Dr. Alfonso Antón

Cataract, Glaucoma

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Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the Autonomous University of Madrid and PhD in Medicine from the University of Valladolid. Dr. Alfonso Antón is a leading ophthalmologist with more than 25 years of experience. He is a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma. He is currently head of the Glaucoma Department and the Research Department of ICR and professor of Ophthalmology at the International University of Catalonia.

In addition, Dr. Antón is a founding member of the Spanish Glaucoma Society and patron of the Ramon Martí i Bonet Foundation against blindness.

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Languages

Catalan, Spanish and English.


Education

  • High School Graduate. Phillips Andover Academy (Andover, Massachussetts, USA)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery from the Autonomous University of Madrid (Spain)
  • Certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (USA)
  • Residency in Ophthalmology at Hospital General de Segovia (Spain).
  • PhD in Medicine and Surgery. Doctoral thesis: “Valor de la redes neuronales y la regresión logística en la interpretación del campo visual”. University of Valladolid (Spain)
  • Glaucoma Specialist. Shiley Eye Institute, University of California San Diego (USA).
  • MA in Management of Health Centres and Services from Barcelona University (Spain).
  • Accreditation as University Professor by the ANECA. 2010

Currently

  • Head of the Department of Glaucoma at ICR
  • Head of the Department of Research at ICR
  • Professor of Ophthalmology at the International University of Catalonia (UIC)

Publications

  • 42 papers in scientific indexed journals (26 of them in English)
  • 1 book
  • 12 chapters in books (7 of them in English)

Research

  • Principal investigator of 5 FIS projects of the Carlos III Institute in Madrid.
  • Principal investigator of 6 projects financed by companies.

Other activities

  • Coordinator of several national and international courses, seminars and panel discussions.
  • Reviewer for scientific indexed journals.
  • Speaker at 175 scientific presentations at national and international conferences.
  • Director of 4 ongoing doctoral theses.
  • Member of the Editorial Committee of the Journal of Glaucoma and Journal of Current Glaucoma Practice.

Medical societies

  • Member of the Spanish Society of Ophthalmology.
  • Founding Member of the Spanish Society of Glaucoma.
  • Member of the European Glaucoma Society.
  • Member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.
  • Member of the European Vision Institute. Glaucoma Expert Committee.

Related articles

Dr. Antón explains what glaucoma is on Spanish public TV programme La Ciencia de la Salud

Spanish public TV programme, called La Ciencia de la Salud, interviewed Dr. Alfonso Antón, head of the Department of Glaucoma of the ICR. This programme shares the life and stories of patients and interviews doctors to show a human and pedagogical view of healthcare and medicine. During the programme, Dr. Antón explained clearly and precisely […]

The press highlights the participation of Dr. Antón in the professional meeting ‘Horizonte Alcon 20/20’

Several media, such as EcoDiarios.es and Siglo XXI, have highlighted the participation of Dr. Alfonso Antón, head of the Department of Glaucoma at ICR, in the professional meeting “Horizon Alcon 20/20” organized by Alcon, and that has brought together prestigious ophthalmologists to analyze the latest advances in retina and glaucoma. This meeting has been divided […]

Members of ICR Department of Glaucoma take part on the 12th European Glaucoma Society Congress

The European Glaucoma Society is a society aiming to promote networking and knowledge exchange between glaucoma specialists from all Europe, as well as spreading scientific knowledge among ophthalmology professionals. On June 19th, 20th, 21st and 22nd, the city of Prague (Czech Republic) hosted the 12th congress of the society, in which Dr Alfonso Antón Head […]

New technology makes glaucoma surgery less invasive

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, […]

Seven ophthalmologists from ICR among the peer-reviewers of the journal Archivos de la Sociedad Española de Oftalmología.

The Editorial Board of the journal Archivos de la Sociedad Española de Oftalmología published a communication in its website recognising the collaboration of renowned Spanish ophthalmologists that have participated in peer-reviewing manuscripts for the journal for the last five years. Archivos de la Sociedad Española de Oftalmología is the official journal of the most significant Spanish […]

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