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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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My eyes no. Is increasing day by day wht should I do? I mean any specific eye drop for that.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
My eyes no. Is increasing day by day wht should I do? I mean any specific eye drop for that.
Get your refraction done and wear spectacles eat green veggies. Carrots. Strain less your eyes. Relax your eyes in between work. Blink regularily 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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How to Decide the Type of Eye Lens (Spherical/Monofocal/Multifocal) in Cataract Surgery?

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
How to Decide the Type of Eye Lens (Spherical/Monofocal/Multifocal) in Cataract Surgery?

Cataract also called 'motiyabin' in hindi. Phacoemusification also called phaco is the most common procedure done for removal of cataract in the world now.

Common public is often misguided by marketing professionals/staff in hospitals to opt for expensive lenses without thinking whether patients actually needs them or not.

Here is a complete summary of type of lens implanted in cataract surgery and it's pros and cons.

Fixed-focus monofocal lenses-these lenses can help you see at a distance, but you'll need reading glasses to see up close.

Accommodating monofocal lenses (crysta lens)
-a newer option, accommodating monofocal lenses, can shift from near to far vision in response to movements of the ciliary muscles in your eye, similar to the natural lens in a younger eye. These lenses offer excellent distance and middle vision, but they aren't as reliable for near vision. Eye exercises can help you get used to them, but about half of people who receive them still end up needing reading glasses.

Toric lenses-these specialized monofocal lenses are designed for people with astigmatism. Toric lenses offer focused vision at a single distance and correct your astigmatism, so you might not need distance glasses after surgery.

Multifocal lenses-like the bifocal or progressive lenses used in glasses, multifocal lenses have different areas designed for distance, intermediate, and near vision. The brain and eye figure out which part of the lens to use. The main drawback of multifocal lenses is they can distort bright light, creating more glare and halos at night.

Aspheric lens-designed to improve contrast sensitivity and visual clarity under certain circumstances.

Monovision-this implant technique uses a monofocal lens with a different power in each eye so that you don't have to use glasses for most of your daily activities. Your dominant eye is generally set for distance, and the other eye is set for near. Many people successfully use monovision with contact lenses. Successful monovision requires cataract surgery to each eye.

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Doctor has done 10000 phaco surgery and 50000 cataract surgery since 1986 in patna.

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Im a student. Im experiencing the headache while I'm listening to classes but I'm able to see the words in long distance. Does I have an eye sight? What are the symptoms of eye sight?

MD - Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Lucknow
Im a student. Im experiencing the headache while I'm listening to classes but I'm able to see the words in long dista...
Headache is one of the symptoms of weak eye sight but some other reasons also for headache. Generally headache found in astigmatism and in this defect patient see the letters but they read some letters wrong like h read n etc go for routine check up of your eyes if find cylindrical power even 0.25 d you must wear the glass regularly.
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I am 21 years old girl. Studying. I have a vision problem. Its difficult to see things which are far from. Me. I don, t want spectacles. So please tell me what should I do.

Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Panipat
I am 21 years old girl. Studying. I have a vision problem. Its difficult to see things which are far from. Me. I don,...
first get ur eyesight checked and let me know how much power u have. u can undergo laser surgery for the correction of ur refractive error
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I have eye sight _1 is it basic surgery really improve eye sight, and please tell me which food I take to improve my eyesight.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I have eye sight _1 is it basic surgery really improve eye sight, and please tell me which food I take to improve my ...
Daily apply one time rose water in eyes and keep it closed for few mins... Eat lot of green vegetables. Drink plenty of water (approximately 3 liters). And have carrots daily.
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Dear sir, I am suffering from pain in bone structure over left eye since three days. Today pain is so severe that my total attention is revolving around pain area. Please suggest. Thanking you..

DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Bangalore
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I am suffering from pain in bone structure over left eye since three days. Today pain is so severe that my ...
Sounds like sinusitis. Take frequent steam inhalation. Alternatively get your glasses checked. If eye is fine but headache doesn't subside, then get urself checked with an ENT.
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Glaucoma: 2nd leading cause of blindness in the world

Phaco Development Program, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology, DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Mysore
Glaucoma: 2nd leading cause of blindness in the world
Glaucoma is a group of diseases that damage the eye's optic nerve and can result in vision loss and blindness. However, with early detection and treatment, you can often protect your eyes against serious vision loss.

