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Dr. Vinit M. Shah

M.B.B.S., M.D. Ophthalmology, Retina Specialization

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

14 Years Experience  ·  400 at clinic
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Dr. Vinit M. Shah M.B.B.S., M.D. Ophthalmology, Retina Specialization Ophthalmologist, Mumbai
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Dr. Vinit M. Shah is an experienced Ophthalmologist in Mumbai, Mumbai. He has been a successful Ophthalmologist for the last 14 years. He is a M.B.B.S., M.D. Ophthalmology, Retina Specialization . You can meet Dr. Vinit M. Shah personally at Vinit Eye Clinic, Retina & Laser Centre in Mumbai, Mumbai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Vinit M. Shah on Lybrate.com.

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M.B.B.S. - Seth G.S. Medical College & K.E.M. Hospital - 2003
M.D. Ophthalmology - All India Institute of Medical Sciences - 2009
Retina Specialization - All India Institute of Medical Sciences - 2011
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HiMy Dad suffers from diabetic retinopathy. He has tried laser treatment but doesn't work. The other option is eye injections. I wanted to know the cost of this injection treatment in Mumbai. Considering he takes expensive injections.

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
HiMy Dad suffers from diabetic retinopathy. He has tried laser treatment but doesn't work. The other option is eye in...
Nothing is going to cure your father ,all are palliative treatment , diabetic retinopathy is result of uncontrolled diabetes for many years , you may go for Inj with not much expectation ,to maintain present vision he should have HbA1c less than 7 & strict control blood sugar fasting & pp both with medicine along with exercise.
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Hello Doctor, From 2 days I am feeling pain near eyebrows or under eyebrows. My eyes also I feel too much stress. I have done steam therapy also. Please suggest me the natural remedy treatment. When I sit near system, the pain starts more.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Cuttack
Hello Doctor,
From 2 days I am feeling pain near eyebrows or under eyebrows. My eyes also I feel too much stress. I h...
You may be having frontal sinusitis for which nasal drops and anti-allergy medicines will bring relief. Lubricant eye drops are to be used if you are using computers for prolonged period.
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I wanted to know about that my eyes from bottom are red and some dandruff type of substance coming right over my eyelids. So what can I do for this to solve this problem.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I wanted to know about that my eyes from bottom are red and some dandruff type of substance coming right over my eyel...
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. 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 eye drop along with an anti-histamine 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,
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Good day to everyone. I was wondering if I can get some advice before making an appointment to see my doctor. I have quite extensive arthitius in my neck and spine. Painkillers that I am using are working quite well at the God! I have now started to have slight numbness in my.

M.Sc - Psychology, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Kangra
Good day to everyone. I was wondering if I can get some advice before making an appointment to see my doctor. I have ...
most probably you are suffering from cervical spondylitis with radiculopathy... take neurobion forte twice a day.
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I am 25 Year old male, in morning after I wake up continuously water comes in both eyes up to 10 drops, what can I do to cure?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 25 Year old male, in morning after I wake up continuously water comes in both eyes up to 10 drops, what can I do...
Hello, take Euphrasia 30, 3 drops twice daily and Euphrasia 10%, eye drop , 2 drop in each eye twice daily. Wear sun glasses when you step out in the sun. Revert after 10days.
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I have farsightedness problem and my power no. Is increasing day by day. Can I do laser surgery.

