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Dr. Saumil Kothari

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

800 at clinic
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Question Must Be Like: My 5-year-old daughter has asthma. What is the effect of using an asthma preventer long-term? I heard that using it for years might cause bone shrinkage. Is it true? Are there any vitamins or supplements to help vision?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Question Must Be Like: My 5-year-old daughter has asthma. What is the effect of using an asthma preventer long-term? ...
If steroids are given orally for long periods of time than only it will cause bone shrinkage but if given through nebulisation than it won't have any side effects
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I have red eyes for over 3 days. Neighbours of right eye is swollen. What should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have red eyes for over 3 days. Neighbours of right eye is swollen. What should I do?
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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I have itchiness in my eyes since last 20-25 days, m 23 years old man, with no past history of any eye disorder. Tell me what should I do.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I have itchiness in my eyes since last 20-25 days, m 23 years old man, with no past history of any eye disorder. Tell...
Hi young man! itching of the eye is one of the most prevalent problems observed. Itching of the eyes has multiple causes associated with it. To enumerate a few common causes: (1) allergy of the eye. It is usually caused by improper eye hygiene. It occurs with symptoms of pricking, itching, irritation, watering, foreign body sensation and discomfort. There is a tendency to rub the eyes with fingers, handkerchief, cloth, etc. This is not a good habit because it tends to transmit lots of virus, bacteria and dust into the eye. Allergy usually presents with symptoms of watering (clear water), redness and itching of the eye. Thus, eye hygiene remains the principal modality of treatment along with eye drops as a supplement. (2) infectious conjunctivitis: this is usually associated with white-yellowish discharge. There may occur associated pain and sensation of itching, pricking, watering and discomfort. If so, it would be a good idea to go and show to an eye specialist in person. (3) foreign body lodged in the eye. This is more commonly associated with people who drive 2 wheeler vehicles without protection. It occurs more commonly in one eye. Foreign bodies that commonly get lodged are eyelashes, insect wings, small insects, dust particles, iron particles (more common with people working in the iron industry) the solution for a foreign body lodged in the eye would be better provided by an eye specialist at the clinic because it would require immediate removal from the eye and appropriate therapy. (4) raised eye pressure: this is a condition known as glaucoma. It is not so common as the previous mentioned conditions. There is usually associated pain in the eyes. It is commonly bilateral (occurs in both eyes). There is usually a positive family history of glaucoma associated in a majority of the cases. (5) inflammation of the covering layers of the eyeball. This is known as" uveitis" it is also a relatively less common condition. There is associated pain. It would require a thorough eye checkup including the retina-thus a good idea would be to visit the eye specialist in person. (6) injury/ trauma to the eye in any form may cause redness of the eyes. This should be taken seriously and assessed in detail by an eye specialist in person. From the symptoms described by you, it seems more likely to be a case of allergy. Maintaining the precautions and hygiene that I mentioned should probably work well for you. You could also use a lubricant eye drop along with an anti-histamine eye drop. (3-4 times daily) also, you might require a complete eye evaluation in order to rule out other causes. This would be possible only by examining your eyes in person. Hope my suggestions helped you. Take care.
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I don't know what keep happening to me in every 5 days. I am preparing for medical. I read smoothly for 4 days then suddenly I drown and on the 5th day I become depressed. I want to cry. I feel sad. I waste my that day. Doing something on mobile or watching some movie. How do I control this? I don't like to live like this. In fact watching movie too don't work for me. After that too I remain depressed, sad. Then after 2 days, I automatically feel better and continue my studies.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I don't know what keep happening to me in every 5 days. I am preparing for medical. I read smoothly for 4 days then s...
At your age this claim is serious. If you have depression then there are some major ramifications to take into account. I believe there may be some genetic predisposition or there has been some childhood issue, related to anger, that needs urgent attention. You must go and meet with a counselor immediately and if that person advises that you meet with a doctor you must do so and cooperate to your utmost. Please visit these professionals along with your parents. In the meantime please do the following sincerely because you could resolve the problem better with good cooperation: Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber, nuts, avocado, exercise regularly, eat dark chocolate, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. I suggest you do the opposite of what this depression makes you feel like doing (actually, not doing): you will need to fight this condition. You must become active; stay upright during the daylight time; meet people; never sleep during the day, wake up by 6 am every day, play some active games, especially contact games, do physical exercises, talk to people and join some social clubs, attend Yoga classes etc. Watch sitcoms on TV or comedies and cheer yourself up. Go for excursions in groups, for outings, camps, conferences, and religious conventions. Get a pet dog and spend time training it, exercising it and relating to it. Expose yourself to some sunlight every day, at least, 30 minutes but not in the scorching heat. Whatever happens, please incorporate these three important adaptations in your life: always be responsible, be respectful, and be functional. If you did these three, lots of things will go well in life. Please pray and have faith in God to alleviate your sufferings. Don’t wait for others to help. Use your own motivation, which might be at its lowest, but persevere and win this battle. Above all to be really happy, you need to live in love and for love. Learn all about emotions and how to handle them and that will get you out of the depression rather easily and quickly. A counselor is there only to facilitate you, all the hard word must come from you, and your cooperation with that person is very critical for your success. Be positive every day and learn to be contented with what you have. Do some left brain exercises: it is the happy brain. Here are a few suggestions: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do callisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly. Whatever happens please cooperate with the therapy and do not discontinue until the condition is completely resolved. The things you do are mere distractions and will have temporary effects only.
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I have hyper myopia with power in right eyes -28D and -22D in left eyes. Can you please suggest the best treatment.

