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Dr. Shafi

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

Dr. Shafi Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
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Dr. Shafi is a trusted Ophthalmologist in Kurla West, Mumbai. Doctor is currently associated with Shafi Eye clinic in Kurla West, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Shafi on Lybrate.com.

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I have -4 eye sight for both eyes. One of my relatives said me that. A baaba gives medicine and it will go. Is there any medicine through which eye sight can be removed?

FICO, Specialist in Cataract,Cornea and refractive surgeries , MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Srinagar
No medicine is available till now which cures refractive error. You are suffering from a refractive error namely myopia. It is a condition in which eye length is longer than normal, which increase up to 18 yrs and normally gets stable. No medicine is available which can decrease the length of the eye.
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I have allergy of type runny nose, watery eyes and continuous squeezing from two years. When I take medicine, I feel normal but after that, again same process starts. Is there possible permanent solution for it.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), modern diagnostics
Ayurveda,
I have allergy of type runny nose, watery eyes and continuous squeezing from two years. When I take medicine, I feel ...
ayurveda NASYA and other medicines do help in controlling the sinus related allerfy.need to stop drinking freezer cold water.
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She has reddening in eye since 3days. Water too runs out of her eyes mstly in evening or night.

FICO, Specialist in Cataract,Cornea and refractive surgeries , MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Srinagar
She has reddening in eye since 3days. Water too runs out of her eyes mstly in evening or night.
There are various causes of red eye however most common will be conjunctivitis which may be allergic or infectious. Will start treatment empirically on the line of infection start eye drops vigamox 6 times a day eye drops genteal four times a day however other causes of red eyes has to be rule out like allergic, glaucoma, foreign body, uveitis dry eyes, blepharitis. Kindly consult a ophthalmologist.
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SQUINT: A CHALLENGING PROBLEM

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Jaipur
SQUINT: A CHALLENGING PROBLEM

Normally the eyes are the best friends. They blink together. They move together and always keep the visual axis parallel, how paradoxical it is that healthy eyes visual axis never meet but it is the eyes who make you meet the desired person in your life.

When visual axis is not parallel in any direction of gaze, we call it a squint

Squint can be congenital or acquired. Congenital squints are usually more difficult to treat. Acquired squint may be due to refractive error. They can be traumatic causing paralytic squint which is more difficult to treat.

If both eyes converge (turn inside), we call it convergent squint. If they diverge, we call it divergent squint.

The squint can be constant or inconstant (sometimes).

A squint patient has to be examined fully by a very competent ophthalmologist at the earliest opportunity. The doctor shall find out the type of squint, its degree, and its nature. Fundus has to be examined. Refraction has to be done. Convergent squint patients quite often have a hypermetropic refractive error and sometimes can be cured by spectacles and exercise. Myopic eyes most often have a divergent squint. In some patients, the squint is quite hidden (latent) and it appears occasionally when patient have a strong emotion or absent minded. Most often these squints are divergent.

Management of squint needs spectacles, exercise at home or at syn optophone machine in the hospital and if it does not respond, then a surgery by an expert.

The challenge in surgery shall depend on a degree of squint, an age of onset, type, and age of surgery. Ideal age of squint surgery is 5-10 years. More the age, unpredictable results. Simply drugs do not cure squint. Paralytic squint more challenging. Earliest the better

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My friend was having a headache since 1month. Can uh please help me out what to do he is working for 9hours in the computer and after that in evening his headache pain started can uh sort out this problem?

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
My friend was having a headache since 1month. Can uh please help me out what to do he is working for 9hours in the co...
Hi. I have a few suggestions for you regarding the usage of computers. Follow the rule of" 20" this means that every 20 minutes, take a gap of 20 seconds, blink your eyes actively 20 times and focus at an object which is minimum 20 feet away. This will help in relieving your eyes from the continuous strain that is caused due to staring. Staring at the computer continuously causes us to subconsciously blink less than normal. This causes the tear film on the surface of the eye to dry up. The result of this is pain, discomfort, etc. Another suggestions regarding the usage of computers is to maintain a proper posture. The computer must be positioned at the same height as your eye level. The neck should not be inadvertently flexed or extended. Roughly, an angle of 90 degrees should be maintained between your upper body and thighs. Likewise, a similar angle (90 degrees) should be maintained between your lower legs and thighs. Also the angle between your hands and arms should be roughly 90 degrees. This is the healthy ergonomic way of sitting while using a computer. Maintenance of proper posture would help in further relieving the symptoms of eye discomfort and pain. All these suggestions may take a while to sink in and imbibe in your routine. Once followed, they are sure to work wonders for you. Hope my suggestions help you. Take care. Cheers.
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I have a problem some time in my eyes, slowly headache start n that time I see anywhere white bubbles are shown. Why n what is the solutions?

