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Dr. Mahendra C Desais

MS - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

30 Years Experience
Dr. Mahendra C Desais MS - Ophthalmology Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
30 Years Experience
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Mahendra C Desais is one of the best Ophthalmologists in Andheri East, Mumbai. He has over 30 years of experience as a Ophthalmologist. He is a MS - Ophthalmology . You can visit him at Dr Desais Eye Clinic H O in Andheri East, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Mahendra C Desais on Lybrate.com.

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MS - Ophthalmology - maharastra university of health science - 1987
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What are the symptoms of eye problem. The water usually comes out of my eye during study or watching tv. Is aquagel a good eyedrop.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
What are the symptoms of eye problem. The water usually comes out of my eye during study or watching tv. Is aquagel a...
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. Yes aquaray gel is a good eyedrop, but use this eyedrop atleast 4-6times daily.
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Is LASIK surgery is painfull ? what cost will come in it. And can i get to know . Can it be cured without surgery ?

MBBS, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
LASIK surgery is almost totally painless. There can be only mild discomfort for about 10 to 20 seconds. Cost can range from Rs 20 K to 40 K for standard LASIK and around 80 K to 1 lakh for blade free Intralase LASIK. There is no "cure, your condition is not a "disease" !
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I usually get a black screen in front of my eyes and start falling down. But after I eat my breakfast its all gone.

FELLOW PAEDIATRIC OPTOMETRY&ORTHOPTICS , MS(OPTOMETRY)
Ophthalmologist, Kolkata
I usually get a black screen in front of my eyes and start falling down. But after I eat my breakfast its all gone.
That is called floater please consult me. R you wearing specs? you may be high myopic. Please examine your eyes as soon as possible.
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I am a 21 years old girl and from saturday onwards at night I was having pain in the right of the face. It was paining very badly and I was having fever. The pain is all over the right side but my left side is perfectly fine. I have pain near the eyes also. Now the pain is all across the body in the small joints and a mild fever. What should I do doctor. Please help me?

MBBS, DMCH, DEM
General Physician, Jaipur
I am a 21 years old girl and from saturday onwards at night I was having pain in the right of the face. It was painin...
Severe pain involving one side of face may be due to Neuralgia or if associated with skin itching, eruptions ,Watering of eyes (if involved) may be due to herpes Zoster, Gen. bodyach, joint aches along with this requirs physical check up & investigation to diagnose exact cause. For symptomatic relief you can take Tab. paracetamol 650 mg stat. further treatment depeds on disease.
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Night Blindness: Causes and Symptoms

Diploma in Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
Night Blindness: Causes and Symptoms

Night blindness is also called nyctalopia. It's a type of vision impairment. People with night blindness experience poor vision at night or in dimly lit environments. It is not a disease in itself, but rather a symptom of an underlying problem, usually a retina problem.

What Causes Night Blindness?
A number of eye conditions can cause night blindness, including:

  1. Nearsightedness or blurred vision when looking at faraway objects.
  2. Cataracts or clouding of the eye's lens.
  3. Retinitis pigmentosa, which occurs when dark pigment collects in your retina and creates tunnel vision.
  4. Vitamin A Deficiency
  5. Zinc Deficiency
  6. Dry Eyes
  7. Diabetes

Are the Symptoms of Night Blindness?
The sole symptom of night blindness is difficulty seeing in the dark. You're more likely to experience night blindness when your eyes transition from a bright environment to an area of low light, such as when you leave a sunny sidewalk to enter a dimly lit restaurant. You're likely to experience poor vision when driving due to the intermittent brightness of headlights and streetlights on the road.

How can I Prevent Night Blindness?
You can't prevent night blindness that's the result of birth defects or genetic conditions, such as Usher syndrome. You can, however, properly monitor your blood sugar level and eat a balanced diet to make night blindness less likely. 

Orange colored foods are excellent sources of vitamin A, including:

  1. Cantaloupes
  2. Sweet potatoes
  3. Carrots
  4. Pumpkins
  5. Butternut squash
  6. Mangoes

What are the Treatment Options for Night Blindness?
The treatment will depend on its causes.

