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Eye Care Tips That You Must Practice During COVID-19 Lockdown

During self-quarantine, one might be glued to the television screen, mobile phones or computer screen without giving your eyes a break. Eyes are one of the main sensory organs in our body and we constantly keep using our eyes throughout the day. Just as our body needs rest, so do our eyes. ..

Squint: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Squint is a misalignment of the eye where the two eyes are pointed towards different directions. The misalignment may be constant for a few, while it may be intermittently occurring for some others. The deviation of the eye may be in any direction - inward, outward, upward or downward. ..

Do You Recognize the Early Warning Signs of Glaucoma?

In India, Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness with at least 12 million people affected and nearly 1.2 million people blind from the disease. More than 90 percent of cases of glaucoma remain undiagnosed in the community. Glaucoma prevalence increases with age...

What is a corneal ulcer?

At the front of the eye is a clear layer of tissue called the cornea. The cornea is like a window that lets light enter the eye. Tears defend the cornea against bacteria, viruses, and fungi...

Pediatric Retinal Disorders

Retinal disorders in children are different than those in adults. The pediatric ophthalmologists at Madhav Netralaya are experts at identifying ophthalmic disorders in children. They are familiar with the retinal manifestations of systemic diseases in children and work closely with their colleagues at Madhav Netralaya and in the community. ..

What is Lazy Eye (Amblyopia)?

You probably know this childhood eye condition by its more common name, lazy eye. It happens when the vision of one of your child’s eyes doesn’t develop like it should If it isn't treated, your child’s brain will learn to ignore the image that comes from that eye. That could harm their vision permanently...

Pediatric Glaucoma: A Review of the Basics

Childhood glaucoma — also referred to as congenital glaucoma, pediatric, or infantile glaucoma — occurs in babies and young children. It is usually diagnosed within the first year of life...

Common Cornea Problems

The cornea is your eye’s clear, protective outer layer. Along with the sclera (the white of your eye), it serves as a barrier against dirt, germs, and other things that can cause damage. Fun fact: Your cornea can also filter out some of the sun's ultraviolet light. ..

What is Pediatric Cataracts?

Many people think cataracts only happen to older people, but children can get cataracts too. Both pediatric cataracts and cataracts from aging are a clouding in the lens of the eye that can cause blurry vision or blindness...

Top 10 Foods For Healthy Eyes

People often believe that failing eyesight is an inevitable result of aging or eye strain. In truth, a healthy lifestyle can significantly reduce the risk of eye health problems. In this article, we look at the evidence for 10 nutrient-rich foods to boost eye health. We also discuss other tips for healthy eyes and eye health warning signs...

WHAT ARE ORTHOPTICS?

ORTHOPTICS can be defined as the evaluation and treatment of disorders of binocular vision. Clinical and scientific methods are utilized to treat poor coordination or misalignment of the two eyes. These methods often include eye exercises. Eye exercises have also been called "vision therapy" by some optometrists...

Things you need to know about Esotropia

The term Esotropia derives from Greek, where 'eso' means 'inward,' and 'trope' means 'turn.' Esotropia is an eye misalignment in which one eye is deviated inward, or nasally. The deviation may be constant or intermittent. The deviating eye may always be the same eye or may alternate between the two eyes...

What Is Exotropia?

    Eye-turns can occur at any stage of life and can go in different directions. Regardless of the deviation type it is important to have an assessment with a residency trained eye-care provider to determine the type and cause of eye-turn.  Some eye-turns can be associated with neurological conditions that can be life threatening, while others just need an appropriate pair of glasses. Exotropia is a form of strabismus where the eyes are deviated outward. An exotropia ..

MYOPIA AN EPIDEMIC !!

Myopia (also called nearsightedness) is the most common cause of Impaired vision in people under the age of 40. It is a condition in which close objects appear clearly, but far ones don’t. In recent years, its prevalence is growing at an alarming rate and more than 10 million cases per tear in getting diagnosed in India.   DiagnoseMyopia is usually self-diagnosable. Faraway objects appear blurry. The condition may develop gradually or rapidly. Near-sightedness tends to run in ..

