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Dr. Mary Shoba P

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

19 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
Dr. Mary Shoba P MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology Ophthalmologist, Chennai
19 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
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Dr. Mary Shoba P is a trusted Ophthalmologist in Madipakkam, Chennai. She has been a practicing Ophthalmologist for 19 years. She is a MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology . You can visit her at Vasan Eye Care Hospital - Madipakkam in Madipakkam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Mary Shoba P on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool - 1998
MS - Ophthalmology - S V Medical College - 2002
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All India Ophthalmological Society

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I am suffering from headache. My eye is getting painful when I saw at light and its get blinking. Pls suggest me medicine.

MS - General Surgery
Ophthalmologist, Thane
I am suffering from headache. My eye is getting painful when I saw at light and its get blinking. Pls suggest me medi...
Please note that the symptoms you have described are relevant to acute affection to the eyes with mild to moderate congestion. Please avoid travelling on two wheeler, reduce exposure to computer, laptop, mobile screen. And visit a nearby opthalmologist so that you will be prescribed with appropriate topical medications. Thanks.
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Iam getting stomach ache since from two weeks and my eyes are becoming red and vomiting are becoming I can not bare the stomach ache what should I do.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Iam getting stomach ache since from two weeks and my eyes are becoming red and vomiting are becoming I can not bare t...
For stomach pain take tablet Meftalspas-Ds with rantac and get an ultrasound abdomen done to rule out any pathology
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Hi, I am 30 years old, diabetes since 21 years recently contact eye doctor for eye checkup but doctor told cataract is there in my right eye just it is so small no need of surgery what type of diet I should take to keep it constant but my sugar level are under control. please suggest me what should and what should not eat?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hi, I am 30 years old, diabetes since 21 years recently contact eye doctor for eye checkup but doctor told cataract i...
Hi there is no way one can keep a cataract small or not allow it to grow. Over next few weeks to months it will develop and then it has to be operated. Restricted diet helps in controlling blood sugar. When blood sugar is control fasting should be closer to 100 mg and pp 150 to 160 mg and hba1c%, 7 if this is achieved, then that is good. Basically avoid sweets, deep fried food, junk foods, pastries and sweetened aerated drinks. Consume more of green leafy vegetables, salads, permitted fruits (100 g a day). Use whole grain products and whole grain flour for roti and chapati. Diet should provide exact calories based on your weight, extent of daily exercise and blood sugar levels. With regards.
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My sister has a problem of continuous tears from eyes since last 3-4 months. From last 4-5 days she also has headache. Can anyone tell about it's reason?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My sister has a problem of continuous tears from eyes since last 3-4 months. From last 4-5 days she also has headache...
Hello this could be due to allergy, infection, foreign body in eye etc. Kindly consult local ophthalmologist and get comprehensive eyecheck up done.
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I want to recover my eyesight as was before. My number is -2.75. Can you help me?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I want to recover my eyesight as was before. My number is -2.75. Can you help me?
Hello lybrate-user. Your refractive error is -2.75d. As your age is 15 yrs, so your refractive error/number will increase further till age of 18 yrs. After that age, you can get rid of glasses by lasik laser surgery. This is a minor surgery.
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I have red eyes for over 3 days. What should I do?

Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist,
I have red eyes for over 3 days. What should I do?
Acupat eye drop 3 times a day for a week and genteal eye drop 3 times a day for a week. If you hav sticky discharge then let me know.
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Respected sir, I am Adnan my eyes is very red before three day. What I m do, and also very pain in my eyes, water running is also in my eyes.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
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I am Adnan my eyes is very red before three day. What I m do, and also very pain in my eyes, water run...
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 23 years old female. I had long site problem. . I wear specs during 8 yrs. My power right and left both eyes have -5.0 power . . I dnt want to wear a glass its so irritating and also I think contact lens are so risky. I want to do laser. . If I do laser in future any problem occur or not.

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Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am 23 years old female. I had long site problem. . I wear specs during 8 yrs. My power right and left both eyes hav...
Hhello 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).
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Hi sir I have an problem with eye always pain and headache sometimes and when I study that time most come critical problem.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hi sir   I have an problem with eye always pain and headache sometimes and when I study that time most come critical ...
Homoeopathic medicine------------------- cineramycin eyedrops (hapdco) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily--------------------- report after 5 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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There is a little bit redness in my eyes. Is it normal or should I go to an eye specialist for checkup.

MBBS, Diploma in Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Ghaziabad
There is a little bit redness in my eyes. Is it normal or should I go to an eye specialist for checkup.
If redness persist more than 12 hrs. N pain, watering n foreign body sensation develop. See an ophthalmologist. Try clean n cold water wash till then.
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I have red eyes how to reduce colours and how to reduce weight n how to control kidney stones?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
I have red eyes how to reduce colours and how to reduce weight n how to control kidney stones?
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 often red? Is this energy problem or something else? Can you suggest what should I done.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
My eyes often red? Is this energy problem or something else?
Can you suggest what should I done.
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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Hello doctor, I am using too much mobile for my work. For Every work I have to use my mobile due to this I feel like dark in front of my eyes sometimes. I am using 8 to 10 hrs daily on mobile, sometimes continuously 6 to 7 hrs. What should I do to avoid this problem. I can't leave my mobile to as it is important for my job.

