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Dr. Arif

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Dr. Arif is an experienced Ophthalmologist in Begumpur, Delhi. You can meet Dr. Arif personally at Sight@Site in Begumpur, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Arif and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Hi Good Day to you, I met with an accident 5 days back, where I got a head injury, just one inch above my right fore head with 4 staples on the cut. My my injury is getting healed well with regular dressing. I have few symptoms, I doubt it's normal or should take it further. 1. If I'm bending down, I feel dizzy and uncomfortable. 2. My left eye has a slight blurred vision. 3. I could only do work slowly. If I have to do something in a hurry, I feel uneasiness with headache. Kindly advise, are these symptoms in normal recovery or anything abnormal?

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
Hi Good Day to you,
I met with an accident 5 days back, where I got a head injury, just one inch above my right fore ...
Dear Lybrate user:- you have blunt injury on Rt side of forehead. Any head injury should not be taken as a simple. If after 48 hours of duration, there r dizziness, vomiting, visual impairment, we should proceed for through ophthalmic & neurological investigation to rule out any brain haematoma/fracture or else.
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Tips to Deal With Sties

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Tips to Deal With Sties

A sty is a tiny red bump in the eyes which looks like a pimple on the outer edge of the eye. This condition usually causes a lot of discomfort and a significant amount of pain. This pimple generally forms when the oil glands in the eyes get clogged with dirt and grime as well as excess oil, which created blockage due to the accumulation of bacteria. Too much tear production as well as swelling and pain are the most common symptoms of this condition, which must be shown to an ophthalmologist for proper diagnosis and treatment.

Read on to find out the various ways in which you can treat this condition:

  • Well Cleaned Hands: Always ensure that your hands are properly cleaned and sanitised, as the hands can spread the maximum amount of germs and bacteria to your eyes. The hands are usually the most overworked part of the body which we use for doing a variety of tasks that involve touching, gripping, pulling, pushing and running them along a variety of surfaces. This causes a build-up of germs and bacteria on the hands which can easily get transferred to the face or the eyes, as one touches these areas constantly. So, it is important to keep your hands clean at all time to ensure that the sty does not get worse.
  • Avoid Makeup: When you are suffering from a sty, it is imperative to keep your eyes clean and clear. For this, you must avoid using makeup until the sty gets fully cured as the makeup may irritate the eye and the particles may further block the pimple. Also, you may want to avoid wearing contact lenses unless the sty gets better, and stick to glasses instead so that there is nothing in the eye that will obstruct its treatment.
  • Warm Washcloth: This treatment will soothe the eye and help in sanitising the area with the warmth of the washcloth. Also, this kind of treatment for a few minutes every day will ensure that the swelling also reduces. Further, one must ensure that the washcloth is clean and lint free so that no dirt escapes into the eyes.
  • Avoid Squeezing: One must avoid squeezing the sty as this action can make it even worse. Further, if the pimple bursts, the liquid or pus within can easily infect the eye and the area around it. The sty should be allowed to drain out on its own, or you can visit an eye doctor who will help in draining it out.

Getting professional help to treat the sty with medication and ointments as well as medical procedures is always more helpful.

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I am 27 years old male and having a pain on and above my right eye and on right side of my forehead. This all started 2 weeks back and it comes and go during a day. I have already tried headache medicines but it is not working and have never experience such a pain before in my life, After speaking to some people it might be migraine. Kindly advise me which medications and therapy should I take?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I am 27 years old male and having a pain on and above my right eye and on right side of my forehead. This all started...
Hello, you might be suffering from visionary error you need a proper check-up of eyes. Headache, is caused due to stress, anxiety, chronic diseases, medicinal aggravation, sinusitis, inedequate sleep, acidity, indigestion. Liver sluggishness. Excessive consumption of caffiene, nicotine, alcohol, junk food. * please, assess the prevailing condition to b taken care of, first. Go for meditation to reduce, stress, anxiety and to nourish your brain to calm down nerve to ease your headache, problem. * tk, plenty of water to eliminate toxins and to regulate metabolism to complete your digestion. * tk, easily digestible, simple, non- irritant diet on time. Ensure sound sleep in d night for 7 hrs, at least. * tk, homoeo medicines: @ spigelia 200-6 pills, thrice. @ natrum mur 200-6 pills, thrice. * avoid, caffiene, nicotine, alcohol, junkfood, cold intake, polluted atmosphere, contaminated water, watching tv, sitting late in d night. Stay stress- free.
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My eyes are inflamed they appear reddish and there is slight burning sensation would any thing be implemented to resolve.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eyes are inflamed they appear reddish and there is slight burning sensation would any thing be implemented to reso...
Hello this may be due to dryness you can 1. Blink a lot 2. Wash eyes with fresh water 3. Cold compresses 4. Use lubricating eye drop like flogel This is a provisional diagnosis. Consult your ophthalmologist for detailed examination.
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I have specs on my eyes and I don't want it for long time what I have to do to get rid of it as soon as possible.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have specs on my eyes and I don't want it for long time what I have to do to get rid of it as soon as possible.
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 19 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. As 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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Tips to Treat and Prevent Eye Pain

