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Dr. Pushpa Gykward

MBBS

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

500 at clinic
Dr. Pushpa Gykward MBBS Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
500 at clinic
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Dr. Pushpa Gykward is one of the best Ophthalmologists in Kurla East, Mumbai. She is a qualified MBBS . She is currently associated with Dr. Pushpa Gykward@Aryan Hospital & Medical Centre in Kurla East, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Pushpa Gykward on Lybrate.com.

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Sir, when I am going into contact of sunlight so in my eyes itching start and become red eyes.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Sir, when I am going into contact of sunlight so in my eyes itching start and become red eyes.
Hi, hello, one can protect the eyes from the sun by the following points: - avoid going out during hot summer weather or extreme heat during the whole day. - apply a good sunscreen with spf 30. Apply it 20-30 minutes before stepping out. Re-apply the sunscreen if you are out for more than 3-4 hrs. - wear a hat with a broad rim or carry an umbrella. - wear wrap around goggles with protection from uv-rays - keep well-hydrate by drinking plenty of water (10-12glasses of water in a day, but if exposure is more, keep adding the more water). - eat healthy, home-made, nutritious and balanced food; avoid outside food, high-caloried and junk food. - eat more of vitamin a, increase intake of seasonal fruits with yellow or red colour and green leafy vegetables. - keep your eyes blinking frequency which prevents drying of eyes. - get 6-8 hrs of sleep at night and if tired, give them rest during daytime. Sleep rejuvenates the eyes! - never ever rub the eyes, be gentle with them. - wash your eyes with plain water - keep slices of cucumber our the eyes medication: use homoeopathic eye drops - euphrasia/ 2-3 times a day daily.
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I have red eyes for more than a day. And I even use contact lenses. What should I do?

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Jaipur
I have red eyes for more than a day. And I even use contact lenses. What should I do?
Redeyes with contact lenses. There is fear of infection. Avoid them till your eyes are alright. Use moxicip drops three times a day and genteal drops three times. You csan use genteal drops over the contact lenses. It ios better to wear semisoft breathing contact lenses which you need not remove at night and no chances of infection.
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My glasses no is reduced to -4.25 from -4.5 I practice the exercise of focusing the tip of a pencil .Does this work more to reduce power .Suggestions please.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My glasses no is reduced to -4.25 from -4.5 I practice the exercise of focusing the tip of a pencil .Does this work m...
It is not going to reduce your refractive error and I will suggest you to go for LASIK surgery for complete removal of spectacle.
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My joining was in hold condition due to color blind in ONGC. how i correct my color vision?

Phaco Development Program, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology, DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Mysore
Colour deficiency is usually a congential defect and cannot be rectified. Usually Ishihara charts are used for colour vision testing. Very few people with normal colour vision will not be able to read those charts. If you feel you are one such person go to a tertiary care set up like AIIMS delhi and get a detailed evaluation and other colour vision tests like Anamoloscope/ Franswoth Munsel test/ERG done.
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I, m 28 year old female headache last 6 year back side of head but now last1 year more, all head, feel the rounding the head and air passing though eyes and eyes upper side swelling what should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I, m 28 year old female headache last 6 year back side of head but now last1 year more, all head, feel the rounding t...
If you have recurrent attack of headache 1.It could be a tension headache due to stress and strain or migraine. 2.Avoid stress, physical and mental exertion 3.Go for regular exercise 4.Practice yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 5.Check for refractive error, sinusitis Hemoglobin, BP 6. Consult Neurologist to rule out other causes of headache 7. consult for further advice
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Hello madam/sir I have a short eye sight of -0.75 for left eye and -1 for right eye. Can I decrease my eye sight by some simple techniques or is there any cure for it? Suggest me sir/madam. Please.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Hello madam/sir I have a short eye sight of -0.75 for left eye and -1 for right eye.
Can I decrease my eye sight by s...
Operations done to remove the refractive error (power) of the eyes are known as refractive surgery. There are certain basic criteria that most patients need to fulfill before they can safely undergo refractive surgery. To enumerate, they are: (1) stability of refraction: the power of the eyes should have become stable for a period of 1.5 years minimum without any change. (2) curvature of the cornea should be tested by a technique which is known as topography. (3) thickness of the cornea should be measured by a test known as pachymetry. The minimum thickness required is 550 microns. (4) dilated retina evaluation: this is one of the most important tests that should be performed by a trained retina specialist. This test helps in detection of any offensive lesion on the central or peripheral retina. In case of any retinal abnormality, these should be treated before undergoing the surgery for number reduction. (5) there should be no pre-existent corneal abnormality. (example: corneal scar, opacity, defect, etc.) another important suggestion is that whenever you go for the assessment (the above mentioned tests), you should discontinue the use of contact lenses at least 4 weeks prior to the assessment. The reason for this being that use of contact lens temporarily alters the contour of the cornea. It takes around 3-4 weeks for the restoration of the original corneal contour after removal of the contact lens. Another important point is that you, as a patient, should be compliant to put post operative medication in your eyes for at least 2 months. There is bound to be some discomfort, watering, foreign body sensation, pain after the surgery in most cases-you should be ready to tolerate that. A leave from work for 7-10 days after the surgery should be generally sufficient. Last but not the least, you should set realistic expectations from this surgery. Though extremely rare, there is a remote possibility that the surgery may need to be repeated. Also, the need for subsequent treatment for the eye may be required. Thus, you should be compliant enough to trust and follow your eye specialist. Take care, regards.
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How to become healthy from skinny. What should be the diet for this? And what to do if having weak eye sight.

