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Dr. Venkataratnam

Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad

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Dr. Venkataratnam is a renowned Ophthalmologist in Humayun Nagar, Hyderabad. Doctor is currently associated with Medivision Eye And Health Care Centre in Humayun Nagar, Hyderabad. Book an appointment online with Dr. Venkataratnam on Lybrate.com.

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Hello sir, I have specs. And number are about -3 in both eyes. And i find very difficult to do computer work. What should i do ?to avoid eye pain after working on pc. And on every morning i find it more difficult to open eyes. Can any how i can reduce number?without surgery or laser ?

FVRS, DNB Ophthalmology, MS Ophthalmology, MBBS, FICO
Ophthalmologist, Chennai
Unfortunately, the power usually does not reduce once you have reached maturity. You can try contact lenses if you dont want to use glasses. Lasik is also a good option.
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My left eye is having pain and some time water come out from it what should I do?

Fellowship In Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My left eye is having pain and some time water come out from it what should I do?
Hello dear that pain must be due to dryness 2. Blink a lot 3, cold compresses 4. Use lubricating eyedrop like flogel frequently consult your ophthalmologist for proper check up and treatment.
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Ge: 18, Gender: Male My right eye vision details:- CYL- -3.00 AXIS- 170 VISION-6/18 P (NV N6) left eye vision CYL- +2.50 AXIS- 100 VISION- 6/18 (NV N6) problem:- I am getting irritate while using spectacle so can I use contact lens? Please suggest (sorry for my english grammar mistakes)

Fellowship In Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Ge: 18, Gender: Male
My right eye vision details:-
CYL- -3.00
AXIS- 170
VISION-6/18 P (NV N6)
left eye vision
CYL- +2...
1. No medicine, food or method can help in improving eyesight. In case you do not intend to wear glasses then you could try contact lens or lasik laser. 2. It will not increase your number irrespective of you wearing the glasses or not as the number gets stable at the age of 18-20 years. 3. Including a balanced diet with green vegetable and seasonal fruits will help in maintaining healthy eyes and body. If you are not comfortable with contact lens and want to get rid of glasses then you can get lasik laser done, it is a convenient and painless procedure. Yes. You may use contact lens.
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Benefits of Custard Apple

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Jhansi
Benefits of Custard Apple
Eye Care: Benefits of Custard Apple

1. This fruit is packed with plenty of vitamins such as vitamin a and e to improve your eyesight. In addition to it, custard apple has vitamin b2 and riboflavin that protect your eyes from vision problems.
2. Facilitates digestion- Rich in copper and dietary fibre, custard apple helps keep your digestive tract in the pink of health. The digestion of food and its passage through the gut and intestinal tract becomes smoother.
3. Treats arthritis- Magnesium in custard apples maintains a healthy balance of fluids and electrolytes in your body. This removes the excess of acids and fluids in your joints which leads to inflammation.
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My eye is weak. want to do lasik surgery. Iwnat to know that any side effect of lasik surgery.

Fellowship In Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eye is weak. want to do lasik surgery. Iwnat to know that any side effect of lasik surgery.
Hello. Lasik is very safe and good procedure to get rid of glasses. Its very safe but like any surgery it has some complications, success rate is >97%. Side effects may include dryness so which doctor will advise you medicine. Its very safe.
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What Should You Know About Diabetic Macular Oedema

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
What Should You Know About Diabetic Macular Oedema

The diabetic eye is considered to be the leading cause of the blindness among the working age. It is usually caused by the change in the blood vessels on the retina of the eye. Retina is that layer of the eye which is light sensitive. In case of diabetic macular oedema, the blood vessels cause the fluid to leak into the retina.

How does diabetic macular oedema cause vision loss:
The loss of vision only occurs when the fluid reaches the macula. Macula is the center of the retina which is responsible for a sharp vision. When the fluid reaches the macula it builds up and causes inflammation. Initially this is not noticed but with time the diabetic macular oedema causes a change in the vision making it more blurred. A healthy macula is very essential for a good vision.

Who is at risk of diabetic macular oedema:
People with type 1 and type 2 diabetes are at a higher risk of getting diabetic macular oedema. Also other risk factors are:

  1. About 0ne in three people with diabetes develop macular oedema
  2. Poor control of blood sugars
  3. High blood pressure
  4. High cholesterol level
  5. Pregnancy
  6. In smokers

How to reduce the risks of diabetic macula oedema:
The risk of diabetic macula oedema can be reduced by quitting smoking, and to make sure that blood sugar and cholesterol levels are under control. This is achieved by regularly measuring the cholesterol and blood sugar levels.

