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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Know About Lazy Eye – Paediatric Eye Treatment

So, what’s a lazy eye? In medical terminology, this is called Amblyopia. It usually occurs in childhood. When nerve pathways between the brain and eye aren’t properly stimulated, the brain tends to favour the other eye. This results in wandering eye, and reduced depth of perception in an eye. The condition of Lazy eye usually […]

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Don’t Forget Your Sunglasses To Protect Your Eyes From UV

What are the essential rituals you do, before going out into the sun? Put on Sunscreen lotion, wrap around a cloth around your face, put on full sleeves. These are to protect your skin from the sun and pollution. What about your eyes? We often tend to forget to carry our sunglasses while stepping out, […]

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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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5 Things your Eye Test might reveal about your Health

Protecting your vision is your mission Do you ever pose for a good picture only to find out that the moment you were taking your glasses off has been captured that too in a group picture? Or you suddenly took off your glasses just to look good but the whole world is suddenly new and […]

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How to Take Care of your Eyes in this Digital Era?

Look out for the Digital Effects Are you spending most of your time working on a laptop or a desktop? Are you scrolling through social media and did not even blink your eyes for even once. Maybe you are stuck in the office and working on some important project or probably binge-watching your favourite shows […]

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