Eating Oranges may prevent macular degeneration

If apples have gained the reputation of keeping general good health of the body, then oranges eaters may soon be known to less likely develop an eye disease - macular degeneration. Macular degeneration is a progressive eye disease in which the central part of the retina i.e. macula is affected that results in vision loss. Macula is responsible for fine details of central image required for reading fine print, driving, recognizing faces etc.

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New Variety of Contact Lenses for Best Treatment of Astigmatism

Astigmatism is a refractive error where a person’s vision becomes blurry. Normal vision occurs when the incoming light enters through cornea, bends through lens and falls directly on the back of the eye i.e. retina.
The normal shape of the cornea is a round like a basketball, however, in case of astigmatism;the cornea is more curved in one axis causing it to become more conical. Hence, the focal point does not touch the retina to give normal and clear vision.

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Can smartphone be responsible for blurry vision?

Often we don’t realize that our eyes pay a heavy price for all those many hours which we spend on electronic gadgets like computers, smartphones, tablets etc., and the price is - eye strain and dry tired eyes.
And because of the high prevalence, this eye strain experience has been named as computer vision syndrome (CVS).
The symptoms of CVS are also very common such as burning eyes, headache, light sensitivity, back pain upto neck, blurred vision.

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Eye myths busted!

I have 20/20 vision, so I couldn't have glaucoma.
Individuals with perfect vision could still have or develop glaucoma since the disease usually affects peripheral vision first and central vision last.So most people in early stages have perfect central vision. Affection of peripheral vision can be detected only by specialised tests

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Is headache and blurry vision associated to each other?

There are several factors that causes blurred vision in an individual such as but not limited to eye diseases, eye trauma, head injuries, and even some causes which cause blurry vision along with headaches like raised eye pressure or raised intracranial pressure etc. Headache and blurry vision can be closely linked.

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Know what happens to our eyes as we age?

We all know how our skin sags, as we grow older. As the dryness, the wrinkles, lustre-lacking skin gradually starts to show up, we have already started battling it with regular dose of cosmetic creams, food, exercise, etc. We do this because these signs are visible enough, but what if certain signs of loss or weakness in our body are sneaky.

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Munching Dark Chocolate is Good for Your Eyes?

Almost every child has heard their parent restricting them to not consume excessive chocolate for it is no good for health. However, this information is partial true.
According to a research which compared people who ate dark chocolate to milk chocolate eaters, it was found that the people who ate dark chocolates performed well on tiny-letter vision tests.

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New Trends in Contact Lenses to reduce Dryness

There are about 14 crores people who wear contact lenses worldwide. Eye care industry continues to bring new contact len materials and better care systems, nevertheless, upto 50% of them still complain about dryness and uneasiness at the end of the day. Consequently, some of these either discontinue or quit wearing contact lens permanently.

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Polarized Glasses and Eye care tips

School examinations have just finished! Things-to-do-in-vacation list must be already making everyone excited. Summers have made us feel their presence already! This is the time when everyone wants to immerse themselves into water be it swimming pools or water parks. But the bright sunlight and on top of that reflection of sunlight from water causes a lot of glare.

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