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Dr. Rathimalar

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Dr. Rathimalar is an experienced Ophthalmologist in Nandanam, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Rathimalar at Maxivision Eye Hospital in Nandanam, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Rathimalar on Lybrate.com.

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What is meant by eye night blindnessal and treatment is night blindness and is side effect.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
What is meant by eye night blindnessal and treatment is night blindness and is side effect.
Night blindness is due to a disorder of the cells in the retina that are responsible for vision in dim light. It has many causes, including: • Short-sightedness • Glaucoma medications that work by constricting the pupil • Cataracts • Retinitis pigmentosa • Vitamin A deficiency Treatment for night blindness will depend upon its cause. Treatment may be as simple as a new prescription for your glasses or switching glaucoma medications, or it may require surgery in cases of cataracts Dietary Management For Night Blindness Vitamins A, C and E are potent antioxidants which slow down age related macular degeneration and help maintain healthy tissues and cells in the eyes. Vitamins C and E may also inhibit the development or progression of cataracts. Lutein and zeaxanthin are two antioxidants called carotenoids, which help in neutralizing free radicals and maintaining eye health. Sources of Vitamin A: Yellow-orange fruits and vegetables such as carrots, mango, papaya, pumpkin, dark green leafy vegetables, broccoli, eggs, milk and milk products. Vitamin A can be stored in your body, so you can opt for your favorite seasonal foods! Sources of Vitamin C: Citrus fruits such as oranges, tangerines and grapefruit, peppers, tomatoes, kiwis, gooseberries, strawberries and Brussels sprouts. Sources of Vitamin E: Nuts like almonds, cashews, hazelnuts, fortified oils, seeds, eggs, milk and dairy. Sources of Lutein: Green leafy vegetables such as spinach, kale, broccoli and chard, yellow peppers, mango and bilberries. Sources of Zeaxanthin: Oranges, tangerines, eggs, spinach, dark green lettuce, corn, broccoli and orange sweet peppers. For maximizing the benefits of the above vegetables, it is best to have then lightly cooked rather than raw. Cooking or steaming breaks down the cells, making it simpler for the body to absorb these nutrients from the foods. Aim to eat at least 2 to 4 servings or more of these foods every day to ensure that you are getting enough of these 5 powerful nutrients.
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I hv eye pressure problem from last 2 year. It remains around 30. Also there is redness in eye. Pls advice for keeping low pressure and remove redness of eye.

MBBS
General Physician,
I hv eye pressure problem from last 2 year. It remains around 30.
Also there is redness in eye.
Pls advice for keepin...
You are having glaucoma of eyes which increased the internal fluid pressures of the vitrous fluid in the eye ball. Best thing you should consult a eye specialist for further assessment and management.
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I had an red eye from 4 day. What should I do? To heal my disease as soon as possible??

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
I had an red eye from 4 day. What should I do? To heal my disease as soon as possible??
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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Dispelling Myths About LASIK!

Fellowship In Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Dispelling Myths About LASIK!

One of the most cutting edge eye procedures which has been very successful in practice and has been loved by millions of patients is LASIK. LASIK is a form of eye surgery performed with the help of a precise laser and is very effective in correcting nearsightedness, farsightedness as well as astigmatism (imperfections with the shape of the cornea). With any such procedure, there are bound to be myths which arise out of misconceptions. Some of those myths as well as the advantages of LASIK have ben enumerated below.

Myth # 1 – Lasik can only be performed up to a certain age
Many people think that LASIK cannot be performed on people of advanced age. This is a misconception as LASIK has been performed on people above 90 as well. There are some considerations however, such as the health of the person and the condition of the eyes. If there are no medical objections, then LASIK can be performed regardless of the age of the person. Doctors also tend to wait till young adulthood (around 18-20 years of age) before performing LASIK. However, LASIK procedures have been performed on young children with severe vision problems as well.

Myth # 2 – The technology behind LASIK is too new and thus not yet perfected
This is yet another commonly propagated myth about LASIK. The technology for this procedure has been around for quite some time and has ben performed with increasing regularity since the 1980s. There have been multiple long term studies done on people who underwent LASIK surgery and almost all of them have had favorable results both in the short term as well as the long term. It is a properly established field and means of treatment within ophthalmology and is subject to the same stringent standards testing as other treatments within the field of medicine.

