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Dr. Sunita P Karnik

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

800 at clinic
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Ayurveda panchakarma therapies and medications do help improve the health of eyes affected with glaucoma.

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Hello sir, I have red eyes for over 5 days and also headache. What should I do?

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Hello sir, I have red eyes for over 5 days and also headache. What should I do?
Take crocin pain relief one sos, check your BP, Check your eye sight. take good sleep and rest. avoid anxiety and stress. consult if not ok.
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Ebooks Vs Paperbacks For Eye Health

Super-Speciality Trained Ophthalmologists
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Ebooks Vs Paperbacks For Eye Health

Ebooks maybe are a lot easier to carry, and with the emerging trend of Kindles, it may appear to be more convenient than paperbacks, but the smell of new books, the texture of its pristine pages, is unparalleled to the inanimateness of ebooks. But that is not just why you must choose paperbacks over ebooks.

Read on to find out why paperbacks work well over ebooks for better eye health:

  • Does not involve light-emission: The backlit electronic devices, strain your eyes, causing redness, irritation and watering. Most doctors advise that exposure to light during the evening, especially from artificial sources should be minimal. On the other hand, books do not emit any harmful rays, making it the obvious choice if you want to take good care of your eyes.
  • Do not hamper body clock: Our system has a tendency to adapt itself to the rhythm of life by responding to the surrounding light. However, the blue light in reading devices disrupt the release of melatonin or the sleep hormone, causing inadequate, less deep sleep, and fatigue and irritation the following morning. Thus, not giving enough time to your eyes and body for revitalizing. On the other hand, studies have shown that people reading books sleep better and timelier than those reading on devices.
  • Proximity to device not required: The admonition of not sitting too close to the television's screen glare is nullified by reading devices where a certain level of proximity is required for comfortable reading, which harms our eyes. But paperbacks do not have any such risk involved as there is no glare that would affect our eyes.
  • Does not induce disrupted winking: Electronic devices often trigger a tendency to not blink and stare at the screen constantly for longer than advisable. That does not give the lenses in your eyes the momentary rest that the eyes require in order to replenish themselves.

Exercises to improve eye health:

There are many common measures people take to improve their eyesight or improve their vision. These include wearing glasses, lenses, sunglasses and many such measures. Here are some effective exercises which prove to be highly beneficial in increasing your eye health:

  1. Stretching: This is the most common and also one of the easiest to do. It requires you to just look up, hold for two seconds, look down, hold for two seconds, then repeat this procedure for each corner of your eye, which means top-left, top-right, bottom-left and bottom-right corners.
  2. Flexing: This is simply rotating your eyes in circles. Roll your eyes in the clockwise direction for one minute and then roll your eyes in the anticlockwise direction for one minute.
  3. Focus switching: This particular eye exercise is used for accommodation and is probably the most useful one. In this eye exercise, you have to hold something at a reading distance and cover the other eye. You then have to find something that is at least twenty feet away and trace its shape with one eye closed. With one eye closed, trace more shapes which are twenty feet away and this may improve your eyesight.
  4. Palming: This exercise is also very simple to perform. All you have to do is cover your eyes with your palms. Once you have done this, just wait and see that there are no bright flashes of light. If you see that there is a bright flash of light, just wait till they go. This is used primarily to destress the eyes.
  5. Deep blinking: This is also an incredibly useful exercise for distance vision. All you have to do is to place some large letters at a fair distance and then sit on a chair. You have to then close your eyes and tighten all your muscles for 5 seconds. After the gap of 5 seconds, open your eyes and see the letters for a second or two. The more time you do this the more clearly you will be able to see the letters after reopening your eyes.

Finally, a warning has to be given that these eye treatments are not universally accepted by all doctors.

Related Tip: "How Should You Exercise Your Eyes Everyday?"

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I have eye floaters and squzzy lines in the eye vision some time. Mae eyes remains tired.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have eye floaters and squzzy lines in the eye vision some time.
Mae eyes remains tired.
Hi, don't worry,Homeopathy does offer treatment for eye floaters. there are many medicines available like kali-iod, kali-carb, phosphorus, thuja, suphur, senega, silecia, natrum-mur etc. But the medicine that may help varies from person to person and it’s not possible to tell u what u need without a detailed case analysis.So please share your symptoms in detail for a proper medication. Use CMD2 eye drops, 2 drop in each eye twice daily. Thanks.
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Sir what can I do for strongest eyesight my eyesight is weak so please suggest me.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Sir what can I do for strongest eyesight my eyesight is weak so please suggest me.
Hello lybrate-user, first of all get a vision test and start wearing spectacles if your eyes have number. Glasses are a remedy for poor eyesight just like any medicine. Also start having more of green vegetables and fruits and fish (or fish liver oil capsules) in your diet. Minimise screen work (mobile n computer) and keep your body hydrated by having fluids. Follow a healthy lifestyle and avoid reading in dark. Take care.
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I am a 20 years boy, I can't open my eye immediate after leaving the bed. But after 40or50 sec. It is normal. What should be the precautions taken by the people for no problem in eye. Help please.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I am a 20 years boy, I can't open my eye immediate after leaving the bed. But after 40or50 sec. It is normal. What sh...
Get your refraction done and wear spectacles eat green veggies. Carrots. Papayas, mangoes yellow fruits nuts butter. 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. Also try to blink your eyes properly while work. Use good tear substitutes like genteal 4 times a day. And anti glare screen for your system.
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Is it necessary to have a eye cateract operation or medicine and eye powered glasses can be used ?

