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LASIK - How It Helps In Removing Specs?

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Noida
LASIK - How It Helps In Removing Specs?

Refractive surgery is the term used in describing various surgical procedures to correct vision problems like near-sightedness, far-sightedness, presbyopia and astigmatism. This surgery can be performed in order to reduce the dependence on prescription lenses. There are a few kinds of refractive surgeries that can be performed among which LASIK surgery is the most common. Other types of refractive surgeries include intraocular lens procedures, which maybe more beneficial according to the needs of the individuals.

LASIK surgery
In this surgical procedure, near-sightedness, farsightedness, presbyopia and astigmatism can be corrected by laser. A microkeratome blade or a femtosecond laser is used to create a thin flap in the cornea. The corneal tissue underneath the flaps is then removed using excimer laser. After this, the flaps are laid back in place, thereby covering the removed corneal tissue. In case of near-sighted people, LASIK is used in order to flatten the cornea, which is too steep and in case of farsighted individuals, steep cornea is required. Also by smoothing irregular cornea, astigmatism can be corrected.

In order to consider LASIK eye surgery, one should first evaluate if the LASIK surgeon is right for them or not. After this, the procedure includes an examination of eye health, the kind of vision correction required, and the amount of corneal tissue removal required. Determination of other health factors that may cause disqualification of LASIK surgery is also necessary or there may be hazardous circumstances.

Other laser surgeries
It may so happen that an individual might not be qualified for LASIK. However, they might qualify for other laser eye surgeries like photorefractive keratectomy (PRK), LASEK and Epi-LASIK.

Other options
Individuals can also opt for surgeries that are non-laser for correction of their vision. An individual’s eye-structure and prescription are considered in order to determine what procedure would suit them best.

Common facts about LASIK

  1. It is a procedure which is outpatient, which means that individuals do not have to stay overnight at the surgery centre.
  2. This surgery usually requires less than 10 minutes and does not require anaesthesia. So individuals are generally awake during the surgery. In case of cornea reshaping, each eye requires about one minute.
  3. This surgery does not require time to heal. The healing process starts almost immediately after the procedure is completed. However, individuals may experience blurred vision and fluctuations in vision for a few weeks.
  4. It is important that individuals schedule regular follow-ups after the surgery. Vision usually becomes stable and entirely clear within a period of six months.
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I have problem to see far things or long distance objects by my eyes Objects are not looking exactly same.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have problem to see far things or long distance objects by my eyes
Objects are not looking exactly same.
Hello, I think you are suffering from nearsightedness (myopia. This is a common type of refractive error where close objects appear clearly, but distant objects appear blurry. You should visit an eye specialist to check your eyes. Take care.
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What is the cost for cataract surgery for both eyes for a 68 years lady. Surgery required in Nasik city.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
What is the cost for cataract surgery for both eyes for a 68 years lady. Surgery required in Nasik city.
Hello cost of cataract surgery depends on type of implant you choose. It may vary from 10000 to 60000 rupees.
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When I drive long on high way my eyes making red and so much hurt so its allergies?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
When I drive long on high way my eyes making red and so much hurt so its allergies?
Eyes becomes red because , while driving the rate at which the eye dries up increases , hence of rate of secretion of tears also goes up. since we are not driving at a constant speed there is a mismatch between the tear secretion and eyes drying up . our body always tries to over perform. this over secreted tears is too much to handle by the normal tear route from the eyes to the nose. hence the excess tears overflow leading to watering.and Redness of eyes.So it is a normal process.Dont worry about this.Your eyes are normal.
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I am 20 year old, lately I found that I have eyesight. I don't wanna use any spectacles. Any other way?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 20 year old, lately I found that I have eyesight. I don't wanna use any spectacles. Any other way?
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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I am 49 years old female. Having problem with eyes i. E. Continuous running water from eyes and I operated my right eye for white motiya in dec 2015 and after 2 month continuous water is coming from dis eye also. What would be right path to resolve the same.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
I am 49 years old female. Having problem with eyes i. E. Continuous running water from eyes and I operated my right e...
Dear lybrate-user:- U have post operative IOL complication & lacrimation. E/d Olapatadine 3 times a day ×10 days
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Hi doctor I was having pressure in eyes and head due wo which doctor said me that I have number in both the eye -50 and eyestrain i'm wearing glass but I feel strange and every thing change but when I remove glass I feel pressure so I want to know that if I use contact lenses is it ok for for my number and eye strain please help me I fell very uncomfortable wearing glasses.Please tell sir .

