Eye Health

Visual Problems – Know Types Of Them!

By Dr. Rushmika Singhla, Ophthalmology The eyes are the organs of vision. Any complication suffered by your eyes even for a short period can cause extreme discomfort. It is essential to take proper care of your eyes. Your eyes need to be protected from harmful effects of the external environment like dust and UV rays.…

Dry Eyes Syndrome – Know More About Its Treatment!

By Dr. Piyush Kapur,Ophthalmology Dry eye syndrome is typically a chronic ailment, which remains in a progressive state. Based on the severity and cause, dry eyes may not be cured completely. However, in most cases, a person suffering from dry eyes can deal with it through treatment which is meant to…

What Triggers Glaucoma? Know More About Its Symptoms And Treatment!

By Dr. Piyush Kapur,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 leads…

Everything About Age Related Macular Degeneration!

By Dr. Piyush Kapur,Ophthalmology AMD i.e. Age-related Macular Degeneration severely impairs your vision because of retina disorientation. This condition is chronic and incurable but treatments such as visual aids, laser therapy, vitamins and medications are available. People diagnosed with AMD are usually 60 years of age or above. The name comes from the macula,…

Glaucoma – 7 Signs To Know If You Are Suffering From It!

By Dr. Pravin Kumar Singh,Ophthalmology Glaucoma is a group of diseases that causes damage to your eye’s optic nerve and gets worse over time. The optic nerve is a bundle of millions of nerve fibres which carry visual impulse from the retina at the back of eye to the brain. The increased…

Know More About Cataract And Its Treatments!

By Dr. Piyush Kapur,Ophthalmology Cataracts occur when there is a protein build upon the natural lens of the eye, leading to clouding or loss of sight. Causes of Cataract- Protein accumulates in the lens of your eye which leads to prevention of clear passage of the light. Hence, there is a…

The Impact Of UV Rays On Your Eyes!

By Dr. Niket Sheth, 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 you…

Nyctalopia – Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment Of It!

By Dr. Amol Wankhede,Ophthalmology Nyctalopia is commonly known as night blindness. It is a kind of vision impairment. People suffering from Nyctalopia or night blindness have more difficulty seeing in a dark or dimly lit atmosphere. Though everyone has a low vision in dark or low light situations, people suffering from…

Computer Vision Syndrome – Causes, Symptoms And Precautions!

By Dr. Piyush Kapur,Ophthalmology Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) is a term used to signify the problems that occur due to staring at computer screens or other digital devices for long durations. With technology ruling our lives like never before, most of us are exposed to the glare from computers and other…

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…