Blindness and Legally Blind definitions

Blindness means the inability to see, but there are various degrees of blindness. It does not necessarily mean that one cannot see anything at all! Also, ‘blindness’ causes can be reversible and irreversible; the commonest reversible cause being Cataract (over 60%) and about 20% of cases even spectacle refractive errors come in this terminology but […]

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Public service Medical Examination for Eye Test

The criteria and process for eye examination for PCS in India is detailed below, as from their website: The candidate’s eye-sight will be tested in accordance with the following rules. (a) The result of each test would be recorded. (i) General–The candidate’s eyes will be submitted to a general examination directed to the detection of […]

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Contoura LASIK for Army/ Railway medical exam

Is Contoura surgery is detectable during army/ Railway medical test? This is a frequently asked question to us, especially before the enrollments. Some LASIK centres are misguiding our youth by informing that Contoura bladeless LASIK IS NOT DETECTABLE!! PLEASE BEWARE OF SUCH CLAIMS! Factual Answer: The detection depends on the testing done, or examination carried […]

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Planning for LASIK, Laser Eye Surgery in Mumbai, India

How good and safe is LASIK (laser) eye surgery in India, Mumbai? Anywhere in the world, the safety norms remain the same. Safety should be your first concern, as it is ours also! You need to look out for a centre with a good reputation, credibility in the field, with surgeons of experience and using […]

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When can I go to gym after LASIK or Laser Eye surgery?

Gymnasiums are a source of infection and allergies especially because of harboring bacteria due to sweat.  Therefore it is important to wash your hands before touching your face when working out after LASIK. Try and also avoid touching the eyes with unclean hands which have touched gym equipment. If the eyes are itchy or sensitive, […]

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When can I swim after Laser Eye Surgery?

Swimming, in general, is safest after 3-4 weeks of LASIK or a laser eye surgery where a ‘flap’ has been made. It is also best to always use swimming goggles in chlorinated pools to protect the eyes from allergies post swimming. Many undergo LASIK or laser eye surgery during their vacation and time may be […]

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