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Higher sun exposure may up risk of eye freckles

Higher sun exposure may up risk of eye freckles

The findings showed that eye freckles could indicate the presence or risk of sunlight-triggered eye diseases like cataract or macular degeneration.

Shocking! Doctors find 27 contact lenses stuck in woman's one eye in UK

Shocking! Doctors find 27 contact lenses stuck in woman's one eye in UK

The lenses, which resembled a "blueish mass" in the patient's eye, were causing her discomfort that she simply attributed to dry eye and old age.

Ways to maintain good eyesight

Ways to maintain good eyesight

Eat healthy, exercise regularly and more to take care of eyes, suggest experts.

Eye make-up causes vision problems in young women!

Eye make-up causes vision problems in young women!

Doctors said that meibomian gland dysfunction, also known as dry eye syndrome is on the rise among women due to excess make-up of the eyes.

Scientists identify gene that causes sight loss in children

Scientists identify gene that causes sight loss in children

The mutation was identified in patients with a disease known as ocular coloboma, which causes part of the eye to be missing at birth.

Researchers identify potential predictor of glaucoma damage

Researchers identify potential predictor of glaucoma damage

Researchers idendified a marker of damage to cells in the eye which could be used to monitor progression of glaucoma and the effectiveness of the treatment.

Novel method to fix genes in living organisms

Novel method to fix genes in living organisms

A novel gene-editing method has been found to partially restore sight in rats bred with a hereditary condition called retinitis pigmentosa -- a condition that causes blindness in humans.

Autistic kids miss importance of eye contact: Study

Autistic kids miss importance of eye contact: Study

While reduced eye contact is a well-known symptom of autism used in early screeners and diagnostic instruments, why children with autism look less at other people`s eyes has not been known.

Eating foods rich in fat increases risk of eye disease: Study

Eating foods rich in fat increases risk of eye disease: Study

 Is your diet rich in fat? Well, a new study has found that diets rich in fat ups the risk of major eye disease.

Here comes a new test method which can keep off vision loss - Read

Here comes a new test method which can keep off vision loss - Read

The most common complication from cataract surgery is high eye pressure, which can cause swelling and other issues that can lead to vision loss or even blindness. 

Visual impairment – 10 signs your eyes are going bad!

Here are some signs that signal you may have some vision problems and that it's time to see your Ophthalmologist. 

20-year-old suffering from eye stroke cured in Delhi

A 20-year-old student, suffering from a rare eye disease -- eye stroke -- which almost leads to the loss of vision, was successfully cured at a hospital here on Tuesday.

Over 500 walk to raise awareness about glaucoma

According to medical statistics, hardly 10 percent of the Indian population knows that 68 percent of them run the risk of developing glaucoma, which can be controlled only if proper medical treatment is taken.

32 people visiting MP eye camp lose vision

 As many as 32 people who attended an eye camp in Madhya Pradesh's Satna district last month have complained that they have lost their vision, prompting the local administration here to order a probe into the incident.

Novel device brings tears to treat 'dry eye' syndrome

 Scientists have developed a device that electronically stimulates tear production, which will offer hope to sufferers of dry eye syndrome, one of the most common eye afflictions in the world.

Bionic eye can restore lost vision

A tiny microchip implanted in the back of the eye has been found to restore sight, researchers said.

Artificial bee eye gives insights into visual world!

Scientists have recreated a light-weight imaging system mimicking a honeybee`s field of view.

A computer game that could be played with blink of eye

: In a development that will allow
even physically disabled people become a gamer, British
researchers claim to have developed a revolutionary and
affordable computer game which could be played with the blink
of an eye.

Shrimp`s eye points way to better DVDs

The amazing eyes of a giant shrimp living on Australia`s Great Barrier Reef could hold the key to developing a new type of super high-quality DVD player, British scientists said on Sunday.