“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
eye vision test

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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National Eye Donation Fortnight 2018
Eye Donation Maxivision

National Eye Donation Fortnight 2018 will be celebrated from 25th of August to 8th of September. “THE EYES HAVE ONE LANGUAGE EVERYWHERE” – George Herbert Every five seconds one person in the world is going blind and one child goes blind every minute. It is estimated that there are 0.12 million people in the country […]

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Treat it Young – Paediatric Eye Disease

“Children are our greatest treasure, they are our future.” – Nelson Mandela   As parents or elders, it is our duty to take care of their health and enhance their growth with maximum effort. Recognizing subtle signs of poor vision could help us provide them with necessary aid. Teaching them about eye hygiene, reading, and […]

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Got a Dry Eye? Here is How you can Treat the Condition

What is Dry eye? Dry eye is a condition in which excess evaporation or reduced secretion of tears occur. Eye surface is protected by a tear film that consists of an aqueous layer and an oily layer. The tear film prevents the aqueous layer from drying up. Any disruption of an oily layer can cause […]

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Does LASIK Eye Surgery help you to get rid of glasses or contact lens?
lasik surgery

What is LASIK Eye Surgery? Imagine waking up every morning and being able to tell time from your wall clock without being dependent on your glasses? Not every befriends a friendly cute little alien that can magically cure their eyesight. In reality, only LASIK eye surgery can make your dream come true! Laser eye surgery […]

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Hypertension and its effects on the Retina

New ACC/AHA High Blood Pressure Guidelines have been recently issued. Blood pressure categories in the new guideline are as follows:  Normal: Less than 120/80 mm Hg  Elevated: Systolic between 120-129 and diastolic less than 80  Stage 1: Systolic between 130-139 or diastolic between 80-89  Stage 2: Systolic at least 140 or […]

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