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Ophthalmologist, Chennai

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Dr. Shankara Lakshmi is a popular Ophthalmologist in Perambur, Chennai. He has completed MBBS . He is currently practising at G K M Hospital in Perambur, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shankara Lakshmi on Lybrate.com.

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I am 34 year old male from delhi. I am suffering from floaters in both eyes for about 16 months now. Otherwise my eyesight is perfect so I don't wear glasses. I have shown to a very reputed retina specialist twice and they say my eyes are ok. But they can not help for the floaters. Please advise.

Phaco Development Program, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology, DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Mysore
Sometimes floaters happen due to degeneration in the vitreous. If the retina specialist has done an indirect ophthalmoscopy and cleared you then you do not have to worry. It is also possible that you are just appreciating normal entoptic phenomenon where sometimes we can see the blood cells that pass through the retinal blood vessels. So as I said if the reitna specialist has given you clearance, there is no need for worry.
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I am suffering from redness on eyes nd itching. Nd got water from eyes also what should I do.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am suffering from redness on eyes nd itching. Nd got water from eyes also what should I do.
Eyes appear red, watery 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----------- Homoeopathic medicine------------------- CINERAMYCIN-EYEDROPS (HAPDCO) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily--------------------- Report after 2 days---------------------- If redness persists for even 2 days after usage of above Eyedrops, then start using below given homoeopathic medicine along with Eyedrops----------- EUPHRASIA 30 (Dr Reckeweg) Drink 2 drops direct on tongue every 2-3 hrly---------------- Report after 5 days------------------------
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I have red eyes from 5 month and my left hand has rashes please sir tell me what should i do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes from 5 month and my left hand has rashes please sir tell me what should i do?
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 Homoeopathic medicine SULPHUR 30 ( Dr.Reckeweg) Drink 5 drops in 1 spoon fresh water today night 30 minutes after eating or drinking anything at bedtime. Nw forget about Sulphur 30 after this nd just keep it in your refrigerator.No need to further take this medicine.I will let u know what to do with this medicine afterwards. FORMULA-D TABS ( BAKSON ) Chew 1 tab 3 time a day for 1 month DERM-AID SOAP ( BAKSON) Use only thiss soap on body OINTMENT TOPI SULPHUR ( Wilmar Schwabe India) Apply locally twice daily on hands 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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Please let me know how should I improve my vision as I really want to improve my vision or my eyesight. I am currently using specs or glasses of +2.5 D.I really want to get rid of my specs. Please reply me as soon as possible.

FICO-1, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Please let me know how should I improve my vision as I really want to improve my vision or my eyesight. I am currentl...
Follow the in general good healthy lifestyle like drink lot of water eat green leafy vegetables eat fruits wear your glasses regularly to get rid of your glasses you either can wear contact lenses or get lasik surgery done I hope you have got your answers, if still any query then consult.
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I have got whiteheads near my eye area since last 3-4 years. How do I get rid of them?

