FAQs

 
 

What is the Metodo Benozzi®? How does it work?

The Metodo Benozzi® is the first pharmacological treatment for the Presbyopia and the only one registered worldwide. This treatment consists in the use of artificial tears prescribed by an ophthalmologist and it is used daily. Through this treatment you manage to put into place what was lost by the presbyopia, being able to live without wearing glasses or avoiding surgeries.

Is the Metodo Benozzi® applicable to any person?

The Metodo Benozzi® is not applied to any person, each situation has to be particularly evaluated to determine if the pharmacological treatment for Presbyopia is going to be beneficial or not. To start with, the Metodo Benozzi® can be used by healthy patients who suffer presbyopia (in general those who are more than 40 years old), having this been associated to other patient´s refractive conditions such as hypermetry, myopia and astigmatism.

Which patients cannot get benefits from the Metodo Benozzi®?

Patients who cannot get benefits from this method are those who have been operated of Cataracts (because they no longer have crystalline lens) and all those patients who have any other ocular disorders (except glaucoma or ocular hypertension) such as maculopathy, retinopathy, and retinal detachment, among others.

Which are the counter-indications of using Metodo Benozzi®?

There are several counter indications of using the pharmacological treatment Metodo Benozzi® for example that the patient apart from suffering Presbyopia has other ocular disorders that cause the reduction of sight for other causes different to the loss of eye accommodation. Disturbances in the retina- Disturbances in the eye cornea –Neuropathy- Etc. – I was operated by laser system ( Refractive Surgery) Can I use the Metodo Benozzi®? If the surgery has not affected the crystalline lens or retina, the Metodo Benozzi® can be satisfactorily applied. Many patients who have been operated of hyperopia and / or astigmatism have solved out their Presbyopia with the pharmacological use of Metodo Benozzi®.

I was operated with laser (refractive surgery). Can I be treated by Metodo Benozzi®?

If the surgery has not affected the crystalline lens or the retina, the Metodo Benozzi® can be satisfactorily applied. Many patients who have been operated of hyperopia and / or astigmatism have solved out their Presbyopia with the pharmacological use of Metodo Benozzi®. I was operated of Presbyopia. Can I get treated by Metodo Benozzi®? If the surgery consisted in taking off the crystalline and putting lens inside the eye (intraocular lens) , you cannot be treated by Metodo Benozzi® because the patient does not have the crystalline to get in place. If the person was operated by a laser surgery (surgery made in the eye cornea), the patients can be treated by the pharmacological treatment of Metodo Benozzi®.

Do I have to use the Metodo Benozzi® artificial tears for all my life?

The pharmacological Presbyopia treatment is only effective as long as the crystalline does not get rigid or opaque (Cataracts) which can be when people get 65 years old approximately.

Does Metodo Benozzi® pharmathetical treatment cure the presbyopia?

The Presbyopia is not a disease but a progressive situation related to the age and therefore it is not curable. However, this pharmathetical treatment solves out the presbyopia problem preventing the use of glasses. Why the Metodo Benozzi® is not more widespread? Metodo Benozzi® is establishing relationships with Multinational Laboratories for a massive launch at international level having this the due acknowledgment equal to the size of such discovery.

Are the artificial tears used by Metodo Benozzi®sold in a chemist?

Yes, the artificial tears used in this pharmacological treatment for presbyopia are sold in authorized chemists by the Public Health Ministry by prescription.

What happened if I quit the Metodo Benozzi® treatment? Can I wear glasses again?

The Metodo Benozzi® is an absolutely reversible treatment, that can be abandoned without consequences or bad effects allowing the patient any other ophthalmological treatment or going back to the use if the glasses.

Can the artificial tears used by Metodo Benozzi® damage my eyes?

The tears used by Metodo Benozzi® for Presbyopia cannot cause any damage to your eyes especially if they are prescribed by an ophthalmologist who knows the counter-indications of its usage. If there happens to be any hyper sensibility or allergy to the drugs used, our group of specialized doctors will diagnose it in the first appointment and the treatment will not be recommended.

Are the artificial tears used by Metodo Benozzi® approved by Health entities?

The drugs used in the artificial tears are approved by all the entities of health sanitation inspections in Argentina and the rest of the world.