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Dr. Prakash Kumar

MBBS, DO, MS - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad

43 Years Experience
Dr. Prakash Kumar MBBS, DO, MS - Ophthalmology Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
43 Years Experience
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
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Dr. Prakash Kumar is one of the best Ophthalmologists in PG Road, Hyderabad. He has been a practicing Ophthalmologist for 43 years. He has done MBBS, DO, MS - Ophthalmology . You can visit him at Eye & Childrens Clinic in PG Road, Hyderabad. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Prakash Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad - 1974
DO - Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad - 1976
MS - Ophthalmology - Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad - 1978
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Indian Medical Association (IMA)
All India Ophthalmological Society
All India Ophthalmological Society

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I feel always eye pain when I am working on computer. I wear lens on both eyes. But also sometimes coming headache problem.

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS, Fellowship in Medical Retina, Fellowship in IOL & Cataract Microsurgery
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I feel always eye pain when I am working on computer. I wear lens on both eyes. But also sometimes coming headache pr...
Lybrate-user you may have computer vision syndrome. With computer use, it is advised you follow the 20-20-20 rule. It means-after every 20 minutes for 20 seconds look at a distance beyond 20 feet. Also try palming. Rub your hands to warm them and then cover your eyes. It will help relax your eyes. Get your eye power checked especially if your last eye checkup has been more than a year ago. Consider using a lubricating eyedrops. One you can use one r your contact lenses though. Get an eye exam if this does not help.
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My eyes are watery constantly when in front of computer for a long time. How should I keep my eyes healthy?

MD - Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Lucknow
My eyes are watery constantly when in front of computer for a long time. How should I keep my eyes healthy?
Please go through eye check up your nearest ophthalmologist. Mostly this situation is developed when eyesight is weak.
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LASIK - Say No to Boring Glasses!

Ophthalmologist
Ophthalmologist, Thane
LASIK - Say No to Boring Glasses!

While spectacles are a fashion statement for some people, for others they are an uncomfortable necessity. Though contact lenses may be a little more aesthetically pleasing they too can be quite uncomfortable and cannot be worn throughout the day. Thankfully, there is a third way to correct vision. Laser surgery or LASIK, it is a popular refractive procedure that can correct common vision problems, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. This procedure aims at reshaping the cornea so that light entering the eyes can be focused onto the retina for the person to have a clearer vision. 

Laser surgery is pain-free and quick in most cases. Usually, it does not take more than 15 minutes to correct vision in both eyes. The results of this surgery can be seen in as little as 24 hours. 

The first step of laser surgery to correct vision is to create a thin, circular flap in the cornea. This is then folded back to access the stroma or underlying cornea. An excimer laser is then used to remove some of the corneal tissue. For people suffering from nearsightedness, the cornea is flattened while for people suffering from farsightedness, the cornea is made steeper. In cases of astigmatism, an irregular cornea is smoothened. Once the correct gradient has been achieved the corneal flap is put back into place and the cornea is allowed to heal naturally. There are no stitches or bandages required in a laser eye surgery. You may feel a temporary burning or itching sensation in your eyes immediately after the procedure. It is important not to rub your eyes or place any pressure on them. Your vision may also be cloudy or blurred for the first few hours. A doctor will usually advise you to rest for a few days after the surgery so that your cornea can heal properly. In a few days, your eyesight should stabilize, though, in a few rare cases, it may take a little longer. You should also avoid any form of strenuous exercising for a few days after the surgery. 

Though LASIK surgery has a very high success rate, there are very rare occasions where spectacles may still be needed even after the surgery. Thus LASIK is a choice of treatment for many who seek freedom from glasses. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ophthalmologist.

