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Nov, 2021

Air pollution can play havoc with your eyes. Here’s how

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As post-Diwali air pollution continues to make news and raise concerns, it is important to safeguard ourselves from the side-effects of toxic pollutants that can cause respiratory disorders, lung cancer, brain or kidney damage, and heart disease in long run. Higher levels of air pollution, in general, can lead to eye conditions like conjunctivitis, eye irritation, or dry eye. A dry eye is a condition where your eyes don't produce enough tears…

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Nov, 2020

Doctors help septuagenarian get back his vision

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Dhansukhlal Dedhia, a resident of Mumbai developed prostate cancer earlier after which he underwent Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) in May and was on chemotherapy and steroids. A septuagenarian with a large pituitary tumour underwent safe endoscopic endonasal Surgery in times of Covid-19 at Wockhardt Hospital. The patient was diagnosed with 4 cm pituitary adenoma pressing on his optic nerve causing blindness. Doctors said the patient had a history…

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Nov, 2019

World Sight Day 2017

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This year the ‘Call to Action’ for World Sight Day is “Stronger Together”. This year it falls on Thursday 13th October. This day is celebrated to create awareness about vision impairment; blindness as well as sight related problems. World…

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