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Dr. Nitin Despande

MBBS

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

400 at clinic
Dr. Nitin Despande MBBS Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
400 at clinic
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Dr. Nitin Despande is an experienced Ophthalmologist in Mulund East, Mumbai. He is a qualified MBBS . You can visit him at Saidan Hospital ICCU in Mulund East, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Nitin Despande and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I have gone through ICL surgery on 11th July (Right Eye) and 14th July (left eye). Please let me know the post operation precaution to be taken care of. Is it safe to have sexual intercourse for safety point of view in Lens Implantation case?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have gone through ICL surgery on 11th July (Right Eye) and 14th July (left eye). Please let me know the post operat...
Hello 1. theer are no specific precautions now 2. Its nearly 1 month now , so you can have sexual intercourse now without problem
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I. Have always dirt on my eye lashes even after bathing what should I do. To remove it?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I. Have always dirt on my eye lashes even after bathing what should I do. To remove it?
1. Don't rub or scratch over the affected area vigorously as that would not only worsen the eye condition but also cause the eyelashes to fall out.-- 2. Do pay attention to eyelid hygiene. It would be a good idea to clean the eyelids with a baby shampoo. Applying warm compresses will help in unclogging the oil glands. Take a clean cloth and dip it in warm water. Close your eyes and wipe the lid margins and eyelashes with this cloth. This will help in removing the secretions and debris from the eyelashes and eyelids. 3. Since scalp dandruff could also cause itchy eyebrows and eyelashes, it would be best to seek medical help for treating seborrheic dermatitis. As far as the eye allergy treatment is concerned, use of homoeopathic anti-inflammatory drops (euphrasia eye drops (sbl)) might prove beneficial.--- 4. If the use of any cosmetic product is causing your eyelashes to itch, then discontinue using it immediately. Women suffering with this problem must use non allergic homoeopathic cosmetic products only. Buy eyeliners or makeup products that wash off easily. You must always remove eye makeup at night and clean the makeup brushes so that bacteria are not trapped in them. 5. If you have been diagnosed with dry eyes, then the treatment would involve instilling eye drops or artificial tears (homoeopathic cinelube eyedrops (hapdco)). If you are suffering from severe dryness, your eyes might become photosensitive, so make sure that you wear sunglasses when you step outdoors. This will prevent your eyes from getting dry due to exposure to sun or wind.-- 6. Blink and take breaks when you are working on a computer. Cold compresses will also have a soothing effect on dry and red itchy eyes.- since our eyes are very delicate, one must try not to make any delays in seeking medical help. Itchy eyelids or eyelashes could be a symptom of an eye infection, so do consult an eye specialist if your eyelash follicles itch every now and then.
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I have got a bacterial infection in eye. Doc prescribed moxifloxacin eye drop I used it 3 times daily for three week and stopped within two days it re appeared. So now I'm using moxifloxacin eye ailment for how long can I continue this.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have got a bacterial infection in eye.
Doc prescribed moxifloxacin eye drop I used it 3 times daily for three week ...
infection usually subsides in 3 weeks... if not subsided then perhaps infection has recurred or not gone,, you need to again visit eye surgeon
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Yawning continuously due to this watering from eyes I am not able to study properly due to this reason.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Yawning continuously due to this watering from eyes I am not able to study properly due to this reason.
Watering can be commonly due to allergy or infection, you need to visit nearby eye surgeon to check that. Also get your glass power checked 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.
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I have a Major problem in my eyes when I ride bike at night and when straight light come to my eyes my eyes start paining and Anabel to see any think. Help me qhat should I do.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I have a Major problem in my eyes when I ride bike at night and when straight light come to my eyes my eyes start pai...
Apply rose water in eyes and then put a piece of cotton over eyes and put a small ice cube over it for 2 mins. Your eyes will relaxed after it. You can repeat it whenever you face such problems.
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I'm 18years old. I couldn't sleep from few days due to my FY exams. Hence my eye lids are becoming dark now. What should I do for it?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bangalore
I'm 18years old. I couldn't sleep from few days due to my FY exams. Hence my eye lids are becoming dark now. What sho...
Follow these home remedies 1. Apply a few drops of warm almond oil to your eyes and massage gently with your fingertips for five minutes at bedtime 2. Make a thin paste of rose water, sandal powder and white pumpkin juice. Apply this around the eyes and wash it off after ten minutes 3. Eat 1 bowl of fresh fruits daily and drink plenty of water.
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I have read eyes. Eesi condition month me ek bar to ho hi jati hai aur eye se pani bhi girta hai.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have read eyes. Eesi condition month me ek bar to ho hi jati hai aur eye se pani bhi girta hai.
Take Belladonna 30, 3 drops, thrice daily. Use Schwabe's cmd2, eye drop. instill 2 drops in each eye twice daily. Wash your eyes with cold water twice daily. Revert me after 1 week. Take care.
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I would like to know if there is any treatment for optic atrophy in any medicine ,ie, allopathy or alternative medicine

