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Dr. D J Sanghavi

MS - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

37 Years Experience  ·  at clinic
Dr. D J Sanghavi MS - Ophthalmology Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
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Dr. D J Sanghavi is a renowned Ophthalmologist in Vile Parle West, Mumbai. He has over 37 years of experience as a Ophthalmologist. He is a MS - Ophthalmology. You can consult Dr. D J Sanghavi at Vaibhav Polyclinic in Vile Parle West, Mumbai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. D J Sanghavi on Lybrate.com.

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I am having pain in eyes as I am using computer for preparation. Doctor told me my eyes are dry. My eyesight is ok as I got it checked. Please advise me for dryness.

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I am having pain in eyes as I am using computer for preparation. Doctor told me my eyes are dry. My eyesight is ok as...
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 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

Hello Dr. I am 25years old male. My height 170cm, weight 75kgs. I am suffering from eyes power for rear distance. My left eye is (-1.5) and right eye is (-2), so please suggest me without spectacle. Any medicine that work for getting back normal eyesight.

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Hello Dr. I am 25years old male. My height 170cm, weight 75kgs. I am suffering from eyes power for rear distance. My ...
First, apply heat to your eyes by rubbing your palms together and then placing them over your eyes. Hold your hands over your eyes for five to 10 seconds, and then repeat. Do this before performing any eye exercises in order to prepare your eyes! Start exercising by rolling your eyes. Eating a healthy diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables will seriously help improve your eyesight and keep it from deteriorating. It is also important to eat the right vitamins to support eye health. Vitamins and minerals, such as Vitamin A, C, and E, are all important to eye health. Anti-oxidants (remember eating carrots for your eyes?) are also a great source of nutrients for healthy eyes. Our Rebuild Your Vision Program actually recommends 17 different vitamins you should take to support your eyesight Supporting your eye health is just one of the many benefits of getting enough sleep and taking breaks during the work day. If you work on a computer all day, your eyes are probably under a lot of strain. Do yourself (and your eyes) a favor by taking a break for about 10 minutes for every 50 minutes spent in front of the screen. Simply close your eyes for a minute or get up and walk around the office. Focus on something that isn’t a screen. You can also rest your eyes by following the 10-10-10 rule. This means you should look at something 10 feet away for 10 seconds for every 10 minutes you spend working on the computer! One of the fastest ways to improve your vision naturally is to perform daily eye exercises. Eye exercises are meant to strengthen the eyes and improve vision. Using eye exercises can even eliminate your need for contacts or glasses. Get a regular schedule of eye exercises and try to do them daily – this will help you get in the habit of performing exercises and also help you achieve better vision fast Start exercising by rolling your eyes. Rolling is one of the easiest eye exercises! Without straining your eyes (remember to stop if it hurts), look up as far as you can. Then, look down. Repeat this 10 times. Now look to each side, repeating 10 times. After that, look in each diagonal direction. Finally, roll your eyes in a counter-clockwise motion about 10 times, then reverse the movement and roll them clockwise. Grab a pen and hold it at arm’s length, making sure the pen is at eye level. Focus on the tip of the pen as you move it closer to your eyes. Stop when you get about six inches away from your face, and focus on the tip as you move it back to arm’s length. Remember to do this slowly and focus on the tip of the pen. Repeat about 10 times. Massage your eyes after exercising. First, massage your temples with your fingertips or one of your knuckles. Move in a clockwise motion several times, and then switch to a counter-clockwise motion. Massage over your eyebrows and under your eyes as well. When you’re done exercising and massaging, apply heat to your eyes once more by rubbing your palms together. If your eyes are really tired, close them and rest for a few moments. Resting your eyes frequently, as described in the previous section, is very important to preserving the health of your eyes!

My eye power is low doctor may I know how increase my eye power by taking healthy food?

