Does Nicotine Dilate Pupils? (What Research Shows)

A look at how nicotine affects pupil size has been published in mainstream media, with some scientists and journalists claiming that people who use tobacco develop enlarged pupils, indicating that they are addicted or under the influence. Yet, the science is unclear. There is no evidence that tobacco users have enlarged pupils, and it's not very clear if tobacco use affects pupil size. Moreover, the size of pupils may not be a reliable sign of [...]

2022-01-16T11:09:31+05:30January 16th, 2022|Lifestyle, Research|0 Comments

How does Smoking after Cataract Surgery Affect Visual Outcome? 

In the past 30 years, many advances have been made for those who have undergone cataract surgery. The procedure has been improved to allow for clearer vision and fewer side effects. In some cases, however, smokers experience an increase in the amount of time it takes to heal after surgery. Why Is Smoking Bad after Cataract Surgery? Smoking after cataract surgery can create complications with healing, increase the risk of infection and cause additional side [...]

2022-01-01T22:58:16+05:30January 1st, 2022|Lifestyle, Surgery|0 Comments

Collagen Eye Mask – The Best Product for Puffy Eyes

Do you know that the eyes are the first in our body to get tired and dull if we do not get proper rest and proper diet? Yes, the eyes are so delicate and so is the skin under the eyes as well. And eyes are the first to show the aging process as well. However we care for the eyes, some of us do suffer with puffy under eyes. Why do we get these [...]

2019-12-28T22:25:23+05:30December 28th, 2019|Beauty, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Exercises to Avoid With Glaucoma

If you want to know which exercises to avoid with glaucoma, you have come to the right place. For glaucoma patients and glaucoma suspects, there are some forms of exercises which could potentially damage the optic nerve and worsen the glaucoma. The term glaucoma suspect describes a person with one or more risk factors that may lead to glaucoma, such as an eye pressure problem, but has no recognizable optic nerve damage or visual field [...]

2019-12-08T21:11:11+05:30December 8th, 2019|Diseases & Conditions, Lifestyle|0 Comments

5 Important Tips to Reduce Computer Vision Syndrome

In the video below, Senior Associate Editor at CNET Sharon Vaknin gives 5 important tips to reduce digital eye strain or computer vision syndrome. Here is an edited transcript of what she said in the video: If sitting in front of computer all day is making your eyes burn, your neck ache and your vision blurry, you might have a common problem - eyestrain or computer vision syndrome. So I will give you five tips [...]

2017-04-09T20:05:40+05:30April 6th, 2017|Eye Care, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Eyelash Extensions: Frequently Asked Questions

What Are Eyelash Extensions? Eyelash extensions are commercially available attachments which are glued with the help of semi-permanent adhesive with the natural eyelashes individually to enhance the length, thickness and appearance of the eyelashes. They are different from fake eyelash which is a cluster of eyelashes in one piece. Fake eyelashes (temporary) are meant for 1-2 days duration whereas eyelash extensions (also called as semi-permanent eyelashes) remain in place for 4-6 weeks or even longer [...]

2017-03-15T15:33:58+05:30March 15th, 2017|Beauty, Eye Care, Lifestyle|3 Comments

Can Presbyopia Be Managed Without Glasses?

Presbyopia is a condition of middle-age in which near vision becomes poor. It is usually corrected with glasses. The newer treatments are aimed at getting rid of glasses. Corneal inlays are tiny implants which are inserted into the cornea changing its shape and refractive power. Raindrop inlay is one such example. A gel-like device that looks like a miniature contact lens, the Raindrop inlay is smaller than the eye of a needle, and is placed [...]

2017-05-30T13:22:07+05:30March 2nd, 2017|Glasses and Lenses, Lifestyle|0 Comments

What Does LASIK Laser Eye Surgery Feel Like?

George Chesterton describes how he underwent LASIK surgery by Professor Dan Reinstein at London Vision Clinic. One eye was treated for myopia (far-sightedness) and the other eye was treated for presbyopia. George was amazed at how fast the procedure was and that there was absolutely no pain during and after the procedure. In the weeks before the procedure I underwent 95 individual tests at the clinic until I was declared suitable for the surgery. One [...]

2017-02-28T09:43:55+05:30February 27th, 2017|Lifestyle, Technology|0 Comments

What Are the Factors Which Help Prevent and Manage Glaucoma?

Those who have family history of glaucoma and those who already have glaucoma are always looking for natural ways to prevent and manage their condition. IOP (intraocular pressure) or simply ‘eye pressure’ is considered to be the only modifiable factor to prevent and control glaucoma. Recent studies have highlighted the role of other factors which indirectly affect the causation and progression of glaucoma disease. Here are some factors which will help you prevent and manage [...]

2017-02-14T19:56:42+05:30February 14th, 2017|Diseases & Conditions, Lifestyle|0 Comments

What Is Transient Smartphone Blindness and How to Prevent It

What Is Transient Smartphone Blindness Transient Smartphone Blindness (TSB) is a short-duration reduction in vision in one eye after exposure to the bright screen of a smartphone. It’s found in people who use a smartphone in a dark room while lying in the bed on one side with one eye covered with the pillow. Does TSB Really Exist? TSB is quite common but is not easily noticed and even less commonly reported because of its [...]

2017-02-06T18:03:37+05:30February 6th, 2017|Diseases & Conditions, Lifestyle|0 Comments
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