|World Sight Day - "Countdown to 2020: The Right to Sight"|
Oh, say! What is that thing called light, which I must never enjoy? What are the blessings of the sight? Oh, tell your poor blind boy! - Colley Cibber
|Quiz on Eye|
The eyes are the most complex part of the body after the brain. To learn more about the eye, its functions and the diseases that affect the eye participate in this quiz.
|Myopia / Short Sightedness - Animation|
Myopia or short sightedness is a vision problem experienced by almost one-third of the population. It is the inability of a person to see the distant objects clearly. Improper reading habits is possibly the commonest cause of short sight. Sometimes it can be due to lack of vitamins. Myopia can also be a hereditary condition.
|Hyperopia / Long Sightedness - Animation|
People with hyperopia can see distant objects clearly but have difficulty seeing objects that are near. Long sightedness or hyperopia, occurs if a persons eyeball is too short or when the cornea is too flat when compared to the normal eye.
|Cataract - Animation|
The most common condition related to aging is cataract. A cataract is a clouding of the eye's natural lens. Cataracts are most often found in persons over the age of 55, but they are also occasionally found in younger people. Usually, cataracts develop slowly and cause no pain.
|Laser Eye Surgery - Animation|
The word LASIK is an acronym for Laser- Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) and is currently a popular surgical procedure that is being performed by Eye Doctors to improve vision by correcting refractory errors. The surgery improves the vision in patients who have nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism.
|Yoga and Eye Sight|
Human eyes need care and attention. As years go by, the muscles around the eyes lose their tone. Eyesight is dramatically improved when the muscles of the eyes are relaxed. Yoga plays a significant role in promoting eye health. Yogic eye exercises strengthen the muscles of the eyes and thus help in curing many ailments of the eyes.