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Dr. Veena Baskaran

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

Dr. Veena Baskaran Ophthalmologist, Chennai
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Dr. Veena Baskaran is a trusted Ophthalmologist in Nungambakkam, Chennai. You can visit her at Sankara Nethralaya in Nungambakkam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Veena Baskaran on Lybrate.com.

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From the last three days my head and my eyes are paining like anything. Is it migraine.

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Aurangabad
From the last three days my head and my eyes are paining like anything. Is it migraine.
Yes migraine headache can be cured by homeopathy take natrum mur 30 30 ml liquid sbl 1 drop daily on tongue for x 7 days and revert me back you may contact me on this site. And check my package and get customized medicines.
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I have a problem with my eye! In morning when I have try to open my eye I can't open my eye clearly?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have a problem with my eye! In morning when I have try to open my eye I can't open my eye clearly?
Could be because of many reasons but commonly it is due to allergy or infection or dry eyes 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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Hii. Actually ve been getting problems in watching tv or reading books. I think I am getting problems in my eye sight. What kind of home tips can you suggest me?

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Hii. Actually ve been getting problems in watching tv or reading books. I think I am getting problems in my eye sight...
Hi lybrate-user. I have a few suggestions for you regarding the usage of computers, mobile phones and books. Follow 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. 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. 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. Remember the rule of 90. 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. Also remember the rule of 1. At least 1 time in a day, wash your eyes with clean hands and clean water in a gentle manner. Exercise for at least 1 hour in a day. Try to spend 1 hour with nature. (eg. In a park, garden, etc.) 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. You could also use a preservative free lubricant eye drop 4 to 5 times in a day. Also, adequate sleep of 7 hours a day is essential in order to maintain healthy eyes.
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My eyes are remains always red when I got up to sleep my eyes are more red please tell me what can I do for my eyes.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My eyes are remains always red when I got up to sleep my eyes are more red please tell me what can I do for my eyes.
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----------- 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--------------------- Report after 5 days----------------------
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Hello, I would like to know how can I improve my eye sight I mean to say what kind of diet should I take to improve my eye sight.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Hello, I would like to know how can I improve my eye sight I mean to say what kind of diet should I take to improve m...
Get your refraction done and wear spectacles eat green veggies. Carrots. Strain less your eyes. Relax your eyes in between work. Blink regularly if working for long time on computer. Lower the brightness of your screen. Work under adequately illuminated conditions. If needed wear corrective spectacles. These r few things you can take care of. Otherwise as such no options available which wd increases your eyesight.
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I have been getting headaches for about a year and a half now I get them everyday they can get very bad to the point I cry I've been getting sore throats a lot recently have had strep a bunch and I just recently got blurred blurred vision feel like I'm going to pass out got very hot and my head is killing me what should I do what could this be.

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
I have been getting headaches for about a year and a half now I get them everyday they can get very bad to the point ...
You might be suffering from Migraine with aura symptoms or classic migraine. Since you are suffering from one and half year, get MRI scan of brain done. You need to be started on preventive medicines for migraine if the diagnosis is confirmed. Follow these tips to get some relief; 1. Maintain regular sleep wake cycle, even on holiday's. 2. Don't skip meals. Take regular healthy diet with adequate fluids 3. Do not consume excess caffeine / carbohydrates / alcohol or smoke. 4. Exercise daily ( aerobics and cardiovascular) 5. Identify your headache trigger and try to avoid it. 6. Meditation and pranayam can help Avoid excessive analgesics over a long period of time as they can aggravate headache (read health feed by me on lybrate on Medication Overuse Headace ).
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I am recently suffering from colour blindness, I did not have this problem before, anyone please kindly suggest me what to do.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am recently suffering from colour blindness, I did not have this problem before, anyone please kindly suggest me wh...
Hello colour blindness is usually from birth. If it is acquired during life time then it is suggestive of optic nerve disease. Kindly consult local opthalmologist and get proper eye check up done.
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I have eye power -0.75 spherical. And I want to know that should I wear my glasses for all time? If not then when should I wear it ?should I wear it when I am doing laptop work or should I wear during using my phone?

