6 Ways to Prevent your Eyes from Aging

Mr Kulkarni mentally ticked off his checklist. Presentation copied: yes. Laptop charged: yes. Visiting cards stocked: yes. It was very vital that his meeting with these big clients go well today. He checked his tie in the lift mirror. Just then something caught his eye. The ceiling of the elevator also had a mirror… Whose bald head was he staring at?? Was it really him!!?

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5 Quick Tips to Take Care of your Glasses

We look for them from the moment we are up. Staying away from them even for an hour sends us into a great panic. Glasses. For some of us, they are our closest companions. And to ensure that these companions serve us faithfully to give the sharpest of vision, we need to give them some tender loving care in return. So how do you care for your glasses? Here are 5 quick tips:

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Smart Phones get Smarter!

Hey Einstein, beat this… Smart phones just had their IQs raised! From being a simple device that transmitted sound, smart phones have gone on to become your eye doctor’s special assistant. New applications are being developed by scientists to help eye specialists do a host of eye tests with the help of their smart phones. Here’s a look at the various apps that have been developed in the last few years…

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The Secret in your Eyes

Did you know that your eyes can reveal other secrets too? When an eye doctor looks at your eyes, he can know about many diseases … not just those affecting your eyes, but a few diseases which may be wrecking damage to your body too. Damage, that you may not even be aware of; but is caught by the discerning eye of a doctor.

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Healthy Food for your Eyes

Mrs. Sinha was stunned to see her husband waking up to the alarm at 5:30 am. ‘What had gotten into him?’ she wondered… He, on the other hand, pretended to not have noticed the surprise in her eyes. “From today, I will be going for a walk every morning. We need to take better care of our hearts. Why are you smiling like that? Even you should decrease the oil in your cooking from now on…”

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Monsoon Eye Care

The sky is overcast with dark clouds. Lightning streaks across the sky. Clouds thunder threateningly. And this sends people helter skelter. People open out their umbrellas. Those who realise that they have forgotten theirs, try to make up their minds whether they should make a wild dash or hunt for a temporary roof. Mothers frantically try to get their kids into raincoats with the kids resisting with all his might. Some instinctively reach out to protect their prized possessions: laptops and mobiles.

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Eye Care for Summer

Love it or Hate it. The summers are here. The sun blazes in the sky as we try our best to escape its wrath. Sun screen lotions flow out from bottles uninhibitedly. Cold drinks find their way into many a parched mouth. We do all that we can to keep our cool (literally!). But how much care do we take of our eyes?

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New Myopia Genes found

A small girl asked her mother, “Mom, how did the human race begin?”

Her mother, a religious lady, replied, “Sweetie, God first created Adam and Eve and they had kids and that is how mankind began.”

A couple of days later, the girl approached her father with the same question.

“Oh humans? Thousands of years ago, there were a few monkeys who evolved into today’s human race.”

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Of Brown Eyes and Blue: Who is True?

“Brown-eyed men appear more trustworthy than blue eyed men”, Anthony read out the newspaper headlines aloud, slyly looking at his brother David through the corner of his eye. He smiled to himself as it had the desired effect. A curious David immediately looked away from the TV and grabbed the newspaper from Anthony’s hand, “What rubbish! Show it to me. Haven’t you heard of the phrase ‘blue eyed boy’?” David has always been very proud of his blue eyes that set him apart from everybody, especially his brother. How could this be? What was this new research?

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Diwali: Delight for the Eyes

“I’m better! There is no one more colourful than me. What’s more, I ensure the safety of the kids too” the sparkler vehemently argued.

“What rubbish!” the bomb was his usual boisterous self, “I am the best. Who else can give you the adventurous rush of adrenaline better than me, eh?”

“You mean, dodgy adventure right? You are one treacherous fellow” alleged the rocket. “I have seen your ways… There are times when you don’t go off on time and just wait for someone to come and poke their face exactly above you when you go boom!”

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