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Friday, December 13, 2013
Viral conjunctivitis cases on the rise in city, and winter is to blame
More on opthalmology AND: communicable diseases
, urban health
Thursday, November 7, 2013
A silent thief of the precious gift of sight, glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness world-wide. Yet, timely detection can help protect your vision, says Kamala Thiagarajan
More on opthalmology AND: Madurai
Friday, October 25, 2013
A successful cataract surgery was performed on a 21-day-old infant at Joseph Eye Hospital in the city on Wednesday. The infant, daughter of Sudha and Palanisamy from Labaikudikadu, was referred by...
More on opthalmology AND: hospital and clinic
, medical procedure/test
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October 14, 2013
We often ignore eye care. All it takes is a little attention and proper diet to keep many vision-related problems at bay
September 1, 2013
Hospital urges people to make use of the free screening programme »
June 29, 2013
Rajan Eye Care Hospital gets new equipment, launches centres for retina care and lasik »
May 25, 2013
Community welfare measures planned during the year. Liffy Thomas reports »
April 5, 2013
Forty days after losing his left eye in the February 21 blast, 26-year-old construction worker Yadagiri continues to suffer in silence, uncertain about his future. Though eligible for Rs. 6 lakh as announced by the government for those permanently incapacitated for loss of limbs or eye, he is yet to receive a single rupee as ex-gratia, for reasons best known to the powers that be »
March 21, 2013
Low accessibility to eye care is a huge problem in India. The reason: there are just about 15,000 ophthalmologists catering to the growing needs of the entire population. Worse, only about 30 per...
March 9, 2013
As many as 15 lakh people, mostly children and young are suffering from cornea blindness in the country and every year 25,000 persons are adding to the total. If cornea of 20 per cent of the one c...
February 6, 2013
Eye bank must be called at the right time rather than just filling a donor pledge form and forgetting about it
December 29, 2012
The unit was purchased with assistance from the funds of local MP and Union Minister Shashi Tharoor
September 8, 2013
Calling an eye bank when a person dies is more important than filling a form, say experts »
August 29, 2013
G. Vasudharini (17) should have started college this year but has just been admitted to class VIII. She lost five years of schooling to preventable blindness. Vasudharini’s parents are first...
June 24, 2013
If your child is 10 years old, it is time to take him or her for eye screening as the trend of vision defects among school children in that age has been on the rise.This was the message sen...
May 7, 2013
Eye ailments that were once impossible to treat can now be cured, thanks to technology.Live demonstrations of eye surgeries at a symposium held recently, showed how inner eye bleeding, cause...
April 1, 2013
Scientists claim to have developed new contact lenses that can restore age-related loss of near vision when worn by the user every night.
Most people have age-related declines in near vis...
March 14, 2013
If you are experiencing redness in the eyes along with pain, blurry vision, appearance of halos around lights/bright objects and nausea besides vomiting, it is time for you to take a comprehensive...
February 16, 2013
On Diwali day, as the sun was logging out of the skies, my mobile phone chimed. Expecting a belated wish, I attended the call only to hear my friend screaming out of agony and helplessness.
January 26, 2013
A 12-cm-long worm was removed from the eye of a 20-year old B.Com student from Muvattupuzha. The youngster had come to the General Hospital with complaint of irritation and swelling. Ophthalmologis...
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