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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 […]

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Glaucoma: early diagnosis

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 […]

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Glaucoma: Boston Keratoprosthesis

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 […]

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Glaucoma and field of vision

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 […]

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Glaucoma Treatment

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 […]

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Glaucoma and Cataract: cure

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 […]

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