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NATIONAL DRY EYE MONTH

While dry eye affects millions of people, it is frequently underdiagnosed. Many dry eye sufferers do not recognize their symptoms are due to dry eye, but early treatment can improve quality of life and decrease progression of severity over time. Symptoms of dry eye will vary from person to person, but may including burning, itching,

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INDIA: BLIND CAPITAL OF THE WORLD? NOT ANYMORE

Envision an existence without sight. Scary and troublesome right? Eyes are such a significant organ of the human body. They help us to see the beauty of this magnificent world. Still, we pay so little attention to our eyes. When we suffer regular headaches or squint while reading or have trouble seeing distant objects, we

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BE CAUTIOUS, NOT AFRAID!

The novel coronavirus COVID-19 proceeds with its spread internationally. Authorities are executing different measures to contain or defer it, from complete or partial lockdowns to shutting schools to forbidding bigger open social events. In this circumstance, the healthcare industry is on the front line, and hospitals are expected to undertake mandatory steps to make sure

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WHAT IS AFLIBERCEPT AND WHY IT IS USED?

Aflibercept is made from a human antibody fragment. It works by keeping new blood vessels from forming under the retina (a sensory membrane that lines the inside of the eye). In people with a certain type of eye disease, new blood vessels grow under the retina where they leak blood and fluid. This is known

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STARTING LOW DOSE ATROPINE IN THE TREATMENT OF MYOPIA

The prevalence of myopia is increasing globally.  Complications of myopia are associated with huge economic and social costs.  It is believed that high myopia in adulthood can be traced back to school age onset myopia.  Therefore, it is crucial and urgent to implement effective measures of myopia control, which may include preventing myopia onset as

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT EYE DONATION

Anyone can be a donor, irrespective of age, sex, blood group or religion. Even if the person is wearing spectacles or has had cataract surgery earlier, eye donation can be Done Diabetic and hypertensive patients can also donate eyes. One can pledge the eyes for donation and inform the family members about the same. It

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WHAT CHOROIDAL MELANOMA?

Malignant melanoma of the eye can develop when pigment cells in your eye grow out of control.  Pigment cells are responsible for your eye color.  The cause of uncontrollable cell growth isn’t usually known.  Exposure to ultraviolet radiation has been identified as one potential cause of the disease.  Choroidal melanoma is cancer that affects the

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DOUBLE VISION (DIPLOPIA) OR GHOST IMAGES

Double vision (also called diplopia) may be temporary, or long-lasting.  It is often visually disturbing and can limit day to day activities like driving, walking down the stairs, and working on the computer.  Diplopia may sometimes be misinterpreted as Ghost images and blurriness. When two eyes correctly and accurately point and focus at the same time,

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