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Dr. Asish Gala

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

400 at clinic
Dr. Asish Gala Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Asish Gala is one of the best Ophthalmologists in Mumbai, Mumbai. You can visit him at Netra Jyot Eye Care Centre in Mumbai, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Asish Gala and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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My stomach gets upset whenever I eat outside any junk food. However the samw thing doesn't happen to my friends. I generally eat at home but sometimes I have to eat outside. Is my digestive system too weak?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
My stomach gets upset whenever I eat outside any junk food. However the samw thing doesn't happen to my friends. I ge...
It is not digestive system but the chemical or oils used in junk food is suitable to you and you have to avoid them
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My eye sight is weak I have problem to see at some far I disabled to see words on black bord in my college what should I do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My eye sight is weak I have problem to see at some far I disabled to see words on black bord in my college what shoul...
Hello, These are the symptoms of Myopia (or near-sightedness). 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. Medication: 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.
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My eyes get red after long after of work on mobiles and computers? Please guide me.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eyes get red after long after of work on mobiles and computers? Please guide me.
Prolonged working on laptop 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 headaches, blurred vision, neck pain, redness in the eyes, fatigue, eye strain, dry eyes, irritated eyes. These symptoms can be further aggravated by improper lighting conditions. Measure sto reduce this include the computer screen should be 15 to 20 degrees below eye level, work under proper light. Use antiglare glasses while working on computer. Blink a lot. Cold compresses and use good lubricating eyedrop.
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My eyes gets dried while working on computer or while studying. I had undergone lasik laser two years back & since then I m facing this problem. Doctors had advised me to use optive eye drop till my last breath for getting artificial tears i. E. They said that I have weak tear gland. Please give some useful advice.

FELLOW PAEDIATRIC OPTOMETRY&ORTHOPTICS , MS(OPTOMETRY)
Ophthalmologist, Kolkata
My eyes gets dried while working on computer or while studying. I had undergone lasik laser two years back & since th...
A person may have weak tear gland, doctor is right in this case so while using computer/laptop blink 30 mnts interval. Use that drop as your doctor adv.
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Why patient with osteoarthritis been prescribed with aspirin; Tramadol; paracetamol and ondansetron? Patient has undergone surgery for cataract previously.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Why patient with osteoarthritis been prescribed with aspirin; Tramadol; paracetamol and ondansetron? Patient has unde...
aspirin is started to improve blood flow tramadol andparacetamol are pain killers ondensetron is anti- vomiting
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I am 24 year old and I have two eyes pain I have used no medicine so please help me, should I do?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am 24 year old and I have two eyes pain I have used no medicine so please help me, should I do?
Hello this may be due to dryness you can 1. Blink a lot 2. Wash eyes with fresh water 3. Cold compresses 4. Use lubricating eye drop like flogel this is a provisional diagnosis. Consult your ophthalmologist for detailed examination.
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I am suffering from headache from last year and I have also some eye problems so what can I do.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
I am suffering from headache from last year and I have also some eye problems so what can I do.
Dear l u: you r suffering from refractive error. You urgently need complete correction of your refractive error.
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Sir I was suffering from myopia eyes so I am wearing contact lenses for one year. So what was any problem to continuously wearing lenses or any infection happen in future also how can I reduce my myopia eyes number without lens and spectacles.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Sir I was suffering from myopia eyes so I am wearing contact lenses for one year. So what was any problem to continuo...
Hello. If you follow proper hygienic precautions, you should not have a problem with contact lens use. In case you tend to over wear them or disregard eye hygiene it is likely that you may have infection in the eyes. Change the contact lens solution regularly. Preferably, wear monthly use soft contact lens. Do not wear them beyond the recommended time period. Coming to your second question, to reduce your myopic eye numbers, consider refractive surgery (lasik) as an option. Operations done to remove the refractive error (power) of the eyes are known as refractive surgery. There are certain basic criteria that most patients need to fulfill before they can safely undergo refractive surgery. To enumerate, they are: (1) stability of refraction: the power of the eyes should have become stable for a period of 1.5 years minimum without any change. (2) curvature of the cornea should be tested by a technique which is known as topography. (3) thickness of the cornea should be measured by a test known as pachymetry. The minimum thickness required is 550 microns. (4) dilated retina evaluation: this is one of the most important tests that should be performed by a trained retina specialist. This test helps in detection of any offensive lesion on the central or peripheral retina. In case of any retinal abnormality, these should be treated before undergoing the surgery for number reduction. (5) there should be no pre-existent corneal abnormality. (example: corneal scar, opacity, defect, etc.) another important suggestion is that whenever you go for the assessment (the above mentioned tests), you should discontinue the use of contact lenses at least 4 weeks prior to the assessment. The reason for this being that use of contact lens temporarily alters the contour of the cornea. It takes around 3-4 weeks for the restoration of the original corneal contour after removal of the contact lens. Another important point is that you, as a patient, should be compliant to put post operative medication in your eyes for at least 2 months. There is bound to be some discomfort, watering, foreign body sensation, pain after the surgery in most cases-you should be ready to tolerate that. A leave from work for 7-10 days after the surgery should be generally sufficient. Last but not the least, you should set realistic expectations from this surgery. Though extremely rare, there is a remote possibility that the surgery may need to be repeated. Also, the need for subsequent treatment for the eye may be required. Thus, you should be compliant enough to trust and follow your eye specialist. Take care, regards.
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I am 21 years old. My eyes are gone to be red within 2-4 days. Can you give Mr. some medicine and digestion to help me out from this problem.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
I am 21 years old. My eyes are gone to be red within 2-4 days. Can you give Mr. some medicine and digestion to help m...
Hi it will get relife within 15 days pleas take following remedies for 1month take following remedies 1. Triphala kadha 4 tsp before lunch and dinner 2. Amala juice 4 tsp + 2tsp sugar + 2tsp honey in the morning empty stomach 3. Alovera juice 4tsp+ 1 tsp honey after dinner.
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I have allergies, and my eyes are affected the most. They are puffy, red and itchy. What can I do?

