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Dr. Akhil Bharadwaj

MBBS

Ophthalmologist, Pune

46 Years Experience
Dr. Akhil Bharadwaj MBBS Ophthalmologist, Pune
46 Years Experience
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Dr. Akhil Bharadwaj is an experienced Ophthalmologist in Wanowrie, Pune. He has over 46 years of experience as a Ophthalmologist. He is a MBBS . You can consult Dr. Akhil Bharadwaj at Akansha Eye Clinic in Wanowrie, Pune. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Akhil Bharadwaj on Lybrate.com.

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Doctor has recommended glasses for my 5-year old daughter. Will it be right get her glasses in such a small age. Can eye sight improve naturally as age grows?

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Doctor has recommended glasses for my 5-year old daughter. Will it be right get her glasses in such a small age. Can ...
Hello. If the doctor has recommended glasses for your daughter, it would be a good idea to get her glasses. The reason being that the age range between birth to 12 years is the prime period for the development of the eyes. Any child in this range having glasses should be made to wear glasses and an eye checkup should be done at least every 6 months (if not advised otherwise). If glasses are not worn as recommended, there are chances of developing amblyopia (lazy eye). This entity means that the vision potential of the eye is reduced permanently. The glasses use should be recommended during school, homework, etc. But need not be worn throughout the day. Also, a good idea would be to encourage proper postural maintenance while doing homework, watching television, computer screen or the mobile phone. The distance of viewing should not be excessively close. Similarly, prolonged periods of staring at the television/ computer screen should be strictly discouraged. The power of the glasses may change with age (not necessarily improve). This would only be possible to say with time. It has been seen in certain children that glasses power reduces with age but that depends totally upon the type of eye refractive error and genetic factors. In case you require further suggestions, feel free to communicate over the video facility offered via lybrate. Hope my suggestions helped you. Take care-
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I have red eyes over 2 days and I have headache from 2days what should I do plzz give me answer fast plz.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have red eyes over 2 days and I have headache from 2days what should I do plzz give me answer fast plz.
1.Take paracetamol 500mg,1 tablet sos after food up to a maximum of 3 tablets daily, 2.Drink plenty of water 3.Take rest, sleep for 7-8 hours daily 4.avoid anxiety and stress
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Sir I am 16 years old boy my one eye is completely damaged. Please give me suggestions. What I do?

MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Amritsar
Sir I am 16 years old boy my one eye is completely damaged. Please give me suggestions. What I do?
If your eye has become white or become small, then you should try to get an artificial cosmetic shell custom made with the perfect fitting and matching with the other eye.
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Can glasses (number R - 1.00 and L - 0.75 ) resolve squint problem in a six year old?

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Can glasses (number R - 1.00 and L - 0.75 ) resolve squint problem in a six year old?
Squint invariably need surgery to correct misalignment of muscles. Very small squint can resolve with glasses. At least squint isn't visible and get concealed.
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I see threads in my right eye and images are blurry from some distance what should I do?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I see threads in my right eye and images are blurry from some distance what should I do?
get ur vision examined first .. either it may be due to low vision or simple dryness..drink plenty of fluids
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I have been suffering from red eye problem for 2 weeks please suggest me what shd I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have been suffering from red eye problem for 2 weeks please suggest me what shd I do?
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 am 54 years old and suffering from cataract in both the eyes from april 2015. Is it necessary to operate at once? Can we operate one eye after another? Is there any medicine to cure without operation? shall we start routine office work after the operation?

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Jaipur
I am 54 years old and suffering from cataract in both the eyes from april 2015. Is it necessary to operate at once?
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You one eye must be operated first and than second eye. Cataract surgery is very safe and eewarding.
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I have problem with my eyes, generally I did't use specs but after wearing specs also sometimes I am unable to judge the objects while driving.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have problem with my eyes, generally I did't use specs but after wearing specs also sometimes I am unable to judge ...
Hello, Use CMD2 eye drops , 2 drop in each eye twice daily.I suggest you to use specs regularly if you have weak vision.
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Presbyopia - How Farsightedness Affects Your Life?

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Presbyopia - How Farsightedness Affects Your Life?

As we age we get wiser for our experiences and knowledge, but it is also an accepted fact that our body and organ system get much weaker and there may be little that we can do about it. As we hit the middle ages, we start to experience problems such as wrinkles or greying of hair and general fatigue and tiredness after a short amount of activity. However, the real trouble starts when major system dysfunctions, such as the eyes and the vision.

