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Dr. Sachin Bharvadkar

MBBS

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

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Dr. Sachin Bharvadkar is a popular Ophthalmologist in Andheri East, Mumbai. He is a qualified MBBS . You can consult Dr. Sachin Bharvadkar at Ashirwad Children & Surgical Hospital in Andheri East, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sachin Bharvadkar on Lybrate.com.

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I have back bone pain since from last six months. Along with joint pain I'm 21 years old What is the remedies to strengthen the eye power and eye sight.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have back bone pain since from last six months. Along with joint pain I'm 21 years old What is the remedies to stre...
Hi lybrate-user, females with joint pain are more prone to dry eyes and uveitis. You can consult local ophthalmologist for basic eye checkup.
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She had gone for lasik 16 days back. Yesterday we went out on scooter. After coming back she feels dry and stretch like feeling and today at 4'o clock she got red left eye and pain and till sunshine she got swollen left eye. please suggest what happened to my sister's eye?

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
She had gone for lasik 16 days back. Yesterday we went out on scooter. After coming back she feels dry and stretch li...
Dryness is common complaint after LASIK, you should not gone on scooter without any goggle or any eyeglasses just after 15 days ,consult ophthalmologist where you have been operated ,he will give you right medication after physical examination.
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I hav some eye problem they become very sensitive. I can not travel on bike without goggle And when I travel at afternoon my eyes are irritates more. I shown before 2 years but that not much effected.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I hav some eye problem they become very sensitive. I can not travel on bike without goggle And when I travel at after...
Hi, keep wearing a branded goggles with uv-protection whenever you are out in the sun, also wear a hat helmet over it (which is mandatory for your head's protection as well as it covers eyes). Keep blinking your eyes frequently. Drink at least 10-12 glasses of water or even more than that in a day if you do have to travel in the sunlight for long hours. Medication: use euphrasia eye drops twice daily and have euphrasia 30/ twice a day for 1 week.
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When I went outside my eyes starts burning and irritation occurs because of sunlight even I don't have any kind of power glasses.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
When I went outside my eyes starts burning and irritation occurs because of sunlight even I don't have any kind of po...
Hello this may be due to dryness you can 1. Blink a lot 2. Wash eyes with fresh water 3. Cold compresses 4. Use lubricating eye drop like flogel This is a provisional diagnosis. Consult your ophthalmologist for detailed examination.
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All About Cataract Surgery

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS, FRCS
Ophthalmologist, Gurgaon
All 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:

  1. 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.
  2. Secondary Cataract: It can be developed after surgery for other eye problems like glaucoma and other health conditions such as diabetes.
  3. Traumatic Cataract: It can develop many years later after an injury caused to your eye.
  4. 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. 
  5. 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 lenses 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'.

Cataract surgery is a procedure to remove the lens of your eye and, in most cases, replace it with an artificial lens. Normally, the lens of your eye is clear. A cataract causes the lens to become cloudy, which eventually affects your vision.

Cataract surgery is performed by an eye doctor (ophthalmologist) on an outpatient basis, which means you don't have to stay in the hospital after the surgery. Cataract surgery is very common and is generally a safe procedure.

How a cataract affects your vision

Cataract surgery is performed to treat cataracts. Cataracts can cause blurry vision and increase the glare from lights. If a cataract makes it difficult for you to carry out your normal activities, your doctor may suggest cataract surgery.

When a cataract interferes with the treatment of another eye problem, cataract surgery may be recommended. For example, doctors may recommend cataract surgery if a cataract makes it difficult for your eye doctor to examine the back of your eye to monitor or treat other eye problems such as age-related macular degeneration or diabetic retinopathy.

In most cases, waiting to have cataract surgery won't harm your eye, so you have time to consider your options. If your vision is still quite good, you may not need cataract surgery for many years, if ever.

When considering cataract surgery, keep these questions in mind:

  1. Can you see to safely do your job and to drive?
  2. Do you have problems reading or watching television?
  3. Is it difficult to cook, shop, do hardwork, climb stairs or take medications?
  4. Do vision problems affect your level of independence?
  5. Do bright lights make it more difficult to see?

Risks

Complications after cataract surgery are uncommon, and most can be treated successfully.

Cataract surgery risks include:

  1. Inflammation
  2. Infection
  3. Bleeding
  4. Swelling
  5. Drooping eyelid
  6. Dislocation of artificial lens
  7. Retinal detachment
  8. Glaucoma
  9. Secondary cataract

Loss of vision

Your risk of complications is greater if you have another eye disease or a serious medical condition. Occasionally, cataract surgery fails to improve vision because of underlying eye damage from other conditions, such as glaucoma or macular degeneration. If possible, it may be beneficial to evaluate and treat other eye problems before making the decision to have cataract surgery.

