Dr. Francesc Duch

Refractive Surgery

CURRICULUM VITAE

License number: 22.849


Renowned expert in refractive surgery with more than 25 years of experience as a leading ophthalmologist. As an expert in laser refractive surgery and intraocular lenses, he currently holds the positions of Medical Director at Institut Català de Cirurgia Refractiva, Head of the Department of Refractive Surgery of Institut Català de Retina and Director of ICR Master in Refractive Surgery from Universitat Internacional de Catalunya. He is a member of the Spanish Society of Refractive Eye Surgery (SECOIR) and a prominent ophthalmologist at both national and international levels.

  • Languages

Catalan, Spanish, English and French

  • Training 

Degree in Medicine and Surgery by Universitat de Barcelona

Specialist in Ophthalmology

Specialist in Cornea and Refractive Surgery

PhD in Medicine and Surgery with Refractive and functiona results in clear lens surgery with trifocal intraocular lens implantation, from Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona.

  • At present

Medical Director of the Institut Català de Cirurgia Refractiva

Head of the Department of Refractive Surgery at Institut Català de Retina

Director of the ICR Master in Refractive Surgery from Universitat Internacional de Catalunya.

  • Teaching

Coordinating teacher of the ICR Master’s Degree in Refractive Surgery.

Responsible for the training of first year resident doctors in Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona.

Coordinator of the teaching program for doctor interns of the Ophthalmology Department at Hospital de L’esperança-Hospital del Mar, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

Professor of Ophthalmology for fourth year Medicine students at the Teaching Unit of Hospital del Mar.

  • Medical associations

Member of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Catalonia and Balearic Islands

Member of the Catalan Society of Ophthalmology

Member of the Spanish Society of Ophthalmology

Member of the French Society of Ophthalmology

Member of Institut Barraquer

Member of Spanish Society of Refractive Eye Surgery (SECOIR)

Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology

  •  Publications and conferences

Editorial Secretary of Annals d’Oftalmologia

Multiple attendances to conferences, seminars and scientific meetings

Related articles

Dr. Duch, interviewed in La Razón about the new generation of IPCL lenses for presbyopia

Hereunder you will find the interview with Dr. Francesc Duch, head of the Department of Refractive Surgery at Institut Català de Retina, on the occasion of the 94th Congress of the Spanish Society of Ophthalmology, held in Granada. The article was published in a special supplement of La Razón on September 26, 2018. “The new generation […]

Brief interview with Dr. Duch

What technologies does ICR have for laser correction surgery? I would say the most advanced technology. When I discuss this subject, I like to mention the professionals involved. We have top-notch staff, not only surgeons, but also people in administration who are in charge of informing patients, and those working alongside the surgeon in the […]

Dr Duch presents his doctoral thesis defence awarded with cum laude honours

Dr Francesc Duch, Head of Refractive Surgery Department at Institut Català de Retina, presented last January his doctoral thesis defence under the name Refractive and functional outcomes in clear lens surgery with trifocal intraocular lens implantation in the Teaching Unit of Hospital Vall d’Hebron, that belongs to the Faculty of Medicine from Universitat Autònoma de […]

Dr. Duch and Dr. Ruiz participate in the 15 Festival of Videophthalmology

On May the 4th, Dr. Francesc Duch, of the Department of Refractive Surgery at ICR, and Dr. Arturo Ruiz, of the Department of Cataract at ICR, participated in the 15th Videophthalmology Festival that took place in Lleida. At the festival, which brings together expert ophthalmologists from all over the country, 82 videos of high scientific […]

Dr. Duch on trifocal intraocular lenses, the multifocal lenses trend for cataract surgery

During the second edition of “New Trends in Multifocal Surgery”, a platform for discussion regarding new trends in cataract surgery procedure and multifocal lenses that was held at the beginning of the month, Dr. Francesc Duch, Head of Refractive Surgery Department at Institut Català de Retina and coordinator of the event, highlighted the prominent place […]

Spanish news division Informativos Telecinco publishes an article on the participation of Dr Duch in the New Trends in Multifocal Surgery meeting

Spanish news divison Informativos Telecinco published an article on the outstanding participation of Dr Duch in the meeting organized under the name New Trends in Multifocal Surgery, which took place on May 12th. Francesc Duch, the conference coordinator and also Director of the Refractive Surgery Department at Institut Català de Retina (ICR), stated that the use […]

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