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Long hours on smartphones may affect eyesight

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 22:34

A woman in China, who spent many hours peering at her smartphone in the dark, found that her right retina had become detached.

Cure for blindness to become reality soon?

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 23:58

British scientists claim to have successfully used an inkjet printer to print new cells from the eye which could be a potential cure for human blindness in near future.

Glaucoma main cause for blindness: Doctors

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 21:00

Glaucoma has emerged in recent times as one of the most corroborating factors for blindness among patients, doctors in the national capital said Wednesday.

Your eyes may be windows to predicting stroke risk

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 14:06

Researchers found the risk of stroke was 35 percent higher in those with mild hypertensive retinopathy and 137 percent higher in those with moderate or severe hypertensive retinopathy.

Lab-grown cells restore eyesight in mice

Last Updated: Monday, July 22, 2013, 14:16

Scientists have claimed that it is possible to grow the light-sensitive cells of the eye in a lab with the help of an artificial retina.

Chocolate `highs` can be seen in the eyes

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 13:46

A new study has found that the brain`s pleasure response to tasting food can be measured through the eyes using a common, low-cost ophthalmological tool.

Blood vessels in eye linked with IQ

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 04, 2013, 23:59

The width of blood vessels in the retina can be a biomarker for brain health, a new study has suggested.

Early predictor for glaucoma identified

Last Updated: Sunday, January 06, 2013, 14:25

In a new study, researchers have found that certain changes in blood vessels in the eye’s retina can be an early warning that a person is at increased risk for glaucoma, an eye disease that slowly robs people of their peripheral vision.

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