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Dr. Chitra Sambare

Ophthalmologist, Pune

500 at clinic
Dr. Chitra Sambare Ophthalmologist, Pune
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Dr. Chitra Sambare is an experienced Ophthalmologist in Sangamvadi, Pune. You can consult Dr. Chitra Sambare at Jehangir Hospital in Sangamvadi, Pune. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Chitra Sambare on Lybrate.com.

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I wear spectacle and now I want to be free from them by operation. Is it good practice to get operate for this. And how much percentage of success.

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I wear spectacle and now I want to be free from them by operation. Is it good practice to get operate for this. And h...
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. Hope my suggestions help you, take care, regards.

I am suffering from hairfall, and have dandruff problem, how can I check dandruff problem, and regain my hair. And what should I do to improve my eye sight.

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I am suffering from hairfall, and have dandruff problem, how can I check dandruff problem, and regain my hair. And wh...
1.Use amla (gooseberry) juice on scalp and also to drink. 2.Mix curry leaves with coconut oil and heat up and let it cool. Wheat Germ oil to massage your head at night. You can also put some fenugreek powder in the oil, heat the oil a bit and apply it on scalp for hairfall, whitening and dandruff. 3.Apply hair packs like Egg with Yogurt, Banana. 4.Have lots of green leafy vegetables and fruits rich in Vitamin C. 5.Protein is the most important element for maintaining hair health. Make sure your diet in protein rich sources like eggs, fish, chicken, soyabean, sprouts, pulses and grains 6.Zinc, iron & copper promote healthy hair. Some sources of this are – eggs, whole grains, all types of seeds like flaxseed, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, Dry fruits and nuts etc.

I have red eyes over 3 days and feel uncomfortable. I also feels fever. Which medicine should I use?

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I have red eyes over 3 days and feel uncomfortable. I also feels fever. Which medicine should I use?
for red eye you can use eye drop genty 1to 2 drop in both eyes twice a day. take tab. combiflaim twice a day. Never take asprin medicines in fever now a days. feel cold then cover body with warm cloths, avoid dust area, clean body, change cloths daily, change bed sheet daily, avoid stress.avoid non-veg.,avoid alcohol intake if smokes avoid also that. Cold sponging if get high fever. drink warm water, juice,green veg. Soups,lquid diets, dalia, take protein diets, tulsi leaf in tea or warm water, geloy juice, avoid cold area,cold things .i.e. ice creams, fast/junk foods, chinese foods,spicy foods, fat meal, take bed rest ,

Sir my daughter 6 years old had been detected with -3 cylindrical power in one eye and the other eye is 0.she is wearing specs now sir what can be done to improve his eyesight and to remove her specs.

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Sir my daughter 6 years old had been detected with -3 cylindrical power in one eye and the other eye is 0.she is wear...
If there is -3 cylindrical power in one eye, its unusual and you need to get eyes tested for a test called as topography test. Also its likely that your daughter might be having ocular allergy (eye rubbing). Pls get it thoroughly checked by eye specialist. Any treatment for spectacle removal is only done after the age of 18 years.

I feel itching in my eyes. Sometimes I am unable to open them properly. (My eyesight is 6/6.) What is the problem?

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I feel itching in my eyes. Sometimes I am unable to open them properly. (My eyesight is 6/6.) What is the problem?
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. Use antiallergic eyedrop along with lubricating eyedrop. 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.

I have got -3.75 power in both eyes, my cornea is very thin . My doc said that laser is not possible because of thin cornea . Will I ever get rid off spectacles ?

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Hi, Of Course you have other options. An ICL (implantable contact lens) is among the best alternative for those who are not suitable for LASIK/Lasers. The results are unbelievably outstanding. ICL is reversible, unlike Laser/LASIK which is not reversible. But cost of ICL is higher andrisk of complications is slightly more than with /Laser.

I am 22 and my eys go red and watery mostly in sun. Sometimes a white spots is seen in my right eye and it is painfully to see anything. Give me suggestions please.

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I am 22 and my eys go red and watery mostly in sun. Sometimes a white spots is seen in my right eye and it is painful...
If associated with eye pain, redness and discharge, it is mostly acute conjunctivities, put topical eyedrops moxiflox and flur four times a day and tear substitute like genteal four times a day in d affected eye. It would be okay in 3 -4 days. Take care of eye hygiene that you yourself/other family members don't share the clothes and hankie of the affected eye to the normal eye else the normal eye wd also contract the infection. You can wash your eyes twice to thrice but not very frequently as it washes away the tear film which naturally contains imp antibacterial and anti infective elements: 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 acute red eye.

Dear Sir, I am a 31 Years Male Old. I have Eye Infection Disease.So I have also Red Eyes. What should I do? Please Give me Suggest Treatment.

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I am a 31 Years Male Old. I have Eye Infection Disease.So I have also Red Eyes. What should I do? Please Gi...
If you have red eyes with discharge. It is most likely to be conjunctivitis. Kindly consult ophthalmologist.

