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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 am 18 years old and I have high power spectacles and it is still increasing. So how can I control the increasing power?

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I am 18 years old and I have high power spectacles and it is still increasing. So how can I control the increasing po...
Most likely you must have minus no (myopia). This will stop increasing after 20. You can use contact lenses which some time control increasing power.
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I have red eyes from three days what should I do for this and I was felling suffer very earlier.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes from three days what should I do for this and I was felling suffer very earlier.
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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I have red eyes in three day and they are coming after two three months regularly what can do for my eyes please tell me.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eyes in three day and they are coming after two three months regularly what can do for my eyes please tell...
could be due to allergy if its coming again and again 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. also dip a handkerchief in little cold water and keep over closed eyes.. you will feel better
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Sir my eyes are always in light red color (like when drunk alcohol person eyes) but I do not drink any type of alcohol please suggest what I do now?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Sir my eyes are always in light red color (like when drunk alcohol person eyes) but I do not drink any type of alcoho...
Hello lybrate-user. This is natural colour of your eyeball. Do not panic. You can use i-kul eye drop. 3 - 4 times /day for 1 week.
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I have pain in my eyes for 2 days ago. Please help me doctor for handling the situation.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have pain in my eyes for 2 days ago. Please help me doctor for handling the situation.
Take one tablet of paracetamol 500mg sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily, drink plenty of water and take rest. if no relief consult eye specialist
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I have red eye for over three days. What should I do. Plzz sugest one medicine plzzz.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eye for over three days. What should I do. Plzz sugest one medicine plzzz.
Homoeopathic medicine EUPHRASIA 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 2 drops direct on tongue every 2-3 hrly EUPHRASIA EYEDROPS ( SBL ) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily
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My eye is very good conditions and seeing good vision. But oftenly water coming from my eyes in day times particularly evening time. What is the reason for that problem?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My eye is very good conditions and seeing good vision. But oftenly water coming from my eyes in day times particularl...
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.--------------- but satish, in your case it seems like your eye is watering due to weak eyesight----------you should consult an eye specialist for a physical examination so that you can wear proper power spects to prevent further weakening of eyes----------
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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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I have puffy eyes. Please help to get rid of this problem. I am 32 years old. Thanks.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have puffy eyes. Please help to get rid of this problem. I am 32 years old. Thanks.
Homoeopathic medicine pulsatilla nig 30 (dr reckeweg) drink 1 drop direct uo tongue daily night apis mel 30 (dr reckeweg) drink 2 drops direct on tongue 3 times daily precautions 1. Visit an eye specialist to rule out possibility of weak eyesight 2. Make sure your working area has ample lightening 3. Take precautions while using computers, mobile and watching tv 4. Have a sound and refreshing 8 hour sleep daily 5. Quit smoking if you do so 6. Drink 6-8 glass water daily 7. Daily bramari pranayam for 10-15 minutes. 8. Go for following tests blood-cbc, esr, thyroid profile, rft and urine examination routine.
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I am 27 years old last one week my left eye is itching and and full body pain what should I do.

MBBS
General Physician,
I am 27 years old last one week my left eye is itching and and full body pain what should I do.
you may be having viral infections .do warm saline gargle regularly. have homemade freshly prepared lemon juice which is rich in vitamin C thereby increasing your body autoimmune system which prevents infection. for the time being you can take tab of paracetamol or calpol.
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I have red eyes and I have pan in stomach or also I am suffering for fiver for five days so should l help me?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eyes and I have pan in stomach or also I am suffering for fiver for five days so should l help me?
Dear lybrate user, 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 am 18 year old male. I had a very sedentary lifestyle for 2 years till now due to my education and I am overweight. Maybe this will help you explain the following symptoms. I have a pain sensation in my leg extending to the feet. Sometimes it is mostly a little pain sensation or weakness near the knee. Sometimes I have a burning pain in my fingers (not sure if it is finger joints) which grows and suddenly drops and is gone. I have been having a twitching left eye for nearly a week. And also I have problem of acidity mostly after junk and spicy food or if I have an empty stomach. Please tell what possibly could be the problem or is it just because of lifestyle?

