Autore: Pierdomenico D’Andrea

Abstract

Aim of the study: to demonstrate the effectiveness of Callegari’s radionic, which consists in the possibility to interact with the oscillatory part of the matter, using particularly waves, defined radionic since generated in particularly oscillating circuits, called Callegari, to induce changes in retinal morphology and function in patients suffering from various macular dystrophies, and to evaluate in which kind of dystrophy the procedure is more useful.
Materials and methods: 39 eyes, affected by various maculopathies (atrophy – 10 eyes-, vitreomacular traction syndrome (VMT) -13 eyes-, age related maculopathy (AMD) -6 eyes-, vascular related maculopathy -6 eyes-, pseudophachic cisthoyd macular oedema (CME) -4 eyes- were exposed to radionic stimuli, 10 sessions every 4 days, during one month, (according to GianBattista Callegari’s Radionic). Exclusion criteria were: pregnancy, known or previous malignancies. OCT and Microperimetry were performed before and after the stimulations, automatically delivered by the CRC DIGITALE DEVICE (Italian patent 2008). Follow-up was 30-60 days. No drugs were administered during treatment and follow-up. Due to the sample heterogeneity and peculiarities, it was not performed statistical analysis.

Autori: Gagliardi A. - Facciolo G. - Vingolo E.M.

Purpose: to evaluate fixation behaviour and other linked–visual functions in patients with AMDtraining a new PRL, in sessions, using biofeedback (BFD) technique with microperimeter MAIA.

Materials and methods: Were selected 15 patients (27 eyes) with Age-related macular degeneration that underwent to a rehabilitative protocol as follows: distance and near visual acuity, reading speed test, MAIA microperimetry, analysis of fixation and central retinal sensitivity. Each patient underwent 10 training sessions of 10 minutes for each eye, performed once a week. All the before-mentioned tests were repeated at the end of low-vision rehabilitation that was after 10 weeks. Statistical analysis was performed using Student’s test. P values less than 0.05 were considered statistically significant.

Autori: Facciolo G. - Gagliardi A. - Vingolo E.M.

Purpose: Low vision rehabilitation in advanced optic nerve damage was described previously in several reports demonstrating its positive effect in improving visual performances. Initially proposed simply as magnification system(optical and optoelectronics), in actual clinical practice new diagnostic and informatic tools helped the patient as active tasks for visual function recovery. Microperimetry allows to follow up the progression of the disease, to exactly localize position shape and deepness of the scotoma and finally tohave a precise localization and evaluation of fixation. The goal of our study is to assess in a selected population of advanced glaucoma patients if microperimetric biofeedback may be able to restore partially some visual tasks.

Materials: Were selected 10 patients (18 eyes) with advanced primary open angle glaucoma that underwent to a rehabilitative protocol as follows: visual acuity evaluation, reading speed, microperimetry, fixation analysis (BCEA or Bivariate Contour Ellipse Area). Each patient scheduled 10 sessions of biofeedback for eye (10 minute each), recall of biofeedback schedulinowas reproposed at month 4-8-12. Statistical analysis was performed with double tailed T test student and Spearman to correlate reading speed and visual acuity with retinal sensitivity.

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