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Macular degeneration - DMAE

Ophthalmology , General Practitioner

The macula is the part of the eye responsible for providing us with a clear vision. As we grow faculties loses its function, causing macular degeneration, also known as AMD. It is a fairly common ailment after 60 years and can occur at various levels, resulting in imperceptible in some cases. Conversely, you can also develop much more virulent causing total and progressive vision loss. Although there is still no definitive treatment to repair the effects of macular degeneration, it is...

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Macular edema


Macular edema is an eye disease that causes accumulation of fluid in the macula, the part of the eye responsible for providing us with a clear and sharp vision. Being a very sensitive and important area of ​​the eye, when this fluid accumulation occurs vision is lost and distorted way objects are observed. Also, it may affect only certain parts of the eye or the entire macular area. It is a pathology associated with diabetic patients because it is a major visual discomfort sufferers. His...

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Macular hole


The macular hole is a disease of the eye that affects the macula, which is the central part of the retina, responsible for central vision, responsible for reading or recognizing a face. It is usually caused by age or trauma. It usually presents with a slight blurred vision and / or distortion of the image.

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Physical therapy

Magnet Therapy is a practice within Physiotherapy employing static or permanent magnetic fields on the body. The application takes place by magnets of high or low frequency according to the type of pathology being treated. It is especially effective in treating pain conditions as a result of inflammation but can be used to solve a large number of diseases due to their limited side effects.

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Maintaining dental implants


The maintenance of dental implants is the whole duty of care to follow a patient who has placed him prostheses on dental implants. The maintenance of dental implants begins the day the placement of the final prosthesis, by a control to monitor that there is a perfect balance between the teeth of the upper and lower jaw so that the implants are not forced by certain movements of the mouth. New teeth do not suffer from gum decay but if it could be infected by the accumulation of plaque and...

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Male Infertility

, Fertility Speacialty, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Infertility is the inability to father children after a period of 12 months or more of having unprotected sex. Should differentiate this term of sterility, which is the absolute inability to achieve pregnancy. According to the World Health Organization, infertility affects 15 % of couples. Approximately 40 % of cases, is male infertility;another 40 %, the problem comes from the woman, and the remaining 20% ​​either of the two, or nonspecific causes. The causes can be varied: genetic,...

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Mammary malformations

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Breast surgery is surgery done for breast reconstruction with breast deformities or to replace the loss of a breast, usually removed because of breast cancer. Depending on each case, different surgical techniques are recommended: with breast implants, silicone containing apart from other substances that vary depending on each prosthesis;techniques using the patient's own tissues to achieve a safer and natural, usually extracted from the abdomen, buttocks or thighs reconstruction;or...

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Mandibular Prognathism

Odontology, , Plastic surgery

Mandibular Prognathism is a skeletal problem that is characterized by the abnormal growth of the jaw in relation to the maxilla causing a prominent chin.

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Endoscopy, Gastroenterology

The manometry is a diagnostic procedure used to examine the pressures at different levels or strength of contraction of various organs such as the esophagus, the final section of the intestine, urethra or pelvic floor. This test involves the introduction of a thin, thin tube with holes, which at its end can expect a deflated balloon is inflated once the probe positioned at the desired location by a motion sensitive receptors that are connected to a computer wherein the activity detected is...

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Marfan Syndrome

Heart Surgery, Cardiology, Rheumatology

Marfan syndrome is a genetic cause clinical pathology characterized by a disturbance in the growth of connective tissue, mainly affecting the skeletal system, eyes, skin and cardiovascular system. The disorder may also affect the lungs, the eye level and especially the cardiac level, where they can cause stretching or weakening of the aorta, which is known as aortic dilatation or aneurysm. The physical appearance of people with this syndrome is very characteristic and characterized by: A...

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