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MBBS, MS

Dr. Annapurna Kumar

Dr. Annapurna has 24 years of experience in Ophthalmology, a solid background in research methodology and medical education and 14 publications under her belt, of which 2 are in international journals. She is a member of the All India Ophthalmological Society and Glaucoma Society of India. Dr. view more..

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Retinoblastoma

Retinoblastoma

Retinoblastoma is a type of cancer of the eye occurring in children. Early diagnosis and treatment, and genetic counselling can go a long way in saving life and vision in children and siblings at risk for this disease.

Disease & Condition
Glaucoma

Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a group of disorders involving the optic nerve, often associated with a rise in intraocular pressure. Uncontrolled glaucoma can lead to blindness.

Disease & Condition
Top 10 Tips for Contact Lens Wearers

Top 10 Tips for Contact Lens Wearers

A contact lens is an artificial lens placed on the cornea for refractive, treatment or diagnostic purposes. Learn the best tips to be safe with them.

Lifestyle Articles
Aniridia

Aniridia

Aniridia is a genetic eye disorder in which the iris is partially or entirely absent. It is associated with glaucoma, cataract, keratopathy and other eye problems.

Disease & Condition
Age Related Macular Degeneration

Age Related Macular Degeneration

Age related macular degeneration is a disease of the elderly, wherein the macula or the central part of the retina gets affected, leading to loss of vision.

Disease & Condition