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
I am 18 year old male. I had a very sedentary lifestyle for 2 years till now due to my education and I am overweight....
This is just because of your lifestyle you are very much overweight first and foremost require the is to cut down on your weight by consuming lesser calories than you burn by the way of exercises etc second thing is empty stomach and junk food both causes acidity so nothing unusual about it you will have yo change all these things eat more fresh vegetables and fruits salads soups and avoid fried spicy and junk food also cut down on consumption of excessive tea coffee and cold drinks di vigorous exercises for atleast one hour every day drink plenty of water and eat smaller meals don't keep your stomach empty for more than three hours make a daily timetable and follow it strictly.
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Man should never kiss or lick with tongue her wife vagina because it can cause infection. True or False. If I wanted to do so, how can I go for that without having infection. What had to be done by my wife for achieving above objectives.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Man should never kiss or lick with tongue her wife vagina because it can cause infection. True or False.
If I wanted ...
Hello you can lick vagina. Only thing is that you both should maintain cleaniness of vagina and other private parts.
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My eye number is very much more I use all simple home treatment but no reaction, what I can do now.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
My eye number is very much more I use all simple home treatment but no reaction, what I can do now.
Dear lybrate user, it is advisable to consult an ophthalmologist to assess your visionary error. * avoid, dust, smoke, junk food, scorching sun, alcohol, smoking. * homoeo-medicine* @ physostigma 30-6 pills, thrice a day. * ensure 6/7 hrs sleep in d night. Take, care.
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I have consulted many doctors regarding my eye pain but not getting the right treatment. I need to stay for more than 12 hours in front of the computer. I was recommended to use GenTeal gel and Refresh Ezee as eyedrop. I use Gunnar computer specs which has by default. 25 power. I have. 5 power. Still I find my eyes paining sometimes from inside. Any solution? Thanks in advance.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I have consulted many doctors regarding my eye pain but not getting the right treatment. I need to stay for more than...
Dear...apply rose water in eyes and close it for few mins. Do it for 3 times in a day. And get eye massage done once in a week. This measures will definitely give you good result.
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What is the better ayurvedic treatment for improving eye power. Without use of spectacles.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
What is the better ayurvedic treatment for improving eye power. Without use of spectacles.
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 19 years so your number will not increase 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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I am suffering from myopia and power of the lens is increasing on a regular rate. What can I do to stop increase the power of my lens and decrease it also.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I am suffering from myopia and power of the lens is increasing on a regular rate. What can I do to stop increase the ...
Hello lybrate-user. Sorry about your eye trouble. Myopia is a condition characterized by short sightedness. It means that the person has lesser ability to see objects placed at a distance. This condition is governed by certain genetic and hereditary factors. There are other dietary and postural factors as well that govern the progress of myopia. I have a few suggestions for you regarding the maintenance of healthy eyes: let me enumerate the diet necessary for healthy eyes. (1) green leafy vegetables including spinach, sprouts, cabbage, beetroot. (2) fruits-blue-berries, black-berries, strawberries, raspberries, kiwi fruit, grapes, pineapple, pomegranate, grapes, guava. (3) dry-fruits: almonds, walnuts, apricots, dates. (4) cereals: oats, barley, millets. (5) drink a cup of green tea daily. (6) drink a glass of milk daily. To decrease the power of the lens, you could consider refractive surgery. Operations done to remove the refractive error (power) of the eyes are known as refractive surgery (lasik). 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,
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My eye sight is good but always a have tears. I do not kown why pls help tell me what should I do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My eye sight is good but always a have tears. I do not kown why pls help tell me what should I do.
Hello, Take Euphrasia 30, 3 drops once daily. Euphrasia 10 %, eye drop , 2 drop in each eye twice daily. Revert after 7 days. Take care.
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My eyes are getting red and it gets watered and I feel strained and it burns. What is the remedy?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My eyes are getting red and it gets watered and I feel strained and it burns. What is the remedy?
Dear lybrate user, 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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Hi. I wear prescription glasses of power 1.5 shortsighted. I have noticed that one of my eye lid drops lower than the other although it doesn't affect my vision it's starting to scare me . Does this show any underlying problem? What can I do to correct this. Please help.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Hi. I wear prescription glasses of power 1.5 shortsighted. I have noticed that one of my eye lid drops lower than the...
Drooping of eye lid could be because of neurological/eye problem. Consult eye specialist/neurologist for advice and treatment.
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