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Dr. Uma

MS - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

12 Years Experience
Dr. Uma MS - Ophthalmology Ophthalmologist, Chennai
12 Years Experience
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Dr. Uma is a trusted Ophthalmologist in Arumbakkam, Chennai. She has been a successful Ophthalmologist for the last 12 years. She has completed MS - Ophthalmology . You can consult Dr. Uma at Appasamy Hospital in Arumbakkam, Chennai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Uma on Lybrate.com.

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MS - Ophthalmology - Sri Ramachandra University - 2005
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I have red eyes from 5 month and my left hand has rashes please sir tell me what should i do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes from 5 month and my left hand has rashes please sir tell me what should i do?
Eyes appear red because the vessels at the surface of the white portion of the eye (sclera) become swollen. Vessels may swell due to: • Eye dryness • Too much sun exposure • Dust or other particles in the eye • Allergies • Infection • Injury Eye infections or inflammation can cause redness as well as possible itching, discharge, pain, or vision problems. These may be due to: • Blepharitis: Swelling along the edge of the eyelid. • Conjunctivitis: Swelling or infection of the clear tissue that lines the eyelids and covers the surface of the eye (the conjunctiva). This is often referred to as "pink eye." • Corneal ulcers: Sores on the cornea most often caused by a serious bacterial or viral infection. Uveitis: Inflammation of the uvea, which includes the iris, ciliary body, and choroid. The cause is most often not known. It may be related to an autoimmune disorder, infection, or exposure to toxins. The type of uveitis that causes the worst red eye is called iritis, in which only the iris is inflamed Homoeopathic medicine SULPHUR 30 ( Dr.Reckeweg) Drink 5 drops in 1 spoon fresh water today night 30 minutes after eating or drinking anything at bedtime. Nw forget about Sulphur 30 after this nd just keep it in your refrigerator.No need to further take this medicine.I will let u know what to do with this medicine afterwards. FORMULA-D TABS ( BAKSON ) Chew 1 tab 3 time a day for 1 month DERM-AID SOAP ( BAKSON) Use only thiss soap on body OINTMENT TOPI SULPHUR ( Wilmar Schwabe India) Apply locally twice daily on hands 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 am 27 years old and I have a continuous irritation and sometimes redness in my eyes, for the last 1 year. Also in last 1 year my eye power has also increased. Previously it used it be -4.25/-2.0 for right and -4.0/-1.5 for left. Now it has been increased to -4.5/-3.0 for right and -4.5/-1.75 for left. Can you possibly tell me some solution to it ?

FICO, Specialist in Cataract,Cornea and refractive surgeries , MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Srinagar
Consult urgently ophthalmologist as it can be keratoconus, a corneal thinning disorder, and do a pentacam to rule it out.
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I am 25 years old, my eyesight week. When I continuously watch a TV or study then suddenly Things are going to blurred and when I try to focus forcly then I can see clearly. So suggest me any medicines or any other treatment?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 25 years old, my eyesight week. When I continuously watch a TV or study then suddenly Things are going to blurre...
Hello, get your eyes tested from an opthalmologist. Include the following for getting better vision: vitamins a, c, e, and minerals like copper and zinc are essential to eyesight. Get the antioxidants from dark leafy greens, egg yolks, yellow peppers, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, and carrots. Include garlic and onions. Blueberries, grapes as they have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that can help improve your vision. Dha is a fatty acid found in coldwater fish like salmon, sardines and mackerel. Exercises for strengthening eye muscles: -begin by partially closing your eyes; the lids should only be halfway shut. After holding for 10-15 seconds, close your eyes very slowly. Take a few deep breaths to increase oxygen in the blood. -warm your eyes. Rub your palms together to create heat, and then place them against your eyes for five seconds. Repeat this three times. -hold a pen at arm's length. Focus your gaze on the tip of the pen. Bring the pen closer to your nose at a slow and steady pace. Repeat this exercise 5-10 times. -concentrate your vision on the tip of your nose. Then shift your gaze to an object further away, either at arm's length or 20 feet away. Then shift your eyes back to the tip of your nose. Repeat this exercise 10 times. -sit in a relaxed but upright position. Begin by look to the left-most position (without moving your head) and hold to stretch your eye muscles. Hold for 5 counts. Blink and return your gaze back to look straight in front of you. Then look to the right-most position with your gaze and hold for 5 counts. Repeat 3 times, blinking between each hold. Then, repeat this exercise looking up and then down. Do not forget about blinking. -sit in a relaxed but upright position. Look up and to your right for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look up to and to your left for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look down and to your right for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look down and to your left for 5 seconds. Insufficient sleep may weaken your vision, so shoot for 8 hours of sound sleep a night. Rest your eyes 10 minutes for every 50 minutes spent reading or in front of the computer. If your eyes feel overly tired, lie down and place cooling cucumber slices over your eyelids. Medication: take homoeopathic medicine which will help you in preventing first and then reducing the power of your eyes (if the eye power is less). Take physostigma 6/ thrice daily for 1 month and instill euphrasia eye drops twice a day. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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I have eye & head ache problems. When I read more times and watching tv my head se aching and my eyes aur full of water. This is about 4-5 months . Please help me.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
I have eye & head ache problems. When I read more times and watching tv my head se aching and my eyes aur full of wat...
take crocin pain relief one sos. Check your BP.Check your eye sight. take rest and proper sleep. avoid anxiety and stress. consult if not ok.
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I had undergone LASIK eye surgery 1 year ago. Now my eyes remain dry and yellow n red spots on my eyeball. Any eye drop to whiten my eyeballs?

