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Dr. Saravanan N is a renowned Ophthalmologist in Adambakkam, Chennai. He is currently associated with Saravanas Eye Clinic in Adambakkam, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Saravanan N on Lybrate.com.

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I am 66 years old and suffering from eye watering since three years which increase in cold air and doing some work on computers. I have consult so many eye specialist but no improvement. In homeopathy I have taken EUPHRASIA, ARGENT NIT, SILICA and I am regularly using CINERARIA maritima SCHWABE eye drop but no improvement. So pl. Suggest some good and appropriate medicine.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
I am 66 years old and suffering from eye watering since three years which increase in cold air and doing some work on...
While using computer for long time every person fail to blink the eyes. So only way to overcome is Use Dim light in laptop or black background in screen. Try to blink for one minute for every 15 minutes if you are so busy. else try to create the habit of blinking eyes very often. Have More Food which are rich in VIT A and D.
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My Eyes are blinking way too much since a week. I can't even stop blinking almost once or twice every 2 seconds ! Is something wrong with my Eyes? Per a minute I am blinking 60-70 times (Uncontrollably) . Please suggest me what to do !

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My Eyes are blinking way too much since a week. I can't even stop blinking almost once or twice every 2 seconds ! Is ...
Hellohello this may be due to dryness you can 1. Blink a lot 2. Wash eyes with fresh water 3. Cold compresses 4. Use lubricating eye drop like flogel.
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I am using contact lenses from last 3 months and now I want to undergo lasik laser. Please guide.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am using contact lenses from last 3 months and now I want to undergo lasik laser. Please guide.
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 have a big problem related to the eyes they become red and some time I can't able to see properly so what can I do for this.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have a big problem related to the eyes they become red and some time I can't able to see properly so 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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I have fever from some time & have pain in whole body or headache. And also pain in eyes.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I have fever from some time & have pain in whole body or headache.
And also pain in eyes.
Pain in the eyes and headache may have multiple causes associated with it. There are a few points you need to look at before jumping to any conclusions. Have you undergone an eye check up previously? Is there any history of raised pressure in your eyes? Do you have anybody in your family having raised eye pressure? Do you suffer from recurrent cold, fever, cough, etc? Do you have a lot of work/ study related stress? Do you use glasses? The reason for asking all these questions is that headache and eye pain may occur due to various reasons ranging from change in glasses, sinusitis, migraine, glaucoma, tension, blood pressure and so on. The list is long. it would be a good idea to have a look at your eyes. This would help in coming to a decision whether your eye pain and headache is due to an eye problem. If you could use the video facility provided by lybrate and get in touch, I could probably guide you more accurately as to provide relief to your symptoms. Hope my suggestions help you. Take care. regards. Dr. Chaitanya.
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Sir I wants to know that Is there any Way to cure my eyes without LASIK operation?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Sir I wants to know that Is there any Way to cure my eyes without LASIK operation?
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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Hello Readers I'm writing on behalf of my mother who has been suffering from Migraine since she was 16; she is 60 now. All these years have been intense especially the mornings that has numbered to 16000 now; we tried all the alternatives, namely Ayurveda, Acupressure, Homeopathy, myriad doctors such as Neurologists, Physicians, General Practitioners. Based upon the advices, my mother has been taking drugs, Vasograin, Suminat, Ambulex, Alprax for last 5 years and have seen a reduction in the frequency of the attacks ; I will try to be concise about the schedule/methodology as mentioned below: a.Migraine attacks come every morning (I believe after the sleep); vasograin and ambulex are taken which subside the pain before my mother could start her day. B.There are days when after upon eating several foods (such as milk product items, wheat products, spinach, tangy fruits), migraine does come back and the solution is a second dose of vasograin. However, introduction of Gasex (Himalaya product) after the food has reduced the intensity of the pain. C.Alprax is taken (once or twice a month) in case the headache is intense and a feeling of numbness is there. D.Every 15 days or so, my mother gets a severe attack that goes away only with the Suminat (25 mgs) that comes with the nausea. After all these years, I?m intensely worried about the GI Tract of my mother, poisoning of the organs because of drugs ingestion, overall general health and what not; your inputs would be greatly appreciated.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Since you have consulted all doctors and taking medicine regularly. Your mother age is 60 years. You have no choice, take medicine as required.
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I am suffering dry eyes. Not able to see shinig light nd sun light. Very much disturbed. Please advise.

