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Dr. Pooja Agarwal

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

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I am unable to see the lights in the night. If I see my eyes are paining. Why this is happening to me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am unable to see the lights in the night. If I see my eyes are paining. Why this is happening to me.
Please consult an Eye specialist for physical examination as an examination is required for a correct diagnosis for your problem
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Natural Remedies For Better Eyesight

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ahmedabad
Natural Remedies For Better Eyesight

Did you know that your vision is responsible for around 80% of you sensory input? your eyes are among the most delicate organs in your body. Long work hours in front of the computer and long study hours results in tired and sometimes irritating eye conditions. But help isn't too far. Before you head to the doctor, you can head to your kitchen to look for solutions. There are several home remedies that you can try to not only improve your eyesight but also get rid of glasses and rebuild your vision! here's how you can do it:

1. Exercise: Just like any other body part, your eyes need exercise too. Blinking your eyes rapidly for 5 seconds helps moisturize it. Similarly, cupping your eyes with you palms for 4-5 minutes triggers acupuncture points that helps the eye to relax. There are specific exercises to reduce eye strain, improve blurred vision and enhance reading. Do these as per the specific problem you are facing.

2. Take a break: Follow the 10-10-10 rule when you are on the computer for extended hours. For every half hour of work, take a 10 min break to look at something n a distance at least 10 feet away for 10 seconds. These becomes tricky if you are studying or working in a fast paced environment and easily forget to take breaks. Set alarms that help you know the time so that you can actively plan your breaks. To enhance break time, try to look at greenery during your 10 sec break which helps the eyes relax better. Splash your eyes with cold water to give them a fresh feel.

3. Yoga: Yoga and meditation relaxes your body and mind. It is also a great way to relax your eyes as you get to close them and give them rest. When you close your eyes, you shut out a big chunk of sensory inputs helping your body go from an active reaction mode to a passive action mode.

4. Eat for your eyes: Make sure you add your weekly quota of vision enhancing food in you diet. Carrots which are rich in beta-carotene and vitamin a are great for the eyes. Similarly grapes and blueberries work great to improve your night vision. Green leafy veggies, garlic, shallots, eggs and onion all contribute in keeping your eyes healthy and strong. Cold water fish rich in DHA is an another great food that helps reduce dry eyes and muscular degeneration.

5. Change your lifestyle: Other than exercise and proper nutrients, you need to ensure you get a shut eye for six to eight hours every day to let your eyes fully rest and rejuvenate. As always drink 6 - 8 glasses of water. And don't forget to get regular eye check ups especially if you are a diabetic or have other health conditions that adversely affect your eyes.

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I have a problem with one of my eye. My right eye is very weak but left one is absolutely in good condition. I can not read books with just right eye open but can do with left eye. What actually is my disease and what are its cures or treatment?

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I have a problem with one of my eye. My right eye is very weak but left one is absolutely in good condition. I can no...
You will need a comprehensive eye checkup to identify why the volition in your right eye is poor. It could be an uncorrected refractive error, a squint or a disease. Once this is diagnosed, we may be able to offer some solutions.
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Sir my eyes power is going Dow day by day and it will making me so dump pls tell how I will maintain my eyes power and how I will get it back.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Sir my eyes power is going Dow day by day and it will making me so dump pls tell how I will maintain my eyes power an...
First of all visit an Eyespecialist to confirm Weak eyesight so that you can put required glasses,thereafter consult me.Myself being a homoeopath, will advise you to undergo homoeopathic treatment as homoeopathic medicine along with exercises and a diet plan are very effective combination for improving eyesight and slowly removing your glasses permanently.consult me
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I am 30 years old lady there is a sore on my tight eye, it's paining? Let know what should I do to cure it,

