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Dr. N.Malathi

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

150 - 200 at clinic
Dr. N.Malathi Ophthalmologist, Chennai
150 - 200 at clinic
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Dr. N.Malathi is an experienced Ophthalmologist in Ambattur, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Pranav Eye Care Hospital in Ambattur, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. N.Malathi on Lybrate.com.

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I am getting my eye sight down day by day even after using glasses. Is there any natural way to fix or recover it. please suggest.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am getting my eye sight down day by day even after using glasses. Is there any natural way to fix or recover it. pl...
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 am having redness, foreign body sensation and irritation in both eyes since last 6 months. Initially, it was diagnosed as allergy/conjunctivitis. Subsequently, it was diagnosed as Trachoma due to concretions under both eyelids which were later removed surgically. However, now a new problem of involuntary blinking has started. The problem increases while driving or in sun. Is this Dystonia? How to get rid of this problem?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am having redness, foreign body sensation and irritation in both eyes since last 6 months. Initially, it was diagno...
Hello involuntary blinking of both eyes suggests blepharospasm. Most common cause of this is dry eyes. You should use lubricating eyedrop frequently. I would suggest you to consult local ophthalmologist and get proper ophthalmic check up.
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Hi. I got problem with my face fat. How to reduce fat from face how to treat under eyes fluffiness. I do regular exercise face yoga but not getting any results. Please recommend some medicine or injection for my fat face my body is lean but I have lot of fat on my face. Thank you.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Hi. I got problem with my face fat. How to reduce fat from face how to treat under eyes fluffiness. I do regular exer...
Dear lybrate-user acc to your height your weight should be 75 kgs. To reduce fat from face, try doing jogging or other cardio activity, it will help to reduce puffiness keep water soaked cotton balls on eyes. And take atleast 7 hrs of sleep daily.
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To the above symptoms wanted to add this also. I night I couldn't sleep and if I tried closing my eyes something happens which I don't know to explain at times feels like jerk .

Diploma in Anesthesia, MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
To the above symptoms wanted to add this also. I night I couldn't sleep and if I tried closing my eyes something happ...
feeling of jerk should not cause you to loose your sleep. that jerk will be due to muscle relaxation while you are falling asleep. donot think about the extra terrestrial or paranormal activity etc., these things are natural bodily reactions and relax your mind and fall asleep. all the best
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How To Maintain Good Eye Health :

M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
How To Maintain Good Eye Health :


How to maintain good eye health


1. Eat for good vision
Protecting your eyes starts with the food on your plate. Nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acids, lutein, zinc, and vitamins c and e might help ward off age-related vision problems such as macular degeneration and cataracts, studies show. Regularly eating these foods can help lead to good eye health:

Green, leafy vegetables such as spinach, kale, and collards
Salmon, tuna, and other oily fish
Eggs, nuts, beans, and other non-meat protein sources
Oranges and other citrus fruits or juices
Eating a well-balanced diet also helps you maintain a healthy weight, which makes you less likely to get obesity-related diseases such as type 2 diabetes. Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in adults.


2. Quit smoking
Smoking makes you more likely to get cataracts, optic nerve damage, and macular degeneration. If you've tried to quit smoking before and started smoking again, keep trying. The more times you try to quit smoking, the more likely you are to succeed.


3. Wear sunglasses
The right kind of sunglasses will help protect your eyes from the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays.

Too much UV exposure makes you more likely to get cataracts and macular degeneration.

Choose sunglasses that block 99% to 100% of both uva and UVB rays. Wraparound lenses help protect your eyes from the side. Polarized lenses reduce glare when driving.

Diabetic macular edema
If you wear contact lenses, some offer UV protection. It's still a good idea to wear sunglasses for more protection, though.

4. Use safety eyewear
If you work with hazardous or airborne materials on the job or at home, wear safety glasses or protective goggles every time.

Certain sports such as ice hockey, racquetball, and lacrosse can also lead to eye injury. Wear eye protection (such as helmets with protective face masks or sports goggles with polycarbonate lenses) to shield your eyes.

