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Dr. Radhaka Subramanian

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

Dr. Radhaka Subramanian Ophthalmologist, Chennai
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Radhaka Subramanian is an experienced Ophthalmologist in Mandaveli, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Radhaka Subramanian personally at R.S.Eye Clinic. in Mandaveli, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Radhaka Subramanian on Lybrate.com.

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Causes of Red Eye

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Jaipur
Causes of Red Eye

While red bloodshot eyes may look worrisome at first sight, it is not a cause of concern all the time. There are benign, short-lasting bouts that will disappear on their own to serious medical reasons that could require intervention.

Listed below are some common causes and ways to manage red eyes.

  1. Conjunctivitis: The most common cause of red or pink eye is a conjunctivitis infection of the membrane covering the sclera. The blood vessels are irritated and give the eye a red hue. This is contagious and very common in children, needs to be treated with antibiotic drops based on the cause.
  2. Allergy: Be it pollen, dust, dander, or some other chemicals, eyes could be sensitive to it and get inflamed and take on a red color. This can be treated with a combination of prevention by avoiding exposure to the allergen (which causes the allergy) and some antihistamine drops if required.
  3. Contact lenses: Extended or improper use of contact lenses is the main reason for red eyes in contact lens users. There is reduced lubrication, increased accumulation of dust and microbes if the lens is not removed at frequent intervals. Removal of the lens and visits to the doctor are important things for managing it.
  4. Computer Vision Syndrome: With people spending a large amount of time staring at computer screens, tablets and phone screens, the dryness in the eyes increase, thereby, leading to red eyes. The reduced blinking when working on computers also affects the condition. It is therefore very important to take conscious breaks to stare away from the monitors and use special glasses if required. In some cases, eye drops may also be required.
  5. Occupational Hazard: For people working outdoors, conditions such as dust, heat, smoke, and dry air increase the chances of red eyes. Reducing exposure as much as possible and use of protective eyewear is extremely essential.
  6. Dry Eye Syndrome: The tear glands are a constant source of lubrication for the eyes and also cleanse the eyes from the minute dust particles and other irritants. For various reasons, the tears produced may not be sufficient and can lead to red eyes. Artificial tear substitute could be used for managing this.

Some benign reasons like swimming, smoking, lack of sleep, pregnancy, common cold also produce bloodshot eyes. On the other hand, corneal ulcer, uveitis, ocular herpes, glaucoma, and other medical conditions could also lead to red eyes.

If it persists for more than 2 days, is painful, and is associated with discharge or sensitivity to light, it is important to seek medical help, especially if associated with injury or trauma.

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What to do to increase eyes sight?

M S
Ophthalmologist,
What to do to increase eyes sight?
Good nutritious diet consisting of green vegetables and fruits, specially papita, guava and dry fruits like badam are very important. Carrot juice in winter is excellent. Tomato juice too is very good.
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I can not sit before computer more than 4 hours now a day. I feel very discomfort for ling hours in front of computer. My eyes and my heads get choked. It is hampering my profession. Kindly suggest.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
I can not sit before computer more than 4 hours now a day. I feel very discomfort for ling hours in front of computer...
Please follow the tips below to feel better: Wear anti-glare spectacles while using a computer. Practice the 20/20/20 exercise. Every 20 minutes, focus/look at an object that's at least 20 feet away, for 20 seconds. Blink often when you are watching TV or working on your computer. Decrease the brightness level of your computer’s/mobile phone’s screen .Don't decrease it so much that you have trouble seeing. Minimize watching television. Use UV protection sun glasses when out in the sun. You can also use artificial tear eye drops (E.g. Refresh) every 2- 3 hours to keep the eyes moist. Make sure you get at least 7 hours of sleep every night.
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I have red eyes from a vry long time & I wear contact lens.

