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Dr. Harish

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

500 at clinic
Dr. Harish Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
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Dr. Harish is a renowned Ophthalmologist in Chembur East, Mumbai. He is currently associated with Aayush Eye Clinic in Chembur East, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Harish on Lybrate.com.

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4 Reasons Why Sunglasses are More than Just a Style Statement

MS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
4 Reasons Why Sunglasses are More than Just a Style Statement

Sunglasses are an important part of the accessories you use in summer or any time of the year. They help you to look fashionable and stylish and also make a pretty good style statement. But is that the only job of sunglasses? Or do they have something more to them? Here are a few reasons why sunglasses are more than just a style statement:

1. Decrease in eye problems: Generally, you use sunscreen to protect your skin from the Sun’s glare. Similarly, sunglasses protect your eyes from the harmful UV rays of the sun. It is extremely important for you to protect the eyes so that the harmful UV rays cannot enter the sensitive eye tissue and harm them. If you do not use sunglasses, then you have a higher chance of damaging your eye tissue than a person who uses them regularly. Bear in mind that the strong UV rays can cause serious permanent damage to your eyes.

2. Protection from other environmental components: Not only is the sun harmful to your eyes, but also the wind can be extremely dangerous for them. Dirt, sand, dust particles can fly into your eyes even when just a breeze is blowing. On a windy day, damage can be much more. If you are wearing sunglasses when out on a windy day, they act like a shield to your eyes against the wind and the particles,which might enter your eye.

3.  Helps clear vision: It s often difficult to have a clear vision when out in the Sun. The bright sunlight doesn’t give you the clarity in vision. Without protection, you will have reduced vision as the bright glare of the Sun might cause you discomfort in your eyes and limit your vision as you will have to squint in the bright light.

4. Helps prevent aging: Although it might sound a bit surprising, but wearing sunglasses actually helps in prevent aging. The bright glare of the sun causes you to squint and this causes the age lines to appear. So, if you wear sunglasses and your eyes are protected from the bright sunlight, then you will not be squinting anymore, and hence it will not cause the age lines to appear before time.

So now, before you think that sunglasses only make you look good, think again about how they actually do much more than that. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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I am 65 years old, My health problem is, I am suffering from severe cold followed by tears from eyes, running nose, sneezing, cough since several years. I eat non veg. I like sweats, fruits particularly bananas. Please suggest me permanent solution for my problem, Thank you.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I am 65 years old, My health problem is, I am suffering from severe cold followed by tears from eyes, running nose, s...
Hi, take, @ bacillinum 1000--5 drops wkly. @ allium cepa 200--5 drops /dly @ baryata carb 30 - thrice a day # avoid, cold intake, # avoid non-veg # take green leafy vegetable, papaya, orange, apples # go for a walk in d morning for an hr. * report after a month take care,
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Vision problem. I am 22 years old. and a doctor suggest me to wear power 1 eye glass. .will I have to regularly wear the eyeglass? Because I do not want to eyeglasses. Please suggest me any medicine or healthy food plan, and exercise for eyes. Thank you so much in advance.?

