Watering In a normal eye, a sac called the naso-lacrimal sac or a duct, drains tears from our eyes to our nose. Blockage of this sac is among the commonest causes for eyes watering. If left unattended, tears collect in the sac, and infect it. The symptoms are pain, swelling and redness in the area

The most common risk factors in the case of a type 2 diabetes include: – being older than 30 years of age, – having a sedentary lifestyle, and – having a body mass index of 25 to 29.9. In addition, with hereditary antecedants of diabetes, delivering a baby that weighed over 9 lbs (4000 g),

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Babies and toddlers love playing with smartphones and tablets, and quickly get the hang of them. When you’re a busy parent, it is easier to keep your baby or young child entertained while you cook the dinner or finish a car journey. You may also feel it’s important for your child to get a head

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Every Child should have an Eye Exam by age 3 years. HAS YOUR CHILD? Vision Screening Recommendations Age Tests Referral Criteria Comments Newborn to 12 months Ocular history Vision assessment External inspection of the eyes and lids Ocular motility assessment Pupil examination Red reflex examination Infants who do not track well after 3 months of


Sunday, 23 April 2017 by

What is strabismus and how common is it? Strabismus is any misalignment of the eyes. It is estimated that 1-3% of the Indian population has strabismus.  Are there different types of strabismus? There are many different types of strabismus. Is is most commonly described by the direction of the eye misalignment: common types of strabismus

Retinopathy of Prematurity

Saturday, 22 April 2017 by

What is Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is a potentially blinding disease caused by an abnormal development of the retinal blood vessels in premature infants. The retina is the inner layer of the eye that receives light and turns it into visual messages that are sent to the brain. When a baby

Beta blockers are the oldest known drugs used for the treatment of Glaucoma. Topical beta blockers like Timolol, Levobunolol act by blocking sympathetic nerve endings in the ciliary epithelium, thereby reducing the aqueous production. Timolol blocks both beta 1 and beta 2 receptors while Betaxolol is Cardioselectivve and block only Beta receptors. Beta blockers should

What is Nystagmus

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 by

What is nystagmus? Nystagmus is an involuntary, shaking, “to and fro” movement of the eyes. These jiggling or jerking movements are usually in horizontal , vertical or torsional directions. What are the different types of nystagmus? Nystagmus is typically classified as congenital or acquired, with multiple subcategories. Congenital nystagmus onset is typically between 6 weeks

Congenital Cataract

Monday, 31 October 2016 by

What is congenital cataract? Let us first understand what is cataract. Any opacification of natural lens present inside our eye is called as cataract. This usually occurs due to ageing process but can also occur in newborns and in the later part after birth due to various reasons. Common Causes Are 1.Any infection during pregnancy,


Monday, 24 October 2016 by

Laser Vision correction or Lasik takes you from wearing glasses or contact lenses to clear natural vision in a matter of minutes. Lasik at Rushabh Eye Hospital & Laser Center Pvt. Ltd. is done using one of the most technologically advanced and state of the art VISX STAR S4 IR Excimer Laser Systems. The first

Pediatric Allergic Conjunctivitis When our eyes are exposed to some specific allergen, our eyes react and producers reaction which is called as allergic conjunctivitis. The conjunctiva is a loose tissue which is present over the eyeball. It has got two parts namely palpebral and bulbar conjunctiva. This layer also contains accessory lacrimal glands which secretes

Viral Conjunctivitis in Kids

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 by

Viral Conjunctivitis in Kids The conjunctiva is a loose tissue which is present over the eyeball. It has got two parts namely palpebral and bulbar conjunctiva. This layer also contains accessory lacrimal glands which secretes lubricants so as to keep our eye lubricated. Aetiologies Any inflammation of this layer is called as conjunctivitis. This inflammation

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