eye surgery

Freak eye injury ends Boucher’s international career


July 11th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) A freak eye injury forced South Africa's veteran wicketkeeper Mark Boucher to end his international cricket career, it was announced Tuesday.The 35-year-old Boucher, who suffered the ... Read more...

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Greek PM to miss EU summit for eye surgery


June 24th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, June 24 (IANS) Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras will not attend the June 28 EU summit in Brussels as doctors have advised him to rest following eye surgery.Samaras underwent ... Read more...

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Nine go blind after operation in Andhra


May 27th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 27 (IANS) Nine people lost their sight after undergoing surgery at a private hospital in Ongole town of Andhra Pradesh.The victims, from poor families, were Sunday shifted to ... Read more...

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Five people lose sight after surgery in Andhra


December 15th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 15 (IANS) At least five people lost their sight and 11 others developed complications after they underwent surgery at a free eye surgery camp in Andhra Pradesh.Health officials ... Read more...

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Rights body sends notice to Chhattisgarh government


October 19th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission has issued notice to the Chhattisgarh government after taking cognizance of media reports alleging that one person died and 25 ... Read more...

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Get a group discount on surgery in a Chinese hospital


April 21st, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 21 (IANS) A hospital in China has begun offering a group discount on eye surgery, prompting a doctor at another hospital to term it a gimmick.Changzheng Hospital's eye ... Read more...

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Punjab approves cash-less insurance for police


March 21st, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 21 (IANS) In a move that will benefit over 70,000 personnel of Punjab Police, the state government has approved a cash-less insurance scheme for them that will include ... Read more...

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Rare eye surgery performed on arrow-hit Tripura girl (Lead)


January 16th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 16 (IANS) Doctors in Kolkata have performed a rare operation and saved the life of an 18-year-old Tripura girl who was struck in her left eye by an iron arrow ... Read more...

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Rare eye surgery performed on arrow-hit Tripura girl


January 16th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 16 (IANS) Doctors in Kolkata have performed a rare operation and saved the life of an 18-year-old Tripura girl who was struck in her left eye by an iron arrow ... Read more...

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Zsa Zsa Gabor’s Husband Prince Frederic Von Anhalt Taken To Hospital After Gluing His Own Eyes Shut


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American actress and socialite Zsa Zsa Gabor's husband, Prince Frederic Von Anhalt was rushed to the hospital after he accidentally took a nail glue and squeezed ... Read more...

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Now, laser technology that inscribes on glass without breaking it


November 25th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): Now, a new laser technology can inscribe numbers in glass without cracking, heating or leaving any external marks on the glass."It's the only technology that can mark glass ... Read more...

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Indian boy in Australia undergoes eye surgery after being bashed in the face


October 28th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct. 28 (ANI): A 12-year-old Indian origin boy had to undergo a surgery to reconstruct his eye socket days after he was bullied and brutally punched in the face.According to a ... Read more...

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Gurmeet Chaudhary needs eye surgery!


September 21st, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Gurmeet, more famously know as the Maan of Star One's "Geet', is always ill with some or the other illness. This has got Gurmeet thinking, about ... Read more...

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22 people infected after eye surgery in Vietnam


June 17th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, June 17 (DPA) Twenty-two patients in Vietnam have contracted severe infections and some may suffer permanent sight loss due to contamination of a chemical used during surgery, officials said Thursday. The ... Read more...

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Steven Holcomb Drove To Victory Half Blind


February 28th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Whistler, Feb 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Steven Holcomb, who led USA-1 bobsleigh along with three other members to victory on Saturday at Vancouver Olympic Winter Games has reportedly revealed that he ... Read more...

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The Mystery Around Avenged Sevenfold Member Rev’s Death Still Looms Large


December 31st, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) When the shocking news of Avenged Sevenfold Drummer James Own Sullivan broke out on the web it took the music industry by storm. 2009 has seen the ... Read more...

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Swayze didn’t want mum to know about his cancer


October 1st, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1 (ANI): Late Hollywood star Patrick Swayze tried to keep the news of his cancer under wraps before his mum, fearing the revelation would complicate her situation before she ... Read more...

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Commuters struggle as auto-rickshaws remain off Delhi roads


August 17th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Thousands of people in Delhi Monday had a harrowing time reaching their destinations as over 55,000 auto-rickshaws went off the roads to protest the Delhi government's crackdown ... Read more...

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Critical eye surgery for India’s hockey goalkeeper


July 18th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Indian hockey team's goalkeeper Baljit Singh underwent a critical operation on his right eye here Saturday after he suffered a serious injury during training at the Balewadi ... Read more...

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Action video games improve eyesight: study


March 31st, 2009 - 3:58 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, March 31 (DPA) A new study has found that action video games can improve players' eyesight, researchers said Monday. The study, which was published in the journal Nature Neuroscience, found ... Read more...

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Action-packed video games are good for eyes


March 30th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 30 (ANI): Video games have long been shown in the bad light, but a new study has something positive to say about them-they improve eyesight.The new research led by Daphne ... Read more...

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Glue produced by shellfish and inkjet printers may make for faster healing from surgeries


March 18th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): North Carolina State University researchers have used the natural glue that marine mussels use to stick to rocks, and a variation on the inkjet printer, to devise ... Read more...

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New Zealand prime minister’s arm cast auctioned


February 8th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Feb 8 (DPA) The plaster cast from New Zealand Prime Minister John Keys' right arm that broke after he fell down the stairs at a Chinese New Year celebration, fetched 18,500.10 ... Read more...

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Somnath in Hyderabad for eye check-up


July 17th, 2008 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 16 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee arrived here Wednesday night for an eye check-up at a city hospital. Chatterjee, who arrived from Delhi, headed straight to the Raj Bhavan ... Read more...

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Super-fast laser may revolutionise corneal transplant surgery


July 8th, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Initial results of a two-year pilot program being run at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center suggest that a super-fast and high-tech laser developed for use ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh undergoes eye surgery


June 15th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh underwent a surgery for cataract removal of his left eye, early this morning, at the Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All ... Read more...

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New LPG connections to cost Rs 1,250


May 26th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): State-run oil firms on Monday hiked the security deposit charges for new cooking gas (LPG) connections by Rs 400 to Rs 1,250 per cylinder.Indian Oil, ... Read more...

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Beckinsale advocating Lasik eye surgery


March 11th, 2008 - 2:31 pm ICT by admin
London, March 11 (IANS) British actress Kate Beckinsale has become an advocate for Lasik eye surgery after having undergone the procedure in 2005. Contactmusic.com reports her saying: "Have it. It's the best ... Read more...

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