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Dr. Roopa Raman

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

Dr. Roopa Raman Ophthalmologist, Chennai
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Dr. Roopa Raman is an experienced Ophthalmologist in Anna Nagar, Chennai. You can visit her at Darshan Eye Clinic in Anna Nagar, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Roopa Raman on Lybrate.com.

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I am 18 years old. And I have an eyesight of -1D. I want to get rid of it in a natural method. What natural methods can follow for this?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 18 years old. And I have an eyesight of -1D. I want to get rid of it in a natural method. What natural methods c...
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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Hello doctor I am 23 years old. I. Was taking medicine omnacortil-20 for skin allergy since 1 month. But now i've stopped taking it. So my problem is i've dark circles. Is it a side effect of this medicine? And please suggest me something to reduce them.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Hello doctor I am 23 years old. I. Was taking medicine omnacortil-20 for skin allergy since 1 month. But now i've sto...
these dark circles are commonly associated with allergies.. less likely due to omnacortil. yes you can reduce them, but you need to visit cosmetologist /dermatologist in person for them to give you appropriate medicine
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I am 19 year old male and I have problem in my eyes my eyes are watery and itchy and sometimes it gets red. This started from last two years and my doctor had prefer an eye drop but it completely dint went what should I do?

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I am 19 year old male and I have problem in my eyes my eyes are watery and itchy and sometimes it gets red. This star...
Hello lybrate-user. 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. Take care.
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I have a sitting job, my eyes always pain bcz of long time watching computer screen. What should I do?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have a sitting job, my eyes always pain bcz of long time watching computer screen. What should I do?
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. Measures to 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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Water coming from eyes during watching tv.PLease suggest.

