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Are you facing eye problems like redness? Here are 5 common causes and remedies

How can you tell the difference between common, benign reasons for irritation and more unusual, concerning problems? “There are really three important symptoms that should make someone seek attention if their eyes are bothering them,” says ophthalmologist Richard Gans, MD. “If, besides redness, there is pain, extra light sensitivity or blurred vision, patients should get […]

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How to deal with Argentinian Flag sign in cataract, explains Dr Mohan Rajan

How to deal with Argentinian Flag sign in cataract, explains Dr Mohan Rajan

Prof Dr Mohan Rajan, Chairman and Medical Director, Rajan Eye Care Hospital, Chennai, briefed My Medical Mantra about the technique used by him known as punchorhexis. Dr Rajan said that, “In cataracts, there is a huge problem of Argentinian Flag sign. Because, the pressure inside the lens is very high. So, to prevent this, I […]

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‘Act proactively to prevent blindness in premature babies,’ says Dr R V Azad

‘Act proactively to prevent blindness in premature babies,’ says Dr R V Azad

In India around 30,000 babies are going blind every year because of retina related disease seen in premature children. The challenges before the ophthalmologists are to fight against this disease and preventive steps to be taken so that children don’t lose their eye sight. This issue was discussed at length by the experts present on […]

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‘Early treatment and management crucial to deal with cataract problems,’ says Dr Agarwal

‘Early treatment and management crucial to deal with cataract problems,’ says Dr Agarwal

According to Dr Agarwal, about 3,000 doctors have come all over India under one roof for the FOCUS 2017 conference. This year marks the silver jubilee of this conference. On Friday, 11 August 2017, the first day of the conference witnessed live surgeries and a new technique where we learnt to fix the lens with […]

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'Retinal corrections for each patient must be tailored' say experts

‘Retinal corrections for each patient must be tailored’ say experts

A session on retinal corrections and the new technology introduced by doctors across the world was widely discussed by different speakers at the FOCUS 2017 conference hosted by Bombay Ophthalmologist’s Association (BOA) held at the Grand Hyatt regency hotel in  Mumbai. The session was chaired by Professor Francesco Bandello, Chairman Department of Ophthalmology, University VITA […]

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