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Dr. Ira Chopra  - Ophthalmologist, Gurgaon

Dr. Ira Chopra

MBBS, MS

Ophthalmologist, Gurgaon

12 Years Experience  ·  600 at clinic
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Dr. Ira Chopra MBBS, MS Ophthalmologist, Gurgaon
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Dr Ira Chopra is a profound ophthalmologist with more than 10+ years of extensive experience in treating Cataract, Retina injuries and Glaucoma. She also specializes in Child Blindness. S......more
Dr Ira Chopra is a profound ophthalmologist with more than 10+ years of extensive experience in treating Cataract, Retina injuries and Glaucoma. She also specializes in Child Blindness. She also specializes in lasik laser for spectacles removal and bladeless Cataract Surgery.
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Dr. Ira Chopra is one of the best Ophthalmologists in Sector-43, Gurgaon. She has been a practicing Ophthalmologist for 12 years. She is a MBBS, MS . She is currently practising at Paras Hospitals-Gurgaon in Sector-43, Gurgaon. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ira Chopra on Lybrate.com.

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I have numbers on my eyes. I wear glasses regularly but I don't like to wear this so can I do lasik surgery to remove the numbers? Is this safe?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have numbers on my eyes. I wear glasses regularly but I don't like to wear this so can I do lasik surgery to remove...
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 as your age is now 19 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 yes lasik is a very safe surgery.
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I don't have sight. But I would like to wear contact lens of different colour occasionally. Is it recommended? If yes what kind of lens can be used?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I don't have sight.
But I would like to wear contact lens of different colour occasionally.
Is it recommended? If yes...
To wear contact lense is ok. You can go for it. But make sure that it is of good brand so that your eyes do not get damaged.
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Sir my eyes were weak from six year and evry year my eyes no was up just help he can I low my eye no.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Sir my eyes were weak from six year and evry year my eyes no was up just help he can I low my eye no.
Unfortunately there are no natural medications to remove spectacles permanently. You can either try contact lenses or plan for refractive surgery.
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I have yellow eye's from 10 day, nd my face going to white and dry skin please so me this reason, and what I should do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have yellow eye's from 10 day, nd my face going to white and dry skin please so me this reason, and what I should do?
Recent onset yellow eyes are suggestive of jaundice. You need to visit your physician to check that who might advise blood tests for liver function.
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I. have red eyes and often tears will come from eyes what to. Do? I am having migraine also give me any suggestion. i am allergic to brufen. Please help me.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Get checked your eyes for refractive errors I am giving some health tips for Migraine headache •1.You can turn off light for some time •2.Apply hot or cold compresses to your head or neck. •Ice packs have a numbing effect, which may dull the sensation of pain. •Hot packs and heating pads can relax tense muscles. •3.Warm showers or baths may have a similar effect. •4.You can take Tea or coffee( but not excess) 5.Sleep well Here are some tips to encourage sound sleep. Establish regular sleep hours. •Minimize distractions. •Your eating habits can influence your migraines. •Be consistent. Eat at about the same time every day. Don't skip meals. Fasting increases the risk of migraines Avoid foods that trigger migraines Meditation This problem can be solved by Meditation, i can give you address of rajyoga meditation center near your house Consult Physician/me for further management
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I am squint problem in my right eye because of which I feel very uncomfortable. I had treatment with a eye specialist where he made me to do exercise for 15 days of 1 hr daily and I felt improvement but now again the se problem has arisen. Please suggest me the permanent treatment and the cost of it. Thank you.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I am squint problem in my right eye because of which I feel very uncomfortable. I had treatment with a eye specialist...
in initial stages squint can b corrected non surgically,depending upon d types but squint has surgical correction possible,see d doctor for correct diagnosis of the type of squint u hav and d managemnt
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I'm taking an eye drop containing 1tsf of ginger juice, 1tsf of onion juice, 1tsf of lime juice and 3tsf of honey. Will this eye drop reduce my eye power? If yes how long it will take?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I'm taking an eye drop containing 1tsf of ginger juice, 1tsf of onion juice, 1tsf of lime juice and 3tsf of honey. Wi...
There is no medication or food for improving eyesight or to get rid of glasses. If not interested in glasses then you can try a. Contact lens b. Lasik laser as your age is now 30 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. As you are not comfortable with contact lens then go for lasik. Lasik is a very easy and painless procedure. If you want to get rid of glasses then go for lasik.
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My eyes are reddish every time when I watch tv or phone for sometime. please suggest what to do.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eyes are reddish every time when I watch tv or phone for sometime. please suggest what to do.
Hello Prolonged working on laptop/TV/mobile can cause computer vision syndrome. Computer vision syndrome is a condition resulting from focusing the eyes on a computer or other display device for, uninterrupted periods of time. Some symptoms of cvs include a. Headaches b blurred vision c. Neck pain d redness in the eyes e. Eye strain f dry eyes sometimes watery eyes these symptoms can be further aggravated by improper lighting conditions. 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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My eyesight is week but I didn't want to wear chasma so tell me any eye drop ,supplements or home remedies for improve my eyesight.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eyesight is week but I didn't want to wear chasma so tell me any eye drop ,supplements or home remedies for improv...
There is no medication or food for improving eyesight or to get rid of glasses. If not interested in glasses then you can try a. Contact lens b. Lasik laser as your age is now 17 years so your number will not increase much 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. As you are not comfortable with contact lens then go for lasik. 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 am not sleeping till at late night from so many days. So my eyes were went in deep .is there any way to take it to normal stage.

