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Dr. Siva Kumar

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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
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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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I have red eyes for past 3 months,also I am suffering from back pain what should I do?

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I have red eyes for past 3 months,also I am suffering from back pain what should I do?
There are many causes for red eyes, treatment depends upon correct diagnosis. But if you also have severe headache, eye pain, nausea or unusual sensitivity to bright light inability to open then do consult privately immediately. Do reply back for medication prescriptions. Being also a general physician and registered dietitian, I prescribe both evidence based herbal as well as allopathic medicines complementing with dietary guidelines and home remedies carefully personalized for each individual patient.
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I am suffering by head pain from last 3 weeks and my eyes not open when pain is started.

Ophthalmologist
Ophthalmologist, Thane
I am suffering by head pain from last 3 weeks and my eyes not open when pain is started.
It is highly likely that you are having symptoms of acute eyelid inflammation/ scleral inflammation beacuse you which you are suffering from pain and other symptoms. Kindly to visit an opthalmologist as you will require to be started on topical medications. Thanks.
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I have fever and vomiting some days. And now headache also urine is also yellow and my eyes are also yellow now what can I do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
I have fever and vomiting some days. And now headache also urine is also yellow and my eyes are also yellow now what ...
Hello Manan Take medicines named Arsenic alb 30 & veratrum alb 30 Both medc together 3-3 pills every 3 hourly. Continue till ur vomiting & fever goes away. Any queries pls ask Thanks
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I have headache only above the left eye. It repeats after every 15 days. During this headache I feel weakness, not able to do any work. It remains for 2-3 days at the same point. If during pain I touch my pained part it pains more. During pain I usually have problem with light ex- sunlight or tubelight. I like dark and I feel sleepy all the time during headache.

BHMS, M.D.
Homeopath, Pune
I have headache only above the left eye. It repeats after every 15 days. During this headache I feel weakness, not ab...
hello lybrate user, the symptoms like intense headache, sensitivity to light, sound, sleepiness and vomiting etc..;you have mention is of migraine headache. drink plenty of water (8-9 glass per day), have enough sleep,  avoid stress, avoid certain food which triggers headache. take homeopathic treatment for migraine, it is safe,natural and holistic way of treatment. natural homeopathic medicines like Natrum, spige etc works great for headache complaints. chronic type of headache needs constitutional treatment where medicine is selected on basis of thorough details like medical history, cause, routine temperament etc;such well selected remedy gives complete relief and cure. message back for proper consultation. take care.  
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Sir I have a myopia with -2.5D in one eye and other 2D. Sir in want to ask you that if I am eligible for lasik surgery? And what should be the minimum myopia number for lasik surgery?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Sir I have a myopia with -2.5D in one eye and other 2D. Sir in want to ask you that if I am eligible for lasik surger...
Hello dear eligibility for lasik is decided by few tests 1. Age > 18 yrs 2. Your number must be stable 3. Your doctor will perform few test like schirmer test, fundus check up, pentacam test and if all these tests are ok then only you will be eligible for lasik minimum number should be atleast 0.50d.
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I am suffering from fever for last three days and my eyes are getting red. So what can I do?

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I am suffering from fever for last three days and my eyes are getting red. So what can I do?
I am a general physician who will prescribe you an appropriate treatment plan for your fever based on your medical history and current conditions, fever should be immediately treated. Paracetemol tablets are the firstline treatment for simple cases do reply back for medication prescriptions. Being also a general physician and registered dietitian, I prescribe both evidence based herbal as well as allopathic medicines complementing with dietary guidelines and home remedies carefully personalized for each individual patient.
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I am suffering from red eye, cold and headache in every 2-5 day and feels very tired why it us happening like this and I can't focus on any things.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am suffering from red eye, cold and headache in every 2-5 day and feels very tired why it us happening like this an...
Do you have nasal blockade or facial pain also recurrent sneezing/cold stress+/- adequate sleep 6-8 hr in a day get check eyes for refractive error we need to go for ent evaluation to rule out sinusitis consult me for further management.
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Lazy Eye or Amblyopia - Symptoms and Cure

M.S., MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Lazy Eye or Amblyopia - Symptoms and Cure

Amblyopia or Lazy eye is the eye condition in which vision is reduced and cannot be corrected with glasses or contact lenses. All the images seen by the amblyopic eye are not fully acknowledged by the brain. It always affects only one eye, but may be accompanied with reduction of vision in both eyes. It can cause loss of vision, including loss of depth perception and two-eyed 3D vision. It's treatment can yield improvements at any age, but early detection can offer the best chances for a cure. Recent research has proven that lazy eye treatment can be successful in older children and adults. Comprehensive vision examinations are required for infants, toddlers, and pre-school children for the detection of lazy eye or amblyopia.

When the brain parts related with visual processing do not function properly, problems arise with such visual functions as the perception of movement, depth perception and fine detail (acuity, clear eyesight and sharp vision). Amblyopia is the most prevalent neurological defect of vision in children and adults resulting from developmental problems in the brain. Any interference with clear vision in either eye during the first six years or 'critical' period of visual and brain development can cause a lazy eye.

