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Dr. Shaun Maria Dacosta

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

100 at clinic
Dr. Shaun Maria Dacosta Ophthalmologist, Chennai
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Dr. Shaun Maria Dacosta is one of the best Ophthalmologists in Pammal, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Shaun Maria Dacosta at Sankara Eye Hospital in Pammal, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shaun Maria Dacosta on Lybrate.com.

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I did LASIK to both of my eyes later 2 times I got small injury like hitting pillow in eye and one time with eye drops while travelling in bus after few days my eye sight become normal as like before will this incident will reduce my sight, is there any chance will I get visual problem again. Please clarify.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I did LASIK to both of my eyes later 2 times I got small injury like hitting pillow in eye and one time with eye drop...
As now your eyesight is normal ,so no problem to your eyesight due to these incidents but you must be careful with your eyes in future as an injury near lens can cause some serious impact on your eyesight
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I have red eyes and fall water from my eyes while watching TV and using Android Phone?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have red eyes and fall water from my eyes while watching TV and using Android Phone?
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 need to spend lot of time sitting in front of computer screen and I also use cell phone more frequently so How to take care of my Eye sight?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I need to spend lot of time sitting in front of computer screen and I also use cell phone more frequently so How to t...
The solution for this problem is its reduced usage and while using computor/phone, 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/mobile screen by attaching a filter or by getting an eye-friendly screen. Above all, one must try to reduce the amount of computor /mobile usage or take frequent breaks. Homoeopathic medicine CINELUBE EYE DROPS ( HAPDCO) Pour 2 drops 3 times daily.
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My eyes problem as well as my stomach is very pain because I eaten meet with majority red chilli.

M.B.B.S., D.M.C.H.
General Physician, Alwar
You should consult gastroenterologist & opthalmologist. Meanwhile you can take cap. Omez -20 one stat & onc daily morning empty stomach. Gelucil-mps liquid 2 tsf 6 hrly. Ocupol-d eye drops, 1 drop thrice daily locally.
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I have yellowness in my eyes science long time I eye sight also normal. I have also use some eyedrop but did not got any result.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have yellowness in my eyes science long time I eye sight also normal. I have also use some eyedrop but did not got ...
Hello, Diseases of the liver, including hepatitis and cirrhosis, can turn the scleras yellow. So, get your Liver Function test done to rule out these. Get back to me with the reports.
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I have red eye over 6 days and it becomes more red after I complete my sleep please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have red eye over 6 days and it becomes more red after I complete my sleep please help me.
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. - 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.
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I am feeling cold, have throat infection, have fever and my eyes are like burning. Which medicine should I prefer?

