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`India needs more technicians to detect diabetes-related eye disease`

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 19:40

India needs to train enough technicians for early detection of an eye disease associated with diabetes, as the number of patients with the ailment is expected to touch over 10 million 2030 in India, according to experts.

Medical history created after UK toddler gets injected with eye cancer cure

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 20:10

An 18-month-old girl in UK, who is suffering from eye cancer, is paving way for better cancer cures after getting injected with drugs to battle her disease rather than undergoing chemotherapy or radiotherapy.

New hope for sufferers of age related eye disease

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 12:34

Scientists at Trinity College Dublin have made a major breakthrough which could help sufferers of the eye disease Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), that can cause central blindness in sufferers.

Novel way to treat retinal blindness soon

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 14:42

In a ray of hope for people at the risk of retinal blindness, identifying ways to leverage our immune system to clean out abnormal blood vessels in the retina may lead to treatments that could prevent or delay blindness or even restore sight.

Eye injections a thing of past soon?

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 13:59

In what could be a breakthrough for the millions worldwide suffering from age-related eye disorders, scientists have found that drugs could be successfully administered by eye drops rather than unpleasant and expensive eye injections.

Nanodiamond-embedded contact lenses may help improve glaucoma treatment

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 16:49

In what could be a significant step toward improving the management of glaucoma, researchers have created a drug delivery system that may have less severe side effects than traditional glaucoma medication and improve patients` ability to comply with their prescribed treatments.

Indian origin UK doctor discovers new cornea layer

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 13:01

In a breakthrough that could help cure for blindness due to glaucoma, an Indian origin doctor in the UK has discovered an ultra-thin cornea layer in the eye.

Make eye tests a must for diabetics

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 16:21

The government must make eye tests compulsory for diabetics to prevent growing blindness in India, a leading doctor told an ophthalmology convention that ended here Sunday.

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