Tips for protecting and preserving your eyesight

It’s easy to take your eyesight for granted - until something happens to threaten it. This throws vision’s importance into sharp relief

Tips for protecting and preserving your eyesightHere, ophthalmologist Richard Gans, MD, explains the five most common conditions affecting your vision and shares tips for preserving your eyesight. Cataract The problem: Light rays from objects in view must pass through your lens to reach your retina’s light-sensing cells. When a cataract clouds the lens, your vision fogs and lights get a halo. […]

7 subtle signs that prove you’re not as healthy as you think you are

When you say healthy, it often brings to mind an image of person that exercises all the time and only eats nutritious food while avoiding junk like candy and fast food

7 subtle signs that prove you’re not as healthy as you think you areHowever, it actually demands so much more than that. Truth is, being truly healthy means that one should have a sense of ‘physical, mental, and social well-being, and the resources to live a full life.’ Of course, we don’t always think of it that way. In fact, in most cases, eating healthy and pairing it […]

4 common causes of eye pain

Eye pain can be attributed to a variety of causes. It is typically divided into conditions that affect the cornea, conditions that affect other parts of the eye, and conditions involving other areas of the body that cause pain to be felt in the eye area

4 common causes of eye painCommon causes of eye pain typically center around particular parts of the eye. These include the cornea, the white of the eye (sclera), and a thin layer that covers it called the conjunctiva. The colored part of the eye is the iris. The muscles that control the eye, the nerves, and the eyelids can also […]

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 […]

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 […]

Follow these tips to improve eye health

Here are some tips you can use to make sure your eyes are always at their best

Follow these tips to improve eye healthFor many, many years, it’s become common knowledge among scientists (and the scientific community in general) that the growth and development of new cells, also known as neurogenesis, happens in the brain. However, thanks to new and emerging research, we now know that the eyes, which are technically extensions of our brains, also have that […]

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 […]

A simple eye examination can indicate if you have these deadly 6 diseases

As well as detecting vision problems and eye diseases, such as glaucoma or macular degeneration, they can sometimes also reveal whether you're suffering from a number of serious health conditions

A simple eye examination can indicate if you have these deadly 6 diseasesThey may be the windows to the soul, but eyes can also give a clear view of what’s occurring in less ethereal parts of the body. In fact, an eye test could reveal a life or death situation. As well as detecting vision problems and eye diseases, such as glaucoma or macular degeneration, they can […]

Forget the whole soul thing—your eyes are actually a window to your health

Here are 10 important health conditions your eyes can reveal

Forget the whole soul thing—your eyes are actually a window to your health“Simply by looking in someone’s eyes, we can see things like arteries, veins, and nerves, which are a reflection of what’s going on in the rest of the body,” says Rahul Khurana, MD, a retina specialist in northern California. That’s why the American Academy of Ophthalmology recommends everyone get a baseline eye exam by age […]

80% blindness cases can be prevented if treated in time

On the occasion of World Sight Day, doctors encourage eye-donations

80% blindness cases can be prevented if treated in timeDo you know that 80% blindness cases can be prevented if treated on time ? October 13 is observed as World Sight Day as announced by the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO). The aim is to bring global attention on blindness and vision impairment. The […]
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