At first, open-angle glaucoma has no symptoms. It causes no pain. Vision stays normal. Glaucoma can develop in one or both eyes. Without treatment, people with glaucoma will slowly lose their peripheral (side) vision. As glaucoma remains untreated, people may miss objects to the side and out of the corner of their eye. They seem to be looking through a tunnel. Over time, straight-ahead (central) vision may decrease until no vision remains.

There is no cure for glaucoma. Vision lost from the disease cannot be restored.

Immediate treatment for early-stage, open-angle glaucoma can delay progression of the disease. That's why early diagnosis is very important. Glaucoma treatments include medicines, laser trabeculoplasty, conventional surgery, or a combination of any of these. While these treatments may save remaining vision, they do not improve sight already lost from glaucoma.

If you are being treated for glaucoma, be sure to take your glaucoma medicine every day. See your eye care professional regularly. You also can help protect the vision of family members and friends. Encourage them to have a comprehensive dilated eye exam at least once every two years. Remember that lowering eye pressure in the early stages of glaucoma slows progression of the disease and helps save vision.

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Whenever I laugh more loudly, I get moist eyes, if the laugh continues then I loose control and my get urine out. please suggest me what to do. What are its causes and treatment, if any.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Whenever I laugh more loudly, I get moist eyes, if the laugh continues then I loose control and my get urine out. ple...
Its a normal reflexes but you need to do kegels exercise for stopping the urine outflow in such a situation.
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All About Corneal Ulcer

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Jaipur
All About Corneal Ulcer

Antrior most transparent layer of the eye is called cornea. It is an extremely useful layer for refraction and protection of eye.

Any trauma, foreign body or chemical etc can invade the integrity of this layer and can be invaded by bacteria, fungus or virus, resulting in the corneal ulcer. Sometimes, due to hypoxia induced by contact lenses too can result in a corneal ulcer.

Depending on clinical presentation, a doctor diagnoses the cause of the ulcer and start the therapy. Since the transparency of cornea is very important, a doctor starts very intensive therapy. With repeated frequent checkups if a proper and intensive therapy is not given, the ulcer can progress and can cause collection of pus in the anterior chamber which if not attended properly, can cause the infection to travel into the interior of the eyeball (vitreous chamber) resulting in total blindness. The ulcer can become deeper and lead to perforation of the cornea, causing severe damage to the eye and may require removal of pus (evisceration) or total removal of the eye ball.

Generally, fungal ulcers are more dangerous and occur mostly in rainy season.

It is imperative that a case of corneal ulcer is diagnosed promptly and very intensive treatment proper treatment is given to save the disfigurement of the eye and total irreparable blindness.

At times we have not only to give topical drops but oral therapy has to be given. Injections in the eye have to be given. Culture sensitivity has to be done in severe cases to identify the causative organism.

In extremely severe cases, we have to perform, therapeutic keratoplasty.

Conclusion: Corneal Ulcer is a serious challenging problem with the potentiality to cause total and irreparable blindness and must be attended promptly by a very expert ophthalmologist to save the eye.

