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Dr. Thirunavakkarasu

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

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Dr. Thirunavakkarasu is a trusted Ophthalmologist in Tambaram East, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Thirunavakkarasu personally at K.K.Surgical & Paediatric Centre in Tambaram East, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Thirunavakkarasu on Lybrate.com.

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I am having floaters which is very annoying heard of laser floater removal. Is it performed anywhere in india?

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Gorakhpur
I am having floaters which is very annoying heard of laser floater removal. Is it performed anywhere in india?
You are just 21 so do not take stress. Over a period of time floaters reduces in size and becomes less annoying. YAG laser can treat your problem but unfortunately in india success rate is low though many self proclaimed specialist can perform it. Now you know the risk so do a thorough study before accepting the treatment.
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I am suffering for from severe itching in my left eye. I got horrible sneezing with dry cough.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am suffering for from severe itching in my left eye. I got horrible sneezing with dry cough.
Hello. I think you have allergic conjunctivitis. 1. Eye allergies, called allergic conjunctivitis, are a common condition that occurs when the eyes react to something that irritates them (called an allergen). 2. The eyes produce a substance called histamine to fight off the allergen. As a result, the eyelids and conjunctiva (the thin, filmy membrane that covers the inside of your eyelids) become red, swollen and itchy, with tearing and burning. The key to treating eye allergies is a. Avoid or limit contact with the substance causing the problem. B. Avoid rubbing eyes instead do cold compresses. C. Use antiallergic eyedrop like olopat eyedrop twice daily d. Lubricating eyedrop like flogel thrice daily e. Use mild steroid like flurisone in pulse dose in severe allergy this will help you I am very sorry dear to say that there is no medicine that can cure allergy. Only way is to stay away from all those things that you are allergic to. This is a provisional diagnosis. Consult your ophthalmologist for detailed examination.
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Sir. I have eye problem. Sir. No clear in night time. What can I take decision. Any problem sir. Will I hs jsjhsgks jzgsh khsg.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
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I have eye problem. Sir. No clear in night time. What can I take decision.
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Hello, lybrate user, * you should consult an ophthalmologist. * avoid, stress, dust, smoke. * clean your eyes, with normal water, twice a day. * homoeo-medicine (pill no- 40) @ physostigma 30-6 pills, thrice a day. Take, care.
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Sir , I am experiencing blurred vision (right eye), is there any permanent solution to cure by using medicines without using glasses.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Sir , I am experiencing blurred vision (right eye), is there any permanent solution to cure by using medicines withou...
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 34 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 am 27 years old. I have eyes problem. My eyes in some time watering problems and infection from dust what should I do? Please help me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 27 years old. I have eyes problem. My eyes in some time watering problems and infection from dust what should I ...
Homoeopathic medicine------------------- cineramycin-eyedrops (hapdco) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily--------------------- report after 2 days---------------------- if redness persists for even 2 days after usage of above eyedrops, then start using below given homoeopathic medicine along with eyedrops----------- euphrasia 30 (dr reckeweg) drink 2 drops direct on tongue every 2-3 hrly---------------- report after 5 days------------------------
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I am having a specs and my left side eye number is-2.0 and right one is - 2.5 and I don't like to where specs what can I do so that the number of my eye call fall down to zero.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I am having a specs and my left side eye number is-2.0 and right one is - 2.5 and I don't like to where specs what ca...
Hello lybrate-user. Operations done to remove the refractive error (power) of the eyes are known as refractive surgery (lasik). 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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I don't know what keep happening to me in every 5 days. I am preparing for medical. I read smoothly for 4 days then suddenly I drown and on the 5th day I become depressed. I want to cry. I feel sad. I waste my that day. Doing something on mobile or watching some movie. How do I control this? I don't like to live like this. In fact watching movie too don't work for me. After that too I remain depressed, sad. Then after 2 days, I automatically feel better and continue my studies.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I don't know what keep happening to me in every 5 days. I am preparing for medical. I read smoothly for 4 days then s...
