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Dr. Naveen Shah

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

Dr. Naveen Shah Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
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Dr. Naveen Shah is a trusted Ophthalmologist in Andheri West, Mumbai. You can consult Dr. Naveen Shah at Swati Eye Clinic in Andheri West, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Naveen Shah on Lybrate.com.

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I have colour blindness. How it can be treated. Doctor said that there is obly one option that is surgery. But I don't want that. please help.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have colour blindness. How it can be treated. Doctor said that there is obly one option that is surgery. But I don'...
Hello I am sorry but there is no treatment for colour blindness there is no surgery to treat colour blindness.
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I am boy and my age 26+ Mere eye me pimples ki tara kuch ho gaya hai, aur daard (pain) ho raha hai kiya kare kuch samjhe nahi pa rahe hai please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Howrah
I am boy and my age 26+
Mere eye me pimples ki tara kuch ho gaya hai, aur daard (pain) ho raha hai kiya kare kuch sam...
That is called stye, there are medicines for that. Use ciplox eye-drop, take a handkerchief, dip in warm water, squeeze it and apply over eyes.
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I have etching eyes. And I was suffering from colour blindness. What should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have etching eyes. And I was suffering from colour blindness. What should I do?
There is no known treatment. However, there are special contact lenses and glasses that may help people with color blindness tell the difference between similar colors. Outlook (Prognosis) Color blindness is a lifelong condition. Most people are able to adjust to it without difficulty or disability. Homoeopathic medicine SANTONINE 3X ( Dr Reckeweg) Chew 2 tab twice daily for 3 months. CINERARIA /EUPHRASIA EYEDROPS ( SBL ) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily If the color blindness is partial ie. If one pigment is missing then the above homoeopathic medicine is very useful in that case as seen in my general practise.I will advise you ,that what ever is your condition,you should start taking this medicine.Purely homoeopathic,noside effects.
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I have eye problem when I was 18 since then I am using spec. I have cylindrical as well as spherical powers of -1 and -0.75 in both eyes. Doctors said I have to wear glass lifelong or contact lenses because there is no way to get recover from it. Is is true sir or any option is there? My eyes gone so inside that without spec I am looking so odd. Is this the problem of regular spec use or something else? Please suggests I strongly need your help doctors. Pls pls pls.

DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Jaipur
I have eye problem when I was 18 since then I am using spec. I have cylindrical as well as spherical powers of -1 and...
Your glass power is not that high and need not to worry, ppl with -power generally have bigger eyes, if you feel like your eyes are going deep inside your socket, specks are not the reason, it happens because of improper nutrition or you r very thin.
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Some dust enter into my one eye yesterday that's why it's panicking so what will I do? I went to near medical shop and buy a drop and name of that drop is CIPLOX. Please suggest me to do something.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Some dust enter into my one eye yesterday that's why it's panicking so what will I do? I went to near medical shop an...
Hi, instill 2 drops of hommoeopathic eye drops - euphrasia eye drops in each eye 2-3 times a day. It will remove the dust and the irritation caused bu it. Avoid rubbing the affected eye again and again as this will injure your eye.
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I am 49 years old female. Having problem with eyes i. E. Continuous running water from eyes and I operated my right eye for white motiya in dec 2015 and after 2 month continuous water is coming from dis eye also. What would be right path to resolve the same.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
I am 49 years old female. Having problem with eyes i. E. Continuous running water from eyes and I operated my right e...
Dear lybrate-user:- U have post operative IOL complication & lacrimation. E/d Olapatadine 3 times a day ×10 days
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Squint in my right eye. It started about three years back after being diagnosed diabetes type 2. Please suggest suitable treatment. If it is surgery whether it is painful. Suggest suitable treatment to be undergone.

