Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from University of El Salvador and Ophthalmology specialist from the Salvadoran Social Security Institute (El Salvador). Dr. Eleonora Ayala is an experienced ophthalmologist specializing in glaucoma. She is a member of the Glaucoma Department and the Emergency Department at ICR.
Spanish, Catalan and English.
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from University of El Salvador
Training as a Medical Specialist in Ophthalmology at the Salvadoran Social Security Institute (El Salvador)
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 […]
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 […]
Why is it so important to have your eyes examined at the age of 60? From age 60, it is necessary to undergo an annual eye exam in order to detect any age-related eye diseases, such as: Glaucoma It is a disease associated with the increase in eye pressure that causes damages in the optic […]