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Dr. R. Ravi Shankar

Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad

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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
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Dr. R. Ravi Shankar is an experienced Ophthalmologist in Ramanthapur, Hyderabad. You can consult Dr. R. Ravi Shankar at Sri Madhavi Eye Care in Ramanthapur, Hyderabad. Book an appointment online with Dr. R. Ravi Shankar on Lybrate.com.

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I am suffering with red eyes from last five days what I should do to over come with it.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am suffering with red eyes from last five days what I should do to over come with it.
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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My grandfather has eyes problem until last 6 year they can't see what can I do for that.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My grandfather has eyes problem until last 6 year they can't see what can I do for that.
as the problem is since 6 years, only thing that you can do is visit a eye care specialist . you wont get any help online
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Styes - How Homeopathic Remedies Can Help?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Styes - How Homeopathic Remedies Can Help?

Styes are normally caused by a proliferation of natural bacterial flora within the eye. This causes an inflammatory reaction and is known to affect children more than adults. It resembles a pimple in exterior appearance and may grow both inside and outside of the eyelid. The symptoms of styes include redness, pain, swelling and tenderness. Though the styes do not lead to any kind of visual problems, they can cause significant discomfort.

What can cause styes?
Your eyelids have lots of tiny oil glands, which can become clogged by dead skin, dirt, or oil buildup. When a gland is blocked, bacteria can grow inside. This is what causes a stye to develop.

What are the symptoms of styes?
The most common symptom of styes includes swelling of the eyelid, redness, pain, tenderness, eyelid crusts and burning in the eye. It frequently leads to a yellowish-white discharge which becomes very uncomfortable and may also continue to drain out of the eye. Doctors recommend not to press or squeeze the styes as it may lead to further complications.

You should call your doctor if:

  1. The child`s eye is swollen shut
  2. He has a severe pain
  3. He has a high-grade fever
  4. Swelling lasts for more than 20 days
  5. Pus continues to drain from the eye
  6. His eyelid bleeds
  7. He has problems with his vision

Homeopathic medicines for sty are safe and effective with no side effects. They play a vital role in improving the health and immune levels of the body. The recurrence of any symptoms in a body can be prevented by homeopathic medicines. These medicines are easy and comfortable for all age groups as they taste sweeter and give quicker results.

Styes tend to dry out on its own although applying homeopathic medication can aid in hastening the process of healing.

  1. Amalki: This homeopathic medicine aids in repairing damaged tissue which in turn aids the stye infection to dry out. It is recommended to add a teaspoon of Amalki, which is available in most homeopathic outlets, into a glass of pure water. Then the mixture must be left on its own for the whole night for at least 10 to 12 hours. The mixture should then be filtered and used for washing the affected eye.
  2. Heper Sulphur: Heper sulphur aids in speeding up the rupture of styes so that the pain is instantly relieved. This remedy is particularly suited for the styes that cause significantly red and swollen. It also aids in reducing the tenderness and swelling. In the case of some children, styes tend to secrete a liquid discharge and are extremely painful. Heper sulphur along with warm compress can be extremely helpful in relieving the pain. 
  3. Pulsatilla: Some styes do not cause any pain but cause significant swelling and secrete a yellowish discharge. People affected with such type of styes can be significantly benefited by the use of homeopathic remedy called pulsatilla. It has also been found useful in preventing reoccurrence of styes.
  4. Staphisagria: Staphisagria is for chronic or recurrent styes that appear mainly on the upper eyelid. The eyes are very dry and have rheum. The corner of the eye and the edges of the eyelids may be chapped and infected.

It is important to keep the eye clean and flush it with cold water. If the pain and related symptoms do not go away after 3 to 4 days, it is best to consult a doctor for further treatments.

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I hav a eye redness problem. I used to apply I kul eye drop on a daily basis. But from last few days whenever I wake up my eyes are red since in the morning. I also feel irritation in my eye. Now I have to apply eye kul eye drop daily. What I have to do stop that redness?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I hav a eye redness problem. I used to apply I kul eye drop on a daily basis. But from last few days whenever I wake ...
Hello, Take Belladonna 30, 3 drops, thrice daily. Use Schwabe's cmd2, eye drop. instill 2 drops in each eye twice daily. Wash your eyes with cold water twice daily. Revert me after 1 week.
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My eyes are very week and I having problem in visibility and sometime it turn to red.

