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Dr. Nita Shanbhag

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

300 at clinic
Dr. Nita Shanbhag Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
300 at clinic
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Dr. Nita Shanbhag is one of the best Ophthalmologists in Mulund West, Mumbai. She is currently practising at Omkar Eye Care Centre in Mulund West, Mumbai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Nita Shanbhag on Lybrate.com.

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I have a eyesight problem I am not able to see anything without my spikes I would have to do to improve my eyesight.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have a eyesight problem I am not able to see anything without my spikes I would have to do to improve my eyesight.
unfortunately there are no natural medications to remove spectacles permanently. you can either try contact lenses or plan for refractive lasik laser surgery
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In past 2 days I hav severe eye pain and I wear spec instead of that I can not tolerate my pain what should I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
In past 2 days I hav severe eye pain and I wear spec instead of that I can not tolerate my pain what should I do?
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 am 78 years old. I take amlodac 5 mg in the morning. I had cataract surgery yesterday and my BP is coming down. It's is 155/95. Is there nothing to worry or can I take another tablet now?

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
I am 78 years old. I take amlodac 5 mg in the morning. I had cataract surgery yesterday and my BP is coming down. It'...
Dear l you :- you have cataract surgery on yesterday .ur BP should be 140 - 150 / 80 -90 mmhg. Higher BP will impair your vision also. Make urgent appoi to me for further clarification of your eye problem.
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My eyesight is getting weak what to do to avoid specs. How to regain if this is starting only. please help?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My eyesight is getting weak what to do to avoid specs. How to regain if this is starting only. 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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Few days ago my eyes are paining and there is secretion of water. But now I am fit and fine. I want to know the reason behind this?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Few days ago my eyes are paining and there is secretion of water. But now I am fit and fine. I want to know the reaso...
watering and paining can be commonly due to allergy or infection, you need to visit nearby eye surgeon to check that. Also get your glass power checked
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While studying my eyes irritate me a lot because water droplets are coming from my eyes what should I do ?

FICO, Specialist in Cataract,Cornea and refractive surgeries , MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Srinagar
It can be due to refractive error or convergence insufficiency go to a ophthalmologist and undergo a refraction check your vision, convergence. If everything normal, it can be due to dryness, use refresh tears eye dps 4 times a day while reading relax and blink intermittently and in between put the eye drops
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10 Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Diseases

Super-Speciality Trained Ophthalmologists
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
10 Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Diseases

The cornea is a highly organized and advanced tissue present in the eye. It is one of the few tissues in the body that doesn't contain any blood vessels. It nourishes itself from the aqueous humor (or tears). The cornea has three different layers with two membranes embedded in it. Every membrane has its own set of functions.

Here is a list of 10 important facts about the cornea and corneal diseases:

  1. The cornea plays a pivotal role in helping the eye to focus on the light rays that enter it. Approximately 70 percent of the focusing power comes from the cornea. The cornea, along with the lens, is responsible for reflection and refraction in the eye.
  2. The epithelium is the outermost layer of the cornea. It restricts the entry of foreign particles into the eye and absorbs oxygen. This membrane is followed by the Bowman's membrane. The third layer is known as the stroma. It is responsible for the eye's elasticity and strength. The fourth layer is called the Descemet's membrane. This is a protective layer that safeguards the eye from any injury. The last layer is known as the endothelium. The primary task of this layer is to pump excess fluid into the other layers of the eye.
  3. Tears play a key role for an eye to function properly. Tears have three layers, namely lipid, aqueous and mucin. It helps the eye to heal any possible wounds and infection.
  4. The cornea, for the most part, heals by itself. Deeper injuries of the cornea can result in vision loss. Some of the common symptoms of corneal diseases are light sensitivity, pain in the eye, redness and reduced vision.
  5. The most common of eye allergies are caused due to pollen. This often happens when the weather is dry or warm. Some common symptoms include burning sensation, redness, tearing and stinging.
  6. The eye encounters a condition called 'dry eye' wherein the quantity of tears reduces, thereby creating a problem for lubrication. An ophthalmologist should be immediately consulted if this condition is encountered.
  7. Corneal dystrophy is a condition that clouds the cornea. It is a gradual progression and often affects both the eyes. It is usually inherited and can affect healthy individuals as well.
  8. Keratoconus is an eye condition that thins the cornea over a period of time. It is mostly prevalent among young adults. This condition results in changing the shape of the cornea and development of an outward bulge.
  9. Shingles is a recurrence of the viral infection caused by the Vatic El - La Zoster Virus. This virus has the capability to remain dormant inside the eye. It can become active after many years of dormancy and affect the cornea by travelling through the optic nerve. Doctors mostly prescribe an oral antiviral treatment to avoid inflammation.
  10. Some advanced treatment for corneal diseases includes corneal transplant surgery, anterior lamellar keratoplasty and endothelial lamellar keratoplasty
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I have flue for 3 days and still my eyes are red. Now I feel weak. How can I prevent it?

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
I have flue for 3 days and still my eyes are red. Now I feel weak. How can I prevent it?
take tab sinarest one tab 2 times daily for 5 days. take warm water. take dolo 650 mg one sos for high fever . it will be ok.
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During meditation should I close my eyes, on what picture should I concentrate my mind. Or Should I concentrate on a point on wall or chart?

