Football player for AC Milan and the Italian National Football Team
Vision problem: Severe myopic astigmatism
Surgery: PRK TLCT and PSP Programme
Dr. Angelo Appiotti used the PRK TLC technique with the aid of the PSP (Personal Sportsman Profile) programme, that he devised for all professional athletes to improve one’s vision and, most importantly, make it more stable, accurate and faster at every change in distance and light.
The laser eye surgery corrected the athlete’s high myopic astigmatism in both eyes, as that refractive error impaired his balance, postural stability and correct vision at any speed. After surgery Ignazio could finally stop wearing contact lenses, which would constantly move during matches due to poor corneal support, thus impairing his athletic performance and confidence.
The final result was 14/10 natural visual acuity.