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Dr. Lakshmi Iyer is an experienced Ophthalmologist in Ram Nagar, Coimbatore. Doctor is currently practising at Kovai Diabetes Speciality Center And Hospital in Ram Nagar, Coimbatore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Lakshmi Iyer and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I have red eyes from 3 days what should I do. Its paining and I am getting problem to see any thing. Continues water is coming from my eyes.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes from 3 days what should I do. Its paining and I am getting problem to see any thing. Continues water ...
Pain and watering of eyes can be due to many reasons and the main reasons are 1.Eye Allergy due to dust,Pollution,infection 2.Weak Eyesight 3.Continuous watching TV,Mobile,computor in dim light 4.Any eye injury 5.Lack of sleep 6.Continuous headache 7.Hypertension. So,my suggestion for you is either you give details of your eye watering reasons or visit a local doctor for an eye check up as a final examination can only be made after physical examination. For tht time start using following homoeopathic eyedrops CINERARIA /EUPHRASIA EYEDROPS ( SBL ) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily
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His one eyes got red. We consulted a doctor nearby n he recommended some medicine. But its not going well.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
His one eyes got red. We consulted a doctor nearby n he recommended some medicine. But its not going well.
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). Also go through the other causes for redness listed previously. If you fall under any of the other categories, be sure to get a thorough evaluation done. Hope my suggestions helped you. Take care.
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I have red eyes which I think is an infection, so what is the eyedrop I have to use?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have red eyes which I think is an infection, so what is the eyedrop I have to use?
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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I want to ask about my 2 years baby. Her eyes have some problems. That means her eyes are not synchronized. I don't know English word but in Hindi eyes teercha hai . Isse kya problem ho sakta hai And what is the treatment. please suggest me.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I want to ask about my 2 years baby. Her eyes have some problems. That means her eyes are not synchronized. I don't k...
hello neha...ur child has squint. this may be due to uncorrected refractive error (ho sakta hai ki aapke baby ko chasma ki jarurat ho) . Consult pediatric ophthalmologist asap.
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My eyes have become red. I face difficulty in opening my eyes in the morning. I also face severe eyes pain sometimes. What should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My eyes have become red. I face difficulty in opening my eyes in the morning. I also face severe eyes pain sometimes....
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. Other potential causes of eye redness include: • Colds or allergies . • Acute glaucoma: A sudden increase in eye pressure that is extremely painful and causes serious visual problems. This is a medical emergency. The more common form of glaucoma is chronic and gradual. • 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. So,visit a local eyespecialist.The diagnosis of your problem in eyes can only be made by local examination of eyes
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Computer Vision Syndrome - 6 Signs You Are Suffering From It!

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS, FRCS
Ophthalmologist, Gurgaon
Computer Vision Syndrome - 6 Signs You Are Suffering From It!

With everything requiring a computer to execute, more and more people end up looking at the computer screen for hours on end. This could range anywhere from a couple of hours to really long hours like 16 to 18. The effect of is a group of symptoms, which are collectively known as computer vision syndrome or CVS (syndrome means a collection of symptoms). The cause of this is the strain and pain resulting from constant staring at the monitor.

It is a type of repetitive stress injury, where a particular organ, the eye here, is subjected to repeated action (staring at a monitor) resulting in a group of symptoms. This is also compounded by age, where the flexibility to adjust to near and far vision is gradually reduced.

Symptoms of CVS:

There is no damage per se, but a constant strain on the eyes leads to:

  1. Blurred vision
  2. Double vision
  3. Dryness of the eyes
  4. Redness of the eyes
  5. Irritation of the eyes
  6. Headaches and neck/back aches

This could be a progressive condition, where the symptoms get worse with time. Treatment is definitely an option once the problem sets in, but this is a condition which can be definitely prevented with some simple, effective steps.

