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Dr. Kumar Chhugani

MS - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

19 Years Experience
Dr. Kumar Chhugani MS - Ophthalmology Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
19 Years Experience ₹ online
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Dr. Kumar Chhugani is one of the best Ophthalmologists in Borivali West, Mumbai. He has helped numerous patients in his 19 years of experience as a Ophthalmologist. He is a MS - Ophthalmology. He is currently practising at Divyadrashti Eye Care Centre in Borivali West, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Kumar Chhugani and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MS - Ophthalmology - Karnataka Medical College - 1997
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I have hairs on my cheeks near eyes. Now new hairs are coming on all the face near the face. In recent I used betnovate cream for my face because I have skin problem. I think this hair growth is result of this. So what ate the methods to cure them except laser treatment. Is there any medicine available for this?

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I have hairs on my cheeks near eyes. Now new hairs are coming on all the face near the face. In recent I used betnova...
The hair growth could definitely be because of chronic use of steroids like betnovate. Some of it will decrease after stopping betnovate but it generally requires lasers and topical medications work best with lasers only.
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Sir/ mam, my mother is 55 years old, her eye lashes become very itchy for 8 days. I also noticed that some lashes become white also. Please tell me the reasons and cure?

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Sir/ mam, my mother is 55 years old, her eye lashes become very itchy for 8 days. I also noticed that some lashes bec...
take johnsons buds dip it in slightly hot water and clean your eye lid margins with that looking into a mirror twice a day
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doctor, l have a headache and a fever and I have also a red eye what should I do?

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doctor, l have a headache and a fever and I have also a red eye what should I do?
Follow health advises given below: Measure your temperature and tell me reading 1. Avoid exertion 2. Take tablet paracetamol 500 mg after food (If No Drug Allergy) as and when required for fever more than 99 f and Headache (maximum 3 tablets with gap of 8 hr can be taken in a day) for 3 days 3. Lot of fluids to be taken 4. Take proper diet homemade food like moong dal dalia, chapati etc. Get CBC checked and review with reports consult physician/me for further management and let me know what medicines you were taking and also tell me if you are having other symptoms like cough/ throat pain/ burning urine/ stomach pain so that we can confirm cause of fever.
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I've got head ache since past 7 days I don't know what to do my eyes are red I cant bear the pain any more plzz help me out.

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I've got head ache since past 7 days I don't know what to do my eyes are red I cant bear the pain any more plzz help ...
For headache take tablet paracetamol and we have to rule out sinusitis or migrane as the cause of headache

I am 20 year old boy. My eyes is very small. What should I do now. please suggest me some tips for my eyes?

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I am 20 year old boy. My eyes is very small.  What should I do now. please suggest me some tips for my eyes?
Hello lybrate-user. The size of the eyes is genetically determined. I would advice you not to worry regarding the size of your eyes. Let me suggest some tips for healthy eyes. Let me enumerate the diet necessary for healthy eyes. (1) green leafy vegetables including spinach, sprouts, cabbage, beetroot. (2) fruits-blue-berries, black-berries, strawberries, raspberries, kiwi fruit, grapes, pineapple, pomegranate, grapes, guava. (3) dry-fruits: almonds, walnuts, apricots, dates. (4) cereals: oats, barley, millets. (5) drink a cup of green tea daily. (6) drink a glass of milk daily. 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. 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. 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. Daily exercise for an hour would also ensure the maintenance of good healthy eyes. The exercise could be anything from gymming to running or playing a sport. Washing your eyes with clean hands and clean water gently (3 to 4 times in a day) also helps to keep them healthy. All these suggestions may take some time to be imbibed in your routine. Once followed, they are sure to work well for you. Refrain from addiction to tobacco chewing or smoking. Hope my suggestions helped you. Take care.
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So I have this compulsive need to wash my eyes with tap water every few hours. I have been doing that for weeks now. Every time I washed my eyes, they burned. Today I found out that the Dettol Liquid Handwash I use to wash my hands doesn't completely wash out of my hand. Even after rinsing, a part of it still stays there. Maybe that goes into my eye and causes the burning and irritation. I don't have any such symptom today as I did not wash my eyes today. Can this cause me any long term problem in my eyes?

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So I have this compulsive need to wash my eyes with tap water every few hours. I have been doing that for weeks now. ...
Dear :- Dettol hand wash solution contain irritational chemical that ha tendency to irritate eyes, while washing instantly with same hand. Avoid frequent use of dettol hand wash solution. E/d Zoline - plus 4 times a day ×7 days.
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Hello sir, I am 26 Years Old Boy With Number Of Eyeglasses Left= (2.15) What should i do to cure?

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Hello sir, I am 26 Years Old Boy With Number Of Eyeglasses Left= (2.15) What should i do to cure?
Hello. There is no medication or food for improving eye sight or to get rid of glasses. Get your vision tested and wear glasses. If not interested in glasses then you can try a. Contact lens b. Lasik laser as your age is now 26 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. Lasik is a very easy and painless procedure. If you want to get rid of glasses then go for lasik.
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Sir I am suffering from headache. When I want to study then my head pain starts to pain. So I can not read. Kindly give me some advice for it. What is being with me.

