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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.