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Dr. M Subhashini

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

Dr. M Subhashini Ophthalmologist, Chennai
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
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Dr. M Subhashini is one of the best Ophthalmologists in Valasaravakkam, Chennai. You can visit him at Rakshith Hospital in Valasaravakkam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. M Subhashini on Lybrate.com.

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What is the criteria before going for lasik. Eye surgery for removal of glasses, precaution time taken. Is there any side effect and are the result permanent.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
What is the criteria before going for lasik. Eye surgery for removal of glasses, precaution time taken. Is there any ...
Hello lasik is very good option to get rid of glasses doctor will perform few tests (schirmer test, pentacam and fundus examination) and if all tests are normal then you can go for lasik surgery without fear. Success rate of lasik is over 96%. Side effects may vary from minimal like mild dryness, dalk, haloes, glare to severe like infection (very rare). Cost depends on type of lasik which varies from 25000 for standard lasik to 1.10 lacs for smile lasik.
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Due to less slip or extra writing on book my right eye becomes red and irritate nxt day what should I do now it is from 2-3 days.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Due to less slip or extra writing on book my right eye becomes red and irritate nxt day what should I do now it is fr...
Hello 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 eye drop like flogel these measures will help to keep your eyes healthy but it will not have any effect on redness (treating general redness alone is not necessary also) having said that you should consult local ophthalmologist for proper examination and treatment.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
5 truths about protecting your eyes

Myth: Staring at a computer screen all day is bad for the eyes.

Fact: Using a computer does not damage your eyes. However, staring at a computer screen all day can contribute to eyestrain or tired eyes. People who stare at a computer screen for long periods tend not to blink as often as usual, which can cause the eyes to feel dry and uncomfortable. To help prevent eyestrain, adjust the lighting so it doesn't create a glare or harsh reflection on the screen, rest your eyes briefly every 20 minutes, and make a conscious effort to blink regularly so that your eyes stay well lubricated.
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I am male 27 years I have myopia and -3 prescription in both eye I don want laser surgery , I want to go for natural eye vision improvement what is the best way. please let me know.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am male 27 years I have myopia and -3 prescription in both eye
I don want laser surgery , I want to go for natural ...
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 26 years so your number will not increase 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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Breathing Contact Lenses: A Boon for High Myopes

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Jaipur
Breathing Contact Lenses: A Boon for High Myopes

Variety of contact lenses is used to correct refractive errors. Soft Contact (hydrogel) Lenses are most often used in various types of refractive errors but they have certain disadvantages. These lenses do not permit adequate Oxygen to pass through which is essential for health of cornea and hence they can be worn for limited hours, i.e 6 to 8 hours maximum and never while sleeping. The tear proteins get deposited on these lenses which limit their life to about a year. If worn for prolonged period or proper measures not taken to clean the lenses, cornea can get an ULCER which at times can result in permanent loss of vision. Disposable daily wear lenses provide safer alternative but the cost increases significantly. Since soft contact lenses are applied after cleaning with a solution which can be the cause of mild to severe allergic conjunctivitis which can become intolerable. Soft contact lenses are not ideal in eyes with high corneal astigmatism.

Merits of soft contact lenses are that they can be dispensed over the counter or purchased on line though it is not ideal. A correct curvature and power of a contact lens is determined by a contact lens specialist/ Ophthalmologist after measuring exact corneal curvature and using trial contact lens. Another merit is that these lenses can be accepted very easily since even on the first day they do not produce much of discomfort. These lenses can be worn off and on without any inconvenience. Recent introduction of Toric Contact Lenses have made them more acceptable in cases of moderate corneal astigmatism.

Breathing Contact Lenses:

These lenses are the one which permit significant amount of oxygen to pass through and hence can be worn for prolonged interval without any adverse effect on the cornea. These are of two types

  1. Semisoft or Extended Wear RGP Contact Lenses: These lenses are made up of FP 92 which is a semi rigid soft plastic and is highly permeable to oxygen. These lenses are excellent for high refractive errors, especially in patients who have high corneal astigmatism. Even cases with irregular cornea or Keratoconus, these lenses can be accepted with rewarding results. These lenses can only be fitted by an expert Ophthalmologist since precise measurement has to be carried out and various trial lenses have to be tried to evaluate the optimum fit. The lenses are made to measurement and the patient has to be precisely trained to fit the lenses and maintain them. As stated, the lenses can be safely worn while sleeping and there is practically no danger of corneal toxicity or infection. These lenses may last for 4-5 years. One of the demerits of these lenses is that they take 5-6 days to adopt and the patient is advised to use them regularly. They are excellent alternative to LASIK surgery.
  2. Silicon Hydrogel Contact Lenses: These are recent introduction of extended wear contact lenses with capacity to 'breathe' better than soft or hrdrogel contact lenses. Some of the recent Silicon Hydrogel Contact lenses introduced by Alcon and Bausch and Lomb can be worn for a week or so.