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Vision problem.
I am 22 years old. and a doctor suggest me to wear power 1 eye glass. .will I have to regularly wear ...
The choice is yours. To see clearly, you either need to wear glasses or contact lenses or undergo a very safe refractive surgery- commonly LASIK. Or you live with blurred vision. Healthy diet and exercise helps maintain healthy body and eyes. Will improve efficiency of eye muscles but not correct the entire refractive error. Else none of us would be wearing glasses.
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I am having continues discharge on my eye, colour of my eyes is changing into red. Could not open my eyes in the morning because of the discharge, is about 2 days I am suffering from this pain, how can I cure this?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am having continues discharge on my eye, colour of my eyes is changing into red. Could not open my eyes in the morn...
Hi. Pinkeye (also called conjunctivitis) is redness and swelling of the conjunctiva, the mucous membrane that lines the eyelid and eye surface. The lining of the eye is usually clear. If irritation or infection occurs, the lining becomes red and swollen. Pinkeye is very common. It usually is not serious and goes away in 7 to 10 days without medical treatment. Most cases of pinkeye are caused by: Infections caused by viruses or bacteria. Dry eyes from lack of tears or exposure to wind and sun. Chemicals, fumes, or smoke (chemical conjunctivitis). Allergies. Viral and bacterial pinkeye are contagious and spread very easily. Poor hand-washing is the main cause of the spread of pinkeye. Sharing an object, such as a washcloth or towel, with a person who has pinkeye can spread the infection. Symptoms of viral pinkeye include: Redness in the white of the eye. Swelling of the eyelids. Itching or burning feeling of the eyelids. Swollen and tender areas in front of the ears. A lot of tearing. Clear or slightly thick, whitish drainage. 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. - Maintain hygiene, 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.
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I have eye problem my eye stays always red every time and it pains and become more red in sunlight.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have eye problem my eye stays always red every time and it pains and become more red in sunlight.
Red eyes could be because of many reasons but commonly it is due to allergy or infection. You need to visit eye specialist to differentiate between the two as the treatment is different. Also get your eyes checked for any glass power.
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Hello my name is imli I have a question for you I am suffering from a problem of eyes. I am unable to see clear vision. Please help me out from it. Also having problem to understand dark colored my age is 23 years. Please help me out from it and answer me. What should I eat.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Hello my name is imli I have a question for you I am suffering from a problem of eyes. I am unable to see clear visio...
get eye sight test done and use glasses according to the number, Apple is a miracle fruit for the skin.The alpha hydroxy acids or AHA’s present in apples improves skin color and elasticity of the skin.Soak peeled apple slices in milk for 20 minutes and then blend to form a creamy paste.Place in the freezer for 10 minutes, and then mix a tsp of lemon juice, apply all over your face and neck.Rinse off after 15 minutes with cool water and massage an ice cube.The skin looks baby soft, smooth with a rosy white glow.Follow this for a week to get fair skin naturally. or All the natural ingredients (Tretinoin, Hydroquinone and Cortisone) inlcuded in Melamet have only one goal: to improve your skin tone. Tretinoin helps prevent and treat acne and wrinkles by peeling off dead skin cells. Hydroquinone is the skin lightener agent in this equation that improves the overall tone of your skin. Cortisone is an anti-allergy ingredient that reduces inflammation and/or itching.' How to Use: Use the Melamet Cream just before bedtime. Wash it off in the morning, and apply some sunscreen if you intend to go outdoors. Failure to do so will cause significant damage and even result in your skin turning black.
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I am suffering from eye pain from last 2 years. I go to eye specialist, no effect. Change my doctor. Use specs. But still my problem is not solve.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am suffering from eye pain from last 2 years. I go to eye specialist, no effect. Change my doctor. Use specs. But s...
Hello dear that pain must be due to dryness 1. Glasses has nothing to do with it 2. Blink a lot 3, cold compresses 4. Use lubricating eyedrop like flogel frequently consult your ophthalmologist for proper check up and treatment upload your medial record for better discussion.
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My left eyes becomes red. A slight redline occurs. What is that means? Low blood pressure? Diabetic. Or something else. Im not having any health issues. Only have skin allergy.

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
My left eyes becomes red. A slight redline occurs. What is that means? Low blood pressure? Diabetic. Or something els...
The slight redline u see is probably a blood vessel which occurs normal. If u develop eye infection or inflammation they become dilated, prominent and a larger number of them become visible and the eye appears red. There r many causes for a red eye. Also a routine eye examination at least at age of 3. 5, 13, 18, 40 years should be mandatory. In between if everything is normal a repeat evaluation every 2-3 years is recommended. .
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I have a red blood spot on my rgt eye internally on the white area of my eye due toh little hits. What I should I do NW? No problem in vision.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have a red blood spot on my rgt eye internally on the white area of my eye due toh little hits. What I should I do ...
Hello I think this is sub conjunctival hemorrhage. It does not require treatment and heal on its own in two weeks.
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About Amblyopia or Lazy Eye

