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Dr. Samarapuri

Ophthalmologist, Kanyakumari

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Headache and eye problem. When I read there is water in my both eyes. Is this a weakness or I need some power glasses?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Headache and eye problem. When I read there is water in my both eyes. Is this a weakness or I need some power glasses?
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. 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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I get floaters in my eyes even after getting cataract operation of both the eyes. Please answer my query.

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
I get floaters in my eyes even after getting cataract operation of both the eyes. Please answer my query.
vitreous floaters is very common complaint after cataract surgery & if there is no retinal pathology you should ignore ,it is generally due to post vitreous detachment very common in old age.
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I have red eyes for 3 days and I am feeling tired for the most of the time still is their a medication required for me or should I consult a doctor.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eyes for 3 days and I am feeling tired for the most of the time still is their a medication required for m...
Dear lybrate user, red eyes 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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LASIK - Dispelling Myths About It!

Ophthalmologist
Ophthalmologist, Thane
LASIK - Dispelling Myths About It!

One of the most cutting edge eye procedures which has been very successful in practice and has been loved by millions of patients is LASIK. LASIK is a form of eye surgery performed with the help of a precise laser and is very effective in correcting nearsightedness, farsightedness as well as astigmatism (imperfections with the shape of the cornea). With any such procedure, there are bound to be myths which arise out of misconceptions. Some of those myths as well as the advantages of LASIK have ben enumerated below:

Myth # 1 – Lasik can only be performed up to a certain age
Many people think that LASIK cannot be performed on people of advanced age. This is a misconception as LASIK has been performed on people above 90 as well. There are some considerations however, such as the health of the person and the condition of the eyes. If there are no medical objections, then LASIK can be performed regardless of the age of the person. Doctors also tend to wait till young adulthood (around 18-20 years of age) before performing LASIK. However, LASIK procedures have been performed on young children with severe vision problems as well.

Myth # 2 – The technology behind LASIK is too new and thus not yet perfected
This is yet another commonly propagated myth about LASIK. The technology for this procedure has been around for quite some time and has ben performed with increasing regularity since the 1980s. There have been multiple long term studies done on people who underwent LASIK surgery and almost all of them have had favorable results both in the short term as well as the long term. It is a properly established field and means of treatment within ophthalmology and is subject to the same stringent standards testing as other treatments within the field of medicine.

Myth # 3 – LASIK can cause many complications such as dry eyes and night glares
Any surgical procedure has a certain chance of complications occurring. However, LASIK tends to have very low occurrences of complications. What many people tend to confuse complications with is the normal healing procedure. Dry eyes and night glares usually occur after the first few weeks of the procedure and is part of the healing process of the body. It usually tends to go way with the first few months itself.

Myth # 4 – Contact lenses are better than LASIK
While contact lenses do serve a purpose in correcting vision, they can often contribute to eye infections as well as irritations and headaches. Also contact lenses need to be changed every few weeks or so. LASIK surgery eliminates all of these hassles and you can have perfectly clear vision without having to worry about all the problems that contact lenses bring with them.

Myth # 5 – The LASIK procedure is painful
No other myth is farther from the truth. In this procedure, the surgeon creates a thin flap like structure out of the tissue within the cornea with the help of a laser. This layer is then used to reshape the cornea and thus correct vision problems. Antiseptic and numbing eye drops are used when performing this surgery which results in minimal discomfort that only stays during the initial stages. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ophthalmologist and ask a free question.

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I am having squint in my left eye, Is it possible to correct it through a laser surgery/other?

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I am having squint in my left eye, Is it possible to correct it through a laser surgery/other?
Hello lybrate-user. Squint of the eye has multiple causes associated with it. Let me enumerate them in brief: (1) significant difference in the refractive error (glasses power) between both eyes. (2) injury to the eye. (3) cataract/ opacity of the lens in one eye (in pediatric age group specifically). (4) eye having undergone surgery would have the possibility of getting deviated with time. (5) long standing retinal problem in an eye. (6) amblyopia/ lazy eye. It would be possible to correct squint with surgery. This would not be a laser surgery. Also, you must understand the fact that there is a chance that the squint would recur after surgical correction. The duration between the surgery and recurrence could be variable.
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I have red eyes and feeling jealousy in my eyes because of this I can't sleep properly its very bad for my eyes.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes and feeling jealousy in my eyes because of this I can't sleep properly its very bad for my eyes.
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
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#EyeKnow