M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
How to become healthy from skinny. What should be the diet for this? And what to do if having weak eye sight.
Take milk and milk products, eggs sprout, nuts in your diet. Take vitamin a everyday in the form of carrot tomato for good eyesight.
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I have -7.5 power on my right eye and -6 power on my left eye since year 2000. Now I want to know whether contact lenses is suitable for me or not. Is there any negative point for the use of contact lenses. Thanking you.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have -7.5 power on my right eye and -6 power on my left eye since year 2000. Now I want to know whether contact len...
Hello 1. Contact lens are good 2. But you have to take few precautions like never swim or sleep while wearing contact lens, keep lenses in proper solution when not in use.
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I am about 24 years old male. I face following problems 1. Head and eye ache from last 2 month. I have consulted a eye specialist 1 month ago and I am still taking medicine advised by him, but yet the is remains about the same. 2. Sneezing, pain in chest, back and throat, cough, sardi-jukam, coldness time to time, the problem increases coldness increases and whenever I make hand practice. 3. I don't get clear bathroom, though I it regularly. 4. I feel ache sometime in my urinal (penis) also. Dear Doctors please suggest me ayurvedic treatment and other thing as you think good and better for me. Thank you.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am about 24 years old male.
I face following problems
1. Head  and eye ache  from last 2 month. I have consulted a ...
first avoid hand practice for few days. send a sample of semen in lab. for examination semen analysis. till then take syp. alkasol 15 ml in 1 glass of water thrice a day. tab. urispas twice a day. and take tab. flucold twice a day for 5 days. eye drop- genty-d 1to 2 drop twice a day in to both eyes. drink warm water, juice,green veg. Soups,lquid diets, dalia, take protein diets, tulsi leaf in tea or warm water, geloy juice, avoid cold area,cold things .i.e. ice creams, fast/junk foods, chinese foods,spicy foods, fat meal, take bed rest , feel cold then cover body with warm cloths, avoid dust area, clean body, change cloths daily, change bed sheet daily, avoid stress.avoid non-veg.,avoid alcohol intake if smokes avoid also that. Cold sponging if get high fever. You can take tab. Tamiflu from govt. Hospitals.
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I have eyes problem and I don't see far things clearly. Please suggest me some ideas related to my diets.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Mangalore
I have eyes problem and I don't see far things clearly. Please suggest me some ideas related to my diets.
Hello lybrate-user, > inability to see far things might be due to myopia (most commonly), which could be corrected by wearing spectacle/ contact lens. > it could also be something more serious. Please have a consultation with an ophthalmologist. Food items which are orange coloured (like papaya, carrot, mangoes), green leafy vegetablesetc have high amount of vitamin a, which is good for our eyes.
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Hi sir I have cough and cold with in 2 weeks yesterday fever also but today fever is cleared but cough and cold to be problem pls resolve and cold condition my left eye also feeling pain.

