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Laser diopter correction: What should we know about it?

Laser dioptre correction has been used in the world for more than 30 years, here at Sistina Ophthalmology for 10 years and more than 10,000 interventions, and in the world more than 50 million people have had this intervention.

What happens at an ophthalmic examination?

Routine ophthalmic examinations are recommended to be done once a year, even for patients who do not have any problems at all, because only in this way it can be discovered in a timely manner if there is any disease that may not manifest itself with any symptoms at all in the beginning. A delay of even a few years can make the difference between normal vision and blindness.

World Sight Day

On the eve of “World Sight Day”, which is held every second Thursday in October, in order to raise global attention to the importance of eye care, I would like to address all of you precisely on this topic “Care for your eyes.”

Causes of diopter deterioration (myopia)

I’m sure you’ve heard many myths/truths related to diopter deterioration.

The risk of wearing fake eyelashes

Fake eyelashes can endanger your eyesight. This is because whenever there is another object near the eye, there is the potential for something to happen. The most common problems associated with wearing fake eyelashes include: eye injuries and infections, allergic reactions and damage to your natural eyelashes.

What do psychologists say about laser diopter correction?

Laser diopter correction affects people as motivation for changes that lead to a better life.

O Christmas Tree…cataract?

This cataract visually looks like a Christmas tree with small pins (crystals) that are in several colors such as red, green, blue, pink, and gold.

Sticky Eyes

The cause of sticky eyes is usually an allergic reaction or a cold, but it can also be an eye condition such as stye, blepharitis, conjunctivitis, chronic dry eye.

Eyes and online teaching: how to protect your eyesight?

The COVID virus situation has led to major digital challenges, with sitting at home introducing a new way of organizing the day including increased activities in front of electronic devices, online learning as well as communication among the young population.

Is there a natural cure for cataracts?

Research and evidence show that there is still no natural cure for cataracts and all the medicines that are written in magazines, newspapers with prescriptions for treating cataracts in a natural way can only harm the eyesight.

Erosion (scratch) of the eyes from a protective mask

Erosion (scratch) of the eyes from a protective mask

5 W for vitrectomy

Flashes, lightning flashes, and blackheads in the visual field are the most common symptoms that may indicate retinal damage. The solution to this problem is surgery, called vitrectomy.

Laser diopter correction: how to get organized?

What to expect after the intervention, how many days you will be absent from work, the possibility of paying in installments or with insurance, when everything will return to normal and most importantly, when vision will stabilize.

Eye burns : how to threat it

Eye burns are painful inflammation of the cornea just like a burn on the skin.

Summer eye infections

The symptoms of eye infections are similar to skin burns, tingling, tearing, and pain. Here are some of the consequences and infections that can result from improper eye care.

Calm eye? Here are 3 reasons why athletes have a calm eye

In all the euphoria with the European Football Championship, tennis matches and the upcoming Olympic Games, we explain the question, why is it said that athletes have a “calm eye”, what is it and what does it actually mean?

What do dehydration and health professionals have in common during COVID-19?

Many health professionals, during this pandemic and after returning to a normal course of work, report symptoms of dehydration.

3 tips to protect your eyes on summer days

Here are 3 tips on how to protect your eyes on summer days…

What is diopter?

Have you been to an ophthalmologist and heard the terms myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism, and presbyopia? Even though you wear glasses or contact lenses, are you still not sure what exactly the term diopter means?

Mona Lisa’s eyes

It is not yet known what causes this effect. Scientists wonder if there is any effect at all or if it is just a phenomenon that people imagine because someone told them or they want it to happen to them.

Dry eyes

Sometimes dry eye causes tears. This contradiction is called reflex tearing. It occurs due to the reduced amount of moisture in the eye itself and it causes eye irritation.

Spring time and our eyes – eye allergy

If you have eye problems due to allergies or any other reason, we are here to help. We want all our patients to feel the magic of spring, without red eyes!

The connection between coffee and glaucoma

Some people develop dry eyes and tingling in the eye. If caffeine consumption is not reduced, it can create a chronic dry eye and lead to an increased risk of eye infection.

Why do you close your eyes to see better?

It often happens that you close your eyes while watching something. Although it seems like a normal everyday thing, it still means it’s time for a checkup!

Optical illusion and eyes

Have you ever thought about optical illusions? Do our eyes do tricks on our brains? To understand optical illusions, we must keep in mind that illusions affect our brain, not our eyes.

1. Protect eyes from computer screen – how harmful are they to your child’s eyesight?

Protect eyes from computer screen? How harmful are they to your child’s eyesight?

Prevention of eyes and care of the female sex

The hormones that every woman faces also affect the eyes. Hormones mostly attack the eyes during pregnancy, when the body gets used to having new life in it. Pregnant women often complain that their vision is significantly reduced or they cannot wear contact lenses for more than 3 hours.