FICO, Specialist in Cataract,Cornea and refractive surgeries , MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist,
Dont wear contact lens at present. Redness in contact lens wearer can be because of various causing like dry eyes, papillary conjunctivitis or infection. Kindly consult ophthalmologist and stop wearing it at present.
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Hey doc :) I have an long site problem when I was 15. So I didn't used any specs yet. So if I not did anything means my eye power will get less or what. How to increase my eye power .except eating carrots?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hey doc :)
I have an long site problem when I was 15. So I didn't used any specs yet. So if I not did anything means ...
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 21 years so your number will not increase 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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Any treatment for RP eye and household remedies any special diet or medicine for it helpful tips.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Any treatment for RP eye and household remedies any special diet or medicine for it helpful tips.
currently treatment of RP is under research.. so there is no as such proven diet or medicine. routine eye checkup is must sometimes there are addtional problem with RP which can be treatable so regular checkup is must
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Revive your eyes with these techniques

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition, DNHE, P.G. Diploma in Panchkarma, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Hapur
Revive your eyes with these techniques
Tired eyes

Your eyes are your gateway to the world. If they are tired, you may not be able to enjoy the many beautiful things around. It may affect your mood as well as your performance at work. Here are some amazing techniques to revive those tired eyes.

1. Ample sleep

Best way to allow your eyes to revive is to regularly get ample sleep for around 7 hours daily. Without proper sleep your eyes will feel tired and stressed. Allow your eyes to rest with regular uninterrupted sleep. Also make sure you wash your eyes before you sleep.

2. Chilled tea bags

Love sipping cups of your favorite tea? don't throw away those used tea bags. Tea is rich in tannins and antioxidants, which have the ability to rejuvenate the eyes once the tea bags are put in the freezer for 4-5 minutes andt then placed on the eyes till their coolness wears.

3. Cold cucumber slices

Cut slices of cucumber, large enough to cover your eyes and place them in refrigerator for some time. Once the slices are cool, place them on your eyes for quick relief. It's an easy and handy remedies for your eyes.

4. Eye bath

Take clean water or a medical eye wash in a bowl. Place the bowl in front of you and slowing try to dip your eyes in the liquid with them being open. It will give your eyes a quick bath, removing dirt and pollutants off your eyes, thus allowing your eyes a perfect environment to recover.

5. Cucumber soaked eye pads

Cucumber soaked eye pads are easy to use and very effective in providing tired eyes the much-needed relief. You can place the pads on your eyes overnight for even better results. It will also reduce the swelling around the eyes.

6. Potato juice

Potatoes can be very effective in curing dark circles and providing quick relief to tired and puffy eyes. Extract juice out of a potato and cool it for a few minutes in the refrigerator. Once cold, apply the juice around your eyes with the help of a cotton swab.

7. Massage

Massage the area around the eyes to improve blood circulation and improve the lymphatic drainage to relieve puffiness around the eyes. Gently massage around your eyes, making gentle circles with your index finger for quick relief.

8. Eye drops

Use an eye drop prescribed by your ophthalmologist to soothe itchy and tired eyes. Do not, however, use an eye drop that has been kept open for long as using one can lead to infections.


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Doctor told that dust allergy and he gave me some medicine flumace, carboxymethylcellulose,fluorometholone eye ointment (flurisone) but I put the medicine till one hour I have relief after my eyes will burn and itching start what is the reason.

