eyecare

Five important things to know about your eyes and cataract

A cataract is defined as a loss of transparency or clouding of the lens in your eye. It can occur in both the eyes, but is not infectious in nature, i.e. it doesn’t spread from one eye to the other. Cataracts are mostly caused due to the ageing process and…

One More Reason to Eat Your Greens: They Prevent Blindness!

In a study published in the journal JAMA Ophthalmology, researchers came to the conclusion that increasing your intake of nitrate (which is present in green leafy vegetables) can lower your risk of developing primary pre-open glaucoma (POAG) by 20-30%. The study claims that when you pursue a diet rich in…