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Dr. S.Malarkodi is a trusted Ophthalmologist in Tondiarpet, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with M.N. Eye Hospital in Tondiarpet, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. S.Malarkodi on Lybrate.com.

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I am 18 years old male. I was suffering from kerato conus since I was 10. Reports say that it is stable now. But in the years, it has affected my sight a lot. I have great numbered specks. Can you please suggest me any way for the recovery of my eyesight? (other than operation). Also can yiu tell me the cause of kerato conus? In my case, it is not genetic. Please help.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I am 18 years old male. I was suffering from kerato conus since I was 10. Reports say that it is stable now. But in t...
keratoconus can be genetic or usually associated with childhood allergy or habitual eye rubbing.. if its stable, it doesnt require treatment . just glasses or contact lens would suffice.. an annual topography is required. if progressive then surgery called as c3r is required to stabilise it but it cannot be reverted back or cured
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Is Your Vision Blurry? What Should You Do?

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Is Your Vision Blurry? What Should You Do?

Blurred vision is most often a sign that you need corrective spectacles for near sightedness, far sightedness or astigmatism but it could also be a sign of a bigger problem including eye diseases or neurological problems. Blurred vision involves the loss of sharpness of vision and objects appearing hazy and out of focus. It can affect one eye or both eyes simultaneously.

Whatever be your age, it is a good idea to consult a doctor as you begin to experience a blurred vision. To measure the extent of your vision problem, a doctor will do a comprehensive eye examination including spatial contrast sensitivity and a standard eye chart test.

Some of the factors that trigger blurred vision are:

  1. Myopia or nearsightedness
  2. Hypermetropia or farsightedness
  3. Astigmatism caused by an irregularly shaped cornea
  4. Presbyopia - the diminished ability to focus on objects due to the hardening of the lens in the eye
  5. Dry eyes or the lack of lubrication on the surface of the eyes
  6. Hormonal changes during pregnancy
  7. Migraine headaches
  8. Temporary floaters in the eye formed by the liquefying of the gel in the eyes
  9. After effects of Lasik surgery
  10. Eye drops or medication
  11. Overuse of contact lenses
  12. Diabetes

Blurred vision can also be a symptom of a serious condition such as cataract, glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and cardiovascular diseases.

Treatment for blurred vision depends on the factors triggering it. Wearing corrective glasses can cure blurred vision caused by myopia, hypermetropia and astigmatism. These conditions can also be treated by Lasik surgery. For blurred vision related to diabetes, check your blood sugar and get it into its optimal range.

Exercises for the eye muscles can also help sharpen vision and lower the rate of eye muscle degeneration. Some of these exercises are:

  1. Alternately focus on an object close to you and another far from you for ten seconds each.
  2. Blink your eyes and hold for two seconds
  3. Roll your eyes clockwise and anticlockwise. Repeat 15-20 times.
  4. Rub your palms together to generate heat and place over your eyes to relax them.

A healthy diet with plenty of vitamin A can help keep your eyes healthy and prevent blurring of vision. Wearing sunglasses can also protect your eyes from harmful UV radiation and lower their rate of wear and tear. Lastly avoid reading in moving vehicles and holding a book too close to your face.

If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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I am a 35 yr old male. I have been noticing some kind of liquid that is dissolving in my mouth from a tooth since few days. It tastes little salty. But d tooth is not paining. It just feels sensitive. No bad odour with it. I cant actually see it. Its a colourless discharge. N tastes weird in d mouth. Pls suggest what it could be n remedy. Thanks.

BDS
Dentist, Saharanpur
I am a 35 yr old male. I have been noticing some kind of liquid that is dissolving in my mouth from a tooth since few...
It is periodontal infection n get scaling done n use sensitive tooth tooth paste n do warm saline gargles 3-4 times a day n use mouthwash 3-4 times a day n after 1 week tel me the status.
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Wearing and Caring for Your Contact Lenses

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Wearing and Caring for Your Contact Lenses

There are a number of eye conditions that make the use of glasses and eye lenses mandatory for a more comfortable life where your vision is as normal as is medically possible. Poor eyesight and conditions like inward eyelids and others can lead to the prescription of contact lenses and glasses. Contact lenses are delicate optical tools that glide easily over your eyes and need a lot of care. One should also know how to wear them properly. If one does not wear and care for the contact lenses properly, it may lead to a variety of complications.