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Cataract should be done to avoid complications due to rupture of hypermature cataract inside the eye that is more dangerous than the cataract itself.
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I have problem in my eyes. When I focus on far object I feel pain in my eyes. Also I went for a eye hospital and doctor said I just a normal.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have problem in my eyes. When I focus on far object I feel pain in my eyes.
Also I went for a eye hospital and doct...
Hello this is due to dryness 1. Blink a lot 2. Cold compresses 3. Use lubricating eyedrop like flogel.
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I Am Facing Red Eye Problem For 2 Days. I Don't Go To Any Doctor And Don't Use Any medicine Yet. Is Anything Serious? Should I Check It Up?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I Am Facing Red Eye Problem For 2 Days. I Don't Go To Any Doctor And Don't Use Any medicine Yet. Is Anything Serious?...
can be commonly due to allergy or infection or dryness, you need to visit nearby eye surgeon to check that. Also get your glass power checked
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I am 28 and my specs no. Are left -5.5 and right -4.75. Should I go for lasik operation to remove specs? Also suggest best eye hospital in delhi.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I am 28 and my specs no. Are left -5.5 and right -4.75. Should I go for lasik operation to remove specs? Also suggest...
you need to undergo pre lasik workup which will include corneal topography. If your corneal thickness is fine and topography is normal, then you can safely go for lasik. Lasik has much predictable results with the current advanced technology. no idea about best center in delhi though
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Sir actually when I take bath my eyes get red what's the reason behind it please tell me instant.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Sir actually when I take bath my eyes get red what's the reason behind it please tell me instant.
Red eye has many causes. You have to see if it is associated with blurring of vision, pain, discharge and other complaints. But commonly its allergic or infective in origin ie allergic or infective conjunctivitis. Which has simple treatment protocol. But still its wise to see an ophthalmologist for a thorough slit lamp examination to rule out other differentials for red eye.
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I am 21 year old I can not sleep well in night. My eyes open in 1 or 2 hours daily form last 2 week.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I am 21 year old I can not sleep well in night. My eyes open in 1 or 2 hours daily form last 2 week.
. Eat a Small Dinner - This is a huge deal and so easy. While a big meal before bed can keep your digestion working for hours, a small meal puts only a light demand on your body and allows it to rest much more fully. Sara and I actually have got it down to a large, fresh vegetable juice in the evening. That's all. You sleep better, AND you stay trim. :-) 2. Avoid Alcohol - While a great way to FALL asleep, all those fun drinks, like wine and beer, etc, will ruin a good nights' sleep by causing dehydration (among other things). They make me wake up in the middle of the night with a powerful, uncomfortable thirst, and I'm often very hot as well. And then there's that occasional hangover, which sucks. Want to sleep really well? Skip the fun drinks in the evening (we skip on weeknights). 3. Unwind Your Mind - Like your body, your mind can be over stimulated and make it hard to get a really good night's rest. When I have a stressful day at work I make an effort to not work or look at email after dinner. Computers and work stuff can really wind me up. Instead, I'll take a hot bath and read a book, both of which totally take my mind off the day. 4. Three Nights in a Row is the Magic Number - Sleep is cumulative, so don't expect a really good night's sleep on your first night. You need at least two nights and preferably three to get into a really good groove and bank some deep rest. We stick to these tips most Mondays through Thursdays and that's when it really gets good. ---------- 5. Exercise Helps - Being physically tired really contributes to a good night's sleep and that doesn't happen to most of us who work in offices these days - remember when you were a kid, ran around all day and collapsed at night? Having daily exercise as a part of your routine contributes strongly to your body relaxing at night. 6. Avoid Caffeine - Not having coffee or tea at night seems obvious, right? But as a chocolate lover, I've also learned to wean myself off of chocolate for dessert when I want a good night's sleep. In general, stimulants are NOT your friend when looking for a great night's sleep. 7. Unwind Your Body - I already recommended a hot bath for helping to unwind in the evening as the heat and water is very relaxing for the skin and muscles. If you don't have a bath or that much time, just having a shower and giving your body and hair a good scrub is excellently relaxing. Pair that with moisturizing any dry skin and jumping into fresh, clean sheets and you're golden. ---------- 8. Keep Bedtime & Rising Time Regular - Our mind and body organism thrives on comfortable, regular routine, and I find it much easier to fall asleep and wake happily when the times are consistent. Even if your evening time changes, try to keep your rising time consistent. This way your body always will know when to wake and you'll avoid that feeling of having gotten up "on the wrong side of the bed." I now barely need to set an alarm, because my body always wants to wake at 6am. 9. Drink Water - We all lose a lot of water while sleeping at night, so that keeping yourself well hydrated really helps your body to rest comfortably. If you have a night out and drink alcohol, a lot of water before bed really helps, but even on a "dry" night, keep your water intake up (but not too much so that you have to wake and pee!). 10. Light Matters, Noise Not So Much - Light is a much bigger disruptor of sleep than noise. Electric lights outside your window (or in your room) AND the sunrise will trigger waking mechanisms in the body, so keeping your windows well covered and eliminating any other ambient light is necessary to ensure a good rest. Some of you may be wondering why I left out "8 Hours a Night is Crucial"? My experience is that people have widely varying needs for hours of sleep and that some can do really well with less than others. We go to sleep on most night between 10 and 11pm and our alarm always goes off at 6am, and 7-8 hours is probably a good place to start, but I'd leave this up to you to experiment with. Some of my great night's sleep have been much longer, and some much shorter.
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I have headache for last 3 days and my eyes are paining. What to do?

