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Rapidly rising levels of sight loss are ‘tip of the iceberg’

Eye conditions that do not cause vision impairment but have economic and social consequences represent a serious and growing challenge for public health services worldwide, according to a new paper published by The Lancet Global Health Commission.According to research by the Vision Loss Expert Group, led by Professor Rupert Bourne of Anglia Ruskin…

This low-calorie gajar barfi strikes the perfect balance between taste and health

This delicious low-calorie gajar barfi can be made from the comfort of your home, using this simple recipe. Listen to this article We all love to indulge in our favourite traditional Indian sweets, but the problem is they are laden with sugar and fat. But how about finding a healthy alternative, so that we can enjoy sweet treats guilt-free? Gajar (carrot)

Improving eye health globally can have substantial benefits for economic, social prosperity

An estimated 1.1 billion people were living with untreated vision impairment in 2020, but researchers say more than 90 per cent of vision loss could be prevented or treated with existing, highly cost-effective interventions. Published today in The Lancet Global Health, a new commission report on global eye health calls for eye care to be included in

How to clean my spectacles

Glasses are one of many options open to people who have reduced eyesight. Usually, they are the cheapest and most trustworthy, given the relative expensiveness and disposability of corrective surgery and contact lenses. But they're not foolproof, as not caring for them properly can result in a range of debilitating symptoms. How to clean your spectacles Keeping

Pandemic changes habits – no more sharing drinks or snogging strangers

One-quarter of adults won’t reach into someone else’s crisp bag for a handful and a third will no longer sneak a bite out of another’s sandwich. Using make-up samples in a store, borrowing someone else’s lip balm and standing close to someone in a queue are also things Brits will avoid. While 25 percent can't see themselves surrounded

Study updates top January retina coverage

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Research suggests development of antiviral therapies to treat multiple sclerosis

Scientists have uncovered new clues implicating a type of herpes virus as the cause of a central nervous system disease in monkeys that's similar to multiple sclerosis in people. The findings, published in the Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology, expand on previous work to understand the cause of the disease and potentially develop antiviral

Mask-associated dry eyes: All you need to know

By now, you must have experienced certain effects of prolonged usage of a face mask. Skin irritation, friction acne and hurting ears are some of the common side-effects experienced by wearers who use masks for prolonged periods of time. At the same time, prolonged mask-wearing has also engendered a new medical syndrome that ophthalmologists are dealing

Sore eyes a significant ocular manifestation of COVID-19

Sore eyes represent a significant ocular symptom in patients with COVID-19, according to a study published in BMJ Open Ophthalmology.Of 83 participants with COVID-19 who self-reported anterior segment symptoms, 18% had photophobia, 16% had sore eyes, and 17% had…

Eye care amid covid 19: All you need to know

Written by Dr Mahipal S Sachdev The psycho-social impact of COVID-19 is affecting the mental health of many people. But there are other hidden, seemingly avoidable health issues that can lead to irreparable damages if neglected. One such issue that needs special mention is ocular health. Eye diseases are often present silently, be it glaucoma or diabetic
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