Are you tired of using glasses or contact lenses to correct your vision?? If yes, then why not learn about refractive eye surgery i.e. LASIK Eye Surgery. What is Refractive Eye Surgery?  Refractive eye surgery is a surgical procedure performed by Ophthalmologists to improve the refractive state of the eye. It is an alternative option to correct and improve vision apart from glasses and contact lenses. This consists of various different methods of surgical remodelling…

We people are aware about the fact that there is a connection between Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation and our skin. But we may not realize that there is a strong link in between UV rays and our eyes too. Sunlight, no doubt essential for everyone and everywhere. Sun emits different types of radiation. It’s life giving rays of light upgrades our physical as well as mental health in various ways. However, too much exposure with mostly…

Watery Eyes or Epiphora or commonly called as tearing, is a condition in which there is an excessive overflow of tears over the face.There are various factors or conditions that lead to watery eyes or watering eyes. It happens when tears are excessively produced and don’t drain properly. Can affect one or both eyes. It is common at any age but mostly children between 0-12 years of age and older ones above 60 are found…

With great advancement in information and technology, the use of computers is quite common these days. Nowadays, we mostly stare at the computer screen for several hours to perform various tasks. Computers are now becoming an integral part of our daily life. The usage of computers made life easier and increased output considerably. Sitting at a particular corner of the room, we are exploring what is happening in the world from the computer. It benefits…

What is Cataract? Normally, Cataract is an opacity or clouding of clear, crystalline and transparent lenses of our eyes that cause changes in the vision. Lens is located behind the pupil and colored iris and is transparent. Lens helps to focus images in the retina. Cataract can interfere with daily activities and even leads to blindness if left untreated. Cataract is the leading cause of blindness in the world. It is painless and develops slowly…

“The eye is the jewel of the body”. Your eyes are your windows to the world, Henry David Thoreau once said. It is nicely said and true. So it’s very much important to take care of them properly. Just imagine what if you lose your vision ?? There are a lot of things you can do so as to keep eyes healthy and protect vision. Most vision issues are avoidable and can be treated. Changes…

What is Refractive Error? Refractive errors are a type of vision problem which occurs when the eye cannot clearly focus image on the retina which causes vision to become blurred. About 40% of the world population have significant refractive error and different eye conditions that lead to different errors; as there are various types of refractive errors. It is the second major cause of visual impairment. Though it can be corrected simply by a pair…

If you people think rubbing your eyes is good then you are absolutely wrong without any doubt. Yes, we loved to rub our eyes because it provides us relief. Temporarily, we can feel relief but it increases the risks of damaging our eyes. Rubbing eyes gently and carefully is fine. The problem is when you do it much and excessively. People with itchy eyes, dry eyes, foreign body in an eye and even those people…

Once after visiting an eye hospital or eye centers, you may get a prescription. In case if you don’t have vision 6/6 or 20/20 and your eyes are healthy enough then you can use vision correction tools like Glass or Contact lens. These tools will surely help you to see better and clearly. Most of the people fall in a dilemma about which one to choose among them. With advancement of technologies, obviously people will…

Myopia Control is a broad term used to explain about the specific methods to apply to slow the progression of myopia. First, let me know about the details of myopia. What is myopia? Myopia, also called nearsightedness or shortsightedness is a common eye condition or refractive error in which the rays of light entering the eye are focused in front of the retina rather than directly on the retina, which causes blurred distance vision. The…