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Dr. Nirupama R

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

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Dr. Nirupama R is a popular Ophthalmologist in Pammal, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Nirupama R at Sankara Eye Hospital in Pammal, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Nirupama R on Lybrate.com.

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Please suggest me eye or vision exercises need to be done everyday in order to make clear vision without any hamper to eyes or I want to avoid specs to see. I'm 29 years old.

BHMS
Homeopath, Thane
Please suggest me eye or vision exercises need to be done everyday in order to make clear vision without any hamper t...
Hi these exercises are yoga exercises and should be practiced under the guidance of a yoga instructor and it really helps. Those who donot know about yoga exercises for improving eyesight doesn't know its importance. They suggest for laser treatments. Eye exercises include yoga exercises which you have to do regularly. Start up with pranayam (breathing exercises) *tratak is the exercise for eyesight, this can be learned from yoga instructor or you can do as follows madhya tratak-in this you have to concentrate over any long distance stable object for 5-10 mins jyoti tratak-in this you have to keep a candle in level of your eyesight at 5 feet distance and cocentrate over the ignited flame for 5 to 10 mins.
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My right eye is continuously twitching and vibrating since last one week. I have been applying a sodium carboxymethyl eye drop but it has no effect. What should I do?

Mbbs, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
My right eye is continuously twitching and vibrating since last one week. I have been applying a sodium carboxymethyl...
One of the causes of twitching is stress, eyestrain. But yes if it persists even beyond some more days then you will need further evaluation because one of the causes is neurological. There are temporary solutions to it.
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Iam feeling itch in my eyes from a long time around 4 years can you suggest any solution to my problem.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Iam feeling itch in my eyes from a long time around 4 years can you suggest any solution to my problem.
Hi, Excessive dryness of the eyes and eyestrain can cause itching of the eyes. Use Euphrasia eye drops/ twice daily and blinking the eyelids frequently. If there is no relief, visit an Opthalmologist.
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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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Hello, I have an age of 23, I have been wearing eyeglasses for a year now I have lens of 0.25 is it gonna be ok by itself.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hello, I have an age of 23, I have been wearing eyeglasses for a year now I have lens of 0.25 is it gonna be ok by it...
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 the problem with my right eye. I see wavy lines. When consulted the opthalmologist (retina), prescribed for 3 Lucentis injection of which I have take 2 but wavy lines remain the same. Please advise.

MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Bangalore
What does OCT say? Is there an improvement? You need oct before every injection. Sometimes you may need many more injections. Retinal surgeon will decide on it.
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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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I have red eyes over 5 days. What should I do for perfect treatment of my lovely eyes.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eyes over 5 days. What should I do for perfect treatment of my lovely eyes.
Redness can be commonly due to allergy or infection, you need to visit nearby eye surgeon to check that. Also get your glass power checked
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I have double vision problem and right eye with an amblyopia .Doctor said right eye is with optic atrophy .So no solution .Is der is any treatment from which i could see with clear vision and not with double vision.

Phaco Development Program, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology, DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Mysore
There is currently no treatment for optic atrophy. If one eye has optic atrophy and you still have double vision then it is called uniocular diplopia and the problem could be in your cornea/lens or you could have increased intraocular pressure. Get your eye checked by a reputed qualified eye doctor and when you go for a checkup carry all the medicines you are currently on.
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I am having squint in eyes from childhood. Now m 16 going for operation. Just wnna know. Is there any risk?

