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Warning signs of sight loss might be identified before vision deteriorates

  • The findings showed that the participants with healthy eyes and no history of AMD had thinner retinas if they carried the genes that put them at risk.
A new study has found that the signs of age-related macular degeneration can be identified even before patients begin to lose their sight.(Unsplash)
A new study has found that the signs of age-related macular degeneration can be identified even before patients begin to lose their sight.(Unsplash)
Published on Dec 12, 2021 04:58 PM IST
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World Diabetes Day 2021: Eye expert reveals how to detect early sign of diabetes

Did you know diabetes can cause damage to your eyes over time that can lead to poor vision or even blindness? This World Diabetes Day 2021, know from an eye specialist about the symptoms in a probable diabetic patient
World Diabetes Day 2021: Eye expert reveals how to detect early sign of diabetes(Twitter/ModernRetina)
World Diabetes Day 2021: Eye expert reveals how to detect early sign of diabetes(Twitter/ModernRetina)
Updated on Nov 13, 2021 08:37 PM IST
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Bhagyashree reveals tips for ‘maintaining good eye health’ amid work-from-home

  • Are you taking care of your eyes as the digital world lures you in? If not, Bhagyashree got you sorted with easy-to-do tips that will surely help you maintain your eye health whether you are stuck to your computer system or phone screens during work-from-home
Bhagyashree reveals tips for ‘maintaining good eye health’ amid work-from-home(Instagram/bhagyashree.online)
Bhagyashree reveals tips for ‘maintaining good eye health’ amid work-from-home(Instagram/bhagyashree.online)
Updated on Jun 08, 2021 08:54 PM IST
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AI algorithms detect diabetic eye disease inconsistently

A new study looks at the effectiveness of seven artificial intelligence-based screening algorithms to diagnose diabetic retinopathy, the most common diabetic eye disease leading to vision loss.
A new study looks at the effectiveness of seven artificial intelligence-based screening algorithms to diagnose diabetic retinopathy, the most common diabetic eye disease leading to vision loss.(Yahoo)
A new study looks at the effectiveness of seven artificial intelligence-based screening algorithms to diagnose diabetic retinopathy, the most common diabetic eye disease leading to vision loss.(Yahoo)
Updated on Jan 06, 2021 01:04 PM IST
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New gene therapy developed for treating eye disease that leads to a progressive loss of vision

To treat eye disease that leads to vision loss, scientists have developed a new gene therapy which successfully protects the visual function and improves mitochondrial performance in human cells that contained mutations
Scientists develop new gene therapy for eye disease(Twitter/HowieRegay)
Scientists develop new gene therapy for eye disease(Twitter/HowieRegay)
Updated on Nov 27, 2020 09:22 AM IST
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Dublin [Ireland] | ByAsian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz

AI applied to make complex eye scans easier

In a recent study, researchers looked at a new method of analysing high-resolution eye images from a state-of-the-art instrument called the Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT).
OCT takes cross-sectional high-resolution images of the eye, showing different tissue layers.(Unsplash)
OCT takes cross-sectional high-resolution images of the eye, showing different tissue layers.(Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 26, 2019 02:50 PM IST
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AR glasses can help visually impaired navigate better

The research was conducted with patients suffering from retinitis pigmentosa, an inherited degenerative eye disease that results in poor vision.
The team from Keck School of Medicine at University of Southern California (USC) found that adapted AR glasses can improve patients’ mobility by 50% and grasp performance by 70%.(Unsplash)
The team from Keck School of Medicine at University of Southern California (USC) found that adapted AR glasses can improve patients’ mobility by 50% and grasp performance by 70%.(Unsplash)
Updated on Aug 26, 2019 01:47 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByIndo Asian News Service, New York

Migraine raises risk of dry eyes

The study showed that people with migraine had a 20% higher risk of having dry eye disease, the HealthDay reported.
The association between migraine and dry eye was found to be more among the elderly, particularly for women due to hormonal changes caused by pregnancy, the use of oral contraceptives and menopause, the researchers said.(Shutterstock)
The association between migraine and dry eye was found to be more among the elderly, particularly for women due to hormonal changes caused by pregnancy, the use of oral contraceptives and menopause, the researchers said.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Mar 10, 2019 01:03 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByIndo Asian News Service, New York

Here’s how to care for your eyes during winter

Dry, itchy eyes are a common problem in the winter due to low humidity.
Dry, itchy eyes are a common problem in the winter due to low humidity.(Shutterstock)
Dry, itchy eyes are a common problem in the winter due to low humidity.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Dec 25, 2018 05:58 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByIndo Asian News Service, London

Smartphone blue light exposure may speed up blindness

The blue light transmitted by smartphones and digital devices can accelerate blindness by transforming vital molecules in the eye’s retina into cell killers, a study has found.
Macular degeneration, an incurable eye disease that results in significant vision loss starting on average in a person’s 50s or 60s, is the death of photoreceptor cells in the retina.(Shutterstock)
Macular degeneration, an incurable eye disease that results in significant vision loss starting on average in a person’s 50s or 60s, is the death of photoreceptor cells in the retina.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 09, 2018 02:04 PM IST
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Eating an orange a day can keep eyes healthy, reduce risk of macular degeneration

Eating oranges protects you from the eye disorder macular degeneration for which there is no medical cure.
People who ate at least one serving of orange every day had more than a 60% reduced risk of developing late macular degeneration.(Shutterstock)
People who ate at least one serving of orange every day had more than a 60% reduced risk of developing late macular degeneration.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 13, 2018 02:23 PM IST
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Is stress killing your eyesight? Here’s how it can affect vision

Stress reduction and relaxation techniques such as meditation, stress management training and psychotherapy to learn to cope should be recommended not only as complementary to traditional treatments of vision loss, but possibly as preventive measures to reduce progression of vision loss.
Could stress cause loss of vision?(Shutterstock)
Could stress cause loss of vision?(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 20, 2018 03:03 PM IST
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Keto diet can protect your eyesight, apart from helping you lose weight

Higher rates of glaucoma in people with diabetes suggests a potential connection between this eye disease and metabolic stress. The findings led by Denise Inman from the Northeast Ohio Medical University in the US showed that low carb, high fat diet protects retina cells and their connections to the brain from degeneration.
Is a keto diet good for your eyes?(Shutterstock)
Is a keto diet good for your eyes?(Shutterstock)
Updated on May 15, 2018 03:59 PM IST
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This fat found in eyes can help prevent diabetes related retinopathy

The findings, published in the journal Diabetes, noted that the blood vessels in the retina are closely connected by structures called tight junctions, which are part of the blood-retinal barrier -- a virtually impenetrable wall.
Diabetic retinopathy is considered one of the most debilitating complications of diabetes and the leading cause of vision loss among adults.(Shutterstock)
Diabetic retinopathy is considered one of the most debilitating complications of diabetes and the leading cause of vision loss among adults.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 08, 2018 03:44 PM IST
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Diabetes may cause vision loss, but this new find can help avoid this complication

According to a study conducted by the Michigan State University, a particular type of lipid, or fat, thought to only exist in the skin, now lives in your eye and might play a major role in deterring the eye disease.
Diabetic retinopathy is considered one of the most disabling complications of diabetes and the leading cause of new cases of vision loss among adults.(Shutterstock)
Diabetic retinopathy is considered one of the most disabling complications of diabetes and the leading cause of new cases of vision loss among adults.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 07, 2018 02:41 PM IST
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