What is vitrectomy? Vitrectomy is a type of eye surgery that corrects the disorders of the retina and the vitreous. A light sensitive tissue layer called retina is present at the back of the [...]

Retinopathy of Prematurity

Introduction Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) occurs due to abnormal growth of blood vessels in an infant’s eye. During development, blood vessels grow from the central part of the retina outwards. This process [...]


The eye ball consists of 3 layers Outer Sclera Middle layer - Choroid Inner layer - Retina Middle layer continues anteriorly as ciliary body and iris Choroid, ciliary body and iris together is [...]


Squint is a misalignment of the eye where the two eyes are pointed towards different directions. The misalignment may be constant for a few, while it may be intermittently occurring for some others. The [...]

Refractive Errors

Normal Vision In normal vision light rays from an object focus on the retina Refractive Error Refractive error is said to exist when the light rays get focused in front or [...]


Presbyopia is the normal loss of near focusing ability that occurs with age. Most people begin to notice the effects of presbyopia sometime after age 40, when they start having trouble seeing small print [...]


Ptosis - upper eyelid drooping Ptosis is the term used for drooping of the upper eyelids. There are two types: congenital ptosis, which is more common, and acquired ptosis. Ptosis may involve [...]

Neuro ophthalmic Diseases

Neuro-ophthalmology is the subspeciality of both neurology and ophthalmology concerning visual problems that are related to the nervous system. Who requires an urgent neuro ophthalmic evaluation? Patients presenting with sudden visual loss usually have [...]

Low Vision

Low vision is a severe impairment in eyesight that makes everyday tasks difficult. A person with low vision may find it difficult or impossible to accomplish activities such as reading, writing, watching television, recognizing [...]

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