 5pm take an early dinner switch off all electronic devices one hour before you go to bed take a cup of hot milk at need time do light exercise during the day come back after 15 days get your bp checked.
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I have been working from past 2 years and I have specks. As I am working full time in front of laptop my specs number are increasing. Is there any way to reduce them without any laser treatment.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have been working from past 2 years and I have specks. As I am working full time in front of laptop my specs number...
Unfortunately there are no natural medications to remove spectacles permanently. You can either try contact lenses or plan for refractive lasik laser surgery instructions for computer use: 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 am 21years old and I have -2 power in my eyes? Please suggest me how my power can be reduced?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 21years old and I have -2 power in my eyes? Please suggest me how my power can be reduced?
Hello, get your eyes tested from an opthalmologist. Include the following for getting better vision: vitamins a, c, e, and minerals like copper and zinc are essential to eyesight. Get the antioxidants from dark leafy greens, egg yolks, yellow peppers, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, and carrots. Include garlic and onions. Blueberries, grapes as they have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that can help improve your vision. Dha is a fatty acid found in coldwater fish like salmon, sardines and mackerel. Exercises for strengthening eye muscles: -begin by partially closing your eyes; the lids should only be halfway shut. After holding for 10-15 seconds, close your eyes very slowly. Take a few deep breaths to increase oxygen in the blood. -warm your eyes. Rub your palms together to create heat, and then place them against your eyes for five seconds. Repeat this three times. -hold a pen at arm's length. Focus your gaze on the tip of the pen. Bring the pen closer to your nose at a slow and steady pace. Repeat this exercise 5-10 times. -concentrate your vision on the tip of your nose. Then shift your gaze to an object further away, either at arm's length or 20 feet away. Then shift your eyes back to the tip of your nose. Repeat this exercise 10 times. -sit in a relaxed but upright position. Begin by look to the left-most position (without moving your head) and hold to stretch your eye muscles. Hold for 5 counts. Blink and return your gaze back to look straight in front of you. Then look to the right-most position with your gaze and hold for 5 counts. Repeat 3 times, blinking between each hold. Then, repeat this exercise looking up and then down. Do not forget about blinking. -sit in a relaxed but upright position. Look up and to your right for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look up to and to your left for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look down and to your right for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look down and to your left for 5 seconds. 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 first and then reducing the power of your eyes (if the eye power is less). Take physostigma 6/ thrice daily for 3 months and instill euphrasia eye drops twice a day. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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I have left eye -2.25 right eye -1.5 what precautions should I take to reduce it.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I have left eye -2.25 right eye -1.5 what precautions should I take to reduce it.
wear glasses regularly, First, apply heat to your eyes by rubbing your palms together and then placing them over your eyes. Hold your hands over your eyes for five to 10 seconds, and then repeat. Do this before performing any eye exercises in order to prepare your eyes! Start exercising by rolling your eyes. Eating a healthy diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables will seriously help improve your eyesight and keep it from deteriorating. It is also important to eat the right vitamins to support eye health. Vitamins and minerals, such as Vitamin A, C, and E, are all important to eye health. Anti-oxidants (remember eating carrots for your eyes?) are also a great source of nutrients for healthy eyes. Our Rebuild Your Vision Program actually recommends 17 different vitamins you should take to support your eyesight Supporting your eye health is just one of the many benefits of getting enough sleep and taking breaks during the work day. If you work on a computer all day, your eyes are probably under a lot of strain. Do yourself (and your eyes) a favor by taking a break for about 10 minutes for every 50 minutes spent in front of the screen. Simply close your eyes for a minute or get up and walk around the office. Focus on something that isn’t a screen. You can also rest your eyes by following the 10-10-10 rule. This means you should look at something 10 feet away for 10 seconds for every 10 minutes you spend working on the computer! One of the fastest ways to improve your vision naturally is to perform daily eye exercises. Eye exercises are meant to strengthen the eyes and improve vision. Using eye exercises can even eliminate your need for contacts or glasses. Get a regular schedule of eye exercises and try to do them daily – this will help you get in the habit of performing exercises and also help you achieve better vision fast Start exercising by rolling your eyes. Rolling is one of the easiest eye exercises! Without straining your eyes (remember to stop if it hurts), look up as far as you can. Then, look down. Repeat this 10 times. Now look to each side, repeating 10 times. After that, look in each diagonal direction. Finally, roll your eyes in a counter-clockwise motion about 10 times, then reverse the movement and roll them clockwise. Grab a pen and hold it at arm’s length, making sure the pen is at eye level. Focus on the tip of the pen as you move it closer to your eyes. Stop when you get about six inches away from your face, and focus on the tip as you move it back to arm’s length. Remember to do this slowly and focus on the tip of the pen. Repeat about 10 times. Massage your eyes after exercising. First, massage your temples with your fingertips or one of your knuckles. Move in a clockwise motion several times, and then switch to a counter-clockwise motion. Massage over your eyebrows and under your eyes as well. When you’re done exercising and massaging, apply heat to your eyes once more by rubbing your palms together. If your eyes are really tired, close them and rest for a few moments. Resting your eyes frequently, as described in the previous section, is very important to preserving the health of your eyes!
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Hello Dr. Im currently using specs. And I feel so worried that I got my eyes swallowed due to this. Can I opt for laser surgery. I'm 18 years old. Is it safe. Is it so costly?

Super-Speciality Trained Ophthalmologists
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Hello Dr. Im currently using specs. And I feel so worried that I got my eyes swallowed due to this. Can I opt for las...
Dear sir, lasik is a very safe procedure and any one of 18 years with stable power can get it done. We have expertise surgeons available with us so you can come and get your check up done.
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