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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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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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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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Piero Banna

I underwent DMEK (an endothelian cornel transplant) in my right eye over a year ago. The corneal transplant was performed by Dr. Badalà. My vision was very bad, 20/200 in the affected eye and it was bothering the vision I had with my better eye, making it very difficult to […]

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Eyeball Tattoo: Beware of the New Trend from USA

Eyeball tattoo is dangerously becoming popular. The new trend of tattooing the sclera with the strangest colours is spreading outside USA, where it was born. The tattoo artist, who is not an ophthalmologist, injects ink under the conjunctiva: in this way, the colour of the white part of the eye […]

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Retinopathy: Insurance approved Laser & treatments

Retinopathy surgery via private insurance Retinopathy laser surgery can be performed in convention with the most important insurance companies, supplementary funds and health funds. Some insurance companies consider a direct payment for health services, with no obligations for its patients; some others consider an indirect assistance. In this case, the […]

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