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“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 the pair of glasses can correct it, millions…

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, a broad term used to explain 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 focused in front of the retina rather than directly on the retina, which causes blurred distance vision. The more myopia you…

Amblyopia (commonly known as lazy eye) is a condition of diminished visual form sense which is not as a result of any clinically demonstrable anomaly of the visual pathway and refers to a partial reversible loss of vision in one or both eye. There will be absence of any organic diseases of intra ocular structures i.e ocular media, retina, visual pathway etc. It is the cause of temporary active cortical inhibition of the image of…

Before jumping to Conjunctivitis, let’s know what conjunctiva is. Conjunctiva is a thin transparent layer of tissue that lines the inside of eyelids and covers the white portion of the eye i.e. sclera which contributes to protecting our eyes by keeping the front surface of the eye lubricated and also helps to prevent the entry of microorganisms into the eye.  CONJUNCTIVITIS OR PINK EYE The inflammation or infection of the conjunctiva is conjunctivitis or a…

Coronaviruses are a large group of Viruses that usually causes mild to moderate Respiratory illness. Currently, we all are aware of a new type of virus called COVID-19, which origin from Wuhan, China in late December 2019 and declared as a global pandemic by WHO on March 11, 2020. This virus has since spread to many other countries throughout the world. Here in this blog, we discuss Coronavirus And Our Eyes. As it is increasing rapidly…

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