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Dr. Sabitha Shah

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

500 at clinic
Dr. Sabitha Shah Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
500 at clinic
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Dr. Sabitha Shah is a trusted Ophthalmologist in Chembur East, Mumbai. You can visit her at Rushabh Hospital in Chembur East, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sabitha Shah on Lybrate.com.

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I am losing my vision. How can I restore my vision without getting surgery and completely natural?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am losing my vision. How can I restore my vision without getting surgery and completely natural?
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 20 years so 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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My right eye vision is not clear n sharpness is not coming during seeing any object. What I suppose to do. Tennis ball hit that eye 15 days back and some drops help me to reduce redness but vision is not perfect yet. What to do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My right eye vision is not clear n sharpness is not coming during seeing any object. What I suppose to do. Tennis bal...
Homoeopathic medicine ARNICA MONTANA Q ( DR REckeweg) Drink 10 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily for 15 days.
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I work on laptop then my eyes are paining in side of eye. Please help me.

Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist,
I work on laptop then my eyes are paining in side of eye. Please help me.
You are having computer vision syndrome which happens due to overuse of computer. Use cistern eye drop 3 times a day and macular ls eye drop 3 times a day for a week and google and read about computer vision syndrome.
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Five Tips to Keep One's Eyes Sharp

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology, Diploma in Ophthalmology , Fellowship in Cornea and Anterior Segment
Ophthalmologist, Ahmedabad
Five Tips to Keep One's Eyes Sharp

All of us agree that healthy habits are absolutely necessary for a high quality of life. It is another story that whether we put them into practice or not. These healthy habits have to be cultivated since childhood for keeping vital organs like eyes in a perfect condition. One's quality of life is closely linked to how well one see and one can take steps now to take care of one's eyes and preserve vision well into old age. Keep Your Eyesight Sharp and protect your eyesight with the five tips listed below

Maintain a balanced and healthy diet. It has been scientifically proven that some foods can boost eye health and delay age-related eye changes. One must include eye-boosting vitamins and minerals in diet, such as lutein and zeaxanthin, vitamin C, Vitamin E; zinc and omega-3 fatty acids to keep one's eyes in best shape. Broccoli, corn, squash, peppers, spinach and kale are the best source for zeaxanthin and lutein whereas citrus fruits, melons, tomatoes and broccoli are great source of Vitamin C. Vitamin E can be found in legumes, wheat germ, nuts and seeds while one can get zinc in found in whole grains, 
Salmon are a great source of omega-3.


Reduce Exposure in the sun - Sun's ultraviolet rays can increase the risk of developing cataracts, which is most common cause of age-related vision loss in adults.  It is very essential to take precautions to shield one's eyes from the sun. One should wear UV protective eyewear or wide brimmed floppy hat for protection from sun.


Quit Smoking. Smoking is not only bad for heart and lungs, it can also damage eyesight. Cigarette smokers are at greater risk of developing both macular degeneration and Glaucoma. 
Regular Exercise. Regular exercise keeps waistline trim and eyes sharp. Latest studies have shown that those who led an active lifestyle were seventy percent less likely to develop macular degeneration. 
Go for Annual Eye Examination.  Regular examination of eyes can give a surprising number of clues about ones overall health. Ophthalmologist can detect a broad set of problems ranging from hypertension to diabetes by doing a thorough examination of ones eye.


One only have one pair of eyes, so it is absolutely necessary to take the proper steps to care for them. By nourishing one's body with the right foods, getting regular exercise and going in for regular eye exams, one can keep vision sharp at any age.

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I use phone and computer so much. By this I get my eyes dry. And I can't see properly in sunlight..

