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Dr. Megha Balasubramaniam

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

100 at clinic
Dr. Megha Balasubramaniam Ophthalmologist, Chennai
100 at clinic
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Dr. Megha Balasubramaniam is an experienced Ophthalmologist in Triplicane, Chennai. You can visit her at Vasan Eye Care Hospital - Triplicane in Triplicane, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Megha Balasubramaniam on Lybrate.com.

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I am age of 24yrs. And I'm. Having eye problem by birth. Because my parents got close marriage.. So. I cannot see the sun rays. When I go. In sin rays my eyes start blinking.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am age of 24yrs. And I'm. Having eye problem by birth. Because my parents got close marriage.. So. I cannot see the...
Your problem is photophobia, or light sensitivity, and it is an intolerance of light. Sources such as sunlight, fluorescent light and incandescent light all can cause discomfort headaches also may accompany light sensitivity. Light-sensitive people sometimes are bothered only by bright light. In extreme cases, however, any light can be irritating. Photophobia is not an eye disease, but a symptom of many conditions such as infection or inflammation that can irritate the eyes causes 1. People with a lighter eye color may experience more light sensitivity in environments such as bright sunlight, because darker-colored eyes contain more pigment to protect against harsh lighting. 2. Certain eye problemss like corneal abrasion, uveitis and a central nervous system disorder such as meningitis can cause photophobia. 3. Light sensitivity also is associated with a detached retina, contact lens irritations, sunburn and refractive surgery. 4. Photophobia often accompanies albinism (lack of eye pigment), total color deficiency (seeing only in shades of gray), botulism, rabies, mercury poisoning, conjunctivitis, keratitis and iritis. 5. Certain rare diseases, such as the genetic disorder keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans (kfsd), are reported to cause photophobia. 6. Some medications may cause light sensitivity as a side effect, including belladonna, furosemide, quinine, tetracycline and doxycycline. Treatment 1. The best treatment for light sensitivity is to treat the underlying cause as described above. Once the triggering factor is treated, photophobia disappears in many cases. 2. If you are taking a medication that causes light sensitivity, talk to your doctor about discontinuing or replacing the drug. 3. If you're naturally sensitive to light, avoid bright sunlight and other harsh lighting sources. Wear wide-brimmed hats and sunglasses with ultraviolet (uv) protection. 4. Photochromic lenses are another solution for mild sun sensitivity. These lenses darken automatically outdoors and block 100 percent of the sun's uv rays. 5. For bright sunlight, consider polarized sunglasses. These sun lenses provide extra protection against glare-causing reflections of light from water, sand, snow, concrete roadways and other reflective surfaces. 6. In an extreme case, you may consider wearing prosthetic contact lenses that are specially colored to look like your own eyes. Prosthetic contact lenses can reduce the amount of light that enters theeye and make your eyes more comfortable.
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I was using my laptop very frequently since 15 days, I was suffering with a lot of eyes strain and headache, what should I do?

MBBS, Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprosy (DDVL)
Dermatologist, Raigarh
I was using my laptop very frequently since 15 days, I was suffering with a lot of eyes strain and headache, what sho...
Avoid thgat, and use 10 minute pause after 30 minute starting, use black goggle, make distance, daily use lacrimose drop.
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Having very much swelling and pain in my eyes what should I do control it?