I am not able to sleep before 3 am. I tried my best but I couldn't. Several times in a day water is coming out of my eye? Suggest me for the treatment.

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I am not able to sleep before 3 am. I tried my best but I couldn't. Several times in a day water is coming out of my ...
Hello, use Euphrasia 10 % , eye drop, 2 drop in each eye twice daily. Take kali phos 6x, 5 tabs thrice daily. Take Avena sativa Q, + Withania somQ,+ passiflora Q, 10 drops of each mix with half cup of water, twice daily. Revert me after 15 days.

Does eye exercises help in improve vision acuity ?

Phaco Development Program, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology, DNB Ophtalmology, MBBS
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No. Studies have proven that there will be no improvement in visual acuity but progression of myopia is supposed to be lesser if exercises are performed diligently.

Getting some permanent kind of pimples on face and neck, but now it has appeared on upper layer of my eye, due to which it is creating problems. Please advise what to do.

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Getting some permanent kind of pimples on face and neck, but now it has appeared on upper layer of my eye, due to whi...
For acne do the following: wash your face 5-6 times daily. Take one cup of spinach juice every day. If you can, eat only fruits and fruit juices for three days. Apply steam on your face. Do some exercise for 20 mins to 30 mins, which will cause heavy sweating on the entire body. These will remove pimples from his face in less than two months. Also remember no lotion, cream or medicine can actually remove them permanently. Only the above treatment can do so. If you can come for a visit still better advice is possible.

I am 38 year old and suffering from ED and PE with no any interest in sex. I taken some allopathic and Ayurvedic and Homeopathic Medicines for my problem but I nothing any result. I have not any feeling about sex and not any erection with penis and get some little erection than discharge with huge liquid. I taken one 100 mg Tablet Sildenafil for my sex desire on monthly basis but this tablet have more side effect on my body as low Eye sight and other problems. I check my Blood taste as Thyroid and other as prescribed by Doctor than all reports are ok and fine Please please suggest me the best solution my problem.

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I am 38 year old and suffering from ED and PE with no any interest in sex.
I taken some allopathic and Ayurvedic and ...
First of all rule out any organic cause. Get checked for thyroid, bp, sugar, lipids and testosterone levels etc. If everything is normal, then go for vascular assessment (penile doppler). If that too is normal, then it is psychogenic and you can consult a psychiatrist. For, more details and explanation. If you want to consult me, ask a private chat/call/video call through lybrate.

I am suffering from short sightedness is there to get improve my eyes as earlier?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
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I am suffering from short sightedness is there to get improve my eyes as earlier?
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

Hey. I have red eyes last three day. Give me suggestions for it. I have not got to doctor. please give me suggestions. Thank you.

MS - Ophthalmology
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Hey. I have red eyes last three day. Give me suggestions for it. I have not got to doctor. please give me suggestions...
Hi lybrate-user take vigamox eye drops 5 times per day tab cetrizine 2 times per day tab aceclofenac 2 times per day.

I have red eyes or 2 to 3day my eyes feeling cloudy I can not see properly than what should I do.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist
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I have red eyes or 2 to 3day my eyes feeling cloudy I can not see properly than what should 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.

I feeling always sleepy due yo paining of eyes and I feel thats why so much lazy so what's the problem behind that I want solution.

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Ophthalmologist
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I feeling always sleepy due yo paining of eyes and I feel thats why so much lazy so what's the problem behind that I ...
Most common cause is having a spectacles power. Just get it checked with nearest eye care specialist

My friend cannot see in bright light but by putting black spec he can do anything but after remove black spec he can't see or read anything.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist
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My friend cannot see in bright light but by putting black spec he can do anything but after remove black spec he can'...
Hello 1. Some people are sensitive to light but this does not mean that they have eye disease 2. In general photophobia may be present in many disease like cataract, glaucoma, cone dystrophy etc. 3. Consult your local ophthalmologist and rule out any ocular disease.

I have red eyes in someday, every one ask's why your eyes are in red colour conditions. But I don't know why this is happen. Give me the suggestion.

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Homeopath
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I have red eyes in someday, every one ask's why your eyes are in red colour conditions. But I don't know why this is ...
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.

I am 22 years old, and I have -3.00 power in both eyes. How should I keep it good?

FICO, Specialist in Cataract,Cornea and refractive surgeries , MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist
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Normally the number gets stabilise after 18yrs of age. There is no major role of food or any other thing in keeping it good. Use of goggles outside to protect against ultraviolet rays and eating green leafy vegetables and fruits may have some effect.

Hello my name is shama. I want to know that my eyesight is a little weak. But I don't want to wear spectacles all the time. What's the other options for me?

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist
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Hello my name is shama. I want to know that my eyesight is a little weak. But I don't want to wear spectacles all the...
You may consider contact lens as an alternative. Another option is surgery. 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.
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