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Dr. T. Pravin

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

300 at clinic
Dr. T. Pravin Ophthalmologist, Chennai
300 at clinic
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
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Dr. T. Pravin is a trusted Ophthalmologist in Ambikapuram, Chennai. He is currently practising at Aditya Eye Clinic in Ambikapuram, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. T. Pravin on Lybrate.com.

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I am having a problem with my eyes. I tried my best. I used all me dicines but no effect. Can you help me?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I am having a problem with my eyes. I tried my best. I used all me dicines but no effect. Can you help me?
pls specify your problem Most common cause is having a spectacles power. Just get it checked with nearest eye care specialist
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Sir actually I wanna know that what is the procedure for permanent hair removal and sir if anyone has lost eye retina then he will come back vision for any process if it is possible than tell me fastly I am waiting for this.

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Sir actually I wanna know that what is the procedure for permanent hair removal and sir if anyone has lost eye retina...
Visual gain depends on where, how n how much of the retina has been damaged. If u have had some inflammation our 8n fiction which has healed and left some scarring in retina .it usually will not progress. Some retinal degeneration are stationary n some progressive to blindness. Off u have had retinal detachment, with central retina off...The visual prognosis is guarded with risk of long term complication. .but benefit in preserving some functional vision in the eye. If u can share further details it will be easier to answer u
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My five years old daughter is diagnosed with -2 diopter. How can I protect her from being high myopic.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
My five years old daughter is diagnosed with -2 diopter. How can I protect her from being high myopic.
Dear lybrate-user:- as per your complaints, your daughter is suffering from simple myopia. Make trial to put on above prescribed power of speck to prevent future visual problems. Take regullar aerobic exercises, green vegetables, coloured fruits, plenty of water. Make urgent appointment privately to me for further clarification of your problems.
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I am 27 years old married female having the problem of facial hair. I have lots of hair on face especially on chin. I don't want any surgery or laser treatment. Please advise to reduce or to get rid of these hair permanently. thanks.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
I am 27 years old married female having the problem of facial hair. I have lots of hair on face especially on chin. I...
Hello Mix chickpeas flour (besan), green gram flour, turmeric powder, rose water, and milk to form a paste. Then scrub your face with this paste for at least two minutes. Use this scrub consistently to get rid of your facial hair, naturally.
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Is macular degeneration hereditary? My mother has it, and I’m wondering if I should be prepared.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Is macular degeneration hereditary? My mother has it, and I’m wondering if I should be prepared.
Hello lybrate-user. Sorry about your mother's eye problem. Macular degeneration has many causes associated with it. Let me enumerate them in brief: (1) age related macular degeneration. It tends to occur in certain people with progressing age. This is usually not totally hereditary. It is more so determined by age and many other factors like consumption of tobacco, etc. Though, there is an element of heredity associated with it, it is not totally hereditary. (2) heredomacular degeneration: as the name suggests, it is hereditary in nature and tends to run in families. It may vary in severity. (3) macular degeneration due to exposure to ultraviolet light, infrared light, etc. There are various other causes as well. It would be a good idea to ask your retina specialist in person regarding the type of degeneration that your mother is suffering from. That would help to predict whether you are at an increased risk or not. Hope my suggestions helped you.
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I have eye floaters in both the eyes and it was a gradual onset and progessive. Does it relate to a systemic illness.

MBBS, DGO (cal)
General Physician,
No. Usually it is not harmful. Long time exposure to picture tube of tv from near or computer monitor of same variety probably develop these now a days. Previously some time sufferer from typhoid like diseases usually used to have these. If it is too much disturbing consult eye specialist.
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I need to spend lot of time sitting in front of computer screen and I also use cell phone more frequently so How to take care of my Eye sight?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I need to spend lot of time sitting in front of computer screen and I also use cell phone more frequently so How to t...
The solution for this problem is its reduced usage and while using computor/phone, use in proper light. There is nothing more effective than controlling usage to reduce and negate the effects. You can also reduce the intensity of the computor/mobile screen by attaching a filter or by getting an eye-friendly screen. Above all, one must try to reduce the amount of computor /mobile usage or take frequent breaks. Homoeopathic medicine CINELUBE EYE DROPS ( HAPDCO) Pour 2 drops 3 times daily.
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Sir I have red eyes from last night. I was in the rain at last night. Little fever is also. Stomach has also pain. please help

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Sir I have red eyes from last night. I was in the rain at last night. Little fever is also. Stomach has also pain. pl...
Take rhux tox 200 it's homeopathy medicine please it will cure you like miracle. 6pills 3 times day if problem severe then take 4 times day.
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Can contract operation can be done for both the eyes at the same time or can be done giving a week gap?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Can contract operation can be done for both the eyes at the same time or can be done giving a week gap?
Hello simultaneous cataract surgery is possible but not ethical and legal. please maintain a gap of 1 week between two surgeries
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My eyes are dry, paining n burning lot. Do not know the reason. Can you suggest to get relief. I have put eye drops but still have the problem.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eyes are dry, paining n burning lot. Do not know the reason. Can you suggest to get relief. I have put eye drops b...
Hello this may be due to dryness you can 1. Blink a lot 2. Wash eyes with fresh water 3. Cold compresses 4. Use lubricating eye drop like flogel This is a provisional diagnosis. Consult your ophthalmologist for detailed examination.
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Dear doctors I am having problem that my eyes are becoming yellow so what should I do for whitening.

