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Dr. Nitin Balakrishnan

MS - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

30 Years Experience  ·  800 at clinic
Dr. Nitin Balakrishnan MS - Ophthalmology Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
30 Years Experience  ·  800 at clinic
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Dr. Nitin Balakrishnan is a renowned Ophthalmologist in Santacruz East, Mumbai. He has been a successful Ophthalmologist for the last 29 years. He has done MS - Ophthalmology. He is currently associated with Sai Deep Eye Clinic in Santacruz East, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Nitin Balakrishnan on Lybrate.com.

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MS - Ophthalmology - mumbai university - 1987
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Hi I am devideen , I am facing problem in my eye , weakness and tiredness and dry and lightly pain , I am working in computer whole day , kindly give me instruction which medicine I should use,

BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
You can use euphrasia 30 homoeopathic medicine in bd with that take rest of 10 mins after constant working on pc after 2 hrs.
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I have low visibility from some 2-3 days what should I do. Can I take patanjali eye drops.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Weak eye sight is commonly due to spectacle power. You just need to get it checked in an eye clinic.
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Can I use contact lens if have low vision for distant objects instead of using glasses?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Although both options are equally good but Glasses is a one time investment and you can use it according to your requirement during the day but for contact lens,you need extra care while handling and using.You cannot use it roughly and needs extra care otherwise if slight neglegency.,it can cause eye injury
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Can a eye laser surgery having 8+ number is successful, is there any side effect of it?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
No. If you having +8 number. You. Cannot undergo lasik surgery. Lasik surgery is not recommended for more than+5.
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ICL for Spectacle Removal

Senior Consultant Surgeon, Specialist In Refractive Lasik Surgery, MS Ophthalmology, Phacoemulsification & Multifocal Implantation, Occuloplasty Surgeon
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
ICL for Spectacle Removal

This method is implied for youngsters and people aged below 40 years, who have high power glasses, and are not suitable for lasik treatment. Here, an ultra slender lens of an uncommon configuration and the required force is situated in the eye over the normal lens inside the eye. This lens amends the spectacle force of the eye. ICL is made in Switzerland, and the request for the lens is set according to estimations of the eye.

Here are some facts you should know about ICL:

  1. Spherical ICL lens redresses only spherical powered glasses. Toric ICL lens rectifies chamber alongside the spherical force of glasses. The main technique for changeless vision rectification that didn't include glasses or contact lenses accessible to patients who are not reasonable contenders for LASIK is the ICL or the Implantable contact.
  2. It is embedded in the back chamber, behind the iris, over the normal lens of the eye so as to correct the refractive mistake of the eye.
  3. It offers vision adjustment that is more honed and has more prominent profundity and measurement than other refractive surgeries. Indeed, ICL may create unrivalled visual quality as confirmed by less higher request abnormalities than corneal refractive surgeries. Patients encounter an almost immediate vision recovery.
  4. The lens is invisible to the eyes of the patient and also other people. The whole surgery takes around 10 to 15 minutes. The lens is biocompatible and made of collamer, a material based on collagen. It contains a UV blocker that forestalls unsafe UVA and UVB rays from entering the eye.
  5. ICL surgeries are amazingly safe. A few patients may encounter some distress amid the mending procedure like dry eyes or light affectability. These impacts are brief. Your specialist will examine with you the dangers and advantages of the method amid your interview.

Advantages of ICL:

  1. The lens is foldable and infused through a small, torment free, self-recuperating entry point in your eye.
  2. The ICL gives very successful results, and fantastic nature of vision. After this treatment, you can leave the clinic following two or three hours, because of fast recuperation. You will have the capacity to make the most of your new sight very quickly and retreat to your dynamic way of life. Your specialist will give you a point by point exhort on this.
  3. ICL corrects a very large range of visual defects.ICL Is one of the most effective spectacle removal techniques. It corrects your vision instantly after a surgery and lasts quite long.
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Dear sir, I am suffering from migraine from many years. Whenever I feel migraine I am not able to see from my eyes its like distorted eye vision when I have migraine. Pl, sujjest me something.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Homoeopathic medicine R-16 drops (Dr Reckeweg)Drink 20 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily. MIG AID ( Bakson) Chew 1 tab twice daily Daily 30 min BRAMARI PRNAYAM Early morning
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I got infected with Eye flew what can do to get prevention from it as early as possible.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Homoeopathic medicine R-78 Drops ( Dr reckeweg) Drink 10 drops 3 times daily in 20 ml fresh water CINERIA MARITINA EYE DROPS( Dr Reckeweg) without alcohol.Pour 2-3 drops in both eyes 3 times daily. Dont splash water on eyes.
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I am 17 year old and face the problem of blurriness after using tablet pcs for sometime and face problems to see words from distance.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
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.
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Hello doctor, I have noticed small vessels in my eyes, what should I do? Please help.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hello. Eyes have many small blood vessels. It is normal and is required for nutrition of eye. 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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I often have red eye when I wake up in the morning and excess of dust in the eyes whole day like layers of dust is formed. I regularly have to clear it. I also consulted the doctors of EYE CARE and the prescribed drops I DEW and MOXSOFT but it did not show any positive result. What should I do?

