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Suggest treatment for conjunctivitis sicca

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Dr. T Shobha Deepak

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Posted on Tue, 29 Apr 2014 in General Health
Question: Hi Since i have returned from middle east , my eyes have become very sensitive to sunlight, if i go out in sun even for 15 mins without my sunglasses i have extreme pain in my eyes . With sunglasses i can stay out in sun for maximum an hour . Because of this issue i mostly stay indoors Can please some one advise me how this ailment can be cured , can i venture out again?
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Answered by Dr. T Shobha Deepak 1 hour later
Brief Answer: Possibly due to dryness of eye Detailed Answer: Hi Namasthe Welcome to Healthcare-Magic Greetings of the day Dear Mr XXXXXXX From the description given , it's likely that you are suffering from conjunctivitis sicca (dryness of eye causing conjunctivitis). It's quite common after exposure to dusty and hot weather of gulf countries. Instilling Artificial tears drops containing methyl cellulose one drop in each eye every 2 nd hourly will be beneficial. If the problem persists it would require assesement by Opthalmologist. Take care Best Regards Dr T Shobha Deepak MBBS, MD
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Follow up: Dr. T Shobha Deepak 20 hours later
Hi Thanks for reply I have been using "refresh" gel but it is not helping much , also when i am in sunlight i am unable to open my eyes fully , opening the eyes half cause pain in the eyes
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Answered by Dr. T Shobha Deepak 36 minutes later
Brief Answer: Possibility of exposure Keratitis Detailed Answer: Hi Possibility of sun exposure Keratitis is to considered. I would suggest you to consult Ophthalmologist for thorough check up. Take Care Best Regards Dr T Shobha
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Follow up: Dr. T Shobha Deepak 22 minutes later
Can you refer to one ?
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Answered by Dr. T Shobha Deepak 4 minutes later
Brief Answer: Let me know place of your residence Detailed Answer: Dear XXXXXXX Let me know the place of your residence, will definitly help if I know someone form that place. Take Care
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Follow up: Dr. T Shobha Deepak 1 minute later
Mulund , mumbai, maharasta , india
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Answered by Dr. T Shobha Deepak 5 minutes later
Brief Answer: Vasan eye care hospital Detailed Answer: Hi I would recommend you Vasan Eye care hospital located in West Mulund. Take Care Shobha
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Follow up: Dr. T Shobha Deepak 1 minute later
Thanks
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Answered by Dr. T Shobha Deepak 52 minutes later
Brief Answer: Take Care Detailed Answer: Take Care Mr XXXXXXX
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