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Dr. Pooja Mehta

DNB

Ophthalmologist, Delhi

8 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
Dr. Pooja Mehta DNB Ophthalmologist, Delhi
8 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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Dr. Pooja Mehta is an experienced Ophthalmologist in Kailash Colony, Delhi. She has over 8 years of experience as a Ophthalmologist. She is a DNB . She is currently associated with Pulastya Skin & Eye Clinic in Kailash Colony, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Pooja Mehta on Lybrate.com.

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DNB - University College of Medical Sciences - 2009
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What pills can I take to make my eye healthy? I wear spectacles -2.75. Can pills cure my eye?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
What pills can I take to make my eye healthy?
I wear spectacles -2.75.
Can pills cure my eye?
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 24 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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I had my kidney transplant on Jan 2015, as recommended by doctors I am taking post transplant medicine. My left eye's vision is diminishing and doctors were able to diagnose the problem. Please suggest.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I had my kidney transplant on Jan 2015, as recommended by doctors I am taking post transplant medicine. My left eye's...
medicines for kidney transplant do have impact on vision in some cases.. however which part of eye is affected can only be commented only after clinical examination
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My eyes are watering for 3 years. What should I do?

FICO, Specialist in Cataract,Cornea and refractive surgeries , MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist,
Watering from eyes can occurs due to two causes 1. Excessive tear formation inflammation, infection, allergy and sometimes dry eyes 2. Poor drainage lax punctum chronic dacrocystitis causing blocking of nasolacrimal duct (which drains the tear from eyes to nose) lax eye lids medical treatment and surgical options are avalaible which can cure you from symptoms.
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I am suffering from head since 1week and I cannot do any work with that headache and I am getting eyes pain also can you give Me any suggestions.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am suffering from head since 1week and I cannot do any work with that headache and I am getting eyes pain also can ...
1.Take paracetamol 500mg,1 tablet sos after food up to a maximum of 3 tablets daily, 2.Drink plenty of water 3.Take rest If you have recurrent attack of headache 1.It could be a tension headache due to stress, strain,depression,agitation, Hypertension or migraine. 2.Avoid stress, physical and mental exertion, take adequate sleep for 7-8 hours daily 3.Go for regular exercise 4.Practice yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 5.Check for refractive error, sinusitis Hemoglobin, BP 6. Consult Neurologist to rule out other causes of headache7.consult for further advice
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I got spikes yesterday for the first time. The power stood -. 75. Can I get rid from spikes ever again? And initially my eyes are paining.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I got spikes yesterday for the first time. The power stood -. 75. Can I get rid from spikes ever again? And initially...
Hello, you should regularly use spectacles. You should do the below given exercises to strengthen the eye muscles. 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 rather reducing the power of your eyes. Take physostigma 6/ thrice daily for 1 month. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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Can HD phones affects eyes a lot? I brought a new HD phone 3 months back. I have a high usage of phones. But to my surprise I find my eyes are painting sometimes now which isn't case before with old phone. Moreover during over usage I see things blackened for sometime. What could be it?

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Can HD phones affects eyes a lot? I brought a new HD phone 3 months back. I have a high usage of phones. But to my su...
May be the screen resolution and lights are giving your eyes discomfort. In general, working long hours on screen/omputer can lead to a condition called computer vision syndrome. 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. Also try to blink your eyes properly while work. Use good tear substitutes like genteal 4 times a day. And anti glare screen for your system. Use eyedrops genteal 3 times a nd zoneph 4 times a day. Get your refraction done and wear spectacles eat green veggies. Carrots. Papayas, mangoes yellow fruits nuts butter. Strain less your eyes.
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Meri aakh se pani aata hai.

FICO, Specialist in Cataract,Cornea and refractive surgeries , MD - Ophthalmology
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Watering from eyes can occurs due to two causes 1.Excessive tear formation Inflammation, infection, allergy and sometimes dry eyes 2.Poor drainage Lax punctum Chronic dacrocystitis causing blocking of nasolacrimal duct(which drains the tear from eyes to nose) Lax eye lids Medical treatment and surgical options are avaible which can relive you from symptoms
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I have dandruff problem and even after applying various shampoos I see no change. I also have dry scalp. I do not put oil and use tresseme shampoo. I have also tried dandruffs shampoo. I do not know what else to do. Its stics to the scalp which even leads to bleeding on scratching. Please help me sort it. I also have dark skin. Can you help me how to get fair with some healthy tips. Thanks and regards!

