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Eye Makeup: How to Wear it and Remove it Safely

Eye makeup is very common and not dangerous for your eyes but it is mandatory to use it carefully to avoid infections and allergic conjunctivitis –  says Dr Badalà, expert in Micro Ocular Surgery, interviewed on the subject. Here are some tips that will keep your eyes healthy: Makeup used […]

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EyeMax: A New Approach to Macular Degeneration

EyeMax is the new intraocular lens (IOL) for patients with macular degeneration. This lens, which is suitable for people suffering from dry or wet macular degeneration, enlarges images and project them to the entire peripheral macula, improving vision. People suffering from macular degeneration often have damaged the very central part […]

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Diet and Vision: 6 Foods for Healthy Eyes

  1) Carrots Carrots are packed with beta carotene which is an antioxidant that helps lower the risks of cataracts and macular degeneration. 2) Peppers, Brussel Sprouts and Broccoli These three vegetables provide a great source of vitamin C. Vitamin C is a crucial antioxidant, which has been shown to […]

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EYEMAX: The Latest Innovation for Macular Degeneration

EyeMax is the new intraocular lens for patients with macular degeneration. This unique intraocular lens is inserted inside the eye during routine cataract surgery or can be inserted years after cataract surgery. EyeMax is an intraocular lens designed to offer an innovative ‘widescreen-view’. This intraocular lens enlarges images and projects […]

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Smoke and Vision: What are the Risks?

  Many studies have shown that cigarette smoking damages our health, but sight-threatening vision and eye problems caused by smoking are less well-known. Dr Federico Badalà, ophtalmologist in charge of the Ocular Microsurgery Center of Milan and Catania, has recently carried out a study which emphasizes the following risks for […]

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Maria Sozzi

High myopia (17 diopters in both eyes) with cataract represented for me a considerable handicap: blepharitis and dry eye do not allow the use of contact lenses and with glasses I could barely see at intermediate distance. All the ophthalmologists I went to suggested to postpone cataract surgery, considering the […]

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