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Dr. Vinita Silimkar

Ophthalmologist, Navi Mumbai

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Dr. Vinita Silimkar Ophthalmologist, Navi Mumbai
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
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Dr. Vinita Silimkar is one of the best Ophthalmologists in kopar khairane, Navi Mumbai. She is currently practising at LIONS MEDICAL CENTRE in kopar khairane, Navi Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Vinita Silimkar on Lybrate.com.

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I am 32 years old and looking for LASIK surgery, can you please tell me what is phacoemulsification?

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I am 32 years old and looking for LASIK surgery, can you please tell me what is phacoemulsification?
Phacoemulsification refers to modern cataract surgery in which the eye's internal lens is emulsified with an ultrasonic handpiece and aspirated from the eye. Aspirated fluids are replaced with irrigation of balanced salt solution, thus maintaining the anterior chamber, as well as cooling the handpiece.
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Crossed Eyes - How Can It Be Treated

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Crossed Eyes - How Can It Be Treated

Vision is one of our most important senses. Reduced vision that triggers the need for corrective glasses is one of the most common disorders associated with the eyes. Crossed eyes are another such common disorder that affects the eyes. In medical terms it is also known as Strabismus. This condition is a result of miscommunication between the brain and the eye muscles that result in misalignment of the eyes. It is largely a hereditary condition and should not be confused with a lazy eye syndrome.

Crossed eyes can cause double vision and disorientation. Your depth perception may also be affected. It also causes eye strains and headaches that affect the quality of your life. This condition is seen mostly in children. If not treated in time, it can continue into the adult years as well. The development of crossed eyes in adults who have not suffered from this condition as children is usually a sign of a serious condition such as a stroke.

Some symptoms characteristic of this condition are:

  1. Independent movement of eye balls
  2. Tilting the head to a side
  3. Squinting
  4. Varied points of reflection in each eye
  5. Frequently bumping into things as a result of impaired depth perception.

Treatment for this condition can be surgical as well as non surgical. Non surgical treatment aims at strengthening the eye muscles and treating the visual system as a whole. The aim is to not allow the eye to become lazy or amblyopic. Wearing an eye patch over the strong eye and forcing the weak eye to be used is one of the most common form of this treatment. Corrective glasses can also be used to treat this condition in cases where it has been triggered by excessive farsightedness. In some cases, medication may also be injected into the eye to relax the eye muscles.

Surgery to correct this disorder involves correcting vision by strengthening or weakening the eye muscles. To do this, a surgeon must first make a small incision in the outer layer of the eyeball to reach the affected muscles. To strengthen the muscle a small section is removed from the muscle and the remaining part is then rejoined. This makes the muscle shorter and forces the eye to turn towards that side. Alternatively, the doctor may make a partial cut across the muscle to elongate it and let the eye turn further away from it.

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I have red eyes since three days. What should I do?

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist,
Any watering, irritation, sensitivity to light? also send us your photo of both the eyes each clicked separately.
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Is there any problem to our eyes when we use mobiles phones more than 3 hours everyday?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Is there any problem to our eyes when we use mobiles phones more than 3 hours everyday?
No problem if we use in proper light and take frequent break but if using continuous for more than 30 minutes without break can be very harmful for eyes
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I don't get sleep right after I go to bed and at times I get pain in my eyes. What should I do?

MD - Pathology
General Physician, Amritsar
I don't get sleep right after I go to bed and at times I get pain in my eyes. What should I do?
Don't take caffeinated drinks after 5pm take an early dinner switch off all electronic devices one hour before you go to bed take a cup of hot milk at need time do light exercise during the day come back after 15 days get your bp checked.
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My glass power is little less than actual power of my eye that is needed. I do not see very much clear tv screen when I sit 3-4 meter away. I have myopia .

