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Dr. Vrinda Raikar

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

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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
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Dr. Vrinda Raikar is a trusted Ophthalmologist in Chembur East, Mumbai. She is currently practising at Yash Eye Care & Polyclinic in Chembur East, Mumbai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Vrinda Raikar on Lybrate.com.

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My eyes are itchy and watery since yesterday with running nose. Eyes becomes reddish.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eyes are itchy and watery since yesterday with running nose. Eyes becomes reddish.
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. This is a provisional diagnosis. Consult your ophthalmologist for detailed examination.
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I am 35 years old man and I have dry eyes problem its paining lot when connect with air.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I am 35 years old man and I have dry eyes problem its paining lot when connect with air.
Dryness of eyes can be because of many reasons and mostly due to age, computer usage, airconditioners, pollution, allergy and many more. One needs to find the exact cause and modify lifestyle accordingly and start medicines. You will have to visit eye surgeon who will help you with the same.
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I had a pterygium excision over a month ago in my left eye. Now I see the grafted portion becoming white again gradually. Is it natural or is my pterygium recurring? Is there any way to prevent this recurrence?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I had a pterygium excision over a month ago in my left eye. Now I see the grafted portion becoming white again gradua...
Hello 1. Colour changing to white indicates that there is no recurrence 2. In recurrence, its size wil start increasing and colour will change to red 3. You can not do anything to prevent recurrence.
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Meri Aankhon Ka vision 6/12 hai. Mera Railway kar medical hai usme 6/6 maga hai. To Kya laser operation karna Sahi hai. Kya medical me pata tho nahi chalega. Baad me koi side effect nahi hoga. Kon sa laser sahi hota h. Please reply.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Meri Aankhon Ka vision 6/12 hai. Mera Railway kar medical hai usme 6/6 maga hai. To Kya laser operation karna Sahi ha...
Lasik is a simple laser procedure which changes the shape of the cornea so that the light rays fall on the retina properly. It is a painless procedure. It is a day care procedure does not require any injections, does not require admission, you can simply resume your duties in 2 days. Cost varies from centre to centre. Side effects are usually limited to dryness of eyes for few months. We can do lasik anytime after age of 18 years. You need to undergo proper prelasik checkup to decide whether lasik is safe for you or not
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My mom was using lens daily for 9 hrs she used to get head ache when went fo check up doctor told her left is not working properly they have told to consult Karnataka retina institute is this really retina problem? She is able to see images with the lens but according to doctor her left eye is only name sake?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
My mom was using lens daily for 9 hrs she used to get head ache when went fo check up doctor told her left is not wor...
Without check up we cannot help. It is not possible online. If you have doubts then Consult another eye specialist. And get confirmation.
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My mother used garner dye for white hair yesterday after that her eyes get irritated and water also redness she feels annoying please recommend remedy for her.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My mother used garner dye for white hair yesterday after that her eyes get irritated and water also redness she feels...
Hello this is a case of chemical injury 1. Wash eyes with clean water 2. Use antibiotic steroid combination 3. Use lubricating eyedrop if problem persists, consult local ophthalmologist.
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Age Related Macular Degeneration - How It Affects You?

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS, FRCS
Ophthalmologist, Gurgaon
Age Related Macular Degeneration - How It Affects You?

Age-related macular degeneration, also known in brief as AMD or ARMD is one of the most common age-related causes for vision loss. It causes “blind spots” in vision, causing difficulty in activities requiring central vision like reading, sewing, driving, watching TV, computer usage, etc.

How it happens?

The centre portion of the eye is known as retina which has a screen in the posterior portion. For proper vision, light falls on this screen and is then processed to enable ‘vision.’ When this screen is not clear, blurred vision results. It may not cause total blindness but impairs vision including double vision and loss of central vision.

Types: There are two types of AMD, wet and dry.

  1. Dry: There are yellow deposits known as drusen which form in the macula, and as they grow in size, they impair vision, specifically the central vision. This is the common variant and can lead to the wet form.
  2. Wet: There are abnormal blood vessels which are formed in the retina. There is leaking of blood and fluid which makes it ‘wet.’ There could be scarring of these leaked substances, which again leads to loss of central vision. Further studies have shown that retina produces a protein knows as vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) which promotes the generation of new blood vessels, normally required for the production of new blood vessels. However, increased VEGF causes excessive proliferation of blood vessels, leading to macular degeneration.

Risk factors: Though age related, there are definitely some factors which put one at a higher risk for AMD

  1. Genetics: AMD is hereditary and runs in families
  2. Gender: Females are more prone to develop AMD than males
  3. Ageing: People above 60 are at greater risk
  4. Smoking: Direct and passive smoking contribute to AMD.
  5. Obesity: Accelerates the pace of AMD and severity of complications.
  6. Hypertension: Increases the chances of developing AMD
  7. Ethnicity: Caucasians are more prone to develop AMD as their lighter skin and eye color is more prone to sun damage
  8. Sun exposure: Increased sun exposure accelerates the onset of AMD

Symptoms:

  1. No symptoms in the initial stages
  2. Gradually, there is impaired central vision, affecting activities like reading, driving, and computer usage
  3. Color perception is impaired

Diagnosis:

  1. A routine eye exam will reveal the yellow deposits which actually cause the condition.
  2. An angiography may be done after injecting a dye to detect blood vessel growth.

Treatment:

There is no cure, but progress can be delayed

  1. Anti-angiotensin agents reduce pressure in the eyes and stop development of newer blood vessels
  2. Vitamins help slow down loss of vision
  3. Vision aids to correct vision. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Ophthalmologist.
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Some times I feel undigested I can't eat food. Chest pain also is there. Head ache, tears in eyes, What should i do? Please advise.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Some times I feel undigested I can't eat food. Chest pain also is there. Head ache, tears in eyes, What should i do? ...
For indigestion take meals at proper time. Use tablet pan 40 once daily empty stomach for 7 days. Don't eat spicy food.
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I have red eyes for three days and severe headache also. What is the cure of it and how it can be avoided?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have red eyes for three days and severe headache also. What is the cure of it and how it can be avoided?
For red eyes we need to put antiallergic and anti inflammatory eye drops and it can also be due to sinusitis and for that take steam flow over the forehead and to avoid it see to it that you don't drink chilled items.
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I have eye power 2.5. Please tell me about some eye exercises to reduce eye power.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have eye power 2.5. Please tell me about some eye exercises to reduce eye power.
Preferably Early morning EYE BALL ROTATION EXERCISE 20 times clockwise nd 20 times Anticlockwise completes one cycle.Repeat cycles at least 5 times in start reaching upto 20 in 3 months.You can do this eye exercise any time during the day but morning time while seeing towards the red light of Sun when it is not completely risen,is the best time,dont see directly towards Sun. 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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