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Dr. Balakrishnan. K

MS - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist, Kollam

33 Years Experience
Dr. Balakrishnan. K MS - Ophthalmology Ophthalmologist, Kollam
33 Years Experience
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Balakrishnan. K is an experienced Ophthalmologist in Thevally, Kollam. He has helped numerous patients in his 33 years of experience as a Ophthalmologist. He is a MS - Ophthalmology . You can meet Dr. Balakrishnan. K personally at Eye Specialist Clinic in Thevally, Kollam. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Balakrishnan. K on Lybrate.com.

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MS - Ophthalmology - Govt Medical College Kerala - 1984
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I have black spots as well as pimples on my back. I used removelcrem but didn't see any changes. What should I do?

MBBS, MD - Dermatology, F.C.P.S.(Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy), Diploma in Venerology & Dermatology (DVD), DNB (Dermatology)
Dermatologist, Pune
I have black spots as well as pimples on my back. I used removelcrem but didn't see any changes. What should I do?
If you have already tried some creams and not seeing sufficient change you must consult a qualified dermatologist. In the meantime don't scratch (will help reduce new black mark formation) and cut down on dairy items and any other foods you feel leads to more pimples eg eggs or whey protein etc.
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Hello Sir ! I am 24 in age. Since I was in 13, I have been using power glass yet. I have eye problem as I have Myopia. I always put on my glass. So sir please suggest me. What will I do to remove my glass and see perfectly without using glass.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello Sir ! I am 24 in age. Since I was in 13, I have been using power glass yet. I have eye problem as I have Myopia...
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 4-6 months and instill euphrasia eye drops twice a day. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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Why I am so coward, I get scared easily, I i get fear easily, I avoid confrontation, in school days people used to beat me and I used to say nothing to them ,why I do not have confidence to beat them, is this due to poor self esteem or lack of confidence I have a squint in my eyes and even if a small child tease me or say something me I get hurt easily, why I am so morally weak, why I am born such morally weak.Please tell.

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
Why I am so coward, I get scared easily, I i get fear easily, I avoid confrontation, in school days people used to be...
Dear lybrate user, I think it must have been very difficult for you to take insults in the form of teasing. Beating etc since childhood. I sense that these insults have impacted you a lot. Probably no one appreciated you till now. As a result you have low self esteem and low confidence. It appears to me that you believe in what people say about you, hence you think that you are weak and coward. According to me, the reason why you do not retaliate is, that is what your parents/teachers or other elders at home told you to do. Probably, because of your low self esteem, you also thought that you'deserve' this kind of treatment. Though you were angry, you did not fight back, because you thought you were physically weak as well. Emotional abuse is more hurtful than physical abuse. Even if people are making fun of your squint, please accept it as your reality. And look at yourself as a" whole" person and you will realise that you are lucky to have a healthy, normal body. Now please understand that, you are 22 and an adult and not small/weak anymore. Try to get enough physical strength with the help of good nutrition and exercise. Then you will not feel weak, physically. Then make a list of your strengths, that you think you have, read it everyday. Do not take negativity from anyone. Believe in yourself. No one is" born" weak emotionally/morally. The life experiences cause this weakness. Now you need to take charge of your life. Tell yourself that you are valuable. You have many skills/strengths. Keep yourself away from people who try to pull you down. Be with the people who have positive attitude towards life. Only you can help yourself - try to gain more physical and emotional strength. All the best.
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My eyes feel dry & burn a lot n turns red sometimes, most of the time it's pale yellow, may I know what the matter is as I'm worried & facing difficulties.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My eyes feel dry & burn a lot n turns red sometimes, most of the time it's pale yellow, may I know what the matter is...
most commonly due to allergy..allergy can be controlled easily using eye drops. But there are many eye drops and specific eye drops can only be prescribed after seeing the eye clinically as treatment depends on severity. also dip a handkerchief in little cold water and keep over closed eyes.. you will feel better
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I have pain in my head. I think my eye sight week and I can't see properly. So sir please give me right suggestions. Think you.

MBBS, MD, CCEBDM(diabetology), CCMTD(thyroid dissorders)
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I have pain in my head. I think my eye sight week and I can't see properly. So sir please give me right suggestions. ...
Headache is a common sign of visual problems. I would suggest to go for a detailed visual acuity test. Thank you.
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I have a red eyes for every 3 days iam facing the problem. I was checked with the doctor he suggested me the to take the drops, But still iam facing the problem.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have a red eyes for every 3 days iam facing the problem. I was checked with the doctor he suggested me the to take ...
red eyes could be because of many reasons but commonly it is due to allergy or infection. its just been three days so just continue the medicines, sometimes redness takes longer to subside
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Have severe bilateral keratoconus. Using mini sclera lens at present with partially corrected vision in both eyes. Want to know what is the ucva that I can expect after undergoing dalk? Will I still have to wear contacts or will spectacles correct the vision. Regards.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
Have severe bilateral keratoconus. Using mini sclera lens at present with partially corrected vision in both eyes. Wa...
Hi lybrate-user even after dalk you need to wear glasses as the procedure is correcting the pathology of kertoconus and not a refractive surgery. Sure the unva will improve after dalk but you have to wear glasses or lenses. Exact vision can't be predicted before surgery.
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I am suffering from my teeth and twitching in eye. So please provided solution me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Homoeopathy has a treatment without causing adverse effects. Take homoeopathic medicine belladonna 200 onice daily in the morning and give feedback after 6 days.
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My mother who is 73 has been suffering from herpes for 4 years now she got from her forehead which turned to neuralgia n has effected her eye which doctors say might lead to glaucoma. That area is very sensitive a slight breeze is intolerable and shes always in pain. We have tried going to different doctors tried homeo too but all in vain please advice is Botox a good therapy and if it's not why so? Thanks you.

