Eye care

Cataracts – a Complete Guide to Causes and Treatment

By Dr. Neeraj Sanduja , Ophthalmology The clouding of an individual’s natural lens lying behind the iris and the pupil is called cataract. This condition forms the major cause of vision loss and affects people usually above the age of 40. According to research, cataracts are a principal cause of blindness in the world,…

Healthy Eyesight – 5 Foods For It!

By Dr. Rajeev Gupta , Ophthalmology Are you eating the foods that are best for your eyes? There’s more to eye nutrition than just carrots. Learn which foods boost your eye health and help protect against sight-threatening diseases. Go Green and Eat Spinach- Dark green vegetables help in dealing with eyesight problems. Spinach,…

Eye Lift: Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery) Information

  By Dr. Ramakant Bembde , Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Baggy/droopy upper or lower eyelids, as well as excess skin on one of them, are the reasons that a blepharoplasty may be the best option for you. There are many reasons why this can happen including the fact that aging causes your muscles…

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.…

What Is Diabetic Retinopathy?

By Dr Pawan Sthapak , Ophthalmology Diabetic retinopathy is an ailment that occurs when the retina of the eyes gets damaged due to diabetes. Your vision might be at risk if you have diabetes undiagnosed for a long duration of time. The ailment causes blood vessels in the retina to…

The Affect of UV Rays on Your Eyes – How to Prevent

By Dr. Tejas D. Shah, Ophthalmology UV rays are of two types-UV-A and UV-B. Exposure to any of these UV rays can lead to eye problems. UV-A hurts central vision. Central vision is when the light entering your eyes is changed into nerve signals, by the cells which tells your brain what…

Glaucoma – Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

By Dr. Ravi Thadani, Ophthalmology Glaucoma is a disorder of the eye that leads to loss of vision that may eventually cause complete blindness. The most common type of glaucoma is called open angle glaucoma; this type is very dangerous as it does not exhibit any symptom initially. Causes- Glaucoma develops when…

Retinal Detachment – Facts About It!

By Dr. Tejas D. Shah, Ophthalmology Retinal detachment is a condition in which a layer of tissue called the retina gets lifted or pulled far from its initial position in the eye. This can cause a number of symptoms including slight vision impairment and blurred vision as well as pain. The retina…

Cataract- Causes, Symptoms, Prevention and how to reduce risks

By Dr. Tejas D. Shah, Ophthalmology The clouding of an individual’s natural lens lying behind the iris and the pupil is called cataract. This condition forms the major cause of vision loss and affects people usually above the age of 40. According to research, cataracts are a principal cause of blindness in…

All About Dry Eyes

By Dr Neha Shukla , Ophthalmology Dry eye is a common problem among people. This is a mild disease but can lead to serious eye problems. Dry eye symptoms collectively are referred to as Dry eye syndrome. Dry eye syndrome occurs when decreased tear production do not allow for adequate lubrication of…