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Consuming low-glycemic diet key to keep age-related eye disease at bay

Consuming low-glycemic diet key to keep age-related eye disease at bay

In early stages, age-related macular degeneration (AMD) results in blurred vision. However, in advanced stages, it can make life very challenging.

 

 

 

Miranda House becomes first DU college to install digital 'talking signage' for visually impaired students

Miranda House becomes first DU college to install digital 'talking signage' for visually impaired students

These digital sinages will help all the blind students inside the premise to to figure out their way across the college campus.

Here comes a touchscreen tablet to help visually impaired people

Here comes a touchscreen tablet to help visually impaired people

The device quickly forms shapes and relief maps that users can then explore with their fingers, using their sense of touch.

This pair of smart contact lens may diagnose diabetes, glaucoma

This pair of smart contact lens may diagnose diabetes, glaucoma

Since blood sugar can be measured with tears, many attempts have been made to monitor diabetes with contact lenses. However, their biggest drawback has been poor wearability.

Researchers develop synthetic soft retina offering hope to visually impaired people

Researchers develop synthetic soft retina offering hope to visually impaired people

The researchers believe that the study could lead to development of new, less invasive technologies that more closely resemble human body tissues, helping to treat degenerative eye conditions such as retinitis pigmentosa.

Programme to improve cataract surgery rate in Africa

Programme to improve cataract surgery rate in Africa

Lion Aravind Institute of Community Opthalmology (LAICO) was involved in the programme being a part of the Aravind Eyecare System which is a World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Prevention of Blindness.

AIIMS to become country's first public hospital for eye tumours

AIIMS to become country's first public hospital for eye tumours

The facility is a form of local radiation delivered to the eye through a radioactive device which is attached to the eye for a temporary period of time.

This chemical reaction in eye can boost your vision

This chemical reaction in eye can boost your vision

Researchers successfully used a modified form of vitamin A, called locked retinal, to induce the recycling mechanism and engage proteins central to human vision. 

Eye movements may reveal whether a person is lying, says study

Eye movements may reveal whether a person is lying, says study

The finding could be valuable to police when trying to confirm key identities in criminal networks such as terrorist cells or gangs, researchers said.

New nano-implant may help restore sight

New nano-implant may help restore sight

 The nanowires give the prosthesis higher resolution than anything achieved by other devices - closer to the dense spacing of photoreceptors in the human retina.

Telangana Governor calls for creating awareness about glaucoma

Telangana Governor calls for creating awareness about glaucoma

Currently, in India, every 8th individual, or nearly 40 million aged 40 years or older, either has glaucoma or is at risk of developing the disease, the release said.

These signs shows your eyes are tired!

These signs shows your eyes are tired!

We should take proper care of our eyes as they are one of the most complex and important sensory organs in our body. 

This 'special' surgery might prevent blindness - Read

This 'special' surgery might prevent blindness - Read

Gene editing tool CRISPR-Cas9 can be delivered directly into the eye to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD), an advance that may pave way for a new therapy for non-hereditary degenerative diseases.

Know how pollution affect your eyes!

Know how pollution affect your eyes!

Everyone use masks to protect themselves from polluted air. But do you know that pollution gives a harmfull effect on the eyes as well? Well, no one is aware of these nasty effects of air pollution.

Know the surprising health benefits of chikoo!

Know the surprising health benefits of chikoo!

Being one of the most popular tropical fruit apart from mango, banana, and jackfruit, chikoo is exceptionally sweet and delicious. 

This new technique can detect human eye diseases early

This new technique can detect human eye diseases early

With the coming of new technology, a software analysis can now highlight the subtle differences between a diseased and healthy retina.

63% Indians not aware that diabetes can spoil retina too

63% Indians not aware that diabetes can spoil retina too

As many as 63 percent of the Indians are not aware that diabetes affects the retina too apart from other body parts, revealed a survey on Tuesday.

Expert dismisses existence of blue or green eyes, says brown is the only colour!

Expert dismisses existence of blue or green eyes, says brown is the only colour!

Even though all eyes are technically brown, the amount of melanocytes varies from person to person.

Winter special: How to take care of your eyes

Winter special: How to take care of your eyes

 One should take special care of their eyes in winters as well, as it can harm our eyes if proper care is not taken.

Women and men look at faces differently

Women and men look at faces differently

The way women look at things may differ significantly from how men see. Researchers have found that women and men look at faces and absorb visual information in different ways.