FICO, Specialist in Cataract,Cornea and refractive surgeries , MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Srinagar
Use eye drops pataday once daily eye drops refresh tears 4 times avoid hot and dusty environment cold water compresses atleast twice avoid environment aggravating allergies may need a low potency steroid eye drops if not resolved by above treatment.
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After working for long hrs in front of computers I feel itchy near the eyelid. What should I do to prevent that? Shall I wear glasses?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
After working for long hrs in front of computers I feel itchy near the eyelid. What should I do to prevent that? Shal...
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 having pain over eyes today and also feeling headache. Kindly suggest something.

MD(EH)/AM/Accupressure
Acupressurist, Chandigarh
I am having pain over eyes today and also feeling headache. Kindly suggest something.
You may apply ginger paste on the forehead for one hour and be relaxed . If not call back for more details about headache as it may be due to gastric, stress neck stiffness, lack of sleep sinus BP etc. so that homeo medicine can be prescribed.
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Is LASIK surgery successful? Is there any shortcomings? Since my age is right now 23 and I wear spectacles with -1.75 LE & -. 75 RE. Will there be any prob after 40. His much it bears the cost?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Is LASIK surgery successful?
Is there any shortcomings?
Since my age is right now 23 and I wear spectacles with -1.75...
Lasik is a simple laser procedure which changes the shape of the cornea so that the light rays fall on the retina properly. It is a painless procedure. It is a day care procedure does not require any injections, does not require admission, you can simply resume your duties in 2 days. Cost varies from centre to centre. Side effects are usually limited to dryness of eyes for few months. We can do lasik anytime after age of 18 years. You need to undergo proper prelasik checkup to decide whether lasik is safe for you or not after the age of 40 everyone gets reading glasses whether you do lasik or not.
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Dear Dr. I have eye problems because I working night shift on company so my eyes are effected by light problem. Tell me some helpful tipa.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Dear Dr. I have eye problems because I working night shift on company so my eyes are effected by light problem. Tell ...
During night shift try taking eye breaks for five minutes every hour can lessen the strain on your eyes. Simply closing your eyes for a few moments can also do wonders. Try standing up, moving around, or taking a short walk to help regain concentration.Regular eye exercises that involve focusing on different distances can help prevent straining. Blink often. Blinking refreshes and replenishes your eyes naturally.If you are having trouble with blinking due to the dryness of your eyes, try using Homoeopathic CINELUBE EYEDROPS ( HAPDCO) 3 times daily.
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What are the most important signs to look out for in terms of eye damage or dental problems? Is there anything I can do to keep my eyes and teeth as healthy as possible?

