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Dr. Swagata Sarkar

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology, F.M.R.F

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

16 Years Experience  ·  500 - 1000 at clinic
Dr. Swagata Sarkar MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology, F.M.R.F Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
16 Years Experience  ·  500 - 1000 at clinic
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Dr. Swagata Sarkar is an experienced Ophthalmologist in Mumbai, Mumbai. She has been a successful Ophthalmologist for the last 16 years. She is a MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology, F.M.R.F . You can meet Dr. Swagata Sarkar personally at Sevenhills Hospital in Mumbai, Mumbai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Swagata Sarkar on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Mumbai University. - 2001
MS - Ophthalmology - Mumbai University. - 2003
F.M.R.F - Mumbai University. - 2005
Professional Memberships
All India Ophthalmological Society
Vitreo Retina Society of India (VRSI)

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I am 18 years old girl suffering from severe eye pain nd headache. I am not able do my work properly. My eyes starts burning if I work on my laptop or use my mobile phone. What should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Computer eye strain is known as computer vision syndrome follow the advice given below. 1. Take a break-use 20-20 rule, take a break for 20 second after working in computer for 20 minutes and look at some thing 20 feet away. 2. Blink frequently to prevent dryness of eyes 3. Use of computer glass- it optimises your eye sight when you are looking at digital screen and helps to decrease glare 4. Keep your monitor bright- this decreases flicker 5. Use proper lighting like incandescent light 6. Check position of monitor- monitor should be placed 4-5 inches below eye level and 20-28 inches from eyes 7. Adjust, screen resolution 8. Minimise glare- clean monitor regularly to remove dust and place an anti glare screen 9. Try massage or eye cupping- massaging the area around the eye will relax eye muscle. Rub your hands together to create friction and warmth, then gently cup your palm over the closed eye and rest them 10. Take multivitamin tablet containing vitamin a, c, e, b complex, zinc and antioxidant (one capsule of revital daily after breakfast) 11. Go for yearly eye examination.
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My eyes are so weak and some infection is also there. what should i do ? please advice

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Homoeopathic medicine EUPHRASIA 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) drink 2 drops direct on tongue every 2-3 hrly till symptoms lats CINERARIA EUPHRASIA EYE DROPS ( SBL ) pour 2 drops in both eyes 3 times daily
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I am 23 years old male. I am suffering from eye infection i. E. Swollen eyelid. I am suffering from last 3 months. Eyelid counts also very small. Please suggest what to do.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
If there is a bacterial infection than we need to start antibiotic and if swelling in eyelids is a chalazion than nothing to be done.
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I can't see without glasses My glasses number is 3.5 if I will do LASIK surgery what will happen.

