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Dr. Sumathi

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

100 - 500 at clinic
Dr. Sumathi Ophthalmologist, Chennai
100 - 500 at clinic
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Dr. Sumathi is a renowned Ophthalmologist in Gopala Puram, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Sumathi at Dr. Agarwals Eye Hospital in Gopala Puram, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sumathi on Lybrate.com.

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I have red eyes and itching n inflammatory while seeing from left one since yesterday evening. please help.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes and itching n inflammatory while seeing from left one since yesterday evening. please help.
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 a problem with my eyes. I can't see anything after sunset what can I do. please help me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have a problem with my eyes. I can't see anything after sunset what can I do. please help me.
This condition is called Night Blindness----------Night blindness is due to a disorder of the cells in the retina that are responsible for vision in dim light. It has many causes, including:--------- •Short-sightedness----------- •Glaucoma medications that work by constricting the pupil----------- •Cataracts-------------- •Retinitis pigmentosa----------------- •Vitamin A deficiency-------------------- Treatment for night blindness will depend upon its cause. Treatment may be as simple as a new prescription for your glasses or switching glaucoma medications, or it may require surgery in cases of cataracts---------------------- Dietary Management For Night Blindness--------------------Vitamins A, C and E are potent antioxidants which slow down age related macular degeneration and help maintain healthy tissues and cells in the eyes. Vitamins C and E may also inhibit the development or progression of cataracts. Lutein and zeaxanthin are two antioxidants called carotenoids, which help in neutralizing free radicals and maintaining eye health.------------------------
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Lazy eye treatment Male, 5 My son is 5 year old. Recently he was complaining lot about vision. We got him checked. We found that his left eye is weak and has low vision. Documents are attached. Eyes has unusual numbers one has plus numbers and other has minus. Local doctor has give us treatment of lazy eye. We are patching. Closing "right eye" [good eye].My question was that, is there anything else in treatment like surgery? How can we improve his vision? Is this patching only solution? How much vision can be improved with this treatment? Local doctor has advised 45 days of this treatment for now. Can we do it longer? I am very worry about my son. Please help me on this. Regards.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hello 1. I am paediatric ophthalmologist and deals with lazy eye patients 2. As this is an open question so your reporst ahve not reached me. You have to ask private question to send me reports 3. There is no surgery for lazy eye 4. Patching is only solution. We can replace it with atropine if patching does not suit the child 5. Treatment is of long duration.
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Hi, I am planning to do a Lasik treatment as I have myopia and my lens power is -13. Please suggest me what are the options on the same.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hi,
I am planning to do a Lasik treatment as I have myopia and my lens power is -13. Please suggest me what are the o...
Hello you are not suitable candidate for lasik but you can get rid of glasses by icl. Consult local ophthalmologist.
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I get pain in my right eye whenever I look at bright light for example while driving and also when when my tooth pains.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I get pain in my right eye whenever I look at bright light for example while driving and also when when my tooth pains.
According tome your Eye pain has a nervous origin and gets triggereed by strong external impressions like Strong lights and internal factors like pains in the organs lying in the vicinity of eyes such as Tooth pain as the same nerve gets irritated that supplies your R.Eye. Homoeopathic medicine R-70 DROPS ( DR Reckeweg) Drink 15 drops in20 ml fresh water 3 times daily for 30 days.
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I met with an accident due to which I had eye surgery (vitrectomy, IOL). Due to this accident I now have low eye pressure (9 mmHg). Is there any way to increase eye pressure naturally or through surgery? Due to this low pressure I have blurred vision.

