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Dr. Smita Mukherjee

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology, DOMS

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

34 Years Experience  ·  0 - 700 at clinic
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Smita Mukherjee is a popular Ophthalmologist in Trombay, Mumbai. She has been a practicing Ophthalmologist for 34 years. She has done MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology, DOMS . You can consult Dr. Smita Mukherjee at Nova Specialty Surgery - Chembur in Trombay, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Smita Mukherjee on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Seth GS Medical College, Mumbai - 1984
MS - Ophthalmology - Seth GS Medical College, Mumbai - 1988
DOMS - CPS Mumbai - 1988
Professional Memberships
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)

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Nova Specialty Surgery - Chembur

Sunder Baug, Ujagar Compound, Gate Off. Sionâ??Trombay Road, Deonar, Chembur. Landmark: Opp. Deonar Bus Depot Main & Near Tata Institute Of Social Sciences, MumbaiMumbai Get Directions
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Eye Solution Clinic

#302, Center Point Premises, CHS Ltd; Landmark - Near Ambedkar Udyan, MumbaiMumbai Get Directions
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Dr. Smita Mukherjee's Eye Clinic

OCULUS, Dr. Smita Mukherjee's Eye Clinic, Shop No. 7 & 8, Shree Ganesh Co-Op. Society, Sector 14, Off. Palm Beach Road, Sanpada, Navi Mumbai, Navi MumbaiMumbai Get Directions
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Eye Solutions Eye Clinic

#302, Center Point Premises, CHS Ltd; 18th Road, Landmark : Near Ambedkar Udyan, MumbaiMumbai Get Directions
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Shop No. 7 & 8, Shree Ganesh Co-Opprative Society, Sector 14, Landmark: Off. Palm Beach Road, Sanpada, Navi Mumbai 400705, Navi MumbaiNavi Mumbai Get Directions
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WHEN SHOULD THE CATARACT BE OPERTATED?

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Jaipur
WHEN SHOULD THE CATARACT BE OPERTATED?

Total or partial opacification of transparent lens of the eye is termed as cataract. Such opacification essentially occurs in old age but it can occur in children or young age due to diabetes, trauma, congenital causes, use of steroid drops in the eyes or secondary to glaucoma.

Cataract affects vision depending upon its degree and location. Very slight cataract at the posterior pole can obstruct central vision and cause marked glare blindness or inability to read small letters whereas, cataract in the cortical area may take long time to affect vision.

Treatment: no medicines can cure cataract. Once it occurs, it has to be operated.

When to get operated?

When you are professionally blind or unable to carry out your routine duties/work. A driver or a watch repairer has to operate very early due to glare blindness whereas an old lady can wait for some time. It is ideal to get the surgery done with immature or early cataract than to wait for the cataract to get mature. A mature or hypermature cataract is difficult and risky to operate.

What surgery?

Phacoemulsification with ultrasonic rays is the modern method os surgery. You get only 2-3 mm of an incision, no sutures. The lens is emulsified and aspirated and a foldable IOL (lens) is injected by a syringe which unfolds and occupy the same space as your original lens. 10 minutes surgery with practically no pain. This lens lasts for a life time and gives you youthful vision.

The surgery can be performed even in patients with diabetes or hypertension and at any age. Maybe 90-100. Practically no post-op restrictions.
 

I am 24 years old male and have eye sight 2.5 and 2.7 and am using contact lens but am thinking about to have lasic lazer opperation? and question is what are advantages for lasic? and this opparation is for perminent solution for sight? please explain dr.

FICO, Specialist in Cataract,Cornea and refractive surgeries , MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Srinagar
Main advantage of laser surgery is that you rid of glasses. Yes its can completely correct the refractive error. However there is no surgery without risk of complications .Very severe sight threatening complications are rare with newer technologies of laser surgery.
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Sir I am suffer from glaucoma in a few days what I do sir please suggest me gud idea what I do sir.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Sir I am suffer from glaucoma in a few days what I do sir please suggest me gud idea what I do sir.
Can't be cured, but treatment may help requires a medical diagnosis lab tests or imaging often required medium-term: resolves within months with all types of glaucoma, the nerve connecting the eye to the brain is damaged, usually due to high eye pressure. The most common type of glaucoma (open-angle glaucoma) often has no symptoms other than slow vision loss. Angle-closure glaucoma, although rare, is a medical emergency and its symptoms include eye pain with nausea and sudden visual disturbance. Treatment includes eye drops, medications and surgery. Glaucoma treatment may include prescription eye drops, laser surgery, or microsurgery. Eye drops for glaucoma. These either reduce the formation of fluid in the front of the eye or increase its outflow. Side effects of glaucoma drops may include allergy, redness of the eyes, brief stinging, blurred vision, and irritated eyes. Some glaucoma drugs may affect the heart and lungs. Be sure to tell your doctor about any other medications you are currently taking or are allergic to. Laser surgery for glaucoma. Laser surgery for glaucoma slightly increases the outflow of the fluid from the eye in open-angle glaucoma or eliminates fluid blockage in angle-closure glaucoma. Types of laser surgery for glaucoma include trabeculoplasty, in which a laser is used to pull open the trabecular meshwork drainage area; iridotomy, in which a tiny hole is made in the iris, allowing the fluid to flow more freely; and cyclophotocoagulation, in which a laser beam treats areas of the middle layer of the eye, reducing the production of fluid. Microsurgery for glaucoma. In an operation called a trabeculectomy, a new channel is created to drain the fluid, thereby reducing intraocular pressure that causes glaucoma. Sometimes this form of glaucoma surgery fails and must be redone. For some patients, a glaucoma implant is the best option. Other complications of microsurgery for glaucoma include some temporary or permanent loss of vision, as well as bleeding or infection. Open-angle glaucoma is most commonly treated with various combinations of eye drops, laser trabeculoplasty, and microsurgery. Traditionally in the u. S. Medications are used first, but there is increasing evidence that some people with glaucoma may respond better with early laser surgery or microsurgery. Infant or congenital glaucoma -- meaning you are born with it -- is primarily treated with surgery, because the cause of the problem is a very distorted drainage system. Talk to your eye doctor to find out which glaucoma treatment is right for you.
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Sit main night mein sone ke baad mrng mein jaata hu to meri both eye niche puffy ho jaati hai. Iska kya reason hai. Meri eye 6/6 hai. Mujhe koi medicine bataye. Main ngt duty weak mein 2 days karta hu. Thanks.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
Sit main night mein sone ke baad mrng mein jaata hu to meri both eye niche puffy ho jaati hai. Iska kya reason hai. M...
Dear:- you r suffering from puffy ness under both eye lids. Take regular aerobic exercises ,eat coloured fruits & vegetables ,drink plenty of water. Tab aceclo- plus 2 times a day ×5 days.
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I have red eyes since last 15days what are the symptoms of jaundice and what are the precaution?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have red eyes since last 15days what are the symptoms of jaundice and what are the precaution?
Vomitting with loss of appetite with yellow coloured urine output are few symptoms of jaundice and we have to take complete bed rest with liquid diet
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Cornea - 5 Problems That Can Affect It!

