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Month: June 2022

Why are women at higher risk of developing cataract?

Cataract-related blindness is significantly more common in women than in men in India, according to a pooled analysis of available data published online in the British Journal of Ophthalmology. However, the study found that women are significantly less likely than men to be treated surgically for the condition. Globally, 36 million people are blind, a …

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How does air conditioning impact your eyesight

Most workplaces nowadays have a centralised air-conditioning system to provide a comfortable environment for employees. However, little is known about the dangers that air conditioners pose to our health, particularly our eyes. While air conditioners provide relief and help us stay cool, most of us are unaware that they cause an artificial temperature change, which …

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What are blepharitis symptoms and how can you prevent it?

Blepharitis is a common inflammation of the eyelids caused by a variety of factors. Because it only affects the edges of your eyelids, it is also known as lid margin disease. It can happen when certain skin conditions cause irritation, or when bacteria causes infection, or a combination of the two. Your eyelids may become …

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