Silicon hydrogel lenses though indicated for prolonged wear but can cause mild keratitis and sometimes allergic keratitis if worn overnight. These lenses still needs lot of improvement to be free of complications

Advise: It is ideal to consult an Ophthalmologist specialized in contact lenses for fitting of a proper contact lenses. Advertised lenses some time misguide and can be damaging to the eye.

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I have night blindness by birth. What is the treatment for that and where is it treated?

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I have night blindness by birth. What is the treatment for that and where is it treated?
Inherited night blindness is an incurable condition. Only option you hav ius of low vision aids. Still its wise to go for a detailed examination for arriving at d correct cause for your night blindness.
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What are the natural remedy for short sightedness? What should I do to improve my vision? Please tell me.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
What are the natural remedy for short sightedness? What should I do to improve my vision? Please tell me.
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 21 years so your number will not increase 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.
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Hello Readers I'm writing on behalf of my mother who has been suffering from Migraine since she was 16; she is 60 now. All these years have been intense especially the mornings that has numbered to 16000 now; we tried all the alternatives, namely Ayurveda, Acupressure, Homeopathy, myriad doctors such as Neurologists, Physicians, General Practitioners. Based upon the advices, my mother has been taking drugs, Vasograin, Suminat, Ambulex, Alprax for last 5 years and have seen a reduction in the frequency of the attacks ; I will try to be concise about the schedule/methodology as mentioned below: a.Migraine attacks come every morning (I believe after the sleep); vasograin and ambulex are taken which subside the pain before my mother could start her day. B.There are days when after upon eating several foods (such as milk product items, wheat products, spinach, tangy fruits), migraine does come back and the solution is a second dose of vasograin. However, introduction of Gasex (Himalaya product) after the food has reduced the intensity of the pain. C.Alprax is taken (once or twice a month) in case the headache is intense and a feeling of numbness is there. D.Every 15 days or so, my mother gets a severe attack that goes away only with the Suminat (25 mgs) that comes with the nausea. After all these years, I?m intensely worried about the GI Tract of my mother, poisoning of the organs because of drugs ingestion, overall general health and what not; your inputs would be greatly appreciated.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Since you have consulted all doctors and taking medicine regularly. Your mother age is 60 years. You have no choice, take medicine as required.
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I have a cavity in my teeth, it puts hole in my teeth and due to this it's started paining in my ears and eyes. Please help to get relief?

BDS, Bachelor of Sciences
Dentist, Agra
I have a cavity in my teeth, it puts hole in my teeth and due to this it's started paining in my ears and eyes. Pleas...
Hello, thanks for your query. According to your details your cavity is a deep cavity which enters your pulp (nerve, blood supply) of particular tooth. You should go for an x ray of the tooth and may be for root canal treatment. For medicines for pain and infection you can consult me with an iopar i. E, xray of that tooth. Thanks.
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Sometimes I feel head ache and I have red eyes over 5 months then what I should do.

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
Sometimes I feel head ache and I have red eyes over 5 months then what I should do.
Please take following medicine:- At. Bell. 30 / 5 drops in little water thrice a day for one week. Revert back after one week with feedback.
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I have my right side eyes is paining form last 5 to last day. What can I do for it.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
I have my right side eyes is paining form last 5 to last day. What can I do for it.
Care of eyes- you have not described the problems with your eyes. Continuously reading small print without proper light should be avoided. Smart phone may cause strain. Don't expose your eyes to extreme sunny weather of cold windy weather. Don't be closer to people with eye infections as you may contact the infection. Get your eyes tested for any vision problem. Homoeopathy has effective treatment for your problem without adverse effects. Take belldonna 200 ---once daily in the morning for 5 days.
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My eyes pain lot even after I wake up from sleep. Eyes are not red or pale but eyes pain very much like they are tired.

FICO-1, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
My eyes pain lot even after I wake up from sleep. Eyes are not red or pale but eyes pain very much like they are tired.
Evaluate if you are sleeping properly or not and also your sleeping time duration. You require atleast 6 hours sleep continuously. If still no relief then consult.
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I have red eyes from 10 days what prescription. Or tablet should. I take to solve this problem any solutions for it.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eyes from 10 days what prescription. Or tablet should. I take to solve this problem any solutions for it.
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 work on computer every day about six hour. By the end of the day I have a pain in my eyes and back pain . What can I do for this?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), modern diagnostics
Ayurveda,
I work on computer every day about six hour. By the end of the day I have a pain in my eyes and back pain . What can ...
Drink lots of water. Take rest every 20 minutes by closing your eyes. Give lots of blinks whole staring at computer.
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I am not see clearly the near object clearly in light. Please ensure this matter.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I am not see clearly the near object clearly in light. Please ensure this matter.
Hi, dear lybrate user, plz, visit an opthalmologist to assess, visionary error, if any. *homoeo-medicine * @ physostigma 30-6 pills, thrice, @ kali mur 6 x-4 tabs, thrice. * take, carrots, milk, banana, eggs, cheese, almonds, walnuts, sprouts, papaya, mango, spinach take care.
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My friend used go night travelling lot. But now a days his night vision dimming. He can't drive properly because of lack of night vision. Is its dangerous one or it can detect using proper medicine?

