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World Sight Day 2019: Date, Theme And History
World Sight Day is observed on 10 October and the 2019 theme is 'Vision First'. It aims to focus on vision impairment and blindness and to increase attention towards eye care globally. More than a billion people cannot see properly, because ...
World Sight Day Date Theme And History

World Sight Day 2019: Famous People With Visual Impairments
There is a famous Iranian proverb that says, "A blind person who sees is better than a seeing person who is blind." 10 October marks World Sight Day and every year it is celebrated to draw attention on blindness and visually impaired ...
Beware! This Common Activity At Night Can Cause Blindness
Doing this one thing can cause recurring episodes of blindness that can last up to 15 minutes. Temporary blindness has been linked to the use of cell-phone before bed. Some recent studies have also shown how night-time cellphone usage can trigger ...
Common Causes Of Blindness In Children And Adults
Blindness occurs due to low vision or visual impairment in one or both the eyes. This type of visual impairment cannot be corrected by glasses or contact lenses. There are various reasons why people are impaired visually. Blindness is also commonly ...
Common Causes Of Blindness In Children And Adults
Eat These Foods To Improve Night Vision
Does 'dark' seem 'darker' to you? Do you have difficulty in walking or driving on the streets at night? Do you face problems in watching TV in the evening? Do you have a blurry vision, especially during night-time? If you are ...
Bring Light Into Your Eyes With Artificial Retina
For those who have lost eye sight and hope of ever being able to see again, get a boon in the form of the Artificial Retina called Argus II. The Artificial Retina is the discovery of the a US based company ...
Artificial Retina Argus 160211 Aid
Glaucoma Starts In Brain Not Eye
The long known association of Glaucoma with Eye has been proved wrong by researchers. Blindness from Glaucoma starts with an injury in the brain, not the eye, researchers have claimed.A team, headed by David Calkins, have confirmed that the disease of ...
Early Metformin Treatment Good For Diabetes
The early metformin treatment will double chance of success for the people with diabetes, says a new research.Metformin is an inexpensive, generic drug that helps patients prevent dangerously high blood sugar levels. It will work nearly twice as long, for ...
Metformin Drug Helpful Diabetes
Gene Therapy For Blindness Improves Vision
Researchers from University of Florida and University of Pennsylvania have successfully able to restore vision among patients with a rare form of congenital blindness using gene therapy, thus showing that the treatment is fully safe.<br/><br/> In Leber Congenital Amaurosis type 2 ...
 
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