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Dr. Shankara Lakshmi

MBBS

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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Door Old No.120 / Door New No.113, Perambur Barracks Road, Purasaiwalkam. Landmark: Near Bhuvaneswari Theatre, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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All the time I keep yawning, my eyes start filling up with tears. What should be the possible reason? Or is that a common phenomenon?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Yawning is when your body takes an incredibly deep breath in which your mouth opens wide to take in the desired air. There are a number of different reasons than can lead to yawning excessively. 1 sleepiness ------can be the main reason. Believe it or not, this is not a myth. The majority of excessive yawning is a result of a lack of sleep. Obviously, those that are not getting an adequate amount of sleep will need to increase their time for snoozing in order to minimize the yawning they experience throughout the day. Weshould sleep approximately eight hours of sleep each night. However, people vary and some require more sleep, while others can get by with a little less. Therefore, determining if a lack of sleep is your cause of frequently yawning will fall back on self-examination. Nevertheless, this method will only work if lack of sleep is the initial cause. 2. Sleep apnea.------ This condition should be diagnosed by a doctor and refers to a condition denoted by periods throughout the night in which the person stops breathing. Anyone correcting the amount of sleep they are achieving without yawning less should seek medical attention to ensure that sleep apnea is not the problem. If it is, this condition is generally treated with an automated administration of oxygen throughout the night. 3. Certain medications such as antidepressants may also increase your yawning as well 4.Other reasons for constantly yawning include everything from epilepsy to anxiety. In an anxious situation, yawning may signify a person attempting to catch his or her breath so that proper breathing is resumed. Along with these two conditions, brain tumors, heart attacks, multiple sclerosis, and several other medical conditions may be a cause to the increase in your yawning. Despite the severity of some of these situations, typically the yawning is accompanied by other, more serious symptoms. Therefore, it is essential that you amend the amount of sleep you are obtaining each night in an attempt to rectify this problem before jumping to conclusions. However, if these attempts appear to fail, it is recommended that you seek a medical examination in order to ensure that the problem is not a serious condition.
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I have red eyes for over 3days. I washed in every 3hour'but it is very painful. What should we have. Please help.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Washing may worsen it. You need to show it to a nearby eye surgeon to rule of vision threatening problems.
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I have some red eyes in night. Always hart me in night. I want to leave it quickly. So what should I do. Please help.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, Use Schwabe's cmd2, eye drop. instill 2 drops in each eye twice daily. Wash your eyes with cold water twice daily. Revert me after 1 week.
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Hello sir/madam. my age is 59, I used to get a headache in my left forehead just above the eye and whenever I get it, the pain (sharp pain like stabbing with a knife) leads to straight backside of my head (straight backside to my left eye) and have an ache in forehead and back head, and nerve getting bulge in the rightside forehead (starts from my right eye to ear), which leads to improper vision in the right eye. Thank you.