FICO, Specialist in Cataract,Cornea and refractive surgeries , MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Srinagar
For dry eyes you will need 1. Environmental modifications like avoid working in hot and dusty areas use goggles outside use of facemasks in factory conditions blink intermittently 2. Use of artificial tears like refresh tears at least 4 times a day. Kindly consult ophthalmologist so your grade of dry eyes be determined and type of eye drops and their frequency be advised to you. Environmental modification is most important.
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I want an advise how can I improve my eye sight n I have far sightedness please sugest me a good answer.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I want an advise how can I improve my eye sight n I have far sightedness please sugest me a good answer.
Only practical thing that you can do is wear your glasses regularly and get your eyes tested once in a year. Needless to say that avoid junk food and eat healthy. Spectacle power usually does not go by natural means.
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I have a problem in my eyes when I woke up early in the morning it seems like fog everywhere I felt very trouble from this problem please give me solution.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have a problem in my eyes when I woke up early in the morning it seems like fog everywhere I felt very trouble from...
Most common cause is having a spectacles power. Just get it checked with nearest eye care specialist
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Diabetes and its Impact on Your Eyesight

MBBS, MD, FAIIDR
Diabetologist, Vadodara
Diabetes and its Impact on Your Eyesight

If you are diabetic, know that high blood sugar level can take a severe toll on your eyes in the form of blurry vision, cataract, glaucoma and retinopathy, if left unchecked. It can even lead to partial/complete blindness in young adults. Nonetheless, a strict control over your blood sugar count would prove effective in preventing such eye complications in the long run.

How does diabetes affect the eyes?

  1. Blurry Vision: Diabetes can cause swelling of the eye and damage to your vision. In case you are already using glasses, it might bring about fluctuations in your optical power. Once your blood sugar count gets back to the normal level; that is within the range of 70 to 130 milligrams per deciliter, your vision would be normal again; though this might take some time (about 3 months).

  2. Cataract: Eye lens works just like a camera, helping you to focus on a particular object. Cataract is a condition wherein this lens gets clouded with debris. Nevertheless, diabetic patients are more vulnerable to cataracts as compared to others. It has to be removed with a surgery wherein an artificial lens replaces the blurry eye lens.

  3. Glaucoma: Pressure starts building up within the eyes when fluids do not get drained out normally. This damages the nerves and blood vessels, thereby causing vision loss, blurred vision, watery eyes and headaches. Generally, glaucoma can be cured with laser, surgery, eye drops or medicines. Medications do help in alleviating eye pressure, reducing excessive fluid production and facilitating drainage. Having said that, diabetics are likely to develop neovascular glaucoma, a rare complication wherein new blood vessels form on the iris (the ring-shaped colored region in the eye), obstructing the normal fluid flow and further increasing the eye pressure.

  4. Diabetic Retinopathy: The retina is a cluster of cells behind the eyes that absorb light and converts them into images which are then transmitted to the brain through the optic nerve. High blood sugar levels damage the tiny blood vessels of the retina, leading to a condition called Diabetic retinopathy.

The stages of diabetic retinopathy

The retina requires a constant blood supply via a network of small blood vessels. In due course of time, a high blood sugar count might damage those blood vessels; primarily across three stages:

  1. Background Retinopathy: This is a condition wherein tiny lumps develop in your blood vessels, causing slight bleeding that usually does not affect your eye sight.

  2. Pre-proliferative Retinopathy: This is a condition characterized by significant bleeding from the eyes as a result of the blood vessels being severely affected.

  3. Proliferative Retinopathy: Proliferative retinopathy is a condition wherein new blood vessels and scar tissues that bleed easily develop on the retina, leading to vision loss.

Are you at risk?

The risks of Diabetic retinopathy increase if one is suffering from diabetes. Apart from this, certain other factors could also aggravate the chances of this disorder:

  1. Rise or fall in blood sugar

  2. Rise in the blood pressure level

  3. High cholesterol

  4. Pregnancy

  5. Excessive consumption of tobacco

When should you call a doctor?

  1. When you experience spots in your vision

  2. In case of blurred and fluctuating vision

  3. Impaired color vision

  4. Sudden loss of vision

  5. Redness and pain in the eyes

These signs serve as an early wake up call. However, it’s not mandatory for these signs to indicate towards diabetic retinopathy.

