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Dr. Siva Kumar

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Dr. Siva Kumar is a popular Ophthalmologist in Gopala Puram, Chennai. She is currently associated with Dr. Mohan's Diabetes Specialities Centre in Gopala Puram, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Siva Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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Is it possible to cure myopia? Am myopic - 3 and want to get rid of my spectacles and live a natural life, because of myopia I feel different about myself from others and am really tired of wearing these spectacles. I know that wearing these things really worsen the eye sight but am quiet helpless without these things.

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
Is it possible to cure myopia? Am myopic - 3 and want to get rid of my spectacles and live a natural life, because of...
There is no medicine either allopathic or ayurvdic which can reduce myopic power but if you have attained the age of 21 yrs ,there is no chance of further increase of myopic power,-3D is considered to be very normal power , you may go smile LASIK for glass removal but if I would have been in your place ,I would not have gone for lasik for -3 D because there is lots advantages in later age of being moderate myopic which operating ophalmologist will never tell you before surgery because there is lots of money involved .
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My eyes is very bad conditions and not see the some distance from between 10 meter and my age is 25 year and Please help me.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eyes is very bad conditions and not see the some distance from between 10 meter and my age is 25 year and Please h...
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 25 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 wearing goggles ever since am in VIth class, so can I improves my eyesight. PLEASE GIVE SOME IMPORtant TIPS.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am wearing goggles ever since am in VIth class, so can I improves my eyesight. PLEASE GIVE SOME IMPORtant TIPS.
Hello, follow the below medication and tips to strengthen the eye muscles:- 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. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicine which will help you in preventing rather reducing the power of your eyes. Take Physostigma 6/ thrice daily for 1 month. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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I have red eyes for over 3 days what should I do and why body checkup is important?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eyes for over 3 days what should I do and why body checkup is important?
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 have problem of my eyes I'm not able to see properly that's why I wanna ask to you and I have a problem in my stomach pls try to solve this problem.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have problem of my eyes I'm not able to see properly that's why I wanna ask to you and I have a problem in my stoma...
Most common cause is having a spectacles power. Just get it checked with nearest eye care specialist
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Im 25 years old male. Im having eye sight of 1.75 in one dye and 2 jn other eye. Is it possible to reduce eye sight totally? If yes, how? If not, Why?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Im 25 years old male.
Im having eye sight of 1.75 in one dye and 2 jn other eye.
Is it possible to reduce eye sight t...
Hello, You should do the below exercises to strengthen the ocular muscles. 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. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicine which will help you in preventing rather reducing the power of your eyes. Take Physostigma 6/ thrice daily for 1 month. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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Please suggest me some methods to decrease my eyes power. I have -1.75 on my left and -1.50 on my right. Does washing eyes with water several times a day helps to have effective vision?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Please suggest me some methods to decrease my eyes power.
I have -1.75 on my left and -1.50 on my right.
Does washing...
Homoeopathic medicine PHYSOSTIGMA Q (SBL) Drink 20 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily NATRUM MUR 6X (Dr Reckeweg) Chew 4 tab twice daily CINERARIA MARITIMA EYEDROPS (Dr Reckeweg) Pour 2 drops 3 times daily into your eyes Preferably Early morning EYE BALL ROTATION EXERCISE 20 times clockwise nd 20 times Anticlockwise completes one cycle. Repeat cycles at least 5 times in start reaching upto 20 in 3 months. You can do this eye exercise any time during the day but morning time while seeing towards the red light of Sun when it is not completely risen, is the best time, do not see directly towards Sun. Diet for EYESIGHT Lutein and zeaxanthin are both important nutrients for eye health, 6 as both of them are found in high concentrations in your macula—the small central part of your retina responsible for detailed central vision. More specifically, lutein is also found in your macular pigment – known for helping to protect your central vision and aid in blue light absorption—and zeaxanthin is found in your retina. Estimated daily dose of lutein is 10 mg per day, and at 2 mg/day for zeaxanthin. Both lutein and zeaxanthin are primarily found in green leafy vegetables, although zeaxanthin is far scarcer than lutein. Kale and spinach are two of the most lutein-rich foods, but you'll also find it in carrots, squash, and other orange and yellow fruits and vegetables. Both lutein and zeaxanthin are carotenoids called xanthophylls, which give plants and vegetables their yellow-orange color, and the name" lutein" comes from the Latin word" luteus, which means" yellow. If you remember this, it may help you pick out vegetables that are likely to contain higher amounts of these two nutrients. Egg yolk is another source of both lutein and zeaxanthin that is well absorbed by your body Most of the dark green leafy vegetables, previously recommended for a higher intake of lutein and zeaxanthin, have 15-47 percent of lutein, but a very low content (0-3 percent) of zeaxanthin. Study shows that fruits and vegetables of various colors can be consumed to increase dietary intake of lutein and zeaxanthi It is also important to note that lutein is an oil-soluble nutrient, so if you eat the vegetables without some oil or butter your body can't absorb the lutein. Adding a little bit of healthy fat, such as olive oil, coconut oil, or raw organic butter, will maximize your lutein absorption. Lutein content in food FoodMg / serving Orange (Raw)0.2/1 large Egg0.2/1 large Spinach (cooked)20.4 / 1 cup Papaya (Raw)0.3/1 large Turnip greens (cooked)12.2 / 1 cup Green peas (cooked)4.1 / 1 cup Spinach (raw)3.7 / 1 cup Corn (cooked)1.5 / 1 cup Broccoli (raw)1.3 / 1 cup Broccoli (cooked)0.8 / 1/2 cup Green beans (cooked)0.9 / 1 cup--------------- Washing eye with water will not help you in any way------------------
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I have red eyes. Whole day. What should I do. To get rid of it. I works in engg company in production department. Do I use eye drop or not?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eyes. Whole day. What should I do. To get rid of it. I works in engg company in production department. Do ...
it could be due to allergy . however 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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Are You Suffering From Tired Eyes: Here Is What You Need to Know

