Eye allergies, also called ocular allergy or allergic conjunctivitis occurs when certain substances or allergens irritate the conjunctiva. Conjunctiva is a delicate membrane that covers the eye and the inside of the eyelid. As in all allergies, eye allergy starts when your immune system identifies a substance as an allergen. The immune system thus overreacts […]
Refractive errors are very common in children. Children may be unaware that they do not see as much as other children. These children usually struggle in school to see the blackboard and hence may not be able to keep up with the school work. If parents or teachers do not notice this problem, it can […]
Red eye is a very common condition, where the surface of the eye appears red. There are several fine blood vessels on the surface of the eye, which become prominent and inflamed giving a reddish hue to the eye in conditions which include fatigue, illness, eye injury, allergies or eye infections Causes of Red Eye […]
Tears bathe the eye, washing out dust and debris and keeping the eye moist. They also contain enzymes that neutralize the microorganisms that colonize the eye. Tears are essential for good eye health. Dry Eye Syndrome In dry eye syndrome, the eye doesn’t produce enough tears, or the tears have a chemical composition that causes […]
Most people are not aware of the fact that high blood glucose levels is one of the most common reasons for vision loss among adults in the whole world. Diabetic patients have an increased risk of developing eye complications which, if left untreated, can lead to poor eyesight and blindness. However, with frequent monitoring of […]
Eyes are one of the most important sensory organs in the human body because it renders vision and the power to see. Visually impaired people feel that their life is incomplete as they can just touch, feel and smell things but can’t see it. Statistics show that there are 15 million blind people in India […]
View Dr.K.Bhujang Shetty’s talk about Eye Care in the Hello Health Programme telecasted on UDAYA NEWS channel, on 8th Nov 2014.
Most people go to a doctor only when they experience some kind of problems or difficulties with concerned organs or general health. It’s better to take proactive steps in eye care to have prolonged good vision and better eye health rather than waiting for some symptoms to come up which may even aggravate the situation. […]
Dr K Bhujang Shetty, founder of Narayana Nethralaya with Swami Japanandaji, inaugurated a new surgical microscope at the Sharada Devi Eye Hospital and Research Centre on Sunday, 2nd Nov 2014. Narayana Nethralaya is privileged to be associated with this pioneering endeavor to eradicate preventable blindness in Pavagada, which is one of most backward and under-served […]
Narayana Nethralaya’s outreach department conducted an eye screening program for members of the Punjabi Welfare Association on Saturday, 1st Nov 2014 at Patel’s Inn, R T Nagar.
Under the aegis of Narayana Nethralaya Super Speciality Eye Hospital & Dr.Rajakumar Eye Bank, Rajajinagar (WOC Road, Bangalore) – World Sight Day Special Event – Corporate Training to Combat Corneal Blindness was held at Auditorium of Narayana Nethralaya from 10am to 1pm THEME: “Educate-Empower-Enhance-Executive- Effectiveness” Our Country – Has Eye Pledges & Eye Donors Exceeding […]
Dear All, Dr Anjani Khanna, retina fellow, Narayana Nethralaya, has won the Dr. Prem Chandra Gold Medal for best paper presentation in the 28th Annual Conference of North Zone Ophthalmic Society, Ludhiana for the paper titled “Use of MAIA to quantify macular senstivity and fixation stability in patients with Stargardt’s disease” and the best E-Poster […]