Online Edition: Edition 584
“The eye is precious, not only for the vision. It is the mirror of our whole body”. These are the words spoken by distinguished eye doctor, Dr. Nader Saffiedine who has been practising since 1989 but retains today as much passion for his chosen profession as he did when he first began. For the last four ...Full Article
Optical defects (myopia, hypermetropia, and astigmatism) and presbyopia, when insufficiently or inadequately corrected by spectacles, contact lenses or refractive surgery, are the most frequent causes of ...Full Article
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a painless eye condition that generally leads to the gradual loss of central vision but can sometimes cause a rapid reduction ...Full Article
Millions of people wear contact lenses, but many don’t follow the instructions on safe use. Wearing contact lenses increases the risk of eye infections. Failing to ...Full Article
These are elements of common sense: In open sunlight, protect your eyes with brown/yellow tinted sunglasses filtering ultra/violet and infra-red rays.
Putting contact lenses on the eyes is putting a foreign body on the most sensitive and delicate part of the body. Soft contact lenses are manufactured ...Full Article
It is highly recommended to be examined by your specialist in ophthalmology: Within the month following persistent mild headache.
The pterygium is a benign, non cancerous, wing shaped (“petyrigion” is the ancient Greek word for “wing”) tumour of the conjunctiva (which is the superficial membrane ...Full Article
Conjunctivitis is an inflammation (swelling and irritation) of the conjunctiva, the thin layer of tissue covering the eyeball and the inner surfaces of the eyelids. This ...Full Article