Juan Francisco Santamaría has a degree in Medicine and Surgery from the Austral University of Chile and a master’s degree in Pathology and Surgery of the Posterior Segment. He is part of the Department of Retina and Vitreous of ICR.
Spanish and English.
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the Austral University of Chile.
Training as a Medical Specialist in Ophthalmology at the University Hospital of Bellvitge, Barcelona (Spain).
Master in Pathology and Surgery of the Posterior Segment at the Barraquer Institute, Barcelona (Spain).
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, […]
Retinal surgery STELLARIS PC Stellaris PC (from Bauch + Lomb) is a high performance platform that allows for a comprehensive combined surgical system. It is multifunction equipment for cataract and retinal surgery. Combined procedures 1) Phacoemulsification Stable Chamber System Fast and easy configuration Platform for microincision 2) Vitrectomy Makes up to 5.000 cpm Balance between infusion/vacuum, […]
ACHROMATOPSIA AND MONOCHROMATOPSIA Complete lack of colour perception, in the first case due to the lack of cone cells in the retina and, in the second case, due to the presence of only one type of them. DYSCHROMATOPSIA Dyschromatopsia is defined as a deficiency in colour vision. It may be either congenital, as it is […]
Dr. Juan Francisco Santamaria, member of the ICR’s Department of Retina and Vitreous has published, together with Dr. Ignasi Jürgens, Medical Director of the Institut Català de Retina, the article titled Vitreous hemorrhage due to optic disc macroaneurysm, which describes the clinical case of a patient with a spontaneous vitreous hemorrhage without apparent reason.
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