M.Optom, D.Opt
Optometrist, Noida
I have hyper myopia with power in right eyes -28D and -22D in left eyes. Can you please suggest the best treatment.
Best option for you would be to have vision ICL done A lens is implanted in the posterior chamber between the natural lens and the iris. In case you don't want to go for surgical procedures, you may try Scleral RGP lenses.
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I have red eyes for three days Its paining a lot what should I do?

MBBS
General Physician,
I have red eyes for three days Its paining a lot what should I do?
Hello, kindly tell me do you have any kind of 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 for testing refractive errors.
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How to improve my eye sight. Actually when I watch TV the tears flows out and trun red.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
How to improve my eye sight. Actually when I watch TV the tears flows out and trun red.
I suggest u to take diet rich in vitamin A and eat leafy vegetables,nuts,beans,fish and citrus fruits.
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I am 19 year old male. I use spectacles. I have both cylindrical and spherical powers in my spectacles. Is it possible for me to get my eyesight improved using laser operation pr any other method?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 19 year old male. I use spectacles. I have both cylindrical and spherical powers in my spectacles. Is it possibl...
Hello, 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, onions and capers. Blueberries, grapes, and goji berries have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that can help improve your vision. DHA is a fatty acid found in coldwater fish like wild salmon, sardines, mackerel, and cod. Exercises for eyes: Warm your eyes. Rub your palms together to create heat, and then place them against your eyes for five seconds. Repeat this three times. Roll your eyes. Start by looking up and then slowly circle 10 times clockwise and 10 times counterclockwise. Focus. Hold a pen at arm's length, focus your eyes on it, and slowly bring the pen closer until it's about 6 inches away from your nose. Then slowly move it back, keeping your eyes focused on the pen, 10 times in all. 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 mid-point 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 rather reducing the power of your eyes. Take Physostigma 6/ thrice daily for 1 month. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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Tell me about curing the eye as it is 7 (right) n 4 (left). I am very much disturbed about my eye pls give some remedy for this as I am 20 years old.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Tell me about curing the eye as it is 7 (right) n 4 (left). I am very much disturbed about my eye pls give some remed...
Hello lybrate-user. You could consider the option of refractive surgery (lasik. Operations done to remove the refractive error (power) of the eyes are known as refractive surgery (lasik). There are certain basic criteria that most patients need to fulfill before they can safely undergo refractive surgery. To enumerate, they are: (1) stability of refraction: the power of the eyes should have become stable for a period of 1.5 years minimum without any change. (2) curvature of the cornea should be tested by a technique which is known as topography. (3) thickness of the cornea should be measured by a test known as pachymetry. The minimum thickness required is 550 microns. (4) dilated retina evaluation: this is one of the most important tests that should be performed by a trained retina specialist. This test helps in detection of any offensive lesion on the central or peripheral retina. In case of any retinal abnormality, these should be treated before undergoing the surgery for number reduction. (5) there should be no pre-existent corneal abnormality. (example: corneal scar, opacity, defect, etc.) another important suggestion is that whenever you go for the assessment (the above mentioned tests), you should discontinue the use of contact lenses at least 4 weeks prior to the assessment. The reason for this being that use of contact lens temporarily alters the contour of the cornea. It takes around 3-4 weeks for the restoration of the original corneal contour after removal of the contact lens. Another important point is that you, as a patient, should be compliant to put post operative medication in your eyes for at least 2 months. There is bound to be some discomfort, watering, foreign body sensation, pain after the surgery in most cases-you should be ready to tolerate that. A leave from work for 7-10 days after the surgery should be generally sufficient. Last but not the least, you should set realistic expectations from this surgery. Though extremely rare, there is a remote possibility that the surgery may need to be repeated. Also, the need for subsequent treatment for the eye may be required. Thus, you should be compliant enough to trust and follow your eye specialist. In case you have any other queries, feel free to contact me. Hope my suggestions help you, take care, regards.
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I have red eyes over 3 days. What should I do? I am suffering from them. Please give me some information for this.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes over 3 days. What should I do? I am suffering from them. Please give me some information for this.
Eyes appear red because the vessels at the surface of the white portion of the eye (sclera) become swollen. Vessels may swell due to: • Eye dryness • Too much sun exposure • Dust or other particles in the eye • Allergies • Infection • Injury 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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I am having puffiness under my eyes since last couple of months. I am 33 years old and I had my all test bp, kft etc. All are normal. I am taking timely and adequate sleep. I dont drink and smoke. I do cardio and gyming 1 hour every day.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
For now take tablet folvite once a day and I will like to see your reports through conversation link for further guidance.
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I have yellow eye for over three days. But why it is problem. My dad eye is red for over 20 days but why it is problem. so, please help me.

Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Panipat
I have yellow eye for over three days. But why it is problem. My dad eye is red for over 20 days but why it is proble...
There r many reasons for yellowness and redness of eyes. Use a good lubricating eye drop 3 times a day and cold compresses 3 times a day with ice pack.
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Feeling comfortable in my right eye when blink and I have also dry eye problems in right eye so please tell me solution.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Feeling comfortable in my right eye when blink and I have also dry eye problems in right eye so please tell me solution.
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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Sir I am a student and I will reading every time and I am not comfortable to read properly I think my eyes site is week if possible sugest me what can I do use eyeglass or not l please reply on my given mail id.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Sir I am a student and I will reading every time and I am not comfortable to read properly I think my eyes site is we...
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 as your age is now 21 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. Lasik is a very easy and painless procedure. If you want to get rid of glasses then go for lasik.
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Sir my eyes are always in light red color (like when drunk alcohol person eyes) but I do not drink any type of alcohol please suggest what I do now?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Sir my eyes are always in light red color (like when drunk alcohol person eyes) but I do not drink any type of alcoho...
Can be due to allergy: allergy can be controlled easily using eye drops. But there are many eye drops and specific eye drops can only be prescribed after seeing the eye clinically as treatment depends on severity. Also dip a handkerchief in little cold water and keep over closed eyes. You will feel better.
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My eye sight is weakening day by day, its -3 right now, what should I do to improve my eye sight.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eye sight is weakening day by day, its -3 right now, what should I do to improve my eye sight.
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 21 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. 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 have been operated for cataract. But now m having vision problem to my another eye. Why this is so?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have been operated for cataract. But now m having vision problem to my another eye. Why this is so?
There are number of factors for weak eyeight like 1.Heriditary 2.Dietry habits 3.Overuse /Straing eyes by using mobiles,Computers,TV in wrong manner 4.Nutritional deficiencies 5.Stress tension,lack of sleep or improper sleep 6.General weakness due to habitual infectionss or diseases in the past If you are operated for cataract of one eye doesnot gurantee you that you will not face problem in other eye.. 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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My eyes are irritating. And tears flow out now and then and I have an painful sensation over it.

BHMS
Homeopath, Thane
My eyes are irritating. And tears flow out now and then and I have an painful sensation over it.
Eyes irritate due to exposure to uv rays ie. Sunlight or may continuous use of computer, that cannot be avoided. Tears flow due to this irritation. So while going out and using computers wear antiglare spectacles. When the irritation starts wash your eyes with chilled water 2 to3 times or apply handkerchief soaked in chilled water over the closed eyes and rest for 5 mins. Irritation will reduce almost.
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My left eye vision is 6/60 & right is 6/6& AR is for left is +0.75/-1.25 (8) & right is +0.00/-0.00 please tell which kind of effect is? & how can I cure this.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My left eye vision is 6/60 & right is 6/6& AR is for left is +0.75/-1.25 (8) & right is +0.00/-0.00 please tell which...
Ok if this the first time you have checked, then just wear glasses, repeat after 3-6 months if increasing then it would be a matter of concern.
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