Suffering from dry eyes? Here are five ways to deal with it

Dry eye syndrome may result in lot of discomfort and is accompanied by stinging or burning sensation in eyes, formation of stringy mucus in or around the eyes, increased sensitivity to light, redness or blurred vision

Suffering from dry eyes? Here are five ways to deal with itDry eye syndrome, aka dry eyes, is caused when your eyes don’t produce enough tears or your tears don’t provide enough lubrication. This may result in lot of discomfort and is accompanied by a stinging or burning sensation in the eyes, formation of stringy mucus in or around your eyes, increased sensitivity to light, redness […]

CM Fadnavis aims to make Maha cataract-free by 2019

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis's dream of making Maharashtra a cataract-free state will soon come true. CM Fadnavis himself has taken initiative which is not only for senior citizens but also for entire Maharashtra state. Approximately in 20 months, 17 lakh free cataract surgeries will be done. Apart from this, free spectacles will be distributed to these patients

CM Fadnavis aims to make Maha cataract-free by 2019There is a backlog of around 17 lakh surgeries across the state. Cataract of more than 5 lakhs people is mature. Therefore, CM Fadnavis decided to make Maharashtra cataract free. The Padma Shri awardee, Dr Tatyarao Lahane, joint director of Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER), is appointed as the chief coordinator for the […]

Winter: Follow these easy steps to ensure your eyes stay safe and healthy

Whether you’re hitting the slopes, heading to work or just cozying up by the fire, be aware of your surroundings. It’s easy to take good vision for granted when you should really be taking precautions. So, experts list out few ways to combat the effects of cold weather and dry air on your eyes

Winter: Follow these easy steps to ensure your eyes stay safe and healthyAs the heart of winter draws nearer and nearer we often start to realise our eyes are not quite coping as well as they usually do.  Know how to keep those peepers in tip-top condition throughout winter. We typically worry about staying warm during the winter months, and think less about protecting our eyes said experts. […]

Seven surgeries! That’s what it took for this man to regain his vision

After undergoing seven surgeries, after every recurrent loss in vision for since the past one year, he is finally is able to see with both his eyes after the final surgery was performed last month

Seven surgeries! That’s what it took for this man to regain his visionPravin Kale, who is 29 years old, works with an engineering firm in Pune. He suddenly lost vision in both the eyes in July 2016, this was the first time that this would happened to him, he approached the doctors and was operated upon in that month itself. From July 2016 until the last month, […]

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 […]

Playing outdoors can be beneficial to your child’s eyesight

More time outdoors had a protective effect and reduced the chances that a child would go on to need myopic refractive correction in the future. The size of the effect was impressive

Playing outdoors can be beneficial to your child’s eyesightThe ready availability of technology may make the children of today faster at configuring a new smartphone, but does all of that screen time affect the development of their eyes? While conventional wisdom dictates that children should do less up-close viewing, sit farther from the television and perhaps even wear their eyeglasses less, we have […]

Dr TP Lahane hands over charge of JJ Hospital dean to Dr Nanandkar

After serving Sir JJ group of Hospitals for 22 years as an ophthalmologist, head of the ophthalmology department and dean, Padma Shri Dr TP Lahane now will work as joint director in Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER)

Dr TP Lahane hands over charge of JJ Hospital dean to Dr NanandkarAn Era in Sir JJ Group of Hospital comes to an end with Dr TP Lahane handing over the dean charges to Dr SD Nanandkar on Thursday. Dr Lahane has been the dean of the esteemed state run medical college for the last seven years and eight months. He completed 22 years of service to the […]

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 […]

What makes you, 1 in 7.2 billion, apart from your fingerprints?

The general consensus is fingerprints are accurate tools to identify people, in most cases. But what about other parts of the body? Most of us like to believe in our individuality; surely there’s more to our bodies that make us one in 7.2 billion. Well, here are five things that are (most likely) especially you that you can be proud of

What makes you, 1 in 7.2 billion, apart from your fingerprints?Anyone who has known biology or has watched crime shows on TV will remember that a criminal is identified by his fingerprints, which are unique markers left by the ridges on everyone’s fingers. These impressions have been used as personal signatures for thousands of years, going as far back as 300 B.C. in China, where […]

Eye care: Tips to relieve dry eye syndrome

Dry eye syndrome can occur at any age, and in people who are otherwise healthy. It is more common with older age, when the individual produces fewer tears. It is also more common in women than in men

Eye care: Tips to relieve dry eye syndromeDry eyes can happen when tears evaporate too quickly, or the eyes produce too few tears. It is common in humans and in some animals. It can affect one or both eyes, and it can lead to inflammation. One study found that 17 percent of 2,127 patients visiting a hospital in Japan were diagnosed with dry eye, […]
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