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By Dr Angelo Appiotti
11 November 2019

When ReLex SMILE can change your life: Dorin’s story

Laser eye-surgery is often considered an elitist type of medical treatment reserved for those who out of pure aesthetics motivations seek to get rid of their eyeglasses. From my experience, however, this interpretation has always seemed too superficial and so very far from the truth. A large portion of mf my work in fact is to find ways to help those who, for real necessity, need to regain complete vision…
Laser eye surgery: the VIP and the famous say goodbye to Myopia
By Dr Angelo Appiotti
11 November 2019

Laser eye surgery: the VIP and the famous say goodbye to Myopia

Of all the refraction defects Myopia is the most common, furthermore it’s incidence rate increases every year with estimations that suggest that by 2020 it will affect a third of the world and by 2050 it will affect about half the global population. People with Myopia are often less likely to get involved when it comes to physical activities for they are accustomed to living their life in a static…
Don’t say NO to refractive surgery
By Dr Angelo Appiotti
13 December 2019

Don’t say NO to refractive surgery

La chirurgia refrattiva è una branca dell’oculistica efficace e sicura per la correzione dei difetti visivi presente da oltre 40 anni in tutto il mondo e praticata con successo da molteplici chirurghi specialisti. Alla luce di ciò sembrerebbe naturale pensare che la pratica della chirurgia refrattiva sia accettata e riconosciuta dall’opinione pubblica e che giustamente le informazioni relative alla sua sicurezza siano ormai consolidate nella mente dei più
5 Good reasons to choose refractive surgery
By Dr Angelo Appiotti
13 December 2019

5 Good reasons to choose refractive surgery

Vision problems have been plaguing humanity for hundreds of years and have remained an impairing condition until the 13th century, when the first eyeglasses that could partially correct such problems were introduced. This revolutionary invention worked on the same principle as today’s eyeglasses, which are used by over 51% of the Italian population.
Relex Smile, my successful experience with a professional athlete
By Dr Angelo Appiotti
11 November 2019

Relex Smile, my successful experience with a professional athlete

In June 2016 I had the chance to take care of Gabriel Vasconcelos Ferreira, simply known as Gabriel, AC Milan goalkeeper born in 1992, at that time playing for Cagliari. He decided to entrust himself with me as he was suffering from compound myopic astigmatism, that is moderate myopia associated with severe astigmatism. Contact lenses, used by the athlete to correct his defect, invalidated his sports performances: the toric lenses…