MBBS, DNB (Ophthalmology), ROP
Ophthalmologist, Coimbatore
Cornea - 5 Problems That Can Affect It!

The cornea is the transparent layer of the eye that acts as a protective shield. The cornea, in combination with the sclera, protects the eyes from various harmful microorganisms and particulate matter, including the harmful UV radiations (to some extent). The cornea is made up of three important layers, the Endothelium, Stroma, and the Epithelium.

  1. Endothelium: The inner layer of the cornea, the endothelium helps to maintain a clear vision by removing the excess fluid absorbed by the stroma. The mitochondria-rich single celled layer functions more like a pump.
  2. Stroma: The middle corneal layer is extremely thick (~90% of the total corneal thickness) and composed mainly of proteins and fluids. Like the endothelium, the stroma, too, plays a pivotal role in the normal eye vision.
  3. Epithelium: Being the outermost layer, the epithelium functions as a defensive shield, protecting the eyes from harmful germs, bacteria and any matter that can harm the eye. Most importantly, the epithelium absorbs the essential nutrients and oxygen (present in the tears). The cornea, thus, plays a pivotal role in the normal vision of the eye. However, an injury or an infection can interfere with the corneal functioning, affecting a person's vision as well as giving rise to other complications (the eyes may appear itchy, watery and red. There may also be light sensitivity).

Some of the common cornea problems include

  1. Keratitis: Injury or microbial (bacteria, virus or fungi) infiltration of the cornea can trigger this condition resulting in corneal infection and inflammation. Some of the symptoms characteristic of keratitis include extreme light sensitivity, blurred vision. The inflammation can also result in redness, pain (moderate to severe) and watery eyes. Antifungal, antiviral or steroidal eye drops may provide relief from the associated symptoms.
  2. Shingles (Herpes Zoster): This condition mainly affects people who have suffered from chickenpox. In some cases, the virus though inactive may still be present in the body (in the nerves). However, at a later period, certain factors may trigger its activation. Once active, the virus can affect different parts of the body, including the cornea. Shingles can cause corneal soreness and inflammation. Old people and those with a weak immunity are more likely to suffer from shingles. People with shingles may benefit from the administration of steroidal (tropical) and antiviral eye drops.
  3. Ocular Herpes: This is a viral infection triggered by Herpes Simplex Virus I (HSV I) or Herpes Simplex Virus II (HSV II) resulting in herpes of the cornea. The condition gives rise to corneal inflammation and sores. Here too, the patient can get some relief by using antiviral or steroidal eye drops.
  4. Keratoconus: This is a degenerative disorder of the cornea that results in thinning of the cornea. The condition can also alter the corneal shape, resulting in swelling, pain, and loss of vision (partial to complete, particularly the night vision).
  5. Fuchs' Dystrophy: This is a corneal dystrophy whereby the corneal endothelial cells break down at a slower rate than usual. As a result, the stroma may be waterlogged resulting in swelling and blurred vision.

What are the symptoms for night blindness? And Sometimes it is not possible for me to see properly whenever I get up I see green rashes in front of my eyes, what is it actually, is there any problem for my eyes?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
What are the symptoms for night blindness? And Sometimes it is not possible for me to see properly whenever I get up ...
Night blindness means that you can not see anything when there is no light. Like in night you can go to washroom without switching lights on as you can see your room faintly but in people with night blindness you can not go to wash room without lights on.
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I have problems in my eye. Iam not see clearly, when I study come out my tears. What is the solution of it?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have problems in my eye. Iam not see clearly, when I study come out my tears. What is the solution of it?
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. -one helpful way to do this is to imagine that you are looking at the number 12 on a clock. Then, follow the numbers around the clock with your eyes. Repeat going the other way around the clock. 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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I have -2.5 in my left eye and -3 in my right eye, I wear specs. Can my eye get relief of minus power permanently without laser surgery?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have -2.5 in my left eye and -3 in my right eye, I wear specs.
Can my eye get relief of minus power permanently wit...
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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I am diagnosed with eye dryness doctor has suggested aquaray drops and tablet carpfit d once in a day but it is not helping out.

BSc
Ayurveda, Ujjain
I am diagnosed with eye dryness doctor has suggested aquaray drops and tablet carpfit d once in a day but it is not h...
You take Ķeva Aloe noni drops 5 drops in a cup of normal water 30 minutes before lunch end dinner for a month than consult me.
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