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Dr. Vipul V. Vakil

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Dr. Vipul V. Vakil is an experienced Ophthalmologist in Mumbai, Mumbai. He is currently associated with Chokhawala Eye Clinic in Mumbai, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Vipul V. Vakil on Lybrate.com.

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I am suffering from floaters lately. From 2nd nov I am feeling that the floor beneath me is shaking and the bed I am sitting on is going high and low. What can be the possible reason for this? What to do?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
I am suffering from floaters lately. From 2nd nov I am feeling that the floor beneath me is shaking and the bed I am ...
Floaters caused by loose cells, for example, are usually not that bothersome and often go away on their own in a few weeks or months. The floaters that look like wispy threads tend to be more visible, and in most cases they will also go away with time. In some cases, however, they can signal other problems.
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Can I use patanjali honey and water mixture for conjunctivitis in eyes? I have also heard that honey lightens color of iris? Is that true? Does it cause cataract?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Can I use patanjali honey and water mixture for conjunctivitis in eyes? I have also heard that honey lightens color o...
Helo 1. Conjunctivitis is infection (bacterial/viral etc.) honey and water mixture cannot treat it. 2. Honey cannot lighten colour of eyes 3. It does not cause cataract.
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Hi, I have 4 number in my both eyes how to reduce it and a operation is good or bed please tell me my age is 21 year old, I am a boy.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hi, I have 4 number in my both eyes how to reduce it and a operation is good or bed please tell me my age is 21 year ...
there is no medication or food for improving eyesight or to get rid of glasses. If not interested in glasses then you can try a. Contact lens b. Lasik laser as your age is now 21 years so your number will not increase much now whether you wear glasses or not as number becomes stable at age of 18-20 yrs. Having said that I advise you to eat balanced diet including green vegetables and seasonal fruits for keeping eyes and body healthy. As you are not comfortable with contact lens then go for lasik. Lasik is a very easy and painless procedure. If you want to get rid of glasses then go for lasik.
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My eyes are burning since last three days can you help me in this to over come from this problem?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My eyes are burning since last three days can you help me in this to over come from this problem?
Homoeopathic medicine------------------- cineramycin-eyedrops (hapdco) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily--------------------- report after 2 days---------------------- if redness persists for even 2 days after usage of above eyedrops, then start using below given homoeopathic medicine along with eyedrops----------- euphrasia 30 (dr reckeweg) drink 2 drops direct on tongue every 2-3 hrly---------------- report after 5 days------------------------
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Sir actually I watched my mobile excessive so I am unable to focus the long distance object it seems like dull image of anything. Is there any treatment or my eye is permanently gone?