MD - Pathology
General Physician,
Serum to be allergy Yeah he some anti allergic medicine and go to an eye specialist for expert opinion Avoid going out in sun, dust, pollution Don't put anything in your eyes
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I am suffering eye sight since lat ten years hope to over come this what am I doing.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I am suffering eye sight since lat ten years hope to over come this what am I doing.
Get your refraction done and wear spectacles Eat green veggies. Carrots. Strain less your eyes. Relax your eyes in between work. Blink regularily if working for long time on computer. Lower the brightness of your screen. Work under adequately illuminated conditions. If needed wear corrective spectacles. These r few things you can take care of. Otherwise as such no options available which wd increases your eyesight.
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I have so much problem in my eyes Although I have my eye glasses but I not able to work on phone or lapi for mor than an hour.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have so much problem in my eyes
Although I have my eye glasses but I not able to work on phone or lapi for mor than...
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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Mere aankho men2-3 dino se Gid zayada aa rhi hai. Jab bhi kaam karta hu tab aankho se paani aane lagta hai.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Mere aankho men2-3 dino se Gid zayada aa rhi hai.
Jab bhi kaam karta hu tab aankho se paani aane lagta hai.
Hello lybrate-user. From the symptoms and signs described by you, it seems more likely to be due to allergy of the eyes. You should KNOW YOUR EYE ALLERGY first. •There are various EYE ALLERGIES TRIGGERS: A person can be allergic to: Pollen from grasses, weeds, and trees. These are the most common kinds of eye allergies and are called SEASONAL ALLERGIC CONJUNCTIVITIS. •Dust, pet dander, and other indoor allergens. These eye allergies last year-round and are called CHRONIC (PERENNIAL) CONJUNCTIVITIS. •Makeup, perfume, or other chemicals can trigger eye allergies called CONTACT CONJUNCTIVITIS. •An allergy to contact lenses, called GIANT PAPILLARY CONJUNCTIVITIS, makes eyes sensitive and red. Just like any other allergic reaction, they are caused by a MISFIRING OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM, the body's natural defense mechanism. It releases HISTAMINE, a chemical that causes swelling and inflammation. Symptoms to Watch For •Red, irritated eyes •Itchiness •Tearing or runny eyes •Swollen eyelids •Soreness, burning, or pain •Sensitivity to light Usually you’ll also have other allergy symptoms, such as a stuffy, runny nose and sneezing. DON'T TAKE YOUR EYES FOR GRANTED! Protect your sight with these six tips: 1. Eat for Good Vision 2. Quit Smoking 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. If there is discharge along with itching, irritation, use an antibiotic eye drops (moxifloxacin eye drops) 4 times in a day for 2 weeks. 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. Take care-regards-
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My eyes itches regularly but doesn't become red. Using ikul plus drops and I am having a vision defectiveness of nearly 1.75 (r) and 1.25 (l)

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eyes itches regularly but doesn't become red. Using ikul plus drops and I am having a vision defectiveness of near...
Hello. I think you have allergic conjunctivitis. 1. Eye allergies, called allergic conjunctivitis, are a common condition that occurs when the eyes react to something that irritates them (called an allergen). 2. 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 a. Avoid or limit contact with the substance causing the problem. B. 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 medicine that can cure allergy. Only way is to stay away from all those things that you are allergic to.
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I have my eyes red and on my nasal side it looks like a reddish yellow bulge, have no irritation but I could see blood vessels around it. What should I do?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
I have my eyes red and on my nasal side it looks like a reddish yellow bulge,  have no irritation but I could see blo...
DO you have Pain/ discharge from eyes also? one eye or both eye involved? h/o any eye trauma? Red eye may be due to 1. lack of sleep 2. long travelling 3. Infection 4 Allergy 5 Excessive use of Laptop/TV/ mobile kindly follow advises given below: 1.avoid using excessive TV/ computers 2. you should wash your eyes with fresh water 2-3 times in a day 3. Maintain hygiene 4 Do Not rub your eyes with hands 5 kindly consult Eye Doctor as you are discribing about bulge soyou need Physical examination
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From last 3-4 days I have night sweat, abnormal heart beat, not able to eat or drink anything, back pain, shaking of body parts, fever, sneeze nose and red eyes. I do not get sleep. Pl advise.

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
From last 3-4 days I have night sweat, abnormal heart beat, not able to eat or drink anything, back pain, shaking of ...
Please visit a general physician especially since you r complaining of abnormal heart beat. The redness in eyes will go. Once the fever subsides. But yes. .do have a routine eye checkup done especially if you have not had one in last 2 years.
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Vision Loss in Glaucoma

