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Dr. Neepa Thacker

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

Dr. Neepa Thacker Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
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Dr. Neepa Thacker is an experienced Ophthalmologist in Mumbai, Mumbai. She is currently associated with Bombay Hospital & Medical Research Centre in Mumbai, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Neepa Thacker on Lybrate.com.

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He is diabetic person also. Doctors are saying. A block on the left eye. Nerve. please help doctor.

Master of Surgery, Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Bikaner
He is diabetic person also. Doctors are saying. A block on the left eye. Nerve. please help doctor.
correct diabetes judiciously, correct electrolyte balance , supplemental trace elements, calcium phosphate level, good morning walk soft sunlight, massage all over body to improve circulation, blood thinners, might unite to help him out to pass life without complications
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I am having pain in my left eye. During night times. And I am using some sort of eye drops but it is of no use.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I am having pain in my left eye. During night times. And I am using some sort of eye drops but it is of no use.
Pain is unusual in eyes..you need to make sure that vision is not affected.. you need to visit eye surgeon to rule out any vision threatening problem
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I'm 26years old female and have bad breath problem. I have changed many tooth paste like colgate, pepsodent, dober red, himalaya etc. But I didn't see the difference. And I don't have ulcer. But I'm having cavities. Please tell me how to cure this problem.

BDS, MDS Endodontist
Dentist, Chandigarh
I'm 26years old female and have bad breath problem. I have changed many tooth paste like colgate, pepsodent, dober re...
Mam get your teeth examined by a dentist. Bad breath is caused by deposition of plaque and calculus which has to be removed by the dentist. So please do not waste time and get your teeth cleaned. Regards
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I always have pain in my eyes whenever I wake up after sleep or concentrate on a thing for longer duration.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I always have pain in my eyes whenever I wake up after sleep or concentrate on a thing for longer duration.
There are many reasons of pain in eyes and few important ones are 2.Hypertension or Hypotension 3.Frequent upper resp.Tract infections like Sneezing,Sinusitis 4.Weak eye sight,conjunctivitis,Allergy 5.Overuse of eyes while studying,watching TV,Computers,Mobiles. So identify the cause of your Eye pain and treatment and management can be given accordingly. You can use following Homoeopathic eyedrops for general Eye pain CINERARIA EUPHRASIA EYE DROPS
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I am suffering with severe headache and fever from past 3 days. The temperature is increasing at evening. My eyes became so red and I decreased my weight also.

MS - Ophthalmology, FICO, FRCS - I & II
Ophthalmologist, Mathura
I am suffering with severe headache and fever from past 3 days. The temperature is increasing at evening. My eyes bec...
Your headache seems related to fever. It will be ok once your fever is treated. However get your eyes checked too.
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What is the symptoms of colour blindness. And how we find difference between 6/9 or 6/6 vision. Plzzz. Thanks in advance.

Diploma in Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Kolkata
What is the symptoms of colour blindness. And how we find difference between 6/9 or 6/6 vision.
Plzzz. Thanks in adva...
You will not be able to discriminate colors properly and you should get it checked by ishihara charts. The visual acuity of a normal person is 6/6.
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I have a severe headache and my eyes are paining from a long ago can you give me a suggestion for the decrease of my eyesight and headache.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have a severe headache and my eyes are paining from a long ago can you give me a suggestion for the decrease of my ...
If you have recurrent attack of headache1. It could be a tension headache due to anxiety/stress, depression inadequate sleep, low bp/high bp, migraine, prolonged use of cell phone/computer, chronic anaemia, refractive error, chronic sinusitis, organic brain lesion 2. Avoid stress, physical and mental exertion, have adequate sound sleep for 7-8 hours daily in the night 3. Go for regular exercise 4. Practice yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 5. Check for refractive error, sinusitis hemoglobin, bp 6. Avoid prolonged use of cell phone/computer 7. Consult neurologist to rule out other causes of headache, if required take a ct scan of head to exclude any brain lesion 8. If it is migraine you have to take migraine prophylactic drug after consulting neurologist.
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Does Smoking Put Your Sight at Risk?

