Are there types of Blindness?

Humans are social animals and we live in a society where an individual’s identity is dependent on the people’s perception of them to an extent. So, we adapt to and live our lives based on direct and indirect feedback received from our family, friends and community. However, when it comes to people who are blind or have low vision, it is important to be sensitive towards such patients while giving feedback.

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Best eye care tips for contact lenses users from Advanced Eye Hospital

To have a more natural look and have freedom to wear any kind of clothes, a lot of people opt for contact lenses over eyeglasses. Even though many are aware of the long-term side effects of prolonged contact wear even then it becomes a habit for them to wear contact lenses. A few will admit that they are afraid of undergoing vision correcting laser procedure and therefore continue wearing contact lenses.

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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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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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Visually impaired people now read through a Smartwatch!

John’s smartwatch vibrates and he immediately runs his fingers on it, which leaves a 100-watt smile on his face. Sitting on the opposite desk his office colleague - Jacob curiously asked him about it.
“It’s my girlfriend’s message…she is meeting me tomorrow”, John replied blushingly. Jacob asked him “But you received the message on your smartphone, how did you read it on your smartwatch?

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Contact Lenses in Keratoconus

Keratoconus is a disorder of the cornea (transparent layer of the eye) wherein the surface of the cornea is irregular and bulges like a cone.

What are the types of contact lenses used in Keratoconus?

There are different types of contact lenses used for the treatment of Keratoconus. The best lens for Keratoconus is one that fits best to your eye, helps in correction of vision and is comfortable to wear.

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Is your Child ready for Contact Lenses?

No matter how calmly you try to referee, parenting will eventually produce bizarre behaviour, and I'm not talking about the kids. - Bill Cosby

Mrs. Shanbag could not help but smile amusedly as she read this quote in the magazine. It was cent per cent true when it came to Anaika, her 10 years old daughter. As she sat in the Pediatric Eye Doctor’s waiting area, Mrs. Shanbag recollected how she felt like she’d taken up a part time job as a referee. Sometimes, it was about getting Anaika and her brother to compromise on who would lord over the TV remote. At other times, it had been bargaining with Anaika at the mall over why she did not need a sixth pink teddy bear (But Mamma, I don’t have a pink teddy with a pink nose!).

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Contact Lenses for Diabetics

Mrs. Malhotra looked at her son as he sat quietly playing with his toys. A year ago, she would not have believed her eyes. She and her husband had been at their wit’s end dealing with their son’s naughtiness. And then a visit to the family doctor brought a sea of change in their lives. The verdict: their son suffered from diabetes. Mrs. Malhotra gradually saw her naughty son becoming quieter as he struggled to grapple with the daily doses of insulin injections and the regular blood sugar tests.

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Vanquishing Low Vision

“I know how it feels like, Chatterjee.”

“No Sharma, you would never know. You know how Shakespeare said: ‘Having nothing, nothing can he lose’? It’s the same with you. You would just never know.”

People were used to seeing the two silver haired men occupy the same bench every evening in the park. Sharing similar thoughts on almost everything from politics to sports, Sharma and Chatterjee seldom argued. But today Chatterjee was in a sullen mood.

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Change of lenses: Change in Perspective

“Yessss!” squealed 19 years old Surbhi as she hugged her mother with joy. Surbhi had long suffered from the agony of being called “double battery” and “specky” for as long as she had worn glasses. She had always dreamed of this day when she would be allowed to wear contact lenses and bid adieu to her spectacles forever.

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