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Dr. Dowda

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

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I eyes become red sometimes without any specific reason or any harmful contact so wht can I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I eyes become red sometimes without any specific reason or any harmful contact so wht can I do?
Hello, Bloodshot eyes appear red because the vessels at the surface of the white portion of the eye (sclera) 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. - In case there is itching, use a clean napkin or a tissue to wipe the tears and cleaning the eyelids gently. 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.
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Ultrasound of left eye of my mother aged 69 suggest asteroid hyalosis bodies in vitreous chamber. Lens echos also show cataract changes. Should we go for removal of cataract at this stage.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Ultrasound of left eye of my mother aged 69 suggest asteroid hyalosis bodies in vitreous chamber. Lens echos also sho...
In my opinion we can go for cataract operation but remember we have to decide on benefits outweighing the risks.
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Hi I am 32 years old having eyesight no. Rt-2.50,Lt-2.25,can I reduce my no to minimum by any means.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi I am 32 years old having eyesight no. Rt-2.50,Lt-2.25,can I reduce my no to minimum by any means.
Hello, Get your eyes tested from an Opthalmologist. 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. -One helpful way to do this is to imagine that you are looking at the number 12 on a clock. Then, follow the numbers around the clock with your eyes. Repeat going the other way around the clock. -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 midpoint 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 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. Here are home-remedies to improve eyesight: 1. Take 7 almonds Add 2 tsp fennel seeds Add 1 tsp sugar candy Crush the mixture Add 1 tsp of this mixture to 1 glass warm milk Drink this at bedtime After having this, do not drink anything for 2 hr 2. Take 1 cup warm milk Add ½ tsp liquorice powder Add ¼ tsp clarified butter Add 1 tsp honey Mix well Drink this every day For better results, drink it at bedtime Continue this for 3 months.
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My eyes gets red and burning feeling every other day when I spend time sitting in from of desktop in office. Please give some valuable suggestions.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
My eyes gets red and burning feeling every other day when I spend time sitting in from of desktop in office. Please g...
Apply rose water in eyes and close it for few mins... Do it 2-3 times in a day to keep your eyes healthy.
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I have weak eyesight and colour blindness, how I can Improve my eye sight and can my colour blindness can be rectify?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I have weak eyesight and colour blindness, how I can Improve my eye sight and can my colour blindness can be rectify?
color blindness is genetic and cannot be corrected,,vision correction possible with lasik laser treatment
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From morning I have my eyes like full of blood redness in the eye and their is pain in my lower back head and the sides of the head when ever I speak it pains. And I feel dizziness and some type of feeling then I will fell down Can you tell me what happens to me and how to overcome the problem.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
From morning I have my eyes like full of blood redness in the eye and their is pain in my lower back head and the sid...
Hi lybrate-user. You should immediately get your blood pressure assessed. Redness of the eye is one of the most prevalent problems observed. Redness of the eyes has multiple causes associated with it. To enumerate a few common causes: (1) allergy of the eye. It is usually caused by improper eye hygiene. It occurs with symptoms of pricking, itching, irritation, watering, foreign body sensation and discomfort. There is a tendency to rub the eyes with fingers, handkerchief, cloth, etc. This is not a good habit because it tends to transmit lots of virus, bacteria and dust into the eye. Allergy usually presents with symptoms of watering (clear water), redness and itching of the eye. Thus, eye hygiene remains the principal modality of treatment along with eye drops as a supplement. (2) infectious conjunctivitis: this is usually associated with white-yellowish discharge. There may occur associated pain and sensation of itching, pricking, watering and discomfort. If so, it would be a good idea to go and show to an eye specialist in person. (3) foreign body lodged in the eye. This is more commonly associated with people who drive 2 wheeler vehicles without protection. It occurs more commonly in one eye. Foreign bodies that commonly get lodged are eyelashes, insect wings, small insects, dust particles, iron particles (more common with people working in the iron industry) the solution for a foreign body lodged in the eye would be better provided by an eye specialist at the clinic because it would require immediate removal from the eye and appropriate therapy. (4) raised eye pressure: this is a condition known as glaucoma. It is not so common as the previous mentioned conditions. There is usually associated pain in the eyes. It is commonly bilateral (occurs in both eyes). There is usually a positive family history of glaucoma associated in a majority of the cases. (5) inflammation of the covering layers of the eyeball. This is known as" uveitis" it is also a relatively less common condition. There is associated pain. It would require a thorough eye checkup including the retina-thus a good idea would be to visit the eye specialist in person. (6) increased blood pressure. This has known to cause redness which is also known as sub-conjunctival hemorrhage. The redness in this case tends to be deep dark and usually occurs only in one portion of the eye. In this regard, a complete ophthalmic evaluation and a systemic evaluation is warranted. (7) injury/ trauma to the eye in any form may cause redness of the eyes. This should be taken seriously and assessed in detail by an eye specialist in person. From the symptoms described by you, it seems more likely to be a fluctuation of blood pressure. Get it assessed along with your blood sugar levels and then we can follow up from there. Also, you might require a complete eye evaluation in order to rule out other causes. This would be possible only by examining your eyes in person. Hope my suggestions helped you. Take care.
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I'm taking an eye drop containing 1tsf of ginger juice, 1tsf of onion juice, 1tsf of lime juice and 3tsf of honey. Will this eye drop reduce my eye power? If yes how long it will take?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I'm taking an eye drop containing 1tsf of ginger juice, 1tsf of onion juice, 1tsf of lime juice and 3tsf of honey. Wi...
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 30 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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My eye is very red and jelly is coming continuously what should I do. I think I have caught cold.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
My eye is very red and jelly is coming continuously what should I do. I think I have caught cold.
Apply rose water in eyes and then put a piece of cotton over eyes and put a small ice cube over it for 2 mins. Your eyes will relaxed after it and it will be cured. You can repeat it 2-3 times in a day normally without any infections also.
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I have sight one eye is +4 n other is 2.5 ,I want to go with lasik surgery , it cures completely the problem, n Wat will be the cost.