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Hello lybrate-user. Sorry about your eye trouble. If it is just allergy, I do not think you need to use the moxsoft eye drops. 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. (7) injury/ trauma to the eye in any form may cause redness of the eyes. This should be taken seriously and assessed in detail by an eye specialist in person. 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 (refresh tears) eye drop along with an anti-histamine (i-kul plus or olopat) eye drop. (3-4 times daily) also, you might require a complete eye evaluation in order to rule out other causes. This would be possible only by examining your eyes in person. Hope my suggestions helped you. Take care, regards.
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She has running nose Running eyes Mild cold always present Blockage of nose Allergy all time Continued from 2013 to up to date Consult number of doctors.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Hello, if symptoms are sneezing, running nose, blocked nose 1. Take proper rest/ lot of fluids 2. Take proper home made diet. 3. Steam inhalation carefully by steam inhaler twice a day for 2-3 days frequent cold may be because of many reasons like: 1. Any ent problem like dns polyp sinusitis 2. Low immunity 3. Allergic condition like allergic bronchitis so you need to consult ent doctor for proper examination and further management.
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Hiii. I am 20 years old boy. I have red eyes last few days. Specially in night. When I wake up in morning my eyes become attach. What should I do please help.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi, use CMD2, eye drop , 2 drops in each eye twice daily. Take Argentum nit. 30, 3 drops once daily for 7 days. Wash your eyes with warm water in the morning.
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I have burning in eye problem how I can remove this. I have visited many hospital like vasan eye care. But I m not getting relax in eye. please suggest where I can go for proper treatment.

DRCH, BHMS
Homeopath, Bareilly
Since you have been visited many eye hospitals and yet you don't get relief you should consult homeopathy. May be it is due to allergy. Splash you eyes with cold water several times in day. Do not touch or rub it with hand. Use clean handkerchief to wipe them. Instill homeopathic euphrasia eye drop two three times.
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I'm 21 year old guy and my problem is I'm having yellow eyes from few months and sometimes it becomes red Is this joundees.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Yellow Eyes since one year indicates many problems and some of the important ones are 1. Liver diseases such as jaundice, hepatitis and cirrhosis 2.Pterygium is a growth on the cornea (the clear front window of the eye) and the conjunctiva , the thin, filmy membrane that covers the white part of your eye (sclera). This growth is noncancerous and is fairly common. It is a triangular-shaped growth of fleshy tissue on the white of the eye that eventually extends over the cornea. This growth may remain small or grow large enough to interfere with vision. A pterygium can often develop from a pinguecula. Some pterygia may become red and swollen on occasion, and some may become large or thick, making you feel like you have something in your eye. If a pterygium is large enough, it can actually affect the shape of the cornea’s surface, leading to astigmatism. 3.Pinguecula is also a growth on the cornea (the clear front window of the eye) and the conjunctiva , the thin, filmy membrane that covers the white part of your eye (sclera).This is Non-Cancerous. It is a yellowish patch or bump on the conjunctiva, near the cornea. It most often appears on the side of the eye closest to the nose. It is a change in the normal tissue that results in a deposit of protein, fat and/or calcium. It is similar to a callus on the skin It is not entirely clear what causes pterygia and pinguecula to develop. Ultraviolet (UV) light from the sun is believed to be a factor in the development of these growths. Other factors believed to cause pterygia and pingueculae are dry eye and environmental elements such as wind and dust. My suggestion for you is to 1.Go for Blood tests empty stomach for CBC,THYROID PROFILE,LIPID PROFILE,LFT 2.Consult an Eye Specialist for a physical examination to rule out Pterygium and Pinguecula
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Devi is my cousin and she is wearing specs from the age of 14 she is now 16 years and she wanted to remove her specs. She cannot see any thing without wearing her specs sometimes she is unable to recognize her own family members wat should she do to remove the specs for life tym.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
Dear lybrate user:- your cousin is suffering from refractive error, there r 3 options to correct refractive error either speck, contact lens or lasic laser corneal surgery. Choose according to your profession.
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I am 12 years old girl and my problem is that sometimes I can't see for like 20 seconds and after it I see well like before have this problem for like months (sorry for poor english)

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, 24 Parganas
Use homeo medicine calc phosh. 6x 5tabs 4times / &physostigma. Mother /1oz15 drops 3times with water.
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I am suffering from eye pain from last one week. I am having headaches too. What could probably be the reason?

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
Limit your screen time staring at computers, TVs or phones in the evening before going to bed Do eye check-up. Also take Belladonna 30 – for pain/headache one dose when required.
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How many percent does traumatic cataract effect on vision and can be recover vision after surgery. Which surgeries are carried out for it.

MBBS, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
The percent of vision affected depends on the cause or intensity of injury that caused the cataract, and also how long back the injury occurred. The eye surgeon who is going to do the surgery can give you a clear estimation of the possibility of percentage of visual recovery. The procedure will be to clear the cataract by phacoemulsification or laser emulsification, or total removal of cataract and implanting an intraocular lens (iol). Do not unduly worry about the outcome, best method is to get the surgery done and hope for the best possible results.
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Hello sir, I have taken a eye lens of zero powered which is yearly disposal. Is it safe to wear vacationly for 4 to 5 hours. Thank you.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hello It is safe but I want to ask that why you want to use zero power lens? You don't need to that lens
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