ophthalmic

New research says glaucoma is in one’s genes


September 4th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Sep 4 (IANS) Scientists have isolated three new genes linked to Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma (PACG), a leading cause of blindness, which affects 15 million people worldwide, 80 percent ... Read more...

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Neoretina offers advanced surgery


January 19th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Neoretina Eye Institute, a dedicated retinal eye care hospital here, Thursday introduced advanced minimally invasive surgical services.The services will benefit patients suffering from eye disorders like ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Global eye care conference to be held in Dubai


March 29th, 2011 - 5:57 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 29 (IANS/WAM) Eye care professionals from 63 countries will take part in an international conference in Dubai in May.Ophthalmic and optometry professionals will attend the Vision-X Dubai exhibition, ... Read more...

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Laser system shows promise for cataract surgery


November 18th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): A team of US scientists believe laser treatment could make eye operations more safer and precise for hundreds of thousands who have cataract surgery each year.The new technique, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Today’s youngsters sport prescription-free specs for style, not sight


March 23rd, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 23 (ANI): After fake tan, fake boobs and fake bodies, a new trend is catching on - fake glasses! Yes, it's true, specs are no longer the property of ... Read more...

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Effects of toxic gas may be seen in future generations in Bhopal (25 years after Bhopal)


December 2nd, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
By K.S. Jayaraman Bangalore, Dec 2 (IANS) The deadly methyl isocyanate (MIC) gas released by the Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal this day 25 years ago affected even the unborn, researchers say.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Viagra may blur vision for a while, but doesn’t blind you


April 14th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) Men who take Viagra or other drugs for erectile dysfunction (ED) have complained of temporary blurred vision, but researchers who carried out a new study say the drugs ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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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Prime minister undergoes cataract surgery (Lead, superseding earlier story)


June 15th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh underwent a surgery for cataract removal in the left eye at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here early Sunday morning. ... Read more...

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PM undergoes ‘routine’ eye check up at AIIMS


June 15th, 2008 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who recently underwent a cataract operation, had a "routine" medical check-up at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here Sunday morning. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

PM’s right eye operated for cataract


May 25th, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday underwent a successful cataract operation in his right eye and will resume work Monday, his office announced. The prime minister underwent the ... Read more...

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Boys do make passes at girls who wear glasses


May 13th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 13 (IANS) Time to rewrite the old saying about boys not making passes at girls who wear glasses. They well may - and vice versa. According to a new study ... Read more...

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