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
During meditation should I close my eyes, on what picture should I concentrate my mind. Or Should I concentrate on a ...
Dear lybrate-user. Welcome to lybrate. During meditation you should close your eyes. You should concentrate within your body like heart beats, ups and downs of stomach or lungs etc. Learn meditation from a master. Take care.
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What are the total number of reason for pain in eyes. Suddenly from four five days my eyes are paining when I drive long. I have no specs.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
What are the total number of reason for pain in eyes. Suddenly from four five days my eyes are paining when I drive l...
There are many reasons of pain in eyes and few important ones are 1.Lack of sleep 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 visit an ophthalmologist to 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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Hello My question is to An Eye specialist. As per a doctor consultation, My wife's one eye is sleeping where her eye vision is not responding well.Doctor said this could get consulted in her childhood.By covering other eye this could work well but now chances are less. So just wanted to know do we have some way? Thanks

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
No sir, the doctor is right. Dull eye is difficult to treat at this stage. But one can correct squint in that eye if exists but not vision.
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My spectacles power is continuously rising. What should I do control it?

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist,
My spectacles power is continuously rising. What should I do control it?
Get your refraction done and wear spectacles eat green veggies. Carrots. Strain less your eyes. Relax your eyes in between work. Blink regularily if working for long time on computer. Lower the brightness of your screen. Work under adequately illuminated conditions. If needed wear corrective spectacles. These r few things you can take care of. Otherwise as such no options available which wd increases your eyesight. Myopia has a tendency to increase till adulthood. You can't do anything to stop it's progression. It will b stable in few yrs.
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I m 22. I am a male. My eyes blinks a lot and itching continues for a long period of time.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I m 22. I am a male. My eyes blinks a lot and itching continues for a long period of time.
You must be blinking frequently because of allergy and probable tear deficiency. An antihistamine eye drop along with tear substitute might help.
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Meri bhen shrishti ki ankh rat ko lal ho jati hai use dard to nhi hota par ankh lal ho jati hai.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Meri bhen shrishti ki ankh rat ko lal ho jati hai use dard to nhi hota par ankh lal ho jati hai.
Hello. Sorry about your sister; s eye trouble. Redness of the eye is one of the most prevalent problems observed. 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. 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) also, you might require a complete eye evaluation in order to rule out other causes. Hope my suggestions helped you. Take care.
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I have a cavity in my teeth, it puts hole in my teeth and due to this it's started paining in my ears and eyes. Please help to get relief?

BDS, Bachelor of Sciences
Dentist, Agra
I have a cavity in my teeth, it puts hole in my teeth and due to this it's started paining in my ears and eyes. Pleas...
Hello, thanks for your query. According to your details your cavity is a deep cavity which enters your pulp (nerve, blood supply) of particular tooth. You should go for an x ray of the tooth and may be for root canal treatment. For medicines for pain and infection you can consult me with an iopar i. E, xray of that tooth. Thanks.
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I have watery eyes every time I try to study or look at my laptop screen for long This is a problem from 1 year Also there is some itching sometimes.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have watery eyes every time I try to study or look at my laptop screen for long
This is a problem from 1 year Also ...
This condition is called Eye strain, or asthenopia, in which the eyes get tired from excessive or intense use. It can be annoying, but it tends to disappear with rest. Although it’s not often a serious condition, eye strain could be a symptom of an underlying problem. Eye strain is known to cause fatigue, difficulty concentrating, and headaches----------- Eye strain may lead to other problems, such as:---------- •Headaches--- •Difficulty Concentrating--- •Irritability--- •Burning Sensation--- •Watery Eyes--- •Dry Eyes-- •Photophobia--- •Eyesight weak---. The first thing you can do is change your environment and work habits. By doing this you can relieve the pain without spending money on treatment--------------------- If you studying or reading, taking eye breaks for five minutes every hour can lessen the strain on your eyes. Simply closing your eyes for a few moments can also do wonders. Try standing up, moving around, or taking a short walk to help regain concentration. Regular eye exercises that involve focusing on different distances can help prevent future straining. Blink often. Blinking refreshes and replenishes your eyes naturally. If you are having trouble with blinking due to the dryness of your eyes, try using Homoeopathic ------CINELUBE EYEDROPS (HAPDCO) 3 times daily.-----------Visit an Eye specialist to rule out weak eyesight---------------------
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Dr. My eyes are paining very much from past 5 days they very itchy and red what should I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Dr. My eyes are paining very much from past 5 days they very itchy and red what should I do?
Dear lybrate user, red eyes and itching could be because of many reasons but commonly it is due to allergy or infection. You need to visit eye specialist to differentiate between the two as the treatment is different. Also get your eyes checked for any glass power
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I am 18 yrs old. Should I do a operation and remove my numbers completely. I have specs for seeing distance objects. I have no 6. 75 and 6

Phaco Development Program, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology, DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Mysore
If your power has been stable for the last one year you could undergo refractive surgery. But before you undergo it a test called corneal topography will be done. It measures the thickness and curvature of the cornea. If that is fine then you can undergo lasik if not then you will have to undergo a procedure called icl (implantable collamer lens)
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I have eye problem as my eye usually showing painful as my eye size is small will you suggest me what to do?

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I have eye problem as my eye usually showing painful as my eye size is small will you suggest me what to do?
Is that pain associated with redness, diminution of vision or any other symptoms? if yes then it's of infective origin. Else if none of these present and you are using /not using glasses in either case get your refraction done. May be the number might have changed. If your vision is normal, you have to go for orthoptic checkups which may be probable cause for asthenopic symptoms.
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