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Dr. Swarna Joshi

Bachelor of Clinical Optometry (B.Optm.)

Ophthalmologist, Pune

8 Years Experience
Dr. Swarna Joshi Bachelor of Clinical Optometry (B.Optm.) Ophthalmologist, Pune
8 Years Experience
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Dr. Swarna Joshi is a trusted Ophthalmologist in Kothrud, Pune. She has been a practicing Ophthalmologist for 8 years. She is a Bachelor of Clinical Optometry (B.Optm.) . She is currently practising at Shreeyash Opticals & Contact Lens in Kothrud, Pune. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Swarna Joshi on Lybrate.com.

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How to products our eye from pollution and eye pain. And how to live with out infection.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
How to products our eye from pollution and eye pain. And how to live with out infection.
Hi, give sufficient rest to your eyes with proper sleep. Keep yourself hydrated with intake of 10-12 glasses of water in a day. Eat healthy especially vitamin a rich food (green vegetables, carrots, yellow fruits and vegetables) and avoid junk food. Always wear good brand goggles with uv-protection. Hold tap water in your flexed palm, dip your one eye closer to the water level, shut and open your eyelids often. Do the same with your other eye. Repeat this whole process 1-2 times more in a day. Give your eyes proper rest. Can keep slices of cucumber or potato or used tea bags over the closed eyes for sometime. Medication: instill 2 drops of euphrasia eye drops in each eye twice daily. 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. -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. Medication: instill 2 drops of euphrasia eye drops twice daily.
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I have red eye problem. Every morning when I woke up I find them What should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eye problem. Every morning when I woke up I find them
What should I do?
Eyes appear red because the vessels at the surface of the white portion of the eye (sclera) become swollen. Vessels may swell due to:---------------- •Eye dryness------------- •Too much sun exposure----------- •Dust or other particles in the eye----------- •Allergies--------- •Infection------------ •Injury----------- Homoeopathic medicine------------------- EUPHRASIA 30 (Dr Reckeweg) Drink 2 drops direct on tongue every 2-3 hrly---------------- CINERARIA /EUPHRASIA EYEDROPS (SBL) pour into eyes 1-2 drops 3 times daily--------------------- Report after 5 days----------------------
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Hello Doctor I want to become a pilot but my eyesight is 6.18/6.25.Am I eligible for it? If not how to correct it? please reply.

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
Hello Doctor I want to become a pilot but my eyesight is 6.18/6.25.Am I eligible for it? If not how to correct it? pl...
You are not eligible for pilot ,for pilot one needs 6/5 both eyes without glass ,no colour blindness ,&binocular Single Vision. LASIK is prohibited for this type of job, with regards.
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Dr. my power is too weak _3.5 on both. I want to do lasik will it be permanent for life time and save.

FICO, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Gandhinagar
Dr. my power is too weak _3.5 on both. I want to do lasik will it be permanent for life time and save.
Hello lybrate-user. Operations done to remove the refractive error (power) of the eyes are known as refractive surgery (lasik). 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 via the audio/video facility offered by lybrate. Hope my suggestions help you, take care, regards.
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I have red eyes form past three days what is the perfect problem for this eye pain.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
I have red eyes form past three days what is the perfect problem for this eye pain.
there may be infection , inside the eyes. use oflox eye fdrop one drop 4 times daily for 5 days. if not ok consult eye doctor.
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I am having problem of my eyes but can not solve it any more so how can I solve it faster?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I am having problem of my eyes but can not solve it any more so how can I solve it faster?
Take Cinchona Officinalis 30C one dose now, 2nd dose tomorrow night. These 2 dose should show some improvement in your eyes. And try to apply Rose water every day at night before sleep, so that whatever eyes that have strained during day-time, will get relaxed and will help you in improvement too. Take care :)
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What's the eye 6/9 means. My eye is -1.75. I can't see clear of far person or goods with out lance. Is my eye size is 6/9 please replayRegardsRajiv.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
What's the eye 6/9 means. My eye is -1.75. I can't see clear of far person or goods with out lance. Is my eye size is...
6/9 is measure of how much vision you have, its close to normal 6/6. Your glasses number is -1.75 so you willl not be able to see without glasses. Unfortunately there are no natural medications to remove spectacles permanently. You can either try contact lenses or plan for refractive (lasik) surgery.
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What Happens When You Have Eyelid Irritation

Cornea Cataract & Lasik
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
What Happens When You Have Eyelid Irritation

This is a condition which can be caused in the delicate folds of the skin over the eye called the eyelid. The eyelids usually protect us from extreme light, and the entrance of other debris as well as against injuries to the delicate interiors of the eyes. The eyelid may get irritated or experience varied sensations like prickling, burning or itching, with a dull ache or sharp pain due to many reasons. This discomfort and irritation is usually caused by inflammation. Let us learn more about this condition.

