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Dr. Malkanka

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

600 at clinic
Dr. Malkanka Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
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Dr. Shah Nawaz: as you advised If I want to remove spectacles, I can consider laser surgery. Just want to know how safe laser surgery is what is its cost criteria. My power is 2.5 & 2.75. Thanks in advance.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Dr. Shah Nawaz: as you advised If I want to remove spectacles, I can consider laser surgery. Just want to know how sa...
Hello dear 1. Lasik laser is very safe. Success rate is over 96% 2. Cost depends on city, hosiptal and type of lasik laser you are interested in like standark lasik renges from 20k to 25k, c-lasik costs around 35k, bladefree lasik aroung 60-70k and smile lasik ariund 1.10lacs.
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Hello I am just tired of putting specs for years now . I want to get rid of them . Is LASIK a permanent solution ?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hello I am just tired of putting specs for years now . I want to get rid of them . Is LASIK a permanent solution ?
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 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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I am a 20 yr old girl having headache due to my eye sight problem what should I do?

MBBS, DNB, Diploma Dyslipidemia, CCEBDM, CCMTD
General Physician, Gurgaon
Eye sight usually is not a cause of headache. If problem is there meet an ophthalmologist and use proper glasses, and increase your liquid intake. If no relief consult further.
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Is there any separate testing for wearing contact lenses. What will be difference in prescription for contact lenses & eye glass?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Is there any separate testing for wearing contact lenses. What will be difference in prescription for contact lenses ...
Hello there is no separate test for prescribing contact lenses. Usually there is small difference between glass prescription and contact lens prescription due to difference in vertex difference.
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I have red eyes some last four and five days and I am vry scad for my eyes and very sad so please tell me what I do for eyes please give me a suggestion soon.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have red eyes some last four and five days and I am vry scad for my eyes and very sad so please tell me what I do f...
Hello. Eye redness is most often due to swollen or dilated blood vessels. This makes the surface of the eye look red. There are many causes of a red eye or eyes like infection, allergy. Foreign body in eyes. Some are medical emergencies and some are a cause for concern, but not an emergency. Others are nothing to worry about. Consult your local eye specilist to see what is the cause.
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My eyes become yellow, and stomach upset and high fever, body becomes weak throat paining continuously sneezing throughout the day what should I do, please help me as soon as possible, I am waiting for your reply.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My eyes become yellow, and stomach upset and high fever, body becomes weak throat paining continuously sneezing throu...
Recent onset Yellow eyes are suggestive of jaundice. You need to visit your physician to check that who might advise blood tests for liver function.
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Is there any side effector loss of eyesight or eyesight remains same as after the lasik eye treatment

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Very rare chance of it. But now a days wih advance techniques and femtolaser the procedure is very much safe.
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I have feel a problem in my left eye. When I start my study then a lot of tear become in my left eye. What can I do sir?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have feel a problem in my left eye. When I start my study then a lot of tear become in my left eye. What can I do sir?
watering of eyes can be due to many reasons and the main reasons are 1.Eye Allergy due to dust,Pollution,infection 2.Weak Eyesight 3.Continuous watching TV,Mobile,computor in dim light 4.Any eye injury 5.Lack of sleep 6.Continuous headache 7.Hypertension. So,my suggestion for you is either you give details of your eye watering reasons or visit a local doctor for an eye check up as a final examination can only be made after physical examination.
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Hi sir im 33 year, due to some problems in family I always want to sleep, I think serious depression, I want to close eyes, always, high pulse and heartbeat, please help.

M.A. Counseling Psychology
Psychologist, Mumbai
Hi sir im 33 year, due to some problems in family I always want to sleep, I think serious depression, I want to close...
Hello, often when we are undergoing mental & emotional stress, our body tends to respond to it by disturbing our sleep & appetite. There are also times when we recognise our resources which help us survive the stress. Wanting to sleep is a way of your body to survive. It would be helpful if you are able to work around the stress by consulting a psychologist who can guide you to develop functional resources.
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My eye side is increasing continuously even I have spectacle. Please tell me how I can stop this.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My eye side is increasing continuously even I have spectacle. Please tell me how I can stop this.
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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My eyes are becoming red day by day? I don't feel pain. What could be the reason? Please help me.

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Homeopath, Faridabad
My eyes are becoming red day by day? I don't feel pain. What could be the reason? Please help me.
Hello, Bloodshot eyes appear red because the vessels at the surface of the white portion of the eye 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 or frequently keep blinking your eyes to avoid dryness. Take frequent breaks in between. - In case there is itching, 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 applied ear drop in my left eye accidentally, I splashed my eye with water instantly but inspite of that my eye is red. I applied eye drops hyfresh and loxtra.

