New anti-VEGF drug for maculopathy after retinal thrombosis
New anti-VEGF drug treatment for macular edema after retinal thrombosis. It is a review of the different treatments for maculopathy that come after the retina’s thrombosis. The new treatment modalities of exudative maculopaty, after the branch retinal vein occlusion, are compared one with the other. This article was commissioned by the editor to Dr. Badalà […]
Glaucoma prevention thanks to fruits and vegetables
Risk of Glaucoma and vegetable and fruit intake between old women in the osteoporosis’ study. This is a study about glaucoma causes and risk factors. Different possible causes are studied and the glaucoma’s risk seems lowered among women that eat a specific type of vegetable and fruit. The diet seems to have an important protection […]
Premium and refractive intraocular lenses: art and science
High Tech intraocular lenses for presbyopia’s correction associated with cataract.. This is a reference document about the Premium intraocular lenses for the correction of myopia, astigmatism, hypermetropia and presbyopia. Dr. Badalà is the author of a chapter about the High Tech intraocular lenses to eliminate presbyopia associated with the cataract.
Study of the optic nerve for the praecox diagnosis of glaucoma: in this study all the technics for the glaucoma’s diagnosis are compared one with the other, such as OCT, HRT, GdX and action field’s exam. The use of this exams for the praecox glaucoma’s diagnosis, expecially in that case where cataract and glaucoma are […]
Management of Glaucoma with Boston’s Keratoprosthesis. Congress: The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). The Boston’s Keratoprosthesis is the more succesfull artificial cornea avaible today. It is used when the cornea’s transplant is controindicated. Often the patients with Boston’s Keratoprosthesis have the glaucoma or are able to develop it. Curing the glaucoma can […]
Study of the optic nerve in the eyes without visual field’s impairment in patients with glaucoma and perimetric deficit in the controlateral eye. The glaucoma is a pathology that usually affects both eyes, one eye first and the other later. The visual field is essential for glaucoma’s diagnosis but is possible to make a diagnosis […]
Critical reconsideration of Glaucoma treatment strategies. The most experienced experts of Global Glaucoma met in Taormina to discuss and compare Glaucoma treatment’s guidelines. Dr Badalà has been one of the promotor of this Think Tank. The role of medical therapy, innovative surgeries for glaucoma treatment and the latest frontiers of glaucoma’s research have been discussed. […]
Dr. Badalà shows his wide casuistry with indications (staminal cells deficit,cornea rejections, etc) and the risks of using Boston Keratoprosthesis at the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s congress in 2006. The most frequent risks are glaucoma and possible infections. Boston Keratoprosthesis, with its lower-risk of complications, is the most used artificial cornea in the world. Furthermore, […]
Cataract surgery combined with draining implant for glaucoma (Ex-PRESS): effects on intraocular pressure on long term periods. Glaucoma and cataract appear often in comorbidity, today we can cure them with a new treatment for glaucoma. This treatment, thanks to a stent called Ex-PRESS, reduces ocular pressure in a safe and controlled way. The risks of […]
Ocular Surface and pain after LASEK surgery: indo versus fluorometholone eye drops effects This study compares several therapies after myopia, astigmatism and hypermetropia laser surgery. Myopia surgery can be followed by pain for a few days; here, different therapies to minimize discomfort after eye laser surgery are compared.
Under Foveal choroidal neovascularization in a patient with a pre existent macular pseudohole It describes how maculopathy diagnosis is based upon in-depth exams like fluorangioraphy and OCT. These exams are fundamental to properly cure maculopathy. A case of pseudo macular hole with exudative maculopathy is reported.