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.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 09, 2012, 21:29
According to the National Programme for Control of Blindness 2012-13 report, India abysmally lacks corneas required for eye transplantations.
Last Updated: Friday, July 20, 2012, 19:14
Scientists have developed a tiny device designed to restore sight to the blind instantly - without bulky glasses or computer equipment.