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I m 34 y m I suffering low vision during without spex please suggests diet food for growing eye side by natural.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I m 34 y m I suffering low vision during without spex please suggests diet food for growing eye side by natural.
Diet for EYESIGHT Lutein and zeaxanthin are both important nutrients for eye health,6 as both of them are found in high concentrations in your macula—the small central part of your retina responsible for detailed central vision. More specifically, lutein is also found in your macular pigment – known for helping to protect your central vision and aid in blue light absorption—and zeaxanthin is found in your retina.Estimated daily dose of lutein is 10 mg per day, and at 2 mg/day for zeaxanthin. Both lutein and zeaxanthin are primarily found in green leafy vegetables, although zeaxanthin is far scarcer than lutein. Kale and spinach are two of the most lutein-rich foods, but you'll also find it in carrots, squash, and other orange and yellow fruits and vegetables. Both lutein and zeaxanthin are carotenoids called xanthophylls, which give plants and vegetables their yellow-orange color, and the name "lutein" comes from the Latin word "luteus," which means "yellow." If you remember this, it may help you pick out vegetables that are likely to contain higher amounts of these two nutrients. Egg yolk is another source of both lutein and zeaxanthin that is well absorbed by your body Most of the dark green leafy vegetables, previously recommended for a higher intake of lutein and zeaxanthin, have 15-47 percent of lutein, but a very low content (0-3 percent) of zeaxanthin. study shows that fruits and vegetables of various colors can be consumed to increase dietary intake of lutein and zeaxanthi It is also important to note that lutein is an oil-soluble nutrient, so if you eat the vegetables without some oil or butter your body can't absorb the lutein. Adding a little bit of healthy fat, such as olive oil, coconut oil, or raw organic butter, will maximize your lutein absorption. Lutein content in food Food Mg / serving Orange ( Raw) 0.2/1 large Egg 0.2/1 large Spinach (cooked) 20.4 / 1 cup Papaya(Raw) 0.3/1 large Turnip greens (cooked) 12.2 / 1 cup Green peas (cooked) 4.1 / 1 cup Spinach (raw) 3.7 / 1 cup Corn (cooked) 1.5 / 1 cup Broccoli (raw) 1.3 / 1 cup Broccoli (cooked) 0.8 / 1/2 cup Green beans (cooked) 0.9 / 1 cup
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I m feeling from sever headache. And also my eyes are panicked what should I do nd?

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I m feeling from sever headache. And also my eyes are panicked what should I do nd?
Hello,you can take homoeopathic medicine Belladonna 30(4 drops in little water) thrice a day for 3 days and revert.
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My son is 14 years old and he has severe eye allergy, I consulted doctor he gave 6 months steroid treatment but again it replaced please suggest a good medicine. Am very tensed.

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
My son is 14 years old and he has severe eye allergy, I consulted doctor he gave 6 months steroid treatment but again...
Allergies have frequent recurrences...In spite of being on treatment. But it is important u continue on allergy stabilising drugs in long term as they decrease the severity, intensity n frequency of these recurrences. For the flare ups, soft steroids can be given to make eye comfortable Le in addition to good lubricants. Cold compresses also help. It is best to continue treatment under one consultant...easier to titrate n alter treatments.
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Cataract surgery recovered after than can I wear contact lens for -1 power? please reply.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Cataract surgery recovered after than can I wear contact lens for -1 power? please reply.
Hello you can wear contact lens but even then you will need glasses for near work. Using contact lens and glasses will be troublesome.
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Glaucoma

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
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I am a 23 year old IT Employee, sometimes my Right Eye gets swelling and my head above Right Ear pains when my Eye swells. What would be the reason behind the swelling and simultaneous ache in the Right portion of my head. Please advise. Thanks in advance

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I am a 23 year old IT Employee, sometimes my Right Eye gets swelling and my head above Right Ear pains when my Eye sw...
it my due to stress on eyes, consult eye doctor, for pain do neck muscle exercise. itwill help welcome
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How to maintain tension backpain when seeing computer overtime I am 26 old working lots of time in computer my eyesight -4 now both eyes my back paining now.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
How to maintain tension backpain when seeing computer overtime I am 26 old working lots of time in computer my eyesig...
Dear l you :- you r suffering from cvs , following treatment is being recommended to you Take 5-10 minutes/hrs relaxation during working on computer . E/d cmc 3 time a day × 15 days MAKE urgent appointment privately to me for complete correction of Refractive error also.
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My age is 18 n I have allergy in my eyes since one week and sometimes they become red also, I also uses power specs since six year. What should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My age is 18 n I have allergy in my eyes since one week and sometimes they become red also, I also uses power specs s...
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. Try to avoid air and dust pollution in any form.
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I have red eyes from more than 15 days due to late night studies. What should I do. please tell me sir.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I have red eyes from more than 15 days due to late night studies. What should I do. please tell me sir.
Take good sleep. Relax between studies, study in well illuminated room. Put ed misty four times a day. If dificulty in vision or headache then get your vision checked and spects made.
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