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Dr. Dhananjay Basak

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, M.Ch - Paediatric Surgery

Ophthalmologist, Kolkata

49 Years Experience
Dr. Dhananjay Basak MBBS, MS - General Surgery, M.Ch - Paediatric Surgery Ophthalmologist, Kolkata
49 Years Experience
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Dr. Dhananjay Basak is one of the best Ophthalmologists in Girish Park, Kolkata. He has over 49 years of experience as a Ophthalmologist. He has completed MBBS, MS - General Surgery, M.Ch - Paediatric Surgery . He is currently associated with Peerless Diagnostic Centre in Girish Park, Kolkata. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Dhananjay Basak on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - University of Calcutta - 1968
MS - General Surgery - University of Calcutta - 1974
M.Ch - Paediatric Surgery - University of Calcutta - 1981
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I have -1.00 power in my right eye & -1.5 in my left eye. I wear spectacles but not comfortable with it. Is it possible that my spectacles can be removed permanently. Any advice.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have -1.00 power in my right eye & -1.5 in my left eye. I wear spectacles but not comfortable with it. Is it possib...
100% possible Abhishek ,being a homoeopath,i will advise you to undergo homoeopathic treatment as homoeopathic medicine along with exercises and a diet plan are very effective combination for improving eyesight.consult me
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I am a 24 year old female and I have shortsightness since childhood and sight is increasing in each check up.

MS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Zirakpur
1. Myopia increases till the age of 19. Rarely after that. 2. Most common reason for increase is miscalculation in prevoius check up now there r 2 question 1. Have you gone of vision check up after dilated the pupil by eye specialist? 2. If yes and still number is increasing than it can b a pathological myopia which need fundus ex and rarely intraocular pressur measurement.
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I am 68 Male, having pain in my backside of head almost regularly. Some times it goes automatically but most of the time, I have to take Dispirine etc. My eyes too are etching and watering regularly especially when reading or sitting on TV/computer. Kindly suggest some remedy, thanks.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 68  Male, having pain in my backside of head almost regularly. Some times it goes automatically but most of the ...
take tab. sinarest twice a day. take protein powder 1 tsf once with milk. plenty of water, juice, avoid more watching t.v./ computer. take few rest while work. if not ok then x ray l-s spine , cbc, eye testing. and consult again.
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Suddenly ache started at ankle back side (exactly shoe fitted portion) and unable to walk. Like to know the reason and treatment procedures. With regards Srinivasarao Mobile no: 9704444963.

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Physiotherapist, Noida
Suddenly ache started at ankle back side (exactly shoe fitted portion) and unable to walk.
Like to know the reason an...
Stretch calves. Stretch calves get a custom made insole. Hams stretching. Sports taping. Hot fomentation. Standing calf stretch stand away from a wall and. Put your fight foot behind you and be sure your toes are facing forward. Lean forward at the ankle while bending the right knee and keeping your heel on the ground. Hold this for 30 to 60 seconds. Repeat 10 times a twice a day.
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I'm 20 old boy having left squint eye. Is there any method of correcting it without any surgery?

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I'm 20 old boy having left squint eye. Is there any method of correcting it without any surgery?
Go for a complete examination and diagnosis. In initial stages and in mild squints of a perticular type can b corrected by orthoptic exercises and prisms and spectacles. However the final treatment modality depends upon the type and amount of squint you hav.
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From two days ago, when I see the bright things eg. Light bulb, sun reflection. My right eye pain very much. And become red. What are the solutions to get rid out of it.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
From two days ago, when I see the bright things eg. Light bulb, sun reflection.
My right eye pain very much. And beco...
Measures include 1. Work under proper light. 2. Blink a lot. 3. Cold compresses 4. Use good lubricating eyedrop 5. Use goggles when in sunlight.
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I have two problems First is regarding my eyes. I feel pain in eyes while using mobile or while driving in evening? Second one I have some fat on my tummy how to reduce it?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have two problems First is regarding my eyes. I feel pain in eyes while using mobile or while driving in evening?
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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. 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. Homoeopathic medicine CINELUBE EYEDROPS ( HAPDCO) Pour 2 drops 3 times daily. What is your weight ,so that I could guide you regarding your tummy fat accordingly.
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What are the best ways to keep eyes healthy?

MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist,
Actually you need to do nothing much. Wear glasses if you drive a two wheeler and wear protective glasses if you are working in a workplace where injuries are common.
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My daughter (14 years) has been detected with eyesight need of 0.25. Should I get her spectacles or wait? Also pl recommend healthy food/supplements for better eyesight.