M.Optom, D.Opt
Optometrist, Noida
My glass power is little less than actual power of my eye that is needed. I do not see very much clear tv screen when...
It is better to use slightly under corrected glasses in myopia. But if you are seeing too much blurred, you should get your eye sight tested and change the glasses if needed.
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Hi sir im 33 year, due to some problems in family I always want to sleep, I think serious depression, I want to close eyes, always, high pulse and heartbeat, please help.

M.A. Counseling Psychology
Psychologist, Mumbai
Hi sir im 33 year, due to some problems in family I always want to sleep, I think serious depression, I want to close...
Hello, often when we are undergoing mental & emotional stress, our body tends to respond to it by disturbing our sleep & appetite. There are also times when we recognise our resources which help us survive the stress. Wanting to sleep is a way of your body to survive. It would be helpful if you are able to work around the stress by consulting a psychologist who can guide you to develop functional resources.
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My eye are not watch to clean picture Please give homeopathic treatment information.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My eye are not watch to clean picture
Please give homeopathic treatment information.
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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I have eye pain and head pain problem over 2 months. Please solve this problem as soon as.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have eye pain and head pain problem over 2 months. Please solve this problem as soon as.
For pain 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 and check your eye sight for refractive error
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I have 11 and 10 numbers in my eyes right and left respectively how I can decrease numbers.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have 11 and 10 numbers in my eyes right and left respectively how I can decrease numbers.
unfortunately there are no natural medications to remove spectacles permanently. you can either try contact lenses or plan for refractive lasik laser surgery or phakic implant surgery. you need to visit a refractive surgeon who will guide you further
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What happen if axis degree change in eye prescription and spec's made are different by 5degree.

M.B.S.(HOMEO), MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Visakhapatnam
What happen if axis degree change in eye prescription and spec's made are different by 5degree.
This represents a small change of 10 degrees only (180 is also zero- but for convention we dont write single zeros) and is entirely plausible. Note the higher the degree of astigmastism (or the cyl correction) the more critical the axis is. A 10 degree change on a small cyl up to 1.00 is tiny, whereas on a 4.00 cyl it is critical.
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My right eye is continue red in 3days and drop in water more pain my eye now left eye started in pain.

BHMS, MD - Acupuncture
Sexologist, Faridabad
My right eye is continue red in 3days and drop in water more pain my eye now left eye started in pain.
Hello, Mr. Lybrate-user. You can take some homoeopathic medicine. 1. Beladonna 30 (4 globules 3 hourly) 2. Conium maculatum 30 (4 globules 3 hourly) for 3 day a revert keep a gap 10 - 15 minutes anyone medicine.
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I have a red eyes this is very denture please help me about this please say some thing?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have a red eyes this is very denture please help me about this please say some thing?
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 3-4 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 UV-rays 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 have red eye, swelling on face and headache. What is the symptoms? Please help me.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
I have red eye, swelling on face and headache. What is the symptoms? Please help me.
Hello, you may be having headache because of stress/ refractory problems/ any ENT problem kindly follow advises given below: you can take: 1. Tablet Crocin (Paracetamol 500 mg) one tablet after food when required for headache after food for 2-3 days (maximum 2 tablets with gap of 12 hour can be taken in a day) 2. Adequate sleep 6-8 hr in a day 3. Get check eyes for refractive error 4. We need to go for ENT evaluation to rule out sinusitis 5. Get BP checked 6. Regular physical exercise and meditation and yoga complete history of your headache for further management like duration, severity, aggravating factors/relieving/ triggering/ associated factor to reach diagnosis consult physician for further management.
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I lost a lot of weight suddenly and beause of that I got sunken eyes I'm trying really hard to pop the eye out but nothing seems to work please help me I apply almond under eye cream too. Please suggest me something that would work within a few days and the skin under my eye would pop out again also don't suggest expensive procedures as I still am a student and won't be able to afford it please suggest a cheap and effective method.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
I lost a lot of weight suddenly and  beause of that I got sunken eyes I'm trying really hard to pop the eye out but n...
for that you should gain some weight When you are trying to gain weight, you should eat food the rich in vitamins and minerals. 1. Healthy food includes meat, egg, milk, fruit vegetables, fruits, and nuts. Cashews, almonds, dates, walnuts, dry grapes, apricots, peaches are some of the dried fruits and nuts that can be added to breakfast, salads, cereal and desserts. Sesame seeds, ground nuts, and peanuts also contain fats in them and can help in adding that extra pounds you desire. 2. Sometimes loss of appetite may also cause weight loss. So you should take following remedies improving weight A]triphala kadha 4tsp before lunch and dinner B]amala juice 4 tsp + sugar 2 tsp+ honey 2 tsp empty stomach in the morning umami flavor increases satiety and enhances appetite. Due to improving hunger and digestion whatever you will eat more and even you eat more it will digest properly and your weight will increase naturally without any supplement
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I have red eyes what should I do please plz tell me what should I do.