At your age this claim is serious. If you have depression then there are some major ramifications to take into account. I believe there may be some genetic predisposition or there has been some childhood issue, related to anger, that needs urgent attention. You must go and meet with a counselor immediately and if that person advises that you meet with a doctor you must do so and cooperate to your utmost. Please visit these professionals along with your parents. In the meantime please do the following sincerely because you could resolve the problem better with good cooperation: Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber, nuts, avocado, exercise regularly, eat dark chocolate, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. I suggest you do the opposite of what this depression makes you feel like doing (actually, not doing): you will need to fight this condition. You must become active; stay upright during the daylight time; meet people; never sleep during the day, wake up by 6 am every day, play some active games, especially contact games, do physical exercises, talk to people and join some social clubs, attend Yoga classes etc. Watch sitcoms on TV or comedies and cheer yourself up. Go for excursions in groups, for outings, camps, conferences, and religious conventions. Get a pet dog and spend time training it, exercising it and relating to it. Expose yourself to some sunlight every day, at least, 30 minutes but not in the scorching heat. Whatever happens, please incorporate these three important adaptations in your life: always be responsible, be respectful, and be functional. If you did these three, lots of things will go well in life. Please pray and have faith in God to alleviate your sufferings. Don’t wait for others to help. Use your own motivation, which might be at its lowest, but persevere and win this battle. Above all to be really happy, you need to live in love and for love. Learn all about emotions and how to handle them and that will get you out of the depression rather easily and quickly. A counselor is there only to facilitate you, all the hard word must come from you, and your cooperation with that person is very critical for your success. Be positive every day and learn to be contented with what you have. Do some left brain exercises: it is the happy brain. Here are a few suggestions: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do callisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly. Whatever happens please cooperate with the therapy and do not discontinue until the condition is completely resolved. The things you do are mere distractions and will have temporary effects only.
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I have irritation in my eyes for more than 15 days I am suffering from hypermetropia.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have irritation in my eyes for more than 15 days I am suffering from hypermetropia.
Homoeopathic medicine R-78 Drops ( Dr reckeweg) Drink 10 drops 3 times daily in 20 ml fresh water CINERIA MARITINA EYE DROPS( Dr Reckeweg) without alcohol.Pour 2-3 drops in both eyes 3 times daily. Dont splash water on eyes. Wear glassses 24 hours.
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I am suffering from RP. Can you help me if RPE 65 Gene therapy can cure my disease. please guide me sir.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), modern diagnostics
Ayurveda,
I am suffering from RP.
Can you help me if RPE 65 Gene therapy can cure my disease. please guide me sir.
Need to consult with your eye specialist. Ayurveda therapies and medications could help improve your quality of vision and strengthen your eyes gradually.
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Recently I start to wear eye contact lenses, before that I used glasses, lenses make my eyes irritate, what to do.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Recently I start to wear eye contact lenses, before that I used glasses, lenses make my eyes irritate, what to do.
perhaps you are having contact lens intolerance. you could either wait for few weeks and then start wearing them after showing it to eye doctor till then continue using glasses
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I am suffering from cold and my eyes are itching badly since yesterday, the sneezing is continuous when ever I sneeze. Please suggest something.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am suffering from cold and my eyes are itching badly since yesterday, the sneezing is continuous when ever I sneeze...
Hello. I think you have allergic conjunctivitis. 1. Eye allergies, called allergic conjunctivitis, are a common condition that occurs when the eyes react to something that irritates them (called an allergen). 2. The eyes produce a substance called histamine to fight off the allergen. As a result, the eyelids and conjunctiva (the thin, filmy membrane that covers the inside of your eyelids) become red, swollen and itchy, with tearing and burning. The key to treating eye allergies is a. Avoid or limit contact with the substance causing the problem. B. Avoid rubbing eyes instead do cold compresses. Use antiallergic eyedrop along with lubricating eyedrop. This will help you I am very sorry dear to say that there is no medicine that can cure allergy. Only way is to stay away from all those things that you are allergic to.
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Mai ye janna chahta hu ki chasme ka no. Thoda jyada ho to kya faraq pdta h? Jese mera no. -0.25 D h jbki chsme ka -0.50 D h to kya use kr skte?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Mai ye janna chahta hu ki chasme ka no. Thoda jyada ho to kya faraq pdta h? Jese mera no. -0.25 D h jbki chsme ka -0....
hello if there is no headache or visual problem then for such a small number you need not to wear glasses
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I got headache daily couldn't able to concentrate on anything. Is that symptoms for eye problem.

