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Eye Care

When stars in your eyes are not healthy

When stars in your eyes are not healthy

Floaters or eye floaters are tiny spots, flecks, specks and ‘cobwebs’ that move around in your field of vision. It may be irritating but does not cause any harm. However, floaters cannot be ignored as they may occur as a symptom of various eye related disorders that can lead to blindness. Knowledge about eye floaters can help you to differentiate... Read More

Do you see life in HD? Know about colour vision disorder

Do you see life in HD? Know about colour vision disorder

Poor colour vision is used to denote a decreased capability to distinguish between some colours. The term colour blindness is sometimes used, but that name indicates a total lack of ability to make out certain colours, which is a rare... Read More

Shop sunglasses like Parineeti Chopra

Shop sunglasses like Parineeti Chopra

Apart from being a fashion statement, sunglasses also help in maintaining your eye health. Right sunglasses protect the eyes by cutting down the harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays and the... Read More

How to instil eye drops the right way?

How to instil eye drops the right way?

Most of us have been afflicted with an eye infection at some point in time and have used anti-infective eye drops. In glaucoma patients, prescription eye drops are an important part of treatment to maintain the pressure in the eye in the normal... Read More

Causes for Sudden Loss of Vision

Causes for Sudden Loss of Vision

Sudden loss of vision is when the vision deteriorates within a few minutes to a couple of days. It may involve one eye or both eyes, and affect the entire field of vision or part of it. Most of the conditions that cause sudden loss of vision require urgent medical... Read More

Double Vision (Diplopia): Where a single object is seen as two

Double Vision (Diplopia): Where a single object is seen as two

Diplopia (double vision) is a condition where a single object is seen as two, often overlapping images. Diplopia is not the same as blurred vision. In blurred vision, a single image is seen in an unclear manner. Double vision can involve one eye (monocular) or both eyes... Read More

Self-care tips for dry eyes

Self-care tips for dry eyes

Dry eye is a disorder of tear film due to deficiency of tears or excessive evaporation, which leads to damage to the surface of the eye and eye discomfort. The symptoms of dry eye include burning sensation in the eyes, sensitivity, redness in the eye, gritty sensation in the eye, difficulty with night time driving, eye fatigue, blurred vision, and... Read More

Corneal Dystrophy Explained

Corneal Dystrophy Explained

Corneal dystrophies are a group of genetic disorders affecting the eye, in which abnormal material accumulates in the cornea( the clear, dome-shaped, transparent, outer layer of the eye). The condition runs in families and progresses slowly, and affects both the... Read More