Eye disease

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…

Glaucoma – A guide to this devastating eye disease!!

By Dr. Neeraj Sanduja , Ophthalmology A condition which damages the optic nerve of the eye and worsens over passing time, mostly due to accumulated pressure inside the eye, is known as Glaucoma. This increase in pressure, which is known as intraocular pressure, damages the optic nerve which is responsible for transmission…

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,…

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

By Sharp Sight , Ophthalmology Macular degeneration is a condition that affects the vision in people more than 60 years of age. It is caused due to the weakening of the macular area which is an area in the retina that is sensitive to light. The ailment is so called because it…

Causes of Glaucoma

By Bharti Eye Hospitals , Ophthalmology The medical condition that leads to the weakening of the optic nerves is called Glaucoma. The condition worsens over time and may even lead to blindness in severe cases. Causes of Glaucoma- Glaucoma is often linked to diabetic retinopathy. Increased sugar content in the blood often…