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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 25 years old, I have pain with swollen under my right eyelid, what should I do dr.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 25 years old, I have pain with swollen under my right eyelid, what should I do dr.
Hello, take apis mel 30 ch, 3 drops once daily. Use cmd2, eye drops, 2 drop in each eye twice daily. Revert me after 7 days.
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Dear sir when I woke up from sleep then their is swelling under eyes (puffiness) n on nose n around nose. Thats why my face looks dull and heavy. So pls suggest homeopathy and ayurvedic medicine to get rid of swelling.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Dear sir
when I woke up from sleep then their is swelling under eyes (puffiness) n on nose n around nose. Thats why m...
Hello, Bags under eyes — mild swelling or puffiness under the eyes — are common as you age. Bags under eyes are usually a cosmetic concern and rarely a sign of a serious underlying medical condition. At-home remedies, such as cool compresses, can help improve the appearance of bags under eyes. For persistent or bothersome under-eye puffiness, cosmetic treatments are available. Bags under eyes can include - mild swelling, saggy or loose skin, dark circles. Causes: You may not like the way they look, but bags under eyes are usually harmless and don't require medical care. See your doctor if the swelling: Is severe and persistent Is accompanied by redness, itching or pain Affects other parts of your body, such as your legs As you age, the tissue structures and muscles supporting your eyelids weaken. The skin may start to sag, and fat that is normally confined to the area around the eye (orbit) can move into the area below your eyes. Also, the space below your eyes can accumulate fluid, making the under-eye area appear puffy or swollen. Several factors can lead to this, including: Fluid retention due to changes in weather (for example, hot, humid days), hormone levels or eating salty foods Not getting enough sleep Allergies or dermatitis, especially if puffiness is accompanied by redness and itching Heredity — under-eye bags can run in families Lifestyle and Home Remedies: The following tips can help you reduce or eliminate bags under eyes: Use a cool compress. Wet a clean washcloth with cool water. While sitting up, apply the damp washcloth to the skin under and around your eyes for a few minutes using mild pressure. Get enough sleep at night. For most adults, seven to eight hours a night is a good amount of sleep. Sleep with your head slightly raised. Add an extra pillow or prop up the head of your mattress. Or elevate the entire head of the bed a few inches. This helps prevent fluids from accumulating around your eyes as you sleep. Reduce allergy symptoms. Avoid allergens when possible. Try over-the-counter allergy medications. Talk to your doctor about prevention strategies if you develop under-eye reactions due to hair dyes, soaps, cosmetics or other allergens. Medication: Take Apis Mellifica 200/ twice daily for 3 weeks. But the result varies depending on conditions like whether the swelling is oedematous in nature, or there is collection of fat, or there is lax tissue, or if this is a hereditary feature or has some underlying medical condition.
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Managing the Acute Red Eye

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Managing the Acute Red Eye

A red eye is one of the first and most common symptoms of conjunctivitis. Conjunctivitis is the inflammation of the tissue that lies over the white part of the eye and lines the inner side of the eyelid. It is usually the result of a viral infection and can easily spread from one person to another. Conjunctivitis can also be a symptom of STDs like Gonorrhea or Chlamydia. In newborns, conjunctivitis can be vision threatening, while in grownups it is not considered a serious health risk. The symptoms of conjunctivitis differ according to the cause of the infection

Some common symptoms of conjunctivitis are:

  1. Green or white discharge from the eye
  2. Redness of the white part of the eye
  3. Inflammation of the eyelid
  4. Waking up to crusted yellow discharge
  5. Itchiness and burning in the eyes
  6. Increased sensitivity to light
  7. Blurred vision

An eye examination and testing a sample of the fluid secreted by the eye can be used to diagnose conjunctivitis.  It can easily be treated at home and does not require hospitalization. Antibiotics are often given in the form of eye drops and ointments to treat conjunctivitis. These usually need to be applied 3 to 4 times a day for a period of 5 to 6 days. Wash your eyes before putting the eye drops. Once applied, close your eyes and roll the eyeball around to distribute the medicine and keep it from overflowing out of the eye. Wash your hands immediately after applying the eye drops.

Viral conjunctivitis is highly contagious. If you are suffering from it, you should take a few days off work and restrict your social interactions. Wash your hands frequently as you may unconsciously rub your eyes. This is especially important with regards to meals and finger foods. Also, avoid sharing towels, pillowcases, etc. to minimize the transmission of the disease from one person to another.  

Avoid using makeup while being treated for conjunctivitis. With conjunctivitis, the eye is more sensitive to irritants and thus, a speck of makeup can worsen the situation. Also avoid contacts. If you wear contacts regularly, dispose the current set and start using a fresh set after your doctor gives you a clean chit. 
Artificial tears or non prescription eye drops can also be used to relieve the itchiness and burning in the infected eye. If only one eye had been affected by conjunctivitis, do not use the same eye drop bottle for both eyes.

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Dear sir/madam, I found that my eye view week day by day. I am 36 yrs old & already use spaks. Please give me advice. This question is for me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Dear sir/madam, I found that my eye view week day by day. I am 36 yrs old & already use spaks. Please give me advice....
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 eye sight & power is 6 what I have to do not to increase my eye power further?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have eye sight & power is 6 what I have to do not to increase my eye power further?
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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My eyes are going deeper into my face even though I slept 8hrs a day. I have BP 140/80. My company doctor suggested some of blood tests they are all fine. Could you tell me the reason.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My eyes are going deeper into my face even though I slept 8hrs a day. I have BP 140/80.
My company doctor suggested s...
For your eyes. You just need to get your eyes tested for any glasses power and if you r using computers too much, folllow these instructions 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.
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A little water droplets drops from my eyes while I study for more than 3-4 hours. What I have to do for overcoming this problem?

Fellowship In Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
A little water droplets drops from my eyes while I study for more than 3-4 hours.
What I have to do for overcoming th...
Hello lybrate-user, this is common scenario. This happens because your cornea (round black part of eye) gets dried up during studies due to low blink rate. You can take breaks after 1 hour of continuous reading, wash your eyes with cold water. For more knowledge you can text me.
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I am suffering from conjunctivitis from today afternoon. Can you help me to cure it?

MS - Ophthalmology, FICO, FRCS - I & II
Ophthalmologist, Mathura
I am suffering from conjunctivitis from today afternoon. Can you help me to cure it?
Dear patient clean your eyes with luke warm water, get your eyes checked with eye specialist and start appropriate treatment as there are many types of conjunctivitis most common being bacterial abd then allergic. I hope this solves your query.
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I have red eyes for over 3 days. What should I do? And what are the symptoms of flu?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes for over 3 days. What should I do?
And what are the symptoms of flu?
Eyes appear red 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 If no relief within 2 days,please cosult an Eye specialist for physical examination.
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I am 50 years old and if I watch television even for 5 minutes my eyes start itching what is the remedy.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MSCP
Ayurveda, Bangalore
I am 50 years old and if I watch television even for 5 minutes my eyes start itching what is the remedy.
You could be having a condition called dry eye. This normally happens to people who use gadgets in excess - mobile , TV , Laptop etc. Please consult a doctor. Treatment is available for this
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