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS, Fellowship in Medical Retina, Fellowship in IOL & Cataract Microsurgery
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I have farsightedness problem and my power no. Is increasing day by day. Can I do laser surgery.
Lasik is a permanent surgery. Laser recon tours the cornea so that light focuses crisply on retina. If you r power is not stable. What ever power change occurs will present as residual refractive error in due course after surgery. If you r keen. Start maintaining your glasses prescription with or without corneal topography. Can plan for Lasik once all parameters stabilise for best long term results.
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Contact of the genital area), your risk of developing cervical cancer is very low. Women who have never been sexually active may therefore decide not to have a cervical screening test when invited. However, you can still have a test if you want one. If you’re not sure, talk to your GP or practice nurse. Find out why cervical screening is offered and when cervical screening is offered, which includes information on why some women may not need a test. Read the answers to more.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist, Faridabad
Contact of the genital area), your risk of developing cervical cancer is very low.
Women who have never been sexually...
dear mam, one of the risk factors for cervical cancers is HPV virus which is sexually transmitted and other risk factors are early onset of sexual intercourse,too many children, many sexual partners, early age pregnancy etc so those who have been sexually not active they are naturally protected from cervical cancers to a great extent but not absolutely and we do see cases of cervical cancers in women who are never sexually active due to multi factorial aetiology .
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I don't know my problem exactly, but sometimes my eyes can't bear sunlight (feeling like I need to close eyes), I feel tired, feeling sleepy, lack of concentration, forgetting things, feeling like head is revolving Is it the problem related to eye or mind What could be the problem for me, pls suggest Thanks.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Sexologist, Mumbai
I don't know my problem exactly, but sometimes my eyes can't bear sunlight (feeling like I need to close eyes), I fee...
Hello lybrate user. Ya definitely having headache or not able to bear sunlight may be suggestive of eye related problems, but the rest other signs do not go with it. At your age having lack of concentration, forgetting things, lack of concentration, constant tiredness with having headache or head heaviness may be signs of depression. You need to get evaluated for the same by a psychiatrist and if there are other signs too like persistent pervasive low mood and lack of interest, you may be started on anti-depressants with expecting good amount of improvement in a month of start of medications. Hoping the best for you. Take care.
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I am feeling very stress in the eye due to the spectacle. It is paining too much in the area where it is fixed on the nose. I have changed many spectacles, the light ones too, but nothing is changed. Please help me out.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am feeling very stress in the eye due to the spectacle. It is paining too much in the area where it is fixed on the...
I will suggest you to go for LASIK surgery for complete removal of spectacle and for now apply ice fomentation.
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My sister having headache from few years, she used to wear eye glasses earlier. Due to damage of Eyewear she stopped using it, she is facing again now. So which specialist we need contact.

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
My sister having headache from few years, she used to wear eye glasses earlier. Due to damage of Eyewear she stopped ...
If she gets relief by using glass ,she should definitely wear & if broken ,she should get her eyes checked up again by ophalmologist & she should wear glass in prescribed power.
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Know Your Eye Doctor!

M.S. Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Vadodara
Know Your Eye Doctor!

It is very essential in the present times to understand the training, ability and skills of the doctors whom you select for your needs.

An EYE DOCTOR is called OPHTHALMOLOGIST. He/She can possess following qualifications

  1. M.S (Ophth) : This is called Master Of Surgery in Ophthalmology. It takes THREE years of training in a Medical Council recognized Medical College after passing M.B;B.S and includes undertaking and submission of a thesis or research Paper during the training. It can be done by obtaining seat based on Merit, Based on reservation or Based on Donation
  2. D.O (Ophth) : This is called Diploma in Ophthalmology. It is similar to M.S. except that training period is TWO years and does NOT include doing research paper
  3. DNB (Ophth): This is called Diplomat of National Board in ophthalmology. The training is done after M.B;B.S in some private institutes or hospitals recognized by National board of examinations and not in MCI recognized Medical college

LONG TERM FELLOWSHIPS: As the knowledge base is increasing, there is further training undertaken for super specializing in some specific field of eye surgery through a process called FELLOWSHIP. This includes training for about two years after M.S., D.O or D.N.B in some Institues of repute like Shankar Nethralaya Chennai, Aravind Eye Care Systems ( Madurai/ Coimbatore), L.V.Prasad Eye Institute ( Hyderabad) to name a few. The training involves doing actual work in specialized techniques under supervision and guidance of experts in respective fields like Retina, Cornea, Glaucoma, Oculoplasty, Phaco and Refractive Surgery, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Neurophthalmology etc.

SHORT TERM FELLOWSHIPS:  They are similar to long term fellowships but training period is very short , like 2-3 months . The training helps a general ophthalmologist to acquire some skills in a speciality but not sufficient to be able to be a super specialist. However, some doctors with such training may claim to be superspecialists!

ACEDEMIC FELLOWSHIPS: Such fellowships test the knowledge of Doctor through two or three steps of examinations/ Viva. There is no practical training given Examples are,

            FRCS:     Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons

            FICO:     Fellow of International Council of Ophthalmologists

            FAICO:  Fellow of All India Collegium of Ophthalmologists

Some senior Ophthalmologists who were trained in multiple eye diseases and worked for a long time in handling them may be as good as superspecialists in some areas.

Besides Ophthalmologists, some trained personnel can undertake some eye care tasks like

OPTOMETRISTS: They can assess and prescribe Spectacle power(numbers), prescribe and dispense contact lenses, run some eye tests on machines.

OPTICIANS:  They can make/ sell glasses or contact lenses as prescribed by Ophthalmologists/ optometrists. They can not prescribe. Yet, many shops do so without Optometrists.

