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RESEARCH STUDY

RESEARCH

Blue Light: Interview with Prof. Francesco Bandello, Italy

AUTHOR:

Prof. Francesco Bandello, MD, FEBO

SPONSOR/INSTITUTION:

YEAR PUBLISHED:

2017

PUBLICATION:

Points de Vue, the International Review of Ophthalmic Optics

KEY HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Age-related macular degeneration is a multifactorial disease.

  • To avoid the onset of the disease, those who are predisposed can protect themselves through a right nutrition, avoiding smoking and exposure to blue light and ultraviolet radiation which are known to have significant impact in causing the onset of the disease.

  • Taking care of the patient with chronic diseases in old age is one of the most serious challenges faced by medicine in recent times.

Link to video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LzjeJXlwyrg 

Professor Francesco Bandello is Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology University Vita‐Salute Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milano, Italy