Emergencies, Eye motility and strabismus, Pediatric Ophthalmology
Medical license: 50596
Dr. Rocío Rodríguez is an outstanding ophthalmologist specializing in strabismus. She is currently in charge of the Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus of the Institut Català de Retina. She has completed a Master of Research in Vision Sciences at the University of Valladolid and has participated in numerous conferences.
Spanish, Catalan and English.
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery. Autonomous University of the State of Hidalgo (Mexico).
Master in Research in Vision Sciences. University of Valladolid.
Training as a Medical Specialist in Ophthalmology at the University Hospital of Burgos.
Fellowship in Strabismus. National Medical Center “NOVEMBER 20” ISSSTE, Federal District, Mexico.
How can myopia affect children? Myopia is a refractive defect where the images are focused in front of the retina rather than on it, causing blurred vision. Unlike hyperopia, this defect takes place either because the eyeball is too long or, more rarely, because the optical strength of the cornea and the lens are larger than necessary . There are also […]
What is strabismus in childhood? It is an alteration of the alignment of the eyes (both eyes don’t look simultaneously at the same point). Ocular deviation can be horizontal (in or out) or can be vertical (up or down) and can appear at any age and for different reasons. The strabismus can be constants (all day) or variable (the […]
ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT… Amblyopia or lazy eye syndrome is caused by an insufficient development in visual ability in one eye during the first years of life. It might be caused by a strabismus, a high difference in refraction power between both eyes or by any cause that prevents the visual stimulus from properly […]
It is a refractive defect in which the image is focused behind the retina, and the vision is blurred. The cause may be in the eyeball or that the optical power of the cornea and the lens is less than the necessary. There is a certain hereditary component. The majority of children are hyperopic at birth […]
What should we pay attention to? Some conditions, such as amblyopia, can be treated in babies and small children, but are irreversible once the child is grown up. Therefore, in presence of any of the following symptoms, it is advisable to undergo a comprehensive eye exam performed by an ophthalmologist specializing in pediatric ophthalmology: Academic […]