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Dr. Saraswathy. K

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

500 at clinic
Dr. Saraswathy. K Ophthalmologist, Chennai
500 at clinic
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Dr. Saraswathy. K is one of the best Ophthalmologists in Gopala Puram, Chennai. He is currently practising at Dr. Agarwals Eye Hospital in Gopala Puram, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Saraswathy. K on Lybrate.com.

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What is the symptoms of eyeflue and what is the best medicine for it to recover from eyeflue?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
What is the symptoms of eyeflue and what is the best medicine for it to recover from eyeflue?
hello...symptoms are eye flu are reness, watering, foreign body sensation, discharge. because it is viral fever it first increases and then decreases over 2-3 weeks depending on strain of virus. There is no specific treatment for fats recovery but it is advisable to use antibiotic eyedrop 4 times/day along with lubricating eyedrop 4 times/day
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My eyes are yellow from many years. But there is no problem. But I want to remove it. Give me a suggestion to avoid this?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eyes are yellow from many years. But there is no problem. But I want to remove it. Give me a suggestion to avoid t...
Hello eyes are covered by membrane known as conjunctiva. This conjunctiva may get pigmented with age. This is entirely normal process and it does not get reversed. This yellowishness is normal and it will not affect your eyes.
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My cousin is 10 years old boy. Now he ate some glass bangle piece. He's feeling irritation in throat and the glass piece still in throat. So give any suggestion to this issue. We going to see ENT specialist also.

PG Diploma in Clinical Research, Diploma in Acupuncture, MBBS, College Of Physicians & Surgeons
General Physician, Mumbai
My cousin is 10 years old boy. Now he ate some glass bangle piece. He's feeling irritation in throat and the glass pi...
Meet ENtT specialist. K eep legs up & head down whether gravity helps. If it is struck to one side without attempting go to ENT specialists. All the best.
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I have red eyes normally whenever I woke up or come outside. And I take a sound sleep too. Pls suggest?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes normally whenever I woke up or come outside. And I take a sound sleep too. Pls suggest?
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. 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 If no relief within 2 days,please cosult an Eye specialist for physical examination if your problem is in routine .The diagnosis of your problem in eyes can only be made by local examination of eyes
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Hello. I am almost 19 years old. I have specs from last 8-9 years and currently the number of my specs is 6.5 and 7. I wanted to know if I can and is it really safe to remove my specs through laser, what precautions should I take and what measures should I take in order to keep my eyes safe after laser. Any help will be appreciated.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), modern diagnostics
Ayurveda,
Hello. I am almost 19 years old. I have specs from last 8-9 years and currently the number of my specs is 6.5 and 7. ...
LASIK may be performed once to cosmetically remove your specs.. Ayurveda therapies and medications could help improve your quality of vision and strengthen your eyes gradually later..
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I have a problem in my eye my eye is release water continuous please give me suggestion.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have a problem in my eye my eye is release water continuous please give me suggestion.
Hello Take Euphrasia 30, 3 drops, thrice daily. Use Euphrasia 10%, eye drop. instill 2 drops in each eye twice daily. Wash your eyes with water twice daily. Revert me after 1 week.
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I have allergies and my eyes are affected the most. They r red nd itchy. What can I do.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have allergies and my eyes are affected the most. They r red nd itchy. What can I do.
Hello. I think you have allergic conjunctivitis. 1. Eye allergies, called allergic conjunctivitis, are a common condition that occurs when the eyes react to something that irritates them (called an allergen). 2. The eyes produce a substance called histamine to fight off the allergen. As a result, the eyelids and conjunctiva (the thin, filmy membrane that covers the inside of your eyelids) become red, swollen and itchy, with tearing and burning. The key to treating eye allergies is a. Avoid or limit contact with the substance causing the problem. B. Avoid rubbing eyes instead do cold compresses. Use antiallergic eyedrop along with lubricating eyedrop. This will help you I am very sorry dear to say that there is no medicine that can cure allergy. Only way is to stay away from all those things that you are allergic to.
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I want to remove glasses I have 7 numbers and 6 numbers in both eyes please tell me what to do I m having glasses from since 12 years oe more please tell me how to get rid of it give the advise which is seriously useful.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I want to remove glasses I have 7 numbers and 6 numbers in both eyes please tell me what to do I m having glasses fro...
This number will not get resolved naturally. You need to plan a refractive surgery for that. Just go for prelasik checkup n then you can plan for refractive surgery. 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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I am 30 year old, I am software developer generally sit around 10 hours in office every day. My eye paining in night every day after computer work. What should I do?

