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Dr. Smita Praveen

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

Dr. Smita Praveen Ophthalmologist, Chennai
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Dr. Smita Praveen is an experienced Ophthalmologist in Nungambakkam, Chennai. She is currently associated with Sankara Nethralaya in Nungambakkam, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Smita Praveen on Lybrate.com.

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I have a problem regard Eye. My sight is Had been weak now I can't see properly some distance word so please help me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have a problem regard Eye. My sight is Had been weak now I can't see properly some distance word so please help me.
Being a homoeopath,i will advise you to undergo homoeopathic treatment as homoeopathic medicine along with exercises aand a diet plan are very effective combination for improving eyesight.consult me.But before starting treatment for your Eyesight please get your exact Eyesight confirmed from Opthalmologist so that we can start treatment accordingly.
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I feel irritation in my eyes when exposed to the sun and after bike riding and when I use my laptop what should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I feel irritation in my eyes when exposed to the sun and after bike riding and when I use my laptop what should I do?
The irritation in eyes is due to Eye dryness and Eye straining. Homoeopathic medicine CINELUBE EYEDROPS ( HAPDCO) Pour 2 drops 3 times daily.
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Hello, I'm 23 years old male. Using glass at SPH of -2.75. But I do not like to use Specs. So I need Clear detail about lasik? Is it good or not? And hyperopia lasik means? Is it possible to change my sight using any diet or ayurvedic medicine and foods?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hello, I'm 23 years old male. Using glass at SPH of -2.75. But I do not like to use Specs. So I need Clear detail abo...
Hello there is no diet or medicine to get rid of glasses best method is lasik laser it is best method to get rid of glasses hyperopic lasik is for people who have plus power glasses.
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How to increase eye power. Which food increase eye power. How to protect eye by sun.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
How to increase eye power. Which food increase eye power. How to protect eye by 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 Food Mg / serving Orange ( Raw) 0.2/1 large Egg 0.2/1 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
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M22 I have suffering from eye swelling/puffy eyes since last night. Please give me a proper solution.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
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I have suffering from eye swelling/puffy eyes since last night. Please give me a proper solution.
Hello lybrate-user. Puffiness beneath the eyelids has various causes associated with it. Since you have puffiness since just last night, it would be more likely due to allergy. You could use a lubricant eye drops (refresh liquigel) 5 to 6 times in a day. Also use an antihistamine eye drops (i-kul plus) 3 times in a day. Let me enumerate the various causes of puffiness of eyes. (1) age related distribution of fat. With progressive time and age there occurs a re-distribution of a lot of body fat. This may lead to puffiness/ sagging/ bagginess of the lower eyelids. (2) excessive alcohol consumption has at times seen to be associated with puffiness of eyelids. (3) hypersensitivity/ allergy of the eyes may cause puffiness. It may be caused due to dust, pollen, insect bite, etc. (4) thyroid level fluctuation has at times been seen to be associated with puffiness of eyelids. (5) excessive obesity has been shown to be associated with puffiness of eyelids. Thus, it would be a good idea to identify in the category that you come into and then tackle the situation. The reason for this being that each cause would have a different pattern of treatment.
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I have red eyes for over 3 days what I should please help me because I am suffering this deasese.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes for over 3 days what I should please help me because I am suffering this deasese.
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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Couldn't see clearly during sunny daylight, teary eyes, black shades sometimes, pease help.

BHMS, VLIR Belgium, Canadian Academy Of Homeopathy
Homeopath, Navi Mumbai
Couldn't see clearly during sunny daylight, teary eyes, black shades sometimes, pease help.
You have written that you have allergies. These symptoms can be correlated with allergy. If you feel better after taking cetrizine, this is likely to be allergy. You should get properly treated with Homeopathy. Homeopathy can give you long term relief.
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How we can gain muscles without gaining a fat. And. How we can reduce yellowish from our eyes.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
How we can gain muscles without gaining a fat. And. How we can reduce yellowish from our eyes.
The yellowish you r talking is normal pigmentation of conjunctiva (a thin membrane covering eye ball). There is no way to get rid of this and its perfectly normal like our skin colour. Do not think about it.
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I have red eyes over 5 days. What should I do for perfect treatment of my lovely eyes.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eyes over 5 days. What should I do for perfect treatment of my lovely eyes.
Redness can be commonly due to allergy or infection, you need to visit nearby eye surgeon to check that. Also get your glass power checked
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I am 24 year old male from childhood I have allergy in eyes during summer time, eyes will become red, sticky layer will be formed and my nose will start running and only way to feel relaxed is to take at least hour long nap. For last 5 year I was in dehradun and bangalore and did not face any issue there but in city like Pune or Delhi it has become unbearable.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
I am 24 year old male from childhood I have allergy in eyes during summer time, eyes will become red, sticky layer wi...
The atmospheric conditions are not suitable to you at these places you will have to take symptomatic treatment for it like tab cetrizine and eye drops like tear plus two three times a day try to protect yourself from direct sun exposure as far as possible by using appropriate clothing and shades.
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I have getting a lot of head pain from a week in the evening and also have pain in my eyes. What should I do now?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have getting a lot of head pain from a week in the evening and also have pain in my eyes. What should I do now?
1. Take one tablet of crocin pain relief as and when required after food up to a maximum of 3 tablets daily, 2. Drink plenty of water 3. Take adequate rest 4. Avoid anxiety and stress.
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I was checked my eye power, it was minus 0.5 in both eyes. But 2month passed, I dont use power glass. Now I want to buy glass. So may I have to check my eyes again?