BHMS
Homeopath, Bangalore
I have sight one eye is +4 n other is 2.5 ,I want to go with lasik surgery , it cures completely the problem, n Wat w...
Take homoeopathic medicine Physostigma 1M 4Pills 4Times 4days..if u are doubtful abt surgery...give a gap of 1week again repeat for 4 days,,repeat in Same way 6 courses..Take Products rich in Vitamin A...Take care..
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How to cure a eye defect caused by falling of acid in a chemistry lab quick solution.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
How to cure a eye defect caused by falling of acid in a chemistry lab quick solution.
You need a eye wash immediately as first aid and rush to eye specialist soon. Chemical injuries are one of the major cause of visual impairment.
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Hi, I need to know that is it possible to transplant cornea within living person. Like I want to donate it to my husband, as he had an accident. Please advise.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hi, I need to know that is it possible to transplant cornea within living person. Like I want to donate it to my husb...
Hello this is not legal and not advisable also I really appreciate your love for your hubby cornea transplantation is a very common surgery and you can take its benefit from hospital st ahmedabad. There are many hospitals where this facility is provided at minimal charges approx. 20000 rupees (twenty thousand) please fell free to contact me for more details.
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My eyes are always looking dull and light yellow colour. please give some tips for getting white and glowing eyes.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My eyes are always looking dull and light yellow colour. please give some tips for getting white and glowing eyes.
could be 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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My eye site is too weak please tell me what I do for my eyes I am very worried about my eyes.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My eye site is too weak please tell me what I do for my eyes I am very worried about my eyes.
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
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Sir meri eyesight weak hain -1 hain dono eyes isko treatment kya hain without using glasses.

