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Dr. Srinivas K Rao

MBBS, Post Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmology, DNB - Ophthalmology, FRCS - Gen...

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

30 Years Experience  ·  200 - 500 at clinic
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Dr. Srinivas K Rao MBBS, Post Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmology, DNB - Ophth... Ophthalmologist, Chennai
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Srinivas K Rao is one of the best Ophthalmologists in Pammal, Chennai. He has over 30 years of experience as a Ophthalmologist. He is a qualified MBBS, Post Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmology, DNB - Ophthalmology, FRCS - General Surgery . You can visit him at Sankara Eye Hospital in Pammal, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Srinivas K Rao on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Madras Medical College, Chennai - 1988
Post Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmology - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU) - 1991
DNB - Ophthalmology - DNB board, New Delhi - 2002
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FRCS - General Surgery - The Royal Society Of Edinburgh, Reino Unido - 2002
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English
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Indian Medical Association (IMA)
All India Ophthalmological Society

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No.1, Third Cross Street, Sri Sankara Nagar, Pammal. Lanmdark : Near Meenakshi Polytechnic, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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I am trying to improve my weak eyesight by doing eye exercises, pressing acupressure points and taking diet of green vegetables. What else should I do?

Fellowship In Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am trying to improve my weak eyesight by doing eye exercises, pressing acupressure points and taking diet of green ...
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 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 itchy and watery eye for 6 days, sometime it becomes red and tired. What is the problem? I had done eye check up 2 month ago & its report was all normal.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have itchy and watery eye for 6 days, sometime it becomes red and tired. What is the problem? I had done eye check ...
Hello, Take Belladonna 30, 3 drops, thrice daily. Use Schwabe's cmd2, eye drop. instill 2 drops in each eye twice daily. Wash your eyes with cold water twice daily. Revert me after 1 week.
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Sir I my eye sight is -3.5 both R/L eye with cylinder 0.50 in left and 0.25 in right with axis 180° .I use glasses since 12 years and my doctor never recommend for cylinder .but now I have changed and using the cylinder part in eye glasses .so can my eye vision can be improved?

BHMS
Homeopath, Hooghly
Sir I my eye sight is -3.5 both R/L eye with cylinder 0.50 in left and 0.25 in right with axis 180° .I use glasses si...
Vision will be better but myopia generally doesn't improve,,after 25 increase of power become almost stable
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Whenever I wake up in morning, I still feel like tired, I am unable to open my eyes properly, so please suggest me.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Whenever I wake up in morning, I still feel like tired, I am unable to open my eyes properly, so please suggest me.
There may be multiple reasons for your complains: (1) inadequate sleep. Do you have an irregular sleep cycle? that may be the reason for your tiredness. (2) improper posture while sleeping. Do you sleep in odd positions such as face down? improper sleeping posture also may cause feelings of fatigue, etc. (3) allergy of the eyes. Certain allergies prevent proper eye opening and can cause a person to feel tired and fatigued. If you have allergy of the eyes, make it a point to maintain eye hygiene. Avoid rubbing your eyes with handkerchief or fingers. Start washing your eye daily with clean hands and clean water daily for 4-5 times. Use a lubricant eye drop and an antihistamine eye drop. Use both of them 4 times daily and maintain an interval of 10 minutes between 2 types of drops. (4) systemic issues. Are you on any systemic medications? if yes, that may be the cause for your tiredness. Excessive obesity leads to a phenomenon known as postural hypoventilation syndrome. This means that the person suffering from this problem has improper breathing during sleep and has occasional periods of suffocation as well. Thus, this should be taken seriously and treatment should be sought from a physician. (5) excessive drinking and smoking may also cause the symptoms of tiredness and inability to open eye completely. This is an avoidable cause. All said and done, you should maintain eye hygiene by washing eyes regularly. Avoid rubbing your eyes with any form of cloth or your fingers. If your problems persist, it would be a better idea to consult an eye specialist in person and get your eyes checked and examined thoroughly. Hope my suggestions helped you-take care-regards.
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Carpal nerve syndrome in my right hand. Kindly suggest remedy and specialist contact details. Thanks.