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am 30 years old lady there is a sore on my tight eye, it's paining? Let know what should I do to cure it,
hello....I think u have stye on ur lid.... U can do: 1. Hot fomentation 2. Clean the area 3. Avoid eye make up 4. Apply antibiotic eye ointment 5. Take antibiotic tablet This will help u
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I live in delhi. I have a dark circles and pimple in full face. So What should i do ?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I live in delhi.  I have a dark circles and pimple in full face. So What should i do ?
Homoeopathic treatment GLOW CARE CREAM ( LORDS) Apply during daytime REPL No 11 ( REPL ) 20 drops in 1 spoon water 3 timess daily AQUIPLUS CREAM ( HAPDCO ) apply thick coat on face at night CLEANO FACE WASH ( LORDS ) Wash face with this face wash before applying creams 6-8 glass water daily 2 glasss milk daily Avoid fast food,Junk food,Fried food,Chocklates,Dry fruits,Ketchups,Cold drinks Take nutritious diet nd exercise regularily HOME REMEDIES for Dark Cicles Slice up a papaya. Papaya fruit contains the enzyme papain. Papain helps exfoliate the skin, making way for new skin cells to emerge. Papaya also contains Vitamin C and Vitamin E, so it's a dark spot fading superstar. Papain is most concentrated while the papaya is still green, but you can use riper fruit as well. Peel and remove the seeds from a papaya, and try one of the following treatments: 1. Slice a piece off of the papaya, and lay or hold it on the dark spots that you want to get rid of. Hold it there for 20-30 minutes. Repeat twice a day for best results. 2.Make a papaya facial mask. Cut the papaya into chunks, then use a blender or food processor to blend the fruit into a smooth paste. Apply the mask to your face and neck. Leave it on for about 30 minutes, then rinse well.
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Hi Sir, I have eye sight of -20 and its getting increased. Am afraid at one point of time I might become blind. I need to know is there any chance to stop the worsening of eye sight.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hi Sir,
I have eye sight of -20 and its getting increased. Am afraid at one point of time I might become blind. I nee...
Hello A. At this age power should not increase...We have to find the cause for this high power B. You will not go blind..But get your retina examined every 6 months C. There is no medicine to get rid of glasses..Once number will become stable,ICL is good option to get rid of glasses
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I have abnormal swelling in my right eye lid which aches. It turned red since yesterday. What should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have abnormal swelling in my right eye lid which aches. It turned red since yesterday. What should I do?
Homoeopathic medicine APIS MEL 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 2 drops direct on tongue every 2-3 hrly EUPHRASIA EYEDROPS ( SBL ) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily
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Sir, leaking of blood internally in eyes, physically not visible, I am a diabetic my age is 45, can anyone help me out please send.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Sir, leaking of blood internally in eyes, physically not visible, I am a diabetic my age is 45, can anyone help me ou...
Hi it appears you have proliferative retinopathy, which can affect your vision permanently. So please consult a retina specialist immediately. Also see that your blood sugar is under very good control. This a major complication of diabetes. Do not waste any time and visit a good eye hospital today only. You have already delayed a lot. This is an emergency. Thanks.
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Hi Doctor, today accidentally drops of hot sambar splashed on my left eye. It fell on eye lid and bit on eye ball also. Eye lid is quite swollen and feeling bit uncomfortable. I am bit worried. What should I do?

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Hi Doctor, today accidentally drops of hot sambar splashed on my left eye. It fell on eye lid and bit on eye ball als...
Hi lybrate-user. Sorry about your eye trouble. You should immediately have washed your eyes with clean water and clean hands. Washing should have been continued for minimum 15 minutes. Should be done gently. Now that already some time has passed since the accident happened, it would be a good idea to use lubricant eye drops frequently (eg. Systane ultra eye drops every hour) use the eye drops for minimum 7 days. Along with these, use an antibiotic eye drops 4 times in the day (eg. Toba eye drops) use these for minimum 7 days. Also take analgesic anti-inflammatory oral tablets for relief to your discomfort. In case, the discomfort persists without showing any improvement in your symptoms, you should visit a cornea specialist by tomorrow. In that way, any other intervention, if required would be done promptly. Also, let me know if it is possible to have a look at your eye using the facility offered by lybrate. If yes, then I would be able to assess the severity of the injury in a better manner and help you further more. Hope my suggestions helped you. Take care-regards.
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Hii I am a IT professional works on laptop more than 15 hours for freshness what is better option tea or coffee? Other thing is how I care of my eyes?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hii I am a IT professional works on laptop more than 15 hours for freshness what is better option tea or coffee? Othe...
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 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 antiglare glasses.
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I feel pain in my eye when m on Mobile ph. And become red. Is thr any treatment for it. As m also were glass -2.5.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I feel pain in my eye when m on Mobile ph. And become red.
Is thr any treatment for it.
As m also were glass -2.5.
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 some problem in my eyes, water comes through them constantly. What should I do.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have some problem in my eyes, water comes through them constantly. What should I do.
Hello It is very difficult to comment without actually examining your eyes you can consult local ophthalmologist and ask for syringing test.
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I have swollen eyes since last five days. How can I get rid of it without visiting a doctor?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have swollen eyes since last five days. How can I get rid of it without visiting a doctor?
There are many reasons for swollen eyelids and the more common reasons are 1.Weak eyesight 2.Eye allergy due to either Dust,pollution 3.Alcoholism,Thyroid,Kidney problems 4.lack of sleep,stress 5.Recurrent Styes 6. Frequent Hypertension,headache 7.Skin allergy 8.External or internal injury So cure for swollen eyelids is purely symptomatic and based on symptoms which led to your problem.Please discuss id detail regarding your swollen eyelids to make a correct diagnosis.
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My eyes have power -1.25 if I did't use glass what will happen will my power increase?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My eyes have power -1.25 if I did't use glass what will happen will my power increase?
Surely your eyesight will be weakened further, so in order to have a stable eyesight always wear glasses.
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5 Common Eye Diseases: Causes and Cure

