Addiction to get fair and glowing skin by using fairness solution has cost a woman dear. A resident of Sonepur district, Sumitra Sebak has blamed the side effects due to the use of fairness cream as reason behind developing serious facial rashes and vision loss.
New York: Researchers have developed eye drops that could prevent vision loss after retinal vein occlusion, a major cause of blindness for millions of adults worldwide. Published in the journal ‘Nature Communications’, the study suggests that the experimental therapy — which targets a common cause of neurodegeneration and vascular leakage in the eye — could […]
San Francisco: Google has developed an Artificial intelligence (AI)-based system that performed as well as, and in certain cases better than, clinicians in predicting progression of a common eye condition that can cause vision loss. The results, published in the journal Nature Medicine, suggest that the AI model, built in partnership with Alphabet subsidiary DeepMind […]
Jaipur: The vision of 15 youngsters, aged 10-20 years, were affected due to watching the December 26 solar eclipse with naked eyes, said Kamlesh Khilnani, head of the ophthalmology department at SMS Hospital, here. They were being treated at the hospital OPD, he said and added, their normal vision was unlikely to be restored. “Watching […]
Bhadrak: Despite visual impairment, Bhaskar Chandra Mallick of Nuasahi village under Lunga panchayat in Bhadrak district is setting example for many by educating children of his village and neighbouring areas. After passing Class XII in 1980, Bhaskar took admission in BJB College in Bhubaneswar to pursue graduate course in Commerce stream. However, he had to […]
Sydney: Eating vegetable nitrates, found mainly in green leafy vegetables and beetroot, could prevent macular degeneration, a common cause of vision loss in people over age 50, new research has found. People who ate between 100 to 142 mgs (milligrams) of vegetable nitrates each day had a 35 per cent lower risk of developing early […]