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Thursday, Nov 21, 2019

Vision loss

Jun 21, 2019 11:59
If music be the food of love, their souls are satiated... On World Music Day today, we bring to you the heartwarming stories of those who found strength in music and turned their lives around with it read more
Apr 25, 2019 07:44
This has led to a 30% spike in measles cases worldwide since 2016, taking cases to 6.7 million and deaths to 110,000 in 2017. India confirmed 55,399 measles cases in 2018. read more
Mar 17, 2019 15:47
Misinformation shared systematically on social media has emerged as a threat to public health and is endangering thousands of young lives. read more
Feb 15, 2019 00:19
Mehta initiates inquiry against dean of parent Cooper Hospital, wants staff suspended pending probe read more
Jan 29, 2019 09:38
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. read more
Oct 11, 2018 12:30
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... read more
Aug 09, 2018 14:03
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. read more
May 15, 2018 15:58
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... read more
Apr 08, 2018 15:42
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. read more
Apr 07, 2018 14:14
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. read more