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Treatment for pterygium - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Vision and Eye Disorders
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User :   Hi..
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Iam.Dr.XXX
User :   Well i wanted to discuss something about the drzyness which i feel since morning despite the fact that i sleep for 7 hours
User :   Hi Doctor XXX.. The question is why do i feel sleepy
Doctor :   ok
User :   is this a sign of somethin
Doctor :   May i know your age/
Doctor :   It can come due to poor thyroid function/
User :   i am 30 year male
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Since when you have these?
User :   weight is 78 kg
User :   i think frm last 4-5 months
Doctor :   Have you gained weight recently?
User :   no it is constant at 78-80 level...but i have gained sme weight around my stomach..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you work for long hours in the night/
User :   no.. i leave office around 8 and watch TV till 11.30..
Doctor :   ok
User :   and then sleep
Doctor :   do you have any eye refraction problems?
Doctor :   ..
User :   I think yes coz there is a flesh developed around in my left eye which has reached upto my cornia
Doctor :   do you take oily and spicy foods?
User :   ratina sorry
User :   yes.. I do take..
Doctor :   ok it can be pterygium
Doctor :   that needs surgical removal
Doctor :   as a cure
User :   oh..what is that ?
Doctor :   is it whitish?
User :   i have consulted the eye specialist last year and he has suggested the same.. so is that the reason of feeling sleepy
Doctor :   Is it from the white area of your eye?
Doctor :   no not at all
User :   is it is whitish
Doctor :   it is different
User :   yes it is in the white area of my eye
Doctor :   whitish to slight pinkish
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   sometimes it can be pterygium
User :   right right
Doctor :   as i said
Doctor :   but only a physical examination will confirm
Doctor :   anyway it is a simple surgery
User :   doctor at and XXX suggested that this should removed by a small surgery
Doctor :   even if it is required
User :   and can be done in day care
Doctor :   and done a s a day care surgery
Doctor :   yes it is
Doctor :   you can go home the same day
Doctor :   with an eye pad for 1 week max
User :   great.. what will be the eastimated cost for that..
User :   in a good hospital ?
Doctor :   or else you will wear an glass
Doctor :   0000
Doctor :   in a very good hospital
User :   wow.. great.. can i start working after day two with one eye ?
Doctor :   or else it can be 2000-5000 rs
Doctor :   in small ones
Doctor :   not that is a strain
Doctor :   on your good eye
Doctor :   rest for sometime
User :   hmmm...
Doctor :   and work later with extra efficiency later
Doctor :   okkkk
User :   Yes... Thank you so very much... Dr XXX
Doctor :   Thankyou..
Doctor :   BYE FOR NOW
Doctor :   TAKE CARE..
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