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Dr. Goutam K Mitra

Ophthalmologist, Kolkata

500 at clinic
Dr. Goutam K Mitra Ophthalmologist, Kolkata
500 at clinic
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Dr. Goutam K Mitra is an experienced Ophthalmologist in Survey Park, Kolkata. He is currently associated with Sunetra Family Eye Care in Survey Park, Kolkata. Book an appointment online with Dr. Goutam K Mitra and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I have irritation and itching in my both eyes. Water is also falling from my eyes while studying and watching tt. V.what can I do to prptact my eyes?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have irritation and itching in my both eyes. Water is also falling from my eyes while studying and watching tt. V.w...
Hello Prolonged working on laptop/TV/mobile can cause computer vision syndrome. Computer vision syndrome is a condition resulting from focusing the eyes on a computer or other display device for, uninterrupted periods of time. Some symptoms of cvs include a. Headaches b blurred vision c. Neck pain d redness in the eyes e. Eye strain f dry eyes sometimes watery eyes these symptoms can be further aggravated by improper lighting conditions. Measures to reduce this include 1. Work under proper light. 2. Blink a lot. 3. Cold compresses 4. Use good lubricating eyedrop
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I Am Facing Red Eye Problem For 2 Days. I Don't Go To Any Doctor And Don't Use Any medicine Yet. Is Anything Serious? Should I Check It Up?

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Homeopath, Faridabad
I Am Facing Red Eye Problem For 2 Days. I Don't Go To Any Doctor And Don't Use Any medicine Yet. Is Anything Serious?...
Hello, Bloodshot eyes appear red because the vessels at the surface of the white portion of the eye become swollen. Vessels may swell due to: Eye dryness Too much sun exposure Dust or other particles in the eye Allergies Infection Injury Eye infections or inflammation can cause redness as well as possible itching, discharge, pain, or vision problems. Other causes of eye redness include Colds or allergies, Acute glaucoma, Corneal scratches: Injuries caused by sand, dust, or overuse of contact lenses. Sometimes, a bright red spot, called a subconjunctival hemorrhage, will appear on the white of the eye. This often happens after straining or coughing, which causes a broken blood vessel on the surface of the eye. Most often, there is no pain and your vision is normal. It is almost never a serious problem. Because the blood leaks into the conjunctiva, which is clear, you cannot wipe or rinse the blood away. Like a bruise, the red spot will go away within a week or two. Management: - Try to rest your eyes if redness is due to fatigue or eye strain. No other treatment is needed. - Wash your hands, hold clean water in your hand, keep your eyes closer to the water and dip the eyes by blinking the eyelids frequently in the held water in hand. Repeat it for 3-4 times again. - Avoid watching T. V. Working on computer or mobile, reading or frequently keep blinking your eyes to avoid dryness. Take frequent breaks in between. - In case there is itching, use a clean napkin or a tissue to wipe the tears and cleaning the eyelids gently. -Wear an UV-rays protected sunglasses while you are out in sun. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicines - Schwabe’s Belladonna 30 and Euphrasia 30 - both thrice daily for 4 days. Use Euphrasia Eye drops twice daily. Revert back thereafter. Get your eyes tested if there is no relief even after the medication
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Iam having red eyes for few hours. I am a. Contact lens user and using it since 4 years never had such a issue earlier. It's only red in left eye. No pain and all. I used I kul plus for it and it's almost less now.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Iam having red eyes for few hours. I am a. Contact lens user and using it since 4 years never had such a issue earlie...
perhaps you are having contact lens intolerance. you could either wait for few weeks and then start wearing them after showing it to eye doctor till then continue using glasses
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My eyes are weak I can't see things of far away clearly. But I don't want to use specs I want them cure naturally. Is it possible?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eyes are weak I can't see things of far away clearly. But I don't want to use specs I want them cure naturally. Is...
Hello arun...there is no natural way to get rid of glasses..if u dont want to use glasses....u can try contact lens or else u can think of lasik laser which is simple and very good procedure to get rid of glassses
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Hi I have a side effect n eyes I can not c far. It wil show me as a blur An iam using a specs from last 4 years I jus wanna know wat should I do so tht my eye power get increased An I want t decreased my using of specks Thnkz.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hi I have a side effect n eyes I can not c far. It wil show me as a blur An iam using a specs from last 4 years I jus...
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 contact lens as your age is now 22 years so your number will not increase much 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.
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I hav a problem of infection at my eyes and repeatedly I m. Suffering from the eye infection as due to summer hotness plzz suggest me.

