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Dr. S.Sivakami

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

Dr. S.Sivakami Ophthalmologist, Chennai
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Dr. S.Sivakami is a popular Ophthalmologist in Royapuram, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Bhagwan Mahaveer Eye Hospital in Royapuram, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. S.Sivakami on Lybrate.com.

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I have a pterygium eye problem. So what cause pterygium and is this disease make my eye slight hamper. Please help me some remedy.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have a pterygium eye problem. So what cause pterygium and is this disease make my eye slight hamper. Please help me...
Hello. Pterygium (Surfer's Eye) most often refers to a benign growth of the conjunctiva. A pterygium commonly grows from the nasal side of the conjunctiva. It is usually present in the palpebral fissure. It is associated with and thought to be caused by ultraviolet-light exposure (e.g., sunlight), low humidity, and dust. Prevention: As it is associated with excessive sun or wind exposure, wearing protective sunglasses with side shields and/or wide brimmed hats and using artificial tears throughout the day may help prevent their formation or stop further growth. Medication: Can take homoeopathic medicine - Calcarea Fluor. 12x/ thrice daily for 4 weeks, then revert back.
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What Are Eye Floaters?

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
What Are Eye Floaters?

The spots which occur in the vision are known as eye floaters. One might feel specks of gray and black or cobwebs and strings drifting in the eyes and the same darts away on staring at them directly. The most common cause of eye floaters is age related. This happens when the vitreous & the jelly like substance of the eye becomes very liquid. The fibers within the vitreous clump to form small shadows on the retina. This gives it an appearance of floaters.

Symptoms of eye floaters Include:

  • Spots in the vision which appear as knobby or dark specs and strings that are transparent float in the eye
  • Spots which move when the eyes are moved and when one tries to look at them these spots quickly move away from the field of vision
  • Spots that are noticed most when looking at plain backgrounds like a white wall or blue sky
  • Spots which settle and drift put slowly from the vision

Causes of eye floaters are:

  • Age-related: The most common cause of eye floaters is the age related changes in the vitreous. Vitreous is a jelly like substance which fills the eyeballs and help it to maintain the round shape. With age the vitreous liquefies partially and this causes it to be pulled away from the interior surface of the eyeball. As the vitreous sags and shrinks, it becomes stringy and clumpy. When the vitreous gets clumpy then small debris block the light which passes through the eye and casts shadows on the retina.
  • Inflammation at the back of the eye: The inflammation of the layers of the uvea in the back region of the eye is called posterior uveitis. This can give rise to eye floaters. Posterior uveitis is usually caused by inflammatory disease or infections.
  • Bleeding in the eye: Bleeding of the eye in the vitreous can have any cause associated with it. Some might be an injury or the problems of the blood vessel.
  • Torn retina: Tearing of the retina occurs when the sagging vitreous applies a pressure on the retina and ends up tearing it. If treatment not given then the retinal tear might lead to the detachment of the retina and accumulation of fluid behind the retina. This causes the retina to separate from the eye. If not treated it might also lead to permanent vision loss.

Treatment of Eye Floaters:

  • Eye floaters are very frustrating and might take time to adjust to them. However, with time one might start ignoring them and noticing them less.
  • Eye floaters which lead to impaired vision might need laser to disrupt the floaters or surgery to remove the vitreous.
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I have red eyes over 5 days and blood pressure low, I am diabetes patient so you have solutions for me.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I have red eyes over 5 days and blood pressure low, I am diabetes patient so you have solutions for me.
red eyes may be due to flu. clean eyes with cold water or can use eye drop- genty- 1 to 2 drop twice in to both eyes. drink warm water, juice,green veg. Soups,lquid diets, dalia, take protein diets, tulsi leaf in tea or warm water, geloy juice, avoid cold area,cold things .i.e. ice creams, fast/junk foods, chinese foods,spicy foods, fat meal, take bed rest , feel cold then cover body with warm cloths, avoid dust area, clean body, change cloths daily, change bed sheet daily, avoid stress.avoid non-veg.,avoid alcohol intake if smokes avoid also that. Cold sponging if get high fever. You can take tab. Tamiflu from govt. Hospitals.
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I always feel very tired and whenever I focus on object my eyes started tears. Please advise.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I always feel very tired and whenever I focus on object my eyes started tears. Please advise.
Get your refraction done and wear spectacles eat green veggies. Carrots. Strain less your eyes. Relax your eyes in between work. Blink regularly if working for long time on computer. Lower the brightness of your screen. Work under adequately illuminated conditions. If needed wear corrective spectacles. These r few things you can take care of. Otherwise as such no options available which wd increases your eyesight.
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I have eye sight of -10 with cylindrical power. M of 25 years old. What should I do? Is my eyesight will be stable?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have eye sight of -10 with cylindrical power. M of 25 years old. What should I do? Is my eyesight will be stable?
it should stabilise by this age,. you need to wear glasses or contact lens or try for refractive laser surgery
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I have poor visibility at night. What I should to get cure? Please help me.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist,
I have poor visibility at  night. What I should to get cure? Please help me.
Eat green veggies. Carrots. Strain less your eyes. Relax your eyes in between work. Blink regularily if working for long time on computer. Lower the brightness of your screen. Work under adequately illuminated conditions. If needed wear corrective spectacles. These r few things you can take care of.
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Recently I have developed a squeezing or twitching of eyes as a habit. I don't shut my eyes but partially squeeze the lower lid several times in a minute. I have observed this on different occasions like driving, watching TV or even when I am sitting idle. I can't trace a direct source to it.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
Recently I have developed a squeezing or twitching of eyes as a habit. I don't shut my eyes but partially squeeze the...
As per your complaints, you r suffering from refractive error. Take regullar aerobic exercises, green vegetables, salads, plenty of water. Make urgent appointment privately to me for further clarification of your problems.
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I have eye flow problem my eyes flow alot and I wear glasses so what can I do to prevent flowing eyes?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I have eye flow problem my eyes flow alot and I wear glasses so what can I do to prevent flowing eyes?
Hello, go for re-checking of your eyes. * avoid, dust, smoke, cold, sun smoking and alcohol. * take, plenty of water. Go for meditation. *homoeo-medicine** @ physostigma 30-6 pills x 3. @ arsanic alb 30-6 pills once a day. Stay fit,
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I consulted Eye Surgeon for irritation in my eyes as well as redness after taking bath .He has advised eye drops GenTeal of novartis. I used for two months but no improvement.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I consulted Eye Surgeon for irritation in my eyes as well as redness after taking bath .He has advised eye drops GenT...
Hello redness after bathing is very normal and it is due to sensitivity of your eyes which gets red after coming in contact with water. This will not affect your eyes or your vision there is no treatment also.
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What was the reason for headache and eye pain when useing laptop?

BHMS
General Physician,
What was the reason for headache and eye pain when useing laptop?
Hello , thanks for query, it is computer vision syndrome, it is due to your laptop screen, any activity that requires intense use of the eyes for a prolonged time can cause eye pain with headache.
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I'm 22 years old! I have -1.25 power long sight! Can I do laser treatment? Any side effects?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I'm 22 years old! I have -1.25 power long sight! Can I do laser treatment? Any side effects?
Hi, of course, you can get laser lasik surgery done as there are no side effects! 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 strengthening eye muscles: -begin by partially closing your eyes; the lids should only be halfway shut. After holding for 10-15 seconds, close your eyes very slowly. Take a few deep breaths to increase oxygen in the blood. -warm your eyes. Rub your palms together to create heat, and then place them against your eyes for five seconds. Repeat this three times. -hold a pen at arm's length. Focus your gaze on the tip of the pen. Bring the pen closer to your nose at a slow and steady pace. Repeat this exercise 5-10 times. -concentrate your vision on the tip of your nose. Then shift your gaze to an object further away, either at arm's length or 20 feet away. Then shift your eyes back to the tip of your nose. Repeat this exercise 10 times. -sit in a relaxed but upright position. Begin by look to the left-most position (without moving your head) and hold to stretch your eye muscles. Hold for 5 counts. Blink and return your gaze back to look straight in front of you. Then look to the right-most position with your gaze and hold for 5 counts. Repeat 3 times, blinking between each hold. Then, repeat this exercise looking up and then down. Do not forget about blinking. -sit in a relaxed but upright position. Look up and to your right for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look up to and to your left for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look down and to your right for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look down and to your left for 5 seconds. -one helpful way to do this is to imagine that you are looking at the number 12 on a clock. Then, follow the numbers around the clock with your eyes. Repeat going the other way around the clock. 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 then reducing the power of your eyes (if the eye power is less). Take physostigma 6/ thrice daily for 1 month and instill euphrasia eye drops twice a day. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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My eyes regularly releases water while reading and working on phone. What is its cure?

