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Dr. Kumaran

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

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Dr. Kumaran is a trusted Ophthalmologist in Kodambakkam, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Srinivasa Hospital in Kodambakkam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Kumaran on Lybrate.com.

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I am 61 years old had been suffering from sinus throughout my life 1 year back I got both my eyes operated for cataract, but now I have major eye problems please suggest something before all this I had very good eye sight for my age. Otherwise I am a healthy person.

MS - ENT(Gold Medalist), MBBS
ENT Specialist, Delhi
Sinus problem occurs when there is problem in the aeration or obstruction to the drainage of sinuses due to allergy/ deviated septum/ infection. Cause can be find out by endoscopy and ct scan and the culprit can be treated accordingly. Steam inhalation will help u.
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Hi. My name is ismu. My question is. How to take care of my eyes. I am using computer more than 12 hours. Getting pain in my eyes. I am not interested to wear lenses. expecting useful answer. Thank you.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hi. My name is ismu. My question is. How to take care of my eyes. I am using computer more than 12 hours. Getting pai...
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 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 you may use itone eyedrop also.
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I wear spectacles with +2.5 and -1.5 power lenses. I also uses veldrop gel (sodium carboxymethyl cellulose 1%w/v) but I feel burning like in my eyes. I uses drop in about every four hours but when I don't use medicine I feel burning in my eyes. Please tell me cure so that I never feel burning in my eyes.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I wear spectacles with +2.5 and -1.5 power lenses. I also uses veldrop gel (sodium carboxymethyl cellulose 1%w/v) but...
Hello this may be due to dryness you can 1. Blink a lot 2. Wash eyes with fresh water 3. Cold compresses 4. Use lubricating eye drop like veldrop gel frequently This is a provisional diagnosis. Consult your ophthalmologist for detailed examination.
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My eyes feeling itching and closing itself, if I see bright lights. When I face sun while driving if the sun is on my face I was unable too see the road properly, I have cover my eyes and give shade with my hands. Why and my eyes got wet when I see any kind of bright light, why is this happening.

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Homeopath, Faridabad
My eyes feeling itching and closing itself, if I see bright lights. When I face sun while driving if the sun is on my...
Hi, Photophobia is a symptom of abnormal intolerance to visual perception of light. As a medical symptom, photophobia is not a morbid fear or phobia, but an experience of discomfort or pain to the eyes due to light exposure or by presence of actual physical sensitivity of the eyes, though the term is sometimes additionally applied to abnormal or irrational fear of light such as heliophobia. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicine - Argentum Nitricum 30/ 3 times a day for 4 weeks. Revert.
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When Should You Opt For A Cataract Surgery?

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, Fellowship In Phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
When Should You Opt For A Cataract Surgery?

A cataract is defined as a clouding of lens in the eye where your vision gets blurred. A cataract affects the eyes, when light that passes through the lens prevents a clearly formed image from reaching your retina. The disease is very common and usually develops as your eyes age or due to any injury caused to the tissues that cover your eye's lens.

Types of cataracts:

  1. Senile CataractThis is the commonest of all. It is age-related clouding of the lens. It can affect the near or distance vision and can also cause glare and change in glasses power.
  2. Secondary Cataract: It can be developed after surgery for other eye problems like glaucoma and other health conditions such as diabetes.
  3. Traumatic Cataract: It can develop many years later after an injury caused to your eye.
  4. Congenital Cataract: As the term explains, the disease may be inborn or some children might develop it at a later stage which often affects both eyes. 
  5. Radiation Cataract: It can form after you are exposed to some form of radiation.

A cataract surgery involves the extraction or cleaning of the cloudy lens, which is then replaced by a clear artificial lens.

Why does it happen? 

There are lens that lies behind our iris and pupil which act much like a camera lens. It helps concentrate light onto the retina at the back of our eye to form a sharply defined image. Besides, the lens also helps our eyes to adjust focus and allows us to see things clearly both far away and up close. The lens is composed of protein and water where the protein is arranged in a manner to keep the lens clear thereby letting light pass through it. 

However, as we grow old, some of the protein starts to become thick and cloud a small lens area. This is known as a cataract. With the passage of time, it may inflate and cover more of the lens, making it difficult for us to see.

Besides, there are other causes of cataract such as smoking, addiction of alcohol, prolonged sunlight exposure, to name a few. 

When should you opt for a cataract surgery?

Believe it or not, but till date no eye drop or medication has proven to reverse or prevent the formation of a cataract. If a cataract is affecting your nearsightedness or alteration in your prescription, then new prescription eyeglasses may help to better your blurred vision. However, the only treatment for a cataract is the surgical removal of your natural lens. And, most eye doctors recommend this surgery only when the problem becomes severe and starts hampering your day-to-day activities, such as studying or driving at night. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Ophthalmologist.

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I have an black on near eye. And my face colour is black and my skin of face is poly in 4 hrs. So what can I do to get brighter face skin and look pretty and look handsome.

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Ophthalmologist, Rewa
I have an black on near eye. And my face colour is black and my skin of face is poly in 4 hrs. So what can I do to ge...
Dear l u:- dark circle arround eye is due to dehydration, hormonan changes, anxiety & tens personality. Take regullar aerobic exercises, coloured fruits & vegetables, plenty of water.
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While using laptop and mobiles that time my eyes fully tears come out and then some itching in eyes and fully dark circles around my eyes what type of lens should I use?

CERTIFICATION IN BACH FLOWER REMEDIES OF ENGLAND, Ph.D DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN BIOCHEMISTRY, B.S.M.S BACHELOR OF SIDDHA MEDICINE AND SURGERY,
Alternative Medicine Specialist,
While using laptop and mobiles that time my eyes fully tears come out and then some itching in eyes and fully dark ci...
dear Lybrate user, Isotine an ayurvedic eye drops, apply 2 drops of Isotine thrice a for a month and revert back.it is due to radiation effects of computer vision syndrome or mobile etc
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I would like to use contact lenses daily. I have a power of nearly -5D. Is there anything to know about it ?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I would like to use contact lenses daily. I have a power of nearly -5D. Is there anything to know about it ?
Hello contact lenses are safe to use precautions: a. Don't sleep or swim while wearing contact lenses b. Keep lenses in proper solution when not in use c. Change contact lens and solution as per recommendations.
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My father is 50 years old. Sometimes his left eye get red (single eye. He is a diabetic patient of average sugar level 175 mm. He take medicines for diabitise too. Please suggest me something for the same.

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General Physician,
My father is 50 years old. Sometimes his left eye get red (single eye. He is a diabetic patient of average sugar leve...
You put ciplox eye drops every 2 hrs and inform me. Also tell his fbs, 2hr ppbs, hba1c for better control and tell me the medicines he is taking now.
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