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
5 Common Eye Diseases: Causes and Cure

Most individuals suffer from eye problems sometime in their entire life span. Since our eyes are one of the most important assets and sense organs, periodic check ups are recommended to prevent serious eye problems. Here is a list of 5 primary eye diseases, their causes and cure:

Conjunctivitis: This disease is commonly called pink eye. It involves swelling of the conjunctiva lines inside the eyelids which cover the sclera of the eyes as well.

Causes:

  1. May occur because of factors like viruses, bacteria and substances, which cause irritation such as shampoo, smoke, dirt, chlorine in swimming pools.
  2. Dust, pollens or similar allergies may cause this disease in sensitive people.
  3. This disease is infectious in nature and spreads from person to person.

This disorder may be treated with eye drops, pills or ointments containing antibiotics. Avoid being with other people when affected and also abstain from using contact lenses.

Glaucoma: In case of this disease, the optic nerve of the eye is damaged and can lead to loss of vision over time. Build-up of pressure takes place inside the eye.

Causes: 

  1. Occurs due to intense pressure within the eyes or the intraocular pressure.
  2. The extra pressure destroys the optic nerve.
  3. Permanent blindness is caused if the disease is not controlled and treated.

Eye drops, laser surgery, and microsurgery are methods for curing glaucoma.

Ocular Migraine: This temporary disease causes loss of vision in one eye and generally does not last for more than an hour. This might happen after a migraine headache.

Causes:

  1. Mainly caused due to health-related issues than from eye problems.
  2. Also occurs from regular migraines.
  3. It is related to spasms caused in the blood vessels of the retina.

This disorder can be cured by using aspirin, epilepsy drugs and blood-pressure medication known as beta blockers.

Retinal vascular occlusion: This disease affects the retina and lowers the supply of oxygen-rich blood.

Causes:

  1. Factors such as atherosclerosis, blood clots and blockage in arteries, diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity or smoking lead to this disease.
  2. The blood flow to the retina is restricted.

Medicines like blood thinners, eye injects such as vascular endothelial growth can cure this disorder.

Ophthalmoplegia: Paralysis of the eye muscles occurs. Can occur in more than one of the eye muscles.

Causes:

  1. Happens due to interruption of messages sent to the eye from the brain.
  2. Caused from muscle disorders.
  3. Also caused from migraines, thyroid problems, stroke, etc.

Special eye patches and eyewear are used for treating this disorder, for relieving double vision.

Eye diseases are very common, and a large number of eye diseases can occur from different reasons and causes.

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Due to heavy work my eyes are burning & shoulder pain comes often. How to overcome it.

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Due to heavy work my eyes are burning & shoulder pain comes often. How to overcome it.
Keep distance to computer and tk rest do meditation a checkup by eye specialist. For shoulder pain do stretching exercise of neck and shoulder and hot fermentation twice a day in both condition rest must.
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Sir I am having colour blindness. Is there no solution for this disease and interesting fact is that neither of my parents are having colour blindness. All people say that it is genetically disease. Please tell me the best way to get these disease away from me. I will be really thankful to you sir.

FICO-1, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Sir I am having colour blindness. Is there no solution for this disease and interesting fact is that neither of my pa...
I am sorry sir but if you have been diagnosed with color blindness then you need to accept it as this is genetically predisposed and there is no treatment of it.
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I am suffering from this though. My problem is related to human vision system. My problem is" how we don't get distract from another things just like background when we read text in books or anywhere else. When we read text or watch any thing we don't know about background color, shape or anything happening around us.

FICO-1, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I am suffering from this though. My problem is related to human vision system. My problem is" how we don't get distra...
Sir this problem is not because of your eyes but due to lack of concentration start doing meditation as it will increase your concentration span and will also help in focusing.
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What is the reason behind the low vision of eye during the long time study or watching TV? What is treatment for it?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
What is the reason behind the low vision of eye during the long time study or watching TV? What is treatment for it?
Most common cause is having a spectacles power. Just get it checked with nearest eye care specialist 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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