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Dr. Savitha Ramkumar

MBBS, Post Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

20 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
Dr. Savitha Ramkumar MBBS, Post Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmology Ophthalmologist, Chennai
20 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Savitha Ramkumar is a trusted Ophthalmologist in Peravallur, Chennai. She has been a successful Ophthalmologist for the last 20 years. She is a qualified MBBS, Post Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmology . You can visit her at Vasan Eye Care Hospital - Perambur in Peravallur, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Savitha Ramkumar on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - PSG Institute of Medical Science & Research - 1997
Post Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmology - Stanley Medical College and Hospital, Chennai - 2005
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All India Ophthalmological Society

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Hey. I have red eyes last three day. Give me suggestions for it. I have not got to doctor. please give me suggestions. Thank you.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
Hey. I have red eyes last three day. Give me suggestions for it. I have not got to doctor. please give me suggestions...
Hi lybrate-user take vigamox eye drops 5 times per day tab cetrizine 2 times per day tab aceclofenac 2 times per day.
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My eyes become red when I come in contact with dust, cell phone and more. I used lots of eyes drop but not get wright solution yet.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eyes become red when I come in contact with dust, cell phone and more.
I used lots of eyes drop but not get wright...
This may be due to dryness 1. Use goggles in sunlight 2. Blink a lot 3. Cold compresses 4. Use lubricating eyedrop like flogel.
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I have allergy problem. When it rises. I feel intense itching inside my eyes. Please prescribe me something so that I can put it in my eyes.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Panipat
I have allergy problem. When it rises. I feel intense itching inside my eyes. Please prescribe me something so that I...
For allergy, there are two steps: first is to control it. Please consult a doctor and get proper treatment so that it is controlled at the earliest. As your eyes re red & puffy, home remedies will not help. Second step is to find a cause. When ever your eyes are red & swollen, try to recollect, to what, you were exposed in last 24 hours hours- make a list every time. You may be able to pin point the causative agent. Avoid that in future to avoid allergy.
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Respected doctor, I am a patient of hypothyroidism since last 5 years and taking medicine eltroxin 50 everyday in empty stomach. But during last 2 months my eyes are getting dry (eye fluids are getting dry) .everyday after 8-9 PM the trouble insisted and till sleep it gives trouble. I use to put water or teardrop medicine to resolve the problem. I had done the thyroid test in every year and the test results are within limit.(t3, t4, tsh) Now my 1st question, is thyroid is curable or I had to take medicine for life long. 2nd question, is there is any side effects of the thyroid medicine like cholesterol or obesity/thin ness/ memory loss etc. Please advice how to sort out this dry eye problem and the rests. Kindly advice.