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi doctor I was having pressure in eyes and head due wo which doctor said me that I have number in both the eye -50 a...
Hi, wearing contact lenses is a good idea! there is no side-effects as such. 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. 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 4-6 months and instill euphrasia eye drops twice a day. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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My eyes are itching a lot and also there are tears continuously and yesterday they were a bit red. Also to take note that this is happening right after holi.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eyes are itching a lot and also there are tears continuously and yesterday they were a bit red. Also to take note ...
Hello. I think you have allergic conjunctivitis. 1. Eye allergies, called allergic conjunctivitis, are a common condition that occurs when the eyes react to something that irritates them (called an allergen). 2. The eyes produce a substance called histamine to fight off the allergen. As a result, the eyelids and conjunctiva (the thin, filmy membrane that covers the inside of your eyelids) become red, swollen and itchy, with tearing and burning. The key to treating eye allergies is a. Avoid or limit contact with the substance causing the problem. B. Avoid rubbing eyes instead do cold compresses. Use antiallergic eyedrop along with lubricating eyedrop. This will help you I am very sorry dear to say that there is no medicine that can cure allergy. Only way is to stay away from all those things that you are allergic to.
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Myopia (Nearsightedness): Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology, Diploma in Ophthalmology , Fellowship in Cornea and Anterior Segment
Ophthalmologist, Ahmedabad
Myopia (Nearsightedness): Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Myopia is also known by the name of nearsightedness. It is one of the most common refractive disorders of the eye. Over the years, it has become more prevalent. According to a recent study conducted by the National Eye Institute (NEI), myopia has grown more prevalent from 25 percent in 1972 to around 40% percent in 2004 in United States.

The exact cause of the prevalence of this disorder in USA is not known. However, many doctors are of the opinion that eye fatigue due to overuse of computers can be the primary reason behind the spread of this disorder. It could also be affected by genetical links.

Myopia Symptoms And Signs:

It is time to take care of your eyes if you have difficulty in reading the sign boards on road or seeing objects from a distance. This could be a sign for myopia if you are able to see things clearly from a closer distance. There are several symptoms of myopia, including strain on eyes, headaches and squinting. If these signs don’t vanish after wearing lenses or spectacles, you must visit your ophthalmologist.

What are the factors that cause Myopia or Nearsightedness?

It occurs at a time when the eyeball of the patient is too long. The lens of the patient will be too long as compared to the focusing power of the cornea or the eye lens. This condition leads to the focusing of light rays at a point in front of the retina. The rays don’t focus directly on the retina’s surface. Myopia can also be caused if the lens of the eye is too curved. Myopia can also be caused due to a combination of factors. The problem may start from childhood. You are also at the risk of developing the problem if your parents have had the problem.

Myopia Treatment:

Myopia is not a rare disorder of the eye. People living with myopia have several options of its treatment. It can be rectified or corrected with the help of spectacles and contact lenses. It can also be corrected by refractive surgery. The kind of treatment to be chosen depends upon the degree of your myopia. You will be asked to wear lenses or spectacles for a prescribed amount of time, depending upon the degree of your disorder.

If you are suffering from myopia, the doctor will prescribe you to wear spectacles or lenses of a certain power that will be preceded by a minus (-) sign. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Ophthalmologist.

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I am having eye twitching from last 4 days. Pls help me to stop. And also tell me what is the main reason for this.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I am having eye twitching from last 4 days. Pls help me to stop. And also tell me what is the main reason for this.
Take Agaricus 30C one dose and then Cosmos 30C daily for 2 weeks, It will be alright. Still if you have any queries, please let me know. Take care. :)
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Healthy Eyes - 6 Tips At Your Rescue!

MS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Healthy Eyes - 6 Tips At Your Rescue!

Eyes are very important organs as they provide you with the ability to process visual detail and detect light. However, because your eyes are exposed to harsh climate and pollutants, they can get spoilt. Here are a few basic tips you can follow to take care of your eyes:

  1. Eye yoga: Eye Yoga is an ancient method of relaxing your eyes and is also known as “palming”. All you need to do is cup your palms and place them over closed eyes in a way wherein your fingertips are touching your forehead. This helps in blocking out light completely. While cupping your eyes, take long, deep breaths which can help relax your eyes and mind.
  2. Eat healthy: It is important to eat healthy in order to maintain healthy eyes. Medical practitioners believe that vitamins have anti oxidants which slow down age related problems in the eye. You should be eating foods rich in Vitamin A, C and E, Zinc rich foods and foods with folic acid. Food items such as carrots, lettuce, spinach and kale can help in keeping your eyes healthy for longer.
  3. Wear dark sunglasses: Every time your eyes are exposed to the sun, they have to tolerate the harmful UV-A and UV-B rays. The ultraviolet rays can prove to be very damaging for your eyes as they affect the optic nerve. Hence, you should always wear dark coloured sunglasses in the sun to protect your eyes.
  4. Take breaks: Staring at a computer screen or a mobile screen all day can prove to be very harmful to your eyes. According to a study, when you stare a screen for too long, you blink lesser. This can lead to dry eyes.
  5. Get required rest: It is important to rest your eyes and free them of the strain they endure daily. Hence, you should aim to get at least 6-8 hours of sleep time daily to give them the required rest time.
  6. Quit smoking: Smoking cigarettes can be harmful for your eyes as it increases chances of macular degeneration and cataracts. Smoking also increases chances of optic nerve damage as it impairs blood circulation to the eyes. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ophthalmologist.
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I have shortsighted and am not interested to wear glass or contact lens. Can you please give more solutions?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have shortsighted and am not interested to wear glass or contact lens. Can you please give more solutions?
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 20 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 35 male. and my eyes are too weak what should i do ? i am suffering from headache also . please advice

