Vision Problem

Vision problem is caused due to eye diseases, such as macular degeneration, glaucoma, and cataracts. It can also occur due to myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism, detached retina, colorblindness, refractive errors, and night blindness. The symptoms vary according to the disorders. Eye examination helps in diagnosing it. Laser vision surgery helps in managing vision problems. It reduces the use of eyeglasses or contact lenses.

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Slept with my contacts on. Now, there is a white cloud blocking my vision. Help.

Query: Hello doctor,I slept with color contacts in my eyes and now I woke and took them out and there is a white cloud blocking my vision.  Read Full »


Dr. Rahul Vaswani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. A photograph would have been very helpful for making a diagnosis. It is never advisable to sleep with your contacts. Here is the possibility of your situation: Epithelial edema - In this case, remove and stop wearing your contacts for one month. Start Hypersol eye...  Read Full »

Why did I have reddish vision after an eye injury?

Query: Hi doctor, Five years back, my eyes got injured by a plastic ball while playing. It was a hard hit. But I got recovered within 2 to 3 days. My eyes became red and I started to have a reddish vision. It took around seven days to get completely healed and after that, I did not have any issues. I did ...  Read Full »


Dr. Arnab Pal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As there is no problem right now, then there is nothing to be worried. Most probably, you had blood accumulation under the white of eyes or subconjunctival hemorrhage. You might had bleeding inside of your eyes called hyphema. It got resolved on its own. But if you have...  Read Full »

What is causing vision problems in both the eyes?

Query: Hi doctor, I have attached the scan reports of my aunt. She is 54 years old, diabetic, and hypertensive. She is on medication to control sugar and BP. She had an eye surgery before one year for some nerve problem in one of her eyes. The reason given by the ophthalmologist was diabetes. Now, her comp...  Read Full »


Dr. Rahul Vaswani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the files (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There is a blood clot in the retina of the left eye of your aunt. This is not due to diabetes per say it may be a contributing factor. Here is what she should do: Anti VEGF (vascular e...  Read Full »

I can see only low white light. Will squint surgery help me?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29 year old male. My left eye is not entirely blind, but if I watch a powerful light, I just see a low white light. This problem is about 23 years. Is it due to retinal detachment and it has become squint heavily. I repaired my detachment with scleral buckle nine months ago, and it...  Read Full »


Dr. Chandrashekhar Kale

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can undergo squint correction surgery in your left eye. However, this will purely be a cosmetic surgery. There will be no improvement in your left eye vision. Also, there will be a possibility of recurrence of squint in left eye after surgery, as the eye is alm...  Read Full »

5-year-old has poor vision. Will eye exercises suffice or does he need glasses?

Query: Hello doctor, My 5-year-old son has poor vision -2.0. He improves his eyesight by doing eye exercises himself. Should he wear eyeglasses?  Read Full »


Dr. Shikha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I do not know whether you have got his cycloplegic refraction or not. Is this just auto refractometer finding or final refractive power? Anyways, I will suggest you get a repeat cycloplegic refraction done at a good center by an optometrist who is experienced. Seco...  Read Full »

I have had vision problems since childhood, and my eye vision is not stable. Am I eligible to get a low-vision certificate?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 26 years old. I have had vision problems since childhood, and my eye vision is not stable; day by day, it is increasing. During my childhood, my eye power was -4 D. Now, my eye power is -8 D. I also have a problem with reading and using laptops. Am I eligible to get a low-vision ...  Read Full »


Dr. Shikha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Vision should get stabilized by this age. You have pathological myopia. 1. Have you ever got any corneal topography or fundus examination done? 2. What is your corrected and uncorrected vision? For a low vision certificate, the vision problem should not get correc...  Read Full »

Can squint surgery help treat diplopia?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 31-year-old male with a history of closed globe injury in the right eye 10 years ago. At that time, my vision in the right eye was hand movements only and I was diagnosed with a macular injury. Three months later, my vision slowly improved to 6/36. However, my right eye started ...  Read Full »


Dr. Priyanka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Diplopia is occurring definitely due to squinting because, in this, the image which is formed will be defocussed. It has occurred secondary to the trauma. The only remedy is to correct it by surgery. If it would have been due to other causes which were intrinsic t...  Read Full »

My eyes twitch a lot. Can you help me with this?

Query: Hi doctor,My eyes twitch a lot. I started experiencing it last year. It lasted for a good three months and then subsided on its own. This year it has started again. It is very annoying and hampers work. I wear spectacles and got my vision tested a while back. So my power is correct. Can you please h...  Read Full »


Dr. Shikha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you feel any kind of fatigue also along with the twitchings? Did it start last year after any kind of systemic illness like viral fever or any trauma? Any kind of treatment you take for any disease? Your symptoms may purely be due to weakness without any associat...  Read Full »

Why is my vision becoming hazy as the day progresses?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 67 year old male, with otherwise normal vision. For the past month, I would wake up with a clear vision, and then as the day progresses, it becomes hazy (not blurry). It then clears up again overnight. I do not have any other symptoms, everything seems to check out fine. Blinki...  Read Full »


Dr. Vaibhev Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms are suggestive of early Fuchs endothelial dystrophy. In this disease, endothelial cells decrease in the cornea leading to mild corneal edema. You can get specular microscopy done. I hope this will help you. Regards. For more information consult an eye car...  Read Full »

Can shining of the phone flashlight be detrimental to my retina?

Query: Hello doctor, Nine months ago, I used my phone flashlight to check my pupils in the mirror. I had the light extremely close to my eyes and was checking my pupils due to other issues I was experiencing. After I did this, every light source I saw was extremely different. Beams were coming down from ev...  Read Full »


Dr. Rahul Vaswani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. In our practice, we use a brighter light than a flashlight and sometimes we directly throw them on the retina. All I want to say is that the flashlight brought momentarily close to eyes has no detrimental effects. As you have told me that you have seen...  Read Full »

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