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Homeopath, Faridabad
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I am using too much mobile for my work. For Every work I have to use my mobile due to this I feel like ...
Hi, exposure to bright light or straining to see in dim light can also cause eye fatigue. One of the most common causes of eye fatigue is staring for long periods at digital devices such as: computer screens smartphones video games during sleep, the eyes are replenished with essential nutrients. Lack of sleep may result in persistent eye irritation. Prevention of eye fatigue usually eye fatigue can be prevented or reduced by making simple changes in your work habits or environment. Make changes to your work environment, such as: change lighting to reduce glare and harsh reflections. Make changes to your work habits, such as: try the 20-20-20 rule. Every 20 minutes, look away about 20 feet in front of you for 20 seconds. Blink frequently to avoid dryness in eyes. Take regular breaks from computer work. Management: give sufficient rest to your eyes with proper sleep. Keep yourself hydrated with intake of 10-12 glasses of water in a day. Eat healthy especially vitamin a rich food (green vegetables, carrots, yellow fruits and vegetables) and avoid junk food. Hold tap water in your flexed palm, dip your one eye closer to the water level, shut and open your eyelids often. Do the same with your other eye. Repeat this whole process 1-2 times more in a day. Give your eyes proper rest. Can keep slices of cucumber or potato or used tea bags over the closed eyes for sometime. Medication: instill 2 drops of euphrasia eye drops in each eye twice daily. 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. -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. A -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.
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I have eye sight of 6+ for both eyes, I want to use traditional lens .and can I take laser after the use of lens .(traditional= for 1 day, for functions etc)

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have eye sight of 6+ for both eyes, I want to use traditional lens .and can I take laser after the use of lens .(tr...
Hello I am sorry but I think for this high hyperopia (+6D, laser will not be possible. You can use glasses or contact lenses.
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Humidity is making it difficult to wear spectacles . It's causing soreness where the specs touch the skin between eyes and ears. Any remedy available.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Please clean those points with water repeatedly apply derma o2 cream please clean your spex also regularly.
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Hello, I am a 21 years old boy I am facing eye related problems. I am an architecture student so most of the times I sit in front of laptop mobile phones screens and makes detail drawing sheets due to which my eyes are getting little and weaker and face difficult in seeing nearby objects around 25 cms also I tried many eye exercises but not finding any changes please suggest some remedies.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hello, I am a 21 years old boy I am facing eye related problems. I am an architecture student so most of the times I ...
Hello 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 sometimes watery 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
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How to Keep Your Eyes Healthy As You Age?

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology, Diploma in Ophthalmology , Fellowship in Cornea and Anterior Segment
Ophthalmologist, Ahmedabad
How to Keep Your Eyes Healthy As You Age?

If health is lost, everything is lost and your eyes are one of the most essential parts of your health. Good eyesight is the key to a happy life. But in order to maintain good eyesight, it is important to keep a few things in mind. However, aging causes several disorders related to eyes.

Here’s what you should do to continue life till the fullest with healthy eyes even in your sixties:

  1. Check your diet: For healthy eyes, you should take care of your diet first. Include foods rich in vitamins A and C, such as green leafy vegetables and fish in your diet. Omega-3 fatty acids are also necessary for good vision as they improve the health of Macula, which is responsible for central vision. Alcohol and unsaturated fats are harmful for the macula. High-fat levels in the body obstruct proper flow of blood through arteries. Thus, eyes also suffer due to low oxygen supply.

  2. Quit smoking at the earliest: Smoking poses great threat to your eyes. It increases the level of oxidative stress. This is harmful for the eyes.

  3. Exercise: Regular exercise improves the blood circulation in our body. Thus, sufficient blood reaches the eyes which further aids sufficient supply of oxygen.

  4. Use sunglasses: Protect your eyes from ultraviolet rays. Wear sunglasses when you are travelling outdoors as UV rays are extremely harmful for the eyes.

  5. Don’t overstrain your eyes: Avoid sitting in front of the television and computer for too long. Keep the computer below the eye level. Keep the screen at a distance. Remember to blink frequently and keep the colour format not too bright or saturated.

  6. Rinse your eyes: Wash and rinse your eyes regularly with cold water to get rid of dust particles.

  7. Be alert: In case of any injury related to the eye, seek immediate medical help. Don’t ignore the injury.

  8. Visit your doctor: It is important to get your eyes checked by a professional at least once in every two years. The doctor should watch and examine your pupil by dilating it. He must assess the fact that whether you are vulnerable to any eye disease or not and take necessary steps.

  9. Check your spectacles or lenses: It is important that you keep the spectacles or lenses up to date. Visit your doctor to check the power of your lens. Keep a tab on the changing power.

  10. Rubbing your eyes: Avoid rubbing your eyes if any particle gets into it. You should rather splash water to keep it intact. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a ophthalmologist and ask a free question.

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I have fever and vomiting some days. And now headache also urine is also yellow and my eyes are also yellow now what can I do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
I have fever and vomiting some days. And now headache also urine is also yellow and my eyes are also yellow now what ...
Hello Manan Take medicines named Arsenic alb 30 & veratrum alb 30 Both medc together 3-3 pills every 3 hourly. Continue till ur vomiting & fever goes away. Any queries pls ask Thanks
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I have issue with my eye from last ten days itching and pain both are happening. What should I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have issue with my eye from last ten days itching and pain both are happening. What should I do?
Itching and pain 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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Sir I have a problem of vision in direct sunlight so please suggest me which kind of sunglasses should I use or what should I consider while buying a pair of sunglasses.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Sir I have a problem of vision in direct sunlight so please suggest me which kind of sunglasses should I use or what ...
wear a good polarised glasses.. you can ask for polarisation tester .. its available at the place where you would be buying to confirm that its genuine
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