General Physician,
I have headache for last 3 days and my eyes are paining.
What to do?
Take crocin pain relief one tab if headache is more and unbearable. check your BP. check your eye sight. take rest and proper sleep, avoid anxiety and stress.consult if not ok.
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My friends eyes gets red when ever he drives a byke and watches tv what should he do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My friends eyes gets red when ever he drives a byke and watches tv what should he do.
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 3­4 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 UV­rays 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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I am 36 years not able to sleep since 3 days. I am traveling 40 kms every day and getting my eyes in ref color please suggest solution.

B.A.M.S
Ayurveda, Noida
I am 36 years not able to sleep since 3 days. I am traveling 40 kms every day and getting my eyes in ref color please...
Improve your diet. Learn deep breathing and relaxation. Fix your sleeping schedule willl be helpful. Saraswatarishta 2 tsf with equal water twice a day after meal.
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I am 25 years old and I have serious eye floaters on my eye. Even though shown to many doctors I found ni solution please make my problem solved.

MBBS, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
I am 25 years old and I have serious eye floaters on my eye. Even though shown to many doctors I found ni solution pl...
" eye floaters" are generally very minor issues, quite common in myopes, you can ignore them to a large extent. But you have described them as serious. Only if they become too many or too troublesome to ignore, do they need serious attention. An important issue is to rule out a condition called retinal detachment, which can cause severe visual impairment. Some rare conditions of the vitreous also may trouble you in as floaters. An ophthalmologist consultation will give you clarity on all these issues. You already underwent thorough evaluation by an ophthalmologist, and was told that everything is fine, then you need not worry.
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I had viral conjunctivitis two weeks back which got proper since I was on drops but after I stopped taking drops my eyes have become red and I feel irritated like something in eyes and on eye lids I'm not sure why it's happening please suggest. Drops was dexoren. Heard it's a steroid are they any side effects of this please advise. I was taking drops for twenty days 4 times 5 days 3 times 5 days likewise 2 n once.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I had viral conjunctivitis two weeks back which got proper since I was on drops but after I stopped taking drops my e...
Hello lybrate-user. Viral conjunctivitis is a problem which takes time (more than 2-3 months) to completely resolve. Viral conjunctivitis tends to cause lesions on the cornea which in turn lead to the symptoms of irritation, redness and foreign body sensation. The drops that have been given are appropriate and the dosing is accurate. In the dose prescribed to you, there is no risk of side effects if used as advised by the treating doctor. Long term persistent use (for a year or more) would cause side effects. So do not worry. For you, I have a few more suggestions regarding viral conjunctivitis. (1) be sure to wash your eyes 4-5 times day with clean hands and clean water in a gentle manner. (2) avoid rubbing your eyes with fingers, cloth, handkerchief, etc. (3) use a disposable paper napkin every time you feel discomfort in the eyes. (4) be patient. Visit your eye specialist regularly and follow the medication given to you in a disciplined manner. This will ensure that your problems are solved sooner than later. Hope my my suggestions helped you. Let me know if you require further help. Take care.
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Sir my eyes became very weak and I don't see clearly more distance so tell me any good advice please sir.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Sir my eyes became very weak and I don't see clearly more distance so tell me any good advice please sir.
Most common cause is having a spectacles power. Just get it checked with nearest eye care specialist
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My eye sight is weak with (- 1.75). I use to work on laptop and study late night too. Often my left eye got red and pain starts in it. What should I do?

DO , DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Kanpur
My eye sight is weak with (- 1.75). I use to work on laptop and study late night too. Often my left eye got red and p...
You are myopic. You have not mention when was it tested last. It might be due to change of glasses. Consult an ophthalmologist.
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Meri aankhon mein bahut kam dikhai deta h aur aankhen dard bhi jyada deti rehti h aur sar bhi dard karta rehta hai aur allergy ke bahut jyada problem hoti h.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Meri aankhon mein bahut kam dikhai deta h aur aankhen dard bhi jyada deti rehti h aur sar bhi dard karta rehta hai au...
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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