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Ophthalmologist, Delhi

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My eyes are becoming week consistently that is too irritating to me My sight is 5/6 no. -4.75 of my left eye and -4.50 of right. Please suggest me the best.

M.Optom, D.Opt
Optometrist, Noida
My eyes are becoming week consistently that is too irritating to me My sight is 5/6 no. -4.75 of my left eye and -4.5...
Hi. Myopia generally stops increasing by the age of 20-21. If you have to work on computer for longer time at a stretch, take 2 minutes break every 30-40 minutes to relax your eyes. You may also use under corrected glasses for reading or working on computer. Wearing rgp contact lenses too helps in controlling progressive myopia.
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I am suffering from a eye disease called myopia and I am wearing glasses of power -2.50D so please give me your ki suggestions to get away from this disease.

FICO-1, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I am suffering from a eye disease called myopia and I am wearing glasses of power -2.50D so please give me your ki su...
You have not mentioned your age 1. Wear glasses or contact lenses 2. You can go for lasik surgery for glass removal.
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Know Everything About Cataract Surgery!

Ophthalmologist
Ophthalmologist, Thane
Know Everything About Cataract Surgery!

A cataract is defined as a clouding of lens in the eye where your vision gets blurred. A cataract affects the eyes, when light that passes through the lens prevents a clearly formed image from reaching your retina. The disease is very common and usually develops as your eyes age or due to any injury caused to the tissues that cover your eye's lens.

Types of cataracts:

  1. Senile CataractThis is the commonest of all. It is age-related clouding of the lens. It can affect the near or distance vision and can also cause glare and change in glasses power.
  2. Secondary Cataract: It can be developed after surgery for other eye problems like glaucoma and other health conditions such as diabetes.
  3. Traumatic Cataract: It can develop many years later after an injury caused to your eye.
  4. Congenital Cataract: As the term explains, the disease may be inborn or some children might develop it at a later stage which often affects both eyes. 
  5. Radiation Cataract: It can form after you are exposed to some form of radiation.

A cataract surgery involves the extraction or cleaning of the cloudy lens, which is then replaced by a clear artificial lens.

Why does it happen? 

There are lens that lies behind our iris and pupil which act much like a camera lens. It helps concentrate light onto the retina at the back of our eye to form a sharply defined image. Besides, the lens also helps our eyes to adjust focus and allows us to see things clearly both far away and up close. The lens is composed of protein and water where the protein is arranged in a manner to keep the lens clear thereby letting light pass through it. 

However, as we grow old, some of the protein starts to become thick and cloud a small lens area. This is known as a cataract. With the passage of time, it may inflate and cover more of the lens, making it difficult for us to see.

Besides, there are other causes of cataract such as smoking, addiction of alcohol, prolonged sunlight exposure, to name a few. 

When should you opt for a cataract surgery?

Believe it or not, but till date no eye drop or medication has proven to reverse or prevent the formation of a cataract. If a cataract is affecting your nearsightedness or alteration in your prescription, then new prescription eyeglasses may help to better your blurred vision. However, the only treatment for a cataract is the surgical removal of your natural lens. And, most eye doctors recommend this surgery only when the problem becomes severe and starts hampering your day-to-day activities, such as studying or driving at night.

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My eye is sometimes red and then it becomes pinkish it feels very itchy and it burns it has been like this for a month I put some anti-allergy drops in my eye without any consultation it went away but its back again also I see a half white ring along my cornea.

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
My eye is sometimes red and then it becomes pinkish it feels very itchy and it burns it has been like this for a mont...
In summer or spring season allergic conjuctivitis is more common, there is no permanent remedy, but sometimes change of place do help& Sometimes it disappear with passage of time. You have to choose  such eye drops which have no side effects even after prolonged use,you may use Pataday eye drops once or twice daily & genteal eye drops 3-4 times & if you get relief you may continue using these drops,having no side effects  but if you don't get relief you should consult ophthmologist for other drops because you will have to follow precaution as advised by ophalmologist.
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Sir, my eye is reddish from tomorrow but no any problem with my eye sight. There is no any problem earlier in my eye so please tell me what should I do.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Sir, my eye is reddish from tomorrow but no any problem with my eye sight. There is no any problem earlier in my eye ...
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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How to improve my eyesight since I am not able to study for more than 2 hours continuously. Doing so I feel as I am not able to see clearly. What should I do?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
How to improve my eyesight since I am not able to study for more than 2 hours continuously. Doing so I feel as I am n...
Just do this small exercise: Sleep with legs raised up from waist against the wall straight up, making 90 degree angle for 5 mins. Its better you do in early morning, else you can do it anytime. This will make your blood flow increased towards brain and other vital organs and increase your memory and physical strength too. All the best. For any more queries you are most welcomed. :)
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I am having problems with my eyes it is remaining red for the last three days. What should I do to get a cure?