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
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When I wake up early in the morning I can not see clearly my eyes give water drops what I can do.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
When I wake up early in the morning I can not see clearly my eyes give water drops what I can do.
watering of eyes can be due to many reasons and the main reasons are 1.Eye Allergy due to dust,Pollution,infection 2.Weak Eyesight 3.Continuous watching TV,Mobile,computor in dim light 4.Any eye injury 5.Lack of sleep 6.Continuous headache 7.Hypertension. So,my suggestion for you is either you give details of your eye watering reasons or visit a local doctor for an eye check up as a final examination can only be made after physical examination.
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I am 35 years old man and I have dry eyes problem its paining lot when connect with air.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I am 35 years old man and I have dry eyes problem its paining lot when connect with air.
Dryness of eyes can be because of many reasons and mostly due to age, computer usage, airconditioners, pollution, allergy and many more. One needs to find the exact cause and modify lifestyle accordingly and start medicines. You will have to visit eye surgeon who will help you with the same.
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I have eye problem, my eye sight is excellent its 6/6 both. But problem is that when I am in sunlight more then 5 min my eye started pain and its transferred from eye to head. I used black specs 😎 in the sunlight. And I face same problem in the heat.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
I have eye problem, my eye sight is excellent its 6/6 both. But problem is that when I am in sunlight more then 5 min...
Dear :- you r suffering from Allergic conjuntivitis . E/d zoline -plus 4 times a day × 7 days use photochromatic glasses for relief of conjuntivitis .
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I have eye problem sometime I can not ses from my eyes properly but after few times it becomes normal. What kind of eye problem is this?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have eye problem sometime I can not ses from my eyes properly but after few times it becomes normal. What kind of e...
Most common cause is having a spectacles power. Just get it checked with nearest eye care specialist
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Hello doctor my self Palak I am 23 year old married woman I have eye conjunctivitis problem last three days what should I do please tell me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hello doctor my self Palak I am 23 year old married woman I have eye conjunctivitis problem last three days what shou...
Homoeopathic medicine EUPHRASIA 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 2 drops direct on tongue every 2-3 hrly EUPHRASIA EYEDROPS ( SBL ) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily
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Sir/madam, need your help ,as I already take Ebast m at night, but still since last few days my eyes are itching and its getting red sometimes, and too much sneezing and nasal congestion, please tell what to do, even I took steam inhalation and got little relief but the itching of nose and eyes, nasal congestion and sneezing is still there.

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Sir/madam, need your help ,as I already take Ebast m at night, but still since last few days my eyes are itching and ...
ur symptoms are allergic which are worsened by worsening air pollution courtesy dialing and fire crackers. u need to continue with systemic anti-allergics. For eye allergies, start cold compresses. depending on severity , other 1-3 drops will have to be instilled.
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My eye version is begin to low how can I maintain my eye version kindly advised me immediately.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My eye version is begin to low how can I maintain my eye version kindly advised me immediately.
Being a homoeopath,i will advise you to undergo homoeopathic treatment as homoeopathic medicine along with exercises aand a diet plan are very effective combination for improving eyesight.consult me
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I can't concentrate on one thing for more than 5 seconds. I feel strain in between my eyes. Kind of a headache. Have been going through this since childhood. Is there a cure?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I can't concentrate on one thing for more than 5 seconds. I feel strain in between my eyes. Kind of a headache. Have ...
Hello lybrate-user, you might be having convergence weakness. You can try pencil push up test. And consult local ophthalmologist.
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I have red eyes problems since last three months I can not sit long in front of computer for work my eyes start paining and the color become reddish in color it cause headache sometimes and pain too much in eyes the water come from the eyes constantly.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eyes problems since last three months I can not sit long in front of computer for work my eyes start paini...
Instructions for computer use: take frequent breaks while you are working every 20-25 mins take break to look away from screen blink more frequently' level of screen should be below the level of eyes ac should not blow directly on your face. Also get your eyes checked for any spectacle power.
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My left eye is aching frm inside nd I am nt able to study. Smetyms it waters lso. Wen I consulted a doctor they just delayed my treatment. They checked my eye and said that my retina and nerves are good nd fine but my sight is sinking. Plss help me doc. I am having my xams ahead.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My left eye is aching frm inside nd I am nt able to study. Smetyms it waters lso. Wen I consulted a doctor they just ...
Take frequent breaks while studying and dip a handkerchief in cold water and keep it over closed eyes for 2 minutes during breaks, you will feel better. Also get your eyes checked for any spectacle number.
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