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Dr. Pragya Prakash

Diploma in Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist, Delhi

5 Years Experience
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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'm suffering from cold, fever,energyless, eye muscles r paining, loss of appetite, stomach pain n vomit sensation before 2 days, no hungry at all. please give me suggestion and please reason for the disease Thank you sir.

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS, Fellowship in Medical Retina, Fellowship in IOL & Cataract Microsurgery
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I'm suffering from cold, fever,energyless, eye muscles r paining, loss of appetite, stomach pain n vomit sensation be...
It's viral fever with cold. Take plenty of fluids. For fever only paracetamol preferably after physician examination. It's best to have blood tests done to rule out common causes of fever. Usually start recovering within 5-7 days. But associated with a lot of muscular and joint pains.
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I have a hamarage in my right sided in mobile vitroes so how should I improve my eye's vision I am 19 year old.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have a hamarage in my right sided in mobile vitroes so how should I improve my eye's vision I am 19 year old.
Homoeopathic medicine---------- bothrops 30 (dr reckeweg) drink 10 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily for 60 days and consult me thereafter-------------
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My 7-year-old daughter is having a cylindrical number for both eyes and is having lazy eye will this disorder can be cured by any exercises or diet?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My 7-year-old daughter is having a cylindrical number for both eyes and is having lazy eye will this disorder can be ...
Hello Inncase of cylinderical power in both eyes. I would recommend constant use of glasses There is no diet or Medicine to cure this If vision in both eyes is equal then there is nothing required except for Glasses If vision is dissimilar in both eyes then she would require patching therapy along with Glasses.
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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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Is there any kind of risk abt my eyes bcz I am watching continuously teaching videos on youtube? If YES please suggest something!

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Is there any kind of risk abt my eyes bcz I am watching continuously teaching videos on youtube? If YES please sugges...
Hello lybrate-user. Hi I have a few suggestions for you regarding the usage of computers, mobile phones and books. The first thing to remember is that long term continuous usage of mobile phones or computers is harmful for the eyes. Ranging from dry eyes to multiple postural defects, there are many consequences. The good news is that there are simple tips and solutions to avoid these problems from occurring. Let me enumerate them in brief: follow the rule of" 20" this means that every 20 minutes, take a gap of 20 seconds, blink your eyes actively 20 times and focus at an object which is minimum 20 feet away. This will help in relieving your eyes from the continuous strain that is caused due to staring. Staring at the computer continuously causes us to subconsciously blink less than normal. This causes the tear film on the surface of the eye to dry up. The result of this is pain, discomfort, etc. Another suggestions regarding the usage of computers is to maintain a proper posture. The computer must be positioned at the same height as your eye level. The neck should not be inadvertently flexed or extended. Remember the rule of 90. Roughly, an angle of 90 degrees should be maintained between your upper body and thighs. Likewise, a similar angle (90 degrees) should be maintained between your lower legs and thighs. Also the angle between your hands and arms should be roughly 90 degrees. This is the healthy ergonomic way of sitting while using a computer. Maintenance of proper posture would help in further relieving the symptoms of eye discomfort and pain. Also remember the rule of 1. At least 1 time in a day, wash your eyes with clean hands and clean water in a gentle manner. Exercise for at least 1 hour in a day. Try to spend 1 hour with nature. (eg. In a park, garden, etc.) you could consider preservative free lubricant eye drops 4 to 5 times daily. These eye drops would ensure that your eyes stay well lubricated and fresh. All these suggestions may take a while to sink in and imbibe in your routine. Once followed, they are sure to work wonders for you. You could also use a preservative free lubricant eye drop 4 to 5 times in a day. Also, adequate sleep of 7 hours a day is essential in order to maintain healthy eyes.
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I have a red eye problem. Little red spot is covered on my face. What should I do now. Please help.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I have a red eye problem. Little red spot is covered on my face. What should I do now. Please help.
Redness 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. Hope my suggestions helped you. Take care.
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I am feeling little pain in my right eye with blurred vision from the morning. There is also itchiness and water is dropping from the eye for some while. Whenever I wake up from sleep the vision becomes more blurry. Can you suggest me something?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am feeling little pain in my right eye with blurred vision from the morning. There is also itchiness and water is d...
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 am not getting sleep properly since 1 month and my eyes are became very tired. What is the problem I had and how to overcome it?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am not getting sleep properly since 1 month and my eyes are became very tired. What is the problem I had and how to...
Hi, Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being throughout your life. Getting enough quality sleep at the right times can help protect your mental health, physical health, quality of life, and safety. In children and teens, sleep also helps support growth and development. Management: Here are five tips everyone can use to help improve the quality of their sleep: Keep your bedroom cool and dark Put away/turn off all electronic devices while preparing for bedtime Stick to a regular bedtime and wake time every day, even on weekends Stop drinking caffeine by the early afternoon and avoid large late-night meals Skip the late-afternoon nap, as it can make it harder to sleep at bedtime Avoid taking unnecessary stress/ tension. Do regular exercise. Go for a brisk walk in the morning. Medication: Take Schwabe's Bacopa Monierri 1x/ thrice daily and Kali Phos./ once daily at night for 1month.
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I have red eyes for last two days what I should do tell me lot of pain in my right.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eyes for last two days what I should do tell me lot of pain in my right.
Redness can be commonly due to allergy or infection, you need to visit nearby eye surgeon to check that. Also get your glass power checked.
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1) My eye tension given is 18 is this "normal? 2)is his common? Or. Im on risk of ocular hypertension? 3) does fundus slit lamp detect intermittent squint?

