ICR Ophthalmological Centre

The Institut Català de Retina is an ophthalmological, medical and surgical centre with over 30 years experience. Its objective is the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of eye diseases, the visual system and the accessory visual structures. The ICR Group comprises over 300 professionals. With a team of 90 ophthalmologists, the medical staff is divided into various subspecialities, represented by their corresponding departments and units.

Technology serving vision

At the ICR we use the most cutting edge technology, whether for diagnostic tests, surgical procedures or treatment. We are also committed to minimally invasive surgery, which allows for faster patient recovery. Our passion for eye care means that we are constantly acquiring new technology which can benefit our patients, provided that such technology is based on sound scientific evidence.

ICR today


The use of screens by children under 5 years can be harmful for their development

Every time more children use mobile phones or computers to play. Although in some cases they can be used for educational purposes, excessive use from an early age has been associated with difficulties in development, obesity, sleeping problems and the correct development of vision. In this sense, the World Health Organization (WHO) recently published an […]


Dr. Dyrda participated in Advanced Retina Surgery Course of ESASO

Dr. Agnieszka Dyrda, Ophthalmologist of the Department of Retina and Vitreous and the Department of Cataract, participated, two weeks ago, in the Advanced Retina Surgery Course organized by the European School of Advanced Studies in Ophthalmology (ESASO – European School for Advanced Studies in Ophthalmology) which took place in Lugano (Switzerland). The course focused mainly […]


Dr. Marcos Muñoz presents his doctoral thesis with Cum Laude mention

Dr. Marcos Muñoz, coordinator of the Emergency Department and member of the Glaucoma Department of ICR, presented his doctoral thesis last May at the Escuela de doctorado de la Universidad Internacional de Catalunya of Barcelona. The thesis, entitled Eficacia hipotensora y seguridad de la cirugía filtrante con implante Ex-PRESS versus esclerectomía profunda con implante Esnoper […]


Can I fly after an eye surgery?

Summer approaches and the holiday period will arrive soon. And that is when we ask ourselves if flying after an eye surgery could have consequences for our vision. After some ocular interventions, and due to the pressure changes that we undergo when flying, catching an airplane could affect the vision. Each intervention has its risks […]


Genetics in eye diseases: towards a new model of medicine

Times change and we are slowly moving towards precision medicine. In the field of diseases that affect vision, knowledge about its genetic basis has grown exponentially in recent years. Genetic diagnostic tests have undergone a revolution with the techniques of massive sequencing and the possibilities of treatment with gene therapy begin to be an emerging […]


Tobacco smoke can cause vision loss

Today May 31 is World No Tobacco Day, a day promoted by the World Health Organization (WHO) with the aim of informing the population about the dangers of tobacco use. Smoking is already the main avoidable cause of death in the world and, although society knows the consequences of tobacco smoke for the body, many people […]


Postoperative and recovery after an eyelid surgery

Blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery is an intervention aimed to remove the excess skin, and sometimes the fat, from the eyelids (upper and/or lower). It is usually performed on people older than 35 or 40 years old and can be carried out for health and/or aesthetic reasons. It is advisable that an oculoplastic ophthalmologist takes care […]


Tips to take care of your contact lenses

Contact lenses give us freedom from glasses and also comfort. However, it is very important to use them and wash them correctly to avoid eye infections that can become serious. An inappropriate use of contact lenses can affect our vision It is important to follow correctly the instructions of our ophthalmologist or optician, in addition […]


Dr. Castillo leads a study in Spain to learn more about the natural history of the LHON

GenSight starts a study to better understand the natural history of Leber’s hereditary optic neuropathy (or LHON) – how visual function evolves, what other symptoms can be associated … -, how genetic and environmental factors are related in the development of the disease and the direct or indirect costs for the patient and family. It is […]


Eight tips for combating dry eye syndrome

Dry eye syndrome is a common condition that occurs when the eye doesn’t produce enough tears or when these are not of a high enough quality to keep the eyes hydrated and free from discomfort. Risk Factors Eye dryness can affect anyone, despite being most common among women, especially after the menopause, or in those […]


Is blue light from electronic devices harmful?

When we spend an hour in front of a screen, whether it be a computer, mobile phone or tablet, we are exposed to the blue light coming from the device. There is currently no scientific proof confirming that blue light from electronic devices is harmful to the eyes. The discomfort that some people experience when […]


Dr Ignasi Jürgens to present world-pioneering technique at the XXII Congress of the Spanish Retina and Vitreous Society

The XXII Congress of the Spanish Retina and Vitreous Society, which takes place in Santander on Thursday 1 March, will bring together distinguished ophthalmologists from around the world. It is one of the most important annual meetings in the ophthalmology sector and its objective is exchanging and analysing experiences related to medical and surgical treatment […]

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Visit us at:

ICR Ganduxer Headquarters

08022 Barcelona See map

ICR Pau Alcover

C. Pau Alcover 67
08017 Barcelona See map

ICR Terrassa

77, Del Nord St.
08221 Terrassa See map

Clínica Bonanova Surgical Center

Passeig Bonanova, 22
08022 Barcelona See map

Clinica Bonanova Tests and Treatments

c/ Mandri, 63
08022 Barcelona See map

ICR Service at Clínica Ntra. Sra. del Remei

c/ de l'Escorial,148
08024 Barcelona See map

ICR Ganduxer Headquarters

Telephone number 93 254 79 20
Emergencies phone number: 93 418 72 27

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturdays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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ICR Pau Alcover

Telephone number (+34) 93 378 23 19

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday from 8 am to 8 pm. Saturday from 8 am to 2 pm.

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ICR Terrassa

Telephone number +34 93 736 34 40

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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Clínica Bonanova Surgical Center

Telephone number 934 34 09 25

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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Clinica Bonanova Tests and Treatments

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ICR Service at Clínica Ntra. Sra. del Remei

Telephone number 902 10 10 50

Opening hours:
Every day from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday mornings from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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