Eyes are the most precious organs of the body. As some philosopher said, "they are the windows to our soul". Unfortunately, they are the most neglected organs of our body.
The Healthy Eye Foundation is a forum of doctors with a mission of promoting networking and continuing education among ophthalmologists & eye care professionals. Working towards achieving millennium goals about prevention of blindness & promotion of scientific and cultural exchange among ophthalmologists around the globe especially South East Asia.
Care of eyes should begin early from childhood, so that they may remain healthy. An ophthalmic checkup at preschool stage is mandatory to exclude any kind of refractive errors, or any other problem that may impair vision at a later stage. When diagnosed and treated properly at this age, many diseases can be cured.
As the child starts going to school the burden on the eyes gradually increases. One has to strain his eyes constantly to read, write, watch TV, computer, etc. At this point it becomes very essential to learn how to give rest to the eyes and relax them. More......
Glaucoma is the world’s leading cause of preventable blindness and affects approximately 70 million people worldwide.
Keeping your eyes healthy and safe is a snap with the right information. This section contains tips on simple lifestyle changes you and your family can make together to protect your vision and a wealth of information on how to take care of your eyes for life.
From tips to choosing between glasses and contact lenses to what to expect during an eye exam to information on eye health professionals, this section will give you all the tools you need to be proactive in keeping your eyes healthy.
Vision Protection Tips
Learn how to adjust lighting in your home for better vision and how to save your sight using simple strategies in your daily routine. Find out how a healthy lifestyle, including a balanced diet and regular exercise, can help vision health and why you shouldn’t put your sunglasses away – even in winter.