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
The low pressure could be due to ciliary shock which should be ruled out on examination before giving any treatment. Kindly visit your ophthalmologist to get it evaluated.
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Even thought I use Anti-Glare specs, 20-20 rule, I feel irritation while doing my s/w Job. Any recommended Eye drops to reduce it.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Even thought I use Anti-Glare specs, 20-20 rule, I feel irritation while doing my s/w Job. Any recommended Eye drops ...
Hello. You could use preservative free eye drops (eg. Genteal eye drops 4 to 5 times daily for a period of 3 months. I have a few suggestions for you regarding the usage of computers, mobile phones and books. Staring at the computer continuously causes us to subconsciously blink less than normal. This causes the tear film on the surface of the eye to dry up. The result of this is pain, discomfort, etc. You are already following the rule of" 20" this means that every 20 minutes, take a gap of 20 seconds, blink your eyes actively 20 times and focus at an object which is minimum 20 feet away. This will help in relieving your eyes from the continuous strain that is caused due to staring. Another suggestions regarding the usage of computers is to maintain a proper posture. The computer must be positioned at the same height as your eye level. The neck should not be inadvertently flexed or extended. Roughly, an angle of 90 degrees should be maintained between your upper body and thighs. Likewise, a similar angle (90 degrees) should be maintained between your lower legs and thighs. Also the angle between your hands and arms should be roughly 90 degrees. This is the healthy ergonomic way of sitting while using a computer. Maintenance of proper posture would help in further relieving the symptoms of eye discomfort and pain. You could consider preservative free lubricant eye drops 4 to 5 times daily. These eye drops would ensure that your eyes stay well lubricated and fresh. All these suggestions may take a while to sink in and imbibe in your routine. Once followed, they are sure to work wonders for you. Hope my suggestions help you. Take care. Regards-dr. Chaitanya.
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Hello sir I am suffering from rp. I want to know about stem cell treatment .is it effective for rp ? If its success then how much years my vision will guaranteed . please tell me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hello sir I am suffering from rp.
I want to know about stem cell treatment .is it effective for rp ?
If its success t...
Stem cells treatment for retinitis pigmentosa is still under trial stage but there is no harm in you trying as you are just 18 years of age.
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Im male im 22 years old I have sight problem of my vision. I use specs from8 years of 2.0 defect. Tell me how can I improve my vision.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Im male im 22 years old I have sight problem of my vision. I use specs from8 years of 2.0 defect. Tell me how can I i...
unfortunately there are no natural medications to remove spectacles permanently. you can either try contact lenses or plan for refractive lasik laser surgery
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I am 25 years old and I am facing issues with my eyes from couple of weeks. I am unable to view farther things clearly which was not the case before. I am having trouble to work continuously in front of the computer. Since I am a software engineer, I have no option to stay away from computer. What measures will be suggested to keep a clear vision and healthy eyes?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am 25 years old and I am facing issues with my eyes from couple of weeks. I am unable to view farther things clearl...
Prolonged working on laptop/tv/mobile can cause computer vision syndrome. Computer vision syndrome is a condition resulting from focusing the eyes on a computer or other display device for, uninterrupted periods of time. Some symptoms of cvs include a. Headaches b blurred vision c. Neck pain d redness in the eyes e. Eye strain f dry eyes sometimes watery eyes these symptoms can be further aggravated by improper lighting conditions. Measures to reduce this include 1. Work under proper light. 2. Blink a lot. 3. Cold compresses 4. Use good lubricating eyedrop.
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What is the symptoms of dengue and I have fever for over last 4 days and I have red eye and what should I do.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
What is the symptoms of dengue and I have fever for over last 4 days and I have red eye and what should I do.
Fever with body pain are few symptoms of dengue and to be confirmed by a blood test and For fever take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and Eat nutritious food and have adequate fluid intake and take physical rest 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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Sir, please suggest me the ways to reduce my spectacle power. I am 17 years old and I cant go for surgery. I dont want to wear glasses.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Sir, please suggest me the ways to reduce my spectacle power. I am 17 years old and I cant go for surgery. I dont wan...
If you want to get freedom from glasses and dont wish for surgery, you can opt for contact lenses. Trial for various types of contact lenses can be done at any eye clinic dealing with contact lens fitting.
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Hey doc :) I have an long site problem when I was 15. So I didn't used any specs yet. So if I not did anything means my eye power will get less or what. How to increase my eye power .except eating carrots?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hey doc :)
I have an long site problem when I was 15. So I didn't used any specs yet. So if I not did anything means ...
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 suffer in headache and I am not able to read long time and fall the water from eyes. So what should l do?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I suffer in headache and I am not able to read long time and fall the water from eyes. So what should l do?
you may be having headache because of stress/ refractory problems/ any ENT problem or may be Migraine Headache follow advises given below: Adequate sleep 6-8 hr in a day Get check eyes for refractive error complete history of your headache for further management like duration, severity, aggravating factors/relieving/ triggering/ associated factor to reach diagnosis It may be due to stress This problem can be solved by Meditation you can go for regular Physical exercise consult privately
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My right eye pupil pain alot once in a week. Or twice in a week. Head never pains but the area of right eye's portion pains alot. Some times head also pain due to eye's paining. I stopped taking medicine of disprin. As I knew it's a eye pain problem. Now please doctor say me. What should I do? Is the right eye pressure increases?

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
My right eye pupil pain alot once in a week. Or twice in a week. Head never pains but the area of right eye's portion...
The eye pressure increased or not can be said only after measuring the eye pressure during consultation and examination. There r many causes of eye pain associated with headaches. The correct one may get diagnosed only after a comprehensive eye examination which unfortunately in India many patients don't undergo. by 20 years u should have had at least 5 exams- most people have not had a single one.
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Having eye sight and want to remove the glasses so please help me Tell me how to decrease eye sight.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Having eye sight and want to remove the glasses so please help me Tell me how to decrease eye sight.
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 red eyes over 5 days and drop water continuously from both eyes What can I do?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I have red eyes over 5 days and drop water continuously from both eyes What can I do?
Use refresh eye drops twice dail6...drink plenty of fluids Get them checked for any decrease in vision
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I am 17 years old female. I have an eyesight problem Myopia . My no. Is for R -4.75.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am 17 years old female. I have an eyesight problem Myopia . My no. Is for R -4.75.
I will suggest you to wear spectacles and if you are interested we can decrease your number after two years with lasik surgery.
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