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Dr. Venkataratnam

Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad

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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I have mucopurulent discharge from both the eyes associated with intense pain since last two days. What may be the provisional diagnosis, treatment and complications?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have mucopurulent discharge from both the eyes associated with intense pain since last two days. What may be the pr...
Hello I think it could be bacterial conjunctivitis. 1. You can use moxicip eyedrop 4 times daily along with one lubricating eyedrop 2. Maintain lid hygiene 3. Use antibiotic ointment at bed time
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Is lasic operation safe? What is the probability of getting your eyesight corrected if one go for lasic? My eyesight is -3 both eyes, and I am scared of getting operated. Need some tips and advice on how and what should I do. I dont want to put on lenses anymore nor I like wearing specs.

FVRS, DNB Ophthalmology, MS Ophthalmology, MBBS, FICO
Ophthalmologist, Chennai
LASIK is quite safe with the newer technologies making it one of the the most common surgeries performed worldwide. However, as with anything in life , nothing can be guaranteed. Common side effects after lasik include dryness of the eyes and itchy sensations
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I am suffering with high fever and the eyes have became red and I am feeling tired so what should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am suffering with high fever and the eyes have became red and I am feeling tired so what should I do?
1.Take paracetamol 500mg, one tablet sos upto a maximum of three tablets daily after food 2.Drink plenty of water 3.Take rest 4. If no relief do blood examination like CBC, Widal/ Typhidot test, Blood for mp and Dengue antigen(NS1) test after consulting doctor 5.Consult for further advice
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I exotropia in my left eye and I'm afraid of operation so is there any way to fix this without operation?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I exotropia in my left eye and I'm afraid of operation so is there any way to fix this without operation?
Depends on amount of exotropia. If exotropia can not be controlled with glasses it usually requires surgery. And it is safe also.
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10 Facts About Retinal Detachment

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology, Diploma in Ophthalmology , Fellowship in Cornea and Anterior Segment
Ophthalmologist, Ahmedabad
10 Facts About Retinal Detachment

Retinal detachment is a condition in which a layer of tissue called the retina gets lifted or pulled far from its initial position in the eye. This can cause a number of symptoms including slight vision impairment and blurred vision as well as pain. The retina is a light sensitive part that can be found in the rear portion of the eye. This part is responsible for sending visual signals to the brain which helps in forming the images that we see when we set our eyes on an object. If a person with this problem is not treated immediately, he or she can suffer from permanent vision loss.

Risks: You are more prone to retinal detachment if you:

  1. Have had injury (damage or blow) specifically to the eye
  2. Have as of now had a separation in one eye, then there is an improved probability of a separation in the other eye.
  3. Have a family history of retinal separation.
  4. Have weak eye-sight

Here are 10 facts that one needs to know about retinal detachment:

  1. Once in a while little ranges of the retina get torn. These are called retinal tears or retinal breaks. These can cause retinal separation.
  2. Obtuse injury, as from a tennis ball or damage by a sharp object in the eye can prompt retinal dysfunction.
  3. A family history of a disconnected retina that is hereditary could be one of the reasons for this disorder.
  4. The second eye of a patient with a retinal separation must be inspected by an ophthalmologist immediately.
  5. High astigmatism builds the danger of a retinal detachment. The danger increases to 2.4% when compared with a 0.06% danger for a defected eye at 60 years of age.
  6. In the event that you have lost vision in one eye because of a detachment, it can in some cases take a couple of months to get used to seeing with just the one normal eye.
  7. Laser surgery: Laser surgery can treat little openings and tears in this part of the eye. Little smolders are made around the opening to "weld" the retina once more into the right spot. It is performed in the eye specialist's clinic.
  8. Individuals taking certain kinds of eye drop that have the danger of building up a retinal separation. Pilocarpine, which for a long time was a pillar of treatment for glaucoma, has for quite some time been used for retinal separation.
  9. People with incessant irritation of the eye (uveitis) are at a greater danger of suffering from retinal detachment.
  10. Cross section degeneration of the retina is a kind of diminishing of the outside edges of the retina, which happens in 7% to 10% of the overall public.
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Hi, I am 22 years old, my eye site is 6.0 and I am using Purccon daily were contact lens science last 3 years (changing every year as my doctor suggested), I still didn't get any problem, but recently I start preparing for some competitive exams due to that I am wearing more than 15 hours, is it safe? How many hours per day one can wear daily wear contact lens?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), modern diagnostics
Ayurveda,
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I am 22 years old, my eye site is 6.0 and I am using Purccon daily were contact lens science last 3 years (changi...
Any ways wearing contacts for more than 7 to 9 hours will harm your cornea am chances are high to lead to blindness. Contact lenses reduces oxygen supply to cornea and causes rubbing on the corneal surface which in turn lead to opacity and later ulcer.
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I am 19 years male, I experience while driving at night. Tears come from my eyes. I am already using crizal lenses. But not much effect suggest some ointment for giving relief to eyes.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I am 19 years male, I experience while driving at night. Tears come from my eyes. I am already using crizal lenses. B...
Hello lybrate-user. You could use genteal eye gel for your eyes. Use it 4-5 times in a day. After putting it, keep your eyes closed for a minimum 10 minutes. This will give the much needed soothing effect to your eyes. Hope my suggestions helped you.
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How to improve eye vision. my eye sight are very weak. please suggest some good and healthy food.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
How to improve eye vision. my eye sight are very weak. please suggest some good and healthy food.
Diet for EYESIGHT Lutein and zeaxanthin are both important nutrients for eye health,6 as both of them are found in high concentrations in your macula—the small central part of your retina responsible for detailed central vision. More specifically, lutein is also found in your macular pigment – known for helping to protect your central vision and aid in blue light absorption—and zeaxanthin is found in your retina.Estimated daily dose of lutein is 10 mg per day, and at 2 mg/day for zeaxanthin. Both lutein and zeaxanthin are primarily found in green leafy vegetables, although zeaxanthin is far scarcer than lutein. Kale and spinach are two of the most lutein-rich foods, but you'll also find it in carrots, squash, and other orange and yellow fruits and vegetables. Both lutein and zeaxanthin are carotenoids called xanthophylls, which give plants and vegetables their yellow-orange color, and the name "lutein" comes from the Latin word "luteus," which means "yellow." If you remember this, it may help you pick out vegetables that are likely to contain higher amounts of these two nutrients. Egg yolk is another source of both lutein and zeaxanthin that is well absorbed by your body Most of the dark green leafy vegetables, previously recommended for a higher intake of lutein and zeaxanthin, have 15-47 percent of lutein, but a very low content (0-3 percent) of zeaxanthin. study shows that fruits and vegetables of various colors can be consumed to increase dietary intake of lutein and zeaxanthi It is also important to note that lutein is an oil-soluble nutrient, so if you eat the vegetables without some oil or butter your body can't absorb the lutein. Adding a little bit of healthy fat, such as olive oil, coconut oil, or raw organic butter, will maximize your lutein absorption. Lutein content in food Food Mg / serving Orange ( Raw) 0.2/1 large Egg 0.2/1 large Spinach (cooked) 20.4 / 1 cup Papaya(Raw) 0.3/1 large Turnip greens (cooked) 12.2 / 1 cup Green peas (cooked) 4.1 / 1 cup Spinach (raw) 3.7 / 1 cup Corn (cooked) 1.5 / 1 cup Broccoli (raw) 1.3 / 1 cup Broccoli (cooked) 0.8 / 1/2 cup Green beans (cooked) 0.9 / 1 cup
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Dear sir/mam, my husband is using beta cap plus for eye pain. From past 7 days now he is facing side effects like sleepiness, head ache and body pain. please suggest me how to over come that sir.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Dear sir/mam, my husband is using beta cap plus for eye pain. From past 7 days now he is facing side effects like sle...
Beta cap is not for pain and its side effects are Nausea, Headache, Fatigue, Dizziness, Palpitations, Abdominal pain, Breathlessness, Diarrhoea, Slow heart rate, Constipation, You have to check his eyes and change the drugs