Diploma in Diet and Nutrition, M.Sc - Psychology, BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I am 35 male. and my eyes are too weak what should i do ? i am suffering from headache also . please advice
Hello Mr. Lybrate-user. Sir your headache is most probably related to your weak eyes. So I will strongly advise you get an eye check up done and then take the required actions.
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I am sanju from mangalore I am 26 year old but right side eye blind please help me.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am sanju from mangalore I am 26 year old but right side eye blind please help me.
Hello 1. I am sorry for your loss 2. There are many causes which can decrease visison in one eye, 3. Please upload your madical record for better discussion.
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Mera daily 8 se 9 ghante computer chalane ka kaam hai. Lekin meri aankhe itni dard hoti hai ki me jyada der tak khol nhi sakta. Har thodi der me eyes se kuchh white white nikalta rehta hai. Meine kaafi medicines. Eye drops use kiye but kuchh farak nhi pada Please help me.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Mera daily 8 se 9 ghante computer chalane ka kaam hai. Lekin meri aankhe itni dard hoti hai ki me jyada der tak khol ...
Hello 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.
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I have pain in my eyes every time when I use to do study so what should I do for that.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have pain in my eyes every time when I use to do study so what should I do for that.
Hello, 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 eyes: Warm your eyes. Rub your palms together to create heat, and then place them against your eyes for five seconds. Repeat this three times. Roll your eyes. Start by looking up and then slowly circle 10 times clockwise and 10 times counterclockwise. Focus. Hold a pen at arm's length, focus your eyes on it, and slowly bring the pen closer until it's about 6 inches away from your nose. Then slowly move it back, keeping your eyes focused on the pen, 10 times in all. Massage your temples. Using your thumb knuckles, massage your temples in small circles, 20 times in one direction and 20 in the other. Repeat the same actions above the mid-point of the eyebrows at the forehead, then below the eyes on both sides of the bridge of the nose. Take a mini-nap. Put your head back, close your eyes, and relax for 3 minutes. 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. Get your eyes tested from an Opthalmologist. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicine which will help you in preventing first and reducing the power of your eyes. Take Physostigma 6/ thrice daily for 1 month. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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Hi Doctor, I am facing issue with defecate. Whenever I go to toilet, I am not able to finish my defecate as soon as possible. It will more than1/2 an hour to finish it. It won't come fast outside. I have to put more pressure on it. I am really worried about this. Please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Hi Doctor, I am facing issue with defecate. Whenever I go to toilet, I am not able to finish my defecate as soon as p...
Hello, you can take homoeopathic medicine Nux Vom 30 ( 4 drops in little water) twice a day for a week and update.
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Hello sir my age is 43 years old my eye becomes red in evening is his is due to high blood pressure or something else please suggest something as my eyes is red and water comes from eyes in the morning.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
You'll need to make many lifestyle changes to manage your blood pressure. I will recommend several lifestyle changes, including: eating a healthier diet as prescribed by a registered dietitian exercising regularly quitting smoking losing weight I being a both a registered dietitian and doctor have been successfully helping patients with their problems through a holistic approach using customized therapeutic diet and medications. Do reply back for private consultation. Do reply back for medications. Being also a general physician, I prescribe both evidence based herbal as well as allopathic medicines complementing with dietary tips taking into account patient preferences.
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What are the symptoms of glaucoma. How often I should consult eye doctor. Is eye transplantation possible for glaucoma infected eye?

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Patna
What are the symptoms of glaucoma. How often I should consult eye doctor. Is eye transplantation possible for glaucom...
Dear Lybrate user commonly there are two type of glaucoma. OPEN ANGLE AND CLOSED ANGLE. In open angle type patient age group 40 years or above, they can complain frequent changes of near vision glasses, sometimes heaviness or browache, sometimes symptomless. In closed type patient may have various symptoms according to severety glare, rainbow color halos, eyeache, headaches, blurring of vision. In severe cases patients may complain sudden onset of pain with loss of vision. If you have family history of glaucoma or on long term use of steroidal drug or history of trauma in your eyes or you are above 40 years and have above symptom then you should contact to your eye specialist. Eye transplantation is not for glaucoma treatment.
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I have a sitting job, my eyes always pain bcz of long time watching computer screen. What should I do?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have a sitting job, my eyes always pain bcz of long time watching computer screen. What should I do?
Prolonged working on laptop/TV 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 headaches, blurred vision, neck pain, redness in the eyes, fatigue, eye strain, dry eyes, irritated eyes. These symptoms can be further aggravated by improper lighting conditions. Measures to reduce this include work under proper light. r. Blink a lot. Cold compresses and use good lubricating eyedrop. I would advise you to maintain good posture while working on computer. Keep your back n neck straight and in perfect alignment and also buy a chair which can support your back when you work on computer.
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