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Dr. Kumaran

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

Dr. Kumaran Ophthalmologist, Chennai
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Dr. Kumaran is a renowned Ophthalmologist in Choolaimedu, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with Kumaran Eye Care Centre in Choolaimedu, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Kumaran on Lybrate.com.

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Can I use contact lens if have low vision for distant objects instead of using glasses?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Can I use contact lens if have low vision for distant objects instead of using glasses?
Although both options are equally good but Glasses is a one time investment and you can use it according to your requirement during the day but for contact lens,you need extra care while handling and using.You cannot use it roughly and needs extra care otherwise if slight neglegency.,it can cause eye injury
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I have red eyes from last three days and I can not see clearly so what should I do now?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have red eyes from last three days and I can not see clearly so what should I do now?
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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My eyes us red after 2days there is big problem for me so what can I do. My eyes us red after 2days there is big problem for me so what can I do. My eyes us red after 2days there is big problem for me so what can I do.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My eyes us red after 2days there is big problem for me so what can I do. My eyes us red after 2days there is big prob...
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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I am suffering from myopia since childhood. Now I am about 24. Should I GI through LASIK?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I am suffering from myopia since childhood. Now I am about 24. Should I GI through LASIK?
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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What can I do to improve my eyesight naturally? I am 17 years old. My current power is -2.25 for left eye and -2.5 for right eye.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
What can I do to improve my eyesight naturally? I am 17 years old. My current power is -2.25 for left eye and -2.5 fo...
Hello lybrate-user. Let me enumerate the diet necessary for healthy eyes. (1) green leafy vegetables including spinach, sprouts, cabbage, beetroot. (2) fruits-blue-berries, black-berries, strawberries, raspberries, kiwi fruit, grapes, pineapple, pomegranate, grapes, guava. (3) dry-fruits: almonds, walnuts, apricots, dates. (4) cereals: oats, barley, millets. (5) drink a cup of green tea daily. (6) drink a glass of milk daily. Don't take your eyes for granted! protect your sight with these six tips: 1. Eat for good vision 2. Quit smoking (if you do smoke) 3. Wear sunglasses / helmets to shield your eyes from dust, sunlight, pollution 4. Wash your eyes 3-4 times a day 5. Look away from the computer screen at regular intervals 6. Avoid rubbing your eyes with fingers/ cloth/ shirt/ dupatta, etc. All these suggestions may take a while to sink in and imbibe in your routine. Once followed, they are sure to work wonders for you. Also, I have a few suggestions for you regarding the usage of computers, mobile phones and books. Follow the rule of" 20" this means that every 20 minutes, take a gap of 20 seconds, blink your eyes actively 20 times and focus at an object which is minimum 20 feet away. This will help in relieving your eyes from the continuous strain that is caused due to staring. Staring at the computer continuously causes us to subconsciously blink less than normal. This causes the tear film on the surface of the eye to dry up. The result of this is pain, discomfort, etc. Another suggestions regarding the usage of computers is to maintain a proper posture. The computer must be positioned at the same height as your eye level. The neck should not be inadvertently flexed or extended. Roughly, an angle of 90 degrees should be maintained between your upper body and thighs. Likewise, a similar angle (90 degrees) should be maintained between your lower legs and thighs. Also the angle between your hands and arms should be roughly 90 degrees. This is the healthy ergonomic way of sitting while using a computer. Maintenance of proper posture would help in further relieving the symptoms of eye discomfort and pain. You could consider preservative free lubricant eye drops 4 to 5 times daily. These eye drops would ensure that your eyes stay well lubricated and fresh. All these suggestions may take a while to sink in and imbibe in your routine. Once followed, they are sure to work wonders for you. You could also use a preservative free lubricant eye drop 4 to 5 times in a day. Also, adequate sleep of 7 hours a day is essential in order to maintain healthy eyes. Hope my suggestions help you. Take care. Regards
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I have pain in my left eye. It's actually in tha bone of eye (left one). I also wear glass. It's cylinder no. -2.75 in left and -1.5 in right. What should I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have pain in my left eye. It's actually in tha bone of eye (left one). I also wear glass. It's cylinder no. -2.75 i...
very difficult to comment without checking clinically.. also pls share your eye picture so that we can help better
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I have a problem in watching objects which are moving faster. What would be problem please help. #eyes #sight?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have a problem in watching objects which are moving faster. What would be problem please help. #eyes #sight?
Hello, I think you are suffering from nearsightedness( myopia).This is a common type of refractive error where close objects appear clearly, but distant objects appear blurry. you should visit an eye specialist to check your eyes.
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Treatment of colour blindness is possible in INDIA? My one friend is suffering from this diseases and he is very disappointed. Please suggest me proper guidance.