  • Eyelid Inflammation: Blepharitis or eye inflammation is a condition that causes eyelid irritation because of allergic reactions as well as infections, dandruff in the eyelashes and eyebrows, pollutants and varied other causes. Also, poor hygiene can lead to the growth of eyelash lice which can also enter the eyes and lead to inflammation and irritation of the eyelids. A malfunctioning oil gland can also cause this kind of problem along with side effects of certain kinds of medication.
  • Types of Inflammation: This condition can be of two types :- anterior and posterior. Anterior eye inflammation causes irritation in that part of the eyelids which are outside the eyes where the eyelashes are situated. Dandruff and allergic reactions can also cause this kind of irritation. Posterior eyelid inflammation is a condition that can be found in the inner rims and corners of the eyes where malfunctioning oil glands found in the follicles of the eyelashes can cause this problem leading to blurry or cloudy vision as well.
  • Symptoms: Apart from irritation and not being able to close the eyes properly, there are many other symptoms of this condition. These symptoms include sensitivity to glares of light, oily eyelids, burning and itching sensation, and a feeling that some particles have entered your eyes and formed a crust on your eyelashes.
  • Checking for an Infection: Many of these symptoms can point at the presence of an infection, especially when accompanied by fever and headaches. Yet, irritation can also just be a cause of simple inflammation or due to the entry of a foreign body into the eye. Still, it is always best to get the symptoms checked by an ophthalmologist who will conduct a detailed eye exam along with lab tests based on blood samples in order to ensure that there is no bacterium or virus infecting the body.
  • Treatment: Steroids and antibiotics will be used only when there is an infection. As a home remedy for this condition, you can apply a warm wash cloth and clean your eyes frequently.

Talk to your doctor about potential complications of this irritation like eyelash loss.

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My eyes are allergic to dust. Conjunctivitis like symptoms keep recurring every 2 months. And I think my eyes are dry. Are they related? What can I do other than taking any drugs?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eyes are allergic to dust. Conjunctivitis like symptoms keep recurring every 2 months. And I think my eyes are dry...
hello...i think u have allergic conjunctivitis..Eye allergies, called allergic conjunctivitis, are a common condition that occurs when the eyes react to something that irritates them (called an allergen). 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 to avoid or limit contact with the substance causing the problem.Avoid rubbing eyes instead do cold compresses. Use antiallergic eyedrop along with lubricating eyedrop. this will help u I am very sorry dear to say that there is no drud that can cure allergy..only way is to stay away from all those things that u r allergic to ....
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I have red eyes over 5 days and drop water continuously from both eyes What can I do?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I have red eyes over 5 days and drop water continuously from both eyes What can I do?
Use refresh eye drops twice dail6...drink plenty of fluids Get them checked for any decrease in vision
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I am 17 years old I have problem in my right eye. When I close my eyes and open it suddenly than my nerves at the lower part of eye blink, I am feeling the same from past two weeks Please help me me to solve my problem.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 17 years old I have problem in my right eye. When I close my eyes and open it suddenly than my nerves at the low...
Homoeopathic medicine GELSEMIUM 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 5 drops in 1 spoon fressh water every 2-3 hours till symptoms subsides.
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I am having a slight irritation in my eyes .it has been 3 days and some time a slight headache. What should I do? Does these things happen due to cold I mean its winter season na.

