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. […]

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 […]

SOS: Computer Vision Syndrome can cause serious eye conditions

Possibly 21st century’s most common health complaint is tired eyes. These days, many of us have jobs that require us to stare at computer screens for hours at a time and that can put a real strain on your eyes. Working adults aren't the only ones affected; kids, who use computers or stare at tablets, can have issues, too. Here, the doctors prescribe a perfect plan to protect your eyes in the digi age

SOS: Computer Vision Syndrome can cause serious eye conditionsComputer Vision Syndrome (CVS), the medical term for digital eye strain, is best avoided by being aware of it. Dr Gaurav Luthra, President, Intraocular Implant and Refractive Society of India, informed, “CVS is more commonly seen in computer professionals and students. CVS which is also known as digital eye strain is caused due to prolonged hours […]

What causes itchy eyes?

What is known today about the science of itch comes mostly from studies on skin. Here, the purpose of itch is thought to be to encourage us to scratch, and, by doing so, dislodge any potential parasites that have attached themselves to our skin. Once itch nerve cells in the eye have been stimulated, they send signals to the brain along the spinal cord. Then, your brain then tells you that your eye is itching

What causes itchy eyes?In a person with allergies, the body has become hypersensitive to harmless substances, including pollen and grass, so the immune system must treat them as if they are pathogens The front of the eye, much like the outer layer of the skin, protects us from environmental harm. When potentially harmful substances come into contact with […]