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My eyes are damping with dark circles around my eye. It seems like my eyes are to some extent inside my face? I we watch computer a lot and although I sleep for 7-8 hours, I do sleep and break type sleep. Can I get my back my eyes as if they are normal if yes, then how?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy
Ayurveda, Jammu
My eyes are damping with dark circles around my eye. It seems like my eyes are to some extent inside my face? I we wa...
Hello Dikesh you should eat pomegranate n can take vitamin E cap n iron supplement together after your lunch n this will help you a lot. u can ask for further information
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Initially my eyes getting red so I have checked with doctor he said you have no number But still my eyes getting red.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Initially my eyes getting red so I have checked with doctor he said you have no number But still my eyes getting red.
Hello 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 eye drop like flogel these measures will help to keep your eyes healthy but it will not have any effect on redness (treating general redness alone is not necessary also) having said that you should consult local ophthalmologist for proper examination and treatment. There is no relation between redness and number of glasses.
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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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I have myopia. What should I do to over come it? How can I improve my eyesight by using natural treatment?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have myopia. What should I do to over come it? How can I improve my eyesight by using natural treatment?
hello...there is no natural method to overcome myopia....u have two options one is contact lens and second is lasik laser surgery
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since from 2 days eye is paining and my body also paining to much I have taken medicine but it's not working please give me a name of good medicine and my age is 18 above.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
since from 2 days eye is paining and my body also paining to much I have taken medicine but it's not working please g...
Hello, please check if you have have fever. Take Belladonna 200 ch , 5 drops twice a day and Eupatorium 200 ch , 5 drops twice a day. Revert me after 5 days.
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Avascular necrosis of 4 th stage. Doctors have suggested me hip replacement. I took bisphosphonate injection but it did not help anything.

Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS), Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS)
Orthopedist, Trichy
Avascular necrosis of 4 th stage. Doctors have suggested me hip replacement. I took bisphosphonate injection but it d...
Bisphosphonate injections are not very useful for avascular necrosis of the hip. In stage 4 only thr can be helpful.
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I have been detected with initial stage of cataract. Can be it be cured with medicine if yes kindly suggest. I am 43 years old.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I have been detected with initial stage of cataract. Can be it be cured with medicine if yes kindly suggest. I am 43 ...
Because the exact cause of cataracts is uncertain, there is no proven way to prevent them. Cataract surgery is usually done on an outpatient basis and is very successful in restoring vision. The surgeon removes your lens and replaces it with a clear artificial one. Visit to eye specialist.
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My colleague has got 225 sugar recently which is for the first time. At the same time he has got malaria and his eye sight is extremely poor. How should he go ahead?

Phaco Development Program, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology, DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Mysore
Poor vision in his case can be due to the following reasone 1. Due to fluctuating sugar levels vision may be poor 2. Malaria can cause reaction in eye 3. Anti-malarial drugs could also cause toxicity leading to poor vision without a complete examination it is difficult to comment. It is advisable to consult a eye specialist personally.
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Is there any treatment for night blindness which has come by heridetily or genetic if yes kindly guide me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Is there any treatment for night blindness which has come by heridetily or genetic if yes kindly guide me.
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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What Happens When You Have Eyelid Irritation

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
What Happens When You Have Eyelid Irritation

This is a condition which can be caused in the delicate folds of the skin over the eye called the eyelid. The eyelids usually protect us from extreme light, and the entrance of other debris as well as against injuries to the delicate interiors of the eyes. The eyelid may get irritated or experience varied sensations like prickling, burning or itching, with a dull ache or sharp pain due to many reasons. This discomfort and irritation is usually caused by inflammation. Let us learn more about this condition.

