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Dr. Ratna Kumar

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad

31 Years Experience
Dr. Ratna Kumar MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Ratna Kumar is a renowned Ophthalmologist in Serilingampally, Hyderabad. He has helped numerous patients in his 31 years of experience as a Ophthalmologist. He is a qualified MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology. You can consult Dr. Ratna Kumar at Vasan Eye Care(Chanda Nagar) in Serilingampally, Hyderabad. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Ratna Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Utkal University - 1985
MS - Ophthalmology - Berhampur University - 1989
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I have an eye problem and also having headache stomachache and paining my leg what would I do.

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I have an eye problem and also having headache stomachache and paining my leg what would I do.
Most common cause is having a spectacles power. Just get it checked with nearest eye care specialist

I have red eyes for over 3-4 days.what to do?

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Take tablet Allegra 120 once daily. Avoid going out in sun, dust , pollution. Wear sunglasses. Use tear plus eye drops twice daily. Contact eye specialist if no improvement in 3 days.
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When I wakeup in morning my eyes irritating on left eye I am feeling something inside but nothing it was fine after sometime but now again it getting irritate.

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When I wakeup in morning my eyes irritating on left eye I am feeling something inside but nothing it was fine after s...
Mostly due to dry eyes.. Caused by sinus congestion.. Ayurveda therapies and medications could help improve your symptoms

My vision while doing some work on mobile becomes blurry, and after sometime it becomes normal, I had already checked my eyes, they said eyes are normal with no any number, kindly suggest what should I do?

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My vision while doing some work on mobile becomes blurry, and after sometime it becomes normal, I had already checked...
Mobile screen is made up of hundreds of tiny pixels that are constantly moving. Our eyes in turn are not naturally able to set focus on these constantly moving pixels, and hence we try to focus on an area behind the actual screen. Therefore, in order to work on a mobile, our eyes need to keep on fluctuating focus between their natural point of focus and the pixels on the screen. And this tires the eyes and causes a lot of wear and tear. As a result, we suffer from irritation, which may range from a number of things like headaches, dry eyes, blurred vision, problems in focusing and faulty color perception, to something as severe as glaucoma. The electromagnetic waves that are emitted by a mobile phone can be extremely damaging to the eyes. It has been studied and well documented that these cell phone waves can have a damaging effect on the various parts of the eye, including the retina and the cornea. Moreover, they can cause cataract too. Moreover it is more distressing for our eyes to view contents on a tiny screen which requires even more concentration and extenive usage of eyes without blinking thus causing Eye dryness making them vulnerable to frequent Eye problemss.. The solution for this problem I its reduced usage and while uing mobiles use them inproper light. There is nothing more effective than controlling usage to reduce and negate the effects. You can also reduce the intensity of the mobile’s screen by attaching a filter or by getting an eye-friendly screen. Above all, one must try to reduce the amount of mobile usage or take frequent breaks.

Sir I am 20 year ild I want to improve my eye side how I can plzhelp me to give me right solution.

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Sir I am 20 year ild I want to improve my eye side how I can plzhelp me to give me right solution.
There is no medication or food for improving eyesight 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 20 years so your number will not increase 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. As you are not comfortable with contact lens then go for lasik. Lasik is a very easy and painless procedure. If you want to get rid of glasses then go for lasik.

My age is 21 years, my left eye is slightly red in colour, please tell me if there is any kind of problem or it is due to the lack of sleep.

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My age is 21 years, my left eye is slightly red in colour, please tell me if there is any kind of problem or it is du...
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.
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Dear sir my eye side week & number continue increased from last 2 years what can I do to stop this.

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Dear sir my eye side week & number continue increased from last 2 years what can I do to stop this.
If its changing in range of 0.5 to 0.75 then nothing to worry. But if more fluctuation you need to see eye surgeeon.
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I have red eyes for 4 days.

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I have red eyes for 4 days.
It can be conjunctivitis. Use mflotos (moxifloxacin) eye drops 5 to 6 times a day for a week. If no improvement consult local doctor.
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I had an accident on 17th of jan 2016. There were wounds and swelling on my face. Now swelling is reduced to some extend but a part (white) of my right eye is Red from inside please suggest something.

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I had an accident on 17th of jan 2016. There were wounds and swelling on my face. Now swelling is reduced to some ext...
very difficult to comment without checking clinically.. also pls share your eye picture so that we can help better

Whenever I laugh more loudly, I get moist eyes, if the laugh continues then I loose control and my get urine out. please suggest me what to do. What are its causes and treatment, if any.

