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What to expect after Presbyopia Laser surgery?

What should I do after presbyopia surgery? It is usually suggested to rest for 2 days after surgery. Il largely depends on the kind of surgery performed. In the case of PRK, Dr. Badalà suggest 4-5 days of rest: for this reason he usually performs the surgery on thursday in […]

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Presbyopia: Insurance approved Laser & treatments

Presbyopia surgery via private insurance Presbyopia 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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Laser Surgery for Presbyopia

Am I going to be in pain during presbyopia laser surgery? Presbyopia laser surgery is completely painless because anesthetic eye drops are very effective. Surgery lasts for about 5 minutes and follows a short preparatory phase.After surgery, when the anesthetic effect ends,there could be burning sensations, light sensitivity and a […]

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When to get Presbyopia Laser Surgery?

Which is te best age to undergo Presbyopia surgery? The minimum age for eye laser surgery is 45. When patients are 50 years old or more, other treatments are available to correct myopia, based upon lens substitution. This is the case of the so called Refractive Phacoemulsification surgery, consisting in […]

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PRK for Presbyopia

PRK (Photo Refractive Keratectomy) is a surgery that uses the excimer laser and it is one of the most common in Europe. It is performed with an excimer laser that emits an ultraviolet ray of light with a very high specific energy, but low penetrating power in biological cells, causing […]

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Presbyopia: causes and symptoms

Presbyopia is a condition for which the eye cannot focus near objects after the patient is 40 years old It is a vision defect that depends of the lens loosing its accomodation power. The lens can in fact change its shape to better focus objects located at different distances. As […]

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