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Dr. Sameer Potnis

MBBS, DNB - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist, Pune

19 Years Experience  ·  0 - 300 at clinic
Dr. Sameer Potnis MBBS, DNB - Ophthalmology Ophthalmologist, Pune
19 Years Experience  ·  0 - 300 at clinic
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Dr. Sameer Potnis is an experienced Ophthalmologist in Kothrud, Pune. He has over 19 years of experience as a Ophthalmologist. He has completed MBBS, DNB - Ophthalmology . You can consult Dr. Sameer Potnis at IRIS Eye Care in Kothrud, Pune. Book an appointment online with Dr. Sameer Potnis on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - B J Medical College Pune - 1998
DNB - Ophthalmology - National Board of Examinations, New Delhi - 2003
Awards and Recognitions
FCPS , College Of Physicians & Surgeons Mumbai
Professional Memberships
Poona Ophthalmological Society
Indian Medical Association (IMA)

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I am 34 years old and suffering from serpiginous choroiditis. What should I do?

Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery, MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist,
its a dangerous problem and u should consult a retina or uvea specialist. online consultation is not recommended for this.
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My age is 16 my eye sight is 3 I am wearing spectacles can you consult me to reduce my eye sight.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My age is 16 my eye sight is 3 I am wearing spectacles can you consult me to reduce my eye sight.
There is no medication or food for improving eyesight or to get rid of glasses. If not interested in glasses then you can try a. Contact lens b. Lasik laser as your age is now 16 years so your number will not increase much now whether you wear glasses or not as number becomes stable at age of 18-20 yrs. Having said that I advise you to eat balanced diet including green vegetables and seasonal fruits for keeping eyes and body healthy. Lasik is a very easy and painless procedure. If you want to get rid of glasses then go for lasik after age of 18 yrs.
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My eyesight is become weak and it stat decreasing form 4 months and how I can overcome form it.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My eyesight is become weak and it stat decreasing form 4 months and how I can overcome form it.
Hello, get your eyes tested from an opthalmologist. 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. 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 then reducing the power of your eyes (if the eye power is less). Take physostigma 6/ thrice daily for 1 month and instill euphrasia eye drops twice a day. Thereafter, revert back for further guidance.
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Since from last 4 months their some kind of pus coming out from my eye with pain and wound which looks like normal pimple, and I gone though crossed eye operation in last 5 month so please suggest me what I have to do.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Since from last 4 months their some kind of pus coming out from my eye with pain and wound which looks like normal pi...
The best thing for you to do is to go and consult your eye specialist in person. The reason for this being that you have recently undergone surgery for your eyes. The pimple should be taken seriously and treatment should be initiated for the same. Hope my suggestions helped you. Take care. regards-Dr. Chaitanya.
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My eyes become yellow from my birth but I am not suffered from jaundice. Dr advised to take medicine (gardenal 60. But problem is same.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
My eyes become yellow from my birth but I am not suffered from jaundice. Dr advised to take medicine (gardenal 60. Bu...
U might be having congenital hyperbilirubinemia also called Gilbert syndrome Ur liver function tests needs to be seen in total first Treatment can be decided thereafter
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Hi, I'm an IT employee. Working with a computer makes my eyes stressed. Especially my right eye swells regularly. Please let me know why this is happening. Thanks in advance.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
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I'm an IT employee. Working with a computer makes my eyes stressed. Especially my right eye swells regularly. Ple...
Prolonged working on laptop/tv/mobile can cause computer vision syndrome. Computer vision syndrome is a condition resulting from focusing the eyes on a computer or other display device for, uninterrupted periods of time. Some symptoms of cvs include a. Headaches b blurred vision c. Neck pain d redness in the eyes e. Eye strain f dry eyes sometimes watery eyes these symptoms can be further aggravated by improper lighting conditions. Measures to reduce this include 1. Work under proper light. 2. Blink a lot. 3. Cold compresses 4. Use good lubricating eyedrop.
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I have red eyes from 3 days what should I do. Its paining and I am getting problem to see any thing. Continues water is coming from my eyes.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes from 3 days what should I do. Its paining and I am getting problem to see any thing. Continues water ...
Pain and watering of eyes can be due to many reasons and the main reasons are 1.Eye Allergy due to dust,Pollution,infection 2.Weak Eyesight 3.Continuous watching TV,Mobile,computor in dim light 4.Any eye injury 5.Lack of sleep 6.Continuous headache 7.Hypertension. So,my suggestion for you is either you give details of your eye watering reasons or visit a local doctor for an eye check up as a final examination can only be made after physical examination. For tht time start using following homoeopathic eyedrops CINERARIA /EUPHRASIA EYEDROPS ( SBL ) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily
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I have been facing continuously headache since last 6 months, I checked my eyes vision and took also medicine but I can't feel relaxed still yet.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I have been facing continuously headache since last 6 months, I checked my eyes vision and took also medicine but I c...
Hello, * you should b stressed free, opt meditation. *take, easily digestible diet to avoid gastric disorder.* take, plenty of water. **homoeo-medicine** @ spigelia 200-6 pills, thrice a day. @ natrum mur 200- 6 pills, thrice a day. * avoid, dust, smoke, alcohol, smoking, junk food. Report wkly.
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My age is 20. But my eye power is very less. What can I do to improve my eye sight?

DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Trichy
My age is 20. But my eye power is very less. What can I do to improve my eye sight?
I presume that you have a refractive error, the only possible ways are glasses, contact lenses and laser.
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I have noticed small blood vessels in my eyes, what should I do. I am 22 year old, and I have wearing contacts for more than 3 year. I dnt wear any glasses but I noticed small blood vessels in my eye. It's not to the point where I look stoned, but it brothers me and I dnt want it to get worst. Thanks.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have noticed small blood vessels in my eyes, what should I do.
I am 22 year old, and I have wearing contacts for mo...
Hello our eyes have small blood vessels and these provide nutrition to our eye. These are very important for proper functioning of our eye. So do not worry.
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I have lots of computer works to do, now my eye site getting weak, what should I do?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have lots of computer works to do, now my eye site getting weak, what should I do?
Hello dear. 1. Computer work can't make your eyes weak. Onlt thing it can do is computer vision syndrome. I will describe computer vision syndrome subsequently. 2. Your refractive error (glass number) will not increase much now as it usually stabilizes at 18-20years age. So relax 3. To get rid of glasses you can try contact lens or go for lasik surgery now coming to computer vision syndrome: prolonged working on laptop/tv/mobile can cause computer vision syndrome. Computer vision syndrome is a condition resulting from focusing the eyes on a computer or other display device for, uninterrupted periods of time. Some symptoms of cvs include a. Headaches b blurred vision c. Neck pain d redness in the eyes e. Eye strain f dry eyes these symptoms can be further aggravated by improper lighting conditions. Measures to reduce this include 1. Work under proper light. 2. Blink a lot. 3. Cold compresses 4. Use good lubricating eyedrop.
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For Healthy Eyes

DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Surat
For Healthy Eyes
Eat a well balanced diet including green leafy vegetables for healthy eyes.
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I have a problem in eyes and throat and asthma during summer season in April or may.

Diploma - Diploma - OLO - Rhino-Laryngology
Acupuncturist, Indore
I have a problem in eyes and throat and asthma during summer season in April or may.
Gargle daily with warm salt water take turmeric in one glass of water n blacke pepper powder in that do acupressure in chest in its v v effective.
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I am jaydeep tejani and 24 year old. I have problem with my left eye. From eye liquid drop (tearing) coming out continuously, eye becomes red. What I have to do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am jaydeep tejani and 24 year old. I have problem with my left eye. From eye liquid drop (tearing) coming out conti...
Hi, 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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Although I wear specs but I have tiredness in eyes please suggest that which vitamin or food I should take.