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
You are myopic by-3.5D,you can not see without glass or contact lens, there is advantage & disadvantage of every Surgery so the lasik or smile LASIK. LASIK is refractive surgery to correct myopia ,hypermetropia & astigmatism, refractive surgery also include intraocular ocular lens procedure. For LASIK your eyes must be healthy, if you have persistent dry eyes, LASIK surgery may aggravate this condition resulting in burning sensation & blurring of vision after LASIK.   For LASIK cornea must  have sufficient thickness because in reshaping of cornea, you loose the thickness of cornea & if your cornea is too thin ,you are not  fit case for LASIK.  -1Dof myopic correction consumes  35 micron of corneal thicknes. Average thickness of cornea in Indian is 450 micron to 500 micron& after LASIK there  should be around 300 micron thickness of cornea for safety of eye in future. Pupils are usually large in myopic people who undergo LASIK  operation resulting in side effects such as halos, glares especially in those who drive in night. LASIK for the treatment of high retractive errors are less predictable, because very high amount of myopia could require removal of too much corneal tissue putting at increased risk of Vision complications. LASIK should not be undertaken before 21 years in male & 19 years in female because myopic power increases by that age. You must have stable power before LASIK. There is no upper age limit but one should keep in mind that once you are 40 years old, you may still need reading  glass due to presbyopia changing every two years till you develop cataract in old age. Contraindications for LASIK -degenerative disease, Sjogren syndrome, type one diabetes etc. People who are taking immunosuppressive drugs, must think ten times before undergoing for LASIK surgery. One must go LASIK screening before taking decision for LASIK. One undergoes for LASIK should be fully aware of  potential LASIK complications & should not hide anything from operating surgeon about health.
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I have red eyes from last 30 days and I ised to wear spectacles of 3 number from last 2 year tell what you do to solve this problems.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I think your eyesight is gone weak further.My advise is to consult an eye specialist to confirm further weakening of eyes and suitable spects be made.Meanwhile you can start taking following mdiccines Homoeopathic medicine EUPHRASIA 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 2 drops direct on tongue every 2-3 hrly EUPHRASIA EYEDROPS ( SBL ) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily
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Hi I am facing itching in my eyes from the past 2 days and more over runny nose with cough. Please let me know is that happening due to change in weather.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hello. I think you have allergic conjunctivitis. 1. Eye allergies, called allergic conjunctivitis, are a common condition that occurs when the eyes react to something that irritates them (called an allergen). 2. The eyes produce a substance called histamine to fight off the allergen. As a result, the eyelids and conjunctiva (the thin, filmy membrane that covers the inside of your eyelids) become red, swollen and itchy, with tearing and burning. The key to treating eye allergies is a. Avoid or limit contact with the substance causing the problem. B. Avoid rubbing eyes instead do cold compresses. C. Use antiallergic eyedrop like olopat eyedrop twice daily d. Lubricating eyedrop like flogel thrice daily e. Use mild steroid like flurisone in pulse dose in severe allergy this will help you I am very sorry dear to say that there is no medicine that can cure allergy. Only way is to stay away from all those things that you are allergic to.
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Let I take the medicine for leg pain or eye pain and further I am suffering from an ear problem?

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Keep your leg raised while sitting or lying quadriceps strengthening exercises- quad clenches: lie flat on your back or sit upright on a chair with leg kept horizontally on another surface. Now, tighten the muscle on the front of the thigh by pushing your knee down. You should feel your thigh muscles clench, hold for 3 secs. Repeat 10 times twice a day. Short arcs: lie flat on your back or sit upright with your leg placed horizontally on a flat surface like a chair or bed. Place a rolled up towel under the knee. Pull your toes towards you and clench you thigh muscles. Slowly lift your foot up off the bed until your knee is straight (keep your knee resting on the towel). Hold for 3 secs and slowly lower them on the chair. Repeat 10 times twice a day. Straight leg raise: lie flat on your back. One leg and knee will be straight and other leg should be bent. Pull your toes towards you and tighten/clench the muscle on the front of the thigh, locking your knee straight. Lift your foot up in the air, about 6 inches off the bed. Hold for 3 secs and slowly lower the leg. The knee must remain straight the whole time you are doing this exercise.
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Is basic a viable option fir correcting the eye power? Are there any side effects to it?

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Operations done to remove the refractive error (power) of the eyes are known as refractive surgery. 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.
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Hello, I have been using contact lens since 2 years and I have a power of -8, coming to problem. There is a change in position of my eyeball in my right eye and it looks like squint, the wrong thing I have done is I have used an expired lens for few days can any one please tell me the reason for it and also the treatment And I usually ride bike for long times this causes burning in my eyes please suggest me some good eye drops.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
Dear l you :- you r suffering from high myopia Both eyes. your refraction might be changed. U need urgently complete refractive error correction. U should wear contact lens on cornea. E/d CMC 4 times a day ×as needed.
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Lasik treatment for eye is harmful it have any side effects should I go for it my age is 21 years and what is the cost of it?