MBBS, DNB (Ophthalmology), ROP
Ophthalmologist, Coimbatore
Sir actually I watched my mobile excessive so I am unable to focus the long distance object it seems like dull image ...
After going through your symptoms and history, you might be suffering from Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). It is commonly seen in software engineers or those who use computers/ mobiles/ tabs constantly for a long duration. Here are a certain tips I suggest which you bring relief to your symptoms. 1. Minimize the glare from the screen to an optimum level or use an antiglare coated screens on iPad/ laptops/ desktops. 2. Blink frequently. We invariably tend to blink less when focussing on the screen. Make sure you blink frequently so that there is adequate tear secretion and lubrication to the eyes which will prevent dryness and the problems associated with it. 3. To reduce your risk of tiring your eyes by constantly focusing on your screen, look away from your computer/ mobile at least every 20 minutes and gaze at a distant object (at least 20 feet away) for at least 20 seconds. 4.Use cooling glasses to protect your eyes from the radiation from your system. 5. These symptoms tend to aggravate during summer. So you can use lubricating eye drops such as Refrest tears eye drops or Tears naturale forte eye drops which will be available over the counter. I hope these remedies will help you alleviate your symptoms. Please do write to me whether this helps or not.
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What's the possibility of weak eyesight if I use my smartphone most of the time I use my phone on regular basis for games and surfing social networking sites that's why I just wanna know and what's the best way to improve my eyesight since my sight are weak Thank you.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
What's the possibility of weak eyesight if I use my smartphone most of the time I use my phone on regular basis for g...
Here are seven super quick and easy ways to give your eyes a break during your all those smartphone marathon sessions. 1. Blink, blink and blink again. Blinking often (and for more than a second) keeps your eyes moist and reduces dryness and irritation. We tend blink about a third less than we normally would when we stare at our smartphone screens, which starves our poor peepers of protective tears. Keep your eyes wet by blinking about 10 times every 20 minutes or so and you should be good to go. 2. Minimize glare. Unless you have a smartphone equipped with anti-glare Corning Gorilla Glass or use a matte screen protector film, you’re probably coping with a fair amount of annoying reflective glare. 3. Take breaks. Follow 20-20-20 rule. The concept is to take a break from looking at your screen every 20 minutes for 20 seconds while looking at something 20 feet away. Doing so relaxes your eye muscles 4. Adjust your brightness. Having your screen too bright or too dark stresses your eyes out and can cause problems maintaining focus. To eliminate either issue in about a matter of seconds, simply go into your smartphone settings and adjust your screen brightness so it’s about the same as the light level in the environment around you 5. Tweak your text size and contrast. Adjusting your smartphone text contrast and size also provides a little much-needed relief. 6. Keep a clean screen. Routinely wipe down your smartphone screen with a dry (not wet!) cleaning cloth to remove distracting dust, grime, smudges and fingerprints. 7. Hold your smartphone farther away. Try holding yours at least 16 to 18 inches away from your eyes to give your eyes a break.
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I have red eye in face and revised pimples on my face soo what are the symptoms and what are the precautions of this.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
I have red eye in face and revised pimples on my face soo what are the symptoms and what are the precautions of this.
first of all you should follow some basic thing 1.avoid=hot and cold at time 2.less the sugar as much as possible if you want to eat sweet take juggery which is black 3.dont drink water after meal drink at the time of meal sip by sip up to 150 ml 4.avoid late night sleep 5.chandra prabha vati 1 tab before lunch and dinner 2.triphala kadha 2 tsp before lunch and dinner
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My age 24 years old and have the myopic defective vision of -2.50 from 3years and is constant.(not increasing). But I don't usually wear spectacles at least 5 to 6 hours in a day. Because I feel myself as lazy and disable. So I want to wear contact lenses. Tell me the pros and con's of wearing contact lenses. Is it safe to wear. I desperately need your suggestions.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My age 24 years old and have the myopic defective vision of -2.50 from 3years and is constant.(not increasing). But I...
Hello dear. You can use contact lens. Do not worry there are few precautions and if you follow those then thers is no need to worry. Never sleep with contact lens on do not swim or take bath while wearing contact lens keep them clean and maintain in proper solution when not in use.
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I work in front of laptop daily for like 10-12 hrs, and now always at night my eyes get red with irritation, due to which I am not able to take good sleep, please tell me what to do?

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I work in front of laptop daily for like 10-12 hrs, and now always at night my eyes get red with irritation, due to w...
It seems probably you spend a long time on your computer and you have developed computer vision syndrome. Go to a clinic for eye check up. Get your refraction done. Orthoptics done. To find any refractive error or muscle weakness. Also try to blink your eyes properly while work. Use good tear substitutes. And anti glare screen for your system. Use genteal four times day. Keep screen 30inches away frm u. Take rest after every 20 minutes for 20s econds. In which look at a distant object or outside.
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I have a problem on my eyes sometimes it just be pained. Like when closed tv or off mobile. So I wants to know that this is a common problem or?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have a problem on my eyes sometimes it just be pained. Like when closed tv or off mobile. So I wants to know that t...
The pain of eyes is due to staining on eyes .While watching TV or using mobile for long intervals continuously,eyes get exhausted. While watching TV/Mobile make sure that the lightening in room is proper and you are at least at a distance of 10 Feet from TV to reduce and negate the effects. You can also reduce the intensity of the TV/Mobile screen by attaching a filter or by getting an eye-friendly screen. Above all, one must try to reduce the amount of TV/Mobile usage or take frequent breaks. Homoeopathic medicine CINELUBE EYE DROPS ( HAPDCO) Pour 2 drops 3 times daily.
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Eyes - Did You Know These Facts About Them?