BHMS, MD - Alternate Medicine
Homeopath, Nagpur
I got headache daily couldn't able to concentrate on anything. Is that symptoms for eye problem.
To rule out eyestrain you can get your eyesight checked and if it's normal then you need to treat your headache systematically.
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My eyes side low and how to increase eye side fitness of eye please give the suggestion.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My eyes side low and how to increase eye side fitness of eye please give the suggestion.
Few tips- I will suggest you to wash your eyes eight hourly and don't over exert your eyes by using mobile at night and keep the brightness of mobile and tv at low concentration and do eye exercise every alternate days
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While I spent time with laptop for 2 hrs, automatically I got tears even I don't know.Please tell.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), modern diagnostics
Ayurveda,
While I spent time with laptop for 2 hrs, automatically I got tears even I don't know.Please tell.
If sinus congestion present these kinds if signs appear. Needs consultation further or local doctor.
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My eyes get burning sensation once in 2 or 3 days. It automatically stops after 20 or 30 minutes. Can you please give me the reasons and suggest a treatment.

BHMS
Homeopath, Thane
My eyes get burning sensation once in 2 or 3 days. It automatically stops after 20 or 30 minutes. Can you please give...
If your eyes are burning, then it must be due to any allergy or due to sunlight. Take belladona 30 4pills twice a day for 15 days *cinereria maritima eyedrops put 1 drop in each eye twice a day for 15 days revert.
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Night Blindness: Causes and Symptoms

Diploma in Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
Night Blindness: Causes and Symptoms

Night blindness is also called nyctalopia. It's a type of vision impairment. People with night blindness experience poor vision at night or in dimly lit environments. It is not a disease in itself, but rather a symptom of an underlying problem, usually a retina problem.

What Causes Night Blindness?
A number of eye conditions can cause night blindness, including:

  1. Nearsightedness or blurred vision when looking at faraway objects.
  2. Cataracts or clouding of the eye's lens.
  3. Retinitis pigmentosa, which occurs when dark pigment collects in your retina and creates tunnel vision.
  4. Vitamin A Deficiency
  5. Zinc Deficiency
  6. Dry Eyes
  7. Diabetes

Are the Symptoms of Night Blindness?
The sole symptom of night blindness is difficulty seeing in the dark. You're more likely to experience night blindness when your eyes transition from a bright environment to an area of low light, such as when you leave a sunny sidewalk to enter a dimly lit restaurant. You're likely to experience poor vision when driving due to the intermittent brightness of headlights and streetlights on the road.

How can I Prevent Night Blindness?
You can't prevent night blindness that's the result of birth defects or genetic conditions, such as Usher syndrome. You can, however, properly monitor your blood sugar level and eat a balanced diet to make night blindness less likely. 

Orange colored foods are excellent sources of vitamin A, including:

  1. Cantaloupes
  2. Sweet potatoes
  3. Carrots
  4. Pumpkins
  5. Butternut squash
  6. Mangoes

What are the Treatment Options for Night Blindness?
The treatment will depend on its causes.

  1. Nutrient deficiency (Vitamin A and Zinc) is the easiest to treat. 
  2. If the cause is cataract, you can go for cataract surgery to remove the clouded lens and replace it with artificial intraocular lens. Vision is usually dramatically improved after surgery. 
  3. For dry eye syndrome, lubricate your eyes with artificial tear drops as they provide instant relief. Just make sure that they are without preservatives. 
  4. Diabetic retinopathy can be prevented with tight control over blood sugar, active lifestyle and good dietary habits.
  5. As for retinitis pigmentosa, unfortunately there are no treatments available. Thankfully, new research is showing that vitamin A might have a slowing effect on the progression of this eye disease. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ophthalmologist.
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I have red eyes, could not lesion could not see, could not say anything, what should I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eyes, could not lesion could not see, could not say anything, what should I do?
Dear lybrate user, red eyes could be because of many reasons but commonly it is due to allergy or infection. You need to visit eye specialist to differentiate between the two as the treatment is different. Also get your eyes checked for any glass power
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Regular itching in eyes though not much difficulty in eyesight; suffering chronic Allergic Rhinitis / Bronchitis, I do take SOS LCZ or LIT-M, apart from Thyronorm-75 for managing hypothyroidism; I do suffer from urte- care, occasionally;

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Regular itching in eyes though not much difficulty in eyesight; suffering chronic Allergic Rhinitis / Bronchitis, I d...
Hello. I think you have allergic conjunctivitis. 1. Eye allergies, called allergic conjunctivitis, are a common condition that occurs when the eyes react to something that irritates them (called an allergen). 2. The eyes produce a substance called histamine to fight off the allergen. As a result, the eyelids and conjunctiva (the thin, filmy membrane that covers the inside of your eyelids) become red, swollen and itchy, with tearing and burning. The key to treating eye allergies is a. Avoid or limit contact with the substance causing the problem. B. Avoid rubbing eyes instead do cold compresses. C. Use antiallergic eyedrop like olopat eyedrop twice daily d. Lubricating eyedrop like flogel thrice daily e. Use mild steroid like flurisone in pulse dose in severe allergy this will help you I am very sorry dear to say that there is no medicine that can cure allergy. Only way is to stay away from all those things that you are allergic to.
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Set wet body spray went into my eyes. What should I do. It is paining When I am cleaning with water. It is somewhat feel like relief.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Set wet body spray went into my eyes. What should I do. It is paining When I am cleaning with water. It is somewhat f...
Hello 1.wash your eyes with clean water 2. You should consult local ophthalmologist to see any damage to cornea.
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