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Over 500 walk to raise awareness about glaucoma

According to medical statistics, hardly 10 percent of the Indian population knows that 68 percent of them run the risk of developing glaucoma, which can be controlled only if proper medical treatment is taken.

32 people visiting MP eye camp lose vision

 As many as 32 people who attended an eye camp in Madhya Pradesh's Satna district last month have complained that they have lost their vision, prompting the local administration here to order a probe into the incident.

Novel device brings tears to treat 'dry eye' syndrome

 Scientists have developed a device that electronically stimulates tear production, which will offer hope to sufferers of dry eye syndrome, one of the most common eye afflictions in the world.

Doctors remove 33mm wooden piece from woman's eye in Thane

In a major eye surgery, a team of ophthalmologists in the neighbouring Thane district have successfully operated and removed a 33 millimetre piece of wood, a foreign body, from the bony socket of a woman's eye.

Glaucoma medication may treat drug-resistant TB

 A common medication used to treat glaucoma - an eye disorder that causing gradual loss of sight - could also be used to treat tuberculosis, even the drug-resistant kind, says a new study.

Wearing contact lenses may change eye bacteria

Wearing contact lenses daily may alter the eye microbiome, according to a new study which may explain why contact lens wearers are at increased risk of certain eye infections.

David Miller expresses shock, sadness over Kolkata constable's eye injury

David Miller expresses shock, sadness over Kolkata constable's eye injury

Kings XI Punjab batsman David Miller on Friday expressed shock and sadness over the loss of Kolkata constable Alok Aich's right eye after a ball that hit him last Saturday.

IPL 8: David Miller’s Six sees Kolkata Police constable lose an eye

IPL 8: David Miller’s Six sees Kolkata Police constable lose an eye

During the recent Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) home match at the Eden Gardens against last placed Kings XI Punjab, David Miller's six off Andre Russell proved to be a costly affair.

'Conjunctivitis, if left untreated, can cause sight threatening internal infections'

Conjunctivitis, or pink eye, is the most common eye problem that affects people of all age groups. It is also one of the most common eye infections in children.

How to motivate yourself to hit the bull's eye

 Do you tend to put off an important task till the eleventh hour, often resulting in embarrassment and loss Well, you can get rid of this habit by thinking of deadlines in terms of days, and not months or years, suggests a new study.

New insight into preventing eye disease

Nerve cells and blood vessels in the eye constantly “talk” to each other to maintain healthy blood flow and prevent disease, finds a new research.

Now, get your eye exam on a smartphone

A new smartphone-assisted gadget that can examine your eyes in the comfort of your home without the presence of a doctor has been developed.

Harry'd need binoculars to see what new comrades can with naked eye

When Prince Harry begins patrolling with Australia's mostly indigenous NORFORCE regiment, he will need binoculars to see what his new comrades can with the naked eye, a professor said on Wednesday.

A pinch of baking soda for better sight?

A pinch of baking soda can help people see better by modifying the visual signal generated by photoreceptors in the eye that detect light, say researchers.

Know why passion fruit is good for health!

Passion fruit which is an aromatic fruit has sweet and tangy flavour.

Every eighth Indian above 40 has glaucoma: AIIMS

 Every eighth individual in India above the age of 40 is suffering from glaucoma or is at a high risk of developing it, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here said on Wednesday.

Man injures boy's eye in Bihar to take revenge

A man in Bihar's Nawada district injured a little boy's eye, leading to its loss of vision, after the boy's family failed to pay Rs 10,000 compensation for hurting his son's eye during play, police said on Tuesday.

Key to preventing blindness and stroke devastation discovered

A team of scientists has discovered key to preventing blindness and stroke devastation.

Eye tracking technology can gauge brain injury

Researchers have developed a new technology that can assess the location and impact of a brain injury merely by tracking the eye movements of patients as they watch television for less than four minutes.

Mel B was left with one blind eye post 'botched' laser surgery

Mel B was left with one blind eye post 'botched' laser surgery

Melanie Brown has revealed that she is blind in her left eye because of a laser surgery that went wrong 15 years ago and is now planning to go for a 'life-changing' operation to fix it.