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I am not sleeping till at late night from so many days. So my eyes were went in deep .is there any way to take it to ...
adequate rest, healthy nutritious balanced diet with good hydration and exercise. ..will help reverse changes due to late nights. also consider some nutritional supplements
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Due to much stress in these days due to exams and due to continuous study of 5-6 hrs. Daily. I am having a problem in my eyes that continuously water is coming out. It seems as if everything is blurred in front of me. So it is a big problem for me in my exam time.

M.Optom, D.Opt
Optometrist, Noida
Due to much stress in these days due to exams and due to continuous study of 5-6 hrs. Daily. I am having a problem in...
It could be eye muscle spasms due to over strain and dryness of eyes. Take frequent breaks during studies and try to blink more
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My 5 yrs daughter has decreased vision I also got consultation with eye specialist for it he advised for vision glasses sir please tell me how can I improve my daughters vision so that I can remove my daughter's specs as early as possible.

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Tumkur
My 5 yrs daughter has decreased vision I also got consultation with eye specialist for it he advised for vision glass...
Refractive errors are common in small children also. If you don't correct them early may result vision loss. So continue glasses as advised by the doctor.
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Ways To Prevent Common Eye Injuries!

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Ahmedabad
Ways To Prevent Common Eye Injuries!

While it's assumed that numerous eye injuries are inflicted at work, just about the same number of them may happen while at home. Luckily, most eye wounds are preventable. Find ways to prevent eye injuries, as the eyes are very sensitive and delicate.

Here is a list of some of the most common eye injuries and tips on how to prevent them:

  1. A lot of eye injuries happen from dust particles entering the eyes, causing itching and burning sensation. Protective glasses should be worn when doing any kind of activity in a dusty area with flying particles.
  2. Pencils, scissors, forks, knives and all similar sharp objects can cause a serious eye injury. Day to day household items like bungee cords, wire coat hangers, rubber bands and fishhooks are capable of causing eye injuries. You must always remain aware and super conscious while using such objects.
  3. While performing activities such as dusting, sweeping or lawn mowing, make sure to protect your eyes well as dust is involved.
  4. Children are very curious by nature. Thus, all hazardous stuff like fertilizers, acids should be kept away from their reach. These contain harmful chemicals, which may inflict fatal damage to the eyes.
  5. Cooking powder and spices like chili powder can cause injury to the eye. Always wash your hands after using these items, so that you don't harm the eyes if you by chance rub them with your hands.
  6. Precautions should be taken while dealing with heat or boiling water or oil. They may spill and cause damage to the eyes.
  7. Secure floor coverings and railings. On the off chance that a kid or elderly man lives in your home, use a safety gate at the top and base of stairs, and consider covering sharp furniture edges and corners with a padding material.
  8. While travelling in a car, abrupt jerking or breaks may cause the head to bump and cause injury to the eye. Always put on your seat belt and do not allow children to sit in the front of a car.
  9. Many modern toys, which are very attractive have got sharp edges because of their fancy design. Abstain children from playing with these kinds of toys.
  10. Laser pointers, a common fun gadget for children is very harmful and causes permanent damage to the retina. Stay away from laser pointers.
  11. Wear eye gear to protect your eyes during sports activities. Also wear goggles during swimming as chlorine in swimming pool water damages the eyes.

Eye injuries may happen out of nowhere. You must always remain alert to avoid eye injuries. If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult an ophthalmologist.