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
I have got whiteheads near my eye area since last 3-4 years. How do I get rid of them?
Dear Lybrate user :- u r suffering from whiteheads . Avoid Oily & spicy food material. Take regullar aerobic exercises. coloured fruits & vegetables, PLENTY of water. whash face with water freqently
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I have severe swelling on my eyes. In the morning I get myself unable to see for long time What should I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have severe swelling on my eyes. In the morning I get myself unable to see for long time
What should I do?
Most common cause is having a spectacles power. Just get it checked with nearest eye care specialist
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Hi doctor I m 25 years old guy. For last 6 months my eyes are so weak and I can not see above 10 feet. Please guide me what can I do.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hi doctor I m 25 years old guy. For last 6 months my eyes are so weak and I can not see above 10 feet. Please guide m...
Hello. There is no medication or food for improving eye sight or to get rid of glasses. Get your vision tested and wear glasses. If not interested in glasses then you can try a. Contact lens b. Lasik laser as your age is now 25 years so your number will not increase much 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. Lasik is a very easy and painless procedure. If you want to get rid of glasses then go for lasik.
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When I look at other things after working on my laptop, I see blurred images which gets clear after some time. Is this an eye defect?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
When I look at other things after working on my laptop, I see blurred images which gets clear after some time. Is thi...
Hello, May be slight accommodation or adjustment problem. Get your eyes tested from an Opthalmologist. 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 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.
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My eyes are becoming red and pain is also in it. And also I have dark circle below my eyes. Whenever I go outside my eyes become red and pain is start in my eyes. My eye side is also weak. I can not see small fonts of a book. So please suggest me something about my reddish eyes, pain in my eyes, dark circle in my eyes and my weak eye side. So please suggest me some medicines and some care also of possible. Also suggest some advice. Thank you.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
My eyes are becoming red and pain is also in it. And also I have dark circle below my eyes. Whenever I go outside my ...
Redness of the eye is one of the most prevalent problems observed. Redness of the eyes has multiple causes associated with it. To enumerate a few common causes: (1) allergy of the eye. It is usually caused by improper eye hygiene. It occurs with symptoms of pricking, itching, irritation, watering, foreign body sensation and discomfort. There is a tendency to rub the eyes with fingers, handkerchief, cloth, etc. This is not a good habit because it tends to transmit lots of virus, bacteria and dust into the eye. Allergy usually presents with symptoms of watering (clear water), redness and itching of the eye. Thus, eye hygiene remains the principal modality of treatment along with eye drops as a supplement. (2) infectious conjunctivitis: this is usually associated with white-yellowish discharge. There may occur associated pain and sensation of itching, pricking, watering and discomfort. If so, it would be a good idea to go and show to an eye specialist in person. (3) foreign body lodged in the eye. This is more commonly associated with people who drive 2 wheeler vehicles without protection. It occurs more commonly in one eye. Foreign bodies that commonly get lodged are eyelashes, insect wings, small insects, dust particles, iron particles (more common with people working in the iron industry) the solution for a foreign body lodged in the eye would be better provided by an eye specialist at the clinic because it would require immediate removal from the eye and appropriate therapy. (4) raised eye pressure: this is a condition known as glaucoma. It is not so common as the previous mentioned conditions. There is usually associated pain in the eyes. It is commonly bilateral (occurs in both eyes). There is usually a positive family history of glaucoma associated in a majority of the cases. (5) inflammation of the covering layers of the eyeball. This is known as" uveitis" it is also a relatively less common condition. There is associated pain. It would require a thorough eye checkup including the retina-thus a good idea would be to visit the eye specialist in person. (6) increased blood pressure. This has known to cause redness which is also known as sub-conjunctival hemorrhage. The redness in this case tends to be deep dark and usually occurs only in one portion of the eye. In this regard, a complete ophthalmic evaluation and a systemic evaluation is warranted. From the symptoms described by you, it seems more likely to be a case of allergy. Maintaining the precautions and hygiene that I mentioned should probably work well for you. You could also use a lubricant eye drop along with an anti-histamine eye drop. (3-4 times daily) also, you might require a complete eye evaluation in order to rule out other causes. This would be possible only by examining your eyes in person. Hope my suggestions helped you. Take care.
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I Am Facing Red Eye Problem For 2 Days. I Don't Go To Any Doctor And Don't Use Any medicine Yet. Is Anything Serious? Should I Check It Up?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I Am Facing Red Eye Problem For 2 Days. I Don't Go To Any Doctor And Don't Use Any medicine Yet. Is Anything Serious?...
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. Get your eyes tested if there is no relief even after the medication
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I have cold, irritation in thought and eyes, not feeling well, what can I do and don't?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have cold, irritation in thought and eyes, not feeling well, what can I do and don't?
i think u have viral fever ....consult ur physician...start gargles with warm water...do steam inhalation
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After taking bath my eyes goes red and after an hour in the sun my eyes are red. So please suggest what to do.

Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Panipat
After taking bath my eyes goes red and after an hour in the sun my eyes are red. So please suggest what to do.
Its a sigh of allergy. Use a good lubricating eye drop 3 times a day. If no relief consult a doctor locally as according to site rules I can`t prescribe you any medicine here.
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I have eye vision problem. I cannot see distance things. My no. Is -6.I want to reduce my no.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have eye vision problem. I cannot see distance things. My no. Is -6.I want to reduce my no.
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 17 years so your number will not increase much 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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What is the reason behind Tearing from eyes in the night while sleeping and I use systane eye drops for about 2 months.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
What is the reason behind Tearing from eyes in the night while sleeping and I use systane eye drops for about 2 months.
Tearing of the eye is one of the most prevalent problems observed. Tearing of the eyes has multiple causes associated with it. To enumerate a few common causes: (1) allergy of the eye. It is usually caused by improper eye hygiene. It occurs with symptoms of pricking, itching, irritation, watering, foreign body sensation and discomfort. There is a tendency to rub the eyes with fingers, handkerchief, cloth, etc. This is not a good habit because it tends to transmit lots of virus, bacteria and dust into the eye. Allergy usually presents with symptoms of watering (clear water), redness and itching of the eye. Thus, eye hygiene remains the principal modality of treatment along with eye drops as a supplement. (2) infectious conjunctivitis: this is usually associated with white-yellowish discharge. There may occur associated pain and sensation of itching, pricking, watering and discomfort. If so, it would be a good idea to go and show to an eye specialist in person. (3) foreign body lodged in the eye. This is more commonly associated with people who drive 2 wheeler vehicles without protection. It occurs more commonly in one eye. Foreign bodies that commonly get lodged are eyelashes, insect wings, small insects, dust particles, iron particles (more common with people working in the iron industry) the solution for a foreign body lodged in the eye would be better provided by an eye specialist at the clinic because it would require immediate removal from the eye and appropriate therapy. (4) raised eye pressure: this is a condition known as glaucoma. It is not so common as the previous mentioned conditions. There is usually associated pain in the eyes. It is commonly bilateral (occurs in both eyes). There is usually a positive family history of glaucoma associated in a majority of the cases. (5) inflammation of the covering layers of the eyeball. This is known as" uveitis" it is also a relatively less common condition. There is associated pain. It would require a thorough eye checkup including the retina-thus a good idea would be to visit the eye specialist in person. From the symptoms described by you, it seems more likely to be a case of allergy. Maintaining the precautions and hygiene that I mentioned should probably work well for you. You could also use a lubricant eye drop along with an anti-histamine eye drop. (3-4 times daily) (6) obstruction of the connecting passage between nose and the eye (nasolacrimal duct). This has shown to cause severe watering and tearing. It requires investigation by the eye specialist in person (sac syringing should be done). Likewise, depending upon the result of this test, the treatment should be planned. Systane is good but you might first want to get your eyes checked thoroughly by an eye specialist. Hope my suggestions helped you. Take care,
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Feeling comfortable in my right eye when blink and I have also dry eye problems in right eye so please tell me solution.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Feeling comfortable in my right eye when blink and I have also dry eye problems in right eye so please tell me solution.
Hello 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 can see almost everything. Should I wear glasses when watching tv or when I am using my laptop as a prevention. Because I use my laptop many times a day? Should I wear it only when using laptops or reading books?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I can see almost everything. Should I wear glasses when watching tv or when I am using my laptop as a prevention. Bec...
No no, please do not wear glasses while you are watching tv or laptops or while you are at home. Just wear it only when you are going out and need to see far objects or things. Take care :)
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Sir, my son is facing squint problem from the age of 3 years. Now he is 11 years and I am continue sly having treatment from eye specialists. He has full vision with glasses and good looking. Only after removal of glass, squint is seen. According to doctor he is facing two types of problem muscular and number. He is of the opinion that at the age of 18, he should be operated as there are side effects of anesthesia.

MS - Ophthalmology, FICO, FRCS - I & II
Ophthalmologist, Mathura
Sir, my son is facing squint problem from the age of 3 years. Now he is 11 years and I am continue sly having treatme...
Dear Mr. lybrate-user The senario you have given of your son, If his squint (I presume Convergent squint most likely) is fully corrected by glasses then surgery is not required. If even with glasses there is residual squint then surgery should be done early as remanent squint can detoriate vision in long run. It can develop lazy eye. Physical consultation will be ideal.
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I am 25 years old man. I had conjunctivitis on 6th may and doctor wrote Zol-Ah and mole eye drop within 10 days it had cured. But today again my eye become red and itching. So what should I do it happens twice within a month in the same left eye.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am 25 years old man. I had conjunctivitis on 6th may and doctor wrote Zol-Ah and mole eye drop within 10 days it ha...
Hello I don't think that this episode is conjunctivitis this time redness and itching could be due to allergy 1. Avoid dust 2. Avoid rubbing eye 3. Cold compresses consult local opthalmologist and get proper treatment.
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I am 21years old and I have -2 power in my eyes? Please suggest me how my power can be reduced?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 21years old and I have -2 power in my eyes? Please suggest me how my power can be reduced?
Hello, get your eyes tested from an opthalmologist. 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. 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 3 months and instill euphrasia eye drops twice a day. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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I want to ask about my 2 years baby. Her eyes have some problems. That means her eyes are not synchronized. I don't know English word but in Hindi eyes teercha hai . Isse kya problem ho sakta hai And what is the treatment. please suggest me.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I want to ask about my 2 years baby. Her eyes have some problems. That means her eyes are not synchronized. I don't k...
hello neha...ur child has squint. this may be due to uncorrected refractive error (ho sakta hai ki aapke baby ko chasma ki jarurat ho) . Consult pediatric ophthalmologist asap.
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