MBBS, Diploma in Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Ghaziabad
I hav a problem of infection at my eyes and repeatedly I m. Suffering from the eye infection as due to summer hotness...
If infection is frequent. Go for dilated refraction you might br suffering from refractive error. N not using glasses will make your eyes tired. Or you might be suffering from mild allergy n you keep on touching your eyes without being awere. Freqent hand wash, frequent change of pillow covers n bed sheets. Use drinking water to wash your eyes. Maintain good hygiene around u. Still infection recur then meet ophthalmologist.
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My ACL was complete tear but after regular exercise of 1 year I am alright now but I'm little worry to run can I again do MRI scan ! To see the current status ! My regular exercise is cycling.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), modern diagnostics
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My ACL was complete tear but after regular exercise of 1 year I am alright now but I'm little worry to run can I agai...
Ayurveda therapies and medications could help improve your tear gradually with some rest. Ligament tear do take more time to get repaired
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Im 19 years old. And I have a lot headache. So I use spectacles. But when I consult my doctor he is saying that due to lack of vitamins but now im 70 kgs. Still having headache. What should I do now?

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Homeopath, Thane
Im 19 years old. And I have a lot headache. So I use spectacles. But when I consult my doctor he is saying that due t...
Hi headaches are caused due to sinusitis which may not be noticed as you must not be knowing its symptoms. Take following medicines nat suph 30 4pills to be sucked thrice a day for 15 days kali bich 200 4pills to be sucked thrice a day for 15 days take plain water steam once a day.
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I have a black colour just below my eyes. It could not change for a few days. My face become more ugly due to these black colour. How I can reduce these black colour?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have  a black colour just below my eyes. It could not change for a few days. My face become more ugly due to these ...
Homoeopathic treatment under eye cream (bakson) apply at night under the eye in circular fashion glowcare drops (lords) 20 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily take a good iron rich diet like apple, pomegranate, spinach and all other green vegetables 2 glass milk daily 6-8 glass extra water daily try to have a sound sleep.
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I have eye power in my left eye is -0.75, and my right eye is -0.25. Is there any solution to cure my eye power. Can I use lens or specs. Which one is better. Please suggest, my work is related to computer.

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Homeopath, Faridabad
I have eye power in my left eye is -0.75, and my right eye is -0.25. Is there any solution to cure my eye power. Can ...
Hello, now you should use spectacles and take Ruta 30 ch , 3 drops twice daily for 15 days. Use CMD2 eye drops, 2 drop in each eye twice daily. Do the below given exercises to strengthen your ocular muscles. 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. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicine which will help you in preventing rather reducing the power of your eyes. Take Physostigma 6/ thrice daily for 1 month. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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I am a student of teeth class. I am feeling very bad from eyessignt. I have weak eyesight. I do not like to eerwere glasses. My eyesight no. Is 2.5 I am heavy bored from this please help.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am a student of teeth class. I am feeling very bad from eyessignt. I have weak eyesight. I do not like to eerwere g...
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 as your age is now 17 years so your number will increase little 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 after age of 18 yrs.
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4 years back i went to eye clinic and consulted a doctor regarding long site. He advised me specticals are manditaroy if iam not facing difficulty to read. If i am not using specs, will the site increases over a period of time?

Phaco Development Program, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology, DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Mysore
At this age there may be change in power due to age related changes that happen in the lens. But as you age the power required for near vision will definitely change.
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I have to work on system for 6 to 8 hrs and my glasses number is 8 and 8.5 and even age of 23 my number don't got stable hence I m worried and I could not gone through lasic and appy lasic due to thin corniea is there any other way to get rid from glasses than contact lenses please let me know thank you.

FICO, Specialist in Cataract,Cornea and refractive surgeries , MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Srinagar
It can be due to progressive myopia, also one should rule out keratoconus. If it becomes stable, you can undergo icl (lens implantation in the eye) even if cornea is thin. Kindly consult ophthalmologist.
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There is constant irritation in my right eye and has become red. What should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
There is constant irritation in my right eye and has become red. What should I do?
Homoeopathic medicine EUPHRASIA 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 2 drops direct on tongue every 2-3 hrly EUPHRASIA EYEDROPS ( SBL ) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily
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Can you please tell me about the symptoms of night blindness and how to over come.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Can you please tell me about the symptoms of night blindness and how to over come.
Night blindness is due to a disorder of the cells in the retina that are responsible for vision in dim light. It has many causes, including:--------- •Short-sightedness----------- •Glaucoma medications that work by constricting the pupil----------- •Cataracts-------------- •Retinitis pigmentosa----------------- •Vitamin A deficiency-------------------- Treatment for night blindness will depend upon its cause. Treatment may be as simple as a new prescription for your glasses or switching glaucoma medications, or it may require surgery in cases of cataracts---------------------- Dietary Management For Night Blindness--------------------Vitamins A, C and E are potent antioxidants which slow down age related macular degeneration and help maintain healthy tissues and cells in the eyes. Vitamins C and E may also inhibit the development or progression of cataracts. Lutein and zeaxanthin are two antioxidants called carotenoids, which help in neutralizing free radicals and maintaining eye health.------------------------ Sources of Vitamin A: Yellow-orange fruits and vegetables such as carrots, mango, papaya, pumpkin, dark green leafy vegetables, broccoli, eggs, milk and milk products. Vitamin A can be stored in your body, so you can opt for your favorite seasonal foods!--------------------- Sources of Vitamin C: Citrus fruits such as oranges, tangerines and grapefruit, peppers, tomatoes, kiwis, gooseberries, strawberries and Brussels sprouts.--------------------- Sources of Vitamin E: Nuts like almonds, cashews, hazelnuts, fortified oils, seeds, eggs, milk and dairy.--------------- Sources of Lutein: Green leafy vegetables such as spinach, kale, broccoli and chard, yellow peppers, mango and bilberries.------------------------ Sources of Zeaxanthin: Oranges, tangerines, eggs, spinach, dark green lettuce, corn, broccoli and orange sweet peppers.-------------------------- For maximizing the benefits of the above vegetables, it is best to have then lightly cooked rather than raw. Cooking or steaming breaks down the cells, making it simpler for the body to absorb these nutrients from the foods.------------------------ Aim to eat at least 2 to 4 servings or more of these foods every day to ensure that you are getting enough of these 5 powerful nutrients.---------------------------------
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I have pain upper lid of right eye close to nose. Its very dull and irritating pain. Not so much high but dull and continues.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have pain upper lid of right eye close to nose. Its very dull and irritating pain. Not so much high but dull and co...
Hello, take Kali bich 200 CH , 5 drops as a single dose. Mag phos 6X , 5 tabs thrice daily. Revert after 7 days.
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I am prince kr. .I have eye problem .I met eye specialist he suggest me to wearing glass regularly .my power is -2.00 .but I hate lenses .what I do .