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I use phone and computer so much. By this I get my eyes dry. And I can't see properly in sunlight..
For computers: 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 Here are the instructions for mobile phone use: 1. Blink, blink and blink again. Blinking often (and for more than a second) keeps your eyes moist and reduces dryness and irritation. We tend blink about a third less than we normally would when we stare at our smartphone screens, which starves our poor peepers of protective tears. Keep your eyes wet by blinking about 10 times every 20 minutes or so and you should be good to go. 2. Minimize glare. Unless you have a smartphone equipped with anti-glare Corning Gorilla Glass or use a matte screen protector film, you’re probably coping with a fair amount of annoying reflective glare. 3. Take breaks. Follow 20-20-20 rule. The concept is to take a break from looking at your screen every 20 minutes for 20 seconds while looking at something 20 feet away. Doing so relaxes your eye muscles 4. Adjust your brightness. Having your screen too bright or too dark stresses your eyes out and can cause problems maintaining focus. To eliminate either issue in about a matter of seconds, simply go into your smartphone settings and adjust your screen brightness so it’s about the same as the light level in the environment around you 5. Tweak your text size and contrast. Adjusting your smartphone text contrast and size also provides a little much-needed relief. 6. Keep a clean screen. Routinely wipe down your smartphone screen with a dry (not wet!) cleaning cloth to remove distracting dust, grime, smudges and fingerprints. 7. Hold your smartphone farther away. Try holding yours at least 16 to 18 inches away from your eyes to give your eyes a break.
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I have red eyes from last 2 days so please tell me what is the solution to avoid this kind of allergy?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eyes from last 2 days so please tell me what is the solution to avoid this kind of allergy?
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 son age 5 with sphere 1. 5 & cylinder -3 in both eyes axis 180. Vision 6/12. How can I improve his vision with diet and exercises. Dose cylinder increase fast or slow

