Ophthalmology 21


The film, which was produced as part of the project "What do you know about your eyes?"

Education of people 60+, residents of Poznan about eye diseases.

Information material from the Angiogenesis Foundation

What is age-related macular degeneration (AMD)?
Basic information on the treatment of AMD

How an AMD patient sees - examples:

AMD vision simulator created by the American Academy of Ophthalmology: https://www.aao.org/eye-health/diseases/amd-vision-simulator

At present, myopia is already reaching epidemic proportions worldwide, with 1.6 billion people already affected, and it is estimated that by 2050, half of the world's population will have this defect," says Professor A. Grzybowski, MD, winner of the American Academy of Ophthalmology's Lifetime Achievement Award.

We invite you to read an interview on myopia:


"So that the patient recognises his grandchildren" - interview with Prof Robert Rejdak, head of the Department of General Ophthalmology at the Medical University of Lublin, on the effects of implanting the Scharioth lens in patients with AMD, which he is pioneering in Poland

Professor states that: "The patient can read smaller print after the operation than before the operation. Vision improves enough to recognise a face".

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Articles by Professor Andrzej Grzybowski published in the magazine 'my50+':

An insidious enemy of our sight

A report by the Foundation for Healthy Ageing entitled Ophthalmology and retinal diseases in healthy and active ageing -. report

Social audit of AMD treatment in Poland - report