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Dr. Rithu Gauthan

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

400 at clinic
Dr. Rithu Gauthan Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
400 at clinic
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My friend is suffering from left eye pain which tablet to decrease the pain tell me any pain killer name.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My friend is suffering from left eye pain which tablet to decrease the pain tell me any pain killer name.
Hello dear she can use combiflam immediately havng said that she should consult local ophthalmologist for proper examination to know cause for pain.
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I use lens and I m getting infection for many time if I were lens for long time wht should I do.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I use lens and I m getting infection for many time if I were lens for long time wht should I do.
perhaps you are having contact lens intolerance. you could either wait for few weeks and then start wearing them after showing it to eye doctor till then continue using glasses
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Hello doctor my self sona devi I am 20 year old unmarried girl I have eyes pain and etching problem last two days what should I do please tell me doctor.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hello doctor my self sona devi I am 20 year old unmarried girl I have eyes pain and etching problem last two days wha...
hello...i think u have allergic conjunctivitis..Eye allergies, called allergic conjunctivitis, are a common condition that occurs when the eyes react to something that irritates them (called an allergen). 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 to avoid or limit contact with the substance causing the problem.Avoid rubbing eyes instead do cold compresses. Use antiallergic eyedrop along with lubricating eyedrop. this will help u I am very sorry dear to say that there is no drud that can cure allergy..only way is to stay away from all those things that u r allergic to .
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4 Tips for a Great Eyesight

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
4 Tips for a Great Eyesight

4 Tips for a Great Eyesight

An important organ of the body, eyes must never be taken for granted and need to be protected at all times. In addition to protecting them, you also need to improve as well as maintain their overall health.

Here are some of the ways of keeping your vision in top form:

1. Eat for good eye vision

To have healthy eyes and consequently good vision, you need to have foods that keep them in good health. Nutrients like Zinc, Vitamins C and E and Omega-3 fatty acids can help to fend off age-related sight problems such as cataracts or macular degeneration (a condition characterized by the deterioration of the middle portion of the retina). Foods like eggs, nuts, green leafy vegetables, oranges and citrus fruits are what you need to have to get good eye health.  

2. Kick the smoke habit

Smoking can adversely affect your eye health and can make you prone to eye conditions like cataracts, macular degeneration and damage of optic nerve (a nerve that transmits impulses from the eyes to the brain). By kicking this habit, you end up saving your eyes from irreversible damage.

3. Use sunglasses

Exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays for a long period of time can make you prone to common eye problems including cataracts. To protect them from the sun’s harmful rays, you need to use sunglasses that block 99-100% of ultraviolet A (UVA) and ultraviolet B (UVB) rays.

4. Go for a regular eye checkup

Going for regular eye examinations can help in protecting your vision and ensure you see clearly. Eye examinations are important to help you find eye problems like glaucoma (a condition wherein the optic nerve is damaged, resulting in vision loss). A comprehensive eye examination can help in identifying problems like nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism (an eye defect that occurs to a deviated spherical curvature).

'Consult'.

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Diabetes - How it Impacts Your Eyes?

M.S
Ophthalmologist, Ahmedabad
Diabetes - How it Impacts Your Eyes?

If you are diabetic then it is important that you consult a ophthalmologist for regular check-ups. Diabetes is known to be one of main causes for blindness across all age groups. If you suffer from bouts of blurred vision then it is not likely due to a long term vision problem. It is temporary and usually occurs due to fluctuating blood sugar levels in the body.

How diabetes affects your eyes?
The lens of your eyes can swell if you are a diabetic, and this can impair your ability to see causing blurry vision. In order to rectify this problem, it is important for you to get your blood sugar levels under optimal levels. This entire procedure of reducing blood sugar levels may take three months or more.

Eye problems that are caused by diabetes
The major eye problems that can occur due to diabetes are

  1. Cataract: Cataract occurs when the lens of your eyes become foggy or cloudy. Although cataract mostly occurs to people who are middle aged or above sixty, you can get affected by this disorder at an earlier age if you are diabetic. Also, the deterioration or clouding of the lens progresses at a much faster rate than usual. Cataracts lead to an inability to focus as the retina is covered by cloudy layer.
  2. Glaucoma: This is another disorder that can occur due to diabetes. This is characterized by the buildup of pressure in the eye due to the fluids within it not draining properly. This intense pressure damages the nerves and blood vessels in the eyes, thus impairing your ability to see.
  3. Diabetic Retinopathy: Diabetic retinopathy is a disorder characterized by damage to the vessels in the retina that carry blood. It can occur if you have either of the type 2 or type 1 diabetes. If not treated in time it can lead to blindness.