DRCH, BHMS
Homeopath, Bareilly
I am feeling cold, have throat infection, have fever and my eyes are like burning. Which medicine should I prefer?
Take homeopathic belladonna 30, one dose 3 hourly for two days. Drink lukewarm water Avoid taking anything cold. Gargle with lukewarm water with little salt added in it.
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Sir meri aankhon mein jalan hoti hai morning me so kar uthti hai to batao kya karu me.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Sir meri aankhon mein jalan hoti hai morning me so kar uthti hai to batao kya karu me.
A.Dear lybrate user, could be because of many reasons but commonly it is due to allergy or infection or dryness of eyes. 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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Everytime I go to the toilet I excrete blood from my anus. I went to see a doctor about it and the doctor gave me medicine but they did not help still. Please help.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Everytime I go to the toilet I excrete blood from my anus. I went to see a doctor about it and the doctor gave me med...
bleeding per rectum may be due to indigestion and constipation problem.take light diet and green leafy vegetables.avoid taking chilies,spicy,oily and junk food.take curd in diet.take medicine prescribed by your doctor but try to avoid constipation,acidity,gas feeling.it will help you to fully recover.
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My two eyes are straining when I watch system ,continuously what is the relation method.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
My two eyes are straining when I watch system ,continuously what is the relation method.
Take Ruta 30C one dose daily for 2 weeks. It will be alright. Still if you have any queries, please let me know. Take care. :)
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I hv specs of power 8.0 both eye so help me is laser treatment for specs removal is good or not. I want to remove my specs.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I hv specs of power 8.0 both eye so help me is laser treatment for specs removal is good or not. I want to remove my ...
Operations done to remove the refractive error (power) of the eyes are known as refractive surgery. There are certain basic criteria that most patients need to fulfill before they can safely undergo refractive surgery. To enumerate, they are: (1) stability of refraction: the power of the eyes should have become stable for a period of 1.5 years minimum without any change. (2) curvature of the cornea should be tested by a technique which is known as topography. (3) thickness of the cornea should be measured by a test known as pachymetry. The minimum thickness required is 550 microns. (4) dilated retina evaluation: this is one of the most important tests that should be performed by a trained retina specialist. This test helps in detection of any offensive lesion on the central or peripheral retina. In case of any retinal abnormality, these should be treated before undergoing the surgery for number reduction. (5) there should be no pre-existent corneal abnormality. (example: corneal scar, opacity, defect, etc.) another important suggestion is that whenever you go for the assessment (the above mentioned tests), you should discontinue the use of contact lenses at least 4 weeks prior to the assessment. The reason for this being that use of contact lens temporarily alters the contour of the cornea. It takes around 3-4 weeks for the restoration of the original corneal contour after removal of the contact lens. Another important point is that you, as a patient, should be compliant to put post operative medication in your eyes for at least 2 months. There is bound to be some discomfort, watering, foreign body sensation, pain after the surgery in most cases-you should be ready to tolerate that. A leave from work for 7-10 days after the surgery should be generally sufficient. Last but not the least, you should set realistic expectations from this surgery. Though extremely rare, there is a remote possibility that the surgery may need to be repeated. Also, the need for subsequent treatment for the eye may be required. Thus, you should be compliant enough to trust and follow your eye specialist. In case you have any other queries, feel free to contact me. Hope my suggestions help you, take care, regards.
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My semester exams are going start on July 5 onwards. At what timing should I study? I reading but I am loosing concentration and memory loss. Means on seeing the book, I think I know everything, Its so easy to remember, but After closing the book, I can't recall even a single sentence of that answer! I know the theme of the answer , but i'm unable to present it on the paper . Please guide me ? Give me tips for how to remember the answers .