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Ujjain
1) My eye tension given is 18 is this "normal? 2)is his common? Or. Im on risk of ocular hypertension?
3) does fundus...
18 mmhg is normal IOP no u are not at risk of ocular HT. yes slit lamp examination can detect squint
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My eyes become red and its also etching so much. So much paining please suggest me that what I to do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My eyes become red and its also etching so much. So much paining please suggest me that what I to do.
Hello, Bloodshot eyes appear red because the vessels at the surface of the white portion of the eye become swollen. Vessels may swell due to: Eye dryness Too much sun exposure Dust or other particles in the eye Allergies Infection Injury Eye infections or inflammation can cause redness as well as possible itching, discharge, pain, or vision problems. Other causes of eye redness include Colds or allergies, Acute glaucoma, Corneal scratches: Injuries caused by sand, dust, or overuse of contact lenses. Sometimes, a bright red spot, called a subconjunctival hemorrhage, will appear on the white of the eye. This often happens after straining or coughing, which causes a broken blood vessel on the surface of the eye. Most often, there is no pain and your vision is normal. It is almost never a serious problem. Because the blood leaks into the conjunctiva, which is clear, you cannot wipe or rinse the blood away. Like a bruise, the red spot will go away within a week or two. 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. - In case there is itching, 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. Medication: 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.
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Sir, I want to join Indian army, and I am suffering from eyesight weakness, my left eye became weak and right eye is 5/6 , I want to remove my spectacle within three months, is isotane gold effective for the treatment or eyesight RX will be?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Sir, I want to join Indian army, and I am suffering from eyesight weakness, my left eye became weak and right eye is ...
Hello there is nothing called 5/6. Please recheck there is no medicine to get rid of glasses you can go for lasik laser to get rid of glasses.
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I am 19 years old and my eyesight is going to weak very fast, in last 6 months it goes to -3.5 from 3 for rt. Eye and -2.5 from 1.75 for left. What should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 19 years old and my eyesight is going to weak very fast, in last 6 months it goes to -3.5 from 3 for rt. Eye and...
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 have red eyes. What should I do for getting white and clean eyes. And also for disappearing black marks.Please tell.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Chhindwara
I have red eyes. What should I do for getting white and clean eyes. And also for disappearing black marks.Please tell.
Najdiki ayurveda chikitsak se salah le ho sake to raktmokshan karaye tab triphala 2 bd tab vasa 2 bd netra tarpan karaye.
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I have used phone more 12hours a day I my eyes is become weak provide suggestion how I can improve my eyes.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have used phone more 12hours a day I my eyes is become weak provide suggestion how I can improve my eyes.
Here are the instructions for mobile phone use: 1. Blink, blink and blink again. Blinking often (and for more than a second) keeps your eyes moist and reduces dryness and irritation. We tend blink about a third less than we normally would when we stare at our smartphone screens, which starves our poor peepers of protective tears. Keep your eyes wet by blinking about 10 times every 20 minutes or so and you should be good to go. 2. Minimize glare. Unless you have a smartphone equipped with anti-glare Corning Gorilla Glass or use a matte screen protector film, you’re probably coping with a fair amount of annoying reflective glare. 3. Take breaks. Follow 20-20-20 rule. The concept is to take a break from looking at your screen every 20 minutes for 20 seconds while looking at something 20 feet away. Doing so relaxes your eye muscles 4. Adjust your brightness. Having your screen too bright or too dark stresses your eyes out and can cause problems maintaining focus. To eliminate either issue in about a matter of seconds, simply go into your smartphone settings and adjust your screen brightness so it’s about the same as the light level in the environment around you 5. Tweak your text size and contrast. Adjusting your smartphone text contrast and size also provides a little much-needed relief. 6. Keep a clean screen. Routinely wipe down your smartphone screen with a dry (not wet!) cleaning cloth to remove distracting dust, grime, smudges and fingerprints. 7. Hold your smartphone farther away. Try holding yours at least 16 to 18 inches away from your eyes to give your eyes a break.
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When I close my eye I feel light pain on the upper portion of my eye, right eye mostly when I put some force not a big issue but I need a solution thanks.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
When I close my eye I feel light pain on the upper portion of my eye, right eye mostly when I put some force not a bi...
This is due to dryness. Measures to reduce this include 1. Work under proper light. 2. Blink a lot. 3. Cold compresses 4. Use good lubricating eyedrop.
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Sir, I am sekhar and 24 years old. My eyes are deep into the face and looks like aged (old man. What's the solution?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Sir, I am sekhar and 24 years old. My eyes are deep into the face and looks like aged (old man. What's the solution?
Hello, you have dark rings around eyes. Take healthy balanced diet including whole grains, green leafy vegetables, fruits and nuts. Drink 10 to 12 glasses of water daily. Take a sound sleep of 8 hours minimum. Apply bakson's under eye cream on the dark circles. Apply Ramdev's aloe vera gel on the whole face at night. Home remedy:-1.Cucumbers have skin-lightening and mild astringent properties that help fix those raccoon eyes naturally. Plus, they have a soothing and refreshing effect. Cut a fresh cucumber into thick slices and chill them in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Put the slices onto the affected skin area for about 10 minutes. Wash the area with water. Repeat twice daily for about a week or more. Another option is to mix cucumber juice with lemon juice in equal amounts. Use a cotton ball to apply the mixture on the affected skin. Leave it on for 15 minutes and then wash it off with water. Follow this remedy daily for at least one week. 2.Raw Potato:-There are natural bleaching agents present in potato that can help lighten dark circles and get rid of puffiness around the eyes. Grate one or two raw potatoes to extract the juice. Soak a cotton ball in the juice and place it over your closed eyes. Make sure the juice covers the dark circles under your eyes as well as the eyelids. Allow the juice to sit for 10 to 15 minutes. Rinse your eyelids well with cool water. Repeat once or twice daily for a few weeks. Instead of potato juice, you can also use thick potato slices to remove dark circles. 3.Tomato:-Tomatoes have bleaching properties that can lighten skin to a great extent.Mix one teaspoon of tomato juice with one-half teaspoon of lemon juice. Gently apply this mixture on the dark circles and allow it to sit for 10 minutes. Rinse it off with water. Follow this remedy twice a day for a few weeks. Simply using tomato juice will also work. You can also drink a glass of tomato juice with some mint leaves, lemon juice and salt. For maximum results, be sure to drink this juice immediately after making it. Drink it once or twice a day for about a week. :- Rose water Rose water has incredible ingredient for skin care. It rejuvenates the skin and has a soothing effect on tired eyes. Due to its mild astringent properties, it also works as a good skin toner. * Soak cotton eye pads in pure rose water for a few minutes. *Put the soaked pads on your closed eyelids. *Leave them on for about 15 minutes. *Follow this remedy twice daily for a few weeks.
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Glaucoma -- The Silent Thief of Eyesight