How is diabetic macular oedema detected:
Diabetic macular oedema can be detected during regular visits to the doctor. Patients with diabetes should be offered screening tests. Digital photographs of the patients can be taken as they show the early signs of diabetic macular oedema, though changes in vision might not be noticed at this time.

What happens when you attend the medical retina clinic:
When you go for an eye checkup you will undergo a comprehensive examination which includes:

  1. Visual acuity test: This is a sight test which measures how well you can see the different distances
  2. Eye pressure test: This test is done to measure the pressure of the eyes and usually drops which numb the eyes are used when this test is conducted
  3. Dilated eye examination: In this the drops are placed in the eye to dilate the pupils and then the back of the eye is examined.
  4. Fluorescein angiography: This is a diagnostic test in which an injection of fluorescein dye is given in the hand and then the photographs are taken.
  5. Optical coherence tomography: This is done to measure the retinal swelling
type diabetes
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I'm 22 years old! I have -1.25 power long sight! Can I do laser treatment? Any side effects?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I'm 22 years old! I have -1.25 power long sight! Can I do laser treatment? Any side effects?
Hi, of course, you can get laser lasik surgery done as there are no side effects! 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 strengthening eye muscles: -begin by partially closing your eyes; the lids should only be halfway shut. After holding for 10-15 seconds, close your eyes very slowly. Take a few deep breaths to increase oxygen in the blood. -warm your eyes. Rub your palms together to create heat, and then place them against your eyes for five seconds. Repeat this three times. -hold a pen at arm's length. Focus your gaze on the tip of the pen. Bring the pen closer to your nose at a slow and steady pace. Repeat this exercise 5-10 times. -concentrate your vision on the tip of your nose. Then shift your gaze to an object further away, either at arm's length or 20 feet away. Then shift your eyes back to the tip of your nose. Repeat this exercise 10 times. -sit in a relaxed but upright position. Begin by look to the left-most position (without moving your head) and hold to stretch your eye muscles. Hold for 5 counts. Blink and return your gaze back to look straight in front of you. Then look to the right-most position with your gaze and hold for 5 counts. Repeat 3 times, blinking between each hold. Then, repeat this exercise looking up and then down. Do not forget about blinking. -sit in a relaxed but upright position. Look up and to your right for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look up to and to your left for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look down and to your right for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look down and to your left for 5 seconds. -one helpful way to do this is to imagine that you are looking at the number 12 on a clock. Then, follow the numbers around the clock with your eyes. Repeat going the other way around the clock. 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 then reducing the power of your eyes (if the eye power is less). Take physostigma 6/ thrice daily for 1 month and instill euphrasia eye drops twice a day. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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Good morning! At the age of 15 years a stick injured my right eye it had some blood clotting and done eye operation and I can't see proper visible with that eye, doctor said me that you had cataract problem then how I cure it please suggest me.

Fellowship In Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Good morning! At the age of 15 years a stick injured my right eye it had some blood clotting and done eye operation a...
Hello dear. There is nothing to worry the only option with you is cataract surgery which is very safe surgery just go for it.
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Difference Between an Ophthalmologist and Optometrist

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology, Diploma in Ophthalmology , Fellowship in Cornea and Anterior Segment
Ophthalmologist, Ahmedabad
Difference Between an Ophthalmologist and Optometrist

Eyes are the most important part of our lives. There are various branches of medicine, which treat different aspects of the eye. Chief among them are: 

  1. Ophthalmology
  2. Optometry

Ophthalmology deals with the structure, physiology and diseases of the eye. On the other hand, optometry is a vision care science, which involves the treatment and rectification of the visual system. Specialists emerging from these two schools of medicines are called Ophthalmologists and optometrists respectively. Though, they both deal with the corrective measures and examination of healthy eyes, there are crucial differences between them.

Some of those differences are listed below:

  1. Meaning: A specialist in surgical and medical eye problems, who performs operations in the eye is called an Ophthalmologist. On the other hand, an Optometrist is a specialist who has a degree in Doctor of Optometry (OD). He is not a doctor but a trained individual.   
  2. Area of Specialization: Both these specialists have different areas of specialization. An Ophthalmologist specializes in only vision and eye care. He/she has the necessary training to perform operations on the eye. On the other hand, an Optometrist is not a doctor, but a specialist who is involved in diagnosis, management and treatment of vision changes. He/she has the license to perform eye exams and tests and can prescribe corrective lenses.
  3. Training: Both the specialists differ vastly in their training. An Ophthalmologist is trained to treat all eye problems and is equipped to perform operations. He/she undergoes four years of medical school and one year of internship in any hospital. Optometrists on the other hand, after three or more years in college have to undergo four years of training before receiving a doctor of Optometrist. (OD). If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Ophthalmologist.
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