Τσόχα 15-17, Τ.Κ. 11521, Αμπελόκηποι

Hyposphagma

The hyposphagma is a hemorrhage under the conjunctiva, of the transparent tissue covering the sclera, the “white” of the surface of the eye. It occurs after rupture of a small vessel. The vast majority occur in only one eye. It usually occurs without any cause or even minor injury, mostly at ages over 60. Possible […]

Chalazion-Stye

The glands of the eyelids, known as the Meibomian glands, usually produce a fatty substance that contributes to the integrity of our tears. If the pores of these glands clog, chalazion or stye is sometimes caused. What’s chalazion? Chalazion is a non-infectious cyst in the eyelid that often takes several weeks to develop. It can be caused […]

Chronic blepharitis

Blepharitis is an infection of the eyelids. It occurs when the pores of tiny fat-producing glands near the base of the eyelashes clog, causing irritation and redness; various diseases and conditions can cause blepharitis. It is often a chronic condition that is not always easy to treat. Symptoms Symptoms of blepharitis are usually more pronounced […]

Digital fluorescein angiography

Digital fluorescein angiography is an imaging ophthalmological examination in which fluorescent dye is injected intravenously into the bloodstream.   More frequent indications: Age-related macular degeneration Myopic maculopathy Diabetic retinopathy Macular edema of any etiology Central serous chorioretinopathy Occlusion of retinal vein or artery Inflammations   Procedure After instillation of pupil’s dilation drops (mydriasis) the dye […]

What is Argon Laser?

It is a laser system that uses noble gas as an active medium. Argon laser has been applied as a therapeutic agent in ophthalmology for more than 50 years. How does Argon laser work? A device emits wavelengths of blue, red, yellow, or green light, which is a monochromatic source. Each beam has a very narrow […]

YAG Laser

When a patient undergoes cataract surgery, a circular opening is initially caused in the front capsule of the lens and then the nucleus is removed from the inside of the lens. The remaining capsule housing supports the new artificial lens, which is typically injected through the opening in the capsule. Over time the capsule shrinks and wraps […]

Fundoscopy

Fundoscopy allows retinal examination and is the most reliable way of diagnosing pathological lesions and identifying risk factors for possible retinal vision loss. Patients with diabetes must undergo at least annual examination of the background of the eye following dilation of the pupils with drops to control the retina to exclude diabetic retinopathy which is […]

Intraocular injection

What is an intraocular injection? It’s an injection into the vitreous, the gel of the eye. It is performed for the placement of a drug in the eye, near the retina. This is a very effective way of administering drugs and the most effective treatment option in certain conditions. Injections are particularly effective when administered in the early […]

Fundus photo

What is a fundus photo? A highly specialized camera features high-powered lenses designed to focus on the tissues of the back of the eye. It is basically an eye microscope with a camera mounted on it. Fundus photography is used to document and sometimes diagnose eye diseases. The word “fundus” describes the inner back of the eye […]

Age related macular degeneration

Frequency and symptoms Age related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of blindness in developed countries. Approximately 5% of the population after 70 suffers from advanced age-related maculopathy which initially causes distortion of objects (metamorphopsia). Causes The main essentially cause of the disease is old age. In recent years it has also found […]