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Whenever I laugh more loudly, I get moist eyes, if the laugh continues then I loose control and my get urine out. ple...
Its a normal reflexes but you need to do kegels exercise for stopping the urine outflow in such a situation.
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From 2 months in my class room when I see the board after some time I feel a burning sensation in my eyes and my eyes start watering, what is the reason and what should I do?

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From 2 months in my class room when I see the board after some time I feel a burning sensation in my eyes and my eyes...
You may be having defective vision. Get your eye sight checked and consult eye specialist for advice
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I am 23 years old. I am suffering from dry eye syndrome since last 4 months. I find very hard to work on laptop (can't avoid this as I am student of MCA). I google down and narrowed my search to ciclosporin drug. Also an eye drop RESTASIS. I need further help. Please suggest an eye drop or any other medication.

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I am 23 years old. I am suffering from dry eye syndrome since last 4 months. I find very hard to work on laptop (can'...
Using cyclosporine eye drops without the advice by an eye specialist could be harmful to your eyes. Do not start it unless advised by your eye doctor. Computer vision syndrome hi. I have a few suggestions for you regarding the usage of computers, mobile phones and books. Follow the rule of" 20" this means that every 20 minutes, take a gap of 20 seconds, blink your eyes actively 20 times and focus at an object which is minimum 20 feet away. This will help in relieving your eyes from the continuous strain that is caused due to staring. Staring at the computer continuously causes us to subconsciously blink less than normal. This causes the tear film on the surface of the eye to dry up. The result of this is pain, discomfort, etc. Another suggestions regarding the usage of computers is to maintain a proper posture. The computer must be positioned at the same height as your eye level. The neck should not be inadvertently flexed or extended. Roughly, an angle of 90 degrees should be maintained between your upper body and thighs. Likewise, a similar angle (90 degrees) should be maintained between your lower legs and thighs. Also the angle between your hands and arms should be roughly 90 degrees. This is the healthy ergonomic way of sitting while using a computer. Maintenance of proper posture would help in further relieving the symptoms of eye discomfort and pain. All these suggestions may take a while to sink in and imbibe in your routine. Once followed, they are sure to work wonders for you. Also, you could consider using a lubricant eye drop (preservative free) for 3 to 4 times daily. There are some preservative free eye drops available (eg. Genteal eye drops) hope my suggestions help you. Take care. Cheers.
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I am suffering pain and strain in my eyes due to long working on computer and also back pain.

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I am suffering pain and strain in my eyes due to long working on computer and also back pain.
. Apply Hot Fomentation twice daily. Avoid bending in front. Postural Correction- Sit Tall, Walk Tall. Extension Exercises x 15 times x twice daily - lying on tummy, take left arm up for 3 seconds, then bring it down, right arm up for 3 seconds, bring down. Bring right leg up, hold for 3 seconds, bring it down. Then right leg up and hold for 3 seconds and bring it down. Repeat twice a day- 10 times. Bhujang Asana – Lie flat on your stomach, keeping the palms out, bend the neck backward, take a deep breath and while holding it for 6 seconds, raise the chest up. Release breath and relax your body. Repeat the exercise 15 times twice daily. Core Strengthening Exercises- Straight Leg Raised With Toes Turned Outward, repeat 10 times, twice a day. Back Stretching- lie flat, pull one of the knee forward to chest, hold for 3 seconds, then bring the other knee forward to the chest and again hold for 3 seconds. Then pull both knees towards the chest and hold for 3 seconds. Repeat 10 times each exercise twice a day. Do the cat/cow stretch. Get on all fours, with your arms straight and your hands directly under your shoulders; your knees hip-width apart.
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My mom can't sleep at night since many years. She usually passes the entire night playing games or watching videos on her phone. Because of this she now has a habit of waking up late every day and feels tired and frustrated. How can I make her sleep early at night?

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My mom can't sleep at night since many years. She usually passes the entire night playing games or watching videos on...
Simple trick is to reverse cycle. Wake her up and take her out at 6 am everyday for just 15 days. Do not allow her to sleep in the afternoon or any other time except after 8.30 pm. The cycle will be restored. You got to be creative and firm in waking her up early in the morning. Keep window curtains open in the night. Sunlight is great sleep repeller.
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Hiii how to take care of eyes. And how can we decrease the eye numbers? please tell.

