Dr. Rocío Rodríguez is an outstanding ophthalmologist specializing in strabismus. She is currently in charge of the Department of 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 […]
We speak of childhood strabismus when a child suffers an alteration in the alignment of the eyes that causes them not to look simultaneously at the same point. Strabismus may appear in children as early as 6 months of age (congenital strabismus) or it may appear later and due to different causes. Strabismus can even occur in adults.
Amblyopia or lazy eye is a vision alteration caused by an asymmetry in the position of the eyes. It usually develops at a very early age and is the leading cause of childhood vision loss. For this reason, it is essential to undergo an early vision examination by a specialized ophthalmologist in order to detect this alteration and evaluate the treatment as soon as possible.
What is hyperopia? Hyperopia, hypermetropia or farsightedness in childhood appears as a refractive defect whereby the image is focused behind the retina, and vision is blurred. The cause may be in the eyeball or it may be because the optical power of the cornea and lens is less than necessary. There is also a certain […]
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 […]
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