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Jaipur
I had undergone LASIK eye surgery 1 year ago. Now my eyes remain dry and yellow n red spots on my eyeball. Any eye dr...
Lasik usually leads to dry eye. We shall like to perform shirmer test and accordingly advise proper treatment.
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I had a pterygium excision over a month ago in my left eye. Now I see the grafted portion becoming white again gradually. Is it natural or is my pterygium recurring? Is there any way to prevent this recurrence?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I had a pterygium excision over a month ago in my left eye. Now I see the grafted portion becoming white again gradua...
Hello 1. Colour changing to white indicates that there is no recurrence 2. In recurrence, its size wil start increasing and colour will change to red 3. You can not do anything to prevent recurrence.
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I want to remove my spectacles what measures or which operation I have to do for it?

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I want to remove my spectacles what measures or which operation I have to do for it?
U are not eligible for refractive surgeries at this age. You wil hav to wait foe an year or 2. Once your refractory error is documented to b stable and your refraction and corneal conditions satisfy then you can go for refracrtive surgeries.
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My name is Vinay I have conjunctivitis problem please suggest me sum effective medicine.

Senior Consultant Surgeon, Specialist In Refractive Lasik Surgery, MS Ophthalmology, Phacoemulsification & Multifocal Implantation, Occuloplasty Surgeon
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
My name is Vinay I have conjunctivitis problem please suggest me sum effective medicine.
Some general precautions are 1. Do not touch your eyes 2. Wash your hands frequently. 3. Keep your belongings like towel, hanky, remotes. Etc. Separate or touch with washed hands. And regarding medicine you have to conslut doctor to rule out corneal involvement.
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My eyesight is weak but I do and eat everything that doctor said to me but nothing is happening I need a medicine that can repair my eyesight.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My eyesight is weak but I do and eat everything that doctor said to me but nothing is happening I need a medicine tha...
Hello, get your eyes tested from an opthalmologist. Include the following for getting better vision: vitamins a, c, e, and minerals like copper and zinc are essential to eyesight. Get the antioxidants from dark leafy greens, egg yolks, yellow peppers, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, and carrots. Include garlic and onions. Blueberries, grapes as they have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that can help improve your vision. Dha is a fatty acid found in coldwater fish like salmon, sardines and mackerel. Exercises for strengthening eye muscles: -begin by partially closing your eyes; the lids should only be halfway shut. After holding for 10-15 seconds, close your eyes very slowly. Take a few deep breaths to increase oxygen in the blood. -warm your eyes. Rub your palms together to create heat, and then place them against your eyes for five seconds. Repeat this three times. -hold a pen at arm's length. Focus your gaze on the tip of the pen. Bring the pen closer to your nose at a slow and steady pace. Repeat this exercise 5-10 times. -concentrate your vision on the tip of your nose. Then shift your gaze to an object further away, either at arm's length or 20 feet away. Then shift your eyes back to the tip of your nose. Repeat this exercise 10 times. -sit in a relaxed but upright position. Begin by look to the left-most position (without moving your head) and hold to stretch your eye muscles. Hold for 5 counts. Blink and return your gaze back to look straight in front of you. Then look to the right-most position with your gaze and hold for 5 counts. Repeat 3 times, blinking between each hold. Then, repeat this exercise looking up and then down. Do not forget about blinking. -sit in a relaxed but upright position. Look up and to your right for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look up to and to your left for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look down and to your right for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look down and to your left for 5 seconds. Insufficient sleep may weaken your vision, so shoot for 8 hours of sound sleep a night. Rest your eyes 10 minutes for every 50 minutes spent reading or in front of the computer. If your eyes feel overly tired, lie down and place cooling cucumber slices over your eyelids. Medication: take homoeopathic medicine which will help you in preventing first and then reducing the power of your eyes (if the eye power is less). Take physostigma 6/ thrice daily for 4-6 months and instill euphrasia eye drops twice a day. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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I am 27 year old one eye blind in 5 years (incurred in the eye) any solution for the same.?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Go to an ophthalmologist for examination and for making them judge when can you have eye or corneal transplant.
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My eyes is little red from 2 days because of some dust it is not curing what should I do now?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My eyes is little red from 2 days because of some dust it is not curing what should I do now?
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 went on bike on Monday for 80 km, I have red eye on left corner, why should I do?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I went on bike on Monday for 80 km, I have red eye on left corner, why should I do?
hello i think this is sub conjunctival hemorrhage...just relax....wait ..n do cold compresses and it will go away in 1 week..if it persiste or increases then consult local eye specilist
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I am having a small sore at the gum for months. It is not paining. Sometimes I could see little bloody. So times I could see puss. What it might be?