Simple things like reading a book or a newspaper may become major tasks and it may be time to realise that we may be suffering from presbyopia. Presbyopia is commonly known as farsightedness and this is a problem in which patients find it difficult to see objects clearly when they are too close to the eyes.

How it affects the eyes:
It is a common knowledge that the vision system works with the help of natural lenses and its focal point. When the focal point of vision falls on the lenses, you may be able to experience perfect vision, but when it starts to move slightly off the point you may experience problems in viewing regular things such as printed or written words or even the things on your phone or computer.

Experiencing blurred vision when you try to view closer objects occurs because the elasticity of the lens of the eyes changes and the focal length of the lens changes with it. However, there are a lot of treatment alternatives for the problem and people do not have to start feeling old just because they experience difficulty in vision.

Treatments:
The more conventional treatments for presbyopia include the use of glasses with a power of lens that help in correcting the vision and reading may become a favoured activity again. For those who find the use of glasses to be a hindrance in regular life may also opt for contact lens, which may be a more comfortable alternative for those who may not want to make their problem obvious to the world. In a lot of cases, the people who suffer from the problem of far-sightedness may also choose to undergo surgery for the problem so that it can be corrected completely and no other measures may have to be taken.

Health issues may be a regular occurrence as you advance in age and you may have to find alternatives and treatments that help ease out the situation, but it is most imperative to make sure that you take the best advice from a qualified and certified doctor so that you problem may be diagnosed correctly and you may be able to get treatment suggestions that may cater to your specific body and ailment needs.

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Im suffering from eye pain continuously. At night while sleeping a lot of water comes out of my eyes.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Im suffering from eye pain continuously.
At night while sleeping a lot of water comes out of my eyes.
hello, I think you might be having an allergic condition of your eye. wash with pure water. if the symptom persists get your eyes checked . god bless.
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I have back pain recently all reports are normal Idont have any bad habits. I has also problem in vision. There are too many floaters there.

Ph.D - Ayurveda, MD - Ayurveda, Diploma in Diet and Nutrition, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Diploma Yoga
Ayurveda, Jaipur
I have back pain recently all reports are normal Idont have any bad habits. I has also problem in vision. There are t...
Dear lybrate-user, get a mri done to pin point the cause and site of pain. Meanwhile go for ayurveda's panchkarma therapy - we have many option for you - kati basti (specialised panchakarma procedure for backpains), localised massgae with herbal oils, localised medicated steam, pottali massage. Continue these procedures for atleast 15 days. Regular oiling of the joint will improve the lubrication also. These procedures will relax your back muscles and give strength to your nerves and muscles of back. Also start some yogic exercises - tadasana, dhanurasan, halasana along with these therapies. This will greatly help. Please avoid pushing / pulling heavy objects, long sittings, long two-wheeler drives. Although some herbal medicines might also help you but after proper history taking. Please update with your valuable feedback after 15 days.\
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I have a small injury under my left eye because of a bamboo stick, it was an accident, my cheek got swollen and the skin around my eye became violet in colour, how to get rid of the swelling and the clot immediately?

