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ASEFA
Advanced Oftalmologica Area, Dr Verges, works in Barcelona on everything related to ophthalmology with the insurer or medical mutual Asefa Insurance for over 10 years. This ophthalmology center consists of a team of nine doctors ophthalmologists trained to care for all patients Asefa InsuranceSee our medicalHistory and Asefa commitments Insurance"ASEFA, is an insurance company that builds 150 years... [+]
DKV
Advanced Oftalmologica Area, Dr Verges, works in Barcelona on everything related to ophthalmology with the insurer or medical mutual DKV Health Insurance for over 10 years. This ophthalmology center consists of a team of nine doctors ophthalmologists trained to care for all patients DKV Health Insurance,See our medicalThose are,DKV Group Munich Health Insurance belongs to the division which includes... [+]
 
 
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Presbyopia
HOW TO TREAT PRESBYOPIA Nowadays presbyopia can be treated in a safe an effective manner but a previous diagnosis is necessary to assess the causes that produce it, different in each patient, and thus establishing the most effective treatment strategy in each case, although, with an ophthalmologist  specialized in this type of treatment. What is Presbyopia. Presbyopia (farsightedness)... [+]
Glaucoma
Dr. Elvira Llevat is responsible of this Unit. In the field of glaucoma, we have created the first Unit of Ocular Hemodynamics in Spain to improve the diagnosis and especially focused on the prevention of this disease.  We have equipped this Unit with modern technology to reveal glaucomatous changes related to other systemic diseases such as diabetes, abnormal blood pressure or ischemic... [+]
Medical Retina
Dr. Juan José Bóveda is the Head of Unit.  Medical Retina ranges the diagnosis and treatment of retinal diseases, especially those with a medical component, both locally and those involved with other remote diseases: hypertension, diabetes, circulatory disorders, infections, degenerative processes, tumours’ and many more. We know that the eye is involved in many systemic... [+]
Pediatric ophthalmology
Dr. Boveda is responsible of the Unit. Along with the diagnosis and treatment of classical processes, a new equipment has been added for the early detection of eye disorders that can affect the development of the visual apparatus.  We have created the Visual Therapy Unit for the analysis and treatment of school vision disorders, such as attentional disorders (AD), dyslexia and laterality... [+]
 
 
Eye Disease
 
Albinism
WHAT IS ALBINISM? Albinism is an inherited genetic condition that reduces the amount of pigment formed in the eyes, skin or hair. Some children and adults with albinism (albinos) may have a total lack of pigment with skin and hair and pinkish eyes.  There are different types of albinism, and one, in particular, affects only the eyes (Ocular Albinism), being the skin and hair pigmentation... [+]
Vitrectomy
WHAT IS A VITRECTOMY? Vitrectomy is a kind of intraocular surgery aiming to treat ocular diseases that affect the retina and vitreous body. The retina is the sensitive film of the eye coating the inner wall of the eye. Outside the retina, there is the choroid which is a vascular layer located beneath the cornea and the sclera. The vitreous humor is a clear jelly like liquid that fills most... [+]
Conjunctivitis
WHAT IS CONJUNCTIVITIS? Conjunctivitis is a term that means inflammation of the conjunctiva, without specifying the cause. Generally, conjunctivitis is the most common cause of "red eye". The white of the eye (the sclera) is covered with a thin membrane called the conjunctiva, which has fine blood vessels and capillaries that are not to be seen with a naked eye. When the conjunctiva becomes... [+]
Eye floaters
WHAT ARE EYE  FLOATERS? Occasionally, you may see small spots or flecks drifting in your field of vision. They are called floaters. Often you may notice that these spots are particularly pronounced when you look at a plain, clear background, such as a wall or a blue, bright sky, or when looking at a white paper. The floaters are tiny pieces of the eye gel-like substance or the cells... [+]
Retinal Detachment
RETINAL DETACHMENT  Immediate attention is required! Retinal detachment affects one in 10,000 people each year. This is a serious eye condition that can occur at any age, but usually tends to occur in middle-aged individuals or people of the third age. It is usually more common in myopic people or those who have previously had a retinal disorder. A strong blow to the eye can also cause... [+]
Age-related eye disease
With age our body undergoes changes that sometimes limited usual activities. The visual system is no exception, and some diseases or visual disorders are associated with this physiological process. Fortunately modern medicine, ophthalmology, has evolved to resolve many disease processes or changes that come with age, can be and maintain a level of optimum vision to develop a completely normal life.... [+]
Strabismus
WHAT IS STRABISMUS? Strabismus is a deviation in the position of the eyes so that the eyes are directed to different points. Although it is a common condition that affects four percent of the child population, may appear later in adulthood. The deviation can be permanent and always noticeable, or may come and go, sometimes seeming Normal and abnormal other. One eye can be looking straight ahead... [+]
Glaucoma
WHAT IS GLAUCOMA? Glaucoma is a disease that leads to blindness. Glaucoma is quite common in adults over 35 years. Two or more of every 100 people in this age group, make some kind of treatment for this disease. When glaucoma is diagnosed in early stages, you can usually prevent blindness appeared if not establishing any type of treatment. When we look at an object, the image is conveyed from the... [+]
NEURITIS ÓPTICA
WHAT IS OPTIC NEURITIS? It is an inflammation of the optic nerve that sometimes manifests itself in his head or disk and can be seen with the ophthalmoscope (papillitis). However, most often it is retrobulbar, appearing normal background (65%). Although the disease can occur at any age is more common to begin to manifest between 20 and 30 years, with higher prevalence in women (75%) and in the... [+]
Nystagmus
WHAT IS NYSTAGMUS? Nystagmus is an uncontrolled, involuntary movement of the eyes. Nystagmus usually affects both eyes and is usually reveals the gaze in a particular direction. WHAT IS THE CAUSE OF NYSTAGMUS? Some conditions are associated with nystagmus. Sometimes the brain's control of eye movements is poor, resulting in the inability to look at an object. Some forms of nystagmus are associated... [+]
Keratoconus
Keratoconus is a condition in which the cornea (the clear part in the front of the eye) is abnormally thin and protrudes forward. Keratoconus literally means a cone shaped cornea. This abnormally can cause serious distortion of vision. WHAT CAUSES KERATOCONUS? Despite ongoing research in this area is not yet known the cause that produces it. Moreover keratoconus is not considered a hereditary... [+]
Uveitis
WHAT IS UVEITIS? The eye could be compared to a tennis ball, hollow inside with three different layers of tissue around a central cavity. The outermost is the sclera (the white layer of the eye) and the innermost is the retina (tissue responsible for forming images on the back of the eye, such as a camera reel). The middle layer between the sclera and the retina is called the uvea, the Greek... [+]
 