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist,
I have red eyes what should I do please plz tell me what should I do.
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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How I decrease my eye number?

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist,
How I decrease my eye number?
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 are few things you can take care of. Otherwise as such no options available which can increase your eyesight.
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My eyes are burning I got flushed by welding yesterday what should I do to relieve my pain.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
My eyes are burning I got flushed by welding yesterday what should I do to relieve my pain.
you will have to visit eye surgeon for that ,, as in such cases medicine can be prescribed only after seeing clinically
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I haven't been able to sleep for past 2 days. I have a eye pain. I try many home remedies but am unable to sleep in night peacefully.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I haven't been able to sleep for past 2 days. I have a eye pain. I try many home remedies but am unable to sleep in n...
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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My eye power is low doctor may I know how increase my eye power by taking healthy food?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My eye power is low 
 doctor may I know how increase my eye power by taking healthy food?
Diet for EYESIGHT Lutein and zeaxanthin are both important nutrients for eye health,6 as both of them are found in high concentrations in your macula—the small central part of your retina responsible for detailed central vision. More specifically, lutein is also found in your macular pigment – known for helping to protect your central vision and aid in blue light absorption—and zeaxanthin is found in your retina.Estimated daily dose of lutein is 10 mg per day, and at 2 mg/day for zeaxanthin. Both lutein and zeaxanthin are primarily found in green leafy vegetables, although zeaxanthin is far scarcer than lutein. Kale and spinach are two of the most lutein-rich foods, but you'll also find it in carrots, squash, and other orange and yellow fruits and vegetables. Both lutein and zeaxanthin are carotenoids called xanthophylls, which give plants and vegetables their yellow-orange color, and the name "lutein" comes from the Latin word "luteus," which means "yellow." If you remember this, it may help you pick out vegetables that are likely to contain higher amounts of these two nutrients. Egg yolk is another source of both lutein and zeaxanthin that is well absorbed by your body Most of the dark green leafy vegetables, previously recommended for a higher intake of lutein and zeaxanthin, have 15-47 percent of lutein, but a very low content (0-3 percent) of zeaxanthin. study shows that fruits and vegetables of various colors can be consumed to increase dietary intake of lutein and zeaxanthi It is also important to note that lutein is an oil-soluble nutrient, so if you eat the vegetables without some oil or butter your body can't absorb the lutein. Adding a little bit of healthy fat, such as olive oil, coconut oil, or raw organic butter, will maximize your lutein absorption. Lutein content in food Food Mg / serving Orange ( Raw) 0.2/1 large Egg 0.2/1 large Spinach (cooked) 20.4 / 1 cup Papaya(Raw) 0.3/1 large Turnip greens (cooked) 12.2 / 1 cup Green peas (cooked) 4.1 / 1 cup Spinach (raw) 3.7 / 1 cup Corn (cooked) 1.5 / 1 cup Broccoli (raw) 1.3 / 1 cup Broccoli (cooked) 0.8 / 1/2 cup Green beans (cooked) 0.9 / 1 cup
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