OPHTHALMIC TECHNICIANS: They can operate  machines like Perimetry, OCT, A scan ultrasonography, Topography etc.

Hope that now the readers are better informed about their eye care providers.

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My left eye Watering for about 18 hours slowly. What can be the symptom and how to get rid of this?

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
My left eye Watering for about 18 hours slowly. What can be the symptom and how to get rid of this?
You should first consult ophthmologist for refraction , there might be refractive error & with simple use of glass it may disappear, you may try antibiotic like zymer eye drops 4-5 times + lubricating eye drops 4-5 times like genteal eye drops .
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I have a specs. I don't want to wear it l. What should I do to see object with my real eye.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have a specs. I don't want to wear it l. What should I do to see object with my real eye.
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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My daughter is 8 year old and good at studies and quite bright child. The problem is with her EQ. She usually has her opinion on everything and will make sure that it is been followed. She does not follow what we say at once usually. Sometimes in front of others, when she does something which we have told her not to do, it causes stress and anger in us. She wants us to give her complete attention all the time, which can not happen all the time. (incase of guests etc) during such times she demands for the tv. Which if I do not give. She starts irritating me. And after that she get the avoiding she gets into denial mode. So whatever is been told to do she will say no for it. How should I handle it?

M.Sc - Psychological Counseling, B.A ( Hons) - Psychology
Psychologist, Delhi
My daughter is 8 year old and good at studies and quite bright child. The problem is with her EQ. She usually has her...
Dear lybrate-user, it must be tough dealing with such a child. Give her instructions of what to do and what no to do very gently at a time when she is absolutely calm and receptive. Make her do more physical activities, like dancing, or aerobics or yoga or outdoor sports. This might take away some of her restlessness and regulate her body and mind. Also remember, one should be firm with children. Hope my suggestion helps you.
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I am 24 years female my left eye nos. Is -5.5 I am using contact lenses of Bausch n Lomb since from 5 years. Sometimes is feel like scratching my eye. Even after removing my lenses I feel like scratching more. And due to this the part above the eyelashes got swell. Please suggest which eye drops should I use to stop from scratching my eyes. This started from few day's.

FICO-1, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I am 24 years female my left eye nos. Is -5.5 I am using contact lenses of Bausch n Lomb since from 5 years. Sometime...
Ma'am if you have itching and swelling upper lid then it means you are allergic to either your contact lens or its solution. So you please stop wearing your lenses immediately and discard your lenses n solution. Wear glasses for few days. Use anti allergic eye drops and also some lubricanting drops. If no relief in few days then consult.
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Ultrasound of left eye of my mother aged 69 suggest asteroid hyalosis bodies in vitreous chamber. Lens echos also show cataract changes. Should we go for removal of cataract at this stage.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Ultrasound of left eye of my mother aged 69 suggest asteroid hyalosis bodies in vitreous chamber. Lens echos also sho...
In my opinion we can go for cataract operation but remember we have to decide on benefits outweighing the risks.
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I have a bit red eyes for above a week and it is not getting fade. What to do? Do I take any eye drop? Pls suggest.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have a bit red eyes for above a week and it is not getting fade. What to do? Do I take any eye drop? Pls suggest.
Hello, Bloodshot eyes appear red because the vessels at the surface of the white portion of the eye (sclera) 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 wash 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. - In case there is itching, use a clean napkin or a tissue to wipe the tears and cleaning the eyelids gently. 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 have eye infection last 3 days. What I do? This infection are every week on my eyes 1 month in 2/3 time.

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 CINERARIA /EUPHRASIA EYEDROPS ( SBL ) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily If no relief within 2 days,please cosult an Eye specialist for physical examination.
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I am suffering from night filled in 3 times in a week for 5 year. My mind memorising power feeling lesser as before and also eye resolution lesser. Sir give me proper advice to cure this disease age 22 year.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
I am suffering from night filled in 3 times in a week for 5 year. My mind memorising power feeling lesser as before a...
Dear lybrate user. I can understand. Night fall, or nocturnal emission is common and it is never unhealthy. Night fall cannot be a reason for your memory problems. At your age, memory problems like amnesia, dementia etc are not possible. Don't worry. Still if you insist that you have memory problems, we need to conduct a memory test. Take care.
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I have sight problem. I have been using specs for 1 year. Even though sight is increased. Why?

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I have sight problem. I have been using specs for 1 year. Even though sight is increased. Why?
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.also get your retinal examination done
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