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Dr. Sandeep Haridas Asher

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

Dr. Sandeep Haridas Asher Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
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Dr. Sandeep Haridas Asher is a renowned Ophthalmologist in Dadar West, Mumbai. You can meet Dr. Sandeep Haridas Asher personally at Adkar Polyclinic in Dadar West, Mumbai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sandeep Haridas Asher on Lybrate.com.

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I have yellow eyes last three to four days what I should take medicine or treatment.?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have yellow eyes last three to four days what I should take medicine or treatment.?
Hello, Diseases of the liver, including hepatitis and cirrhosis, can turn the scleras yellow. So, get your Liver Function test done to rule out these. Get back to me with the reports.
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My eyesight is weak. I don't want to wear spikes how can I improve them tell me please.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eyesight is weak. I don't want to wear spikes how can I improve them tell me please.
Hello. There is no medication or food for improving eye sight or to get rid of glasses. Get your vision tested and wear 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. Lasik is a very easy and painless procedure. If you want to get rid of glasses then go for lasik.
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For 2 days I have not slept properly and I'm not even felling hungry as well as tired but my eyes are watering so please tell me what to do.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
For 2 days I have not slept properly and I'm not even felling hungry as well as tired but my eyes are watering so ple...
Its a sign of fever and can take tablet paracetamol and Eat nutritious food and have adequate fluid intake and take physical rest
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have red eyes due to uneven sleeping due to studies what should I do to protect it.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
have red eyes due to uneven sleeping due to studies what should I do to protect it.
Take frequent breaks while studying and dip a handkerchief in cold water and keep it over closed eyes for 2 minutes during breaks, you will feel better. Also get your eyes checked for any spectacle number.
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What could be the causes of dark circles under my eyes. I do not drink I do not smoke I am vegetarian I do sleep for 7 hours regularly. I do not have specs. No number. Fine eyes. Can you help?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
What could be the causes of dark circles under my eyes.
I do not drink
I do not smoke I am vegetarian I do sleep for ...
Some of the main causes behind the formation of dark circles are heredity, aging, dry skin, prolonged crying, working for long hours in front of a computer, mental or physical stress, lack of sleep and an unhealthy diet. Both men and women of different age groups can have dark circles.. you will have to visit a cosmetologist who will find the cause and give medicines accordingly
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I am 20 years old and I am feeling that my eyesight is becoming weak and headache. I had tried a lot of medicines like the drops and an exercise it gave me a relief for some days but again I felt that my condition is same as previous.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am 20 years old and I am feeling that my eyesight is becoming weak and headache. I had tried a lot of medicines lik...
Hi Take ½ glass of carrot juice + Add ½ glass of spinach juice + Mix well + Drink this juice to cure headache 1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep.
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I am 42 years old. I have autoimmune retinopathy from last 3 months.what should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Bahadurgarh
I am 42 years old. I have autoimmune retinopathy from last 3 months.what should I do?
Consider natural treatment sir, we can go along with modern medicine, we have seen many miracles in our treatment and we will try to do best for you for more details approach me in the private consultation.
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I have squint eye (outward squint. Not fully outward but fairly noticeable). I am thinking of squint correction surgery (Mumbai). Can I know what are the risks involved in it? And any pains after the surgery? Also I am 24 and I am on blood pressure medicines (my bp was 140/100 but becoz of meds is now controlled). Will it affect the surgery? I am scared. Also, what is the total cost involved? Will I have to get admitted to the hospital or is it one-day affair? Thanks!

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
I have squint eye (outward squint. Not fully outward but fairly noticeable). I am thinking of squint correction surge...
At the age of 24 years being hypertensive is unusual ,so first try to take help of yoga & natural diet to CURE hypertension, you should get yourself checked up whether you are having really Squint or just exophoria, so consult in higher institution whether you really need surgery or just exercise. Cost of squint surgery is around 30 thousands depending on hospital, with regards.
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Computer Eye Strain

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine)
General Physician, Delhi
Computer Eye Strain

Computer Eye Strain

Steps for Relief


With so many of us using computers at work, computer eye strain has become a major job-related complaint. Studies show that eye strain and other bothersome visual symptoms occur in 50 to 90 percent of computer workers.

These problems can range from physical fatigue, decreased productivity and increased numbers of work errors, to minor annoyances like eye twitching and red eyes.

Here are easy steps you can take to reduce your risk of computer eye strain and other common symptoms of computer vision syndrome (CVS):

1. Get a comprehensive eye exam

Having a routine comprehensive eye exam is the most important thing you can do to prevent or treat computer vision problems.

According to the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), computer users should have an eye exam before they start working on a computer and once a year thereafter.