DOMS(gold Medal);guru Nanak Eye Centre;University Of Delhi, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
My eyes are very week and I having problem in visibility and sometime it turn to red.
Get your refraction done and wear spectacles eat green veggies. Carrots. Strain less your eyes. Relax your eyes in between work. Blink regularily if working for long time on computer. Lower the brightness of your screen. Work under adequately illuminated conditions. If needed wear corrective spectacles.
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My daughter (14 years) has been detected with eyesight need of 0.25. Should I get her spectacles or wait? Also pl recommend healthy food/supplements for better eyesight.

MD - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Abohar
She should be given green leafy vegetables, carrots, almonds, walnuts daily in her diet. You can wait for 1-2 months after following this diet and get her checked from your eye surgeon again.
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I am a 20 year old male. I started wearing spectacles around 3 years ago. Since the past 1-2 months, whenever I use mobile without specs in bed, water pops out of my eyes. Any solutions? Thanks.

Fellowship In Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am a 20 year old male. I started wearing spectacles around 3 years ago. Since the past 1-2 months, whenever I use m...
Prolonged working on laptop 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 headaches, blurred vision, neck pain, redness in the eyes, fatigue, eye strain, dry eyes, irritated eyes. These symptoms can be further aggravated by improper lighting conditions. Measure sto reduce this include the computer screen should be 15 to 20 degrees below eye level, work under proper light. Use antiglare glasses while working on computer. Blink a lot. Cold compresses and use good lubricating eyedrop.
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I have eye sight about 5+ for both eyes and would like to have laser operation? Is it good decision? Or will trouble in future? Need solution please!

Fellowship In Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have eye sight about 5+ for both eyes and would like to have laser operation? Is it good decision? Or will trouble ...
Hello 1. Lasik is not good option for you 2. Lasik is good option for myopes but you are hyperope. So results for this high hyperopia is not good.
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5 Best Ways To Maintain Eye Health!

MBBS, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Faridabad
5 Best Ways To Maintain Eye Health!

All of us agree that healthy habits are absolutely necessary for a high quality of life. It is another story that whether we put them into practice or not. These healthy habits have to be cultivated since childhood for keeping vital organs like eyes in a perfect condition. One's quality of life is closely linked to how well one see and one can take steps now to take care of one's eyes and preserve vision well into old age.

Keep Your Eyesight Sharp and protect your eyesight with the five tips listed below:

  1. Maintain a balanced and healthy diet - It has been scientifically proven that some foods can boost eye health and delay age-related eye changes. One must include eye-boosting vitamins and minerals in diet, such as lutein and zeaxanthin, Vitamin C, Vitamin E; zinc and omega-3 fatty acids to keep one's eyes in best shape. Broccoli, corn, squash, peppers, spinach and kale are the best source for zeaxanthin and lutein whereas citrus fruits, melons, tomatoes and broccoli are great source of Vitamin C. Vitamin E can be found in legumes, wheat germ, nuts and seeds while one can get zinc in found in whole grains, salmon are a great source of omega-3.
  2. Reduce Exposure in The Sun - Sun's ultraviolet rays can increase the risk of developing cataracts, which is most common cause of age-related vision loss in adults. It is very essential to take precautions to shield one's eyes from the sun. One should wear UV protective eyewear or wide brimmed floppy hat for protection from sun.
  3. Quit Smoking - Smoking is not only bad for heart and lungs, it can also damage eyesight. Cigarette smokers are at greater risk of developing both macular degeneration and Glaucoma
  4. Regular Exercise - Regular exercise keeps waistline trim and eyes sharp. Latest studies have shown that those who led an active lifestyle were seventy percent less likely to develop macular degeneration. 
  5. Go for Annual Eye Examination - Regular examination of eyes can give a surprising number of clues about ones overall health. Ophthalmologist can detect a broad set of problems ranging from hypertension to diabetes by doing a thorough examination of ones eye.

One only have one pair of eyes, so it is absolutely necessary to take the proper steps to care for them. By nourishing one's body with the right foods, getting regular exercise and going in for regular eye exams, one can keep vision sharp at any age. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ophthalmologist.

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I am having headaches almost 2-3 times in a month. I had an eye check up that was fine, can you please help with it. Thankyou.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
I am having headaches almost 2-3 times in a month. I had an eye check up that was fine, can you please help with it.
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Please avoid unnecessary stress and strain anxiety depression etc from your life plan out your daily routine with lots of interesting and useful activities and hobbies including exercises also eat good nutrious diet and keep cheerful you must also take 6to 8hrs sleep in the night and if you have any physical problem get it checked and treated
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