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Dr. R C Patel

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

Dr. R C Patel Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
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Dr. R C Patel is a renowned Ophthalmologist in Powai, Mumbai. You can visit him at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital in Powai, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. R C Patel on Lybrate.com.

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I am having a eye problem. I. E. Internally feelings come that I am crying with my eye.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I am having a eye problem. I. E. Internally feelings come that I am crying with my eye.
Apply rose water and close your eyes for few mins. This will cure your eyes. Repeat it for 2-3 times in a day. For any more queries..please let me know.
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How can I reduce the hypermeteropia in my eyes? Suggest some foods. Also suggest some exercises.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
How can I reduce the hypermeteropia in my eyes? Suggest some foods. Also suggest some exercises.
Eat a healthy diet that is rich in vitamins a and c, protect the eyes from excessive amounts of ultraviolet light by wearing sunglasses when outside and drink adequate fluids to prevent eye dryness.
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Hi there when I see TV or use mobile phone my eyes got red and there is so many tears.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Hi there when I see TV or use mobile phone my eyes got red and there is so many tears.
Hi lybrate-user. 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. You could consider preservative free lubricant eye drops 4 to 5 times daily. These eye drops would ensure that your eyes stay well lubricated and fresh. 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. Also, consider using a preservative free lubricant eye drop (genteal eye drops) 4 to 5 times in a day for both eyes. For further queries, it would be a better idea to do a video consultation or audio consultation via lybrate. Hope my suggestions help you. Take care.
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I with in an IT firm. I have been working in IT since 6+ years. I wear spectacles with power 3, 3.5 right, left respectively. My left eye vision is a bit blurred without specs. Even though I got eyes tested recently the power is still the same, but blurred vision still exists. Any suggestions?

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Vadodara
I with in an IT firm. I have been working in IT since 6+ years. I wear spectacles with power 3, 3.5 right, left respe...
You need to get properly tested by the specialist. As it's the matter of eyes don't take it lightly. If it persists go to the eye specialist. For now I can suggest you a homeopathic medicine. Ruta Q to instil in eyes. By diluting in distilled water.
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I am 28 years old from last one week, I am feeling burning in stomach and my eyes paining with headache. Kindly help me overcome this problem.

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Jaipur
I am 28 years old from last one week, I am feeling burning in stomach and my eyes paining with headache. Kindly help ...
You might need to be tested after pupil dilatation meanwhile, use maxmoist eye drops four times and bifilac cap 1 bd for 4 days
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I had itchy, teary and pink eye but I also took medication for that means eye drops and medicines that time I felt better and now when I stopped using eye drops and medicines I again feel like itching the eyes and after that it becomes pink and pain so much and also I have headache after that then what should I do to cure this? It is almost 15 days now that I am not feeling well I also have flu after that.

MS - Ophthalmology, FICO, FRCS - I & II
Ophthalmologist, Mathura
I had itchy, teary and pink eye but I also took medication for that means eye drops and medicines that time I felt be...
By your complaints it seems you have allergic conjunctivitis. You can use acupat eye drops three times a day gor two wks. Get your eyes checked if spectacles are required or not. Headache can be due to flue too.
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There is always flow of water from my eyes which is more in winter season what should I do to recover it?

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
There is always flow of water from my eyes which is more in winter season what should I do to recover it?
Bathe the 'abscess' with a hot flannel four times a day. See your GP for antibiotics (such as co-amoxyclav if you are not allergic to penicillin). If the abscess is rather severe you need to attend an Eye Emergency Department: sometimes the abscess needs draining.
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I am suffering from glucoma what precaution should I take. Does exercise effect my eyes.

