Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the Central University of Venezuela and specialist in Ophthalmology from the University Hospital of Caracas (Venezuela). Dr. Indira Aristeguieta is a prominent ophthalmologist specializing in glaucoma. She is part of the Glaucoma Department at ICR.
Spanish, Catalan and English.
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the Central University of Venezuela
Training as a Medical Specialist in Ophthalmology at the University Hospital of Caracas (Venezuela).
What is glaucoma and how common is it? Glaucoma is a major disease given its frequency and potential seriousness. Approximately 1.5-2% of over 40s suffer from the condition and this rate increases with age. It is the second most common cause of blindness in this country. Nevertheless, this blindness can be avoided if diagnosed and […]
This week saw the Spanish Glaucoma Society (SEG) Congress, held in Valencia. Dr. Alfonso Anton, Head of the Glaucoma Department at ICR, addressed the conference to discuss the ways in which new technologies are changing glaucoma surgery. These technologies enable recovery times to be reduced and allow for less invasive procedures than traditional surgery. Glaucoma, […]
What do we need to prevent between the ages of 40 and 60? Most common eye conditions in this age group Presbyopia Middle-aged people may experience substantial changes in their refractive power, thus affecting their visual acuity and quality. A high proportion of people suffers from presbyopia from age 40: in patients with hyperopia it […]