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My eye power is low 
 doctor may I know how increase my eye power by taking healthy food?
Diet for EYESIGHT Lutein and zeaxanthin are both important nutrients for eye health,6 as both of them are found in high concentrations in your macula—the small central part of your retina responsible for detailed central vision. More specifically, lutein is also found in your macular pigment – known for helping to protect your central vision and aid in blue light absorption—and zeaxanthin is found in your retina.Estimated daily dose of lutein is 10 mg per day, and at 2 mg/day for zeaxanthin. Both lutein and zeaxanthin are primarily found in green leafy vegetables, although zeaxanthin is far scarcer than lutein. Kale and spinach are two of the most lutein-rich foods, but you'll also find it in carrots, squash, and other orange and yellow fruits and vegetables. Both lutein and zeaxanthin are carotenoids called xanthophylls, which give plants and vegetables their yellow-orange color, and the name "lutein" comes from the Latin word "luteus," which means "yellow." If you remember this, it may help you pick out vegetables that are likely to contain higher amounts of these two nutrients. Egg yolk is another source of both lutein and zeaxanthin that is well absorbed by your body Most of the dark green leafy vegetables, previously recommended for a higher intake of lutein and zeaxanthin, have 15-47 percent of lutein, but a very low content (0-3 percent) of zeaxanthin. study shows that fruits and vegetables of various colors can be consumed to increase dietary intake of lutein and zeaxanthi It is also important to note that lutein is an oil-soluble nutrient, so if you eat the vegetables without some oil or butter your body can't absorb the lutein. Adding a little bit of healthy fat, such as olive oil, coconut oil, or raw organic butter, will maximize your lutein absorption. Lutein content in food Food Mg / serving Orange ( Raw) 0.2/1 large Egg 0.2/1 large Spinach (cooked) 20.4 / 1 cup Papaya(Raw) 0.3/1 large Turnip greens (cooked) 12.2 / 1 cup Green peas (cooked) 4.1 / 1 cup Spinach (raw) 3.7 / 1 cup Corn (cooked) 1.5 / 1 cup Broccoli (raw) 1.3 / 1 cup Broccoli (cooked) 0.8 / 1/2 cup Green beans (cooked) 0.9 / 1 cup

Hello sir/madam I am suffering from mental illness. Coordination of brain with eyes; face; thoughts; are improper. There is involuntary movement of eyes lips face are found. I get suffocation hard while studying. please suggest me medicine for all these symptoms. Only alopathic medicine.

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Hello sir/madam
I am suffering from mental illness. Coordination of brain with eyes; face; thoughts; are improper. Th...
Hi lybrate-user! You need to consult with Neurologist to check if there is any underlying problem. This doesn't seem to be Psychological, Only Neurologist can explain you the exact reason and it is your option to take English medicine or allopathic. Take care. Have check up and be relieved. With regards, Psy. MSV.

Please suggest me some methods to decrease my eyes power. I have -1.75 on my left and -1.50 on my right. Does washing eyes with water several times a day helps to have effective vision?

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Please suggest me some methods to decrease my eyes power.
I have -1.75 on my left and -1.50 on my right.
Does washing...
Homoeopathic medicine PHYSOSTIGMA Q (SBL) Drink 20 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily NATRUM MUR 6X (Dr Reckeweg) Chew 4 tab twice daily CINERARIA MARITIMA EYEDROPS (Dr Reckeweg) Pour 2 drops 3 times daily into your eyes Preferably Early morning EYE BALL ROTATION EXERCISE 20 times clockwise nd 20 times Anticlockwise completes one cycle. Repeat cycles at least 5 times in start reaching upto 20 in 3 months. You can do this eye exercise any time during the day but morning time while seeing towards the red light of Sun when it is not completely risen, is the best time, do not see directly towards Sun. Diet for EYESIGHT Lutein and zeaxanthin are both important nutrients for eye health, 6 as both of them are found in high concentrations in your macula—the small central part of your retina responsible for detailed central vision. More specifically, lutein is also found in your macular pigment – known for helping to protect your central vision and aid in blue light absorption—and zeaxanthin is found in your retina. Estimated daily dose of lutein is 10 mg per day, and at 2 mg/day for zeaxanthin. Both lutein and zeaxanthin are primarily found in green leafy vegetables, although zeaxanthin is far scarcer than lutein. Kale and spinach are two of the most lutein-rich foods, but you'll also find it in carrots, squash, and other orange and yellow fruits and vegetables. Both lutein and zeaxanthin are carotenoids called xanthophylls, which give plants and vegetables their yellow-orange color, and the name" lutein" comes from the Latin word" luteus, which means" yellow. If you remember this, it may help you pick out vegetables that are likely to contain higher amounts of these two nutrients. Egg yolk is another source of both lutein and zeaxanthin that is well absorbed by your body Most of the dark green leafy vegetables, previously recommended for a higher intake of lutein and zeaxanthin, have 15-47 percent of lutein, but a very low content (0-3 percent) of zeaxanthin. Study shows that fruits and vegetables of various colors can be consumed to increase dietary intake of lutein and zeaxanthi It is also important to note that lutein is an oil-soluble nutrient, so if you eat the vegetables without some oil or butter your body can't absorb the lutein. Adding a little bit of healthy fat, such as olive oil, coconut oil, or raw organic butter, will maximize your lutein absorption. Lutein content in food FoodMg / serving Orange (Raw)0.2/1 large Egg0.2/1 large Spinach (cooked)20.4 / 1 cup Papaya (Raw)0.3/1 large Turnip greens (cooked)12.2 / 1 cup Green peas (cooked)4.1 / 1 cup Spinach (raw)3.7 / 1 cup Corn (cooked)1.5 / 1 cup Broccoli (raw)1.3 / 1 cup Broccoli (cooked)0.8 / 1/2 cup Green beans (cooked)0.9 / 1 cup--------------- Washing eye with water will not help you in any way------------------