Phaco Development Program, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology, DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Mysore
Ways to improve visual acuity: 1. Constant use of glasses (full time) 2. Good healthy diet. Cylinder may or may not change but spherical power will definitely change for some years. But it is important that he avoid rubbing his eyes and also see to that he is examined at least once every 6 months. If visual acuity is not improving even after 6 months then he may need some further investigations like corneal topography, fundus evaluation, squint evaluation
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Hello sir, I have fever for 2 days with little eye pain, headache. What can I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hello sir, I have fever for 2 days with little eye pain, headache. What can I do?
For fever take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and Eat nutritious food and have adequate fluid intake and take physical rest and if necessary Get your blood checked for cbc, mp , widal , sgpt and urine r/m and revert back to us with reports
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From past few days I am repeatedly facing a problem of headache amd burning of eyes. I am in delhi, is there pollution is the cause for that.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
From past few days I am repeatedly facing a problem of headache amd burning of eyes. I am in delhi, is there pollutio...
Dear Lybrate user :- Dust particles, pollens r major cause of allergic sinusitis & allergic conjunctivitis. Avoid all the possible allergens. Put on mask & complete covering glasses for eyes to prevent allergic reaction with allergens.
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Hii. I am 18 years old my eyes are so weak. I wear goggles. Please help me. Operation of my eyes are possible or not.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
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I am 18 years old my eyes are so weak. I wear goggles. Please help me. Operation of my eyes are possible or not.
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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What to do and what not to do when we are wearing contact lens and how many hours can we wear it?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
What to do and what not to do when we are wearing contact lens and how many hours can we wear it?
Here are some useful tips on contact lens wear and care to help you get the best out of your contact lenses. Do Have regular check-ups as advised by your practitioner Always wash and dry your hands prior to handling your lenses Always rub, rinse and store your lenses in the recommended solution before and after each use (except single-use lenses, which should be discarded after each wear) Always clean the lens case with solution, wipe with a clean tissue then air-dry after each use by placing the case and lids face down on a tissue Always apply the same lens first to avoid mixing them up Check the lens is not inside out before applying Check the lens is not damaged before applying Handle carefully to avoid damaging the lens Apply your lenses before putting on make-up Remove lenses then remove make-up Keep your eyes closed when using hairspray or other aerosols Replace your lens case at least monthly Discard lenses and solutions that are past their expiry date Wear only the lenses specified by your contact lens practitioner Stick strictly to the recommended wearing schedule and replacement frequency Make sure you have an adequate supply of replacement lenses or a spare pair Have an up-to-date pair of spectacles for when you need to remove your lense Don’t Use tap water, or any other water, on your lenses or lens case Wet your lenses with saliva Put a lens on the eye if it falls on the floor or other surface, without cleaning and storing again Apply a lens if it is dirty, dusty or damaged Continue to wear your lenses if your eyes don’t feel good, look good, or see well Re-use or top up solution – discard and replace with fresh solution each time lenses are stored Decant solution into smaller containers Wear lenses left in the case for more than seven days without cleaning and storing them in fresh solution Sleep in your lenses unless specifically advised to by your practitioner Wear any lens overnight if you are unwell Use your lenses for swimming, hot tubs or water sports, unless wearing goggles Wear your lenses when showering unless you keep your eyes firmly closed Switch the solution you use except on the advice of your practitioner Use any eye drops without advice from your contact lens practitioner Share contact lenses or wear any lenses not specified by your practitioner Remember that if you have any questions about your contact lenses you should consult your eyecare practitioner for advice.
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What are criteria for LASIK of eyes? I have myopia my left eye is -7 and right eye is -6.5! What about contact lens? Can I use them? My age 21 is there any limit to use of contact Len in eyes means duration of there wear.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
What are criteria for LASIK of eyes? I have myopia my left eye is -7 and right eye is -6.5! What about contact lens? ...
yes contact lens you can wear. there is no age limit for contact lens but in a day you cant wear it more than 9 hours( recommended) you need to undergo pre lasik workup which will include corneal topography. If your corneal thickness is fine and topography is normal, then you can safely go for lasik. Lasik has much predictable results with the current advanced technology
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My right eye is not open and in which very pin. The pin is staring on today morning.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My right eye is not open and in which very pin. The pin is staring on today morning.
Pain is unusual in eyes. You need to make sure that vision is not affected. You need to visit eye surgeon to rule out any vision threatening problem.
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Hello I have one problem my eye always keep itching so pls can you help left eye.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hello I have one problem my eye always keep itching so pls can you help left eye.
Homoeopathic medicine------------------- cineraria /euphrasia eyedrops (sbl) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily--------------------- report after 5 days---------------------- if redness persists for even 2 days after usage of above eyedrops, then start using below given homoeopathic medicine along with eyedrops----------- euphrasia 30 (dr reckeweg) drink 2 drops direct on tongue every 2-3 hrly---------------- go fora physical examination of your eyes to rule out possibility of weak eyesight-----------------
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I'm suffering from heavy water releasing from my eyes so please guide me what should I do.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I'm suffering from heavy water releasing from my eyes so please guide me what should I do.
watering of eyes can be due to many reasons and the main reasons are 1.Eye Allergy due to dust,Pollution,infection 2.Weak Eyesight 3.Continuous watching TV,Mobile,computor in dim light 4.Any eye injury 5.Lack of sleep 6.Continuous headache 7.Hypertension. So,my suggestion for you is either you give details of your eye watering reasons or visit a local doctor for an eye check up as a final examination can only be made after physical examination.
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Hello doctor. From last few days in my right eye there is a red portion. When I wake up in the ment my both eye was normal. No pain and no red eyes but that red portion is not removed. I am using the patanjali dristi (eyedrop) from 1 year ago. So please provide me solution of that problem. And please tell me how I send you my photo which give clear view of my problem.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hello doctor. From last few days in my right eye there is a red portion. When I wake up in the ment my both eye was n...
Homoeopathic medicine--------------- bothrops 30 (dr reckeweg) drink 5 drops in 1 sspoon fresh water 3 time daily------------------------- cineria maritina eye drops (dr reckeweg) without alcohol. Pour 2-3 drops in both eyes 3 times daily.---------------- report back after 7 days.
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Recently I start to wear eye contact lenses, before that I used glasses, lenses make my eyes irritate, what to do.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Recently I start to wear eye contact lenses, before that I used glasses, lenses make my eyes irritate, what to 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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I m facing a little problem. I have red eyes for 2days. I used Olopat Od twice a day but nothing happened. What should I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I m facing a little problem. I have red eyes for 2days. I used Olopat Od twice a day but nothing happened. What shoul...
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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I have lot of sneezing & watery eyes with severe sore throat for almost month at start of winter season.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
I have lot of sneezing & watery eyes with severe sore throat for almost month at start of winter season.
take sinarest one tab at night for 3 days. take steam, do gargle, . take dolo 650 mg one sos for high fever. inform if not ok.avoid cold exposure, take balanced diet.
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My 12 year old son have a frequent problem of dry eyes for last few years . Whenever climate changes he had this problem of abnormal blinking of eyes. After consulting eye specialist we give him eye drops for few weeks and he recovers. Another climate change again make his eyes dry. I want to know reason behind this and how long it will continue ?

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
My 12 year old son have a frequent problem of dry eyes for last few years . Whenever climate changes he had this prob...
Dear :- you are suffering from seasonal allergic conjuntivitis. Following treatment is being recommended for you E/d optizae plus 4 times a day × 10 days E/o chlorocol - H at night ×10 days.
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