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Dr. Pragya Prakash

Diploma in Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist, New Delhi

5 Years Experience  ·  800 at clinic
Dr. Pragya Prakash Diploma in Ophthalmology Ophthalmologist, New Delhi
5 Years Experience  ·  800 at clinic
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Dr. Pragya Prakash is an experienced Ophthalmologist in Safdarjung Enclave, Delhi. She has over 5 years of experience as a Ophthalmologist. She is a Diploma in Ophthalmology . She is currently associated with Center for sight in Safdarjung Enclave, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Pragya Prakash and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I have red eyes from seven years and from two years my eyes is paining some times in a week what should I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eyes from seven years and from two years my eyes is paining some times in a week what should I do?
red eyes could be because of many reasons but commonly it is due to allergy or infection or dry eyes. You need to visit eye specialist to differentiate as the treatment is different. Also get your eyes checked for any glass power
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From past 4 years I'm having a headache problem whenever I get that I feel like my vision has become blurd and when the pain will increase my lip and fingertips become numb if I will bite also I won't feel anything. I guess The high intensity light, high sound, continuously looking into any moving object and looking into computer are the causes of it. What can I do to reduce it? What exactly is the disease?

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM, Fellowship in palliative medicine, certificate in interventional pain management
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
From past 4 years I'm having a headache problem whenever I get that I feel like my vision has become blurd and when t...
Your symptoms are that of migraine headache. 1)For headache relief take simple analgesics like paracetamol. 2)If frequency of migraine attacks is more than 1 episode in 1 week or you have severe disabling attacks, you will need to start medicines to decrease frequency and intensity of headache. 3) Follow lifestyle changes as below Follow these lifestyle changes to avoid headache 1. Maintain regular sleep wake cycle, even on holiday's. 2. Don't skip meals. Take regular healthy diet with adequate fluids 3. Do not consume excess caffeine / carbohydrates / alcohol or smoke. 4. Exercise daily ( aerobics and cardiovascular) 5. Identify your headache trigger and try to avoid it. 4) You can undergo acupuncture and meditation to reduce drug requirements for migraine.
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Healthy Vision - 8 Tips For It!

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Gurgaon
Healthy Vision - 8 Tips For It!

During summer you try to take special care about the overall health of your body, particularly, your eyes. Eyes are one of the most important organs of the body, and the scorching summer heat can cause serious eye problems like conjunctivitis, infections, red eye, migraines etc., which is why it's important to take proper care of eyes during the summer season.

Here are some tips to keep your eyes cool and protected during the summer:

  • Wearing sunglasses is very important when you are outdoors as it protects your eyes from the harmful UVA and UVB light. This will help in avoiding migraines and even serious conditions like cataract.
  • Avoid midday sunshine. Stay indoors as much as possible during the middle of the day to avoid the sunshine then when the effect of the sun and ultraviolet radiation exposure are at their peak.
  • When you plan to go for a swim, make sure you wear your swimming goggles. Otherwise you might catch conjunctivitis.
  • You should not splash water into the eyes directly unless any foreign particles such as dust enter your eyes. This might damage the tear film of the eye, which protects your eyes.
  • You need to maintain proper hygiene by washing your hands and face properly as soon as you reach home so that dust or grime does not enter the eyes as their entry can result in allergies and infections.
  • You can keep a slice of cucumber on each of your eyes to relax and cool them down.
  • 6 to 8 hours of sleep are a must as they help in revitalizing your eyes.
  • Adding green vegetables, carrots, nuts, liver and fruits to your diet would be very beneficial for the health of your eyes. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Ophthalmologist.
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I have allergies and my eyes are affected the most. They're puffy, red and itchy. What can I do?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have allergies and my eyes are affected the most. They're puffy, red and itchy. What can I do?
Hello. I think you have allergic conjunctivitis. Eye allergies, called allergic conjunctivitis, are a common condition that occurs when the eyes react to something that irritates them (called an allergen). 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 to avoid or limit contact with the substance causing the problem. Avoid rubbing eyes instead do cold compresses. Use antiallergic eyedrop along with lubricating eyedrop. This will help you I am very sorry dear to say that there is no drud that can cure allergy. Only way is to stay away from all those things that you r allergic to.
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I am 22yr old male. I am suffering from eye pain from last 2 year what should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 22yr old male. I am suffering from eye pain from last 2 year what should I do?
Please get your eyes examined from an eye specialist to rule out weak eyesight as weak eyeight can also cause eye pains.
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I am 22 yrs old. I am suffered from night blindness disease since last 3yrs. How can I improve my eye sight And please provide me information about available nightvision goggles which can be useful for me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 22 yrs old. I am suffered from night blindness disease since last 3yrs. How can I improve my eye sight And pleas...
Night blindness is due to a disorder of the cells in the retina that are responsible for vision in dim light. It has many causes, including: • Short-sightedness • Glaucoma medications that work by constricting the pupil • Cataracts • Retinitis pigmentosa • Vitamin A deficiency How is night blindness treated? Treatment for night blindness will depend upon its cause. Treatment may be as simple as a new prescription for your glasses or switching glaucoma medications, or it may require surgery in cases of cataracts Dietary Management For Night Blindness Vitamins A, C and E are potent antioxidants which slow down age related macular degeneration and help maintain healthy tissues and cells in the eyes. Vitamins C and E may also inhibit the development or progression of cataracts. Lutein and zeaxanthin are two antioxidants called carotenoids, which help in neutralizing free radicals and maintaining eye health. Sources of Vitamin A: Yellow-orange fruits and vegetables such as carrots, mango, papaya, pumpkin, dark green leafy vegetables, broccoli, eggs, milk and milk products. Vitamin A can be stored in your body, so you can opt for your favorite seasonal foods! Sources of Vitamin C: Citrus fruits such as oranges, tangerines and grapefruit, peppers, tomatoes, kiwis, gooseberries, strawberries and Brussels sprouts. Sources of Vitamin E: Nuts like almonds, cashews, hazelnuts, fortified oils, seeds, eggs, milk and dairy. Sources of Lutein: Green leafy vegetables such as spinach, kale, broccoli and chard, yellow peppers, mango and bilberries. Sources of Zeaxanthin: Oranges, tangerines, eggs, spinach, dark green lettuce, corn, broccoli and orange sweet peppers. For maximizing the benefits of the above vegetables, it is best to have then lightly cooked rather than raw. Cooking or steaming breaks down the cells, making it simpler for the body to absorb these nutrients from the foods. Aim to eat at least 2 to 4 servings or more of these foods every day to ensure that you are getting enough of these 5 powerful nutrients.
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Sir, I am wearing specs of power 3 but my actual power is 3.5 should I change the specs or continue wear low power specs is this harm my eye?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Sir, I am wearing specs of power 3 but my actual power is 3.5 should I change the specs or continue wear low power sp...
Hello. You may continue 3d glasses. It will not harm your eyes but yes your vision will not be as clear as with 3.5d glasses if you r comfortable with 3d glasses then ther is no harm using it.
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I have -4 eye sight for both eyes. One of my relatives said me that. A baaba gives medicine and it will go. Is there any medicine through which eye sight can be removed?

FICO, Specialist in Cataract,Cornea and refractive surgeries , MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Srinagar
No medicine is available till now which cures refractive error. You are suffering from a refractive error namely myopia. It is a condition in which eye length is longer than normal, which increase up to 18 yrs and normally gets stable. No medicine is available which can decrease the length of the eye.
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My father met an accident two years back. Due to that accident one of his eye ball has been not moving. Doctors are saying it will take time but two years has over still no result. Is there any solution?

MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Amritsar
This is a complex question to answer because there could be involvement of neurological reasons and consequence of direct trauma. Can try to answer only after examining all the reports.
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I have specs from almost 2003 .my no is -2.5 .I am thinking to do laser operation. For my eyes. Is doing laser operation safe for eyes and dose it have any later side effects for future. I need advice before proceeding further please help me out.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have specs from almost 2003 .my no is -2.5 .I am thinking to do laser operation. For my eyes. Is doing laser operat...
Hello lasik is very good option to get rid of glasses doctor will perform few tests (schirmer test, pentacam and fundus examination) and if all tests are normal then you can go for lasik surgery without fear. Success rate of lasik is over 96%. Side effects may vary from minimal like mild dryness, dalk, haloes, glare to severe like infection (very rare). Precaution include: a. Avoid face/head wash for 1 week b. Avoid swimming /water sports for 6 weeks c. Avoid eye make up for 6 weeks cost: depends on type of lasik which varies from 25000 for standard lasik to 1.10 lacs for smile lasik.
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Hi I am saudi and my problem regarding squint eye my son 15 years his eye is squint and that eye sight is weak a little bit. But he is using computer too much thats why I am worried. So please tell me what should I do.

