California-based Stroma Medical has helped at least 37 patients to change their eye colour from brown to blue with a laser surgery in around 20 seconds, reports Xinhua news agency.
Donor corneas, the eye's clear outer covering, are generally not used for surgery if they have been preserved for longer than seven days.
The study found a strong similarity in gaze patterns within sets of identical twins, who tended to look at the same features of a scene in the same order.Nov 11, 2017, 17:17 PM IST
People who have lost their sight to an inherited retinal disease can see well enough to navigate the maze, say researchers.Nov 11, 2017, 16:58 PM IST
Although the cells appear visually indistinguishable from each other, they are tuned to respond to different light levels, and take turns signalling to the brain as these levels change.Sep 30, 2017, 17:28 PM IST
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
Headaches, dry eyes or even watery eyes are some signs of an imminent eye problem, but most of us tend to ignore these symptoms.Aug 31, 2017, 11:56 AM IST
According to to the new study, 40 healthy adults aged 50 and over, who ate one fresh avocado a day for six months, experienced a 25% increase in lutein levels in their eyes and improved cognitive function.Aug 25, 2017, 22:26 PM IST
Sky gazers were hoping for clear skies to enhance the experience and they were not disappointed as millions flocked to different locations across the United States to enjoy this 'once in a lifetime opportunity'.Aug 22, 2017, 13:32 PM IST
The 38-year-old Sangeeta Mahajan, who had met with an accident on July 17, had suffered a serious head injury after being hit by a two-wheeler in Jalgaon.Jul 24, 2017, 10:27 AM IST
Three-year-old baby girl from Hyderabad has been battling with the pain of bleeding from her eyes, ears, nose and mouth daily for the last two years.Jul 06, 2017, 20:23 PM IST
A new study has found that excessive use of digital devices increases dry eye symptoms among younger patients.Jul 06, 2017, 19:19 PM IST
Avoid infections like conjunctivitis, sties, dry eyes and corneal ulcers by using clean towels.Jul 05, 2017, 11:34 AM IST
Corneal transplantation, also known as corneal grafting, is a surgical procedure where a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by donated corneal tissue.Jun 20, 2017, 23:37 PM IST
Selvaraj was declared brain dead when he did not respond well on the treatment and his family members came forward to donate his organs.Jun 14, 2017, 23:22 PM IST
Doctors removed a 70 mm-long worm from woman’s eye in Kerala.Jun 13, 2017, 18:05 PM IST
Parents worried about their kids' myopia or nearsightedness, can now relax as a new study has found that dual-focus contact lens, which have alternating visual correction and treatment zones, can help them.Jun 11, 2017, 13:44 PM IST
According to the study, the risk of safety problems from soft contact lens wear may even be lower in younger children compared to teenagers.Jun 03, 2017, 19:03 PM IST
The finding showed that the visual cortex of the brain reaches maturity until about age 36, plus or minus 4.5 years.May 30, 2017, 13:35 PM IST
In early stages, age-related macular degeneration (AMD) results in blurred vision. However, in advanced stages, it can make life very challenging.
May 17, 2017, 19:45 PM IST