Contact lenses: 4 Possible complications when wearing contact lenses

Contact lenses relieve the wear of glasses, but if they are not taken care of, a number of infections and complications occur. Here are 4 possible complications when wearing contact lenses

6 interesting unusual eye conditions

Eye conditions such as cataracts, conjunctivitis and other common conditions are well known everywhere. But what about the rare eye conditions that seem to be more likely to be part of a cartoon than real medical conditions?

Do our pupil dilate when we are in love?

When we think of pupil dilate, the first thing that comes to mind is an eye examination where an ophthalmologist dilates our pupil (mydriasis). But our pupils also dilate naturally every day depending on how much light passes through the lens and helps us focus.

5 W for cataract surgery

Cataract surgery is the only way to treat your eyes from cataract.

Can my eyesight deteriorate if I do not wear glasses?

Our ophthalmologists are often asked the question: what is the effect if you do not wear glasses? Can my eyesight deteriorate if I do not wear glasses?

5 W for implantation of multifocal lenses

Multifocal lenses are the most modern ophthalmic solution and with them, the comfort of life is the best. The modern patient values ​​his time more and more and makes an effort to find satisfaction in everything they do.

5W for laser diopter correction

We will start the series with laser diopter correction, the most performed and most modern aesthetic surgery, worldwide and in our country. Without a doubt, you should entrust the laser diopter correction to the professional and experienced team of Sistina Ophthalmology.

12 simple exercises to relax eyes

12 exercises to relax eyes!

20 festive healthy food for eyes

Masterfully prepared and delicious, the holiday good food for eyes.

Winter eye infections

In addition to the holiday season, family traditions and gifts, winter brings cold and low temperatures that can lead to various winter eye infections.

Decision: monofocal or multifocal lenses?

If you are considering cataract surgery or diopter correction (for people over 40), you need to consider what type of intraocular lens you will decide on.

What to expect after cataract surgery?

Studies have shown that the quality of life of patients who have had cataract surgery has increased by 36% after surgery.

Multifocal: glasses, contact lenses or intraocular lenses? How to make the right choice?

Somewhere between the ages of 40-45, you have trouble reading, writing, or working nearby. You avoid the text you are reading, you need more light and you feel tired or have a headache.

Why is it so important to dilate the pupils during the ophthalmological examination?

This is a key step in preventing and treating eye conditions that can potentially lead to vision loss.

A brief guide to your child’s eye health

If the baby has a white reflex / glare in the eyes (which you can see in the photos), it may indicate a certain eye problem and therefore it would be good to visit an ophthalmologist.

8 facts you may not have known about cataracts

Cataract (curtain), as we already know, is a blurring of the natural lens of the eye, which leads to a gradual decrease in vision. This condition is treated with surgery.

Anisocoria: Why is one pupil larger than the other?

Anisocoria means that the patient has an uneven pupil size. One pupil may be larger than normal, i.e. dilated, or one pupil may be smaller than normal, i.e. narrow, leading to their uneven appearance.

Nutrients that will protect the health of your eyes

Our vision is probably the most important of the five senses we all have. Eye health goes hand in hand with overall health.

Capillary rupture in the eye: How dangerous is it?

Subconjunctival hemorrhage or ruptured capillary in the eye is usually a harmless situation that passes after a few weeks.

Allergic eye changes in the spring

If the allergy does not affect the respiratory organs (breathing), no allergy test is needed. An allergy test can tell if we are allergic to the most common allergens in nature, but many of them are not covered by the test.

Recommendations for wearing contact lenses and glasses during the Covid-19 pandemic

Given that there is no scientific information on the presence of the hydrophilic material virus (contact lenses), and that there is no evidence that humans can be infected through contact lenses, we still recommend certain precautions that everyone should take. who wears contact lenses during a pandemic.

How to wear a protective mask without blurring your glasses?

Current events have required more and more people to wear face masks for the protection and safety of themselves and those around them. There is only one problem: those who wear glasses face another difficulty – their glasses become blurred when they wear a mask.

5 signs that it is time to do an eye examination

It is recommended that you have your eyes examined once a year, but it is still best to ask your ophthalmologist who regularly monitors your eyesight and eyes.

A children’s guide to the new COVID virus

To help you cope with these confusing circumstances, here are some scientific answers to all your questions.

Viral eye infection – how is it treated?

Viral conjunctivitis is highly contagious, usually 10 to 12 days after the onset of inflammation, and is easily transmitted by sneezing and coughing, and can also occur with measles, the flu, or the common cold.

Why you shouldn’t sleep with contact lenses?

Proper wearing of contact lenses, according to the recommendations of an ophthalmologist, is a combined wearing of glasses and lenses, with the lenses to be removed after a maximum of 8 hours of wearing.

Vision after 40. What to expect?

There is a saying, “Life begins at age 40.” However, as you enter the fourth decade of life, your body is slowly showing signs of caring for you.

Changes in vision – symptom for stress?

The most common eye disease that is directly related to chronic stress is central serous retinopathy or as it is also called “disease of young and healthy people”, usually male.