FVRS, DNB Ophthalmology, MS Ophthalmology, MBBS, FICO
Ophthalmologist, Chennai
Optic atrophy is caused by a number of causes. Glaucoma/ Decreased blood circulation / Injury can all cause optic atrophy. Treat the cause to prevent further loss in eyesight. However vision lost is usually very difficult to regaIn.
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I am 23years old and I have spectacles what food should I eat to completely remove those specs.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 23years old and I have spectacles what food should I eat to completely remove those specs.
Diet for EYESIGHT Lutein and zeaxanthin are both important nutrients for eye health,6 as both of them are found in high concentrations in your macula—the small central part of your retina responsible for detailed central vision. More specifically, lutein is also found in your macular pigment – known for helping to protect your central vision and aid in blue light absorption—and zeaxanthin is found in your retina.Estimated daily dose of lutein is 10 mg per day, and at 2 mg/day for zeaxanthin. Both lutein and zeaxanthin are primarily found in green leafy vegetables, although zeaxanthin is far scarcer than lutein. Kale and spinach are two of the most lutein-rich foods, but you'll also find it in carrots, squash, and other orange and yellow fruits and vegetables. Both lutein and zeaxanthin are carotenoids called xanthophylls, which give plants and vegetables their yellow-orange color, and the name "lutein" comes from the Latin word "luteus," which means "yellow." If you remember this, it may help you pick out vegetables that are likely to contain higher amounts of these two nutrients. Egg yolk is another source of both lutein and zeaxanthin that is well absorbed by your body Most of the dark green leafy vegetables, previously recommended for a higher intake of lutein and zeaxanthin, have 15-47 percent of lutein, but a very low content (0-3 percent) of zeaxanthin. study shows that fruits and vegetables of various colors can be consumed to increase dietary intake of lutein and zeaxanthi It is also important to note that lutein is an oil-soluble nutrient, so if you eat the vegetables without some oil or butter your body can't absorb the lutein. Adding a little bit of healthy fat, such as olive oil, coconut oil, or raw organic butter, will maximize your lutein absorption. Lutein content in food Food Mg / serving Orange ( Raw) 0.2/1 large Egg 0.2/1 large Spinach (cooked) 20.4 / 1 cup Papaya(Raw) 0.3/1 large Turnip greens (cooked) 12.2 / 1 cup Green peas (cooked) 4.1 / 1 cup Spinach (raw) 3.7 / 1 cup Corn (cooked) 1.5 / 1 cup Broccoli (raw) 1.3 / 1 cup Broccoli (cooked) 0.8 / 1/2 cup Green beans (cooked) 0.9 / 1 cup
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I am suffering from redness in my eyes from two days so please suggest me to have relief out of it.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am suffering from redness in my eyes from two days so please suggest me to have relief out of it.
Hello dear there are many causes for redness of eyes mainly allergy, infection, inflammation and dry eyes etc. 1. Redness + itching: allergy 2. Redness + pain+ watering + decreased vision: infection 3. Redness + pain: inflammation 4. Redness+ foreign body sensation: dryness if there is only redness then it is normal as slight exposure to dust, temperature or air or eyes may be red in morning. Stress may also cause redness. I usually do not treat when there is only redness, you can 1. Blink a lot 2. Wash eyes with fresh water 3. Cold compresses 4. Use lubricating eyedrop like flogel these measures will help to keep your eyes healthy but it will not have any effect on redness (treating generalredness alone is not necessary also) having said that you should consult local ophthalmologist for proper examination and treatment.
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Can we cure our eyes, as I m having -ve 5 as power of specs. If there could be any way apart from using lenses or operation.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Can we cure our eyes, as I m having -ve 5 as power of specs. If there could be any way apart from using lenses or  op...
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.
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Hi, I am 36 years male, I get flickering in my eyes, what could be the reasons, I felt acidity today and I have heavy feeling around my forehead. Flickering in my eyes happening on regular basis?

Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Panipat
Hi, I am 36 years male, I get flickering in my eyes, what could be the reasons, I felt acidity today and I have heavy...
Its because of stress. Put genteal eye drop 3 times a day, acupat eye drop 2 times a day, and multivitamin, antioxidant capsule once daily for a week and let me know.
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Small bulge on outer corner of left eye for last 2 years. No pain no redness. When stressed alot the bump is visible. In morning the bump on eye upper outet lid is swollen. Then the swelling goes on its own. When I touch the lump is hard. And also I can not bear to sit long times under lights can not watch tv for long. Help.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Small bulge on outer corner of left eye for last 2 years. No pain no redness. When stressed alot the bump is visible....
hello....the bulge is chalazion which is inflammation of oil glands of lids....there are three methods of treating it...one is medical management in which patient has to do hot fomentation, lid massage from up to down hardly so as to expel its secretions..another is intralesional steroid injection and last one is incision and drainage(a minor procedure with no visible marks/cuts. second problem is computer vision syndrome that is eye and vision-related problems that result from prolonged computer and cell phone use. The most common symptoms eyestrain headaches blurred vision dry eyes neck and shoulder pain and heaviness or fatigues eyes. Methods to prevent this are Rest your eyes for 15 minutes after two hours of continuous use, BLINK a lot, use antiglare glasses, COld compresses and use good lubricating eyedrop
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I am 26 years male and due to working on computer most of the time my eyesight gets worst day by day. So any treatment orbprecautions to gets my eyesight back to normal.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I am 26 years male and due to working on computer most of the time my eyesight gets worst day by day. So any treatmen...
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. Hope my suggestions help you. Take care. Cheers.
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She has conjunctivitis since two days now she use ciplox so please suggest what to do.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
hello ....first of all ..dont panic...conjunctivitis is mostly viral and self limiting....it will get cure on its own ...it will first increase for 4-5 days and then will slowly start recovering...dont touch ur eyes and keep ur hands clean and use two handkerchief (one for each eye)...do cold compresses and continue medication...and just wait...if problem increases u can use low potent steroid after consulting ur eye specilist
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Sir/ Ma'am, Currently I am using spectacles, If I have gone to Laser surgery for eye it will be detected in Medical examination, is there any way to improve eye upto 6/9 within 3-4 months, currently my eye power is -2.25D. Someone suggested me ortho k lens if I used it, then it will be detected by doctor during medical or not. Is there any other way to improve eye sight please help me out it is matter of job for me and for my life also.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
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Currently I am using spectacles, If I have gone to Laser surgery for eye it will be detected in Medical e...
Please Wake up early go for morning walk in greenery daily Do eye exercises daily Do yogasanas and pranayam daily Take carrots, papita, dates, beet root, green leafy vegetables daily Take Cap eye vital 1 per day for 3 months Check your eyesight after 3 months Any lens would be detected in medical examination during recruitment.
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I am 30 years old. I am suffering from cataract but I don't want to make operation. Any alternate of this.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I am 30 years old. I am suffering from cataract but I don't want to make operation. Any alternate of this.
get your eye sight test done and use glasses accordingly, it will help you. it is not possible that you are having cataract at 30 years of age. thanks
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My eyes are getting red sometimes and good at sometimes, sometimes I feel like irritation. When I wash my eyes it is good for sometime and again eyes turns red. I'm working in software industry. I don't know whether it is because of summer or not! Please suggest me some solutions?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eyes are getting red sometimes and good at sometimes, sometimes I feel like irritation. When I wash my eyes it is ...
Prolonged working on laptop/tv/mobile can cause computer vision syndrome. Computer vision syndrome is a condition resulting from focusing the eyes on a computer or other display device for, uninterrupted periods of time. Some symptoms of cvs include a. Headaches b blurred vision c. Neck pain d redness in the eyes e. Eye strain f dry eyes sometimes watery eyes these symptoms can be further aggravated by improper lighting conditions. Measures to reduce this include 1. Work under proper light. 2. Blink a lot. 3. Cold compresses 4. Use good lubricating eyedrop. 5. Use goggles/helmet while driving.
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Meri sis ki age 23 hai Uske sir me ek taraf dard hota hai Dr. Ko dikhaya toh unhone bataya ankho me chasma lagega ankhe kamjor hai kripya sahi ilaaj bataye kya karu, aur medicine btaye.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Meri sis ki age 23 hai Uske sir me ek taraf dard hota hai Dr. Ko dikhaya toh unhone bataya ankho me chasma lagega ank...
Few things related to headache so that we can plan the treatment accordingly - if pain is associated with blurred or decreased vision than check your eye sight for refractive error - if the pain is associated with cold and fever than we have to rule out sinusitis as the cause and if the pain is pulsatile in nature and with a throbbing pain usually with an aura than we have to rule out migrane as the cause - if the pain is associated with neck problems than we have to rule out cervical spondylosis as the cause - if the pain is associated with either low or high bp or due to hyperacidity than we have to treat the cause after examination.
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I have a little problem. I am facing red eyes for 2days, I used pataday drop twice a day but nothing happened. What should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have a little problem. I am facing red eyes for 2days, I used pataday drop twice a day but nothing happened. What s...
Hello, Take Belladonna 30, 3 drops, thrice daily. Use Schwabe's cmd2, eye drop. instill 2 drops in each eye twice daily. Wash your eyes with cold water twice daily. Revert me after 1 week.
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