Damage to eyes

Causes Associated With Dry Eyes!

By Dr. Anand Palimkar, Ophthalmology Dry eyes are quite common, but only as a temporary medical condition. Unfortunately though, this problem is becoming more and more persistent, promising serious vision problems later. The lacrimal glands near the eyes secrete tears, which is composed of a complicated combination of fatty oils, mucus and…

How Food Can Prevent Eye-Diseases?

By Dt. Shivani Jotwani, Dietitian/Nutritionist, About 25 million people all over the world are affected by eye problems such as age-linked muscular degeneration and cataracts. In most cases, such diseases are usually caused by oxidation or inflammation of the eyes. Studies have found that a diet rich in nutrients like lutein and…

Retinal Detachment: What Is a Torn or Detached Retina?

By Dr Somdutt Prasad , Ophthalmology Retinal tear – however not similar to retinal detachment – is considered an initial stage of retinal detachment. The condition when fluid from your eyes makes way through a retinal tear; thereby detaching the retina from its chief tissue is defined as retinal detachment.…

5 daily activities that harm your eyes

By Dr Anuj Gupta , General Physician Many people suffer from defects in eyesight which make them opt for glasses and contact lenses. Though these options provide a long term solution to vision defects, it is always good to know things which might be gnawing away at your eye health, without you…