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
About Amblyopia or Lazy Eye

Amblyopia is commonly known as 'Lazy Eye'. It is a vision development disorder, which affects eyes and the brain during infancy and childhood. It signifies that the eye does not achieve a normal visual acuity even with refractive correction in form of glasses or contact lens. During normal visual development, the eye and brain learns to 'see' and develop binocularity, that is the ability to perceive depth (Stereoacuity). This occurs in the first 8 to 10 years of life. 

Each eye transmits a clear and identical image from retina to the brain, which fuses the two images into a single image with 3 dimensions ( adding depth). When the image is formed on the retina of two eyes is too dissimilar, the brain cannot fuse the two images and suppresses the more blurred image. As a result, the worse eye does not learn to 'see' and becomes 'lazy'. This condition is seen in 1-4% of population.

The common causes for dissimilar images or Amblyopia are:

1. Misalignment of the eyes or squint: It is the primary reason for Amblyopia is misalignment of the eyes. In case, both your eyes are not aimed in the same direction, the image captured by each eye is different , resulting in diplopia. The brain will see from the dominant eye and suppress image from the other eye. Over a prolonged period of time, the eye dissociates from the visual cortex of the brain.

2. Refractive Amblyopia:

  • Unequal refractive error in both eye. When the eye power of both eyes differ by more than 1.5D of spherical equivalent, which results in dissimilar images between the two eyes. As a result, the visual development in restricted in the worse eye.
  • High refractive error or astigmatism in both eyes, since there is a blurred image in both eyes, the normal vision development does not occur in either eyes resulting in bilateral lazy eyes.

3. Cloudiness in visual system or visual deprivation Amblyopia: Any kind of obstruction or cloudiness in the normal visual axis of the eye tissues can lead to Amblyopia. Disorder of any kind, which blocks a clear image from being focused blocks the formation of a clear image on your retina. Commonly due to congenital or developmental cataracts or corneal opacities or prolonged closure of one eye in early childhood( drooping of one eyelid, eyelid swelling, patching of one eye).

Treatment for Amblyopia: For treatment of Amblyopia, a child must be compelled to utilize his affected, weaker eye. This can be done by correction of causative factor such as, treating refractive error with glasses, surgical correction of misalignment of eyes followed by patching and vision therapy, cataract surgery.

Patching or occlusion of the good eye: This is done to force the brain to pay attention to visual input from the worse eye. This allows nerve connections between affected eye and brain to develop due to, which the eye 'learns to see'. Eye drops such as atropine are also used for blurring the vision of the good eye. Some form of vision therapy may also be required to train both eyes to see together and develop some degree of depth perception.

To be effective, treatment should be implement as early as possible , within the period of normal visual development best within first 8 years of life. Some visual gain has been seen in selected patients up to age of 14 to 18 years. This also highlights the importance of a comprehensive eye examination as a routine in young children.