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I have a problem some time in my eyes, slowly headache start n that time I see anywhere white bubbles are shown. Why ...
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. Take pranacharya no tens capsule 1_1 twice a day. Take shirshooladi vajra ras twice a day with honey. Avoid tea and coffee.
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My husband is 30 year old. He takes regular alcohol and cigarette. But from few days he is feeling that left oral part (inside mouth ) is senseless and also left eyes is always remains wet Why it is so .Is something serious? To whom we should concern (which kind of specialist in which department )

MA In Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Pune
My husband is 30 year old. He takes regular alcohol and cigarette. But from few days he is feeling that left oral par...
Hello. I can understand the problem. Basically this is psychological disease. To quit his bad habit need to admit him in a good rehabilitation centre. Deaddiction counseling is imp.
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I want to study nd concentrate my mind in books. But whenever I to do so I got sleepy eyes. My body become so lazy tht I cnt awake for much tym. please suggest me some ways to get rid of tht too much sleep nd laziness.

DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Bangalore
I want to study nd concentrate my mind in books. But whenever I to do so I got sleepy eyes.
My body become so lazy th...
When you sit down to study. Keep a target. That you should finish this much in this time. And don't get up before you finish it. Studying with a friend helps. Also put your leg in a bucket of cold water when you study. That helps in keeping you awake.
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Dear sir, my eyes getting pain & itching regularly and I checked with many doctor they said its infection but not got any solution please give advise & solution asap.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
For temporary relief of itching, try these self-care measures: use a high-quality moisturizing cream on your skin. Apply an anti-itch cream or lotion to the affected area as prescribed by me avoid scratching whenever possible. Apply cool, wet compresses. Take a lukewarm bath. Wear smooth-textured, loose cotton clothing. Do reply back for private consultation for a detailed treatment plan which will cure your itching problem.
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For a recent times, I had a longsighted blurred vision in my right eye. Why this is happening to me? Does over masturbation leads to this problem?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
For a recent times, I had a longsighted blurred vision in my right eye. Why this is happening to me?
Does over mastur...
Hello most common cause for blurred vision is uncorrected refractive error consult local ophthalmologist and get eyesight checked 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 19 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. This is not related to masturbation.
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What is gulucroma?

Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist,
What is gulucroma?
Its glaucoma. Its a eye disease in which eye pressure increases which in turn results in blindness of eye if not treated.
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I am suffering from colour blindness. So in which way, this disease will be cure early? I donor know, what will be in my future.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I am suffering from colour blindness. So in which way, this disease will be cure early? I donor know, what will be in...
hello in most cases,colour blindness is congenital...and in these cases, there is no treatment for this
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After riding my bike my eyes getting reddish colour very soon. Why this is happening even if m not a drug addict. Does my eye or retina has any problems. Bcoz of playing games always on mobile or xbox. please reply soon.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
After riding my bike my eyes getting reddish colour very soon. Why this is happening even if m not a drug addict. Doe...
Eyes becomes red because, while driving the rate at which the eye dries up increases, hence causing eye blood vessels to swell up, presenting as red eyes and inorder to compensate this dryness eyes secrete tears ----so while driving bike your eyes become red and watery---so nothing to worry about-----
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My friend is in a serious relationship with with a guy . They are in a relationship from the past 6 years. There is no one in her family, her parents died last year in a car accident. The problem with her that she is always tensed about his love towards her . She cares a lot about him but he always ignores her. Due to this ignorance she is always depressed , I have many times tried to console her and made her trust that he loves him a lot but still there are no changes in her behaviour. Doctor please help me with such a way that I can bring the smile on her face back. Thank you.