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Hi sir I have cough and cold with in 2 weeks yesterday fever also but today fever is cleared but cough and cold to be...
The cold and cough has also involved your sinuses...which is causing pain and heaviness in your left eye. Once it resolves the ache in and around eye will also go. Steam inhalation helps significantly to reduce pain.
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I have were a lens. So it is better to do lasik operation n after it we will be have same disorder again? In future.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I have were a lens. So it is better to do lasik operation n after it we will be have same disorder again? In future.
Operations done to remove the refractive error (power) of the eyes are known as refractive surgery. There are certain basic criteria that most patients need to fulfill before they can safely undergo refractive surgery. To enumerate, they are: (1) stability of refraction: the power of the eyes should have become stable for a period of 1.5 years minimum without any change. (2) curvature of the cornea should be tested by a technique which is known as topography. (3) thickness of the cornea should be measured by a test known as pachymetry. The minimum thickness required is 550 microns. (4) dilated retina evaluation: this is one of the most important tests that should be performed by a trained retina specialist. This test helps in detection of any offensive lesion on the central or peripheral retina. In case of any retinal abnormality, these should be treated before undergoing the surgery for number reduction. (5) there should be no pre-existent corneal abnormality. (example: corneal scar, opacity, defect, etc.) another important suggestion is that whenever you go for the assessment (the above mentioned tests), you should discontinue the use of contact lenses at least 4 weeks prior to the assessment. The reason for this being that use of contact lens temporarily alters the contour of the cornea. It takes around 3-4 weeks for the restoration of the original corneal contour after removal of the contact lens. Another important point is that you, as a patient, should be compliant to put post operative medication in your eyes for at least 2 months. There is bound to be some discomfort, watering, foreign body sensation, pain after the surgery in most cases-you should be ready to tolerate that. A leave from work for 7-10 days after the surgery should be generally sufficient. Last but not the least, you should set realistic expectations from this surgery. Though extremely rare, there is a remote possibility that the surgery may need to be repeated. Also, the need for subsequent treatment for the eye may be required. Thus, you should be compliant enough to trust and follow your eye specialist.
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I am having short sightedness . So what should I do so that my eyes become normal.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am having short sightedness . So what should I do so that my eyes become normal.
There is no medication or food for improving eyesight or to get rid of glasses. If not interested in glasses then you can try a. Contact lens b. Lasik laser 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. As you are not comfortable with contact lens then go for lasik. 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 have so much problem in my eyes Although I have my eye glasses but I not able to work on phone or lapi for mor than an hour.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have so much problem in my eyes
Although I have my eye glasses but I not able to work on phone or lapi for mor than...
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 a false right eye. I need to stop the yellow pus and water that keep coming at times. Please assist with some drops or ointments.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have a false right eye.  I need to stop the yellow pus and water that keep coming at times. Please assist with some...
We need to treat the source of infection and I will suggest you to meet an ophthalmologist and request him to eliminate the source
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I am suffering from myopia and have -1.5 power how to increase my eyesight to 6/6.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am suffering from myopia and have -1.5 power how to increase my eyesight to 6/6.
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 a 14 years old boy and I have spectacles, my eyesight is -3.5 in both eyes is there any way to improve my eyesight.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist,
I am a 14 years old boy and I have spectacles, my eyesight is -3.5 in both eyes is there any way to improve my eyesight.
Wear specs regularly, learn some eye excise, do prnayam slowly without any strain. Eat green and leafy vegetables. Eat fruits regularly, eat sprouts.
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I have the problem with my right eye. I see wavy lines. When consulted the opthalmologist (retina), prescribed for 3 Lucentis injection of which I have take 2 but wavy lines remain the same. Please advise.

MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Bangalore
What does OCT say? Is there an improvement? You need oct before every injection. Sometimes you may need many more injections. Retinal surgeon will decide on it.
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How to sharp my mind and mere my eyes are very weak how can I make them maintain to then see things properly? And another question is that how can I sharp my mind?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
How to sharp my mind and mere my eyes are very weak how can I make them maintain to then see things properly?
And ano...
Hello, there are few food items which helps you in boosting up your memory power, increases focus & concentration, so try to take more of these: 1. Choline: good sources of choline include liver, milk, eggs and peanuts. 2. Vitamin b: b vitamins are not synthesized in the body, and thus need to be obtained from food. B-complex vitamins are water-soluble vitamins, which means that they are not stored within the body. In consequence, the b vitamins need ongoing replenishment. Vitamin b1 (thiamine) rich sources include unrefined grain products, ready-to-eat cereals, meat (especially pork), dairy products, peanuts, legumes, fruits and eggs. Foods that contain high concentrations of vitamin b3 (niacin) in the free form include beans and organ meat, as well as enriched grain and cereal products. While niacin is present in corn and other grains, the bioavailability of the nutrient is much less than it is in protein-rich sources. The role of vitamin b9 (folic acid) during pregnancy is vital to normal development of the nervous system in the fetus. Good sources of folate include liver, ready-to-eat breakfast cereals, beans, asparagus, spinach, broccoli, and orange juice. Animal protein products are a good source of vitamin b12 (cobalamine), particularly organ meats such as kidney or liver. Other good sources are fish, eggs, and dairy products. 3. Vitamin a: the foods highest in vitamin a are any pigmented fruits and vegetables and leafy green vegetables. 4. Zinc: zinc is a very important part of the brain as well; many regions of the brain, such as the cerebellum, and hippocampus have neurons that contain this nutrient. Zinc is needed to maintain normal vitamin a levels in blood plasma. Sources of zinc are meats, certain seafood, whole grains, baked beans, oatmeal, milk (low-fat), cashewnut, almonds, kidney-beans, cheese, peas, spinach, sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, flaxseeds. Medication: take homoeopathic medicine for increasing memory - anacardium 200/ once daily. For eyesight: get your eyes tested from an opthalmologist. 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 1 month and instill euphrasia eye drops twice a day. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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I have eye blinking problem again and again but not regular please suggested good way to come out of this I hv also pain over eye.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have eye blinking problem again and again but not regular please suggested good way to come out of this I hv also p...
Most common cause is having a spectacles power. Just get it checked with nearest eye care specialist.
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