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Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu

Ophthalmology
FREEHOLD, NJ
18 years experience female

Locations

Freehold Ophthalmology

Freehold, NJ

Address

509 Stillwells Corner Rd, E5, Freehold, NJ
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My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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About

Bio

Specialist in Corneal Transplantation, INTACS surgery, LASIK, Cataract surgery and Ocular Surface Disease.

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Ophthalmology

Doctor Q&A

60 Answers
6 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Allergies: Sound like your child may be allergic to something. Scratching or rubbing an allergic rash will usually make it enlarge. See your pediatrician who m... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Likely caffeine: The most likely cause is caffeine, stress, lack of sleep or anxiety. Other causes include a hormonal imbalance, specifically thyroid, or nerve damage... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Try artificial tears: This is a very common problem with heavy computer use. Artificial tears over the counter are very helpful. Stay away from generics and brands like v... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
May be viral: You may just have a viral infection which is not treated by antibiotics, only supportive care and time. But you may also have a bacterial infection t... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Could be jaundice: You should be evaluated by your primary care doctor who would order liver blood-work. There could be an underlying liver disorder causing your yellow... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Many reasons: Could be subconjunctival hemorrhage, scleritis, episcleritis, dryness, blepharitis. You should see an eye md who can evaluate you. If it is bright r... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
May be a pinguecula: These are growths on the white of the eye that commonly occur from the elements, such as wind and uv rays, also may occur from dryness.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Dry eyes: Dry eyes and blepharitis are certainly related. The rest of the symptoms are generally unrelated. If you have known diabetes and known diabetic reti... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Chalazion: It is commonly referred to as a stye, but if it is hard, it likely will not drain on its own. See your ophthalmologist. Depending on the size and ot... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
NO.: No, the area around the eyes and within the eyes is very sensitive. Only use products that are approved for use in or around the eyes. If you check ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Probably not: If there was bleeding, you may be smelling the iron in your blood, if the smell is metallic. If it smells bad, and it's been a few days since having ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Not dangerous: They are little accumulations that develop within the tonsils. It may be from food or other proteinaceous material.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Could be jaundice: This may be a sign of jaundice. You should see your primary care doctor first who would check blood-work for an underlying condition, such as liver d... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Too many reasons: Can you clarify? Do you have allergies? How long has this been a problem? Do you have associated symptoms of pressure, burning, irritation? Blurry vi... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Too many reasons: It really depends on the reason it was ordered. If you had a visual field defect, it could be looking for an area of stroke. But other reasons inclu... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Many reasons: Sudden blurriness in children could be something serious, so if you believe the complaint is real, you should take your child to see an ophthalmologis... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
See an Eye MD: You could be having an allergic reaction to the glue or worse. You must be seen by an ophthalmologist. We never recommend eyelash extensions. In th... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Tearing is common: With tiredness and with dry eyes, among other conditions. Also when you yawn, it is common to release tears as well.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Could be a floater: You should have this evaluated by an ophthamologist. A new floater needs to be checked to rule out a retinal tear or hole.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Dryness: The usual cause is dryness. Try artificial tears over the counter, 3 - 4 times daily. If this does not help, there actually may be something in your... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
The only: Permanent methods are laser hair removal or electrolysis. Laser hair removal, however, is not completely safe in the immediate eye area as it targets... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
May be a pinguecula: This is a benign growth on the white of your eye. It can sometimes become red and irritated from wind and sun. See your ophthalmologist for options ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Shouldn't be a probl: As you probably know, melatonin is usually used to help sleep and zyrtec (cetirizine) is for allergies. There is no negative interaction between them... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Maybe: It depends on the cause of the redness. If there is an underlying condition like dryness, blepharitis or allergies, usually treating the underlying c... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Could be stye: This is likely a hordeolum. You can try hot compresses to bring the swelling down. However, it could also indicate a possibly mosre serious infectio... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
May be a pinguecula: These are benign growths on the white of the eye that is usually at the 3 o'clock or 9 o'clock position if you think of the iris like a clock. If it ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Possibly: You would need to actually look at the package insert for the ingredients. Many multi-dose vials of injectables will contain thimerosal as a preserva... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Not really: You should take care to protect your eyes from uv rays, however. It will protect agains macular degeneration, and possibly against cataracts. There ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Possible: High levels can cause double vision if uncorrected. Usually this is not a new problem, so if you are experiencing double vision that wasn't there pre... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
No: But sometimes there can be a haziness that develops behind the lens implant. This can be treated with a laser.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
See below: Vit a is important in bone growth, but too much vit a can actually cause bone loss (by increasing the osteoclasts which help with remodeling and break... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Depends on the cause: If it is from a cause like cataracts, then surgery can be performed. It is due to a retinal condition like retinitis pigmentosa, then likely no. It ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Infection: It may be an infection like "pink eye" or conjunctivitis. Is the eye red or have discharge? The baby may need an antibiotic eye drop.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Dark circles: The skin under and around the eyes is very thin. Dark circles may be alleviated by making sure you are well hydrated and getting enough sleep. Also ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Can be both: It can be from both. See your ophthalmologist who can give you options to help resolve the problem. You can also try artificial tears over the count... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
See an Eye MD: You should really see a medical ophthalmologist who will evaluate your eye. It could be something more serious like an eye infection.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Not exactly: Yeast infections are caused by a fungus called candida. Candida can cause serious eye infections including corneal ulcers and endophthalmitis. Howev... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Yes: If it is leaking, you can absolutely get a burn from it. You should thoroughly douse the area in water for 20 minutes.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
It could be: Thinning of the sclera. Do you have any underlying conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis or lupus? You should see an ophthalmologist.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
See an Eye MD: Although your eye is not irritated, being a contact lens wearer puts you at risk for corneal abrasions as well as infections, including ulcers. You c... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
May be floater: Are you seeing this in your visual field, or is it something you see physically on your eye. If it floats around, we call it a floater. If it is new... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Possibly infection: You could have the start of a hordeolum (stye) or even cellulitis which needs to be treated with oral antibiotics. See an ophthalmologist.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Good thing: That is a good thing. Continue to do hot compresses to encourage it to drain on its own.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Many reasons: Allergies, dry eyes, blepharitis can all explain watering eyes. A poor quality tear film as with blepharitis can cause your body to produce excess te... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Likely sinus problem: It is likely sinus pressure you are experiencing. Nasal sprays can work, but the over the counter ones are not to be used long term. Also, you may h... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
No: A medication like Latisse (bimatoprost) can help both eyelashes and eyebrows to grow. You need a prescription for this.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
See an Eye MD: It could be a benign growth. It may be wise to have it biopsied. You should see your eye md.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Could be dryness: A crawling sensation, as in feeling like something is in the eye? This can be from dryness or allergies. You can try artificial tears over the count... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Depends on the cause: There are different parts of the eye that many people call "tear ducts" but may not be the actual tear duct. The tear duct, which drains your tears, ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Revathi Naadimuthu
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Referred pain: It may be due to a nerve block or injection given to numb the area, which can sometimes affect nerves to other parts of the face. Let your surgeon kn... Read More

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Dr. Naadimuthu is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Naadimuthu is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Very good evening Dr. Naadimuthu! This was very helpful. Thank you!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, NJ
Graduated 2004MD

Residency

New York Medical College

Awards

Top Ophthalmologist , Second Place, New Jersey - Summer
2013
HealthTap Founding Doctor
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Affiliations

American Academy of Ophthalmology
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