Leadership in the times of a Pandemic – COVID-19

Hello All, I hope you all are safe and healthy. All of us are probably now morbid with boredom than the real virus itself. It is why I want to pitch in and give some pep talk to all of you. Being in leadership roles, we mustn’t lose our morale and motivation. The fear or […]

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Retinal Detachment Surgery: What to expect?

Retinal detachment describes an emergency condition. It is a condition wherein a thin layer of tissue (the retina) at the back of the eye pulls away from its usual position. It divides the retinal cells from the blood vessel layer that gives oxygen and nourishment. The more extended retinal detachment goes untouched, the higher your […]

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What is Glaucoma? How does it affect vision?

Glaucoma is a state that damages your eye’s optic nerve. Also, it gets worse over time. It’s often connected to a buildup of pressure inside your eye. Glaucoma is likely to be run in families as well. As a rule, you don’t get it until later in life. The intraocular pressure or the increased pressure […]

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Protect Your eyesight as you age

When we hear the word ageing, the usual worries are wrinkles, weak knees, grey hair, and so on. But, what about those organs that showed you the colourful world all these years? When you consider the effects of ageing on our body and lifestyle, taking care of our eyesight should be one of the top […]

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Cataracts & Vision loss – 3 Things You Should Know

Cataracts are a major health care issue among the elderly population. Here, one among three persons has some form of vision loss or eye disease even before they are 65. The most common causes of vision loss for the ageing people are age-related eye diseases such as cataract, macular degeneration, glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy. Cataracts […]

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Allergic conjunctivitis – How to protect your eyes?

Rains are in this monsoon. Yet we can’t ignore getting drenched in heavy rains. Getting wet in the rains might not be a good thing for your body since monsoon not only brings heavy showers but also with it an army of infections. Needless to say, viral infections are the most common ones. They max […]

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration – Symptoms And Treatment

Macular Degeneration is the leading cause of irreversible loss of vision. It happens due to gradual deterioration of the central portion of the Retina, called the Macula. It’s called Age-Related Macular Degeneration because it develops with age. Smoking is a known risk factor causing AMD. There are also chances that this can be passed through […]

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“Powerpoint presentations can be a good resource for a refresher course but never for primary learning”: Prof. Amod Gupta

Padmashri Dr. Amod Gupta, a respected teacher-of-teachers, is known all over the world. A passionate teacher and researcher, Dr. Gupta retired from Advanced Eye Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh after an illustrious career spanning over four decades. In this interview, he replies to our questions asked by Dr. Tandava Krishnan. eOphtha: You have […]

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Children Eye Care for Summer

Do you think that the usual everyday light can be dangerous to the eyes? If you think ‘No’, you need to think again. Everyday light can be as harmful as a bright flash directed into our eyes. So, imagine how damaging it can be on children’s eyes? We all know that the intensity of light […]

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Cataract Surgery – 6 Facts & Methods that we need to know

Look Carefully into the Cataract Surgery – Well, you are here because you read about Cataract surgery , or somebody you know is affected by it. As we all know, Cataract is the clouding of the lens present inside the eye due to accumulation of protien and some other compounds. Due to this condition, the […]

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