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5 Proven Ways to Take Care of Eyes: For All-Day Computer Users

28 January, 2019
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With computers becoming increasingly common in the workplace, you have no option but to keep staring at your screen all day. But prolonged and concentrated use of a computer is not only bad for your spine and mental health; it can be seriously damaging to your eyes as well. Though computers do not cause permanent …

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Did You Know About These 5 Super Herbs for Healthy Eyes

11 September, 2018
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In this day and age with the onset of technology, our eyes are used to facing excessive workload.  From working on the screens to surfing on the smartphones, our eyes are put into use strenuously. Besides, it is common for our eyesight to deteriorate as we age. It is thus imperative that we take care of …

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Infection With No Cure – All About Nipah Virus Outbreak

22 May, 2018
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Nipah virus (NiV) infection is a relatively new zoonosis (a disease which can be transmitted to humans from animals). The natural hosts of the virus are fruit bats. These bats have the citizens of Kerala on high alert with the deaths of three people due to the Nipah Virus. The nurse who was taking care …

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Symptoms, Causes and Treatment of Dry eye

16 June, 2017
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Dry Eye syndrome is a condition in which the eyes are unable to maintain the normal layer of tears. According to ophthalmologists, this is due to the lack of production of the adequate amount of tears. The tear film is very important for the eyes as it prevents the eye from dust and other bacterial …

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Eye Flu: All You Need to Know

10 May, 2017
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What is Eye Flu? The medical term for eye flu or pink eye is conjunctivitis. It refers to an inflammation of the thin layer of clear tissue known as conjunctiva, which covers the white of the eye and lines the inside of an eyelid. What are the Causes of Eye Flu? Eye flu can occur …

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Why Are My Child’s Eyes Yellow?

14 April, 2015
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The body is constantly replacing old red blood cells with new ones, and sometimes during this process, Bilirubin, a yellow coloured pigment, is left behind, which eventually reaches various parts of the body. Jaundice sometimes creates a problem in this process, turning the eyes yellowish in the process. Yellow eyes in newborns The skin and …

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TORCH infections in mothers

26 February, 2015
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TORCH does not stand for one particular disease – it actually is an acronym which represents various diseases that can affect a growing foetus inside the womb of his mother if exposed to them while still inside the uterus. The disease which TORCH represents is as follows – T – toxoplasmosis O – other diseases …

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Why does the eye doctor puff air into my eyes?

27 August, 2014
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What is the air puff test? The air puff test is part of every detailed eye exam that puffs a small amount of air into the eye. Known as the non-contact tonometry test, it reads the pressure within the eye, or the intraocular pressure (IOP), without the machine touching the eye. Why is it important? …

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5 Most Common Eye Problems Explained

9 July, 2014
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While a lot of eye related issues such as near sightedness, retinal degeneration, etc are inherited; there are a lot of eye disorders that are acquired. These can range from mild to severe, at times causing serious problems. 5 common eye problems explained: #1 Conjunctivitis Commonly known as the ‘Pink Eye’, this is a direct …

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Eyes inflamed? It could be Blepharitis

24 June, 2014
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One of the most delicate parts of our body, the eyes are susceptible to myriad afflictions. One such affliction is the Blepharitis which is eyelid inflammation. Blepharitis causes red, irritated, swollen, burning and itchy eyes because of oily particles and bacteria coating the eyelid margin near the base of the eyelashes. A common and non-contagious …

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Do you have the Pink eye?

18 June, 2014
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Conjunctivitis or the Pink eye, one of the most common conditions of the eye may be caused by allergy, infection or chemical irritants. Although easily treatable, proper diagnosis and treatment is a must for good health of the eyes. By maintaining basic eye hygiene and personal hygiene, conjunctivitis can be prevented effortlessly. Do you have …

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Eye Glasses vs. Contact Lenses

14 March, 2014
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Some people prefer to wear eye glasses while others choose contact lens. We cannot say one is better than the other but it is a matter of personal preference, lifestyle, comfort, convenience, budget and aesthetics that drive the decision. We have compared pros and cons of both eye glasses as well as contact lens to …

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13 Healthy Eyesight Tips

14 March, 2014
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It is easy to ignore the health and well-being of eyes – a pair of small ‘almond shaped’ delicate organs of sight. Most eye problems go unnoticed until one starts experiencing challenge in seeing. According to a survey by the American Optometrist Association (AOA), 85% of people valued their sight as the most prized sense, but less than …

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15 Common Eye Diseases Revealed

1 March, 2014
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Currently there are more than 15 million people in our country who are suffering from eye diseases with 80% of the cases are either preventable or treatable. In this article, we have put together a brief overview of some of the common eye diseases to increase your knowledge about these issues and create awareness. Cataract …

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Difference Between Chikungunya & Dengue Fever

1 June, 2018
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Chikungunya and Dengue Fever are two ailments which bear a host of similarities with each other. In fact, the symptoms for both the diseases include: High fever A headache Pain in the area behind the eyes Joint pain Rash Fatigue Nausea Both of them are viral infections that are transmitted to humans through the bite …

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11 Essentials to Keep Your Child Healthy in Springtime

9 April, 2019
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As a parent, there are so many warnings and pieces of health advice that you need to follow. And it only gets trickier when you realize that a lot of it is contradictory, or not all that practical. To make life that little bit easier for you, we’ve put together 11 essential tips every parent …

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Be ready With These Summer Skin Care Tips & Health Tips

8 April, 2019
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“Healthy skin and a healthy you is a reflection of overall wellness”, is a true saying. When summers are here you cannot think of anything else, but taking care of your health and skin. Scorching heat and deadly pollution make skin and your health care an essential part of your routine. In summers the climate …

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All You Need To Know About Swine Flu Outbreak in India

14 February, 2019
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There is a Swine Flu break out in Rajasthan – one of India’s most visited tourist spots. The city is on every traveler’s list, with rambling castles and glitzy places like Jaipur and Jodhpur. Swine Flu is a fatal influenza infection that affected more than 10,000 people across 74 nations in 2009. After it was …

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All You Need To Know About Measles (Rubeola) – Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

9 February, 2019
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<p>Measles &#8211; also known as Rubeola is a viral infection affecting the respiratory system. Measles is endemic in nature i.e. the infection is contagiously present in a community and several people are resistant against the disease. Once a per...

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Do You Know The Symptoms Of Jaundice?

20 August, 2018
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Jaundice is a condition which involves yellowish discoloration of the skin, the eyes, and the mucous. Many refer to jaundice as a disease, however, it is actually a condition which points to an underlying disease. The yellow discoloration of the skin during jaundice occurs because of increased amounts of destroyed red blood cells. These destroyed …