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Nature has many gifts for your healthy vision. Here is another one: sports! Therefore, consider boosting your eye health by regularly working out. It not only can help you lose weight and, if you are overweight, prevent diabetes, but it also curbs harmful inflammation and improves blood flow in the body. This can impact blood […]

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Glaucoma is a group of diseases that can cause vision loss and even blindness by damaging the eye’s optic nerve. The optic nerve transmits information from the retina to the brain. Contrary to macular degeneration,  which affects the central vision, glaucoma affects the peripheral or side vision first. This ailment is very slow in developing. […]

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If you read a lot on your smartphone or tablet, or if you predominantly look on the PC screen, you should consider the following simple tips: Take a look away from the monitor into the distance every 20 minutes – this will help your eye muscles Blink often! Regular blinking often prevents dry, burning, itching […]

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Transorbital alternating current stimulation, or tACS, is designed to stimulate all the retina’s nerve cells to speed up vision restoration. New clinical findings indicate that even many years after an injury, tACS can restore visual functions. This is based on more than 15 years of research in professor Sabel´s laboratory at the Otto-von-Guericke University of […]

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Savir Center will be closed over the Easter holidays and open again on the 23rd of April. We wish you a nice hoilday and a good time with your family and friends!

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Everyone has experienced at least once a problem with dry eyes. Symptoms of dry eyes are: itching or burning sensation in your eyes, eye redness, feeling of tired eyes, blurred vision or a foreign body sensation. Even if you have cried for a while, the eyes can stay dry. The reason may lie in a […]

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January 2019 History and setting In late 2011 I began having a tearful right eye and headaches. After seeing an ophthalmologist I had an MRI scan on Dec 23rd 2011, which showed a large tumour in the right upper side of my head, which was diagnosed as a Grade 2 meningioma at an advanced stage, […]

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On 30.03.2019, professor Sabel will attend the Glaukomzirkel in Münster and present the topic: “Sind Gesichtsfeldausfälle reversibel? “. During the program, the scientists and researchers will discuss over topics related with glaucoma, including new conservative and surgical therapy concept as well as the progress in the glaucoma diagnosis.  

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Home is the place where you spend most of the time of your life. For people who is visually impaired, objects with bright contrast and obvious color differences are more easily detectable: do not place a white object in front of a white wall; use bright colors for everyday objects like cups or plates.  

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Visual field test measures both central and side visions, to check whether any region of the visual field shows a vision loss. (see figure below) The task is to respond to a dot of light that appears on the screen randomly. Failing to detect a light dot may indicate a lack of vision in specific […]

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