Author: Sushweta Guha Dey

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Eye Health Tips for Safe Diwali

Diwali is the most iconic festival of dazzling light, elegant color and the huge display of fireworks lighting up the dark sky and gives a grand, glorious look. Although it is mesmerizing, fireworks can be unsafe and that can result in an emergency situation during the festive season. After hands and fingers, the most affected body part is the Eye and accounts for mild to severe injuries, and even loss of sight. The leading...

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WORLD SIGHT DAY 2018

  World Sight Day is the most decisive campaign and an event for awareness dissemination of paramount significance in a yearly ocular health calendar. World Sight Day (WSD) is celebrated on the second Thursday of October to target global attention on blindness and visual impairment. This year it’s celebrated worldwide on 11th Oct 2018. This year the “CALL TO ACTION” for World Sight Day 2018 announced by The International Agency for the Prevention of...

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Children’s Eye Health & Its Significance

Vision act as a decisive contributing factor in children’s physical, cognitive and social development. More than one in five children including preschool and school –going have vision disorder which many a time goes unnoticed. Uncorrected vision complication can impede a child’s mental development, impair learning process, and can even lead to permanent reduced visual acuity. Early detection, awareness, and treatment are pedantic to restore normalcy.  Success in school with strong academic performance among school-going...

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Cataract – Its Significance & Cataract Awareness Month (June)

Cataract the utmost symbolic root-cause of bilateral blindness in India where vision <20/200 or <6/60 in the better eye on presentation is defined as Blindness. In India, Cataract has been proclaimed to be pledged for 50-80% of the bilateral blindness in the country. India is dedicated to the goal of expulsion of avoidable blindness by 2020 in line with the Global Vision 2020: the Right To Sight drive. Vision 2020: The Right to sight...