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Dr. Vijay S Maheshwari

MS - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist, Rajkot

35 Years Experience  ·  400 at clinic
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Dr. Vijay S Maheshwari is a renowned Ophthalmologist in Airport Road, Rajkot. He has helped numerous patients in his 35 years of experience as a Ophthalmologist. He has done MS - Ophthalmology . You can consult Dr. Vijay S Maheshwari at Maheshwari Eye Care Hospital in Airport Road, Rajkot. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Vijay S Maheshwari on Lybrate.com.

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MS - Ophthalmology - MP Shah Medical College, Jamnagar - 1982
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My relatives has been diagnosed as suffering from retinitis pigmentosa in both eyes. Is there any treatment for retinitis pigmentosa in both eyes in allopathy?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
My relatives has been diagnosed as suffering from retinitis pigmentosa in both eyes. Is there any treatment for retin...
RP is an inherited disorder that results from harmful changes in any one of more than 50 genes. These genes carry the instructions for making proteins that are needed in cells within the retina, called photoreceptors. Some of the changes, or mutations, within genes are so severe that the gene cannot make the required protein, limiting the cellís function. Other mutations produce a protein that is toxic to the cell. Still other mutations lead to an abnormal protein that doesnít function properly. In all three cases, the result is damage to the photoreceptors.A number of services and devices are available to help people with vision loss carry out daily activities and maintain their independence. In addition to an eye care professional, itís important to have help from a team of experts, which may include occupational therapists, orientation and mobility specialists, certified low vision therapists, and others. NEI has more information on living with low vision.
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About increase weak eyesight how will able to increase weak eye sight and have increase the light of weak eyes.

MBBS, DOMS, MS - Ophthalmology, , Fellowship in phacoemusification
Ophthalmologist, Patna
About increase weak eyesight how will able to increase weak eye sight and have increase the light of weak eyes.
You may take plenty of green vegetables & seasonal fruits but there is no medicine either allopathic or ayurvdic which can reduce myopic power or improve your eyesight.
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I have red eyes for over four days it was so burning, I am suffering a lot what should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes for over four days it was so burning, I am suffering a lot 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 Wear Goggles in Sunlight/Polluted areas.
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MD - Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist, Amritsar
Get to know about BLADE FREE LASIK , STANDARD LASIK , ADVANCED SURFACE PRK and PHAKIC ICLS . These are the techniques that can help you gain freedom form your glasses.

If you are using glasses, are 18 years or older , have to wear glasses and wish to seek treatment for your glasses , you need to read on.


Brief information about LASIK Laser Vision Correction

What does Laser vision correction do ?

Laser vision correction is a technique used for the correction of spectacle number being worn by the patient . This treatment enables the patient to see clearly without glasses.

Who are the likely candidates for laser vision correction ?

Patients of Myopia ( wearing minus glasses ) , Hypermetropia ( wearing plus glasses ) with or without astigmatism are suitable candidates for laser vision correction. In addition , the patient must have achieved 18+ age and his/her spectacle number must have remained stable for 6-12 months .

What types of eye glass numbers can be treated ?

We can treat :

(-) Minus numbers

(+) Plus numbers

& Cylindrical numbers

What are the different techniques for correcting eye glasses ?

Beyond using glasses and contact lenses , there are basically two different ways of correcting the number of glasses.

1. Laser Vision Correction popularly known as LASIK

2. ICL or Phakic Lenses

Are there more than one techniques of Laser vision correction ?

Yes , there are different techniques to correct glasses with Laser

1. PRK / LASEK / ASA

2. Microkeratome based LASIK

3. Bladefree LASIK

The choice of technique for a particular patient depends upon the suitability determined after assessing the various parameters of the eyes with Pentacam topography which tells us about the thickness of the cornea amongst many other details. Depending upon the number of your eye glasses and calculating it against the corneal thickness helps us deriving the technique(s) available for your eyes specifically .

