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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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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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Your Vision: Our Passion

Dear followers, in just a few months we are becoming a huge Italian ophthalmic community, from less than 100 members to more than 10.000 ones, a sign of the wide and current interest towards Eye care. You shouldn’t underestimate eye disease treatment and refractive errors correction, this is the reason why […]

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VISION TEST

Maculopathy TEST – Amsler TEST The test to spot MACULOPATHY is the AMSLER test. The typical symptom is METAMORPHOPSIA, that consists in seeing distorted lines. How to perform the Amsler test?1. download and print the pdf without changing document size (A4) 2. Wear reading glasses in necessary 3. keep the […]

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Vision Rehabilitation

For both senile exudative maculopathy and dry maculopathy, when retinal degeneration is evolved, it is still possible to do something. Today, there are several helpers like video enlargers and prismatic glasses, that, by greatly enlarging images or deviating light rays to the healthy retina portion, can improve vision. There are […]

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