Phaco Development Program, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology, DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Mysore
#EyeKnow
Do not take your vision for granted.
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Sir I have some problem in my eye or retina its so painful come and cure me. Other ways I will gone.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Sir I have some problem in my eye or retina its so painful come and cure me. Other ways I will gone.
There are many reasons of pain in eyes and few important ones are 1.Lack of sleep 2.Hypertension or Hypotension 3.Frequent upper resp.Tract infections like Sneezing,Sinusitis 4.Weak eye sight,conjunctivitis,Allergy 5.Overuse of eyes while studying,watching TV,Computers,Mobiles. So visit an ophthalmologist to identify the cause of your Eye pain and treatment and management can be given accordingly. You can use following Homoeopathic eyedrops for general Eye pain CINERARIA EUPHRASIA EYE DROPS
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My eyes look pake yellow in colour and when I waje up from sleep they look giant red what is the problem behind it. Water flows from eyes too. Can you please help me to identify and prevent this problem.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
My eyes look pake yellow in colour and when I waje up from sleep they look giant red what is the problem behind it. W...
If you feel so then pleas do following blood investigation 1. Cbc-esr, lft, urine [routien microscopic ] sonography of abdomen take following remedies 1triphal kadha 3 tsp twice a day.
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I have eyes problem since a week ago. How to I can solve this problem. Please help me. I have ear problem also. How can I relief to these problems.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have eyes problem since a week ago. How to I can solve this problem. Please help me.
I have ear problem also. How c...
Take paracetamol, plenty of water and rest. Check your eye sight.pain in the ear could be due to waxbor ear infection consult ENT Specialist
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Sometimes.. My eyes becomes blur. And I can't see anything. Everything becomes blur. What may be the problem?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Sometimes.. My eyes becomes blur. And I can't see anything. Everything becomes blur. What may be the problem?
Most common cause is having a spectacles power. Just get it checked with nearest eye care specialist.
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I have always pain in my eyes and due to it always having headache and also I am lo use to b hungry cause I am unable to eat proper diet.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
I have always pain in my eyes and due to it always having headache and also I am lo use to b hungry cause I am unable...
Take salads and fruits more Take carrots and hara dhania daily Take 4 to 5 dates.... Khajur daily Take 2 to 3 banana daily Check your eyesight Take Tab geriforte by Himalaya 2 2
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Are there any drops which can help to improve my eye sight. Could someone please suggest. Thanks in advance.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Are there any drops which can help to improve my eye sight. Could someone please suggest. Thanks in advance.
Homoeopathic eyedrop can do it to om extent, CINERARIA MARTINA EYE DROPS ( DrReckeweg) Pour 2 drops 3 times daily. 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 eye doctor said that my eyes are. Perfectly orthotropic but when I starr my eyes in mirror for 6-10 sec my eye start deviate outward? When I daydream I take video my eyes my eyes also seen to deviated outward slightly? What is. This? If im perfectly orthotropic then why im experiencing this symptoms? What is reason behind it?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My eye doctor said that my eyes are. Perfectly orthotropic but when I starr my eyes in mirror for 6-10 sec my eye sta...
you have intermittent exotropia.. which means eye deviates when tired or inattentive.. it means your eyes are trying hard to keep fusion and orthophoria .. but are giving up in fatigue or inattention.. no active intervention.. make sure you wear your glasses and get checkup every 6 months to one year
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My 10 year child having power in right eye 1.75 6/6 & left eye 0.25 6/6.kasyap RANCHI & Shanker Netralaya Chennai is saying it's lazy eye & patching of one eye required while kamal eye clinic RANCHI is saying if vision is 6/6 with power glass how it can be a lazy eye & only power glass recommended. I don't know what c know what.

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
My 10 year child having power in right eye 1.75 6/6 & left eye 0.25 6/6.kasyap RANCHI & Shanker Netralaya Chennai is ...
If vision with glass is 6/6 ,it can't labelled as lazy ( amblyopic) eye,your child is just myopic & maximum increase in power occur between 13 yrs to 20 yrs because maximum body growth takes place during these periods, with regards
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Peales tell how can I control lipid level for yellow pledges in eyelids. Thank you.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Peales tell how can I control lipid level for yellow pledges in eyelids.
Thank you.
For blood lipid levels you ll have to visit cardiologist. However a oculoplasty surgeon can surgically remove those yellow looking lesions on eyelids.
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I am boy what is meant by the eye blindness and eye sight ness your idea giv e me please.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am boy what is meant by the eye blindness and eye sight ness your idea giv e me please.
Hello 1. Eye sight ness: it means vision is okay. You can see everything like people around you etc. 2. Blindness means: there is darkness all around and you cannot see anything.
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Red Eye -- Home Remedies

Master in Psychology, MD - Ayurveda, Dems, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
Red Eye --  Home Remedies
Home remedies for red eye

◦An easy home remedy to soothe red eyes is a ice pack. Use it as a cold compress for 5 minutes on each eye, twice a day.
◦Another natural cure for red and itchy eyes is a simple splash of cold water. This can be done many times a day whenever relief is needed from red eye.
◦Rosewater is a gentle home remedy that takes away bloodshot eyes. Soak 2 sterile cotton balls with rose water, close the eyes and place a cotton ball on each eye. Leave this on for 15 minutes, twice a day.
◦If you are wondering how to remove red eyes with a safe and natural cure, a time-tested way to soothe sire eyes is to place a slice of cold cucumber over each closed eye and leave it on for 15 minutes.
◦Steep 2 bags of green tea for 2 minutes in hot water and remove. Put the teabags in the fridge and when they are cool, place them on the closed eyes and leave it for 15 minutes. This will reduce signs of fatigue and swelling.
◦Bilberry is an herb that has been proven to treat eye-related ailments.
◦Boil ½ tsp of fennel seeds in 1 cup of water and let them steep for 25 minutes. Then, drain the water out and use it as an eye rinse.
◦Homeopathic natural eye drops are available from health food stores that mimic natural tears. This is a great alternative to regular eye drops.
◦Sleep is probably the best home remedy for red eyes.
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I have a Squint, in my left eyes. From last 7-8 years. Can I solve my squint Issue without operation?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have a Squint, in my left eyes. From last 7-8 years. Can I solve my squint Issue without operation?
If you were advised squint surgery then it usually means that it will require surgery. Higher angle squint does not usually go without surgery.
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