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I am 30 year old, I am software developer generally sit around 10 hours in office every day. My eye paining in night ...
Hi. I have a few suggestions for you regarding the usage of computers. 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.
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From past one week I'm frequently getting water from my eyes while driving and while using computer. I'm a 22 year old male, I'm employee my work is based on computer. Daily on a average I'll use system for about 6-8 hrs. Is this because of using system more frequently? What are prevention or care need to be taken? Are there chances of getting eye site? If so what precautions need to taken to stay safe? Thank you! Waiting for a valuable response.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
From past one week I'm frequently getting water from my eyes while driving and while using computer. I'm a 22 year ol...
Computer screen is made up of hundreds of tiny pixels that are constantly moving. Our eyes in turn are not naturally able to set focus on these constantly moving pixels, and hence we try to focus on an area behind the actual screen. Therefore, while watching on a creen, our eyes need to keep on fluctuating focus between their natural point of focus and the pixels on the screen. And this tires the eyes and causes a lot of wear and tear.As a result, we suffer from irritation, which may range from a number of things like headaches, dry eyes,watering eyes,, blurred vision, problems in focusing and faulty color perception, to something as severe as glaucoma. Moreover it is more distressing for our eyes to view contents on a screen which requires even more concentration and extenive usage of eyes without blinking thus causing Eye dryness and Redness making them vulnerable to frequent Eye problemss. . The solution for this problem I its reduced usage of TV andd computers and use them inproper light. There is nothing more effective than controlling usage to reduce and negate the effects. You can also reduce the intensity of the computer screen by attaching a filter or by getting an eye-friendly screen. Above all, one must try to reduce the amount of computer usage or take frequent breaks. Homoeopathic medicine R-78 Drops ( Dr reckeweg) Drink 10 drops 3 times daily in 20 ml fresh water CINERIA MARITINA EYE DROPS( Dr Reckeweg) without alcohol.Pour 2-3 drops in both eyes 3 times daily. Dont splash water on eyes.
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I have little pain and swelling in my eyes some more 3-4 days what should I do pls consult me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have little pain and swelling in my eyes some more 3-4 days what should I do pls consult me.
There are many reasons of pain in eyes and few important ones are 1.Lack of sleep 2.Hypertension or Hypotension 3.Frequent upper resp.Tract infections like Sneezing,Sinusitis 4.Weak eye sight,conjunctivitis,Allergy 5.Overuse of eyes while studying,watching TV,Computers,Mobiles. So identify the cause of your Eye pain and treatment and management can be given accordingly. You can use following Homoeopathic eyedrops for general Eye pain CINERARIA EUPHRASIA EYE DROPS
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My eyes are very suggest some ways to decrease my number and keep my eyes healthy and fit.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My eyes are very suggest some ways to decrease my number and keep my eyes healthy and fit.
Hello, 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. You should do the below 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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My wife is 27 year old she is losing her left eye vision guickly in last 6 months she is having pain in left side in head so please tell me what's is is a migraine or not & what to do.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
My wife is 27 year old she is losing her left eye vision guickly in last 6 months she is having pain in left side in ...
Dear Lybrate user:- Your wife may be suffering from serious Ophthalmic disease since 6 months. She needs complete ophthalmic checkup under supervision of Ophthalmologist. Please send images of previous treatment papers, if available for accurate diagnosis and future management.
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I have redness in my eyes for over about 3 months, I consulted from many doctors, they gave medicines but there is no improvement at all What should I do? Redness is only in right eye.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have redness in my eyes for over about 3 months, I consulted from many doctors, they gave medicines but there is no...
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. 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 If no relief within 15 days,please cosult an Eye specialist for physical examination.
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After my operation of cataract (4 months back- right eye), I am finding problem in right eye in clarity in vision. Pl. Tell me tentative reasons, & guide further.

Phaco Development Program, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology, DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Mysore
Reasons: 1. Since you were a high myope there is possibility that there is some residual power. You may have to use glasses. 2. After cataract surgery you will need to wear glasses for near vision and computer use. 3. There is a possibility that you have some retinal problem like macular edema Go back to your doctor and get a detailed evaluation done.
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For past1week my left eye has become little reddish no sign of irritation and also little blur. What is it.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
For past1week my left eye has become little reddish no sign of irritation and also little blur. What is it.
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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I have problem with my left eye. Little pain and low visibility than right eye. Am I loosing my eye sight.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have problem with my left eye. Little pain and low visibility than right eye. Am I loosing my eye sight.
Most common cause is having a spectacles power. Just get it checked with nearest eye care specialist
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What precautions can we take to prevent any type of skin related disease and how to increase our eye power.

MD, BAMS
Ayurveda, Mumbai
What precautions can we take to prevent any type of skin related disease and how to increase our eye power.
Try to avoid oily, spicy & too much salted food. Proper intake of water is important. Cleanliness and hygiene is also important to keep skin healthy.
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My eyes eaches during summer time what should I do? I have taken medicine also but it works until I am taking medicine.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eyes eaches during summer time what should I do? I have taken medicine also but it works until I am taking medicine.
Hello. I think you have allergic conjunctivitis. 1. Eye allergies, called allergic conjunctivitis, are a common condition that occurs when the eyes react to something that irritates them (called an allergen). 2. The eyes produce a substance called histamine to fight off the allergen. As a result, the eyelids and conjunctiva (the thin, filmy membrane that covers the inside of your eyelids) become red, swollen and itchy, with tearing and burning. The key to treating eye allergies is a. Avoid or limit contact with the substance causing the problem. B. Avoid rubbing eyes instead do cold compresses. Use antiallergic eyedrop along with lubricating eyedrop. This will help you I am very sorry dear to say that there is no medicine that can cure allergy. Only way is to stay away from all those things that you are allergic to.
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I have allergies & my eyes are affected. They become so red & puffy. What should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have allergies & my eyes are affected. They become so red & puffy. What should I do?
Hello, take homoeopathic medicine - schwabe's apis mel. 30 and urtica urens 30 - both thrice daily for 3 days. Revert.
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