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Eye Problems Associated With Eye Makeup: How To Keep Your Eyes Safe?
Eye Problems Associated With Eye Makeup: How To Keep Your Eyes Safe?

Makeup consists of beauty products that are meant to accentuate or alter people’s appearances, and make them feel more confident. Eye makeup can enhance your eyes and make them sparkle, but sometimes, it can be harmful to your eye health — especially if used incorrectly. This makes one wonder —  is it bad to wear eye makeup every day? Let’s…

Blepharochalasis: How to Cure Eyelid Bags
Blepharochalasis: How to Cure Eyelid Bags

Have you ever heard of the term blepharochalasis? Blepharochalasis or blepharochalasis syndrome is a condition of episodic inflammation of the eyelids. The word originates from the Greek blepharon (eyelid) and chalasis (a relaxing). It consists of recurring bouts of upper eyelid oedema and may result in thinning or fine wrinkling of the involved skin. ‘Oedema’ or ‘edema’ is the medical…

Vaccination Drive 2021 at Prasad Netralaya: Shielding the Heroes
Vaccination Drive 2021 at Prasad Netralaya: Shielding the Heroes

The COVID-19 pandemic impacted our daily lives and disrupted many industries. So when the news of a vaccine came in, the world took notice. For every country, the final aim has been to stop transmission, prevent the spread of the virus and save lives —  along with economic recovery. India started the world’s largest vaccination drive — its national vaccination…

Schirmer’s Test: What To Expect From It
Schirmer’s Test: What To Expect From It

If you have ever heard an eye doctor say they will perform the dry eye test or the tear test on you, or someone else —  they were basically performing the Schirmer’s test. If the word sounds complex, we will decode the test for you! Read on to know about it in detail. What Is the Schirmer’s Test? Your eyes…

Retinal Tears: Can They Be Corrected?
Retinal Tears: Can They Be Corrected?

You are able to see the world when multiple organs in your body function together. Your brain recognises visuals when the lens of your eye focuses on light. The retina, a thin light-sensitive layer of tissue lining the back of the eye, receives the light and converts it into neural signals. A healthy, intact retina is essential for clear vision. …

The Future of Eye Care: Emerging Trends in Ophthalmology
The Future of Eye Care: Emerging Trends in Ophthalmology

In any industry, change is inevitable. In fact, it is the only constant. This goes for vision science and eye care as well. Ophthalmologists will see shifts in the way they practice, provide care to patients, and do business. And they will have to adapt to the medical, scientific and economic changes that arrive. The need for ophthalmologists and optometrists…

What Is a Refractive Error and How Can it Be Corrected?
What Is a Refractive Error and How Can it Be Corrected?

The way your eyes bend (refract) light affects the way you see the world. If you’re someone who wears spectacles or contact lenses because far off or closeby objects appear blurry, your eyes have experienced a refractive error. When your eye can’t focus well and a sharp image is not received from its retina, it leads to a refractive error…

Can Eye Vitamins Improve Vision? Most Important Vitamins for Eye Health
Can Eye Vitamins Improve Vision? Most Important Vitamins for Eye Health

You might recall your elders telling you to eat certain foods that are good for your eyes. Eating well is fundamental to good health and well-being. The benefits of good nutrition for your body go way beyond weight. Good nutrition can also help to minimize potential vision issues. A healthy lifestyle and a balanced diet can greatly benefit your eye…

Astigmatism – Causes, Symptoms & Correction
Astigmatism – Causes, Symptoms & Correction

Most people are aware of nearsightedness or myopia — when you can see nearby objects clearly, but far away objects are blurry. Many are also aware of farsightedness or hyperopia — which is the opposite of myopia. But did you know that there is a third condition that results in general blurry vision? This condition of the eye is called…

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

When someone does not do his job well, he is often called a ‘lazy person’. Similarly, when the vision in one eye reduces for some children or even adults, it means the eye can’t perform its function well. And this eye is known as the ‘lazy eye’.  What Is a Lazy Eye? A ‘lazy eye’  is when the vision in…