Eye and skin care tips on Holi

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Holi is a religious festival celebrated by Hindus all over the world. It’s known as festival colours in India. Perhaps this spring festival is  happiest and colourful festival of the Hindus. Child to old people all enjoys Holi madly in a jolly mood. This is the only festival where caste distinction is abandoned. Continue Reading

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How often we need eye check up?

Without eyes our world is blind. We need to maintain healthy vision for a lifetime. So we need a periodic eye check up. How frequently we should go for an eye check-up- Monthly, quarterly, half yearly or yearly? Most of the time doctors advised for yearly check ups. But few cases, doctors advised for every 3 months. A follow-up visit is always decided by a doctor or optometrist. Sometimes we get confused because of the frequent visit schedule. Why doctor or optometrist, call every three months for follow-up? Continue Reading

Lasik : Importance and parent view

One Lasik surgery can save 10-20 times of the money than the cost of surgery. Yes, it’s true and healthcare professionals are well known about this. Lasik is a cosmetic surgery, which provides you a clear vision without glasses or contact lenses. Women don’t want to wear glasses for the cosmetic reason, especially in high refractive error because of thick glasses.

Now you are thinking how this surgery can save or return 10-20 times more money than the cost of surgery. Continue Reading

How can we motivate our child to wear glasses?

The Children are restless. They don’t want to wear the glasses. It is very important to wear glasses for those who have the refractive error. Especially under 7yrs of age to prevent amblyopia. Because the uncorrected refractive error is the most common cause of amblyopia. It’s very difficult to treat after 7 yrs of age. Sometimes after prescribing glasses also, parents delay to offer them glasses.

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Uncorrected astigmatism can reduce oral reading speed

A recent study reported that uncorrected high astigmatism can reduce the reading speed. This study was published in the February issue of Optometry and Vision Science, the official journal of the American Academy of Optometry journal (Published by Wolters Kluwer). The study was done between 3rd and 8th-grade students. This study reported that the students with uncorrected high astigmatism had significantly decreased oral reading fluency, compared to low or moderate uncorrected astigmatism children. After using spectacle, they significantly improve reading speed. Nearly seven more words per minute they able to read. So children with high astigmatism should wear glasses full time.   Continue Reading

Eye improvement food

Hi, Today we will discuss foods that will boost your eye health.

In my practice, most common questions coming from parents are about the best foods for eyes. Which food will improve your eyesight? Generally at the age of 12- 13 yrs myopia started. Parents are scared about the increase of the eyeglass number, especially for girls. How can stop the increase of spectacle numbers? Healthy foods will not decrease or stop myopia, but they can help to prevent cataracts, age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Continue Reading

Sunglasses – Importance more than your style

India becomes more digitally connected. India is the third biggest country in terms of internet users in the world, with a highly social and mobile audience. It’s estimated as many as 121 million Indians are logged onto the internet. Many peoples are purchasing sunglasses from an online platform.  The main aim of wearing sunglasses not only protect your eyes from dust, sands, external injury or allergens, it should protect your eyes from harmful ultraviolet rays. Continue Reading