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 […]

Want to get rid of dark circles? Follow these simple tricks

Are you bothered with the dark shade underneath your eyes? These dark under eye circles do not seem to be appealing in the first place. They make your eyes look tired

Want to get rid of dark circles? Follow these simple tricks  Wash your face with cool water. Refrain from cleansing your face with hot water. It worsens puffiness and can accentuate dark circles Apply cold compress. Close your eyes and cover them with a cold washcloth for 5 minutes. Repeat several times throughout the day to help constrict your blood vessel. This tip is helpful […]

5 easy to follow life-hacks to enhance your vision

Regular eye check-ups could help monitor and maintain your good vision. But there are other ways that could help you prevent eye damage and improve your eyesight

5 easy to follow life-hacks to enhance your visionYou may be working in the office, the road, kitchen, construction area or just in your room, and your eyes play a very important role in your daily activities: from turning off your alarm to preparing your bed for a good night sleep. You need to keep your eyes healthy. Washing your hands, adding vegetables […]

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 […]

‘Every person should focus on building a healthy body, mind and soul’

Healthy people are the foundation of Healthy Maharashtra. A healthy mother gives birth to a healthy child. Our focus should be imparting quality health education to young mothers of the state

‘Every person should focus on building a healthy body, mind and soul’Mother is always the first teacher, who teaches us to be good human beings. Her teachings are always critical, pivotal and supreme in our lives. So, if we want to build a healthy future, first and foremost we need to educate our mothers. The cardinal principle of any healthy state should be to educate and […]

Do sunglasses really help protect the eyes or are they harmful?

Sunglasses protect the eyes from extensive sun exposure but little amounts of sunlight can also be good to the eyesight. While wearing sunglasses can protect the eyes from UV radiation, wearing them all the time surprisingly causes more harm than doing good

Do sunglasses really help protect the eyes or are they harmful?According to Dr Joseph Michael Mercola, an alternative medicine proponent and osteopathic physician, he approaches this issue the same way he approaches optimization of Vitamin D. First of all, the number of evidence suggest that sun exposure can also be beneficial to the eyesight, however, intense UV light striking the eyes for longer time periods […]

Here’s how to take care of your eyes while driving

Poor eyesight can endanger one’s life and the risk of driving with visual disparity may be a cause of concern

Here’s how to take care of your eyes while drivingLong hours at work and constant use of electronic gadgets hamper one’s visual capabilities. It has been clinically proven that overuse of digital devices has a tremendous impact on your eyesight, with a tendency of developing short-sightedness or near-sightedness (Myopia). With increasing strain on the eyes, there is also a likeliness of facing difficulty while […]

Here’s why eating leafy greens could help prevent macular degeneration

Eating green leafy vegetables could help prevent the macular degeneration eye disease, a major cause of blindness, according to latest Australian research

Here’s why eating leafy greens could help prevent macular degenerationA new study has shown that eating vegetable nitrates, found mainly in green leafy vegetables and beetroot, could help reduce your risk of developing early-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Researchers at the Westmead Institute for Medical Research interviewed more than 2,000 Australian adults aged over 49 and followed them over a 15-year period. The research […]

Diwali: Simple precautions for good eye health

Diwali is the festival of light. Perhaps its most iconic celebration is the colourful and dazzling display of fireworks. As beautiful as it looks, fireworks account for thousands of emergency room visits each year during the festival. City doctors lists our some vital eye care tips

Diwali: Simple precautions for good eye healthDiwali is a festival of lights that brings light into our lives. Eye care is essential during Diwali. Many people can get chronic eye infections; the repercussions of cracker burning at the time of Diwali can be serious sometimes. The smoke that is produced from the crackers can harm one’s eyes and can cause many kinds of […]

Three eye-related symptoms that could help diagnose Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease is a condition which damages the brain over a number of years. The most recognised symptom is involuntary shaking of certain parts of the body, but not all symptoms are linked to movement. There are three signs in the eyes you should also watch out for

Three eye-related symptoms that could help diagnose Parkinson’s diseaseAs we all know, Parkinson’s disease is mainly characterised by involuntary movements of the body and loss of control over motor functions. As a neurodegenerative disorder, Parkinson’s disease is due to the loss of brain cells that produce dopamine. And so it’s only natural that anyone who has it will exhibit progressive deterioration of their […]
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