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Sir meri eyesight weak hain -1 hain dono eyes isko treatment kya hain without using glasses.
Since you outright reject glasses which is the best option, second best is Lasik laser treatment. Worst alternative is contact lenses. Till now in my 25 years of Lasik practice I have done only one person from North East for-1.00D power. This particular person made me speechless when he posed me a question on denial: Doctor would you be able to use this procedure 30 years ago even if I would have -2.00 or -3.00 D of power. I said- No- as the technology was not there. So now how can you debar me from the advantages of the new technology. After all I can't do without wearing glasses. Here at this point I agreed and he is absolutely fine for last 12 years.
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Dear doctor My wife eye sight is poor since birth now she got operant and fixed the lenses I just wanted to know that is this problem will come in our children because of mother.

BHMS
Homeopath, Pune
Dear doctor My wife eye sight is poor since birth now she got operant and fixed the lenses I just wanted to know that...
hello it is not necessary children too face problems but in eye disorders heridity is an important factor thanks
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I am 17 years old. I consulted doctor so I found 0.5 number in my left eye my right eye is good. Can I stop growing more numbers in eye naturally?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), modern diagnostics
Ayurveda,
I am 17 years old. I consulted doctor so I found 0.5 number in my left eye my right eye is good. Can I stop growing m...
yes. if no family history present.cover your good eye for about 2 hours daily to activate the bad eye so that that eye improves vision gradually.
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Hello Sir/ Mam, I am working at an MNC, have to work long hours working in front of desktop. My eyes will sometimes bulge especially the lower eye- lid and even will have uneasiness in eyes. My friend suggested to use, EYE SPA drops. I request your suggestion to which eye drops shall I use? And is laser eye correction is suggested for persons with long- sight issue? What type of glasses for spectacles are preferred to be used? Glass or Plastic? Thank You!

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
Hello Sir/ Mam, I am working at an MNC, have to work long hours working in front of desktop. My eyes will sometimes b...
All software professionals are having same problems because most of them don't know how to work on computer for long time without giving discomfort to eyes. While working on computer number of blinking drastically goes down from around 24 per minute to around 8 per minute leading to severe dryness causing burning ,eyestrain, temporary blurring of vision,& headache.One should try to have normal blinking while working on computer ,should look away from screen after every 10 minute& should take rest for 10 minutes after every two hours. You should also use lubricating eye drops( Systane ultra) 5-6 times daily & genteal gel once at bed time.
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I had a long sight. I want to decrease my sight without using spectacles kindly please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I had a long sight. I want to decrease my sight without using spectacles kindly please help me.
Hello DO the below given exercises to strengthen your eye muscles;- 1. Palm your eyes:-Sit comfortably in a chair. Rub your hands together until they feel warm. Close your eyes and cover them lightly with your cupped palms. Avoid applying pressure to your eyeballs. Make sure no light can enter your eyes though gaps between your fingers Take deep breaths slowly and evenly while thinking of a calming scene, like an empty beach, a clear lake, or a still mountain. Once you see nothing but blackness, remove your palms from your eyes. Repeat the palming for 3 minutes or more. 2. Massage your eyes. This will help to improve blood circulation around your eyes and face.
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My cousin is having fever, he is also suffering from severe loose motion and his eyes also became very dull.

PGFCP, PGDEMS, Bachelor Of Ayurvedic Medicine And Surgery
Ayurveda, Satara
My cousin is having fever, he is also suffering from severe loose motion and his eyes also became very dull.
Hi. You have to follow some basic things so that you get better results in a short period of time, 1) take solid diet two times in a day and liquid diet two times in a day 2) drink only 100-150 ml of lukewarm water during meals, 3) don’t drink water before meal for one hour and one hour after meal, 4) avoid oily, spicy, junk, fermented and stale foods, 5) avoid late night sleeping habits, 6) avoid coffee and tea, A) take 40 ml of AUDUMBARAVLEHA after meals along with 30 ml of water, B) take 2-2 tablets of sanjivani vati and leelavilas rasa after meals. Do all things for 3 days, gives you good result, THANKS.
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It has been a month my right eye stars watering while I watch tv or use my phone. I do not use tv or mobile much bt the eye starts watering after 15 min nd does it continuously though left eye remains perfect.In the morning the right eye is also filled with that white gel type shit.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
It has been a month my right eye stars watering while I watch tv or use my phone. I do not use tv or mobile much bt t...
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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