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Udupi
I have dandruff problem and even after applying various shampoos I see no change. I also have dry scalp. I do not put...
Dear Lybrate User, *Dandruff is a common, non infectious skin disease of the scalp. It may be found even in face, ears, body folds, neck and front of the chest. It is caused due to faster shredding of the dead skin in the lesions. Thus the white dust gets seen on shoulders of the victim. *Ayurvedic treatments such as shirodhara, shirobasti helps not only to relieve dandruff and improve hair quality. They also help you to relieve stress and lack of sleep (which are also cause for dandruff). *As per Ayurveda, most of the skin diseases are related to blood impurities / Dosha imbalance in blood. If that is the cause, then medicine and treatments to treat impurity, then treatment for blood and liver detox *Consume more fluids, fresh fruit juice, avoid more tea, coffee, soft drink, dry, spicy, maida related junk foods. *Practice breathing exercise, yoga, meditation for detoxification.
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I am seeing floaters in my eyes from a long time. They are increasing. Help me in this regard. I read eye floaters are not so dangerous.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I am seeing floaters in my eyes from a long time. They are increasing. Help me in this regard. I read eye floaters ar...
Seeing floaters is usually due to degeneration of vitreous (jelly like structure in back of eye). If floaters are sudden or suddenly increase in size or number, one needs to show to a retina specialist. Other wise floaters are benign n doesn't cause problem. In your case as it is increasing better show it to a retina surgeon.
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I have red eyes from three weeks what I should do and what I should eat? Plzz help me out.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes from three weeks what I should do and what I should eat? Plzz help me out.
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 Wear Goggles in Sunlight/Polluted areas.
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I have red eyes and leg pain and stomach pain from my last 3 days ans want 2 get cure even stomach paining badly so what should I do.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have red eyes and leg pain and stomach pain from my last 3 days ans want 2 get cure even stomach paining badly so w...
For stomach pain take tablet Meftalspas-Ds with rantac and Avoid spicy food in your diet and Also avoid peanuts and potatoes in your diet
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Hi, When I read my eyes is pains. Kindly suggest.

FICO, Specialist in Cataract,Cornea and refractive surgeries , MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist,
A common problem when working on a screen for long or near work periods is'dry eye. This is because concentrated work tends to reduce the blink reflex that replenishes the tears, and the dry atmosphere and lack of fresh air adds to the problem of insufficent tears. Allowing the cornea to become dry can cause irritation and blurred and variable vision. Use some lubricating eye drops like refresh tears, use them at least 4 times a day at least. You do need to look at every aspect of your work environment also. Use proper lighting, dont work in dim conditions should use table and chair. Your table should be of proper height so that you dont have to bend too much. Take rest after 30 mins for few mins, put the tear drops and work again. Do blink intermittently.
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I have pain my left eye I have some pain killer and eye drop but not relax me What should I do.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have pain my left eye I have some pain killer and eye drop but not relax me What should I do.
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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A girl who feels everything about sex but she doesn't like or enjoy intercourse and I tried so many things like lubricant n all. But nothing happened. And I got to know it's a psychological problem but at this stage what should I do. To whom should I contact? Kindly suggest.

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
A girl who feels everything about sex but she doesn't like or enjoy intercourse and I tried so many things like lubri...
I m recommending you an following remedy which will surely help you 1. Soak 10 almonds in water overnight 2. Peel off the skin and crush them the next morning 3. Take 1 cup hot cow's milk 4. Add the crushed almonds 5. Add a pinch of ginger powder 6. Add a pinch of cardamom powder 7. Add a pinch of saffron 8. Mix well 9. Drink this every morning This remedy will be helpful. Your problem is permanently cure by ayurvedic treatment.
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What is the symptoms of hypermetropia? What can we do to get it corrected? How we can fix it?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
What is the symptoms of hypermetropia? What can we do to get it corrected? How we can fix it?
Hypermetropia will have blurrness of vision and eye strain. Glasses, contact lenses and surgery are the only three options for good vision if you having spectacle power. If you not comfortable with contact lens, you can plan lasik surgery after a proper prelasik checkup.
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I an facing problem of viewing objects which are far. This has started from last 2 weeks? I don't want to wear spectacle Is there any other way of curing my eyes?