Dear, my eyes are jealous & mind are heavy after i work in a computer or also in driving the vehicle, so what should i do for recovery of eyes?

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You may need spectacle. Use tearfresh drops ,take rest in every 10 minutes and blink ur eyes while working on computer.

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Eye exercises make your eye muscles more flexible, and bring energy and blood flow to the eyes to maintain optimal vision. Regular eye exercises combat eye strain and also improve focus as well as concentration.
•Hold a pencil at an arm’s length and focus on it. Slowly bring it closer to your nose and then move it farther from your vision until you can no longer keep it in focus. Repeat about 10 times a day.
•Roll your eyes in the clockwise direction for a few seconds, and then roll them counter-clockwise for a few seconds. Repeat four or five times, blinking your eyes in between each set.
•Try eyelid fluttering by blinking your eyes 20 to 30 times rapidly and repeatedly, without squeezing your eyes shut. Finally, close your eyes and let them rest. You can also try palming, which is described below. Do this twice daily.
•Concentrate your vision on a distant object for a while. The best way to do this without straining your eyes is to look at the moon and focus on it for three to five minutes daily.

Perform one or more of these eye exercises on a regular basis, at least for a few months, to get encouraging results.
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Jab m jyada mobile ya computer use karta hoon to meri aankho me pani aane lagta hai.

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Jab m jyada mobile ya computer use karta hoon to meri aankho me pani aane lagta hai.
The solution for this problem is its reduced usage and while using computor/mobile 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 /mobile screen by attaching a filter or by getting an eye-friendly screen. Above all, one must try to reduce the amount of computor /mobile usage or take frequent breaks.---------------- homoeopathic medicine-------------------- cinelube eye drops (hapdco) pour 2 drops 3 times daily.

Dear sir. I have a uncle whose age of almost 50 he has problem his eyesight is getting blank in this stage he is unable to see object clearly and is almost black they have this problem too in their mother as well as sister he went to all doctors but nothing happen. So please suggest us any best thing and what is this problem can it b cured.

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Dear sir. I have a uncle whose age of almost 50 he has problem his eyesight is getting blank in this stage he is unab...
Did he wear specs. Regularly? please consult me / examine his eyes physically. He may have optical error or cataract for that reason he can't see objects.

Dear Dr. I am 70 years old healthy male suffering from eye irritation and swelling of eye lid fro the past 5 days. For relief I have been using Refresh eye drops, Ciplox and Ketomar but 100 pc. Relief has not come. Kindly suggest some eye drops which I can use for complete relief. The medicines I am using have been suggested friends who are not opthalmogist. Will be grateful for quick response. I am told that it is allergic problem and pink eye. Thanks

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Dear Dr. I am 70 years old healthy male suffering from eye irritation and swelling of eye lid fro the past 5 days. Fo...
Swelling of lids could be due to multiple problems' infection, allergy, meibomian gland disorders and many more. One needs to personally examine before prescribing any drops. Meanwhile do hot fomentation (dip clean handkerchief in lukewarm water and keep over closed eyelids. Visit eye specialist who would find out exact cause and treat the cause itself.

I am a patient of disease retinitis pigmentosa since 20 years. please give me some suggestions for treatment.

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I am a patient of disease retinitis pigmentosa since 20 years. please give me some suggestions for treatment.
currently there is no treatment for retinitis pigmentosa.. however it is under research. you also need to regularly get your eyes tested for any associated problems like cataract, glaucoma or macular problems which are treatable

5 Common Eye Diseases: Causes and Cure

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Most individuals suffer from eye problems sometime in their entire life span. Since our eyes are one of the most important assets and sense organs, periodic check ups are recommended to prevent serious eye problems. Here is a list of 5 primary eye diseases, their causes and cure:

Conjunctivitis
This disease is commonly called pink eye. It involves swelling of the conjunctiva lines inside the eyelids which cover the sclera of the eyes as well.

