IMA seeks to raise awareness on blindness due to diabetes

 Indian Medical Association (IMA) has sought government's help to increase awareness about blindness due to diabetes through an advertisement campaign on television and radio.

Diabetics more prone to retinopathy leading to blindness

Diabetic retinopathy is emerging as an important factor for blindness among people with eye related diseases, a leading ophthalmologist said here on Wednesday

Botched cataract surgery: Trust that held eye camp to be banned in Chhattisgarh

Over two years after botched-up cataract surgeries led to 14 people losing vision in Chhattisgarh's Mahasamund district, the state health department has decided to ban the trust which had organised the eye camp from holding such activities for three years.

Mathura: 3 lose eyesight after cataract surgeries at NGO camp

At least three persons lost their eyesight allegedly after they underwent cataract surgery at a camp organised here by an NGO in November of last year, police said.

At least 3 lose eyesight after cataract surgeries at NGO camp in Mathura

At least three persons lost their eyesight allegedly after they underwent cataract surgery at a camp organised here by an NGO in November of last year, police said.

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.

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.

Eye's 'glassy' proteins behind sight deterioration

The age-related long-sightedness could be due to proteins in eye-lens that are converted from a fluid solution to a solid glassy state, making the lens more rigid, says a study.

Wear sunglasses to avoid common eye disease

If your job leads to spending most of the time outdoors, do not forget to wear sunglasses as it can save you from developing a common eye disease.

Cataract causes more road accidents than alcohol: Gadkari

Cataract is a bigger reason than alcohol for rising number of road accidents, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday.

Consuming multi-vitamin pills cuts cataract risk

New York: Here is some good news for your eyes as researchers have suggested that daily consumption of multi-vitamin supplements can help lower cataract risk in men.

5 reasons why strawberries are good for you

If you’re not already a fan of strawberries, you should be because they have immense health benefits. The red, juicy, delicious strawberries are one of the healthiest fruits to be included in your diet. The fruit originated in France.

Quitting smoking may lower long-term cataract risk

Smoking raises the risk of developing cataracts, but quitting may turn that around over time, according to a new study from Sweden.

Antioxidants in diet linked to cataract risk

Women who eat foods rich in antioxidants may have a lower risk of cataracts as they age, according to a new Swedish analysis.

Soon, sight-saving treatment to protect eyes from cataract

Researchers have taken a step closer to prevent cataract from striking by discovering the molecular mechanism that leads to the eye disease.

Scientists discover protein that may help prevent cataract

Scientists have taken a step closer to prevent cataract from striking by finding out the activation mechanism of the protective protein that saves human eyes from falling prey to disease.

Cataract may occur in children too

Cataract, a common disease in the elderly, might also strike children and require a far more complicated treatment, said doctors Wednesday.

Statins proved to be best for treating cataracts

Statins are among the most commonly prescribed medications for cataracts, which is the leading cause of visual impairment worldwide affecting more than 20 million people, according to research.

Top 5 health benefits of strawberries

If you’re not already a fan of strawberries, you should be because they are a pack of healthy punch. The red, juicy, delicious strawberries are one of the healthiest fruits to be included in your diet.