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Dr. Nader Saffiedine, the eye doctor whose work remains a passion

“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 years, he has ...Full Article

The usual causes of headache

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 headache. Insufficient coordination ...Full Article

Trouble with your vision? It could be AMD

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 in vision. Central ...Full Article

Contact lenses and how to avoid infections?

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 follow the instructions ...Full Article

Preventive hygiene for the visual function

These are elements of common sense: In open sunlight, protect your eyes with brown/yellow tinted sunglasses filtering ultra/violet and infra-red rays.Full Article

The manipulation of soft contact lenses

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 with very advanced ...Full Article

Better not delay

It is highly recommended to be examined by your specialist in ophthalmology: Within the month following persistent mild headache.Full Article

A frequent and benign but potentially dangerous tumor

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 that covers the ...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 causes the blood ...Full Article

Stay safe with your contacts

Contact lenses care Millions of people wear contact lenses but many do not follow the instructions on safe use. Wearing contact lenses increases the risk of eye infections. Failing ...Full Article
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