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Cataract Surgery complications

Le complicazioni dopo l’operazione di cataratta sono oggi molto rare per fortuna.Per ridurre il rischio di complicazioni dopo la chirurgia della cataratta occorre attenersi scrupolosamente alle avvertenze e alle terapie date dal vostro oculista. La chirurgia della cataratta con facoemulsificazione e l’intervento laser cataratta hanno ulteriormente ridotto i rischi. The […]

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Cataract and Presbyopia

Cataract usually affects elderly people and is often linked to presbyopia, that is the diminished ability to focus on near objects (it can be experienced, for example, while reading without glasses). At any rate, choosing to go under a standard cataract surgery will lead to presbyopia: in other words, if […]

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Cataract and Glaucoma

Cataract can be linked to glaucoma; often, collyrium used to treat glaucoma, results in accelerating cataract formation. In some cases (e.g. Narrow-angle glaucoma), cataract surgery can improve eye pressure and become fundamental to properly treat glaucoma. By replacing the natural lens with an artificial one, it is possible to make […]

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Cataract and Maculopathy

Maculopathy causes a decreased central vision, making it difficult to drive, read and face recognition. Maculopathy often affects old people and so it is frequently associated with cataract. When maculopathy and cataract are experienced together, it is best to cure maculopathy first, and then move onto cataract; this is because […]

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Cataract and Myopia

High degree myopia is often associated to premature cataract. The appearance or worsening of myopia in advanced age, is usually a sign that cataract is developing. Cataract surgery can correct myopia via the implant of an intraocular lens with the appropriate strenght. Cataract surgery can also correct myopia and astigmatism. […]

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Laser Cataract Surgery

Laser Cataract Surgery is a recent innovation in the world of cataract surgery. The most common kind of surgery is definitely Phacoemultification, that consists of sucking the cataract out via ultrasounds. In order to remove the cataract, a special tool is used: a femtosecond laser. Whichever the method, today cataract […]

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