Stress and diabetes can cause early cataracts, warn experts

Increasing cases of diabetes is not a new phenomenon in the country. However, doctors now say that higher stress levels that result in diabetes, can lead to cataract in the 40’s, early age for cataract

Stress and diabetes can cause early cataracts, warn expertsDiabetes is a very common disease in our country. With the growing number of diabetic cases in India, a major cause of concern is the incidence of cataract among diabetic patients. “Diabetes induced cataract is becoming very common. In fact we see such patients almost every day,” said Dr Karobi Lahiri Coutinho, fellow at Sankara […]

BOA FOCUS 2017: Ophthalmologist discuss about new tech and future of cataract surgeries

The future of cataract surgeries was highly discussed at the Bombay Ophthalmologists’ Association (BOA) FOCUS 2017 conference on the last day of the event

BOA FOCUS 2017: Ophthalmologist discuss about new tech and future of cataract surgeriesWith early interventions and new innovations in every field, it becomes important for everybody to cope with the introduction of new inventions of science. The future of cataract surgeries was highly discussed at the Bombay Ophthalmologists’ Association (BOA) FOCUS 2017 conference on the last day of the event. Dr T P Lahane, Chief Advisor of […]

BOA FOCUS 2017: Doctors deliberate on how to deal with worst case surgeries

This session focused on cataract surgeons speaking to each other on different ways in which they can be better prepared for worst case scenarios during cataract surgeries. Newer techniques and innovations were also discussed during the session

BOA FOCUS 2017: Doctors deliberate on how to deal with worst case surgeriesThe third day of the Bombay Ophthalmologists’ Association (BOA) FOCUS 2017 conference saw cataract surgeons discuss management of difficult cataracts cases. Dr Partha Biswas, chairman of academic and research committee of the All India Opthalmological Society said, “The highlight of this session was discussing case scenarios in cataract surgery like hard cataract, astigmatism management, PC […]

‘Every cataract surgery is different and difficult,’ says Dr Lahane

Each surgery has its own challenges and hence they have to be careful and tailored

‘Every cataract surgery is different and difficult,’ says Dr LahaneThe second day of the Bombay Ophthalmologists’ Association (BOA)’s FOCUS 2017 conference started off with a talk about cataract surgeries done using different cases. The crux of the discussion was about difficult case situations while performing a cataract operation. “Cataract in every case is difficult and different. There is no single way to decide what’s […]

FOCUS conference 2017, kicks off with live surgeries

Seventeen live surgeries were performed by surgeons across the country. A lot of surgeons showcased their new techniques and explained the need to have new techniques with changing times. All kinds of surgeries were performed for 1400 ophthalmologist who were observing

FOCUS conference 2017, kicks off with live surgeriesThe Focus 2017 conference kicked off at the Grant Hyatt regency, Mumbai with 17 live surgeries being performed at JJ Hospital in Mumbai while the surgeries being telecasted at the conference Hall in the Grand Hyatt regency in Mumbai. Seventeen live surgeries were performed by surgeons across the countries. A lot of surgeons showcased their […]

‘ZEPTO’ likely to be a game changer for cataract surgeries, says Dr Luthra

The surgery that Dr Luthra demonstrated today is the new surgery for cataract which has just been introduced worldwide. It has come to India first and still not available in the US. It was in trials for last 3 years but it was launched only 3 months back after all the approvals

‘ZEPTO’ likely to be a game changer for cataract surgeries, says Dr LuthraAt Bombay Ophthalmologists Association’ FOCUS 2017 Silver Jubilee Conference, Dr Gaurav Luthra, President, Intraocular Implant and Refractive Society of India, was one of the 17 eye surgeons who performed live surgery at Sir JJ Hospital that was relayed at Hyatt Regency, Sahara, Mumbai. He demonstrated a new cataract surgery called ZEPTO. “The ZEPTO cataract surgery […]

BOA FOCUS 2017: Dr Mahipal Sachdev demonstrates microincision cataract surgery

At BOA FOCUS 2017, Dr Mahipal Sachdev demonstrated microincision cataract surgery in front of 2000 delegates present at the event. During this procedure, you have to break the cataract into small pieces, that is done by ultrasonic energy and then it is sucked out. Here the sucking is so controlled that the amount of energy needed to break cataract is less and that is the main advantage

BOA FOCUS 2017: Dr Mahipal Sachdev demonstrates microincision cataract surgeryWith the conference at Bombay Ophthalmologist’s Association (BOA) being flooded with expertise. Live surgeries were a huge success and doctors across the country came up with new techniques to better the processes. Dr Mahipal Sachdev, Padma Shri awardee, Chairman, Medical Director & Senior Consultant Ophthalmology, Formerly Associate Professor, Dr R P Centre All India Institute […]

Dr Sonu Goel performed surgery on a grade 2 nuclear cataract patient

 On the first day of the conference, 17 live surgeries were performed by the eminent doctors.  Dr Sonu Goel spoke to My Medical Mantra about the surgery performed by him

Dr Sonu Goel performed surgery on a grade 2 nuclear cataract patientAt Bombay Ophthalmologists Association’s (BOA), FOCUS  2017  silver jubilee conference, Dr Sonu Goel, Phaco Refractive Surgeon , Director Anand Institute Of Medical Science Jaipur , briefed us about the surgery performed by him. I operated on a grade 2 nuclear cataract patient, under topical anaesthesia, informed Dr Goel. The machine used is known as Visalis […]

Mumbai based ophthalmologist performs cataract surgery on a 7-year-old abandoned dog

Dr J C Khanna at his hospital sees 7 to 8 cases dogs suffering from cataract on monthly basis. Apart from this dog; dogs with conjunctivitis, dry eye and other eye infection which gets cured with proper medication. Reasons for eye issues among dogs are generally old age and diabetes

Mumbai based ophthalmologist performs cataract surgery on a 7-year-old abandoned dogIn a rare incident, an eye surgeon has operated on a dog, suffering from cataract in Mumbai’s animal hospital.  With a new name, 7-year-old Jackey is now living a cheerful and active life, after a successful cataract surgery on his left eye. The surgery was done at Bombay Veterinary College at Parel. Jackey, a black […]