Constant strabismus or the constant turn of one eye in any direction, be it inward turn or crossed eye is one of common causes of amblyopia. The differences in vision or it's prescription between the two eyes leads to refractive amblyopia. Sometimes congenital disorders or a physical blockage of an eye due to trauma, drooping lids, cataract or a blocked tear duct can also lead to amblyopia. Many parents and children are not aware of any symptoms, as amblyopia usually occurs in one eye only and a lazy eye condition can exist without a noticeable eye turn. The visual acuity tests in addition to the 20/20 eye test charts and eye examination with cycloplegic drops by ophthalmologists are necessary to detect lazy eye.

Vision therapy for the eyes and brain is a highly effective non-surgical treatment for lazy eye. It is a progressive program of vision exercises customized to fit the visual needs of each patient. It is conducted at the clinic and occasionally supplemented with exercises to be done at home or workplace. It improve visual comfort, ease, and efficiency and change how a patient processes or interprets visual information. When considering treatment options, it is important to understand that lazy eye results from neurological deficit or problems in the brain and surgery for lazy eye is performed on the muscles on the outside of the eye. Most of the cases, lazy eye surgery provides cosmetic benefits and does not improve the patient's vision, hence options for vision improvement should be exhausted before eye muscle surgery is considered.

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Lens Vs Specs

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Lens Vs Specs

Eyeglasses and contact lenses are both used for vision correction. Both of the options have their advantages and disadvantages but a number of factors like lifestyle, comfort and age etc. are important while deciding which one to choose.

Here is a list of the fundamental differences between using spectacles and using contact lenses:

  1. Distance from the cornea: Lenses are worn directly on the eye and are in constant physical contact with the cornea while glasses are worn over the eyes. Contact lenses may cause infections in the eye because the user has to touch the eye in order to wear them and to take them off.
  2. Difference in vision: Since the lenses of spectacles are a little distance away from the eye, vision can be slightly distorted but contact lenses can provide natural and accurate vision. Also, side vision is not improved by glasses as you have to turn your head to see what is beside you. The contacts move around with your eyeballs and the peripheral vision is in focus.
  3. Ease of use: Some people find eyeglasses difficult to use because of the constant weight on the face and the obstruction caused by the frames of the glasses. There may also be a constant need to adjust the frames. Often eyeglasses slip down the nose when you sweat or engage in rigorous physical activity. Contact lenses are free from all these hassles - they are not distracting or obstructive and so they are extensively used by dancers and athletes. Spectacles is very uncomfortable to wear during the rains or in humid weather because they fog up.
  4. Infections and complications: Contact lenses can get displaced inside the eye and they can be difficult to reposition. They also cause the eyes to itch and water if you wear them for a very long time at a stretch or if tiny dust particles enter your eyes. The use of eyeglasses is far more flexible in this respect - they can be removed in case your eye itches or burns, but regular use of glasses causes dark circles and bags under the eyes.
  5. Aesthetic differences: People often prefer contact lenses as they do not change the physical appearance - they help you look natural and you can also use colored lenses to change the color of your eyes. Glasses may look slightly unnatural but some people also prefer them for the fashion quotient.
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I can't read small letters on labels. I am 44. Any exercise available to reduce eye strain and get back normal vision?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I can't read small letters on labels. I am 44. Any exercise available to reduce eye strain and get back normal vision?
I think you are suffering from weak eyesight problem.Please visit a local Eye sspecialist for your eye and if your eyesight is weak then I will recommend you some very effectivee homoopathic medicine and exercise with whiich you will fully recover from your eye problem altogether.
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I have severe eyesight, I am unable to see at night when I am tired and mostly while driving car. But I am not using my glasses, what is this called? And I have eye dizziness too at the night mainly. kindly please answer my question sir/madam. Thank you.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I have severe eyesight, I am unable to see at night when I am tired and mostly while driving car. But I am not using ...
Dear this condition is called night blindness where objects in dark are not seen properly. Eat green veggies. Carrots. Strain less your eyes. Relax your eyes in between work. Blink regularily if working for long time on computer. Lower the brightness of your screen. Work under adequately illuminated conditions. If needed wear corrective spectacles. These r few things you can take care of.
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I am 65 year old female. I was replaced with prosthetic mitral valve in 1990. I am on warfarin/a intron since then and monitoring INR monthly for adjustment of warfarin/ acitrom. Since last about 4 years I on Acitrom 2 mg daily. I was operated for subdural clot in brain due to fall while walking and was operated for its removal in 2000. I am taking metolar 50mg daily on that account. I am also taking digoxin 1/2 daily. I am now advised to go for cataract operation by eye surgeon in right eye. Is there any risk for the cataract removal surgery. What precaution are required during surgery. Any special advice for cataract surgery.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I am 65 year old female. I was replaced with prosthetic mitral valve in 1990. I am on warfarin/a intron since then an...
todays cataract surgery is predominantly blood-less so there is hardly any chance of bleeding as surgery is usually performed using anaesthetic drops and without any injection. only thing that you need to take care is have a proper physician checkup before you plan surgery and have a anaesthetic standby rest no other special advice
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I wear spectacles and Everytime I feel headache. Even After taking a proper sleep. What should I do to get rid of headache?