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Tips to Treat and Prevent Eye Pain

Are you suffering from eye pain? Well, rubbing your eyes is not a wise thing to do under such circumstances. Rubbing will only turn the white of your eye into a scarlet-colored surface. The eyes can get irritated due to the influence of foreign materials like dust particles, flies or remains of beauty products. The eyes also develop pain due to physical injury. Here are some tips to get rid of the eye pain or irritation:

  1. Use Ice pack: In case of an injury, apply ice pack on the eyes. Cold compression on the eyes for 15 minutes reduces any sort of pain or swelling.
  2. Cry to smile: Tears are known to have positive effects on the eyes. They prevent the drying up of cornea. It is advisable to bathe the eye with artificial tears.
  3. Compress your eyes: It is advisable to soak a washcloth in warm water and compress your eyes with that to get relief from pain in sty. Sty is an infection of the eyelid, which reddens the lids and causes pain. Warm compression helps in liquefaction of the oils in the eyes.
  4. Wash your eye: Irritation or pain is also caused by dust particles in the eyes. Therefore, it is best to wash your eyes with saline solution. Don't use normal tap water or distilled water for washing your eyes.
  5. Get rid of the invader: Try to remove or dislodge any fleck or speck 'the cause of pain' by using a cotton swab.
  6. Try the cold treatment: It has been found that dry eyes can be treated best by cold application. Apply a pack of ice on dry eyes for 5 to 6 minutes in every two hours. This helps in reducing the pain and forms tears to keep the eyes moist.
  7. Flip your eyelids: Try to remove the painful particle inside the eyes by pulling the eyelids. Pull the upper lid gently over the lower one so that the foreign particle comes out. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ophthalmologist.
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Hi doc. I am 18. And my probe is I have glass for sight. So I don't want to use. So pls give me another remedy. Or for refusing sight power please help me doc.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Hi doc. I am 18. And my probe is I have glass for sight. So I don't want to use. So pls give me another remedy. Or fo...
Hello lybrate-user. Operations done to remove the refractive error (power) of the eyes are known as refractive surgery (lasik). There are certain basic criteria that most patients need to fulfill before they can safely undergo refractive surgery. To enumerate, they are: (1) stability of refraction: the power of the eyes should have become stable for a period of 1.5 years minimum without any change. (2) curvature of the cornea should be tested by a technique which is known as topography. (3) thickness of the cornea should be measured by a test known as pachymetry. The minimum thickness required is 550 microns. (4) dilated retina evaluation: this is one of the most important tests that should be performed by a trained retina specialist. This test helps in detection of any offensive lesion on the central or peripheral retina. In case of any retinal abnormality, these should be treated before undergoing the surgery for number reduction. (5) there should be no pre-existent corneal abnormality. (example: corneal scar, opacity, defect, etc.) another important suggestion is that whenever you go for the assessment (the above mentioned tests), you should discontinue the use of contact lenses at least 4 weeks prior to the assessment. The reason for this being that use of contact lens temporarily alters the contour of the cornea. It takes around 3-4 weeks for the restoration of the original corneal contour after removal of the contact lens. Another important point is that you, as a patient, should be compliant to put post operative medication in your eyes for at least 2 months. There is bound to be some discomfort, watering, foreign body sensation, pain after the surgery in most cases-you should be ready to tolerate that. A leave from work for 7-10 days after the surgery should be generally sufficient. Last but not the least, you should set realistic expectations from this surgery. Though extremely rare, there is a remote possibility that the surgery may need to be repeated. Also, the need for subsequent treatment for the eye may be required. Thus, you should be compliant enough to trust and follow your eye specialist.
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My eyes are paining, and head also when I was in class room listening classes. Please help me.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
My eyes are paining, and head also when I was in class room listening classes. Please help me.
take crocin pain relief one sos. get your eye sight checked, get your BP checked. take rest and good sleep. consult if not ok.
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My eye is twitching over one month. What should I do? And why it is twitching regularly?

