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Dr. Nita Gurha

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist, Delhi

33 Years Experience  ·  0 at clinic
Dr. Nita Gurha MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology Ophthalmologist, Delhi
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Dr. Nita Gurha is a popular Ophthalmologist in Mehrauli, Delhi. She has been a practicing Ophthalmologist for 33 years. She is a qualified MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology . She is currently practising at Batra Hospital & Medical Research Centre in Mehrauli, Delhi. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Nita Gurha on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - University Of Delhi - 1984
MS - Ophthalmology - University Of Delhi - 1988
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Received an Award for Outstanding Achievement In The Field Of Ophthalmology by Eye care Awareness Foundation

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Acute Red Eye - How it Can Be Managed?

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Acute Red Eye - How it Can Be Managed?

A red eye is one of the first and most common symptoms of conjunctivitis. Conjunctivitis is the inflammation of the tissue that lies over the white part of the eye and lines the inner side of the eyelid. It is usually the result of a viral infection and can easily spread from one person to another. Conjunctivitis can also be a symptom of STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) like Gonorrhea or Chlamydia. In newborns, conjunctivitis can be vision threatening, while in grownups it is not considered a serious health risk. The symptoms of conjunctivitis differ according to the cause of the infection. 

Some common symptoms of conjunctivitis are:

  1. Green or white discharge from the eye
  2. Redness of the white part of the eye
  3. Inflammation of the eyelid
  4. Waking up to crusted yellow discharge
  5. Itchiness and burning in the eyes
  6. Increased sensitivity to light
  7. Blurred vision

An eye examination and testing a sample of the fluid secreted by the eye can be used to diagnose conjunctivitis.  It can easily be treated at home and does not require hospitalization. Antibiotics are often given in the form of eye drops and ointments to treat conjunctivitis. These usually need to be applied 3 to 4 times a day for a period of 5 to 6 days. Wash your eyes before putting the eye drops. Once applied, close your eyes and roll the eyeball around to distribute the medicine and keep it from overflowing out of the eye. Wash your hands immediately after applying the eye drops.

Viral conjunctivitis is highly contagious. If you are suffering from it, you should take a few days off work and restrict your social interactions. Wash your hands frequently as you may unconsciously rub your eyes. This is especially important with regards to meals and finger foods. Also, avoid sharing towels, pillowcases, etc. to minimize the transmission of the disease from one person to another.  

Avoid using makeup while being treated for conjunctivitis. With conjunctivitis, the eye is more sensitive to irritants and thus, a speck of makeup can worsen the situation. Also avoid contacts. If you wear contacts regularly, dispose the current set and start using a fresh set after your doctor gives you a clean chit. 
Artificial tears or non prescription eye drops can also be used to relieve the itchiness and burning in the infected eye. If only one eye had been affected by conjunctivitis, do not use the same eye drop bottle for both eyes. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ophthalmologist.

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My mother facing problem of double vision from two days.Suggest please?

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist,
See, whether her eye movements in all directions are normal or not? You should get her examined by ophthalmologist near you.
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I have red eyes for 1 week. What should I do?

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There are many causes for red eyes, treatment depends upon correct diagnosis. But if you also have severe headache, eye pain, nausea or unusual sensitivity to bright light inability to open then do consult privately immediately. Do reply back for medication prescriptions. Being also a general physician and registered dietitian, I prescribe both evidence based herbal as well as allopathic medicines complementing with dietary guidelines and home remedies carefully personalized for each individual patient.
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My eyes got red and itching. But my pupils not stick to each other when I wake up in the morning. I consulted with the doctor 3 days before. She told me that it is eye allergy and prescribed me 'CROMAL' eye drops. Still it improved nothing. Please help what to do.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eyes got red and itching. But my pupils not stick to each other when I wake up in the morning. I consulted with th...
Hello. I think you have allergic conjunctivitis. 1. Eye allergies, called allergic conjunctivitis, are a common condition that occurs when the eyes react to something that irritates them (called an allergen). 2. The eyes produce a substance called histamine to fight off the allergen. As a result, the eyelids and conjunctiva (the thin, filmy membrane that covers the inside of your eyelids) become red, swollen and itchy, with tearing and burning. The key to treating eye allergies is a. Avoid or limit contact with the substance causing the problem. B. Avoid rubbing eyes instead do cold compresses. C. Use antiallergic eyedrop like olopat eyedrop twice daily d. Lubricating eyedrop like flogel thrice daily e. Use mild steroid like flurisone in pulse dose in severe allergy this will help you I am very sorry dear to say that there is no medicine that can cure allergy. Only way is to stay away from all those things that you are allergic to.
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What Happens When You Have Eyelid Irritation

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
What Happens When You Have Eyelid Irritation

This is a condition which can be caused in the delicate folds of the skin over the eye called the eyelid. The eyelids usually protect us from extreme light, and the entrance of other debris as well as against injuries to the delicate interiors of the eyes. The eyelid may get irritated or experience varied sensations like prickling, burning or itching, with a dull ache or sharp pain due to many reasons. This discomfort and irritation is usually caused by inflammation. Let us learn more about this condition.

