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LipiFlow®️ Treatment: An Efficient Solution for Dry Eyes Dry eye is one of those eye conditions that can become serious irritants. In some people, this condition can even interfere with the execution of normal daily tasks. Thus, patients with dry eyes are often looking for a treatment to get over it quickly. LipiFlow®️ and the…READ MORE
In this blog, written by the Bellevue Clinic, you will read articles on several topics concerning ophthalmology and the eye in general, such as eye diseases and their symptoms, causes, treatments, unusual facts, as well as the scientific innovations in the field that are currently under development.
Learn more about this fascinating and burgeoning medical area.
Phacorefractive Surgery: A Flexible Solution Phacorefractive surgery is part of the family of so-called “refractive” operations, meaning that they are used to correct a patient’s vision and allow him to be more independent of his glasses or contact lenses. Phacorefractive surgery is generally used to treat cases of presbyopia, an age-related pathology defined by the…READ MORE
Rigorous New Sanitary Measures in Our Clinics Since the beginning of the crisis, our clinics have quickly been adapted to ensure the safety of all our patients. We are closely monitoring the situation and always follow the advice of the Government of Quebec and public health agencies. Among the new measures implemented: Use of visor…READ MORE
COVID-19: Follow the Recommendations The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is drastically changing our lifestyle. In these times of crisis, it is important to adopt safe behavior for the good of all. Be sure to follow all recommendations made by the government as well as by public health agencies. The population aged 70 and over is particularly…READ MORE
Bellevue Clinic: 1st Technology Demonstration Centre for Johnson & Johnson in Canada The Bellevue Clinic had a partnership with AMO, acquired by Johnson & Johnson, for more than 10 years. Thanks to their advanced technologies, we can perform refractive laser surgeries with intraocular lens as well as with the excimer laser (LASIK). The expertise and…READ MORE
5 Eye Health Tips to Start the Year Off Right A healthy lifestyle for healthy eyes Eating a healthy and varied diet can reduce the risk of developing certain eye conditions such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD) or cataracts. A diet rich in vitamin C and antioxidants is to be preferred. Vegetables containing vitamin A…READ MORE
Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Macular degeneration is usually linked to aging, hence its name, AMD (age-related macular degeneration). It is also one of the leading causes of visual impairment in people 65 years and older. It is a pathology that reaches the retina and more particularly the region of the macula. The latter, when healthy,…READ MORE