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Dr. Nita Gurha

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist, Delhi

33 Years Experience  ·  0 at clinic
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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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Education
MBBS - University Of Delhi - 1984
MS - Ophthalmology - University Of Delhi - 1988
Awards and Recognitions
Received an Award for Outstanding Achievement In The Field Of Ophthalmology by Eye care Awareness Foundation

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Hello doctor I am 29 year old. I am totally addicted to internet through laptop and mobile phones I often use youtube downloads and all if. Suddenly laptop is hanged and suddenly due to overheating of laptop it swithed off then I will get irritated and depressed feels like to throw laptop. I am totally addicted to internet please tell me how to overcome this situation?

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Sexologist, Mumbai
Hello doctor I am 29 year old. I am totally addicted to internet through laptop and mobile phones I often use youtube...
Hello lybrate user. Gadget and internet addiction is a growing problem today. It has almost taken the identity of a person in our life without whom we get anxious and depressed. It is difficult but can be taken care by many of the techniques including exposure and response prevention that is sit with the laptop in front of you but deliberately and forcibly restrict yourself to touch it or start it. In the start it may be very difficult and anxiety provoking but remember that if you give a freeze response for just a few minutes say 15 to 20 mins, you will find that after reaching a peak your distress starts to melt and that you are able to handle your urge to not use it. It needs practice for sure and may be assistance and help from somebody else initially. The other long term practice I suggest you to learn is the mindfulness practice. We have created a virtual reality around us that actually consists of just materialistic aspects and missions one after the other. This has decreased our ability to actually perceive things as reality around us and ourselves as it is. With mindfulness what we learn is to look at things non-judgementally and effectively which allows us a better self control over ourselves and our lives. For an initial while if your anxiety is too much you can be given medications for the same. If you want to learn more about mindfulness sessions or for medications you may contact.
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I am having an strain in my upper side of eyes for the past few days help me sir?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am having an strain in my upper side of eyes for the past few days help me sir?
Give sufficient rest to your eyes with proper sleep. Keep yourself hydrated with intake of 10-12 glasses of water in a day. Eat healthy especially vitamin a rich food (green vegetables, carrots, yellow fruits and vegetables) and avoid junk food. Hold tap water in your flexed palm, dip your one eye closer to the water level, shut and open your eyelids often. Do the same with your other eye. Repeat this whole process 1-2 times more in a day. Give your eyes proper rest. Can keep slices of cucumber or potato or used tea bags over the closed eyes for sometime. Medication: instill 2 drops of euphrasia eye drops in each eye twice daily. 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. -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. -one helpful way to do this is to imagine that you are looking at the number 12 on a clock. Then, follow the numbers around the clock with your eyes. Repeat going the other way around the clock.
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I have eye problem cud like substance in my eye eye blinks very rapidly, is it eye energy?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have eye problem cud like substance in my eye eye blinks very rapidly, is it eye energy?
it could be allergy allergy can be controlled easily using eye drops. But there are many eye drops and specific eye drops can only be prescribed after seeing the eye clinically as treatment depends on severity. also dip a handkerchief in little cold water and keep over closed eyes.. you will feel better
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Hello Doctor. I have problem with my eyes. For every 1 hour some white dust like particles are formed at the corner of my eyes. Visited doctors but not cured. What could be the problem. How can I stop my eyes discharging the dust like particles. I have specs for eyesight. But I use them only when at office when I work on systems. Is that one of the reasons? Pls suggest me something on this.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Hello Doctor. I have problem with my eyes. For every 1 hour some white dust like particles are formed at the corner o...
Take johnsons buds dip it in slightly hot water and clean your eye lid margins with that looking into a mirror twice a day for computer use: so take frequent breaks while you are working every 20-25 mins take break to look away from screen blink more frequently' level of screen should be below the level of eyes ac should not blow directly on your face. Also get your eyes checked for any spectacle power.
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Hey. I have red eyes last three day. Give me suggestions for it. I have not got to doctor. please give me suggestions. Thank you.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
Hey. I have red eyes last three day. Give me suggestions for it. I have not got to doctor. please give me suggestions...
Hi lybrate-user take vigamox eye drops 5 times per day tab cetrizine 2 times per day tab aceclofenac 2 times per day.
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I have a problem in watching objects which are moving faster. What would be problem please help. #eyes #sight?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have a problem in watching objects which are moving faster. What would be problem please help. #eyes #sight?
Hello, I think you are suffering from nearsightedness( myopia).This is a common type of refractive error where close objects appear clearly, but distant objects appear blurry. you should visit an eye specialist to check your eyes.
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Please prescribe Medicine and eye drops for the treatment of Chlamydia Conjunctivitis.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Please prescribe Medicine and eye drops for the treatment of Chlamydia Conjunctivitis.
Hi, 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. 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. - Maintain hygiene, 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.
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I can notice puffiness around my eyes for the past few months. Really wanna get rid of it.

Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Panipat
I can notice puffiness around my eyes for the past few months. Really wanna get rid of it.
It happens coz of stress, inadequate sleep, intensive crying or anger. Eat healthy food and sleep properly.
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Sir, I have a specs from 5 years, specs number increases rapidly after few months, first it was 0.25 before 5 years and now it has 2.00 then what should I do for the decrease in specs number. Because it irritating me. Please suggest any home made process for it?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Sir, I have a specs from 5 years, specs number increases rapidly after few months, first it was 0.25 before 5 years a...
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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My age is 13 and in November I am 14 but my weight is 32 kg. Give me a diet. I am vegetarian.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My age is 13 and in November I am 14 but my weight is 32 kg. Give me a diet. I am vegetarian.
Hello 1. Eat balanced diet including vitamins, minerals, milk. 2. Eat sprouted pulses, banana 3. Exercise properly 4. Eat soyabeen.
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I have red eyes for more than 5 days and also itchiness. What kind of medicine should I use, is there any injection available.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have red eyes for more than 5 days and also itchiness. What kind of medicine should I use, is there any injection a...
this is allergic conjunctivitis...due to allergy to dust. this is very common...there is no permanent treatment...precautions include..avoid dust.....wear goggles....avoid rubbing...do cold compresses and use anti allergic eyedrop . use medication after consulting ur eye specilist...
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LASIK - How It Helps In Removing Specs?

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Noida
LASIK - How It Helps In Removing Specs?

Refractive surgery is the term used in describing various surgical procedures to correct vision problems like near-sightedness, far-sightedness, presbyopia and astigmatism. This surgery can be performed in order to reduce the dependence on prescription lenses. There are a few kinds of refractive surgeries that can be performed among which LASIK surgery is the most common. Other types of refractive surgeries include intraocular lens procedures, which maybe more beneficial according to the needs of the individuals.

LASIK surgery
In this surgical procedure, near-sightedness, farsightedness, presbyopia and astigmatism can be corrected by laser. A microkeratome blade or a femtosecond laser is used to create a thin flap in the cornea. The corneal tissue underneath the flaps is then removed using excimer laser. After this, the flaps are laid back in place, thereby covering the removed corneal tissue. In case of near-sighted people, LASIK is used in order to flatten the cornea, which is too steep and in case of farsighted individuals, steep cornea is required. Also by smoothing irregular cornea, astigmatism can be corrected.

In order to consider LASIK eye surgery, one should first evaluate if the LASIK surgeon is right for them or not. After this, the procedure includes an examination of eye health, the kind of vision correction required, and the amount of corneal tissue removal required. Determination of other health factors that may cause disqualification of LASIK surgery is also necessary or there may be hazardous circumstances.

Other laser surgeries
It may so happen that an individual might not be qualified for LASIK. However, they might qualify for other laser eye surgeries like photorefractive keratectomy (PRK), LASEK and Epi-LASIK.