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Gurgaon
Eyes - Did You Know These Facts About Them?

You never tend to pay a lot of attention to your eyes unless they are affected by some serious disorder or unless your vision is disrupted. But did you know that your eyes are capable of doing much more than you can imagine? here are 10 surprising facts about your eyes you didn't know about.

1. How intricate!

Your eyes take more than 2 million working parts to function. No wonder your eyes are the second most complex organ of your body after your brain.

2. A lot depends on them

As much as 80% of your memories are determined by what you see. Also, 80% of what you learn is because of your eyes.

3. Retina and security

The iris of your eyes has approximately 256 unique characteristics, which is more than even your fingerprints. This is the reason why retina scans are used so widely today for security purposes.

4. It's a colourful world

Your eyes can distinguish between approximately 10 million different colours. And women with a particular kind of genetic mutation can see millions of more colours.

5. Upside-down

The retina of your eyes receives the vision of the outside world as upside down. It is your brain, which flips the image for you so that you can see the world as it is.

6. Sunscreen for the eyes?

It is possible for your eyes to get sunburnt. Therefore, it is advisable for you to wear sunglasses in order to protect your eyes from the ultraviolet radiations.

7. Godspeed!

The eye muscle is the muscle that reacts at the fastest rate out of all the other muscles in your body. It can contract in less than even 1/100th of a second.

8. Paint it red?

The retina of your eyes cannot detect the red colour. The retinas do have green, red and blue receptors, but the red receptor can detect only the colour yellow-green and the green one can recognise blue-green. It is your brain that combines these signals to give you the impression of the colour red.

9. Dreams and sight

Even if you become blind later in life, you can see images in your dreams if you were born with sight.

10. We are blink-eyed peas

You blink approximately 17 times every minute. That makes it 5.2 million times in a year.
 

Hello doctor I am having some problem in my eyes at the moment of nights my eyes burning so please tell me some solution on my problem.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Hello doctor I am having some problem in my eyes at the moment of nights my eyes burning so please tell me some solut...
Hello lybrate-user. Burning of eyes in the evening /night time could be due to allergy of eyes. During the course of the day, we tend to expose the eyes to a lot of dust, pollution, sunlight, etc. Additionally, we tend to rub the eyes with fingers, clothes, handkerchief, etc. All this cumulatively causes a lot of eye allergy and tends to cause burning and irritation. The proper way to get rid of your problems would be to maintain eye hygiene. Wash your eye with clean hands and clean water daily at least 3-4 times. Avoid rubbing your eyes with fingers or handkerchief or clothes. Use a lubricant eye drops 4 times a day. In case the problem persists, it would be a better idea to have a look at your eyes in person.. Hope my suggestions helped you. Take care. Regards. Dr. Chaitanya.
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I have red eye started in last few years and also fever and headache so what I need to do give me some solution.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have red eye started in last few years and also fever and headache so what I need to do give me some solution.
For fever take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and Take a flow of steam (of plain water only ) over the forehead through a crescent steam inhaler, eight hourly
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My eyes are so much stressed because of using Mobiles and laptop sir. So is there any other alternative to reduce my eye pain or any medicine.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My eyes are so much stressed because of using Mobiles and laptop sir. So is there any other alternative to reduce my ...
Mobile screen is made up of hundreds of tiny pixels that are constantly moving. Our eyes in turn are not naturally able to set focus on these constantly moving pixels, and hence we try to focus on an area behind the actual screen. Therefore, in order to work on a mobile, our eyes need to keep on fluctuating focus between their natural point of focus and the pixels on the screen. And this tires the eyes and causes a lot of wear and tear. As a result, we suffer from irritation, which may range from a number of things like headaches, dry eyes, blurred vision, problems in focusing and faulty color perception, to something as severe as glaucoma. The electromagnetic waves that are emitted by a mobile phone can be extremely damaging to the eyes. It has been studied and well documented that these cell phone waves can have a damaging effect on the various parts of the eye, including the retina and the cornea. Moreover, they can cause cataract too. Moreover it is more distressing for our eyes to view contents on a tiny screen which requires even more concentration and extenive usage of eyes without blinking thus causing Eye dryness making them vulnerable to frequent Eye problemss.. The solution for this problem Is its reduced usage and while using mobiles/Laptop use them in proper light. There is nothing more effective than controlling usage to reduce and negate the effects. You can also reduce the intensity of the mobile’s/Computer screen by attaching a filter or by getting an eye-friendly screen. Above all, one must try to reduce the amount of mobile usage or take frequent breaks. ------------- Homoeopathic medicine CINELUBE EYE DROPS (HAPDCO) Pour 2 drops 3 times daily.
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I have allergy in my eyes, my eyes become red colour, I took medicine and I got relief, but after the medicine over the problem restarted. What should I do for getting a permanent relief from this problem?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have allergy in my eyes, my eyes become red colour, I took medicine and I got relief, but after the medicine over t...
Allergies are known to come again and again. As mentioned by you pataday eye drops you can continue for threemonths. But not flarex. Flarex is only to be used under supervision of eye care specialist.
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My eyes are under extreme pain since 3-4 days. I have a blurriness in my eyesight too. In addition I am already a myopic patient.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My eyes are under extreme pain since 3-4 days. I have a blurriness in my eyesight too. In addition I am already a myo...
Pain is unusual in eyes. You need to make sure that vision is not affected. You need to visit eye surgeon to rule out any vision threatening problem.
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After sitting for a long time n then I suddenly get up that time my eyesight goes off n I can't stand why is it so?

