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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 feeling irritation with light. I think I have photofobia. My eyes are feeling irritation. Give some advice to cure the same.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am feeling irritation with light. I think I have photofobia. My eyes are feeling irritation. Give some advice to cu...
To cure this problem you require to know the cause of photophobia----------- 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 am feeling weird and my vision has changed and there is pain in back of the head at time for about 2-3 month. What is this?

Ophthalmologist,
There must be some problem with vision that s causing headache to you. Please get your eyes checked up once
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I had red eyes over 3 days. so, what can I do?

Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist,
I had red eyes over 3 days. so, what can I do?
Do you have itching and sticky discharge also? if no then you can use genteal eye drop 3 times a day and naphazoline eye drop 3 times a day for a week and let me know.
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My mother is having bulge spot in front of her eyes. She feels no pain, doctors advised her for fat test. She's is always active and she doesn't eat oily or fast food.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My mother is having bulge spot in front of her eyes. She feels no pain, doctors advised her for fat test. She's is al...
I think you are talking about xanthelesma which is common in people with high cholesterol. If thats the case nothing to worry just get her blood tested for lipids.
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Hi, I have redness in right eye for over 2 days with burning sensation. What should I do?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), modern diagnostics
Ayurveda,
Hi, I have redness in right eye for over 2 days with burning sensation. What should I do?
Chk whether its conjunctivitis (contageous /seasonal infection of eye which will disappear in about a weeks time) timely washing with boiled cooled water will help reduce the complications. Use coriander boiled water for eye wash which will reduce swelling/burning sensation.
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Will you please help me my eyes will become red when I went to play in sunlight or water drops are coming.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Will you please help me my eyes will become red when I went to play in sunlight or water drops are coming.
Eyes appear red because the vessels at the surface of the white portion of the eye (sclera) become swollen. Vessels may swell due to: • Eye dryness • Too much sun exposure • Dust or other particles in the eye • Allergies • Infection • Injury Homoeopathic medicine EUPHRASIA 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 2 drops direct on tongue every 2-3 hrly CINERARIA /EUPHRASIA EYEDROPS ( SBL ) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily Wear Goggles in Sunlight/Polluted areas.
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I have an eye problem. When I close it then It's falling tears continuously. Please help me how can I get rid from this?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have an eye problem. When I close it then It's falling tears continuously. Please help me how can I get rid from this?
can be commonly due to allergy or infection or dryness, you need to visit nearby eye surgeon to check that. Also get your glass power checked
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Last 4 to 5 days my friend Nabin eye color is yellow type. At present what is the best way to cure his eyes?

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Last 4 to 5 days my friend Nabin eye color is yellow type.
At present what is the best way to cure his eyes?
liv 52 1 tab tds, easily digestible food , green vegetables moong dal potato , gur, complete bed rest eat tomato, amla or lemon juice in a water, neem leaves boiled in water it will help. Welcome
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I'm 23 years old male, having eye sight problem from last 6 years, I can't see properly the small words without my specs. How I can make it good vision of my eye.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I'm 23 years old male, having eye sight problem from last 6 years, I can't see properly the small words without my sp...
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 have eye problem I got 2.00 power in glasses So suggest me exercise and food supplement for increase my eye original power.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have eye problem
I got 2.00 power in glasses
So suggest me exercise and food supplement for increase my eye origina...
Hello. There is no medication or food for improving eye sight 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 19 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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I have been working late and now my right eye is paining while I blink what should I do.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have been working late and now my right eye is paining while I blink what should I do.
There are many reasons of pain in your eyes and few important ones are 1. Lack of sleep 2. Weak eye sight, conjunctivitis, allergy due to loss of sleep 3. Overuse of eyes while studying, computers. And esp. In improper light so visit an ophthalmologist to identify the cause of your eye pain and blinking as most of the time it signifies weak eyesight. You can use following homoeopathic eyedrops for general eye pain cineraria euphrasia eye drops.
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Hi doctor I have optic nerve damage. can you please give me solution for the same.?

MS - Ophthalmology, DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Jammu
Hi doctor I have optic nerve damage. can you please give me solution for the same.?
Tell the cause of optic nerve damage. Use methyl cobalamine capsule vitrex once daily for 2 to 3 months.
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My eyes are week since my childhood , Now my left and right eye number is 8 and 10 And I want to get rid of these glasses and contact lenses.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eyes are week since my childhood ,
Now my left and right eye number is 8 and 10
And I want to get rid of these gla...
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 22 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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I am not gaining weight and have pain in eyes and suffering from fever and cough on regular basis.

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am not gaining weight and have pain in eyes and suffering from fever and cough on regular basis.
As per ur height and weight, ur BMI is 20 which shows ur weight is normal as per this height. Improve ur immunity by having healthy diet. Drink plenty of liquids. Take adequate rest at the time of acute infection. Get ur vision checked once. Hope this helps u. If required, consult with details.
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I am suffering from pain of head. When I study or watching t. V then eye pain also. Please give advise.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am suffering from pain of head. When I study or watching t. V then eye pain also. Please give advise.
hello , Use CMD2 eye drop , 2 drop in each eye twice daily. Take Ruta 30 , 3 drops twice daily. Also get your eyes tested by an eye specialist.
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I want to do laser treatment for my eyes, I want to know is that treatment useful and safe.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I want to do laser treatment for my eyes, I want to know is that treatment useful and safe.
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.
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After cataract surgery I feel that black spots moving in my eyes. What should I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
After cataract surgery I feel that black spots moving in my eyes. What should I do?
if they have come recently,, you need to visit eye specialist to check your retina.. in most cases it is not trouble some
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My sister in law has severe backache and eyes pain. It came to be 1 years. What should she do ?

M.D. (Ayurveda )
Ayurveda, Patiala
My sister in law has severe backache and eyes pain. It came to be 1 years. What should she do ?
Please take panchamruta loha guggal, 2 tabs, twice a day after meals. Take gandharvahastadi kshayam, 3 tsf in half a glass of warm water, before meals, twice a day. Do massage with murivinna oil on back up to both legs. Avoid cold eatables and cold water in your routine. Consult some good ayurveda physician for panchakarma. Continue the regime for 45 days. Good luck.
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I am using Glass since 14 years. My current POG is near - 4 & -4.5 & some Cylindrical Power also. Can I use Contact Lens? Will it be safe?

M.Optom, D.Opt
Optometrist, Noida
I am using Glass since 14 years. My current POG is near - 4 & -4.5 & some Cylindrical Power also. Can I use Contact L...
Yes you can wear contact lenses. Contact lenses are safe as long as you maintain good hygiene, take good care of your lenses and do regular follow ups with your eye doctor.
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