Diabetes Mellitus and Diabetic Retinopathy

May 26th, 2017|

Diabetic retinopathy is the alteration of the retina generated by diabetes mellitus. This disease is increasing in the number of people affected by it worldwide and an estimated 415 million adults have diabetes at the [...]

What is the optic nerve and how does it work?

August 2nd, 2016|Etiquetas: , |

The optic nerve is responsible for transmitting the signals that the eye perceives to our brain. The brain will then interpret these signals coming from external stimuli in order to form a mental image of [...]

What is vision therapy? A specialised treatment for children with ‘lazy eye’

July 21st, 2016|Etiquetas: , |

We say that a child has a lazy eye or suffers from amblyopia when one or both eyes have decreased vision. It is a delay in the development of the visual function that can be [...]

Patients with AMD must do all they can to protect their macula

July 14th, 2016|Etiquetas: |

In the same way that sensitive skin needs sunscreen, people who have been diagnosed with macular degeneration, should do all they can to protect their eyes from the sun, especially the macula. Age-related macular degeneration [...]

Vision problems while driving

July 12th, 2016|Etiquetas: |

Before getting behind the wheel it is important to consider the health of our eyes. Very often driving at high speed means you need to see things much more quickly, so it is advisable to [...]

Blepharoplasty: A simple operation that improves the appearance and functionality of the eyelids

July 7th, 2016|Etiquetas: |

Blepharoplasty is a widespread technique for the treatment of excess skin and/or fat associated with the upper eyelids. This technique achieves not only a rejuvenation of the patient's appearance but also an improvement in the [...]

Nystagmus can be caused by excess alcohol consumption

July 5th, 2016|Etiquetas: , |

El nistagmus es un movimiento involuntario, rápido y repetitivo de los ojos. Por lo general, el movimiento es de lado a lado, pero también puede ser hacia arriba y hacia abajo o circular. El movimiento puede variar entre lento y rápido, y por lo general afecta a ambos ojos.

Eye care tips while on holiday

June 28th, 2016|Etiquetas: , |

The arrival of summer means a greater daily exposure to sunlight. We all know how to protect our skin from the sun and we are aware of the hazards arising from exposure to the sun [...]

The new Smile laser: the latest technique for operations for near-sightedness and astigmatism

June 23rd, 2016|Etiquetas: |

The new SMILE laser allows operations on patients with myopia of over five dioptres and up to twelve dioptres more safely and effectively, and ensures greater structural stability in the cornea in the long run. [...]

Sport and damage to the eyes: how to prevent it?

June 21st, 2016|Etiquetas: , |

Practising sport is one of the most common causes of injury to the eyes, especially among children and young adults. Every year thousands of people suffer eye injuries in Spain while doing sport. Among the [...]

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