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Dr. Ashok Desai

Ophthalmologist, Pune

500 at clinic
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Dr. Ashok Desai is a renowned Ophthalmologist in Sadashiv peth, Pune. You can meet Dr. Ashok Desai personally at Anand Maternity & Nursing Home, Sadashiv Peth in Sadashiv peth, Pune. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ashok Desai on Lybrate.com.

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I am suffering from myopia, my both eyes number is more than -4.5. Now a days I am using specs. But I want to get rid of these glasses, please give me some information for removing my eye glasses by any natural or scientific way.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I am suffering from myopia, my both eyes number is more than -4.5.
Now a days I am using specs. But I want to get rid...
Unfortunately there are no natural medications to remove spectacles permanently. You can either try contact lenses or plan for refractive lasik laser surgery 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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I have red eyes for 4 days doctor please help me and I have body pain so please help me doctor.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have red eyes for 4 days doctor please help me and I have body pain so please help me doctor.
Eye redness is most often due to swollen or dilated blood vessels. This makes the surface of the eye look red .There are many causes of a red eye or eyes like infection, allergy. foreign body in eyes. Some are medical emergencies and some are a cause for concern, but not an emergency. Others are nothing to worry about.Consult ur local eye specilist to see what is the cause
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I m facing a little problem I have red eyes for 2days and I used ciplox drop twice a day. But nothing happened. Is something serious?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I m facing a little problem I have red eyes for 2days and I used ciplox drop twice a day. But nothing happened. Is so...
Hello. Eyes have many small blood vessels. It is normal and is required for nutrition of eye. Eye redness is most often due to swollen or dilated blood vessels. This makes the surface of the eye look red. There are many causes of a red eye or eyes like infection, allergy. Foreign body in eyes. Some are medical emergencies and some are a cause for concern, but not an emergency. Others are nothing to worry about. Consult your local eye specilist to see what is the cause.
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I am 22 year old man. I have dark circles under my eyes, I have to give continuous sitting of around 10 hours before computer. I masturbate thrice approx in a week, I have eye allergies too, so this is due to lack of sleep or by over masturbation or due to eye allergies. Please tell me there reason and solution, how to get rid of it.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am 22 year old man. I have dark circles under my eyes, I have to give continuous sitting of around 10 hours before ...
Dark circles are because of lack of nutrients. Sleep and weakness. Ao take proper nutrients and drink plenty of juices and sleep for atleast 7 hours a day. Drink 7-8 glasses of water every day.
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My daughter is 3year 10 months old. In her left eye there is a clout from 2 months. Doctor said it puss. How it can be treated?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My daughter is 3year 10 months old. In her left eye there is a clout from 2 months. Doctor said it puss. How it can b...
Pus from eye signify nasolacrimal duct bockage...i think according to age u can go for probing procedure ...consult oculoplasty specilist for same
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I am not able to see some close objects this seems I have got some eye sight loss. please suggest?

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I am not able to see some close objects this seems I have got some eye sight loss. please suggest?
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.
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What is best food to protect our eye pain and eye visibility or maintain the health of our eyes?

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
What is best food to protect our eye pain and eye visibility or maintain the health of our eyes?
take protein diet, green vegetable diet, dal, paneer, cheese, fruits, eggs etc, drink 3-4 litre of water daily, take cap autrin 1 cap od 1 hr walk daily, it will help you,thanks.
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I am getting head ache when I am seeing sudden, bright light. I have tested for sight but doctor said no sight and head ache is not because of sight. I am not understanding whats the reason for that. Please tell me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am getting head ache when I am seeing sudden, bright light. I have tested for sight but doctor said no sight and he...
Hi. Photophobia is a symptom of abnormal intolerance to visual perception of light. As a medical symptom, photophobia is not a morbid fear or phobia, but an experience of discomfort or pain to the eyes due to light exposure or by presence of actual physical sensitivity of the eyes.
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Lazy Eye or Amblyopia - Symptoms and Cure

