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'See Now' campaign will be soon intensified: Fred Hollows Foundation

Supported by actor Amitabh Bachchan 'See Now' campaign's pilot was launched in Lucknow, Lakhimpur Kheri, Rae Bareilly, Unnao and Sitapur districts.

World Sight Day 2019: Simple home remedies to keep your eyes healthy

Every year, the second Thursday of October is observed as World Sight Day to create awareness on vision impairment and blindness.


From watery eyes to blurred vision: Know the symptoms of weak eyesight in children

Even though it is advised to consult an ophthalmologist on a regular basis to ensure that your eyesight is healthy, following a proper diet and exercise regime is also essential.

Slow reading speed linked to dry eyes: Study

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.

Smog: How it affects the eye

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.

This new tool can track your alertness at work

A team of researchers has developed a tool that tracks alertness by measuring pupil size, captured through a burst of photographs taken every time users unlock their smartphones.


From carrots to almonds: These vitamin-rich foods are good for your eyes

In an age when looking at a screen is inevitable, these vitamin-rich foods can come to your rescue to take stress off your eyes and improve its health.

From blinking more often to avoiding excess light: 5 tips to avoid eye strain at work

Taking a break from your computer every 20 minutes actually helps in reducing eye strain. It helps rehydrate your eyes and also keeps you focused. More such tips for you to unfold here!

Yellow spots in eye could be new biomarker for dementia: Study

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.

Playing outdoor games could boost your kid's eyesight

Myopia - also known as nearsightedness and shortsightedness - is a condition of the eye where the light that enters the eye does not directly focus on the retina, but in front of it.