Read on to know how you can take better care of your contact lenses:

  • Cleanliness: To begin with, keeping the lenses clean is of utmost importance. Since these lenses will go on to the eye and remain there for most part of the day, it is imperative that they should be clean so that no dirt comes to settle on the eye to cause complications and even possible infections in the long run. While the disposable soft contact lenses do not need a whole lot of care as they can be disposed as and when the wearer needs a new pair, the soft lenses are the ones that need regular care so as to avoid vision affecting problems in the long run.
  • Clean Hands: Before you handle the contact lenses, you must wash and clean your hands thoroughly with a non cosmetic soap that is free of additives like fragrances and artificial perfumes, oils and other lotions. These may get transferred to the lens which will leave you with blurry vision. Dry your hands properly using a lint free towel.
  • Makeup: If you have to wear makeup, we would suggest doing so after you have safely installed the contact lenses in your eyes. Also, you must remember to remove your lenses before you begin the makeup removal procedure. This is to be done so that you do not get any makeup on to the delicate surface of the lens.
  • Disinfecting Solution: When you buy your contact lenses, you will also get a disinfecting solution as well as a set of instructions for taking care of your lenses. So ensure that you use the correct disinfecting solution, eye drops as well as the prescribed enzymatic cleaners to keep your lenses clean and free of germs with a light rubbing action. Let the lenses stand in this solution at night too so that the germs cannot travel to the surface.

Never use tap water or your mouth to clean these lenses as the microorganisms found even in distilled water can latch on to the surface.

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I have eye allergy so what medicine should I take my eyes are so much itching so please suggest me some medicine.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have eye allergy so what medicine should I take my eyes are so much itching so please suggest me some medicine.
Homoeopathic medicine EUPHRASIA 30 ( Wilmar Schwabe India) 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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While reading water comes out of my eye specially when I sit in front of computer.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
While reading water comes out of my eye specially when I sit in front of computer.
You have something called as computer vision syndrome. So 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.
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#EyeKnow

Phaco Development Program, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology, DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Mysore
#EyeKnow
Do not take your vision for granted.
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What are the effects of rubbing eyes? Is it cause eye strain or any other problems? Actually I always run my eyes everyday because I feel good by doing this? Is it bad for me.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
What are the effects of rubbing eyes? Is it cause eye strain or any other problems? Actually I always run my eyes eve...
Please Instead of rubbing, do massage of eyeballs, by finger tips Twice a day Do eye exercises also.
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My eyes are getting bloody red when I take shower. And I feel irritation when I use perfumes or deodorant. Kindly help me I am very scared if it is something serious.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
My eyes are getting bloody red when I take shower. And I feel irritation when I use perfumes or deodorant. Kindly hel...
Dear lybrate-user:- U r suffering from Allergic conjuntivitis, you should avoid all suseptible allergens, to which you have Allergy. U may purchase complete Acute Allergic conjuntivitis complete care package for log term relief from your eye problems. E/d zoline -plus 4 times a day × 7 days.
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I have red eyes over 2 days, no pain or irrigation but simply looks like reddish. But I don't sleep last night.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have red eyes over 2 days, no pain or irrigation but simply looks like reddish.
But I don't sleep last night.
Hello, Bloodshot eyes appear red because the vessels at the surface of the white portion of the eye 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. Other causes of eye redness include Colds or allergies, Acute glaucoma, 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. Management: - Try to rest your eyes if redness is due to fatigue or eye strain. No other treatment is needed. - Wash your hands, hold clean water in your hand, keep your eyes closer to the water and dip the eyes by blinking the eyelids frequently in the held water in hand. Repeat it for 3-4 times again. - Avoid watching T. V. Working on computer or mobile, reading or frequently keep blinking your eyes to avoid dryness. Take frequent breaks in between. - In case there is itching, use a clean napkin or a tissue to wipe the tears and cleaning the eyelids gently. -Wear an UV-rays protected sunglasses while you are out in sun. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicines - Schwabe’s Belladonna 30 and Euphrasia 30 - both thrice daily for 4 days. Use Euphrasia Eye drops twice daily. Revert back thereafter.
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Hi iam Amair khan iam suffering from swelling of eyes and redding there is also irritation.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hi iam Amair khan iam suffering from swelling of eyes and redding there is also irritation.
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--------------------- report after 5 days----------------------
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I am 24 years old and i am having a vision problem to increase the vision sight what are the steps to be follow.

