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Dr. Shilpa Ambegaonkar

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

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Dr. Shilpa Ambegaonkar is one of the best Ophthalmologists in Andheri West, Mumbai. She is currently practising at Skin And Eye Associates in Andheri West, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shilpa Ambegaonkar and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Flat No 15 & 16, A Wing, Sitladevi Society, Doctors Corner Link Road,Andheri West,.Landmark: Opposite Indian Oil Nagar, Near Vijay Sales mall, MumbaiMumbai Get Directions
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Am 18 year old male I used to masturbate since last 2 years ma'am my health is not increasing and my eyes look dull all are telling me lazy person or drunker .ma'am I'm playing cricket for my District is this harm to my game .all time means whole day I fell sleepy .I can't concentrate in studies or in one things. Ma'am suggest me solutions for all this problem .please ma'am I would be always thank full to you.

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
Am 18 year old male I used to masturbate since last 2 years ma'am my health is not increasing and my eyes look dull a...
Dryness is not a disease which you can cure by putting lubricating eye drops for few days, while working on smartphone , computer & watching TV for long time without giving importance to the health of eyes. Number of blinking drastically goes down from around 24 per minute to around 8 per minute while working on computer etc causing severe dryness, blurring of vision, headache & increased blinking to compensate dryness .One who works on smartphone etc will have to change &will have to learn how to work on computer for long time without giving any trouble to eyes .One should look away from computer after every 10 minute & should take rest for 10 minutes after every two hours .Every body knows that to become man from monkey took millions of years according to Darwin theory & how you expect that our eyes will adjust to computer in 20 yrs,nature takes its own time, computer development is just 20 yrs history, so you will have to take the help of lubricating eye drops to neutralise the effect of computer etc, dryness is most important cause for this type of complaints ,so you should lubricating eye drops like Refresh liquigel eye drops 4-5 times .
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I have a headache every time. My eyes getting pain when I see any type of lights. I don't know what happened with me. I am in problem. Please give me any solution of this problem. My family also angry on me due to my this conditions.

Homeopath, Mumbai
I have a headache every time. My eyes getting pain when I see any type of lights. I don't know what happened with me....
Are your eyesight weak, if not then once consult with the opthalmologist and get your eye checkup. If everything is fine and still it is there, then take a proper treatment and give your proper case history.
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Is diabetes affect the eye sight of the person and what measure should be taken by diabetic person?

MBBS, PGC IN FAMILY WELFARE &HEALTH MANAGEMENT, DHA, PGD IN MEDICAL LAWS ÐICS
General Physician, Kolkata
Is diabetes affect the eye sight of the person and what measure should be taken by diabetic person?
Yes, diabetes if uncontrolled can affect eye sight. 1. Maintain ideal body weight. 2. Maintain proper diet. 3. Maintain diabetic control.
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I get puffy eyes and start sneezing in the spring. What should I do for solve it.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I get puffy eyes and start sneezing in the spring. What should I do for solve it.
Homoeopathic medicine ALLER AID tab ( BAKSON) chew 1 tab twicedaily POTHOS Q + ECHENESIA AUG Q +TEUCRIUM Q .All 3 medicines of SBL company.30 ML each.Mix all 3 medicine in an empty 100 ml bottle.Now start taking 15 drops from this bottle in 20 ml fresh water 3 time daily. During Emergency attacks of sneezing POLLINOSAN Drops or BOOUME 27 ( BIOFORCE) Drink 5 dropss direct on tongue every 2-3 minutes till sneezing subsides. Precautions 1.Dont go near any ort of plant or grass. 2.Avoid dust a much as you can.While driving two wheeler place a wet hanky on nose to save yourself from dust.. 3.Avoid strong smell like smell of petrol,paint and perfumes. 4.Avoid Raw onions in salad. 5Avoid cold drinkss,Fat food,Fried food,Chilled drinks,Ketchups,Pakoras,dry fruits. 6.Eat healthy home made food consiting of green vegetable and pulses. 7.Daily Early morning ALOM VILOM PRANAYAM for 15 minutes.is a musst.
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I have yellow eyes for over 5 days and its paining very badly what should I do now?

