Cataract

Cataract surgery mitigates death risk in older women

Cataract surgery mitigates death risk in older women

Cataract surgery is associated with a 37 to 69 percent reduced risk of death due to pulmonary, accidental, infectious, neurologic and vascular diseases and cancer.

Oct 27, 2017, 16:21 PM IST
Cataract behind 63% blindness cases in India: Experts

Cataract behind 63% blindness cases in India: Experts

According to a group of ophthalmologists, who were speaking to the media at Rajendra Prasad Eye (RP) Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences at the AIIMS, India currently has the highest numbers of blind and visually impaired people.

Sep 02, 2017, 15:38 PM IST
Cataract likely to elevate depression in oldies

Cataract likely to elevate depression in oldies

The problem in vision can cause oldies to become isolated, alone and delve deeper into depression which might make them less likely to seek treatment for cataracts, the study said.

Dec 03, 2016, 14:11 PM IST

Vitamin C reduces risk of cataract progression

According to a latest reports eating a diet rich in Vitamin C can slow down the risk of cataract progression by a third.

Mar 25, 2016, 19:26 PM IST

Soon, eye drops to clear up cataracts

Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have discovered a new chemical that could be added to eye drops to help clear up cataracts, the leading cause of blindness.

Nov 08, 2015, 16:18 PM IST

New compound can reverse cataract

 A team of scientists has identified a new chemical that can be used in eye drops to reverse cataracts which are a leading cause of blindness worldwide.

Nov 06, 2015, 16:48 PM IST

These new eye drops could reverse cataracts!

Good news for people suffering from eye cataracts!

Nov 06, 2015, 14:12 PM IST

Home eye care service launched in Delhi

 With an aim to making eye care more accessible, a leading health institution here on Friday launched its home eye-care services.

Sep 11, 2015, 22:54 PM IST

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.

Apr 20, 2015, 14:14 PM IST

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

Mar 18, 2015, 15:19 PM IST

5 lesser-known health benefits of curry leaves (kadi patta)

Zee Media Bureau/Shruti Saxena

Mar 17, 2015, 13:55 PM IST

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.

Feb 04, 2015, 14:10 PM IST

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.

Jan 05, 2015, 13:14 PM IST

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.

Jan 05, 2015, 00:46 AM IST

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.

Dec 20, 2014, 20:34 PM IST

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.

Dec 20, 2014, 19:36 PM IST

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.

Nov 27, 2014, 12:50 PM IST

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.

Sep 05, 2014, 12:41 PM IST

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.

Sep 01, 2014, 18:31 PM IST

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.

Feb 21, 2014, 15:52 PM IST