Dr. Juan Antonio García de Oteyza
• More than 35 years of experience• Ophthalmologist in your own practice (today) • Former head of the Department of Ophthalmology Institut Dexeus for 17 years• Former Chief of Section Strabology the Clinical Hospital of Barcelona• Deputy Ophthalmology Service of the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona for 17 years• MIR in Ophthalmology at the Hospital Clínic of Barcelona ...
Publications and conferences
• More than 60 publications in national and foreign magazines• Speaker in more than 45 roundtables
• Member of the Spanish Society of Ophthalmology• Honorary Member of the Spanish Society of Strabismus • Honorary Member of the Catalan Society of Ophthalmology• Member of the European Association Strabismological• Member of the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology• President of the Spanish Society of Strabismus (1996)• Member of the International Strabismological Association (1995) ...
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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. ...
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. ...
Nystagmus is a spasm of skeletal muscles of the eyeball that causes involuntary eye movements in different directions: horizontal, vertical, rotary, m Nystagmus is a spasm of skeletal muscles of the eyeball that causes involuntary eye movements in different directions: horizontal, vertical, rotary, mixed ... Thus, to stare at an object, uncontrollable rapid eye movements occur. Although the exact cause of this anomaly is unknown, it is associated with a defect in the functioning of brain areas responsible for movement control. That is why it can be a symptom of other diseases, so each case should be examined by a specialist, giving special emphasis to the inner ear and nervous system. The use of contact lenses can slow movements while improving vision but for now there is no definitive cure, although it has tried to control these movements with drugs and surgery, neither treatment effect has emerged. Anyway, depending on the cause that provokes nystagmus, it may disappear. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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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