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
After sitting for a long time n then I suddenly get up that time my eyesight goes off n I can't stand why is it so?
Dizziness or light-headedness when standing up occurs as a result of abnormal blood pressure regulation. Normally, when people stand, gravity causes blood to pool in the veins of the legs and trunk. This pooling lowers the blood pressure and the amount of blood the heart pumps to the brain. This is common and there is nothing to worry. Take care.
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Dear Dr. I am suffering from a condition - myasthenia gravis and on medications since last 1 year (Azoran 75mg /day, Distinon 180mg/day, prednisolone 10mg, supracal 1000mg, clopidogrel 75mg) I had a thymectomy in April 2015 along with single by-pass (CABG), earlier immunosuppressant (mycept) was stopped and had myasthenic crisis in june 2015, hospitalized in ICU given pulse steroid shots (5), immunoglobulin therapy. February 2016 underwent cataract surgery - nuclear cataract. Generally anxious. Need your kind advise please on reducing stress and relieving the myasthenia.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear Dr. I am suffering from a condition - myasthenia gravis and on medications since last 1 year (Azoran 75mg /day, ...
Dear lybrateuser, some of the ways to reduce stress are, -meditate, a few of practice per day can help ease anxiety & stress. -breathe deeply, take a 5-min break & focus on your breathing. Sit up straight, eyes closed, slowly inhale through your nose & release after a deep breath. -interact with your friends & relatives on social media & also personaly. - improve your muscle strength with light exercises which don't tire ytaou. -take your medication regularly & on time, get check up done regularly by your doctor.
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Hi Sir, I want to know about cataract surgery for my Father. We request you to kindly brief about the lenses and estimated total cost for the said surgery.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hi Sir,
I want to know about cataract surgery for my Father. We request you to kindly brief about the lenses and esti...
Hello cataract is a very simple and day care surgery there are many types of lenses like indian made lenses and imported lenses. Cost ranges from 10000 to 1 lac depending on type of lens.
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Dear sir, meri eyes me har month 2 se 3 baar eyes me funsi ho jaati. Ye funsi baar baar kyon hoti hai. Aur ise hamesha ke liye theek krne ka please solution btayiye.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Dear sir, meri eyes me har month 2 se 3 baar eyes me funsi ho jaati. Ye funsi baar baar kyon hoti hai. Aur ise hamesh...
Hello this happens due to poor lid hygiene treatment: 1. Lid massage: massage your lids with index finger from up to down vertically everyday scrub your eye lashes with baby shampoo twice weekly use goggles when you go outside these will keep your lids clean.
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