retinal detachment

Retinal detachment: Symptoms, causes, treatment options, recovery and prevention

Retinal detachment is an eye emergency in which the retina at the back of the eye pulls away from the tissues around it. It usually occurs due to a tear in the retina, but can also occur in conditions such as diabetic retinopathy in the absence of a tear. The retina is the light-sensitive film …

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Contact Lens Hygiene

Contact Lens Hygiene Advice

Contact Lenses have made life easier for millions of people. They are convenient tools that correct your focusing issue and improve vision. They don’t alter your appearance like glasses do, and can be easily used while playing sports. However, maintaining proper hygiene is absolutely essential when using contact lenses as the alternative can lead to …

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10 Facts about Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a medical condition that can cause vision loss and blindness through progressive damage to the optic nerve. The damage to the optic nerve is often caused by higher intraocular pressure than the eye can tolerate. The optic nerve is the nerve that transmits vision signals from the eye to the brain to allow …

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Laser Treatment for Glaucoma – Types, Treatment, Benefits, Side effects, & Recovery period

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases where the optic nerve in the back of your eye is damaged, causing a reduction in the visual field (tunnel vision or complete vision loss and blindness in the late stages). This damage is often caused by abnormally high pressure in your eye. Early detection of glaucoma is …

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Co Authored scientific paper which is published in Cornea Journal: Ocular Phenotype of Peters-Plus Syndrome

Pleased to share another scientific paper that I co-authored with colleagues in Pittsburgh USA, supervised by my mentor @kenknischal.In this paper, recently published online in the Cornea journal, we report a case series of Peters Plus syndrome with deep ocular phenotyping using anterior segment optical coherence tomography and ultrasound biomicroscopy. Peters Plus syndrome (PPS) is …

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Allergic eye disease

Allergic Eye Disease – Types, Symptoms, Causes, Complications, Prevention, Diagnosis & Treatment

Allergic Eye Disease causes red, itchy and watery eyes. The common cause of allergic eye disease is exposure to environmental allergens, including mould spores and pollen. The transparent membrane in your eye that lines your eyelid and covers the white part of your eyeball, called the Conjunctiva, becomes inflamed due to the body’s allergic response. …

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Astigmatism- Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention

Astigmatism is a focusing problem which results in reduced clarity of vision. The word is derived from Greek “stigma” meaning “point”. “Astigma” means “no point”, because in astigmatism the light rays do not come to a point focus on the retina. Astigmatism is caused by a defect in the curvature of the eye’s cornea or …

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Blocked Tear Duct in Infants- Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention

Have you ever wondered about how tears, how they are produced and drained? Tears are produced by the lacrimal gland in the upper outer corner of the eye socket. They wash over the surface of the eye and drain through the upper and lower eyelids into the nose. Babies can be born with a valve …

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What Are The Eye Issues Related To Prolonged Working From Home And How To Avoid Them?

Working from home has its benefits. However, this has resulted in people spending a lot more time working. This eventually leads to more screen time as most of the work is done in front of a laptop or computer. The extra screen time can put a lot of strain on the eyes and lead to …

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Amblyopia (Lazy Eye) – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention

What is Amblyopia? Amblyopia, sometimes known as “lazy eye”, is when there is reduced vision (usually in one eye) due to abnormal visual development in early childhood. When the weaker eye transmits less signal, the brain focuses its efforts more on the better seeing eye. This results in the vision of the one eye much …

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Traditional Cataract Surgery Vs Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery

Cataract is one of the most common eye diseases, caused due to cloudiness of the natural lens inside the eye. It is generally seen in older people, due to buildup of proteins and waste products over many years. This leads to the lens not being crystal clear, thereby reducing the clarity of vision. Cataract surgery …

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Laser Eye Surgery – Reason, Benefit, Side effects & Procedure

What is Laser Eye Surgery? Laser Vision Correction surgery is performed to correct vision in individuals who wear contact lenses. It can correct astigmatism, farsightedness or nearsightedness. There are many different names and acronyms used in Laser Eye Surgery. LASIK stands for LAser in-SItu Keratomileusis. Most people are aware of LASIK, or know someone who …

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Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic Retinopathy – Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention

What is Diabetic Retinopathy? Diabetic retinopathy is an eye disease that can occur in people with diabetes mellitus. It results from high sugar levels in diabetic patients. High levels of sugar for a prolonged period of time causes damage to fine blood vessels in the entire body, including the retina of the eyes. The retina’s …

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Macular Degeneration: Types, Symptoms Risk Factors, Diagnosis & Treatment

What is Macular Degeneration? Macular Degeneration, also known as Age-related Macular Degeneration 9AMD is a painless eye condition that may lead to vision loss. It is an eye disease that is considered a leading cause of loss of vision in people over 60 years of age, often more than glaucoma and cataract. At the present …

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Invited as keynote speaker for paediatric glaucoma at Dr. Agarwal’s Grand Rounds

Dr Agarwal’s Eye Hospital, established in 1957 in Chennai, now it has 96+ eye hospitals in 11 countries offering quality treatment to their patients. Every month, Dr. Agarwal’s Clinical Education program holds a Grand Rounds, which has now become a well-known webinar across many geographies & is an interactive session to update and enhance doctors …

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Consider Subjective and Objective Torsion As Two Entities

Consider Subjective and Objective Torsion As Two Entities: Dr Parth Shah and Team

Dr Parth Shah and his team have just published a peer-reviewed article in The Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus, stating that subjective and objective torsion in normal patients should be considered as different entities. Dr Shah contributed to the study with his fellow colleagues Dr Sung Ju Baek, Linden Z. M. Chen and Dr …

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