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Ophthalmologist, Chennai

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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
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Dr. R.Vijayakumar is a renowned Ophthalmologist in Tondiarpet, Chennai. You can consult Dr. R.Vijayakumar at M.N. Eye Hospital in Tondiarpet, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. R.Vijayakumar on Lybrate.com.

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Symptoms and treatment of dry eyes I work on computer all day nw my eyes get red n dry please tell any nice eye drop.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Symptoms and treatment of dry eyes I work on computer all day nw my eyes get red n dry please tell any nice eye drop.
Instructions for computer use: 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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Hi. I am doing job. During working on computer. My eyes pain start daily. I have already checked my eye sight. That's fine. Please suggest me how can I prevent my eyes pain and moreover, because of eyes pain. Dark circle also showing. please suggest something for this problem.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hi. I am doing job. During working on computer. My eyes pain start daily. I have already checked my eye sight. That's...
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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Why Regular Eye Checkups Are Important

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology, Diploma in Ophthalmology , Fellowship in Cornea and Anterior Segment
Ophthalmologist, Ahmedabad
Why Regular Eye Checkups Are Important

Problems related to the eyes and vision have a very gradual onset. The only way to be certain of the condition of your eyes is with a comprehensive eye examination. An eye exam can tell you if something is wrong before you begin to feel any pain or experience redness, strain etc and can thus help you treat the problem in its earliest stages.

One of the most common reasons to schedule an eye examination is vision difficulty. Along with refractive errors such as near sightedness and far sightedness, here are a few other conditions that can be diagnosed through an eye exam.

1. Amblyopia

This is condition where the eyes are misaligned or where one eye has a significantly higher refractive error than the other. Left untreated, this can result in permanent vision loss in the affected eye and worsen the refractive error in the other eye as well. 


2. Strabismus
This condition is also known as crossed eyes. In such a case, both eyes look in different direction and do not focus on the same thing. It is caused by poor muscle control over the eyes and can lead to problems focusing on something and with the perception of depth and distance. 


3. Eye diseases
Most diseases of the eye such as glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy have negligible symptoms in their early stages. The only way to correctly diagnose these is by taking a look at the inside of the eye which can be done only by a complete eye exam. 
If you see floaters in your line of vision or flashes of light, scheduling an eye exam is essential. This can help diagnose problems such as retinal detachment or tears in the retina. 


4. Other diseases
The eyes are commonly affected by health conditions such a high blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes etc. In some cases, a detailed eye checkup can diagnose these problems even before you know you are suffering from them. 


5. Age related conditions
With age, the muscles of the eye deteriorate as well. In many cases, this leads to difficulty reading and night blindness. Cataracts are also common eye problems that affect many elderly people. If diagnosed early enough most of these conditions can be treated but if left unattended they may lead to vision loss. 
An eye exam should be scheduled once every alternate year. This is especially in the case of people over the age of 40 and in children up to the age of 18. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Ophthalmologist.

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Sir my eyes watering every time. And there is always dust in eyes if I remove it also. After removing dust it comes again. My vision sight is ok but I am facing the above problems. I have used some anti allergic eye drops also but don't given any result. Which medicine should I use to cure this. I am facing this problem from many years.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Sir my eyes watering every time. And there is always dust in eyes if I remove it also. After removing dust it comes a...
Continuously reading small print without proper light should be avoided. Smart phone may cause strain. Don't expose your eyes to extreme sunny weather of cold windy weather. Don't be closer to people with eye infections as you may contact the infection. Get your eyes tested for any vision problem. Homoeopathy has effective treatment for your problem without adverse effects. Take belldonna 200 ---once daily in the morning for 5 days.
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I am 46 year old male, I have underactive thyroid problem what can I do? it has affected my eyesight, my gums, my weight has increased, and digestive system is not working well.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Kindly mention your thyroid profile and ongoing treatment and revert back to me for further assistance.
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I am 34 years old male, I am suffering from Thyroid from 1.5 years (TSH Low and T3 high) now I got swelling under eyes & some bags also. Do I need to worry about this.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I am 34 years old male, I am suffering from Thyroid from 1.5 years (TSH Low and T3 high) now I got swelling under eye...
Well this is a common occurrence in patients with thyroid. Regular eye checkup is mandatory. Also one has to understand that smoking in particularly can worsen the eye problems. Also keep your thyroid levels under check.
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I am 49 yr old, I am suffering from eye problem. My right rye tear duct got choke due to conjutivitus. Tears are draining out countinuously and eye remains wet whole time. Please suggest me the right solution. Eye specialist suggest for surgery.

MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist,
I am 49 yr old, I am suffering from eye problem. My right rye tear duct got choke due to conjutivitus. Tears are drai...
You can do washing of tear duct with your eye doctor and followed up with oral tablets and eye drops to remove infection.for further help you may contact me privately.
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I have got -3.75 power in both eyes, my cornea is very thin . My doc said that laser is not possible because of thin cornea . Will I ever get rid off spectacles ?

MBBS, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
Hi, Of Course you have other options. An ICL (implantable contact lens) is among the best alternative for those who are not suitable for LASIK/Lasers. The results are unbelievably outstanding. ICL is reversible, unlike Laser/LASIK which is not reversible. But cost of ICL is higher andrisk of complications is slightly more than with /Laser.
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My eyes power are becoming less day by day. I am suffering from high myopia and my glass power is -7.50 D (left eye) and -6.50 D (right eye)? Will I become blind one day?

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
My eyes power are becoming less day by day. I am suffering from high myopia and my glass power is -7.50 D (left eye) ...
Hello lybrate-user. You will definitely not go blind. The power of the eyes is dependent on certain genetic and hereditary criteria. The length of the eyeball determines the power of the eyes. The longer the eyeball, the higher the minus number of the eyes. The growth of the eyeball will occur according to multiple factors such as age, heredity, genetics, etc. Thus, it will surely progress to the power it is genetically programmed to. This does not mean that you will become blind. I have a few suggestions for you: (1) get your eyesight checked every 3 months. (2) get your retina evaluated every 6 months. This should be done by a retina specialist. (3) eat a healthy antioxidant rich diet. Let me enumerate the diet necessary for healthy eyes. (a) green leafy vegetables including spinach, sprouts, cabbage, beetroot. (b) fruits-blue-berries, black-berries, strawberries, raspberries, kiwi fruit, grapes, pineapple, pomegranate, grapes, guava. (c) dry-fruits: almonds, walnuts, apricots, dates. (d) cereals: oats, barley, millets. (e) drink a cup of green tea daily. (f) drink a glass of milk daily. (4) avoid excessive/ heavy weight lifting. This could be harmful for the eyes. (5) avoid tobacco consumption in any form such as chewing/ smoking/etc. Let me know if you require further assistance. Take care-regards.
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Sometimes I feel hazy in vision. For what reason this happened and please suggests.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Sometimes I feel hazy in vision. For what reason this happened and please suggests.
Hello there are many causes for hazy vision. Most common being refractive error kindly consult local ophthalmologist and get eye check up done.
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