Eye

Scientists just developed a gel to treat eye injuries

Scientists just developed a gel to treat eye injuries

Scientists have developed an on-the-spot, temperature-sensitive gel that could seal eye injuries on the battlefield.

Dec 08, 2017, 16:10 PM IST
This boy had a worm wriggling inside his eyeball for three weeks

This boy had a worm wriggling inside his eyeball for three weeks

In a shocking and sad incident, a boy from Mexico lived with a worm wriggling inside his eyeball for three long weeks and finally turned blind.

Sep 24, 2017, 18:09 PM IST
This new eye test may help detect signs of Alzheimer's disease

This new eye test may help detect signs of Alzheimer's disease

A team of US scientists has developed a new eye test that noninvasively scans the retina and help detect beta-amyloid protein, a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease.

Aug 23, 2017, 19:31 PM IST
Higher sun exposure may up risk of eye freckles

Higher sun exposure may up risk of eye freckles

The findings showed that eye freckles could indicate the presence or risk of sunlight-triggered eye diseases like cataract or macular degeneration.

Jul 22, 2017, 00:25 AM IST
Shocking! Doctors find 27 contact lenses stuck in woman's one eye in UK

Shocking! Doctors find 27 contact lenses stuck in woman's one eye in UK

The lenses, which resembled a "blueish mass" in the patient's eye, were causing her discomfort that she simply attributed to dry eye and old age.

Jul 16, 2017, 15:19 PM IST
Ways to maintain good eyesight

Ways to maintain good eyesight

Eat healthy, exercise regularly and more to take care of eyes, suggest experts.

Jul 13, 2017, 23:56 PM IST
Eye make-up causes vision problems in young women!

Eye make-up causes vision problems in young women!

Doctors said that meibomian gland dysfunction, also known as dry eye syndrome is on the rise among women due to excess make-up of the eyes.

Jul 12, 2017, 23:57 PM IST
Scientists identify gene that causes sight loss in children

Scientists identify gene that causes sight loss in children

The mutation was identified in patients with a disease known as ocular coloboma, which causes part of the eye to be missing at birth.

May 18, 2017, 19:56 PM IST
Researchers identify potential predictor of glaucoma damage

Researchers identify potential predictor of glaucoma damage

Researchers idendified a marker of damage to cells in the eye which could be used to monitor progression of glaucoma and the effectiveness of the treatment.

May 07, 2017, 00:28 AM IST
Novel method to fix genes in living organisms

Novel method to fix genes in living organisms

A novel gene-editing method has been found to partially restore sight in rats bred with a hereditary condition called retinitis pigmentosa -- a condition that causes blindness in humans.

Jan 31, 2017, 20:48 PM IST
Autistic kids miss importance of eye contact: Study

Autistic kids miss importance of eye contact: Study

While reduced eye contact is a well-known symptom of autism used in early screeners and diagnostic instruments, why children with autism look less at other people`s eyes has not been known.

Nov 19, 2016, 16:37 PM IST
Eating foods rich in fat increases risk of eye disease: Study

Eating foods rich in fat increases risk of eye disease: Study

 Is your diet rich in fat? Well, a new study has found that diets rich in fat ups the risk of major eye disease.

Nov 16, 2016, 22:34 PM IST
Here comes a new test method which can keep off vision loss - Read

Here comes a new test method which can keep off vision loss - Read

The most common complication from cataract surgery is high eye pressure, which can cause swelling and other issues that can lead to vision loss or even blindness. 

Nov 11, 2016, 19:06 PM IST

Visual impairment – 10 signs your eyes are going bad!

Here are some signs that signal you may have some vision problems and that it's time to see your Ophthalmologist. 

Oct 14, 2016, 14:46 PM IST

20-year-old suffering from eye stroke cured in Delhi

A 20-year-old student, suffering from a rare eye disease -- eye stroke -- which almost leads to the loss of vision, was successfully cured at a hospital here on Tuesday.

Sep 07, 2016, 00:57 AM IST

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.

Mar 14, 2016, 23:45 PM IST

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.

Jan 25, 2016, 00:37 AM IST

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.

Dec 11, 2015, 16:56 PM IST

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.

Aug 08, 2015, 16:34 PM IST

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.

Jul 24, 2015, 11:50 AM IST