  1. Nutrient deficiency (Vitamin A and Zinc) is the easiest to treat. 
  2. If the cause is cataract, you can go for cataract surgery to remove the clouded lens and replace it with artificial intraocular lens. Vision is usually dramatically improved after surgery. 
  3. For dry eye syndrome, lubricate your eyes with artificial tear drops as they provide instant relief. Just make sure that they are without preservatives. 
  4. Diabetic retinopathy can be prevented with tight control over blood sugar, active lifestyle and good dietary habits.
  5. As for retinitis pigmentosa, unfortunately there are no treatments available. Thankfully, new research is showing that vitamin A might have a slowing effect on the progression of this eye disease. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ophthalmologist.
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How do I reduce my eye power? Can you provide me a diet chart and as well as physical exercise to have better at this condition?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
How do I reduce my eye power? Can you provide me a diet chart and as well as physical exercise to have better at this...
Hello there is no natural method to get rid of glasses your number will become stable at age of 18 years after that age you can go for lasik laser.
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Sir/Mam Jab drive karta hu to kabi kabi ankh main dust chale jatte hai jis ke wajah se pura din ankh main kantte se chubte rahte hai please koi medicine suggest kare.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
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Jab drive karta hu to kabi kabi ankh main dust chale jatte hai jis ke wajah se pura din ankh main kantte se c...
During thattime, just apply rose water in eyes and keep eyes closed for few minutes. You will feel relaxed. And take Sulphur 0/2 one dose, if eyes become so much reddish. Take care. :)
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I have pain in my eyes for 2 days ago. Please help me doctor for handling the situation.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have pain in my eyes for 2 days ago. Please help me doctor for handling the situation.
Take one tablet of paracetamol 500mg sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets daily, drink plenty of water and take rest. if no relief consult eye specialist
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I am 38 year old lady. I have eye bag problem under my eyes since I was 15 year old. I tried some eye exercise to get rid of it . But my eyes looks more puffy than before and eyes felt more tired. Is eye exercise have any reaction ? Please suggest any effective remedy.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
I am 38 year old lady. I have eye bag problem under my eyes since I was 15 year old. I tried some eye exercise to get...
U r suffering from eye bag problems. Take regullar aerobic exercises, eat coloured fruits & vegetables, plenty of water. If not responded with conservative treatment then surgical correction is advised.
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Types and Causes of Cataract

Super-Speciality Trained Ophthalmologists
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Types and Causes of Cataract

One of the most common ailments that affect elders the most is cataract. Cataract develops gradually and can occur in one or both eyes and if not treated in time can cause blindness. Most cataracts are not visible to the naked eye, but in some cases, a dense cataract can make the pupil appear white. A cataract can be defined as a dense, cloudy build up of protein masses on the eye lens. This obstructs the light falling on the retina and does not allow the retina to form a clear image.

Advancing in age is one of the most common causes of cataracts. Along with this, there are several other factors that play a role in the development of cataracts as well. These include smoking,exposure to ultraviolet radiation, long term use of steroids, trauma, radiation therapy and diabetes. Anything that triggers an overproduction of chemically altered oxygen molecules in the body can increase your risk of suffering from this condition. Hypertension and a family history of cataracts can also put you at a higher risk of developing cataracts. Poor nutrition or a diet that is deficient in antioxidants can also put you at a high risk of suffering from this condition.

Cataracts can be categorized on the basis of where and how they develop in the eye. This categorization is based on location:

  1. Nuclear Cataract: These develop in the middle of the lens and turn the center of the eye yellow. Nuclear cataracts are typically associated with aging.
  2. Cortical cataract: These develop around the edges of the nucleus and are wedge shaped. Gradually, spokes emitted from these wedges work themselves towards the center of the eye.
  3. Posterior capsular cataract: These are among the faster growing cataracts and develop at the back of the lens.They are also known as subcapsular cataracts. Cataracts triggered by diabetes or the prolonged use of steroids usually fall in this category.

