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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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Retinopathy Laser Surgery

Fluorangiography: what is it? Fluorangiography is a technique for examining the circulation of the retina. It consists in using a fluorescent dye and a specialized camera to take pictures of the retina; it lasts for about 5 minutes. Fluorangiography is especially useful in case of diabetic retinopathy or retinal thrombosis. […]

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When to treat Retinopathy with laser?

Is retinal detachment more frequent in patients with myopia? By and large, yes. Myopia is a risk factor for retinal detachment. Myopia determines eye anteroposterior lenghtening. Retina has to lenghten to cover a wider area, so it gets thinner and can easily display stretchmarks and weaker portions. For the same […]

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Retinopathy: causes and symptoms

Retina The retina is the inner layer of the eye, composed of nervous cells; just like the camera film, it collects images and transform them into nervous signals that are then transmitted to the brain via the optic nerve. Retina alteration are spotted very well with the exam of the […]

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