By: Dr. Amit Gupta

Children and Eye Problems

Detecting the Possibility of an Eye Problem
Have you noticed your child sitting extremely close to the television while watching a program? Or if your child has been consistently making innumerable mistakes while taking down notes in school?

If the answer is yes, you must take them seriously as these could be indicators of some existing eye problem/s.

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By: Dr. Amit Gupta

The Dangers of Rubbing Your Eyes

Rubbing Your Eyes is a Bad Idea
You may rub your eyes due to an infection or allergy. Or you may do it out of habit or reflex.

Whatever be the reason, the bottom line is - rubbing your eyes is damaging. Rubbing your eyes constantly or too aggressively can potentially damage the cornea (lens of the eyes). This further leads to an impaired vision or infection that would require medical attention.

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By: Dr. Manpreet Singh

Eye Allergies: Allergic Conjunctivitis

Conjunctiva and Conjunctivitis
The immune system produces proteins called antibodies/immunoglobulins to prevent intruders like allergens (substances that cause allergies) from entering the body. In the case of conjunctivitis too, when the allergens are spotted these antibodies are produced. The antibodies then make a trip to the cells of the eyes, causing an allergic reaction due to the release of chemicals by the cells.

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By: Dr. Amit Gupta

Eye Care in the Digital Age

Overuse of Digital Devices is harmful
We live in a world where the use of digital gadgets has increased greatly because of the plethora of information and entertainment it provides us with. Excessive usage of TVs, computers and mobile phones is quite alarming, especially when it comes to children. Reason being, they're perpetually exposed to it whether they're at home or in school.

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By: Dr. Kashish Gupta

Combating Cataract and Protecting Sight

Combating Cataract मोतियाबिंद and Protecting Sight

India is rated among the fastest developing countries. When it comes to health parameters of its majority population, it is worrisome. Eyecare & eye diseases are no different. *A study published recently by the BBC News in its health segment quotes figures gathered from nearly 190 countries. It mentions more than 25 crore people with moderate to severe eye diseases in the world. Ninety per cent of these eye patients live in developing countries. One-third of such visually impaired population lives in India alone. Put simply, among every five eye patients of the world, two live in India.

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