DOMS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Kota
Hi I am saudi and my problem regarding squint eye my son 15 years his eye is squint and that eye sight is weak a litt...
First of all Mr. lybrate-user don't worry, do your son wear speacts as most of the squint if it's small get corrected with glasses and nothing else need to be done for the computer ask him to take a break after 20 min (20-20-20) rule and focus on something else 20 feet away for 20 seconds put some eye drops like carboxy methyl cellulose .5% 3-4 times in a day please feel free to consult.
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Yesterday from his right eyes little bit blood come out why this happen can you please explain me.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Yesterday from his right eyes little bit blood come out why this happen can you please explain me.
hello...i think ur child has conjunctivitis or else there is some trauma leading to bleeding...consult your local eye specilist
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I have not slept properly from last 3-4 days and now my eyes are paining so what should I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have not slept properly from last 3-4 days and now my eyes are paining so what should I do?
dip a handkerchief in cold water and keep it over closed eyes for 2 minutes , you will feel better. Also get your eyes checked for any spectacle number. and get some sleep
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I am having dry eyes. Moreover I am a sugar patient for the last over 20 years. My age is 66. As the watering is not there, I am using lubricating eye drops continuously. How long I have to use these drops. Is there any end to my problem doctor.

Diploma in Ophthalmology, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Coimbatore
I am having dry eyes. Moreover I am a sugar patient for the last over 20 years. My age is 66. As the watering is not ...
Lubricant drops can be used regularly for years together (preferrably preservative free) as they have no serious side effects.
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She has very weak eye sight his number is + 5 and + 1 in both eyes So she will prefer to go to laser surgery or use spectacles in her whole life because she gets pain after some time when she works in computer or do study.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
She has very weak eye sight his number is + 5 and + 1 in both eyes
So she will prefer to go to laser surgery or use s...
Hello lybrate-user you are hypermetropic so lasik will not work for you please use glasses pain on laptop use is due to dryness 1. Cold compresses 2. Use lubricating eyedrop.
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Dear sir mujhe -2 ka chashma lagta h, mujhe contact lence karna h but yeah choose nhi kar pa raha hu ki koun sa contact lence -2 k liye best rahega ?

Phaco Development Program, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology, DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Mysore
Soft contact lenses are the best. Use monthly disposables. I would suggest you use lenses from reputed brands like Cooper vision/ Bausch and Lomb/ Alcon etc. Maintaining lenses and cleaning them regularlyis very important.
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Eye Problems Caused by Diabetes

FRCS, MD - Ophthalmology , MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Eye Problems Caused by Diabetes

If you have got diabetes, then it is quite natural that you will soon face acute eye troubles. This is the reason diabetic patients are always suggested to keep their blood sugar levels controlled so that eye troubles can be easily avoided. Thorough medical check-up is required in order to detect conditions of the eyes. Some of the commonest eye troubles occurring due to diabetes are cataract, glaucoma, blurry vision, diabetic retinopathy and others. 

List of eye diseases caused by diabetes:

  1. Diabetic Retinopathy: When the retina's smallest blood vessels get severely damaged due to increased blood sugar, then this kind of eye condition occurs. Early detection of this eye condition can save your eyes, but if it is too late, then nothing can be done, and it might even lead to blindness.
  2. Cataract: Fogging or clouding condition can bring this kind of condition and this can only be corrected by wearing proper corrective lenses.  However, if you fail to control diabetes, then in spite of wearing glasses, your eye condition might get deteriorated day-by-day. Glared or blurred vision is the most common symptom in this regard. 
  3. Glaucoma: When the eye fluid is not drained properly, then this kind of eye trouble occurs. In fact, eye pressure increases to a great extent as a result of which delicate eye nerves can get severely damaged. The blood vessels of the eyes can get clogged causing greater interruption in vision. Medicines can make aqueous humor to get drained in a proper manner, and thus you should go for a proper eye check-up so that you can acquire the requisite medicines. Some popular symptoms of glaucoma are headaches, eye aches, blurred vision, watery eyes, vision loss and others. 
  4. Diabetic macular edema:  This eye disease mainly occurs in the advanced stage of diabetic retinopathy. Macula is nothing, but the most delicate part of retina and when it gets swollen, then you might face this eye trouble. Only medications can help you to get rid of the same and thus immediate medical help is needed. 
  5. Blurry vision: Though this is quite a small and temporary eye issue for diabetic patients, but this condition might turn into a serious one if you neglect to correct the same in the very beginning. You might even face blindness due to negligence of this trouble. Also, fluctuating sugar-levels should be stabilized so that this kind of trouble can be easily tackled.
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MD - Consultant Physician, Doctor of Medicine, MD
General Physician, Ahmedabad
Have sparkle in eyes 5 tips.sleep well 6-8 hrs.eat carrots and greens and citrous.wash eyes with warm water twice or thrice.wear goggles specks when in open.avoid uvr do not look at sun in AF.noon. do eye exercises morning and evening
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I have myopia (-3) and I have to study for long hours in artificial light so please suggest me any remedies or eye drop liquid to cure this.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have myopia (-3) and I have to study for long hours in artificial light so please suggest me any remedies or eye dr...
Take frequent breaks while studying and dip a handkerchief in cold water and keep it over closed eyes for 2 minutes during breaks, you will feel better.
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