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.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 18:09
Our memory constantly rewrites our past, updating it with the wisdom of new experiences, a new study has found.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 15:54
The hazards of smoking are well known. But what is not so well known is that smoking can also be a reason for vision loss in people at or above the age of 50 years.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 17:08
A study by researchers including an Indian origin has identified a class of drugs known as MDM2 inhibitors that proved highly effective at regressing the abnormal blood vessels responsible for the vision loss associated with macular degeneration.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2013, 15:14
Scientists in the US have engineered a virus that inserts genes into the eyes as a way of restoring sight in those afflicted by diseases that cause blinding, a new study says.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2013, 12:35
Researchers have claimed that people who were born with a low birth weight could be likelier to develop age-related vision loss.
Last Updated: Friday, May 24, 2013, 21:39
There is new hope for those who are sick of their glasses but have been refused Lasik surgery for sight correction as their cornea was too thin or irregular. A new method now assures complete vision correction through a quick and ablation-free technique.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 11, 2012, 18:00
With increasing access to computers, smart phones, 3D television, ipads and numerous other gadgets, childhood myopia has become a huge risk for urban children, say experts.