MS - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Rewa
Although I wear specs but I have tiredness in eyes please suggest that which vitamin or food I should take.
Dear lybrate-user:- As per your complaints, you r suffering from Refractive error with accomodative asthenopia. Take regullar exercises, green vegetables, coloured fruits, PLENTY of water. Cap Macucheck once a day × 15 days.
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When I woke up morning I found some dirty things at the corners of my eyes daily. It that a serious issue .what I need to do for that suggest something.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
When I woke up morning I found some dirty things at the corners of my eyes daily. It that a serious issue .what I nee...
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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Sir I have a problem I can't seen and I can't reed book my eyes will not proper work what's should I do please suggest me.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Sir I have a problem I can't seen and I can't reed book my eyes will not proper work what's should I do please sugges...
Hello lybrate-user. There are multiple causes responsible for diminution/ blurring of vision. Let me enumerate them in brief for you: (1) refractive error. This is one of the commonest reasons responsible. Minus or plus number in one eye or both eyes may be responsible for weak/ blurred vision. The solution for this is glasses/ contact lens/ refractive surgery (if applicable). It should be checked by a trained optometrist/ ophthalmologist and proper glasses should be prescribed. (2) cornea related problem: injury, degeneration, infections or inflammation occurring on the cornea tend to causes loss of transparency and lead to weakening of vision. These should be assessed preferably by a cornea specialist and treated appropriately. (3) cataract in the lens of the eye: this usually occurs with increasing age but in some cases may occur at a younger age. There are multiple systemic factors responsible (eg. Diabetes, increased cholesterol levels, etc) injury to the eye may also cause cataract. This should be assessed and treated appropriately by a cataract specialist. (4) retina/ vitreous problems: these occur due to a variety of reasons such as high minus numbers, diabetes, trauma, etc. These issues are best assessed and treated by a retina specialist. There are good quality surgical options available for the same. (5) optic nerve related problems: these may occur due to raised eye pressure (glaucoma), or occur in association with certain conditions related to the brain and the blood vessels. These are best assessed by a retina/ glaucoma specialist (whichever applicable). (6) neurological problems: certain problems in the brain and the central nervous system tend to cause weakening/ blurring of vision. These are best assessed by an eye specialist in concordance with a neurologist and a neurosurgeon if required. Thus, based on the category you fall under, it would be necessary to take appropriate help and treatment. Hope my suggestions helped you.
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Sir I am using glasses. Power is little high. I found that after every 8 to 9 month my eye power increase and I changed glass every time which is more powerful than previous. But now some days ago I am facing same problem again I feel that my eyes become weaker much. I feel some pressure or load in my eye. Can you suggest any medicine or drop for my eyes. Thnku.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Sir I am using glasses. Power is little high. I found that after every 8 to 9 month my eye power increase and I chang...
Hello lybrate-user. Sorry about your eye problem. If you are facing pressure/ load around your eyes it would be a good idea to get the following assessed: (a) eye pressure checkup. (b) dilated retina evaluation. (c) systemic checkup by a physician. The reason for systemic checkup is that your blood pressure and other vital parameters should be checked along with the eyes. There are multiple causes responsible for diminution/ blurring of vision. Let me enumerate them in brief for you: (1) refractive error. This is one of the commonest reasons responsible. Minus or plus number in one eye or both eyes may be responsible for weak/ blurred vision. The solution for this is glasses/ contact lens/ refractive surgery (if applicable). It should be checked by a trained optometrist/ ophthalmologist and proper glasses should be prescribed. (2) cornea related problem: injury, degeneration, infections or inflammation occurring on the cornea tend to causes loss of transparency and lead to weakening of vision. These should be assessed preferably by a cornea specialist and treated appropriately. (3) cataract in the lens of the eye: this usually occurs with increasing age but in some cases may occur at a younger age. There are multiple systemic factors responsible (eg. Diabetes, increased cholesterol levels, etc) injury to the eye may also cause cataract. This should be assessed and treated appropriately by a cataract specialist. (4) retina/ vitreous problems: these occur due to a variety of reasons such as high minus numbers, diabetes, trauma, etc. These issues are best assessed and treated by a retina specialist. There are good quality surgical options available for the same. (5) optic nerve related problems: these may occur due to raised eye pressure (glaucoma), or occur in association with certain conditions related to the brain and the blood vessels. These are best assessed by a retina/ glaucoma specialist (whichever applicable). (6) neurological problems: certain problems in the brain and the central nervous system tend to cause weakening/ blurring of vision. These are best assessed by an eye specialist in concordance with a neurologist and a neurosurgeon if required. Thus, based on the category you fall under, it would be necessary to take appropriate help and treatment. Hope my suggestions helped you. Let me know if you require further assistance. Take care.
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I'm 20 years old and i'm having a left squint eye. Is there any method of correcting it without any surgery?

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I'm 20 years old and i'm having a left squint eye. Is there any method of correcting it without any surgery?
Go for a complete examination and diagnosis. In initial stages and in mild squints of a perticular type can b corrected by orthoptic exercises and prisms and spectacles. However the final treatment modality depends upon the type and amount of squint you hav.
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Sir I have fever from 10 days and my eyes are red. Please help me.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician,
Sir I have fever from 10 days and my eyes are red. Please help me.
Fever is not considered medically significant until body temperature is above 100.4 F (38 C). Fever serves as body's natural defences against bacteria and viruses which cannot live at higher temperatures. Also, the body's defence mechanisms seem to work more efficiently at a higher temperature -Fevers of 104 F (40 C) or higher may be dangerous and demand immediate treatments like: -Acetaminophen (dolo-650 mg) twice or thrice can be used to lower a fever . Aspirin should not be used for fever in children/ adolescents or during a viral illness. -Wear loose fitting clothes and don’t overdress. Overdressing can cause temperature to rise further. -Tepid water (85 F [30 C]) baths may help bring down a fever -The body should be cooled with a wet sponge. -A fever can cause severe dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids.. Have citrus fruits, particularly Vitamin C rich ones like mausami, Amla juice etc. -Take light and easily digestible home cooked meals like sprouts.avoid outside food -Wash hands frequently with soap and water especially after returning from public places or public transport. -Further therapy depends on the cause of fever like urinary infection/typhoid or malaria/dengue infection and the accompanying symptoms that need to be investigated and treated accordingly
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