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I am doing job having high pressure at work and continuously sitting behind computer, so I am effected with back pain and neck pain, please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am doing job having high pressure at work and continuously sitting behind computer, so I am effected with back pain...
Hello. Maintain a right standing and sitting posture, keep your back always straight (even while sitting or standing), avoid carrying weight on back. Hold or carry weight divided equally in both the hands or shoulders (to avoid over straining on one particular hand or shoulder). Always select a chair with proper back support and hand-rest. (Excessive sitting or standing is to be avoided as well don’t carry much weight on shoulders). Apart from these, stress could be the major cause of pains! Exercise: Practice Shavasana or Corpse Pose as it looks like a dead body. If practiced correctly and with full efforts, can relax every body part, relaxing not only the body but also the mind: Spread the legs one to two feet apart, the toes are turned outwards, the heels facing each other, a comfortable distance apart. Bring the arms a little away from the body, palms turned upward. Relax the neck and allow it to turn to the side if it is more comfortable. Close the eyes and focus the attention on the body, breathing normally. Begin focusing each body part and relaxing it, then moving on. Keep the mind focused on relaxation, the breath should be normal. Relax the whole body. Management: -Sit straight with a back-rest or back-support. -Stretching or activities that place additional strain on the back are discouraged. -Sleeping with a pillow between the knees while lying on one side may increase comfort. -Lying on your back with a pillow under your knees would also relieves pain and no pillow under your head. -Some people seem to benefit from the use of ice or heat. Take care, do not use a heating pad on ‘high’ or place ice directly on the skin. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicines - Arnica 200 and Rhus Tox. 200 - take both of them thrice daily for 1 week. Also, apply Schwabe's Topi-Arnica and Topi MP Gel on the affected area in circular motions gently thrice a day. Get back to me thereafter.
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Is there any permanent damage / side effects associated with lasik laser surgery for correction of vision ?

MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Bangalore
LASIK is done on both eyes together, as it is very very safe. However, side effects are there and seen, and to avoid or prevent them, many many tests are done before LASIK, so as to understand the eye structure in greatest detail! LASIK is the commonest cosmetic surgery done on humans.
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Getting black appearance under my eyes these days. I work on laptop for about 3 hours during night times, is thr a problem? Tell me solution please.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Getting black appearance under my eyes these days. I work on laptop for about 3 hours during night times, is thr a pr...
Hi lybrate-user. Working on laptop is not the problem. The problem is when improper posture and habits are maintained while working on the computer. I have a few suggestions for you regarding the usage of computers, mobile phones and books. 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. 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. 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. Also, adequate sleep of 7 hours a day is essential in order to maintain healthy eyes. You could also use a preservative free lubricant eye drop 4 to 5 times in a day. Hope my suggestions help you. Take care. Regards.
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I had eye pain and a redness in eye. It is some type of allergies or some other issues like overtime use of computer, televisions or mobile. How to over come the problem suggest me the best answer?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I had eye pain and a redness in eye. It is some type of allergies or some other issues like overtime use of computer,...
Instructions for computer use: 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 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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What could be a good advice for a computer engineer, i. E. A person who is in contact with digital devices like computers, mobiles, etc. To care for his eyes?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
What could be a good advice for a computer engineer, i. E. A person who is in contact with digital devices like compu...
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 Here are seven super quick and easy ways to give your eyes a break during your all those smartphone marathon sessions. 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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I have dry eye problem especially when sitting in front of computers in my job. Trying my best to take breaks between work and using eye drops. Is there anything else I can do, any food I should eat more or any medicine. Please advice as I am just 32 with entire Job life ahead.

MBBS, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
You can try superior quality lubricant eye drops during day time and lubricant gel drops or ointment at bedtime. Omega 3 fatty acids taken orally are said to benefit some people by improving the corneal health. Moist chamber goggles could help as well. Temporary or permanent punctal plugs, implanted into lower eye lid puncta are shown to benefit some, by retaining natural tears for longer duration within the eyes. To evaluate if you need these things at all and to know the grade of dry eye condition (usually done by Schirmer strip test), you better get examined by an ophthalmologist.
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I have short sight. How can I treat it. I want to avoid specs. It is possible or not. It can be treated properly. Please help me.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I have short sight. How can I treat it. I want to avoid specs. It is possible or not. It can be treated properly. Ple...
Dear lybrate user, if you have visionary error which is corrected by spaces, you must go for it, negligence may b fetal. * homoeo - medicine* @ physostigma 30-6 pills thrice @ five phos 6x -4 tabs thrice. * avoid dust smoke, junk food, sitting on computer late in d night, inadequate light on study table. Take, care.
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