  • Eyelid Inflammation: Blepharitis or eye inflammation is a condition that causes eyelid irritation because of allergic reactions as well as infections, dandruff in the eyelashes and eyebrows, pollutants and varied other causes. Also, poor hygiene can lead to the growth of eyelash lice which can also enter the eyes and lead to inflammation and irritation of the eyelids. A malfunctioning oil gland can also cause this kind of problem along with side effects of certain kinds of medication.
  • Types of Inflammation: This condition can be of two types :- anterior and posterior. Anterior eye inflammation causes irritation in that part of the eyelids which are outside the eyes where the eyelashes are situated. Dandruff and allergic reactions can also cause this kind of irritation. Posterior eyelid inflammation is a condition that can be found in the inner rims and corners of the eyes where malfunctioning oil glands found in the follicles of the eyelashes can cause this problem leading to blurry or cloudy vision as well.
  • Symptoms: Apart from irritation and not being able to close the eyes properly, there are many other symptoms of this condition. These symptoms include sensitivity to glares of light, oily eyelids, burning and itching sensation, and a feeling that some particles have entered your eyes and formed a crust on your eyelashes.
  • Checking for an Infection: Many of these symptoms can point at the presence of an infection, especially when accompanied by fever and headaches. Yet, irritation can also just be a cause of simple inflammation or due to the entry of a foreign body into the eye. Still, it is always best to get the symptoms checked by an ophthalmologist who will conduct a detailed eye exam along with lab tests based on blood samples in order to ensure that there is no bacterium or virus infecting the body.
  • Treatment: Steroids and antibiotics will be used only when there is an infection. As a home remedy for this condition, you can apply a warm wash cloth and clean your eyes frequently.

Talk to your doctor about potential complications of this irritation like eyelash loss.

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I have very poor eye sight. But I hate lens n specs. Any way to get gud eyesight. Pls suggest.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have very poor eye sight. But I hate lens n specs. Any way to get gud eyesight. Pls suggest.
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 since 1 week what should I do please tell me and I have headache also since 2 weeks cough and cold also there what should I do?

M.B.S.(HOMEO), MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Visakhapatnam
I have red eyes since 1 week what should I do please tell me and I have headache also since 2 weeks cough and cold al...
Common causes of red eye conjunctivitis dry eye syndrome allergy. Contact lenses. Computer vision syndrome eye injury. Corneal ulcer ocular herpes. Glaucoma. Cold and flu. Smoking. Environment and workplace hazards. Lack of sleep. Swimming. Treatment for red eyes varies, depending on its cause. Contact your eye doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment anytime you develop red, irritated eyes. If you wear contact lenses, always remove them if you are experiencing bloodshot or irritated eyes. Remedies for red eyes range from rest, cool compresses over your eyes and over-the-counter eye drops to more aggressive treatment such as antibiotics or even surgery.
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I have red eyes with last three days and I can't sleep well in the midnight also so please what should I do??

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes with last three days and I can't sleep well in the midnight also so please what should I do??
Homoeopathic medicine EUPHRASIA 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 2 drops direct on tongue every 2-3 hrly EUPHRASIA EYEDROPS ( SBL ) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily
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I have -6D power in my eyes. Without spectacles nothing is clear to me. I want to recover this. But I don't want to go for a laser surgery. What should I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have -6D power in my eyes. Without spectacles nothing is clear to me. I want to recover this. But I don't want to g...
unfortunately there are no natural medications to remove spectacles permanently. you can either try contact lenses or plan for refractive lasik laser surgery
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Hello sir I am wear -3 syl gogle in my both eyes I want to leav permanent my gogle tel wath is option for me?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Hello sir I am wear -3 syl gogle in my both eyes I want to leav permanent my gogle tel wath is option for me?
unfortunately there are no natural medications to remove spectacles permanently. you can either try contact lenses or plan for refractive lasik laser surgery Lasik is a simple laser procedure which changes the shape of the cornea so that the light rays fall on the retina properly. 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. 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
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I am 23 years old. I am having pain in my left eye since I woke up in the morning. What I should do now.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 23 years old. I am having pain in my left eye since I woke up in the morning. What I should do now.
Hello, wash your eyes with water and instill 2 drops of cmd2 , 2 drops in eyes. Revert me after 3 days.
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Sir I have severe head ache for last 3 days and having little temperature, my eyes have swollen and I am unable to sleep please help?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Sir I have severe head ache for last 3 days and having little temperature, my eyes have swollen and I am unable to sl...
1.Take paracetamol 500mg, one tablet sos upto a maximum of three tablets daily after food 2.Drink plenty of water 3.Take rest 4. If no relief do blood examination like CBC, Widal/ Typhidot test, Blood for mp and Dengue antigen(NS1) test after consulting doctor5. Consult for further advice
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