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Homeopath, Faridabad
I have applied ear drop in my left eye accidentally, I splashed my eye with water instantly but inspite of that my ey...
Hello, don't worry, wash your eye with plain water repeatedly. After sometime it the redness will be less. Thanks.
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Hey. My eyes are continually week from last 6 months. Within 6 month my eyes number were increase 2+ please help.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hey. My eyes are continually week from last 6 months. Within 6 month my eyes number were increase 2+ please help.
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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Positive and negative effects of contact lenses

FICO-1, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Positive and negative effects of contact lenses

Contact lenses are one of the most convenient ways to correct vision related problems. It is easily disposable and requires the least maintenance. It might have minor side effects in the form of irritations and allergies but it requires the least time for adaptability. They help to correct nearsightedness and farsightedness along with astigmatism and age-related vision problems like presbyopia. Following are the benefits and harms of wearing contact lenses.

Positive effects of contact lenses


1. Better vision - Wearing contact lenses improves your vision to a great amount, especially peripheral vision. They are comfortable to wear and can correct both nearsightedness and farsightedness. They can cause discomfort initially but are more effective than glasses. Lenses are also available in bifocals and tints and can be worn for long periods of time.
2. Great for an active lifestyle - Glasses can be a hindrance to sports activities and can limit your peripheral vision. Lenses, on the other hand, are great for an active lifestyle as they require short adaptation period. They are easy to put and take care of and do not require a lot of maintenance on your part as it needs least cleaning.

Risks of wearing contact lenses

1. Dry eyes - Dry eyes are the most common side effects of wearing contact lenses
2. Infections - Contact lenses wearers are prone to infection of the cornea called keratitis. It can cause swelling, blurry vision and other problems due to lack of oxygen supply to the cornea. Infection can be prevented by maintaining the hygiene while wearing and taking off lenses.
3. Allergic reactions - Allergic reaction to the contact lens solution can affect your vision as it causes inflammation of the eyeballs and redness. It can also cause eyelid inflammation and limit your scope of vision.

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I am 24 female , I want to know about laser eye surgery for spectacle removal. My eyesight vision is RT - 1.25.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am 24 female , I want to know about laser eye surgery for spectacle removal. My eyesight vision is RT - 1.25.
Hello lasik is very good option to get rid of glasses doctor will perform few tests (schirmer test, pentacam and fundus examination) and if all tests are normal then you can go for lasik surgery without fear. Success rate of lasik is over 96%. Side effects may vary from minimal like mild dryness, dalk, haloes, glare to severe like infection (very rare). Precaution include: a. Avoid face/head wash for 1 week b. Avoid swimming /water sports for 6 weeks c. Avoid eye make up for 6 weeks cost: depends on type of lasik which varies from 25000 for standard lasik to 1.10 lacs for smile lasik I hope this will help you regards.
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I have red eyes last three weeks what should I do please give a suggestion and also headache I need your help.

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology, DOMS, DNB Ophtalmology, FICO (UK), FLVPEI (Cornea, Cataract & Anterior Segment)
Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
I have red eyes last three weeks what should I do please give a suggestion and also headache I need your help.
Headache - get eye power check up. We need to see you to know the reason for the redness of eye and treat accordingly. You need to visit an eye doctor.
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I am suffering from cold and my eyes are itching badly since yesterday, the sneezing is continuous when ever I sneeze. Please suggest something.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am suffering from cold and my eyes are itching badly since yesterday, the sneezing is continuous when ever I sneeze...
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 23 year male. I have been wearing spectacles from last 4 and hslf years. Recently I am facing little eye pain. What to do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 23 year male. I have been wearing spectacles from last 4 and hslf years. Recently I am facing little eye pain. W...
hi you should go a eye check up again because there might be any change your number. Wash your eyes with clean water twice daily and instill 2 drops of CmD2 eye drop in each eye twice daily. 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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I am suffering from eye problem when ever I am across a microscope in da college. Wat shud I do to be safe?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am suffering from eye problem when ever I am across a microscope in da college. Wat shud I do to be safe?
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. 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.
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I am preparing for NEET, due to constant studies my eyes n head pains many a times a day, there is no visnory defect, I can clearly see everything whether it is nearer or further, it gives me some relief by splashing of water but for more consistent effect wht should I do? Thank you.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Cuttack
I am preparing for NEET, due to constant studies my eyes n head pains many a times a day, there is no visnory defect,...
Prolonged near work causes eyestrain. So close your eyes for few minutes to give rest to the eye, every 45 minutes to 1 hour of nearwork. You can put artificial tear drops and take multivitamin tablets.
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