M.S. Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Vadodara
Squint in my right eye. It started about three years back after being diagnosed diabetes type 2. Please suggest suita...
It is necessary to examine you for the type and cause of your squint and whether it is related to diabetes or not. Suitable anesthesia will ensure it is painless.
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major problems with me eye pain in right eye because focus on eye or let night study so please help me.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
major problems with me eye pain in right eye because focus on eye or let night study so please help me.
Take frequent breaks while studying and dip a handkerchief in cold water and keep it over closed eyes for 2 minutes during breaks, you will feel better. Also get your eyes checked for any spectacle number.
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Due changing weather I have cough from last two days and I have impact on eyes. What to do.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Due changing weather I have cough from last two days and I have impact on eyes. What to do.
1. Do warm saline gurgling 3-4 times daily 2. Take Viscodyne D syrup 2tsf thrice daily if it is a dry cough or viscodyne syrup if cough is associated with sputum 3. You may have to take antibiotic along with it if no relief 4.Avoid smoking if you smoke 5. consult me for further advice
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My both eyes grot red n those itching n burning. In my left eye a small part of extra skin came side to the eye ball. I am not able to read for more than 3 hrs constantly. Wat can I do any suggestions plz.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
My both eyes grot red n those itching n burning. In my left eye a small part of extra skin came side to the eye ball....
consult eye doctor for examination to find out the cause and to guide you, take rest for 10-15 minutes after 1.1/2 hr study, it will help you. thanks
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I have yellow eyes in 5 days and my hand pained about 8 days. What can I do you say me please?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have yellow eyes in 5 days and my hand pained about 8 days. What can I do you say me please?
Hello, Diseases of the liver, including hepatitis and cirrhosis, can turn the scleras yellow. So, get your Liver Function test done to rule out these. Get back to me with the reports. For pain in hand: Is there any history of injury or hurt to the area? Any underlying medical condition? Medication: Meantime, take homoeopathic medicines - Arnica 200 and Rhus Tox. 200 - take both of them thrice daily for 1 week. Also, apply Schwabe's Topi-Arnica and Topi MP Gel on the affected area in circular motions gently thrice a day. And wrap crepe bandage over it. Get back to me thereafter.
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I can't see words from few distance after washed my face in the evening. With fresh water. Is it any disease?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I can't see words from few distance after washed my face in the evening. With fresh water. Is it any disease?
Most common cause is having a spectacles power. Just get it checked with nearest eye care specialist
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Hello sir my age is 43 years old my eye becomes red in evening is his is due to high blood pressure or something else please suggest something as my eyes is red and water comes from eyes in the morning.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
You'll need to make many lifestyle changes to manage your blood pressure. I will recommend several lifestyle changes, including: eating a healthier diet as prescribed by a registered dietitian exercising regularly quitting smoking losing weight I being a both a registered dietitian and doctor have been successfully helping patients with their problems through a holistic approach using customized therapeutic diet and medications. Do reply back for private consultation. Do reply back for medications. Being also a general physician, I prescribe both evidence based herbal as well as allopathic medicines complementing with dietary tips taking into account patient preferences.
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Am a 27 years old male suffering from redness in my eyes with little pain and blurred vision for the last three years. It stays for 2-3 days and recurred within 15 days or a month. The doctor gave me two eye drops - Winolap and Tearplus. After using prescribed eye drops, I got relief but it recurred within a month. Working on computer, watching TV makes the problem worse. I consulted another doctor who recommended Lotepred eye drop and Lacryl eye gel. Why am I suffering from persistent redness in the eyes?

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Am a 27 years old male suffering from redness in my eyes with little pain and blurred vision for the last three years...
Hi. 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. 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. 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 and past history described by you, it is 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 on a long term basis. (3-4 times daily). Avoid using lotepred eye drops for long term. (strictly) hope my suggestions helped you. Take care
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Hello sir, My chest is paining and my eyes is problem is red eye please give me solution.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Hello sir, My chest is paining and my eyes is problem is red eye please give me solution.
1. Take paracetamol 500mg, 1 tablet as and when required after food up to a maximum of 3 tablets daily, 2. Drink plenty of water 3. Take rest 4. Avoid stress and anxiety.
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I have an eyesight with power -1 to -1.5. I am not using glasses. Is lasik laser eye surgery the best & safe way to improve my eyesight or are there any other alternative/natural ways to have a very clear vision? please help me out with this vision problem as the clear vision is very essential for me as a sportsman.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have an eyesight with power -1 to -1.5. I am not using glasses. Is lasik laser eye surgery the best & safe way to i...
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 for more details, you can read my health tip on lasik.
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Understanding Colour Blindness

