Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and specialty in Ophthalmology from Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, in Barcelona (Spain). Dr. Francesc Alier is a prominent ophthalmologist specializing in retinal pathologies. He is currently a member of the Retina and Vitreous Department at ICR.
Spanish and Catalan.
Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery from the Autonomous University of Barcelona.
Training as a Medical Specialist in Ophthalmology at Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, in Barcelona (Spain).
Member of the Retina and Vitreous Department at ICR
Member of the General Ophthalmology Department at ICR
What is a retinal detachment? The retina is a light sensitive eye layer located at the back of the eye. A retinal detachment is simply a separation of the retina from the wall of the eye to which it is normally attached. What are the risk factors for retinal detachment? Retinal detachment affects, approximately, one […]
ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT… If floaters are small, translucent and isolated, and provided they always have the same shape and pattern, there is nothing to worry about. Scheduling an ophthalmology examination is nonetheless recommended. If floaters appear abruptly and in a great number, sometimes in a manner described as a spider web that […]
What is diabetic retinopathy? Diabetic retinopathy is a vascular disease secondary to diabetes. Diabetes is a metabolic disease with a growing prevalence in our society that damages the small blood vessels of the retina due to the metabolic decompensation that it causes. The retina is a thin layer of light-sensitive tissue that lines the back […]