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
I have eye power -0.75 spherical. And I want to know that should I wear my glasses for all time? If not then when sho...
You are myopic by -0.75 D both eyes ,it means minor short sighted ,you need not wear eye glasses all the time, you just need use glasses for distant objects eg watching TV & in class room for seeing clearly written on black board, you can read & write without glasses, at present there is lots of pollution every where so you can use lubricating eye drops 3-4 times a day ,
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I am 27 Years old. My left eye is effected. And comes out water continuously, I take medicine but don't cure. please help me, what to do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 27 Years old. My left eye is effected. And comes out water continuously, I take medicine but don't cure. please ...
Hi, eye affected means is your eyesight poor? get your eyes check form 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 have red eyes and suffering from fever and headache. vomiting. What should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have red eyes and suffering from fever and headache. vomiting. What should I do?
1.Take paracetamol 500mg, one tablet sos upto a maximum of three tablets daily after food 2.cold sponging Sos 3.Drink plenty of water 4.Take rest 4.If no relief do blood examination like ESR, CBC, Widal/ Typhidot test, Blood for mp/malaria antigen and Dengue antigen(NS1) test after consulting doctor 5. consult me for further advice
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I am not able see properly things which I can see are blurred. please help me in this problem.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am not able see properly things which I can see are blurred. please help me in this problem.
You might be suffering from weak eyesight.Please consult an Eyspecialist to confirm this and start wearing glasse accordingly.Myself being a homoeopath can guide you in how to remove glasses with some very effective homoeopathic treatment,diet and exercisses.
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Hi sir. I am 18 years old. I am having a bruise like something on top of my right eye. It was formed 6 years before by hitting on a wall while playing. Now it is bulgy when seeing from outside. Is there any way to remove or lose it.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Hi sir. I am 18 years old. I am having a bruise like something on top of my right eye. It was formed 6 years before b...
very difficult to comment without checking clinically.. also pls share your eye picture so that we can help better
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I am Rupesh. I am 23 years old. I am using spectacles. Recently I am having some eye problem like straining and some blueness. Can you suggest me the solution of relieving the pain? I think the power of lenses reduced or my eyesight increased. I am a software engineer. I suppose to see the computer for more hours. Because of these reasons, I think my eyesight got increased.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I am Rupesh. I am 23 years old. I am using spectacles. Recently I am having some eye problem like straining and some ...
Hi lybrate-user kumar. I have a few suggestions for you regarding the usage of computers, mobile phones and books. The first thing to remember is that long term continuous usage of mobile phones or computers is harmful for the eyes. Ranging from dry eyes to multiple postural defects, there are many consequences. The good news is that there are simple tips and solutions to avoid these problems from occurring. Let me enumerate them in brief: follow 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. 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. 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. Remember the rule of 90. 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. Also remember the rule of 1. At least 1 time in a day, wash your eyes with clean hands and clean water in a gentle manner. Exercise for at least 1 hour in a day. Try to spend 1 hour with nature. (eg. In a park, garden, etc.) 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. You could also use a preservative free lubricant eye drop 4 to 5 times in a day. Also, adequate sleep of 7 hours a day is essential in order to maintain healthy eyes. For further queries, it would be a better idea to do a video consultation or audio consultation via lybrate. Hope my suggestions help you. Take care.
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Please suggest the treatment or medicine for viral infection. In wind, itches in my eyes and tears come out. Eyes were red. Runny nose. Rapid sneezing. Itchy throat.

MBBS, MS - ENT
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Ahmedabad
Please  suggest the treatment or medicine for viral infection. In wind, itches in my eyes and tears come out. Eyes we...
Treatment of viral infection is lot of rest and warm liquids. In severe cases as per protocol antiviral medicine is prescribed. The symptoms you are describing is of allergy and not of viral infection. Treatment of your allergy is to wear protective eyeglasses and facemask while going out in wind. Antihistamines will also help you.
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Is there is any treatment or medicine to overcome the short sightedness completely anywhere in the world.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Is there is any treatment or medicine to overcome the short sightedness completely anywhere in the world.
Hello. There is no medication or food for improving eye sight or to get rid of glasses. Get your vision tested and wear glasses. If not interested in glasses then you can try a. Contact lens b. Lasik laser as your age is now 22 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. 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 29 year old, I have - 10 power in my both the eyes, I want to remove my number totally, What should I do?

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I am 29 year old, I have - 10 power in my both the eyes, I want to remove my number totally, What should I do?
Yes you can. But b4 dat you hav to undergo detailed refraction and corneal examintn. If you satisfy d crterion ucan go fore refractive surgery.
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My daughter 15 years old, she is studding in inter 1st year, from last 8 years she wear glasses point 3.0, what is the next steps I will take about her eyes care which is best, economical, safe, easy, confer table, please gave me a suggestion. Thanking you doctor.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My daughter 15 years old, she is studding in inter 1st year, from last 8 years she wear glasses point 3.0, what is th...
Hello. There is no medication or food for improving eye sight or to get rid of glasses. Get your vision tested and wear glasses. If not interested in glasses then you can try a. Contact lens as your age is now 15 years so your number will increase now whether you wear glasses or not till age of 18-20 years 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. Lasik is a very easy and painless procedure. If you want to get rid of glasses then go for lasik after age of 18 yrs.
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My age is 22 years and I have got spect. Number is 1.25 and 0.75 can it go. I need advice.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My age is 22 years and I have got spect. Number is 1.25 and 0.75 can it go. I need advice.
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. If 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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My eyes are weak I can't see things of far away clearly. But I don't want to use specs I want them cure naturally. Is it possible?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eyes are weak I can't see things of far away clearly. But I don't want to use specs I want them cure naturally. Is...
Hello arun...there is no natural way to get rid of glasses..if u dont want to use glasses....u can try contact lens or else u can think of lasik laser which is simple and very good procedure to get rid of glassses
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I am having burning sensation on my eyes since last 5 days please suggest me medicine.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am having burning sensation on my eyes since last 5 days please suggest me medicine.
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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