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Dr. Padmapriya

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

Dr. Padmapriya Ophthalmologist, Chennai
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Dr. Padmapriya is one of the best Ophthalmologists in Cantonment, Chennai. You can visit him/her at St Thomas Hospital in Cantonment, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Padmapriya on Lybrate.com.

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I have yellow eyes for two days what should I do please reply immediately I am very sad please help.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have yellow eyes for two days what should I do please reply immediately I am very sad please help.
Hello, Diseases of the liver, including hepatitis and cirrhosis, can turn the scleras yellow. So, get your Liver Function test done to rule out these. Get back to me with the reports.
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As I am b. Tech student of computer science from mnit jaipur. I have to work a lot on computer but from last week I have pain in my eyes. What I can do to avoid this.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
As I am b. Tech student of computer science from mnit jaipur. I have to work a lot on computer but from last week I h...
Hi. Get your eyes tested. Usually eye fatigue can be prevented or reduced by making simple changes in your work habits or environment. Make changes to your computer screen, such as: Place the screen 20-26 inches away from your eyes and a little below eye level. Regularly clean off dust and fingerprints from the screen. Smudges on the screen can reduce contrast and increase problems with glare and reflections. Choose screens that tilt and swivel. Consider using a glare filter over your screen. Make changes to your work environment, such as: Change lighting to reduce glare and harsh reflections. Use an adjustable chair. Place a document holder next to your computer screen. Can wear anti-glare spectacles during using computer. Make changes to your work habits, such as: Try the 20-20-20 rule. Every 20 minutes, look away about 20 feet in front of you for 20 seconds. Post a note that says "Blink" on the computer as a reminder. Take regular breaks from computer work. Take care of your eyes with these steps: Apply a washcloth soaked in warm water to tired, dry eyes (with eyes closed). Use artificial tears to refresh your eyes when they feel dry. To help prevent dry eyes while working indoors, use an air cleaner to filter dust and a humidifier to add moisture to the air. Medication: Instill 2 drops of Euphrasia eye drops twice daily.
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All You Need to Know about CATARACT Surgery

MD in Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
All You Need to Know about CATARACT Surgery

All You Need to Know about Cataract Surgery

A cataract is defined as a clouding of lens in the eye where your vision gets blurred. A cataract affects the eyes, when light that passes through the lens prevents a clearly formed image from reaching your retina. The disease is very common and usually develops as your eyes age or due to any injury caused to the tissues that cover your eye's lens.

Types of cataracts:

Senile Cataract: This is the commonest of all. It is age-related clouding of the lens. It can affect the near or distance vision and can also cause glare and change in glasses power.

Secondary Cataract: It can be developed after surgery for other eye problems like glaucoma and other health conditions such as diabetes.

Traumatic Cataract: It can develop many years later after an injury caused to your eye.

Congenital Cataract: As the term explains, the disease may be inborn or some children might develop it at a later stage which often affects both eyes. 

Radiation Cataract: It can form after you are exposed to some form of radiation.

A cataract surgery involves the extraction or cleaning of the cloudy lens, which is then replaced by a clear artificial lens.

Why does it happen? 

There are lens that lies behind our iris and pupil which act much like a camera lens. It helps concentrate light onto the retina at the back of our eye to form a sharply defined image. Besides, the lens also helps our eyes to adjust focus and allows us to see things clearly both far away and up close. The lens is composed of protein and water where the protein is arranged in a manner to keep the lens clear thereby letting light pass through it. 

However, as we grow old, some of the protein starts to become thick and cloud a small lens area. This is known as a cataract. With the passage of time, it may inflate and cover more of the lens, making it difficult for us to see.

Besides, there are other causes of cataract such as smoking, addiction of alcohol, prolonged sunlight exposure, to name a few. 

When should you opt for a cataract surgery?