MS - General Surgery
Ophthalmologist, Thane
Doctor told that dust allergy and he gave me some medicine flumace, carboxymethylcellulose,fluorometholone eye ointme...
Please note that you will have to continue with the medicated eye drops. Also kindly to revisit your opthalmologist for any oral medications which may be suggested for relief of allergic symptoms. Thanks
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I have problem I'm my eyes so kindly eyes in red n just irritate it with some illigation.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have problem I'm my eyes so kindly eyes in red n just irritate it with some illigation.
Eyes appear red because the vessels at the surface of the white portion of the eye (sclera) become swollen. Vessels may swell due to: • Eye dryness • Too much sun exposure • Dust or other particles in the eye • Allergies • Infection • Injury Eye infections or inflammation can cause redness as well as possible itching, discharge, pain, or vision problems. These may be due to: • Blepharitis: Swelling along the edge of the eyelid. • Conjunctivitis: Swelling or infection of the clear tissue that lines the eyelids and covers the surface of the eye (the conjunctiva). This is often referred to as "pink eye." • Corneal ulcers: Sores on the cornea most often caused by a serious bacterial or viral infection. • Uveitis: Inflammation of the uvea, which includes the iris, ciliary body, and choroid. The cause is most often not known. It may be related to an autoimmune disorder, infection, or exposure to toxins. The type of uveitis that causes the worst red eye is called iritis, in which only the iris is inflamed. Homoeopathic medicine EUPHRASIA 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 2 drops direct on tongue every 2-3 hrly CINERARIA /EUPHRASIA EYEDROPS ( SBL ) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily
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Too much black spot, dark circles and fine lines I my eyes. What precaution should I do? please help me? Give me your suggestions? Which cream used, how can I make my eyes beautiful?

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
Too much black spot, dark circles and fine lines I my eyes. What precaution should I do? please help me? Give me your...
Dear you r suffering from dark circle & wrinkle below eye. Take regullar aerobic exercises, eat coloured fruits & vegetables, plenty of water. Anti wrinkle patanjali face cream should be applied on face.
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I have red eyes before two years. Please tell me that what should I do for recover them.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have red eyes before two years. Please tell me that what should I do for recover them.
Hello, take belladonna 30, 3 drops, thrice daily. Use schwabe's cmd2, eye drop. Instill 2 drops in each eye twice daily. Wash your eyes with cold water twice daily. Revert me after 1 week.
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In my eye the water is come And My hemoglobin is also very low What I do please help.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
In my eye the water is come
And My hemoglobin is also very low What I do please help.
Hello lybrate-user. Watering of the eye is one of the most prevalent problems observed. Watering 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) 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. Take care,
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When I pass stool my eyes are watering or tears run down my cheek. Is something wrong with me. Please advice. than.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
When I pass stool my eyes are watering or tears run down my cheek. Is something wrong with me. Please advice. than.
hello this is normal and there is nothing wrong in this until unless this is associated with blurred vision etc
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I am wearing gLass of power -5 but I have read in many books that in morning if I rub my MOuth saliva in my eyes it will cure IS IT TRUE.

Master of Surgery - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
I am wearing gLass of power -5 but I have read in many books that in morning if I rub my MOuth saliva in my eyes it w...
Eye power is due to large optical diameter of eye, that is length of eye is long, no body on earth can reduce the same, so cary on with the same glasses.
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I am 25 years old boy doing preparation my eyesight is on decreasing trend how can I solve this.