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My mother who is 73 has been suffering from herpes for 4 years now she got from her forehead which turned to neuralgi...
Botox is a drug made from a neurotoxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum called botulinum toxin. It is used medically to treat certain muscular conditions and cosmetically remove wrinkles by temporarily paralyzing muscles. An antiviral cream or ointment can relieve the burning, itching, or tingling. An antiviral medicine that is oral (pills) or intravenous (shot) can shorten an outbreak of herpes. Prescription antiviral medicines approved for the treatment of both types of herpes simplex include: Acyclovir.
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I have a problem in vision. When I see on white objects or shiny objects. A black spot appears before my left eye. When I rotate my eye that spot moves along with the eye. Even if I see at sky, I would see that black spot in front of my eye. Which rotates along with my eye. It disturbs me mostly during studies as a black spot appears on the pages, that diverts my attention.

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Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have a problem in vision. When I see on white objects or shiny objects. A black spot appears before my left eye. Wh...
Hello lybrate-user good morning 1. That black spot is floater 2. Floaters are due to vitreous (gel in eye) liquifaction. Which is natural phenomenon 3. This floater will not affect your vision 4. There is no cure/treatment for floater 5. One solution is to avoid it. Try to avoid it. Keep doing your work. After few days. Your brain will start neglecting it. Avoid it and concentrate on your studies. I hope this will help you.
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I use spectacles with (-1.75) and (-2.25).I want to get rid of specs. Is it possible? If yes, then please suggest remedy.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I use spectacles with (-1.75) and (-2.25).I want to get rid of specs. Is it possible? If yes, then please suggest rem...
Yes you can plan for lasik laser surgery/ you need to undergo prelasik checkup first visit lasik center near you.
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Hello sir Actually my question is my right eye is suitable for LASIK or not bcz in my right eye has cylindrical and sphere .

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hello sir Actually my question is my right eye is suitable for LASIK or not bcz in my right eye has cylindrical and s...
hello 1. as such cylinderical number is not a contraindiaction for lasik. 2. regarding suitability of lasik, i need to know power of your glasses kindly send me your glass prescription so that i may guide you better
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I have yellowish nails and little fever from several days and I have red eyes from 3 days and inching very much what should I do.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I have yellowish nails and little fever from several days and I have red eyes from 3 days and inching very much what ...
Measure your temperature and tell me reading Avoid exertion Take tablet paracetamol 500 mg after food (If No Drug Allergy) as and when required for fever more than 99 f (maximum 3 tablets with gap of 8 hr can be taken in a day) for 3 days Take proper diet homemade food like moong dal dalia, chapati etc Get CBC checked and review with reports consult privately
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Hi doctor, my left eye has become swollen and red. It all started 5 days ago when I develop chicken pox. Still have it. Does chicken pox comes in eye? It discharges sometime tears and waste material in large quantity. My eye is feeling heavy and it is not showing any improvement. Can you suggest me how to cure it. It is painful.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hi doctor, my left eye has become swollen and red. It all started 5 days ago when I develop chicken pox. Still have i...
Hello This could be due to viral conjunctivitis Try A.Use two handkerchiefs (one for each eye) B. Use moxigram LX eyedrop 6 times daily along with lubricating eyedrop frequently like refresh tears It may take 2 weeks for resolution. This is provisional diagnosis. Kindly consult local ophthalmologist.
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I am myopic for past 14 yrs. I do not like wearing glasses. Recently I have realised that my vision is deteriorating. I need help to improve my vision without glasses.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am myopic for past 14 yrs. I do not like wearing glasses. Recently I have realised that my vision is deteriorating....
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 33 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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I'm a software engineer. I already have eye problem. What's the way to take good care of my eyes.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I'm a software engineer. I already have eye problem. What's the way to take good care of my eyes.
Tips for care of our eyes 1. Eat for good vision ----------- 2. Quit smoking -------- 3. Wear sunglasses ------------ 4. Use safety eyewear --------------- 5. Look away from the computer screen -------------- 6. Visit your eye doctor regularly ------------------
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I am 12 years old girl and my problem is that sometimes I can't see for like 20 seconds and after it I see well like before have this problem for like months (sorry for poor english)

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, 24 Parganas
I am 12 years old girl and my problem is that sometimes I can't see for like 20 seconds and after it I see well like ...
Use homeo medicine calc phosh. 6x 5tabs 4times / &physostigma. Mother /1oz15 drops 3times with water.
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From two weeks my eyes are paining because of my work on mobile and my higher studies. And I doesn't want spectacles please guide me what to do and diet plan.

P.G.Diploma in dietetics and applied nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
From two weeks my eyes are paining because of my work on mobile and my higher studies. And I doesn't want spectacles ...
Hi since your eyes are already paining, I would suggest you to please get them checked for numbers. Secondly for good eyesight drink leafy vegetables juices, carrot juice. Do some eye exercises daily kindly consult privately for further assistance thanks.
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Hi, I am 27 year old lady. I met with an accident two weeks before. Post to that white part of left eye had some red color. Doctor said it will go after 2 weeks. But even after two weeks it didn't reduced much. What should I do?

Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Panipat
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I am 27 year old lady. I met with an accident two weeks before. Post to that white part of left eye had some red ...
It might be blood in your eyes. If its blood then no need to worry it wll absorb on its own and it depends on how much blood is there. It can take month also to absorb.
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