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I was checked my eye power, it was minus 0.5 in both eyes. But 2month passed, I  dont use power glass. Now I want to ...
Get your refraction done and wear spectacles 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. Otherwise as such no options available which wd increases your eyesight.
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Lazy eye has been detected recently and she has started using glasses. The vision in her left eye is only 20%. Can she regain normal vision? What is the best treatment for this?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Lazy eye has been detected recently and she has started using glasses. The vision in her left eye is only 20%. Can sh...
Being a homoeopath,i will advise you to undergo homoeopathic treatment as homoeopathic medicine along with exercises aand a diet plan are very effective combination for improving eyesight.consult me
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I am not able to see well whenever if I watch t v for mor than 10min my eyes starts to blink and the eyes lost the continuity to watch TV even I also wear spectacles but no result found Consult me for this problem.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am not able to see well whenever if I watch t v for mor than 10min my eyes starts to blink and the eyes lost the co...
You are suffering from computer vision syndrome that is eye and vision-related problems that result from prolonged computer and cell phone use. The most common symptoms eyestrain headaches blurred vision dry eyes neck and shoulder pain and heaviness or fatigues eyes. Methods to prevent this are Rest your eyes for 15 minutes after two hours of continuous use, BLINK a lot, use antiglare glasses, COld compresses and use good lubricating eyedrop
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How to improve eye power. Recently I did eye checkup and I found my eye power of glass increased from -1.75 to -2.0 Is there any other cause of increasing power?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
How to improve eye power.
Recently I did eye checkup and I found my eye power of glass increased from -1.75 to -2.0 I...
-1.75 to --2.0 is usually not considered increment. Your number would surely stabilise now as your age is 25 yrs. So do not worry, just wear glasses or contact lenses. If you do not want both, you can also plan lasik laser surgery.
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Sir I have squint with very law eye vision. I was check out by chitrakoot netralaya. They said it has no permanent solution it has temporary solution. I m 19 year old plzzz tell can treat. It if yes then how plzzz tell me.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
Sir I have squint with very law eye vision. I was check out by chitrakoot netralaya. They said it has no permanent so...
Dear lybrate-user:- as per your complaints, you r suffering from be squints. You should send photograph of your eyes. So that confirmed diagnosis & treatment of squint could be established. In strabismus orthoptic exercises, medication & corrective surgery can improve the eye problems cosmetically as well as visually also.
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Tips for healthy eyes

MD
General Physician, Delhi
Tips for healthy eyes
Tips for health eyes.
1. Eat for good vision: green leafy vegetables, tuna, eggs, nuts, beans, oranges and other citrus fruits.
2. Quite smoking.
3. Wear sunglasses, uv protection
4. Avoid eyestrain.
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Watering from. The right eye since seven year, blockage from upper and lower side, please suggest the way t.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Watering from. The right eye since seven year, blockage from upper and lower side, please suggest the way t.
Hello dear I think you have either canalicular blockage or nldo in case of nldo, you can go for dcr surgery in case of canalicuar bloakage there is an option for lister jones tube operation.
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When I take my book my eyes always get red what is the reason for this. Please give me a solution.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
When I take my book my eyes always get red what is the reason for this. Please give me a solution.
Take frequent breaks while studying and dip a handkerchief in cold water and keep it over closed eyes for 2 minutes during breaks, you will feel better. Also get your eyes checked for any spectacle number.
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I have fever for more than 5 days and felling too lazy all the time and problem in breathing and eye red ness every time I am laying on the bed and now I am tired of this is this a infection or just a fever. Please help me.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I have fever for more than 5 days and felling too lazy all the time and problem in breathing and eye red ness every t...
There are several things you can do to prevent a cold. they are all easy. -Always wash your hands after coughing or sneezing into your hands, blowing your nose, after touching someone who is sick, or when using public restrooms or telephones. -Cover your mouth and nose when you sneeze or cough. -Get plenty of rest/sleep.staying at home will keep you from spreading germs.Avoid people who have a cold or cold symptoms. -Drink plenty of fluids(veg/tomato soups,dal water/coconut water/herbal tea etc), and eat nutritious food(like sprouts/boiled eggs without yolk with milk). Avoid foods or drinks with caffeine which can impair your sleep -Treatment:A cold usually lasts for a week or two. Unless you develop complications, you shouldn't need medical treatment. -Complications like infections of the ears, throat, sinuses or lungs must be treated with antibiotics. -Gargle to keep from getting a sore throat. -Use saline nasal sprays or nasal irrigation. -Tablet nasorest-p once/twice daily may ease breathing. -Do steam inhalation once or twice daily
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