FICO, Specialist in Cataract,Cornea and refractive surgeries , MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Srinagar
Usually it due myopic refractive error, however its progression stops around 18 yrs in most cases. In some cases it progresses even after that. Also other causes can be keratoconus, corneal and retinal dystrophy
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My age 24 years old and have the myopic defective vision of -2.50 from 3years and is constant.(not increasing). But I don't usually wear spectacles at least 5 to 6 hours in a day. Because I feel myself as lazy and disable. So I want to wear contact lenses. Tell me the pros and con's of wearing contact lenses. Is it safe to wear. I desperately need your suggestions.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My age 24 years old and have the myopic defective vision of -2.50 from 3years and is constant.(not increasing). But I...
Hello dear. You can use contact lens. Do not worry there are few precautions and if you follow those then thers is no need to worry. Never sleep with contact lens on do not swim or take bath while wearing contact lens keep them clean and maintain in proper solution when not in use.
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I have a blur vision in eyes for last 1 month since I changed my spectacles. Consult a doctor many times but got no results. Still feeling the same defect. Let me know if something could be done.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have a blur vision in eyes for last 1 month since I changed my spectacles. Consult a doctor many times but got no r...
Just consult a good eye specialist as your eyes require a thorough physical examination for blurred vision even after wearing spects.
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I have problem to see far placed objects not clearly what I should do and concentrated on object tears come in my eyes?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have problem to see far placed objects not clearly what I should do and concentrated on object tears come in my eyes?
Hello, Include the following for getting better vision: Vitamins A, C, E, and minerals like copper and zinc are essential to eyesight. Get the antioxidants from dark leafy greens, egg yolks, yellow peppers, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, and carrots. Include garlic and onions. Blueberries, grapes as they have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that can help improve your vision. DHA is a fatty acid found in coldwater fish like salmon, sardines and mackerel. Exercises for eyes: Warm your eyes. Rub your palms together to create heat, and then place them against your eyes for five seconds. Repeat this three times. Roll your eyes. Start by looking up and then slowly circle 10 times clockwise and 10 times counterclockwise. Focus. Hold a pen at arm's length, focus your eyes on it, and slowly bring the pen closer until it's about 6 inches away from your nose. Then slowly move it back, keeping your eyes focused on the pen, 10 times in all. Massage your temples. Using your thumb knuckles, massage your temples in small circles, 20 times in one direction and 20 in the other. Repeat the same actions above the mid-point of the eyebrows at the forehead, then below the eyes on both sides of the bridge of the nose. Take a mini-nap. Put your head back, close your eyes, and relax for 3 minutes. Insufficient sleep may weaken your vision, so shoot for 8 hours of sound sleep a night. Rest your eyes 10 minutes for every 50 minutes spent reading or in front of the computer. If your eyes feel overly tired, lie down and place cooling cucumber slices over your eyelids. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicine which will help you in preventing first and reducing the power of your eyes. Take Physostigma 6/ thrice daily for 1 month. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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I have red eyes over the week took many medicine but did not improve in my eyes. What should I do. Doc.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes over the week took many medicine but did not improve in my eyes. What should I do.
Doc.
Eyes appear red because the vessels at the surface of the white portion of the eye (sclera) become swollen. Vessels may swell due to: • Eye dryness • Too much sun exposure • Dust or other particles in the eye • Allergies • Infection • Injury Eye infections or inflammation can cause redness as well as possible itching, discharge, pain, or vision problems. These may be due to: • Blepharitis: Swelling along the edge of the eyelid. • Conjunctivitis: Swelling or infection of the clear tissue that lines the eyelids and covers the surface of the eye (the conjunctiva). This is often referred to as "pink eye." • Corneal ulcers: Sores on the cornea most often caused by a serious bacterial or viral infection. • Uveitis: Inflammation of the uvea, which includes the iris, ciliary body, and choroid. The cause is most often not known. It may be related to an autoimmune disorder, infection, or exposure to toxins. The type of uveitis that causes the worst red eye is called iritis, in which only the iris is inflamed. Other potential causes of eye redness include: • Colds or allergies . • Acute glaucoma: A sudden increase in eye pressure that is extremely painful and causes serious visual problems. This is a medical emergency. The more common form of glaucoma is chronic and gradual. • Corneal scratches: Injuries caused by sand, dust, or overuse of contact lenses. Sometimes, a bright red spot, called a subconjunctival hemorrhage, will appear on the white of the eye. This often happens after straining or coughing, which causes a broken blood vessel on the surface of the eye. Most often, there is no pain and your vision is normal. It is almost never a serious problem. Because the blood leaks into the conjunctiva, which is clear, you cannot wipe or rinse the blood away. Like a bruise, the red spot will go away within a week or two. As a week had already passed without any relief,visit a local eyespecialist.The diagnosis of your problem in eyes can only be made by local examination of eyes
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Healthy eyes for kids

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Healthy eyes for kids
Healthy eyes for kids
Children who were addicted to gadgets get children to play outdoors for an hour. Research studies in Singapore and in China found that children who played outdoors for an hour a day had fewer incidence of myopia compared to children who spent their time indoors with gadgets
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