BDS
Dentist, Pune
I am having a small sore at the gum for months. It is not paining. Sometimes I could see little bloody. So times I co...
It might be due to some tooth infection. Visit your nearby dentist n get the diagnostic tests done for confirmation.
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Hi, I am 28 years old in every 8 days 1 of my eyes goes red from last 4 years but from last 1 week I am experiencing pain in my head too whichever eyes become red that side head start paining I am really worried please help mere. I have gone to cooper hospital 3 years before I have allergy of dust that's why it goes red.

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
Hi, I am 28 years old in every 8 days 1 of my eyes goes red from last 4 years but from last 1 week I am experiencing ...
You are most likely suffering from a condition called cluster headache. In this condition there is headache, redness/ watering of eyes and nose on one side. The headache is severe and poking like, occurs in cyclical pattern in clusters. Acute episodes of cluster headache are relieved by oxygen therapy and analgesics you should consult a pain specialist in your city for preventive medication and treatment like sphenopalatine ganglion block to get relief.
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I have red eye in three days and my sugar levels are very high and also I have body pain and era problem chest problem my pulse going down every time.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have red eye in three days and my sugar levels are very high and also I have body pain and era problem chest proble...
We need to control sugar levels with medication exercise and following a diabetic diet and take Tablet folvite 5mg once a day for six months and tablet vitamin D3 60000iu once a week for six months and for pain take tablet paracetamol
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My eye sight is weak. So what natural remedies that help to increase my eye sight.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My eye sight is weak. So what natural remedies that help to increase my eye sight.
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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How to recognise mood disorder , My parents and peers criticize me by saying that if you have any disorder than you won't be able to eat food, you won't be able to laugh or enjoy comedy show, so what basically is the mood disorder. I eat food ,laugh at jokes but I get irritating thoughts while working or doing any work, am I lazy but I don't have any desire to achieve something in life ,I read self help books but still there is no burning desire in me to achieve something ,I tried many things but still I don't feel the fire in me and my self esteem and confidence is poor as I have not achieved anything ,please help me.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
How to recognise mood disorder ,
My parents and peers criticize me by saying that if you have any disorder than you w...
I think your parents and peers are wrong if they do not have this information about what is going on internally. This is exactly what happens when you are depressed, mildly. If it becomes severe you may not be able to enjoy life like you are doing now. In the meantime please do the following sincerely because you could resolve the problem better with good cooperation and you could stave off the severe depression later on: 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.
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I have a eye problem every time water comes out from my eye and very irritation occur in my eyes.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have a eye problem every time water comes out from my eye and very irritation occur in my eyes.
Hi, Get your eyes tested form an Opthalmologist. Use homoeopathic eye drops - Euphrasia/ 2-3times a day. Avoid sitting log hours in front of computer/ laptop or tablet or smart phones, take enough of sound sleep.
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There is a swelling on my eyelids. First it started with the left one. It recovered. Then this time it was on the right of my eyelid. Again it recovered. Now again it is on my left. I don't know what is this and why it's happening.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
There is a swelling on my eyelids. First it started with the left one. It recovered. Then this time it was on the rig...
Do hot fomentation. Dip a handkerchief in lukewarm warm and keep it over closed eye. Continue for 5 minutes for three times a day
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