Here’s all you need to know about glaucoma

Glaucoma is the second most common cause for blindness globally accounting for almost 8 per cent of blindness cases. In India, glaucoma is the main cause for permanent blindness leaving at least 12 million people affected and more than one million people totally blind. Unfortunately, more than 90 per cent of glaucoma cases remain undiagnosed

Here’s all you need to know about glaucomaGlaucoma is an eye disease that causes damage of the optic nerve progressively and at the point where the nerve leaves the eye to carry visual information to the brain. It occurs due to a fluid build-up (pressure) within the eye that causes damage to the optic nerve. The eye makes a fluid called aqueous […]

Protecting eye health: Separating myths from facts

Of your five senses, which one are you most afraid of losing? If you're like most people, your answer is your ability to see

Protecting eye health: Separating myths from factsBecause our eyesight is so precious, it’s no wonder that myths abound about your eye health, what can damage our eyes, and what can protect them. Here, we debunk five common myths, and tell you how to truly keep your eyes healthy. Myth: Doing eye exercises will delay the need for glasses. Fact: Eye exercises […]

Here’s why you need to include oranges in your daily diet

Oranges can be a refreshing treat during the summer months. But besides helping us cool off, the citrus fruit can help improve functioning in various parts of the body. Here are five benefits that you probably didn’t know about and more reasons to include this fruit to your diet

Here’s why you need to include oranges in your daily dietPreventing eye disease New research revealed that people who include oranges regularly in their diet are 60% less likely to develop a form of vision loss (macular degeneration) compared to those who do not consume the fruit. “Even eating an orange once a week seems to offer significant benefits,” said epidemiologist Bamini Gopinath from the […]