5. Look away from the computer screen
Staring at a computer screen for too long can cause:

Eyestrain
Blurry vision
Trouble focusing at a distance
Dry eyes
Headaches
Neck, back, and shoulder pain
Taking the following steps to protect your eyes:

Make sure your glasses or contact lens prescription is up-to-date and adequate for computer use.
Some people may need glasses to help with contrast, glare, and eyestrain when using a computer.
Position your computer so that your eyes are level with the top of the monitor. This allows you to look slightly down at the screen.
Try to avoid glare on your computer from windows and lights. Use an anti-glare screen if needed.
Choose a comfortable, supportive chair. Position it so that your feet are flat on the floor.
If your eyes are dry, blink more.
Every 20 minutes, rest your eyes by looking 20 feet away for 20 seconds. At least every 2 hours, get up and take a 15-minute break.


6. Visit your eye doctor regularly
Everyone, even young children, should get their eyes examined regularly. It helps you protect your sight and see your best.

Eye exams can also find some eye diseases, such as glaucoma, that have no symptoms. It's important to find these diseases early on when they're easier to treat.

Depending on your eye health needs, you can see either an optometrist or an ophthalmologist for an eye exam. Ophthalmologists are medical doctors who specialize in eye care. They can provide general eye care, treat eye diseases, and perform eye surgery.

Protect your eyesight when you have diabetes
A comprehensive eye exam might include:

Talking about your personal and family medical history
Taking vision tests to see if you have nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism (a curved cornea that blurs vision), or presbyopia (age-related vision changes)
Tests to see how well your eyes work together
Eye pressure and optic nerve tests to check if you have glaucoma
External and microscopic examination of your eyes before and after dilation
You might also need other tests.