Ophthalmologist, Mysore
My friend used go night travelling lot. But now a days his night vision dimming. He can't drive properly because of l...
Rule out congenital causes like retinitis pigmentosa. Otherwise treatable if it is a refractive error.
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I have myopia eyes so I used to wear contact lens so I used to say that it is good to wear lenses or not and how can I reduce number of my eyes or how can I improve eye visualising.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
I have myopia eyes so I used to wear contact lens so I used to say that it is good to wear lenses or not and how can ...
Dear lybrate user:- you r myopic & wearing contact lens. If it is comfortable to u, it should be continued. Reduction of myopic refractive error power would be possible only after lasic laser corneal surgery.
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I have allergies. My eyes are itching and watery. They are always red and feels sneezing every morning. please help?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have allergies. My eyes are itching and watery. They are always red and feels sneezing every morning. please help?
Hello. I think you have allergic conjunctivitis and allergic rhinitis. 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 drug that can cure allergy. Only way is to stay away from all those things that you are allergic to. For allergic rhinitis. Consult ent specilist.
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I am suffering from eye burning and back pain when am using my desktop. And some times head ache also. Please help me.

FAMS, MS - Orthopaedics, Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho)
Orthopedist, Indore
I am suffering from eye burning and back pain when am using my desktop. And some times head ache also. Please help me.
Dear lybrate-user, namaskar, this is what we call. Lifestyle disease, quite common amongst the youngsters who work on computers for long hours. You must sit with right posture while working (proper height of the screen, desk as well as your chair with correct back support.) you should interrupt your working for 10 minutes after every 1-1.5 hrs. Also in between close your eyes for few minutes and learn exercises for the back and eyes by a physiotherapist and decrease the brightness of your screen. Take care.
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Sir I was suffering from myopia eyes so I am wearing contact lenses for one year. So what was any problem to continuously wearing lenses or any infection happen in future also how can I reduce my myopia eyes number without lens and spectacles.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Sir I was suffering from myopia eyes so I am wearing contact lenses for one year. So what was any problem to continuo...
Hello. If you follow proper hygienic precautions, you should not have a problem with contact lens use. In case you tend to over wear them or disregard eye hygiene it is likely that you may have infection in the eyes. Change the contact lens solution regularly. Preferably, wear monthly use soft contact lens. Do not wear them beyond the recommended time period. Coming to your second question, to reduce your myopic eye numbers, consider refractive surgery (lasik) as an option. Operations done to remove the refractive error (power) of the eyes are known as refractive surgery. There are certain basic criteria that most patients need to fulfill before they can safely undergo refractive surgery. To enumerate, they are: (1) stability of refraction: the power of the eyes should have become stable for a period of 1.5 years minimum without any change. (2) curvature of the cornea should be tested by a technique which is known as topography. (3) thickness of the cornea should be measured by a test known as pachymetry. The minimum thickness required is 550 microns. (4) dilated retina evaluation: this is one of the most important tests that should be performed by a trained retina specialist. This test helps in detection of any offensive lesion on the central or peripheral retina. In case of any retinal abnormality, these should be treated before undergoing the surgery for number reduction. (5) there should be no pre-existent corneal abnormality. (example: corneal scar, opacity, defect, etc.) another important suggestion is that whenever you go for the assessment (the above mentioned tests), you should discontinue the use of contact lenses at least 4 weeks prior to the assessment. The reason for this being that use of contact lens temporarily alters the contour of the cornea. It takes around 3-4 weeks for the restoration of the original corneal contour after removal of the contact lens. Another important point is that you, as a patient, should be compliant to put post operative medication in your eyes for at least 2 months. There is bound to be some discomfort, watering, foreign body sensation, pain after the surgery in most cases-you should be ready to tolerate that. A leave from work for 7-10 days after the surgery should be generally sufficient. Last but not the least, you should set realistic expectations from this surgery. Though extremely rare, there is a remote possibility that the surgery may need to be repeated. Also, the need for subsequent treatment for the eye may be required. Thus, you should be compliant enough to trust and follow your eye specialist. Take care, regards.
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