During your exam, be sure to tell your eye doctor how often you use a computer at work and at home. Measure how far your eyes are from your screen when you sit at your computer, and bring this measurement to your exam so your eye doctor can test your eyes at that specific working distance.

2. Use proper lighting

Eye strain often is caused by excessively bright light either from outdoor sunlight coming in through a window or from harsh interior lighting. When you use a computer, your ambient lighting should be about half as bright as that typically found in most offices.

Eliminate exterior light by closing drapes, shades or blinds. Reduce interior lighting by using fewer light bulbs or fluorescent tubes, or use lower intensity bulbs and tubes. If possible, position your computer monitor or screen so windows are to the side, instead of in front or behind it.

Many computer users find their eyes feel better if they can avoid working under overhead fluorescent lights. If possible, turn off the overhead fluorescent lights in your office and use floor lamps that provide indirect incandescent or halogen lighting instead.

Sometimes switching to 'full spectrum' fluorescent lighting that more closely approximates the light spectrum emitted by sunlight can be more comforting for computer work than regular fluorescent tubes. But even full spectrum lighting can cause discomfort if it's too bright. Try reducing the number of fluorescent tubes installed above your computer workspace if you are bothered by overhead lighting.

3. Minimize glare

Glare on walls and finished surfaces, as well as reflections on your computer screen also can cause computer eye strain. Consider installing an anti-glare screen on your monitor and, if possible, paint bright white walls a darker color with a matte finish.

Again, cover the windows. When outside light cannot be reduced, consider using a computer hood.

If you wear glasses, purchase lenses with anti-reflective (AR) coating. AR coating reduces glare by minimizing the amount of light reflecting off the front and back surfaces of your eyeglass lenses.

If your older monitor is causing computer eye strain, replace it with a flat-panel LCD screen that is easier on the eyes.

4. Upgrade your display

If you have not already done so, replace your old tube-style monitor (called a cathode ray tube or CRT) with a flat-panel liquid crystal display (LCD), like those on laptop computers.

LCD screens are easier on the eyes and usually have an anti-reflective surface. Old-fashioned CRT screens can cause a noticeable 'flicker' of images, which is a major cause of computer eyestrain. Even if this flicker is imperceptible, it still can contribute to eye strain and fatigue during computer work.

Complications due to flicker are even more likely if the refresh rate of the monitor is less than 75 hertz (Hz). If you must use a CRT at work, adjust the display settings to the highest possible refresh rate.

When choosing a new flat panel display, select a screen with the highest resolution possible. Resolution is related to the 'dot pitch' of the display. Generally, displays with a lower dot pitch have sharper images. Choose a display with a dot pitch of .28 mm or smaller.

Flicker is not an issue with LCD screens, since the brightness of pixels on the display are controlled by a 'backlight' that typically operates at 200 Hz.

If you see a lower refresh rate (e.g. 60 Hz) noted on an LCD screen, don't worry - this refers to how often a new image is received from the video card, not how often the pixel brightness of the display is updated, and this function typically is not associated with eye strain.

Finally, choose a relatively large display. For a desktop computer, select a display that has a diagonal screen size of at least 19 inches.

5. Adjust your computer display settings

Adjusting the display settings of your computer can help reduce eye strain and fatigue. Generally, these adjustments are beneficial:

Brightness.: Adjust the brightness of the display so it's approximately the same as the brightness of your surrounding workstation. As a test, look at the white background of this Web page. If it looks like a light source, it's too bright. If it seems dull and gray, it may be too dark.

Text size and contrast.: Adjust the text size and contrast for comfort, especially when reading or composing long documents. Usually, black print on a white background is the best combination for comfort.

Color temperature.: This is a technical term used to describe the spectrum of visible light emitted by a color display. Blue light is short-wavelength visible light that is associated with more eye strain than longer wavelength hues, such as orange and red. Reducing the color temperature of your display lowers the amount of blue light emitted by a color display for better long-term viewing comfort.

For computers running on a Microsoft Windows operating system, display settings can be adjusted in Control Panel. For an Apple computer, display settings are found in Systems Preferences (in the Applications folder in Finder).

In some cases, the color temperature of a desktop computer monitor is adjusted on the display itself.

6. Blink more often

Blinking is very important when working at a computer; blinking moistens your eyes to prevent dryness and irritation.

When working at a computer, people blink less frequently - about one-third as often as they normally do - and many blinks performed during computer work are only partial lid closures, according to studies.

Tears coating the eye evaporate more rapidly during long non-blinking phases and this can cause dry eyes. Also, the air in many office environments is dry, which can increase how quickly your tears evaporate, placing you at greater risk for dry eye problems.