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
I am having squint in eyes from childhood. Now m 16 going for operation. Just wnna know.
Is there any risk?
Dear l u:- strabismus surgery is performed for cosmetic improvement of eye. Surgery may take 2 steps for complete correction of squint. Under correction & over correction r risk factors I this surgery.
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Is the removal of specs at the age of 20 years is safe or not? what is the procedure of laser& how is it cost? it will be helpful or not.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gorakhpur
Is the removal of specs at the age of 20 years is safe or not? what is the procedure of laser& how is it cost? it wil...
After 18 yrs of age and if your glasses no. Is stable you can go for lasik laser surgery. Its very safe surgery. Cost of surgery will range from rs 30, 000 to 65, 000 for both eyes.
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My under eyes area have developed dark circles . I am 19 years old. What can I do to overcome this?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
My under eyes area have developed dark circles . I am 19 years old. What can I do to overcome this?
Your skin will be healthy and the face will be bright once you maintain healthy life style and disciplined habits. *. Take nutritious and timely food. *. Avoid fried foods and eat fruits, nuts, pulses, greens, milk and whole grains *. Drinking lots of water is good. Keep hydrated by drinking water and preferring juicy fruits. *. Have timely and adequate sleep. Your body will be fresh after good night sleep. *. Be relaxed and avoid tension *. Daily jogging or such exercise to ensure good blood circulation which helps nutrients reaching the skin and all parts of body. Facial massage will also promote good circulation. *. Don’t expose to hot direct sun. Wear cap, full sleeve shirt and shoes which will protect you from sun. Generally 10 AM to 4 PM is the hottest. Avoid exposure at that time. *. When you apply any cream, sun screen and the like, clean your face at the earliest, so that there will be no adverse action of the chemicals on the delicate skin of face. *For your information, many skin creams (mostly fairness cream brands) are considered harmful and banned by Central Govt, Health ministry during March, 2016. The Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL) supported the ban. Your skin ‘breaths’ through its pores which are not to be closed for long. *HOMOEOPATHIC medicines are taken internally. Hence, NO DIRECT CONTACT with your delicate and sensitive skin, thereby no problem of skin allergy *Keep hydrated by drinking water and preferring juicy fruits. Your face will look brighter.
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I have red eye started in last few years and also fever and headache so what I need to do give me some solution.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have red eye started in last few years and also fever and headache so what I need to do give me some solution.
For fever take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and Take a flow of steam (of plain water only ) over the forehead through a crescent steam inhaler, eight hourly
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What has to be done to avoid headache and is that the reason why people get specs. And how this problem of headache can be avoided.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
What has to be done to avoid headache and is that the reason why people get specs.
And how this problem of headache c...
Please do meditation, pranayam and yoga daily to avoid headache there are so many factors responsible for refractive errors in eyes.
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There is a boil like on my right eyelid. It does not pain when I touch it. Sometimes it grows in size n sometimes it reduces. I do not know what to do. Please give me a solution. Eye problems r risky.

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Vijayawada
There is a boil like on my right eyelid. It does not pain when I touch it. Sometimes it grows in size n sometimes it ...
Hi, Not all eye problems are risky, more over your problem is of eye lid. It is called STYE. You need to take treatment, consult me for treatment. Tip - You need to avoid eye strain and reduce screen time. Consult me after checking your eye refraction test.
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I have myopia sight condition, Left- 3, Right- 3.75. How to improve my eye sight?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have myopia sight condition, Left- 3, Right- 3.75. How to improve my eye sight?
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 long site but instead of spectacles there is no other alternate pls tell me.

Graduate of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (GAMS)
Ayurveda, Delhi
I am having long site but instead of spectacles there is no other alternate pls tell me.
Eye excercises will help you along with the food sources rich in vit A and also having food rich in antioxidant properties.
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My eyes are week and doc. Recommend to wear power glasses but. I am not using it regularly but. I can see little bit better then glasses. So what should I do to get off my glasses permanently And what to eat to get my eyes at normal vision.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My eyes are week and doc. Recommend to wear power glasses but. I am not using it regularly but. I can see little bit ...
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 a congenital blind sister. She takes myoz dsr because of acidity from 2011. Now she feels vomiting from last two days. I gave her ondum. Now she is good but feels pain in the stomach and stomach burn still. Kindly suggest.

PGFCP, PGDEMS, Bachelor Of Ayurvedic Medicine And Surgery
Ayurveda, Satara
I have a congenital blind sister. She takes myoz dsr because of acidity from 2011.
Now she feels vomiting from last t...
DEAR Lybrate USER. A) Take 10-10ml of ginger juice and honey before meal. B) take 30 ml of divya shwasari pravahi (PATANJALI AYURVEDA) along with 30 ml of water after meals. C) eat 5 gm of AJOVA seeds along with 5 gm of jaggery after meals D) take 30 ml of aloe vera juice and 30 ml of lukewarm water at night before sleep. Do all these things for 15 days. It gives you good result. Consult to me for further suggestions. THANKS….
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I have a weak eyesight. Can you give proper diet which I follow to increase my eyesight and also give me some exercises about it.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I have a weak eyesight. Can you give proper diet which I follow to increase my eyesight and also give me some exercis...
Hello lybrate-user. Let me enumerate the diet necessary for healthy eyes. (1) green leafy vegetables including spinach, sprouts, cabbage, beetroot. (2) fruits-blue-berries, black-berries, strawberries, raspberries, kiwi fruit, grapes, pineapple, pomegranate, grapes, guava. (3) dry-fruits: almonds, walnuts, apricots, dates. (4) cereals: oats, barley, millets. (5) green tea is very good for the eyes and the body as a whole. It would be advisable to consume 1 or 2 cups daily. Additionally, avoid addictions such as tobacco chewing, cigarette smoking, etc. Tobacco results in the production of substances known as free radicals that cause a lot of toxicity to the body. Substances rich in anti-oxidants help to neutralize the effects of these toxic free radicals. Hope mu suggestions helped you. Take care.
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