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I have yellow eyes for over 5 days and its paining very badly what should I do now?
Yellow colour/paleness of eyes is not a disease but an indication of underlying disease. Yellow eyes along with yellow urine strongly suggests jaundice which can be due to various reasons like obstructive jaundice or simple hepatitis etc, I strongly advice you to visit a physician and get few tests like live function tests, ultrasonography abdomen done and clinical correlation
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I have a spatecals in 5 years some changes are occurred. The site is increased are not I am clarify that what you should to do?

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I have a spatecals in 5 years some changes are occurred. The site is increased are not I am clarify that what you sho...
Get your refraction done and wear spectacles eat green veggies. Carrots. Strain less your eyes. Relax your eyes in between work. Blink regularily if working for long time on computer. Lower the brightness of your screen. Work under adequately illuminated conditions. If needed wear corrective spectacles. These r few things you can take care of. Otherwise as such no options available which wd increases your eyesight.
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My son has below sight and he has been prescribed spectacles, please let me know how serious it is and can it be cured. Right eye; Sight: 0.75 Cyl: 1:00 Axis: 30 Va: 6/6 Left eye Sight: 0.50 Cyl: 1.50 Axis; 180 Va: 6/6.

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
My son has below sight and he has been prescribed spectacles, please let me know how serious it is and can it be cure...
I don't know the age of your son but in male myopic power increases upto 20-21 because body growth gets completed by 21 years in male, at present try to give balanced diet along with plenty of green vegetables, so that there may be minimum increase in myopic power, -0.75d&-1.0d is negligible number ,for this you should not worry.
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Sagging Eyelids Surgery: What Should You Know?

M.Ch - Plastic Surgery
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Indore
Sagging Eyelids Surgery: What Should You Know?

Eyes are believed to be the most attractive feature in a person. A pair of beautiful eyes can melt millions of hearts. Skin ageing and its consequences can throw life in jeopardy. Sagging eyelids are one such unwanted consequence. With ageing, the skin loses its elasticity to a great extent.

There is an increased skin accumulation around the upper and lower eyelids. As a result, the eyelids become sagging and droopy. Sagging eyelids can be annoying, affecting a person's overall appearance and self-confidence. In extreme cases, it interferes with the normal vision of the affected individual. Eye irritation is also common.

Thus, the problem needs to be treated at the earliest. Blepharoplasty or the eyelid surgery comes as a huge relief. Here, the surgery is mainly performed to enhance an individual's appearance. To treat sagging eyelids, it is important to get rid of the accumulated skin, loose muscles and fat pads. Procedure is done under local anesthesia.

For upper eyelids, the surgeon makes small punctures along the line of the eyelids. These punctures act as the exit points for the unwanted skin, muscles and fats. Following the removal of the skin present in excess, the punctures are carefully stitched. In case of the lower eyelids, the fat pads are removed through an incision made inside the eyelids. The excess skin can also be eliminated through an incision made along the margin of the eyelashes. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon.

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When I had ride my bike for a long distance, my hands skin is naked n the sunlight strike its for a long duration , N I feel that my skin had burnt. Tel me wat to do next to cure it.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
When I had ride my bike for a long distance, my hands skin is naked n the sunlight strike its for a long duration , N...
Mix required amounts of gram flour, lemon juice and curd or yogurt. Apply this paste on tan affected area of forehead and face. Leave it for 15 minutes and wash it with water. This is an exclusive face pack prepared at home to remove tan from your skin in a very easy and effective way. A mixture of egg white, milk cream and honey works excellent against skin tanning. Mix tomato juice with honey or yogurt and apply it daily on skin to remove tanning.
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I'm suffering from stomach pain at lower left side. Suffering from headache. It's paining even when I'm walking and doing exercise. There is no kidney problem. What is the reason? My stool is dull. When I'm eating non veg it is in dark colour and urine is in yellow colour. My BP is normal. I'm having sight. There is no pain in eyes.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
I'm suffering from stomach pain at lower left side. Suffering from headache. It's paining even when I'm walking and d...
Eat a high-fiber diet. Get insoluble and soluble fiber. Limit foods that are high in fat. Choose lean meats. Incorporate probiotics into your diet. Eat on schedule. Stay hydrated. Kindly get your Ultrasound abdopelvis done and revert.
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Diabetes and its Impact on Your Eyesight

