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By: Dr. Shachi Srivastava

Computer Vision Syndrome

Computer vision syndrome is also known as Digital eye strain which results because of prolonged use of computers, laptops, mobile phones and I pads. In today’s scenario, we cannot imagine our lives without these digital devices, however their prolonged use is associated with lots of problems.

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By: Dr. Shachi Srivastava

Air Pollution And The Eye

Currently Delhi NCR and many parts of northern India are experiencing very bad air quality due to severe air pollution. The AQI ( PM 2.5 AQI and PM 10 AQI)at many places in these regions is as high as 600 or even more. Severe air pollution leads to formation of dense smog in the lower strata of atmosphere which is actually a mixture of pollutant gases, smoke and fog. It not only leads to poor visibility in these areas, low penetration of sunlight but also causes many disease mainly respiratory illnesses.

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By: Dr. Mukesh Kumar

Signs That Your Child May Need Glasses

Why is it Important to keep your Child’s Vision in Check?

Till the ages of seven or eight, a child’s vision is still in the developing stage. If your child has some kind of a vision problem during this process of development, it is preferred to get your child’s eye checked.

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By: Dr. Harshavardhan Ghorpade

Babies And Children Get Cataract Too!

Cataracts by popular understanding are the prerogative of the old. However, Cataracts are quite common in infants and children as well, except that the causes are different and it is even more critical for surgery to be performed early! The various causes of Cataracts at birth include hereditary causes, part of Genetic Syndromes, intrauterine infections like Rubella and birth trauma. They are also caused due to nutritional deficiencies in the mother during pregnancy.

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By: Dr. Rajesh Mishra

The Human Eye: Myths Facts

Age-Old Myths

Whether it is about how eating carrots benefits vision or that sitting too close to the television set spoils the eyes, each one of us has heard innumerable “facts” about the human eye. But have you ever stopped to wonder whether there are myths or are actually facts?

To help you separate fact from fiction, here is a list of some interesting myths and facts about our eyes.

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By: Dr. Rajesh Garg

Diplopia(double Vision)

What is Diplopia (Double Vision)?

Double Vision (Diplopia), much like the name suggests, is when you see double or two images instead of one.

There are two types of double vision - Monocular and Binocular. Monocular double vision affects one eye and Binocular double vision affects both your eyes. At times, double vision can be temporary.

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By: Dr. Ajay Garg

All About Vitrectomy Surgery

What is Vitrectomy?

Vitrectomy is a surgical procedure that is done to remove and replace either some or all of the vitreous humour (a gel-like, transparent substance that fills the eyeball behind the lens).

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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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