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Understanding Colour Blindness

Colour blindness is not a type of blindness at all; it is an insufficiency in the way some people see colour. Once afflicted by this vision problem, people face difficulty in distinguishing specific colours like red, green, blue or yellow. So to call it colour vision deficiency would be much appropriate, and it hits men more often than women. In a report by Prevent Blindness America, it is revealed that about 8% of males and less than 1% of females are affected with colour vision problems. Generally, red and green colour deficiency is the most commonly found. In very rare instances, a person may carry a trait which lessens his ability to distinguish between blue and yellow colours. This blue-yellow hue insufficiency normally is found in men and women equally.

Understanding signs and symptoms: Do you have any difficulty in seeing yellow, green or red colours? Do people often tell you that you are seeing the wrong colour? If so, then these are key signs that you are affected with a colour perception deficiency. Quite opposite to popular belief, hardly a colour blind person is able to see only the shades of gray. Most people who are deemed as colour blind are able to see shades but cannot distinguish between one colour and another and get easily confused with other shades, depending on the kind of colour blindness they are affected with. If you have suddenly developed a colour vision deficiency when you were able to view and distinguish all the shades previously, then you should visit an ophthalmologist without further delay.

Causes behind colour blindness: Colour blindness takes place when the light-sensitive cells within the retina stop responding accurately to variations in wavelengths of light.

Photoreceptors present in the retina are termed as rods and cones. Rods are present abundantly, and about 100 million rod cells are present in human retina and these cells are very sensitive to light, but rods are impervious to sunlight and therefore, are incapable of perceiving colours. The cones, on the other hand, are responsible for our understanding of different colours. There are three types of cones, each of which is responsible for perceiving red, green and blue light. The three cones work together to help us see the whole range of colours. People who are colour blind usually have faults in a particular cone cell, which makes them unable to distinguish that particular shade.

Combatting colour blindness: Gene therapies are reported to cure colour blindness in monkeys, as per the reports of a study conducted by researchers of the University of Washington and Florida in September 2009. While early methods appear promising, gene therapy is not considered effective for human beings unless the treatments are verified to be safe.

Hence there is no effective means of curing colour blindness, but there are some strategies that may aid you to function better. However, if you are into graphic designing or anything that requires handling of different colours, then you will need professional help. The sooner you become aware of your insufficiency, the better you can compensate for it.

Some people also use contact lenses or eyeglasses that act as filters to enhance colour perception. If you are affected by this problem, make sure you visit an eye-care practitioner for detailed advice.

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Pain bit of in eyes when I rotate it. Mild fever back muscles pain. Throat me kante kante jesa lg rha h .kuch dino se ache se fresh (deification) bhi nhi ho pa rha hu.

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Pain bit of in eyes when I rotate it. Mild fever back muscles pain. Throat me kante kante jesa lg rha h .kuch dino se...
It's due to viral fever...will get better with time and treatment. You may need to start treatment if u develop redness, discharge or blurred vision.
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I am spectacular and has eye problem is there Any solution for that so my spectacle number can be reduced?

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
I am spectacular and has eye problem is there Any solution for that so my spectacle number can be reduced?
Dear lybrate user:- as per your complaints, you r suffering from refractive error. Take regullar aerobic exercises, coloured fruits & vegetables, plenty of water. There r 2 another options besides specks, contact lens & lasic laser corneal surgery. You can select according to your profession.
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I met with an accident due to which I had eye surgery (vitrectomy, IOL). Due to this accident I now have low eye pressure (9 mmHg). Is there any way to increase eye pressure naturally or through surgery? Due to this low pressure I have blurred vision.

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
The low pressure could be due to ciliary shock which should be ruled out on examination before giving any treatment. Kindly visit your ophthalmologist to get it evaluated.
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