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Dr. R. Ravi Shankar

Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad

150 at clinic
Dr. R. Ravi Shankar Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
150 at clinic
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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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Hello, I am getting left eye pain due to night shift work and its paining a lot and dried up, its going on for the past 5 days, taken painkiller worked but again it started if I become awake. Is it eye related.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Hello, I am getting left eye pain due to night shift work and its paining a lot and dried up, its going on for the pa...
commonly due to allergy or infection or dryness, you need to visit nearby eye surgeon to check that. Also get your glass power checked
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My eyes are always red in colour even I have a good sleep but my eyes are always red what I have to for it?

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
My eyes are always red in colour even I have a good sleep but my eyes are always red what I have to for it?
Red eye has many causes. You have to see if it is associated with blurring of vision, pain, discharge and other complaints. But commonly its allergic or infective in origin ie allergic or infective conjunctivitis. Which has simple treatment protocol. But still its wise to see an ophthalmologist for a thorough slit lamp examination to rule out other differentials for acute red eye.
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Hlo, sir and mam, my question is my eyes is weak and I do not see cleanses as thing is keep long distance? please any solution it?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hlo, sir and mam, my question is my eyes is weak and I do not see cleanses as thing is keep long distance? please any...
Hello. There is no medication or food for improving eye sight 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 16 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. Lasik is a very easy and painless procedure. If you want to get rid of glasses then go for lasik after age of 18 yrs.
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I have little red eyes &during the snowy season when I saw on the snow during the sunny day, I feel some net like in my sight.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have little red eyes &during the snowy season when I saw on the snow during the sunny day, I feel some net like in ...
you need to make sure that you wear dark sunglasses.. watching snow in sunny day is known to cause problems ,, if problem persist , visit eye surgeon
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My eyes full on tears over last 5 days. What I can do? And my eyes very weak, I can't see clearly?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My eyes full on tears over last 5 days. What I can do? And my eyes very weak, I can't see clearly?
Hello, 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 eyes: Warm your eyes. Rub your palms together to create heat, and then place them against your eyes for five seconds. Repeat this three times. Roll your eyes. Start by looking up and then slowly circle 10 times clockwise and 10 times counterclockwise. Focus. Hold a pen at arm's length, focus your eyes on it, and slowly bring the pen closer until it's about 6 inches away from your nose. Then slowly move it back, keeping your eyes focused on the pen, 10 times in all. Massage your temples. Using your thumb knuckles, massage your temples in small circles, 20 times in one direction and 20 in the other. Repeat the same actions above the mid-point of the eyebrows at the forehead, then below the eyes on both sides of the bridge of the nose. Take a mini-nap. Put your head back, close your eyes, and relax for 3 minutes. 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 reducing the power of your eyes. Take Physostigma 6/ thrice daily for 1 month. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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I am 20 year old person and have a eyes problem for last two months. What should I do?

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I am 20 year old person and have a eyes problem for last two months. What should I do?
If you have vision problem then Get your refraction done and wear spectacles eat green veggies. Carrots. Strain less your eyes. Relax your eyes in between work. Blink regularly if working for long time on computer. Lower the brightness of your screen. Work under adequately illuminated conditions. If needed wear corrective spectacles. These r few things you can take care of. Otherwise as such no options available which wd increases your eyesight.
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My eys are getting red after reading books for 1-2hrs should I go for eye checkup.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My eys are getting red after reading books for 1-2hrs should I go for eye checkup.
Take frequent breaks while studying and dip a handkerchief in cold water and keep it over closed eyes for 2 minutes during breaks, you will feel better. Also get your eyes checked for any spectacle number.
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Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Excessive exposure to ultraviolet light can damage the eyes.
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I was told by an optometrist that the power for contact lenses can be of lower value than that of eyeglasses, is it true?

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
The contact lens is applied closer to the eye compared to eyeglasses, so the number of both are different for same refractive error.
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Eye is paining for last two days. What should I do?

