Dr. Joaquín Mauricio Casanovas
• More than 25 years of experience• Head of Ophthalmology and Director of Agora Clinic Maresme (present) • Specialist in Ophthalmology at the IOI Corachan (2005-present)• Ophthalmologist Mèdic Centre Masnou (1994-2014)• Oftalmològic ophthalmologist at the Institut de Barcelona (IOB)• Specialist in Ophthalmology at the Hospital Clínic of Barcelona ...
• Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Barcelona (1981)• Specialist in Ophthalmology
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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. ...
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 b 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. 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. ...
Refractive surgery is responsible for changing the anatomy of the eye to correct vision defects such as farsightedness, astigmatism or myopia. There Refractive surgery is responsible for changing the anatomy of the eye to correct vision defects such as farsightedness, astigmatism or myopia. There are several types of refractive procedures, most notably of laser surgery, an increasingly common and widespread thanks to the good results and has the proven technical safety of operation. Specifically, refractive laser surgery is to change the size of the cornea (responsible for our vision) through the application of the laser inside. For this it is necessary to lift a layer of corneal tissue, which will be relocated once the intervention and does not require points. ...
Myopia, also known as nearsightedness and hipometropía, is an ocular abnormality resulting focus vision on distant objects because of a dysfunction in the retina. Thus, although the view is normal at close range, as you look away, they are gradually blurring the images. There are many degrees of myopia, high myopia being which exceeds the 6.5 diopters. The most commonly used for correcting this ailment resources are glasses and contact lenses, but increasingly patients are operated by laser surgery, the application of which depends on the characteristics of each eye there. This intervention consists of modifying the surface of the cornea correcting the diopter affected. Finally, in the most severe myopia, the placement of intraocular lenses, which function is the same as the outer lenses but located within the eye and permanently is possible. ...
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. ...
The Guttata cornea is an eye disease characterized by the appearance of bumps in the form of drops in this part of the eye. Being injuries in the cornea, refraction main element that allows a clear view of the objects, causing loss of visual acuity. It is a condition that worsens over the years and for which, except in very advanced cases, treatment is not necessary. In patients where the Guttata cornea prevents develop normally your daily life, you can perform a corneal transplant, a very common and simple operation as to perform it is not necessary to treat the entire cornea but only the part affected. ...
Farsightedness is an eye disorder that causes see distant objects clearly and fuzzy close. Hyperopia people perceive in different ways. Some people may not have any problems with your vision, especially when they are young and others with a high degree of farsightedness, experience blurry both at a close distance as far vision. The continuous effort to try to focus on objects up close, can cause symptoms such as eyestrain, itchy eyes and headaches. In patients with hyperopia, the image is viewed from behind the retina instead of directly on it, unlike what happens in an emmetropic patient without graduation. The hyperopic eye patient because it is shorter than usual, or because the optical power of the lens and / or your cornea is lower than normal. ...
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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