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I am 53 year old lady. I get irritation in the eyes and they becomes red and tired. Consulted to doctor but the relief is till I use the medicines. What can be the problem?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am 53 year old lady. I get irritation in the eyes and they becomes red and tired. Consulted to doctor but the relie...
Hello this may be due to dryness you can 1. Blink a lot 2. Wash eyes with fresh water 3. Cold compresses 4. Use lubricating eye drop like flogel
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I have red eyes since 2 days, and my ears back become itchy, what would the reason before this.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have red eyes since 2 days, and my ears back become itchy, what would the reason before this.
Hello, Take Belladonna 30, 3 drops, thrice daily. Use Schwabe's cmd2, eye drop. instill 2 drops in each eye twice daily. Wash your eyes with cold water twice daily. Revert me after 1 week.
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Sir I want to go laser treatment for better vision & I also has kerotonus problem from 2009 My dout is person suffering from kerotonus problem can under go leaser treatment / not.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Sir I want to go laser treatment for better vision & I also has kerotonus problem from 2009
My dout is person sufferi...
Hello. Lasik laser is contraindicated in patients of keratoconus. Lasik laser will damage your eyes.
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My friend is 17 years old and has a power of -6 in both eyes. He is wearing specs from last 10 years, he started with -2. How can he control this growth with some Yoga/Exercise.

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Jaipur
My friend is 17 years old and has a power of -6 in both eyes. He is wearing specs from last 10 years, he started with...
Good nutrition, dry fruits and vegetables and breathing exercises help your retina. Upto the age of 21 years, you may get slight increase of myopia. Get your retina examined.
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I am having pain in my eyes for past 3 days . Whenever I watch TV or computer for more than one hour. So do I need to go for an eye check up.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am having pain in my eyes for past 3 days . Whenever I watch TV or computer for more than one hour. So do I need to...
Hello, use cmd2 eye drop, 2 drop in each eye twice day. Take ruta 30, 3 drops twice daily. Also get your eyes tested by an eye specialist.
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My wife is a diabetic. As per today test report 3 months average is 8.1 and RBS is 280. She is developed cataract and doctor advised for laser treatment. With the present level of sugar , laser can be done. Or to wait sugar comes to normal. Please advice.

DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Bangalore
My wife is a diabetic. As per today test report 3 months average is 8.1 and RBS is 280.
She is developed cataract and...
sugars have to be brought under control. diabetes affects wound healing.. so laser application damages the hypoxic areas in the retina hence the healing of the retina will be delayed as well
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Every day I use to watch my internet. So that my eyes were becoming dry and low sparking. Please show me any good oily eyedrops that could show my eyes brightly.

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
You can take precautions for preventing dryness. Wash your eyes regularly. Avoid continuous staring at tv screens. If still have problem, try some lubricating drops.
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I have red eyes for over 3 days what I should please help me because I am suffering this deasese.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes for over 3 days what I should please help me because I am suffering this deasese.
Homoeopathic medicine EUPHRASIA 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 2 drops direct on tongue every 2-3 hrly CINERARIA /EUPHRASIA EYEDROPS ( SBL ) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily
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Doctor water was continuously coming from my eyes. I washed with cold water now its been a whole weak. What is the actual problem. Alternately this was happening between 6 months. Is there any medicine for this problem? Last 6 months before it happens once.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Doctor water was continuously coming from my eyes. I washed with cold water now its been a whole weak. What is the ac...
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 1 month and instill euphrasia eye drops twice a day. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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My vision becomes blurry after some time while I was using Mobile or reading the book, and my eyes becomes wet. What is the reason for this and should it be cured.

DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Jaipur
My vision becomes blurry after some time while I was using Mobile or reading the book, and my eyes becomes wet. What ...
The reason behind is decreased blink rate when we do excessive near work. Try giving a gap of 2-3 min after every 30 min reading. It will help.
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Hello. I am almost 19 years old. I have specs from last 8-9 years and currently the number of my specs is 6.5 and 7. I wanted to know if I can and is it really safe to remove my specs through laser, what precautions should I take and what measures should I take in order to keep my eyes safe after laser. Any help will be appreciated.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), modern diagnostics
Ayurveda,
Hello. I am almost 19 years old. I have specs from last 8-9 years and currently the number of my specs is 6.5 and 7. ...
LASIK may be performed once to cosmetically remove your specs.. Ayurveda therapies and medications could help improve your quality of vision and strengthen your eyes gradually later..
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I am an employee and work with system for almost 10 hrs a day. I got rid of using specs since years. I have sight of 3.55 for left and 4 for right eye and have ordered contact lens. Can I wear these lens for 24 hrs? Shopkeeper guy says yes as they are boschernom lens and can wear them everyday 24 hrs and work with system and its ok even if I sleep with them. Is it true? Will my eyes have any issues in future if I use these 24*7?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am an employee and work with system for almost 10 hrs a day. I got rid of using specs since years. I have sight of ...
Hello A. I would not recommend wearing contact lens 24 hrs per day. It can cause many problems in eye B. Avoid sleeping while wearing contact lens. This is a risk factor for infection, dryness C. Lasik is a good option to avoid glasses.
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I am 60yrs. About 7 months back I had a blow on my left eye. When I look straight vision is ok but if I lower or raise eyes, two pictures are formed. What should I do? I have already consulted specialists.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I am 60yrs. About 7 months back I had a blow on my left eye. When I look straight vision is ok but if I lower or rais...
You must be having some muscle entrapment due to blunt trauma. Get xray orbit or ct orbit to rule out muscle entrapment, if muscle is entraped then surgery is indicated.
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Planning for Cataract Surgery

