Eye disorder

Glaucoma – What Causes It?

By Dr. Amandeep Singh Arora, 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 a group of related eye disorders that cause damage to the optic…

Know How Diabetes Affects Your Vision!

By Dr. Piyush Kapur,Ophthalmology If the people suffering from diabetes find their vision clouded or distorted, then the condition is called Diabetic Retinopathy. The vision gradually grows weaker until there is a complete loss of vision. Causes Behind the Condition- 1. If the sugar content in blood is high, then it…

Lasik Surgery – Must Know Things About It!

By Dr. Rajeev Gupta, Ophthalmology If you suffer from vision loss and have to wear spectacles in order to see clearly you may be considering lasik surgery. Lasik surgery can be used to treat near sightedness, far sightedness and astigmatism. It involves reshaping the cornea with the help of a laser beam. This is an outpatient procedure where…

Know More About Age-Related Eye Diseases!

By Dr. Harshavardhan Ghorpade, Ophthalmology Among other things which age does to you, the most painful is vision loss. Most of us are bestowed with the clarity of vision, something that we tend to take for granted for the longest time. Therefore the sudden blow of age is difficult to deal with…

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…

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…