Other options
Individuals can also opt for surgeries that are non-laser for correction of their vision. An individual’s eye-structure and prescription are considered in order to determine what procedure would suit them best.

Common facts about LASIK

  1. It is a procedure which is outpatient, which means that individuals do not have to stay overnight at the surgery centre.
  2. This surgery usually requires less than 10 minutes and does not require anaesthesia. So individuals are generally awake during the surgery. In case of cornea reshaping, each eye requires about one minute.
  3. This surgery does not require time to heal. The healing process starts almost immediately after the procedure is completed. However, individuals may experience blurred vision and fluctuations in vision for a few weeks.
  4. It is important that individuals schedule regular follow-ups after the surgery. Vision usually becomes stable and entirely clear within a period of six months.
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I have red eyes for last three days doctor what should I do and what type of medicine should I take please answer doctor.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I have red eyes for last three days doctor what should I do and what type of medicine should I take please answer doc...
Lybrate itching, rednessredness 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. 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 a day. In case you have a family history of eye disorder such as glaucoma, it would be a better idea to undergo a thorough eye checkup by a specialist in person. Pain in the eyes would be a good indication to get your eye pressures checked. Hope my suggestions helped you. Take care.
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Bloodshot Eyes - Complications It May Involve!

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Jabalpur
Bloodshot Eyes - Complications It May Involve!

Bloodshot eyes indicate the reddening of the eye vessels. They can cause irritation and make the eye swollen. The condition may arise due to allergies, eye infections, allergies, fatigue and other illness of the eye. It does not signify a disease but indicates an eye condition which might have caused the eye to redden. Bloodshot eyes can be encountered in one or both the eyes.

Causes of Bloodshot Eyes:

One of the frequent causes of bloodshot eyes is irritants such as dry air, pollen, pet dander, dust and UV rays of the sun. Shortage of sleep also tends to make the eyes red. Inflammations of the eye can also make them red giving a bloodshot appearance. It can even happen with people who wear contact lens for more than 16 hours without soaking it in the disinfectant. At times excessive dryness can make the eyes red. Some other reasons for the eye to become red include conjunctivitis, blepharitis, glaucoma and corneal ulcer. Another concerning reason of bloodshot eyes is a subconjunctival haemorrhage. While the latter is not dangerous in nature, it can cause significant trouble if proper care is not taken on time.

Symptoms of Red Eyes:

Some of the common signs of bloodshot eyes include watery eyes, foreign sensation, burning feeling, dermatitis, falling of eye lashes, light sensitivity, swollen eyelid, itching of the eye and feeling of irritation of the eye.

The Complications Involved:

In most of the cases, bloodshot eyes do not imply serious complications. In case it happens from conjunctivitis, a person may not be able to go to work, wear cosmetics and come in public places since it is a communicable disease. If bloodshot eyes arise from a serious condition such as glaucoma and trauma, some of the possible complications may involve the following:

  1. Eye scarring

  2. Vision loss due to complete blindness

  3. Spreading of the existing condition to other persons

  4. Eye loss in severe cases

Preventive Measures:

Bloodshot eyes might arise from an array of reasons. While it cannot be totally dodged, some general preventive measures can ensure that such a condition does not arise:

  1. Keeping hands clean by thoroughly washing them with liquid soap

  2. Not sharing personal belongings such as washcloths, linen, and cosmetics

  3. Get immediate medical attention in case of any eye injuries

  4. Stay away from an environment that is full of allergens

  5. Staying away from people who are suffering from infectious eye diseases such as conjunctivitis

  6. Taking a shower immediately after getting in touch with an infected person suffering from conjunctivitis

  7. Wearing eye glasses in a dusty environment

My Eyesight is very weak. And my right eye's number is -18.00 and left eye's number is -8.00. I need a natural treatment for this. Any suggestions?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
My Eyesight is very weak. And my right eye's number is -18.00 and left eye's number is -8.00. I need a natural treatm...
It seems from the history that you are having refractive error in the form of myopia. The treatment for this is by the use of spectacles and contact lenses as you are doing now. The refractive power becomes stable after the age of 18-20 years. Since you are 22 now this refractive power will not usually show any further variation. You can correct this completely by refractive laser surgeries like LASIK. This is the only curative treatment for refractive errors. No medicine can correct this problem. Use of foods rich in vitamin A like carrots, green leafy vegetables and fish if you are non vegetarian will help in providing good eye health but this will not decrease the refractive power. Similarly medicines like vitamin A supplements, antioxidants will help in providing good eye health. Hence food and medicine will help in providing good eye health, but if you want to avoid use of spectacles or contact lenses, then only option available is refractive laser surgeries like LASIK.
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Am wearing normal power glasses I mean in right side am having low power. Am wearing glasses for that. Doc advised me to put 1year throughly. Want I want to do. Because I do not like to wear full glasses. And its not suitable for me also. Whats your suggestion? Should I wear glasses fully? Or what are the Foods should I take regularly? If im not wearing the glasses. Will it tends to increase the eye power? please I want answer.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Am wearing normal power glasses I mean in right side am having low power. Am wearing glasses for that. Doc advised me...
Hello. Let me enumerate the diet necessary for healthy eyes. (1) green leafy vegetables including spinach, sprouts, cabbage, beetroot. (2) fruits-blue-berries, black-berries, strawberries, raspberries, kiwi fruit, grapes, pineapple, pomegranate, grapes, guava. (3) dry-fruits: almonds, walnuts, apricots, dates. (4) cereals: oats, barley, millets. (5) drink a cup of green tea daily. (6) drink a glass of milk daily. Comint o your other question, you should wear glasses regularly if the eye specialist has advised you to to do so. Though, it is not compulsory to keep them on for 24 hours, you should use them while watching television, driving, etc, when at rest, you could remove them. Not using the glasses would tend to spoil the quality of your vision. Subsequently, a change in the refractive power of the eyes would tend to cause further stress on your eyes. Hence, all said and done, wear your glasses judiciously. Eat healthy, avoid addictions and stay in touch with your eye specilist regularly. Hope my suggestions helped you. Take care-regards.
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My eyes is paining from last two weeks, so what is the solution for that. And what is the medicine for that. Give me the solution. I am waiting.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My eyes is paining from last two weeks, so what is the solution for that. And what is the medicine for that. Give me ...
Pain is unusual in eyes..you need to make sure that vision is not affected.. you need to visit eye surgeon to rule out any vision threatening problem
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I had neat white eyes suddenly my eyes are turning light yellow I am observing this for last 1 year and I don't think this is jaundice symptom because I did not sense any other jaundice symptom but my urine is dark yellow sometimes than in advance.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I had neat white eyes suddenly my eyes are turning light yellow I am observing this for last 1 year and I don't think...
1. Get your liver function test including s. Bilirubin checked and if found elevated, consult immediately for jaundice of hepatitis 2. If fever and vomiting, take bed rest.
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Hi sir/madam, I had laser surgery on 9months back from then I have been suffering eye dryness problem due to this I don't get good sleep at nighttime what is the solution to my problem please give advice as early as possible madam/sir. Thankingyou.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Hi sir/madam, I had laser surgery on 9months back from then I have been suffering eye dryness problem due to this I d...
Artificial tear drops and ointments. The use of artificial teardrops is the primary treatment for dry eye. Artificial teardrops are available over the counter. No one drop works for everyone, so you might have to experiment to find the drop that works for you. If you have chronic dry eye, it is important to use the drops even when your eyes feel fine, to keep them lubricated. If your eyes dry out while you sleep, you can use a thicker lubricant, such as an ointment, at night.
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