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.
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 […]
Dr. Navero gave different presentations, including one on how to improve the technique of trabeculectomy and one on MIGS plus via conjunctival and MPFG Xen. Dr. Alfonso Antón gave a master class in which he shared the basis of research in glaucoma and recommendations on how to get started.
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 […]
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 […]
The project has allowed the development of a telemedicine tool and an algorithm based on Artificial Intelligence that would facilitate the automatic detection of signs of glaucoma from retinographies (fundus images).
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, […]
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 […]
Dr. Agnieszka Dyrda, member of the ICR’s Department of Retina and Vitreous and Cataract Department, has participated together with Dr. Alfonso Antón and Dr. Alícia Gómez in a multicenter study recently published in the prestigious British Journal of Ophthalmology.