Eyes

A surgery can permanently change your eye colour to blue

A surgery can permanently change your eye colour to blue

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.
 

Nov 23, 2017, 14:20 PM IST
Corneal donor tissue can be stored for 11 days, says study

Corneal donor tissue can be stored for 11 days, says study

Donor corneas, the eye's clear outer covering, are generally not used for surgery if they have been preserved for longer than seven days. 
 

Nov 11, 2017, 17:17 PM IST
Genes play vital role in how kids explore the world visually

Genes play vital role in how kids explore the world visually

 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
Partial vision could be restored through new gene therapy

Partial vision could be restored through new gene therapy

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
This is how our eyes sense moonlight, daylight

This is how our eyes sense moonlight, daylight

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
Cataract behind 63% blindness cases in India: Experts

Cataract behind 63% blindness cases in India: Experts

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
Improve eyesight naturally with these simple tips

Improve eyesight naturally with these simple tips

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
Older adults should consume an avocado daily to strengthen eyes and boosts memory

Older adults should consume an avocado daily to strengthen eyes and boosts memory

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
Did you damage your eyes during the solar eclipse? Here's how to know

Did you damage your eyes during the solar eclipse? Here's how to know

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
JJ Hospital's first cadaver organ donation: Woman gives new lease of life to two

JJ Hospital's first cadaver organ donation: Woman gives new lease of life to two

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
This 3-year-old Indian toddler bleeds from eyes, ears and mouth – Watch!

This 3-year-old Indian toddler bleeds from eyes, ears and mouth – Watch!

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
Excessive use of digital devices leads to dry eye problem among children

Excessive use of digital devices leads to dry eye problem among children

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
Wash hands, never rub: This is how you shield your eyes from infection this monsoon

Wash hands, never rub: This is how you shield your eyes from infection this monsoon

Avoid infections like conjunctivitis, sties, dry eyes and corneal ulcers by using clean towels.

Jul 05, 2017, 11:34 AM IST
Doctors use nerves from foot to restore vision of 60-year-old woman

Doctors use nerves from foot to restore vision of 60-year-old woman

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
43-year-old brain dead man gives new lease of life to nine

43-year-old brain dead man gives new lease of life to nine

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
70 mm-long worm removed from woman’s eye in Kerala

70 mm-long worm removed from woman’s eye in Kerala

 Doctors removed a 70 mm-long worm from woman’s eye in Kerala.

Jun 13, 2017, 18:05 PM IST
This is how kids' can benefit from dual-focus contact lens

This is how kids' can benefit from dual-focus contact lens

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
Soft contact lenses are safe for both kids and adults, says study

Soft contact lenses are safe for both kids and adults, says study

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
Our vision keeps developing until late 30s or early 40s

Our vision keeps developing until late 30s or early 40s

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
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.

 

 

 

May 17, 2017, 19:45 PM IST