  • Eyelid Inflammation: Blepharitis or eye inflammation is a condition that causes eyelid irritation because of allergic reactions as well as infections, dandruff in the eyelashes and eyebrows, pollutants and varied other causes. Also, poor hygiene can lead to the growth of eyelash lice which can also enter the eyes and lead to inflammation and irritation of the eyelids. A malfunctioning oil gland can also cause this kind of problem along with side effects of certain kinds of medication.
  • Types of Inflammation: This condition can be of two types :- anterior and posterior. Anterior eye inflammation causes irritation in that part of the eyelids which are outside the eyes where the eyelashes are situated. Dandruff and allergic reactions can also cause this kind of irritation. Posterior eyelid inflammation is a condition that can be found in the inner rims and corners of the eyes where malfunctioning oil glands found in the follicles of the eyelashes can cause this problem leading to blurry or cloudy vision as well.
  • Symptoms: Apart from irritation and not being able to close the eyes properly, there are many other symptoms of this condition. These symptoms include sensitivity to glares of light, oily eyelids, burning and itching sensation, and a feeling that some particles have entered your eyes and formed a crust on your eyelashes.
  • Checking for an Infection: Many of these symptoms can point at the presence of an infection, especially when accompanied by fever and headaches. Yet, irritation can also just be a cause of simple inflammation or due to the entry of a foreign body into the eye. Still, it is always best to get the symptoms checked by an ophthalmologist who will conduct a detailed eye exam along with lab tests based on blood samples in order to ensure that there is no bacterium or virus infecting the body.
  • Treatment: Steroids and antibiotics will be used only when there is an infection. As a home remedy for this condition, you can apply a warm wash cloth and clean your eyes frequently.

Talk to your doctor about potential complications of this irritation like eyelash loss.

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How Homeopathy Helps to Treat Infections?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
How Homeopathy Helps to Treat Infections?

Infection is generally understood as the invasion into the body tissues of an organism by certain foreign bodies such as bacteria, parasite, and virus. They are transmissible diseases like Viral fever, Cough, cold, Gastroenteritis, Dysentery, etc. and can be transmitted from one person to the other via sneezing, coughing or physical contact. They can be mild, moderate or severe.

  • They can be acute, that is, can last for a short time, or chronic that lasts for a long time, or a latent infection that may not cause any symptoms at first but reactivates and resurfaces over a period of time.
  • Although each infection has its own distinct symptom. Generally, these symptoms include fever, swelling, redness, inflammation, burning, cough, diarrhea, fatigue, muscular pain, nausea, vomiting, rapid pulse or rapid breathing.
  • If the patient has a severe headache, difficulty in breathing, painful swelling and unexplained prolonged fever or cough, he or she should immediately consult a doctor.

Conventional drugs that are given to treat infections like antibiotics, antiviral, antihistamines and steroids have many side effects on the human body. They, on one hand, hamper the digestive power of the system and on the other hand lower the immunity power of the body. In the long run, these medicines can have adverse effects on the body. Though conventional drugs suppress the disease for some time, the disease tends to resurface in the future.

However, Homeopathy has been found to be of great success in treating both acute and chronic infections. The best part is that, there is no side effect. Homeopathy also boosts our immune system so that the body naturally develops the strength to fight against infections in future, when foreign bodies invade. Homeopathic medicines have also proved to be effective as preventive measures against infections.

Most of the Homeopathy medicines are prescribed on the basis of symptoms observed. So, Homeopathic medicines are prescribed, even before the definitive diagnosis is made. Thus, the time saved prevents the infection from spreading, and the patient is automatically cured rapidly.

