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Dr. Vimala Karunanithi

Ophthalmologist, Chennai

Dr. Vimala Karunanithi Ophthalmologist, Chennai
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Dr. Vimala Karunanithi is a renowned Ophthalmologist in Tambaram, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Vimala Karunanithi personally at A G Eye & Child Care Centre in Tambaram, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Vimala Karunanithi on Lybrate.com.

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I was having eye sight and gone for laser surgery last September 2015. Now I went to doctor and he said I'm having eyesight but very minute and suggested me to use it only when I am in front of computer. Is there any way I can reduce my eye sight and avoid using glasses.

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Ayurveda,
I was having eye sight and gone for laser surgery last September 2015. Now I went to doctor and he said I'm having ey...
ayurveda therapies and medications would help improve your vision as well as strengthen your eyes gradually..especially after LASIK
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My father is 55 years old. He has foread pain and eye pain and his e.s.r in blood test is 11. .what should he do.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My father is 55 years old. He has foread pain and eye pain and his e.s.r in blood test is 11. .what should he do.
Hello there are many causes for headache. This could be due to dryness, sinusistis etc. You can 1. Blink a lot 2. Wash eyes with fresh water 3. Cold compresses 4. Use lubricating eye drop like flogel if headache persists, consult local ophthalmologist.
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My right eye generally is filled with tear type water specially after waking up to take bath and during the day while i work on computer.

MBBS, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
Verify your spectacle power, especially if it is longer than one year since last check up. More probably, you may be starting to get "dry eyes. You will need an eye checkup by an ophthalmologist, until then, you can try using lubricating eye drops (carboxy methyl cellulose).
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Sitting Too Close To TV Will Weaken Your Eyes? FALSE.

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Sitting Too Close To TV Will Weaken Your Eyes? FALSE.

5 myths about eye health and the real facts behind them

Your eyes are an important part of your health. There are many things you can do to keep them healthy and make sure you are seeing your best. However, there are a number of myths regarding what you should do and what you shouldn't do when it comes to maintaining good eye health.

Here are 5 of those myths busted:

Myth #1: reading in dim light and sitting too close to the tv hurts your eyes

Fact: sitting too close to the tv, you may feel eye strain or get a headache from reading in the dark, but it will not weaken your eyes. It fatigues your eyes but does not harm your eye health in any way.

Myth #2: eating carrots will improve your vision

Fact: carrots are rich in vitamin a, a nutrient essential for good vision. But eating carrots will only provide a small amount of vitamin a. To get the optimum amount, you need to include other sources of vitamin a in your diet as well, some of which are milk, cheese, egg yolk and liver. Spinach is best for eye health. It has lutein and zeaxanthin, both of which can help prevent cataracts.

Myth #3: if you wear glasses or contacts for a continuous period, your eyes will weaken

Fact: your eyes will not grow weaker by using corrective lenses. The prescription may change over time due to aging or absence of disease but it has nothing to do with your current prescription. Some children have correctable eye problems that do require glasses to improve the condition.

Myth #4: when you get something in your eye, rub it out

Fact: this is not true for everything that gets in your eyes. If any particle falls in your eyes dust it off. But if it is sand and small debris that gets in your eye, don't touch it. Use an eye wash for flushing it out. If an object gets stuck in your eye, don't remove it or rub your eye constantly. Visit a doctor at the earliest because some serious injuries may seem minor at first.

Myth #5: dark sunglasses can protect your eyes from the sun

Fact: the color of sunglass does not ensure eye protection. Look for sunglasses that block both uva and UVB rays. Exposure to the UV-rays of sunlight can have cumulative effects on your eyes. It increases your risk for cataracts, solar retinitis, and age-related vision loss. Even if your contacts have UV protection, wear sunglasses that block 100% of uva and UVB rays for full protection.

