Dry Eyes

An eye condition where the tears are not able to provide enough lubrication to the eyes is called dry eyes. It can occur when the tears production is less or the quality of the tears produced is poor. The other symptoms are sensitivity to light, redness of the eye, difficulty driving, watery eyes, blurred vision, and stringy mucus around the eyes.

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Please suggest the cause and treatment for blepharitis and dry eyes.

Query: Dear Doctor My daughter is suffering from dry eyes She has blephritis and allergy as well...on advise of Dr. we got OSA done but cud not show the reports to Dr. because of Corona..Pls look into the reports and help me understand which type of dry eyes she has, What is the main cause behind it and...  Read Full »


Dr. Arnab Pal

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello. She seems to be suffering from severe dry eyes due to meibomian gland dysfunction and blepharitis. I advise 1) Gentle lid massage at the base of eyelashes both eyelids of both eyes twice daily for 5 mins each 2) Clean bases of eyelashes every morning with diluted baby shampoo (mixture of b...  Read Full »

Can LipiFlow or IPL result in eye floaters?

Query: Hi! Two questions- I have dry eye. I went to a dry eye center and they did Lipiflow and one session of IPL laser. Ever since, my eyes have felt less dry but I've been seeing a lot of floaters. I checked with an opthamologist and he said my eye looks healthy, he was able to see my floaters and s...  Read Full »


Dr. Prashant Koranmath

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, There is a jelly like substance in the eye called Vitrious and as age progresses it starts to liquify or if it gets detaches you start seeing floaters. It is common in myopes. It is not due to IPL laser. You should go to an Ophthalmologist immediately in case if there is increase in number...  Read Full »

Why do I have eye pain even after using new glasses?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having dry eyes problem since last four years due to regular eight hours computer use. There is burning also sometimes and reading puts stress on eyes. I consulted a doctor and started using Softdrops daily 3 to 4 times before computer use, and taking Retinox tablets periodically...  Read Full »


Dr. Vaibhev Mittal

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms are suggestive of dry eyes (computer vision syndrome). There is no permanent cure for dryness. Power on both your eyes is negligible (attachment removed to protect patient identity). In my opinion, if there is no headache then you can avoid these glasse...  Read Full »

It feels like something is in my eye, but nothing is there. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 43 year old male. I did not have any eye problem until I went to the eye doctor to get a regular eye checkup. I am always on the computer and watching television. Also, I work as a clerk and receiving goods in the computer. I have been doing this for the past 15 years with no eye p...  Read Full »


Dr. Vaibhev Mittal

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your present problem of dryness and foreign body sensation is not related to dilatation done by your doctor. For dryness, the doctor has prescribed you Systane eye drop, which is a very good lubricating eye drop. The cause of foreign body sensation could be meibomitis (in...  Read Full »

Is LASIK treatment indicated while on acne treatment?

Query: Hi doctor, I have scheduled for LASIK eye surgery this week. I am currently using Acticlate tablets, Onexton and Epiduo (topical gel) for acne, which was prescribed by my dermatologist. Will there be any issues or side effects with LASIK surgery? I checked with my eye doctor and he said no problems...  Read Full »


Dr. Shikha

General Practitioner, Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can use all of them. Usually, the side effect of these drugs includes a slight increase in risk of dryness of the eyes. Along with LASIK, there is slightly more increased risk. As you have informed your doctor, I think that it will be taken care of postoperatively...  Read Full »

Why do I have tiny specs in my vision?

Query: Hi doctor, Is it normal to see tiny specks in vision when looking at plain wall or plain surface or when in darkness. My retina check is fine. Is it something to worry about?  Read Full »


Dr. Shikha

General Practitioner, Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, it is very much normal to see specks in vision. It is more realized by a normal person while looking at plain wall or in dark areas. There is a fluid called vitreous in the posterior cavity of the eyeball. It is in gel form, but as age advances this fluid starts l...  Read Full »

What could cause swelling in my lower eyelids?

Query: Hello doctor, For the past few days, I am suffering from itchiness and dryness in my left eye. It is also twitching a lot. I used Locula eye drops, but it is not helping much. Today morning, I observed a little swelling in the bottom of my left eyelid. I am working and have to spend 9-10 hours in f...  Read Full »


Dr. Arnab Pal

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to congratulate you for the very detailed query. However, I would like it very much if you can kindly send me pictures of your eyes for the correct treatment. It does seem you are suffering from allergic eye disease and now stye. I can confirm the di...  Read Full »

What should I do to help my blurry vision?

Query: Hello doctor, Suddenly about a month ago, my eyes got blurry when I wake up in the morning. There is a white spot on my eye and it seems that sometimes it is blurrier than other days. Should I be worried? If so, what can we do to help make it better?  Read Full »


Dr. Soobin Ko

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Can I ask you a few more questions to give you more accurate advice? Are your both eyes blurred or just one eye? Are your eyes blurry only in the morning or all day? Do you see the white spot all the time or sometimes?Is the white spot floating around or stay in one...  Read Full »

How is a sudden vision disturbance in the lazy eye treated?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a congenital left lazy eye, which wanders outwards and upwards. This is managed by prism glasses, currently 7 base vertically and 2 horizontally. I am managing my eye strain and daily life well in general. I do however have occasional episodes, which are not manageable. Sometimes, ...  Read Full »


Dr. Vaibhev Mittal

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Lazy eye is not congenital. It is acquired due to the presence of anisometropia (difference in the refractive status of both eyes) or due to squint or due to congenital cataract or ptosis, etc. Sometimes, lazy eye tends to move out to lead to squint and for that prism ...  Read Full »

Why is my vision in one eye darker than the other?

Query: Hello doctor, My one eye sees darker than the other. Six months back, I checked my eyesight and it was 0.25 in both eyes. Four years back, it was 0.25 in right eye and 0.5 in left eye.  Read Full »


Dr. Arnab Pal

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems you have a more or less steady glass power ranging from 0.25 to 0.50. However, one eye seeing darker than the other is generally not caused by this eye power. One eye seeing lighter shades of color like red than the other generally points to the fact that ...  Read Full »

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