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I am having problem in my eyes. My eyes are getting itch. I will be Very thankful you to give some medicine advice.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am having problem in my eyes. My eyes are getting itch. I will be Very thankful you to give some medicine advice.
This itching is due to allergy. Avoid rubbing your eyes, do cold compresses and use pataday eyedrop 2 times/day.
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I am suffering with high fever and the eyes have became red and I am feeling tired so what should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am suffering with high fever and the eyes have became red and I am feeling tired so what should I do?
1.Take paracetamol 500mg, one tablet sos upto a maximum of three tablets daily after food 2.Drink plenty of water 3.Take rest 4. If no relief do blood examination like CBC, Widal/ Typhidot test, Blood for mp and Dengue antigen(NS1) test after consulting doctor 5.Consult for further advice
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Is laser safe for our eyes. If yes. Provide me the details of best eye hospital in delhi for laser treatment. Thank you.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Is laser safe for our eyes. If yes. Provide me the details of best eye hospital in delhi for laser treatment. Thank you.
Hello 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%.
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Hello my name is vikram my problem is my eyes are always stress and I am always fear in my every day life so help me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hello my name is vikram my problem is my eyes are always stress and I am always fear in my every day life so help me.
Homoeopathic medicine ACONITE NAP 1M ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 5 drops direct on tongue today night before sleep and forget about this medicine after this. P.L.30 ( Ask homoeopathic pharmacist to prepare it 2 Drahm quantity in 30 number globules) Chew 4 tabs 3 times daily .Dont touch,take on cap . Report after 15 days
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My mother has glaucoma from 2.5 years in one eye. She has no vision left in the left eye at all but goes through extreme pain in that eye. The eye's pressure has increased to 57 which is very high, hence a diode laser is recommended to her. Is it worth doing and will it have any other side effects?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My mother has glaucoma from 2.5 years in one eye. She has no vision left in the left eye at all but goes through extr...
Hello A you may try trab with AGV to control pressure. If that fails then you may go for diode laser B. Diode is not 100%successful.
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Are there treatments for my red eye condition? When should the treatment start and how long will it last? What are the benefits of this treatment and how successful is it?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Are there treatments for my red eye condition?
When should the treatment start and how long will it last?
What are th...
Hello. . 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 doing job having high pressure at work and continuously sitting behind computer, so I am effected with back pain and neck pain, please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am doing job having high pressure at work and continuously sitting behind computer, so I am effected with back pain...
Hello. Maintain a right standing and sitting posture, keep your back always straight (even while sitting or standing), avoid carrying weight on back. Hold or carry weight divided equally in both the hands or shoulders (to avoid over straining on one particular hand or shoulder). Always select a chair with proper back support and hand-rest. (Excessive sitting or standing is to be avoided as well don’t carry much weight on shoulders). Apart from these, stress could be the major cause of pains! Exercise: Practice Shavasana or Corpse Pose as it looks like a dead body. If practiced correctly and with full efforts, can relax every body part, relaxing not only the body but also the mind: Spread the legs one to two feet apart, the toes are turned outwards, the heels facing each other, a comfortable distance apart. Bring the arms a little away from the body, palms turned upward. Relax the neck and allow it to turn to the side if it is more comfortable. Close the eyes and focus the attention on the body, breathing normally. Begin focusing each body part and relaxing it, then moving on. Keep the mind focused on relaxation, the breath should be normal. Relax the whole body. Management: -Sit straight with a back-rest or back-support. -Stretching or activities that place additional strain on the back are discouraged. -Sleeping with a pillow between the knees while lying on one side may increase comfort. -Lying on your back with a pillow under your knees would also relieves pain and no pillow under your head. -Some people seem to benefit from the use of ice or heat. Take care, do not use a heating pad on ‘high’ or place ice directly on the skin. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicines - Arnica 200 and Rhus Tox. 200 - take both of them thrice daily for 1 week. Also, apply Schwabe's Topi-Arnica and Topi MP Gel on the affected area in circular motions gently thrice a day. Get back to me thereafter.
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Hi I am subrata 18 yers age. My problem, my eyes is defect Right hand power 0.25& left power 1.25. But I am did'n chosma. Can you help now.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hi I am subrata 18 yers age. My problem, my eyes is defect Right hand power 0.25& left power 1.25. But I am did'n cho...
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 18 years so your number will not increase much 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 after age of 18 yrs.
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Sir I have a eye problem that is it becomes more blurry in between when I try to focus on things and I get headache more often, so I would like to know y this is happening.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Sir I have a eye problem that is it becomes more blurry in between when I try to focus on things and I get headache m...
It is cause of uncorrected refractory error. 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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How can I improve my vision because I got an accident and loss vision power. Help me on this sir.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
How can I improve my vision because I got an accident and loss vision power. Help me on this sir.
Hello First, share you opthalmologist's reports with me for proper diagnosis. And other details also. Medication: Take Arnica 200/ thrice daily for 1 week. Revert back with more details.
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I am a 19 yr old male and have vision problem as I am a student of computers. What should I do.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I am a 19 yr old male and have vision problem as I am a student of computers. What should I do.
It seems probably you spend a long tym on your computer and you hav developed computer vision syndrome. Go to a clinic. Get your refraction done. Orthoptics done. To find any refractive error or muscle weakness. Also try to blink your eyes properly while wrk. Use good tear substitutes. And antiglare screen for yr sysytem.
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Why patient with osteoarthritis been prescribed with aspirin; Tramadol; paracetamol and ondansetron? Patient has undergone surgery for cataract previously.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Why patient with osteoarthritis been prescribed with aspirin; Tramadol; paracetamol and ondansetron? Patient has unde...
aspirin is started to improve blood flow tramadol andparacetamol are pain killers ondensetron is anti- vomiting
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I am 23 year old and I have irritating in my eyes and became redness. What can I do? Redness occurs past two weeks.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 23 year old and I have irritating in my eyes and became redness. What can I do? Redness occurs past two weeks.
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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Some tips of protection from cataract

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
Some tips of protection from cataract
1. Additional salt should not be taken in the diet.
2. Excess sweet eatables should not be used.
3. Sugar should be taken in little quantity.
4. Hard water (which contains lime) should not be drunk.
5. Fruits juice should be drunk in large quantity.
6. Other treatment related to the eyes should be used to cure this disease.
7. The patient should not do reading and writing work in dim light.
8. The patient should not do any work which pressurizes the eyes.
9. Small and zigzag letters should not be read.
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