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 Eye Surgery (Laser Vision Correction) is performed to correct vision in individuals needing glasses or contact lenses. Laser Eye Surgery 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 …

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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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Dr Parth Shah addressed Ophthalmologists from around the Globe at paediatric ophthalmology WSPOS worldwide webinar

The World Society of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (WSPOS)’s fourth edition of the Global Grand Rounds was part of a jam-packed educational weekend on 19th, 20th and 21st February 2021. The global live webinar series was found to be useful for all participants. The three-day event involved many experienced ophthalmologists, and an audience from around …

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Paediatric Ophthalmologists

Paediatric Eye Problems & Paediatric Ophthalmologists

Who are Paediatric Ophthalmologists? A Paediatric Ophthalmologist is a qualified ophthalmologist (eye surgeon) specialising in children’s eye care. Not all ophthalmologists are comfortable in dealing with children’s eye issues. Paediatric ophthalmologists can assess and treat most eye problems in children. They perform the following assessment concerning children’s eye care: Vision Assessment – to check a …

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WSPOS World Wide Connect 2020

I was delighted to be awarded first place in the video competition at the recent 24 hour virtual international meeting WSPOS CONNECT. 46 videos were submitted to the competition. My video was a novel surgical technique for eye muscle surgery described by Dr Matthew Pihlblad. The technique has been published in the Journal of AAPOS  A panel …

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Myopia in children-an increasing problem in today’s society

What is myopia? Myopia is a condition in which the eye does not focus properly.  It is also known as “short-sightedness” or “near-sightedness.”  People with myopia can see more clearly at short distances but have blurred vision at long distances. Myopia is the most common eye disease in the world. The prevalence of myopia in …

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Strabismus (squint) – A Common Eye Condition and suggested treatment

What is strabismus (squint)? Strabismus (also known as squint) is a common eye problem in children and adults. It refers to a misalignment of the two eyes. Some people may also call it a “lazy eye” or an “eye turn”. The prevalence in the community of any type of squint is about 3%, i.e. 3 …

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