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Does Smoking Put Your Sight at Risk?

If you thought smoking was causing damage to only your lungs, thing again. Your eyesight, one of your most valuable possessions, is at high risk of damage because of your bad habit.
The damage done to your eyes by cigarettes happens from two sources; the toxic smoke that hangs in the air which surrounds you as you puff on the cigarettes and 4000 odd toxic substances that enter your bloodstream once you smoke. In extreme cases, smoking also causes loss in vision.

Here is a list of eye disorders and diseases, which can be caused due to smoking:

  1. Macular degeneration: The risk of developing Age-related Macular Degeneration is there for people above the age of fifty. In case of smokers, the chance of developing AMD is three times more than in nonsmokers. It has been proven that smokers develop the chance of AMD ten years prior to non smokers.
  2. Cataract: This process involves the clouding of the lens inside the eye. Cataract develops with old age, usually. The risk of developing early cataract is common among smokers, who are twice at risk of cataract than non smokers. The effect of the cataract in the case of smokers is more severe.
  3. Glaucoma: Glaucoma is the eye disorder where the death of nerve fiber layer behind our eyes takes place, and that results in loss of vision. The increase in pressure within the eyes leads to glaucoma. Smoking enhances the pressure in your eyes, and so smokers are at a potential risk of acquiring this disease.
  4. Diabetic eye diseases: A number of eye diseases are accompanied with diabetes. This can result in blindness when left ignored or not paid attention to in severe cases. Diabetic patients who are smokers are three times more at a risk of eye diseases associated with diabetes.
  5. Optic neuropathy: This eye disease causes sudden loss of vision to the eyes without any pain. It happens due to the disrupted flow of blood in the arteries of the eyes. Smokers are 16 times more at a risk of developing optic neuropathy at an earlier age.
  6. Thyroid associated eye diseases: Patients having thyroid issues or Grave's disease have disorders in their vision. Grave's disease patients who smoke tobacco are likely to develop severe eye diseases associated with the thyroid.
  7. Dry eye: Smoking causes irritation to the eyes and affects the tear film of the eye. Smokers and passive smokers are likely to develop dry eye disorders. Smoking causes a lot of eye diseases and disorders, and smokers are at a higher risk of acquiring eye diseases than non smokers.
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I am an 18 year old male. When ever I go into a room with air conditioner turned on, my eyes get teary. Even if the temperature is 22-25�C. This is so embarrassing in front of friends and they think I am crying. What is the solution for this. I have cinacitis too. Is it related to that?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I am an 18 year old male. When ever I go into a room with air conditioner turned on, my eyes get teary. Even if the t...
make sure ac doesnt flow directly on your face. also get your eyes checked for any allergy and spectacle power
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I have red eyes over 8 days. What should I do for perfect treatment of my good eyes.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have red eyes over 8 days. What should I do for perfect treatment of my good eyes.
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 ur local eye specilist to see what is the cause
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I have a question about my 1-year-old daughter whom I accidentally elbowed in the left eye, then suddenly a red spot occurred in her sclera. Is there a cure to treat the red spot? What should I do?

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
As per your explanation, it seems to be subconjunctival hemorrhage but one should always get it examined to rule out any other internal injuries which if not caught in time may hamper your vision later.
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Hello sir my eyes is red when I am using computer only 2 hr.