  1. Desk arrangement: Make sure the desk or monitor is slightly below eye level, about 30 inches away from the face. If you are straining the neck or the back to look at the monitor, it requires a change. The chair also can be changed in height to suit the seating. Also, prints can be pinned to the workstation when something is being typed, so constantly looking up and down while typing is avoided.
  2. Screen type: Move away from the older tube-style monitor with an LCD screen, which is easier on the eye. Check the computer settings so that brightness, contrast, and font size and shape and contrast are altered to suit your convenience. Ensure you are not requiring to strain to read.
  3. Alter the lighting: Look around you, and ensure there is adequate lighting with no glares on the monitor from surrounding windows or bright lights. A glare filter on the monitor is an effective way to manage this.
  4. Rest your eyes: Follow the 20-20-20 rule, with a 20-second break every 20 minutes where you look at something 20 feet away.
  5. Keep them moist: Blink your eyes constantly to ensure there is enough moisture. Eye drops can be used if required additionally.
  6. Frequent breaks: Not just your eyes, this also reduces strain on the neck and the back.
  7. Regular eye checkups: An annual visit, especially after 40, is a must for optimal eye health. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ophthalmologist.
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I have hairs on my body. I have got many suggestions to undergo laser treatment. So I would like to know will my body hairs stop coming after the treatment or I have to undergo such treatment whole my life. I also want to know approximately how much will it cost.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
I have hairs on my body. I have got many suggestions to undergo laser treatment. So I would like to know will my body...
Laser treatment gives long lasting results but you might have to go treatment again when they start errupting.
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Sir ayurvedik upchar se squint eye ki problem bina surgery ke theek ho sakti hai kya.

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Sir ayurvedik upchar se squint eye ki problem bina surgery ke theek ho sakti hai kya.
No Sir, It can't be treated by any medicine. But I have seen cases who have improved through eye exercises done in south. (don't remember the name exacty). You would have to stay there and they will teach you some eye exercises and give some diet accordingly. You can try that. And if not corrected, then there is always the last option of surgery present.
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I am wearing specs for 18 years and now I am 21. My power is always increasing. What is the fastest remedy that I can getfrom medical side?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am wearing specs for 18 years and now I am 21. My power is always increasing. What is the fastest remedy that I can...
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 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. Lasik is a very easy and painless procedure. If you want to get rid of glasses then go for lasik.
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Hello I was diagnosed with corneal scar due to conjunctivitis. I was on prednisolone drops in stage by stage process. Visited doctor he told right eye has reduced but left eye still has some scars. Hence he gave tacrolimus ointment to be applied night. I applied night and morning my eyes were like burning and irritation. Is it common or should I stop using them. Please suggest.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Hello I was diagnosed with corneal scar due to conjunctivitis. I was on prednisolone drops in stage by stage process....
Hello lybrate-user. From the symptoms described by you, it seems that you have been suffering from viral keratoconjunctivitis. It is a viral infection of the eye and tends to take long periods of time to resolve. By long periods, I mean that it may take months (upto 6 months) to completely heal. If you have been prescribed tacrolimus and its causing a lot of burning with irritation, it might be a good idea to use a lubricant eye drop copiously. Tacrolimus is known to cause burning, irritation and pricking. You could use a lubricant eye drop 8-10 times in a day. It would help in easing your discomfort. I would suggest not to stop the tacrolimus therapy without the consent of your cornea specialist. Hope my suggestions helped you.
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I am been working since last 10 years in IT professional and almost 10 hrs or more my job demands me to be on laptop. Since last one year I developed dry eyes and I see blur while seeing long distance objects. I visited doctor couple of times and I was assured that I do not have power and have only dry eyes and I was suggested to take Alerchek & Irvisc liquigel drops for a month. And I also started using Anti glare blue cut glasses while working. Can you please help to overcome this?