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
Treatment of colour blindness is possible in INDIA? My one friend is suffering from this diseases and he is very disa...
Most colour blind people are able to see as clearly as other  people. They are unable to see fully red-green or blue light.It is sex linked genetic disorder, affects male more than female, in male 1 out of 12 male is colour blind & in female 1out of 200 females is colour blind. Colour blindness is not a blindness but a deficiency in the way you see colour.  Currently no treatment for inherited colour  blindness, vision of most colour blind people is  usually normal in all other respects.Face book is blue because it's founder Mark-zuckerberg suffers from red green colour blindness.
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I have red eyes from many years. There is no problem with my eyes. What should I do to lessen redness of my eye.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes from many years. There is no problem with my eyes. What should I do to lessen redness of my eye.
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 Eye infections or inflammation can cause redness as well as possible itching, discharge, pain, or vision problems. These may be due to: • Blepharitis: Swelling along the edge of the eyelid. • Conjunctivitis: Swelling or infection of the clear tissue that lines the eyelids and covers the surface of the eye (the conjunctiva). This is often referred to as "pink eye." • Corneal ulcers: Sores on the cornea most often caused by a serious bacterial or viral infection. • Uveitis: Inflammation of the uvea, which includes the iris, ciliary body, and choroid. The cause is most often not known. It may be related to an autoimmune disorder, infection, or exposure to toxins. The type of uveitis that causes the worst red eye is called iritis, in which only the iris is inflamed. Other potential causes of eye redness include: • Colds or allergies . • Acute glaucoma: A sudden increase in eye pressure that is extremely painful and causes serious visual problems. This is a medical emergency. The more common form of glaucoma is chronic and gradual. • 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. So,visit a local eyespecialist if your problem is in routine .The diagnosis of your problem in eyes can only be made by local examination of eyes
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My mother is suffering from Chorioretinitis scar in her right eye due to which her vision is reduced by 80%. What should we do as of now? Can it further decrease her vision in right eye or can it effect left eye also? Is there anywhere in world, where there is cure available for this?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
My mother is suffering from Chorioretinitis scar in her right eye due to which her vision is reduced by 80%. What sho...
Depending on the cause and severity of the inflammation, chorioretinitis can cause permanent damage to vision if left untreated.
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My eye is kcaratoconoused I got c3r done. Will my huge power of 7 decrease after continuously wearing the power glasses.

MD in Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
My eye is kcaratoconoused I got c3r done. Will my huge power of 7 decrease after continuously wearing the power glasses.
Hi lybrate-user! c3r generally reduces or stops progression. In some cases reversal or decrease in power can happen. In your case and age I don, t expect much progression. Stability of glasses number is the desired goal. Wearing glasses has no bearing on glasses number.
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Is there any treatment to get rid of spectacles, lenses without using laser treatment. Any type of food, exercise, medicines which correct my eye vision without using laser treatment. I have +2.00 no. Of both the eyes. Can any doctor help me?