BHMS, DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Mohali
Dear doctors I am having problem that my eyes are becoming yellow so what should I do for whitening.
Please go for liver function test to rule out jaundice which is also responsible for yellowish eyes.
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Cataract Myths and Facts

Super-Speciality Trained Ophthalmologists
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Cataract Myths and Facts

When Sheena (42), a banking professional, got to know that her mother (72) has been diagnosed with a cataract formation in both her eyes, she didn't know how to react. The thought of 'second opinion' was constantly running through her mind, making it difficult for her to concentrate at work, just then an acquaintance informed Sheena about all the misconceptions she had about Cataract Surgery and the treatments available. Probably, for Sheena, Cataract Surgery still meant the way it used to be during her grandparents' time - waiting for surgery until the cataract ripens, the process of undergoing pain, wearing black tinted glasses for over a month, no TV, and endless list of precautions to be followed post operative. Infact, there are numerous people like Sheena who still are ignorant about the Blade-Free Laser Cataract Surgery.

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Apart from being blade-less, through this Femtosecond Laser Cataract Surgery, it takes less than 1 minute to finish the surgical process! What's more? Well, this latest technique also offers a totally prick-less, painless, bloodless, stitch-less and a bandage free solution to the patient. And, the results are immediate and effective.

Let's debunk the misinformation about Cataract Surgery and help you get to the truth.

Myth#1 Cataracts 'grow' on top of the eye.

FACT:False! Cataracts are a clouding of the eye's lens, and the lens is within the eye, not on its surface. Therefore, during the surgery, the clouded lens of an eye is removed and replaced with an artificial/synthetic lens with a process called Intraocular Lens (IOL) implantation.

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Myth#2 Cataract Surgery is scary and painful.

FACT: Not true. Infact, it is one of the safest surgeries possible. Though it can be slightly uncomfortable but shouldn't be painful. Usually four out of five people say that the surgery was easier than they had expected.

Myth#3 I'll need reading glasses after Cataract Surgery.

Fact: Not necessary! New generation Multifocal and 'monovision' replacement lenses correct vision at various points, near and far, and can sometimes reduce the need for glasses too.

Myth#4 A cataract must be 'ripe' before it can be removed.

FACT: In the past this was true, however, with modern cataract surgery, a cataract does not have to 'ripen' to be removed. You can go ahead with a cataract removal surgery as soon as it begins to affect your vision and quality of life.

Myth#5 Only older people develop cataracts.

FACT: Cataracts are common among people over 65 years of age; however, cataracts can occur in people who are younger resulting from conditions such as diabetes, certain medications and other eye problems. In some cases cataracts can be present at time of birth; called congenital cataracts.

Myth#6 Cataracts can spread from one eye to the other.

FACT: False! Cataracts can develop in one eye or both of them, but they do not spread.

For more queries on Cataract Surgery and the kinds of treatments and IOLs available at Sharp Sight Contact Us

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I've been having clear vaginal discharge here lately, it soaks my panties. My vagina is healthy but sometimes burns or itches. A couple months ago my boyfriend took my virginity. I don't know if this has anything to do with it or not:/ but I did have my last period on time and my normal flow. What's going on, should I go see the doctor?

