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Diplopia Visão Dupla Porto Canal

Diplopia | Visão Dupla – Entrevista ao Porto Canal

A diplopia é uma sintoma que significa visão dupla ou a dobrar.
É possível haver diplopia monocular, isto é ver a dobrar apenas com um dos olhos (ou seja, quando se está a ver apenas com o olho direito ou esquerdo a visão está a duplicar), ou diplopia binocular , isto é o sintoma só existe quando estamos com os dois olhos abertos.

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Iris

IRIS… AND EYE COLOR…

Do you know you have a unique eye color differing from everybody else’s in the world? This happens because, even if presenting blue eyes just like your brother, each individual hosts a color with distinct forms of emerging and manifesting.

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Estrabismo nos Adultos

Adult Strabismus

We clinically refer to strabismus when both eyes’ axis are not perfectly aligned, meaning, when they point in different directions. An eye may look straight ahead while the other one is looking inside, outside, up, or down. There are six extraocular muscles monitoring the movement of an eye; to be able to focus on a single image and get a three-dimensional view with depth perception, all muscles from both eyes must work together in a coordinated way.

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OFTALMOLOGIA PEDIÁTRICA na ERA DIGITAL - Entrevista na Porto Canal

Paediatric Ophthalmology in Digital Era – Porto Canal Interview

You have probably heard or read about how spending too much time on computer, smartphone or tablet (digital screens) may lead to permanent eye damage. Fortunately, this is nothing but a lie: just like that old saying about “ruining your eyes” when watching a lot of television or sitting too close to a TV equipment.

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Luar no olhar

Photography in Paediatric Ophthalmology!

Photography has spread in our daily lives and it is now very easy to make high quality images, once mobile cameras are equipped with better and better lenses. Therefore, we are taking more and better pictures, and then sharing some of them in digital groups of friends and social media.

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Olho Vermelho - Entrevista Porto Canal

Red Eyes in Children – Porto Canal Interview

In children, red eyes are mainly linked with innocent and self-limited situations, especially when presenting low intensity and having no associated symptoms… But, sometimes, the exact opposite happens… There are chronic diseases needing specialised medical intervention not only for diagnosis and proper treatment but also for scheduling follow-ups and regular therapeutics, thus preventing future recurrences.

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Consultório Novo Porto

Porto’s office – EME Saúde – New facilities

From August 1st 2020, Porto’s office – EME Saúde will work in new facilities in a more modern building that guarantees a quality service, having always personalisation of medical act as a fundamental characteristic in doctor-patient relationship. Life is made up of challenges, presenting adaptation and growth opportunities when facing new realities.

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Primeiro Ano Vida

Vision Development – what to expect during the first year of life?

The vision of a baby runs through several crucial stages, with exponential development happening during the first year of life. The harmony of relationship between structure and function is very important for a proper visual system’s structuring. This is the reason for cooperation and complementarity between Paediatric, Family Doctor and Paediatric Ophthalmologist in evaluating a baby during child health follow-up appointments.

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Monitores e oftalmologia pediátrica

Monitors and children

Social interaction, leisure, study or work: nowadays, all of these activities rely on device usage. It is thus normal and acceptable for parents to question themselves about the time span they allow children to be exposed to screens and monitors. The main concern is related to possible visual health consequences.

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News - pathologies and cares

Diplopia Visão Dupla Porto Canal

Diplopia | Visão Dupla – Entrevista ao Porto Canal

A diplopia é uma sintoma que significa visão dupla ou a dobrar.
É possível haver diplopia monocular, isto é ver a dobrar apenas com um dos olhos (ou seja, quando se está a ver apenas com o olho direito ou esquerdo a visão está a duplicar), ou diplopia binocular , isto é o sintoma só existe quando estamos com os dois olhos abertos.

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