If you experience dry eye symptoms, ask your eye doctor about artificial tears for use during the day.

By the way, don't confuse lubricating eye drops with the drops formulated to 'get the red out.' The latter can indeed make your eyes look better - they contain ingredients that reduce the size of blood vessels on the surface of your eyes to 'whiten' them. But they are not necessarily formulated to reduce dryness and irritation.

To reduce your risk of dry eyes during computer use, try this exercise: Every 20 minutes, blink 10 times by closing your eyes as if falling asleep (very slowly). This will help rewet your eyes.

To ease eye strain, make sure you use good lighting and sit at a proper distance from the computer screen.

7. Exercise your eyes

Another cause of computer eyestrain is focusing fatigue. To reduce your risk of tiring your eyes by constantly focusing on your screen, look away from your computer at least every 20 minutes and gaze at a distant object (at least 20 feet away) for at least 20 seconds. Some eye doctors call this the '20-20-20 rule.' Looking far away relaxes the focusing muscle inside the eye to reduce fatigue.

Another exercise is to look far away at an object for 10-15 seconds, then gaze at something up close for 10-15 seconds. Then look back at the distant object. Do this 10 times.

This exercise reduces the risk of your eyes' focusing ability to 'lock up' (a condition called accommodative spasm) after prolonged computer work.

Both of these exercises will reduce your risk of computer eye strain. Also, remember to blink frequently during the exercises to reduce your risk of computer-related dry eye.

8. Take frequent breaks

To reduce your risk for computer vision syndrome and neck, back and shoulder pain, take frequent breaks during your computer work day.

Many workers take only two 15-minute breaks from their computer throughout their work day. According to a recent NIOSH study, discomfort and eye strain were significantly reduced when computer workers took four additional five-minute 'mini-breaks' throughout their work day.

And these supplementary breaks did not reduce the workers' productivity. Data entry speed was significantly faster as a result of the extra breaks, so work output was maintained even though the workers had 20 extra minutes of break time each day.

During your computer breaks, stand up, move about and stretch your arms, legs, back, neck and shoulders to reduce tension and muscle fatigue.

Check your local bookstore or consult your fitness club for suggestions on developing a quick sequence of exercises you can perform during your breaks and after work to reduce tension in your arms, neck, shoulders and back.

9. Modify your workstation

If you need to look back and forth between a printed page and your computer screen, this can cause eye strain. Place written pages on a copy stand adjacent to the monitor.

Light the copy stand properly. You may want to use a desk lamp, but make sure it doesn't shine into your eyes or onto your computer screen.

Improper posture during computer work also contributes to computer vision syndrome. Adjust your workstation and chair to the correct height.

Purchase ergonomic furniture to enable you to position your computer screen 20 to 24 inches from your eyes. The center of your screen should be about 10 to 15 degrees below your eyes for comfortable positioning of your head and neck.

10. Consider computer eyewear

For the greatest comfort at your computer, you might benefit from having your eye care professional modify your eyeglasses prescription to create customized computer glasses. This is especially true if you normally wear contact lenses, which may become dry and uncomfortable during sustained computer work.

Computer glasses also are a good choice if you wear bifocals or progressive lenses, because these lenses generally are not optimal for the distance to your computer screen.

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I am 25 years old, and suffering with the Eye floater problem. AM too much frustrate please give me solution .I can not tolerate this and the whole day I want to cry whats happen with me so please give me solution please.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am 25 years old, and suffering with the Eye floater problem. AM too much frustrate please give me solution .I can n...
Hello floaters are due to vitreous (gel in eye) liquifaction there is no treatment for this just avoid seeing them these are entirely normal consult ophthalmologist if these suddenly increase in number.
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My 7 year old boy constantly blinking his eyes for at least a month now. And got dark circles around his eyes which was not this much before a month. He his sometimes complaining about infoor light sensitivity mostly at night. Some times his left eye getting smaller or close thanks the right eye. We are noticing all of these since a month now. What may be the reason for it? My child is over emotional sometimes. Cry a lot on very small issues. Less drinking of water ,dry skin cough and cold are very common problem to him. What can be the reason of his excessive blinking and what will be the solution?

