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Dr. Divya Balakrishnan

Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad

200 at clinic
Dr. Divya Balakrishnan Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
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Dr. Divya Balakrishnan is an experienced Ophthalmologist in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad. You can visit her at L V Prasad Eye Institute in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Divya Balakrishnan on Lybrate.com.

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I have eye problem, I haven't had any yet, and my family also doesn't have any history of bad eye sight. I have tears when I see bright object and even get my eyes red. What's the problem?

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I have eye problem, I haven't had any yet, and my family also doesn't have any history of bad eye sight. I have tears...
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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Hi. My eyelid has swelled. Earlier there was redness and after consultation, I have been applying refresh tears eye drops and if2. Please suggest how to get rid of swelling.

Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Panipat
Hi. My eyelid has swelled. Earlier there was redness and after consultation, I have been applying refresh tears eye d...
is there pain also with the swelling and where is the swelling precisely. if possible please send the photo the swelling. swelling could be because of lid infection and eye infection and in both the cases treatment is different.
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I am a student and my problem is here and eyes week then this medicine is the right now but I'm not going to say I don't think.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I am a student and my problem is here and eyes week then this medicine is the right now but I'm not going to say I do...
Most common cause is having a spectacles power. Just get it checked with nearest eye care specialist
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I'm having a severe eye sight of 6 negative. I'm 19 old.Can I know the parameters those improven my eye sight. Thanks and regards

MBBS, DOMS, FMRF
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I'm having a severe eye sight of 6 negative.
I'm 19 old.Can I know the parameters those improven my eye sight.
Thanks...
Hi, at 19 usually the power of the eyes stabilises. And if you don't want to wear glasses, a lasik refractive surgery is the ideal choice but for that a complete evaluation is required.
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I have red eyes for over three days and continuously tears fall so what should I have to do right now?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes for over three days and continuously tears fall so what should I have to do right now?
Eyes appear red and watery because the vessels at the surface of the white portion of the eye (sclera) become swollen. Vessels may swell due to:---------------- •Eye dryness------------- •Too much sun exposure----------- •Dust or other particles in the eye----------- •Allergies--------- •Infection------------ •Injury----------- 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--------------------- Report after 5 days----------------------
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Every time when I am in my classroom I feel sleepy. My eyes feel irritation all time, Please help me.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
Every time when I am in my classroom I feel sleepy. My eyes feel irritation all time,
Please help me.
Take good sleep at night. 10 pm to 6 am is perfect timing. Take balanced and healthy diet. It will help you.
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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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How can I remove dark circles under eye and how can save my hair which are white and falling so much homeopathic is not good I use it 5 month.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
How can I remove dark circles under eye and how can save my hair which are white and falling so much homeopathic is n...
Follow these best tips for treatment of hair fall • Add protein containing items in your foods for healthy hair growth such as take a bowl of cereal daily and a glass of milk or 100 gm cheese or 1-2 eggs. . • To reduce hairfall , Practice Yogasana like SHIRSHASANA and SARWANGASANA only under the guidance of Expert. • you can use MAHABHRINGRAJ TEL of BAIDYANATH COMPANY and apply it 3 times in a week massage your scalp for 10 to 15 minutes daily .It increases blood circulation in your scalp and enhances hair growth. • Avoid the excess use of products such as hair colours or shampoo . * Apply the egg yolk to the scalp atleast once a week. It gives nourishment to hair root and enhances hair growth. Follow these methods & instructions for dark circles : • Take 6 to 8 hrs sleep regularly . • Drink 8 glass of water daily. • Apply piece of cucumber on your both eyes . That has bleaching property. • Apply almond oil or you can apply capsule of vitamin E mix it in mosturiser or cream you have daily around the eye in night and massage it lightly daily . • Take a piece of potato and make it's juice by crush it apply its juice for 15 min daily . • Apply rose water daily for 10 min daily . • Take 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric (haldi ) with one teaspoon of besan mix it with water and make paste apply it around eyes for 10 minutes and make it dry remove it . • Eat green leafy vegetables daily and fruits daily . Drink a glass of milk daily .
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I want to do lasik operation of my eyes for specs removal, my number is 2.5 including cylindrical, what will the operation cost, is there any side effect of it, please suggest good doctor in Faridabad or near area.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I want to do lasik operation of my eyes for specs removal, my number is 2.5 including cylindrical, what will the oper...
Lasik is a simple laser procedure which changes the shape of the cornea so that the light rays fall on the retina properly. Basically a flap is made on the cornea, the laser is then given to cornea and flap is reposited. It is a painless procedure. It is a day care procedure does not require any injections, does not require admission, you can simply resume your duties in 2 days. Cost varies from centre to centre around 25k to 60k Side effects are usually limited to dryness of eyes for few months. We can do lasik anytime after age of 18 years. You need to undergo proper prelasik checkup to decide whether lasik is safe for you or not. this podium does not allow us to recommend any particular center
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I have swelling and pain in lower portion of my one eye (Right) since 2 -3 days. Plss suggest me any medicine to cure it.