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I have allergies and my eyes are affected the most. They r red nd itchy. What can I do.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have allergies and my eyes are affected the most. They r red nd itchy. What can I do.
Hello. I think you have allergic conjunctivitis. 1. Eye allergies, called allergic conjunctivitis, are a common condition that occurs when the eyes react to something that irritates them (called an allergen). 2. The eyes produce a substance called histamine to fight off the allergen. As a result, the eyelids and conjunctiva (the thin, filmy membrane that covers the inside of your eyelids) become red, swollen and itchy, with tearing and burning. The key to treating eye allergies is a. Avoid or limit contact with the substance causing the problem. B. Avoid rubbing eyes instead do cold compresses. Use antiallergic eyedrop along with lubricating eyedrop. This will help you I am very sorry dear to say that there is no medicine that can cure allergy. Only way is to stay away from all those things that you are allergic to.
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I am 24 year old male, and I use MacBook Pro for 10 hours a day. Can it affect my eye sight? I have been using computers 8 hours since 6 years. And no eye problems. I do not even have spectacles. Every day naked eye sees 10 hours of laptop screen.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I am 24 year old male, and I use MacBook Pro for 10 hours a day. Can it affect my eye sight? I have been using comput...
Instructions for computer use: take frequent breaks while you are working every 20-25 mins take break to look away from screen blink more frequently' level of screen should be below the level of eyes ac should not blow directly on your face. Also get your eyes checked for any spectacle power.
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I am 45 years old man. Can I now go for a surgery to rectify my squint vision. Is there any side effects of the surgery. I am pre diabetic. please advice.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
I am 45 years old man. Can I now go for a surgery to rectify my squint vision. Is there any side effects of the surge...
Control of blood sugar under supervision of Physician is mandatory before commencement of the surgery. Strabismus surgery may improve your vision & cosmetic misalignment following two steps of squint surgery. Make urgent appointment privately with me for further clarifications of your eye problems.
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My eye getting tired soon when watching my laptop. Is there any problem? Or if I need to use specs?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
My eye getting tired soon when watching my laptop. Is there any problem? Or if I need to use specs?
First of all consult an ophthalmologist for this...if there is need for spectacles...that doctor will definitely suggest you to wear it. If not then just apply rose water in eyes and close it for few mins daily 2 times...it makes our eyes healthy.
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I have red eyes I think I have fever can you help me for this any medicine please I can't sleep also with my red eyes.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have red eyes I think I have fever can you help me for this any medicine please I can't sleep also with my red eyes.
1.Measure your temperature. if it is more than 99 degrr, take one tablet of paracetamol 500mg sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily 2. drink plenty of water 3. take rest 4. if no relief, consult doctor
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My eyes is become itchi can you tell the name of eye exercise please to get back my normal eyes Suggest some eye exercise.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), modern diagnostics
Ayurveda,
My eyes is become itchi can you tell the name of eye exercise please to get back my normal eyes
Suggest some eye exer...
No help from eye exercises for itching. You may avoid cold water and food. Use castor oil lil bit for applying over both eye lashes rubbing
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I'm 23 years old, I got a eye stye 2 weeks back on my left eye which was cured within 4,5 days, now my right eye is aching, seems the same gonna happen to my right eye now, please help me how to prevent this from happening.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I'm 23 years old, I got a eye stye 2 weeks back on my left eye which was cured within 4,5 days, now my right eye is a...
We have 3 options hello best way to avoid these things is to maintain lid hygiene by a. Hot fomentation b. Lid massage with index finger firmly vertically from up to down starting from 1 cm from root of lashes to lid margin.
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I have eye sight problem. I feel like that are burning, too much pain because of that. Please say me what to do.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have eye sight problem. I feel like that are burning, too much pain because of that. Please say me what to do.
Homoeopathic medicine R-78 Drops ( Dr reckeweg) Drink 10 drops 3 times daily in 20 ml fresh water CINERIA MARITINA EYE DROPS( Dr Reckeweg) without alcohol.Pour 2-3 drops in both eyes 3 times daily. Dont splash water on eyes.
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I am suffering from headache from last two days. Specially when I start reading books it started paining in my eyes. Is it serious or it will okay within sometime.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am suffering from headache from last two days. Specially when I start reading books it started paining in my eyes. ...
1.Take paracetamol 500mg,1 tablet sos after food up to a maximum of 3 tablets daily, 2.Drink plenty of water 3.Take rest 4.Check your eye sight after consulting eye specialist
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I have weak eyesight so I wish to know if going for laser treatment is safe or not. My lens power is +5 both eyes.

DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Bangalore
I have weak eyesight so I wish to know if going for laser treatment is safe or not. My lens power is +5 both eyes.
Is your glass power the same since last 1 year, then you are the right candidate for. Lasik, though there may be a 1% chance that it can't be done depending. On the tests which will be done.
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