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Dr. Ruvit Nikam  - Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

Dr. Ruvit Nikam

DOMS, FCTS, DNB

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

15 Years Experience
Dr. Ruvit Nikam DOMS, FCTS, DNB Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
15 Years Experience
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Dr. Ruvit Nikam is a popular Ophthalmologist in Mumbai, Mumbai. He has been a successful Ophthalmologist for the last 15 years. He is a DOMS, FCTS, DNB . He is currently associated with Dr Nikams Eye Care Centre in Mumbai, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Ruvit Nikam and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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DOMS - Mumbai University - 2002
FCTS - Mumbai University - 2004
DNB - Mumbai University - 2004
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Daily when I wake in the morning. Water comes from my eyes. What is the reason behind this?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Daily when I wake in the morning. Water comes from my eyes. What is the reason behind this?
hello anu...this is common..water is there to clean ur eyes....also when we yawn..sometimes water comes from our eyes..
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I am ravi yadav 20 year old. I am felling that I am loosing eye vision Still my eyes are 6/6 I dont want any goggle on my eyes how to keep my eyes fit.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am ravi yadav 20 year old. I am felling that I am loosing eye vision Still my eyes are 6/6 I dont want any goggle o...
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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All About Blepharoplasty

MBBS, MS Surgery
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Delhi
All About Blepharoplasty

The surgical procedure to correct the appearance of eyelids is called blepharoplasty. The correction is done by removing extra skin, fat and muscle that make the eyelids droop.

Uses-

Eyelids start drooping when the muscles supporting your eyelids weaken as you grow older. Excess fat accumulates below and above your eyelids as a result, which leads to eye bags and droopy eyelids.

Besides making you look older than your age, droopy eyelids can also affect your vision. Blepharoplasty can improve your vision and give your eyes a polished look at the same time. Some other benefits include:

  • Excess deposits of fat that make eyelids look puffy are removed with the help of blepharoplasty.

  • Eye bags are reduced.

  • Drooping eyelids which end up revealing the sclera (the white part in your eyeballs) are fixed.

  • Fine wrinkles and excess skin around lower eyelids are corrected.

Blepharoplasty is usually combined with procedures such as skin resurfacing, face-lift or brow-lift.

Risks-

Blepharoplasty, like every other surgical procedure, has certain risks, which include—

  1. Bleeding and infection

  2. Irritated, dry eyes

  3. Trouble closing eyes and other associated problems

  4. Prominent scarring

  5. Eye muscle injury

  6. Skin discoloration

  7. Follow-up surgery is needed

  8. Short-term blurry vision, or in unusual cases, loss of vision

  9. General risks associated with surgery such as blood clots, anaesthetic reactions, cardiac and other coronary problems.

Preparation-

Before the surgery can be scheduled, a surgeon and ophthalmologist will be consulted to record your medical history and discuss your expectations about the surgery. Then, before the procedure can begin, the following steps will be followed:

  1. First, you will be examined physically; your doctor will test your tear ducts and take measurements of your eyelids.

  2. Second, your eyes will be examined and your vision will be tested.

  3. Lastly, your doctor will take photographs of your eyes which will facilitate and guide him/her through the course of the surgery.

Results-

The effects of blepharoplasty are long-lasting and the corrections are permanent. Durable sun protection of the eyes helps in maintaining the corrections made.

Although, you can get excellent results from one surgery, sometimes you may need multiple procedures to achieve the desired look.

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Sir I have eye sight. Some times automatically tears will come unknowingly, is that a health problem or is it any symptoms of disease?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Sir I have eye sight. Some times automatically tears will come unknowingly, is that a health problem or is it any sym...
Hi, 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. -one helpful way to do this is to imagine that you are looking at the number 12 on a clock. Then, follow the numbers around the clock with your eyes. Repeat going the other way around the clock. -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 midpoint 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. 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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When I move my eyeballs right left up down its paining. Since yesterday. Please say what's the problem.

