Dr. Javier Valle Torres
• More than 30 years of experience• Private consultation Oftalmológica in Malaga (1986 - present) • Specialist Ophthalmology Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Victoria Malaga (1989 - 2013)• Specialist in Ophthalmology at the Provincial Hospital and Hospital of Malaga (1986 - 2014)• Ophthalmologist medical officer at the Provincial Hospital of Malaga (1986 - 1989)• Ophthalmologist at the Hospital Virgen del Rocio in Seville (1982 - 1986) ...
• Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Malaga (1980)• Residency in Ophthalmology at the Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío de Sevilla (1986)
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Diabetic retinopathy involves an ocular disorder caused by diabetes, which is caused by damage to blood vessels of the retina. This defect often Diabetic retinopathy involves an ocular disorder caused by diabetes, which is caused by damage to blood vessels of the retina. This defect often causes leakage of fluid or blood in the eye, and if the disease progresses important visual disturbances such as blurred vision proliferation occur. The best way to prevent this disorder is to control diabetes (using insulin or other medications), a periodic eye exam (every one to two years), and exercising and maintaining a healthy diet to prevent the occurrence of the diabetes. When the disorder is in an advanced stage it should be treated by applying argon laser of existing lesions in order to prevent loss of vision. ...
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 v 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). ...
Child ophthalmology is the part of medicine that deals with the eye and its diseases in children, from birth through adolescence. Since some of the ey Child ophthalmology is the part of medicine that deals with the eye and its diseases in children, from birth through adolescence. Since some of the eye diseases begin to show symptoms during this stage it is very important to consider the children's ophthalmology as part of health care smaller house. Among the most common conditions, it highlights the lazy eye, strabismus, child obstruction and malformations. Also, if any of the family of the patient has congenital diseases of view, it is much more necessary to make an early follow-up to not end up with worse consequences. ...
Retinitis pigmentosa is considered a serious eye condition caused most common hereditary retinal degeneration. Progressive causes decreased vision du Retinitis pigmentosa is considered a serious eye condition caused most common hereditary retinal degeneration. Progressive causes decreased vision due to the death of photoreceptors, eye retina cells. So it can end up causing blindness. Its first symptoms are lack of capacity to adapt to the dark nocturna- blindness and decreased visual field, causing tunnel vision. As the disease progresses, symptoms worsen, so it is important to know the development of the disease in close relatives to know how it will affect the patient. Although there is currently no specific treatment for this disease, consumption of vitamins, minerals and other ingredients may help slow its evolution. In addition, vision therapy is also advised, conducting exercises monitored by an ophthalmologist to improve the visual conditions of the patient. ...
Uveitis is inflammation of the uvea, the middle layer of the eye formed by the choroid, ciliary leather, and iris, which surrounds the interior of the eyeball. This is the tissue more blood vessels throughout the body, so it is a very sensitive and prone to infectious and inflammatory processes area. Also, the inflammation causes severe vision loss, so it is very important to treat as soon as possible. Among its causes include infectious, autoimmune, bone and rheumatic diseases, and trauma. Symptoms of uveitis vary depending on the part of the uvea that is affected, if it comes back, vision loss occurs, whereas if it affects the previous, often cause blurred vision, eye pain, redness eyes and photophobia. Similarly, treatment depends on the location: in the case of anterior uveitis inflammatory eye drops are used; to the rear, it is best cortisone orally and through injections around the eye. Immunomodulatory drugs are administered when the disease is associated with a chronic process. Finally, it will only resort to surgery if associated complications such as glaucoma or cataracts occur. ...
Diabetes is a disease characterized by a significant increase in blood glucose levels (hyperglycemia ), whose symptoms are usually fatigue, emaciation produced in a short time, excessive thirst and urination extreme ( even at night ). This pathology is caused by an alteration of the action of insulin, either because it does not exist or because the patient's pancreas no longer make it. This last case is what causes diabetes mellitus or insulin-dependent (type I diabetes), which appears in childhood. In the case of people with diabetes type I, substitute this lack of insulin treatment to be followed for life, proper diet that allows greater control of blood glucose levels throughout the day and about good habits of physical exercise. In contrast, type II diabetes is a consequence of hypertension, high cholesterol, obesity, among other causes. Requires more control over diet that is done and sometimes treatment with oral antidiabetic (pills ). Besides, during gestation can also see the unbalanced blood glucose levels, which causes the called gestational diabetes. ...
Dry eye syndrome occurs when there is a shortage or lack of tear to the eye. This is one of the most common diseases in ophthalmology and is caused by an alteration in the tear film, causing discomfort and itching, eye dryness, grittiness and difficulty opening the eyes in the morning. Also, depending on the degree of drying, this condition is classified into light, medium and severe. In some cases it is a consequence of other diseases, so that their treatment will be closely linked to repairing the initial ailment. If this is an isolated pathology, the most common is to proceed to the replacement of these tears, the body does not produce by itself, provide artificial tears to the eyes the basic information it needs to function properly. They are applied in drops as a salve. ...
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. ...
Strabismus is a deviation of line of sight of the two eyes, which implies that they are not located in the same direction with respect to the visual axis are not parallel. Thus, while one eye looks towards a particular object, the other goes in another direction. This is a visual and aesthetic problem. Being a deviation occurs at an early age is crucial that action be taken as quickly as possible, to avoid resulting in other ailments. To treat this disorder there are multiple techniques like alternating shutter each eye patch, use of special glasses, toxin injection to temporarily paralyze muscles or surgery. This is recommended only in extreme cases and is to avoid eye strain by strengthening or weakening, as appropriate, of certain eye muscles. ...
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