Believe it or not, but till date no eye drop or medication has proven to reverse or prevent the formation of a cataract. If a cataract is affecting your nearsightedness or alteration in your prescription, then new prescription eyeglasses may help to better your blurred vision. However, the only treatment for a cataract is the surgical removal of your natural lens. And, most eye doctors recommend this surgery only when the problem becomes severe and starts hampering your day-to-day activities, such as studying or driving at night.

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I am suffering from headache, when I am seeing any pictures, movies etc, my head was too pain that time, even when I think something the headache is came as usually. Please give me suggestions to this problem.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am suffering from headache, when I am seeing any pictures, movies etc, my head was too pain that time, even when I ...
Hi take pranacharya no tens capsule 1_1 twice a day. 1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep. Take shirshooladi vajra ras twice a day with honey. Avoid tea and coffee.
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I have yellow eyes what are the symptoms of jaundice and what are the precautions?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have yellow eyes what are the symptoms of jaundice and what are the precautions?
Vomitting with loss of appetite with yellow colored urine are few symptoms of jaundice and take complete bed rest with liquid diet.
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I am suffering from red eye, cold and headache in every 2-5 day and feels very tired why it us happening like this and I can't focus on any things.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am suffering from red eye, cold and headache in every 2-5 day and feels very tired why it us happening like this an...
Do you have nasal blockade or facial pain also recurrent sneezing/cold stress+/- adequate sleep 6-8 hr in a day get check eyes for refractive error we need to go for ent evaluation to rule out sinusitis consult me for further management.
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I am a 20 year old male. I started wearing spectacles around 3 years ago. Since the past 1-2 months, whenever I use mobile without specs in bed, water pops out of my eyes. Any solutions? Thanks.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am a 20 year old male. I started wearing spectacles around 3 years ago. Since the past 1-2 months, whenever I use m...
Prolonged working on laptop 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 headaches, blurred vision, neck pain, redness in the eyes, fatigue, eye strain, dry eyes, irritated eyes. These symptoms can be further aggravated by improper lighting conditions. Measure sto reduce this include the computer screen should be 15 to 20 degrees below eye level, work under proper light. Use antiglare glasses while working on computer. Blink a lot. Cold compresses and use good lubricating eyedrop.
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I am suffering from daily headache. I think my eye power has raised. I have eye power on my both eyes. What should I do to reduce eye power.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am suffering from daily headache. I think my eye power has raised. I have eye power on my both eyes. What should I ...
For this you need to check for eyes for change in refraction It may be due to stress This problem can be solved by Meditation you can go for regular Physical exercise Consult good Eye specialist for further management
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My spectacles number continuously increasing. What should I do for improving it. I have used most of methods.