Causes
1. May occur because of factors like viruses, bacteria and substances, which cause irritation such as shampoo, smoke, dirt, chlorine in swimming pools.
2. Dust, pollens or similar allergies may cause this disease in sensitive people.
3. This disease is infectious in nature and spreads from person to person.
This disorder may be treated with eye drops, pills or ointments containing antibiotics. Avoid being with other people when affected and also abstain from using contact lenses.

Glaucoma
In case of this disease, the optic nerve of the eye is damaged and can lead to loss of vision over time. Build-up of pressure takes place inside the eye.

Causes
1. Occurs due to intense pressure within the eyes or the intraocular pressure.
2. The extra pressure destroys the optic nerve.
3. Permanent blindness is caused if the disease is not controlled and treated.
Eye drops, laser surgery, and microsurgery are methods for curing glaucoma.

Ocular migraine
This temporary disease causes loss of vision in one eye and generally does not last for more than an hour. This might happen after a migraine headache.

Causes
1. Mainly caused due to health-related issues than from eye problems.
2. Also occurs from regular migraines.
3. It is related to spasms caused in the blood vessels of the retina.
This disorder can be cured by using aspirin, epilepsy drugs and blood-pressure medication known as beta blockers.

Retinal vascular occlusion
This disease affects the retina and lowers the supply of oxygen-rich blood.

Causes
1. Factors such as atherosclerosis, blood clots and blockage in arteries, diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity or smoking lead to this disease.
2. The blood flow to the retina is restricted.
Medicines like blood thinners, eye injects such as vascular endothelial growth can cure this disorder.

Ophthalmoplegia
Paralysis of the eye muscles occurs. Can occur in more than one of the eye muscles.

Causes
1. Happens due to interruption of messages sent to the eye from the brain.
2. Caused from muscle disorders.
3. Also caused from migraines, thyroid problems, stroke, etc.
Special eye patches and eyewear are used for treating this disorder, for relieving double vision.
Eye diseases are very common, and a large number of eye diseases can occur from different reasons and causes.
5 Common Eye Diseases: Causes and Cure

I want to go for LASIK surgery for y eyes. I have myopia. Is it okay to get surgery done at the age of 35.

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I want to go for LASIK surgery for y eyes. I have myopia. Is it okay to get surgery done at the age of 35.
It's okay to go for LASIK surgery at 35 years of age but remember after 40 naturally you might have to wear reading glasses, and in near future will have to undergo cataract surgery

I have 3 questions My thyroid hormone has increased from normal limit. Doctors say to have a tablet for whole life. Pl suggest me Ayurveda treatment for this. treatment for high cholesterol Treatment for Good Eye sight.

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My thyroid hormone has increased from normal limit. Doctors say to have a tablet for whole life.
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We will only suggest like kachnar guggulu arjun kwath or tab for thyroid and cholesterol, while good eye sight take saptamrit loh with honey, We will complete prescription after complete consultation

I have dandruff and hair fall, oily head, and i am getting bleeding in gums, I have dust in my eye what should I do?

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I have dandruff and hair fall, oily head, and i am getting  bleeding in gums, I have dust in my eye what should I do?
Kindly get scaling done and use gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique.

I am very trouble for my headeac, the medicines are not fit for me, it is so pain to me and if it comes my visioning also failed so please help me.

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I am very trouble for my headeac, the medicines are not fit for me, it is so pain to me and if it comes my visioning ...
Most common cause is having a spectacles power. Just get it checked with nearest eye care specialist

I have -2.00 R/E and -3.00 L/E. I already using power glass since February month of this year but unfortunately I improve very small, give some proper medical tips for improving power of my eyes?

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I have -2.00 R/E and -3.00 L/E. I already using power glass since February month of this year but unfortunately I imp...
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

I work on computer every day about six hour. By the end of the day I have a pain in my eyes and back pain . What can I do for this?

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I work on computer every day about six hour. By the end of the day I have a pain in my eyes and back pain . What can ...
Drink lots of water. Take rest every 20 minutes by closing your eyes. Give lots of blinks whole staring at computer.

My friend had an Eye trauma.When should she resume her regular activities?

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it depends on many factors like amount of visual recovery & other attendant ophthalmic problem like squint & diplopia. Your Neuro ophthalmologist will examine you in details & suggest you further course.

I have funci on my eye. This happens over last ten months, some time funci on face, some time on eyes and ears. This happens once in a month. What should I do?

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I have funci on my eye. This happens over last ten months, some time funci on face, some time on eyes and ears. This ...
Hi. Take homeopathic medicine - Silicea 6x/ 3 times a day for 10 days. See the condition otherwise write me back.
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