 
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Albinism
ALBINISM WHAT IS ALBINISM? Albinism is an inherited genetic condition that reduces the amount of pigment formed in the eyes, skin or hair. Some children and adults with albinism (albinos) may have a total lack of pigment with skin and hair and pinkish eyes.  There are different types of albinism, and one, in particular, affects only the eyes (Ocular Albinism), being the skin and hair... [+]
GLAUCOMA NEW SYSTEMS TO PREVENT GLAUCOMA Glaucoma is a disease that often shows no symptoms, no warning and, if it develops to the end, the result is irreversible blindness, so an early detection is particularly most welcomed. In our unit, we have the latest advances in prevention: nerve fiber analysis by polarimetry (GDx), topographic survey of the papilla through the new high definition... [+]
 
 
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PAMITOYLETHANOLAMIDA (PEA). A NEW THERAPEUTIC APPROACH IN GLAUCOMA
PAMITOYLETHANOLAMIDA (PEA). A NEW THERAPEUTIC APPROACH IN GLAUCOMA Vision could be improved in patients with glaucoma treated with palmitoylethanolamide (PEA). Recently it has been shown that administration of PEA decrease intraocular pressure (IOP) and plays a fundamental role in achieving neuroprotection, improving  vision in patients with glaucoma. Dr Carlos Vergés, Dra Elvira... [+]
DEVELOPMENTS IN THE TREATMENT OF GLAUCOMA
Glaucoma can be treated without surgery and without drops??? As we know glaucoma is a disease where there is a progressive atrophy of the optic nerve.Although it is a multifactorial disease the most important mechanism for progression of glaucoma is high pressure in the eye. So far the means available to lower eye pressure are: Topical: instillation of eye drops Laser trabeculoplasty Glaucoma... [+]
COMBINED TREATMENT OF TOPOGRAPHY GUIDED LASER AND CROSSLINKING FOR KERATOCONUS
In keratoconus is essential to establish early diagnosis and combined treatment to stop the disease and return the highest visual quality. Currently there are techniques that provide very encouraging results, as the combination of topography-guided laser and crosslinking. Few days ago took place in Seville, Sevilla Refractiva, in its XII edition, a leader in our calendar of conferences and... [+]
OPEN DAY FOR EARLY DETECTION OF GLAUCOMA.
On Wednesday March 12 is World Glaucoma Day , second leading cause of blindness worldwide . Glaucoma is a disease that develops without warning , does not produce discomfort , until vision is lost irreversibly , so early diagnosis is so important, especially after age 40.In Area Advanced Ophthalmology want help in preventing glaucoma and we organize an open door on the same day March 12 , from... [+]
WHAT SHOULD I KNOW OF GLAUCOMA
March 12 was World Glaucoma Day , a disease which is the second leading cause of blindness in the world, even despite the availability of modern analytical systems to prevent their onset and evolution. The problem is that no warning , which suffers no pains to note that the loss of vision stage where we can no longer back away starts. What is glaucoma?It is a disease that is defined as ischemic... [+]
GLAUCOMA IS A DISEASE THAT MORE AND MORE RELATED TO CHRONIC STRESS AND A BAD DIET
Carlos Vergés MD, PhD,  Elvira Llevat MD Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide 1 and vision loss occurs in a painless, progressive and irreversible manner, hence the importance to prevent or treat it before it reaches its final stages. We now know that glaucoma is based on oxidative stress 2-13. Oxidative stress is a high intracellular concentration of reactive... [+]
WHAT SHOULD I KNOW ABOUT GLAUCOMA
Dr Carlos Verges, Dr. Elvira Llevat March 13 was the World Day of Glaucoma, the second leading cause of blindness in the world, even despite the availability of modern analytical systems to prevent its onset and evolution. The problem is that no warning, no symptoms and do not realize their progression.   http://areaoftalmologica.com/en/what-should-i-know-about-glaucoma/ [+]
 
 
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