“National Sunglasses Day’’ – Sunglasses NOT Just a Fashion Accessory

Today, 27th of June remarks a very crucial date for every eye care professional as “National Sunglasses Day’’. Everyone loves to wear sunglasses in different shades, but do we know their importance? On this day, Let’s emphasize to learn a bit more about sunglasses that we use in our everyday life. Sunglasses are simply an […]

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“Uncle Optometrist” Poem by Ms Asmita Pokhrel

Once upon a time many years backWas a little girl as beautiful as lilac,Her momma said she didn’t creep or crawl,While rest of her friends always tagged her as a trouble … One fine day, uncle Optometrist visited her home,Observed the little girl playing alone,Went closer to examine what and why,Found out immediately she was […]

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ACCOMMODATIVE ASTIGMATISM

Ms Ashmita Maden Accommodative astigmatism (AA) is the phenomenon of compensating total astigmatism of the eye (corneal and lenticular)with the active participation of an accommodation. The astigmatic error cannot be uncovered and the proper cylinder prescribed without the use of cycloplegic because of the presence of a certain amount of physiological astigmatism in the crystalline […]

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Assistive digital application & Electronic devices for Low Vision patients

One of the most difficult aspect while answering the queries of the low vision patients is to make them comfortable with Low vision devices. It is also tough to best match the available low vision devices as per the patient’s requirement. Hence, the clinical practice does not depend only on clinical expertise, rather what the […]

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Bachelor of Optometry Curriculum Institute of Medicine, Tribhuwan University

Optometry is a healthcare profession that is autonomous, educated, and regulated (licensed/registered), and optometrists are the primary healthcare practitioners of the eye and visual system who provide comprehensive eye and vision care, which includes refraction and dispensing, detection/diagnosis and management of disease in the eye, and the rehabilitation of conditions of the visual system World […]

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