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
Planning for Cataract Surgery

Planning for a cataract surgery in the family. Here are the must know and eye opening facts.


 

Common public is often sensitized by marketing executives to go for expensive lenses in hospitals without thinking whether patients actually needs them or not as the lens mrp is 2 to 10 times the actual cost price or patient is implanted a extremely low cost lens usually in name of free surgery in charitable hospital.


 

Lens is major factor which determines the cost and quality of cataract surgery and its price varies from Rs. 500 to Rs. 50000.


 

Another important factor is the expertise and experience of surgeon which is a major determinant of surgical outcome.


 

Charitable surgery by charitable hospital exists only where external implants are put in patients like eye, orthopedics etc and not in neurosurgery, ent, general surgery, plastic surgery where mostly removal of the diseased part is done or modification of the surgical site is done. Charitable surgery by eye hospital is supported by vision 2020 of who.


 

The chances of eye infection increases if your surgery is listed lower down as compared to the first surgery on that day.


 

Patients are advised to have their surgery listed as first or second case. With improving standards of ot and sterilization of instruments, the infection rates have decreased drastically but why take a chance.


 

Once there is an eye infection following cataract surgery, there is little hope of return of vision.


 

Patient is advised to choose his doctor and institution or hospital where he is getting the surgery done based on its doctor's past reputation and the reputation of institution and should not get lured by free surgery camps and unless he can't afford to pay, since infection following cataract surgery needs at least 48 hours to manifest and its risk is extremely high in eye camps despite taking various measures due to unavoidable circumstances. Its your eyes after all!


 

Now patient should be aware of various types of iol (intraocular lenses) and its benefit over other lenses.


 

Cataract is also called'motiyabin" in hindi. Phacoemusification also called phaco is the most common procedure done for its removal.


 

Here is a complete summary of type of lens implanted in cataract surgery and it's pros and cons.


 

Monofocal lens- here you will need glasses to look at the near objects after cataract surgery.


 

Accommodating monofocal lenses (crysta lens)-a newer option, accommodating monofocal lenses, can shift from near to far vision in response to movements of the ciliary muscles in your eye, similar to the natural lens in a younger eye. These lenses offer excellent distance and middle vision, but they aren't as reliable for near vision. Eye exercises can help you get used to them, but about half of people who receive them still end up needing reading glasses.


 

Toric lenses-these specialized monofocal lenses are designed for people with astigmatism. Toric lenses offer focused vision at a single distance and correct your astigmatism, so you might not need distance glasses after surgery.


 

Multifocal lenses-like the bifocal or progressive lenses used in glasses, multifocal lenses have different areas designed for distance, intermediate, and near vision. The brain and eye figure out which part of the lens to use. The main drawback of multifocal lenses is they can distort bright light, creating more glare and halos at night.


 

Aspheric lens-designed to improve contrast sensitivity and visual clarity under certain circumstances.


 

Monovision-this implant technique uses a monofocal lens with a different power in each eye so that you don’t have to use glasses for most of your daily activities. Your dominant eye is generally set for distance, and the other eye is set for near. Many people successfully use monovision with contact lenses. Successful monovision requires cataract surgery to each eye.


 

One should remember that all that glitter is not gold in this commercialized world


 

Doctor has done 10000 phaco surgery and 50000 eye surgeries since 1986 and has pioneered phaco surgery in 1995 in bihar and jharkhand and was second person to do this surgery in whole of east india.


 

Consult online/book physical appointment/take a second opinion or get contact details on www.lybrate.com/arjunkumarsingh. Stay anywhere in india, get honest and unbiased advice from us.


 

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I am 20 years old female. I am studying MBA. I will sit in first bench in my class. I can't see the ppt slide sometimes. It will look blur completely mostly when I don't have sufficient sleep. Is this my eye problem or due to sleep?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 20 years old female. I am studying MBA. I will sit in first bench in my class. I can't see the ppt slide sometim...
Your problem is related to your weak eyesight and it becomes even more weak when you dont sleep.So please viit an Eye specialist for physical examination,Myself i a homoeopath and I will guide you how to improve your sight if you like so.
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