Myth # 3 – LASIK can cause many complications such as dry eyes and night glares
Any surgical procedure has a certain chance of complications occurring. However, LASIK tends to have very low occurrences of complications. What many people tend to confuse complications with is the normal healing procedure. Dry eyes and night glares usually occur after the first few weeks of the procedure and is part of the healing process of the body. It usually tends to go way with the first few months itself.

Myth # 4 – Contact lenses are better than LASIK
While contact lenses do serve a purpose in correcting vision, they can often contribute to eye infections as well as irritations and headaches. Also contact lenses need to be changed every few weeks or so. LASIK surgery eliminates all of these hassles and you can have perfectly clear vision without having to worry about all the problems that contact lenses bring with them.

Myth # 5 – The LASIK procedure is painful
No other myth is farther from the truth. In this procedure, the surgeon creates a thin flap like structure out of the tissue within the cornea with the help of a laser. This layer is then used to reshape the cornea and thus correct vision problems. Antiseptic and numbing eye drops are used when performing this surgery which results in minimal discomfort that only stays during the initial stages. Consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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I am not able to sleep properly at night times, my age is 24, the person who sleeps beside me snores hardly, when ever I see him it self, oh my god today I am gonna die. Can you please help me in getting rod this. Thank you.

MS - ENT,MBBS
ENT Specialist, Kolkata
I am not able to sleep properly at night times, my age is 24, the person who sleeps beside me snores hardly, when eve...
Hello *try to go to bed before your partner *use a ear plug with soft music to help you sleep better. *make the person with the snoring problem treated. *if he is overweight weight reduction can often help decrease the problem. *put a hard bolster pillow behind the persons back and ask him to lie down on one side. Hope this helps.
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What is best food to protect our eye pain and eye visibility or maintain the health of our eyes?

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
What is best food to protect our eye pain and eye visibility or maintain the health of our eyes?
take protein diet, green vegetable diet, dal, paneer, cheese, fruits, eggs etc, drink 3-4 litre of water daily, take cap autrin 1 cap od 1 hr walk daily, it will help you,thanks.
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My right eye is affected by full speed cricket ball and then my eye is red after one day my eye is fell like little blindness.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My right eye is affected by full speed cricket ball and then my eye is red after one day my eye is fell like little b...
Hello, take Symphytum 200, 5 drops twice daily. Belladonna 30 , 2 drops twice daily. Revert me after 7days.
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I have lazy left eye, and doctor has diagnosed cataract in the right eye, expect operation in near future. Want to know if there is any treatment available for lazy eye?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have lazy left eye, and doctor has diagnosed cataract in the right eye, expect operation in near future. Want to kn...
Patch therapy needs to be planned and Take tablet folvite 5mg once a day and tablet vitaminD (60000iu) once a week lifelong
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It's 14th day I have chicken pox. Almost all dried up but all of sudden few new blisters sort of things appear on my arm. I have attached the pics in other documents. Could anybody can see and tell me what's is that and why it's dere now? What to do next? Please help.

Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicines and Surgery(BAMS), Post Graduation Diploma in Emergency Medicines And Services(PGDEMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
It's 14th day I have chicken pox. Almost all dried up but all of sudden few new blisters sort of things appear on my ...
Local application of coconut oil or mustard oil or some soothing and calming lotion may provide relief in itching. Neem is one among the best blood purifier and detoxifier known to ayurveda. It enhances immune system and neem oil is an antiseptic in itself. Leaf extracts are used in antiseptics and can be effectively used in treating skin diseases. It destroys fungus and bacteria and is best for almost all kinds of skin diseases including redness of skin and itching.
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Hi, Am 21 years old. I have Hypermetropia from past 5-6 years. I continuously wear spectacles but now I want to get rid of this. Its so, irritating for me now, I don't swim , I can't go any adventurous place without my specs and many other things. Please help me how I could go far from specs. I heard about Lasik (laser) operation is it ok for me or what will be the charges if I go for the Lasik operation. Need a good suggestion. Please help me Respected Doctors.

Fellowship In Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hi, Am 21 years old. I have Hypermetropia from past 5-6 years. I continuously wear spectacles but now I want to get r...
Hello lasik is very good option to get rid of glasses doctor will perform few tests (schirmer test, pentacam and fundus examination) and if all tests are normal then you can go for lasik surgery without fear. Success rate of lasik is over 96%. Side effects may vary from minimal like mild dryness, dalk, haloes, glare to severe like infection (very rare). Cost depends on type of lasik which varies from 25000 for standard lasik to 1.10 lacs for smile lasik having said that, I need to know the number of your glasses.
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