Ophthalmologist
Ophthalmologist, Thane
I an facing problem of viewing objects which are far.
This has started from last 2 weeks?
I don't want to wear specta...
Dear Mr. lybrate-user, If you are experiencing sudden onset vision blurring please first meet an opthalmologist and check your vision and refractive error. In case you do not want to wear spectacles contact lenses or LASIK surgery can be a good option. It also depends if you are a suitable candidate for LASIK surgery which is determined by certain pre- lasik tests .If they are normal you can go ahead with LASIK surgery. Thanks.
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Understanding Colour Blindness

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Understanding Colour Blindness

Colour blindness is not a type of blindness at all; it is an insufficiency in the way some people see colour. Once afflicted by this vision problem, people face difficulty in distinguishing specific colours like red, green, blue or yellow. So to call it colour vision deficiency would be much appropriate, and it hits men more often than women. In a report by Prevent Blindness America, it is revealed that about 8% of males and less than 1% of females are affected with colour vision problems. Generally, red and green colour deficiency is the most commonly found. In very rare instances, a person may carry a trait which lessens his ability to distinguish between blue and yellow colours. This blue-yellow hue insufficiency normally is found in men and women equally.

Understanding signs and symptoms: Do you have any difficulty in seeing yellow, green or red colours? Do people often tell you that you are seeing the wrong colour? If so, then these are key signs that you are affected with a colour perception deficiency. Quite opposite to popular belief, hardly a colour blind person is able to see only the shades of gray. Most people who are deemed as colour blind are able to see shades but cannot distinguish between one colour and another and get easily confused with other shades, depending on the kind of colour blindness they are affected with. If you have suddenly developed a colour vision deficiency when you were able to view and distinguish all the shades previously, then you should visit an ophthalmologist without further delay.

Causes behind colour blindness: Colour blindness takes place when the light-sensitive cells within the retina stop responding accurately to variations in wavelengths of light.

Photoreceptors present in the retina are termed as rods and cones. Rods are present abundantly, and about 100 million rod cells are present in human retina and these cells are very sensitive to light, but rods are impervious to sunlight and therefore, are incapable of perceiving colours. The cones, on the other hand, are responsible for our understanding of different colours. There are three types of cones, each of which is responsible for perceiving red, green and blue light. The three cones work together to help us see the whole range of colours. People who are colour blind usually have faults in a particular cone cell, which makes them unable to distinguish that particular shade.

Combatting colour blindness: Gene therapies are reported to cure colour blindness in monkeys, as per the reports of a study conducted by researchers of the University of Washington and Florida in September 2009. While early methods appear promising, gene therapy is not considered effective for human beings unless the treatments are verified to be safe.

Hence there is no effective means of curing colour blindness, but there are some strategies that may aid you to function better. However, if you are into graphic designing or anything that requires handling of different colours, then you will need professional help. The sooner you become aware of your insufficiency, the better you can compensate for it.

Some people also use contact lenses or eyeglasses that act as filters to enhance colour perception. If you are affected by this problem, make sure you visit an eye-care practitioner for detailed advice.

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Doctor I need help since 2 years I am on psychiatric treatment bcz of depression. Now I am working in a bank and I do not know why I watch gay videos if I got time then I will see those videos and masturbate please tell me how to overcome this situation so that I want to be a normal lead to a heterosexual life.

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
Doctor I need help since 2 years I am on psychiatric treatment bcz of depression. Now I am working in a bank and I do...
There is a possibility that you might be gay. But just watching gay videos do not make you gay. So it is advisable to talk to your psychiatrist or a counsellor to know more about your own sexuality and get more clarity about it. It is very important for you to understand and accept your sexual inclination. If you are gay and are unable to accept it, it will be difficult for you to live heterosexual life. Please understand that, being gay is not a crime. Please seek professional help.
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