Now see the dark retina cells that keep our vision healthy

retinal-pigment-epithelialWASHINGTON - A layer of 'dark cells' that keeps light-sensing cells in our eyes healthy has been photographed in a living retina for the first time.

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Genetic background of Age-related Macular Degeneration(AMD)

Macular-DegenerationDo you know what is gene mutation and what havoc it can create? A gene mutation is a permanent change in the DNA sequence that makes up a gene. Mutations range in size from a single DNA building block (DNA base) to a large segment of a chromosome. The changes can result in various disorders of incurable types.

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B Vitamins:The health police that help prevent Macular Degeneration

Vitamin-B-12We need police to maintain law and order in the country. In the same way we need vitamins to control and stimulate our body's health and metabolism. Among the different varieties of vitamins, B Vitamins are class apart.

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Most of the mentally retarded children suffer from eye disorders

mentaly-retardedA number of studies conducted by ophthalmologists and social workers on mentally retarded children in India showed that nearly 50 percent of them are plagued by several occular problems.

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Retisert treatment: For your eyes only

RetisertDo you know sympathetic ophthalmia can snatch your eyesight permanently and turn you into a blind person?

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New hospital for eye treatments opens in Hanoi

HanoiPresident Triet of Vietnam received Prof. Dr. Khristo Takhchidi, General Director of the Fyodorov Eye Microsurgery Complex (FEMC) and President of the Russian Ophthalmologists’ Association, in Hanoi o­n February 12 during his visit to Vietnam to attend the opening ceremony of the Vietnam-Russia International Ophthalmology Hospital (VRIOH).

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Motion-induced blindness:the real story

ophthalmologic-healthcareScientists at the University of Queensland has discovered the actual truth behind motion-induced blindness. This is a form of visual illusion in which moving objects make stationary objects vanish right in front of our eyes.

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People living in Slumdog Millionaire setting will receive free eye care services

slumdog-millionaireSeeing is Believing. The global initiative to tackle avoidable blindness. This programme was launched yesterday  to offer free eye care services to millions of Mumbai's citizens in underserved areas of the city, such as Dharavi - the setting of the award winning film, Slumdog Millionaire.

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‘Quirky’ eye doctor sued by patient

Dr-ChaseMargeret Mcgowan, an Essex Junction woman sued a Burlington eye doctor David Chase for pressurizing her to undergo unnecessary cataract surgery in 2003.

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False laser eye surgeons can snatch your eyesight

A serious warning from The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) to the residents of Somerset and neighboring areas. You may end up losing your vision permanently without any fault of your own.

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