Ophthals Desk

Welcome to Ophthals Forum specially created to facilitate discussion among peer professional group on the key issues being faced in day to day ophthalmic practice. Same time the forum will keep updating to its registered members newer advancement in a clinical ophthalmology practice, foster cross practice good experiences. Eyelid Hygiene is the new buzz-word considering the ever-increasing uses of eyes. Patients demand better care and results. Problems like Eyelid inflammation, Eyelid irritation, Excessive tearing, burning sensation in Eyelids, Debris or discharge, and Dry Eye conditions these are all very commonly witnessed in daily ophthalmic practice. Every day Eyelid & Eyelashes cleansing is most desirable not only for the patients with these problems but individuals with healthy eyes for maintaining good eye health.

Demodex Mites are now proven to be the major cause of Blepharitis specially the Cylindrical Blepharitis. Demodex folliculorum is found in the lash follicle, whereas Demodex brevis burrows deep into the lash’s sebaceous gland and the meibomian gland that leads to blepharitis. It’s time we exclude first the Demodex in eyes considering very high prevalence.

Air pollutants with dust in the environment, uncleaned water, unhygienic hands, rubbing of eyes all these are a potential source for infections causing eye disorders including some serious concerns many times. This needs better awareness of keeping eyes clean, and that needs daily eye hygiene habits and products to ensure that eyes are free from any kind of contamination.

With the availability of new products like Oculeaf Soft Eyelid Cleanser and Oculeaf Eyelid Wipes it is a good time to create awareness of developing daily Eyelid Hygiene as a routine like we clean our teeth every day. Clean & sparkling Eyes will make an individual more beautiful and confident.

Meet Eyelid Hygiene Advocacy Experts

Some the most accomplished Ophthalmologists are the advisor on Ophthals Forum & they will be contributing articles, blogs, video, PPTs & webinars to help others who need them. Efforts are made to ensure an updated website regularly and inform all members through mail, SMS, Whatsapp, etc. The forum allows to share your views, express opinions & share experiences that will benefit to all professional members visiting Ophthals Forum.

Dr Shashi Kapoor

Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

Eyelids cleaning is as important as daily teeth brushing. I encourage every person to take care everyday Eyelids cleaning. Now we have some innovati [...]

Dr. Hitendra Ahooja

Ophthalmologist, Gurgaon

Dr Hitendra Ahooja is the Medical Director of Ahooja Eye & Dental Institute, Gurgaon and Niramaya Charitable Trust & Y.P. Mahindru Niramaya Ey [...]

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Ophthalmic Knowledge Resources For Professionals

Eyecare during the Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus, which started in China, has now spread to over 200 countries, and infected more than 4.1 Mn people globally. It is a highly contagious disease, as it is transmitted from person to person. Even countries with the most developed healthcare systems are finding it hard to beat back the virus. Europe & USA have […]

Demodex mites will be more active in low immunity individuals

Demodex mites live inside the follicles of the hair on your face, the type of Demodex known as D. folliculorum. The eyelashes and the eyelids are most prone to demodex mites. As, the mites are very small, microscopic rather, in size, you cannot spot them with naked eyes. These are naturally occurring mites, but they […]

Protect your loved ones – Wash your hands, face, and eyes regularly

Eye hygiene is not a conscious effort for most people. All we do is wash our faces in the morning, after we brush our teeth, and wash with water again before sleeping. Some of us may have a daily face cleaning routine, but even then, the eyes are left out. All the dust, grime, microbes, […]

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