Researchers have found that severe vision loss from a self-prescribed high dose of over-the-counter(OTC) niacin is linked to injury of a specific cell type in a patient's eye.
The current survey shows a reduction of 47.1 per cent in blindness, 52.6 per cent in moderate severe visual impairment (MSVI) and 51.9 per cent in visual impairment (VI) compared to the baseline levels.
Nearly 20 per cent of children with blindness is because of the steroid.
The Indian government is set to change the meaning of blindness to align it with the WHO criteria and ensure the Indian data on visual impairment meets the worldwide evaluations. As defined under the National
London: An Indian-origin scientist has discovered an ultra-thin layer hidden deep in the eye that can help treat glaucoma, thus taking a step closer to curing blindness caused by the ocular disorder.Harminder Dua, a professor