M.S., MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Lazy Eye or Amblyopia - Symptoms and Cure

Amblyopia or Lazy eye is the eye condition in which vision is reduced and cannot be corrected with glasses or contact lenses. All the images seen by the amblyopic eye are not fully acknowledged by the brain. It always affects only one eye, but may be accompanied with reduction of vision in both eyes. It can cause loss of vision, including loss of depth perception and two-eyed 3D vision. It's treatment can yield improvements at any age, but early detection can offer the best chances for a cure. Recent research has proven that lazy eye treatment can be successful in older children and adults. Comprehensive vision examinations are required for infants, toddlers, and pre-school children for the detection of lazy eye or amblyopia.

When the brain parts related with visual processing do not function properly, problems arise with such visual functions as the perception of movement, depth perception and fine detail (acuity, clear eyesight and sharp vision). Amblyopia is the most prevalent neurological defect of vision in children and adults resulting from developmental problems in the brain. Any interference with clear vision in either eye during the first six years or 'critical' period of visual and brain development can cause a lazy eye.

Constant strabismus or the constant turn of one eye in any direction, be it inward turn or crossed eye is one of common causes of amblyopia. The differences in vision or it's prescription between the two eyes leads to refractive amblyopia. Sometimes congenital disorders or a physical blockage of an eye due to trauma, drooping lids, cataract or a blocked tear duct can also lead to amblyopia. Many parents and children are not aware of any symptoms, as amblyopia usually occurs in one eye only and a lazy eye condition can exist without a noticeable eye turn. The visual acuity tests in addition to the 20/20 eye test charts and eye examination with cycloplegic drops by ophthalmologists are necessary to detect lazy eye.

Vision therapy for the eyes and brain is a highly effective non-surgical treatment for lazy eye. It is a progressive program of vision exercises customized to fit the visual needs of each patient. It is conducted at the clinic and occasionally supplemented with exercises to be done at home or workplace. It improve visual comfort, ease, and efficiency and change how a patient processes or interprets visual information. When considering treatment options, it is important to understand that lazy eye results from neurological deficit or problems in the brain and surgery for lazy eye is performed on the muscles on the outside of the eye. Most of the cases, lazy eye surgery provides cosmetic benefits and does not improve the patient's vision, hence options for vision improvement should be exhausted before eye muscle surgery is considered.

