The chronic dry eye is a common disease in which natural tears fail to adequately lubricate the eyes, thus drastically affecting its functioning. The study found that the condition can slow a person's reading speed by as much as 10 per cent.
Every year, after Diwali, people in the Capital are engulfed in a thick cloud of smog. We spoke to people and doctors in the city to find out how smog affects the eye and if it could be prevented at all.
The tiny yellow spots in the eyes have long been thought to be harmless, but the findings showed that 25 per cent of people with Alzheimer's have more number of such spots compared to four per cent of healthy people.