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Hiii how to take care of eyes. And how can we decrease the eye numbers? please tell.
• TIPS FOR CARE OF OUR EYES • 1. Eat for Good Vision • 2. Quit Smoking • 3. Wear Sunglasses • 4. Use Safety Eyewear • 5. Look Away From the Computer Screen • 6. Visit Your Eye Doctor Regularly 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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Hi my eye looks yellow for more then 2 to 3 years. What should I do to make it to normal color?

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Hi my eye looks yellow for more then 2 to 3 years. What should I do to make it to normal color?
Hello,Use Schwabe's cmd2, eye drop. instill 2 drops in each eye twice daily. Wash your eyes with cold water twice daily.

I have long sight power in my eyes. I want to take laser treatment. Is that cure my long sight problem?

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I have long sight power in my eyes. I want to take laser treatment. Is that cure my long sight problem?
Yes it can. Get your detailed refraction done. And battery of tests of corneal assesment wd b done. If you satisfy d criterions you can go for refractive surgery.

I have left eye -2.25 right eye -1.5 what precautions should I take to reduce it.

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I have left eye -2.25 right eye -1.5 what precautions should I take to reduce it.
wear glasses regularly, First, apply heat to your eyes by rubbing your palms together and then placing them over your eyes. Hold your hands over your eyes for five to 10 seconds, and then repeat. Do this before performing any eye exercises in order to prepare your eyes! Start exercising by rolling your eyes. Eating a healthy diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables will seriously help improve your eyesight and keep it from deteriorating. It is also important to eat the right vitamins to support eye health. Vitamins and minerals, such as Vitamin A, C, and E, are all important to eye health. Anti-oxidants (remember eating carrots for your eyes?) are also a great source of nutrients for healthy eyes. Our Rebuild Your Vision Program actually recommends 17 different vitamins you should take to support your eyesight Supporting your eye health is just one of the many benefits of getting enough sleep and taking breaks during the work day. If you work on a computer all day, your eyes are probably under a lot of strain. Do yourself (and your eyes) a favor by taking a break for about 10 minutes for every 50 minutes spent in front of the screen. Simply close your eyes for a minute or get up and walk around the office. Focus on something that isn’t a screen. You can also rest your eyes by following the 10-10-10 rule. This means you should look at something 10 feet away for 10 seconds for every 10 minutes you spend working on the computer! One of the fastest ways to improve your vision naturally is to perform daily eye exercises. Eye exercises are meant to strengthen the eyes and improve vision. Using eye exercises can even eliminate your need for contacts or glasses. Get a regular schedule of eye exercises and try to do them daily – this will help you get in the habit of performing exercises and also help you achieve better vision fast Start exercising by rolling your eyes. Rolling is one of the easiest eye exercises! Without straining your eyes (remember to stop if it hurts), look up as far as you can. Then, look down. Repeat this 10 times. Now look to each side, repeating 10 times. After that, look in each diagonal direction. Finally, roll your eyes in a counter-clockwise motion about 10 times, then reverse the movement and roll them clockwise. Grab a pen and hold it at arm’s length, making sure the pen is at eye level. Focus on the tip of the pen as you move it closer to your eyes. Stop when you get about six inches away from your face, and focus on the tip as you move it back to arm’s length. Remember to do this slowly and focus on the tip of the pen. Repeat about 10 times. Massage your eyes after exercising. First, massage your temples with your fingertips or one of your knuckles. Move in a clockwise motion several times, and then switch to a counter-clockwise motion. Massage over your eyebrows and under your eyes as well. When you’re done exercising and massaging, apply heat to your eyes once more by rubbing your palms together. If your eyes are really tired, close them and rest for a few moments. Resting your eyes frequently, as described in the previous section, is very important to preserving the health of your eyes!
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I have an eye problems that has sometime I can not see the pic clearly I am. Student ibwant answer.

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I have an eye problems that has sometime I can not see the pic clearly I am. Student ibwant answer.
Please get refraction done after putting some drops to dilate pupil. Get retina also checked. Use the glasses constantly prescribed by the doctor.

Eye infection: My left eye infection mainly at night please suggest me good eye drops.

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Eye infection:
My left eye infection mainly at night please suggest me good eye drops.
infection could be because of many reasons.. one needs to clinically check.. pls send your eye image so that we can suggest you further
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