Senior Consultant Surgeon, Specialist In Refractive Lasik Surgery, MS Ophthalmology, Phacoemulsification & Multifocal Implantation, Occuloplasty Surgeon
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I have a small injury under my left eye because of a bamboo stick, it was an accident, my cheek got swollen and the s...
U can not immediatel get rid of it Apply cold compression for 2 days Take combiflame and antibiotics tablet Apply antibiotic tube over the wound It will take 7 to 10 days to heal
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I'm starting to observe that my eyes are bulging a bit. Moreover, I feel my eyes get squint when I see far things. What should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I'm starting to observe that my eyes are bulging a bit. Moreover, I feel my eyes get squint when I see far things. Wh...
Hi, get your eyes examined from an opthalmologist, do share the reports with me. Include the following for getting better vision: vitamins a, c, e, and minerals like copper and zinc are essential to eyesight. Get the antioxidants from dark leafy greens, egg yolks, yellow peppers, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, and carrots. Include garlic and onions. Blueberries, grapes as they have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that can help improve your vision. Dha is a fatty acid found in coldwater fish like salmon, sardines and mackerel. Exercises for strengthening eye muscles: -begin by partially closing your eyes; the lids should only be halfway shut. After holding for 10-15 seconds, close your eyes very slowly. Take a few deep breaths to increase oxygen in the blood. -warm your eyes. Rub your palms together to create heat, and then place them against your eyes for five seconds. Repeat this three times. -hold a pen at arm's length. Focus your gaze on the tip of the pen. Bring the pen closer to your nose at a slow and steady pace. Repeat this exercise 5-10 times. -concentrate your vision on the tip of your nose. Then shift your gaze to an object further away, either at arm's length or 20 feet away. Then shift your eyes back to the tip of your nose. Repeat this exercise 10 times. -sit in a relaxed but upright position. Begin by look to the left-most position (without moving your head) and hold to stretch your eye muscles. Hold for 5 counts. Blink and return your gaze back to look straight in front of you. Then look to the right-most position with your gaze and hold for 5 counts. Repeat 3 times, blinking between each hold. Then, repeat this exercise looking up and then down. Do not forget about blinking. -sit in a relaxed but upright position. Look up and to your right for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look up to and to your left for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look down and to your right for 5 seconds. Return your gaze to center. Look down and to your left for 5 seconds. -one helpful way to do this is to imagine that you are looking at the number 12 on a clock. Then, follow the numbers around the clock with your eyes. Repeat going the other way around the clock. -massage your temples. Using your thumb knuckles, massage your temples in small circles, 20 times in one direction and 20 in the other. Repeat the same actions above the midpoint of the eyebrows at the forehead, then below the eyes on both sides of the bridge of the nose. -take a mini-nap. Put your head back, close your eyes, and relax for 3 minutes.
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I have eye site since 15 years onwards (right eye 3.0 & left 3.25), every year checking my eyes and using spectacles as per doctors suggest. Now I am struggling with headache. When ever I speak louder, immediately I feel headache. Some times this headache will gone after sleeping but some times I have to take tablets. Kindly suggest for this my problem.

Neurologist,
I have eye site since 15 years onwards (right eye 3.0 & left 3.25), every year checking my eyes and using spectacles ...
Namaste, Your eye sight is most likely unrelated to your headaches as they could be migraines (which are the most common type of headaches). Generally, migraine begins as a dull ache and then develops into a constant throbbing and pulsating pain that you may feel at the temples, as well as the front or back of one or both sides of the head. The pain is usually accompanied by a combination of nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light and noise. The cause of migraine is believed to be chemical reactions in the brain. Treatment for migraine may include over-the-counter or prescription medications, as well as self-help techniques such as relaxation training, deep breathing, aerobic exercises, and biofeedback.
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I hv specs of power 8.0 both eye so help me is laser treatment for specs removal is good or not. I want to remove my specs.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I hv specs of power 8.0 both eye so help me is laser treatment for specs removal is good or not. I want to remove my ...
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. In case you have any other queries, feel free to contact me. Hope my suggestions help you, take care, regards.
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I have red eyes and some pain. what should I do for it? Suggest me a good medicines, and also an infection ringworm.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have red eyes and some pain. what should I do for it? Suggest me a good medicines, and also an infection ringworm.
Hello, take schwabe's euphrasia 200/ thrice a day and put euphrasia eye drops 2 drops thrice a day for 4 days. Revert back.
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My wife has episceleretis and the doctor has said not to use any drops or steroids and instead has given ibuprofen 400 mg 3 times a day. She had shown 3 doctors before and no respite, as the redness of eye would reoccur in 1 month, is this the right treatment what she has now, please guide.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist,
My wife has episceleretis and the doctor has said not to use any drops or steroids and instead has given ibuprofen 40...
Episcleritis is a recurrent disease. It's an inflammatory condition. You should use a mild steroid drop in tapering dose ( ex- Tobastar F eye drop 6 times x 4days 5times. X 4days ..... till once x 4days ) By this time redness of d eyes will go away, then start Flur eye drop 3 times for 3 months The recurrence rate will go down to a large extent with this treatment.
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I have red eyes and high blood pressure problem. It's been there since 5 years. I have completed many medicinal courses and had no effect. Please help.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
I have red eyes and high blood pressure problem. It's been there since 5 years. I have completed many medicinal cours...
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, regards.
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I am 23 year old female I have noticed black moles actually macules around my neck and back of shoulder. I have seen a dermatologist but her opinion was like these are simply moles may be familial. Since they are multiple and so small and wide spread lesions it is difficult to treat the same with even laser. Can you suggest me a better treatment.

MBBS, MD - MD- Skin & VD
Dermatologist, Ahmedabad
I am 23 year old female I have noticed black moles actually macules around my neck and back of shoulder. I have seen ...
Hello, there is no treatment for flat moles. You may try mole removal creams, I would suggest you not to. Cover them with make up rather. Mole removal creams can leave ugly marks.
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