Dr. Rashida Shabbir Tankiwala's Profile

Diplomate of National Board (DNB)

Dr. Rashida has written medical articles for Medindia.

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Eyelid Problems

Eyelid Problems

Eye lid problems are one of the commonest complaints with which a patient presents to an eye doctor. Commonest among them being: blepharitis, chalazion and stye.

Disease & Condition
Watery Eyes

Watery Eyes

Excess tearing may cause a sensation of watery eyes or result in tears falling down the cheek. Obstruction of tear drainage path can lead to stasis and is also a reason for watery eyes.

Disease & Condition
Keratoconus

Keratoconus

Keratoconus is a bilateral condition affecting both the eyes. Usually one eye is more severely affected than the other. Both males and females are equally affected.

Disease & Condition
Optic Neuritis

Optic Neuritis

Optic neuritis is acute inflammation of the optic nerve. Optic nerve connects the eye to the brain and carries visual signals from the retina to the brain where it is received and interpreted.

Disease & Condition
Eye Twitching - Blepharospasm

Eye Twitching - Blepharospasm

Uncontrolled muscle twitching occurs in this condition, though benign it may need further investigation and sometimes an injection of Botox can cures it.

Disease & Condition