MBBS
General Physician, Chennai
I wear spectacles and Everytime I feel headache. Even After taking a proper sleep. What should I do to get rid of hea...
there are many causes of headache eye aer sinusitis neck problems see adoctor and get examined which will give you relief/talk to me over phone
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I am 24 years old man and 4 to 3 days my left eye is so much flickering (means zap rahi h bar bar) please suggest me any prescription for my eye. My eyes sight has been low and its my lens power is -0.6 approx. Thank you very much.`

MBBS, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
I am 24 years old man and 4 to 3 days my left eye is so much flickering (means zap rahi h bar bar) please suggest me ...
Eyelid flicker could be a sign of tiredness, lack of sleep, overwork, too much travel, inadequate or inappropriate food, and so on. Usually, it is a minor & vague sign of general debility. Correct the above states, if any, in your present lifestyle. In addition, wash your closed eyes gently with cold (not chilled) water, eat well and get some rest. Inform us if there is no improvement with these measures.
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Headache - Can Eyestrain Be the Reason Behind it?

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology, Diploma in Ophthalmology , Fellowship in Cornea and Anterior Segment
Ophthalmologist, Ahmedabad
Headache - Can Eyestrain Be the Reason Behind it?

Eye Strain is an umbrella term that denotes a number of symptoms that relate to the extended use of eyes as well as discomfort that may come from excessive smartphone and computer use. This condition may or may not lead to significant eye damage and is usually characterised by blurry vision, headaches and a feeling of dryness in the eye as you blink less which creates less tears. This may happen due to the extended use of the eye when you are following objects on a screen or staring at a screen for too long. So, is eye strain the cause of your headaches?

Find out more in this article.

Causes: Eye Strain or Asthenopia is caused by concentrating on visually intense tasks like reading from texts that have a fine print, the use of computers and other screens for prolonged periods, and trying to focus on objects in the dark. This can lead to distress of the muscles in this area which can also cause eye strain leading to a variety of symptoms including double imagery and even headaches and mild migraine like conditions.

Eye Muscle Imbalance: When there is eye strain which leads to headaches, it can also give rise to eye muscle imbalance which makes it difficult to concentrate with both eyes at the same time. In such cases, one may need bifocal glasses so as to fix the issue and prevent such debilitating headaches to remain on a persistent basis.

Diagnosis: Digital eye fatigue and ocular eye strain leading to headaches can be diagnosed by a doctor with the help of regular eye examinations. In any case, one should have the eyes checked at least once a year. This is especially important if your job involves sitting in front of the computer screen for prolonged hours.

Symptoms: There are a variety of symptoms of these headaches that are caused by eye strain. Apart from blurry vision which does not allow the patient to see properly and clearly without glasses, it can also cause headaches with symptoms like nausea and sensitivity to light. Retinal or eye migraines do not necessarily have to come with headaches, but the pressure can be painful enough.

Treatment: To begin with, the best form of treatment for headaches born from eye strain includes prevention which can be done by getting plenty of rest and sleep even as we limit the hours spent in front of the screen. One can also lower the resolution of the screen and make it more ambient. Also, the screen should be placed at a considerable distance from the eyes. The doctor can also prescribe glasses and eye drops for better eye lubrication. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Ophthalmologist.

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I have persistent pain in upper neck with some swelling and sometimes I also have pain in lower back. I always wake up with back pain. What is it? Should I see an orthopedic or physiotherapist?

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Pune
I have persistent pain in upper neck with some swelling and sometimes I also have pain in lower back. I always wake u...
Hello dear yes please consult with a good orthopaedic first have x-ray and blood report if necessary then consult with a good physiotherapists. Its may due to your posture please correct it are you doing sitting job? secondly it may due to vitamin deficiency. But for clinical correction you have to consult with an spinal orthopaedic.
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When I studied for hours I have pain in my eyes please give me direction what to do.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
When I studied for hours I have pain in my eyes please give me direction what to do.
Hello this is due to dryness 1. Blink a lot 2. Cold compresses 3. Use lubricating eyedrop like flogel thrice daily.
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I have red eyes for over 3 days. Its also itching mostly the right hand side one. Its itching very hard. What should I do. Thank you sir in advance.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Red eye has many causes. You have to see if it is associated with blurring of vision, pain, discharge and other complaints. But commonly its allergic or infective in origin ie allergic or infective conjunctivitis. Which has simple treatment protocol. But still its wise to see an ophthalmologist for a thorough slit lamp examination to rule out other differentials for red eye.
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Got conjunctivitis in eyes and since yesterday having pain near ear. Having temp also.99 f.Please suggest

Ophthalmologist,
Must be a viral infection . Take gatifloxacin and refresh tears drops. Along with your antibiotic and anti pyretics.
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