MS - Ophthalmology, Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS)
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
My spectacles number continuously increasing. What should I do for improving it. I have used most of methods.
most probably will stabilise in one year or so, usually stabilises after 18 years of age, till then get urself checked on a 6 monthly basis. Also please get your retina checked up. Once number stable you can get lasik done for removal of glasses if you want.
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Hi. My name is ismu. My question is. How to take care of my eyes. I am using computer more than 12 hours. Getting pain in my eyes. I am not interested to wear lenses. expecting useful answer. Thank you.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hi. My name is ismu. My question is. How to take care of my eyes. I am using computer more than 12 hours. Getting pai...
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 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 you may use itone eyedrop also.
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I am 18 years old my both eye power is -2.0. Sir/madam how to improve eye vision and remove permanently permanently without operation.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am 18 years old my both eye power is -2.0. Sir/madam how to improve eye vision and remove permanently permanently w...
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.
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Is there any way to reduce power of specs I am wearing or get rid of it. I.E natural method.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Is there any way to reduce power of specs I am wearing or get rid of it. I.E natural method.
Hello. There is no medication or food for improving eye sight or to get rid of glasses. Get your vision tested and wear glasses. If not interested in glasses then you can try a. Contact lens as your age is now 18 years so your number will increase little 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 after age of 18 yrs.
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When I am seeing system monitor I am getting water drops in my eyes what's the problem it only sometimes.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
When I am seeing system monitor I am getting water drops in my eyes what's the problem it only sometimes.
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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Hi Doctor, Actually I'm a Computer Engineer, so when I sitting in front of my laptop, I'm facing certain in my eyes. What should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hi Doctor, Actually I'm a Computer Engineer, so when I sitting in front of my laptop, I'm facing certain in my eyes. ...
Eye strain, or asthenopia, is when the eyes get tired from excessive or intense use. It can be annoying, but it tends to disappear with rest. Although it’s not often a serious condition, eye strain could be a symptom of an underlying problem. Eye strain is known to cause fatigue, difficulty concentrating, and headaches Eye strain may lead to other problems, such as: • Headaches • Difficulty Concentrating • Irritability • Burning Sensation • Watery Eyes • Dry Eyes • Photophobia • Eye Pain 1. The first thing you can do is change your environment and work habits. By doing this you can relieve the pain without spending money on treatment. If you work on the computer, try taking more eye breaks by looking down the hall or out the window, or by closing your eyes for thirty seconds. You should get your eyes checked at least once a year, especially as you grow older. Routine eye exams give you the opportunity to discuss with your Eye Specialist any issues you may be having, and they may enable you to catch any problems in their early stages. Age Frequency 0 to 6 months Minimum of once a year 6 months to 18 years Every 2 – 4 years 19 to 39 years Every 3 – 5 years 40 to 64 years Every 2 – 4 years 65 and older Every 1 – 2 years If you spend a lot of time sitting in front of a computer or reading, you may need prescription glasses solely for those activities. If you work on a computer, taking eye breaks for five minutes every hour can lessen the strain on your eyes. Simply closing your eyes for a few moments can also do wonders. Try standing up, moving around, or taking a short walk to help regain concentration.Regular eye exercises that involve focusing on different distances can help prevent future straining. Blink often. Blinking refreshes and replenishes your eyes naturally.If you are having trouble with blinking due to the dryness of your eyes, try using Homoeopathic CINELUBE EYEDROPS ( HAPDCO) 3 times daily.
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My father is 76 years old and not very mobile. His left eye (white part) is completely red. He had skin Rosacea on his face skin prior to this. He was earlier given an antibiotic prescription for this but his skin is clear now. Only the eyelid is swollen and eye is red. How can I treat him?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My father is 76 years old and not very mobile. His left eye (white part) is completely red. He had skin Rosacea on hi...
Hello this could be due to meibomitis Try A. Warm compresses followed by lid massage followed by antibiotic ointment locally over lid margins This will help hom
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I m 17year old male I have spectacle I use from 10year my no is -6 of both the eye and cylinder also is their any way to decrease my no or should I wear contact lens.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I m 17year old male I have spectacle I use from 10year my no is -6 of both the eye and cylinder also is their any way...
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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My eyesight is week. I am unable to see the letters in 8 meter gap. Give solution.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My eyesight is week. I am unable to see the letters in 8 meter gap. Give solution.
Most common cause is having a spectacles power. Just get it checked with nearest eye care specialist
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There is whitening thing on my eyelids. And which makes very hard eyes to open. So could you please help me out.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
There is whitening thing on my eyelids. And which makes very hard eyes to open. So could you please help me out.
Hello this is due to dry eyes 1. Blink a lot 2. Cold compresses 3. Use lubricating eyedrop like flogel 4 timesdaily that white thing is dandruff. Clean your eye lashes with johnson baby shampoo.
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I have red eyes and some pain. what should I do for it? Suggest me a good medicines, and also an infection ringworm.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have red eyes and some pain. what should I do for it? Suggest me a good medicines, and also an infection ringworm.
Hello, take schwabe's euphrasia 200/ thrice a day and put euphrasia eye drops 2 drops thrice a day for 4 days. Revert back.
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