MBBS, DNB (Ophthalmology), ROP
Ophthalmologist, Coimbatore
I am been working since last 10 years in IT professional and almost 10 hrs or more my job demands me to be on laptop....
Hello lybrate-user, after going through your symptoms and history, it seems you are suffering from Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). It is commonly seen in software engineers or those who use computers constantly for a long duration. Here are a certain tips I suggest which you bring relief to your symptoms. 1. Minimize the glare from the monitor to an optimum level or use an antiglare coated screens on iPad/ laptops/ desktops. 2. Blink frequently. We invariably tend to blink less when focussing on the screen. Make sure you blink frequently so that there is adequate tear secretion and lubrication to the eyes which will prevent dryness and the problems associated with it. 3. To reduce your risk of tiring your eyes by constantly focusing on your screen, look away from your computer at least every 20 minutes and gaze at a distant object (at least 20 feet away) for at least 20 seconds. 4. Rearrange your desk. The best position for your monitor is slightly below eye level, about 20 to 28 inches away from your face. You shouldn't have to stretch your neck or strain your eyes to see what's on the screen. 5. To reduce your risk for computer vision syndrome and neck, back and shoulder pain, take frequent breaks during your computer work day. 6. Use cooling glasses to protect your eyes from the radiation from your system. 7. These symptoms tend to aggravate during summer. So you can use lubricating eye drops such as Refresh tears eye drops, Tears naturale forte eye drops or Eubri eye drops which will be available over the counter. I hope these remedies will help you alleviate your symptoms. Please do write to me whether this helps or not. Regards.
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I am 26 years old female and I am having a small painless lump which varies in size on my left upper eyelid. What should I do to get rid of it. I am a type 1 diabetic too but I don't have any vision related issues. Please help.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery), FwT (w.B)
Homeopath,
I am 26 years old female and I am having a small painless lump which varies in size on my left upper eyelid. What sho...
It's most probably stye or small fibroid tumour, how many days this problem? You can take homoeopathic medecine. PULSATILLA 30 2 drops to be taken twice daily morning and evening with half cup water &staphysagria 200 3 drops every morning in empty stomach, it should be taken 8 day after that you will report me. Take care.
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I have red eyes in 2 days, what should I do, please reply, I. Am help for your kind information.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes in 2 days, what should I do, please reply, I. Am help for your kind information.
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
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I am having problem in my right eye. Whenever I watch a movie. It gets wet just after half an hour, becomes red and sometimes swells up. Don't know what to do?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am having problem in my right eye. Whenever I watch a movie. It gets wet just after half an hour, becomes red and s...
Measures include 1. Work under proper light. 2. Blink a lot. 3. Cold compresses 4. Use good lubricating eyedrop 5. Use goggles when in sunlight.
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Eye problem and Long distance not sure in my eye I how sugar and bp bat not my eyes operation.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Eye problem and Long distance not sure in my eye I how sugar and bp bat not my eyes operation.
Hello there could be many causes for blurred vision which includes cataract, diabetic retinopathy etc kindly consult local ophthalmologist and get eyes examination done.
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Please suggest me. Best eye drop for improve my eye vision my vision 6/9, I should 6/6.

International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Pune
Please suggest me. Best eye drop for improve my eye vision my vision 6/9, I should 6/6.
Eye sight weak Take CARBONEUM SULPHURATUM 6c, one dose every morning for 1 week Week2: Take ARGENTINUM NIT 6c, one dose, every morning for 1 week Week3 to 6: Take Natrum Mur 30c, once a week for 1 month (not daily, only once a week, say only on Sundays) All these three medicines will help to increase the general health as well. 1. Take one Raw Carrot, grated and eaten fresh every morning (eating by slowly chewing is important for complete digestion. Grating externaly helps to chew) 2. Doing some simple eye excercise helps to maximize the benefit of eye nutrition medicines given above.
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LASIK - Dispelling Myths About It!

Ophthalmologist
Ophthalmologist, Thane
LASIK - Dispelling Myths About It!

