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Glaucoma Treatment

Critical reconsideration of Glaucoma treatment strategies. The most experienced experts of Global Glaucoma met in Taormina to discuss and compare Glaucoma treatment’s guidelines. Dr Badalà has been one of the promotor of this Think Tank. The role of medical therapy, innovative surgeries for glaucoma treatment and the latest frontiers of […]

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Glaucoma & New Incoming Treatments: Helios Insert

No more eye drops for glaucoma! There is a the new treatment with medication directly placed inside the eye. Bimatoprost (Lumigan™) and Travoprost (Travatan™) are currently being tested as intraocular inserts. Both inserts release the medication for about six months, showing a great effect in the reduction of elevated intraocular […]

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Glaucoma Laser and Treatments

Below you’ll find all the informations on the latest news for laser glaucoma surgery and glaucoma surgery, described with videos. Thanks to important innovations, surgical therapy for glaucoma is today safe and effective. Selective Laser Trabeculoplasy and minimally inavsive surgeries for glaucoma make it possible to have a quicker post-op […]

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Glaucoma: Insurance approved Laser & treatments

Glaucoma surgery with private insurance Glaucoma laser surgery (SLT or selective laser trabeculoplasty) such as trabeculectomy and the other minimally invasive surgeries to treat glaucoma, can be performed via the main Insurance Companies, Supplementary and Health Funds. Some insurance companies consider a direct payment for health services, with no obligations […]

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Latest News on Glaucoma Surgery

Surgery in case of glaucoma is suggested when both medications and laser have proven to be ineffective in lowering the ocular pressure and it is possible to see a progressive damage to the optic nerve. In these cases a surgical treatment is performed, that in its initial phase can be […]

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Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery

Procedures of the Glaucoma surgery The most innovative laser glaucoma surgery is without doubt the Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty, known as SLT, available from the last 5 years but still not used in Italy. Dr. Badalà performs this laser surgery for glaucoma in Milan and Catania. Laser for glaucoma treatment can […]

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