FICO, Specialist in Cataract,Cornea and refractive surgeries , MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist,
You are suffering from dry eye. Some people who have a minimal refractive error will often get away without wearing glasses, but when working on a computer screen or doing a lot of concentrated work, the small prescription can begin to cause symptoms and under these circumstances correcting the prescription with glasses can be helpful. An anti-reflection coating (ultraclear) is often advised to reduce the annoying reflections of light from the lens surfaces. If your eyes are fine and normal then there is no proven glasses that can be prescribed to help. However, some people find that wearing glasses with a tint that absorbs the blue spectrum of light makes vision more comfortable. They are usually tinted a yellow colour. A common problem when working on a screen for long periods is'dry eye. This is because concentrated work tends to reduce the blink reflex that replenishes the tears, and the dry atmosphere and lack of fresh air adds to the problem of insufficent tears. Allowing the cornea to become dry can cause irritation and blurred and variable vision. Use some lubricating eye drops like refresh tears, use them at least 4 times a day at least. Blink intermittently you do need to look at every aspect of your work environment also. Use proper lighting, dont work or watch tv in dim conditions.
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I have red eye, headache and I can not able ti see properly for over 3 days what can I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eye, headache and I can not able ti see properly for over 3 days what can I do?
red eyes could be because of many reasons but commonly it is due to allergy or infection. You need to visit eye specialist to differentiate between the two as the treatment is different. Also get your eyes checked for any glass power
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Sir I have a red eyes from last 5days and stomach pain in right side when I take any food while eating its paining too much in right side of stomach what shall I do for this.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Sir I have a red eyes from last 5days and stomach pain in right side when I take any food while eating its paining to...
Dear lybrate user, red eyes could be because of many reasons but commonly it is due to allergy or infection. You need to visit eye specialist to differentiate between the two as the treatment is different. Also get your eyes checked for any glass power
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Dear doctor I want know about by my aunt. She is near 50 year old. Past 6 year she donate blood from that time she is not well properly always feel Fatigue, some time face become scarlet and coming tears from eyes without any reason. She's taking mecobalamin plus & Pirox Dt 20mg medicine. If she didn't take medicine any day, she come back on that position. We didn't understand how this reason create? Please doctors consult me what to do?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
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I want know about by my aunt. She is near 50 year old. Past 6 year she donate blood from that time she is...
Hello dear her problem is not connected to blood donation. Tell her to eat nutritious diet (seasonal fruits and vegetables) avoid stress take proper sleep meditate and last of all get her complete hemogram evaluated.
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I have nearsightedness problems how can I minimize this problem please help me sir.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I have nearsightedness problems how can I minimize this problem please help me sir.
Near sighted-ness is also known as myopia. There are various techniques for tackling this problem. (1) glasses: you could get the refractive power of the eye checked and get glasses made for the same. (2) contact lenses: these are alternatives to glasses. Provided you are capable of maintaining proper eye hygiene and contact lens cleanliness, there should be no harm with using contact lenses. (3) refractive surgery: lasik, prk, etc are various techniques by which myopia can be permanently rectified. There are certain basic criteria that most patients need to fulfill before they can safely undergo refractive surgery. To enumerate, they are: (1) stability of refraction: the power of the eyes should have become stable for a period of 1.5 years minimum without any change. (2) curvature of the cornea should be tested by a technique which is known as topography. (3) thickness of the cornea should be measured by a test known as pachymetry. The minimum thickness required is 550 microns. (4) dilated retina evaluation: this is one of the most important tests that should be performed by a trained retina specialist. This test helps in detection of any offensive lesion on the central or peripheral retina. In case of any retinal abnormality, these should be treated before undergoing the surgery for number reduction. (5) there should be no pre-existent corneal abnormality. (example: corneal scar, opacity, defect, etc.) another important suggestion is that whenever you go for the assessment (the above mentioned tests), you should discontinue the use of contact lenses at least 4 weeks prior to the assessment. The reason for this being that use of contact lens temporarily alters the contour of the cornea. It takes around 3-4 weeks for the restoration of the original corneal contour after removal of the contact lens. Another important point is that you, as a patient, should be compliant to put post operative medication in your eyes for at least 2 months. There is bound to be some discomfort, watering, foreign body sensation, pain after the surgery in most cases-you should be ready to tolerate that. A leave from work for 7-10 days after the surgery should be generally sufficient. In case you have any other queries, feel free to contact me. Hope my suggestions help you, take care, regards.
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My son can't see far things so I want to do I'll lenses surgery to remove his spectacles is it advisable to do and what are the advantage and disadvantage of lenses surgery.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My son can't see far things so I want to do I'll lenses surgery to remove his spectacles is it advisable to do and wh...
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). Precaution include: a. Avoid face/head wash for 1 week b. Avoid swimming /water sports for 6 weeks c. Avoid eye make up for 6 weeks cost: depends on type of lasik which varies from 25000 for standard lasik to 1.10 lacs for smile lasik for more details, you can read my health tip on lasik.
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I am a 31 years old male and have double vision for last 1 month. I was wearing glasses, when I was in std. V of - 7.5 for both eye with no axis. I have using the - 7.5 power for last 20 years. For the last one month I have facing double vision means, when I saw an object or light, then another light or object appears, at the side of the original object. After this problem, I have consult a doctor of vasan eye care, visakhapatnam and he checked my eyes and prescribed to wear - 8 glasses for both eye with no axis. After that I have changed my glasses, but still the problem is not solved. When driving my bike, I face more problems. What should I do?

FICO, Specialist in Cataract,Cornea and refractive surgeries , MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Srinagar
High myopia can give rise to diplopia because of high astigmatism , which is not present in your case. It can also occur due to shift in axis of action of muscles because of enlarging globe. It can be corrected using special glasses, kindly consult a squint specialist ophthalmologist.
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I have problem in my eyes it blinks more than 40 times in a minuet I am in trouble my exams is on april what can I do sir.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
I have problem in my eyes it blinks more than 40 times in a minuet I am in trouble my exams is on april what can I do...
Dear lybrate-user:- As per your complaints, you r suffering from Refractive error. Following treatment is recommended to you E/d MFC 4 TIMES A DAY × 7 DAYS E/O MFC AT NIGHT × 7 DAYS MAKE URGENT APPOINTMENT PRIVATELY TO ME FOR FURTHER CORRECTION OF REFRACTIVE ERROR.
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My age is 22.5. My eye sight is very poor nearly - 8 for both eyes. Please suggest me possible remedy. Is laser treatment effective. I won't face wearing specs problem after laser.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My age is 22.5. My eye sight is very poor nearly - 8 for both eyes. Please suggest me possible remedy.
Is laser treat...
Laser treatment can only be done if prelasik checkup is normal. You need to undergo pre lasik workup which will include corneal topography. If your corneal thickness is fine and topography is normal, then you can safely go for lasik. Lasik has much predictable results with the current advanced technology.
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I use my smartphone frequently. It leads to strain in eyes. How can I protect my eyes from effects of smartphone?

