Technology may soon end eyeglasses era

Tired of wearing eyeglasses? Scientists have developed a technique that could see reading glasses gone forever.

Bengal`s clay artists seek funds for medical needs

Plagued with eyesight problems, potters of Kumartuli, the world famous residence-cum-studios of clay modelling artisans of West Bengal, are planning to increase the seasonal fees for photographers to add to their medical camp fund.

Five reasons why one should eat vegetables

Vegetables provides a range of health benefits to the body. They are a good source of nutrition like vitamins, minerals, fiber, and good carbohydrates.

`Background TV` may affect kids` health: Study

A recent study has revealed that television programmes running in the back ground have a negative impact on the children, during their play and learn phase.

A cup of coffee a day keeps retinal damage away

Gradually, the medical community is changing its tune from “coffee is more trouble than it is worth” to “it is not as bad as we were told!” Yes, you have got another reason to have a cup of coffee everyday.

This `smart lens` to give you night vision

What about wearing a contact lens that can let you see things in the dark? A smart contact lens is in the offing that could give its wearer infra-red `night vision`.

Now, app to improve your eyesight

A University of California neuroscientist has created an app that can improve users` eyesight to help them perform everyday tasks by sharpening their vision and boosting their ability to see in dim light.

Long hours on smartphones may affect eyesight

A woman in China, who spent many hours peering at her smartphone in the dark, found that her right retina had become detached.

Experimental gene therapy improves sight in patients with rare sight disorder

Doctors helped two men suffering from progressive blindness to help regain some of their vision with the help of an experimental gene therapy.

Telescope eye implant restores age-related macular degeneration sufferers` eyesight

Researchers are restoring the vision of people suffering from age-related macular degeneration (AMD) by implanting tiny telescopes in their eyes.

Many with diabetes unaware of vision loss

Less than half of people with diabetes-related eye disease have been told about it, which means they`re also missing out on treatment that could save their sight, U.S. researchers say.

Eat these five foods for healthy eyesight

It’s not just carrots and oranges that will help your peepers in tip-top shape, here are other gorgeous foods you should eat daily for healthy eyesight as shown in studies

Time spent on screens can affect eyesight

The British spend an average of 11 hours a day looking at screens, reveals a new survey, stressing on its detrimental effects on the eyesight - reduced blink rate and tear evaporation.

Rolling Stones` Ronnie Wood admits to blurring vision

Rolling Stones` guitarist Ronnie Wood has claimed that he is barely able to see anything now days because of his declining vision.

Six tips to keep your eyes healthy

Your eyes are the windows to the world but negligence and improper care can take a toll on your eyesight. Here are some tips to keep them healthy:

New technique to be tested in India may help damaged eyes regain sight

A technology designed to treat damage to the cornea, which is one of the major causes of blindness in the world, will be tested on Indian patients.

Digital boom means boom in kids with poor eyes too

With increasing access to computers, smart phones, 3D television, ipads and numerous other gadgets, childhood myopia has become a huge risk for urban children, say experts.

Carrots good for eyesight `not a myth`

Carrots, which are packed with vitamin A, have many health benefits, researchers say.

Chemical in drinking water may affect vision

Prenatal and early childhood exposure to the chemical solvent tetrachloroethylene (PCE) found in drinking water may be associated with long-term visual impairments, particularly in the area of colour discrimination, according to a new study.

Children should spend time outdoors to prevent myopia

Children who regularly play outdoors develop good eyesight with advancing age, a study has found.