FICO, Specialist in Cataract,Cornea and refractive surgeries , MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist,
This is a sign of computer vision syndromes. Some people who have a minimal refractive error will often get away without wearing glasses, but when working on a computer screen or doing a lot of concentrated work, the small prescription can begin to cause symptoms and under these circumstances correcting the prescription with glasses can be helpful. An anti-reflection coating (ultraclear) is often advised to reduce the annoying reflections of light from the lens surfaces. If your eyes are fine and normal then there is no proven glasses that can be prescribed to help. However, some people find that wearing glasses with a tint that absorbs the blue spectrum of light makes vision more comfortable. They are usually tinted a yellow colour. A common problem when working on a screen for long periods is'dry eye. This is because concentrated work tends to reduce the blink reflex that replenishes the tears, and the dry atmosphere and lack of fresh air adds to the problem of insufficent tears. Allowing the cornea to become dry can cause irritation and blurred and variable vision. Use some lubricating eye drops like refresh tearsthat use them at least 4 times a day at least. You do need to look at every aspect of your work environment also. Use proper lighting, dont work in dim conditions.
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I have pain in my head. Its a very bad pain but after sometimes it will gone and come after few hours. What should I do?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
I have pain in my head. Its a very bad pain but after sometimes it will gone and come after few hours. What should I do?
Hello, you may be having headache because of stress/ refractory problems/ any ENT problem or may be Migraine Headache follow advises given below: You can take(If No drug allergy) : 1. Tablet Crocin (Paracetamol 500 mg) one tablet after food when required for headache after food for 2-3 days (maximum 2 tablets with gap of 12 hour can be taken in a day) 2. Adequate sleep 6-8 hr in a day 3. Get check eyes for refractive error 4.We need to go for ENT evaluation to rule out sinusitis 5. Get BP checked 6. Regular physical exercise and meditation and yoga complete history of your headache for further management like duration, severity, aggravating factors/relieving/ triggering/ associated factor to reach diagnosis consult physician for further management.
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Iam having sight in my eyes so I want to do laser treatment. It causes any side effects. Please tell me doctor.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Iam having sight in my eyes so I want to do laser treatment. It causes any side effects. Please tell me doctor.
Helllo. Lasik is safe and effective procedure to get rid of glasses. There are no major side effects. Minor side effects are dry eyes, glare.
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I have eye allergy for over 8 months. I have used many steroids, allergens and tear drops but every time the situation gets worsen. Suggest what can l to have a long term relief?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have eye allergy for over 8 months. I have used many steroids, allergens and tear drops but every time the situatio...
Hold tap water in your flexed palm, dip your one eye closer to the water level, shut and open your eyelids often. Do the same with your other eye. Repeat this whole process 1-2 times more in a day. Give your eyes proper rest. Can keep slices of cucumber or potato or used tea bags over the closed eyes for sometime. Medication: Instill 2 drops of Euphrasia eye drops in each eye twice daily.
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I am wearing specs for 18 years and now I am 21. My power is always increasing. What is the fastest remedy that I can getfrom medical side?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am wearing specs for 18 years and now I am 21. My power is always increasing. What is the fastest remedy that I can...
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 21 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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I am 25 year old, I have eye problem since 2 months when I use computer 2-3 hours my eyes are blurred.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 25 year old, I have eye problem since 2 months when I use computer 2-3 hours my eyes are blurred.
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. -one helpful way to do this is to imagine that you are looking at the number 12 on a clock. Then, follow the numbers around the clock with your eyes. Repeat going the other way around the clock. 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 1 month and instill euphrasia eye drops twice a day. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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Mujhe bachpan se hi ankhon me pani ata h kai doctors ko dikhaya jbtk dabai dalti hun thik rhta h or dabai band krte hi pani bhna shuru ho jata h or nonstop bhta h kya mai rose water daal sakti hun daily?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Mujhe bachpan se hi ankhon me pani ata h kai doctors ko dikhaya jbtk dabai dalti hun thik rhta h or dabai band krte h...
Hello this could be due to lacrimal passage blockage you may need syringing test kindly consult local ophthalmologist and get this test done.
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I had a stroke of tb meningitis after which i am suffering from diplopia how do i overcome this?

Phaco Development Program, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology, DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Mysore
When you had TB meningitis it is possible that some nerves which control movement of your eyes (Cranial nerves 3/4/6) was involved. So this could lead to some form of misalignment of eyes causing your double vision. Consulat a squint specialist or a neuro-ophthalmologist. With supportive measures it could resolve, if it does not come down even after 6 months then you may need to undergo some surgery on eye muscles to decrease this. For the time being you can use glasses with one eye having ground glass so that double vision can be avoided.
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