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I use my smartphone frequently. It leads to strain in eyes. How can I protect my eyes from effects of smartphone?
Hi. I have a few suggestions for you regarding the usage of computers, mobile phones and books. Follow the rule of" 20" this means that every 20 minutes, take a gap of 20 seconds, blink your eyes actively 20 times and focus at an object which is minimum 20 feet away. This will help in relieving your eyes from the continuous strain that is caused due to staring. Staring at the computer continuously causes us to subconsciously blink less than normal. This causes the tear film on the surface of the eye to dry up. The result of this is pain, discomfort, etc. Another suggestions regarding the usage of computers is to maintain a proper posture. The computer must be positioned at the same height as your eye level. The neck should not be inadvertently flexed or extended. Roughly, an angle of 90 degrees should be maintained between your upper body and thighs. Likewise, a similar angle (90 degrees) should be maintained between your lower legs and thighs. Also the angle between your hands and arms should be roughly 90 degrees. This is the healthy ergonomic way of sitting while using a computer. Maintenance of proper posture would help in further relieving the symptoms of eye discomfort and pain. All these suggestions may take a while to sink in and imbibe in your routine. Once followed, they are sure to work wonders for you. Hope my suggestions help you. Take care. Cheers.
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Jay is not see the so far his eye very red and not see the clear so he make your opinions?

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Jay is not see the so far his eye very red and not see the clear so he make your opinions?
get eye sight tested and consult eye doctor. you need examination of your eyes to find out the cause of your red eye to help you. thanks
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I am facing a little problem I have red eyes for two days. I used ciplox twice a day but nothing happened. What should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am facing a little problem I have red eyes for two days. I used ciplox twice a day but nothing happened. What shoul...
Homoeopathic medicine------------------- cineramycin eyedrops (hapdco) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily--------------------- report after 5 days---------------------- if redness persists for even 2 days after usage of above eyedrops, then start using below given homoeopathic medicine along with eyedrops----------- euphrasia 30 (dr reckeweg) drink 2 drops direct on tongue every 2-3 hrly---------------- report after 5 days------------------------
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specs number increased. Suffering from high headache from last three days. Last night high headache and feelings ants running (tingling) in head. What is the reason. Is that normal.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), modern diagnostics
Ayurveda,
specs number increased. Suffering from high headache from last three days. Last night high headache and feelings ants...
Progressive myopia. Ayurveda therapies and medications could help improve your quality of vision and strengthen your eyes gradually..
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My 7 month baby boy required daily multi vitamin, digestive, anti vomiting, anti spasmodic, anti flatulent drop? I am confused that baby required so many medicine?

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MBBS
Pediatrician, Hyderabad
My 7 month baby boy required daily multi vitamin, digestive, anti vomiting, anti spasmodic, anti flatulent drop? I am...
All these medicines are not required all the time. You can give only multivitamin and digestive drops for few days and you can stop. Other medicines like antispasmodic and antiemetic can be given whenever needed only.
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I have a pain in my eyes since for a 10 days and my eyes was looking red what to do.

Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Panipat
I have a pain in my eyes since for a 10 days and my eyes was looking red what to do.
Use a good lubricating eye drop 3 times a ay and do cold compresses2 times a day with ice pack. If no relief in 3 days consult an eye specialist locally.
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How safe is laser procedure to remove power from eyes and what are it's side effects further any new technology for same in India. As I have - 3 power in both my eyes and this power is constant since last 4 years.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
How safe is laser procedure to remove power from eyes and what are it's side effects further any new technology for s...
yes its pretty safe now with the new technology. Lasik is a simple laser procedure which changes the shape of the cornea so that the light rays fall on the retina properly. It is a painless procedure. It is a day care procedure does not require any injections, does not require admission, you can simply resume your duties in 2 days. Cost varies from centre to centre. Side effects are usually limited to dryness of eyes for few months. We can do lasik anytime after age of 18 years. You need to undergo proper prelasik checkup to decide whether lasik is safe for you or not
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