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I am having problems with my eyes it is remaining red for the last three days. What should I do to get a cure?
Red eye has many causes. You have to see if it is associated with blurring of vision, pain, discharge and other complaints. But commonly its allergic or infective in origin ie allergic or infective conjunctivitis. Which has simple treatment protocol. But still its wise to see an ophthalmologist for a thorough slit lamp examination to rule out other differentials for acute red eye.
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One of my eyes is becoming small and red from one month what should I do can listen any solutions from you.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
One of my eyes is becoming small and red from one month what should I do can listen any solutions from you.
red eye could be because of many reasons but commonly it is due to allergy or infection. You need to visit eye specialist to differentiate between the two as the treatment is different. Also get your eyes checked for any glass power
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How can we improve our eye side. I feel my eyes week. So please heLP me to improve my eye side.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
How can we improve our eye side. I feel my eyes week. So please heLP me to improve my eye side.
Hi, dear lybrate user, b a friend of nature, first. * go for a walk in the morning. * sit for meditation. * take, plenty of water, *take, easily digestible diet, rich in vit'a' * take, apples, carrots, papya, eggs, sprouts, milk, cheese, mango, spinach. *homoeo-medicine* @ physostigma 30-6 pills, thrice a day. @ five phos 6x-4 tabs, thrice a day. * avoid, dust, smoke, junk food, smoking, alcohol, take, care, report, fortnightly.
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I have problem in my eyes eye laces not come over the eyes itching type issue n pain over the eyes.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
I have problem in my eyes eye laces not come over the eyes itching type issue n pain over the eyes.
Dear U r suffering from Acute Allergic conjuntivitis. Following treatment is being recommended to you E/d MFC 4 times a day × 7 days E/d. Zoline plus 3 times a day × 7 days.
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What are risky eyes .I am having cataract in both eyes. One Ophthalmologist said my eyes are risky. What is the symptom.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
What are risky eyes .I am having cataract in both eyes. One Ophthalmologist said my eyes are risky. What is the symptom.
Ophthalmologist told risky eyes will be based on internal examination of eyes or presence of disease like blood sugar, BP. Share your reports for further guidence.
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I am 27 year old having 6 -ve number glass. How much cost for lasik. And which good hospital is near from bijnor (U. P).

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am 27 year old having 6 -ve number glass. How much cost for lasik. And which good hospital is near from bijnor (U. P).
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 For more details, you can read my health tip on LASIK.
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My eyes are watering. It gives pain to eyes looking at something for a long time. I am not able to sleep properly. My eyes are paining. Suggest me what should I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My eyes are watering. It gives pain to eyes looking at something for a long time. I am not able to sleep properly. My...
watering and pain 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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I have eye itching since 1 year. How to prevent this. And also I have dandruff since 1 yr. please send me some effective ayurvedic tips.

