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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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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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Medical therapy

For dry senile maculopathy, cure is based upon slowing down an additional retinal degeneration with specific precautions and nutritive helpers (scientific data suggest a diminished retinal deterioration). Use sunglasses able to cut wavelenghts that are less than 500nm, that is a part of the visible blue and all ultraviolet radiations […]

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Cataract: Causes and Symptoms

Cataract Cataract consists in the clouding of the lens, which is located within the eye. Through cataract surgery, the clouded lens is replaced with a new transparent one. The crystalline lens allows to focus images on the retina; with the passing of time, it may become opaque and that’s when […]

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