Myopia causes: Is your child at risk?

Near-sightedness tends to run in families. Hence, Parents who are nearsighted and wore glasses throughout childhood are often concerned whether their children are doomed to being nearsighted too. If you too are thinking the same, try not to worry too much.Myopia is a common refractive error. It's easily treatable with eyeglasses or contact lenses (and LASIK or other vision surgery, once your child becomes a young adult), and it's not strictly hereditary.Also, nearsightedness typically does not ..

Why are my eyes yellow?

The eyes can turn yellow as a result of jaundice and other conditions. Jaundice describes a yellowish tint to the skin and the whites of the eyes. Excessively high levels of bilirubin in the blood cause jaundice. Bilirubin is a yellow waste substance found..

How to Get Rid of Yellow Eyes

The eyes usually start to turn yellow when a compound called bilirubin accumulates in the blood. This type of yellowing is often referred to as jaundice.Yellowing of the eyes and skin are almost always symptoms of a condition that requires medical treatme..

Post Operative Care

General instructions for post operative patients after eye surgery01.Eye​ shield:​Please use an eye shield for protection when you sleep. You can use dark glasses during daytime. Please wash the eye shield and glasses with soap and water each ..

Pediatric cataract

Pediatric cataract is one of the leading cause of childhood blindness. Untreated cataracts in children lead to tremendous social, economical, and emotional burden to the child, family and society. The Paediatric Ophthalmology Department at ​Madhav Netralaya is a ​top eye care hospital in Nagpur​which is well equipped to handle your valuable child and give the best possible eye care. We have doctors specially train in pediatric eye care to take care of your little one.   What ..

LASIK content

LASIK​ (laser in situ keratomileusis)​ is a procedure in which a laser is used to reshape your cornea — the clear, round dome at the front of your eye to improve the way your eye focuses light rays onto your retina.​ ​ To see clearly, the cornea and the lens must bend or refract light rays so that they focus on the retina. The retina converts the light rays into impulses that are sent to the brain, where they are recognized as images. If the light rays don’t focus ..

Signs to figure out if your child needs glasses.

Vision related issues with children can go unnoticed more often as compared to adults and these issues are capable of creating performance related issues inside as well as outside of the classroom. To make sure no vision related issue goes unnoticed, one ..

10 Easy ways for caring your eyes in summer

Summers are difficult for everyone and for various reasons too. From the discomforting heat to the strong chances of getting dehydrated, there are several things that can go wrong. To be healthy and strong during the summers one has to take care of quite ..

9 reasons to visit Madhav Netralaya

Madhav Netralaya, one of the best eye hospitals in Nagpur is well equipped to provide a wide range of eye care for its patients. From problems and issues related to cornea to low vision solutions, all under one roof!Cornea related diseases and disordersCo..

What you must know about Glaucoma surgery?

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that cause damage to the optic nerve. The disease is considered dangerous because it goes unnoticed in the early stages with very few symptoms and no pain but if left untreated, glaucoma is progressive, irreversible and..

Difference between PRK and LASIK eye surgery

Refractive eye surgeries are used for decreasing or eliminating patient’s dependence on the glasses or contact lenses, these surgeries are also known to improve the refractive state of the eye, hence our dependence on glasses eliminates or reduces t..

Evolution of LASIK Surgery

LASIK or Laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis is also known as laser vision correction/laser eye surgery is a form of corrective eye surgery for myopia, astigmatism, and hyperopia. Even though it is a well-known procedure now, it was a completely new an..

Common Eye Problems Lasik Surgery Solves

Most of the people having spects can relate to what I am saying . A day without spects and contact lenses can become a hell of a ride who suffer from defective vision. The feeling of not able to see without them makes you feel sick on a daily basis. And w..