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Dr. Manjula Jayakumar

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

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Dr. Manjula Jayakumar is a trusted Ophthalmologist in Anna Nagar East, Chennai. She is currently associated with Vasan Eye Care Hospital - Anna Nagar in Anna Nagar East, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Manjula Jayakumar on Lybrate.com.

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I have a little problem. I am facing red eyes for 2days, I used pataday drop twice a day but nothing happened. What should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have a little problem. I am facing red eyes for 2days, I used pataday drop twice a day but nothing happened. What s...
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 eye sight is weak I have myopia I wear spec with -3.i was hoping there would be any way I would regain my vision or at least stop it from worsening.

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, Fellowship In Phacoemusification, Senior Consultant Surgeon
Ophthalmologist, Patna
My eye sight is weak I have myopia I wear spec with -3.i was hoping there would be any way I would regain my vision o...
You have not mentioned your age if your age is more than 21 yrs ,your myopic power is not going to increase . Myopic power increases upto 21 yrs of age because body growth in male gets completed by 21 yrs.There is no direct medicine to improve vision but it you can take lots of green vegetables.-3D is considered very normal power, maximum increase in myopic power takes place between 13 yrs to 21yrs in male because maximum body growth takes place between these periods in male.
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Is Your Child Suffering From Long Sightedness?

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Is Your Child Suffering From Long Sightedness?

Between myopia or short sightedness and hypermetropia or farsightedness, the latter is less common. However, this does not make it any less important. Farsightedness or long sightedness refers to a refractive error in the eye lens that creates problems focusing on objects nearby. This is because the light entering the eye does not converge on the retina but does so behind the retina.

Long sightedness can be caused by a number of factors. Some of these are:

Structural problems with the eye: Some people are born with structural problems. This is one of the leading causes of long sightedness. These structural conditions include:

  1. A cornea that is not steep enough
  2. A short eyeball
  3. A flattened lense
  4. A thicker than normal lense

Age: Long sightedness rarely affects children. This is a condition that becomes noticeable after the age of 40 in most cases. With age the lenses in the eyes become stiffer and do not curve normally. This is known as presbyopia.

Genetics: As with myopia, hypermetropia is also triggered by genetic faults. If someone in your family suffers from this then chances are that you will too. However, the specific genes that transfer this condition from one generation to the next have not been discovered as yet.

Underlying conditions: Long sightedness is also triggered by underlying conditions such as diabetes, under development of a baby's eye during pregnancy (read more about diabetes and pregnancy), orbital tumours and problems with the blood vessels in the retina.

Not being able to read a book clearly is one of the most common symptoms of long sightedness. Some of its other symptoms are:

  1. Needing to squint to focus on objects
  2. Headaches
  3. Pain or burning in the eyes
  4. Fatigue caused by reading, writing or working on a computer
  5. Red and watery eyes

Long sightedness can be correctly diagnosed only with a thorough eye examination. Hence it is essential to schedule one regularly. This becomes more important as a person gets older. If left untreated, it can lead to double vision which in turn can trigger two possible eye problems.

StrabismusThis is a condition where the eyes get misaligned and hence do not work in tandem. People suffering from this condition find their eyes focusing on two independent objects instead of seeing the same thing.

Amblyopia: Double vision can make one eye more dominant than the other. This makes the muscles of one eye degenerate at higher rate than the other making it lazy. This is known as amblyopia.

If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult the doctor and ask a free question.

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Sir I have injury it is red but not baltod because there is no pus over it what should I do it is becoming red it is jst like that li jab ham kisi chiz ko khuja lete hai wesa ho gaya hai what should I do?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Sir I have injury it is red but not baltod because there is no pus over it what should I do it is becoming red it is ...
Hello, Lybrate user, You are under wt. Tk homoeo medicine: @ Rhus tox 200-6 pills thrice. Tk plenty of water. Avoid, heat,junk food, caffiene ,nicotin, alcohol. Tk care.
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I am 21 years old. I have a -2 no. Of spectacle. My number is continuously increasing. I want to reduce it. Tell me dome solutions.

M.Optom, D.Opt
Optometrist, Noida
I am 21 years old. I have a -2 no. Of spectacle. My number is continuously increasing. I want to reduce it. Tell me d...
There is nothing much you can do about it. But if you work on computer or read for longer time at a stratch, use -0.50 less power then the actual power for close work only.
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I have red eyes from a very long day. I have washed my eyes with hot water but still it is red what should I do?

Fellowship In Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have red eyes from a very long day. I have washed my eyes with hot water but still it is red what should I do?
Eye redness is most often due to swollen or dilated blood vessels. This makes the surface of the eye look red. There are many causes of a red eye or eyes like infection, allergy. Foreign body in eyes. Some are medical emergencies and some are a cause for concern, but not an emergency. Others are nothing to worry about. Consult your local eye specilist to see what is the cause.
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I am mahesh 35 yrs old. To my left eye vision defect of blurredness and unclear vision exists. I already appeared for visual fields test and they suggested me ffa test to check activity. Now I am waiting to undergo ffa. Whether any possibility is there to get clear vision.

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
As per your description the doctor is suspecting some sort of retinal vascular problem for which he is doing ffa test. Nothing can be said definitely. But usually these type of problems resolve if caught in time and treated properly. All depends on final diagnosis.
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I m facing a little problem. I have red eyes for 2days. I used Olopat Od twice a day but nothing happened. What should I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I m facing a little problem. I have red eyes for 2days. I used Olopat Od twice a day but nothing happened. What shoul...
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 got an pimple in eye (in white retina) I was not paining but it hurting at the time of closing and opening my eye (I have use CIPLOX eye drops)

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, Fellowship In Phacoemusification, Senior Consultant Surgeon
Ophthalmologist, Patna
I got an pimple in eye (in white retina) I was not paining but it hurting at the time of closing and opening my eye (...
Are you talking of pinguecula , you may use Tobrasone eye drops 3-4 times + genteal eye drops 4-5 times.
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