If you have a history of diabetes or even borderline diabetic tendencies, it is highly advisable to constantly check your blood sugar levels and also get your eye checked at regular intervals, especially if you feel even the minutest vision problems.

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Actually I'm feeling tired ness and when I get up I feel blackness while opening my eyes so what should I do.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, msc in dietetics & food service management
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Indore
Actually I'm feeling tired ness and when I get up I feel blackness while opening my eyes so what should I do.
You r weak. You should take proper diet. You take 5 meals in a day in frequent intervals and don't skip breakfast.
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My both eyes keep watering like tears rolling down most of the time. Did Sac syringe but did not help. I am a diabetic, under control with HbA1c of 6.5%. At 63 years age. Please advice.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
My both eyes keep watering like tears rolling down most of the time. Did Sac syringe but did not help. I am a diabeti...
Put eyedrop systane ultra four times a day. See an ophthalmolgst for. Repeat syringing and meticulous examination to findout the cause for watering eye. Your hba1c status shows normal control of blood sugar. Keep it up. Because alterd metabolic status also has ill effects on retina and thus vision.
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When I am using my gadgets like mobile and my lappy, my eyes starts burning and feeling tired why so?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
When I am using my gadgets like mobile and my lappy, my eyes starts burning and feeling tired why so?
You are suffering from 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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Respected doctor, I am a patient of hypothyroidism since last 5 years and taking medicine eltroxin 50 everyday in empty stomach. But during last 2 months my eyes are getting dry (eye fluids are getting dry) .everyday after 8-9 PM the trouble insisted and till sleep it gives trouble. I use to put water or teardrop medicine to resolve the problem. I had done the thyroid test in every year and the test results are within limit.(t3, t4, tsh) Now my 1st question, is thyroid is curable or I had to take medicine for life long. 2nd question, is there is any side effects of the thyroid medicine like cholesterol or obesity/thin ness/ memory loss etc. Please advice how to sort out this dry eye problem and the rests. Kindly advice.

MS - General Surgery
Ophthalmologist, Thane
Respected doctor, I am a patient of hypothyroidism since last 5 years and taking medicine eltroxin 50 everyday in emp...
Thyroid should stay in control with regular treatment. Do not self medicate or suddenly stop hypothyroid treatment. Not treating thyroid can give rise to many effects eg. Obesity, lethargy. For the dry eyes which can be again observed in hypothyroidism please get screened for any other underlying auto immune disorder and start eye drops for dry eyes based on type of dry eyes .You will need an opthalmologist and an endocrinologist to help you out in this regard. Thanks.
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I have ache on backside of eye as well as head. Also my eyesight is ok. What could be reason behind this ache?

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
I have ache on backside of eye as well  as head. Also my eyesight is ok. What could be reason behind this ache?
take crocin pain relief one sos. check your BP, check your eye sight. take proper rest and sleep. avoid stress and anxiety. consult if not ok. use specs regularly.
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My eyes has light yellow color. I observed my eyes before 6 months and I consulted to a doctor. He tested my blood and urin. But there is no use. How to solve my problem?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My eyes has light yellow color. I observed my eyes before 6 months and I consulted to a doctor. He tested my blood an...
Yellow color of eyes can be due to many reasons other than Jaundice. Subconjunctival Haemorrhage ; often appears as a bright red pool of blood in your eye. The condition usually causes no pain or vision changes, but occasionally causes minor itching of the eye. A scratchy sensation may sometimes be felt upon blinking.It can be caused by the following: Trauma Hard coughing Hard sneezing Vomiting Heavy lifting Forceful hand rubbing of the eye Constipation Various eye infections Occasionally, a subconjunctival hemorrhage can be a warning sign for diabetes, hypertension, bleeding or blood disorders, leukemia and sickle cell disease
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Easy Remedies to Maintain your Eyesight

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Easy Remedies to Maintain your Eyesight

Problems in vision are a common occurrence these days; various factors such as spending a lot of time looking at smartphones and computers are a major cause of these problems. There are various natural remedies which can help you improve your eyesight, they are:

  • Wash, especially after coming back from outside, your eyes regularly: Washing your eyes regularly with water helps in clearing out debris from the eyes and relaxing the eye muscles. 
  • Eat Healthy: Eating a healthy diet that has lots of fruits and vegetables are good for the eyes as they contain important nutrients such as vitamin A. You should include foods such as carrots, fish oil, cabbage and eggs in your diet. 
    • Carrots: Carrots are a good source of phosphorus, calcium, vitamin A and iron which are very good for your eyesight. You may consume carrot in the form of juices or salads. 
    • Almonds and other nuts:Nuts such as almonds and walnuts are rich in antioxidants which are beneficial for the eyes. 
  • Walk barefoot: Walking barefoot on green grass is therapeutic for your eyes as it enhances your eye power. It is recommended you walk early in the morning to get maximum benefits.
  • Eye exercises: You should do various eye exercise to improve your eyesight as these exercises help in rejuvenating muscles of the eye. The muscles in the eye are strengthened which leads to better vision.
  • Triphala remedy: This is a treatment that combines three herbal fruits which treat various eye disorders, eye weaknesses and hair problems. Triphala helps in eliminating toxins from your body and make your eyes healthy.
  • Reduce screen time: Avoid extra working hours on computers and mobiles as far as possible. Especially playing video games. This can save you from computer vision syndrome. 
  • Avoid frequent rubbing of eyes: This habit can lead to frequent infections and shedding of eyelashes . Also, this is one of the causes of dark circles. 
  • Proper sleep: Importance of proper rest to the eyes cannot be denied and is equally important in general wellbeing.

Lastly, if anything is bothering your eyes seek help immediately before the problem increases.

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Which foods will help to make strong brain eyes, lungs,please tell. N how can we protected from disease?

B.Sc.- Dietitics / Nutrition, Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Which foods will help to make strong brain eyes, lungs,please tell. N how can we protected from disease?
Hi brains - walnts, almonds Eyes- carrots, beetroot, papaya, bell peppers, pumpkin, tomato, oranges water lungs- all fruits, vegetables, water and exercise speacially breathing exercise. Have adequate water daily, eat more fruits and vegetables. avoid junk and oily food and also be physically active. do pranayam daily laong with some cardio exercises like brisk walking
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My 4 year baby boy has eye blinking problem from 4 to 5 days. He blink tightly in an interval of time specially in thinking time. Please doctor tell me is this a serious problem?

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Tumkur
It may be a habit disorder as a stress releasing event. You can ignore it if there are no other eye symptoms.
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I have suffering from fever and having pain in my whole body and also having red eyes over one week what should I do.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Mumbai
I have suffering from fever and having pain in my whole body and also having red eyes over one week what should I do.
I think it is viral take tab dolo 650mg 3 times a day tab cetzine 5mg 2 times aday but if it persist for than 3 days go for routine blood investigation.
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I have suffering from fever for last night and eyes pain and back pain sir please advise me help me.

MBBS, MBA - Health Care Administration
General Physician, Gurgaon
I have suffering from fever for last night and eyes pain and back pain sir please advise me help me.
The fever may be because of viral infection which is common now a days you may take tab paracetamol 500 mg three times a day. But in the mean time you should consult your family physician for better understanding of the problem. It is important to know whether you are having cough, cold etc and to examine to know your blood pressure etc.
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I have red eyes over 3 days, what should I do? Please answer me I am very irritated.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eyes over 3 days, what should I do? Please answer me I am very irritated.
Dear lybrate user, red eyes could be because of many reasons but commonly it is due to allergy or infection. You need to visit eye specialist to differentiate between the two as the treatment is different. Also get your eyes checked for any glass power.
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My eyes are becoming hot when I see Computer or Mobile Screen also It get pains. What to do please help.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My eyes are becoming hot when I see Computer or Mobile Screen also It get pains. What to do please help.
Computer screen is made up of hundreds of tiny pixels that are constantly moving. Our eyes in turn are not naturally able to set focus on these constantly moving pixels, and hence we try to focus on an area behind the actual screen. Therefore, while watching on a creen, our eyes need to keep on fluctuating focus between their natural point of focus and the pixels on the screen. And this tires the eyes and causes a lot of wear and tear.As a result, we suffer from irritation, which may range from a number of things like headaches, dry eyes,redeyes,, blurred vision, problems in focusing and faulty color perception, to something as severe as glaucoma. Moreover it is more distressing for our eyes to view contents on a screen which requires even more concentration and extenive usage of eyes without blinking thus causing Eye dryness and Redness making them vulnerable to frequent Eye problemss. . Please visit 5 an Eye specialit for local examination.
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My treatment is going for lasik. So before lasik there is barrage laser. This tym it was 2 time before 20 days. So I want to know that should I go for trip for water park, so should I can go in water or take any precaution for.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My treatment is going for lasik. So before lasik there is barrage laser. This tym it was 2 time before 20 days. So I ...
Hello after barrage laser there is no problem in enjoying life but yes after lasik laser, I would recommend you to stay away from water sports for atleast 1 month.
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