How to take care of your eye health?

About 248 million people worldwide suffer from some visual impairment, of which 39 million are blind and 245 million have low vision. The main cause of visual impairment is uncorrected refractive errors such as myopia, hyperopia or astigmatism. About 90% of people with eye problems live in developed countries and 65% are over 50 years … Read more

Everything you need to know about refractive surgery

Refractive surgery is a set of surgical techniques aimed at correcting a graduation defect suffered by the patient, the so-called refractive defects, which can be myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and/or a combination of them. Ocular problems treated by refractive surgery The eye problems treated by this surgery are: Myopia: is a refractive defect of the eye … Read more

Myopia surgery with the most modern technology: What are they?

What are the surgeries to treat myopia? Myopia surgery can be performed with excimer lasers (PRK and LASIK), femtosecond laser (SMILE) and pseudophakic intraocular lenses (phakic intraocular lenses, i.e. without removing the crystalline lens). In people over 60 years of age, cataract surgery applied when you have one is very advanced, since it also involves … Read more

Premium Lenses for Nearsightedness and Astigmatism

Premium intraocular lenses are lenses that are implanted inside the eye, allowing the patient to see well at all distances without the need for glasses. This type of lenses correct multiple vision pathologies, such as myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and presbyopia or eyestrain. Only in some cases the patient may require a little help for certain … Read more

Corneal transplantation, a precision microsurgery

Corneal transplantation, or keratoplasty, consists of the replacement of damaged corneal tissue with healthy corneal tissue from a donor, with the aim of restoring transparency and regularity to the cornea, thus allowing the recovery or improvement of visual acuity. What types of corneal transplants are there? There are different types of corneal transplants: Until a … Read more

When is anterior pole surgery performed?

The anterior pole corresponds to the outermost part of the eye, i.e. the cornea, lens, iris, conjunctiva and eyelids. When is anterior pole surgery necessary? It is recommended when there are alterations in any of the anatomical structures of the eye. The most frequent are: cataracts generally related to age, high tension glaucoma, low tension … Read more