A cataract is the progressive loss of transparency of a lens, whose function is to properly focus images on the retina, both of distant objects as well as near ones.
Vissum is a centre of excellence in corneal transplants. It is authorised by the National Transplant Organisation, and it is the private ophthalmological centre that carries out the most transplants per year in Madrid.
Glaucoma refers to a group of neurodegenerative diseases characterised by the presence of a progressive injury to the optic nerve, the main risk factor of this being high intraocular pressure.
Vissum’s ophthalmologists specialising in oculoplastic surgery mainly treat disorders and diseases of the eyelid, eyeball and tear ducts, but they also correct aesthetic problems linked to the natural ageing of the eye
The first years of life are critical for the proper development of vision. Therefore, early diagnosis in children is crucial to ensuring that eye defects can be corrected and do not result in consequences that persist throughout life.
Refractive corneal surgery allows correction of the most frequent vision problems such as nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia) and astigmatism using different lasers.
At Vissum a team of ophthalmologists, who are highly specialised in retinal disorders, will diagnose and recommend the most advanced treatments available for each disorder, in coordination with other specialists.
Our eyesight often worsens after the age of forty due to the ageing of the lens. Presbyopia or age-related farsightedness is a decrease in the ability of the lens to focus, which initially affects near vision,
The Vision Therapy and Low Vision Unit helps patients to maximise their visual capabilities. Vissum has a team of specialised optometrists who assess visual problems and seek the best solutions to them.