MSC Human Development , Hypnotherapy , Special Educator , ms- counselling and physiotherapy, Applied psychology Hons
Psychologist, Faridabad
My friend is in a serious relationship with with a guy . They are in a relationship from the past 6 years. There is n...
This is not a problem she only face loneliness and separation anxiety that's why she always feel tens about her love. Try to talk to her beloved for support her always take her to a psychologist they will help her. And if you need any help from us you can contact us.
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I am having some problems in my eyes, it becomes red whenever expose to sun light and also a kind of layer forms on the upper eyelid, so I am requesting please give me some suggestion and medicine.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am having some problems in my eyes, it becomes red whenever expose to sun light and also a kind of layer forms on t...
Your condition is named as photophobia, or light sensitivity, and it is an intolerance of light. Sources such as sunlight, fluorescent light and incandescent light all can cause discomfort headaches also may accompany light sensitivity. Light-sensitive people sometimes are bothered only by bright light. In extreme cases, however, any light can be irritating. Photophobia is not an eye disease, but a symptom of many conditions such as infection or inflammation that can irritate the eyes. If you're naturally sensitive to light, avoid bright sunlight and other harsh lighting sources. Wear wide-brimmed hats and sunglasses with ultraviolet (uv) protection.. Photochromic lenses are another solution for mild sun sensitivity. These lenses darken automatically outdoors and block 100 percent of the sun's uv rays. For bright sunlight, consider polarized sunglasses. These sun lenses provide extra protection against glare-causing reflections of light from water, sand, snow, concrete roadways and other reflective surfaces. 6. In an extreme case, you may consider wearing prosthetic contact lenses that are specially colored to look like your own eyes. Prosthetic contact lenses can reduce the amount of light that enters theeye and make your eyes more comfortable.----- homoeopathic medicine cinelube eyedrops (hapdco) pour 2 drops 3 times daily.
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Mostly I have red eye from three months. what should I do and flu from three months what should I do?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Mostly I have red eye from three months. what should I do and flu from three months what should I do?
Dear........you may be have eye flu. Now seasons of viral infections.clean your eyes with cold fresh water.if fever occurs you can take tab. Paracetamol 500 mg twice a day. pl. Go for Tests.eye testing,.mp,cbc.urine r/m,ns1,blood c/s. Never take asprin medicines. feel cold then cover body with warm cloths, avoid dust area, clean body, change cloths daily, change bed sheet daily, avoid stress.avoid non-veg.,avoid alcohol intake if smokes avoid also that. Cold sponging if get high fever. drink warm water, juice,green veg. Soups,lquid diets, dalia, take protein diets, tulsi leaf in tea or warm water, geloy juice, avoid cold area,cold things .i.e. ice creams, fast/junk foods, chinese foods,spicy foods, fat meal, take bed rest , You can also take tab. Tamiflu from govt. Hospitals.
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I have red eyes from last 4 days. No treatment seems to be working. What to do? Please suggest some treatment.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have red eyes from last 4 days. No treatment seems to be working. What to do? Please suggest some treatment.
Hello, Bloodshot eyes appear red because the vessels at the surface of the white portion of the eye become swollen. Vessels may swell due to: Eye dryness Too much sun exposure Dust or other particles in the eye Allergies Infection Injury Eye infections or inflammation can cause redness as well as possible itching, discharge, pain, or vision problems. Other causes of eye redness include Colds or allergies, Acute glaucoma, Corneal scratches: Injuries caused by sand, dust, or overuse of contact lenses. Sometimes, a bright red spot, called a subconjunctival hemorrhage, will appear on the white of the eye. This often happens after straining or coughing, which causes a broken blood vessel on the surface of the eye. Most often, there is no pain and your vision is normal. It is almost never a serious problem. Because the blood leaks into the conjunctiva, which is clear, you cannot wipe or rinse the blood away. Like a bruise, the red spot will go away within a week or two. Management: - Try to rest your eyes if redness is due to fatigue or eye strain. No other treatment is needed. - Wash your hands, hold clean water in your hand, keep your eyes closer to the water and dip the eyes by blinking the eyelids frequently in the held water in hand. Repeat it for 3-4 times again. - Avoid watching T.V., working on computer or mobile, reading or frequently keep blinking your eyes to avoid dryness. Take frequent breaks in between. - In case there is itching, use a clean napkin or a tissue to wipe the tears and cleaning the eyelids gently. -Wear an UV-rays protected sunglasses while you are out in sun. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicines - Schwabe’s Belladonna 30 and Euphrasia 30 - both thrice daily for 4 days. Use Euphrasia Eye drops twice daily. Revert back thereafter.
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Sir, I have problem with my right eye. In my right eye there was a white spot. So what should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Sir, I have problem with my right eye. In my right eye there was a white spot. So what should I do?
Hello, There are many different causes of white pupil or white reflex. Other conditions also can mimic white pupil.Although the causes of a cloudy or white cornea are different from those of a white pupil or white reflex, these problems also need medical attention right away. Cataracts may also cause the pupil to appear white. Causes Coats' disease - exudative retinopathy Coloboma Congenital cataract (may be hereditary or may result from other conditions, including congenital rubella, galactosemia, retrolental fibroplasia) Persistent primary hyperplastic vitreous Retinoblastoma Toxocara canis (infection caused by a parasite) Uveitis Most causes of white pupil will cause decreased vision. This may often occur before the pupil appears to be white. So, first visit an Opthalmologist and get your eyes tested. Treatment would be given accordingly.
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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 CINERARIA EUPHRASIA EYEDROPS ( SBL ) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily
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I sometimes feel acute pain in my head at the sides and at back. My eyesight is not weak. I am not able to study properly. What can be the reason?

B.A. Psychology, M.A. Psychology, Ph. D - Psychology
Psychologist, Delhi
I sometimes feel acute pain in my head at the sides and at back. My eyesight is not weak. I am not able to study prop...
Stress can be one of the reasons for this pain. Have lots of water . Exercise regularly . Meditate. Divide your lesson in smaller parts - study one part at a time .
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