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Hye Dr. S I have weak eyesight. Far objects seem blurred to me. I use spec's of no. 1.5. Can increase my eyesight naturally if yes then how. And in how much time it works.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hye Dr. S I have weak eyesight. Far objects seem blurred to me. I use spec's of no. 1.5. Can increase my eyesight nat...
Hello. There is no medication or food for improving eye sight or to get rid of glasses. Get your vision tested and wear glasses. If not interested in glasses then you can try a. Contact lens b. Lasik laser as your age is now 19 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. Lasik is a very easy and painless procedure. If you want to get rid of glasses then go for lasik.
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My left eye is being red from last 20 days I've consulted with two doctors bt still no improvement, they r saying its nt eye problem wt should I ve to do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My left eye is being red from last 20 days I've consulted with two doctors bt still no improvement, they r saying its...
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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Which are the best daily eye exercises for a Myopic person with a high cylindrical number?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Which are the best daily eye exercises for a Myopic person with a high cylindrical number?
Hello. There is no exercise which can reduce number. As you r already 26 years old. Your number is now stable as your height. So if you want to get rid of glasses. Try contact lens or lasik surgery.
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I have to always sit in front of computer, what can I take prevent to take care of my eyes? I am an engineering student but I do part time job in a private company.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have to always sit in front of computer, what can I take prevent to take care of my eyes?
I am an engineering stude...
You have something called as computer vision syndrome. So 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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In was recently hit by a ball on my eyes and I feel it's going to be a problem to me when I grow old. What should I do.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
U should go to an ophthalmolist for a meticulous anterior and posterior segment eye examination. There are a plethora of causes of diminisged vision aftr trauma to eyes. Treamnet wd b decided as per d findings.
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I am 21 year old male, I have a problem that when I study more than half hour my eyes becomes red and give water out from eyes I tried many drops but no one give relief please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 21 year old male, I have a problem that when I study more than half hour my eyes becomes red and give water out ...
Hello, get your eyes tested from an opthalmologist. 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. -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 midpoint 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 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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Age of my wife is 38 years. Most of the time she is suffering from pain in forehead, eye brew and eye ball on left side. Also feels vomiting. Please cause for this.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Age of my wife is 38 years. Most of the time she is suffering from pain in forehead, eye brew and eye ball on left si...
This problem may be due to stress/ refractory problems/ any ENT problem or may be Migraine Headache follow advises given below: She can take(If No drug allergy) : 1. Tablet Crocin (Paracetamol 500 mg) one tablet after food when required for headache after food for 2-3 days (maximum 2 tablets with gap of 12 hour can be taken in a day) 2. Adequate sleep 6-8 hr in a day 3. Get check eyes for refractive error 4.We need to go for ENT evaluation to rule out sinusitis 5. Get BP checked 6. Regular physical exercise and meditation and yoga I need to take complete history for further management like duration, severity, aggravating factors/relieving/ triggering/ associated factor to reach diagnosis consult physician for further management.
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I have defect of short sightedness, and it is from three years and I am wearing a glass of -2.00. Can it be cured by naturally or any clinically treatment? If yes, how?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have defect of short sightedness, and it is from three years and I am wearing a glass of -2.00.
Can it be cured by ...
Hello, 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. Management: 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.
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I do not have jaundice then also my eyes are yellow from 2 months, what should I do?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I do not have jaundice then also my eyes are yellow from 2 months, what should I do?
Hi, # it may happens due to vision defects # gastric disorder may also be one of the reasons. # get your hemoglobin % checked. # take, plenty of water. # avoid junk, fried, spicy food #take, apple, carrots, orange, coconut, green leafy vegetable. Homoeo-care:* @ merc sol 200--5 drops, 3 days a wk, (single dose.) @ china 30--5 drops, thrice a day. # report after a wk. All d best.
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How to reduce eye power and get less strain on eyes. Some exercise that helps to reduce eye power.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
How to reduce eye power and get less strain on eyes. Some exercise that helps to reduce eye power.
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 18 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. If 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.
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