A 40 years male Mr Akash Patil working in an IT company , very active yet workaholic, who loved his job unlike other IT employees visited Advanced Eye Hospital and Institute(AEHI), located at Palm Beach Road, Navi Mumbai with complaints of redness of eye, blurred vision , pain in the eyes since 6 months.
In the beginning, he discarded his eye problems thinking it is probably due to excess time that he spends on laptop or computer which would span sometimes up to 14 hours a day. Somehow he would pop pills and carry his day forward. He couldn’t concentrate on his work due to the pain in his eyes and blurred vision. For which he decided to get an eye check-up done.
One of his colleague advised him to visit Advanced Eye Hospital and Institute (AEHI) located at Palm Beach road, Navi Mumbai. He said this is one of the best hospital in Navi Mumbai with all latest technologies and skilled Eye specialists. So he decided to visit AEHI for his eye check-up. He booked an appointment at AEHI eye hospital.
On reaching AEHI, Mr. Patil underwent various eye tests; one of them revealed increased pressure in the eye. The eyes too have a pressure like our blood pressure. The Normal pressures in eyes is 12-22 mm of Hg but Mr. Patil’s eye pressure was 32mm of Hg. He was immediately referred to Dr. Rajesh Mishra, Glaucoma and Cataract specialist at AEHI.
Dr. Rajesh Mishra examined his eyes and suggested he undergo Gonioscopy test. This test would help to figure out if there was a problem in the angle that is present in the eye. This test is necessary for it helps in basing the line of treatment accordingly. Mr. Patil was diagnosed with glaucoma.
Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide after cataracts. It is a condition that causes damage to one’s optic nerve ( nerve in the eye) due to an increase in the intra-ocular Pressure (Pressure of the eye).
The treatment for Glaucoma isn’t daunting as it sounds. If caught well in time; medicines or eye drops taken regularly help reduce the intraocular pressure in the eyes. But if the pain is severe and the intra ocular pressure doesnt relieve, eye operation becomes necessary.
He was asked to follow up in a weeks time. After a week of medications and eye drops; Mr Akash Patil’s redness and pain in his eyes reduced tremendously. He was able to see much more clearer than before. Dr. Rajesh Mishra checked the pressure of his eyes and they today they are in the normal range.
Mr Akash Patil was thankful to Dr. Rajesh Mishra and AEHI for helping him out with his vision and eye problems. He was pleased with the friendly, yet professional nature of the staffs at AEHI.
Mr. Akash Patil is back to juggling his IT life and family. Just a few eye drops to keep the pain at bay was the solution to his eye problems. He not only is regular with his follow-up visits but makes sure he gets his entire family get an eye check up done every 6 months.
About Dr. Rajesh Mishra:
Dr. Rajesh Mishra (MBBS, MS, FAEH, and PGDHM) is Glaucoma and Cataract surgeon at Advanced Eye Hospital near Vashi, Navi Mumbai. He has years of experience and has served at various hospitals around the country. Being glaucoma specialist, his work is mainly focused on Glaucoma and Anterior segment. He has successfully treated a variety of glaucoma patients, children and adults, as well as operated more than ten thousand cataracts.
About Advanced Eye Hospital and Institute:
Advanced Eye Hospital and Institute in Navi Mumbai is equipped with one of the best eye hospitals in Mumbai. Comprehensive eye check-up and the operation theatres are state-of-art and equipped with the best diagnostic and surgery machines. Personalized care, infection free modular operation theatres and beautiful ambiance complement the cutting edge eye care offered at AEHI. Besides treating patients from Kharghar, Nerul, Vashi and Panvel, patients from all over western India travel to AEHI for world class eye care management.