Bladefree LASIK utilizes two different lasers for doing laser vision correction .

Bladefree Lasik workstation with the Femtosecond Laser on the left , the Excimer laser on the right and a swinging patient bed which shifts the patient between these two lasers.

What is ICL ?

If after detailed checking ,corneal thickness is inadequate to carry out Laser vision correction , then ICL phasic intraocular lens implantation is considered as the final frontier.

With the ICL , very high numbers can be corrected quite accurately. Here also we have to test the patient suitability for ICL implantation.


How long do I need to stay in the Hospital for Laser vision correction ?

For PRK you may need to stay for approximately 6 days

For Normal LASIK , approximately 3 days

For Bladefree LASIK , approximately 3 days.

Local patients can reside at home.
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I have red eyes from last 3 days what should I do now please tell me I WANT GET ANSWER.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have red eyes from last 3 days what should I do now please tell me I WANT GET ANSWER.
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
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Please suggest me a medicine I am suffering from a big disease. I have red eye for 4 days.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Please suggest me a medicine I am suffering from a big disease. I have red eye for 4 days.
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
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I have number in eyes around 1 and 1.5 How should I remove it without using specs and laser treatment?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have number in eyes around 1 and 1.5 How should I remove it without using specs and laser treatment?
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
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Cataract in Children

FRCS, MD - Ophthalmology , MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
Cataract in Children

Cataract is generally associated with old age. However, in some unfortunate cases, children could be affected by cataract as well. A cataract can be defined as a cloudy or opaque layer that forms on the eye's natural lens that lies behind the iris and the pupil, leading to eventual loss in vision. Cataract can affect children in one eye or both eyes.

Cataract can be a congenital birth defect or can develop as the child grows older. The latter case is known as pediatric cataracts. The exact cause of cataracts in children is not known, but it has been associated with a number of genetic disorders, low birth weight and infections during pregnancy. Traumatic events such as an injury to the eye can also cause cataracts.

The earlier a cataract is diagnosed and treated, the better it is. It is easier to identify a cataract that affects both eyes than a cataract that affects only one eye. If a congenital cataract is not treated in time, the part of the baby's brain used for sight may not develop properly. Hence it is crucial to recognize cataract symptoms.

Here are a few you should look out for:

  1. Not looking directly or responding to large, colourful objects.
  2. Not being able to find small objects while crawling.
  3. Excessive squinting or shielding their eyes to bright sunlight.
  4. Eyes that do not focus on the same point.
  5. White reflex instead of a red reflex in photographs.
  6. Uncontrolled movement of the eye.

Cataracts that are too small to affect sight can be treated with eye drops to dilate the pupil. However, this provides only temporary relief. Surgery is the most preferred form of cataract treatment. This surgery can be performed even in the first few weeks of a baby's life. The child is put under anesthesia and a microsurgical instrument is used to break the lens into small pieces and remove it.

This surgery is followed by the use of lenses or glasses to help the eye regain its power to focus again. In some cases, the lens may be implanted to replace the natural lens. In cases where cataract affects only one eye or one eye is more severely affected than the other, there may be a tendency to develop amblyopia or lazy eye syndrome. In such cases, it becomes necessary to patch the good eye shut and stimulate vision in the eye that has undergone surgery.

