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Maria Sozzi, CataniaVotazione: EccellenteProblem: Cataract, High MyopiaSolution: Cataract surgeryHigh myopia (17 diopters in both eyes) with cataract represented for me a considerable handicap: blepharitis and dry eye do ... Read
Ilaria Denti, MilanVotazione: EccellenteProblem: MyopiaSolution: PRKI underwent PRK for correction of myopia about a week ago. Surgery was fast and painless. Immediately after surgery my ... Read
Chiara Rizza, MilanoVotazione: EccellenteProblem: Astigmatism, MyopiaSolution: PRKTired of glasses and contact lenses, I met Dr. Badalà, who, after an accurate exam, suggested laser treatment to correct ... Read
Francesca Cassa, Brescia (Montichiari)Votazione: EccellenteProblem: Cheratite herpetica, Corneal Scar, Herpes virus, Diseases of CorneaSolution: DALK anterior lamellar corneal transplantMany years ago, herpes virus left me with a corneal scar. Over time, I alternated periods of “quiet” to relapses ... Read
Salvatore Colosi, Messina (Pace del Mela)Votazione: EccellenteProblem: KeratoconusSolution: Cross linkingI have a disease called keratoconus. I underwent Cross linking in both eyes over a year ago, and it was ... Read
Tiziana Giannini, CatanzaroVotazione: EccellenteProblem: GlaucomaSolution: SLT Laser, Selective Laser TrabeculoplastyI am 54 years old, for the past 20 years I have used eye drops to treat glaucoma. Three months ... Read
Giuseppe Grasso, CataniaVotazione: EccellenteProblem: Macular Hole, Macular degeneration, Macular Pucker, Retinopathy, MaculopathySolution: VitrectomyAfter having consulted several doctors, last year I turned to Dr. Badalà because I felt a discomfort to the eye. ... Read
Christian Altadonna, PalermoVotazione: EccellenteProblem: Myopia, Maculopatia miopicaSolution: EYLEA intravitreal injectionI am almost 19 and last year Dr. Badalà diagnosed me with a macular degeneration due to strong myopia. I ... Read
Antonio Parrino, MilanVotazione: EccellenteProblem: Astigmatism, Hypermetropia, PresbyopiaSolution: PRKI underwent PRK for hypermetropia, astigmatism and presbyopia in January 2014. About ten years ago I underwent PRK to correct ... Read
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 (Avastin, Lucentis, Eylea, Ozurdex, Iluvien etc.) for treating exudative maculopathy, can cause light discomfort, such has the feeling of having a little bit of sand in the eye: this can last for about 12 hours. It is necessary to wait for about 3-4 weeks to notice vision improvements.
Vision recovery after Vitrectomy, like in case of macula Pucker or macula Hole, happens a few months after surgery: this timespan lenght depends on the disease’s lenght itself.
In case of surgeries that used intraocular lenses such as IolAMD to cure dry and wet maculopathy, patients usually experience the feeling of having a little bit of sand in the eye for about 5-8 hours after surgery: everything is going to be back to normal from the day after.
Usually both eyes should be operated to achieve the maximum improvement.
It is also best to wait for about a month before patient can experience surgery results.
The most serious complication after maculopathy therapy with intravitreal injections, in infection.
This complication, even though rare, can be pretty serious: this is why it is absolutely mandatory to follow post-op instruction with great attention and avoiding dirty enviroments for the first 7 days after surgery.
In case of red or irritated eye, immediately contact your ophthalmologist.
Martha Sanchez, Bolivia
Problem: Macular degenerationSolution: Cataract Surgery with IOL AMD
I underwent surgery in both eyes with IOL AMD in September-October 2015.
The operation was excellent and I felt no pain or discomfort during and after surgery.
Since immediately after the surgery I saw much better ... Keep on reading this reviewthan before, and now I can read well and see from distance, too.
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