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am prince kr. .I have eye problem .I met eye specialist he suggest me to wearing glass regularly .my power is -2.00...
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.
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how to reduce diabetic eye pressure

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
how to reduce diabetic eye pressure
Diabetes causes vascular damage throughout the body. Because the blood vessels within the eye are so tiny, any damage at all can have a tremendous impact on eye health.

One of the most prevalent of the diabetes-related eye diseases is glaucoma. In fact, people with diabetes are between 40% and 50% more likely to develop glaucoma than non-diabetics.

Glaucoma causes the pressure within the eye to increase gradually, damaging the optic nerve and leading to partial or complete vision loss. The exact mechanisms for this are unknown. While there are several types of glaucoma, the most common form is open-angle glaucoma.
Open-angle glaucoma

The eye is full of fluid which continually refreshes. Normally, fluid drains at a point in the eye where the iris and the cornea meet. If this opening becomes even partially blocked the fluid drains out of the eye too slowly, even as new fluid is added. This backup of fluid causes an increase in pressure within the eye, damaging the optic nerve.

Open-angle glaucoma does not cause any symptoms until the disease is well-advanced. By that time, vision is impacted, with loss of peripheral vision first, advancing to tunnel vision and then total vision loss as the disease progresses.
Treatment

The goal of treatment is to lower intraocular pressure. This can be approached one of three ways: lower eye pressure, improve drainage of fluid from the eye or decrease the volume of fluid produced within the eye.

There are a variety of eye drops that may be prescribed.

Prostaglandins (xalatan, lumigan) and cholingeric agents (isopto carbine and isopto carbachol) act to increase outflow of fluid from within the eye.

Beta blockers (betimol, timoptic, betoptic) and carbonic anhydrase inhibitors (trusopt, azopt) reduce the production of fluid within the eye.

Alpha-adrenergic agonists (iopidine, alphagan) both lessen fluid production and increase fluid outflow.

Physicians may prescribe a combination of the above.

Oral medications may also be prescribed, if eye drops alone are not sufficient. These are usually in the form of a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor.

If medications are not sufficient to halt progression of the disease, then surgery might be necessary.

Drainage implants might be inserted within the eyes to facilitate drainage.

Laser surgery, known as laser trabeculoplasty, can be done to open clogged drainage canals.

Filtering surgery, known as trabeculectomy, removes a small piece of tissue from the location of the drainage canals, widening the opening and improving drainage.

The best possible treatment for glaucoma is prevention. Everyone above 40 years of age should have an eye exam at least every three years. Diabetics should have a dilated examination of their eyes annually.

Well-controlled blood sugar level are another preventive measure that will lessen the odds of developing glaucoma.
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I feel my head getting heavier just after doing a casually stressful task and I also feel a burning sensation in my eyes quite frequently. What do I do?

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
I feel my head getting heavier just after doing a casually stressful task and I also feel a burning sensation in my e...
These could be signs of muscle tension headaches or stress headache. What you need is relaxation. Try some muscle relaxation exercises like yoga, meditation etc. If you find that difficult and have sleep problems too then do not hesitate to consult a psychiatrist, online if you prefer.
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I am not able to read the small letters at distance clearly but I am able to read the same some days before clearly.

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Get your vision checked it is possible that you might have very small no. Which you never needed but sometimes when you are relaxed might have difficulty in seeing.
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