MS - Ophthalmology, DNB (Ophthalmology), MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I have swelling and pain in lower portion of my one eye (Right) since 2 -3 days. Plss suggest me any medicine to cure...
The swelling could be infection of some eyelid gland. Please consult an eye specialist and get it examined. Take care.
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My eye side is very weak and does pain in eyes and come water in eyes please solve this problem.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My eye side is very weak and does pain in eyes and come water in eyes please solve this problem.
Hello, get your eyes tested from an opthalmologist. Include the following for getting better vision: vitamins a, c, e, and minerals like copper and zinc are essential to eyesight. Get the antioxidants from dark leafy greens, egg yolks, yellow peppers, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, and carrots. Include garlic and onions. Blueberries, grapes as they have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that can help improve your vision. Dha is a fatty acid found in coldwater fish like salmon, sardines and mackerel. Exercises for strengthening eye muscles: -begin by partially closing your eyes; the lids should only be halfway shut. After holding for 10-15 seconds, close your eyes very slowly. Take a few deep breaths to increase oxygen in the blood. -warm your eyes. Rub your palms together to create heat, and then place them against your eyes for five seconds. Repeat this three times. -hold a pen at arm's length. Focus your gaze on the tip of the pen. Bring the pen closer to your nose at a slow and steady pace. Repeat this exercise 5-10 times. -concentrate your vision on the tip of your nose. Then shift your gaze to an object further away, either at arm's length or 20 feet away. Then shift your eyes back to the tip of your nose. Repeat this exercise 10 times. -sit in a relaxed but upright position. Begin by look to the left-most position (without moving your head) and hold to stretch your eye muscles. Hold for 5 counts. Blink and return your gaze back to look straight in front of you. Then look to the right-most position with your gaze and hold for 5 counts. Repeat 3 times, blinking between each hold. Then, repeat this exercise looking up and then down. Do not forget about blinking. -sit in a relaxed but upright position. Look up and to your right for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look up to and to your left for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look down and to your right for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look down and to your left for 5 seconds. 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 first and then reducing the power of your eyes (if the eye power is less). Take physostigma 6/ thrice daily for 1 month and instill euphrasia eye drops twice a day. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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I havr red eye for one week so what I can do? Please tell me how to check my eyes are infected?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I havr red eye for one week so what I can do? Please tell me how to check my eyes are infected?
Eye redness is most often due to swollen or dilated blood vessels. This makes the surface of the eye look red .There are many causes of a red eye or eyes. Some are medical emergencies and some are a cause for concern, but not an emergency. Others are nothing to worry about. you have to consult local eye specilist to see if ur eyes are infected or not
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Hii I am 20 years old boy. My eye reddens every evening what I do and water comes from my eyes also whay I do.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hii I am 20 years old boy. My eye reddens every evening what I do and water comes from my eyes also whay I do.
Hello dear there are many causes for redness of eyes mainly allergy, infection, inflammation and dry eyes etc. 1. Redness + itching: allergy 2. Redness + pain+ watering + decreased vision: infection 3. Redness + pain: inflammation 4. Redness+ foreign body sensation: dryness if there is only redness then it is normal as slight exposure to dust, temperature or air or eyes may be red in morning. Stress may also cause redness. I usually do not treat when there is only redness, you can 1. Blink a lot 2. Wash eyes with fresh water 3. Cold compresses 4. Use lubricating eyedrop like flogel these measures will help to keep your eyes healthy but it will not have any effect on redness (treating generalredness alone is not necessary also) having said that you should consult local ophthalmologist for proper examination and treatment.
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Contact Lens Discomfort - What to Do

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Contact Lens Discomfort - What to Do

There are many reasons why we are required to wear glasses or contact lenses including poor vision, far sightedness, inward eyelids and a variety of other conditions. These contact lenses have to cleaned, worn and stored properly so as to avoid complications in the eyes. Contact lens discomfort includes symptoms like redness, puffiness, swelling, itching, watering and burning of the eyes along with cloudy vision and pain.