MBBS
General Physician,
Eye is paining for last two days.  What should I do?
Hello, kindly tell me DO you have Redness/ discharge from eyes also? one eye or both eye involved? h/o any eye trauma? Pain in eyes may be due to 1. lack of sleep 2. long travelling 3. Infection 4 Allergy 5 Excessive use of Laptop/TV/ mobile kindly follow advises given below: 1.avoid using excessive TV/ computers 2. you should wash your eyes with fresh water 2-3 times in a day 3. Maintain hygiene 4 Do Not rub your eyes with hands 5 kindly consult Eye Doctor for testing refractive errors
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Blurred vision cause by intermediate uvietis can be clear after taking steroid medicine and drop? Please say.

MD - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist,
Intermediate uveitis clears after taking steroid drops. But these steroid drops should be used cautiously and only on prescription of a doctor because they have many side effects and also they should be tapered slowly.
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How many years can a patient stay in stage 3 ckd without going into further stage by following good diet and lifestyle. Recently I got to know that my father has got ckd stage 3. Without entering stage 1 or 2! Why!

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
How many years can a patient stay in stage 3 ckd without going into further stage by following good diet and lifestyl...
Hi, all the chronic problems including ckd never goes to higher stages all of sudden. It passes through stage 1 & 2 initially. You father may have some symptoms which either he ignored or the symptoms were so subtle that he couldn't able to feel them also, a regular thorough check-up is always recommended to every person annually, which your father might have ignored. He can maintain the same stage he is currently in, if he follows a healthy diet and lifestyle. *********consult a nutritionist*****
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I am 35 years old, I have night blindness by birth. What should i do?

