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Maculopathy: hope from a new therapy

EYLEA® (aflibercept) is the last medication for maculopathy’s cure approved for european use on the 27th November 2012. The medicine is administered with intravitreal injection and has the advantage to stop VEGF-A and PIGF. The blockage of PIGF (placental growth factor) is an important innovation for the cure of exudative […]

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Post-op and complications for Maculopathy surgery

Post-op after Maculopathy surgery Post-op after Laser treatment for Maculopahy is pretty fast: patients fully recover during the first 24 hours. In order to notice improvements, it is necessary to wait for a longer time span that may vary from a few weeks to a few months (1-3). Intravitreal injections […]

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Minimally Invasive Maculopathy surgery

Maculopathy surgery procedures Maculopathy laser treatment is used to cure exudative maculopathy. Minimally invasive maculopathy surgery. Laser therapy uses a concentrated ray of light to destroy neoformed vessels typical of exudative maculopathy, from which liquid comes out. This treatment is performed as outpatient, using eye drops as anaesthetic. If neovessels […]

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How to cure Maculopathy?

When to perform Maculopathy surgery Cure for maculopathy depends on its cause. The term maculopathy stands for series of diseases that share a degeneration of the macula, which is the central portion of the retina; we use it to focus on details. The exam for the bottom of the eye, […]

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Maculopathy: Causes and Symptoms

Maculopathy and its causes Maculopathy, or macular degeneration, is a disease related to the central part of the retina, called macula. Maculopathy is characterized by a progressive loss of central vision, usually bilateral, that greatly impairs vision functions. In any case, degenerative maculopathy never leads to complete blindness since lateral […]

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Photodynamic Therapy

Photodynamic therapy for maculopathy is the first treatment for exudative maculopathy to be effective and safe. It is used for treating exudative maculopathy. A substance that makes the patient sensitive to light is injected intravenously: this accumulates selectively in the neovessels (verteporfin) and after that, a non thermal laser is […]

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