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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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My 1.5-year-old daughter has a squint in her left eye, and she has been asked to wear glasses. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter is 1.5 years, she has squint in her left eye. Consulted an eye specialist, and he said to wear a glass of 4.0 spherical in both eyes. But she removes the specs. Consulted another doctor who prescribed +1.5 specs and said her vision number is 4, but we will gradually increas...  Read Full »

Dr. Shikha Gupta

Answer: Hello Welcome to Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. If she is not removing the glasses of lesser power, it is also ok, as it can be increased gradually. She must be having alternate squinting, as it seems. The good thing is that alternate squints carry a better prognos...  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 Gupta

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

I have a lazy eye. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a lazy eye. My right eye (sph - 0.50 cyl -0.75 axis 10 degrees) and the left eye is fine. I am 24 years old. I am a web developer, I have to work in front of the computer screen more than 13 hours. Kindly answer the following. What should I do? Do I need to change my profession?...  Read Full »

Dr. Shikha Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Are you facing any problem in vision? I do not think you will be having any problem with your vision. It does not seem to be lazy eye to me (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your right eye has a slightly subnormal vision and that may not be even noti...  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 Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 associate...  Read Full »

What should I do if my eyes are inflamed after a trauma?

Query: Hello doctor, I have an eye inflammation due to an unintended punch that I received. My eye looks red and swollen. Please let me know some medications for the same.  Read Full »

Dr. Shikha Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to If you feel any problems in vision and restricted mobility on one side, you should rush to the emergency room immediately. Get an x-ray of the orbit done on the affected side. Get your intraocular pressure and retina checked by an ophthalmologist. For swelling, you c...  Read Full »

Is it possible to regain vision after a corneal injury?

Query: Hi doctor, My son, who is 6 years old, got an injury in the right cornea by a sharp pencil. The cornea was repaired with six stitches. After 18 days, cataract surgery was done. The next day morning after removing the patch, he saw clearly in open eye. But, from today, he could not see through his ri...  Read Full »

Dr. Shikha Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Did he get any surgery for cornea, except sutures? Immediately after cataract surgery, it may be possible to see clearly. But, usually it takes around six weeks to regain vision. Keep using the drops. Do not worry.   Read Full »

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