14 patients developed infection after cataract operation'

Fourteen patients from Panipat in Haryana have developed "serious infection" in their eyes after undergoing cataract operation.

Haryana orders probe as 19 affected after eye surgery botch-up

The Haryana government on Saturday set up a committee to investigative the reasons into the eyes of 19 people being affected after surgery on them in Panipat district this week.

14 admitted in Chandigarh after eye surgery in Haryana goes wrong

At least 14 people have been admitted to the PGIMER here after the cataract surgery done on them in a private hospital in Haryana's Panipat town earlier this week went wrong.

Himachal orders probe after patients lose eyesight

The Himachal Pradesh government Saturday ordered a probe after some patients, who had undergone cataract surgery in March at a free eye camp, lodged a complaint that they lost eyesight after the operation, officials said.

Centre seeks report from Punjab govt on eye camp tragedy

The Centre o Friday sought a report from the Punjab government on an NGO-sponsored medical camp tragedy in Gurdaspur where several people lost their eyesight.

Gurdaspur eye camp tragedy: Accused doctor arrested, NHRC seeks report from Punjab govt
Gurdaspur eye camp tragedy: Accused doctor arrested, NHRC seeks report from Punjab govt

Dr Vivek Arora, the private doctor who had allegedly performed cataract surgery on several people leaving 60 of them blind, was arrested on Friday and a case was also registered against a private hospital and a Mathura-based NGO which had organised the camp in Gurdasapur's Ghuman village.

60 patients lose eyesight after cataract surgery at camp in Punjab

In yet another shocking case of medical negligence, at least 60 persons have lost their eyesight after an operation at a free medical camp organised by an NGO in Gurdaspur district, civil and medical authorities said on Thursday.

C`garh Govt asked to pay Rs 50K to patients who lost eyesight after surgery

National Human Rights Commission today directed Chhattisgarh Government to pay Rs 50,000 each to 16 people who lost their eyesight after cataract surgery at a Community Health Centre and also initiate criminal proceedings against the guilty.

`Smart` eye-embedded device can manage glaucoma better

In a ray of hope for glaucoma patients, engineers have designed a first of its kind electronic sensor that can be placed permanently in a person`s eye to track changes in eye pressure.

Srinivasan discusses with experts, continues to remain mum

Stung by the Supreme Court`s sweeping proposals to cleanse the game, under-fire BCCI President N Srinivasan is learnt to have had telephonic conferences with his colleagues and legal experts on the future course of action.

Srinivasan has cataract surgery but remains mum

BCCI President N Srinivasan, who had a cataract surgery on Wednesday, continued to remain silent on the Supreme Court observation that he should step down for a fair probe into IPL fixing scandal.

Cataract surgery linked to longer life

People who have had cataract surgery to improve their sight live longer than those who choose not to undergo the procedure, according to a new study.

‘Cataract surgery is not urgent but is definitely required’

In India, cataract is the most common cause of blindness. According to statistics almost 82% of Indians between the ages of 75 to 83 years suffer from cataract, that might lead to blindness. We spoke to Dr Vandana Jain, renowned eye surgeon specializing in cornea and external diseases, about the condition, its diagnosis and treatment.

62 people lost vision after cataract surgery at camps: Minister

Chhattisgarh government on Wednesday admitted in the state Assembly that as many as 62 people were left blind in one eye after they underwent procedures at the cataract operation camps held for last two years in the state.

Murder at health camp, say blinded patients

"It is like someone called me for sweets and then engineered a cold-blooded murder," 47-year-old Lalmati said at Chhattisgarh`s largest government hospital here.

Thirteen more blinded after cataract surgery

Thirteen more people have lost their eyesight in Chhattisgarh after being operated upon for cataract at a government health camp last month, taking the total number of victims to 24, officials said on Sunday.

Cataract surgery doesn`t worsen age-related macular degeneration

In people who have undergone cataract surgery, age-related macular degeneration (AMD) does not appear to progress at a higher rate, says a new study.

Cataract surgery doesn`t worsen age-related macular degeneration

In people who have undergone cataract surgery, age-related macular degeneration (AMD) does not appear to progress at a higher rate, says a new study.

Cancer drug improves vision loss in diabetics, cataract surgery patients

Researchers have found that bevacizumab medication, used to treat cancer, can help improve vision loss in diabetic patients as well as in people who have undergone cataract surgery.

Cancer drug improves vision loss in diabetics, cataract surgery patients

Researchers have found that bevacizumab medication, used to treat cancer, can help improve vision loss in diabetic patients as well as in people who have undergone cataract surgery.