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My brother had a cut injury on upper eyelid and the fat tissues came out. Doctor stitched the same and after a week stitches are removed but problem is that he can not open upper eyelid. Is there any problem or it will be cured naturally with time. Please advise.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I am a registered dietitian and doctor who will help you in losing your weight. Let me know your food intake details. The best diet is one which is healthy and well balanced with foods from all the food groups, and one which is varied and that you can stick to weight loss on some diets can be dramatic in the short term, but there's more of a chance of rebound weight gain. Set yourself a realistic target and aim to lose between (0.5-1.0kg) a week I being a registered dietitian strongly accommodate the patients own preferences without the patient feeling that they are on a diet not compromising the weight management goals. Don't fall for self dieting or fad diets availiable online they have harmful effects in the long run, if you lose a lot of weight very quickly, you may not lose as much fat as you would with a more modest rate of weight loss. Instead, you might lose water weight or even lean muscle tissue, since it's hard to burn that many fat calories in a short period. I will need to carry out detailed assessment in your case, after assessing your personal challenges to weight loss, I will recommend a strategy to gradually change habits and attitudes that have sabotaged your past efforts. Reply back for private consultation for a holistic dietary therapy which includes diet, simple workouts and few medications.
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Hi, dis is mohan. From two days my eyes are red. May I know the reason. Why it is red?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi, dis is mohan. From two days my eyes are red. May I know the reason. Why it is red?
Hello, Bloodshot eyes appear red because the vessels at the surface of the white portion of the eye 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. Other causes of eye redness include Colds or allergies, Acute glaucoma, Corneal scratches: Injuries caused by sand, dust, or overuse of contact lenses. Sometimes, a bright red spot, called a subconjunctival hemorrhage, will appear on the white of the eye. This often happens after straining or coughing, which causes a broken blood vessel on the surface of the eye. Most often, there is no pain and your vision is normal. It is almost never a serious problem. Because the blood leaks into the conjunctiva, which is clear, you cannot wipe or rinse the blood away. Like a bruise, the red spot will go away within a week or two. Management: - Try to rest your eyes if redness is due to fatigue or eye strain. No other treatment is needed. - Wash your hands, hold clean water in your hand, keep your eyes closer to the water and dip the eyes by blinking the eyelids frequently in the held water in hand. Repeat it for 3-4 times again. - Avoid watching T.V., working on computer or mobile, reading or frequently keep blinking your eyes to avoid dryness. Take frequent breaks in between. - In case there is itching, use a clean napkin or a tissue to wipe the tears and cleaning the eyelids gently. -Wear an UV-rays protected sunglasses while you are out in sun. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicines - Schwabe’s Belladonna 30 and Euphrasia 30 - both thrice daily for 4 days. Use Euphrasia Eye drops twice daily. Revert back thereafter.
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I have swollen eyes since last five days. How can I get rid of it without visiting a doctor?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have swollen eyes since last five days. How can I get rid of it without visiting a doctor?
There are many reasons for swollen eyelids and the more common reasons are 1.Weak eyesight 2.Eye allergy due to either Dust,pollution 3.Alcoholism,Thyroid,Kidney problems 4.lack of sleep,stress 5.Recurrent Styes 6. Frequent Hypertension,headache 7.Skin allergy 8.External or internal injury So cure for swollen eyelids is purely symptomatic and based on symptoms which led to your problem.Please discuss id detail regarding your swollen eyelids to make a correct diagnosis.
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Sir I am a student and my age is 23 years. And I have a eye problem. Whenever I travel my eyes are going to red and I feeling pain.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Sir I am a student and my age is 23 years.
And I have a eye problem.
Whenever I travel my eyes are going to red and I...
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. (6) increased blood pressure. This has known to cause redness which is also known as sub-conjunctival hemorrhage. In this regard, a complete ophthalmic evaluation and a systemic evaluation is warranted. 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. You could also use a lubricant eye drop along with an anti-histamine eye drop. (3-4 times daily) hope my suggestions helped you.
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I have a problem of low eye sight in sunlight. What kind of problem is this? Can you explain it? Is it possible to cure this problem? What kind of disease is this? Is it some kind of allergy?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have a problem of low eye sight in sunlight. What kind of problem is this? Can you explain it? Is it possible to cu...
This condition is called Photophobia-----------Photophobia is a condition in which bright lights hurt your eyes. Another name for this condition is light sensitivity. It’s a common symptom that’s associated with several different conditions-------------So try using following eyedrops for next 15 days and wear good quality UV protection glasses in sunlight--------------- Homoeopathic medicine CINELUBE EYEDROPS (HAPDCO) Pour 2 drops 3 times daily.
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I got a little scratch in my eyes by my wife's nail, There is a small red spot in the eye. It is not disturbing a lot but I read in the internet that Corneal Abrasion can cause problems hence I applied Gentalab (gentamycin) eye drops. Please advise.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I got a little scratch in my eyes by my wife's nail, There is a small red spot in the eye. It is not disturbing a lot...
if the red spot is on white portion of eye, then its not corneal abrasion,, you need to visit eye surgeon to rule out any corneal injury. till then use the drop you have mentioned 4 times a day..
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Sir, I have a problem of red eye, when ever I go in sun rays it started become red eye and itching.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Sir, I have a problem of red eye, when ever I go in sun rays it started become red eye and itching.
Hello, Bloodshot eyes appear red because the vessels at the surface of the white portion of the eye 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. Other causes of eye redness include Colds or allergies, Acute glaucoma, Corneal scratches: Injuries caused by sand, dust, or overuse of contact lenses. Sometimes, a bright red spot, called a subconjunctival hemorrhage, will appear on the white of the eye. This often happens after straining or coughing, which causes a broken blood vessel on the surface of the eye. Most often, there is no pain and your vision is normal. It is almost never a serious problem. Because the blood leaks into the conjunctiva, which is clear, you cannot wipe or rinse the blood away. Like a bruise, the red spot will go away within a week or two. Management: - Try to rest your eyes if redness is due to fatigue or eye strain. No other treatment is needed. - Wash your hands, hold clean water in your hand, keep your eyes closer to the water and dip the eyes by blinking the eyelids frequently in the held water in hand. Repeat it for 3-4 times again. - Avoid watching T.V., working on computer or mobile, reading. - In case there is itching, use a clean napkin or a tissue to wipe the tears and cleaning the eyelids gently. -Wear an UV-rays protected sunglasses while you are out in sun. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicines - Schwabe’s Belladonna 30 and Euphrasia 30 - both thrice daily for 4 days. Use Euphrasia Eye drops twice daily. Revert back thereafter.
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I am suffering from throat problems please suggest me some precautions also want to know how to cure eye redness?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I am suffering from throat problems please suggest me some precautions also want to know how to cure eye redness?
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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Hello, I have an age of 23, I have been wearing eyeglasses for a year now I have lens of 0.25 is it gonna be ok by itself.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hello, I have an age of 23, I have been wearing eyeglasses for a year now I have lens of 0.25 is it gonna be ok by it...
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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I m facing a little problem I have red eyes for 2days and I used ciplox drop twice a day. But nothing happened. Is something serious?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I m facing a little problem I have red eyes for 2days and I used ciplox drop twice a day. But nothing happened. Is so...
Hello. Eyes have many small blood vessels. It is normal and is required for nutrition of eye. Eye redness is most often due to swollen or dilated blood vessels. This makes the surface of the eye look red. There are many causes of a red eye or eyes like infection, allergy. Foreign body in eyes. Some are medical emergencies and some are a cause for concern, but not an emergency. Others are nothing to worry about. Consult your local eye specilist to see what is the cause.
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I have eye irritation problem from past 28 years. It will b reddish also. I have consulted many doctors. But in vain.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have eye irritation problem from past 28 years. It will b reddish also. I have consulted many doctors. But in vain.
Hello, Bloodshot 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. Other causes of eye redness include Colds or allergies, Acute glaucoma, Corneal scratches: Injuries caused by sand, dust, or overuse of contact lenses. Sometimes, a bright red spot, called a subconjunctival hemorrhage, will appear on the white of the eye. This often happens after straining or coughing, which causes a broken blood vessel on the surface of the eye. Most often, there is no pain and your vision is normal. It is almost never a serious problem. Because the blood leaks into the conjunctiva, which is clear, you cannot wipe or rinse the blood away. Like a bruise, the red spot will go away within a week or two. Management: - Try to rest your eyes if redness is due to fatigue or eye strain. No other treatment is needed. - Wash your hands, hold clean water in your hand, keep your eyes closer to the water and wash the eyes by blinking the eyelids frequently in the held water in hand. Repeat it for 3-4times again. - Avoid watching T.V., working on computer or mobile, reading. - In case there is itching, use a clean napkin or a tissue to wipe the tears and cleaning the eyelids gently. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicines - Schwabe’s Belladonna 30 and Euphrasia 30 - both thrice daily for 4 days. Use Euphrasia Eye drops twice daily. Revert back thereafter.
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Sir. I am 20 year old masturbating regularly for 7 years and I have a problem of excessive or chronic masturbation addiction and I have the following symptoms face glow. Totally gone big deep dark circle hairfall or baldness low eye vision watery semen premature ejaculation shrinkness and curved penis nightfalls weakness dullness pain in body especially lower back pain headache insomnia shy and introvert behavior improper thoughts aggressive behaviour my face looks like a beast please please doctor suggest me some medicines to solve my problem and help me to leave this addiction.