FELLOW PAEDIATRIC OPTOMETRY&ORTHOPTICS , MS(OPTOMETRY)
Ophthalmologist, Kolkata
I am suffering from glucoma what precaution should I take. Does exercise effect my eyes.
Xamine your iop, do perimetry (field test) use glaucoma drugs properly consult glaucoma spl. In time.
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Aankhon me pain hota rhta hai kya krna chahiye Koi eye drop dalni chahiye ya nhi Doctor ko b dikha chuka eye sight ok hai.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Aankhon me pain hota rhta hai kya krna chahiye
Koi eye drop dalni chahiye ya nhi
Doctor ko b dikha chuka eye sight ok...
Hello. Pehle to apna eyes check karaye. Homoeopathic - Schwabe ka Euphrasia eye drops/ 1-2 drops din mein 2-3 baar dhalen.
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I have a eye contact left eye 3.7 and right eye 1.7 what should I do to reduce this no. please tell me.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have a eye contact left eye 3.7 and right eye 1.7 what should I do to reduce this no. please tell me.
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 as your age is now 17 years so your number will not increase much 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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My right eye is blinking continually? How can I for this problem? And why its happening like this?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My right eye is blinking continually? How can I for this problem? And why its happening like this?
Most abnormal blinking or twitching of the eye clears up quickly, within a few hours of when the symptoms appear. Similarly, if the eye feels tired or dry or the eyelid feels heavy, the problems usually go away quite quickly.-----------If the blinking or eyelid twitching does not respond to treatment or is continuously blinking for a few days, one possible cause is an eye dystonia (the medical term for this is Blepharospasm). Symptoms include increased blinking and involuntary closure of the eyelids. Also sometimes the eye feels tired or dry or the eyelid heavy.------------The symptoms of eye dystonia vary and may be one or more of the following: Excessive / uncontrollable blinking---------- Twitching around the eyes where the twitching does not go away---------- Dry or gritty eyes, but where the treatment for dry eyes does not work ------------- Sensitivity to bright lights and sunshine. For some people the flickering of a television or computer screen can also trigger the spasms----------- The eyelids feel heavy frequently or the eyes feel tired and these feelings don't go away.----------- Symptoms may become more obvious and troublesome when tired, reading, stressed, driving, or around bright lights and sunshine, or in windy or dusty environments.------------- Eye dystonia commonly appears in people between the ages of 50 and 70 but does sometimes affect younger people. It is one form of dystonia – a condition that causes uncontrollable and often painful muscle contractions believed to be as a result of incorrect messages from the brain to the muscles. Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder------------------- Homoeopthic medicine------- GELSEMIUM 30 (Dr Reckeweg) Drink 1 drop direct on tongue evert 1-3 hrly depending upon frequency of blinking eyes.--------- If problem persists even after usage of this medicine for 5 days, consult a Neurologist-------------
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I have yellow eye for over three days. But why it is problem. My dad eye is red for over 20 days but why it is problem. so, please help me.

Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Panipat
I have yellow eye for over three days. But why it is problem. My dad eye is red for over 20 days but why it is proble...
There r many reasons for yellowness and redness of eyes. Use a good lubricating eye drop 3 times a day and cold compresses 3 times a day with ice pack.
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I am 17 and my eyes are weak. How can I get my original vision back? please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 17 and my eyes are weak. How can I get my original vision back? please help me.
Hello, 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 4-6 months and instill euphrasia eye drops twice a day. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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What should I do for week eyesight my spax no. Is -1 please tell what I can do? I want to remove my spax? Tell me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
What should I do for week eyesight my spax no. Is -1 please tell what I can do?
I want to remove my spax? Tell me.
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 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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Hi I am a 17 year old female. I have been some facing problems in my eyes for about a month. Problems I been facing are: head ache, running eyes, feeling weight on my head, eye paining while looking blackboard and books. Please help!

MBBS, DNB, Diploma Dyslipidemia, CCEBDM, CCMTD
General Physician, Gurgaon
Hi I am a 17 year old female. I have been some facing problems in my eyes for about a month.
Problems I been facing a...
Dear lybrate user we can appreciate your concern. It is advisable that at first place you should meet an ophthalmologist (eye specialist) so that he can evaluate you check your eyes so if you need glasses he can prescribe you. If headache and complains persist then revert back so we can help you accordingly.
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I have an eye problem I lost my left eye vision almost Doctors say we can not do now Accidentally my eye was damage by a pen when I was 3 4 years Now both eyes are not looking same.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have an eye problem I lost my left eye vision almost Doctors say we can not do now
Accidentally my eye was damage b...
hmmm,,, so you left must be appearing smaller.. you need to visit oculoplastic surgeon to help you further
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I have eyes problem when I am working on computer for a long time and its getting wet what should I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have eyes problem when I am working on computer for a long time and its getting wet what should I do?
You have something called as computer vision syndrome. So take frequent breaks while you are working every 20-25 mins take break to look away from screen blink more frequently' level of screen should be below the level of eyes ac should not blow directly on your face. Also get your eyes checked for any spectacle power.
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My question is that how we can care for our eyes and which food is better for our eyes and which food is harmful for our eyes. How we can judge that which activity is better for protection of our eye?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My question is that how we can care for our eyes and which food is better for our eyes and which food is harmful for ...
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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What is the reason for swelling of eyelid which occurs to me normally at times. Can you please explain whether it is an infection or due to excess heat in the body?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
What is the reason for swelling of eyelid which occurs to me normally at times. Can you please explain whether it is ...
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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