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What is reason for myopia. Is it possible to cure naturally with out laser surgery? What is the cost of lasers surgery? Is it effective?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
What is reason for myopia.
Is it possible to cure naturally with out laser surgery?
What is the cost of lasers surger...
unfortunately there are no natural medications to remove spectacles permanently. you can either try contact lenses or plan for refractive lasik laser surgery Lasik is a simple laser procedure which changes the shape of the cornea so that the light rays fall on the retina properly. It is a painless procedure. It is a day care procedure does not require any injections, does not require admission, you can simply resume your duties in 2 days. Cost varies from centre to centre. Side effects are usually limited to dryness of eyes for few months. We can do lasik anytime after age of 18 years. You need to undergo proper prelasik checkup to decide whether lasik is safe for you or not
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Actually my eyes are paining they are getting red sometimes im feeling heavy on the eye brows please advice me some medicine.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Actually my eyes are paining they are getting red sometimes im feeling heavy on the eye brows please advice me some m...
There are many reasons of pain in eyes and few important ones are 1.Lack of sleep 2.Hypertension or Hypotension 3.Frequent upper resp.Tract infections like Sneezing,Sinusitis 4.Weak eye sight,conjunctivitis,Allergy 5.Overuse of eyes while studying,watching TV,Computers,Mobiles. So identify the cause of your Eye pain and treatment and management can be given accordingly. You can use following Homoeopathic eyedrops for general Eye pain CINERARIA EUPHRASIA EYE DROPS
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Most of the time my eyes are red. What is the reason? And what should I do? Is it any bad effect?

MD - Homeopathy, Masters Degree of Homoeopathy
Homeopath, Mumbai
Most of the time my eyes are red. What is the reason? And what should I do? Is it any bad effect?
Hi, lybrate-user, redness of eye can be due to no of reason, in order to understand them further details of your condition would require, chronic issue should not be taken lightly. So would like to request you to go into proper consultation of your problem and solve it as soon as possible.
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Earlier when I used to travel regularly, there was no problem. But now I'm not a regular traveler. Now when I travel long distance, I feel discomfortable and feel to vomit. It's causing very unpleasant to me. How can I recover from this problem?

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Homeopath, Sindhudurg
Earlier when I used to travel regularly, there was no problem. But now I'm not a regular traveler. Now when I travel ...
Homoeopathy nat phos 6x 4pills kali phos 6x 4pills 1 day before travelling and even while travelling.
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I have red eyes from 4 days, what should I do, and sometimes it itches a lot. Please provide some solution to my problem.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes from 4 days, what should I do, and sometimes it itches a lot. Please provide some solution to my prob...
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 have all erigies, and my eyes are effected the most, They're puffy, red and itchy, can I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have all erigies, and my eyes are effected the most, They're puffy, red and itchy, can I do?
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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Sir I have a myopia with -2.5D in one eye and other 2D. Sir in want to ask you that if I am eligible for lasik surgery? And what should be the minimum myopia number for lasik surgery?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Sir I have a myopia with -2.5D in one eye and other 2D. Sir in want to ask you that if I am eligible for lasik surger...
Hello dear eligibility for lasik is decided by few tests 1. Age > 18 yrs 2. Your number must be stable 3. Your doctor will perform few test like schirmer test, fundus check up, pentacam test and if all these tests are ok then only you will be eligible for lasik minimum number should be atleast 0.50d.
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Is there any way to get rid of spex and don't operate by laser,for i want to increase my eye health

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Is there any way to get rid of spex and don't operate by laser,for i want to increase my eye health
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 am having red eyes for over 3 days. What should I do?

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Dietitian/Nutritionist,
There are many causes for red eyes, treatment depends upon correct diagnosis. But if you also have severe headache, eye pain, nausea or unusual sensitivity to bright light inability to open then do consult privately immediately. Do reply back for medication prescriptions. Being also a general physician and registered dietitian, I prescribe both evidence based herbal as well as allopathic medicines complementing with dietary guidelines and home remedies carefully personalized for each individual patient.
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I have yellow eyes for 3 days, why?

MD - Internal Medicine
General Physician,
Hi it could be due to jaundice. Get liver function test done and revert back. Till then you can use udihep tab once a day.
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My left eyes is pain long time and evening time I not see clearly so please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My left eyes is pain long time and evening time I not see clearly so please help me.
Hello, Use CMD2 eye drops, 2 drop in each eye and consult an ophthalmologist to check your eye sight number.
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My wife, 43 years old suffering with retinitis pigmentosa problem. I want to know if there is any treatment is available in any of the medicinal field (allopathic, ayurveda, siddha etc.). Kindly share me the details. Thank you

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Jaipur
My wife, 43 years old suffering with retinitis pigmentosa problem. I want to know if there is any treatment is availa...
Wife needs detailed fundus examination, automated perimetry and if need be oct. Some cases of night blindness can be helped.
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What can I do to reduce my eye numbers?

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist,
What can I do to reduce my eye numbers?
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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My eyes are swollen and it seems like I have a boil just over my eye. What do I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My eyes are swollen and it seems like I have a boil just over my eye. What do I do?
Just do hot fomentation. Dip a clean handkerchief in lukewarm water. And keep it over closed eye lids for 2 minutes and then wipe clean your eyelids. Do this twice a day.
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