MD - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Abohar
She should be given green leafy vegetables, carrots, almonds, walnuts daily in her diet. You can wait for 1-2 months after following this diet and get her checked from your eye surgeon again.
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I have a false right eye. I need to stop the yellow pus and water that keep coming at times. Please assist with some drops or ointments.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have a false right eye.  I need to stop the yellow pus and water that keep coming at times. Please assist with some...
We need to treat the source of infection and I will suggest you to meet an ophthalmologist and request him to eliminate the source
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Hi. I problem in eye sight, while driving in night. My eyes are blurred. And while setting in my mobile at night time tears are coming.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Hi. I problem in eye sight, while driving in night. My eyes are blurred. And while setting in my mobile at night time...
There are multiple causes responsible for diminution/ blurring of vision. Let me enumerate them in brief for you: (1) refractive error. This is one of the commonest reasons responsible. Minus or plus number in one eye or both eyes may be responsible for weak/ blurred vision. The solution for this is glasses/ contact lens/ refractive surgery (if applicable). It should be checked by a trained optometrist/ ophthalmologist and proper glasses should be prescribed. (2) cornea related problem: injury, degeneration, infections or inflammation occurring on the cornea tend to causes loss of transparency and lead to weakening of vision. These should be assessed preferably by a cornea specialist and treated appropriately. (3) cataract in the lens of the eye: this usually occurs with increasing age but in some cases may occur at a younger age. There are multiple systemic factors responsible (eg. Diabetes, increased cholesterol levels, etc) injury to the eye may also cause cataract. This should be assessed and treated appropriately by a cataract specialist. (4) retina/ vitreous problems: these occur due to a variety of reasons such as high minus numbers, diabetes, trauma, etc. These issues are best assessed and treated by a retina specialist. There are good quality surgical options available for the same. (5) optic nerve related problems: these may occur due to raised eye pressure (glaucoma), or occur in association with certain conditions related to the brain and the blood vessels. These are best assessed by a retina/ glaucoma specialist (whichever applicable). (6) neurological problems: certain problems in the brain and the central nervous system tend to cause weakening/ blurring of vision. These are best assessed by an eye specialist in concordance with a neurologist and a neurosurgeon if required. Thus, based on the category you fall under, it would be necessary to take appropriate help and treatment. From the symptoms described by you, it seems more likely to be a case of allergy. Maintaining the precautions and hygiene that I mentioned should probably work well for you. You could also use a lubricant eye drop along with an anti-histamine eye drop. (3-4 times daily) hope my suggestions helped you. Let me know if you require further assistance. Take care. Regards.
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I am Hema and I want to know that some times my eyes were itching I am working on computers always is it the reason?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am Hema and I want to know that some times my eyes were itching I am working on computers always is it the reason?
Yes ,it is due to computer.The solution for this problem is its reduced usage and while using computor use in proper light. There is nothing more effective than controlling usage to reduce and negate the effects. You can also reduce the intensity of the computor screen by attaching a filter or by getting an eye-friendly screen. Above all, one must try to reduce the amount of computor usage or take frequent breaks. Homoeopathic medicine CINELUBE EYE DROPS ( HAPDCO) Pour 2 drops 3 times daily.
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I have been suffering from problem of myopia. What are reason behind it and remedy for it.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have been suffering from problem of myopia. What are reason behind it and remedy for it.
Hello. Myopia is due to amny causes like increase in axial length of eyeball, change in curvature of cornea etc 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 as your age is now 31 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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How do I prevent eyestrain at my laptop & how do I keep my eye healty and I don't want to use specs ?

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Avoid continuous stair at computer, washing eyes at frequent Intervals, eat fruits and yellow vegetables. You can remove the specs by either Lasik or ICL. The procedure is safe and easy without any problems.
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Everytime I go to the toilet I excrete blood from my anus. I went to see a doctor about it and the doctor gave me medicine but they did not help still. Please help.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Everytime I go to the toilet I excrete blood from my anus. I went to see a doctor about it and the doctor gave me med...
bleeding per rectum may be due to indigestion and constipation problem.take light diet and green leafy vegetables.avoid taking chilies,spicy,oily and junk food.take curd in diet.take medicine prescribed by your doctor but try to avoid constipation,acidity,gas feeling.it will help you to fully recover.
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My eyesight is weak and wearing glasses for three years. What should I have to do for betterment of my eyes?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My eyesight is weak and wearing glasses for three years. What should I have to do for betterment of my eyes?
unfortunately there are no natural medications to remove spectacles permanently. you can either try contact lenses or plan for refractive lasik laser surgery
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Doctor, my age is 40, now I am facing the eye sight problem, I cannot read small words, I have to use spectacle, than only I can read. Please suggest how I can improve my eye sight without surgery.

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Doctor, my age is 40, now I am facing the eye sight problem, I cannot read small words, I have to use spectacle, than...
This reading number at and around 40 years is presbyopia and is age related. This will increase to around +2.25 around the age 50. Everybody doing near work has to use readings glasses.
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I am 25 years old and suffering from uveitis since last 10 years. I am planning for baby. Can I take methotrexate injection into eyes ? Kindly suggest.

MBBS, MS, Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS), FRCOphth, FACS
Ophthalmologist, Kolkata
I am 25 years old and suffering from uveitis since last 10 years. I am planning for baby. Can I take methotrexate inj...
You can take methotrexate injections into the eye. There will always be a very small risk of problems, but the dose injected into the eye is tiny compared to systemic dosing so risk is also very small but no non-existent.
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I want to know about laser treatment my eyesight is -4.75 left and -5.00 right. My age is 18 years. Pls suggest me is that good or not?

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
I want to know about laser treatment my eyesight is -4.75 left and -5.00 right. My age is 18 years. Pls suggest me is...
Dear lybrate-user:- as per your stated complaints, you r suffering from simple myopia. If you're feeling discomfort with specks then contact lens is another better & safe option. Lasik laser is advance laser keratectomy. It give rid of speck/contact lens. It is opd procedure, safer, painless procedure. You can attend social ceremony after surgery also.
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