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Wednesday, June 29, 2022



From colour testing to peripheral vision: Mandatory eye tests for those over 30

May 23, 2022 4:47 pm

Regular eye check-ups are even more important if you are suffering from diabetes, high blood pressure, or have a family history of eye disease

World Glaucoma Day 2022: All you need to know about the 'silent thief of sight'

March 12, 2022 8:46 am

Although currently there is no cure available for glaucoma, the eye disorder can be managed by various therapies to prevent further loss of vision and field in the patient, said Dr Neha Chaturvedi, Consultant Ophthalmologist

World Glaucoma Day 2021: An ophthalmologist debunks some common myths

March 11, 2021 12:25 pm

On World Glaucoma Day 2021, let us demystify some of the common myths, courtesy Dr Smriti Jain, opthalmologist, Practo

Vision problems affect 2.2 billion people, warns WHO

October 09, 2019 3:06 pm

Eating habits are also a factor, since, in type 2 diabetes, the number of retinopathy cases increase.

Optic nerve stimulation offers hope for visually impaired

August 21, 2019 12:15 pm

Researchers noted that blindness affects an estimated 39 million people in the world.

Glaucoma: Know the types, symptoms, risk factors and how to manage the condition

June 12, 2019 11:28 am

Glaucoma is called the silent thief of sight, because there may be no symptoms in the early stages of the disease. This condition threatens vision and is known to gradually steal sight without warning.

Chandigarh: Advance Eye Centre at PGIMER to kick off awareness campaign

March 10, 2019 9:03 am

To commemorate World Glaucoma Week from March 10-16, PGIMER planned a chain of activities in order to spread more awareness about glaucoma, a leading cause of irreversible blindness in India.

Smart device may help glaucoma patients save eyesight

November 12, 2018 3:17 pm

The glaucoma drainage device is built with microactuators that vibrate when a magnetic field is introduced. The vibrations shake loose the biomaterials that have built up in the tube.

Can a cup of hot tea every day keep glaucoma away?

December 15, 2017 9:02 pm

According to researchers, tea contains antioxidants and anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective chemicals, which have been associated with a lowered risk of serious conditions, including heart disease, cancer and diabetes.

Chandigarh: Street play marks World Glaucoma Week

March 10, 2016 8:16 am

World Glaucoma Week 2016 started on March 6 and will continue till March 12.