MS - General Surgery
Ophthalmologist, Thane
Respected doctor, I am a patient of hypothyroidism since last 5 years and taking medicine eltroxin 50 everyday in emp...
Thyroid should stay in control with regular treatment. Do not self medicate or suddenly stop hypothyroid treatment. Not treating thyroid can give rise to many effects eg. Obesity, lethargy. For the dry eyes which can be again observed in hypothyroidism please get screened for any other underlying auto immune disorder and start eye drops for dry eyes based on type of dry eyes .You will need an opthalmologist and an endocrinologist to help you out in this regard. Thanks.
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At present my eye sight are going to reduce. I also use optical for reading purposes only but presently vision is not clear my power is 0.5 and 0.75.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
At present my eye sight are going to reduce. I also use optical for reading purposes only but presently vision is not...
do you mean that your glass power for distance is 0.5 and 0.75.. as i see your age is 42, you might need addditonal glasses for near as they come with age.. you can try bifocal or progressive glasses
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I could not see well. I wear specs nd my specs power is -4.50. What should I do to reduce my eyes power.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I could not see well. I wear specs nd my specs power is -4.50. What should I do to reduce my eyes power.
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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Hi doctor I am farseen ahamed. I am an 18 yers old boy I have a problem in my eyes and I use spepts of very thick one and I am very uncomfortable to ude that. Now I am going to decide that wear contact lenses so I humbly request yo to please send me the full details of the contact lenses.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Hi doctor I am farseen ahamed. I am an 18 yers old boy I have a problem in my eyes and I use spepts of very thick one...
contact lenses cannot be prescribed without checking your eye power and eye curvature .. that can be done at any eye clinic or optical shop
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I have red eyes from over 3 days what should I do please give me solutions fever or red eyes.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have red eyes from over 3 days what should I do please give me solutions fever or red eyes.
For fever take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and Get your blood checked for cbc, mp , widal , sgpt , Ns1ag dengue and urine r/m and revert back to us with reports
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When I am suffering from cold, tears were come out from my eyes, what can I do to fix it, and get instant relief?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
When I am suffering from cold, tears were come out from my eyes, what can I do to fix it, and get instant relief?
Hello cold cause swelling of nasal mucosa leading to blockage to normal lacrimal passage leading to watering this is natural phenomenon.
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I am 49 years old male (weight around 61 kgs.) staying in the city of chennai, south india. I am a pure vegetarian. I am a glaucoma patient since 1983, when first diagnosed. I lost vision in my right eye by the time of diagnosis. Since 1983 I am using timolol maleate 0.5% eye drops twice daily for both my eyes and from the year 2001 my doctor suggested me in addition to timolol maleate to instill latanoprost for my left (has almost normal vision) eye at bed time to prevent any further damage. Now regular monitoring shows iop as very normal. Now my problem is not relating to eyes, but the timolol maleate I am using for past 32 years. As far as I could get information from the internet timolol maleate is beta-blocker and for the past 3 years my ldl & vldl levels are on the rise and hdl on the lower side for unknown reason though there is no major change in total cholesterol. I am not a diabetic (regularly monitored) nor hypertensive. Family doctor suggests to take drugs for the abnormal lipid profile. The other symptoms I am facing for the past 2 months are (1) total fatigue, (2) frequent cold with nasal discharge, (3) drowsiness, (4) shallow breath, (5) ringing sound in ears etc. I just wanted to know whether these symptoms are due to prolonged use of beta-blocker (timolol maleate eye drops), so that I can place before my ophthalmologist your observation and prevent any other future complications.Please tell.

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Kolkata
I am 49 years old male (weight around 61 kgs.) staying in the city of chennai, south india. I am a pure vegetarian. I...
These symptoms are unlikely to be caused by timolol maleate eye drops. It should not be used in cardiac or respiratory condition. Beside regular iop check get periodical glaucoma field examn. Your eye surgeon can monitor the optic disc cupping by funds exam. As you have only one eye on working condition. These tests should be done regularly to monitor the efficacy of the eye drops and at the same time keeping in mind about progression.
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Hi doctor my question is that all way's I will sleep and watch tv and working in mobile is this habit will damage eyes please suggest doctor your thankfully.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hi doctor my question is that all way's I will sleep and watch tv and working in mobile is this habit will damage eye...
Hello prolonged working on laptop/tv/mobile 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 a. Headaches b blurred vision c. Neck pain d redness in the eyes e. Eye strain f dry eyes sometimes watery eyes these symptoms can be further aggravated by improper lighting conditions. Measures to reduce this include 1. Work under proper light. 2. Blink a lot. 3. Cold compresses 4. Use good lubricating eyedrop.
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Hi is there any complications if we go for keeping lens for eyes. Any other adverse reaction? Suggest me the good idea.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Hi is there any complications if we go for keeping lens for eyes. Any other adverse reaction? Suggest me the good idea.
Contact lenses are good if you use it in prescribed manner. Do not overwear it also wash your hands properly before handling contact lenses.
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I am using spectacle for low vision no. +1 for reading, it was ok for 1 year but now It headache when I read any document from near the eyes. Is it ok or no. Has been increased .

