Dr. Alvarez Hidalgo is a recognized specialist in ophthalmology, an expert in medical retina, DMAE, surgical retina and laser treatments. It is part of the expert team and Oculoplastic Eye Center of Madrid and Madrid's Comprehensive Ophthalmology.
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• More than 10 years of experience• Member of the expert team and Oculoplastic Eye Center of Madrid and Madrid's Comprehensive Ophthalmology
• Vitreorretina specialist in the Madrid Health Service (SERMAS) (1991-present)• Retina specialist at the Hospital La Moraleja (2009-2012)• Retina specialist at the San Rafael Hospital (2006-2007) ...
• Degree in Medicine from the Autonomous University of Madrid (1980-1986)• Master in Psychotherapy (1005-present))
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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. ...
The macula is the part of the eye responsible for providing a clear view. As we grow faculties it loses its function, causing macular degeneration, a The macula is the part of the eye responsible for providing a clear view. As we grow faculties it loses its function, causing macular degeneration, also known as AMD. This is a fairly common ailment after 60 years and can occur at various levels, resulting imperceptible in some cases. Conversely, it can also develop much more virulent causing total and progressive loss of sight. Although there is still no definitive treatment to repair the effects of macular degeneration, it is important to make an early diagnosis to slow its progression. Also, it has been found that consumption of antioxidant vitamins and zinc can contribute to this. ...
Retinopathy is the common name of any non-inflammatory disease of the retina, the innermost layer of the eyeball responsible for receiving and sendingRetinopathy is the common name of any non-inflammatory disease of the retina, the innermost layer of the eyeball responsible for receiving and sending images of the eye to the brain. That is why the term encompasses a range of conditions, the most common and known diabetic retinopathy, which occurs due to elevated blood glucose levels in these patients. The symptoms are not evident during the early stages of this type of retinopathy, which can lead to vision loss, so it is important that diabetics undergo regular eye examinations. Its main treatment is photocoagulation, laser surgery to repair abnormal blood vessels that have been created in the retina. Finally, in the case of blood that has entered into the vitreous humor, a vitrectomy is used, a type of surgery used only if the bleeding has been very generous.
Conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the conjunctiva (mucous membrane covering the eyeball) usually caused by a virus or bacteria, but may also be caused by an allergy, in which case it is called allergic conjunctivitis. Such as dust, mold, pollen or certain chemicals are the most common causes of this inflammation. In addition, conjunctivitis spreads contact items that have been manipulated by the patient who suffers (such as the towels). Its most common symptoms are: red eyes, increased sensitivity to light, tearing, itching, feeling that something is stuck inside, or gummy appearance. Makeup is advisable to stop for a few days, do not wear contact lenses, wipe his eyes with cold compresses to relieve discomfort and apply pharmacological treatment prescribed by the doctor. Treatment generally includes corticosteroids eye drops and drops, in the case of allergic conjunctivitis, and antibiotic in other cases.
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.
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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