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My 5-year-old daughter has asthma. What is the effect of using an asthma preventer long-term? I heard that using it for years might cause bone shrinkage. Is it true? Are there any vitamins or supplements to help vision?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
My 5-year-old daughter has asthma. What is the effect of using an asthma preventer long-term? I heard that using it f...
You have to mention which asthma preventer you refer to. Usually used ones if used correctly has no side effect and this was answered vit a helps vision.
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Hello Dr. I had a feeling of weakening eyes, got my eyes tested there ws a number of 0.25 for distant object I started wearing glasses 5 months back. There has been a very small lining in my vision floating types which I searched as EYE FLOATERS. Now after I have started wearing glasses I have more disturbance in the vision. Its very problematic in my studies and work as mostly I am sitting in front of a system or on my mobile phone. Is there any way that I may get my glasses removed and better vision.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hello Dr. I had a feeling of weakening eyes, got my eyes tested there ws a number of 0.25 for distant object I starte...
Hello 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 LASIK is best way to get rid of glasses
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Her eye side is very weak .she is using specs .The power of her specs are something like 5.30& 5.45.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Her eye side is very weak .she is using specs .The power of her specs are something like 5.30& 5.45.
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 13 years so your number will 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. As you are not comfortable with contact lens then go for lasik. Lasik is a very easy and painless procedure. If you want to get rid of glasses then go for lasik after age of 18 years.
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Hi. Doctor. I am 23 and i. Am having severe headache problem. I am also having eye sight problem. Is this due to my eye sight problem. Expecting your reply.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hi. Doctor. I am 23 and i. Am having severe headache problem. I am also having eye sight problem. Is this due to my e...
hello ....headache has many causes...most common being uncorrected refractive error, sinusitis, migraine, stress, lack of sleep and neurological problem etc...sometimes it becomes very difficult to pinpoint the exact cause of headache..My suggestion is get ur eye sight checked and wear proper glasses and wait for 1 week..if headache still persists then consult physician
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Aion/rapd in left eye since last 7 months any treatment allopathy/ayurvedic/homeopathy.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Aion/rapd in left eye since last 7 months any treatment allopathy/ayurvedic/homeopathy.
Hello I am sorry but for AION we try to treat systemic diseases like diabetes, hypertension, hyperhomocystemia etc. and we prescribe systemic steroids in acute stages in late stages, AION causes optic atrophy it would be better if u can send me ur medical records so that i may guide you better. I am a neuroophthalmologist and deals with AION and AION is my superspecilisation regards
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Feeling dryness and itching around my both eyes. Consulted eye doctor, she told dandruff in eye lashes, suggested me to take medicine for dandruff, am taking medicine but not getting benefits. Please suggest me some solutions for this.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Feeling dryness and itching around my both eyes. Consulted eye doctor, she told dandruff in eye lashes, suggested me ...
apple cider vinegar as a dandruff treatment, as the acidity of apple cider vinegar changes the pH of your scalp, making it harder for yeast to grow. Mix a quarter cup apple cider vinegar with a quarter cup water in a spray bottle and spritz on your scalp. Wrap your head in a towel and let sit for 15 minutes to an hour, then wash your hair as usual. Do this twice a week.
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I have red eyes over three days. What should I do? And also I have fever. I'm not getting out of this. Please suggest me that what should I do so I can recover my self as soon as possible. And I have allergies with liquid medicines so suggest me only tablets. Waiting for your reply. Thank you!

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eyes over three days. What should I do? And also I have fever. I'm not getting out of this. Please suggest...
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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My left eyelid is twitching again and again from the past 4-5 days. What is it? What should I do?

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
Hello lybrate-user. This might be due to myokimia, and most common cause for this is stress. Forget it and wait. For more queries you can consult me.
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My eye prescription in 2016 Right eye- SPH: -5.00, CYL: -0.25, AXIS: 170, V/A 6/6 Left eye- SPH -4.50, CYL: -0.25, AXIS: 20, V/A 6/6 So, can I apply for NDA Exam.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
My eye prescription in 2016
Right eye- SPH: -5.00, CYL: -0.25, AXIS: 170, V/A 6/6
Left eye- SPH -4.50, CYL: -0.25, AX...
Hello Your best corrected visual acuity is 6/6 and that is 100% You may check the prospectus regarding visual requirement...If they allow Glasses then you may appear
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I have red eyes for 3 days, and lot of pain in my eyes. My eye sight goes down day by day, what to do sir.

FPRS, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Pune
I have red eyes for 3 days, and lot of pain in my eyes. My eye sight goes down day by day, what to do sir.
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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