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Bachelor of Physical Therapy
Physiotherapist, Hyderabad
Carpal nerve syndrome in my right hand. Kindly suggest remedy and specialist contact details. Thanks.
Stretching exercises for the wrist without irritating median nerve, rest to wrist with splints if using a lot when typing, playing sports, ice pack, few times a day. Physiotherapy in form of ultrasound, soft tissue mobilizations, stretching and strengthening can help significantly. Good luck.
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I have the eye glasses. Can I use stay on oil or capsules for better bed performance improvement?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I have the eye glasses. Can I use stay on oil or capsules for better bed performance improvement?
Don't fall for any kind of oil. Beware of Frau. No oil can give you length or girth to your penis. Or some magic to perform in bad.
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I have were a lens. So it is better to do lasik operation n after it we will be have same disorder again? In future.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I have were a lens. So it is better to do lasik operation n after it we will be have same disorder again? In future.
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.
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My 45-year-old father has asthma. What is the effect of using an asthma preventer long-term? Are there any vitamins or supplements to help vision?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My 45-year-old father has asthma. What is the effect of using an asthma preventer long-term? Are there any vitamins o...
Hello, Homeopathic remedies for asthma are very effective and can cure asthma permanently . Homeopathic medicines are natural medicines and work by moderating our immune system which usually becomes overreactive in asthma . But i need to know more symptoms related to you as a whole.so that i can make totality of symptoms and prescribe you a better medicine. in the mean time take Ars alb 30, 3 drops once daily and BC No. 02, 5 tabs thrice daily. Revert me with more symptoms. You can take A To Z , multi vitamin tablets, 1 tab daily.
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Is it good to put honey in eyes to reduce the eye number and for clear and good vision?

Fellowship In Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Is it good to put honey in eyes to reduce the eye number and for clear and good vision?
Hello 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 20 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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Sir, I recently realized that my eyes vision is low. So, what should I do or eat for increasing my eye's vision. Suggest me some eye dropper.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Sir, I recently realized that my eyes vision is low. So, what should I do or eat for increasing my eye's vision. Sugg...
Hello lybrate-user. 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. There are multiple causes responsible for diminution/ blurring of vision. Let me enumerate them in brief for you: (1) refractive error. This is one of the commonest reasons responsible. Minus or plus number in one eye or both eyes may be responsible for weak/ blurred vision. The solution for this is glasses/ contact lens/ refractive surgery (if applicable). It should be checked by a trained optometrist/ ophthalmologist and proper glasses should be prescribed. (2) cornea related problem: injury, degeneration, infections or inflammation occurring on the cornea tend to causes loss of transparency and lead to weakening of vision. These should be assessed preferably by a cornea specialist and treated appropriately. (3) cataract in the lens of the eye: this usually occurs with increasing age but in some cases may occur at a younger age. There are multiple systemic factors responsible (eg. Diabetes, increased cholesterol levels, etc) injury to the eye may also cause cataract. This should be assessed and treated appropriately by a cataract specialist. (4) retina/ vitreous problems: these occur due to a variety of reasons such as high minus numbers, diabetes, trauma, etc. These issues are best assessed and treated by a retina specialist. There are good quality surgical options available for the same. (5) optic nerve related problems: these may occur due to raised eye pressure (glaucoma), or occur in association with certain conditions related to the brain and the blood vessels. These are best assessed by a retina/ glaucoma specialist (whichever applicable). (6) neurological problems: certain problems in the brain and the central nervous system tend to cause weakening/ blurring of vision. These are best assessed by an eye specialist in concordance with a neurologist and a neurosurgeon if required. Thus, based on the category you fall under, it would be necessary to take appropriate help and treatment. Hope my suggestions helped you.
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