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
When I move my eyeballs right left up down its paining. Since yesterday. Please say what's the problem.
U may be developing conjunctivitis or have sinusitis. If associated with redness, blurred vision, nausea, please consult an eye doctor immediately.
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When I am typing on computer then my eyes are pain and my head also pain then what I should do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
When I am typing on computer then my eyes are pain and my head also pain then what I should do?
The solution for this problem is its reduced usage and while using computor use in proper light. There is nothing more effective than controlling usage to reduce and negate the effects. You can also reduce the intensity of the computor screen by attaching a filter or by getting an eye-friendly screen. Above all, one must try to reduce the amount of computor usage or take frequent breaks. Homoeopathic medicine CINELUBE EYE DROPS ( HAPDCO) Pour 2 drops 3 times daily.
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I have my eyes red and on my nasal side it looks like a reddish yellow bulge, have no irritation but I could see blood vessels around it. What should I do?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I have my eyes red and on my nasal side it looks like a reddish yellow bulge,  have no irritation but I could see blo...
DO you have Pain/ discharge from eyes also? one eye or both eye involved? h/o any eye trauma? Red eye may be due to 1. lack of sleep 2. long travelling 3. Infection 4 Allergy 5 Excessive use of Laptop/TV/ mobile kindly follow advises given below: 1.avoid using excessive TV/ computers 2. you should wash your eyes with fresh water 2-3 times in a day 3. Maintain hygiene 4 Do Not rub your eyes with hands 5 kindly consult Eye Doctor as you are discribing about bulge soyou need Physical examination
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What is enough quantity of water to be drunk every day. How many glasses and what time to drink.

Ms. Counselling & Psychology, BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
What is enough quantity of water to be drunk every day. How many glasses and what time to drink.
It is recommended to drink 10-12 glasses of water per day and avoid water while eating and drink less water at night.
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My left eye is getting red and became a big problem to watch any objects any solutions tell me.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My left eye is getting red and became a big problem to watch any objects any solutions tell me.
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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Hi, I'm 32. I've a high eye sight (-16) w cataract. I can't get lasik or ICL. Doc advised me 4 cataract Surgery.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), modern diagnostics
Ayurveda,
Hi, I'm 32. I've a high eye sight (-16) w cataract. I can't get lasik or ICL. Doc advised me 4 cataract Surgery.
Ayurveda therapies and medications could help improve your quality of vision and strengthen your eyes gradually .
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Sir if repeated drinking of alcohol can cause blurred vision then why there won't be a perfect food or any other home remedies to improve eye vision without wearing any glasses or contact lenses or eye surgery.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Sir if repeated drinking of alcohol can cause blurred vision then why there won't be a perfect food or any other home...
Hello, if we lead a healthy lifestyle with few precautions then one can have healthy eyes and health for life long! get your eyes tested from an opthalmologist after every 6 months to one year. 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 sister's eyes are weak. Her power is approx -2.5 , lasik operation is save for her or any other suggestion you can give. Thanks.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My sister's eyes are weak. Her power is approx -2.5 , lasik operation is save for her or any other suggestion you can...
Hi, before going for lasik surgery, you can give her homoeopathic medicines which will although would take some time to reduce the power, but also prevents further increase in future. 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. -one helpful way to do this is to imagine that you are looking at the number 12 on a clock. Then, follow the numbers around the clock with your eyes. Repeat going the other way around the clock. -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 midpoint 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. 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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I am suffering from pain of head. When I study or watching t. V then eye pain also. Please give advise.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am suffering from pain of head. When I study or watching t. V then eye pain also. Please give advise.
hello , Use CMD2 eye drop , 2 drop in each eye twice daily. Take Ruta 30 , 3 drops twice daily. Also get your eyes tested by an eye specialist.
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I have my eyes problem and cold problem so what I can do for this its vry irritating for me I have take very medicine but not work so please tell me which medicine I take for this.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have my eyes problem and cold problem so what I can do for this its vry irritating for me I have take very medicine...
Redness & irritation 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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All You Need to Know about CATARACT Surgery

MD in Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
All You Need to Know about CATARACT Surgery

All You Need to Know about Cataract Surgery

A cataract is defined as a clouding of lens in the eye where your vision gets blurred. A cataract affects the eyes, when light that passes through the lens prevents a clearly formed image from reaching your retina. The disease is very common and usually develops as your eyes age or due to any injury caused to the tissues that cover your eye's lens.