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My father have eyes problem. There is continuous watering in eyes. He has minor cataract (motiya) in a eye also. He wears spectacles also. Suggest me some eye drops to stop water or anything else.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My father have eyes problem. There is continuous watering in eyes. He has minor cataract (motiya) in a eye also. He w...
Hello this may be due to dryness you can 1. Blink a lot 2. Wash eyes with fresh water 3. Cold compresses 4. Use lubricating eye drop like flogel This is a provisional diagnosis. Consult your ophthalmologist for detailed examination.
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So you have red eyes for 3 days without any pain and discharge and itching. So you can just try with phenyl eye drops 4 times a day. This should help.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
So you have red eyes for 3 days without any pain and discharge and itching. So you can just try with phenyl eye drops...
Hello you are right you can 1. Cold compresses 2. Blink a lot use i-kul plus eyedrop thrice daily consult local eye specilist if there is no relief.
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Sometimes I can see the future it takes time to happen but it happens. It happens in 2 to 3 months or years also but it happens. And when it happen I can feel that the vision has already came.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Sometimes I can see the future it takes time to happen but it happens. It happens in 2 to 3 months or years also but ...
Yours is a case of Precognitive dreams and these dreams are dreams that appear to predict the future through a sixth sense; a way of accessing future information that is unrelated to any existing knowledge acquired through normal means.Let me give you an example of what many people would deem as precognition, but is actually quite simply explained. Rosy has a dream that she is pregnant and three weeks later discovers that she is pregnant in real life. This is not really a psychic dream because Rosy had access to plenty of unconscious insight: her body gave her subtle signals, and she knew she had been trying to conceive.In the same way we all have intuitive dreams like this. They express our innermost hopes and fears based on unconscious information that we may or may not be repressing. There is nothing paranormal about Rosy's dream.Indeed, to be deemed a truly precognitive dream with paranormal roots, we need to access unpredictable information about the future. And that is one reason why precognition is hard to prove.
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What are side effects by using eye lens? And how many hours we are wear it in a day?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
What are side effects by using eye lens? And how many hours we are wear it in a day?
Hello a. If we use them properly then there are no side effects of using lenses b. We can wear them for 8-10 hrs daily without problem.
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Sir, I have long sihtdeness problem. I have been using spectacles for 6 years and the power is increasing. Doctors have told me not to undergo surgery right now. Can I undergo for it. What should I do to improve my vision?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
Sir, I have long sihtdeness problem. I have been using spectacles for 6 years and the power is increasing. Doctors ha...
Unfortunately there are no natural medications to remove spectacles permanently. You can either try contact lenses or plan for refractive lasik laser surgery.
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My daughter is 4years old And she has a style on her left eye which remains untreated. We apply Betadine regularly bt it keeps on appearing once or twice every year What is the best treatment? Please advice urgently.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My daughter is 4years old And she has a style on her left eye which remains untreated.
We apply Betadine regularly bt...
Hello 1. Stye is common in children and it is due to poor lid hygiene prevention: 1. Maintain lid hygiene 2. Avoid rubbing eyes treatment: 1. Hot fomentation 2. Apply antibiotic ointment locally prevention is better than cure.
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I want to correct my eye defect myopia, tell me any home remedy to correct it. And also tell me a balance diet which is proper for me in this stage, to correct this defect.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I want to correct my eye defect myopia, tell me any home remedy to correct it. And also tell me a balance diet which ...
Hello, 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 eyes: Warm your eyes. Rub your palms together to create heat, and then place them against your eyes for five seconds. Repeat this three times. Roll your eyes. Start by looking up and then slowly circle 10 times clockwise and 10 times counterclockwise. Focus. Hold a pen at arm's length, focus your eyes on it, and slowly bring the pen closer until it's about 6 inches away from your nose. Then slowly move it back, keeping your eyes focused on the pen, 10 times in all. 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 mid-point 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. Insufficient sleep may weaken your vision, so shoot for 8 hours of sound sleep a night. Rest your eyes 10 minutes for every 50 minutes spent reading or in front of the computer. If your eyes feel overly tired, lie down and place cooling cucumber slices over your eyelids. Medication: Take homoeopathic medicine which will help you in preventing first and reducing the power of your eyes. Take Physostigma 6/ thrice daily for 1 month. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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I am 21 years old and I am suffering with under eye winkles. Kindly can you help me out if this problem.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 21 years old and I am suffering with under eye winkles. Kindly can you help me out if this problem.
Hello, Take healthy balanced diet including whole grains, green leafy vegetables, fruits and nuts. Drink 10 to 12 glasses of water daily. Take a sound sleep of 8 hours minimum. Apply bakson's under eye cream on the dark circles. Apply Patanjali aloe vera gel on the whole face at night. Home remedy:-1.Cucumbers have skin-lightening and mild astringent properties that help fix those raccoon eyes naturally. Plus, they have a soothing and refreshing effect. Cut a fresh cucumber into thick slices and chill them in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Put the slices onto the affected skin area for about 10 minutes. Wash the area with water. Repeat twice daily for about a week or more. Another option is to mix cucumber juice with lemon juice in equal amounts. Use a cotton ball to apply the mixture on the affected skin. Leave it on for 15 minutes and then wash it off with water. Follow this remedy daily for at least one week. 2.Raw Potato:-There are natural bleaching agents present in potato that can help lighten dark circles and get rid of puffiness around the eyes. Grate one or two raw potatoes to extract the juice. Soak a cotton ball in the juice and place it over your closed eyes. Make sure the juice covers the dark circles under your eyes as well as the eyelids. Allow the juice to sit for 10 to 15 minutes. Rinse your eyelids well with cool water. Repeat once or twice daily for a few weeks. Instead of potato juice, you can also use thick potato slices to remove dark circles. 3.Tomato:-Tomatoes have bleaching properties that can lighten skin to a great extent. Mix one teaspoon of tomato juice with one-half teaspoon of lemon juice. Gently apply this mixture on the dark circles and allow it to sit for 10 minutes. Rinse it off with water. Follow this remedy twice a day for a few weeks. Simply using tomato juice will also work. You can also drink a glass of tomato juice with some mint leaves, lemon juice and salt. For maximum results, be sure to drink this juice immediately after making it. Drink it once or twice a day for about a week. :- Rose water Rose water has incredible ingredient for skin care. It rejuvenates the skin and has a soothing effect on tired eyes. Due to its mild astringent properties, it also works as a good skin toner. * Soak cotton eye pads in pure rose water for a few minutes. *Put the soaked pads on your closed eyelids. *Leave them on for about 15 minutes. *Follow this remedy twice daily for a few weeks.
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Eye Redness and Why It Happens

MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Eye Redness and Why It Happens

While red bloodshot eyes may look worrisome at first sight, it is not a cause of concern all the time. There are benign, short-lasting bouts that will disappear on their own to serious medical reasons that could require intervention.

Listed below are some common causes and ways to manage red eyes.

  1. Conjunctivitis: The most common cause of red or pink eye is a conjunctivitis infection of the membrane covering the sclera. The blood vessels are irritated and give the eye a red hue. This is contagious and very common in children, needs to be treated with antibiotic drops based on the cause.
  2. Allergy: Be it pollen, dust, dander, or some other chemicals, eyes could be sensitive to it and get inflamed and take on a red color. This can be treated with a combination of prevention by avoiding exposure to the allergen (which causes the allergy) and some antihistamine drops if required.
  3. Contact lenses: Extended or improper use of contact lenses is the main reason for red eyes in contact lens users. There is reduced lubrication, increased accumulation of dust and microbes if the lens is not removed at frequent intervals. Removal of the lens and visits to the doctor are important things for managing it.
  4. Computer Vision Syndrome: With people spending a large amount of time staring at computer screens, tablets and phone screens, the dryness in the eyes increase, thereby, leading to red eyes. The reduced blinking when working on computers also affects the condition. It is therefore very important to take conscious breaks to stare away from the monitors and use special glasses if required. In some cases, eye drops may also be required.
  5. Occupational Hazard: For people working outdoors, conditions such as dust, heat, smoke, and dry air increase the chances of red eyes. Reducing exposure as much as possible and use of protective eyewear is extremely essential.
  6. Dry Eye Syndrome: The tear glands are a constant source of lubrication for the eyes and also cleanse the eyes from the minute dust particles and other irritants. For various reasons, the tears produced may not be sufficient and can lead to red eyes. Artificial tear substitute could be used for managing this.

Some benign reasons like swimming, smoking, lack of sleep, pregnancy, common cold also produce bloodshot eyes. On the other hand, corneal ulcer, uveitis, ocular herpes, glaucoma, and other medical conditions could also lead to red eyes.

If it persists for more than 2 days, is painful, and is associated with discharge or sensitivity to light, it is important to seek medical help, especially if associated with injury or trauma.

Related Tip: "Natural Remedies For Better Eyesight"

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I'm 19 female. My eye sight was developing day by day. My father also had the eye sight. I'm getting worried about my eyes. If laser treatment can help me or there is any side effects? How can we improve our eye sight please suggest me.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I'm 19 female. My eye sight was developing day by day. My father also had the eye sight. I'm getting worried about my...
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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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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