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
I am having a slight irritation in my eyes .it has been 3 days and some time a slight headache. What should I do?
Doe...
Howrah is very polluted city ,it may be causing irrigation, put some lubricating eye drops 4-5 times a day &for headache get your eye check up for refraction.
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I am 23 years old. I am having pain in my left eye since I woke up in the morning. What I should do now.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 23 years old. I am having pain in my left eye since I woke up in the morning. What I should do now.
Hello, wash your eyes with water and instill 2 drops of cmd2 , 2 drops in eyes. Revert me after 3 days.
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hello Sir Am Rutul my question is which food Give a More Sperm and Energy. I loose my energy every day. Looking like blindness in my eyes.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
hello Sir Am Rutul my question is which food Give a More Sperm and Energy.
I loose my energy every day. Looking like ...
eat five food to increase sperm count,Red peppers, carrots, oatmeal, dried apricots The vitamin A in these foods help grow healthy sperm and improve male fertility. “Deficiencies in vitamin A in men have been linked to lowered fertility due to sluggish sperm, To increase sperm count and motility, eat dark green lettuce, broccoli, spinach, sweet potatoes, and dairy fortified with vitamin A.
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Sir I have several floaters in my eyes. Its annoying. I consulted many specialist BT they ignored floaters and tell that retina is well and advice to consult after months. Sir please help me with Ayurveda treatment.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Sir I have several floaters in my eyes. Its annoying. I consulted many specialist BT they ignored floaters and tell t...
Hi, don't worry,Homeopathy does offer treatment for eye floaters. there are many medicines available like kali-iod, kali-carb, phosphorus, thuja, suphur, senega, silecia, natrum-mur etc. But the medicine that may help varies from person to person and it’s not possible to tell u what u need without a detailed case analysis.So please share your symptoms in detail for a proper medication.Thanks.
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My height is 5' 3" Weight is 68 kg Age is 30 years 1. How can I remove my over bulge tummy? 2. My specs number is 6.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My height is 5' 3"
Weight is 68 kg
Age is 30 years
1. How can I remove my over bulge tummy?
2. My specs number is 6.
Hello, Doing exercises regularly will not only cut down your belly fat, but also you will get a body in good shape and you will be get rid of many diseases related to it! Following exercises will help you to achieve this if you don’t have any other medical condition: 1.The Plank - Lie down on your tummy and then come on your palms and toes. Lift the knees off the floor. Draw your tummy muscles up and breathe deeply into the side and back of the rib cage. Aim to hold the pose for 30 seconds. 2.Static Tiger pose - Place your hands and knees on the floor. This is the starting position. Now lift up one leg and extend the opposite arm. Hold this Static Tiger Pose for 3 deep breaths. Come back to the starting position and swap sides, extending arm and opposite leg. You can look down towards the mat to keep the spine in line. This exercise will build core strength. 3.Sitting Spinal Twist - Sit on the floor and cross your legs. Place one hand next to your hip and the other on the knee. Rotate the spine and look over one shoulder into a Sitting Spinal Twist. Inhale. Exhale back to centre. Swap sides, rotating and looking over the shoulder. Inhale. Exhale back to centre. 4.Stomach Crunches - Lie on your back, knees bent and feet flat on the floor, hip-width apart. Place your hands on your thighs, across your chest or behind your ears. Slowly curl up towards your knees until your shoulders are about three inches off the floor. Hold the position for a few seconds and lower down slowly. Perform 12 stomach crunches. 5.Oblique Crunch - Lie on your back, knees bent and feet flat on the floor, hip-width apart. Roll your knees to one side down to the floor. Place your hands across your chest or behind your ears. Slowly curl up towards your hips until your shoulders are about three inches off the floor. Hold the position for a few seconds and lower down slowly. Perform 12 oblique crunches and repeat on the opposite side. Medication: Start taking Schwabe's Phytolacca Berry tablets/ thrice daily 1/2 an hr before meals for 1 month. Thereafter revert me back for further guidance. All the best! For your eyes: 6 is what? It's not clear. Please share the report of your eyes first. If the power is less then can be removed with homoeopathic medicines or else need to go for suregry.
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I am sajir 27 year old male having problems in stomach getting gas and stomach get tight having problems in bathroom Also having problems of eyes dryness Please suggest me remedy for both problem.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am sajir 27 year old male having problems in stomach getting gas and stomach get tight having problems in bathroom ...
Avoid spicy food in your diet and Also avoid peanuts and potatoes in your diet and For constipation eat food with high fiber content and eat bananas at bedtime and if necessary take two tsp of syp gudlax at night
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I have -6D power in my eyes. Without spectacles nothing is clear to me. I want to recover this. But I don't want to go for a laser surgery. What should I do?

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have -6D power in my eyes. Without spectacles nothing is clear to me. I want to recover this. But I don't want to g...
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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I am feel a pain in my eye during sun light or wind. Please say what should I do?

DOMS, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
I am feel a pain in my eye during sun light or wind. Please say what should I do?
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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Sir I have a private job and work there about 8 hours at computer. My eyesight is weak what should I do for my eye problem. Right eye glass power plus 4.5 and left eye 3.5.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Sir I have a private job and work there about 8 hours at computer. My eyesight is weak what should I do for my eye pr...
Hello. There is no medication or food for improving eye sight or to get rid of glasses. Get your vision tested and wear glasses. If not interested in glasses then you can try a. Contact lens b. Lasik laser as your age is now 31 years so your number will not increase 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.
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