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Till date, Pristyn Care has attended to more than 60,000 patients from all over the country by delivering the best of minimally invasive surgical treatments for various diseases

Pristyn Care adds new treatments in line with a shift in patient needs

UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 03:52 PM IST
To strengthen the healthcare delivery and provide inevitable healthcare needs, Pristyn Care has added new treatments.
The researchers of the study claimed that the children who undergo cataract removal have an increased risk of glaucoma, a sight-threatening condition that damages the optic nerve which is the connection between the eye and brain.(Unsplash)
The researchers of the study claimed that the children who undergo cataract removal have an increased risk of glaucoma, a sight-threatening condition that damages the optic nerve which is the connection between the eye and brain.(Unsplash)

Higher risk of glaucoma suspected in infants undergoing cataract surgery, says study

Maryland [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
PUBLISHED ON DEC 21, 2020 04:58 PM IST
A study of the National Eye Institute (NEI) funded by Infant Aphakic Treatment discovered that cataract surgery may lead to increased eye pressure and optic nerve damage in infants.
The changes in proportionate deductions will come in handy for policy buyers who choose a room with a higher rent than what is covered in their insurance policy.(Shutterstock)
The changes in proportionate deductions will come in handy for policy buyers who choose a room with a higher rent than what is covered in their insurance policy.(Shutterstock)

How IRDAI’s new rules benefit health insurance policyholders

By Promotional Feature, HT Brand Studio
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2020 01:17 PM IST
From standardized policy clauses to the inclusion of telemedicine, the benefits are many.
Two doctors of a private eye hospital in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore city have been booked after 15 people lost their vision in botched cataract surgeries earlier this month(HT File (Representative Image))
Two doctors of a private eye hospital in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore city have been booked after 15 people lost their vision in botched cataract surgeries earlier this month(HT File (Representative Image))

2 doctors booked for botched up eye surgeries in Indore

Bhopal | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 30, 2019 02:48 PM IST
A first information report or FIR was registered on Thursday evening at Chhatripura police station against the managing director of Indore Eye Hospital Dr Sudhir Mahashabde and its medical superintendent Dr Suhas Bande.
Abid Gulzar (centre) lost vision in his left eye.(HT Photo)
Abid Gulzar (centre) lost vision in his left eye.(HT Photo)

Srinagar teen seeks Mumbai doctors’ help to restore vision

Hindustan Times | By Aayushi Pratap, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 03, 2019 12:48 AM IST
Abid Gulzar was on his way back home from coaching classes in Srinagar on March 19, when pellets pierced his left eye
BMC Trauma Care Hospital, Jogeshwari is now under attack for botched cataract operations(HT Photo)
BMC Trauma Care Hospital, Jogeshwari is now under attack for botched cataract operations(HT Photo)

After botched surgeries, BMC wants unit head’s license revoked

Hindustan Times | By Sadaguru Pandit, Mumbai
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2019 12:20 AM IST
Mehta initiates inquiry against dean of parent Cooper Hospital, wants staff suspended pending probe
The internal committee report of the BMC found that the surgical scope used during the eye surgeries wasn’t sterlised before being used.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The internal committee report of the BMC found that the surgical scope used during the eye surgeries wasn’t sterlised before being used.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

7 patients in Mumbai hospital suffer partial vision loss due to unsterilised tools

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Sadaguru Pandit, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2019 09:47 AM IST
On January 4, six patients underwent cataract surgery and one had an intraocular lens implant surgery. The next day, all seven developed redness around their eyes. They suffered from various degrees of vision loss.
Last year, Navjot Singh Sidhu marched with blind students to mark World Sight Day at Sector 17, Chandigarh, October 12,2017(Hindustan Times)
Last year, Navjot Singh Sidhu marched with blind students to mark World Sight Day at Sector 17, Chandigarh, October 12,2017(Hindustan Times)

India must scale up its war on blindness

By SY Quraishi
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2018 12:33 PM IST
The NPCB envisions ‘eye health for all’, which is the mainstay of this year’s World Sight Day theme: ‘eye care everywhere’. The national body seeks to enhance community awareness on eye care, strengthen infrastructure facilities, and lay stress on preventive measures for eye care.
The diagnosis of cataracts was associated with a 29% increased risk of developing osteoporosis or fracture.(Shutterstock)
The diagnosis of cataracts was associated with a 29% increased risk of developing osteoporosis or fracture.(Shutterstock)

How cataract surgery can reduce risk of bone loss and fracture

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2018 10:19 AM IST
If you are suffering from cataracts, you may need to seek treatment to prevent deteriorating bone health and reduce fracture risk, says a new study.
An estimated 13 to 34% of Ebola survivors have developed uveitis with varying degrees of severity ranging from mild disease to blindness.(Shutterstock)
An estimated 13 to 34% of Ebola survivors have developed uveitis with varying degrees of severity ranging from mild disease to blindness.(Shutterstock)

Post-Ebola, cataract surgery may be safe for patients, can help restore vision

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 11:13 AM IST
Experts say that performing cataract surgery on Ebola virus survivors with impaired vision may be safe and help restore vision.
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