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Anti-glare glasses help in improving your vision, reduce the strain on the eyes, and makes you look more attractive. They prevent reflections from the front and back surfaces of the glass, so more light passes through them, making the vision clearer. They reduce glare and halos around lights at night.

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I have dry eyes after a LASIK surgery. Is there some medication I can try?

Query: Hello doctor, About two years ago, I did LASIK surgery to correct my short-sightedness. I recovered from it and have a normal vision now. The trouble note is my eyes get dry soon. And sometimes, when I wake up, I cannot even open my eyes as it is too dry, and I need to keep them closed until it wate...  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhev Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I am sorry, but there is no permanent treatment or cure for dry eyes, but yes with treatment, your life will become comfortable. To treat dry eyes, we need to find the type and severity of dry eyes. The type of dry eyes is established by the clinical examination of th...  Read Full »

What can I do for my dry eye problems caused due to computer usage?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having dry eye problems since the last three years due to heavy computer usage. The eyes feel dry, and sometimes there is burning. Reading strains my eyes. I take Omega 369 tablets when this problem occurs, and then I would be alright for 15 to 30 days. But, it would resurface af...  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhev Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There is no permanent treatment for dry eyes. The treatment options are: Take a break after every hour of computer work. Blink a lot. Apply cold compresses. Use anti-glare glasses. Use lubricating eyedrop frequently like refresh tears. You may use either ...  Read Full »

Does constant staring at the car headlight result in vision damage?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a police officer and tonight we were looking for a specific car. This entailed me staying in one spot and looking at the license plate of oncoming cars. As the cars come in I am staring at the license plate trying to read it while also looking right into its headlights. I felt a p...  Read Full »

Dr. Bandivadekar Pooja Mohan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Staring at bright lights for a while causes transient bleaching of the photoreceptors of the retina. This is universal and normal. When one stares at bright light, one needs some time to recover the function. So, please do not worry. Staring at car headlights is not worr...  Read Full »

I have been prescribed glasses with a specific power lens. Is it sufficient to correct the refractive error?

Query: Hi doctor,I would like to have your opinion on eye treatment I availed. I have been prescribed glasses with specified power lenses. I have also been prescribed eye drops to minimize eye irritation, burning sensation, and dryness in my eyes. However, my profession demands high screen exposure time wh...  Read Full »

Dr. Gargi Madhukar Apte

Answer: Hello, Welcome to According to the reports, you have refractive error for which you need to wear glasses constantly and use antiglare and blue filter glasses. As you are using the screen excessively, it is advisable to put drops at least four times daily, mainly every two hours when i...  Read Full »

How to overcome eye strain caused by the overuse of computers?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35 year old woman, and I have tested 20/20 vision all my life. I believe I am experiencing eye strain from overuse of computer, but unfortunately, I cannot cut down on my computer use because it is integral to my profession. My symptom is a slightly blurry vision, which begins...  Read Full »

Dr. Bandivadekar Pooja Mohan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to A 20/20 vision does not rule out a refractive error. A lot of people have small numbers or latent hyperopia. This usually can be made to manifest by cycloplegic refraction or by fogging. Small errors may need to be corrected if you use computers for a longer time. Also...  Read Full »

Are headaches and eye strain common when using new glasses?

Query: Hi doctor, I use laptop for eight hours a day and it caused stress to my eyes even while using glasses. Again I did an eye checkup and the doctor told me that I have weak eyesight especially on the right eye and I am unable to see distant objects clearly. After that, I brought a new glass with an a...  Read Full »

Dr. Asha Juliet Barboza

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. I presume that you were tested by an ophthalmologist and not by an optical shop. After using new spectacles, your eyestrain can be increased because the power can be too high for your requirement especially if it is a minus power. Any over...  Read Full »

How can sun-induced headaches be managed while driving?

Query: Hello doctor, I get really bad sun-induced headaches (chronic migraine). I cannot go anywhere without sunglasses. Unfortunately when I am driving it is worst. I wanted to get tinted windows but that is illegal in my area without a doctors note. Is there anyway to get one online through a doctor or ...  Read Full »

Dr. Manjunath Natarajan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand that you are suffering from chronic migraine and your headaches are triggered by light. Unfortunately, I will not be able to give you a valid prescription. You will have to visit a local doctor for that. But using tinted glass can only offer so much prot...  Read Full »

How can I protect my eyes from damage while using computer?

Query: Hello doctor, I need advice regarding my eyes. I use computer up to 18 hours daily. I want to protect my eyes form damage as well. So let me know if any type of glasses is available. If so, then what is the name and characteristics of lenses used for protection from computer screen?   Read Full »

Dr. Neha Rathi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The disease that you can have is computer vision syndrome. If you are working for so long. In this, the blinking rate of eyes is reduced due to constantly staring at the screen which can cause dry eyes because in every blink our eyes are hydrated. So, in order to red...  Read Full »

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