MBBS, MD, FAIIDR
Diabetologist, Vadodara
Diabetes and its Impact on Your Eyesight

If you are diabetic, know that high blood sugar level can take a severe toll on your eyes in the form of blurry vision, cataract, glaucoma and retinopathy, if left unchecked. It can even lead to partial/complete blindness in young adults. Nonetheless, a strict control over your blood sugar count would prove effective in preventing such eye complications in the long run.

How does diabetes affect the eyes?

  1. Blurry Vision: Diabetes can cause swelling of the eye and damage to your vision. In case you are already using glasses, it might bring about fluctuations in your optical power. Once your blood sugar count gets back to the normal level; that is within the range of 70 to 130 milligrams per deciliter, your vision would be normal again; though this might take some time (about 3 months).

  2. Cataract: Eye lens works just like a camera, helping you to focus on a particular object. Cataract is a condition wherein this lens gets clouded with debris. Nevertheless, diabetic patients are more vulnerable to cataracts as compared to others. It has to be removed with a surgery wherein an artificial lens replaces the blurry eye lens.

  3. Glaucoma: Pressure starts building up within the eyes when fluids do not get drained out normally. This damages the nerves and blood vessels, thereby causing vision loss, blurred vision, watery eyes and headaches. Generally, glaucoma can be cured with laser, surgery, eye drops or medicines. Medications do help in alleviating eye pressure, reducing excessive fluid production and facilitating drainage. Having said that, diabetics are likely to develop neovascular glaucoma, a rare complication wherein new blood vessels form on the iris (the ring-shaped colored region in the eye), obstructing the normal fluid flow and further increasing the eye pressure.

  4. Diabetic Retinopathy: The retina is a cluster of cells behind the eyes that absorb light and converts them into images which are then transmitted to the brain through the optic nerve. High blood sugar levels damage the tiny blood vessels of the retina, leading to a condition called Diabetic retinopathy.

The stages of diabetic retinopathy

The retina requires a constant blood supply via a network of small blood vessels. In due course of time, a high blood sugar count might damage those blood vessels; primarily across three stages:

  1. Background Retinopathy: This is a condition wherein tiny lumps develop in your blood vessels, causing slight bleeding that usually does not affect your eye sight.

  2. Pre-proliferative Retinopathy: This is a condition characterized by significant bleeding from the eyes as a result of the blood vessels being severely affected.

  3. Proliferative Retinopathy: Proliferative retinopathy is a condition wherein new blood vessels and scar tissues that bleed easily develop on the retina, leading to vision loss.

Are you at risk?

The risks of Diabetic retinopathy increase if one is suffering from diabetes. Apart from this, certain other factors could also aggravate the chances of this disorder:

  1. Rise or fall in blood sugar

  2. Rise in the blood pressure level

  3. High cholesterol

  4. Pregnancy

  5. Excessive consumption of tobacco

When should you call a doctor?

  1. When you experience spots in your vision

  2. In case of blurred and fluctuating vision

  3. Impaired color vision

  4. Sudden loss of vision

  5. Redness and pain in the eyes

These signs serve as an early wake up call. However, it’s not mandatory for these signs to indicate towards diabetic retinopathy.

How to protect your eyes from diabetes and keep them healthy?

  1. Get your eyes checked periodically and try and maintain a steady blood sugar count.

  2. Take the prescribed medicines on time.

  3. Try to achieve and then maintain optimal weight levels.

  4. Avoid a sedentary lifestyle and engage in some sort of physical activity.

  5. Control your cholesterol levels by picking the right kind of foods.

  6. Abstain from smoking and limit alcohol consumption.

  7. Opt for a healthy diet comprising of green and leafy vegetables, oily fish, tuna, salmon; protein rich foods such as beans, nuts and eggs; citrus fruits such as oranges; pork and oysters. 