One of the most cutting edge eye procedures which has been very successful in practice and has been loved by millions of patients is LASIK. LASIK is a form of eye surgery performed with the help of a precise laser and is very effective in correcting nearsightedness, farsightedness as well as astigmatism (imperfections with the shape of the cornea). With any such procedure, there are bound to be myths which arise out of misconceptions. Some of those myths as well as the advantages of LASIK have ben enumerated below:

Myth # 1 – Lasik can only be performed up to a certain age
Many people think that LASIK cannot be performed on people of advanced age. This is a misconception as LASIK has been performed on people above 90 as well. There are some considerations however, such as the health of the person and the condition of the eyes. If there are no medical objections, then LASIK can be performed regardless of the age of the person. Doctors also tend to wait till young adulthood (around 18-20 years of age) before performing LASIK. However, LASIK procedures have been performed on young children with severe vision problems as well.

Myth # 2 – The technology behind LASIK is too new and thus not yet perfected
This is yet another commonly propagated myth about LASIK. The technology for this procedure has been around for quite some time and has ben performed with increasing regularity since the 1980s. There have been multiple long term studies done on people who underwent LASIK surgery and almost all of them have had favorable results both in the short term as well as the long term. It is a properly established field and means of treatment within ophthalmology and is subject to the same stringent standards testing as other treatments within the field of medicine.

Myth # 3 – LASIK can cause many complications such as dry eyes and night glares
Any surgical procedure has a certain chance of complications occurring. However, LASIK tends to have very low occurrences of complications. What many people tend to confuse complications with is the normal healing procedure. Dry eyes and night glares usually occur after the first few weeks of the procedure and is part of the healing process of the body. It usually tends to go way with the first few months itself.

Myth # 4 – Contact lenses are better than LASIK
While contact lenses do serve a purpose in correcting vision, they can often contribute to eye infections as well as irritations and headaches. Also contact lenses need to be changed every few weeks or so. LASIK surgery eliminates all of these hassles and you can have perfectly clear vision without having to worry about all the problems that contact lenses bring with them.

Myth # 5 – The LASIK procedure is painful
No other myth is farther from the truth. In this procedure, the surgeon creates a thin flap like structure out of the tissue within the cornea with the help of a laser. This layer is then used to reshape the cornea and thus correct vision problems. Antiseptic and numbing eye drops are used when performing this surgery which results in minimal discomfort that only stays during the initial stages. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ophthalmologist and ask a free question.

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I have red eye problem,eye going to be stess with redness,after that head ache will accuring,2 days consulted famous opthomologist he said u don't have any alergy eyes are going to be strain u dont have any prblome and the Said use any lubrication.but im suffering daily with redeye and stress feeling I'm not going to be active what can I do plz help me sir

BHMS, diploma in IACH
Homeopath, Jaipur
I have red eye problem,eye going to be stess with redness,after that head ache will accuring,2 days consulted famous ...
Hello. You must start homeopathic treatment. It definitely help you. Start euphrasia eye drops 3-4 time in a day. Also take belladona 30 OD for a week. Then revert back. Thanks.
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Dear Sir I am sufferings from migration for many years I feel problem to see from my eyes during this. please sujjest me solution for this.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Dear Sir
I am sufferings from migration for many years I feel problem to see from my eyes during this. please sujjest...
Homoeopathic medicine R-16 drops (Dr Reckeweg)Drink 20 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily. MIG AID ( Bakson) Chew 1 tab twice daily Daily 30 min BRAMARI PRNAYAM Early morning
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My age is 20 and I have headache pblm I used painkillers balms but the pain remains 2-3 days when its start and it also effect my eyes and neck both also pain alot what should I do for this?

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
My age is 20 and I have headache pblm I used painkillers balms but the pain remains 2-3 days when its start and it al...
Take care of your posture get your eyes checked eat more fresh homemade healthy food drink lots of water get yourself examined from a physician to find the cause of your headache.
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