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Is there any treatment to get rid of spectacles, lenses without using laser treatment. Any type of food, exercise, me...
U can go for contact lens use. Eat grenn veggies. Froots like carrorts etc. Drink plenty of water. Give your eyes adequate rest between work. Blink voluntarily in between proplonged periods of work.
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I am 27 years old. I have eyes problem. My eyes in some time watering problems and infection from dust what should I do? Please help me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 27 years old. I have eyes problem. My eyes in some time watering problems and infection from dust what should I ...
Homoeopathic medicine------------------- cineramycin-eyedrops (hapdco) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily--------------------- report after 2 days---------------------- if redness persists for even 2 days after usage of above eyedrops, then start using below given homoeopathic medicine along with eyedrops----------- euphrasia 30 (dr reckeweg) drink 2 drops direct on tongue every 2-3 hrly---------------- report after 5 days------------------------
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Tears come out of my eyes very often. I have sinus and I smoke. Sometimes people say why are you crying. It becomes very embarrassing as I'm not crying. Please help.

DORL, MBBS
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Faridabad
Tears come out of my eyes very often. I have sinus and I smoke. Sometimes people say why are you crying. It becomes v...
For running purpose your nose should be patent to raise vital capacity if a person suffering from nasal obstruction with mild to moderate nasal allergies it means most probably he is suffering from dns (deviated nasal septum. Nasal obstruction is because of the deviated portion of the nasal septum (this is the bony partition of the nose cavity. Allergies are because of the hampered muco-ciliary mechanism (normally mucus is produced in the nose to moisten our nose cavity, oral cavity, and help food bolus to move downward, this mucus is basically moves on the cilia of the nasal mucosa) this mechanism gets hampered and mucus start accumulating in the nose and sinus cavity which is why thick mucus comes from nose in patients of nose obstruction and person develops sinusiits. When a surgeon removes the nasal septum deviation has not been removed properly the symptoms persists, and patient thinks that the nose bone has again regrown. It is not because of regrowth but because of half surgery done or due to the non removal of the deviation (reason can be many) nowadays nasal septal deviation can be removed endoscopically.
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I am a single. I just had a break-up with my loved one. My girlfriend. We were in deep relationship. We had immense love. But not she got married. I am missing her every fraction of second. I am hungry for love. Just love. I need that care, love. What do I do ? All negative thoughts are coming to my mind. Since I am cultured I cannot afford to do any stupid mistakes. Please help me, and tell me how to get out of it.

BHMS
Homeopath, Secunderabad
I am a single. I just had a break-up with my loved one. My girlfriend. We were in deep relationship. We had immense l...
Please take care of your self. Talk to your closed ones or friends who can understand you. You can also take the help of a counselor (psychologist) to guide you. You have to take positive steps to move on in life. There is no benefit in remaining submerged in negativity. Get involved in work and set a goal for your self for your future. Stay fit because that will help you to stay focused. (you can join some yoga class to get involved into positive health. Investing time for self growth will help you a lot.)
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How to make eyes feel good because of sun rays eyes ach how to feel cool and good.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
How to make eyes feel good because of sun rays eyes ach how to feel cool and good.
Hello. 1. Use antiglare glasses preferably photochromatic 2. Do cold compresses 3. Use lubricating eyedrop regularly.
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How safe is laser treatment for short sight? Is their any other method to avoid spectacles?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
How safe is laser treatment for short sight? Is their any other method to avoid spectacles?
Being a homoeopathic your answer is Homoeopathic treatment for improving eyesight along with eye exercises and a fixed diet plan.Consult me.
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I can't able to see clearly without my specs and my lens power is -3.5 nd my age is 16 shall I cure it?

Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Panipat
I can't able to see clearly without my specs and my lens power is -3.5 nd my age is 16 shall I cure it?
If your age is 16 you need to use glasses only and after you turn 20 years you can undergo laser surgery. Also have food rich in vitamin a.
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When I look at other things after working on my laptop, I see blurred images which gets clear after some time. Is this an eye defect?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
When I look at other things after working on my laptop, I see blurred images which gets clear after some time. Is thi...
Hello, May be slight accommodation or adjustment problem. 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 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.
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