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Are You Suffering From Tired Eyes: Here Is What You Need to Know

Eye fatigue is a condition where the eyes are constantly tired and in some amount of pain as well. The other symptoms of this condition can also include swelling, burning and itching. Other ailments and conditions in the body like computer vision syndrome and others can cause this condition as a side effect and it should be referred to an ophthalmologist at the earliest for treatment.

So what else do we know about tired eyes or eye fatigue? Here are our list!

  • Causes: Usually, this condition may be caused by activities that require the constant movement and focus of the eyes for tasks like reading, writing, focusing on the glare and flicker found in computer screens or on smartphones, and more. Also, driving for a long time and exposing the eyes to too much sunlight can lead to this condition. Video games and handheld devices may also lead to the same. Also, the presence of more serious ailments in the body as well as computer vision syndrome that hits roughly 50 to 60% of workers who use computer screens on a daily basis and for long hours, can lead to this condition. Lack of sleep and a poor diet that does not have plenty of nutrients can also cause this condition and other related symptoms.
  • Symptoms: There are many symptoms of this condition including redness, itching, burning, swelling, watery eyes and much more, which will leave the eyes feeling tired. Also, blurred or cloudy vision may be experienced by patients for whom this condition has become more severe. The patient will also end up facing difficulty when it comes to focusing or driving for long periods of time, and headaches may take over after a few hours of reading or computer screen times. Also, related symptoms include acute pain and dull aches in the neck and shoulders which can trickle down to the upper back region.
  • Treatment: The best treatment for this condition is with the help of lifestyle changes like cutting down your working hours and taking frequent breaks. Also, you could place your computer screen at least 20 to 26 inches away from your face while you are working so that your eyes are at a more comfortable distance and do not get affected too easily. You must also try and limit your screen time in terms of hand held device usage. A doctor may also carry out an eye exam and prescribe artificial tear inducers or bifocal lenses to deal with the problem.

Persistent eye fatigue must be checked by an ophthalmologist who will arrive at a proper diagnosis and treatment.

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From February 2016 my wife had her nerves swollen near the eyes (below lower lid and above her cheeks), the nerves were protruding. Consulted an eye doctor n told that was infection n gave some eye drops. For months it wasn't reduced. Next consulted in a hospital, an MRI was done. There was no problem in the eyes. Then doctor concluded that it should be dural arterial venous fistula. Next week DSA will be done for locating the fistula. My worries are whether it can be cured? Is surgery necessary? Is this a complicated one? She is 32 in age.

