Eye Health

Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty or Eye Lift) for a Youthful You!!

By Dr. Ashutosh Shah, Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Blepharoplasty is a type of surgery done to the eyelids. It is done to remove excess fat, muscle or skin from the eyelids. It is carried out on an outpatient basis which means that you will be released the same day that you come to the…

5 Foods to Boost Your Eye Health!

By Dr Shalini Shetty , 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…

Ayurvedic Remedies For Cataract!

  By Jiva Ayurveda , Ayurveda Cataracts usually happen when there is a cloud-like layer on the lens of the eye. This can make one’s vision foggy even as the same greatly deteriorates as the cataract spreads. It can happen in one or both eyes and usually creates various kinds of…

Ayurvedic Remedies For Conjunctivitis!

By Dr. Ashwani Kumar Khera Khera , Ayurveda As per Ayurveda, conjunctivitis is also known as Abhishyanda. This condition affects the eyes and creates symptoms like heavy discharge and pain as well as other debilitating ones like soreness and extreme itching sensation, which can last a few weeks. The condition is usually…

Cataract- How To Reduce Risks?

By Dr. Rajeev Gupta , 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,…

COMMON RETINAL DISEASES

By Dr. Tejas D. Shah, Ophthalmology The retina is a layer made of tissue that is located behind the eye. This layer is responsible for sensing light and for sending images to the brain. The macula, located at the centre of the nerve tissue provides the essential sharp and central vision that…

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…

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…

Cataracts – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

By Dr. Ravi Thadani, Ophthalmology Clouding of the natural lens present 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 in…

HOW DOES HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE AFFECT YOUR EYES?

By Dr. Tejas D. Shah, Ophthalmology The consequences of not treating high blood pressure is not limited to only the kidneys and heart. It also affects eyesight and in turn, causes eye disease. Retinal blood vessels are damaged due to hypertension. High blood pressure is a chronic condition where the force of…