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
What are the most important signs to look out for in terms of eye damage or dental problems? Is there anything I can ...
I can suggest you on dental problems, for eye damage consult an ophthalmologist. Brush your teeth after each meal and visit a dentist to get a thorough dental checkup.
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I have high power glasses, I want to laser eye surgery but I worried about surgery. Is it good to do lesser surgery?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have high power glasses, I want to laser eye surgery but I worried about surgery. Is it good to do lesser surgery?
Lasik is a simple laser procedure which changes the shape of the cornea so that the light rays fall on the retina properly. It is a painless procedure. It is a day care procedure does not require any injections, does not require admission, you can simply resume your duties in 2 days. Cost varies from centre to centre. Side effects are usually limited to dryness of eyes for few months. We can do lasik anytime after age of 18 years. You need to undergo proper prelasik checkup to decide whether lasik is safe for you or not
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I am 66 yrs old. On my left eye I see small shadows moving as I blink my eyes. What is this & the cause for the same

Phaco Development Program, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology, DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Mysore
It is called floaters. It could be due to age related degenerative changes or it could be a symptom of some retinal disorder. It is advisable to consult an eye specialist and get your retina evaluated in detail.
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My eye sight is very week. Its above -4 both eye's so I want to improve my eye sight. I try many way to improve but I fail. So give me suggestion what I do.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eye sight is very week. Its above -4 both eye's so I want to improve my eye sight. I try many way to improve but I...
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 23 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. 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 am suffering from myopia shud I go for the lens or can I go for a permanent solution DAT s operation, which is safe?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I am suffering from myopia shud I go for the lens or can I go for a permanent solution DAT s operation, which is safe?
unfortunately there are no natural medications to remove spectacles permanently. you can either try contact lenses or plan for refractive lasik laser surgery Lasik is a simple laser procedure which changes the shape of the cornea so that the light rays fall on the retina properly. It is a painless procedure. It is a day care procedure does not require any injections, does not require admission, you can simply resume your duties in 2 days. Cost varies from centre to centre. Side effects are usually limited to dryness of eyes for few months. We can do lasik anytime after age of 18 years. You need to undergo proper prelasik checkup to decide whether lasik is safe for you or not
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I have a real job in which I use computer 12 hours regularly so I want to trick for safe my eyes please suggested me!

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I have a real job in which I use computer 12 hours regularly so I want to trick for safe my eyes please suggested me!
Hi lybrate-user. I have a few suggestions for you regarding the usage of computers, mobile phones and books. Follow the rule of" 20" this means that every 20 minutes, take a gap of 20 seconds, blink your eyes actively 20 times and focus at an object which is minimum 20 feet away. This will help in relieving your eyes from the continuous strain that is caused due to staring. Staring at the computer continuously causes us to subconsciously blink less than normal. This causes the tear film on the surface of the eye to dry up. The result of this is pain, discomfort, etc. Another suggestions regarding the usage of computers is to maintain a proper posture. The computer must be positioned at the same height as your eye level. The neck should not be inadvertently flexed or extended. Remember the rule of 90. Roughly, an angle of 90 degrees should be maintained between your upper body and thighs. Likewise, a similar angle (90 degrees) should be maintained between your lower legs and thighs. Also the angle between your hands and arms should be roughly 90 degrees. This is the healthy ergonomic way of sitting while using a computer. Maintenance of proper posture would help in further relieving the symptoms of eye discomfort and pain. Also remember the rule of 1. At least 1 time in a day, wash your eyes with clean hands and clean water in a gentle manner. Exercise for at least 1 hour in a day. Try to spend 1 hour with nature. (eg. In a park, garden, etc.) you could consider preservative free lubricant eye drops 4 to 5 times daily. These eye drops would ensure that your eyes stay well lubricated and fresh. All these suggestions may take a while to sink in and imbibe in your routine. Once followed, they are sure to work wonders for you. You could also use a preservative free lubricant eye drop 4 to 5 times in a day. Also, adequate sleep of 7 hours a day is essential in order to maintain healthy eyes.
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