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist,
You can take nurokind plus once a day for 15 days & apply cold pack over eyes twice a day (wet cotton pad). You should also get your eye sight checked up by an ophthalmologist if you still have problem after 15 days.
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Hello. I am almost 19 years old. I have specs from last 8-9 years and currently the number of my specs is 6.5 and 7. I wanted to know if I can and is it really safe to remove my specs through laser, what precautions should I take and what measures should I take in order to keep my eyes safe after laser. Any help will be appreciated.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), modern diagnostics
Ayurveda,
Hello. I am almost 19 years old. I have specs from last 8-9 years and currently the number of my specs is 6.5 and 7. ...
LASIK may be performed once to cosmetically remove your specs.. Ayurveda therapies and medications could help improve your quality of vision and strengthen your eyes gradually later..
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My left eye is blinking daily from last month is it a thing to worry about. It sometimes blinks continuously.

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Dehradun
My left eye is blinking daily from last month is it a thing to worry about. It sometimes blinks continuously.
This is called 'phadakna' in Hindi. No treatment is needed nor available. Just ignore it. Will go away in some time.
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I am having an headache is it because of eyesight problem Often water comes out of my eyes and most of the time the left part of my head is paining the most.

Fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery (FCRS), DNB (Ophthalmology), MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
I am having an headache is it because of eyesight problem Often water comes out of my eyes and most of the time the l...
A preliminary eye check up is a must to rule out a spectacle power or any other eye problem. That is the first step, after which the other check ups (to rule out migraine etc) will follow.
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I have eye problem. I can not see the objects which are far from me. Can you please help me?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have eye problem. I can not see the objects which are far from me. Can you please help me?
Hello, You are suffering from Myopia (or nearsightedness). 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 cold water fish like salmon, sardines and mackerel. Exercises for eyes: Warm your eyes. Rub your palms together to create heat, and then place them against your eyes for five seconds. Repeat this three times. Roll your eyes. Start by looking up and then slowly circle 10 times clockwise and 10 times counterclockwise. Focus. Hold a pen at arm's length, focus your eyes on it, and slowly bring the pen closer until it's about 6 inches away from your nose. Then slowly move it back, keeping your eyes focused on the pen, 10 times in all. Massage your temples. Using your thumb knuckles, massage your temples in small circles, 20 times in one direction and 20 in the other. Repeat the same actions above the mid-point of the eyebrows at the forehead, then below the eyes on both sides of the bridge of the nose. Take a mini-nap. Put your head back, close your eyes, and relax for 3 minutes. 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 reducing the power of your eyes. Take Physostigma 6/ thrice daily for 1 month. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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My name is shriram im suffering to eye disease when I Look anything continue I found that my eyes releasing Water so I want to know why this all is happening with Me?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My name is shriram im suffering to eye disease when I
Look anything continue I found that my eyes releasing
Water so ...
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.
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I have been having dry eyes for last 15 years. I put optive eye drops 2-3 times a day and genteel eye gel at night. Is there a better solution. Can this be cured?

MD - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Abohar
Yes, it can be cured. It can require change of eye drops but you should definitely go for checkup with ophthalmologist for further options.
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Im getting heat boils on my face eye brows side its getting pain to what should I do please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Thane
Im getting heat boils on my face eye brows side its getting pain to what should I do please help me.
Hi tabs hepar sulphuris pentarkan (dr wilmar shawbe) 2tabs to be chewed twice a day for 1mth tab biochemic silicea 6x 4tabs to be chewed twice a day for 1mth and apply.
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I have eyes but I am not see any activity of the people. I am very bad condition when I running on to the road why.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have eyes but I am not see any activity of the people. I am very bad condition when I running on to the road why.
Hello this is due to uncorrected refractive error kindly consult local ophthalmologist and get eye sight checked.
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I'm getting frequent ache at head endings, eyes, when I travel in cold air conditions in winter. Tested my eyes &found ok.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
I'm getting frequent ache at head endings, eyes, when I travel in cold air conditions in winter.
Tested my eyes &foun...
Dear Lybrate user:- you r suffering from Allergic sinusitis due to cold wave. Stop direct exposure to cold air on face regions. U can prevent this aching by using Helmet also.
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I am 20 year old and have night blindness by birth and nystagmus. I want to know weather there is a treatment for these diseases are available in India.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I am 20 year old and have night blindness by birth and nystagmus. I want to know weather there is a treatment for the...
Nystagmus has cosmetic surgical cure, if you hav heriditary night blindness I ie retinitis pigmentosa den at present it doent hav any treatment excpet supportive treatment in the form of low vision aids.
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