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“I’ve tried for 10 years to conceive!”

June 19, 2020 | Posted in Health & Fitness

As the title suggests, I had to wait for 10 years until I was able to finally conceive. This is my story. 10 years ago, when I was 26, I was happily married to my wonderful husband, David. We both loved children and wanted to have one of our own someday. We didn’t really look …

Two ways to correct ‘lao hua’

June 17, 2020 | Posted in Cataracts

Question: I have just turned 50 and reading is getting more difficult. Are there any permanent treatments for presbyopia correction? Answer: Muscles which control the crystalline lens inside an eye automatically relax when we look at faraway objects and contract when we look at small objects close up. This enables the lens to provide the …

What is diabetic retinopathy?

June 17, 2020 | Posted in Glaucoma

The retina is the membrane that covers the back of the eye. It is highly sensitive to light. Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes that can lead to total blindness without treatment. Diabetic Retinopathy is a complication of diabetes and a leading cause of blindness in peoples It converts any light that hits the …

What are the different types of Cataract Surgery?

May 6, 2020 | Posted in Cataracts

What are Cataracts? Cataracts are a condition where the clear natural lens of your eyes turns cloudy. This prevents sufficient light from entering your eye, causing it to be scattered and blocked. This causes a vision impairment, which will interfere with daily activities as vision deteriorates. Things will look blurry, hazy or colours might not …

What is a Spinning Class?

April 7, 2020 | Posted in Health & Fitness

You must have heard someone or the other talk about spinning classes and its benefits, as this has caught on well. If you have wondered what this is, then spinning class is nothing but indoor cycling. This is a fitness regime that is followed by many athletes and professionals. However, before jumping onto the bandwagon, …

What is Pilates?

April 7, 2020 | Posted in Health & Fitness

Most of us make the mistake of confusing yoga with pilates- yes both works towards making the body more supple, flexible and strong and both require the body and brain to work together. However, Yoga has an oriental origin, whereas Pilates, founded by Joseph Pilates, is occidental. What is Pilates Pilates is all about setting …

What Is A Cochlear Implant And Who Is Suitable For It?

April 7, 2020 | Posted in Health & Fitness

What is a Cochlear Implant? Cochlear implants are highly advanced medical devices that work differently from conventional hearing aids which amplify sounds. A cochlear implant bypasses the damaged portion of the inner ear and provides sound signals to the brain by stimulating the auditory nerve. This provides an opportunity for the severely hard of hearing …

What Is A Sports Therapist?

April 7, 2020 | Posted in Health & Fitness

Fitness is an important aspect of any sport, as much as nutrition and diet is. Sports therapy came into existence to cater to a need of sports professionals exclusively. Depending on the kind of sport, the possible injuries and their consequences are many. Hence, it is important to have specialized therapists who understand the injury, …