Dr. Alfonso Antón

Cataract, Glaucoma


License number: 39.781

 Doctor in Medicine and Surgery. Prominent ophthalmologist with more than 25 years of experience. Specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma. He currently holds the positions of Head of the Departments of Glaucoma and Research at Institut Català de Retina and Professor of Ophthalmology at Universitat Internacional de Catalunya. Dr. Anton is a founding member of the Spanish Society of Glaucoma.

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  • Languages

Catalan, Spanish and English

  • Education

Diploma in Medical Teaching from Phillips Andover Academy (Andover, Massachusetts, USA).

Degree in Medicine and Surgery from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

Certificate of the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates.

Ophthalmology residency in Hospital General de Segovia.

PhD in Medicine and Surgery. Doctoral thesis: “Value of neural networks and logistic regression in the interpretation of visual field”. Supervised by Professor J.A. Maquet Dusart at the Instituto de Oftalmología Aplicada. Universidad de Valladolid.

Specialist in the treatment of glaucoma. Clinical Fellowship in Glaucoma at Shiley Eye Center, University of California San Diego, USA, under the direction of Dr. Robert N Weinreb.

MA in Management of Health Centres and Services from Universitat de Barcelona.

  • At present

Head of the Department of Glaucoma, Institut Català de Retina

Head of the Department of Research, Institut Català de Retina

Professor of Ophthalmology, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya

  • 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 at Instituto Carlos III de Madrid.

Principal investigator of 6 projects funded by companies.

  • Other activities

Coordinator of several national and international courses, seminars and panel discussions.

Reviewer for scientific indexed journals.

Speaker of 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 associations

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.

ICR Ganduxer Headquarters

08022 Barcelona

ICR Pau Alcover

C. Pau Alcover 67
08017 Barcelona

ICR Terrassa

C. del Nord, 77
08221 Terrassa

Clínica Bonanova Surgical Center

Passeig Bonanova, 22
08022 Barcelona

Clinica Bonanova Tests and Treatments

c/ Mandri, 63
08022 Barcelona

ICR Service at Clínica Ntra. Sra. del Remei

c/ de l'Escorial,148
08024 Barcelona
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