Types of cataracts:

Senile Cataract: This is the commonest of all. It is age-related clouding of the lens. It can affect the near or distance vision and can also cause glare and change in glasses power.

Secondary Cataract: It can be developed after surgery for other eye problems like glaucoma and other health conditions such as diabetes.

Traumatic Cataract: It can develop many years later after an injury caused to your eye.

Congenital Cataract: As the term explains, the disease may be inborn or some children might develop it at a later stage which often affects both eyes. 

Radiation Cataract: It can form after you are exposed to some form of radiation.

A cataract surgery involves the extraction or cleaning of the cloudy lens, which is then replaced by a clear artificial lens.

Why does it happen? 

There are lens that lies behind our iris and pupil which act much like a camera lens. It helps concentrate light onto the retina at the back of our eye to form a sharply defined image. Besides, the lens also helps our eyes to adjust focus and allows us to see things clearly both far away and up close. The lens is composed of protein and water where the protein is arranged in a manner to keep the lens clear thereby letting light pass through it. 

However, as we grow old, some of the protein starts to become thick and cloud a small lens area. This is known as a cataract. With the passage of time, it may inflate and cover more of the lens, making it difficult for us to see.

Besides, there are other causes of cataract such as smoking, addiction of alcohol, prolonged sunlight exposure, to name a few. 

When should you opt for a cataract surgery?

Believe it or not, but till date no eye drop or medication has proven to reverse or prevent the formation of a cataract. If a cataract is affecting your nearsightedness or alteration in your prescription, then new prescription eyeglasses may help to better your blurred vision. However, the only treatment for a cataract is the surgical removal of your natural lens. And, most eye doctors recommend this surgery only when the problem becomes severe and starts hampering your day-to-day activities, such as studying or driving at night.

If you would like to consult with me privately, please click 'Consult'.
 

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I am 20 year old and have night blindness by birth and nystagmus. I want to know weather there is a treatment for these diseases are available in India.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I am 20 year old and have night blindness by birth and nystagmus. I want to know weather there is a treatment for the...
Nystagmus has cosmetic surgical cure, if you hav heriditary night blindness I ie retinitis pigmentosa den at present it doent hav any treatment excpet supportive treatment in the form of low vision aids.
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1) Im 17 year old boy having exophoria upto 5-6 prims in both eyes. Is this common? 2) is there any chance that in future my eyes undergo intermittent exotropia? 3) how can I fix my exophoria? Im little upset.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
1) Im 17 year old boy having exophoria upto 5-6 prims in both eyes. Is this common?
2) is there any chance that in fu...
Hello 1. Exophoria is very common and very normal finding 2. With this little exophoria, chances are very less 3. There is no need to fix this as this is normal. 50%people have phoria. So now I can understand that it is normal. No treatment is required.
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I am 17 years male I am suffering from eyes pain having eye sight of 4.5 how can I decrease my eye sight.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am 17 years male I am suffering from eyes pain having eye sight of 4.5 how can I decrease my eye sight.
There is no medication or food or acupressure 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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I am 23 years old and wear bifical glasses. I want to remove it and go for lassic lazer or contact lens. Can I do so?

FICO, Specialist in Cataract,Cornea and refractive surgeries , MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Srinagar
If your number is stabilise for 1 yr and if you have no ocular disease , then you may undergo laser surgery if you have normal corneal thickness, Otherwise you may have to undergo ICL (implantable collamer lens).
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