Dr. Aitor Fernández García
• More than 10 years of experience• Head of the Glaucoma Unit in Innova Ocular IOA Madrid (2006-present)
• Specialist Glaucoma Surgery (Trabeculectomy, MICS Surgery)• Surgeon Polo Previous (Niagara and / or presbyopia)
• Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of the Basque Country (2001)• Specialist Ophthalmology obtained at the University Hospital Puerta de Hierro in Madrid (2006) • PhD from the Autonomous University of Madrid with Cum Laude: "Visual Quality in Surgery Presbyopia with diffractive Intraocular Lenses Refractive Lens vs Sector" (2012) ...
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Cataracts, also known as facosclerosis are a total or partial obstruction of the lens or lens of the eye, whose function is to convert the light rays Cataracts, also known as facosclerosis are a total or partial obstruction of the lens or lens of the eye, whose function is to convert the light rays obtained images on the retina. So when this part is obstructed eye, vision becomes weak and blurred. There are many types of cataracts, and is a fairly common condition that increases with age. The only possible cure cataract and restore a correct view treatment is surgery to eradicate it, but it is only recommended when the patient suffers so severe discomfort that do not allow you to continue your daily life as normal or wearing glasses. The operation to correct cataract extraction is based on the area of the lens that is damaged and its replacement by an intraocular lens. ...
Glaucoma is an eye disease that causes progressive loss of nerve fibers in the optic nerve, whose proper functioning is essential to see clearly. Amo Glaucoma is an eye disease that causes progressive loss of nerve fibers in the optic nerve, whose proper functioning is essential to see clearly. Among its causes they are various, include vascular diseases and high blood pressure. As it is a generative disease, it is important to make an early diagnosis. In this regard, experts advise checking the view from 40, although the age of risk for glaucoma is established after 60 years. Although the vision waning because of this disease can not recover, you can prevent progression of glaucoma by lowering the intraocular pressure. This can be accomplished, according to the patient and medical recommendations, with the administration of drugs, laser techniques or noninvasive surgery. ...
MIGS glaucoma surgery is a noninvasive microsurgery for treating glaucoma. The objective of this procedure is to reduce intraocular pressure in the s MIGS glaucoma surgery is a noninvasive microsurgery for treating glaucoma. The objective of this procedure is to reduce intraocular pressure in the surgery that has minimal complications. The intervention also reduces treatment. ...
When the pressure inside the eye is triggered, we say there is an ocular hypertension. In principle anyone can look ocular hypertension. However, peo When the pressure inside the eye is triggered, we say there is an ocular hypertension. In principle anyone can look ocular hypertension. However, people with eye injuries, eye diseases, certain medications, diabetic patients, among others, may be more conducive to development causes hypertension. Most people do not feel any previous symptoms so it is very important to perform eye examinations to prevent any disease. Ocular hypertension can be treated through medication to reduce eye strain and prevent damage from reaching the optic nerve, glaucoma avoiding -the loss of vision permanently. ...
Optic neuritis is inflammation of the optic nerve that can be manifested in its outer form and the inner, which is why sometimes it is difficult to diagnosis. Since this is a disease that affects the nerve responsible for transmitting visual information from the retina to the brain, could cause visual loss and injury to the sheath surrounding nerve fibers of the eye. This is a condition caused, often caused by autoimmune diseases, or respiratory viral infections, and, especially multiple sclerosis. Therefore recovery is closely linked to the improvements regarding the disease that has caused. His recovery can also be achieved through corticosteroids administered orally or intravenously. ...
Conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the conjunctiva, the mucous layer lining the eyelids, the front of the eyeball and the fornix of the eye. Its basic function is to protect the surfaces it coats, so that when infection occurs therein tends to swell. The most common symptoms of conjunctivitis are redness, burning and strange sensation in the eye as well as the appearance of yellow or green mucus, especially in the tabs. These symptoms also occur frequently in cases of allergy. Treatment of conjunctivitis includes applying eye drops or gel, along with a thorough cleaning of the area with sterile saline or warm water boiled. ...
Intraocular lenses, also known as IOLs, are transparent artificial lenses used to replace the natural lens of the eyes when they are damaged, either by cataracts, nearsightedness or other eye diseases. In people with vision blurred vision due to damage to your natural lens, which is responsible for receiving the light rays with which the images are obtained, replacing it with an intraocular lens patient returns to a correct view . Normally, they are made with flexible and pliable material and are the same size as the original. The intraocular lens is generally implanted in the eye in cataract surgery to replace the natural lens. ...
The lazy eye, better known as amblyopia or lazy eye, is a diminution of vision with no known organic cause, because of a defect in maturation of the visual system during the first years of life. Although usually monocular, there are also cases in which affects both eyes. It is a childhood disease, so it is highly important to correct for early age so they do not end up becoming chronic. Some of the most common symptoms that present children with lazy eye are often rub eyes, squint to look, flashing eyes, look blackboard hand, deflect an eye when looking… For treatment goggles are recommended so as daily occlusions ( cover the eye with which is properly for a certain number of hours, depending on the degree of affectation of amblyopia ) the degree of amblyopia depend hours). ...
Macular edema is an eye disease that causes accumulation of fluid in the macula, the part of the eye responsible for providing a clear and sharp vision. It is a very sensitive and important area of the eye, when this fluid accumulation occurs vision is lost and distorted way objects are observed. It can also affect only certain parts of the eye or the whole macular area. It is a pathology associated with diabetic patients because it is a major visual impairment sufferers. Treatment is to seal fluid leaks in the macula, which can be done by laser surgery or therapy intraocular injections. Both techniques provide very good results. ...
Presbyopia, also known as farsightedness, is a common condition caused by aging of the eye lens, which appears especially from 40 to 45 years. More specifically, it is a lens accommodation, one of the most important parts of the eye to correct vision, and which is responsible for focusing images on the retina so we can see the sharp objects. Therefore presbyopia causes a distorted view of nearby objects, affecting close up view. This condition can be corrected with the use of glasses or contact lenses and surgery. The latter will depend on the patient's age, the state of your lens and eye defect have. Also, there are two techniques for this operation: the use of lasers, and phacoemulsification with intraocular lens placement, in which an artificial lens inside the eye is placed. ...
Tearing or watery eyes is excessive tearing, which is generated when the duct that drains tears into the nose is clogged or malfunctioning. One of the most common causes of tearing is dry eyes. Dryness causes the eyes to produce too many tears and, therefore, excess tearing occurs. Irritation, infection or the growth of eyelashes into the eye may develop watery eyes. Although there are other common causes such as allergies to dust and mold that can cause conjunctivitis or tearing. ...
Vision problems encompass a host of pathologies. The most common are refractive comprising: the nearsightedness or myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and presbyopia. Its causes may be genetically different, due to aging or other diseases such as macular degeneration caused by diabetes. ...
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