Eye

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.

DNA: Punjab eye camp tragedy, 60 patients lose eyesight

60 persons have lost their eyesight after an operation at a free medical camp organised by an NGO in Gurdaspur district of Punjab, civil and medical authorities said on Thursday.

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.

Blueberries don't improve night vision

 Contrary to claims by health food advocates, researchers have found reason to doubt that the blueberries help most healthy people see better in the dark.

Soon, prosthetic retina to help people regain vision

Scientists have made new progress in prosthetic retina that could provide aid from the problems related to this crucial part of the eye.

How we watch TV can help detect eye related issues

How we watch TV can help detect eye related issues

Eye implants may spell end of reading glasses

Glasses may soon be a thing of the past as corneal inlays, implanted into the eye with a simple surgery, can correct vision without the need for corrective treatments, scientists say.

How brain tricks you into believing that you have sharp vision

A new study has recently explained that how human brain leads people to believe that they have sharp vision and they see the world uniformly detailed.

Retina protein could prevent blindness

A protein found in the retina plays an essential role in the function and survival of light-sensing cells that are required for vision, researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist, have found.

Nano-particles hold promise to treat sore eyes

Researchers from the University of Waterloo in Canada have developed a topical solution containing nano-particles that will combat dry eye syndrome with only one application a week.

Eye implant could lead to better glaucoma treatments

A tiny eye implant developed by Stanford researchers could pair with a smartphone to improve the way doctors measure and lower a patient's eye pressure to treat glaucoma.

Raj govt working on registration cell for donation of organs

Rajasthan government has initiated work on forming a state-level registration cell for donation of organs like eye and kidney.

First ear, then eye: The cost of joining strike in WB

A brick kiln worker was seriously injured and his eye severely damaged after he was attacked allegedly by Trinamool Congress supporters for participating in the trade union strike of Wednesday and Thursday.

Man alleges doctor removed his wrong eye

A 45-year-old daily wage labourer went blind in both his eyes after a surgeon allegedly
removed the good eye instead of the ulcer-affected eye.

New laser therapy corrects long-sightedness within just 5 minutes!

Thanks to a pioneering technique, millions have people will soon be able to ditch their spectacles.

Thyroid hormone is crucial in controlling eye`s visual pigments

Thyroid hormone plays an important role in development of the eye and particularly cone visual cells.

Acupuncture may help treat lazy eye

According to a new study acupuncture could potentially become an alternative for treating amblyopia.

Omega-3 in seafood protects eyes

A new study has revealed that omega-3 in fish and other seafood have eye-protective effects.

Bionic eye can restore lost vision

A tiny microchip implanted in the back of the eye has been found to restore sight, researchers said.