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
My 7 year old boy constantly blinking his eyes for at least a month now. And got dark circles around his eyes which w...
I think your 7 years old son is addicted to smartphone phone or watching TV leading to dryness causing increased blinking .To lubricant eye ball properly nature compensate by increasing blinking to keep eye healthy, you can use lubricating eye drops (Refresh liquigel) 4-5 times to avoid dryness & its effect will lead to decrease or normal blinking, with regards
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I have red eyes and feeling jealousy in my eyes because of this I can't sleep properly its very bad for my eyes.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes and feeling jealousy in my eyes because of this I can't sleep properly its very bad for my eyes.
Homoeopathic medicine EUPHRASIA 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 2 drops direct on tongue every 2-3 hrly EUPHRASIA EYEDROPS ( SBL ) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily
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I am hypothyroidism patient. Feeling irritation in eyes. Doctor tells me you have severe dryness.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
I am hypothyroidism patient. Feeling irritation in eyes. Doctor tells me you have severe dryness.
dear lybrate user homoeopathic classical way of approach will give you permanent cure also eat more vdgetables and whole fruits,drink plenty of water
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I have problem in my eyes from last three days that my eye lips is fully red and small pain in their. What is the problem? If any whether problem.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have problem in my eyes from  last three days that my eye lips is fully red and small pain in their. What is the pr...
Could be a stye (although very difficult to comment without seeing). Start hot fomentation on lid margins twice a day.
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What is the function ofretina in the human eye? And function of iris in human eye?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
What is the function ofretina in the human eye? And function of iris in human eye?
The Retina is located at the back of the eye and this part of the eye contains multiple layers of sensory tissue. The retina has millions of photosensitive cells known as photoreceptors which work to capture and convert light rays into electric signals. These signals then travel to the brain through the optic nerve where they are converted into the images we see. The iris of the eye is the colored ring just behind the clear, outer glaze of the eye's cornea. Behind the iris is the crystalline lens. In the center of the iris is the pupil, the black hole that changes size. The iris is made of connective tissue, smooth muscle fibers, and pigments that give the iris its color.The pigments in the iris are made of melanin (the same pigment that gives skin its color) and lipochrome. The amount of pigment in the eye creates eye color
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I am not able to sleep since 2 days and my eyes becomes yellow and wet. Please help.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am not able to sleep since 2 days and my eyes becomes yellow and wet. Please help.
hello. get relax from or during work. at night forget all stress.avoid it. bath at night before bed. take dinner on time.take salaad in dinner,fiber meal, low fatty/oily foods. green veg.,take low diet at dinner. massage you head and body. it reduced stress of whole day. take 1 glass of water before bed. you can watch T.V. PROGRAMME. THESE acitvity may be reduced stress and you can sleep proper way.
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Hi. I am 29 years old, my eyesight is blur when ever I look something at a distance. I kindly request you to help me with my problem. Thanking you.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hi. I am 29 years old, my eyesight is blur when ever I look something at a distance. I kindly request you to help me ...
Your eyes require a physical examination.My advise for you is to visit an eye specialist for your problem.Meanwhile you can use following Homoeopathic eye drops CINERARIA MARITIMA EYE DROPS ( Dr Reckeweg) Pour 2 drop 3 timedaily
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Three month back I felt my right eye has some problem in the vision. I consulted an eye specialist and they have done a test and found that there is a swelling in retina and advised to put eye drop (nevanac. 1%) for 3 months. Now it is over now the eye fills with water and one side of the eye is in red, due to the water the vision is disturbed.

Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Panipat
Three month back I felt my right eye has some problem in the vision. I consulted an eye specialist and they have done...
You are having 2 diff. Issues. Your retina swelling is due to uncontrolled diabetes and your watering eyes is due to many reasons like stress, inadequate sleep etc. For your retina problem get an oct and if the swelling is more then consult a retina specialist for your proper management options and for your watering eyes use zymar eye drop 3 times a day with massage over the nasal part of the eye in between eye and nose from up to down for a week and let me know. You have to control your diabetes.
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I have problem in my eyes when I read I have headache and also my eyes pain when I move under sun. When size my eyes they became red and painful.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have problem in my eyes when I read I have headache and also my eyes pain when I move under sun. When size my eyes ...
Hello this might be due to uncorrected refractive error consult local ophthalmologist and get your eyesight checked measures include 1. Work under proper light. 2. Blink a lot. 3. Cold compresses 4. Use good lubricating eyedrop 5. Use goggles when in sunlight.
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I was reported to suffer from kerato corns. But now according to doctors, condition of my eyes is stable. But it has affected the vision of my eyes a lot. Please guide of how to recover the vision or eyesight of my eyes.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I was reported to suffer from kerato corns. But now according to doctors, condition of my eyes is stable. But it has ...
Homoeopathic medicine---------------------- r-78 drops (dr reckeweg) drink 10 drops 3 times daily in 20 ml fresh water------------------- cineria maritina eye drops (dr reckeweg) without alcohol. Pour 2-3 drops in both eyes 3 times daily.---------------- do not splash water on eyes.------------------- report after 60 days--------------------------
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