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Dr. Megha Balasubramaniam

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

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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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No. 100/101, Triplicane High Road,Triplicane. Landmark: Near To Post Office, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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I have a boil like thing under the eyelid of my right eye, its at the corner and has been bothering me for about 2 month now. I tried some eye drops but its not going away or reducing in size. Please help me out.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have a boil like thing under the eyelid of my right eye, its at the corner and has been bothering me for about 2 mo...
Do hot fomentation. Dip a handkerchief in lukewarm warm and keep it over closed eye over swelling. Continue for 5 minutes for three times a day
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I hav an eye problem. Minus power. -5.5. My visibility is low. What should I do? Can I go for laser surgery? Is it helpful? Can it may create any health problem? I can not attain any central govt exam becoz of my eye problem. please suggest.

Fellowship In Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I hav an eye problem. Minus power. -5.5. My visibility is low. What should I do? Can I go for laser surgery? Is it he...
Hello dear eligibility for lasik is decided by few tests 1. Age > 18 yrs 2. Your number must be stable 3. Your doctor will perform few test like schirmer test, fundus check up, pentacam test and if all these tests are ok then only you will be eligible for lasik high number cannot cause any other health problem.
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Hi i have head problem In my right side and my eyes are painful so please give me advice.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hi i  have  head problem In my  right side and my eyes are painful  so please give me advice.
U seem to be suffering from sinusitis and we need to start with antibiotics anti inflammatory and anti allergic drugs
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Hi, I am 38 years old woman. My job is involves continuous reading and looking at computer. Since last year I am facing difficulty with my eye. I have checked and I do not have specs. But My eyes can not tolerate bright light in the office. I even can not tolerate the light coming from my laptop screen. My eyes feel tired or irritated due that light. What Can I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Hi, I am 38 years old woman. My job is involves continuous reading and looking at computer. Since last year I am faci...
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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I have -6D power in my eyes. Without spectacles nothing is clear to me. I want to recover this. But I don't want to go for a laser surgery. What should I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have -6D power in my eyes. Without spectacles nothing is clear to me. I want to recover this. But I don't want to g...
unfortunately there are no natural medications to remove spectacles permanently. you can either try contact lenses or plan for refractive lasik laser surgery
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I have headache since yesterday, my eyes are paining, it feels heavy. And throat is hurting, What should I do?

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
I have headache since yesterday, my eyes are paining, it feels heavy. And throat is hurting,
What should I do?
check your BP. Check your eye sight. take rest and proper sleep. take crocin pain relief one sos for severe headache.avoid stress. inform if not ok.
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Retinal Detachment

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Ophthalmologist, Thane
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Symptoms and treatment for Retinal Detachment

My name is Dr. Pandurang Kulkarni. I'm a Vitreoretinal Surgeon and Uveitis Specialist. I'll be talking about Retinal Detachment. A retina is a light sensitive tissue lying at the back of our eye. Light rays are focused on the retina where the impulses are produced and it is carried by an optic nerve to the brain where they are interpreted as images. Healthy and attached retina are necessary for clear vision. The middle of the eye is filled with a liquid called vitreous. It is in contact with the retina. As the age advances, the vitreous may shed and may separate from the retinal surface. Usually, the vitreous separation doesn't cause any problems but sometimes the separation can lead to the formation of breaks in the retina at one or multiple places.

Who is at a risk of developing retinal detachment? People with near sightedness, previous eye surgeries, severe eye trauma, family history of retinal detachment, retinal detachment in the fellow eye and presence of weak areas in the retina. Now, what are the symptoms of retinal detachment? A sudden increase in size or number of floatus, increase in flashes of light, drop in vision and appearance of shadow in the periphery of fluid transmission. The appearance of gray curtails like objects in the field of vision. Retinal detachment is a surgical condition. Retinal detachment is treated by pneumatic retinopathy, Sceral, Vitreo surgery or a combination of sceral and vitreous surgery. People at risk of retinal detachment should see an eye specialist regularly or at the onset of new symptoms which cause a problem in vision.

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Protect Your Eyes

Master in Psychology, MD - Ayurveda, Dems, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Protect Your Eyes

Eye exercises make your eye muscles more flexible, and bring energy and blood flow to the eyes to maintain optimal vision. Regular eye exercises combat eye strain and also improve focus as well as concentration.
•Hold a pencil at an arm’s length and focus on it. Slowly bring it closer to your nose and then move it farther from your vision until you can no longer keep it in focus. Repeat about 10 times a day.
•Roll your eyes in the clockwise direction for a few seconds, and then roll them counter-clockwise for a few seconds. Repeat four or five times, blinking your eyes in between each set.
•Try eyelid fluttering by blinking your eyes 20 to 30 times rapidly and repeatedly, without squeezing your eyes shut. Finally, close your eyes and let them rest. You can also try palming, which is described below. Do this twice daily.
•Concentrate your vision on a distant object for a while. The best way to do this without straining your eyes is to look at the moon and focus on it for three to five minutes daily.

Perform one or more of these eye exercises on a regular basis, at least for a few months, to get encouraging results.
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Hi Doctor, My right eye is blinking from yesterday till now in between. Could you please help me with that.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Kochi
Hi Doctor,
My right eye is blinking from yesterday till now in between. Could you please help me with that.
Your problem might be because of excessive eye strain, lack of sleep etc. If still persisting, contact an eye specialist.
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Several Facts You Should Know About Eye Styes!

MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy
Dermatologist, Bangalore
Several Facts You Should Know About Eye Styes!

An eye stye develops when a specific oil gland at the edge of an eyelid gets infected. A stye looks like a pimple in appearance and may occur either outside or the inside of an eyelid.

Here are several facts you should know about eye styes:

  1. Pain, redness and tenderness are the first signs: After these symptoms are observed, a small pimple develops in the affected area and swells up the eyes. In some cases, only the immediate area is affected while in other cases, the entire eye gets swollen.
  2. Styes do not cause problems with vision: Vision is not affected by eye styes much and both near vision and far vision will remain unaffected.
  3. Staphylococcal bacteria causes an eye stye: This specific bacteria is usually found in the nose which makes it easy to transfer to the eyes when you rub your nose (read more about Allergic Issues of the Nose) and then the eyes.
  4. Styes are contagious: Every human contains this bacteria in their body, which cause styes and any person of any age can develop an eye stye. Eye styes are contagious in nature and can spread from person to person. You must keep your eyes and hands very clean and must not share pillows, bed sheets or towels.
  5. Most eye styes heal on their own: Most styes heal on their own within a few days. Applying hot compress for fifteen minutes, three to four times a day, can help you get relief from an eye stye. This process, continued over a long time will cause the stye to rupture, drain and heal on its own.
  6. Do not pop an eye stye: People have the habit of popping pimples (know more about the Home Remedies to Get Rid of Pimples) with their fingers, but it is advised not to do that in case of eye styes. You must allow the stye to heal on its own.

A stye occurring inside the eyelid is called an internal hordeolum and might not rupture or heal on its own. This type of stye is serious and requires medical attention, the doctor will surgically open it up and drain it. You will be prescribed antibiotic ointments in case of recurring styes. Pre moistened eyelid cleansing pads can also be used to maintain hygiene and avoid blepharitis.

Eye stye can occur due to other eye issues: Other conditions of the eyes can also cause eye styes. The affected area undergoes frequent watering, light sensitivity gets increased and the person may feel something is stuck in their eye. An eye stye causes infection of the eyelids and affects the entire eye. Although they are not very serious and in most cases heal on their own, proper care, and precautions should be taken for eye styes. If you wish to discuss about any specific eye problem, you can consult a specilized opthamologist.

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