5 potential reasons for having bloodshot eyes

Eye redness occurs when the vessels in your eye become swollen or irritated. Redness of the eye, also called bloodshot eyes, can indicate the presence of several different health problems

5 potential reasons for having bloodshot eyesRed eyes (or red eye) is a condition where the white of the eye (the sclera) has become reddened or ‘bloodshot.’ The appearance of red eye can vary widely. It can look like there are several squiggly pink or red lines on the sclera or the entire sclera may appear diffusely pink or red. While […]

10 health problems your eyes could be showing signs of

Eye doctors say that by looking in someone’s eyes, they can see things like arteries, veins, and nerves, which are a reflection of what’s going on in the rest of the body. The benefit, of course, is easily catching potential problems early on. Here are 10 important health conditions your eyes can signal

10 health problems your eyes could be showing signs ofThe American Academy of Ophthalmology recommends everyone get a baseline eye exam by age 40, if not before (if everything looks good, your doctor can decide how often you should follow-up) High blood pressure Early signs of damage from high blood pressure can be detected in routine eye exam so potentially life-saving  treatment can be […]

Incidents of rare eye infections on the rise due to poor contact lens hygiene

Researchers from the University College London (UCL) in England have observed an increase in cases of a rare but preventable eye infection in recent years. The findings emphasise the importance of good hygiene habits when wearing contact lenses

Incidents of rare eye infections on the rise due to poor contact lens hygieneSince Acanthamoeba can survive in the space between the lens and the eye, people who wear contact lenses are at higher risk of infection. The paper titled ‘Acanthamoeba keratitis: confirmation of the UK outbreak and a prospective case-control study identifying contributing risk factors’ was published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology on September 19. What […]

Eye donation, the most noble act after death: Vice President

The Vice President said that main cause of blindness include cataract (62.6%) refractive error (19.70%) corneal blindness (0.90%) and glaucoma (5.80%), among others and added that blindness from glaucoma can be prevented if diagnosed and treated early

Eye donation, the most noble act after death: Vice PresidentM. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the eye donation is the noblest act after death and such voluntary effort can alleviate blindness and restore vision in those with corneal blindness. He was addressing the OSKON 2018 (Ocular Surface and Keratoprosthesis Conference), organised by Shankara Netralaya, in Chennai on July 29. The Vice President called for […]

9 signs you can’t ignore when it comes to your child’s eye health

A thorough eye test can detect a variety of eye conditions which, if left untreated in a child, could affect their eye health later in life, potentially even leading to partial or complete loss of sight

9 signs you can’t ignore when it comes to your child’s eye health“Vision isn’t the first culprit parents think of when their child is struggling in school, but it can be playing a part in their child’s poor school or sports performance,” says Marcela Frazier, an Associate Professor from the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Ophthalmology. A thorough eye test can detect a variety of […]

Eye health: Here are a few eye care mistakes you might be making

Your eyes might be easy to take for granted, but your vision is too important for that. It might be time to take a closer look at your eye-care routines to see if you’re doing more harm than good

Eye health: Here are a few eye care mistakes you might be makingYou don’t get annual eye exams It’s a good idea to see your eye doctor each year to make sure all is well, especially once you’re over 40. They’ll check how well you can see, and they might put drops in your eyes to dilate, or widen, your pupils to help them to check for […]

Pune: Eye care hospital to distribute assistive devices for blind people

H V Desai eye care hospital in Pune will be celebrating Helen Keller birth anniversary by distributing special equipment for the blind

Pune: Eye care hospital to distribute assistive devices for blind peopleIn order to mark the birth anniversary of Helen Keller, on Wednesday, June 27, 350 visually impaired students will be given assistive devices (angel players and smartphones) by the Technical Training Institute affiliated to H V Desai eye care hospital. The Assistive Device scheme is the initiative of Government of India, under the ADIP scheme(Assistive […]

How to protect your eyes from heat this summer

With mercury levels rising, we present you with quick tips on how to prevent eye problems during summer to ensure your eyes remain healthy

How to protect your eyes from heat this summerMumbai and Maharashtra are reeling under severe summer heat. The temperature has already touched the mark of 40 degrees in several districts of Maharashtra. The unbearable summer heat is brought a large variety of diseases along with it. Dust and sand particles and cause irritation in the eyes. During the summer people are affected with […]

Five tips for maintaining your eyesight

Your eyes play a significant role in your health. Many steps can be taken to ensure that your eyes are protected and remain as healthy as possible. Here are the best vision-boosting tips to help you protect your eyes into your golden years

Five tips for maintaining your eyesightMillions of individuals experience eye problems each year. Some eye issues result in permanent vision loss or blindness, while others can be corrected with contact lenses or glasses. Many of us are resigned to the fact that as we age, our eyesight will deteriorate. But could we improve our vision, protect our sight, and prevent […]

#HealthyHoli: Tips to protect your eyes while playing Holi

Holi is one of the most colourful festivals celebrated in India and all over the world. The riot of colours seen in Holi looks absolutely amazing to one and all. But we must remember that these colours which give joy to many, bring horror to the lives of many others, each year. The eyes are particularly vulnerable to damage as almost always colour is applied to the face, starting from the eyes moving onto the cheeks

#HealthyHoli: Tips to protect your eyes while playing HoliRegrettably, most of the Holi colours sold these days contain harmful chemicals. In fact most are dyes meant for industrial use like dyeing textiles and are not meant to be used on humans. All these are toxic and can cause skin allergies to cancer, eye irritation to blindness, and much more. The base in which […]
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