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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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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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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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Computer, Smartphone, Tablet and Vision: Latest News

Smartphone, Tablet and Computer’s screens emission of  bright blue light is potentially dangerous for users healthy sight and so, Apple, thanks to the recent iOS 9.3 update (May 2016), allows to tone down the levels of blue light coming out of your Smartphone and Tablet at night. Smartphone, Tablet and Computer screens release […]

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Contact Lenses: Infections, Inflammations and other Risks

Contact lens wearers are putting themselves at risk of eye infections after neglecting basic hygiene rules. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the US – the highest authority in terms of Health prevention and Safety – recently found that the majority of contact lens wearers are putting […]

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