MD - Pathology
General Physician, Amritsar
Your history suggests migraine. But before starting treatment get your BP checked and also get an eye examination done.meanwhile whenever you have pain take tablet suminat to abort the attack. You can take rapid release tablet for a faster action.
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My eyes number is very high. So, how can I decrease my eyes number? Plz, tell me about it.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
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. -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 4-6 months and instill euphrasia eye drops twice a day. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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My right eyelid has swollen n is becoming painful- I think this is due to eye make up/ mascara application. What is the treatment line for treating this, I mean is there any cream, gel etc that can cure this?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Homoeopathic medicine APIS MEL 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 2 drops in 1 spoon fresh water 3 times daily for 3-5 days.
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I have red eyes from 3 days and swelling in foot and my brother has stomach ache form last 3 days.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
take following remedies 1.triphala kadha 4 tsp before lunch and dinner 2.amala juice 4 tsp + 2tsp sugar + 2tsp honey in the morning empty stomach
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Both my eyes waters a lot since a long time. Is this any type of indication? How should I take any preventive steps to avoid this.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
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 give details of your eye watering reasons 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 can not see clearly after 10 meter but I didt wear spex and I want come out this problem as soon as possible.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Your problem is myopia---first of all visit an eyespecialist to confirm weak eyesight so that you can put required glasses, thereafter consult me. Myself being a homoeopath, will advise you to undergo homoeopathic treatment as homoeopathic medicine along with exercises and a diet plan are very effective combination for improving eyesight and slowly removing your glasses permanently. Consult me.
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I work at least 10 hour behind computer and it harm my eyesight and health also please give me suggestion regarding this matter.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Blinking at regular interval will help relaxing the eye. Warm application of palms for few secs will help. Look at a distant object in between long hours of work.
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I have red eyes before three days, what should I do for fresh white eyes? Help me please lol.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
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 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.
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My father is suffering from glaucoma. He daily use eye drop for his treatment. I als check my eyes and doctor says pressure is ok. Am I at risk.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Family history of glaucoma is an important risk factor for developing glaucoma. So annual eye check up for glaucoma is mandatory. Your doctor will keep check on your eye pressures and optic nerve. If things are fine just continue annual checkup.
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I used to chat late night on whatsapp. My eyes becomes dry day by day. What should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
Try to rest your eyes this will be better for your you. Take proper sound sleep for at least 8 hours daily. For whats app is not that important than your health/eyes.
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In my left eye foreign particle has fall, please could you tell me how to take off?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear lybrateuser, - Wash your eye with plain water for 2-3 min, open it wide with your hand & try to splash water on it with the other hand - if it is still not removed then take a small cotton piece roll it & wet it with water, with the pointed end try to remove the particle while widening the affected eye with one hand, seeing in a mirror & try to remove with the other hand - if some help is there then tell the person to look in the eye & remove the particle - if still problem is there then consult a doctor.
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Sir, I have a small sight I want to go for laser treatment is it a better idea? Or is there any alternative to cure my sight permanently? Is laser treatment done for all age groups? Will there be any side effects after laser treatment?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hello Lasik is the best method to get rid of glasses. Yes. You are now suitable for lasik. Doctor will perform few tests and if all okay then lasik can be done. Success rate is over 96%
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I have frequent eye allergies. My doctor suggested FML eye drops. I have used them. Any other eye drops that would work.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
you cant use fmL for longer time or without supervision. allergy can be controlled easily using eye drops. But there are many eye drops and specific eye drops can only be prescribed after seeing the eye clinically as treatment depends on severity
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I have yellow eyes another problem is on my tongue there is some black spots so what should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may consult me in person dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Scrub gently to clean your tongue with a tongue cleaner. Floss all your teeth inter dentally & brush twice daily, morning & night, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush.
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Hi I am mahi solanki and my problem is how to long time watch a mobail is my eyes in normal tear?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
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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I have running and blocked nose, watery eyes and dry cough from yesterday please suggest me treatment to quick relief.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1.Do Warm saline gurgling and steam inhalation with karvol plus inhalant capsule 2-3 times daily. 2.put otrivin nasal drop one drop thrice daily. 3.Take Honitus syrup 2 tsf 2-3 times daily. 4.If no relief, you have to take antibiotic 5.Consult me for advice
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I have eye site since 15 years onwards (right eye 3.0 & left 3.25), every year checking my eyes and using spectacles as per doctors suggest. Now I am struggling with headache. When ever I speak louder, immediately I feel headache. Some times this headache will gone after sleeping but some times I have to take tablets. Kindly suggest for this my problem.

Neurologist,
Namaste, Your eye sight is most likely unrelated to your headaches as they could be migraines (which are the most common type of headaches). Generally, migraine begins as a dull ache and then develops into a constant throbbing and pulsating pain that you may feel at the temples, as well as the front or back of one or both sides of the head. The pain is usually accompanied by a combination of nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light and noise. The cause of migraine is believed to be chemical reactions in the brain. Treatment for migraine may include over-the-counter or prescription medications, as well as self-help techniques such as relaxation training, deep breathing, aerobic exercises, and biofeedback.
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