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Homeopath, Faridabad
I've been having clear vaginal discharge here lately, it soaks my panties. My vagina is healthy but sometimes burns o...
Hello, Vaginal discharge serves an important function in the female reproductive system. Fluid made by glands inside the vagina and cervix carries away dead cells and bacteria. This keeps the vagina clean and helps prevent infection. Most of the time, vaginal discharge is perfectly normal. The amount can vary, as can odor and hue (its color can range from clear to a milky white-ish), depending on the time in your menstrual cycle. For example, there will be more discharge if you are ovulating, breastfeeding, or are sexually aroused. However, there are certain types of discharge that can indicate an infection. Abnormal discharge may be yellow or green, chunky in consistency, or have a foul odor. Abnormal discharge is usually caused by yeast or bacterial infection. If you notice any discharge that looks unusual or is foul smelling, you should see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. None of those changes is cause for alarm. However, if the color, smell, or consistency seems significantly unusual, especially if it accompanied by vaginal itching or burning, you could be noticing an infection or other condition. If you have unusual discharge with other symptoms such as a fever, pain in the abdomen, unexplained weight loss, fatigue, or increased urination, you should see your doctor as soon as possible. If you have any concerns about the normality of a discharge, make an appointment to see your doctor. Home Care for Vaginal Discharge: Here are some tips for preventing vaginal infections that can lead to abnormal discharge: Keep the vagina clean by washing regularly with a gentle, mild soap and warm water. Never use scented soaps and feminine products or douche. Also avoid feminine sprays and bubble baths. After going to the bathroom, always wipe from front to back to prevent bacteria from getting into the vagina and causing an infection. Wear 100% cotton underpants, and avoid overly tight clothing. Don’t use douches because they can make discharge worse by removing useful bacteria. You should also practice safe sex and use protection to avoid sexually transmitted diseases. To decrease the likelihood of yeast infections when taking antibiotics, eat yogurt that contains live and active cultures. If you know you have a yeast infection, you can also treat it with an over-the-counter yeast infection cream or suppository.
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Hello sir when I go outside my eyes got red and nose is always closed I use rainoset medicine please tell me but I do now.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Hello sir when I go outside my eyes got red and nose is always closed I use rainoset medicine please tell me but I do...
Redness of the eyes has multiple causes associated with it. To enumerate a few common causes: (1) allergy of the eye. It is usually caused by improper eye hygiene. There is a tendency to rub the eyes with fingers, handkerchief, cloth, etc. This is not a good habit because it tends to transmit lots of virus, bacteria and dust into the eye. Allergy usually presents with symptoms of watering (clear water), redness and itching of the eye. (2) infectious conjunctivitis: this is usually associated with white-yellowish discharge. If so, it would be a good idea to go and show to an eye specialist in person. (3) foreign body lodged in the eye. This is more commonly associated with people who drive 2 wheeler vehicles without protection. It occurs more commonly in one eye. Foreign bodies that commonly get lodged are eyelashes, insect wings, small insects, dust particles, iron particles (more common with people working in the iron industry) the solution for a foreign body lodged in the eye would be better provided by an eye specialist at the clinic. (4) raised intraocular pressure: this is a condition known as glaucoma. It is not so common as the previous mentioned conditions. There is usually associated pain in the eyes. It is commonly bilateral (occurs in both eyes). There is usually a positive family history of glaucoma associated in a majority of the cases. (5) inflammation of the coats of the eyeball. This is known as" uveitis" it is also a relatively less common condition. There is associated pain. It would require a thorough eye checkup including the retina-thus a good idea would be to visit the eye specialist in person. From the symptoms described by you, it seems more likely to be a case of allergy. Maintaining the precautions and hygiene that I mentioned should probably work well for you. Hope my suggestions helped you. Take care.
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My eyes are paining alot I think due to more use of electronic gadgets around. Like mobile. Tablet, and my laptop but I obviously can not stop using thn as I have to do lot of work using these things so of you could suggest some precautions tht would be really helpful.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
Get check eyes for refractive error Adequate sleep 7-8 hrs in a day One thing i want to tell you that if you can relax your mind by Rajyoga meditation than you can reduce your sleep upto 5-6 hour and you will feel fresh and active Avoid using computers continuously, take rest for 5 min after working for half an hour Consult me for further Management
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My eye sight left 1.25 right 1.5 (only for reading). Sometime I feel little net/gel feeling in eye. I just rub for a second and it goes away, whereas I keep my eyes quite clean. Also, (which is now permanent) feel lot of flying particles. Can there flying particles be removed or go???

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eye sight left 1.25 right 1.5 (only for reading). Sometime I feel little net/gel feeling in eye. I just rub for a ...
Hello this may be due to dryness you can 1. Blink a lot 2. Wash eyes with fresh water 3. Cold compresses 4. Use lubricating eye drop like flogel regarding flying particles: in eye we have 2 segments: anterior and posterior. In posterior segment we have a gel called vitreous this vitreous is made of collagen fibres. In some people, these collagen fibres gets meshed up and they start floating in vitreous gel when light enters the eye, these meshed collagen fibres cast a shadow on retina which is seen as floaters by patient. There is no treatment for this just avoid seeing them these are entirely normal consult ophthalmologist if these suddenly increase in number This is a provisional diagnosis. Consult your ophthalmologist for detailed examination.
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How to cure central serous retinopathy?

MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist,
Usually this disease is self limiting and will cure all by itself. Simple Medical treatment will help in quick resolution of this disease. This has the habit of recurring again and again. For CDR that refuses to go even after prolonged medical treatment can sometimes be cured with a treatment called Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
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I am 45 years old. Can I now go for an surgery to rectify my squint Eye? Is there any side effects of this surgery?

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Cuttack
I am 45 years old. Can I now go for an surgery to rectify my squint Eye? Is there any side effects of this surgery?
If the vision of the squinting eye is reduced due to Amblyopia, then the vision will not improve by squint surgery. You can have better cosmetic appearance only.
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When reading or watching tv, my eye feel pain. I am a software engineering student. How to avoid stress of eye.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
When reading or watching tv, my eye feel pain. I am a software engineering student. How to avoid stress of eye.
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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I am suffering with acidity, stomach burning The problem growing after lunch and it continues for 5 to 6 hours.

MS - General Surgery
General Surgeon, Pune
I am suffering with acidity, stomach burning
The problem growing after lunch and it continues for 5 to 6 hours.
The problem arises after you take your food, hence its likely to be related to your stomach lining, pancreas or gall bladder. Endodcopy and sonography helps in such cases.
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