    If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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I have many body problems. Eye are very very dry therefore my eye not open in morning and in the road driving the byke. My hair is sort and dry.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I have many body problems.
Eye are very very dry therefore my eye not open in morning and in the road driving the byk...
Use eye drop tear plus one drop thrice a day in to both eyes. Take plenty of water. Avoid dust area.
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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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I have red eyes over few days due to bath and swell at sometime. I don't understand what to do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes over few days due to bath and swell at sometime. I don't understand what to do?
It is due to allergic eyes and swelling occur after taking a bath.In this condition start using following homoeopathic medicine for 4 months and consult me thereafter. Homoeopathic treatment SULPHUR 30 ( Dr.Reckeweg) Drink 5 drops in 1 spoon fresh water today night 30 minutes after eating or drinking anything at bedtime. Nw forget about Sulphur 30 after this nd just keep it in your refrigerator.No need to further take this medicine.I will let u know what to do with this medicine afterwards. P.L.30 ( Dr.Reckeweg) 4 tabss 3 times a day.Ask the pharmacy incharg from where u buy these medicines to prepare this P.L.30. CINERARIA /EUPHRASIA EYEDROPS ( SBL ) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily
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Getting black appearance under my eyes these days. I work on laptop for about 3 hours during night times, is thr a problem? Tell me solution please.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Getting black appearance under my eyes these days. I work on laptop for about 3 hours during night times, is thr a pr...
Hi lybrate-user. Working on laptop is not the problem. The problem is when improper posture and habits are maintained while working on the computer. I have a few suggestions for you regarding the usage of computers, mobile phones and books. 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. You could consider preservative free lubricant eye drops 4 to 5 times daily. These eye drops would ensure that your eyes stay well lubricated and fresh. 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. Also, adequate sleep of 7 hours a day is essential in order to maintain healthy eyes. You could also use a preservative free lubricant eye drop 4 to 5 times in a day. Hope my suggestions help you. Take care. Regards.
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I have hypermetropia. What I should do to correct it. Which lens I use to correct it. I needed help. Please help me.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have hypermetropia. What I should do to correct it. Which lens I use to correct it. I needed help. Please help me.
HELLO a. As you are hyperope, you would need convex lens in glasses you can consult local eye specialist and get proper powered glasses.
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Which is better? Wearing glasses or contact lenses. I want to know more about contact lenses.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), modern diagnostics
Ayurveda,
Which is better? Wearing glasses or contact lenses. I want to know more about contact lenses.
Contact lenses do have edge on viewing angles. But t may not be good to wear it for long hours. Due to cornea health issues.
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I have a problem in my eyes, it always full of tear, means that I do not concentrate in my study in this problem. Plzz do something.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have a problem in my eyes, it always full of tear, means that I do not concentrate in my study in this problem. Plz...
Most common cause is having a spectacles power. Just get it checked with nearest eye care specialist.
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Sir, I have vision problem from last 30 years distance vision -5.0 both eyes and near vision +1 both eyes. Now my age is 41. Can I make surgery to correct my vision. What will be the cost and side effects of surgery and risk factor. Where it is good nearby odisha?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Sir, I have vision problem from last 30 years distance vision -5.0 both eyes and near vision +1 both eyes. Now my age...
Yes, you can definitely go for it, nowadays going for surgery to remove these numbers is very common and SAFE too. You can go for it, and then again you will start getting proper vision. Its cost almost starts from 15000/- and more. Depending upon the doctors and the city which you live in. Take care :)
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Is sex effect on our health? Is it create bad effect on our eye? Is it decrease our general health or our mental power?

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Ahmedabad
Is sex effect on our health? Is it create bad effect on our eye? Is it decrease our general health or our mental power?
No. Sexual act has no role in causing eye related problems. Because of release of endorphins and oxytocin one feels elated. It doesnot decrease the mental. Power.
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