6 questions about laser diopter correction

The guarantee for the success of the intervention is the detailed examination for laser diopter correction

How does diabetes affect the eyes?

Patients with this condition who have a diopter or cylinder are suitable for laser diopter correction in cases where diabetes has not made changes in the eye.

Thrombosis in blood vessels of the eye

Whether we listen to the doctor’s advice or act irresponsibly towards ourselves and our health and surrender to fate, as people often say, is up to us.

The child’s first eye examination easy as 1, 2, 3…

And you, dear parents, have a great influence on whether the eye examinations will be positive and fun. Here are some tips to help you and your child prepare for a doctor’s visit.

Do you know what amblyopia (lazy eye) is?

Amblyopia occurs in early childhood and if not detected in time and treated properly, the eye can remain visually impaired forever.

Did you know that inflammation of the sinuses can cause eye disease?

Most often these are non-specific complaints, such as headache, pain behind the eyes, tearing and burning of the eyes.

What’s the connection between arthritis and the eyes?

The eye, as some ophthalmologists believe, is a microcosm located in a small ball.

In addition to the curtain, you can now remove the diopter. (Find out) How?

As a specialist ophthalmologist, I have had many patients so far who, in addition to their eyelids, also considered wearing glasses.

Three steps to vision without diopter

On the day of the intervention, it is obligatory to bring with you the good mood, sunglasses, to have a good breakfast and to sleep soundly.

How do we solve high diopters?

High diopters also affect the overall psychological behavior of some people. We have patients with -10, -20 diopters who come to our clinic to seek help.

When is the right time to take your child to an ophthalmologist?

When the child turns 3 years old, the parents are the ones who are obliged to take their child for a preventive or routine examination by an ophthalmologist, although at first glance it may seem that everything is fine.

Why do the eyes water?

If tearing is accompanied by intense redness, scratching and pain in the eye, or blurred vision, an eye examination is urgently needed.

Have you seen a 3D movie but are not thrilled with the effects? Find out why…

If you are not thrilled with the three-dimensional image, you feel nauseous and get a headache you should consult an ophthalmologist.

Laser diopter correction – Should I do it?

This intervention gives you the opportunity to no longer have vision problems, not to be upset because your lens is lost or in the morning you can not find the glasses.

What do the “flies” talk about before our eyes, especially during the summer when the day is bright and long?

Many patients complain of all sorts of flying worms, butterflies, cobwebs, lightning, jellyfish, wheels, and other similar objects in front of their eyes. Everyone can name them in different ways, but for our convenience, in this article, we will use the word “flies”.

How does pregnancy affect the eyes?

Changes in the eyes and visual function occur in 15% of all pregnant women. During pregnancy, hormonal changes, changes in metabolism, fluid retention, and changes in blood circulation can affect the eyes and visual function.

Foreign body in the eye? Here’s what you (should not) do

Symptoms include a foreign body sensation, redness, tearing, and blurred vision, sensitivity to light, stinging, and pain that increases with each eye movement.

Cataract – what is it and how is it treated?

Have you ever wondered what it means when someone says that they see as if they have a curtain (cataract), i.e. a curtain in front of their eyes?

[Part II] How does unregulated sugar damage the eyes?

Diabetes is a chronic disease that damages the whole organism. Part I explained the eye conditions that occur as a result of diabetes: dry eye, cataracts, eye movement disorders. In this section, I will explain more about diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and treatment in people with diabetes.

[Part I] How does unregulated sugar damage the eyes?

Diabetic retinopathy is today the most common cause of blindness among the able-bodied population aged 30-60, in developed countries.

Pterygium: what is an “outer curtain”?

Pterygium is a benign growth (hypertrophy) of the conjunctiva and cornea that resembles a wing and starts from the egg white and spreads to the cornea. Pterygium is also known as the outer curtain. The main difference between a cataract and an outer curtain is that the cataract appears on the natural lens, inside the eye, while the pterygium appears on the surface of the cornea.

Senile macular degeneration (point of degeneration for clear vision)

Senile macular degeneration is a type of retinal degeneration in the yellow dot region that occurs over the age of 55. The disease is progressive, chronic and usually begins without symptoms.

5 reasons why you should do laser diopter correction this summer

Summer is perfect for laser diopter correction. Why?  

Ocular migraine

Ocular migraines are temporary visual changes that can affect one or both eyes. Ocular migraines are usually the result of “migraine activity” in the visual cortex.

What if laser diopter correction is not the right choice?

Laser diopter correction is the most advanced method in the world for removing diopters.

Do you know how to protect your children’s eyes in summer!?

They say that the eyes are the mirror of the soul and the most important sense. Did you know that children get 80% of their knowledge and learning with their own eyes?

Xanthelasma – yellowish spots on the upper and lower eyelids

Various spots often appear on the skin and some of them signal a possible internal problem. Xanthelasma is exactly the kind of change that is a disorder in the body.