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
My semester exams are going start on July 5 onwards. At what timing should I study? I reading but I am loosing concen...
Daily exercise of at least half an hour is a must. Even if you go to a gym, ask for aerobic and/or callisthenic exercises with whatever else you are doing. A healthy body harbors a healthy mind. With regard to memory, it is very important that your brain and body is ideally rested to be able to recall whatever is required, rather comfortably. Puzzles pose problems to the brain that help it to use new pathways and neurons, which give the brain considerable exercise. It taxes the left brain to use logic to solve the myriad possibilities which other activities do not stimulate. Crosswords are excellent for vocabulary learning and use. Jigsaws and Rubik cube stimulate different permutations to finally settle on the most likely one. Picture completion and anagrams help approach problem-solving from several angles. Do Sudoku, and memory co-relation activities and skills. Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber (whole grains, fruits and vegetables), nuts, avocado, eat dark chocolate, consume less of fat and use olive oil instead, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. You need to check out if you are stronger visual or auditory. The visual is a better mode than the auditory. However, if you combine the two modes, you will get the best concentration. Have a special place of learning, which should be well lit, with soft painted walls, well-ventilated, with no distractions. When you get bored, study by writing. If you repeat learning, at least, five to seven times, you will apparently remember for a longer time. Sit comfortably but do not slouch. The reading material should be of a fairly large print. Study at small intervals of about 40 minutes and then take a break or change the subject. Short-term memory is a faculty of the left brain, and long-term memory is a feature of the right brain. When people are stressed, they tend to favor the right brain and abandon the left brain, where short-term memory resides. So, it is really very simple: deal with the stress and activate left brain functions. Here are a few suggestions to activate left brain function: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do callisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly. There is a new exercise called Super Brain Yoga, which is done by holding the right earlobe with your left thumb and index finger, and the left earlobe with your right hand’s thumb and index finger. In this position, you must squat down and rise up and do this for five minutes every day. There is some memory enhancing techniques and study methods that your teacher will be able to guide you with. If your home life is full of distractions and stress, it is likely to affect your memory, adversely. In that case, I suggest that the family goes for counseling too. The following foods do help too: Blueberries, walnuts, turmeric, Spinach, tomatoes, broccoli, acorn squash, green tea, oily fish, boiled egg, turkey, apples, oatmeal, leafy greens, lentils, pumpkin seeds, avocado, cinnamon, thyme, sunflower seeds, and red wine. Avoid sugar and junk food. You may also include these noted foods that are good for your brain health: Brain-Friendly Foods MIND stands for Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay. But the MIND approach “specifically includes foods and nutrients that medical literature and data show to be good for the brain, such as berries,” says Martha Clare Morris, ScD, director of nutrition and nutritional epidemiology at Rush University Medical Center. You eat things from these 10 food groups: •Green leafy vegetables (like spinach and salad greens): At least six servings a week •Other vegetables: At least one a day •Nuts: Five servings a week •Berries: Two or more servings a week •Beans: At least three servings a week •Whole grains: Three or more servings a day •Fish: Once a week •Poultry (like chicken or turkey): Two times a week •Olive oil: Use it as your main cooking oil. •Wine: One glass a day You avoid: •Red meat: Less than four servings a week •Butter and margarine: Less than a tablespoon daily •Cheese: Less than one serving a week •Pastries and sweets: Less than five servings a week •Fried or fast food: Less than one serving a week.
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My eye become red when I wake up and don't seen clear left eye till one hour and then after see clear. So what will I do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My eye become red when I wake up and don't seen clear left eye till one hour and then after see clear. So what will I...
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. - 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.
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Sir meri eyesight weak h agr main lasic lazer krata hu to mera kitna kharcha aayega. please reply.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Sir meri eyesight weak h agr main lasic lazer krata hu to mera kitna kharcha aayega. please reply.
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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My child aged 6 years is having retina eye problem. Everything is ok, but he can't read from certain distance. All tests have been done. But, even erg test also failed to diagnose exact problem. But it has been diagnosed as retina problem. Probably small retina. It has been suggested another test scanning after 6 months. Is there any remedy for retina problems.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Treatment depends on the diagnosis. You go with the advice of the treating doctor.. Or send the reports to me for advice. Which other test is advised > tell me privately option.
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I have red eyes and mind confused, before last three days, so please give solution for this problem?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes and mind confused, before last three days, so please give solution for this problem?
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--------------------- Report after 5 days----------------------
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I hav eyesight of 6/18. Can any surgery bring it to 6/6 within A-2 med standards (railways).

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Gurgaon
I hav eyesight of 6/18. Can any surgery bring it to 6/6 within A-2 med standards (railways).
An eye doctor will be able to answer it more appropriately. Homeopathy will not be able to help you to bring such a big change in short time.
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I always feel heaviness in my eyes. Not sure whether it is related to any allergies or any other medical condition. Please suggest what is the right step to get it diagnosis.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I always feel heaviness in my eyes. Not sure whether it is related to any allergies or any other medical condition. P...
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 want to get rid of spectacles. My left eye has no. 3.25, and right eye no. 2.50. please help me as fast.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I want to get rid of spectacles. My left eye has no. 3.25, and right eye no. 2.50. please help me as fast.
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 16 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. After age of 18 yrs.
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I'm suffering head ache with eye problem. Eyes going to red and tired with head ache. Doctor told me in your eye don't have water then he gave me Andrew plus drop and some rest tablets, but it's not curable after that he gave me maxmoist drops. Problem not solved only problem is red eye and then head ache two sides, please help me sir.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I'm suffering head ache with eye problem. Eyes going to red and tired with head ache. Doctor told me in your eye don'...
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 This is a provisional diagnosis. Consult your ophthalmologist for detailed examination.
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