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Eye disease

Here's how to care for your eyes during winter

Direct blow heating onto your face should be avoided because this can dry up moisture in your eyes.

Dec 26, 2018, 14:02 PM IST

Researchers uncover genetic causes of eye disease

A total of 347 genes were identified, of which 86 were either well-established as involved in eye disease or were associated with vision in some way.

Dec 24, 2018, 15:24 PM IST

Omega-3 not as beneficial for dry eye disease as believed: Study

Omega-3 fatty acid found in fish-derived supplements and commonly used to treat dry eye disease is no more effective than placebo at alleviating the condition, a new clinical trial shows.

Apr 16, 2018, 11:48 AM IST

US FDA approves first AI device to detect diabetic eye disease

In a first, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has permitted marketing of an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based device to detect certain diabetes-related eye problems.

Apr 12, 2018, 15:37 PM IST

World Glaucoma Week 2018: Types and symptoms of the eye disease

Glaucoma is found very common in older adults and can lead to loss of vision if left untreated.

Mar 12, 2018, 12:31 PM IST

New eye test may detect early signs of glaucoma

Glaucoma affects an estimated 60 million people in the world, with one in 10 suffering total sight loss in both the eyes.

Apr 30, 2017, 17:38 PM IST

Scorching heat giving rise to eye damage; doctors say cases up by 30%!

Unprotected exposure to the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays can increase the risk of developing cataracts and damaging the retina.

Apr 28, 2017, 13:34 PM IST

How smoking causes glaucoma, other eye diseases

Glaucoma is a condition that causes damage to eye’s optic nerve and gets worse over time. 

Mar 20, 2017, 09:12 AM IST

Doctors claim India free from trachoma: All you need to know about eye infection causing blindness

The infection, which is caused by an obligate intracellular bacterium called Chlamydia trachomatis, is common in children till nine years of age. 

Mar 11, 2017, 17:03 PM IST

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.

Nov 16, 2016, 22:34 PM IST

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. 

Nov 11, 2016, 19:06 PM IST

Air pollution: How it affects your eyes? Helpful tips to protect your vision!

Studies have also linked high air pollution levels to increased occurrences of dry eye syndrome. 

Nov 11, 2016, 10:38 AM IST

Arthritis drug may help treat rare eye disease

A new study has found that a well-known rheumatoid arthritis medication may help treat non-infectious uveitis, a rare eye disease that can lead to loss of vision.

Oct 11, 2016, 23:48 PM IST

Eye health: 8 ways to improve your vision naturally!

. There are many things you can do to keep your eyes healthy and enjoy good eyesight.

Sep 23, 2016, 05:45 AM IST

Shocking! Zika virus may be spread through tears, claims study

Zika virus causes mild disease in most adults but can cause brain damage and death in foetuses.

Sep 07, 2016, 13:54 PM IST

Stem cells injection could ward off glaucoma

The influx of cells regenerated the tiny, delicate patch of tissue known as the trabecular meshwork, which serves as a drain for the eyes to avoid fluid buildup.

Jul 27, 2016, 13:48 PM IST

Soon, drugs to halt accelerated onset of diabetic eye disease

A team of researchers has identified a candidate biomarker of accelerated onset diabetic retinopathy, bringing new therapies closer to reality.

Apr 02, 2016, 12:07 PM IST

World Glaucoma Week: Symptoms, types, prevention!

Although, glaucoma can affect any age group, including infants, it is more common in older adults. 

Mar 06, 2016, 06:48 AM IST

Physics behind perfect pancake may help save eyesight

 Understanding how to make perfect pancakes could help improve surgical methods for treating glaucoma - eye disease which may result in damage to the optic nerve and vision loss, scientists say.

Feb 07, 2016, 14:21 PM IST

Beware, dengue can affect your vision!

Dengue fever is a dangerous and debilitating disease caused by the Aedes aegypti mosquito. But, what's even scarier is that the mosquito-borne disease can affect vision and in rare cases, cause blindness.

Aug 22, 2015, 10:54 AM IST