MS - Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Thane
Glaucoma -- The Silent Thief of Eyesight

Glaucoma -- The Silent Thief of Eyesight

Glaucoma or "Kala Moti" is often an ignored disease as in many cases it does not cause redness ,pain or watering of eyes but the vision decreases gradually and, most importantly , irreversibly !!

Due to its irreversible nature , early detection is vital . All those above fifty and especially those with a blood relative having Glaucoma , should go for regular eye checkups with an eye doctor. A check up in an eye clinic includes an "eye pressure" measurement. Often this pressure is raised in Glaucoma. Also the eye doctor will take a look at your optic nerve to see if it is showing any signs of glaucoma damage.

All suspicious cases are subjected to two important tests. First is Perimetry where we asses the side vision or field of vision which is first to be affected in early Glaucoma.Second is an OCT which scans the retina of the eye and measures the actual loss of nerve fibre layer.

If detected early Glaucoma can be well controlled with regular use of eye drops. If the reduction in eye pressure is inadequate with eye drops then we have the options of Laser or finally Anti Glaucoma Surgery.

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Can eyesight can be improved with the help of ayurveda medicine .if it means can you suggest that medicine ? Sir my name is priya my age is 20 and I have really very poor eyesight so please help me.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), modern diagnostics
Ayurveda,
Can eyesight can be improved with the help of ayurveda medicine .if it means can you suggest that medicine ? Sir my n...
Yes ayurveda therapies and medications could help improve your quality of vision and strengthen your eyes gradually. Needs admission for the same..
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Hi sir I am an student perusing my btech and I have eye sight of -3 and I am suffering from head ache from past 3 months so I could not concentrate on my studies and while reading I am getting tears n my eyes and my eyes are paining so please solve this problem sir.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hi sir  I am an student perusing my btech and I have eye sight of -3 and I am suffering from head ache from past 3 mo...
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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