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS, Fellowship in Medical Retina, Fellowship in IOL & Cataract Microsurgery
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I have eye itching since 1 year. How to prevent this. And also I have dandruff since 1 yr. please send me some effect...
It is likely u may have squamous blepharitis. u may see dandruff like scales on Urr eyelid margins near root of eye lashes. If yes, maintaining good eyelid hygiene and treating dandruff goes a long way in symptomatic relief.
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I have problem of watery eyes. It happens generally when exposed to air or light. Pricking like sensation is also felt. Last for a week first time and it's repeated again after 2 months.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have problem of watery eyes. It happens generally when exposed to air or light. Pricking like sensation is also fel...
Homoeopathic medicine R-78 Drops ( Dr reckeweg) Drink 10 drops 3 times daily in 20 ml fresh water CINERIA MARITINA EYE DROPS( Dr Reckeweg) without alcohol.Pour 2-3 drops in both eyes 3 times daily. Dont splash water on eyes.
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Hello sir, I am having cataract and leg pain and headache problem. WHat should i do to cure?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hello sir, I am having cataract and leg pain and headache problem. WHat should i do to cure?
Homoeopathic mdiccine ADEL-17 ( ADEL) DRink15 drops in 20 ml freh water 3 times daily CINERARIA MARITIMA EYE DROPS ( Alcohol Free) ( SCHWABE GERMAN) Pour 1 drop in both eye 3 times daily Report me after 3 months for your cataract problems.
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How decrease the spectacles no naturally without any operation. My spectacle no is -2 so please help me out.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
How decrease the spectacles no naturally without any operation. My spectacle no is -2 so please help me out.
Hello there is no natural way to get rid of glasses you have two options 1. Contact lens 2. Lasik laser.
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My son having eye infection kind of Pronunciation. His having cough and cold too. Please suggest.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
My son having eye infection kind of Pronunciation. His having cough and cold too. Please suggest.
It's probably acute bacterial conjunctivitis. Dont. Worry. Put topical eyedrops toba and flur four times a day and tearsubstitute like genteal four times a day in d affected eye. It would be okay in 3 -4 days. Take care of eye hygiene that you yourself/other family members don't share the clothes and hankie of the affected eye to the normal eye else the normal eye wd also contract the infection. You can wash your eyes twice to thrice but not very frequently as it washes away the tear film which naturally contains imp antibacterial and anti infective elements: red eye has many causes. You have to see if it is associated with blurring of vision, pain, discharge and other complaints. But commonly its allergic or infective in origin ie allergic or infective conjunctivitis. Which has simple treatment protocol. But still its wise to see an ophthalmologist for a thorough slit lamp examination to rule out other differentials for acute red eye.
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I am a 17 year old female I wanted to reduce my eye sight I am using spectacles since 5 years and its going on increasing so how to reduce my eye sight. So please suggest me the best tips and remedies to reduce my eye sight.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I am a 17 year old female I wanted to reduce my eye sight I am using spectacles since 5 years and its going on increa...
Hello lybrate-user. Sorry about your eye problem. Operations done to remove the refractive error (power) of the eyes are known as refractive surgery (lasik). There are certain basic criteria that most patients need to fulfill before they can safely undergo refractive surgery. To enumerate, they are: (1) stability of refraction: the power of the eyes should have become stable for a period of 1.5 years minimum without any change. (2) curvature of the cornea should be tested by a technique which is known as topography. (3) thickness of the cornea should be measured by a test known as pachymetry. The minimum thickness required is 550 microns. (4) dilated retina evaluation: this is one of the most important tests that should be performed by a trained retina specialist. This test helps in detection of any offensive lesion on the central or peripheral retina. In case of any retinal abnormality, these should be treated before undergoing the surgery for number reduction. (5) there should be no pre-existent corneal abnormality. (example: corneal scar, opacity, defect, etc.) another important suggestion is that whenever you go for the assessment (the above mentioned tests), you should discontinue the use of contact lenses at least 4 weeks prior to the assessment. The reason for this being that use of contact lens temporarily alters the contour of the cornea. It takes around 3-4 weeks for the restoration of the original corneal contour after removal of the contact lens. Another important point is that you, as a patient, should be compliant to put post operative medication in your eyes for at least 2 months. There is bound to be some discomfort, watering, foreign body sensation, pain after the surgery in most cases-you should be ready to tolerate that. A leave from work for 7-10 days after the surgery should be generally sufficient. Last but not the least, you should set realistic expectations from this surgery. Though extremely rare, there is a remote possibility that the surgery may need to be repeated. Also, the need for subsequent treatment for the eye may be required. Thus, you should be compliant enough to trust and follow your eye specialist. Take care,
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Tips to Deal With Sties

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Tips to Deal With Sties

A sty is a tiny red bump in the eyes which looks like a pimple on the outer edge of the eye. This condition usually causes a lot of discomfort and a significant amount of pain. This pimple generally forms when the oil glands in the eyes get clogged with dirt and grime as well as excess oil, which created blockage due to the accumulation of bacteria. Too much tear production as well as swelling and pain are the most common symptoms of this condition, which must be shown to an ophthalmologist for proper diagnosis and treatment.

Read on to find out the various ways in which you can treat this condition:

  • Well Cleaned Hands: Always ensure that your hands are properly cleaned and sanitised, as the hands can spread the maximum amount of germs and bacteria to your eyes. The hands are usually the most overworked part of the body which we use for doing a variety of tasks that involve touching, gripping, pulling, pushing and running them along a variety of surfaces. This causes a build-up of germs and bacteria on the hands which can easily get transferred to the face or the eyes, as one touches these areas constantly. So, it is important to keep your hands clean at all time to ensure that the sty does not get worse.
  • Avoid Makeup: When you are suffering from a sty, it is imperative to keep your eyes clean and clear. For this, you must avoid using makeup until the sty gets fully cured as the makeup may irritate the eye and the particles may further block the pimple. Also, you may want to avoid wearing contact lenses unless the sty gets better, and stick to glasses instead so that there is nothing in the eye that will obstruct its treatment.
  • Warm Washcloth: This treatment will soothe the eye and help in sanitising the area with the warmth of the washcloth. Also, this kind of treatment for a few minutes every day will ensure that the swelling also reduces. Further, one must ensure that the washcloth is clean and lint free so that no dirt escapes into the eyes.
  • Avoid Squeezing: One must avoid squeezing the sty as this action can make it even worse. Further, if the pimple bursts, the liquid or pus within can easily infect the eye and the area around it. The sty should be allowed to drain out on its own, or you can visit an eye doctor who will help in draining it out.

Getting professional help to treat the sty with medication and ointments as well as medical procedures is always more helpful.

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