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist,
I am 35 years old, I have night blindness by birth. What should i do?
There is no treatment for this condition you can take viitamin supplements and green leafy vegetables and yellow and orange fruits. You have to maintain your eyesight avoid smoking and deep fried foods.
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Sir when I read the books from last month I get that tears are coming out of my eyes. So please give me suitable advise for the problem.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Sir when I read the books from last month I get that tears are coming out of my eyes. So please give me suitable advi...
hello , Use CMD2 eye drop , 2 drop in each eye twice daily. Take Ruta 30 , 3 drops twice daily. Also get your eyes tested by an eye specialist.
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I am 32 years old I have eye problem sometime. I can't see fast. What can I do for solve?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I am 32 years old I have eye problem sometime. I can't see fast. What can I do for solve?
Most common cause is having a spectacles power. Just get it checked with nearest eye care specialist.
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I have pain ij my eyes daily morning while wakeup im getting pain in my both eyes because of what this happening.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have pain ij my eyes daily morning while wakeup im getting pain in my both eyes because of what this happening.
Hi. Eye fatigue or eye strain is a common and annoying condition. The symptoms include tired, itching, and burning eyes. But sometimes eye fatigue is a sign of an underlying condition that may need medical treatment. If eye fatigue persists despite taking simple precautions, see your doctor. This is especially important if your eye fatigue is associated with headaches or with eye problems such as: Discomfort Double vision Significant change in vision Any activity that requires intense use of the eyes -- such as extended amounts of driving or reading -- can cause eye fatigue. These include extended periods of: Reading Writing Driving Exposure to bright light or straining to see in dim light can also cause eye fatigue. One of the most common causes of eye fatigue is staring for long periods at digital devices such as: Computer screens Smartphones Video games During sleep, the eyes are replenished with essential nutrients. Lack of sleep may result in persistent eye irritation. Prevention of Eye Fatigue Usually eye fatigue can be prevented or reduced by making simple changes in your work habits or environment. Make changes to your computer screen, such as: Place the screen 20-26 inches away from your eyes and a little below eye level. Regularly clean off dust and fingerprints from the screen. Smudges on the screen can reduce contrast and increase problems with glare and reflections. Choose screens that tilt and swivel. Consider using a glare filter over your screen. Make changes to your work environment, such as: Change lighting to reduce glare and harsh reflections. Use an adjustable chair. Place a document holder next to your computer screen. Make changes to your work habits, such as: Try the 20-20-20 rule. Every 20 minutes, look away about 20 feet in front of you for 20 seconds. Post a note that says "Blink" on the computer as a reminder. Take regular breaks from computer work. Take care of your eyes with these steps: Apply a washcloth soaked in warm water to tired, dry eyes (with eyes closed). Use artificial tears to refresh your eyes when they feel dry. To help prevent dry eyes while working indoors, use an air cleaner to filter dust and a humidifier to add moisture to the air.
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My sister has red eye from three days. And her head is also paining. what should i do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My sister has red eye from three days. And her head is also paining. what should i do?
could be because of many reasons but commonly it is due to allergy or infection. You need to visit eye specialist to differentiate between the two as the treatment is different. Also get your eyes checked for any glass power
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Myself Vipin I have regular eye pain. My eyes turn red sometimes and pain alot when I studying. Please reply me as soon as possible.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Myself Vipin I have regular eye pain. My eyes turn red sometimes and pain alot when I studying. Please reply me as so...
This condition is called Eye strain, or asthenopia, in which the eyes get tired from excessive or intense use. It can be annoying, but it tends to disappear with rest. Although it’s not often a serious condition, eye strain could be a symptom of an underlying problem. Eye strain is known to cause fatigue, difficulty concentrating, and headaches----------- Eye strain may lead to other problems, such as:---------- •Headaches--- •Difficulty Concentrating--- •Irritability--- •Burning Sensation--- •Watery Eyes--- •Dry Eyes-- •Photophobia--- •Eye Pain---. The first thing you can do is change your environment and work habits. By doing this you can relieve the pain without spending money on treatment--------------------- If you studying or reading, taking eye breaks for five minutes every hour can lessen the strain on your eyes. Simply closing your eyes for a few moments can also do wonders. Try standing up, moving around, or taking a short walk to help regain concentration. Regular eye exercises that involve focusing on different distances can help prevent future straining. Blink often. Blinking refreshes and replenishes your eyes naturally. If you are having trouble with blinking due to the dryness of your eyes, try using Homoeopathic ------CINELUBE EYEDROPS (HAPDCO) 3 times daily.
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I have puffiness swelling under my eyes tried a few things but nothing seems to reduce this. I also tried Garner pencil which said it would reduce the puffiness also tried tea bags etc nothing helps. Do you have any suggestion except cosmetic treatment. Thanks.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I have puffiness swelling under my eyes tried a few things but nothing seems to reduce this. I also tried Garner penc...
Puffiness beneath the eyelids has various causes associated with it. (1) age related distribution of fat. With progressive time and age there occurs a re-distribution of a lot of body fat. This may lead to puffiness/ sagging/ bagginess of the lower eyelids. (2) excessive alcohol consumption has at times seen to be associated with puffiness of eyelids. (3) hypersensitivity/ allergy of the eyes may cause puffiness. It may be caused due to dust, pollen, insect bite, etc. (4) thyroid level fluctuation has at times been seen to be associated with puffiness of eyelids. (5) excessive obesity has been shown to be associated with puffiness of eyelids. (6) extreme condition such as orbital cellulitis: very rare. Also, it is usually associated with eye injury, surgery, systemic infection, etc. It is very less likely to be so in your case. (7) grave's disease: this has a tendency to be associated with thyroid disease (or other autoimmune conditions). It s also rare. It is associated with fatigue and weakness that progresses throughout the day. Thus, it would be a good idea to identify in the category that you come into and then tackle the situation. The reason for this being that each cause would have a different pattern of treatment.
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My eyes get red when I drive the bike aur in evening please tell me the reason what to do so I can heal as soon as possible?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My eyes get red when I drive the bike aur in evening please tell me the reason what to do so I can heal as soon as po...
Thats allergy of dust n pollution. Wear protective glasses while you r travelling to avoid dust and dirt entering the eyes.
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