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Eye Care

Understanding LASIK

Understanding LASIK

LASIK is a widely used outpatient procedure of refractive surgery. LASIK surgery intends to lessen one's dependence on glasses or contact lenses.... Read More

How to take care of your contact lenses?

How to take care of your contact lenses?

Contact lenses are worn directly on the eye’s cornea for correcting vision issues like the way eyeglasses do. Contact lenses work by subtracting or adding the power of focussing to the lens and cornea. Proper use of contact lenses can be an effective and a safe way for vision correction with apt care and... Read More

Power in the eye – What does it mean?

Power in the eye – What does it mean?

Refractive error is a very common disorder of the eyes where they are unable to focus the inbound light clearly on the retina. It is due to changes in the different components of the eye. Refractive errors may lead to blurring or impairment of... Read More

Can excessive reading lead to short-sightedness?

Can excessive reading lead to short-sightedness?

Short-sightedness (medical term- myopia) is a vision condition where people can see close objects clearly, but objects farther away appear blurred. People with myopia can have difficulty to see a whiteboard in school, a movie or TV screen or to read hoardings or display boards that are far... Read More

Computer Vision Syndrome Explained

Computer Vision Syndrome Explained

Computer Vision Syndrome (or Digital Eye Strain) are a group of eye and vision-related problems that result from prolonged use of computer, tablet, e-reader and cell phone (American Optometric Association definition).... Read More

Hyphema: Bloody eyes

Hyphema: Bloody eyes

A hyphema is the collection of blood in the anterior chamber (the area between the cornea and the iris). The blood may accumulate and cover part of the iris and the pupil (the dark circle in the middle of the eye) blocking vision partly or... Read More

Cataract: Blurred or cloudy vision

Cataract: Blurred or cloudy vision

Cataract refers to the clouding of the eye lens. The eye lens is normally clear and allows light to pass though the lens and pupil on the retina. For focussing the light, the lens must be clear. Cataract may occur in both the eyes.... Read More

Pterygium: A growth on the conjunctiva

Pterygium: A growth on the conjunctiva

The word “pterygium” in Greek means “wing,” refers to a triangular tissue growth that starts from the conjunctiva of the eyes. Such growth covers the sclera and extends onto the... Read More

Glaucoma: Beware! It can blind you

Glaucoma: Beware! It can blind you

Glaucoma is an eye disease. The optic nerve of your eyes is responsible for healthy vision. In glaucoma, this optic nerve gets damaged because of the increased pressure of the eye fluid... Read More