If you are facing contact lens discomfort, here is what you will need to do:

  • Cleanliness: The first thing to do when you face even a slight discomfort is to check your lenses properly. You will have to ensure that you clean your contact lenses before and after use, especially if they are not the disposable kind. Yet, any discomfort can point at the fact that there may be some contaminants and infectants lurking around on the surface. Ensure that you clean the lenses again and then wear them. You must make sure that your hands are clean when you are handling them and that you are not using a lint ridden towel to dry them off as this lint can easily get onto the surface of the lenses and cause severe itching, irritation and burning.
  • Make Up: Have you used your make up before wearing your contact lenses? Then chances are that you have transferred some of that makeup onto the lenses while wearing them. This makeup can get trapped in the lenses and cause severe discomfort. So remember to apply your makeup only after you have worn your lenses, and remove the makeup only after you have removed the lenses so that you avoid any discomfort.
  • Type of Contact Lenses: Prolonged discomfort and pain may point at the fact that your contact lenses are less than ideal for you. You may want to book an appointment with your ophthalmologist in order to check the lens fit and size as well as the material of the lens, as unbeknownst to us, we may be allergic to certain material. Find out whether you need a hard or a soft material or if the soft disposable lenses have some elements that are not suiting your eyes and skin.
  • Environmental Factors: You may also want to check with your doctor about conditions like humidity and heat as well as harsh winters and rain in case your contact lenses are causing problems for you. The doctor may be able to change the contact lenses as per the weather conditions so that you are more comfortable.

Tear film stability and dryness of the eye should also be checked before wearing a certain type of contact lens. If you wish to discuss about any specific eye problem, you can consult a specilized opthamologist and ask a free question.

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If I capture cover test of my eyes in my mobile camera then My eyes show squint.(exophoria). But" 4" eye specialist doctors diagnosed me with perfect orthophoria. Why my eyes show squint when I capture cover test of my own eyes?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
If I capture cover test of my eyes in my mobile camera then My eyes show squint.(exophoria). But" 4" eye specialist d...
you might be having intermittent squint,, your squint specialist will be a better person to diagnose and treat accordingly
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Dear sir, I am suffering from pain in bone structure over left eye since three days. Today pain is so severe that my total attention is revolving around pain area. Please suggest. Thanking you..

DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Bangalore
Dear sir,
I am suffering from pain in bone structure over left eye since three days. Today pain is so severe that my ...
Sounds like sinusitis. Take frequent steam inhalation. Alternatively get your glasses checked. If eye is fine but headache doesn't subside, then get urself checked with an ENT.
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I am 27 years old and I am facing vision problems, I visited doctor and they advice me that I should wear spaces which I don't wanna do. Isn't there any other way ?

MD - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Abohar
Yes, you can go for LASIK laser operation but only after getting your eyes checked from LASIK surgeon.
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Dear Sir please suggest exercise to improve eye sight especially for RP I am 48 years old Regards Pln.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Dear Sir please suggest exercise to improve eye sight especially for RP
I am 48 years old
Regards
Pln.
Hello 1. I am very sorry but there is no cure/treatment for rp 2. Only one thing can help you and that is low vision aids.
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I have very much red eyes after bath there is any problems with this, and this red eyes stay for about 2hrs.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have very much red eyes after bath there is any problems with this, and this red eyes stay for about 2hrs.
Your problem is eye allergy after bath.Please take following homoeopathic medicine for 2 months SULPHUR 30 ( Dr.Reckeweg) Drink 5 drops in 1 spoon fresh water today night 30 minutes after eating or drinking anything at bedtime. Nw forget about Sulphur 30 after this nd just keep it in your refrigerator.No need to further take this medicine.I will let u know what to do with this medicine afterwards. FORMULA-D TABS ( BAKSON ) Chew 1 tab 3 time a day for 1 month DERM-AID SOAP ( BAKSON) Use only thiss soap on body
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He have allergies and his eyes are affected the most, they're puffy, red and itchy. What should he do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
He have allergies and his eyes are affected the most, they're puffy, red and itchy. What should he do?
allergy can be controlled easily using eye drops. But there are many eye drops and specific eye drops can only be prescribed after seeing the eye clinically as treatment depends on severity. also dip a handkerchief in little cold water and keep over closed eyes.. you will feel better
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