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Ophthalmology Articles


Around 800,000 People Are Using Contact Lenses. What Are The Side Effects of Wearing Contact Lens?

4 December, 2019

<p>In the 1990s, there were 150,000 contact lens users in India, which has increased to 800,000 users now. This figure is increasing at least 15-20% every year. But most of them are not aware of the effects of wearing contact lens everyday. So let...


Redefining Healthcare With Experience, Excellence & Empathy

29 November, 2019

Dr. Yugal Kishore Mishra is a luminary in the medical discipline of preventive cardiology and surgery and needs no introduction. After an illustrious stint of close to 28 years in Escorts Heart Hospital, he ventured into a new work domain at state-of-the-art Manipal Hospitals (MH), Delhi, as it’s Clinical Services Director & Head of Cardiac Sciences about …


CrediTalk: Awareness About Eye Health With Dr. Kartikeya Sangal

19 September, 2019

Eyes are one of the most important parts of every human being. Awareness About Eye is vital. We should be grateful to have such a beautiful gift. You can see the whole world and the beauty of nature with your eyes. What if one day you are unable to see it? What if your eyes …


Is Reading Books On Phone Bad For Eyes?

10 September, 2019

Reading books on the phone is one of the latest trends. Do you like reading books and novels? Is reading your hobby? If yes, then you might be reading these articles on your smartphones. But wait! Have you ever wondered or thought of the disadvantages of reading books on the phone? It is a never-ending …


Possible Color blind Test And Color Blindness Treatment

30 April, 2019

Do you see the colors as they are? Do you experience difficulty in seeing different shades? If the answer to these is yes, then you are color blind. Color blindness is a deficiency in perceiving the color you see. With this problematic visualization, you may have difficulty to distinguish certain colors, like blue and yellow …


Symptoms, Causes and Treatment of Dry eye

16 June, 2017

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 …


Eye Flu: All You Need to Know

10 May, 2017

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 …


Eye sight problem: Glasses or Surgery?

3 March, 2017

Most of the population is somewhere affected with a Eye sight problem, and numbers have really gone up, thanks to majority of the population now working on their laptops and computers for 10-12 hours a day. Reduction in visual acuity or Eye sight problem cannot be controlled, but it can always be improved using spectacles and …


Cataract FAQs

11 May, 2015

What are Cataracts? A cataract is the cloudy area of the normally clear lens of the eye that forms due to changes occurring in the eye tissue. What are the causes of cataract? Cataract formation has many causes- Old age related cataracts Diabetes Eye diseases Post eye surgery reactions Genetic disorders Are cataracts found only …


Is it the surgeon’s fault?

18 December, 2014

Been told by your doctor that surgery is the last resort for treating your condition? Or that the surgery may not have a 100% success rate? Or are you angry at your surgeon – he could surely have done a better job? Is it the surgeon’s fault? If you are going through any of the above …


Glaucoma FAQs

20 June, 2014

What is glaucoma? Glaucoma is an eye disease that causes irreversable damage to the optic nerve. If not treated it may lead to several problems including loss of vision. 
Usually, Glaucoma affects both the eyes but the extent of seriousness in each eye could vary. How is glaucoma caused?  In front of our eyes, there …