How to protect your eyes from diabetes and keep them healthy?

  1. Get your eyes checked periodically and try and maintain a steady blood sugar count.

  2. Take the prescribed medicines on time.

  3. Try to achieve and then maintain optimal weight levels.

  4. Avoid a sedentary lifestyle and engage in some sort of physical activity.

  5. Control your cholesterol levels by picking the right kind of foods.

  6. Abstain from smoking and limit alcohol consumption.

  7. Opt for a healthy diet comprising of green and leafy vegetables, oily fish, tuna, salmon; protein rich foods such as beans, nuts and eggs; citrus fruits such as oranges; pork and oysters. 

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

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I have red eyes when I bath and after when I clean face with water. Please suggest some medication.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I have red eyes when I bath and after when I clean face with water.
Please suggest some medication.
Hello, take homoeo-medicine** @ euphrasia 200- 4 driops, thrice a day. @ rhus tox 200- 4 drops, thrice a day. * avoid, dust, smoke and traffic-exhaust. Take care.
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I usually get a black screen in front of my eyes and start falling down. But after I eat my breakfast its all gone.

FELLOW PAEDIATRIC OPTOMETRY&ORTHOPTICS , MS(OPTOMETRY)
Ophthalmologist, Kolkata
I usually get a black screen in front of my eyes and start falling down. But after I eat my breakfast its all gone.
That is called floater please consult me. R you wearing specs? you may be high myopic. Please examine your eyes as soon as possible.
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I have an eye problem and my eyes flow a lot and everyday when I wake up my eyes become wet so what should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have an eye problem and my eyes flow a lot and everyday when I wake up my eyes become wet so what should I do?
Watering of eyes can be due to many reasons and the main reasons are------------ 1. Eye allergy due to dust, pollution, infection--------------- 2. Weak eyesight------------ 3. Continuous watching tv, mobile, computor in dim light---------- 4. Any eye injury------------- 5. Lack of sleep------- 6. Continuous headache------------ 7. Hypertension.--------------- so, my suggestion for you is either you provide me the symptoms you are facing due to watering of your eyes or visit a local doctor for an eye check up as a final examination can only be made after physical examination.-------------------
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I am having problem in my eyes, both of my eyes shed tears if I'm doing work on computer although there is no vision problem, do I need to worry.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am having problem in my eyes, both of my eyes shed tears if I'm doing work on computer although there is no vision ...
The solution for this problem is its reduced usage and while using computor use in proper light. There is nothing more effective than controlling usage to reduce and negate the effects. You can also reduce the intensity of the computor screen by attaching a filter or by getting an eye-friendly screen. Above all, one must try to reduce the amount of computor usage or take frequent breaks otherwise it can cause some harmful effect on your eyes.---------------------- Homoeopathic medicine CINELUBE EYE DROPS ( HAPDCO) Pour 2 drops 3 times daily.
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Sir, my right eye is looking tera. It's look very bad, How can I treat it? Pls give me some solution.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Sir, my right eye is looking tera. It's look very bad, How can I treat it? Pls give me some solution.
terapan is of many types...sometimes corrected by glasses and sometimes it can be corrected by surgery....consult local doctor
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The area above my eyes below eyebrows is looking as if it is swelling. I sleep around 8-9 hrs per day. What is the reason and can I know the way to reduce it.

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS, Fellowship in Medical Retina, Fellowship in IOL & Cataract Microsurgery
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
The area above my eyes below eyebrows is looking as if it is swelling. I sleep around 8-9 hrs per day. What is the re...
It may be due to inflammation called blepharochaliasis. Can be sure only after seeing n examining. And it is not very common esp in young males. You may try hot fomentation and anti inflammatory drugs.
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What is LASIK surgery? How much it costs. What is the minimum age to go for LASIK.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
What is LASIK surgery? How much it costs. What is the minimum age to go for LASIK.
One can go for lasik surgery after 20 years of age and it should cost you approximately 20000 per eye.
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I have an I problem doctor said that there is a blood clod in my retina.N they gave me medicine to take but will dat work.

Ophthalmologist,
Yes it helps as vit c improves in dissolving the blood. U must have been told about the sitting posture n other dietary advices like more of citrus fruit. Most of the times clot dissolves by these, else some lasers or surgery has to be done.
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