MS - Ophthalmology, FICO, FRCS - I & II
Ophthalmologist, Mathura
From February 2016 my wife had her nerves swollen near the eyes (below lower lid and above her cheeks), the nerves we...
Dear lybrate-user From this senario it appears the diagnosis is Dural arterio venous fistula. At this young age it should not be taken lightly. Does she feels hushing sound in head or eyes becomes more prominent on strain is prominent eyes becomes Norma on applying pressure over eyes. There is surgical treatment like ligation of fistula or insertion of coil to block this abnormal arterio venous communication. But all this is to done at advanced tertiary center if required.
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Hello sir, I am suffered from high RBS (SUGAR) problem. My age is 60. BUT also I am suffering from cataract I wanna operate my self in a eye specialist hospital but they always told me that control your sugar your self. Suppose if I control my sugar before surgery then WHAT if, sugar increases after surgery? Also suggest me else I choose a EYE specialist hospital or a MULTI SPECIALIST HOSPITAL (who control sugar by themselves)?

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Ahmedabad
Hello sir, I am suffered from high RBS (SUGAR) problem. My age is 60. BUT also I am suffering from cataract I wanna o...
You can undergo cataract surgery once ure rbs is les than 200. Second thing. Please consult an endocrinologist or a md physician who can eithet put you on insulin or oral medicines. Once it is controlled you can undergo surgery. Do not try to deliberately or forcefully control ure sugar levels. If it increases aftet surgery it poses problem in healing and make you prone for infection. Hence controlling sugar levels are mandatory.
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Dr. Sir, my name is ram. I'm ill. And my body hots at night. My head in pain. I'm suffering for pain. My eyes are red. please Help me. Some advice give me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dr. Sir, my name is ram. I'm ill. And my body hots at night. My head in pain. I'm suffering for pain. My eyes are red...
Its a sign of fever and can take tablet paracetamol and Get your blood checked for cbc, mp , widal , sgpt and urine r/m and revert back to us with reports
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I am suffering from myopia, my both eyes number is more than -4.5. Now a days I am using specs. But I want to get rid of these glasses, please give me some information for removing my eye glasses by any natural or scientific way.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I am suffering from myopia, my both eyes number is more than -4.5.
Now a days I am using specs. But I want to get rid...
Unfortunately there are no natural medications to remove spectacles permanently. You can either try contact lenses or plan for refractive lasik laser surgery 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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How can I improve my eye sight? I am 21 years old nd since my eye power constantly changing. So what is suitable for me?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
How can I improve my eye sight? I am 21 years old nd since my eye power constantly changing. So what is suitable for me?
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 21 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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Hi I have eye site since 2014 I want to cure it without using the spectacles. So what I should do to cure it quickly. Please give a suggestion about it.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Hi I have eye site since 2014 I want to cure it without using the spectacles. So what I should do to cure it quickly....
Unfortunately there are no natural medications to remove spectacles permanently. You can either try contact lenses or plan for refractive lasik laser surgery 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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Sir actually I watched my mobile excessive so I am unable to focus the long distance object it seems like dull image of anything. Is there any treatment or my eye is permanently gone?

MBBS, DNB (Ophthalmology), ROP
Ophthalmologist, Coimbatore
Sir actually I watched my mobile excessive so I am unable to focus the long distance object it seems like dull image ...
After going through your symptoms and history, you might be suffering from Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). It is commonly seen in software engineers or those who use computers/ mobiles/ tabs constantly for a long duration. Here are a certain tips I suggest which you bring relief to your symptoms. 1. Minimize the glare from the screen to an optimum level or use an antiglare coated screens on iPad/ laptops/ desktops. 2. Blink frequently. We invariably tend to blink less when focussing on the screen. Make sure you blink frequently so that there is adequate tear secretion and lubrication to the eyes which will prevent dryness and the problems associated with it. 3. To reduce your risk of tiring your eyes by constantly focusing on your screen, look away from your computer/ mobile at least every 20 minutes and gaze at a distant object (at least 20 feet away) for at least 20 seconds. 4.Use cooling glasses to protect your eyes from the radiation from your system. 5. These symptoms tend to aggravate during summer. So you can use lubricating eye drops such as Refrest tears eye drops or Tears naturale forte eye drops which will be available over the counter. I hope these remedies will help you alleviate your symptoms. Please do write to me whether this helps or not.
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Can I use patanjali honey and water mixture for conjunctivitis in eyes? I have also heard that honey lightens color of iris? Is that true? Does it cause cataract?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Can I use patanjali honey and water mixture for conjunctivitis in eyes? I have also heard that honey lightens color o...
Helo 1. Conjunctivitis is infection (bacterial/viral etc.) honey and water mixture cannot treat it. 2. Honey cannot lighten colour of eyes 3. It does not cause cataract.
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