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Dr. Premalatha

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

250 at clinic
Dr. Premalatha Ophthalmologist, Chennai
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Dr. Premalatha is a trusted Ophthalmologist in Mogappair, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Srinivas Eye Hospital in Mogappair, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Premalatha on Lybrate.com.

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Hello doctor. My eyes color are red for a couple of weeks. I have pain in my eyes. Please doctor help me. What can I do?

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Hello doctor. My eyes color are red for a couple of weeks. I have pain in my eyes. Please doctor help me. What can I do?
Redness of the eye is one of the most prevalent problems observed. Redness of the eyes has multiple causes associated with it. To enumerate a few common causes: (1) allergy of the eye. It is usually caused by improper eye hygiene. It occurs with symptoms of pricking, itching, irritation, watering, foreign body sensation and discomfort. There is a tendency to rub the eyes with fingers, handkerchief, cloth, etc. This is not a good habit because it tends to transmit lots of virus, bacteria and dust into the eye. Allergy usually presents with symptoms of watering (clear water), redness and itching of the eye. Thus, eye hygiene remains the principal modality of treatment along with eye drops as a supplement. (2) infectious conjunctivitis: this is usually associated with white-yellowish discharge. There may occur associated pain and sensation of itching, pricking, watering and discomfort. If so, it would be a good idea to go and show to an eye specialist in person. (3) foreign body lodged in the eye. This is more commonly associated with people who drive 2 wheeler vehicles without protection. It occurs more commonly in one eye. Foreign bodies that commonly get lodged are eyelashes, insect wings, small insects, dust particles, iron particles (more common with people working in the iron industry) the solution for a foreign body lodged in the eye would be better provided by an eye specialist at the clinic because it would require immediate removal from the eye and appropriate therapy. (4) raised eye pressure: this is a condition known as glaucoma. It is not so common as the previous mentioned conditions. There is usually associated pain in the eyes. It is commonly bilateral (occurs in both eyes). There is usually a positive family history of glaucoma associated in a majority of the cases. (5) inflammation of the covering layers of the eyeball. This is known as" uveitis" it is also a relatively less common condition. There is associated pain. It would require a thorough eye checkup including the retina-thus a good idea would be to visit the eye specialist in person. (6) increased blood pressure. This has known to cause redness which is also known as sub-conjunctival hemorrhage. The redness in this case tends to be deep dark and usually occurs only in one portion of the eye. In this regard, a complete ophthalmic evaluation and a systemic evaluation is warranted. (7) injury/ trauma to the eye in any form may cause redness of the eyes. This should be taken seriously and assessed in detail by an eye specialist in person. From the symptoms described by you, it seems more likely to be a case of allergy. Maintaining the precautions and hygiene that I mentioned should probably work well for you. You could also use a lubricant eye drop along with an anti-histamine eye drop. (3-4 times daily) also, you might require a complete eye evaluation in order to rule out other causes. This would be possible only by examining your eyes in person. Hope my suggestions helped you.
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I have red eyes after a ball came and hit me on my face it is red for 3 days and no sine of recovery. What should I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eyes after a ball came and hit me on my face it is red for 3 days and no sine of recovery. What should I do?
you need to visit eye surgeon: 1. to rule out any effect on vision 2. to rule out internal injuries.
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I have red eyes over 3days. What should I do now? Is there any serious symptoms of any diseases? When should I call the doctor? Tell me some precautions and treatment.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have red eyes over 3days. What should I do now? Is there any serious symptoms of any diseases? When should I call t...
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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Have red eyes for 3 days what should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath,
Take homoeopathic remedyeuphrasia 30, and reply in 2 days, for further assistance and treatment for complete cure you can consult me privately.
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I always feel very tired and whenever I focus on object my eyes started tears. Please advise.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I always feel very tired and whenever I focus on object my eyes started tears. Please advise.
Get your refraction done and wear spectacles eat green veggies. Carrots. Strain less your eyes. Relax your eyes in between work. Blink regularly 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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I have red eyes and head pain. Please help.

MBBS
General Physician,
I have red eyes and head pain. Please help.
Hello, you may be having headache because of stress/ refractory problems/ any ENT problem kindly follow advises given below: you can take: 1. Tablet crocin (paracetamol 500 mg) one tablet after food when required for headache after food for 2-3 days (maximum 2 tablets with gap of 12 hour can be taken in a day) 2. Adequate sleep 6-8 hr in a day 3. Get check eyes for refractive error 4. We need to go for ENT evaluation to rule out sinusitis 5. Get BP checked 6. Regular physical exercise and meditation and yoga complete history of your headache for further management like duration, severity, aggravating factors/relieving/ triggering/ associated factor to reach diagnosis/relieving/ triggering/ associated factor to reach diagnosis Consult physician for further management
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I read that turmeric and other medication have an adverse affect - please advise how to ingest the medication for BP, Thyroid, heart, gout, joint pain along with vitamin tablets after taking turmeric with warm water.