BHMS, DEMS
Homeopath, Pune
Sir. I am 20 year old masturbating regularly for 7 years and I have a problem of excessive or chronic masturbation ad...
Avoid seeing porn. Do exercise daily 45 min. Take high protein diet. Avoid tea, excess meat, alcohol and masturbation. Drink water 8 glass / day. In each ejaculation you do loose millions of sperms, which need lot of protein and minerals and vitamins to build. Your body has the capacity to generate such large number of cells but if you do it too frequently or do not take care of your nutrition and health in general, your body can suffer secondary problems. Excessive masturbation causes health problem in future life like debility, decrease in sperm quantity, structural defect in penis etc. Hair loss is due to dietary deficiency, hormonal imbalance, stress,
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Is there permanent remedy for dryness in eyes. Which is the best eyedrops for this trouble. I am experiencing this after cataract for the last six months.

Phaco Development Program, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology, DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Mysore
There is no permanent remedy for dryness. If you are a non-vegetarian take a lot of fish. If you are a vegetarian take flax seeds. Omega 3 fatty acid supplementation will help you. Go for Fish liver oil capsules or Cap Osmega 500 once daily. Try Refresh Tears Liquigel eye drops 3-4 times at day and Panthagel eye ointment at night.
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I am 22 years old. I have pain in my eyes. Means regular pain in my eyes. What I should do.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I am 22 years old. I have pain in my eyes. Means regular pain in my eyes. What I should do.
Dear, is that pain associated with redness, diminution of vision or any other symptoms? if yes then it's of infective origin. Else if none of these present and you are using /not using glasses in either case get your refraction done. May be the number might have changed. If your vision is normal, you have to go for orthoptic checkups which may be probable cause for asthenopic symptoms.
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Can you please tell me how to to improve vision and also about night vision? I am asking about diet.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Can you please tell me how to to improve vision and also about night vision?
I am asking about diet.
eat healthy food rich in vitamin A and omega 3 fatty acids. for eg, green leafy vegetables, fruits, fish , apple , carrot and many more,
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