FICO, Specialist in Cataract,Cornea and refractive surgeries , MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Srinagar
I am 24 years old and i am having a vision problem to increase the vision sight what are the steps to be follow.
Normally the number gets stabilise after 18yrs. If it has not stabilise after that, it can be progressive myopia or keratoconus. No major role of food or any exercise has been established in stabilising the number or improving vision. Kindly consult ophthalmologist to rule out keratoconus. If you want to remove spectacles, you can consider laser surgery.
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My right eye is gettng pricked inside and its watering from 3days. AM feeling uncomfortable.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My right eye is  gettng pricked inside and  its watering from 3days. AM feeling   uncomfortable.
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--------------------- report after 5 days----------------------
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How can I improve my eye sight. I am having spectacles with - 4.25 and - 4.5 point. Is any chance of improve my eye sight. What type of vegetables can I take.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
How can I improve my eye sight. I am having spectacles with - 4.25 and - 4.5 point. Is any chance of improve my eye s...
unfortunately there are no natural medications to remove spectacles permanently. you can either try contact lenses or plan for refractive lasik laser surgery
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Please suggests me. My one eye is not opening fully since 4 year old.Please suggest me the name of desires.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
Please suggests me. My one eye is not  opening fully since 4 year old.Please suggest me the name of desires.
You have ptosis of the upper rye lid and need check up Ptosis is a drooping or falling of the upper eyelid. The drooping may be worse after being awake longer when the individual's muscles are tired. This condition is sometimes called "lazy eye", but that term normally refers to the condition amblyopia.
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I am 58 years old with Diabetic History of 15 years. During my routine check of eyesight I am told that I have catract in priliminary stage. My doctor says it is better to get operated in early stage. is this correct.

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
If you have minor problem in seeing then you can wait for 3-4 months and then get reviewed again. But if you delay cataract to late stages then it is difficult to handle. As you told it's in early stages and if no major visual problem then you can wait.
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Hlo sir, im having the problem of poor eye sight (distant view) and even after constant use of specs my eye sight is getting poorer. So please suggest me to how to improve my eye sight naturally.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hlo sir, im having the problem of poor eye sight (distant view) and even after constant use of specs my eye sight is ...
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 28 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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My eyes are always filled with water. Even at times when I sit I cry like anything. Please suggest what should I do to get it correct. Also I am diabetic patient and I feel so much pain in my lower back. What to do if possible some home remedies.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ophthalmologist, Azamgarh
My eyes are always filled with water. Even at times when I sit I cry like anything. Please suggest what should I do t...
You have to first do the exercise of eye. And do not eat spicy and oily food and use an eyedrop. And artificial tear drop.
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After laser operation the eyes take some time to adjust to the glare/sun and also it is very dry - what do I do? - Age 30 years - female.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
After laser operation the eyes take some time to adjust to the glare/sun and also it is very dry - what do I do? - Ag...
Hi, take homoeopathic medicines - arnica 200 and ruta g. 200 - both twice a day daily for 10days. There are few eye exercises which will help you (do consult your doctor before starting) along with this.
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How to improve eye sight as am a 24 hours system worker suffering a lot because of it.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
How to improve eye sight as am a 24 hours system worker suffering a lot because of it.
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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