Categorization based on how they develop:

  • Congenital cataract: These are present at birth or develop within the first year of a baby's life. Congenital cataracts are rare.
  • Secondary cataract: These are triggered as a side effect of medications or diseases like glaucoma and diabetes. Prolonged use of steroids like prednisone can also lead to the development of such cataracts.
  • Traumatic cataract: Cataract  that is developed as a result of an injury to the eye is known as traumatic cataracts. They have a very slow rate of development.
  • Radiation cataract: It develops as a side effect of radiation therapy used to treat cancer.
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I am 18 years old my eyes starts to pain when I stand in sun for a long time what should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I am 18 years old my eyes starts to pain when I stand in sun for a long time what should I do?
If you know people who spend most of their time outside on the sun, you know that they don't have problems like sunburns, they don't wear sunglasses (they don't need them, their eyes get used to sunlight, they don't squint on the bright day) and they have less eye problems. These people don't get skin cancer, their skin, having constant exposure to sun, knows how to protect itself. Human eyes of our ancestors were conditioned to absorb sunlight without harm; we, through sun deficiency, lost that ability to look at the sun without experiencing pain.
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I have cold and fever from 3 days and lose motion and my friends eyes are red from 2 days. so what can I do?

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
I have cold and fever from 3 days and lose motion and my friends eyes are red from 2 days. so what can I do?
take sinarest one tab at night for 3 days. do gargle , take steam, take honitus cough syrup 2 tsf 2 times daily.. inform if not ok.
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After waking up there is lot of puffiness under my eye, family doc said it might be kidney infection I checked all the report every thing is normal at time this puffiness is all day.

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General Physician,
After waking up there is lot of puffiness under my eye, family doc said it might be kidney infection I checked all th...
You need to go for a detailed check up again. Could be allergic angioedema which is of no trouble. Anyway check up and inform me.
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My eyes are burning all the time, and its increase in dust and smoke what I have to do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Belgaum
My eyes are burning all the time, and its increase in dust and smoke what I have to do?
Dear friend, always keep your eyes guarded by glasses while driving. Use plain cold water to splash on your eyes multiple times in a day and avoid rubbing your eyes.
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Hell sir my self Neeraj pathak. I am 34 years old male and have a eye weakness problem for last 5 months. I am using optical 2.0 but problem steal so what should I do.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hell sir my self Neeraj pathak. I am 34 years old male and have a eye weakness problem for last 5 months. I am using ...
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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Hy, my father has gastric problem and aciditic problem. What should he do to stop it or get relief of it. What remedies he should do. And please give me your number through which I can contact you directly.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
Hy, my father has gastric problem and aciditic problem. What should he do to stop it or get relief of it. What remedi...
Please give him balance diet and on time. Bowels needs to be clear he should sleep well. He should take natrum phos 6x - twice daily 4 tablets.
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I am myopic its -5.0 almost in left and right eyes. Is this problem can also effect to hearing?

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
I am myopic its -5.0 almost in left and right eyes. Is this problem can also effect to hearing?
Dear lybrate-user:- as per your complaints, you r suffering from simple myopia be with hearing impairment. This simple myopic condition is not directly related to hearing impairment. You r being reffered to ent specialist for complete ear checkup.
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What can be done to resolve issues with the eye pain? Both of my eyes are red and nothing is working. Please help me out.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
What can be done to resolve issues with the eye pain? Both of my eyes are red and nothing is working. Please help me ...
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. 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. (2) infectious conjunctivitis: this is usually associated with white-yellowish discharge. 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. (4) raised intraocular 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 coats 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. In this regard, a complete ophthalmic evaluation and a systemic evaluation is warranted. From the symptoms described by you, it seems more likely to be a case of allergy. Maintaining the precautions and hygiene that I mentioned should probably work well for you. You could also use a lubricant eye drop along with an anti-histamine eye drop. (3-4 times daily) hope my suggestions helped you. Take care.
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