MBBS, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
LASIK surgery is among the safest procedures, with almost zero complications. Cost can range from Rs 20 K to 40 K for standard LASIK and around 80 K to 1 lakh for blade free Intralase LASIK.
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The white part of eyes is alway red in color can you tell me I there any problem in it and how can I increase it whiteness.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
You seem to have allergic conjunctivitis and need eye test and suitable drops Red eyes usually are caused by allergy, eye fatigue, over-wearing contact lenses or common eye infections such as pink eye (conjunctivitis). However, redness of the eye sometimes can signal a more serious eye condition or disease, such as uveitis or glaucoma.
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I have head ache from 2 weeks. And when I take shower I start sneezing after get shower. My head start aching. And my eyes start burning.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Sneezing is the result of allergy and shaking head can cause headache . It can also be migraine and you can take pain killer like Hifenac and for allergy Levocet M tab
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I have red eyes over 7 days. What should I do for perfect treatment of my eyes for filling soo rest full.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Dear lybrate user, red eyes could be because of many reasons but commonly it is due to allergy or infection. You need to visit eye specialist to differentiate between the two as the treatment is different. Also get your eyes checked for any glass power.
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I have dry eye problem especially when sitting in front of computers in my job. Trying my best to take breaks between work and using eye drops. Is there anything else I can do, any food I should eat more or any medicine. Please advice as I am just 32 with entire Job life ahead.

MBBS, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad
You can try superior quality lubricant eye drops during day time and lubricant gel drops or ointment at bedtime. Omega 3 fatty acids taken orally are said to benefit some people by improving the corneal health. Moist chamber goggles could help as well. Temporary or permanent punctal plugs, implanted into lower eye lid puncta are shown to benefit some, by retaining natural tears for longer duration within the eyes. To evaluate if you need these things at all and to know the grade of dry eye condition (usually done by Schirmer strip test), you better get examined by an ophthalmologist.
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I have developed eye floaters in both my eyes. I use one day disposable lens. Its approx -11 in my right and -12.5 in my left eye Have also gone through retinal checkup. According to the doctors my retina is fine But at night I see some spots and even when I yawn there is slight lights coming in the corner of my both the eyes. I actually want to get rid of al this! Any special treatment or something?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
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.Thanks.Take care.
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I have problem in my eye when light is high than in my eye problem cry most how can I solve it.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Get your eyes tested for any glasses power, also wear protective dark glasses in sunlight or dusty weather.
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I have problem regarding my Eyes, Some kind of itching happen in my eyes every minute. What can I do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, wash your eyes with clean water twice daily and start using CMD2 eye drops, 2 drops in each eye twice daily.Use it on regular basis. If you don't get relief then plz revert.
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For a last few days my eyes are in red colour. What should I do now? Is symptoms of any disease?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
it may be conjunctivitis. Dont worry about it. Just apply Rosewater in it for 3 times in a day for 3 days. It will be alright.
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She has a blurred vision in night don't see nearby object and unable to walk. Please advise,.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
If specifically d pt has difficulty in night vision, den see an opthalmologist for detailed examination for arriving at d correct diagnosis. But b4 it get your refraction done n check your best corrected vision. Inherited cases of night blindness due to retinitis pigmentosa hav poor prognosis and low vision aids are d supportive solution.
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I often have red eye when I wake up in the morning and excess of dust in the eyes whole day like layers of dust is formed. I regularly have to clear it. I also consulted the doctors of EYE CARE and the prescribed drops I DEW and MOXSOFT but it did not show any positive result. What should I do?

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Hello lybrate-user. Sorry about your eye trouble. If it is just allergy, I do not think you need to use the moxsoft eye drops. Redness of the eye is one of the most prevalent problems observed. Redness 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) increased blood pressure. This has known to cause redness which is also known as sub-conjunctival hemorrhage. The redness in this case tends to be deep dark and usually occurs only in one portion of the eye. In this regard, a complete ophthalmic evaluation and a systemic evaluation is warranted. (7) 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 (refresh tears) eye drop along with an anti-histamine (i-kul plus or olopat) 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, regards.
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