Find numerous Ophthalmologists in India from the comfort of your home on Lybrate.com. You will find Ophthalmologists with more than 42 years of experience on Lybrate.com. You can find Ophthalmologists online in Mumbai and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.
Book Clinic Appointment
Treatment of Squint
Lasik Surgery Treatment
Routine Eye Checkup
Laser Cataract Surgery
Reduced Vision Treatment
Visual Field Testing
Retina And Lasik Surgery
Endoscopic Dcr Procedure
Eye Muscle Surgeries
Artificial Eye Procedures
Submit a review for Dr. Niteen H. DedhiaYour feedback matters!
My age is 22. I have 1.5 num. In both eyes. My profession is related to computer work. And I am also getting problem in night vision. Also, started using contact lens. Is this any problem with it. Is night blindness can be recover?
I have a eye no last 4 years my eyes no is -2.50 in both eye so how to remove eye no and recover my eye brightness.
I have red eye's since 1year. Generalized weakness with sleepiness since 2 years. Please give me your valuable opinion.
Is there any kind of risk abt my eyes bcz I am watching continuously teaching videos on youtube? If YES please suggest something!
I have been suffering from myopia from 5yrs. And my eye power has not improved yet. Is it safe to have the eye laser treatment?
I have pain in my head on one side and also there is itching in my eyes and becomes red eyes. What to do doc?
Sir my eyes get deep sunken due to wearing glasses. Can I wear contact lens. Is it better or not. Please help. Me.
I have problem with my eyes, I am wearing glasses of -4. Sometimes in the evening time, water comes out from both of my eyes. It happens in the daytime also sometimes. It's not more than 3-4 drops from each eye. Sometimes I feel hot inside my eyes just like temperature. Is everything right? Pls suggest. Thanks.
Hello Dr. I'm 21 years old and recently i'am facing a problem with dry eyes and redness in both the eyes. please recommend some soft lubricating eye drops for my eyes.
I use my smartphone frequently. It leads to strain in eyes. How can I protect my eyes from effects of smartphone?
I have red eyes and feeling jealousy in my eyes from over 3 days because of this I can't sleep properly its very bad for my eyes.
Glaucoma is a group of diseases that causes damage to your eye's optic nerve and gets worse over time. The optic nerve is a bundle of millions of nerve fibres which carry visual impulse from the retina at the back of eye to the brain. The increased Eye pressure, called intraocular pressure, can damage the optic nerve and fasten the natural nerve fibre loss. Since nerve cells can't regenerate this damage is permanent and irreversible.
Without treatment, glaucoma can cause total permanent blindness within a few years. Because most people with glaucoma have no early symptoms or pain from this increased pressure, it is important to see your eye doctor regularly so that glaucoma can be diagnosed early and treated before significant functional visual loss occurs.
If you are over age 40 and have a family history of glaucoma, you should have a complete eye exam with an eye doctor every one to two years. If you have any risk factors, you may need to visit your eye doctor more frequently.
What Are the Symptoms of Glaucoma?
For most people, there are usually few or no symptoms of glaucoma. The first sign of glaucoma is often the loss of peripheral or side vision, which can go unnoticed until late in the disease. This is why glaucoma is often called the "Sneak Thief of Vision" or "Silent Thief of Eye Sight".
If you have any of the following symptoms, seek immediate medical care:
- Seeing halos around lights
- Vision loss
- Redness in the eye
- Eye that looks hazy (particularly in infants)
- Nausea or vomiting
- Pain in the eye
- Narrowing of vision (tunnel vision)
There are several risk factors, which may lead to glaucoma, such as:
- Age of the individual
- Ethnicity- African, Caribbean, Hispanics and Asians are at higher risk
- Increased eye pressure or IOP History of glaucoma in family or relatives
- Presence of Myopia or Hyperopia
- Previous eye injuries
- Use of steroids- as injections, tablets, eye or ear drops or ointments or protein supplements for muscle building in gyms or inhalers
- Previous history of anemia
- Individuals conditions affecting blood flow like hypertension, diabetes or high blood sugar, migraine etc are also at risk.
The treatment for glaucoma relies on the nature and seriousness of every case. Generally, glaucoma cannot be totally cured, but it can be controlled. Eye drops, pills, laser strategies, and means of surgery are utilized to maintain and prevent further harm from happening. Talk to your eye doctor to find out if you are at risk of developing glaucoma. If you wish to discuss about any specific eye problem, you can consult a specilized opthamologist and ask a free question.