Ophthalmology

Delhi-based hospital conducts fellowship programme for Afghan doctors

Delhi`s Sir Ganga Ram Hospital is providing fellowship programmes in ophthalmology and sub-specialty to Afghan doctors.

Jul 11, 2014, 14:17 PM IST

Study links nearsightedness to higher education

A new study has revealed that attaining higher level of education and spending more years in school are two factors associated with a greater prevalence and severity of nearsightedness or myopia.

Jun 27, 2014, 11:44 AM IST

Sleeping on one side may worsen glaucoma: Study

In a new study from South Korea, people with worsening glaucoma on just one side were also more likely to sleep with the affected eye facing downward.

Jan 10, 2014, 09:02 AM IST

Tips to cure dry eye syndrome

Experts suggest that use of lubricating ointment and fish oil supplements can help in curing the dry eye syndrome.

Jan 09, 2014, 18:44 PM IST

New hand-held device to catch early signs of eye disease

MIT researchers have developed a new hand-held device that scans a patient`s entire retina in seconds to detect a host of retinal diseases including diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and macular degeneration.

Dec 26, 2013, 18:59 PM IST

Cataract may occur in children too

Cataract, a common disease in the elderly, might also strike children and require a far more complicated treatment, said doctors Wednesday.

Oct 10, 2013, 00:53 AM IST

Rise in cases of viral conjunctivitis

The state capital witnessed over 5 percent rise in cases of viral conjunctivitis - an eye infection that lasts longer than a normal eye flu, doctors told IANS Thursday.

Oct 03, 2013, 22:27 PM IST

Scientists discover new inherited eye disease

Scientists at the University of Iowa have found a new inherited eye disease that affects the macula, which is part of the retina.

Dec 12, 2009, 11:23 AM IST

Scientists discover new inherited eye disease

Scientists at the University of Iowa have found a new inherited eye disease that affects the macula, which is part of the retina.

Dec 12, 2009, 00:00 AM IST