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
My eyes regularly releases water while reading and working on phone. What is its cure?
Hi lybrate-user. Sorry about your eye trouble. The problem faced by you is common in today's age. The problem actually is not cause by the use of the phone-it is cause by improper posture and habits while using the phone. I have a few suggestions for you regarding the usage of phones, computers, 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. You could consider preservative free lubricant eye drops 4 to 5 times daily. These eye drops would ensure that your eyes stay well lubricated and fresh. 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. You could also use a preservative free lubricant eye drop 4 to 5 times in a day. Also, adequate sleep of 7 hours a day is essential in order to maintain healthy eyes.
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I have spectacle and the number goes on increasing every year. What should I do to reduce my number?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have spectacle and the number goes on increasing every year. What should I do to reduce my number?
Hello, you should do these exercises to strengthen the ocular muscles. 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 rather 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 would like to know about proteins for bodybuilding. Is this good for health or is there any side effects like hair fall, eyes weakness, sex problem.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I would like to know about proteins for bodybuilding. Is this good for health or is there any side effects like hair ...
Hello Proteins r available in under noted items: * Mushrooms, Soyebeen Rajama Cheese. Pulses. Protein will check hair loss without any sexual problem.
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Hello. I've been using Garcinia cambogia extract capsules for 2 weeks. Its for weight loss. I've read reviews n watch videos regarding this and its proven that this fruit extract has extraordinary results on weight loss. Mine I ordered from amazon from delhi, india.it contains 85% HCA. SO I want to ask is it good for health n can affect me physically. I take 2 capsules a day. One 45 min before from Breakfast and second also 45 min before dinner.Please tell.

MD - Alternate Medicine, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Mohali
Hello. I've been using Garcinia cambogia extract capsules for 2 weeks. Its for weight loss. I've read reviews n watch...
Garcinia cambogia helps to imrpove metabolism and curbs appetite. Body gains weight due to different reasons like improper digestion, acidity, constipation, side-effects of some medicine, low physical activity. We provide 1 week diet that will help to reduce weight approx. 3-5 kg in a week. You can incorporate that in daily routine for maintaining weight. You can follow some tips in daily routine. 1. After every meal, drink 1 cup boiling water with spoon sip by sip. After half an hour you have taken meal do this daily. 2. Try to avoid eating heavy food after 7 pm. As it takes time to digest heavy food. 3. Drink 1 glass water half an hour before meal. 4. Drink 2 glasses of lukewarm warm daily in morning. 5. Try to do some exercise. Yoga and meditation are very good in losing weight and maintaining it also. Yoga asanas you can do - manduk asana - sarwang asana - setubal asana - pawan mukht asana -nauka asana pranayama -anulom vilom -deep breathing - kapal bhati other exercises -crunches -cycling -leg rotation.
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Daily morning I have facing headache. And eyes getting become red colour please give solution.

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
Daily morning I have facing headache. And eyes getting become red colour please give solution.
Early morning headache can be due to 1. Migraine headache 2. Tension type 3. Cluster headache 4. Sleep apnea 5. Severe hypertension 6. Brain tumor. You could be suffering from cluster headache as you have redness of eyes with headache. Characteristics of cluster headache are: 1. Severe unilateral headache around the eyes. 2. Headache lasts for 15 to 180 minutes. 3. There is redness or watering of eyes/ nose, eyelid swelling, severe restlessness or agitation. 4 headache can occur once every alternate day to 8 per day. This is just a brief outline. In such headache conventional painkillers are not generally effective and specific medicines are to be taken to prevent headache. Most patients get relief by taking oxygen inhalation. Get mri scan of brain done, get a health check up done, consult a pain specialist. Get treatment according to cause of your headache.
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I have problem in my eyes from last three days that my eye lips is fully red and small pain in their. What is the problem? If any whether problem.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have problem in my eyes from  last three days that my eye lips is fully red and small pain in their. What is the pr...
Could be a stye (although very difficult to comment without seeing). Start hot fomentation on lid margins twice a day.
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I am 27 years old. Working as an asst. professor, regularly when I go home from my college I am having severe head ache. What may be the reason? I took eye check up, Pressure - normal.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I am 27 years old. Working as an asst. professor, regularly when I go home from my college I am having severe head ac...
You'll need to make many lifestyle and dietary changes to manage your blood pressure. I will recommend several lifestyle changes, including: eating a healthier diet as prescribed by a registered dietitian exercising regularly with workouts prescribed by me quitting smoking losing weight I being a both a registered dietitian (rd) and doctor have been successfully helping patients with their problems through a holistic approach using customized therapeutic diet and medications. I will also suggest home remedies. Do reply back for private consultation for rx. Do reply back for medication prescriptions. Being also a general physician and registered dietitian, I prescribe both evidence based herbal as well as allopathic medicines complementing with dietary guidelines and home remedies carefully personalized for each individual patient.
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I am feeling itching, blurring, discomforts in eyes. This problem was not before I shifted to Mumbai 2 month agoi am feeling this suddenly what can I do.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
I am feeling itching, blurring, discomforts in eyes. This problem was not before I shifted to Mumbai 2 month agoi am ...
Dear:- you r suffering from atopic allergic conjuntivitis. E/d optizae plus 4 times a day ×7 days E/o chlorocol - H at night × 10 days.
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