By: Dr. Akshaya Goyal

Childhood Cataract

Describing a Cataract

The transparent structure located behind the pupil of the eye is the lens. When a cataract affects the eye, it clouds the lens and makes it less transparent.
A cataract prevents light rays from passing through the lens and focusing itself on the retina (tissue at the back of the eye).
A Unilateral Cataract is when one eye gets affected and Bilateral Cataract shows its effect on both the eyes.

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By: Dr. Monika Garg

Dry Eyes

Defining Dry Eyes

When there is a constant lack of lubrication and moisture on the surface of our eyes and they do not produce an adequate amount of tears, it results in an eye condition commonly known as Dry Eyes.

You are more likely to experience dry eyes when you’re in an air-conditioned room or on an airplane, or if you are riding a bicycle or have been sitting in front of a computer screen for hours on end.

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By: Dr. Harshavardhan Ghorpade

Effect of Screen Time on the Eyes

Effect of Screen Time on the Eyes

Computer screens have always been the proverbial double edged swords where on the one hand they help us with all sorts of activities from business to entertainment from health consultations to online courses from stocks and finance to online shopping, while on the other hand they have a major role in creating health issues especially for the eyes.

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By: Dr. Akshaya Goyal

How to reduce Eye Strain while using Mobile Phones, Laptops, or watching TV?

How to reduce Eye Strain while using Mobile Phones, Laptops, or watching TV?

In these testing times where we are all under lock-down for our personal safety from Coronavirus, screen time has significantly increased in our lifestyle. With changes in work from home rules, schools, and education norms, the entire family has increased their use of digital screens in their day to day lives.

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By: Dr. Harshavardhan Ghorpade

Myths and Facts about Eye Donation

Myths and Facts about Eye Donation

Eye donation is the most noble act done by anyone. Without eyes life can become worthless. Hence we must promote eye donation so that the blind may may see after one is gone. 

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By: Dr. Mayank Jain

ONLINE CLASSES, SCREEN TIME AND KIDS

Why increased screen time is harmful?

  • Risk factor for myopia
  • Causes behavioural issues – child becomes irritative and shows temper tantrums
  • Irregular sleep pattern
  • Loss of social skills – does not mix with the surroundings

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By: Dr. Harshavardhan Ghorpade

AVOID EYE INFECTIONS THIS MONSOON!

Monsoon is equivalent to cool weather, hot pakodas, long drives and enchanting greenery. However, the season is also closely associated to a host of water, vector and foodborne diseases including Flu, Diarrhea, Malaria, Leptospirosis & Jaundice. Patients with various illnesses related to contaminated water & food, vectors (flies & mosquitoes) are also commonly seen. Steep spike is also seen in eye infections during this season! High humidity levels 

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By: Dr. Gurjeet Singh

Corneal Blindness

What is Blindness?
Blindness is a loss of eyesight that is caused when the optic nerve, the part of the brain responsible for vision or any portion of the eye is damaged.

Blindness can either be permanent or temporary.

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By: Dr. Gurjeet Singh

Corneal Ulcer

What is Corneal Ulcer?
A Corneal Ulcer or Keratitis is an open sore on the cornea (the clear outer layer in front of the eye that covers the iris and the pupil).

What Causes Corneal Ulcers?
Normally, an eye infection or eye disorder is responsible for the birth of corneal ulcers. Following is a list of these various infections and disorders

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By: Dr. Parul Gupta

Busting 9 Myths about Cataracts

False Information can be Injurious to Health
We are surrounded with information all the time. And it is quite plausible that some of it can be untrue. We tend to choose believing misinformation over questioning its accuracy.

Information concerning health oftentimes gets entangled in this web of inaccuracy as well. This can be rather dangerous because it could lead to bigger health problems.

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By: Dr. Chintan Dedhia

Eye Care for People with Diabetes

Multisystem disorder
Diabetes affects various organs of our body especially eyes, kidneys and nerves. Any age group can be affected.

Eye involvement in Diabetes
In comparison to people who don't have diabetes, diabetics have a greater chance of developing eye complications and blindness. Every part of the eye is affected. Following are various eye conditions caused due to diabetes.

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By: Dr. Kashish Gupta

How to Choose the Right Intraocular Lens (IOL)

What are Intraocular Lenses?

Your natural eye lens turns blurry following the removal of cataract. Intraocular Lens (aka IOL) is implanted in the eye to restore vision to the optimal.

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By: Dr. Indeevar V Mishra

An In-Depth Understanding of Glaucoma

Defining Glaucoma

The optic nerve is a nerve located at the back of the eye and is a connection between the eye and the brain. The primary function of the optic nerve is to pass visual information from the retina to the brain.

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By: Dr. Sanjeev Duggal

Getting Rid of Glasses/Contact Lenses

Why do people opt for a LASIK Eye Surgery or ICL? A lot of people who wear prescription glasses or contact lenses on a day-to-day basis would much rather live their lives without having to wear either. For these people a LASIK surgery or implantation of ICL (Implantable Collamer Lens) are preferred options.

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By: Dr. Amit Gupta

All About Squints

What is a Squint?
A squint is an eye condition in which the eyes do not align properly. The reason being, the extraocular muscles (muscles that control the movement of the eye and the eyelid) do not function together, making it tough for both the eyes to look at the same spot, at the same time.

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