MS - Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Thane
I am using spectacle for low vision no. +1 for reading, it was ok for 1 year but now It headache when I read any docu...
Hold reading matter at a slightly greater distance from the eyes and always read in good light. If the problem persists then maybe you need a higher spectacle power.
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About a year ago, I got hit in my left eye with a ball while playing cricket. I used to have headaches before that too, but after that incident, the headaches when occurred, affect mostly in the left part of the head including the eye area. When there is no headache, I feel fine. What should I do.

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
About a year ago, I got hit in my left eye with a ball while playing cricket. I used to have headaches before that to...
Its important not to ignore pain as you are descibing. As you are having repeated episodes you may be having some specific diagnosis for which more than pain killer may be required. Although with description it resembles migraine but do you have any inducing or relieving factors. Or any other symptoms with pain. Which pain killer you taake And how soon it responds to painkiller you take. However may I suggest you to still screen for glaucoma as this is one of not so uncommon sequelae of eye injury as might be in your case.
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I feel pain and hot in my right eye. What I should do? There problem have 10 days.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I feel pain and hot in my right eye. What I should do?
There problem have 10 days.
Hello, wash your eyes with clean water twice daily and start using CMD2 eye drops, 2 drops in each eye twice daily. Take Belladonna 30, 3 drops twice daily. If don't get relief in 7 days then consult an eye specialist.
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My eyes are hurting while studying for a couple of hours. I use spectacles with a minus power of 0.25. What should I do to relieve the pain?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My eyes are hurting while studying for a couple of hours. I use spectacles with a minus power of 0.25. What should I ...
This condition is called Eye strain, or asthenopia, in which the eyes get tired from excessive or intense use. It can be annoying, but it tends to disappear with rest. Although it’s not often a serious condition, eye strain could be a symptom of an underlying problem. Eye strain is known to cause fatigue, difficulty concentrating, and headaches----------- Eye strain may lead to other problems, such as:---------- •Headaches--- •Difficulty Concentrating--- •Irritability--- •Burning Sensation--- •Watery Eyes--- •Dry Eyes-- •Photophobia--- •Eye Pain---. The first thing you can do is change your environment and work habits. By doing this you can relieve the pain without spending money on treatment--------------------- If you studying or reading, taking eye breaks for five minutes every hour can lessen the strain on your eyes. Simply closing your eyes for a few moments can also do wonders. Try standing up, moving around, or taking a short walk to help regain concentration. Regular eye exercises that involve focusing on different distances can help prevent future straining. Blink often. Blinking refreshes and replenishes your eyes naturally. If you are having trouble with blinking due to the dryness of your eyes, try using Homoeopathic ------CINELUBE EYEDROPS (HAPDCO) 3 times daily.
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I m wearing specs from last 8 years. My eye lance number is -3 fr both. I m thinking of to get operation for my eyes. Is it ryt decision. Or is there any other way which can hlp to remove specs and improve my eyesight? Hlp me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I m wearing specs from last 8 years. My eye lance number is -3 fr both. I m thinking of to get operation for my eyes....
Although spect can be removed by laix laser operation but my self being a homoeopath will advise you to go for homoeopthic mediccinesfor improving your eyesight along with a pecificdiet plan and eye exercises.Although it will take time but it will be very fruitful.Homoeopathic medicine along with exercises aand a diet plan are very effective combination for improving eyesight.consult me
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I have red eyes over 5 days and some time I feel blurred in front of my eyes. What I should do.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes over 5 days and some time I feel blurred in front of my eyes. What I should do.
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
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Is continue use of mobile phone leads to blindness or not ,if yes then tell me how can I relaxed my eyes because I am a student and use to study from my mobile phone itself only.

BHMS, Masters in Homeopathic Remedies, Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Is continue use of mobile phone leads to blindness or not ,if yes then tell me how can I relaxed my eyes because I am...
Please wear shade glasses. Please maintain distance while seeing. Every hourly, close eyes for five minutes. Avoid mobile as more as possible. It may cause brain damage also sight issue's.
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