FAMS, MS - Orthopaedics, Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho)
Orthopedist, Indore
I read that turmeric and other medication have an adverse affect - please advise how to ingest the medication for BP,...
Dear Juliana, Namaskar, As for as I know turmeric has no adverse effect if taken with other medicines...If you have doubts...keep an interval of 4 hr.s between turmeric and other medicines.... take care.
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I am having some problems in my eyes, it becomes red whenever expose to sun light and also a kind of layer forms on the upper eyelid, so I am requesting please give me some suggestion and medicine.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am having some problems in my eyes, it becomes red whenever expose to sun light and also a kind of layer forms on t...
Your condition is named as photophobia, or light sensitivity, and it is an intolerance of light. Sources such as sunlight, fluorescent light and incandescent light all can cause discomfort headaches also may accompany light sensitivity. Light-sensitive people sometimes are bothered only by bright light. In extreme cases, however, any light can be irritating. Photophobia is not an eye disease, but a symptom of many conditions such as infection or inflammation that can irritate the eyes. 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.. Photochromic lenses are another solution for mild sun sensitivity. These lenses darken automatically outdoors and block 100 percent of the sun's uv rays. 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.----- homoeopathic medicine cinelube eyedrops (hapdco) pour 2 drops 3 times daily.
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Is bottled water better for you than tap water? Can watching TV ruin your eyesight?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Is bottled water better for you than tap water? Can watching TV ruin your eyesight?
Hello, if tds value of tap water is within 180-250, you can use it. * avoid watching tv, all d time.
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There is itching in eyes and pain while reading or working on laptop please suggest.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
There is itching in eyes and pain while reading or working on laptop please suggest.
Hello 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 sometimes watery 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.
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Eat for Good Vision

MD - PHYSCIAN
General Physician, Delhi
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

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My wife had a cataract surgery. How long will it take for complete recovery. She still has blurred vision. Other eye operation is also to be done. Please advice.

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
It usually takes 2- 3 weeks complete resolution after surgery, but one can start there routine activities after 1- 1.5 weeks after surgery. If you have blurring, you should get it examined first to know cause (whether due to post op medicine or some other cause). Also with the latest procedures used for cataract surgery, recovery time is reduced drastically.
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In my RE I have spherical of minus. 5 of sprecal and minus 1 cylindrical and in LE. 75 of only sphericAl. How to remove spectacles naturally without surgery? Please help.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
In my RE I have spherical of minus. 5 of sprecal and minus 1 cylindrical and in LE. 75 of only sphericAl. How to remo...
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.
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I am getting pain in my eyes when I am reading books or in mobile and thwn my eyes becomes red what to do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am getting pain in my eyes when I am reading books or in mobile and thwn my eyes becomes red what to do?
Dont use mobile continuously for more than 5 minutes.There should be proper light in the area where you are using your mobile and most important dont use mobile with low battery.The bright light of the mobile screen gets more focused on our eyes and this causes dryness of the eyes and thus causing weakness of vision and eye and head pain. Homoeopathic medicine CINELUBE EYEDROPS ( HAPDCO) Pour 2 drops 3 times daily.
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Sir, I am suffering from my eye problem since last six months. When I watch television I got some problem in my eye. What should I do. Please suggest.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Sir, I am suffering from my eye problem since last six months. When I watch television I got some problem in my eye. ...
Prolonged working on laptop/TV 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 work under proper light. r. Blink a lot. Cold compresses and use good lubricating eyedrop. I would advise you to maintain good posture while working on computer. Keep your back n neck straight and in perfect alignment and also buy a chair which can support your back when you work on computer.
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I had red eyes from last two days I am so lazy and uneasy. But I will daily sleep at on time can you please tell what happened to me?

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I had red eyes from last two days I am so lazy and uneasy. But I will daily sleep at on time can you please tell what...
Red eyes has many causes you hav to see if it is associated with blurring of vision, pain, discharge and other complaints. But commonly its allergic or infective in origin ie allergic or infective conjunctivitis. Which has simple treatment protocol. But still its wise to see an ophthalmologist for a thorough slit lamp examination to rule out other differentials for acute red eye.
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I have back bone pain since from last six months. Along with joint pain I'm 21 years old What is the remedies to strengthen the eye power and eye sight.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have back bone pain since from last six months. Along with joint pain I'm 21 years old What is the remedies to stre...
Hi lybrate-user, females with joint pain are more prone to dry eyes and uveitis. You can consult local ophthalmologist for basic eye checkup.
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My head pains since a week and eyes strain. I already have specs? What should I do?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
Hello, you may be having headache because of stress/ refractory problems/ any ENT problem kindly follow advises given below: you can take: 1. Tablet Crocin (Paracetamol 500 mg) one tablet after food when required for headache after food for 2-3 days (maximum 2 tablets with gap of 12 hour can be taken in a day) 2. Adequate sleep 6-8 hr in a day 3. Get check eyes for refractive error 4. We need to go for ENT evaluation to rule out sinusitis 5. Get BP checked 6. Regular physical exercise and meditation and yoga complete history of your headache for further management like duration, severity, aggravating factors/relieving/ triggering/ associated factor to reach diagnosis/relieving/ triggering/ associated factor to reach diagnosis Consult physician for further management
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I have red eyes over 5 days and blood pressure low, I am diabetes patient so you have solutions for me.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I have red eyes over 5 days and blood pressure low, I am diabetes patient so you have solutions for me.
red eyes may be due to flu. clean eyes with cold water or can use eye drop- genty- 1 to 2 drop twice in to both eyes. drink warm water, juice,green veg. Soups,lquid diets, dalia, take protein diets, tulsi leaf in tea or warm water, geloy juice, avoid cold area,cold things .i.e. ice creams, fast/junk foods, chinese foods,spicy foods, fat meal, take bed rest , feel cold then cover body with warm cloths, avoid dust area, clean body, change cloths daily, change bed sheet daily, avoid stress.avoid non-veg.,avoid alcohol intake if smokes avoid also that. Cold sponging if get high fever. You can take tab. Tamiflu from govt. Hospitals.
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My eyes getting red after bath what is the reason behind this and what should I do for this.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My eyes getting red after bath what is the reason behind this and what should I do for this.
It is due to Eye allergy that your eyes are getting red may be due to soap,shampoo or chlorin in water.What ever is the case ,it is normal if your eyes recover after sometime and if red eye persits for longer time after bath and you feel some kind of irritation/pain in eyes thenit is a matter of concern.Just wear Goggles in sunlight and pollution.
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