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Sir I am suffering from headache. When I want to study then my head pain starts to pain. So I can not read. Kindly gi...
Follow the tips *massaging the head with soothing oils is also an excellent way to get relief from head pain. *avoid stress and anger. *take a sound sleep. *meditation and yoga also helps in avoiding the attacks of headache. Go for eye check up.
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I do not have much strength. I can not pick large objects eg. 20 litres water can. What should I do to gain strength.

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I do not have much strength. I can not pick large objects eg. 20 litres water can. What should I do to gain strength.
Hello 1. Eat balanced and nutitioud diet which includes seasonal vegetables and fruits 2. Drink milk 3. Exercise daily all these things will help you to gain strength this needs your commitment and hard work best of luck.
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I have yellow eyes for a long time. What should I do to remove this yellowness form my eyes.?

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I have yellow eyes for a long time. What should I do to remove this yellowness form my 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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I have red eyes over five days and I can see anything not clearly, what should I do, please help me?

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I have red eyes over five days and I can see anything not clearly, what should I do, please help me?
Hi lybrate-user. Redness of the eye is one of the most prevalent problems observed. If you have reduced vision along with redness of the eyes, it becomes urgent for you to get a thorough eye check up by the nearest eye specialist. 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, I feel that it is necessary for you to go and get an eye assessment by an eye specialist in person.

How to take proper care of eyes or how can we get our spectacles removed as soon as possible? Do antiglayer lenses help from any further loss of eyesight.

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How to take proper care of eyes or how can we get our spectacles removed as soon as possible? Do antiglayer lenses he...
Hello lybrate-user, for healthy functioning of body and eyes you should eat a balanced diet with more of green vegetables and fruits. If you are non vegetarian consider eating fish twice a week. Also spend minimum time possible on screens (mobile n computer). Antiglare glasses do not help eyesight per se but they help get better vision in strong lights (esp while driving) and while working on screens. You can get your spectacles removed by lasik surgery but only when you are 18+ and your glasses power is stable for atleast 6 months. Take care.
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When I see,I found black spot first in my right eye and later on it vanishes and I can see normally.Again If I change direction,same problem happens. Kindly inform what could be reason for this and these symptoms related to which disease.Is it any serious matter?please inform.I am running 60.

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This is called floaters. It could be normal but also it could be a sign of some retinal problem. Get your eyes cheeked by an ophthalmologist preferably a retina specialist.
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She have red eye for over 3 days. What should she do? And what type of medicine he take?

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She have red eye for over 3 days. What should she do? And what type of medicine he take?
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----------- Homoeopathic medicine------------------- EUPHRASIA 30 (Dr Reckeweg) Drink 2 drops direct on tongue every 2-3 hrly---------------- CINERARIA /EUPHRASIA EYEDROPS (SBL) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily--------------------- Report after 5 days----------------------

My father is 61 years old and have a problem of eye floatters from 1 year. Please help me to solve this problem without any surgerry.

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Floaters can be due to vitreous degeneration or retinal pathology. It first to be examined and then managed accordingly.
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Hello, I am wearing glasses since 4 years now. My no. Is -0.5 and -0.75. I wanted to ask is there any way to perfect my eyesight? Any ways natural, with pills with eye drops, just anything at all? I want to ditch glasses as soon as possible. Thanks in advance.

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Hello, I am wearing glasses since 4 years now. My no. Is -0.5 and -0.75. I wanted to ask is there any way to perfect ...
Dear lybrate-user:- as per your complaints, you r suffering from simple myopic refractive error. Take regullar aerobic exercises, green vegetables, coloured fruits, plenty of water. If not responded then make urgent appointment privately to me for further clarification of your eye problems.

I wear spectacles from 11 years. The area just below my eyes is bulging out. Is it normal, that is because of lenses is some issues with me. Please guide. Thanks.

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I wear spectacles from 11 years. The area just below my eyes is bulging out. Is it normal, that is because of lenses ...
Hello, Do daily massage with olive oil on under eye area once daily. Use Bakson's under eye cream daily night. Drink 10 to 12 glasses of water daily.

I am having red eyes for the past two weeks. It is paining allot. What should I do to make it better?

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I am having red eyes for the past two weeks. It is paining allot. What should I do to make it better?
Hello, + you might be suffering from iritis, get your eyes examined. Take, homoeo-medicine** @ belladonna 30-6 pills, thrice a day. @ merc cor 30-6 pills, thrice a day. * avoid, dust, smoke, junk food.& scorching sun. Report, weekly. Stay-fit.

My eyes are getting pain after sitting of screen for sometime even using my specs. What should I do.

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My eyes are getting pain after sitting of screen for sometime even using my specs. What should I do.
Hello. Get your eyes tested again from some other good opthalmologist, may be the power of your eyes has increased. While using computer for long hours, take small frequent breaks after every 1 hour, keep your eyes blinking frequently, do eye exercises regularly. 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 wild salmon, sardines and mackerel. Use Euphrasia eye drops twice daily.
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